Curriculum Vitae (Revised in August, 2006)

                                                                 Farooq A. Khan

                                                        Email: fkhan@westga.edu

                                              Web Address: www.westga.edu/~chem/

                                                                             

                                                           I. Employment History

Interim Chair of Political Science and Planning, UWG, 2006-2007. 

Associate Professor of Chemistry, UWG, July, 1999-present. 

Chair, Department of Chemistry, UWG, 2000-2004. 

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, UWG, 1994-1999. 

Visiting Faculty (Summer, 1995), Oak Ridge National Laboratories and UT, Knoxville. 

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, 1990-1994. 

Department of Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.  Research: Photodissociation Dynamics and Ion-molecule Reactions.  Advisor: Professor Peter B. Armentrout.

Graduate Research Assistant, 1985-1990. 

Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027. 

 

                                                                    II. Teaching

A.     Courses Taught

Please note: Three letters and numbers are used for courses under the quarter system. 

 

Course Description                                                    Years Taught

General Chemistry sequence (CHM 121-123)              Each quarter, 1994-1998

General Chemistry sequence (CHEM 1211K-1212K)  Each semester, 2000-2006

Accelerated General Chemistry (CHEM 1230K)                      Fall, 1998 and Fall, 1999

Natural Science (NSC 102)                                                      Winter, 1995

Integrated Science ISCI 1121, eCore on-line course                 Each semester (except Fall, 2002), 2001-2006

Environmental Studies (ENV 230 or XIDS 2202)                     Fall, 1995; Winter, 1998; each Spring, 2000-2002

Analytical Chemistry (CHEM 3310K)                          Summer, 2000

Courses Taught (continued)

Please note: Three letters and numbers are used for courses under the quarter system. 

 

Course Description                                                    Years Taught

Survey of Physical Chemistry (CHEM 3510)                            Fall, 2005

Physical Chemistry I (CHM 443 or CHEM 3521)                    Once each year, 1995-2000

Physical Chemistry II (CHEM 3522)                                        Each Spring, 2005, 2006

Senior Seminar (CHEM 4084)                                     Each Spring, 1999-2001

Workshop for High School Teachers (CHM 490)                     Each Summer, 1996, 1997

Advanced Laboratory I (CHEM 4911L, a WAC course)          Each Spring, 1999, 2000

                                                                                                Each Spring, 2005, 2006

Environmental Chemistry (CHM 460 or CHEM 4920)  Spring, 1996 and Spring, 2002

Chemical Kinetics (CHEM 4930K)                                          Fall, 1999

 

B.  Student Work Directed

I.  Current Students

Daniel Serrano

Jonathan Williamson

Kelvin Rembert

Tabitha Gibbs

 

II.  Student Theses, required in the B.S. program

Please note:  The first is currently being jointly supervised with Dr. Gaquere, the second was jointly supervised with Dr. Hansen and the last four were jointly supervised with Drs. Geisler and/or Basu-Dutt. 

 

1.      Christopher Wust (Class of 2006), Studies on the Purity and Solubility of Carbon Nanotubes. 

 

2.      Christopher D. Lane (Class of 2001), Measuring the Bulk Modulus via Photoacoustic Phenomena. 

 

3.      Amy C. Smith (Class of 2000), Nitration of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Synthesis and Computational Studies.

 

4.      Bridget G. Akins (Class of 1998), Sulfuric Acid Supported on Silica Gel: An Efficient Catalyst for Nitration of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. 

 

5.      Lorena D. Narvaez (Class of 1998; Biology major), Synthesis of Multiply-Nitrated Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. 

 

6.      Moses Langford (Class of 1998), Nitration of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons. 

 

III.  Undergraduate Students Supervised for Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU Program)

Please note:  The students in red font were visiting students from other schools. 

 

Christopher Wust and Paul Oyler (2005), jointly with Dr. Gaquere, Studies on carbon Nanotubes. 

 

Logan Leslie and Amy Herber (2003), jointly with Dr. Leavitt, Water on Mica and Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometry. 

