David Marsh

Postdoctoral Scholar
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oregon
Supervisor: Prof. Darren Johnson
 

Education

Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, 2013
B.S. in Chemistry, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2008

Honors and Awards

Graduate Student Work Study Award, Winter 2012 - Spring 2013
Regent’s Dissertation Fellowship, Fall 2012
Chancellors Fellowship, 2008
ACS Polyed Award for Excellence in Organic Chemistry, 2007
Chemistry Alumni Scholarship, 2007
Phi Lambda Upsilon Honor Society, 2007
Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 2007
Merck Index Award for Excellence in Organic Chemistry, 2006
CRC Handbook Award for Excellence in Freshman Chemistry, 2005
 

Recent Publications

  1. Hammann, B. A.; Marsh, D. A.; Ma, Z. L.; , Wood, S. R.; West, M. E.; Johnson, D. W.; Hayes, S. E. Synthetic Routes to a Nanoscale Inorganic Cluster [Ga133-OH)62-OH)18(H2O)](NO3)15  Evaluated by Solid-State 71Ga NMR. Journal of Solid State Chemistry 2016, In Press, 
  2. Marsh, D. A.; Goberna-Ferron, S.; Baumeister, M.; Zakharov, L.; Nyman, M.; Keszler, D. A.; Johnson, D. W.
    Synthesis and Solution Characterization of a New Rare Earth Cluster for Applications in Solution- Processed Thin Films. Journal of the American Chemical Society. To be submitted.
  3. Marsh, D. A.; Yan, W.; Liu, Y.; Hemminger, J. C.; Penner, R. M.; Borovik, A. S. Water oxidation using a cobalt monolayer prepared by underpotential deposition. Langmuir 2013, 29 (47), 14728-14732.
  4. Marsh, D. A.; Szyndler, M. W.; Borovik, A. S.; Corn, R. M., Preparation of monolithic superparamagnetic nanoparticle-polymer composites using a polymerizable acetylacetonate and magnetite nanoparticles. Polymer Chemistry 2012, 3, 2852-2856.
  5. Marsh, D. A.; Borovik, A. S., Preparation of gold nanoparticles directly from Au(I) thiourea complexes. Talk presented at 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
  6. Marsh, D. A.; Szyndler, M. W.; Corn, R. M.; Borovik, A. S., Development of surfactants for controlling the physical properties of nanoparticles. Talk presented at 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA, March 2011.
  7. Mann, J. R.; Nevins, J. S.; Soja, G. R.; Wells, D. D.; Levy, S. C.; Marsh, D. A.; Watson, D. F., Influence of Solvation and the Structure of Adsorbates on the Kinetics and Mechanism of Dimerization-Induced Compositional Changes of Mixed Monolayers on TiO2. Langmuir 2009, 25 (20), 12217-12228.

Posters and Presentations

  1. Marsh, D. A.; Borovik, A.S.; Preparation of Au(I)-thiourea complexes as precursors for gold nanoparticles.  Talk presented at 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, April 2013.
  2. Marsh, D. A.; Szyndler, M. W.; Corn, R. M.; Borovik, A. S., Development of surfactants for controlling the physical properties of nanoparticles. Talk presented at 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA, March 2011.

Teaching Experience

Instructor for Preparatory Chemistry (CH 150), Lane Community College, Eugene, OR, Spring 2016
Research Mentor for Undergraduate Students, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Summer 2015 -  present
Assistant Instructor, “Learning Chemistry” supplemental course, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Fall 2015
Instructor and Mentor for Undergraduate Research Immersion Course, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Spring 2015
Scientific Consultant, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Fall 2014, Fall 2015
Co-Instructor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Summer 2014/2015
Teaching Assistant, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA, Fall 2008 to Spring 2012 (10 quarters total)

Outreach Experience

Science Museum Volunteer, “Meet a Scientist” at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, OR,  January 9, 2016; February 13, 2016 
Science Communication Fellowship, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, OR, Summer 2015
Science Fair Volunteer, University of Oregon Science Open House, Eugene, OR, May 9, 2015; October 7, 2015
Session Chair, 19th Annual ACS Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, N. Bethesda, MD, July 2015
Research Mentor for High School Students, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Summer 2014/2015
 
Contact
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
1253 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-1253
(315)-657-4549