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Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1984-1990 Harvard University: M.A. 1986; Ph.D. 1990. Thesis title: "Synthetic, Reactivity and Structural Studies of Rhenium Oxo-Methyl Compounds." Research advisor: Professor David M. Hoffman.
  • 1980-1984 Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland: Bachelor of Science with Honors in Chemistry, summa cum laude.

Research Experience

  • 1998-present University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH. Adjunct Professor. Thermal and plasma Chemical Vapor Deposition studies of TiN and TiSiN films.
  • 1990-1992 Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, NSF Postdoctoral Research Associate with Professor John A. Osborn. Research: Sulfur supported molybdenum complexes as models for N2 reduction.
  • 1985-1990 Harvard University: Synthetic, reactivity and structural studies of highly air sensitive inorganic compounds; manager of departmental single crystal x‑ray diffractometer: instructed and aided other users in data collection, structure solution and refinement; served as micro-VAX II system manager.
  • 1982-1984 Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland. Research with Professor Timothy J. McNeese concerning synthesis and reactivity studies of chromium-carbonyl alkoxide complexes.

Teaching Experience

  • 1992-present Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH: Professor and Chair [Associate 1997-2002][Assistant 1992-1997]. Senior inorganic lecture and synthesis courses, junior analytical and freshman general chemistry lecture and laboratory.
  • 1991 Université Louis Pasteur: Graduate lectures on modern NMR techniques.
  • 1984-1985 Harvard University: Teaching fellow for general chemistry lecture and laboratory courses.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society [1982-] Materials Research Society [1999-]
  • Council on Undergraduate Research [1994-] Project Kaleidoscope [1994-]

Awards and Fellowships

  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Special Grant (with Carolyn K. Weinreb-1997-99)
  • Cotrell Award-Research Corporation (1996-1998)
  • Project Kaleidoscope, Faculty for the 21st century (1994)
  • ACS-PRF Type G Grant (1993-95)
  • C.N.R.S. "Post Rouge" Fellowship (1991-92)
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship for Study at Foreign Centers of Excellence (1990-1)
  • Josiah Parsons Cook Fellowship in Chemistry (Harvard University (1984-85)