Blake Hammann

Ph.D. Graduate Student
Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis
Supervisor: Sophia E. Hayes

Education

Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry
Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 2012-present
 
M.Sc. in Chemistry
Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL 2012
 
B.A. in Chemistry
Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL, 2010
 

Honors and Awards

Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Chemistry, SIU-e, 2012
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, SIU-e local chapter, 2012
Golden Key International Honor Society, SIU-e local chapter, 2012
Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Chemistry, SIU-e, 2011
Academic Department Worker of the Year, Blackburn College, 2009
 

Recent Publications

  1. Hammann, B.A.; Marsh, D.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wood, S.; West, M.E.; Johnson, D.W.; Hayes, S.E. “Synthesis Study of a Nanoscale Inorganic Clusters [Ga133-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24](NO3)15 and Characterized by Solid-state 71Ga NMR” J. Solid State Chem. (Accepted with minor revisions) 
  2. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Devonish, M.K.; Johnson, D.W.; Hayes, S.E. “Structural study by solid-state 71Ga NMR of thin film transistor precursors” 2015, Dalton Transactions
  3. Jackson Jr., M.N.; Devonish, M. K.; Hammann, B.A.; Wills, L.A.; Fullmer, L.; Cheong, P.H., Hayes, S.E.; Casey, W.B.; Nyman, M.; Johnson, D. W. “Advanced Characterizations of Aqueous Inorganic Clusters: A Comprehensive Review” Dalton Transactions, 2015, 44, pp 16982-17006
  4. Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Hammann, B.A.; Kamunde-Devonish, M.K.; Chang, I-Ya; Terskikh, V.; Cheong, P.; Johnson, D.W.; Hayes, S.E. “Solid State 69Ga and 71Ga NMR Study of the Nanoscale Inorganic Cluster [Ga133-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24](NO3)15 Chem. Mater. 2014, 26 (17), pp 4978-4983.
    (http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/cm501862u)
  5. Sorte, E.G.; Emery, S.B.; Majzoub, E.H.; Ellis-Caleo, T.; Ma. Z.L.; Hammann, B.A.; Hayes, S.E.; Bowman, R.C.; Conradi, M.S. “NMR Study of Anion Dynamics in Solid KAlH4J. Phys. Chem. C.  2014, 118 (11), pp 5725-5732.
    (http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp5001978)
  6. Sorte, E.G.; Majzoub, E.H.; Ellis-Caleo, T.; Hammann, B.A.; Wang, G.; Zhao, D.; Bowman, R.C. Jr.; Conradi, M.S. “Effects of NaOH in Solid NaH: Solution/Segregation Phase Transition and Diffusion Acceleration” J. Phys. Chem. C. 2013, 117 (45), pp. 23575-23581.
    (http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp4093892)

Posters and Presentations

  1. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Terskikh, V.; Johnson, D.W.;  Hayes, S.E. “Group 13 (27Al, 71Ga) Studies of Metal-oxide Clusters” The International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem), 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
  2. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Devonish, M.K.; Terskikh, V.V.; Johnson, D.W.; Hayes, S.E. “Solid-state NMR Characterization of Quadrupolar Nuclei in Metal-oxide Clusters and Thin Films” Missouri Inorganic Day, 2015, Columbia, MO. 
  3. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Wang, W.; Jackson, Jr. M.N.; Keszler, D.A.; Johnson, D.W.; Hayes, S.E. “New Frontiers in Synthesis and Solid-state NMR Spectroscopy of Group 13 Clusters and Complexes” Boston ACS National Meeting, 2015, Boston, M.A.
  4. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Johnson, D.W.; Terskikh, V.; Hayes, S.E. “Solid State 71Ga NMR Study of the Nanoscale Inorganic Clusters [Ga13-xInx3-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24](NO3)15 (x = 1-6)” Institute of Materials Science and Engineering Showcase, 2015, St. Louis, MO. 
  5. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Johnson, D.W.; Terskikh, V.; Hayes, S.E. “Solid-state NMR Characterization of Quadrupolar Nuclei in Metal-oxide Clusters” Experimental NMR Conference, 2015, Pacific Grove, CA.
  6. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Kast, M.; Nadarajah, A.; Boettcher, S.; Johnson, D.W.; Terskikh, V.; Hayes, S.E. “Solid-State 71Ga NMR Study of Group 13 Nanoscale Inorganic Clusters [Ga13-xInx3-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24](NO3)15 (x = 1-6) to Thin Films” St. Louis Institute for Nanoscience and Nanomedicine, 2014, St. Louis, MO.
  7. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Kast, M.; Nadarajah, A.; Boettcher, S.; Johnson, D.W.; Terskiskh, V.; Hayes, S.E. “Solid-State 71Ga NMR Study of Group 13 Nanoscale Inorganic Clusters [Ga13-xInx3-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24](NO3)15 (x = 1-6) to Thin Films” St. Louis Institute for Nanoscience and Nanomedicine, 2014, St. Louis, MO.
  8. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Johnson, D.W.; Terskiskh, V.; Hayes, S.E. “Solid-state 71Ga NMR of Group 13 Mixed-metal Clusters [Ga13-xInx]” American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting, 2014, Columbia, MO.
  9. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Kast, M.; Nadarajah, A.; Plassmeyer, P.; Ramos, J.C.; Page, C.; Boettcher, S.; Johnson, D.W.; Terskiskh, V.; Keszler, D.; Hayes, S.E. “Characterization of CSMC Materials using Solid-state NMR” Center for Sustainable Materials Chemistry Annual Meeting, 2014, Eugene, OR.
  10. Hammann, B.A.; Ma, Z.L.; Wentz, K.M.; Kamunde-Davonish, M.K.; Johnson, D.W.; Terskiskh, V.; Hayes, S.E. “Solid State 71Ga NMR Study of the Nanoscale Inorganic Clusters [Ga13-xInx3-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)24](NO3)15 (x = 1-6)” Rocky Mountain Conference on Magnetic Resonance, 2014, Copper Mountain, Co. 

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, 2012 - 2013
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Southern Illinois University  in Edwardsville, 2010 – 2012
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Chemistry, Blackburn College, 2007-2010
 

Leadership Experience

Graduate Council Representative, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013-present
Chairperson, Board of Appeals, Work Program, Blackburn College, 2008-2009
Student Senate, Commuter Representative, Blackburn College, 2007-2009
 

Activities and Professional Development

Graduate Council Representative, Department of Chemistry, Washington University in St. Louis, 2013-present
Member of American Chemical Society, 2011 – present
Chairperson, Board of Appeals Work Program, Blackburn College, 2008-2009
Student Senate, Commuter Representative, Blackburn College, 2007-2009
Lifetime Member of the National FFA Alumni, 2006 – present
 
 

Contact

Campus Box 1134, 1 Brookings Drive, St. Louis, MO 63130
314-935-5031

 

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