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Robin Tanke

BIO

Professor Robin Tanke has been teaching for the UW-Stevens Point Department of Chemistry since 1992. She enjoys watching students develop as citizens and scientists. Professor Tanke worked with the National Science Foundation to develop a Nanotechnology Course for UWSP that has been taught eight times since 2007.

Tanke is proud of the outstanding instrumentation her students get to use and encourages them to get as much experience working with various tools as possible, in order to develop problem solving skills.

On campus Professor Tanke has volunteered as: Steering Committee Member for Chemistry Biology project, volunteer for the Science Olympiad and as Prepharmacy Club faculty advisor.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Chemical Society, member (1986-present)
  • National Chemistry Week and Chemist Celebrate Earth Week Coordinator (2001-2003, 2008-present)

BEST ADVICE

Most people are as happy as they make their minds up to be.

FUN FACT

Growing up, Robin wanted to be an Avon lady!

Professor of Chemistry

Office:
CBB 447
Phone:
715-346-4325

Education

Ph.D. - Chemistry
Yale University

B.S. - Chemistry
University of Notre Dame

Courses

Fundamental Chemistry
Organic Chemistry