Schedule an appointment for Amanda K. Nelson
Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Librarian, Science Library
I am the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Librarian at the Li and Ma Science Library. My academic background includes an interdisciplinary focus on law, psychology, and chemistry. Driven by a fascination with the intricate puzzle-like nature of organic chemistry, I pursued a Ph.D. at Virginia Tech, collaborating with renowned chemist Dr. Todd Marder and conducting research in Germany under as a Fulbright Scholar. My proficiency extended to managing Stanford's Undergraduate Chemistry Laboratories, where I creatively addressed challenges caused by the pandemic by shipping customized chemistry kits worldwide, ensuring students' access to Stanford's hands-on curriculum. Embracing a new role as the Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Librarian at Stanford's Science Library, I thrive on addressing complex information puzzles, supporting continuous learning, and promoting enthusiasm for science. My dedication to international scientific collaborations, coupled with my unique journey and skills, underscores my value as an indispensable asset to our academic community. Let's chat.
PhD, Virginia Tech, Chemistry (2016)
BA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Chemistry (2010)
BS, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Psychology (2010)
BA, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Criminal Justice (2010)