Professor, Chemistry

Dr. Allen Britten is a Professor of Analytical Chemistry and former Dean of Science. He received his PhD from the University of Waterloo. He is the Cape Breton University Member Representative to the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute. He also serves as Academic Advisor to CBU Athletics. Dr. Britten was awarded the CBU Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award in 2015; was inducted into the Science Atlantic Members Hall of Fame as an Outstanding Contributing Member in 2015; awarded the Ann Terry Memorial Award for outstanding volunteerism by The United Way of Cape Breton, 2015; and named Cape Breton University ‘Hotshot Prof’, The Globe and Mail Canadian University Report, 2014. Dr. Britten’s primary research focus is in analytical chemistry. Much of his recent work is related to the development and application isomer-specific nano-stationary phases for gas chromatography and the development of methodology for environmental analyses including soil and water analyses for southern India.