Chemistry Faculty Seminar Offerings

 
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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

 

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