Welcome to the Department of Natural Sciences|
Dr. Shawn White
Associate Professor, Chemistry
Department of Natural Sciences
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM 88061
Office – Harlan Hall 203
Phone – (575) 538-6564
B.S. University of Pennsylvania, Shippensburg, 1993; Major: Chemistry
Ph.D. Clemson University, 1997; Major: Chemistry
Advisor for Chemistry
- Toxins in marine mammals
- Biological agents to prevent corrosion of metals
- Fiber optic temperature sensors for use in extreme environments
- Stock car racing
- Restoring antique planes
Pygmy Sperm Whale (Kogia breviceps) and Beluga Whale (Delphinapterus leucas) Liver Trace Elemental Analysis by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry. Kwakye, G.; Washington, A.; Waguespack, Y.Y.; Christopher, S.J.; White, S.R. Journal of Undergraduate Chemistry Research. 2007, Vol. 6, Issue 1.
Spectral Characterization of a Novel Luminescent Organogel Waguespack, Y.Y.; White, S.R. J. Chem. Educ. 2007 84 333.
Spectrometric Temperature Measurement using a ZnSe-Based, Fiber Optic Sensor White, S.R.; Nave, S.E. Applied Spectroscopy 1999, 53(9)
2003 NIST/NOAA Interlaboratory Comparison Exercise for Trace Elements in Marine Mammals White, S. R. Results for this study were published on the world wide web at: http://www.cstl.nist.gov/nist8 39/839.01/index.html February 2004.