Publications and Presentations

(* Denotes Undergraduate)
  1. M. D. Ellison, L. K. Buckley*, G. G. Lewis*, C. E. Smith*, E. M. Siedlecka*, C. V. Palchak*, and J. M. Malarchik*
    Photochemical Hydroboration-Oxidation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 113, p. 18536, October 29, 2009
     
  2. M. D. Ellison
    The Particle inside a Ring: A Two-Dimensional Quantum Problem Visualized by Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
    Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 85, p. 1282, September 2008

  3. M. D. Ellison and P. Gasda*
    Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with 1,4-Benzenediamine using a Diazonium Reaction
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 112, p. 738, January 24, 2008

  4. M. D. Ellison, S. T. Morris*, M. R. Sender*, J. Brigham*, and N. E. Padgett*
    Infrared and Computational Studies of the Adsorption of Methanol and Ethanol on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 111, p. 18127, December 13, 2007

  5. Advances in Teaching Physical Chemistry, M. D. Ellison, T. A. Schoolcraft, Eds., American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2007

  6. M. D. Ellison, A. P. Good*, C. S. Kinnaman*, and N. E. Padgett*
    Interaction of Water with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Reaction and Adsorption
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 109, p. 10640, June 2, 2005

  7. T. S. Kuntzelman, M. D. Ellison, and J. Tippin
    Construction of the Electronic Angular Wave Functions and Probability Distributions of the Hydrogen Atom
    Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 84, p. 1886, November 2007

  8. M. D. Ellison
    Symbolic Mathematics Engines in Teaching Chemistry: A Symposium Report
    Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 81, p. 1817, December 2004

  9. M. D. Ellison
    sp3dn Hybrid Orbitals and Molecular Geometry
    Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 81, p. 1634, October 2004

  10. M. D. Ellison, M. J. Crotty*, D. Koh*, R. L. Spray*, and K. E. Tate*
    Adsorption of NH3 and NO2 on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 108, p. 7938, June 10, 2004

  11. M. D. Ellison
    Potential Barriers and Tunneling
    Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 81, p. 608, January 2004

  12. M. D. Ellison
    Orbital Graphing
    Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 81, p. 158, January 2004

  13. M. D. Ellison
    Femtochemistry
    Journal of Chemical Education, vol. 80, p. 581, May 2003

  14. X. Cao, S. K. Coulter, M. D. Ellison, H. Liu, J. Liu, and R. J. Hamers
    Bonding of Nitrogen-Containing Organic Molecules to the Silicon(001) Surface: The Role of Aromaticity
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 105, pp. 3759, May 2001

  15. R. J. Hamers, S. K. Coulter, M. D. Ellison, J. S. Hovis, D. F. Padowitz, M. P. Schwartz, C. M. Greenlief, and J. N. Russell, Jr.
    Cycloaddition Chemistry of Organic Molecules with Semiconductor Surfaces
    Accounts of Chemical Research, vol. 33, Issue 9, pp. 617-624, September 19, 2000

  16. M. P. Schwartz, M. D. Ellison, S. K. Coulter, J. S. Hovis, and R. J. Hamers
    Selectivity of Aromatic vs. Non-aromatic Groups in Cycloaddition Chemistry on Silicon Surfaces
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 122, Issue 35, pp. 8529-8538, September 6, 2000

  17. R. J. Hamers, J. S. Hovis, S. K. Coulter, M. D. Ellison, and D. F. Padowitz
    Ultrathin Organic Layers on Silicon Surfaces
    Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, vol. 39, Part 1, No. 7B, pp. 4366-71, July 30, 2000

  18. C. M. Matthews, F. Balzer, A. J. Hallock, M. D. Ellison, and R. N.Zare
    Scattering of N2 from Ni(111)
    Surface Science, vol. 460, Issue 1-3, pp. 12-20, July 20, 2000

  19. S. K. Coulter, J. S. Hovis, M. D. Ellison, and R. J. Hamers
    Reactions of Substituted Aromatic Hydrocarbons with the Si(001) Surface
    Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, vol. 18, Issue 4, pp. 1965-1970, July 2000

  20. M. D. Ellison, C. M. Matthews, and R. N. Zare
    Scattering of Xenon from Ni(111): Collision-Induced Corrugation and Energy Transfer Dynamics
    Journal of Chemical Physics, vol. 112, pp. 1975-1983, Jan. 22, 2000

  21. R. J. Hamers, J. S. Hovis, and M. D. Ellison
    New Strategies for Fabricating Ordered and Anisotropic Organic Monolayers and Thin Films on Semiconductor Surfaces
    Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Production Engineering - Precision Science and Technology for Perfect Surfaces, Osaka, Japan, August 1999

