Department of Chemistry

James Ford

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Office

370 Science Building

Office Hours Fall 2013

MW 10:00-11:30 and by appointment

Contact Information

Phone: (207)780-4734

Education

  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, 1984.
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Massachusetts, 1977.

Research Interests

  • Lanthanide-d10 metal dicyanides
  • aggregation-induced fluorescence

Recent Publications

Katie A. Edwards, Kristopher M. Fecteau, Jaclyn M. Hopkins, Nicholas Benfaremo, James R. Ford, Jerome L. Mullin, Caryn K. Prudenté, Henry J. Tracy, “The Synthesis and Unusual Luminescence Behavior of 1,1-Dimethyl-2,5-di(2-naphthyl)-3,4-diphenylsilole.” Journal of Luminescence, 2013, 544-550.

 

Trevor C. Bozeman, Kristopher M. Fecteau, Danielle L. Woodall, Michael G. Verde Jr., Nicholas Benfaremo, James R. Ford, Jerome L. Mullin, Caryn K. Prudenté, and Henry J. Tracy, “Synthesis, Characterization, and Aggregation-induced Emission of a Series of Tolyl-substituted Siloles.” Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymeric Materials, 2011, 21, 316-326.

USM Chemistry Club

The USM Chemistry Club is an ACS Student Chapter that works to educate and entertain students in K-12 about the principles of chemistry through engaging demonstrations.

In addition to performing demonstrations, the USM Chemistry Club presents chemistry research from a variety of fields at the annual national ACS conference.

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