Professional Summary

  • Assistant Professor -- Educator

Education

  • High School Diploma: McAuley High School, 1985
  • B.A.: Wittenberg University, 1989
  • M.Sc.: University of Cincinnati, 1997
  • Ph.D.: University of Cincinnati, 2003
  • University of Cincinnati2006

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Post Graduate Training/Education
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  • Post-doctoral researcher
    10/01/2003-08/31/2006, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio USA, Department of Biology. Primary topic of research was phytoremediation and bioremediation. Specifically worked in the characterization of plant root exudates in an effort to better understand contaminant degradation potential and metal uptake. Additionally employed various mass spectrometric (ESI-qTOF-MS, TOF-MS) techniques in the study of microbial byproducts.
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Professional Affiliations
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  • Sigma Xi
  • American Chemical Society
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Positions and Work Experience
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  • 2009-2012,Program Manager,Managed NIH-funded center consisting of multiple scientists from several universities. Conducted technical writing and review of manuscripts prior to journal submission. Tracked income/expenditures and performed all accounting functions for $1.2M NIH grant. ,NIH Nanomedicine Development Center, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine, Department of Biomedical Engineering,Cincinnati, OH
  • 2006-2009,Chemist,Investigated excess dietary exposures of children to household pesticides. Gathered pilot data to use in model developed to account for all routes of exposure. Developed methods utilizing gas chromatography-ion trap-mass spectrometry and high performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry-mass spectrometry for analytes of interest.,United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, National Exposure Research Laboratory, Microbial and Chemical Exposure Assessment Research Division, Chemical Exposure Research Branch,Cincinnati, OH
  • 2003-2006,Research Associate,Primary topic of research was phytoremediation and bioremediation. Specifically worked in the characterization of plant root exudates in an effort to better understand contaminant degradation potential and metal uptake. Additionally employed various mass spectrometric (Electrospray-quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry and time-of-flight mass spectrometry) techniques in the study of microbial byproducts.,University of Cincinnati, Department of Biology,Cincinnati, OH
  • 2003-2003,Visiting Scholar,Developed a method for the analysis of radioactive strontium in urine. Final parameters entailed the use of sector field mass spectrometry in medium resolution and a cool plasma. Also studied capillary electrophoresis and laser ablation sample introduction techniques.,Forschungszentrum (Research Centre),Jülich, Germany
  • 2001-2003,Research Assistant,Performed analytical work in support of NIEHS Grant ESO4908. Grant entailed the examination of the synergistic effect of various metals and PAHs with respect to carcinogenic and mutagenic potential. Ph.D. research entailed the speciation of various elements (Br, P, As, Se, S, Cr, I) by employment of gas chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography or capillary electrophoresis coupled to inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry. Utilized molecular mass spectrometric techniques (primarily electrospray ionization mass spectrometry) for identification.,University of Cincinnati, Department of Chemistry,Cincinnati, OH
  • 2000-2001,Teaching Assistant,Taught undergraduate senior analytical instrumentation laboratory. Instrumentation techniques included high performance liquid chromatography, gas chromatography, Ultraviolet/Visible/Raman spectroscopy and atomic absorption spectroscopy.,University of Cincinnati, Department of Chemistry,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1997-2000,Laboratory Manager, Bookkeeper,Performed analytical sample analysis including HAA9, THM, TOX, TOC, UV254. Wrote laboratory, quality assurance and standard operating procedures. Performed instrument maintenance. Used Peachtree software in maintaining the books for the firm; responsibilities primarily included A/R, A/P, payroll and accompanying taxes as well as monthly preparation of financial statements for meeting of the board of directors. ,Summers & Hooper, Inc.,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1994-1997,Chemist,Completed various projects related to the study of drinking water and upcoming EPA regulations. Wrote U.S.EPA Methods 552.2 and 515.3 to expand on the safety and efficiency of existing methods. Utilized gas, liquid and ion chromatography techniques in the analysis of drinking water for various regulated compounds and disinfection by-products.,International Consultants, Inc., Contract with U.S.EPA, Office of Water,Contract with U.S.EPA, Office of Water
