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Stephen Angel

Chair/Professor
Chemistry
College of Arts & Sciences
Contact
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
785.670.2266
Degrees & Certifications
Inter-American Univ PuertoRico, Bachelor of Arts
Univ of California-Irvine, Bachelor of Science
Univ of Colorado-Boulder, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History
2010 - Present, Professor
2005 - Present, Chair
1997 - 2010 Associate Professor
1991 - 1997 Assistant Professor
1989 - 1991 National Research Council Fellow
Teaching
  • CH 151 HN, Fundamentals of Chemistry I
  • CH 151 L3, Fundamentals of Chemistry I
  • CH 152 A, Fundamentals of Chemistry II
  • CH 152 AR1, Fundamentals of Chemistry II
  • CH 152 AR2, Fundamentals of Chemistry II
  • CH 382 A, Physical Chemistry II
  • CH 385 L1, Physical Chemistry Lab
  • CH 390 B, Undergrad Chemical Research
  • CH 393 XA, Internship
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Kinetics
Forensic Chemistry
Solvent-free Reactions
Service Interests/Activities
K - 12 Science Education
Faculty Governance in Higher Education
Career Accomplishments

Successful Chemistry Graduates

Publications:
Shaver, L.A., Leung, S.H., Puderbaugh, A., Angel, S.A. “Two Methods of Determining Total Phenolic Content of Foods and Juices in a General, Organic and Biological Chemistry Lab”, J. Chem Ed., 2011, 88, 492-495.

Schmidt, S.; Angel, S.; Keller, A. Kramer, Z. “2-Dimensional Computational Analysis of the 1H NMR Spectrum of the bis(2,2-bipyridine)carbonatocobalt(III) ion”, J. Coordination Chem., 2007, 60:17, 1809-1816

Leung, S.H.; Angel, S.A. “Solvent-Free Wittig Reaction: A Green Organic Chemistry Laboratory Experiment”, J. Chem Ed. 2004, 81, 1492-1493

Angel, S.A.; LaLonde, D.E. “Science Success Strategies: An Interdisciplinary Course for Improving Science and Mathematics Education” J. Chem Ed., 1998, 75, 1437-1441

Angel, S.A.; Stephenson, J.C.; Heilweil, E.J. “Picosecond Infrared Studies of Intramolecular Vibrational Energy Transfer” Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy V, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelber, 1992, 68, 239

Angel, S.A.; Peters, K.S. “Free Energy Dependence of the Intrinsic Rate of Electron Transfer in Diffusional Quenching of trans-Stilbene S1 by Electron-Deficient Olefins” J. Phys. Chem., 1991, 956, 3606

Angel, S.A.; Hansen, P.A.; Heilweil, E.J.; Stephenson, J.C., “Application of Ultrafast Broadband Infrared Spectroscopy to Measurement of Metal-Carbonyl Dynamics” Ultrafast Phenomena VII, Springer Verlag, N.Y., 1990, 480

Angel, S.A.; Peters, K.S., “Intrinsic Rate of Electron Transfer in the Diffusional Quenching of trans-Stilbene S1 by Fumaronitrile” J. Phys. Chem., 1989, 93, 713

Peters, K.S.; Angel, S.A.; O'Driscoll, E., “Stilbene photocycloaddition reactions:  ion pair and electron transfer dynamics”, Pure & Appl. Chem., 1989, 61, 629