Overview

  • Study of kerogen formation, coalification, humification, organic macromolecules of plant materials, humic substances, and fossil fuels. Pollutant interaction with organic matter and biodiesel formation from algae.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2018 Adsorptive fractionation of corn, wheat, and soybean crop residue derived water-extractable organic matter on iron (oxy)hydroxideGeoderma. 156-163.
    2018 Biodegradation of crop residue-derived organic matter is influenced by its heteroatomic stoichiometry and molecular compositionAPPLIED SOIL ECOLOGY. 21-25.
    2018 Comparison of hydrophobic and amphiphilic fractions of dissolved organic matter from a water reservoir by Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryJournal of Soils and Sediments. 1265-1278.
    2018 Decreased sedimentation efficiency of petro- and non-petro-carbon caused by a dispersant for Macondo surrogate oil in a mesocosm simulating a coastal microbial communityMarine Chemistry. 34-43.
    2018 High-resolution mass spectrometric characterization of dissolved organic matter from warm and cold periods in the NEEM ice coreSciences in Cold and Arid Regions. 38-46.
    2018 Molecular components of Arabidopsis intact vacuoles clarified with metabolomic and proteomic analysesPlant & Cell Physiology. 48.
    2018 Photo-biochemical transformation of dissolved organic matter on the surface of the coastal East Antarctic ice sheetBiogeochemistry. 229-247.
    2018 Production and Composition of Pyrogenic Dissolved Organic Matter From a Logical Series of Laboratory-Generated CharsFRONTIERS IN EARTH SCIENCE.
    2018 The role of microbially-mediated exopolymeric substances (EPS) in regulating Macondo oil transport in a mesocosm experimentMarine Chemistry. 52-61.
    2018 Ultra-high resolution mass spectrometry of physical speciation patterns of organic matter in fire-affected soilsJournal of Environmental Management. 139-147.
    2017 Alicyclic carboxylic acids in soil humic acid as detected with ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry and multi-dimensional NMROrganic Geochemistry. 33-46.
    2017 Hydroxyl radical alteration of HPLC fractionated lignin: Formation of new compounds from terrestrial organic matterOrganic Geochemistry. 315-325.
    2017 Identifying oil/marine snow associations in mesocosm simulations of the deepwater horizon oil spill event using solid-state 13c nmr spectroscopyMarine Pollution Bulletin. 159-165.
    2017 The role of reactive oxygen species in the degradation of lignin derived dissolved organic matterGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 171-184.
    2016 An investigation into the sources of biochar water soluble organic compounds and their potential toxicity on aquatic microorganismsACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering.
    2016 Characterization of dissolved organic material in the interstitial brine of Lake Vida, AntarcticaGeochimica et Csmichimica Acta. 63-78.
    2016 Comparative study of organic matter chemical characterization using negative and positive mode electrospray Ionization ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometryAnalytical and bioanalytical chemistry. 2497-2504.
    2016 Detailed source-specific molecular composition of ambient aerosol organic matter using ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry and 1H NMRAtmosphere. 79-113.
    2016 Investigation into the sources of biochar water-soluble organic compounds and their potential toxicity on aquatic microorganismsACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2550-2558.
    2016 Potential origin and formation for molecular components of humic acids in soilsGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 210-222.
    2016 Thermally assisted methylation of glycerol by tetramethylammonium hydroxide thermochemolysisJournal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolysis.
    2015 A new approach for molecular characterisation of sediments with Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry: Extraction optimisationOrganic Geochemistry. 22-31.
    2015 A non-thermogenic source of black carbon in peat and coalInternational Journal of Coal Geology. 15-22.
    2015 Aerosol water soluble organic matter characteristics over the North Atlantic Ocean: Implications for iron-binding ligands and iron solubilityMarine Chemistry. 162-172.
    2015 Characterization of terrestrial dissolved organic matter fractionated by pH and polarity and their biological effects on plant growthCHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL TECHNOLOGIES IN AGRICULTURE.
    2015 Characterization of the chemical composition of soil humic acids using Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 169-182.
    2015 Chemical differences of aquatic humic substances extracted by XAD-8 and DEAE-celluloseJOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICAL ENGINEERING. 2982-2990.
    2015 Evidence for Hydroxamate Siderophores and Other N-Containing Organic Compounds Controlling (PU)-P-239,240 Immobilization and Remobilization in a Wetland SedimentEnvironmental Science & Technology. 11458-11467.
    2015 Formation of black carbon-like and alicyclic aliphatic compounds by hydroxyl radical initiated degradation of ligninOrganic Geochemistry. 69-76.
