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Roger Barth

Contact Chemistry  


750 South Church St.
West Chester, PA 19383-2115

Phone: 610-436-2631
Fax: 610-436-2890

Roger Barth

  • B.A., LaSalle College
  • M.A., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University

Courses taught:

  • CHE 160 Chemistry of Beer: 3 Credits.
  • CHE 341 Physical Chemistry I: 4 Credits.
  • CHE 491 Seminar in Chemistry: 1 Credit.
  • CHE 103 General Chemistry I: 3 Credits.
  • CRL 103 Experimental General Chemistry I (LAB): 1 Credit.

Faculty Coordinator of General Chemistry Laboratories

Research Blurb:

Dr. Barth works on the issues involving beer brewing. The current project involves the effects of water hardness and alkalinity on mash pH.

Research Interests:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Research:Chemistry of beer and the brewing art

Selected Research Publications



Barth, R. and Zaman, R. Influence of Water Alkalinity and Hardness on Mash pH, J. Am. Soc. Brew. Chem. In press.