With Aaron C. Noell, Casey Davis-Van Atta, Mitchio Okumura, and Stanley P. Sander, “Determination of Equilibrium Constants for the Reaction between Acetone and HO2 Using Infrared Kinetic Spectroscopy,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 2011, 115 (38), pp 10527–10538
With A. J. Marr and T. C. Steimle, "A Molecular Beam Optical/Stark Study of Calcium Monomethyl," J. Chem. Phys., 105, 3930, 1996
With E. S. Fujikawa and J. C. Phillips, "Discovery and Analysis of an Electronic Spectrum of the Dimethylzinc Cation Produced in Free-jet Expansion," J. Phys. Chem., 100, 9281, 1996
With S. H. Ashworth and J. M. Brown, "Rotational Analysis of Bands in the 460 nm System of Nickel Dichloride Produced in a Free Jet Expansion: Determination of the Structure and Electronic Ground State of Nickel Dichloride," J. Chem. Phys., 104, 48, 1996
With Eric Fang, “Assignment of an Electronic Spectrum of Zn(CH3)2+ Via Ab Initio Calculation,” Main Group Metal Chemistry, 17, 447 (1994).
With Stephen H. Ashworth, John M. Brown, Peter J. Jones, and Ian R. Beattie, “Structure of Nickel Dichloride,”J. of Amer. Chem. Soc., 115, 2978 (1993).
With L. Zink, J. M. Brown, T. R. Gilson, and I. R. Beattie,“Vibrational Structure in the Laser Excitation Spectrum of Nickel Dichloride at 360 nm,” J. Mol. Spec., 146, 225 (1991).
Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
NASA Senior Post-doctoral award 2014-15 to carry out laboratory research on atmospheric chemistry at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory with Stan Sander ‘74
Pomona College, Wig Distinguished Professorship Award for Excellence in Teaching, 1997, 2007 and 2012
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, summer research award to collaborate with Stanley Sander ’74 on laboratory kinetics studies of atmospheric reactions, 2009,'10,'11,'12,'13,'14
NASA, Senior Post-Doctoral Fellowship to study atmospheric chemistry (in collaboration with Stan Sander ’74) at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 2008
Roscoe Moss Professorship, 2007 - present
American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund Grants
NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement grant, 2001-04
National Science Foundation Grants, "Low-cost Dye Laser for Chemistry and Physics Instruction" Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Grant, "Low-cost Dye Laser for Undergraduate Instruction and Research in Chemistry and Physics"