Publications & Presentations

Publications

Refereed Journal Articles:  (Undergraduates in Italics)

  • Hankins, Jamilah N.; Gouws, Michele; Mahajer, Amir; Kim, Ethan S.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Haseltine, John “On the Solvolysis Kinetics of Amidoesters Derived from β-Aminoalcohols.” Tetrahedron Lett. 2012, 53, 2450–2453.
  • Williams, Daniel J.; Arrowood, Kimberley A.; Bloodworth, Lindsey M.; Carmack, Angela L.; Gulla, Daniel; Gray, Michael W.; Maasen, Igal; Rivzi, Fareeha; Rosenbaum, Sarah L.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; VanDerveer, Donald “The Preparation, Characterization, X-ray Structural Analysis ,and Thermogravimetric Analysis of Tetrakis[1,3-dimethyl-2(3H)-imidazolethione]zinc(II) Nitrate and Tetrafluoroborate.” J. Chem. Cryst. 2010, 40, 1074-1077.
  • Tapu, Daniela; Owens, Clayton; VanDerveer, Donald; Gwaltney, Kevin  “The First Phenanthrene-Fused Imidazol-2-ylidene and Its Transition-Metal Complexes.”  Organometallics, 2009, 28, 270-276.
  • Shaw, Janet L.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Keer, Nikky  “Synthesis and Characterization of a Series of Diphenyldipyrazolylmethane Complexes with Zinc(II).”  Inorg. Chim. Acta. 2009, 2396-2401.
  • Rushton, Gregory T.; Hardy, Rebecca C.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Lewis, Scott E.  “Alternative conceptions of organic chemistry topics among fourth year chemistry students.” Chem. Educ. Res. Pract.  2008, 9, 122-130.
  • Williams, Daniel J.; McKinney, Bradley J.; Baker, Ben; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; VanDerveer, Donald  “The Preparation, Characterization and X-ray Structural Analysis of Tetrakis[1,3-dimethyl-2(3H)-imidazoleselone]cadmium(II) Hexafluorophosphate.” J. Chem. Cryst.  2007, 37, 691-694.
  • Shultz, David A.; Lee, Hyoyoung; Kumar, Ramanathan K.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.  “Cross-Conjugated Bis(Porphryin)s: Synthesis, Electrochemical Behavior, Mixed Valency, and Biradical Dication Formation.”  J. Org. Chem. 1999, 64, 9124-9136.
  • Shultz, David A.; Lee, Hyoyoung; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Sandberg, K.A.  “Electronic Properties of Bisporphyrin Biradical Dications.”  Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 1999, 334, 459-467.
  • Shultz, David A.; Lee, Hyoyoung; Gwaltney, Kevin P.  “Oxidation of a Bis[Zn(II) porphyrin] Yields a Nondisjoint, Exchange-Coupled Pi Dication-Biradical.”  J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 7584-7585.
  • Shultz, David A.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Lee, Hyoyoung  “A Modified Procedure for Sonogashira Couplings:  Synthesis and Characterization of a Bisporphyrin, 1,1-Bis[zinc(II) 5'-ethynyl-10',15',20'-trimesitylporphyrinyl]-methylenecyclohexane.”  J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 4034-4038.
  • Shultz, David A.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Lee, Hyoyoung  “Synthesis and Characterization of Phenylnitroxide-Substituted Zinc(II) Porphyrins.”  J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, 769-774.

Presentations (Undergraduates in Italics; Presenter is Underlined.)

Ph.D. Thesis

  • Gwaltney, Kevin P.  Potential Building Blocks for Improved Porphyrinic Molecular Magnetic Materials:  Design, Synthesis and Characterization.  2000, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.

