Norbert Pienta

Norbert Pienta

is an American chemist retired Professor at University of Georgia and Editor-in-Chief of American Chemical Society's Journal of Chemical Education. His current interests are browser web education research and tutorial and education in schools.


He earned his B.S. from University of Rochester in 1974 and his Ph.D from University of North Carolina in 1978.

Selected publications

  • Linear solvation energy relationships. 7. Correlations between the solvent-donicity and acceptor-number scales and the solvatochromic parameters .pi.*, .alpha., and .beta.
  • Photochemistry of alkyl halides. 4. 1-Norbornyl, 1-norbornylmethyl, 1-and 2-adamantyl, and 1-octyl bromides and iodides, Paul J Kropp, Graham S Poindexter, Norbert J Pienta, David C Hamilton, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1976.