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Joel Burley  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley, 1991
  • B. A. Chemistry (Magna Cum Laude), Macalester College, 1985

Teaching Experience:

  • Professor of Chemistry - SMC (2007 - Present)
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry - SMC (1998 - 2007)
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry - SMC (1994 - 1998)
  • Head Graduate Student Instructor - UC - Berkeley (1986 - 1988)
  • Graduate Student Instructor - UC - Berkeley (1985 - 1986)

Research Experience:

  • Visiting Scholar - Air Resources Division, NPS (2003 - Present)
  • Participating Guest, Atmospheric Sciences Division - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (1994 - 2002)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Atmospheric Chemistry, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences - Harvard University (1991 - 1994)
  • Research Assistant - Department of Chemistry, UC - Berkeley (1985 - 1991)
  • Summer Intern - Argonne National Laboratory (June 1984 - August 1984)

Awards:

  • Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award - Chem 4A, Department of Chemistry, UC - Berkeley (December 1985)
  • American Institute of Chemists Award - Macalester College (May 1985)
  • Chester H. Shiflett Prize in Chemistry - Macalester College (May 1985)
  • Violet Olson Beltmann Prize in Chemistry - Macalester College (May 1984)

Fellowship:

  • Graduate Fellowship - Department of Chemistry, UC - Berkeley (1985)

Honor Societies:

  • Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society - (1992)
  • Phi Beta Kappa - (1985)
  • Phi Lambda Upsilon Chemistry Honor Society - (1985)
  • Pi Mu Epsilon Mathematics Honor Society - (1985)

Publications:

  • Burley, Joel D. and Johnston, Harold S. February 2008. Hold the Heat: Global Warming and Calorimetry, Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 85, issue 2, pg.224A-224B, American Chemical Society
  • Burley, Joel D. and Johnston, Harold S. October 2007. A Simple Calorimetric Experiment That Highlights Aspects of Global Heat Retention and Global Warming, Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 84, issue 10, pg.1686-1688, American Chemical Society
  • Burley, Joel D. and Ray, John D. September 2007. Surface Ozone in Yosemite National Park, Atmospheric Environment, vol. 41, issue 28, pg.6048-6062, Elsevier
  • Burley, Joel D. and Roberts, Alisa M. September 2000. Gas Phase Kinetics of O3+ C2H2 and O3+ H2C=CCl2, Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 77, issue 9, pg.1210-1212, American Chemical Society
  • Kliner, D. A. V., Burley, J. D., Daube, B. C. and Wofsy, S. C. 1997. Laboratory Investigation of the Catalytic Reduction Technique for Measurement of Atmospheric NOy, Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 102, issue D9, pg.10759-10776, American Geophysical Union
  • Dessler, A.E. et al and Burley, J.D. 1993. Balloon-Borne Measurements of ClO, NO and O3 in a Volcanic Cloud: An Analysis of Heterogeneous Chemistry Between 20 and 30 km, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 20, issue 22, pg.2527-2530, American Geophysical Union
  • Burley, Joel D., Miller, Charles E. and Johnston, Harold S. 1993. Spectroscopy and Photoabsorption Cross Sections of FNO, Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy, vol. 158, pg.377-391, Academic Press
  • Burley, J. D. and Johnston, H. S. July 06, 1992. Ionic Mechanisms for Heterogeneous Stratospheric Reactions, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 19, issue 13, pg.1359-1362, American Geophysical Union
  • Burley, J. D. and Johnston, H. S. July 06, 1992. Nitrosyl Sulfuric Acid and Stratospheric Aerosols, Geophysical Research Letters, vol. 19, issue 13, pg.1363-1366, American Geophysical Union
  • Burley, Joel D. and Johnston, Harold S. 1992. Photoabsorption Cross Sections of (FSO3)2 and FSO3, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, vol. 66, pg.141-151, Elsevier Sequoia
  • Burley, J. D., Sunderlin, L. S. and Armentrout, P. B. February 01, 1991. Kinetic Energy Dependence of the Reactions of C+(2P) + N2 from Threshold to 28 eV c.m., Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 94, issue 3, pg.1939-1946, American Institute of Physics
  • Patten, Jr., K. O., Burley, J. D. and Johnston, H. S. 1990. Radiative Lifetimes of Nitrogen Dioxide for Excitation Wavelengths from 400 to 750 nm., Journal of Physical Chemistry, vol. 94, issue 20, pg.7960-7969, American Chemical Society
  • Burley, J.D. and Armentrout, P.B. 1988. Kinetic Energy Dependence of C+(2P) + O2 from Thermal Energies to 35 eV c.m., International Journal of Mass Spectrometry and Ion Processes, vol. 84, pg.157-184, Elsevier Science
  • Burley, J.D., Ervin, K.M. and Armentrout, P.B. 1987. Translational Energy Dependence of O+(4S) + H2(D2,HD) --> OH+(OD+) + H(D) from Thermal Energies to 30 eV c.m., International Journal of Mass Spectrometry and Ion Processes, vol. 80, pg.153-175, Elsevier Science
  • Burley, J.D., Ervin, K.M. and Armentrout, P.B. 1987. Translational Energy Dependence of O+(4S) + N2 --> NO+ + N from Thermal Energies to 30 eV c.m., Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 86, issue 4, pg.1944-1953, American Institute of Physics
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