  22. M. D. Ellison and R. J. Hamers
    Adsorption of Phenyl Isothiocyanate on Si(001): A 1,2-Dipolar Surface Addition Reaction
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 103, pp. 6243-6251, Jul. 29, 1999

  23. M. D. Ellison, J. S. Hovis, H. Liu, and R. J. Hamers
    Cycloaddition Chemistry on Silicon(001) Surfaces: The Adsorption of Azo-tert-butane
    Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 102, pp. 8510-8518, Oct. 22, 1998

  24. A. L. Linsebigler, V. S. Smentkowski, M. D. Ellison, and J. T. Yates, Jr.
    Interaction of Cl2 with Fe(110) in the Temperature Range 90-1050 K
    Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 114, pp. 465-473, Jan. 15, 1992

  25. V. S. Smentkowski, M. D. Ellison, and J. T. Yates, Jr.
    The Influence of Oxygen on the Interaction of CCl4 with Fe(110) – Titration of Defect Sites with Oxygen
    Surface Science, vol. 235, pp. 116-128, Sep. 1990


Presentations

  1. Mark Ellison

    Engaging Undergraduate Students with Research in Nanoscience and its Applications in Energy and Biology

    Talk

    244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 20, 2012

     

  2. Kara DiJoseph,* Matt Chorney,* and Mark Ellison

    Investigation of Tetracycline-Functionalized Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes as a Drug Delivery Agent”

    Poster

    244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 20, 2012

     

  3. Chris Goodwin* and Mark Ellison

    Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with the Anti-Viral Drug Acyclovir

    Poster

    244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 20, 2012

     

  4. Emma Cave,* Paige Fronheiser,* and Mark Ellison

    Investigation of the Use of Double-Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Organic Solar Cells

    Poster

    244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 20, 2012

     

  5. Katherine Greco* and Mark Ellison

    Investigation of the Use of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes to Deliver an Antifungal Drug to Common Yeast

    Poster

    244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 20, 2012

     

  6. Mark Ellison, Adam Rimshaw,* Katie Greco,* and Greg Lewis*

    Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Applications in Energy and Medicine

    Talk

    42nd Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, College Park, MD

    May 21, 2011

     

  7. Adam Rimshaw*

    Using Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes as acceptors in Organic Solar Cells

    Talk

    75th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemistry Convention, West Chester University

    April 16, 2011  (Adam won 1st prize in the physical chemistry division for his talk.)

     

  8. Greg Lewis*

    The Attachment of Acyclovir to Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Talk

    75th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemistry Convention, West Chester University

    April 16, 2011

     

  9. Mark Ellison

    Engaging Undergraduate Students with Research on Carbon Nanotubes for Applications in Energy and Biology

    Invited Talk

    241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA

    March 30, 2011

     

  10. Adam Rimshaw* and Mark Ellison

    Molecular Wire Attachment to Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Poster

    240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA

    August 25, 2010

     

  11. Mark D. Ellison

    Infrared and Computational Studies of Vibrations of Molecules Adsorbed on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Poster

    240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA

    August 25, 2010

     

  12. Mark D. Ellison

    Photochemical Hydroboration-Oxidation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Talk

    38th North American Thermal Analysis Society Conference, Philadelphia, PA

    August 17, 2010

     

  13. Mark D. Ellison

    Computational Studies of Functionalization of and Adsorption on Carbon Nanotubes

    Talk

    Molecular Computation and Visualization in Undergraduate Education

    May 25, 2010

     

  14. Greg Lewis*

    The Attachment of Acyclovir to Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Talk

    74th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemistry Convention, University of Delaware

    April 24, 2010

     

  15. Adam Rimshaw*

    Molecular Wire Attachment to Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Talk

    74th Annual Intercollegiate Student Chemistry Convention, University of Delaware

    April 24, 2010

     

  16. Mark D. Ellison

    Basic Science of Climate Change

    Talk

    Building a Clean Energy Future Forum, Ursinus College

    December 8, 2009

     

  17. David M. Darmon* and Mark D. Ellison
    Investigating the Hydroboration of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster

    238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC

    August 19, 2009

     

  18. Mark D. Ellison, Lisa Buckley,* Claire Smith,* Ewa Siedlecka,* and Greg Lewis*

    Photochemical Hydroboration-Oxidation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Talk

    238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC

    August 17, 2009

     

  19. Lisa Buckley,* Claire Smith,* and Mark D. Ellison

    Photochemical Hydroboration of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Poster

    236th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 20, 2008

     

  20. Ewa Siedlecka,* Jaime Malarchik,* Catherine Palchak,* and Mark D. Ellison

    Reactions of Boranes with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes

    Poster

    236th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 20, 2008

     

  21. Mark D. Ellison

    Visualization of Electrons Confined at Surfaces

    Invited Talk

    236th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 18, 2008

     

  22. Mark D. Ellison and Patrick Gasda*

    Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes for Use in Solar Cells

    Talk

    236th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA

    August 17, 2008

     

