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Amy Osborne, Ph.D.

Headshot of Dr. Amy OsborneAssistant Professor

CST, Room 200

Ph.D., SUNY Albany
B.S., Chemistry, University of New Haven
B.S., Forensic Sciences, University of New Haven

Dr, Amy Osborne is a faculty member of the Division of Math, Science, Technology, and Health. She teaches introductory and general chemistry. She first joined SUNY Schenectady in the Fall of 2022 as a full-time chemistry instructor. During the pursuit of her Ph.D. at the University at Albany (SUNY) she has gained experience teaching and mentoring students in all levels of chemistry through her instruction in the laboratory courses of General Chemistry I and II, Quantitative Analysis, and Instrumental Analysis. She also lectured Introduction to Forensic Chemistry.

Scholarly Interests

While she has a passion for teaching and keen interest in continuing to develop skills and techniques for science education, her first love is Forensic Science. Her dissertation work focused on mass spectrometry and chemometric applications in the field of forensic entomology to improve insect detection and species identification. She specializes in Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) Mass Spectrometry and analytical chemistry.

Dr. Osborne is a member of the American Chemical Society (ACS), Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists (NEAFS), and the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS).