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Chemistry & Physics:  Faculty Publication List 2007-present

Faculty Publication List @ Armstrong (2007-present)  Faculty *, Undergraduate Students (underlined)


  1. Fields, A.E.; Zurwell, D.; Padgett, C.*; Quillian, B.* "Bis(pyrazolyl)acetate and bis(3,5-dimethylpyrazolyl)acetate tris-acetonitrile ruthenium(II) complexes: Synthesis, properties, and structure" J. of Organometallic Chem. 2017, accepted May 30, 2017.
  2. Zingales, S.*; Padgett, C.* "2-(4-Chlorophenyl)-3-hydroxy-4H-chromen-4-one" IUCrData, 2017, 2, x170996.
  3. Strouder, C.E.; Warren, K.J.; Perdue, O.F.; Stewart, A.L.; Padgett, C.W.*; Amonette, A.J.; Saha, A. "Synthesis, characterization, computational study, and biological relevance of a family of isostructural, mononuclear Ln (Ln=Gd, Tb, Dy, Ho, Er) complexes containing pyridoxine, an essential ingredient of vitamin B6 enzyme" Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2017, 464, 172-181.
  4. Baird, W.;* Secrest, J.;* Padgett, C.* “Electrical Power Quality – What’s Behind the Outlet?” The Physics Teacher, accepted for publication; expected Spring 2017.
  5. Neely, A.E., Mandigo, K.A., Robinson, R.L., Ness, T.L., Weiland, M.H.*  "Chimeric Approach for Narrowing a Membrane-Inserting Region within Human Perforin. Protein Engineering, Design, and Selection." 2017, 30(2), 105-111.
  6. Carter, J.; Weaver, B.A.; Chiacchio, M.A.; Messersmith, A.R.; Lynch, W.E.*; Feske, B.D.*; Gumina, G. “Synthesis, stereochemical characterization, and antimicrobial evaluation of a potentially nonnephrotoxic 2’-acethydrzide puromycin analog” Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids, 2017, 36(3), 224-241.F
  7. Raymundo M.; Padgett, C.W.*; Lynch, W.E.* “Tris(2-methoxyphenyl)phosphine selenide”,  IUCrData, 2017, 2, x170009.
  8. Ghosh, D.;  Rhodes, S.; Winder, D.; Atkinson, A.;  Gibson, J.; Ming, W.;  Padgett, C.*; Landge, S; Aiken, K.  “Spectroscopic investigation of bis-appended 1,2,3-triazole probe for the detection of Cu(II) ion”, J. Mol. Struct.,2017,1134, 638-648.
  9. Carpenter, S.* “Barron’s Pharmacy College Admission Test 7th edition”, Chapter 6:  Chemistry Review and Practice, invited submission, 2017.