  • 1992-1994,Team Leader, Chemist,Coordinated a group of up to seven analysts in performing organic analytical work of contract and assisted chemists in completion of assigned tasks. Developed software method templates for specific analyses and worked with all analysts in answering data processing questions and problems. Reviewed all completed data and prepared final packages and narratives for QA office. Worked in each area of organic analysis, specifically in the analysis of butyltin compounds by gas chromatography-flame photometric detection and in the analysis of PAHs by gas chromatography-quadrupole mass spectrometry. Performed second laboratory validations for U.S.EPA methods. ,Technology Applications, Inc., Contract with U.S.EPA, Environmental Monitoring and Support Group,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1989-1992,Team Leader, Chemist,Planned and supervised work of a team of analysts. Provided review of analytical data for team members. Analyzed and interpreted data using a wide variety of methods and procedures. Worked primarily with gas chromatography utilizing FID, ECD, TSD, ELCD and PID detectors and full range of column polarities. Performed instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. Utilized U.S.EPA, NIOSH and OSHA methods for various matrices and target lists. ,International Technology Corporation,Cincinnati, OH
  • 1986-1988,Technician,Summers. Performed exposure testing and organic extractions of drinking water samples. Utilized gas chromatography to quantitatively measure the levels of various semi-volatile compounds. Performed basic QC checks on data.,National Sanitation Foundation,Ann Arbor, MI
  • 2012-to Present,Assistant Professor Educator,Taught undergraduate general chemistry lecture and upper level laboratory courses. Worked in the enhancement of curriculum for laboratory courses,College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Chemistry, University of Cincinnati,Cincinnati, OH
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Publications
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  • Book Chapter(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, B.M. Sadi, K. Sutton, J.R. Shann & J.A. Caruso (2005). Environmental and Clinical Applications. In Stephen Hill (Eds.), Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and its Applications UK: Blackwell Publishing, Ltd.
  • Book Chapter(Co-Author) :B.M. Sadi, A.P. Vonderheide, J.S. Becker, J.A. Caruso (2004). SEC-ICP-MS: An Important Analytical Tool for Elemental Speciation in Environmental and Biological Samples. In A.M. Striegel (Eds.), Multiple Detection in Size-Exclusion Chromatography Washington, D.C.: ACS Symposium Series 893.
  • Book Chapter(Co-Author) :C. Ponce de Leon, A.P. Vonderheide, & J.A. Caruso (2003). Sample Preparation for Selenium Speciation. In Mester & Sturgeon (Eds.), Sample Preparation for Trace Element Analysis Elsevier Science.
  • Invited Publication(Co-Author) :J. Geng and A.P. Vonderheide, “Versatile DNA Packaging Nanomotor of Bacteriophage Phi29 with Applications in Nanobiotechnology”, NANOLife, 2010, 1, 45-62
  • Invited Publication(Co-Author) :R.N. Easter, J.A. Caruso, A.P. Vonderheide (2010). Recent Developments and Novel Applications in GC-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 25, 493.
  • Invited Publication(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide (2009). Challenges in the Chemical Analysis of the Polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Microchemical Journal, 92, 49.
  • Invited Publication(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, K.E. Mueller, J. Meija, G.L. Welsh (2008). Polybrominated diphenyl ethers: causes for concern and knowledge gaps regarding environmental distribution, fate and toxicity. Science of the Total Environment, 400, 425.
  • Invited Publication(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, S.R. Mueller-Spitz, J. Meija, G.L. Welsh, K.E. Muelller, B.K. Kinkle, J.R. Shann, J.A. Caruso (2006). Rapid breakdown of the brominated flame retardants by soil microorganisms. JAAS (Young Analytical Scientist Issue), 21, 1232.
  • Invited Publication(Co-Author) :J.C.A. de Wuilloud, R.G. Wuilloud, A.P. Vonderheide, J.A. Caruso (2004). Review: The gas chromatography-plasma spectrometry hyphenated technique – An expanding analytical tool for elemental speciation analysis. Spectrochimica Acta Part B, 59, 755.