    2015 Hydrothermal liquefaction of isolated cuticle of Agave americana and Capsicum annuum: Chemical characterization of petroleum-like productsFUEL. 225-233.
    2015 Hydrous pyrolysis of Scenedesmus algae and algaenan-like residueOrganic Geochemistry. 89-101.
    2015 Iron-binding ligands and humic substances in the San Francisco Bay estuary and estuarine-influenced shelf regions of coastal CaliforniaMarine Chemistry. 183-194.
    2015 Molecular characteristics of the water soluble organic matter in size-fractionated aerosols collected over the North Atlantic OceanMarine Chemistry. 37-48.
    2015 Molecular level characterization of diatom-associated biopolymers that bind Th-234, Pa-233, Pb-210, and Be-7 in seawater: A case study with Phaeodactylum tricornutumJOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES. 1858-1869.
    2015 Photochemical Alterations of Natural and Anthropogenic Dissolved Organic Nitrogen in the York RiverEnvironmental Science & Technology. 159-167.
    2015 Spectroscopic characterization of marine dissolved organic matter isolated by reverse osmosis and electrodialysis: Implications for oceanic carbon cyclingMarine Chemistry.
    2015 Spectroscopic characterization of oceanic dissolved organic matter isolated by reverse osmosis coupled with electrodialysisMarine Chemistry. 278-287.
    2015 Supplementary Material to accompany: Spectroscopic characterization of oceanic dissolved organic matter isolated by reverse osmosis coupled with electrodialysis: Implications for oceanic carbon cycling
    2015 Use of ESI-FTICR-MS to Characterize Dissolved Organic Matter in Headwater Streams Draining Forest-Dominated and Pasture-Dominated WatershedsPLOS ONE.
    2014 A coupled geochemical and biogeochemical approach to characterize the bioreactivity of dissolved organic matter from a headwater streamJOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES. 1520-1537.
    2014 An investigation of size-fractionated organic matter from Lake Superior and a tributary stream using radiocarbon, stable isotopes and NMRGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 264-284.
    2014 Developing an understanding of dissolved organic matter dynamics in the giant Lake Baikal by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometryLIMNOLOGY. 127-139.
    2014 Diagenesis of organic matter in a 400 m organic rich sediment core from offshore Namibia using solid state C-13 NMR and FTIROrganic Geochemistry. 8-23.
    2014 Dynamics of dissolved organic matter: A view from two dimensional correlation spectroscopy techniquesJOURNAL OF MOLECULAR STRUCTURE. 313-317.
    2014 Evidence of Incorporation of Abiotic S and N into Prairie Wetland Dissolved Organic MatterENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LETTERS. 345-350.
    2014 Insights into the complete and partial photooxidation of black carbon in surface watersENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE-PROCESSES & IMPACTS. 721-731.
    2014 Molecular Composition and Biodegradability of Soil Organic Matter: A Case Study Comparing Two New England Forest TypesEnvironmental Science & Technology. 7229-7236.
    2014 Origin and Sources of Dissolved Organic Matter in Snow on the East Antarctic Ice SheetEnvironmental Science & Technology. 6151-6159.
    2014 Plutonium Immobilization and Remobilization by Soil Mineral and Organic Matter in the Far-Field of the Savannah River Site, USEnvironmental Science & Technology. 3186-3195.
    2014 Production of Black Carbon-like and Aliphatic Molecules from Terrestrial Dissolved Organic Matter in the Presence of Sunlight and IronENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY LETTERS. 399-404.
    2014 Quantitative Analysis of Long Chain Fatty Acids Present in a Type I Kerogen Using Electrospray Ionization Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry: Compared with BF3/MeOH Methylation/GC-FIDJOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MASS SPECTROMETRY. 880-890.
    2014 The effect of different isolation procedures on algaenan molecular structure in Scenedesmus green algaeOrganic Geochemistry. 259-269.
    2014 Ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometric differentiation of dissolved organic matter isolated by coupled reverse osmosis-electrodialysis from various major oceanic water massesMarine Chemistry. 48-59.
    2014 Valuable Crude Oil from Hydrothermal Liquefaction of an Aliphatic CoalEnergy & Fuels. 7538-7551.
    2013 Characterization of dissolved organic matter from a Greenland ice core by nanospray ionization Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryJOURNAL OF GLACIOLOGY. 225-232.
    2013 Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometric analysis of the green fraction of soil humic acidsRAPID COMMUNICATIONS IN MASS SPECTROMETRY. 2559-2568.
    2013 Molecular Characterization of Inhibiting Biochar Water-Extractable Substances Using Electrospray Ionization Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass SpectrometryEnvironmental Science & Technology. 13294-13302.
    2013 Multiproxy probing of rainwater dissolved organic matter (DOM) composition in coastal storms as a function of trajectoryMarine Chemistry. 67-76.
    2013 Novel molecular-level evidence of iodine binding to natural organic matter from Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryScience of The Total Environment. 244-252.