  1. Zingales, S.K.*; Moore, M.E.  "Design and Synthesis of (2-(furanyl)vinyl)-1-tetralone Chalcones as Anticancer Agents" Der Pharma Chemica, 2016, 8(21), 40-47..
  2. Gumina, G.; Moracho, C.; Feske, B.D.* “Synthetic studies towards 3’-C-puromycin analogs” Chemical Data Collections, 2016, 2, 49-55.
  3. Binda, P.; Rivers, K.; Padgett, C.* “Zinc Complexes of New Chiral Aminophenolate Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity toward Lactide” Open Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2016, 6, 205-218
  4. Raymundo M.; Padgett, C.W.*; Lynch, W.E.* “Tris(4-meth­­oxy­phen­yl)phosphine selenide”,  IUCrData, 2016, 1, x16127.
  5. Philip, A.K.; Zingales, S.* Targeted Delivery of Drugs to Colon. In Drug Delivery: Principles and Applications, 2nd Edition, Wang, B.; Hu, L.; Siahaan, T., Ed.; John Wiley & Sons: Hoboken, NJ, 2016; pp. 435-450.
  6. Toney, S.E.; Hillesheim, P.C.; Guillet, G.L.*  “(18-Crown-6-O){(trimethylsilyl)[6-(trimethylsilylamino)pyridin-2-yl-N1]azanido-N} potassium(I)” IUCrData, 2016, 1, x161338.
  7. Carpenter, S.;* Wallace, R.* "Organic Food:  Is It Worth the Money?"  National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science (a peer-reviewed database supported by the NSF), University of Buffalo,, accepted 12/2016.
  8. Baird, W.;* Secrest, J.*; Padgett, C.*; Johnson, W.; Hagrelius, C. "Smartphones and Time Zones" The Physics Teacher, 2016, 54, pp.351-353.
  9. Zingales, S.K.*; Moore, M.E.; Goetz, A.D.; Padgett, C.W.* “Crystal structure of (E)-2-[(2-bromopyridin-3-yl)methyl­­idene]-6-meth­­oxy-3,4-di­hydro­naphthalen-1(2H)-one and 3-[(E)-(6-meth­­oxy-1-oxo-1,2,3,4-tetra­hydro­naphthalen-2-yl­idene)meth­yl]pyridin-2(1H)-one” Acta Crystallographica Section E, 2016, 72(7), 955-958.
  10. Rave, J.A.; Garcia, D.A.; Hillesheim, P.C.; Guillet, G.L.* "Bis[μ-2-(tri­methyl­silyl­amido)-6-(tri­methyl­silyl­amino)­pyridine-κ3N1,N2:N2]bis­[(di­ethyl ether-κO)lithium(I)]" IUCrData 2016. 1, doi: 10.1107/S2414314616007070
  11. Rave, J.A.; Garcia, D.A.; Hillesheim, P.C.; Guillet, G.L.* "Bis[2,6-bis­(tri­methyl­silyl­amino)­pyridine-κN1]{[6-bis­(tri­methyl­silyl­amino)­pyridin-2-yl-κN1](tri­methyl­sil­yl)aza­nido-κN}lithium"  IUCrData 2016,1, x160338 doi: 10.1107/S2414314616003382
  12. Binda, P.; Rivers, K.; Padgett, C.* “Zinc Complexes of New Chiral Aminophenolate Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization and Reactivity toward Lactide” Open Journal of Inorganic Chemistry, 2016, 6(3), DOI: 10.4236/ojic.2016.63016.
  13. Robinson, R.; Neely, A.E.; Mojadedi, W.; Threatt, K.N.; Davis, N.Y.*; Weiland, M.H.*,  “Using FPLC to Promote Active Learning of the Principles of Protein Structure and Purification" Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2016, doi:10.1002/bmb.20980.
  14. Secrest, J.*; Andringa, S.; et al., ”Current status and future prospects of the SNO+ experiment”, Adv.High Energy Phys. 2016  6194250.
  15. Vasilev, K.V.; Gallo, E.; Shank, N.*; Jarvik, J.W. “Novel Biosensor of Membrane Protein Proximity Based on Florogen Activated Proteins” Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening, 2016, 19(5): 392-399.


