Scott Kirkby

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Assistant Dean, School of Graduate Studies

309-D Burgin-Dossett Hall
School of Graduate Studies
Box 70720
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, Tennessee 37614
kirkby@etsu.edu
423-439-8638 (SGS)

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

464 Brown Hall
Department of Chemistry
Box 70695
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, Tennessee 37614
423-439-5823 (Chem)

 

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

2016 - present, Assistant Dean, School of Graduate Studies, East Tennessee State University (ETSU), Johnson City, Tennessee.

2009 - Present, Associate Professor, Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, ETSU, Johnson City, Tennessee.

2016, Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry, ETSU.

2012 - 2016, Graduate Coordinator, Department of Chemistry, ETSU, Johnson City, Tennessee.

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

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

 

Research Interests

  • Computational quantum chemistry
  • Radical reactions and spin traps

  • Transition metal complexes

  • Ab initio calculations of small inorganic clusters

  • Raman and infrared spectroscopy

  • Reactions of small molecules on microporous surfaces