Dr. Alan Marchand

Dr. Alan M.

Little Elm, TX

About Dr. Alan M.

Dr. Alan teaches: Ages 18 and up
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Teaching since: September 1966
Last sign in: Today


I am a recently retired university professor with 37 years' teaching and research experience in organic and bio-organic chemistry at two major U. S. State universities. During the past 18 years I have served as an MCAT content contributor by providing "units" (passages + questions based on passage content) to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), the agency that produces and administers MCAT. I currently tutor students worldwide by using interactive Skype and Google Hangouts with screen sharing. The screen sharing feature permits chemical structures, formulas and reaction mechanisms to be drawn onscreen in real time during tutorial sessions. All visual materials produced in this manner are saved as jpg files and sent to students as email attachments at the conclusion of each tutorial session. In addition to one-on-one tutoring, Students are provided with study and review materials, practice problems and sample exam questions that I know from experience are likely to appear on midterm and final examinations.

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Regents Professor of Chemistry

Sep 1982 - Dec 2003
University of North Texas

Undergraduate and graduate level teaching and research. Author of more than 300 chemical research publications in international, peer-reviewed scientific journals. Author of six technical monographs (chemistry, spectroscopy).


NIH Postdoctoral Fellow

Sep 1965 - Aug 1966
University of California, Berkeley

Ph. D., Chemistry

Sep 1961 - Jun 1965
University of Chicago

B. S., Chemistry

Sep 1957 - May 1961
Case Institute of Technology

Languages Spoken


Fluent / Native Proficiency


Limited Proficiency

Mandarin Chinese (Guoyu)

Limited Proficiency


1990 Wilfred T. Doherty Award

Apr 1991
Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society

Awarded for outstanding research in Organic Chemistry


Who's Who in the World

Jan 1998
Marquis Who's Who

Wilfred T. Doherty Award

Apr 1991
Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society,


American Chemical Society

Sep 1961

ACS is a congressionally chartered independent membership organization which represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry.

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