  1. Baird, W.H.*; Padgett, C. W.*: Secrest, J. A.* “Google Earth (Science)” Physics Education 2015, 50, 224-231.
  2. Baird, W.H.*  "Gravitational Potential: A Thought Experiment" Physics Education 2015, 50 (4) 397-398.
  3. MacGowan, C.E.* Instructor Resource DVD (lecture power points for Principles of Chemistry: The Molecular Approach. N. Tro, 3rd edition Pearson Education. Published: Spring 2015.
  4. Prichard, A.M.; Lynch, W.E.*; Padgett, C.W.* “Crystal structure of 2,6-di-chloro-4-nitro-pyridine N-oxide” Acta Cryst E, 2015, 71(10) o775.
  5. Zingales, S.K *; Wallace, M.Z..; Padgett C.W.* “Crystal structure of (E)-1-(3-chloro-phen-yl)-3-(furan-2-yl)prop-2-en-1-one” Acta Cryst E, 2015, 71(10) o707.
  6. Quillian, B.*; Hendricks, J.; Trivitayakhum, M.; Padgett C.W.* “Isolation of 3-amino-4-nitrobenzyl acetate: evidence of an undisclosed impurity in 5-amino-2-nitrobenzoic acid” Acta Cryst E, 2015, 71(6) 606-608.
  7. Lynch*, W. E.; Padgett, C.W.*; Quillian, B.;* Haddock, J. “A square-planar hydrated cationic tetrakis(methimazole)gold(III) complex” Acta Cryst C, 2015, 71(4) 298-300.
  8. Hutchinson, M.G.; Lynch, W.E.; Padgett* C.W. “Crystal structure of 3-bromopyridine Noxide”Acta Cryst E, 2015, 71(11) o869.
  9. Quillian, B.*; Haddock, J.W.; Padgett, C.W.;* Gray, G.L; Schanz, H.-J.; “Bis(1-(2,6-Xylyl)-2-Imidazolidinethione Gold(I) and Copper(I) Halides: Synthesis, Characterization and Structure” Structural Chemistry & Crystallography Communication, 1(1:5) 2015.
  10. Wu, J.; Chen, H.; Padgett, C.;* “Silicon Asymmetric Membranes for Efficient Lithium Storage: A Scalable Method” Energy Technol. Online early View Nov 12 2015.
  11. Ness, T.L., Robinson, R.L., Mojadedi, W., Peavy, L., Weiland, M.H.* "A Streamlined Western Blot Exercise: An Efficient and Greener Approach in the Laboratory Classroom." Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education. 2015, 43, 358-365.
  12. Zingales, S.K.;* Goetz, A.; Futch, J.; Brown, K.; Wallace, M.Z.; Moore, M.E., "Synthesis and Spectral Studies of (2-(furanyl)vinyl)-1-tetralone Chalcones" Heterocyclic Letters, 2015, 5 (4), 537-542.
  13. Leng, H.J.; Peng, F.; Zingales, S.*; Huang, W.; Wang, B., Zhao, Q.; Zhou, R.; He, G.; Peng, C.; Han, B., "Core-Scaffold-Inspired Asymmetric Synthesis of Polysubstituted Chiral Hexahydropyridazines that Potently Inhibit Breast Cancer Cell Proliferation by Inducing Apoptosis." Chemistry – A European Journal, 2015, 21, 18100–18108.
  14. Chen, C.; Zingales, S.;* Wang, T.; Yuan, M.; Wang, D.; Cai, L.; Jiang, Q., 'Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of 4-substituted furano[3,2-c] tetrahydroquinolines as potential anti-cancer agents." Journal of Enzyme Inhibition and Medicinal Chemistry, 2015, published online July 24, 2015.
  15. Philip, A.K.; Zingales, S.,* "Chapter 18: Targeted Delivery of Drugs to Colon. In: Drug Delivery: Principles and Applications", 2nd Edition, Wang, B.; Hu, L.; Siahaan, T., Ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, 2015.
  16. Au, S.K.; Feske, B.D.;* Groover, J.; Bommarius, A. "Organic Synthesis with Amino Acid Dehydrogenases, Transaminases, Amine Oxidases and Amine Dehyrdogenases" in Organic Synthesis Using Biocatalysis, Chapter 7, 2015.
  17. Ghosh, D.; Rhodes, S.; Hawkins, K.; Winder, D.; Atkinson, A.; Ming, W.; Padgett, C.W.;* Orvis, J.; Aiken, K.; Landge, S. "A Simple and effective 1,2,3-trizole based “turn-on” fluorescence sensor for the detection of anions." New J. Chem., 2015, 39, 295-303.
  18. Guillet, G. L.*; Gordon, J. B.; Di Francesco, G. N.; Calkins, M.W.; Cizmar, E.; Abboud, K.A.; Meisel, M.W.; Garcia-Serres, R.; Murray, L. J. "A Family of Tri- and Dimetallic Pyridine Dicarboxamide Cryptates: Unusual O,N,O-Coordination and Facile Access to Secondary Coordination Sphere Hydrogen Bonding Interactions." Inorg. Chem., 2015, 54(6), 2691-2704.


