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Shirly Montero

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Assistant Professor
Faculty, WEST Campus, Mailcode 2352
Biography: 

Shirly Montero is an assistant professor in the School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences. Her research draws from the fields of forensic chemistry, machine learning, data visualization, and cognitive science, providing an enriched interdisciplinary approach for finding sustainable solutions to strengthen the criminal justice system.

Education: 

MS in Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder 2018

PhD in Chemistry, Florida International University 2002

MS in Chemistry, University of Miami 1999

Licensure in Chemistry, Universidad de Costa Rica 1996

BS in Physics, Universidad de Costa Rica 1992

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
FOR 426Analytical Chemistry Lab
FOR 493Honors Thesis
FOR 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
PTX 401Forensic Toxicology
FOR 401Forensic Toxicology
FOR 492Honors Directed Study
FOR 493Honors Thesis
FOR 494Special Topics
FOR 499Individualized Instruction
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
FOR 401Forensic Toxicology
PTX 401Forensic Toxicology
FOR 499Individualized Instruction
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
FOR 286Prin. of Forensic Science
Professional Associations: 

American Academy of Forensic Sciences, Fellow Criminalistics Section 

American Association for the Advancement of Science, member Chemistry section

SACNAS. Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science, member