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Dr. Kent K. Stewart


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Liberal Arts., University of Chicago, 1951-53
A.B., Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, 1956
Ph.D., Chemistry, Florida State University, 1960-1965
Postdoc, The Rockefeller University, 1965-1967, Sponsor: Dr. L. C. Craig

E-mail: kkstewart@mail.utexas.edu

Telephone: (512) 471-7732

Office: ESB 127


Research Interests: Dr. Kent K. Stewart is an analytical biochemist. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin and also Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dr. Stewart is known for his work in the analytical chemistry of diet and health and in the development of automated methods of analysis particularly Flow Injection Analysis. He is a Fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science and a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists. He is the founder of the Journal of Food Composition and Analysis published by Academic Press and sponsored by United Nations University and was the editor of this journal from 1987 through 1997. He is the co-author of the book “Chemical Measurements in Biological Systems” published by John Wiley and Sons. He is currently working the development of new approaches to undergraduate chemical education (especially in the laboratory) of those in the life sciences.

Teaching: At VPI&SU, Dr. Stewart has taught:
Number Name
FST 2010 Introduction to Food Science
FST 4514 Food Analysis
Lecture/2hr, Lab/3hr
BION 1014 Introduction to Biochemistry
BION 2024 Concepts of Biochemistry
BION 3124 Biochemical Techniques for Biotechnology and the Life Sciences
Lecture/2hrs, Lab/6hrs
BION 4121 Biochemistry Laboratory
BION 5020

Graduate Biochemistry Lab(team taught)


Consulting: Dr. Stewart has consulted for:
Instrumentation Laboratories Boston, MA
General Mills, Inc. Minneapolis MN
Mettler Instruments Zurich, Switzerland
Dupont Instruments Wilmington, DE
Fisher Instruments Pittsburgh, PA
Cerex Corporation Rockville, MD
Technicon Corporation Terrytown, NY
Sanuki Industry Tokyo, Japan
Eurolink Menlo Park, CA
Office of Technology Assessment, U.S. Congress Washington, DC
American Spice Association Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Department of Nutritional Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health Boston, MA

Publications: Dr. Stewart has thirty one refereed journal articles on original research, two referred proceedings articles on original research, two refereed review articles, has edited two books, has nine articles in reviewed proceedings, six chapters in books, has fifty eight published abstracts of presented papers, and six miscellaneous publications He has had seventy national and international invitations to give profession presentations.

Awards and Honors

  • Elected Fellow, American association for Advancement of Science, 1987
  • Elected Fellow, Institute of Food Technologies, 1984
Listed in: 
  • Who's Who in America
  • Who's Who in Frontiers of Science and Technology
  • Who's Who in Technology Today
  • Who's Who in Science and Engineering
  • Who's Who in Science and Technology
  • The International Directory of Distinguished Leadership
  • American Men and Women of Science
Membership in Professional Organizations:
  • Association of Official Analytical Chemists
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Virginia Academy of Science
  • Institute of Food Technology (IFT)

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7 August 2001
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