  1. Nguyen, P.; West, M.; Feske, B.D.*; Padgett, C.W.* "Enantioselectivity and Enzyme-Substrate Docking Studies of a Ketoreductase from Sporobolomyces salmonicolor (SSCR) and Saccharomyces cerevisiae (YOL151w)."  International Scholarly Research Notices. 2014, Article ID 124289, doi:10.1155/2014/124289.
  2. Carpenter, S.R.*; Wallace, R.H.* “45 MHz NMR Spectrometers As A Cost Effective Option in Chemistry Teaching Labs”  The Chemical Educator, 2014, 19, 302-304.
  3. Baird, W.H.* "Radioactive Decay and Penetration Depth – Why Should There Be an e?" The Physics Teacher, 2014, 52, 234.
  4. Baird, W.H.* "Helping the Moon take a selfie" Physics Education, 2014, 49 (5), 486.
  5. Joslin, E. E.; Quillian, B.*; Gunnoe, T. B.; Cundari, T. R.; Sabat, M.; Myers, W.H.,”C-H Activation of Pyrazolyl Ligand by Ru(II)”, Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 6270-6279.
  6. Ghosh, D.; Rhodes, S.; Hawkins, K. V.; Winder, D.; Atkinson, A.; Ming, W.; Padgett, C.*; 
Orvis, J.; Aiken, K.; Landge, S. M. “A simple and effective 1,2,3-triazole based “turn-on” fluorescence sensor for the detection of anions” New J. Chem., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C4NJ01411A.
  7. Whiteside, T.S.; Priest, M.A.; Padgett, C.W.* "Modeling the interfacial thermal resistance of diamond nanorod composites and related materials” Int. J. Comp. Mat. Sci. Eng. 2014, 03, 1450014-1,12.
  8. Whiteside, T.S.; Padgett, C.W.*; McQuire, A.  “Properties of Diamond Nanomaterials”, in Handbook of Nanomaterials Properties, B. Bhushan, D. Luo, S.R. Schricker, W. Sigmund, S. Zauscher, Eds. (Springer, New York, NY, 2014) 555-574.
  9. MacGowan, C.E.* Lecture PowerPoint (CD/DVD) Chemistry: Structure and Properties, 1st edition (Nivaldo J. Tro). 2014 Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ.


  1. MacGowan, C.E.*, Padgett, L.W.* "Thermometry as a Teaching Tool for Graphing: A first-day introductory laboratory experiment."  J. of Chem. Educ. 2013, 90, 910
  2. Baird, W.H.*  “Understanding Gauss’s law using spreadsheets”, Physics Education, 2013, Vol. 48, No. 5, 589-592.
  3. Limbaugh, J.D., Wimer, G.S., Long, L.H., and Baird, W.H.*, “Body Fatness, Body Core Temperature, and Heat Loss During Moderate-Intensity Exercise”, Aviation, Space and Environmental Medicine, 2013, 84 (11),1153-1158.
  4. Carpenter, S.* “Barron’s Pharmacy College Admission Test”, Chapter 6:  Chemistry Review and Practice, invited submission 9/13.
  5. Mullenax, D.* “Using the Wii Balance Board in Elevator Physics” Citation: Phys. Teach. 2013, 51, 210 doi: 10.1119/1.4795358
  6. Bartholomew, E.A.; Savioli, S.J.; West, M.M.; Feske, B.D.*; Weiland, M.H.*; Padgett, C.W.*  "Demonstrating Rational Drug Design using Free Docking Software."  Chem. Educator.  2013, 18, 259-262.
  7. Franz, S.E., Watkins, R.R.; Wright, L.A.; Weaver, B.A.; Hartage, R.C.; Ghiviriga, I.; Gumina, G.; Feske, B.D.*  "Synthetic Strategy toward γ-Keto Nitriles and Their Biocatalytic Conversion to Asymmetric γ-Lactones." Synthesis  2013, 45, 2171-2178.
  8. Y. Hu, Z. Hu, C.W. Padgett,* D.W. Brenner, O.A. Shenderova, “Carbon nanostructures and nanocomposites.” Handbook of Nanoscience, Engineering, and Technology (3nd Edition), W. Goddard, D. Brenner, S. Lyshevski and G. Iafrate, Eds. (CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL 2012) 513-544.
  9. Whiteside, T.; Padgett, C.W.*; McGuire, A. "Properites of Diamond Nanomaterials." Handbook of Nanomaterials and Properties. B. Bhushan (Springer New York) In press.
  10. Quillian, B.*; Joslin, E.E.; Sabat, M.; Gunnoe, T.B.; Sabat, M.; Myers, B. “2,2,2-Tris(pyrazolyl)ethoxide (EpOX) Ruthenium (II) Complexes, (EpOX)RuCl(L)(L′): Synthesis, Structure and Reactivity”, Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52 (2), 1113–1121.
  11. Secrest, J.; Aharmim, B. et al., "A Search for Astrophysical Burst Signals at the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory", submitted September 2013 to Phys. Rev. C.
  12. Secrest, J.; Aharmim, B. et al., "Combined Analysis of all Three Phases of the Solar Neutrino Data from the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory", Phys. Rev. C 88:025501 (2013)


