A.S., Corning Community College; Math and Science, 1986
B.S., Clarkson University; Chemistry, 1988
M.S., University of Rochester; Chemistry, 1990
Ph.D., University of Rochester; Chemistry, 1994
Ph.D. Thesis Title: “Studies on Reactive Intermediates: 1) 1,2-Hydrogen Shift in Alkylchlorocarbenes 2) Cyclobutane Ion Radical Cleavage”
Sample of Courses Taught
Undergraduate: Organic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Instrumental Chemistry
Sample of Publications
Dix, E.J. & Goodman, J.L. “Protonation of Diarylcarbenes by Alcohols: the Importance of Ion Pair Dynamics.” Journal of Physical Chemistry 98 (1994): 12609.
Dix, E.J. & Goodman, J.L. “The Contribution of Quantum Mechanical Tunneling to the 1,2 Hydrogen Rearrangement of Methlybromocarbene.” Res. React. Intermed. (1993): 149.
Dix, E.J., Herman, M.S., and Goodman, J.L. “The 1,2 Rearrangement of Methylchlorocarbene: Contribution of Quantum Mechanical Tunneling.” Journal of American Chemical Society, 115 (1993): 10424.
Sample of Presentations
“Chemistry of Cyclobutane Radical Ions Generated by Photoinduced Electron Transfer.” Third Annual Symposium for Photoinduced Charge Transfer, University of Rochester, NY, 1992.