 

Timothy Ayers and Robyn Johnson (2001), jointly with Dr. Leavitt, Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometry. 

 

Matthew Reddy and Jessica Lang (2000), jointly with Dr. Leavitt, Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometry.

 

Christopher Lane and Patrick Timoh (1999), jointly with Dr. Leavitt and Dr. Hansen, Laser-based Spectroscopies. 

 

IV.  Student Presentations at Regional and National Conferences

Please note: For each of the entries in this section, the name of the author presenting the work is in bold script, and undergraduate students are in blue font. 

 

1.      Carbon nanotubes sedimentation in various solvents and C60 functionalization under ultrasounds, Michael Minyard, Nicholas Nicholson, Christopher Shacklady, Jonathan Williamson, Christopher Wust, Anne Gaquere, and Farooq A. Khan, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, Poster Presentation, March, 2006. 

 

2.      Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry of Large Organic Molecules, Clara Gonzalez, F. A. Khan and A. J. Leavitt, Meeting of the National Council on Undergraduate Research, Virginia, Poster Presentation, April, 2005. 

 

3.      Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry of Large Organic Molecules, Clara Gonzalez, F. A. Khan and A. J. Leavitt, Meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council, New Orleans, Poster Presentation, November, 2004. 

 

4.      The Naked Electron-Photo-Excitation of Tryptophanamide, T. Omonuwa, F. A. Khan and J. E. Hansen, Meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Chicago, Poster Presentation November, 2003.  

 

5.      Reactivity of Water toward NaCl(100), R. D. Huffstetler, J. W. Russell, J. I. Brauer, C. D. Lane, F. A. Khan and A. J. Leavitt,  National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, Undergraduate Chemistry Poster Session, April, 2000. 

 

6.      Use of Zeolites as a Catalyst in the Nitration of Aromatic Compounds, R. M. Fuller, R. P. Witek, B. N. Hudder, F. A. Khan and V. J. Geisler, Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Undergraduate Section, Knoxville, TN, October 1999. 

 

7.      Environmentally Friendly Aromatic Nitration using a supported Catalyst, B. N. Hudder, R. M. Fuller, F. A. Khan and V. J. Geisler, Southeast Regional Undergraduate Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Undergraduate Section, Knoxville, TN, October 1999. 

8.      Measurement of the Velocity of Sound in Liquids via Pump-probe Laser Spectroscopy, C. D. Lane, D. J. Hathcock, P. Timoh, A. J. Leavitt, J. E. Hansen and F. A. Khan, Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Undergraduate Section, Knoxville, TN, October 1999. 

 

9.      An Ultrahigh Vacuum Surface Science Chamber with Integral Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer, R. D. Huffstetler, J. S. Burgess, T. P. Hynes, C. D. Lane, J. W. Russell, F. A. Khan and A. J. Leavitt, Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Knoxville, TN, Undergraduate Chemistry Section Poster Session, October 1999.

 

10.  Nitration of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Using Supported Catalysts, A. C. Smith, B. M. Green, T. Gary, V. J. Geisler, and F. A. Khan, poster presented at the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Roanoke, West Virginia, 1997. 

 

11.  Studies of Atmospheric Reactions of Sodium Chloride with Nitrogen Dioxide by Thermal Desorption, T. G. Drummond, J. S. Burgess, E. A. Evans, A. J. Leavitt, and F. A. Khan, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Poster Presentation, 1996.

 

C.  Graduate Work Directed

None. 

 

D.  Instruction of Students/Staff at Other Institutions (Includes K-12)

Integrated Science ISCI 1121, eCore on-line course, with enrollment across USG institutions, each semester (except Fall, 2002), 2001-2006. 

 

 


III.  Service

A.  Outside UWG

Chair of the Sub-Committee on Education, West Georgia Nano Business Alliance, 2004-present. 