  1. Baird, W.H.*; Richards, C.; Godbole, P. “Advanced Imaging of Elementary Circuits.” The Physics Teacher, 2012, Vol. 50, 561-562.
  2. Hamza-Lup, F.G.; Baird, W.H.*  “Feel the Static and Kinetic Friction,” EuroHaptics 2012, Part I, LNCS 7282,181-192, 12–15.
  3. Garner, A; Kim, S; Zhu, J; Struss, A; Watkins, R; Feske, B;* Kaufmann, G; Janda, K.  "An Unexpected Stereochemical Insignificance Discovered in Acinetobacter baumannii Quorum Sensing."  PLoS One.  2012, 7(5), 1-7.
  4. Hack, W.N.;  Baird, W.H.* “Using a High Speed Camera to Measure the Speed of Sound.”  The Physics Teacher, 2012, 50, 45-47.
  5. Gilliard, R.J., Jr.; Abraham, M.Y.; Wang, Y.; Wei, P.; Xie, Y.; Quillian, B.*; Schaefer, H.H., III; Schleyer, P.v.R.; Robinson, G.H., “Carbene-Stabilized Beryllium Borohydride”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2012, 134,9953-9955.
  6. Beers, M, Archer, C, Feske, B.D.*, Mateer, S.C.  "Using Biocatalysis to Integrate Organic Chemistry into a Molecular Biology Laboratory Course." The Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education. 2012, 40(2), 130-137.
  7. MacGowan, C.E.*, Lecture PowerPoint (CD/DVD) for Principles of Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, 2nd edition (Nivaldo J. Tro). 2012 Pearson Education, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ.


  1. Baird, W.H.*; Hack, W.N.; Tran, K.; Vira, Z.; Pickett, M.  “The Light Emitting Diode as a Light Detector.”  The Physics Teacher, 2011, 49, 171-174.
  2. Marocco, C.P.; Davis, E.V.; Finnell, J.E.; Nguyen, H.; Mateer, S.C.; Ghiviriga, I.; Padgett, C.W.*; Feske, B.D.* "Asymmetric synthesis of (-)-fosfomycin and its trans-(1S,2S)-diastereomer using a biocatalytic reduction as the key step." Tetrahedron Asymmetry2011, 22, 1784-1789.
  3. Priest, M.A.; Padgett, L.W.*; Padgett, C.W.* “Demonstrating the Temperature Dependence of Density via Construction of a Galilean Thermometer” J. Chem. Ed. 2011, 88, 983-985.
  4. Durham, C.R.; Chase, J.M.; Nivens, D.A.*; Baird, W.H.*; Padgett, C.W.* “Chemical Environment effects on Kβ/Kα ratio: An X-Ray Fluorescence Experiment,” J. Chem. Ed., 201188, 819–821
  5. Nowill, R.W.; Patel, T.J.; Beasley, D.L.; Alvarez, J.; Jackson III, E.; Hizer, T.J.*; Ghiviriga, I.; Mateer, S.C.; Feske, B.D.* "Biocatalytic Strategy towards Asymmetric β-Hydroxy Nitriles and γ-Amino Alcohols."  Tetrahedron Lett. 2011, 52, 2440-2442.


