Group News and Events:
- Ryan Selhorst and Eric Fossum, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA, Utilization of N,N-diethyl-3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamide to prepare functionalized poly(arylene ether)s, Polymer, 54 (2013), pp. 530–535.
- Kimberly E. Kern, Mohamed Abdellatif, and Eric Fossum, Poly(arylene ether)s carrying pendant (3-sulfonated) phenylsulfonyl groups, Polymer International, 2012, Volume 61(8), pages 1249-1255.
- Andria Fortney and Eric Fossum, "Soluble, semi-crystalline PEEK analogs based on 3,5-difluorobenzophenone: Synthesis and characterization" Polymer, 2012, 53(12), pp 2327-2333.
- Funding Award “Poly(arylene ether)s from Activated 3,5-Difluoro Aromatic Systems: Synthesis, Functionalization, and Characterization” National Science Foundation, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, CHE-1012392, July 1, 2010–June 30, 2013 ($ 330,000).
- Andria Fortney – 2012 WSU Presidential Commendation for Excellence in Co–curricular activities.
- Ryan Selhorst – Patterson College Chemistry Award (Dayton Chapter – American Chemical Society – Patterson Awards Meeting, April 3, 2012) – Outstanding Junior
- Andria Fortney – Preprint Travel Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Polymer Research, Division of Polymer Science, 243rd ACS National Conference– March 25-29, 2012, San Diego, CA.
eric fossum, ph.d
Professor of Chemistry – Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, Dayton, Ohio, 2012 – present
Associate Professor of Chemistry – Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, Dayton, Ohio, 2004 – 2012
Assistant Professor of Chemistry – Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, Dayton, Ohio, 1999 – 2004
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Winona State University, Winona, MN, Aug. 1996 – June 1999
Postdoctoral Associate, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, June 1995 – August 1996
Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, January 1991 – May 1995
1995 – Ph.D. Organic/Polymer Chemistry - Carnegie Mellon University
1990 – B.S. Chemistry - University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point
Synthesizing funtionalized highly branched polymers, using kinetic parameters to control polycondensation reactions that lead to linear and branched polymers, synthesis of new and interesting monomers.
Dr. Eric Fossum