» Dr. Matthew Gartner
Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty

Schmid College of Science and Technology; Chemistry
Dr. Matthew Gartner
Office Location:
Hashinger Science Center 130C
(714) 289-3172
Chapman University, Bachelor of Science
University of California, Irvine, Ph.D.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Gartner’s teaching interests are focused on active learning in general chemistry and analytical chemistry courses.  He is the lead general chemistry lab professor and is integral in the development of the CHEM 140L/150L lab sequence.  Currently, he is pursuing novel and innovative approaches to utilizing active learning techniques in the general chemistry course sequence through the development of a flipped-modeled course.  He is interested in scientific education research, specifically as it relates to chemistry.


General chemistry professor, general chemistry lab, teaching, active learning, flipped classroom, analytical chemistry, scientific education.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Gartner, M.D. Exhaled Breath Analysis of Emergency Room Patients with Diabetes and Respiratory Diseases. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Irvine. Irvine, CA, 2011.