Jeff C. Curtis

Professor

Faculty Emeritus

(415) 422-6391 Harney Science Center 442

Biography

Dr. Curtis' areas of interest and research in inorganic chemistry include: optical and thermal electron-transfer processes, redox kinetics and electrolyte effects thereon, solvent-solute interactions and second coordination sphere interactions.

Dr. Curtis has received the University Distinguished Research Award at USF.

 

Education
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Research
Optical and thermal electron-transfer processes
Redox kinetics and its electrolyte effects
Solvent-solute interactions and second coordination sphere interactions
Selected Publications
- Noey, E.; Curtis, J.; Tam, S.; Pham, D.M.; Jones, E.F.  "Synthesis and Ligand Exchange Reactions of a Tri-Tungsten Cluster with Applications in Biomedical Imaging." J.Chem.Ed., 2011, 88,793-797.

- Curtis, J.C.; Inagaki, M.; Chun S.J.; Eshkandari, V.; Luo, X.; Pan, Z.N.; Sankararaman, U.; Pengra, G.; Zhou, J.; Hailey, P.; Laurent, J.; Utalan, D. "Non-Innocent Electrolyte Effects on Bimolecular Pseudo-Self-Exchange Reactions of Ruthenium Ammine Complexes: Evidence for Electron-Transfer Catalysis in H-Bonded Ternary Assemblies." Chem.Phys., 2006, 326, 43-53.

Awards & Distinctions

University Distinguished Research Award at USF