The Creation Team
John H. Penn
After receiving his B.S. degree in chemistry from West Virginia Wesleyan College (1974) and his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1981), John H. Penn joined the faculty of the Chemistry Department at West Virginia University (WVU). Since that time, he has been an international leader in bringing modern technology into the arsenal of pedagogical techniques. Professor Penn was instrumental in the founding of the Institute for Microscale Chemistry at WVU which played a critical role in the spread of microscale glassware techniques throughout the world. In 1997, West Virginia University selected Dr. Penn to be one of the WVU Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award winners in 1997, the university's highest award for teaching excellence. Dr. Penn's pursuit of excellence led to the development of WE_LEARN (see J. Chem. Ed. , 2000 , 77 , 227-31 ). with several years of proven success in the classroom. A complete list of his scholarly activities can be found in his curriculum vita .
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