    2013 Relationships among aerosol water soluble organic matter, iron and aluminum in European, North African, and Marine air masses from the 2010 US GEOTRACES cruiseMarine Chemistry. 24-33.
    2013 Structural characterization of suberan isolated from river birch (Betula nigra) barkOrganic Geochemistry. 41-53.
    2013 The Use of Hydrothermal Carbonization to Recycle Nutrients in Algal Biofuel ProductionEnvironmental Progress & Sustainable Energy. 962-975.
    2013 Transformations of the chemical compositions of high molecular weight DOM along a salinity transect: Using two dimensional correlation spectroscopy and principal component analysis approachesGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 231-246.
    2013 Two Dimensional Correlation Analysis of Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectra of Dissolved Organic Matter: A New Graphical Analysis of TrendsAnalytical chemistry. 3895-3902.
    2012 Anthropogenic aerosols as a source of ancient dissolved organic matter in glaciersNature Geoscience. 198-201.
    2012 Establishing a Measure of Reproducibility of Ultrahigh-Resolution Mass Spectra for Complex Mixtures of Natural Organic MatterAnalytical chemistry. 9184-9191.
    2012 Molecular environment of stable iodine and radioiodine (I-129) in natural organic matter: Evidence inferred from NMR and binding experiments at environmentally relevant concentrationsGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 166-182.
    2012 Reactivity and chemical characterization of effluent organic nitrogen from wastewater treatment plants determined by Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryWATER RESEARCH. 622-634.
    2012 Structural characterization of gilsonite bitumen by advanced nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry revealing pyrrolic and aromatic rings substituted with aliphatic chainsOrganic Geochemistry. 21-36.
    2011 A mini-electrodialysis system for desalting small volume saline samples for Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryLIMNOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY-METHODS. 582-592.
    2011 Combining advanced NMR techniques with ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry: A new strategy for molecular scale characterization of macromolecular components of soil and sedimentary organic matterOrganic Geochemistry. 903-916.
    2011 Early diagenesis of Botryococcus braunii race A as determined by high resolution magic angle spinning (HRMAS) NMROrganic Geochemistry. 1-14.
    2011 Molecular characterization of Type I kerogen from the Green River Formation using advanced NMR techniques in combination with electrospray ionization/ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometryOrganic Geochemistry. 301-315.
    2011 The chemical changes of DOM from black waters to coastal marine waters by HPLC combined with ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometryESTUARINE COASTAL AND SHELF SCIENCE. 205-216.
    2010 Changes in the compound classes of dissolved organic matter along an estuarine transect: a study using FTIR and ^13C NMRGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 3815-3838.
    2010 Illuminated darkness: molecular signatures of Congo River dissolved organic matter and its photochemical alteration as revealed by ultrahigh percision mass spectrometryL&O.
    2010 NMR structural characterization of quercus alba (white oak) degraded by the brown rot fungus, Laetiporus sulphureusJournal of Wood Chemistry and Technology. 61-85.
    2010 Structural features of a bituminous coal and their changes during low-temperature oxidation and loss of volatiles investigated by advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopyEnergy & Fuels. 2536-2544.
    2009 Characterization of sinking particles from the northwest Mediterranean Sea using advanced solid-state NMRGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 1014-1026.
    2009 Composition domains in monoterpene secondary organic aerosolEnvironmental Science & Technology. 7797-7802.
    2009 Direct fourier transfrom mass spectral analysis of natural waters with low dissolved organic matterOrganic Geochemistry. 119-125.
    2009 Early maturation processes in coal. Part 1: Pyrolysis mass balance and structural evolution of coalified wood from the Morwell Brown Coal seamOrganic Geochemistry. 500-509.
    2009 Electrospray and photoionization mass spectrometry for the characterization of organic matter in natural waters: a qualitative assessmentLimnology and Oceanography: Methods. 81-95.
    2009 Thermal decomposition processes in algaenan of Botryococcus braunii race L. Part 1: Experimental data and structural evolutionOrganic Geochemistry. 400-415.
    2008 Colloidal cutin-like substances cross-linked to siderophore decomposition products mobilizing plutonium from contaminated soilsEnvironmental Science & Technology. 8211-8217.
    2008 Effects of long-term soil amendment with sewage sludges on soil humic acid thermal and molecular propertiesChemosphere, Environmental Chemistry. 1838-1844.
    2008 Molecular characterization of aerosol-derived water soluble organic carbon using ultrahigh resolution electrospray ionization Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryAtmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.. 6539-6569.
