Personnel Profile

Jo Beran, Professor, Retiree

 Jo Beran

Regents Professor

Undergraduate Work:
B.A. in Chemistry, Hastings College, Nebraska, 1964.

Doctoral Work: Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Kansas, 1968.

Past Research: Photo ionization Cross Section at 11.6 - 11.8 eV, semi-empirical calculation of molecular polarizabilities and diamagnetic susceptibilities of fluorocarbons, ether, ketones, and aldehydes.

Best Advice Ever Received: "It's not so much how much you know, but how hard you are willing to work to learn!" "The more you know, the less you know!"

Hobbies: Racquetball, basketball, hiking, jogging, and snow skiing.

What Influenced You To Study Chemistry: Chemistry instructor at Hastings College and at University of Kansas. Plus, I found chemistry to be nothing short of fascinating and intriguing.

Contact Information

MSC Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
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This page was last updated on: February 27, 2017