Frank Carey

Mr. Carey received his BS and MS in Chemistry from the University of North Texas (Denton). He has more than ten years of experience in college teaching and more than 25 years corporate industry management experience.  He has supervised over 100 professional engineers, chemists, and technicians.  He was responsible for product development, technical service, quality assurance, and project management for several large and small companies including Dow Chemical, Raytheon (Amana), and Goldschmidt Chemical (now Degussa).  He served on national industry-government consortium committees (CFC abatement) and presented papers at numerous international technical marketing conferences on polyurethane foam technology.

At WCJC, he teaches freshman chemistry (1405, 1411-1412) and organic chemistry (2423-2425).


  • M.S. in Chemistry, University of North Texas 1972
  • B.A. in Chemistry, University of North Texas, 1970

Teaching Experience

1966-1972 – Graduate Teaching Assistant / Lab Assistant – UNT Chemistry Department

1972-73 – High School Chemistry Teacher – Richardson HS, RISD Richardson, TX

1973-88 – Seminar leader, safety/IH trainer, customer interface, quality audits - Dow USA, Freeport, TX

1993-95 – Adjunct Faculty, Chemistry – Kirkwood Community College, Iowa

1999-2002 – FT Faculty – ITT Technical Inst., Chemical Technology program – Houston, TX

1999-2004 – Tutor – Sylvan, Kaplan

2000-2002 – Adjunct Faculty – University of Houston Downtown – Chemistry Department

2001-2003 – Adjunct Faculty – Houston Community College NW – Chemical Technology

2001-  present – FT Faculty WCJC

Areas of Interest:

General and Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Instrumental Analysis


Last Updated: 12/5/16