    2008 Molecular characterization of dissolved organic matter (DOM) along a river to ocean transect of the lower Chesapeake Bay by ultrahigh resolution electrospray ionization Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryMarine Chemistry. 140-152.
    2008 Phenanthrene release from natural organic matter surrogates under simulated human gastrointestinal conditionsEcotoxicology and Environmental Safety.
    2007 Advanced Instrumental Approaches for Characterization of Marine Dissolved Organic Matter: Mass Spectroscopy and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance SpectroscopyChemical Reviews. 419-442.
    2007 Advanced instrumental approaches for characterization of marine dissolved organic matter: Extraction techniques, mass spectrometry, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopyChemical Reviews. 419-442.
    2007 Comparison of quantification methods to measure fire-derived (black/elemental) carbon in soils and sediments using reference materials from soil, water, sediment and the atmosphereGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles. GB3016/1-GB3016/18.
    2007 Determination of refractory organic matter in marine sediments by chemical oxidation, analytical pyrolysis and solid-state ^13C nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopyEuropean Journal of Soil Science.
    2007 Formation of sulfur and nitrogen cross-linked macromolecules under aqueous conditionsGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 4141-4160.
    2007 Screening of human eteric microorganisms for potential biotransformation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbonsBulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 533-536.
    2007 The application of electrospray ionization couple to ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry for the molecular characterization of natural organic matterJ. Mass Spectrom.. 559-574.
    2007 The transformation and mobility of charcoal in a fire impacted watershedGeochimica Cosmochimica Acta. 3432-3445.
    2007 Variability in the bulk composition and abundance of dissolved organic matter in the lower Mississippi and Pearl RiversJ. geophys. Res..
    2006 Biodegradable dissolved organic matter in a temperate and a tropical stream determined from ultra-high resolution mass spectrometryLimnology and Oceanography. 1054-1063.
    2006 Direct molecular evidence for the degradation and mobility of black carbon in soils from ultrahigh-resolution mass spectral analysis of dissolved organic matter from a fire-impacted forest soilOrganic Geochemistry. 501-510.
    2006 Mechanism of arylating quinone toxicity involving Michael adduct formation and induction of endoplasmic reticulum stressProc. Nat. Acad. Sci.. 3604-3609.
    2006 New revelations on the nature of organic matter in ice coresJ. Geophysical Res..
    2005 Characterization of humic like substances obtained by chemical oxidation of eucalyptus charcoalOrganic Geochemistry. 1480-1489.
    2005 Insights into the structure of cutin and cutan from Agave americana leaf cuticle using HR-MAS NMR spectroscopyOrganic Geochemistry. 1072-1085.
    2005 Molecular characterization of biodegradable dissolved organic matter using biorectors and [^12C/^13C] tetramethylammonium hydroxide thermochemolysis GC-MSEnvironmental Science & Technology. 1479-1491.
    2005 New evidence for covalent coupling of peptides to humic acids based on 2D NMR spectroscopy: A means for preservationGeochim. Cosmochim. Acta. 4521-4533.
    2005 On the elctrophilicity of hydroxyl radical: A laser flash photolysis and computational studyJ. Am. Chem. Soc.. 7094-7109.
    2005 Tocopherol metabolism using thermochemolysis: chemical and biological properties of gamma-tocopherol, gamma-carboxyethyl-hydroxychroman, and their quinonesChem. Res. Tox.. 1018-1025.
    2004 Characterizing the properties of dissolved organic matter isolated by XAD and C-18 chromatography and ultrafiltrationAquatic Sciences. 61-71.
    2004 Determination of black carbon in natural organic matter by chemical oxidation and solid-state (^13C) nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopyOrganic Geochemistry. 923-935.
    2004 Hydrogen-deficient molecules in natural riverine water samples- evidence for the existence of black carbon in DOMMarine Chemistry. 225-234.
    2004 Identificiation of black carbon derived structures in a volcanic ash soil humic acid by fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometryEnvironmental Science & Technology. 3387-3395.
    2004 Overestimates of black carbon in soils and sedimentsNaturwissenschaften. 436-440.
    2004 Soild-state NMR characterization of pyrene-cuticular matter interactionsEnvironmental Science & Technology. 4369-4376.
    2004 Sonochemical reactions of dissolved organic matterResearch in Chemical Intermediates. 735-753.
    2004 Temporal variability in sources of dissolved organic carbon in the lower Mississippi RiverGeochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 959-967.
    2004 The CHNs of organic chemistry: characterization of molecularly uncharacterized non-living organic matterMarine Chemistry. 5-8.
    2003 Phenanthrene sorption to structurally modified humic acidsJournal of Environmental Quality. 1750-1758.

