Caka, Fern
Title:
Professor and Department Chair
Office:
PS-230
Phone:
(801) 863-8581
Mail Code:
179
2019 Caka CV
Last Updated: 4/12/19 -

 

Professor
Chemistry

Dr. Caka received a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from BYU.  Her research interest is in the chemistry of the atmosphere, specifically ambient tropospheric pollution and indoor air pollution..
Dr. Caka is active in developing online and hybrid chemistry courses.
She is currently the Chair of the Chemistry Department.
Teaches introductory and elementary chemistry lecture and lab   (Chem 1010, 1110, 1115).  General Chemistry (Chem 1210 and 1220), and Environmental Chemistry (Chem 3020).

Dr. Caka has been a faculty member since 2001 and is the Department Chair.



EDUCATION:
Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from BYU, 1993
M.S. in Analytical Chemistry from BYU, 1990
B.A. in Chemistry from BYU, 1987

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS I AM ASSOCIATED WITH:
American Chemical Society

PUBLICATIONS:
SELECTED:,

The Formation of Sulfate in the Desert Southwest During Project MOHAVE, Proceedings of Air and Waste Management (A&WMA) International Specialty Conference on Aerosols and Atmospheric Optics, 1994

The Conversion of SO2 to Sulfate in the Atmosphere, Israel J. Chem, 1994

Studies in Atmospheric Chemistry. Dissertation, Brigham Young University, 1993

Particulate Sulfate and SO2 in the Grand Canyon during Project MOHAVE, Proceedings, 86th Annual Meeting of A&WMA, Denver, CO, 1993

Sulfate and Nitrate Formation in Utah Valley During Winter Inversions, Proceedings, 85th Annual Meeting of A&WMA, Kansas City,, 1992

Environmental Tobacco Smoke in Commercial Aircraft, Atmospheric Environment, 1992

An Intercomparison of Sampling Techniques for Nicotine in Indoor Environments, Environmental Science and Technology, 1990