News and Events:
Master of Science
June 11, 2013
Fadwa Constandinidis – "Synthetic Routes to Halogenated Poly(arylene ether)s,"
1:30 PM, 449 Oelman Hall
Jacqueline Bracco – Awarded a GSA Professional Development Grant for travel to attend the 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans. The value of the travel award is $400. Advisor – Dr. Steven R. Higgins
Recent Chemistry Publications:
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.
Man Xua, Katie Sullivana, Garrett VanNessa, Kevin G. Knaussb, and Steven R. Higginsa, aDepartment of Chemistry, Wright State University, 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435, United States,
bEarth Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, United States, Dissolution Kinetics and Mechanisms at Dolomite–Water Interfaces: Effects of Electrolyte Specific Ionic Strength, Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013, 47 (1), pp 110–118.
C.B. Anders, J. D. Baker, A. C. Stahler, A. Williams, J. N. Sisco, J. C. Trefry, D. P. Wooley, and I. E. Pavel Sizemore, Tangential Flow Ultrafiltration: A “Green” Method for the Size Selection and Concentration of Colloidal Silver Nanoparticles, Journal of Visualized Experiment, e4167, 2012, 1-9.
Most Recent Master's Graduates:
Thesis are now available for viewing online:
Chemistry Graduate Thesis Page
David A. Grossie, ph.d
Visiting Scientist, Polymer Branch, Non-metalic Materials Directorate, Wright Laboratories, Wright-Patterson AFB (Summer, 1987 and Summer 1989)
Associate Professor - Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, OH (1992-Present)
Assistant Chair of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, OH (2002 - 2012)
Chair of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, OH (2012 - Present)
Bachelor of Science - Texas Lutheran College (1977).Doctorate of Philosophy in Chemistry - Texas Christian University (1982).
Postdoctoral - Department of Chemistry, Texas Christian University (1982) with Professor William H. Watson
Postdoctoral - Department of Chemistry, Baylor University (1982 - 1986) with Professors W. O. Milligan and Donald Mullica.
Single-crystal x-ray diffraction to examine: polymer precursers and pendants with interest in their non-linear optical properties, sydnones, crystalline battery substrates, and novel organic and inorganic molecules.
Dr. David A. Grossie