Archaeochemist and classical archaeologist joins UCLA Classics
By Elizabeth Klarich
In Fall 2008, Andrew Koh (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2006) joins the UCLA Department of Classics as a Lecturer to teach Greek language and culture. Koh received his B.S. in biophysics and bioengineering from the University of Illinois and his Ph.D. from the Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World program at the University of Pennsylvania. Since 2003, he has directed the ARCHEM project, advancing archaeological research in the Eastern Mediterranean through the integrated, comprehensive, and non-destructive extraction of organic residues from artifacts for preservation and analysis. Come hear more about his research at his Pizza Talk on October 29th.