Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Anderson L. Marsh

Dr. Marsh

Anderson L. Marsh
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Director of the Chemistry Track for Engineering

B.S., Hampden-Sydney College
Ph.D., University of Michigan
ACS-PRF Alternative Energy Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley-05

Dr. Marsh specializes in experimental physical chemistry and surface science. His research is aimed at understanding kinetics of environmentally significant reactions on model catalyst surfaces.

Dr. Marsh's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2014 Celebration

Marsh, A. L. (2013). Using NMR spectroscopy to elucidate the effect of substituents on keto-enol equilibria. In D. Soulsby, L. J. Anna & A. S. Wallner (Eds.), NMR spectroscopy in the undergraduate curriculum (pp. 205-210). Washington, DC: American Chemical Society.

Marsh, A. L. (April 2013). Surface science at a liberal arts college. 245th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA.

Marsh, A. L. (September 2013). Guided inquiry experiment for the determination of the configuration of a polymer in water. 246th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Marsh, A. L., Shay, J. M., Gross, K. M., Carey, M. C., Carl, L. M., Musselwhite, N. M., & Manbeck, K. A. (September 2013). Platinum and palladium nanocatalysts for aqueous phase hydrogenations. 246th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Indianapolis, IN.

Weilnau, J. N., Black, S. E., Chehata, V. J., Schmidt, M. P., Holt, K. L., Carl, L. M., . . . Marsh, A.L. (2013). ZnS nanocrystal cytotoxicity is influenced by capping agent chemical structure and duration of time in suspension. Journal of Applied Toxicology, 33, 227-237.

Dr. Marsh's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Marsh, A. L. Development of a Nanoscience Research Program at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution, Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012. Invited talk as part of the Nanomaterials in Undergraduate Education and Research Symposium.

Beall, E. J. and Marsh, A. L., Comparison of Pt and Pd Foil Surfaces for the Deep Oxidation of Nitromethane, Presented at the 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA, August 2012. Part of the Division of Physical Chemistry Undergraduate Workshop.

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

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

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

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

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

Weilnau, J.N., Black, S.E., Chehata, V.J., Schmidt, M.P., Holt, K.L., Carl, L.M., Straka, C.J., Marsh, A.L., Patton, W.A., Lappas, C.M. "ZnS Nanocrystal Cytotoxicity is Influenced by Capping Agent Chemical Structure and Duration of Time in Suspension," Journal of Applied Toxicology, 2012, doi: 10.1012/jat.2811.