Dr. Joe Wirgau

OURS Director and Professor - Inorganic Chemistry

B.S., NC State University; Ph.D., Duke University
(540) 831-7203

Courses Taught:

  • Chem 111, 112 - General Chemistry
  • Chem 216 - Inorganic Chemistry
  • Chem 215 - Environmental Chemistry
  • Chem 481 - Undergraduate Research

Research Interests:

The Wirgau group is interested in determining the impact that university programs and teaching methods have on individuals.  Active projects are examining the effect of metacognitive interactions, undergraduate research, and “flipped” classroom experiences on student outcomes.