Presentations (presenters denoted in bold)

 

68. “Development of a Nanoscience Research Program at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution.” Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.

*Invited as part of the Nanomaterials in Undergraduate Education and Research symposium

 

67.Comparison of Pt and Pd Foil Surfaces for the Deep Oxidation of Nitromethane.” Beall, E. J.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.

 

66.Effect of Capping Agent Molecular Weight on Catalytic Activity and Selectivity of Nanoscale Palladium Catalysts for Aqueous Phase Hydrogenations.” Gross, K. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012.

 

65. “Effect of Capping Agent on Interactions of Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals with an Aquatic Plant Species.” Kulp, A. K.; Jenkins, A. L.; Carl, L. M.; Straka, C. J.; Marsh, A. L.; Urban, R. A. Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.

 

64. “Quantification of Active Surface Sites on Platinum Nanocatalysts Dispersed in Aqueous Solution by Attenuated Total Reflectance Infrared Spectroscopy.” Carey, M. C.; Manbeck, K. A.; Musselwhite, N. E.; Carl, L. M.; Gross, K. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.

 

63. “Factors Affecting Catalytic Activity for Nitrophenol Hydrogenation on Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts.” Carl, L. M.; Carey, M. C.; Kalnoski, C. E.; Marsh, A. L.; Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.

 

62. “Singlet Oxygen Production using Zinc Sulfide Semiconductor Nanocrystals.” Wagner, S. B.; Carl, L. M.; Straka, C. J.; Schmidt, M. P.; Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.

 

61. “Synthesis of Biocompatible Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals and Their Use in Photodegradations.” Carl, L. M.; Straka, C. J.; Schmidt, M. P.; Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2011.

*Awarded 2nd place in Poster Session I, Chemical Sciences 7

 

60. “The Effect of Zinc Sulfide Nanoparticles on Spirodela polyrhiza.” Kulp, A. K.; Jenkins, A. L.; Carl, L. M.; Straka, C. J.; Marsh, A. L.; Urban, R. A. Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2011.

 

59. “Enhancement of Chemoselectivity in Cinnamaldeyde Hydrogenation Using Silica-Supported Platinum Nanocatalysts.” Carey, M. C.; Gross, K. M.; Beall, E.; Musselwhite, N. E.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 14th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2011.

 

58. “Active and selective platinum nanocatalysts for the aqueous phase hydrogenation of carbonyl bonds.” Musselwhite, N. E.; Manbeck, K. A.; Wagner, S. B.; Carl, L. M.; Gross, K. M.; Straka, C. J.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011.

 

57. “Investigation of the Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde Utilizing a Variety of Platinum Based Catalysts.” Musselwhite, N. E.; Gross, K. M.; Straka, C. J.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011.

 

56. “Aqueous-Phase Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Cyclohexenone Using Platinum Nanocataysts.” Wagner, S. B.; Musselwhite, N. E.; Gross, K. M.; Straka, C. J.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011.

 

55. “Reactions of Water and Acetonitrile in the Investigation of Amino Acid in Space.” Carl, L. M.; Howard, H. R.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011.

 

54. “Synthesis of Biocompatible Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals and Their Application to Phototherapeutic Reactions.” Schmidt, M. P.; Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2011.

 

53. “Investigation of the Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde Utilizing a Variety of Platinum Based Catalysts.” Musselwhite, N. E.; Gross, K. M.; Straka, C. J.; Wagner, S. B.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.

 

52. “Aqueous-Phase Chemoselective Hydrogenation of Cyclohexenone Using Platinum Nanocataysts.” Wagner, S. B.; Musselwhite, N. E.; Gross, K. M.; Straka, C. J.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.

 

51. “Synthesis of Biocompatible Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals and Their Application to Phototherapeutic Reactions.” Schmidt, M. P.; Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.

 

50. “Reactions of Water and Acetonitrile in the Investigation of Amino Acid in Space.” Carl, L. M.; Howard, H. R.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, MD, October 2010.

 

49. “Factors controlling activity and selectivity in “green” chemoselective hydrogenations using colloidal platinum nanocatalysts.” Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.

 

48. “Yet another take on the keto-enol equilibrium experiment using NMR spectroscopy.” Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.

 

47. “Temperature-programmed desorption studies of nitrile photoreactions in the synthesis of amino acids in the interstellar medium.” Adams, E. M.; Howard, H. R.; Wagner, S. B.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.

 

46. “Employment of colloidal platinum nanocatalysts in aqueous-phase chemoselective ketone hydrogenation.” Musselwhite, N. E.; Carl, L. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.

