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
suzanne lunsford, ph.d
Professor, Chemistry Department, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 2010
Associate Professor, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Assistant Professor, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Instructor, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio
Instructor, Miami University
Post-Doctoral Associate, University of Cincinnati
Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, University of Cincinnati
B.S., Chemistry, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio
Development of Surface Modified Electrodes,
Chemical Education Research/Chemistry Based Modules
Development of electrochemical sensors to detect common neurotransmitters in the presence of common interferents/ sensor development for detection of heavy metals in soil and water/ synthesis characterization of sol-gel nanoparticles (Zirconia, Titanium). REEL (Research Experiences to Enhance Learning) for undergraduate students in chemistry. Enhance students interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine) fields of research. Project PIES (Partners in Integrated Earth Systems Science) and Project STONE (Science Teaching for Ohio's New Economy) are professional development workshops for graduate students (in-service teachers) to develop upon inquiry-based science experiences that may be utilized in their own school districts. PIES is a unique program that takes teachers to Duke University Marine Lab on a field trip to the Atlantic Ocean to learn water chemistry and geology as an interdisciplinary science experience. These field experiences with PIES and STONE help graduate students become better with developing inquiry-based lessons for their own students to meet state and national standards.
Dr. Suzanne Lunsford