Richard A. West, Ph.D. | Faculty

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

1 (440) 375-7179

Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Austin Hall

Austin Hall 303


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Case Western Reserve University

  • M.S., Chemistry, Oakland University

  • B.S., Chemistry, Wayne State University

What makes Lake Erie College a unique place?

  • Chemistry is an exciting and challenging topic. Students who major in this field will find faculty who are fully invested in making sure you are a strong candidate for tomorrow’s market or graduate school. Courses are designed to help the student build confidence in what they do in the lab and develop thinking skills in the classroom.

Courses Taught:

  • CH 103 - General Chemistry I

  • CH 104 - General Chemistry II

  • CH 219 - Instrumental Analysis

  • MT 109 - Pre-Calculus I

Research/Creative Activity Interests:

  • Electrochemistry

  • Biosensors