  • Invited Publication(Co-Author) :R.T. Wilburn, A.P. Vonderheide, R.S. Soman, J.A. Caruso (2004). The Speciation of Selenium in the Mushroom Boletus edulis by HPLC-ICP-MS. Applied Spectroscopy, 10, 1251.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :P. Jing, A.P. Vonderheide, F. Haque, C. Montemagno, P. Guo, “Robust properties of membrane-embedded connector channel of bacterial virus phi29 DNA packaging motor”, Molecular Biosystems, 2010, 6, .1844-1852
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :R.N. Easter, J.A. Caruso, A.P. Vonderheide (2010). Recent Developments and Novel Applications in GC-ICP-MS. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 25, 493.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A. P. Vonderheide, K. Thaxton, P. E. Kauffman, J. N. Morgan (2010). Investigation of Reagent Gases for the Positive Chemical Ionization of the Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers. Microchemical Journal, 95, 279.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :K.V. Nedunuri, C. Lowell, W. Meade, A.P. Vonderheide, J.R. Shann (2010). Management Practices and Phytoremediation by Native Grasses. International Journal of Phytoremediation, 12, 200.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications:L.J. Melnyk, Tracy Turbeville, T.E. Hieber, A.P. Vonderheide, J.N. Morgan (2010). Influences on transfer of selected synthetic pyrethroids from treated Formica to foods. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, Brian Boyd, T.E. Hieber, P.E. Kauffman, J.N. Morgan (2009). Analysis of Permethrin Isomers in Composite Diet Samples by Molecularly Imprinted Solid Phase Extraction and Isotope Dilution Gas Chromatography- Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry. Journal of Chromatography A, 1216, 4633.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :O. Evans, P.E. Kauffman, A.P. Vonderheide, L.J. Wymer, J.N. Morgan (2009). The Determination of Pesticidal and Nonpesticidal Organotin Compounds in Water Matrices by in situ Ethylation and Gas Chromatography with [Pulsed] Flame Photometric Detection. Microchemical Journal, 92, 155.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, P.E. Kauffman, T.E. Hieber, J.A. Brisbin, J.N. Morgan (2009). Development of an Analytical Scheme for the Determination of Pyrethroid Pesticides in Composite Diet Samples. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 57, 2096.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :G.L. Welsh, K.E. Mueller, R.S. Soman, A.P. Vonderheide, J.R. Shann (2009). Accessibility of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether Congeners in Aging Soil. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 11, 1658.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide (2009). Challenges in the Chemical Analysis of the Polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Microchemical Journal, 92, 49.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, C.E. Bernard, T.E. Hieber, P.E. Kauffman, J.N. Morgan, L.J. Melnyk (2009). Surface-to-food pesticide transfer as a function of moisture and fat content. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental, 19, 97.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, K.E. Mueller, J. Meija, G.L. Welsh (2008). Polybrominated diphenyl ethers: causes for concern and knowledge gaps regarding environmental distribution, fate and toxicity. Science of the Total Environment, 400, 425.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :B.M. Sadi, A.P. Vondeheide, J.R. Shann, J.A. Caruso (2008). A RP-HPLC-ICP-MS Technique for Studying Speciation of Cadmium-Phytochelatins and Their Long-Distance Root-to-Shoot Transport in Genetically Modified Arabidopsis Thaliana. Journal of Chromatography B, 861, 123.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, S.R. Mueller-Spitz, J. Meija, G.L. Welsh, K.E. Muelller, B.K. Kinkle, J.R. Shann, J.A. Caruso (2006). Rapid breakdown of the brominated flame retardants by soil microorganisms. JAAS (Young Analytical Scientist Issue), 21, 1232.