BRIAN K. NIECE
Associate Professor of Chemistry (1997)
Department of Natural Sciences
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology; Chemistry, 1992
Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Chemistry, 1997
Ph.D. Thesis Title: “Surface and Structure of Catalytic Monolayers on Au (111) Electrodes”
Sample of Courses Taught
Undergraduate: General Chemistry I & II, Honors Chemistry I & II, Analytical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Instrumental Chemistry
Sample of Publications
Niece, Brian K and Moyna, Guillermo “Showcasing 2D NMR Spectroscopy in an Undergraduate Setting: Implementation of HOMO-2D J-Resolved Experiments on Permanent Magnet NMR Systems” in Modern NMR Spectroscopy in Education, Rovynak, David and Stockland, Robert Jr., eds. American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C.: 2007, pp. 335-349.
“Simultaneous Display of Spectral Images and Graphs using a Web Camera and Fiber Optic Spectrometer,” Niece, B. K., J. Chem. Ed., 2006, 83, 761-764.
“Animating Graphical Data to Simulate Real-Time Data Collection in Lecture,” Niece, B. K. J. Chem. Educ., 2006, 83, 508-509.
“Who is Responsible for a Fraud: An Exercise Examining Research Misconduct and the Obligations of Authorship Through Case Studies,” Niece, B. K. J. Chem. Educ. 2005, 82, 1521-1522.
Kim, J.; Lee, L.; Niece, B. K.; Wang, J. X.; Gewirth, A. A. “Formation of Ordered Multilayers from Polyoxometalates and Silver on Electrode Surfaces.” , J. Phys. Chem. B. 108(2004): 7927-7933.
Niece, B.K., Gewirth, A.A. “Potential-Step Chronocoulometric and Quartz Crystal Microbalance of Underpotentially Deposited TI on Au(111) Electrodes.” J. Phys. Chem. B. 102 (1998): 818-823.
Gewirth, A.A., Niece, B. K. “STM and AFM Studies of the Electrified Solid/Liquid Interface: Monolayers, Multilayers, and Organic Transformations.” Electrochemical Nanotechnology: In-situ Local Probe Techniques at Electrochemical Interfaces. Eds. W.J. Lorenz, and W. Plieth. New York, NY: Wiley, (1998):113-124.
Gewirth, A.A., Niece, B.K. “Electrochemical Applications of in Situ Scanning Probe Microscopy.” Chemical Review 97 (1997):1129-1162.
Faculty Development Grant Recipient, 2007
Molecular Structure and Characterization Laboratory
Sample of Presentations
“Underpotential Deposition of Bi From the Ionic Liquid 1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Bromide,” presented at the American Chemical Society 224th National Meeting, August 20, 2002, Boston, MA.
“Turning Students Into Scientists: Writing as a Development Tool in Analytical Chemistry,” presented at the Northeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, June 20, 2000, University of Connecticut.