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Contact Information

Academic School

School of Science


Donnelly 104D



(845) 575-3000 ext. 6380

Dr. Nicoline J. Kiwiet

Visiting Teaching Associate


Nicoline J. Kiwiet earned a B.A. in Chemistry from Rutgers University, followed by a Ph.D in Chemistry from the University of Texas, concentrating on photo electrochemistry of semiconductors. She then completed a postdoc at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, where she worked in material science and the growth of thin films for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells. Subsequently, she worked at Philips Research Labs in the Netherlands on the chemical processing of semiconductor lasers. Her career in teaching started after she returned to the U.S.; prior to working at Marist, she taught at SUNY Ulster and Dutchess Community College. Outside of her work at Marist, she has been an active volunteer for the PTA, and continues to help organize the Math, Science, and Technology Fair for Arlington Central School District.


BA, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
PhD, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Post-Doctoral, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands

Research Interests / Areas of Focus

Chemical Education and Green Chemistry

Selected Presentations

“Using Virtual Whiteboards for Brief Tutorials,” Presented at 2011 Downstate Successful Teaching Conference, organized by the Institute for Community College Development, SCCC, Lake Sheldrake, NY

“The Use of Google Tools for Collaborative Learning” Presented at the symposium for Computers in Education ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, March 2010

“The Use of Digitizing Pens and Screen Cast to Enhance Student Learning and Retention” SUNY Ulster 2010 Mini-Grant Presentation

“Re-Writing the Chemistry Textbook” Project Presented at the symposium for Learner Centered Chemistry Courses, ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, Hartford, CT Oct. 2009