Anna Oliveri

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
Supervisor: Prof. William Casey

Education

University of Oregon (2009-2014) Eugene, OR
Doctor of Philosophy: Chemistry 2014
Masters of Science: Chemistry 2010
 
Juniata College (2005-2009): Cum Laude, Huntingdon, PA
Bachelor of Science: Chemistry 2009
Secondary Emphasis (Minor): Education 2009

Honors and Awards

2012 National Science Foundation CSMC Outreach Fellowship
2011 National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellowship
2009 Juniata College Rockwell Chemistry Prize

Publications

  1. Oliveri, A. F.; Hazlett, C. R.; Colla, C. A.; Johnson, D. W.; Casey, W. H. “Proton Exchange Rates on Hydroxide Bridges of the Mineral-Like Ga133-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24(NO3)15 Cluster” 2016. Manuscript in Prep.
  2. Oliveri, A. F.; Pilgrim, C. D.; Qiu, J.; Colla, C. A., Burns, P. C., Casey, W. H. “Dynamic Phosphonic Bridges in Aqueous Uranyl Clusters” Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016 Accepted.
  3. Oliveri, A. F. Stoichiometry, Encyclopedia of Geochemistry. In Press
  4. Oliveri, A. F.; Wills, L. A.; Hazlett, C. R.; Carnes, M. E.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Johnson, D. W., “Solution-Phase Structural Characterization of an Array of Nanoscale Aqueous Inorganic Ga13-xInx (0≤x≤6) Clusters by 1H-NMR and QM Computations” Chem. Sci. 2015, 6, 4071-4085.
  5. Carnes, M. E.; Knutson, C. C.; Nadarajah, A.; Jackson Jr., M. N.; Oliveri, A. F.; Norelli, K. M.; Crockett, B. M.; Bauers, S. B.; Moreno-Luna, H. A.; Taber, B. N.; Pacheco, D. J.; Olson, J. Z.; Brevick, K. R.; Sheehan, C. E.; Johnson, D. W.; Boettcher, S. W. ”Electrochemical Synthesis of Flat-[Ga13-xInx(μ3-OH)6(μ-OH)18(H2O)24(NO3)15] Clusters as Aqueous Precursors for Solution-Processed Semiconductors” J. Mat. Chem. 2014, 2, 8492-8496.
  6. Oliveri, A. F.; Elliott, E. W.; Carnes, M. E.; Hutchison, J. E.; Johnson, D. W., “Elucidating Inorganic Nanoscale Species in Solution: Complementary and Corroborative Approaches” ChemPhysChem 2013, 14, 2655–2661. FRONT COVER.
  7. Oliveri, A. F.; Carnes, M. E.; Baseman, M. M.; Richman, E. K.; Hutchison J. E.; Johnson, D. W.,   “Single Nanoscale Cluster Species Revealed by 1H-NMR Diffusion-Ordered Spectroscopy and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10992-10996. FRONTISPIECE.
  8. Kouzes, R. T.; Ely, J.H.; Seifert, A.; Siciliano, E. R.; Weirer, D. R.; Windsor, L. K.; Woodring, M. L.; Borgardt, G.; Buckley, E.; Flumerfelt, E.; Oliveri, A. F.; Salvitti, M., “Cosmic-Ray-Induced Ship-Effect Neutron Measurements and Implications for Cargo Scanning at Borders” Nucl. Instrum. Meth. A 2007, 587, 89–100.