 

45. “Effect of reactant structure on activity and selectivity in hydrogenations using ‘green’ colloidal Pt nanocatalysts.Manbeck, K. A.; Carl, L. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.

 

44. “Use of biocompatible zinc sulfide nanocrystals in phototherapeutic applications.” Schmidt, M. P.; Chehata, V. J.; Domeier, P. P.; Lappas, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 239th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2010.

 

43. “Colloidal platinum nanocatalysts as a means for aqueous-phase chemoselective ketone hydrogenation.” Musselwhite, N. E.; Lyons, O. D.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 12th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2009.

*Awarded 1st place in Poster Session I, Chemical Sciences 1

 

42. “Platinum nanocatalysts for ‘greener’ chemoselective ketone hydrogenations.” Marsh, A. L.; Manbeck, K. A.; Musselwhite, N. E.; Lyons, O. D.; Carl, L. M. Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.

 

41. “Temperature-programmed desorption studies of interstellar surface photoreactions for the synthesis of amino acids.” Adams, E. M.; Wagner, S. B.; Porambo, M. W.; Howard, H. R.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.

 

40. “Colloidal platinum nanocatalysts as a means for aqueous-phase chemoselective ketone hydrogenation.” Musselwhite, N. E.; Lyons, O. D.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.

 

39. “Mechanisms of ‘green’ ketone hydrogenations using colloidal platinum nanocatalysts.” Manbeck, K. A.; Carl, L. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.

 

38. “Synthesis of biocompatible zinc sulfide nanocrystals and their application to phototherapeutic reactions.” Schmidt, M. P.; Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 2009.

 

37. “Amino Acids…In…Space! Development of Temperature Programmed Desorption Instrumentation and Preliminary Surface Chemistry Experiments.” Porambo, M. W. Presented at the 73rd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, April 2009.

 

36. Synthesis of zinc sulfide nanocrystals and their application to environmentally and biologically relevant photoreactions.” Marsh, A. L.; Porambo, M. W.; Berg, C. M.; Howard, H. R. Presented at the 237th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 2009.

 

35. “A ‘Green’ Approach to Ketone Hydrogenations using Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts.” Manbeck, K. A.; Musselwhite, N. E.; Kauffman, C. A..; Lyons, O. D.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2008.

 

34. “Development of a User-Friendly Software Program for Temperature-Programmed Desorption Studies of Interstellar Chemistry.” Porambo, M. W.; Howard, H. R.; Navin, J. K.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2008.

*Awarded 2nd place in chemistry division

 

33. “Hydrogenation of Cyclohexanone By Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts.” Kauffman, C. A.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, April 2008.

*Awarded 2nd place in Physical Chemistry division

 

32. “Photocatalytic Degradation of 2-Chlorophenol by Undoped and Doped Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals Capped with Poly(vinylpyrrolidone).” Porambo, M. W.; Marsh, Anderson L. Presented at the 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, April 2008.

*Awarded 1st place in Physical Chemistry division

 

31. “Kinetic Study of the Photocatalytic Activity of Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals Capped by Amino Acids.” Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 72nd Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, April 2008.

 

30. “Aqueous-phase hydrogenation of ketones using colloidal platinum nanocatalysts.” Marsh, A. L.; Navin, J. K.; Kauffman, C. A.; Manbeck, K. A.; Porambo, M. W. Presented at the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2008.

 

29. “Synthesis, characterization, and photocatalytic activity of zinc sulfide nanocrystals capped by amino acids.” Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2008.

 

28. “Photocatalytic degradation of 2-chlorophenol by undoped and doped colloidal zinc sulfide nanocrystals.” Porambo, M. W.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2008.

 

27. “Mechanistic insights into ketone hydrogenation from studies using model platinum nanocatalysts.” Navin, J. K.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2008.

 

26. “Chemoselective hydrogenation of cyclic ketones by colloidal platinum nanocatalysts.” Kauffman, C. A.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2008.

 

25. “Effect of capping agent on cyclohexanone hydrogenation using colloidal Pt nanocatalysts.” Manbeck, K. A.; Kauffman, C. A.; Navin, J. K.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 235th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2008.

 

24. Synthesis, Characterization, and Photocatalytic Activity of Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals Capped by Amino Acids.” Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 2nd Annual Undergraduate Poster Competition at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, November 2007.

 

23. Photocatalytic Degradation of 2-Chlorophenol by Undoped and Doped Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals Capped with Poly(vinylpyrrolidone).” Porambo, M. W.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2007.

 

22. Synthesis, Characterization, and Photocatalytic Activity of Zinc Sulfide Nanocrystals Capped by Amino Acids.” Berg, C. M.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2007.


