Nina is a technical specialist with a background in surface chemistry and analytical chemistry. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in environmental chemistry from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, where she worked as a research assistant in the Department of Geography, Geology, and the Environment. Nina was also a laboratory teaching assistant in the Department of Chemistry.
Nina continued her education at Duquesne University in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, earning her Ph.D. in chemistry. Her research focused on the surface modification of titanium-aluminum-vanadium implant materials and polymer nanoparticles for the delivery of nitric oxide to inhibit bacterial growth. During her time at Duquesne University, she earned a Bayer Graduate Student Fellowship, several poster presentation awards, and a Certificate of University Teaching. Since completing her Ph.D., Nina’s professional career includes serving as a Quality Control Scientist at Mylan Pharmaceuticals in Morgantown, WV, as well as a Senior Colloidal Scientist at Arconic Inc. in New Kensington, PA.
Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, 2017 Ph.D.
Slippery Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA, 2012 B.S.
Major: Environmental Chemistry
Honors: summa cum laude
Past Employment Positions
Senior Colloidal Scientist, Arconic Inc., New Kensington, PA, 2018-2019
Scientist, Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Morgantown, WV, 2017-2018