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

Leila Deravi, Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2009, Vanderbilt University

Bioanalytical Chemistry
Materials Science

603-862-5352
leila.deravi@unh.edu

Proteotronics: applications of protein integrated electronics

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

(Prof. Johnson is on leave at the National Science Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic year.)

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

Charles K. Zercher, Professor
Ph.D., 1989, University of Notre Dame

Organic Chemistry

603-862-2697
chuck.zercher@unh.edu

Carbenoid-mediate chain extension: Methodology, natural product synthesis, and peptiodomimetics
Synthesis of papyracillic acids