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :16. S. Mounicou, A.P. Vonderheide, J.R. Shann, J.A. Caruso (2006). Comparing a selenium accumulator plant (Brassica juncea) to a non-accumulator plant (Helianthus annuus) to investigate selenium-containing proteins. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 386, 1367.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :S.R. Mueller-Spitz, A.P. Vonderheide, J.R. Shann, J.A. Caruso, B.K. Kinkle (2006). Use of SEC-ICP-MS with a collision cell for determining the impact of chromium with DNA extracted from metal-contaminated soils. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 386, 142.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :K. Mueller, S.R. Mueller, H.F. Henry, A.P. Vonderheide, R.S. Soman, B.K. Kinkle, J.R. Shann (2006). Fate of Pentabrominated Diphenyl Ethers in Soil: Abiotic Sorption, Plant Uptake, and the Impact of Interspecific Plant Interactions. Environmental Science & Technology, 40, 6662.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :S. Mounicou, M. Shah, J. Meija, A.P. Vonderheide, J.R. Shann, J.A. Caruso (2006). Localization and Speciation of Selenium and Mercury in Brassica juncea. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectroscopy, 21, 1.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, S Mounicou, J. Meija, H.F. Henry, J.A. Caruso, J.R. Shann (2006). Investigation of Root Exudates from Selenium-Enriched Brassica juncea Using HPLC/ICP-MS and ESI-qTOF-MS. The Analyst, 131, 33.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :B.M. Sadi, A.P. Vonderheide, J.A. Caruso (2004). Analysis of Phosphorus Herbicides by Ion-Pairing Reversed Phase HPLC Coupled to ICP-MS Detection with Collision Cell. Journal of Chromatography A, 1050, 95.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, M.V. Zoriy, A.V. Izmer, C. Muller, C. Pickhardt, J.A. Caruso, P. Ostapczuk, J.S. Becker (2004). Investigation of Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry for the Determination of Ultratrace Radioactive Strontium in Urine Samples. Journal of Atomic Analytical Spectrometry, 19, 675.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, J. Meija, K. Tepperman, A. Puga, A.R. Pinhas, J.C. States, J.A. Caruso (2004). Retention of Cr(III) by High-Performance Chelation Ion Chromatography Interfaced to Inductively-Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometric Detection with Collision Cell. Journal of Chromatography A, 1024, 129.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :R.T. Wilburn, A.P. Vonderheide, R.S. Soman, J.A. Caruso (2004). The Speciation of Selenium in the Mushroom Boletus edulis by HPLC-ICP-MS. Applied Spectroscopy, 10, 1251.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :J.C.A. de Wuilloud, R.G. Wuilloud, A.P. Vonderheide, J.A. Caruso (2004). Review: The gas chromatography-plasma spectrometry hyphenated technique – An expanding analytical tool for elemental speciation analysis. Spectrochimica Acta Part B, 59, 755.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :C.D. Evans, K. LaDow, B.L. Schumann, R.E. Savage Jr., J. Caruso, A. Vonderheide, P. Succop, G. Talaska (2004). Effect of Arsenic on Benzo[a]pyrene DNA Adduct Levels in Mouse Skin and Lung. Carcinogenesis, 25, 493.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, J. Meija, M. Montes-Bayón, J.A. Caruso (2003). Use of Optional Gas and Collision Cell for Enhanced Sensitivity of the Organophosphorus Pesticides by GC-ICP-MS. Journal of Atomic Analytical Spectrometry, 18, 1097.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :J. Meija, J.M. Bryson, A.P. Vonderheide, M. Montes-Bayón, J.A. Caruso (2003). Studies of Selenium-Containing Volatiles in Roasted Coffee. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 51, 5116.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :R.G. Wuilloud, J.C.A. de Wuilloud, A.P. Vonderheide, J.A. Caruso (2003). Determination of iodinated phenol species at parts-per-trillion concentration levels in different water samples by solid-phase microextraction/offline GC-ICP-MS. Journal of Atomic Analytical Spectrometry, 18, 1119.