21.
Hydrogenation of Cyclohexanone by Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts.” Kauffman, C. A.; Navin, J. K.; Manbeck, K. A.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 10th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2007.

 

20. “Nanotechnology Meets Green Chemistry: Aqueous-Phase Hydrogenation of Ketones using Nanoscale Platinum Catalysts.” Navin, J. K.; Kauffman, C. A.; Marsh, A. L. Presented Undergraduate Research at the Capitol—Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, October 2007.

 

19. “Nanotechnology as a topic for teaching freshman writing.” Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 234th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, August 2007.

 

18. “Synthesis and Photoluminescent Properties of Doped ZnS Nanocrystals Capped by Poly(vinylpyrrolidone).” Porambo, M. W.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2006.

 

17. “Role of the Dissolution of Iron Species in the Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol by Goethite.” Gordon, T. R.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2006.

*Awarded 2nd place in Poster Session I, Chemical Sciences 4

 

16. “Hydrogenation of Cyclohexanone by Colloidal Platinum Nanocatalysts.” Navin, J. K.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2006.

 

15. “Synthesis and Photoluminescent Properties of Doped ZnS Nanocrystals Capped by Poly(vinylpyrrolidone).” Porambo, M. W.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 232nd Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Binghamton, New York, October 2006.

 

14. “Size characterization of colloidal metal catalyst nanoparticles by matrix assisted laser desorption ionization mass spectrometry.” Marsh, A. L.; Navin, J. K. Presented at the 232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, California, September 2006.

*Invited as part of special symposium in honor of Gabor Somorjai

 

13. Temperature dependence of the oxidation of 2-chlorophenol at the water-goethite interface.” Gordon, T. R.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, California, September 2006.

*Winner Student Poster Award in Colloid and Surface Chemistry Division

 

12. “Determination of the size of polymer-coated metallic nanoparticles by MALDI-MS.” Navin, J. K.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, California, September 2006.

 

11. “Temperature Dependence of the Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol by Goethite.” Gordon, T. R.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Hershey, Pennsylvania, June 2006.

 

10. “Determination of the Size of Polymer Encapsulated Metal Nanoparticles by Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Mass Spectrometry.” Navin, J. K.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Hershey, Pennsylvania, June 2006.

 

9. “Temperature Dependence of the Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol by Goethite.” Gordon, T. R.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 70th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemists Convention, Collegeville, Pennsylvania, April 2006.

 

8. “Temperature Dependence of the Aqueous Phase Oxidation of 2-Chlorophenol by Goethite.” Gordon, T. R.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2005.

*Awarded 1st place in Poster Session II, Chemical Sciences 5

 

7. “Determination of the Size of Polymer-Coated Metallic Nanoparticles by MALDI-MS.” Navin, J. K.; Marsh, A. L. Presented at the 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Baltimore, Maryland, October 2005.

*Awarded 2nd place in Poster Session I, Chemical Sciences 3

 

6. “High Pressure Methane Activation on Platinum Single Crystal Surfaces.” Marsh, A. L.; Rioux, R. M.; Gaughn, J. S.; Somorjai, G. A. Presented at the 51st International Meeting of the American Vacuum Society, Anaheim, California, November 2004.

 

5. “Reactions of Benzene with Coadsorbed Oxygen and Water on the Pt(111) Surface.” Marsh, A. L.; Gland, J. L. Presented at the 76th Colloid and Surface Science Symposium of the ACS Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 2002.

 

4. “In Situ Characterization of Catalytic Benzene and Toluene Oxidation on the Pt(111) Surface.” Marsh, A. L.; Burnett, D. J.; Fischer, D. A.; Gland, J. L. Presented at the 28th Annual Spring Symposium of the AVS Michigan Chapter, Detroit, Michigan, May 2001.

 

3. “Near Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Characterization of Polymers Based on 2-Vinyl-4,5-dicyanoimidazole.” Marsh, A. L.; Burnett, D. J.; Fischer, D. A.; Rasmussen, P. G.; Gland, J. L. Presented at the 221st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, California, April 2001.

 

2. “Characterization of a Polymerized Self-Assembled Monolayer Using NEXAFS.” Marsh, A. L.; Burnett, D. J.; Fischer, D. A.; Evans, C. E.; Gland, J. L. Presented at the 47th International Meeting of the American Vacuum Society, Boston, Massachusetts, October 2000.

 

1. “Infrared Spectroscopy of a Polyurethane Elastomer Under Thermal Stress.” Marsh, A. L.; Schoonover, J. R. Presented at the 11th International Conference on Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, Athens, Georgia, August 1997.

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