  23. Mark D. Ellison
    The Adsorption of Alcohols on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Invited talk
    Bucknell University Department of Chemistry Seminar, Lewisburg, PA
    February 28, 2008
     

  24. Lisa Buckley,* Mark D. Ellison
    Photochemical Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society 3rd Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Temple University
    January 24, 2008
     

  25. Ewa Siedlecka,* Mark D. Ellison
    The Reactions of Borane with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society 3rd Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session, Temple University
    January 24, 2008
     

  26. Lisa Buckley,* Mark D. Ellison
    Photochemical Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Borane
    Poster
    4th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ursinus College
    November 3, 2007
     

  27. Ewa Siedlecka,* Mark D. Ellison
    Reaction of Diborane with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    4th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium, Ursinus College
    November 3, 2007
     

  28. Mark D. Ellison
    The Science of Fireworks
    Talk
    Ursinus College Summer Fellows Speaker Series
    July 11, 2007

  29. Mark D. Ellison, Steven T. Morris*, Matthew R. Sender*, Jennifer Brigham*, and Nicholas E. Padgett*
    Interaction of Alcohols with Carbon Nanotubes: Implications for Electrical Properties
    Talk
    American Chemical Society 39th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Collegeville, PA
    May 16, 2007

  30. Ewa Siedlecka*, Mark D. Ellison
    Reactions of Boranes with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    American Chemical Society 39th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Collegeville, PA
    May 16, 2007

  31. Patrick Gasda*, Mark D. Ellison
    Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with DNA
    Poster
    American Chemical Society 39th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Collegeville, PA
    May 16, 2007

  32. Vanessa Boschi*, Mark D. Ellison
    Cyanoferrate Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    American Chemical Society 39th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Collegeville, PA
    May 16, 2007

  33. Jaime Malarchik*, Mark D. Ellison
    Addition of Boron to Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    American Chemical Society 39th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Collegeville, PA
    May 16, 2007

  34. Lisa Buckley*, Mark D. Ellison
    Reactions of Inorganic and Organic Acids with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    American Chemical Society 39th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Collegeville, PA
    May 16, 2007

  35. Mark D. Ellison
    The Adsorption of Ethanol on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Invited Talk
    LaSalle University Department of Chemistry Seminar, Philadelphia, PA
    February 8, 2007

  36. Ewa Sielecka*, Mark D. Ellison
    The Reactions of Boranes with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society 2nd Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session, LaSalle University
    January 18, 2007

  37. Patrick Gasda*, Mark D. Ellison
    Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with DNA
    Poster
    Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society 2nd Annual Undergraduate Student Poster Session, LaSalle University
    January 18, 2007

  38. Ewa Sielecka*, Mark D. Ellison
    The Reactions of Boranes with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    October 14, 2006

  39. Patrick Gasda*, Mark D. Ellison
    Functionalization of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with DNA
    Poster
    9th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    October 14, 2006

  40. Mark D. Ellison
    Will Just About Anything Adsorb on Carbon Nanotubes?
    Invited Talk
    Maryland Symposium on Research at Undergraduate Institutions, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
    October 6, 2006

  41. Mark D. Ellison
    Physical Chemistry and Evolution
    Talk
    19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    August 2, 2006

  42. Mark D. Ellison
    Entropy Bomb
    Chemistry Demonstration Presentation
    19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    August 1, 2006

  43. Mark D. Ellison
    Visualization of the Cutting Edge: Two Examples
    Invited Talk
    19th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
    August 1, 2006

  44. Mark D. Ellison
    And Miles to Go Before We Sleep: Can We Overcome Our Addiction to Oil?
    Talk
    Ursinus College Summer Fellows Speaker Series
    July 5, 2006

  45. Mark D. Ellison, Steven T. Morris*, Matthew R. Sender*, Jennifer Brigham,* and Nicholas E. Padgett,*
    Interaction of Gases with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes: Implications for Gas-Sensing Devices
    Talk
    American Chemical Society 38th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Hershey, PA
    June 7, 2006

  46. Steven T. Morris*, Matthew R. Sender*, and Mark D. Ellison
    Studies of Adsorption of Sulfur Dioxide on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    Philadelphia Section of the American Chemical Society, Radnor, PA
    January 19, 2006

  47. Mark D. Ellison
    Studies of Adsorption on Carbon Nanotubes
    Invited Talk
    Temple University Department of Chemistry Seminar, Philadelphia, PA
    October 27, 2005

  48. Mark D. Ellison, Carrie S. Kinnaman*, Adam P. Good*, Nicholas E. Padgett*
    Adsorption of Water on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC
    August 31, 2005

  49. Mark D. Ellison
    Engaging Students with Modern Applications of Physical Chemistry
    Invited Talk
    National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC
    August 28, 2005