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, M. Montes-Bayón, J.A. Caruso (2002). Development and Application of a Method for the Analysis of Brominated Flame Retardants by Fast Gas Chromatography with Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometric Detection. Journal of Atomic Analytical Spectrometry, 17, 1480.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, K. Wrobel, S. Kannamkumarath, C. B&apos, & Hymer, M. Montes-Bayón, C. Ponce de Leon, J.A. Caruso (2002). Investigation of Selenium Species in Brazil Nuts by HPLC-ICP-MS and ESI-MS. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 50, 5722.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :S.S. Kannamkumarath, K. Wrobel, K. Wrobel, A.P. Vonderheide, J.A. Caruso (2002). Selenium Distribution and Speciation in Different Types of Nuts by HPLC-ICP-MS. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 373, 454.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :J.A. Day, M. Montes-Bayón, A.P. Vonderheide, J. A. Caruso (2002). A study of method robustness for arsenic speciation in drinking water samples by anion exchange HPLC-ICP-MS. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 373, 664.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.P. Vonderheide, M. Montes-Bayón, J.A. Caruso (2002). Solid-phase microextraction as a sample preparation strategy for the analysis of seleno amino acids by gas chromatography-inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. The Analyst, 127, 49.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.M. Pawlecki-Vonderheide, D. Munch (1998). Application of the base-promoted esterification procedure to the chlorophenoxy acid herbicides of US EPA method 515.3. Journal of Chromatographic Science, 36, 279.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Author) :A.M. Pawlecki-Vonderheide, D. Munch, J. Munch (1997). Research Associated With the Development of U.S.EPA Method 552.2. Journal of Chromatographic Science, 35, 1.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :J. Khang, A. Vonderheide, V. Gulliants, “Deuterium-Labeling Study of the Hydrogenation of 2-Methylfuran and 2,5-Dimethylfuran over Carbon-Supported Noble Metal Catalysts”, ChemSusChem, 2015, 8, 3044-304
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :A. Donnell, K. Nahan, D. Holloway, A.P. Vonderheide, “Determination of Arsenic in Sinus Wash and Tap Water by Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectometry, Journal of Chemical Education, 2016, 93, 738-741.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :J. Woo, U. Sanghavi, A. Vonderheide, V. Guliants, “A study of M1 and M2 phase synergy in the MoVTe(Nb,Ta)O catalysts for propane ammoxidation to acrylonitrile", Applied Catalysis A,  2016, 515, 179-189.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :A. Donnel, S. Lewis, J. Landaro, G. Deepe, A.P. Vonderheide, “Investigation of an Optimal Cell Lysis Method for the Study of the Zinc Metalloproteome of Histoplasma capsulatum”, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2016, submitted.
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :R. Ross, A. Clutterbuck, A. Donnell, A.P. Vonderheide, “"Determination of Zinc in Cough Drops by Standard Addition with Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrometry", Journal of Chemical Education, 2016, submitted
  • Peer Reviewed Publications(Co-Author) :D. Holloway, P. Campo, K. Nahan, A. Donnell, J.A. Landero, J.A. Caruso, A.P. Vonderheide, “Investigation of the elemental profile of petroleum jelly-based personal care products by ICP-MS”, Analytical Letters, 2016, 49, 2490-2500
  • Technical Report(Author) :A.M. Pawlecki-Vonderheide, D. Munch. U.S.EPA Method 515.3 – Determination of Chlorinated Acids in Drinking Water by Liquid-liquid Extraction, Derivatization and Gas Chromatography with Electron Capture Detection. U.S.EPA.
  • Technical Report:A.M. Pawlecki, D. Munch, J. Munch. U.S.EPA Method 552.2 – Determination of Haloacetic Acids and Dalapon in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction, Derivatization and Gas Chromatography with Electron Capture Detection. U.S.EPA.