 

B.  University-wide

1.      Director, Center for Teaching and Learning, 2004-present. 

2.      Director of Undergraduate Research, Honors College, UWG, 2005-present. 

3.      Chair of Sub-committee on Undergraduate Programs for SACS Accreditation, 2001-2003.

4.      Elected member, Academic Policies and Procedures Committee, 1995-1997.

5.      Nominated charter member of team that participated in the Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) meeting, Nashville, November 1996. 

 

C.  College-wide

1.      Department’s representative on Committee for Environmental Studies, 1997-present; participated in drafting the Environmental Studies major for the semester system. 

2.      Member of the teams that visited several institutions to observe innovative technology for the classroom, in preparation for design of the Technology-enhanced Learning Center.

3.      Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Committee, 1997-1999; participated in several workshops, and co-conducted one workshop.

4.      Department’s representative on Committee for Pre-Engineering Program, 1995-1996; designed the 3+2 program in consultation with Georgia Institute of Technology. 

5.      Nominated member, Advisory Committee for the Dean of Arts and Sciences, 1995-1996.

 

D.  Departmental

1.      Chair, Department of Chemistry, 2000-2004. 

2.      Pre-pharmacy advisor with approximately 40 students at any given time, 1996-present.

3.      Advisor for B.S. majors, 1995-present. 

4.      Coordinator, Learning Community for Pre-health Professions, 1999-2000, 2004-2005, 2005-2006.

5.      Chair of the departmental committee that prepared the draft for semester conversion, 1997-1998.

 


E.  Community Service

1.      Judge, West Georgia Regional Science Fair, 2005, 2006. 

2.      Numerous visits to Central and Temple High Schools to present chemical demonstrations, 1996-1999. 

3.      Free tutoring of local high school students, 1997-1998. 

4.      Coordinated an event, “Chemistry Lab” in the high school Science Olympiads, 1997 and 1998.

 

F.  Advisement of Student Organizations

1.      Muslim Student Alliance, 2005-present. 

2.      Kappa Alpha, 1996-1999.

3.      CAT Club, an informal club where faculty facilitate student preparation for entrance examinations such as PCAT, MCAT, and DAT, 1995-1998. 

 

IV.  Academic Achievement

Degree                                                                        School                                                 Years

Ph.D.                                       Columbia University, New York, New York                 1985-1990

            Thesis: Dynamics of H + CO2 and OH + CO Encounters: Some Like It Hot. 

 

M.Sc. (5-year degree)           Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India     1980-1985

 

 

V.  Professional Growth and Development

A.  Honors

1.      One of three nominees (but not the winner), Honors Teacher of the Year, 1999 and 2000. 

2.      Nominee of the College of Arts and Sciences and one of two UWG nominees for system-wide Governors Teaching Fellows Program, 1999; did not get selected. 

3.      Selected to the Faculty Development Institute of the University System of Georgia with 2 participants chosen per institution, with a $7,500 computer allowance and $1,900 travel allowance, 1998-1999.  

4.      Cottrell College Award, Research Corporation, 1998-1999. 

5.      Visiting faculty member selected in a competitive review process, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Oak Ridge National Laboratories, Summer, 1995. 

6.      Pegram Award for high achievement in graduate work, Columbia University, 1990. 

7.      State Merit Scholarship, based on state-wide high school board examination, State of Andhra Pradesh, India, 1980-1985. 

 

B.  Membership and Offices in Scholastic Honorary Societies

1.      West Georgia Chapter of Sigma Xi, President, 1999-2001.

2.      West Georgia Chapter of Sigma Xi, Vice President, 1997-1999.

3.      West Georgia Chapter of Sigma Xi, Program Chair, 1996-1997. 

 

C.  Professional Service

1.      Reviewer, The Chemical Educator, 1999-present, with 2-4 articles reviewed per year. 

2.      American Chemical Society, Member. 

3.      Georgia Academy of Science, Secretary of the Chemistry Section, 1998-1999.

 

D.  Peer-reviewed Publications

Please note: For each of the entries in this section, undergraduate students are identified in blue font. 

