1996, Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry), University of Toronto
1989, Hon. B.Sc. Chemistry, University of Western Ontario
Computational quantum chemistry
Radical reactions and spin traps
Transition metal complexes
Raman and Infrared spectroscopy
2018 - Present, Associate Dean ETSU School of Graduate Studies
2017 - Present, Professor, Department of Chemistry, ETSU
2016 - 2018, Assistant Dean, ETSU School of Graduate Studies
2016, Assistant Chair, Department of Chemistry, ETSU
2009 - 2017: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, ETSU
2012 - 2016: Graduate Coordinator, Department of Chemistry, ETSU
2003 - 2009: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, ETSU
1998 - 2003: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, and Research Investigator,
Materials Research Center, University of Missouri-Rolla
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES:
Saylor, Ben; Kirkby, Scott J. Quantum Chemistry Calculations of Dimethyl-Cyclobutadiene.
Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research 2009, 8, 27-31.
Gilliam, Sean J.; Kirkby, Scott J.; Jensen, James, O.; Zeroka, Daniel; Banerjee, Ajit;
Merrow, Clifton N. Raman Spectroscopy of Rhombohedral P4O10, Journal of Physical Chemistry B 2003, 107, 2892-2896.
Kirkby, Scott J.; Frei, Heinz. Highly Selective Photochemical and Thermal Chlorination
of Benzene by Cl2 in NaZSM-5. Journal of Physical Chemistry B1998, 102, 7106-7111.
Bedard, Robert L.; Bowes, Carol L.; Coombs, Neil; Holmes, Andrew J; Jiang, Tong; Kirkby,
Scott J.; Macdonald, Peter M.; Malek, Andrzej M.; Ozin, Geoffrey A.; Petrov, Srebri;
Plavac, Nick; Ramik, Robert A.; Steele, Mark R.; Young, David. Cloverite: Exploring
the 30Å Supercage for Advanced Materials Applications. Journal of the American Chemical Society 1993, 115, 2300-2313.
Mack, John; Kirkby, Scott; Ough, Edward A.; Stillman, Martin J. Ground-State and Optical
Spectrum of Metallophthalocyanine Radical Anions from Low-Temperature Magnetic Circular
Dichroism Spectroscopy. Inorganic Chemistry1992, 31, 1717-1719.
HONORS AND AWARDS
2016 Northeast Tennessee Section of the American Chemical Society Distinguished Member
2011 ETSU College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award