Research Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Box 92-6, CLSL
600 S. Mathews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801


davidewoon AT gmail com

PhD in Physics/Metallurgical Engineering,
Michigan Technological University, 1989


 
  bond formation behavior in small molecules
  reaction surfaces
  intermolecular complexes, including reactions in clusters
  condensed phase and heterogeneous reaction modeling
  spectroscopic properties of small molecules (ground and excited electronic states)
 
  Studies of Hypervalent Bonding - recoupled pair bonding in p-block elements and its influence on structure, spectra, and reactivity (projects with Thom H. Dunning, Jr.)
  Computational Astrochemistry
  NASA Exobiology Program - model reactions in the interstellar medium relevant to exobiology, including ice-bound and gas-grain reactions, condensed media spectroscopic properties, and photolysis and photoionization in ices
  Gas Phase Astrochemistry - prediction of dipole moments, polarizabilities, rotational constants and energetic quantities for collaborative projects with Dr. Holger Müller and Prof. Ben McCall
  Education - NSF-funded project to develop a new module on molecules and bonding for General Chemistry
 
CV Astrochemistry
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