Chemistry Faculty Seminar Offerings

Christopher F. Bauer, Professor
Ph.D., 1979, Colorado State University

Chemistry Education Research

603-862-3619
chris.bauer@unh.edu

 

Identifying at-risk students in chemistry through motivational and attitude assessment
Curriculum and assessment research for chemistry education
 

Erik Berda, Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2008, University of Florida

Organic and Polymer Chemistry
Materials Science

603-862-1762
erik.berda@uh.edu
 

 
Macromolecular building blocks through single-chain origami: Nature's design in synthetic materials

 

Marc Boudreau, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2007, University of Alberta

Organic Chemistry
Chemical Biology

603-862-2556
marc.boudreau@unh.edu

 

 

New small molecules and mechanisms for potentiation of β-lactam antibiotics
 

Christine Caputo, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2009, University of Western Ontario

Inorganic Chemistry

603-862-1788
christine.caputo@unh.edu

 

 

Photocatalytic H2  production using molecular catalysts and [NiFeSe]-hydrogenase in combination with carbon-based light absorbing materials
 

Arthur Greenberg, Professor
Ph.D., 1971, Princeton University

Organic Chemistry

603-862-1180
art.greenberg@unh.edu

 

2,3-epoxyoxepin as an intermediate in metabolic ring opening of benzene
 
Distorted amide linkages - switching protonation sites
 
From alchemy to chemistry in picture and story
 

Meg Greenslade, Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2005,  University of Pennsylvania

Atmospheric Chemistry
Physical Chemistry

603-862-2475
margaret.e.greenslade@unh.edu

 

 

Understanding water uptake on clay aerosols and why it matters for climate change predictions
 
Wavelength and humidity dependent aerosol light extinction
 

Richard P. Johnson, Professor
Ph.D., 1976, Syracuse University

Organic Chemistry
Materials Science

603-862-2302 
richard.johnson@unh.edu

 

 

High energy routes to strained molecules and reactive intermediates
 
Beyond Frontier MO Theory: A new approach to regio- and stereoselectivity in organic chemistry

Gonghu Li, Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2005, University of Iowa

Physical Chemistry
Materials Science

603-862-0607
gonghu.li@unh.edu

 

 

Sustainable Chemistry: Hybrid photocatalysts for solar energy conversion
 

Howard R. Mayne, Professor
Ph.D., 1977, University of Manchester

Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

603-862-2358 
howard.mayne@unh.edu

 

 

Wallpapering with molecules: Exploring pattern formation in molecular self-assembly at solid surfaces
 

Glen Miller, Professor and Chair
Ph.D., 1991, Clarkson University

Organic Chemistry
Materials Science

603-862-2456 
glen.miller@unh.edu

 

 

Chemistry with nanostructured carbons: acenes, fullerenes, CNTs and graphene
 

Samuel Pazicni, Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2006, University of Wisconsin

Bioinorganic Chemistry
Chemistry Education Research

603-862-2529
sam.pazicni@unh.edu

 

Language and learning chemistry
 
Characterizing (and mitigating!) chemistry students' illusions of competence
 
Polymer-bound models of [FeFe] hydrogenase
 

Roy P. Planalp, Associate Professor
Ph.D., 1983, University of California-Berkeley

Inorganic Chemistry

603-862-2471 
roy.planalp@unh.edu

 

 

Solving tough metal-ion detection problems with novel ligand designs and fluorescent polymers
 
Agents to control and monitor metal ion concentrations in cells and the environment
 

W. Rudolf Seitz, Professor
Ph.D., 1970, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Analytical Chemistry

603-862-2408 
rudi.seitz@unh.edu

 

 

Ratiometric fluorescent indicators for metal ions and polar organics based on the poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) thermal phase transition
 

Sterling Tomellini, Professor
Ph.D., 1985, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Analytical Chemistry

603-862-2519
sterling.tomellini@unh.edu

 

 

Collaborative analytical chemistry: Analyzing NH mussels and maple sap
 

John Tsavalas, Associate Professor
Ph.D., 2001, Georgia Institute of Technology

Polymer and Colloidal Chemistry

603-862-2293
john.tsavalas@unh.edu

 

 

Molecular and macromolecular reactions confined within colloidal dimensions
 

Updated 1/13/17