    Books

    Year Title
    2010 Addressing the Unknown Composition of Marine DOM: Is There a Need for Representative Standards of DOM for the Marine Biogeochemical Community?.  American Geophysical Union, 2000 Florida Ave., N. W. Washington DC 20009 USA.

    Chapters

    Year Title
    2004 Aggregation behavior of dissolved organic matter extracted from the spent mushroom substrate (SMS)Humic Substances and Soil and Water Environment.
    2004 Intercomparisons of some new approaches for investigating the molecular weight distribution of dissolved organic matterHumic Substances and Soil and Water Environment.

    Conference Papers

    Year Title
    2010 Chemical and spectroscopic characterization of marine dissolved organic matter isolated using the coupled reverse osmosis-electrodialysis (RO/ED) method
    2006 Contrasting molecular sizes of dissolved organic matter in swamp water determined by size exclusion chromotography and electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.  237-240.
    2006 Electrospray ionization with ultrahigh resolution fourier transform mass spectrometry as a new characterization technique for rainwater dissolved organic matter
    2006 Immobilization of peptide N in soils and sediments via covalent bonding to lignin and its degradation products.  53-56.
    2006 Molecular characterization and reactivity of marine humic acids by high resolution electrospray fourier tranform-ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry
    2006 Possible incorporation pathways of sulfur and nitrogen into persistent plant polymers.  413-416.
    2005 Carbon-normalized double bond equivalents as a structural determinant for black carbon in natural organic matter examined by FT-ICR mass spectrometry

    Research Overview

  • Organic geochemistry of coal, kerogen, and humic substances. Study of kerogen formation, coalification, and humification processes. Emphasis on the study of organic macromolecules associated with plant materials, humic substances and fossil fuels. Study of the interaction of pollutants with natural organic matter in soils, and marine sediments. Studies of the chemistry and reactivity of dissolved organic matter in atmospheric, ice, lacustrine, riverine, and oceanic systems. Studies of the generation of alternative fuels from algal biomass.
  • Grants

