Personnel Profile

Ms. Rochelle Martino, Lecture

Ms. Rochelle Martino

Undergraduate Work: Bachelor’s of Science degree, double major, in Chemistry and Geology 1994, Magna Cum Laude, Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Graduate Work: Master’s in Chemistry, Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Thesis Topic - Investigation of the Environmental Impact on Surface Water and Groundwater Systems Associated with Alumina Production Activities Near Gregory, Texas.

Past Research: McGehee, T.L., Martino, M.R., Harr, T.L., and Samudio, T., “Rn-222 Levels in Kingsville, Texas and Vicinity, Near an In- Situ Uranium Mine”, Transactions of the Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies, October Conference, 1994.

Martino, M.R., “Data Analysis of a High-Density Polyethylene Geomembrane Located in Waste Area Grouping 6, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN”, ORNL Environmental Restoration Program, ORNL/ER-237, August 1994.

Martino, M.R., “Comparison between UTCHEM Simulation and the Field Data from the Remediation of a DNAPL Contaminated Aquifer at Hill AFB, Utah”, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, MS, 1999, publication pending.

Current Research: Continued research on Groundwater studies at Sherwin Alumina Site.

Best Advice Ever Received: Father’s advice “Never cease to challenge yourself”

Mother’s advice regarding decision making “Never waste a moment pondering “what if?” or regret a decision you made if you truly made the best one possible based on all available information at that time”.

Hobbies: hiking, biking, camping, water skiing, ice-skating, and basketball

What influenced you to study chemistry: I won the chemistry medal in high school.

Courses in Spring 2012

CHEM 1311; CHEM 3181; CHEM 3451; CHEM 4181

Contact Information

Department of Chemistry
MSC MSC 161 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361.593.2838
fax: 361-593-3597
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