Notable Oral Presentations

  1. Oliveri, A. F. “Structural Studies of Aqueous Uranyl-Phosphite Cage-Clusters via 1D (1H and 31P) and 2D (DOSY and HSQC) Solution NMR” Material Science of Actinides Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) Annual Meeting. South Bend, IN 2015
  2. Oliveri, A. F. “Solution Characterization of Inorganic Cluster via 1H-NMR and DOSY” Sacramento State Chemistry Department Seminar. Sacramento, CA 2015
  3. Oliveri, A. F.; Wills, L. A.; Cheong, P. H.-Y.; Johnson, D. W., “Experimental and Computational Studies of the 1H-NMR Signals of Ga/In Hydroxo Clusters” Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry (CSMC) Annual Meeting Eugene, OR 2014
  4. Oliveri, A. F.; “Solution Studies of Persistent Aqueous Inorganic Nanoclusters” 248th American Chemical Society Conference. San Francisco, CA 2014
  5. Oliveri, A. F.; Kamunde-Devonish, M. K. “Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry Presents: Women in Science” American Association of University Women (AAUW). Eugene, OR 2013
  6. Oliveri, A. F. “Solution Studies of Persistent Aqueous Inorganic Nanoclusters” Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry (CSMC) Annual Meeting. Eugene, OR 2012
  7. Oliveri, A. F. “Solution Studies of Group 13 Metal Clusters” Material Science Institute (MSI) Conference. Eugene, OR 2012
  8. Oliveri, A. F. “Solution Studies of Persistent Aqueous Inorganic Nanoclusters” Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry (CSMC) Kick-Off Event. Corvallis, OR 2011
  9. Oliveri, A. F. “Metal Clusters: Thin Film Precursors. Synthesis, Development, and Application” University of Oregon Technology Program Inventor Days. Eugene, OR 2011
  10. Fitzsimmons, T.; Oliveri, A. F. “Hands on Presentation with Atomic Force Microscope” Pennsylvania Science Teacher Association. Harrisburg, PA 2006

Notable Poster Presentations

  1. Colla, C. A.; Pilgrim, C. D.; Oliveri, A. F.; et al. “NMR Studies of Uranyl and Neptunyl Compounds” Material Science of Actinides Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) Annual Meeting. South Bend, IN 2015
  2. Villena, E. G.Oliveri, A. F.; Hazlett, C. R.; et al. “Synthesis and Characterization of Clusters.” Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry (CSMC) Annual Meeting Corvallis, OR 2015 
  3. Oliveri, A. F.; Elliott, E. W.; Jackson, M. N.; et al. “Solution Studies of Persistent Inorganic Nanoscale Clusters” Gordon Conference: Clusters, Nanocrystals & Nanostructures. South Hadley, MA 2013
  4. Oliveri, A. F.Wang, W.; Johnson, D. W; et al. “Group 13 Polynuclear Metal Clusters for Microelectronic Fabrication” Center for Green Materials Chemistry (CGMC) Site Review. Irvine, CA 2011
  5. Oliveri, A. F.; Fairley, K. C.;  Mensinger, Z. L.; et al. “Future Directions in Group 13 Metal Hydroxide Clusters” Materials Science Institute/IGERT Conference. Newport, OR 2010
  6. Oliveri, A. F.; Hark, R. “SEM/EDX Analysis of Pigmentation Found on Neolithic Bone Fragments” 237th American Chemical Society Conference. Salt Lake City, UT 2009
  7. Oliveri, A. F.; Borgardt, J. Kouzes, R. T; et al. "Combating nuisance alarms caused by the “ship effect” in helium 3 based neutron detection radiation portal monitors" 235th American Chemical Society Conference. New Orleans, LA 2008
  8. Oliveri, A. F.; Borgardt, J. Kouzes, R. T; et al. "Combating nuisance alarms caused by the “ship effect” in helium 3 based neutron detection radiation portal monitors" Juniata College Alumni Weekend. Huntingdon, PA 2007

Volunteer and Outreach Experience

University of Oregon, 2010-2014
Leap into Science(Heppner Elementary): student/parent science night
Sail Camp: chemistry and art day camp for elementary age girls
Science Factory Days: day camp for elementary students
Lab Tours: ranging from adults to elementary students
 
Juniata College/Science in Motion Pennsylvania, 2006-2009
Community Demo Shows: Huntingdon Community Center After School Program, Altoona Public Library, Lewistown Nursing Home, Sciencepalooza 
 
Juniata College Chemistry Camp, 2009
Organized and supervised an elementary chemistry camp as a fundraiser for the chemistry club (4 activities, lunch, and a demo show for ~50 students)

Affiliations, Activities, and Offices

Women in Graduate Sciences (2009-2014)
American Chemical Society (2007-2009, 2014)
Big Brothers Big Sisters (2010-2012) Mentor (2010-2012)
Chemistry Club (2006- 2009) President (2008- 2009) Ombudsman (2007-2008)
Gamma Sigma Epsilon (2008- 2009) Treasurer (2008-2009)
Juniata College Women’s Rugby (2006-2009) Scrum Captain (2008)

 

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