Steven M. Drew

Analytical Chemistry


Steve Drew with research students Tyler Cragg and Elijah Mae Christensen

Research Interests:

Vapochromic and solvatochromic inorganic materials, gas sensors, electrochemistry, chemically modified electrodes, microelectrodes


B.A. Chemistry, 1985
St. John's University, Collegeville, MN

Ph.D. Chemistry, 1989
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Ph.D. Advisor: Carl Koval

Postdoctoral Fellow, 1989-1991
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Mentor: R. Mark Wightman

Professional Experience:

Professor of Chemistry, 2004-present
Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Sabbatical Research Appointment, 2014-2015
University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Research Group of Professor Bruce Parkinson

Chair of Chemistry Department, 2002-2005
Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Associate Professor of Chemistry, 1997-2004
Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Sabbatical Research Appointment, 2000-2001, 2007-2008
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Research Group of Professor Kent Mann

Acting Associate Dean of the College, 1997 and 1999
Carleton College, Northfield, MN

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 1991-1997
Carleton College, Northfield, MN