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Kim Ascherl

Physical Science Technician


Phone: (309) 681-6106
Room 1000
USDA ARS NCAUR
1815 N University St.
Peoria IL 61604

Kim Ascherl is a technician working with Dr. Bob Dunn. She has a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from Northeast Missouri State University and a Master's Degree in Education from Truman State University. Her thesis was on using cooperative learning to maximize student learning and engagement in high school chemistry. She began work at NCAUR in 2006 and has done considerable work with outreach for the center. The majority of her work and research centers around atomic spectroscopy and she works extensively with ICP-OES and ICP-MS technology on low level determination of elements for several groups throughout the building.