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Department of Chemistry and Life Science : Display Biographical Details

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COL Melinda Kalainoff

Academy Professor and Deputy of Chemistry and Life Science
US Army
Army Branch:
Corps of Engineers

Contact Information:
Office Location: Bartlett Hall 430-B
Phone: 845-938-3109

​LTC Kalainoff is an Academy Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Life Science and serves as the Assistant Chemistry Program Director, the Course Supervisor for General Chemistry 101/102 and Advanced General Chemistry 151, and as a Department Academic Counselor(DAC).   She has taught the introductory course for chemical engineering majors, CH362, Mass and Energy Balances, and teaches General Chemistry 101/102.  LTC Kalainoff leads faculty professional development efforts such as acculturating incoming faculty on pedagogical and teaching practices in the department as well as department-wide developmental opportunities for teaching and learning.  LTC Kalainoff serves on WPLDS Integration Committee, Core Interdisciplinary Team, USMA Curriculum Implementation committee, and USMA Admissions Committee.  She is also an Officer Representative for Women’s Lacrosse and the USMA Spectrum Club.