Venera A. Jouraeva

  • Assistant Professor, Chemistry
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Science
  • Chemistry and Society
Venera A. Jouraeva, Cazenovia College Professor, Chemistry
Humanities & Natural Sciences
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Eckel Hall 308
Professor Jouraeva started teaching at Cazenovia College in fall of 2012. Prior to coming to Cazenovia, she taught a variety of chemistry courses at SUNY Oswego, Kutztown University, and Capital University, and worked as a technical director of an environmental testing lab. Dr. Jouraeva’s research focuses on developing new soil and water remediation methods. She is also interested in leading undergraduate and high school student research projects. In the last three years, 12 of her students presented their research work at various Science Olympiads, competitions, & conferences and won numerous awards.
  • Ph.D. and M.S., Environmental Science/Environmental Chemistry, SUNY-ESF, Syracuse, NY
  • M.S. and B.S, Physical Chemistry/Chemical Education, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia
  • Environmental Excellence Award for organizing GENIUS Olympiad, presented by the Center of Environmental Initiatives, Rochester, NY, 2012.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) Award for organizing Outstanding Sustainability Activities, 2011.
  • ACS Award the Best Program in a Local Section Stimulating Membership Involvement, 2011.
  • American Chemical Society (ACS) Award of Excellence for Research in Environmental Chemistry, presented by the Division of Environmental Chemistry, 2003.
  • Venera A. Jouraeva, David L. Johnson, John P. Hassett, David J. Nowak, Natalia A. Shipunova, and Dana Barbarosa, 2006. “Role of sooty mold fungi in accumulation of fine-particle-associated PAHs and metals on deciduous leaves.” Environmental Research, Volume 102, Issue 3, November, 272-282.
  • Jouraeva V.A., Johnson D.L., Hassett J.P., Nowak D.J., 2002. “Differences in accumulation of PAHs and metals on leaves of Tilia x euchlora and Pyrus calleryana.” Environmental Pollution 120 (2), 331-338.
  • Johnson D.L., Nowak D.J., Jouraeva V.A., 1999. Characterizing individual particles on tree leaves using computer automated scanning electron microscopy. Advances in Environmental Research 2 (4
  • 1. Degradation of Aromatic Polycyclic Hydrocarbons in Contaminated Soil Amended with Fishbone Apatite and Iron (III) oxide,” 17th Annual CNY AWMA Technical Conference, Welch Allyn Lodge, Skaneateles, New York, March, 2013.
  • 2. Presented by Shirley Peng, Advisor: Venera Jouraeva (SUNY Oswego). “Role of Iron in Degradation of Aromatic Polycyclic Hydrocarbons in Contaminated Soil Amended with Fishbone Apatite,” NERM 2012, Rochester, NY.
  • 3. ”Remediation of soil contaminated with toxic metals: Long-term effectiveness of Apatite IITM amendment,” 242nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition - August, 2011, Denver, Colorado.
  • 4. “Binding Lead in Soil” – B3 course approved by The Practicing Institute of Engineering Inc., Albany NY. The 15th Annual Joint Air & Waste Management Association/American Industrial Hygiene Association Technical Conference, Skaneateles Falls, NY, March 2011.
  • Taught a variety of chemistry courses at SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY, 2009-2012.
  • Worked as a Technical Director of Enalytic LLC, Environmental Testing Lab, East Syracuse, NY, 2007-2009.
  • Taught chemistry at Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA, 2005-2007.
  • While in graduate school: Taught chemistry at Capital University, Columbus, OH 2003-2005.
  • American Chemical Society (2002– present)
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (2008-present)
  • Air & Waste Management Association (2011-present)