Dr. David Symon
Chemistry Lab Coordinator

Dr. David Symon provides instructional support for three chemistry lab spaces. He provides in-lab assistance to faculty and students. He works with faculty to develop new lab exercises and redesigns existing experiments to be more efficient and effective. He maintains chemistry labs and oversees chemistry lab safety compliance by setting up lab equipment, inspecting, testing, adjusting, and repairing chemistry instrumentation and writing standard operating procedures. David also trains others in the safe and effective operation of chemistry lab equipment and instrumentation.


Background

Education:

Ph.D from Durham University (UK)
Diploma in Safety Management (MIIRSM)

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). Research in organometallic compounds in non-aqueous solvents. Chartered Chemist. Taught chemistry for 30 years at a UK university. Analytical chemist. 

Job responsibilities

  • Provide instructional support for three chemistry lab spaces.
  • Train others in the safe and effective operation of chemistry lab equipment and instrumentation.
  • Provide in-lab assistance to faculty and students.
  • Oversee chemistry lab safety compliance.

 

Contact

Location:
CC1-320A

Phone:
425.352.5069

Email:
dasymon@uw.edu