  1. Baird, W.H.*; Jaynes, M.L.* “Low-voltage polyphasic circuits” Am. J. Physics 2010, 78 (5), 499-502.
  2. Carpenter, S.*; Baird, W.H.*  "A Cost-Effective Way to Extend an Instrument's Life." Journal of Chemical Education, 2010, 87, 1266-1267.
  3. Nivens, D.A.;* Padgett, C.W;* Jamieson, D.; Verges, K.; Chase, J.  “Art Meet Chemistry, Chemistry Meet Art: Case Studies, Current Literature and Instrumental Methods Combine to Create a Hands-On Experience for Non-Majors and Instrumental Analysis Students” J. Chem. Educ., 201087, 1089–1093.
  4. Wallace, R.  "Papayas: An Exotic Fruit Worth a Closer Look in Non-Tropical Climates."  Southeastern Palms, 2010, 18 (1), 21-27.
  5. Whiteside, T.S.; Priest, M.A.; Padgett, C.W.*  “Enthalpies of formation of methyl substituted naphthalenes”, Thermochimica Acta, 2010, 510, 17-23.
  6. Crill, J.W.; Ji, X.; Irving, D.L.; Brenner, D.W.; Padgett, C.W.* “Atomic and Multi-Scale Modeling of Non-Equilibrium Dynamics at Metal-Metal Contacts”, Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering (MSMSE) 2010, 18, 034001.


  1. Baird, W.H. “An introduction to inertial navigation.” American Journal of Physics, 2009, 77(9), 844-847.
  2. Carpenter. S. "Question of Electronic Textbooks", peer-reviewed letter to Journal of Chemical Education, 2009, 86, 689.
  3. Wallace, R.H.; Krewer, G.; Carpenter, S. "Recent Experiments Involving 'Veinte Cohol':  A Short Cycle Banana for Fruit Production in Non-Tropical Environments." Journal of the American Society for Horticultural Science, 2009, 44, 579.
  4. Häkkinen, M.; Wallace, R.H. "Challenges Ahead For The Banana.”  Folia Malaysiana, 2009, 10(1), 23-32.
  5. Wallace, R.H.; Häkkinen, M.  "“Musa x georgiana, a New Intersectional Hybrid Banana with Edible Banana Breeding Relevance and Ornamental Potential." Nordic Journal of Botany, 2009, 27, 182-185.
  6. Padgett, C.W.*; Gutt, K.J.; Whiteside, T.S. “Computational Studies on the Mechanical Properties of Diamond Nanotoroids” Comp.  Mat. Sci. 2009, 46, 491-494.
  7. Irving, D.; Padgett, C.W.*; Guo, Y.; Mintmire, J.W.; Brenner, D.W.  “Multi-Scale Modeling of Metal-Metal Contact Dynamics under High Electromagnetic Stress: Timescales and Mechanisms for Joule Melting Of Al-Cu Asperitites” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 2009, 45(1), 331-335.
  8. Irving, D.; Padgett, C.W.; Brenner, D.W.  “Coupled Molecular Dyanmics/Continum Simulations of Joule Heating and Melting of Isolated Coppper-Aluminum Asperity Contacts” Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng.  2009, 56, 015004. 