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Invited Presentations
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  • (2010). Robust properties of Membrane-Embedded Phi29 Motor Connector for Real Time Single Molecule Sensing.2010 NIH Nanomedicine Development Center 4th Annual meeting
  • (2007). Investigation of reagent gases for the positive chemical ionization of the polybrominated diphenyl ethers.2007 meeting of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Society
  • (2007). Sample Preparation for Metallomics Studies.CERMACS2007, the Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society
  • (2007). Children’s Exposure to Pesticides: Unconventional Routes of Introduction.University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering
  • (2006). Green Sample Preparation for a Metallomics Approach.2006 meeting of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Society
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Poster Presentations
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  • (2010). DNA can traverse through a nano-sized connector channel embeded into bilayer membrane from Phi29 DNA packaging motor.2010 meeting of the Biophysical Society
  • (2008). Influence of Activity on Transfer of Selected Synthetic Pyrethroids from Treated Formica® to Foods.2008 meeting of the International Society of Exposure Analysis
  • (2007). Surface-to-Food Pesticide Transfer as a Function of Moisture and Fat Content.2007 meeting of the International Society of Exposure Analysis
  • (2007). Use of a Molecularly Imprinted Polymer for the Determination of Pyrethroid Pesticides in Composite Foods.Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, 2007
  • (2007). Sorption of PBDEs in Sterile, Non-Sterile and Planted Soils.ASM General Meeting, 2007
  • (2006). An RPHPLC-ICPMS Technique for Studying Speciation of Cadmium-Phytochelatins and Their Long-Distance Root-to-Shoot Transport in Genetically Modified Arabidopsis thaliana.2006 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2006). Use of Complementary Mass Spectrometric Techniques in the Study of Remedial By-Products of the Brominated Flame Retardants.2006 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2005). Selenium and Mercury Speciation in Plants by Hypenated Techniques.2005 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2005). Comparing a Selenium Accumulator Plant (Brassica juncea) to a Non-accumulator plant (Helianthus annuus) to Investigate Selenium-containing Proteins.2005 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2004). Multidimensional Separations with ICP-MS Detection for Complex Sample Analysis.2004 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2004). Analysis of Phosphorus Herbicides by Ion-Pairing Reversed Phase HPLC Coupled to ICP-MS Detection with Collision Cell.2004 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2004). Investigation of Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry for the Determination of Ultratrace Radioactive Strontium in Urine Samples.2004 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2004). Retention of Cr(III) by High-Performance Chelation Ion Chromatography Interfaced to Inductively-Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometric Detection with Collision Cell.2004 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2003). Multielemental total and speciation analysis of different edible mushrooms by chromatography-ICP-MS.Presented at the 49th International Conference on Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy, 2003
  • (2003). The Speciation of Selenium in the Boletus Mushroom from Italy by HPLC-ICP-MS and ESI-MS.2003 meeting of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry
  • (2003). Use of Optional Gas and Collision Cell for Enhanced Sensitivity of the Organophosphorus Pesticides by GC-ICP-MS.2003 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2003). Speciation of Iodophenols in Drinking Water Samples by GC-ICP-MS.2003 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2003). Investigation of Volatile Selenium Species in Coffee by GC-ICP-MS.2003 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2002). Development and Application of a Method for the Analysis of Brominated Flame Retardants by Fast Gas Chromatography with Inductively-Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometric Detection.2002 Annual Conference of the Superfund Basic Research Program
  • (2002). Automated Real-Time Determination of Bromate in Drinking Water Using IC-ICP-MS and Proposed EPA Method 321.8.2002 Meeting of the Pittsburgh Conference
  • (2002). Selenium Speciation in Brazil Nuts Using HPLC-ICP-MS.2002 Meeting of the Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2002). CE-ICP-MS for Selenium Speciation in Nuts.2002 Meeting of the Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2000). Bromate Determination in Ozonated Drinking Waters by Ion Chromatography with ICP-MS Detection.2000 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry
  • (2000). Laboratory Analysis of HAA5.2000 Meeting of the Ohio Section AWWA (American Water Works Association) Conference
  • (1999). Implication of HAA5-based GAC Treatment Goals on the Formation of HAA9.1999 American Water Works Association Water Quality Technical Conference
  • (1997). Research Associated With the Development of U.S.EPA Method 515.3.1997 Meeting of the Pittsburgh Conference
  • (1996). Research Associated With the Development of U.S.EPA Method 552.2.1996 Meeting of the Pittsburgh Conference
  • (2015). A High Score on Online Homework Does Not Mean a High Examination Average.2015 meeting of Ohio PKAL.
