Department of Chemistry

Meg Hausman

Lecturer of Chemistry

Office Location

351 Science building

Phone

(207)780-4861

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Maine
  • M.S., Polymer Science, University of Connecticut
  • A.B. Chemistry, Bowdoin College

Research Interests

  • Biodegradable polymers
  • Green chemistry
  • Cellulosic ethanol

Recent Publications

Depner, Haley. “The Chemical Properties of Soil in the Vicinity of Two Genera of Ant Belonging to the Subfamily Myrmicinae: Aphaenogaster and  Myrmica“ Oral presentation at Thinking Matters, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, April 19, 2019.

 

Benedict, L.; Krout, L.; Hausman, M.; Bodah, Z. “Synthesis and analysis of 6-acetyl-1,2,3,4- tetrahydropyridine, a major contributor to ‘mousy’ off-flavor in sour and wild beers”. Poster presentation, American Chemical Society National Meeting, March 31-April 4, 2019.

 

Benedict, Lucille; Hausman, Meg; Prudenté, Caryn. “Connecting Maine High School Students with USM STEM Undergraduates Through a Chemistry Lab Experience” Paper presented at the 253rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, April 2-6, 2017.

 

Borg, Raymond; Hausman, Meg. “A Green Catalyst for Green Chemistry: Preparation of a Recyclable Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Carbon Catalyst Derived from Glycerol and Starch for the Synthesis of Biodiesel” Poster presented at the 18th Annual American Chemical Society Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Bethesda, MD, June 17-19, 2014.

 

Borg, Raymond; Hausman, Meg. “A Green Catalyst for Green Chemistry: Preparation of a Recyclable Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Carbon Catalyst Derived from Glycerol and Starch for the Synthesis of Biodiesel” Poster presented at the American Chemical Society Northeast Region Conference, Boston, MA, April 12, 2014.

 

Borg, Raymond; Hausman, Meg. “Synthesis of Biodiesel Derived from Microalgae Using Green Chemistry Techniques: Preparation of a Recyclable Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Carbon Catalyst Derived from Glycerol and Starch” Poster presented at the 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, TX, March 15-21, 2014.

 

Borg, Raymond; Hausman, Meg. “A Green Catalyst for Green Chemistry: Preparation of a Recyclable Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Carbon Catalyst Derived from Glycerol and Starch for the Synthesis of Biodiesel” Poster presented at the Northeast Undergraduate Research and Development Symposium, University of New England, Biddeford, ME March 8, 2014.

 

Borg, Raymond; Hausman, Meg. “A Green Catalyst for Green Chemistry: Preparation of a Recyclable Sulfonic Acid Functionalized Carbon Catalyst Derived from Glycerol and Starch for the Synthesis of Biodiesel” Poster presented at the Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program poster session, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME February 28, 2014.

 

Stemmler, Elizabeth A.; Costal, Anthony B.; Prudenté, Caryn K.; Hausman, Margaret C.  “The Characterization of an Organomercury Hapten and Bioconjugate using MALDI-FTMS” Poster presented at the 52nd American Society for Mass Spectroscopy, Nashville, TN, May 2004.

 

 


Prudenté, Caryn K.; Hausman, Margaret C. “Utilization of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectroscopy Techniques to Characterize an Organomercury-Protein Bioconjugate” Poster presented at the 227th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, March 2004.

 

 


Prudenté, Caryn K.; Hausman, Margaret C. “Organomercury Bioconjugate Synthesis and Characterization by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Mass Spectrometry” Bioconjugate Chem.; 2003; 14(6), 1270.

 

 


Hausman, Margaret C.;  Elder, Thomas R.;  Fort, Raymond C.  "How  Do Phenoxyl Radicals Form During Oxygen Delignification?"  Proceedings of  the 12th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry, Vol. II, 59-62, Madison, WI, June 2003. 

 

 


Guay, D.F.; Cole, B.J.W.; Hausman, M.C.; Fort, R.C.; Lee, Oh-kyu "Reactions of Photochemically Generated Hydroxyl Radicals with Cellulose Models and Cellulose," Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Wood and Pulping Chemistry, Vol. I, 297-300, Madison, WI, June 2003.