1.      Efficient Low-Temperature Oxidation of carbon-Cluster Anions by SO2, A. J. Leavitt, R. B. Wyrwas, W. T. Wallace, D. S. Serrano, M. G. Arredondo, L. M. Leslie, F. A. Khan, and R. L. Whetten, J. Phys. Chem A. 109, 6218 (2005).

 

2.      Measurement of Bulk Modulus of a Liquid Using a Pump-Probe Laser Technique, C. D. Lane, D. J. Hathcock, A. J. Leavitt, F. A. Khan, and J. E. Hansen, The Chemical Educator 6, 235 (2001).

 

3.      The Dirac (Bra-Ket) Notation in the Undergraduate Physical chemistry Curriculum: A Pictorial Introduction, F. A. Khan, and J. E. Hansen, The Chemical Educator 5, 113 (2000).

 

4.      Nitration of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Using a Supported Catalyst, A. C. Smith, L. D. Narvaez, B. G. Akins, M. M. Langford, T. D. Gary, V. J. Geisler, and F. A. Khan, Synthetic Communications 29, 4187 (1999). 

 

5.      Polarity of Molecules: A New Approach for Freshman Chemistry, W. L. Lockhart, A. J. Leavitt, S. J. Slattery and F. A. Khan, The Chemical Educator 2 (No.6), 1 (1997).

 

6.      Periodate Titration of Fe(II) in  Acid Aqueous Solutions: An Environmentally Friendly Redox Reaction for the Undergraduate Laboratory, T. G. Drummond, W. L. Lockhart, S. J. Slattery, F. A. Khan and A. J. Leavitt, The Chemical Educator 2 (No.4), 1 (1997).

 

7.      Collision - Induced Dissociation Studies of Co(CO)x+ x = 1 - 5: Sequential Bond Energies and the Heat of Formation of Co(CO)4, S. Goebel, C. L. Haynes, F. A. Khan, and P. B. Armentrout, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 117, 6994 (1995). 

 

8.      Thermochemistry of Transition Metal Benzene Complexes: Binding Energies of M(C6H6)x+ (x = 1, 2) for M = Ti - Cu, F. Meyer, F. A. Khan, and P. B. Armentrout, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 117, 9740 (1995).

 

9.      Ligand Effects in Organometallic thermochemistry: Sequential Bond Energies of Ni(CO)x+, Ni(NO)x+, and Ni(N2)x+, F. A. Khan, D. L. Steele and P. B. Armentrout, J. Phys. Chem. 99, 7819 (1995).

 

10.  State-Specific Reactions of Fe+(a6D, a4F) with D2O and Reactions of FeO+ with D2, D. E. Clemmer, Y. Chen, F. A. Khan and P. B. Armentrout, J. Phys. Chem. 98, 6522 (1994).

 

11.  Charge Transfer Reaction of 14,15N+(3PJ) + N2(1Sg+) From Thermal to 100 eV.  Crossed-Beam and Scattering-Cell Guided-Ion Beam Experiments, W. Freysinger, F. A. Khan, P. B.Armentrout, P. Tosi, O. Dmitriev and D. Bassi, J. Chem. Phys. 101, 3688 (1994). 

 

12.  State Resolved Vibrational, Rotational and Translational Energy Deposition in CO2(0002) Excited by Collisions with Hot Hydrogen Atoms, F. A. Khan, T. G. Kreutz, G. W. Flynn and R. E. Weston, Jr., J. Chem. Phys. 98, 6183 (1993).

 

13.  Sequential Bond Energies of Cr(CO)x+, F. A. Khan, D. E. Clemmer, R. H. Schultz and P. B. Armentrout, J. Phys. Chem. 97, 7978 (1993).

 

14.  Inversion of Experimental Data to generate State-to-State Cross Sections for Ro-vibrationally Inelastic Scattering of CO2 by Hot Hydrogen Atoms, T. G. Kreutz, F. A. Khan, G. W. Flynn and R.E. Weston, Jr., J. Chem. Phys. 92, 347 (1990).