  1. Padgett, L. W.*, Shim, J.-Y., Howlett, A. C.  "Binding mode prediction of conformationally restricted anandamide analogs within in the CB1 receptor."  J. Mol.  Signalling 2008, 3, Article 5. (accessed 26 February 2008).
  2. Baird, W.H.* “Magnetometer construction and applications for introductory physics” American Journal of Physics, 2008, 76(9), 807-811. 
  3. Huffman, J. W., Smith, V. J., Padgett, L. W.* "Acylation of N-p-toluenesulfonylpyrrole under Friedel-Crafts conditions: evidence for organoaluminum intermediates." Tetrahedron 2008, 64, 2104.
  4. Fonsah, E.G.; Wallace, R.H.*; Krewer, G. "Why Are There Seeds in My Banana: A Look at Ornamental Bananas.”  Journal of Food Distribution Research, 2008, 39(1), 67-71.
  5. Krewer, G.; Fonsah, E.G.; Rieger, M.; Wallace, R.H.*; Linville, D.; Mullinix,B.  "Evaluation of Commercial Banana Cultivars in Southern Georgia for Ornamental and Nursery Production.” Journal of American Society for Horticultural Science, HortTech, 2008, 18 (3), 529-535.
  6. Jang, S,; Purohit, Y.;  Irving, D.L.; Padgett, C.W.*; Brenner, D.; Scattergood, R.O. “Influence of Pb segregation on the deformation of nanocrystalline Al: Insights from molecular simulations”, Acta Materialia, 2008, 56, 4750-4761. 
  7. Purohit, Y.; Jang, S.; Irving, D.L.; Padgett, C.W.*; Scattergood, R.O.; Brenner, D.W.  “Atomistic Modeling of the Segregation of Lead Impurities to a Grain Boundary in an Aluminum Bi-Crystalline Solid”, Mat. Sci. & Eng. A, 2008, 493, 97-100.
  8. Jang, S.; Purohit, Y.; Irving, D.; Padgett, C.W.; Brenner, D.; Scattergood, R.O. “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Deformation in Nanocrystalline Al-Pb Alloys”, Mat. Sci & Eng. A, 2008, 493, 53-57. 


  1. Feske B. D. Bestatin:  Three Decades of Synthetic Strategies.  Curr. Org. Chem. 2007,  11(5), 483-496.
  2. Hammond, R. J.; Poston, B. W.; Ghiviriga, I.; Feske, B. D.  Biocatalytic Synthesis Towards Both Antipodes of 3-hydroxy-3-phenylpropanitrile a precursor to Fluoxetine, Atomoxetine and Nisoxetine. Tetrahedron Lett. 2007, 48, 1217-1219.
  3. Carpenter, S.R. and Wallace, R.H., "A Review of Stereochemistry:  An Exercise for the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory", The Chemical Educator,.  2007, 12, 409-410.
  4. Helmly, B.C.; Lynch, W.E. and Nivens, D.A.  “Synthesis and Spectroscopic Characterization of MoS2 and MoSe2 Nanoparticles," Spectroscopy Letters, 2007, 40, 483-492
  5. "Musa siamensis, a new Musa species (Musaceae) from SE Asia" Markku Häkkinen and Richard H. Wallace, Folia Malaysiana, 2007, 8(2), 61-70.
  6. “Banana Production: An Alternative Crop for Niche and Ethnic Market in Georgia”, Esendugue Greg Fonsah, Gerard Krewer, Richard Wallace and Ben Mullinix, The Journal of Food Distribution Research, 2007, 38(3), 14-21.
  7. “A Short Cycle Banana for Fruit Production in South Georgia" Richard Wallace, Gerard Krewer and Esendugue Greg Fonsah, Southeastern Palms, 2007, 15(4), 13-17.
  8. “A Review of Stereochemistry: An Exercise for the Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Laboratory" Suzanne R. Carpenter and Richard H. Wallace, Chem. Educator, 2007, 12(6), 409-410.
  9. “Ornamental Bananas: New Hybrids from a Group of Underutilized Landscape Plants” Richard Wallace, Gerard Krewer and Esendugue Greg Fonsah, Southeastern Palms, 2007, 15 (3), 12-18.
  10. D.W. Brenner, D.L. Irving, A.I. Kigon, J. Krim, C.W. Padgett, “Multiscale Analysis of Liquid Lubrication Trends from Industrial Machines to Mirco-Electrical-Mechanical Systems” Langmuir, 2007, 23(18), 9253-9257.
  11. C.W. Padgett, H.D. Arman, W.T. Pennington, “Crystal structures elucidated form X-ray powder diffraction data without prior indexing” Crystal Growth and Design, 2007, 7 (2), 367-372.


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