  50. Co-organizer with Tracy Schoolcraft of the symposium: "Physical Chemistry Curriculum Reform Update: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?", National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, August 28-30, 2005, co-sponsored by the Divisions of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Education

  51. Mark D. Ellison
    Carbon Nanotubes
    American Chemical Society, Publications Department, Columbus, OH, invited talk
    March 10, 2005

  52. Mark D. Ellison
    Web-Enhanced Objects: Visualizing Chemistry
    American Chemical Society, Publications Department, Columbus, OH, invited talk
    June 23, 2004

  53. Mark D. Ellison, Ryan L. Spray*, Kaitlin E. Tate*, Michael Crotty*, and Dukho Koh*
    The Adsorption of Gases on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Indianapolis, IN
    June 3, 2004

  54. Mark D. Ellison
    The Adsorption of Gases on Carbon Nanotubes
    Roger Williams University, invited talk in the Science and Math Seminar Series
    March 8, 2004

  55. Mark D. Ellison
    The Adsorption of Gases on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA
    October 20, 2003

  56. Ryan L. Spray*, Kaitlin E. Tate*, and Mark D. Ellison
    Infrared Studies of NH3 and NO2 Interactions with Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA
    October 20, 2003

  57. Kaitlin E. Tate*, Ryan L. Spray*, and Mark D. Ellison
    Gas Desorption from Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Poster
    Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Pittsburgh, PA
    October 20, 2003

  58. Mark D. Ellison, Michael Crotty*, and Dukho Koh*
    The Adsorption of Ammonia on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    Great Lakes Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, IL
    June 2, 2003

  59. Mark D. Ellison, Michael Crotty*, and Dukho Koh*
    The Adsorption of Ammonia on Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes
    3rd Annual Kentuckiana Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
    March 8, 2003

  60. Mark D. Ellison
    Using MathCad to Investigate the Femtosecond Dynamics of a Harmonic Oscillator
    17th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
    July 31, 2002

  61. Mark D. Ellison
    Using Chemistry to Study and Design Electrical Properties of Materials
    University of Toledo Chemistry Department Seminar
    November 28, 2001

  62. Mark D. Ellison
    Using Chemistry to Study and Design Electrical Properties of Materials
    Wright State University Chemistry Department Seminar
    October 5, 2001

  63. Mark D. Ellison
    Scanning Tunneling Microscopy for Undergraduates
    University of Akron Physics Department Colloquium
    January 25, 2001

  64. Mark D. Ellison
    Using Chemistry to Study and Design Optical and Electrical Properties of Materials
    Lafayette College Chemistry Department Seminar
    November 9, 2000

  65. Matthew E. Stewart*, Michael H. Stewart*, and Mark D. Ellison
    Topographical Imaging with STM
    Poster
    Central Ohio Undergraduate Research Symposium, October 7, 2000

  66. Michael H. Stewart*, Matthew E. Stewart*, and Mark D. Ellison
    STM Spectroscopy: Investigating Energy Bands
    Poster
    Central Ohio Undergraduate Research Symposium, October 7, 2000

  67. Michael P. Schwartz, Mark D. Ellison, Sarah K. Coulter, and Robert J. Hamers
    Selectivity in Attachment of a Model pi-Conjugated Organic Molecule to a Group IV Semiconductor Surface: Styrene on Si(001)
    Poster
    American Vacuum Society 47th International Symposium, Boston, MA, October 4, 2000

  68. Mark. D. Ellison, Matthew E. Stewart*, and Michael H. Stewart*
    The Incorporation of STM into Undergraduate Teaching and Research
    Poster
    John T. Yates, Jr. 65th Birthday Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, August 2000

  69. Mark D. Ellison and Robert J. Hamers
    The Adsorption of Phenyl Isothiocyanate on Si(001): A 1,2-Dipolar Surface Addition Reaction
    Contributed Talk
    AVS Regional Conference, Waukesha, WI, June 16, 1999

  70. Mark D. Ellison, Jennifer S. Hovis, Hongbing Liu, and Robert. J. Hamers
    The Adsorption of azo Compounds on Si(001)
    Contributed Talk
    AVS National Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 3, 1998

  71. Mark D. Ellison and Robert J. Hamers
    Cycloaddition Chemistry on Si(001)
    Research Talk
    University of Pittsburgh, Yates Research Group, October 1998

  72. Mark D. Ellison, Carl M. Matthews, and Richard N. Zare
    Scattering of Xe from Ni(111)
    Poster
    Gordon Research Conference on Gas-Surface Dynamics, June 1997

  73. Mark D. Ellison, Carl M. Matthews, and Richard N. Zare
    Ion Imaging of Gas-Surface Scattering
    Poster
    Gordon Research Conference on Gas-Surface Dynamics, June 1995
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