 

15.  State Resolved Vibrational, Rotational and Translational Energy Deposition in CO2(0001) Excited by Collisions with Hot Hydrogen Atoms, F. A. Khan, T. G. Kreutz, G. W. Flynn and R. E. Weston, Jr., J. Chem. Phys. 92, 4876 (1990).

 

16.  Collisional Excitation of CO2(0111) by Hot Hydrogen Atoms: Alternating Intensities in State Resolved Vibrational, Rotational and Translational Energy Transfer, F. A. Khan, T. G. Kreutz, J. A. O'Neill, C. X. Wang, G. W. Flynn and R. E. Weston, Jr., J. Chem. Phys. 93, 445 (1990).

 

17.  Temperature Dependence of Rotationally Resolved Excitation of CO2(0001) by Collisions with Hot Hydrogen Atoms, F. A. Khan, T. G. Kreutz, L. Zhu, G. W. Flynn and R.E.Weston, Jr., J. Phys. Chem. 92, 6171 (1988).

E.  Presentations at Regional and National or International Meetings and Invited Talks

Please note: For each of the entries in this section, the name of the author presenting the work is in bold script, and undergraduate students are identified in blue font.  Please also see presentations under Section II (Teaching) for all presentations with student authors. 

 

1.      Effectiveness of workshops and other interventions on student learning: More than the "good student" syndrome? L. B. Garmon, and F. A. Khan, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, April, 2006.

 

2.      Development and implementation of laboratory activities for Studio General Chemistry, W. D. Harper, L. B. Garmon, F. A. Khan, and A. J. Leavitt, Southeastern Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, November, 2003.

 

3.      Issues pertaining to safety and liability in an eCore general chemistry on-line and off-site sequence, F. A. Khan, A. J. Leavitt, K. C. McGill, G. McKelvy, and J. Peace, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York, September, 2003.

 

4.      Development of an eCore general chemistry sequence: On-line and off-site, A. J. Leavitt, F. A. Khan, K. C. McGill, G. McKelvy, and J. Peace, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York, September, 2003.

 

5.      Off-site labs to supplement online general chemistry course, K. C. McGill, F. A. Khan, A. J. Leavitt, G. McKelvy, and J. Peace, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York, September, 2003.

 

6.      An integrated chemistry environment using Studio, Workshop, and Labworks: Systemically changing the teaching of General Chemistry, F. A. Khan, W. D. Harper, L. B. Garmon, and A. J. Leavitt, invited talk at the NSF-catalyzed Symposium, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York, September, 2003.

 

7.      Development of eCore Chemistry 1211K & 1212K: On-Line and Off-Site, K. Biesinger, F. A. Khan, A. J. Leavitt, K. McGill, G. McKelvy, and J. Peace, Meeting of the Academic Advisory Committees for Chemistry and Physics/Astronomy, University System of Georgia, Cochran, GA, April, 2003.

 

8.      Variable-Temperature Oxidation of Carbon Clusters by SO2, A. J. Leavitt, W. T. Wallace, R. B. Wyrwas, Jr., M. G. Arredondo, D. L. Doby, F. A. Khan, R. L. Whetten, 11th Meeting of the International Society on Small Particles and Inorganic Clusters (ISSPIC), Strasbourg, France, September, 2002.

 

9.      Ambient Temperature Oxidation of Carbon Clusters by SO2, W. T. Wallace, A. J. Leavitt, M. G. Arredondo, D. L. Doby, F. A. Khan, and R. L. Whetten, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, August, 2002.

 

10.  Modernization of the Undergraduate Curriculum via Laser-based Spectroscopy Experiments. F. A. Khan, A. J. Leavitt, and J. E. Hansen, invited talk at the NSF-catalyzed Symposium, 223rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, August, 2002.

 

11.  Using WebCT to Integrate the Studio, Workshop and LabWorks Approaches in Chemistry: Systemically Changing the Teaching of General Chemistry, A. J. Leavitt, L. B. Garmon, F. A. Khan, W. D. Harper G. B. Ray, F. Commodari, and K. S. Kuykendall, invited talk at the NSF-catalyzed Symposium National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Orlando, April, 2002.