  • Chemistry of phosphate and lignin interactions with soil minerals in agroecosystems: insights from experiments and density functional theory  awarded by US Department of Agriculture 2018 - 2021
  • ADDOMEX 2:TOWARDS SYNTHESIS OF PROCESSES & PATHWAYS OF MARINE OIL SNOW FORMATION  awarded by Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative 2018 - 2020
  • Collaborative Research: The Chemistry of Lignin's Photochemical Transformation In The Environment: Implications For Global Carbon Cycling  awarded by National Science Foundation 2016 - 2019
  • Characterization of Natural Organic Matter by Advanced Analytical Techniques  awarded by Oak Ridge National Laboratory 2017 - 2018
  • Collaborative Research: Coupled Geochemical And Geobiological Characterization of Dissolved Organic Matter Oxidation To Carbon Dioxide  awarded by National Science Foundation 2016 - 2017
  • Coupled Geochemical and Geobiological Characterization of Dissolved Matter Oxidation to Carbon Dioxide.  awarded by National Science Foundation 2015 - 2017
  • Dissolved pyrogenic organic matter dynamics in the environment.  awarded by National Science Foundation 2015 - 2017
  • Role of Microbial Exopolymers In Aggregation And Degradation of Oil And Dispersants  awarded by Texas A&M University (All Campuses) 2016
  • UMAINE PHOSPHORUS ORG MATTER 2013 - 2016
  • COMP MODELING OF BIOGENIC GAS 2012 - 2015
  • TAMU PLUTONIUM SPEC AMEND #3 2011 - 2015
  • Collaborative Research: Out of the darkness: tracing Congo River organic mattter  awarded by NSF Ecosystem Sci. 2010 - 2013
  • Revisiting Chemical Mechanisms of Petroleum Generation in Sedimentary Basins  awarded by American Chemical Society, Petroleum Research Fund 2010 - 2012
  • ACENT: An Innovative Method for Extraction of Cellular and Cell Membrane Lipids from Microalgae for Advanced Biodiesel and Green Fertilizer Production  awarded by ACENT Laboratories LLC 2010 - 2011
  • A Novel Low Cost, High Efficiency, Algal Biomass Harvest and Dewatering Technology for Biodiesel Production  awarded by DOE-SBIR 2009 - 2011
  • Collaborative Research: Molecular level characterization of organic matter in ice cores using high-resolution FTICR mass spectrometry  awarded by National Science Foundation 2008 - 2011
  • Molecular Study of Organic Matter and Phosphorus Interaction with Surfaces: Ultra high Resolution Mass Spectrometry and ATR-FTIR Approaches  awarded by University of Maine 2008 - 2011
  • Developing New Alternative Energy in Virginia: Bio-Diesel Algae  awarded by Department of Energy 2009 - 2010
  • Virginia Coastal Research Consortium: Conversion of Algae to Biofuels and Offshore Wind Energy  awarded by State of Virginia 2009 - 2010
  • Collaborative Research: Assessing the bioavailability of effluent organic nitrogen (EON) along a freshwater to saltwater continuum.  awarded by National Science Foundation 2007 - 2010
  • Collaborative Research: Comprehensive Chemical Characterization of Marine Dissolved Organic Matter using Efficient Isolation Coupled to Advanced Analytical Tehcniques  awarded by NSF (OCE-0728634) 2007 - 2010
  • Collaborative Research: Resistance of peptide degradation products in seawater  awarded by National Science Foundation 2007 - 2009
  • Elucidation of protein structure networks and beyond  awarded by ODU-RF 2008
  • Virginia Coastal Research Consortium: Conversion of algae to biofuels and offshore wind energy  awarded by State of Virginia 2008
  • Modeling and testing complex of chromatin-associated proteins in cancer celld  awarded by ODU Office of Research 2007 - 2008
  • Collaborative Research: Investigations into the temporal & source-dependent chemical compositions & reactivity of natural dissolved organic matter  awarded by National Science Foundation 2005 - 2008
  • Beyond the mineral sorptive hypothesis: Protein preservation in marine systems via formation of high-molecular mass aggregates  awarded by National Science Foundation 2002 - 2006
  • Characterization of TOX produced during disinfection processes  awarded by American Water Works Association Research Foundation 2002 - 2005
  • Molecular isotopic tools for environmental research (MITER)  awarded by National Science Foundation, Chemistry Div., Collaborative Research Agreement for Environmental Molecular Science 2000 - 2005
  • Role of environmental molecular interfaces on the chemical and biological reactivity of pollutants  awarded by National Science Foundation, Chemistry Division, Environmental Molecular Science Institute 2000 - 2005
  • Humic substances in composted municipal wastes: Formation, structure, and metal binding  awarded by US-Israel Binational Science Foundation 2000 - 2004
  • Dissolved organic matter biogeochemistry: Linking ecosystems processes, community structure and microbial dynamics in streams  awarded by National Science Foundation, Division of Environmental Biology 1999 - 2004
  • Regulation of the Translation Interactome by Metabolically Active Lipids  awarded by NIH RO1 research grant 2008 -
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry (Geochemistry), University of Maryland 1980
  • M.S. in Marine Chemistry, University of Miami 1974
  • B.S. in Chemistry, North Carolina State University 1970
  • Full Name

  • Patrick Hatcher