  • (2015). ○ D-Labeling Study of Selective Hydrogenation of 2-Methylfuran and 2,5-Dimethylfuran over Carbon Supported Noble Metal Catalysts.2015 annual meeting of the American Chemical Society
  • (2015). ○ Enhancing Faculty Engagement and Student Learning in Foundational STEM Courses at a Large Public University.2015 meeting of the American Association of Colleges and Universities
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Lectures
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  • (2004). Phytoremediation, phytovolatilization and phytoaccumulation of Brassica juncea. Twelfth Biennial National Atomic Spectroscopy Symposium, 2004
  • (2003). An Excursion in Complex Sample Analysis: A Critical Review of ICP-SFMS vs. ICP-CC-QMS. 2003 conference of the Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Society
  • (2003). Versatility of ICP-MS: Metals and Much More. 49th International Conference on Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy, 2003
  • (2002). This Selenium is Driving Me NUTS!!. Eleventh Biennial National Atomic Spectroscopy Symposium, 2002
  • (2001). Applications of Sol-Gel Chemistry in the Preparation of Fibers for Solid Phase Micro-Extraction. 2001 Meeting of the Pittsburgh Conference
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Recent Awards/Honors
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  • Superior Accomplishment Recognition Award, U.S. EPA,2008
  • Advanced Standing Research Associate Award,2002
  • Technology Applications, Inc. Quarterly Quality Award,1994
  • International Technology Process Improvement Award,1992
  • International Technology Employee of the Month Award,1991
  • Ohio Board of Regents Scholar
  • Wittenberg University Scholar Award
  • Honda Scholarship
  • Research highlighted in Chemical Science ,2006
  • JAAS invited submission in special issue devoted to young analytical scientists (YAS),2006
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Student Advising
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  • Gwendolyn Welsh (06/01/2007). Completed ,Master. Committee Member. Research
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Courses Taught
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  • 28-CHEM-104 GOB CHEM I Undergraduate
  • 15-CHEM-105 GOBCHEM II Undergraduate
  • 15-CHEM-106 GOBCHEM III Undergraduate
  • 15-CHEM-331 CHEM ANAL-ENG APPLUndergraduate
  • 15-CHEM-332 CHEM ANAL LAB-ENGUndergraduate
  • Chemistry 322 ,Chemical Instrumentation II. Undergraduate
  • Chemistry 323 ,Chemical Instrumentation III. Undergraduate
  • Chemistry 430 ,Instrumental Analysis. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course15-CHEM-103 FIRST YR CHEMISTRYUndergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1040 GEN CHEM I 330. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section-CHEM-2030L SURVEY BIOCH LAB I 60. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section3030L ,Chemical Instrumentation laboratory. 25. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course15-CHEM-105 GOBCHEM II Undergraduate
  • Regular Course15-CHEM-106 GOBCHEM III Undergraduate
  • Lab Section15-CHEM-113 1ST YR CHEM LABUndergraduate
  • Regular Course15-CHEM-105 GOBCHEM II Undergraduate
  • New Course Developed-CHEM-1041 GEN CHEM II 300. Undergraduate
  • New Course Developed-CHEM-1020 INTRO TO (BIO)CHEM 75. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section-CHEM-2031L SURVEY BIOCH LAB II 40. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1041L GEN CHEM LAB II 100. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1020 INTRO TO (BIO)CHEM 300. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section-CHEM-2030L SURVEY BIOCH LAB I 30. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1020 INTRO TO (BIO)CHEM 300. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section-CHEM-2030L SURVEY BIOCH LAB I 30. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1020 INTRO TO (BIO)CHEM 75. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-5030 UNDERGRAD RESEARCH 1. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section-CHEM-3030 ANALYTICAL II 50. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-5030 UNDERGRAD RESEARCH 1. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1040 GEN CHEM I 80. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section-CHEM-3030 ANALYTICAL II 50. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1040 GEN CHEM I 75. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1020 INTRO TO (BIO)CHEM 50. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1020 INTRO TO (BIO)CHEM 300. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1041 GEN CHEM II 75. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section-CHEM-2030L SURVEY BIOCH LAB I 50. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1020 INTRO TO (BIO)CHEM 300. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-5030 UNDERGRAD RESEARCH 1. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-5030 UNDERGRAD RESEARCH 2. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-1020 INTRO TO (BIO)CHEM 70. Undergraduate