 

12.  Modernization of the Undergraduate Curriculum via Laser-based Spectroscopy Experiments. F. A. Khan, A. J. Leavitt, and J. E. Hansen, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Orlando, April, 2002.

 

13.  Using WebCT to integrate the studio, workshop and LabWorks approaches in chemistry: Systemically changing the teaching of general chemistry, A. J. Leavitt, F. A. Khan, L. B. Garmon, and W. D. Harper, Meeting of the Southeastern Region of the American Chemical Society, Savannah, GA, October 2001.

 

14.  Integrating the Studio, Workshop, and LabWorks approaches in Chemistry: Systematically changing the teaching of general chemistry, L. B. Garmon, A. J. Leavitt, F. A. Khan, and W. D. Harper, National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, August, 2001. 

 

12.  Modernization of undergraduate education using laser-based spectroscopies, F. A. Khan, A. J. Leavitt, J. E. Hansen, C. D. Lane, D. J. Hathcock, and P. Timoh, South-eastern Regional Meeting of the American chemical Society (SERMACS), Knoxville, TN, 1999.

 

13.  Reaction of NaCl with Nitrogen Dioxide: A Novel Surface Science Approach, A. J. Leavitt, J. S. Burgess, T. G. Drummond, C. D. Lane, and F. A. Khan, Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Raleigh, North Carolina, November 1998. 

 

14.  Modernization of Undergraduate Curriculum via Laser-Based Spectroscopies, F. A. Khan, A. J. Leavitt, J. E. Hansen, D. J. Hathcock, and C. D. Lane, Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS), Raleigh, North Carolina, November 1998. 

 

15.  Construction of an Ultra-high Vacuum Chamber: Spinning Gold from Straw, A. J. Leavitt and F. A. Khan, Chemistry Department Seminar Series, UGA, February, 1997.

 

16.  Construction of an Ultra-high Vacuum Chamber: Spinning Gold from Straw, F. A. Khan, invited seminar, NSF sponsored reunion of Analytical Chemistry Faculty at University of Tennessee, Knoxville, July, 1997.

 

F.  Editorships

None. 

G.  Successful External Grant Proposals to Support Instruction and Undergraduate Research

1.      Acquisition of Liquid Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry to Foster Research-Intensive Learning at the University of West Georgia, National Science Foundation MRI Grant, Swamy-Mruthinti (PI), F. A. Khan (co-PI) and John E. Hansen (co-PI), 2005-2008, $219,000, with $30,000 match per year from the institution for service contract and student assistant. 

 

2.      Visualization & Computation in the Undergraduate Chemistry Curriculum, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement Program, National Science Foundation, S. Basu-Dutt (PI), V. J. Geisler (co-PI), S. J. Slattery (co-PI), John Storer (co-PI) and F. A. Khan (co-PI), 1999-2000, $20,725, with an equal match from the institution.

 

3.      Teaching and Learning of Chemistry using LabWorksII in the Studio Paradigm, Curriculum and Laboratory Improvement Program, National Science Foundation, A. J. Leavitt (PI), Lucille B. Garmon (co-PI), W. J. Harper (co-PI), J. Storer (co-PI) and F. A. Khan (co-PI), 1999-2001, $17,589, with an equal match from the institution. 

 

4.      Reactions of SO2 with NaCl: A Novel Surface Science Approach, Research Corporation, F. A. Khan (PI), 1998-1999, $ 34,650, with an equal match from the institution.

 

5.      Using Visualization and Computation as a Tool to Teach Undergraduate Chemistry: A Professional Development Grant, Teaching and Learning Grant to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, S. Basu-Dutt (PI), V. J. Geisler (co-PI), S. J. Slattery (co-PI) and F. A. Khan (co-PI), 1998,  $20,000.

