Department of Chemistry
University of Central Florida
United States of America
Education Undergraduate: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida B. S., 1975 Chemistry Major, Mathematics Minor Graduate Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas Ph. D., 1980 Analytical Chemistry Major, Biochemistry Minor Dissertation: “Synthesis, Crystal Structure, and Reactivity of a 12-Crown-4 Sandwich Complex of Manganese(II)” Postdoctoral Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas Fall, 1980 – Spring, 1981 Dr. Jerry L. Mills, Inorganic Chemistry “Synthesis of Trimethyl Borane” Employment History University of Central Florida Interdisciplinary Studies: Director, July 15, 2008 – January 8, 2015 Interim Director, August 13, 2007 – July 14, 2008 Department of Chemistry: Full Professor, April, 2003 to Present. Associate Professor, August, 1987 to March, 2003. Assistant Professor, August, 1981 to July, 1987. Florida Solar Energy Center Courtesy appointment, Senior Research Scientist, 2001 – present. NASA Materials Engineer, Materials Testing Branch, Kennedy Space Center, November, 1984 to December, 1988. Texas Tech University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Visiting Assistant Professor, Fall, 1980 through Spring, 1981. Graduate Teaching and Research, Fall, 1975 through Spring, 1980.
Hydrogen storage systems, ion selective electrodes, piezoelectric oscillators as chemical oscillators, materials (inorganic).
J. L. Coutts, C. L. Geiger, C. A Clausen, M. D. Hampton, “The Use of Mechanical Alloying for the Preparation of Palladized Magnesium Bimetallic Particles for the Remediation of PCB’s”, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 192,1380, 2011.
B. P. Pearman, N. Mohajeri, R. P. Brooker, M. P. Rodgers, D. K. Slattery, M. D. Hampton, D. A. Cullen, and S. Seal, The Degradation Mitigation Effect of Cerium Oxide in Polymer Electrolyte Membranes in Extended Fuel Cell Durability Tests. J. Power Sources, 75-83 (2013).
B. P. Pearman, N. Mohajeri, R. P. Brooker, M. P. Rodgers, D. K. Slattery, M. D. Hampton, D. A. Cullen, and S. Seal, The Chemical Bebavior and Degradation Mitigation Effect of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticals in Perfluorosulfonic Acid Polymer Electrolyte Membranes Polymer Degradation and Stability. Polymer Degradation and Stability, Accepted 5-27-13.