  • Lab Section-CHEM-3030 ANALYTICAL II 24. Undergraduate
  • Regular Course-CHEM-5030 UNDERGRAD RESEARCH 7. Undergraduate
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Faculty Development Activities
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  • Active Learning Techniques in the Large Enrollment Classroom Course Design Institute ,Continuing Education Program(05/06/2013-05/10/2013). University of Cincinnati. 40
  • Distance Learning Pedagogy and Practice: A One-Day Workshop for Faculty New to Distance Learning ,Continuing Education Program(05/21/2013). University of Cincinnati. 8
  • Peer Review of Teaching Faculty Learning Community ,Continuing Education Program(09/01/2013). University of Cincinnati. 8
  • Large Enrollment Classes Strategy ,Continuing Education Program(07/10/2014). University of Cincinnati. 8
  • Using Formative and Summative Course Evaluation to Refine Teaching and Learning Workshop ,Continuing Education Program(09/25/2014). University of Cincinnati. 8
  • Flipping the Classroom (with elearning Technologies) ,Continuing Education Program(12/09/2014). University of Cincinnati. 8
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Faculty Learning Community ,Continuing Education Program(09/01/2015-04/30/2016). University of Cincinnati. 40
  • The Science of Motivation: Pedagogy and Student Engagement ,Continuing Education Program(11/03/2015). University of Cincinnati. 8
  • General Course Design Institute ,Continuing Education Program(06/14/2016-06/16/2016). University of Cincinnati. 24
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Service
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  • Departmental Service ,Morale committee ,Department
  • Departmental Service ,Curriculum committee ,Member ,Department
  • University/College Service ,Sigma Xi ,Secretary ,College
  • Departmental Service ,Morale Committee ,Committee Chair ,Department
  • Departmental Service ,Curriculum Committee ,Member ,Department
  • University/College Service ,Sigma Xi ,Secretary ,University
  • Departmental Service ,Building Committee ,Member ,Department
  • University/College Service ,Faculty Club Board of Governors ,Executive Board ,University
  • Service to Professional Associations ,American Chemical Society Exam Institute ,Consultant ,National
  • University/College Service ,NSF STEM grant TLL (Teaching and Learning Liason) ,Member ,College
  • Departmental Service ,Morale Committee ,Committee Chair ,Department
  • Departmental Service ,Curriculum Committee ,Member ,Department
  • University/College Service ,Sigma Xi ,Secretary ,University
  • Service to Professional Development Programs ,American Chemical Society Exam Institute ,Consultant ,National
  • Departmental Service ,Building Committee ,Member ,Department
  • University/College Service ,Faculty Club Board of Governors ,Executive Board ,University
  • University/College Service ,Kinkle ISTEM ,Member ,College
  • Service to Professional Associations ,CERMACS planning committee ,Member ,National
  • University/College Service ,Search Committee CET&L assistant director position ,Member ,University
  • University/College Service ,College Credit Plus ,Member ,University
  • Departmental Service ,Curriculum Committee ,Committee Chair ,Department
  • Departmental Service ,Morale Committee ,Committee Chair ,Department
  • Departmental Service ,Building Committee ,Committee Member ,Department
  • University/College Service ,Sigma Xi, University of Cincinnati Chapter ,Secretary ,University
  • University/College Service ,Faculty Club Board of Governors ,Executive Board ,University
  • University/College Service ,Kinkle ISTEM ,Member ,College
  • University/College Service ,Search Committee CEAS Web Designer ,Committee Member ,College
  • Departmental Service ,Search Committee Tenure Track Faculty Chemistry Department ,Committee Member ,Department
  • University/College Service ,College Credit Plus ,Member ,College
  • Service to Professional Development Programs ,American Chemical Society Exam Institute ,Consultant ,National
  • University/College Service ,College Agents of Change Task Force in collaboration with the Cincinnati Museum Center ,Committee Member ,College
  • University/College Service ,McMicken College of Arts & Sciences Undergraduate Council ,Committee Member ,College
  • University/College Service ,Search Committee for Research Associate in Department of Biomedical, Chemical and Environmental Engineering ,Committee Member ,College
  • Development Service ,Preparing Future Faculty ,Mentor ,Department
  • University/College Service ,NSF STEM grant TLL (Teaching and Learning Liason) ,Member ,College
  • Departmental Service ,Search Committee for Assistant Professor Educator in Chemistry Department ,Committee Member ,Department
  • University/College Service ,NSF STEM grant TLL (Teaching and Learning Liason) ,Member ,College
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