Scott Kirkby

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Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry

464 Brown Hall
Department of Chemistry
Box 70695
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, Tennessee 37614
kirkby@etsu.edu
423-439-5823

 

Education

Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry) 1996 University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

B. Sc. (Honors Chemistry) 1989 University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada

Professional Experience

August 2009 - Present, Associate Professor, Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Johnson City, Tennessee.

July 2012 - Present, Graduate Coordinator, Department of Chemistry, ETSU, Johnson City, Tennessee.

August 2003 - August 2009, Assistant Professor, Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, ETSU, Johnson City, Tennessee.

1998 - August 2003, Assistant Professor, Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry and Research Investigator, Materials Research Center, University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, Missouri.

 

Research Interests

  • Ab initio and semi-empirical quantum chemistry calculations of spin traps

  • Ab initio calculations of dirhodium complexes

  • Ab initio calculations of small inorganic clusters

  • Raman and infrared spectroscopy

  • Reactions of small molecules on microporous surfaces