 

6.      Dissemination of a Successful Teaching & Learning Grant for the Interactive Learning Experience: The Technology Teaching & Learning Master Class, Teaching and Learning Grant to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, A. J. Leavitt (PI) and F.  A. Khan (co-PI), 1998, $20,000.

 

7.      Modernization of Undergraduate Curriculum through Laser-based Spectroscopies, National Science Foundation Instrument and Laboratory Improvement grant, F. A. Khan (PI), A. J. Leavitt (co-PI), and J. E. Hansen (co-PI), 1997-1999, $47,865, with an equal match from the institution. 

 

8.      Development of the Integrated Learning Experience for Science Curricula: A Teaching & Learning Course Development Grant Proposal, Teaching and Learning Grant to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, A. J. Leavitt (PI), F. A. Khan (co-PI) and W. S. Lloyd (co-PI), 1997, $19,824.

 

9.      Using Visualization and Computation as a Tool to Teach Undergraduate Chemistry: A Professional Development Grant, Teaching and Learning Grant to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, S. Basu-Dutt (PI), V. J. Geisler (co-PI), S. J. Slattery (co-PI) and F. A. Khan (co-PI), 1997, $10,500.


 

10.  The Environment: An Integrated Chemical and Biological Perspective, Eisenhower Grant for Teacher Preparation, F. A. Khan (PI) and B. F. Orr (co-PI), 1996-1997, $ 9,300.

 

H.  Contracts

1.      Selected as one of four content writers for the on-line eCore Chemistry sequence, developed by the University System of Georgia, 2002-2004, $27,500 per person. 

 

2.      Selected as one of four content writers for on-line eCore sequence Integrated Science (ISCI 1121), developed by the University System of Georgia, 2000-2001, $10,000 per person. 

 

I.  Successful Internal Grants at UWG to Support Undergraduate Research

1.      Mass Spectrometry of Large Organic Molecules via Attachment of Metal Ions, Faculty Research Grant, 2005-2006, $1480. 

 

2.      Probing Intra-Molecular Electronic Coupling via Time-Resoled Spectroscopy, Faculty Research Grant, 2004-2005, $1440. 

 

3.      Photochemistry of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and their Nitrated Derivatives, Faculty Research Grant, 2003-2004, $1489. 

 

4.      New Approaches for Mass Spectrometry of Large Molecules, Faculty Research Grant, 2002-2003, $1500. 

 

5.      Laptop Computer Grant, Office of the VPAA, 2001-2002. 

 

6.      New Matrices for Biological Mass Spectrometry, Faculty Research Grant, 2001-2002, $1286.

 

7.      Nitrated Aromatic Compounds: Biotransformations, Faculty Research Grant, 2000-2001, $1000.

 

8.      Multiply-nitrated Aromatic Compounds: Synthesis and Photochemistry, Faculty Research Grant, 1999-2000, $1000.

 

9.      Understanding the Mechanism of Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization (MALDI) Mass Spectrometry, Faculty Research Grant, 1998-1999, $1000.

 

10.  Reaction of SO2 with NaCl: A Novel Surface Science Approach, Faculty Research Grant, 1997-1998, $2635.

 

11.  Reactions of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons with NO2, HNO3 and N2O5: Product Analysis, Kinetics and Reaction Mechanisms: A Continuation, Faculty Research Grant, 1996-1997, $1500.

 

12.  Ozone Depletion via Atmospheric Reaction of NaCl with Oxides of Nitrogen: A Novel Approach Using Gas Phase and Surface Science Techniques, Faculty Research Enhancement Grant, Khan (PI) and Leavitt (co-PI), 1995-1996, $3000.

 

13.  Computer Grant, Dean of Arts and Sciences, 1995, $3200.

 

14.  Reactions of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons with NO2, HNO3 and N2O5: Product Analysis, Kinetics and Reaction Mechanisms, Faculty Research Grant, 1995-1996, $2380.

 

15.  Supplemental Instruction in General chemistry, Student Research Assistant Program, (Khan, Leavitt and Slattery, co-authors), 1995-1996, $1350.