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Dr. Shawn White

Associate Professor, Chemistry


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CONTACT INFORMATION

Department of Natural Sciences
Western New Mexico University
Silver City, NM 88061
whites7@wnmu.edu
Office – Harlan Hall 203
Phone – (575) 538-6564

 

DEGREES

B.S. University of Pennsylvania, Shippensburg, 1993; Major: Chemistry
Ph.D. Clemson University, 1997; Major: Chemistry

ADVISING

Advisor for Chemistry

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

  • Toxins in marine mammals
  • Biological agents to prevent corrosion of metals
  • Fiber optic temperature sensors for use in extreme environments

 

HOBBIES

  • Stock car racing
  • Restoring antique planes

 

PUBLICATIONS

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 Research2007, 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.



 
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