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Christopher A. Zoto

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I was born, raised, and educated in Worcester, Massachusetts. I graduated from Assumption College in Worcester in May 2006 with my bachelor's degree in Chemistry & Mathematics. I then attended graduate school at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in August of 2006, in pursuit of my doctorate degree in chemistry. After graduating from WPI in July 2012 with my Ph.D. degree, I taught as an Adjunct Instructor in Chemistry at WPI in Fall 2012, and as an Adjunct Instructor in Chemistry at Assumption College in Fall 2013. From March 2014 - August 2017, I worked as a Postdoctoral Research Chemist at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier, Research, Development, & Engineering Center in Natick, Massachusetts. My teaching career at CCRI started in September 2017.


Assumption College
Worcester, Massachusetts
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Chemistry & Mathematics, 2006

Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Worcester, Massachusetts
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Chemistry, 2012


CHEM 1000 - Chemistry of Our Environment
CHEM 1020 - Basic Skills for Chemistry
CHEM 1030 - General Chemistry I

*I currently teach CHEM 1030 every Fall and Spring semester, and Summer session 1.

Areas of Expertise

Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Molecular Spectroscopy, Photochemistry, & Photophysics