Elaine Nam, PhD
Director of Chemistry
Technical Support / R&D
Vernier® Science Education
Elaine is the Director of Chemistry at Vernier® Science Education and works closely with her team to provide support to educators through developing hardware, software, and curriculum. She earned her B.A. in Chemistry from Pomona College, her M.S. in Chemistry from San Francisco State, and her PhD in Chemistry from the University of Washington where her research focused on synthesis of cysteinate-ligated non-heme iron enzyme analogues reproducing key spectroscopic features. As a laboratory instructor for general chemistry at the University of Washington, her teaching experience included the use of TI calculators with LabPro and Vernier probeware.
In her spare time, she enjoys baking and running. Her favorite hobby is traveling and exploring new places.