Aisling O'Connor

Biology and Chemistry School of Health and Natural Sciences
Aisling O'Connor, Ph.D., Biology and Chemistry
978.665.3401 Office: Antonucci Science Complex 330
Office Hours
Fall 2024


Courses Taught

General Chemistry I (CHEM 1300)
General Chemistry II (CHEM 1400)
General Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 2400)
Forensic Chemistry (CHEM 4400)
Pre-Biochemistry I
Analytical Chemistry


  • Graduate Certificate, UMass Lowell (Business), 2007
  • Ph.D., University of Limerick (Industrial Chemistry), 1998
  • BSC, University of Limerick (Industrial Chemistry), 1994
  • Green Chemistry Education
  • K–12 STEM Education
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry
  • Environmental and Food Safety Analysis
  • Industrial Adoption of Green Chemistry
  • Heterogeneous Catalysis

Recent Presentations:

O'Connor, A. M. (2007, July). Analysis of Nerve Agent Degradation Products by UPLC/MS/MS. The Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop. St. Pete Beach, Florida.

O'Connor, A. (2007, August). Analysis of Perfluorinated Compounds by UPLC/MS/MS: Contamination Reduction Strategies. The National Environmental Monitoring Conference (NEMC). Cambridge, Massachusetts.

O'Connor, A. M. (2006, August). Enhancement of EPA Method 535: Resolving Alachlor and Acetochlor ESA Metabolites. The National Environmental Monitoring Conference. Arlington, Massachusetts.

O'Connor, A. M. (2011, July). A Green Chemistry Curriculum for Science Club for Girls. ChemEd 2011. Kalamazoo, Michigan.

O'Connor, A. M. (2007, February-March). Sample Screening Using LC/MS and LC/MS/MS Libraries. The Pittsburg Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy. Chicago, Illinois.

O'Connor, A. M. (2010, August). Service Learning in Chemistry for Non Majors. Biennial Conference on Chemical Education 2010. University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.