International Conferences:

  • Wells, Jen; Gwaltney, Kevin "Improve Your U: Institution‐Wide Approach to CS 3.3.1 and Continuous Improvement." 2017 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, December 2-5, 2017, W-31.
  • Wells, Jen; Gwaltney, Kevin "Improve Your U: Institution‐Wide Approach to Comprehensive Standard 3.3.1 and Continuous Improvement." 2016 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, December 3-6, 2016, CS-71.
  • Wells, Jen; Gwaltney, Kevin "Improve Your U: Institution‐Wide Approach to Continuous Improvement." 2016 Assessment Institute, Indianapolis, IN, October 16-18, 2016, 10C.
  • Funk, M. Leigh; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Paraska, Susan "The Fifth-Year Interim Report: From Planning to Submission." 2014 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Institute on Quality Enhancement and Accreditation, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 20-23, 2014.
  • Funk, M. Leigh; Gwaltney, Kevin P. "The Fifth-Year Interim Report: From Planning to Submission." 2013 Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, December 6-10, 2013, CS-140.
  • Shaw, Janet L.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Keer, Nikky; Pulley, Chris “Synthesis and characterization of a series of diphenyldipyrazolylmethane complexes with zinc(II).” 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009, INOR 545.
  • Rushton, Gregory T.; Hardy, Rebecca; Lewis, Scott E.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.  “Graduating chemistry majors' conceptions of fundamental organic chemistry concepts.”  235th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 6-10, 2008, CHED 1475.
  • Bunz, Uwe H. F.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Arrowood, Kimberly A.  “Rapid synthesis of poly(p-phenylene ethynylene)s using acetylene gas.”  231st American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006, POLY 204.   (Published Abstract:  Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2006, 471, 598.)
  • Muller, Melissa S.; Rushton, Gregory T.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.  “Kinetic and thermodynamic control of imine formation: A guided-inquiry NMR experiment.”  231st American Chemical Society National Meeting National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March 26-30, 2006, CHED 269.
  • Shultz, David A.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Lee, Hyoyoung  “Oxidation of a Nondisjoint Bis[Zn(II) porphyrin] Yields a Dication-biradical Exhibiting a DMs = 2 Transition.”  216th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 23-27, 1998, INOR 395.
  • Lee, Hyoyoung; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Shultz, David A.  “Topological Control of Spin-spin Coupling in Bis-porphyrin Biradical Dications.”  216th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 23-27, 1998, INOR 399.
  • Shultz, David A.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.  “Synthesis and Characterization of Nitroxide-substituted Metalloporphyrins.”  212th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, August 25-29, 1996, ORGN 374.

Regional Conferences:

  • Funk, Leigh; Gwaltney, Kevin "From Hindsight to Foresight: Re-envisioning How to Demonstrate Institutional Effectiveness for Academic Programs," Virginia Assessment Group 2013 Fall Conference, Roanoke, Virginia, November 14-15, 2013.
  • Shaw, Janet L.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Keer, Nikky  “Synthesis and Analysis of a Series of Zinc(II) Diphenyldipyrazolylmethane Complexes.”   60th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Nashville, TN, United States, November 12-15, 2008, SERM 722.
  • Bunz, Uwe H. F.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Gilbert, James M.; Kellett, Kimberly A.  “Simple and Speedy Synthesis of Poly(p-phenylene ethynylene)s Using Acetylene Gas”  56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 10-13, 2004, GEN 728.
  • Marshall, Nicholas; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Kanaan, Hazem; Maasen, Igal  “Investigation of a Novel Heteroaromatic Organic Trication.”  55th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical, Atlanta, GA, November 16-19, 2003, 792.
  • Marshall, Nicholas; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Williams, Brian W. “Synthesis And Characterization Of (Dicyanomethylene) Acenaphthene.”  Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society, Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference, Kennesaw, GA, April 4, 2003.

State Conferences:

  • Visscher, Mary Babb; Routh, Beau; Burley, Scott; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Haseltine, John “Synthesis, Characterization and Methanolysis of N-Acylated Ethanolamine Esters.” Georgia Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Gainesville, GA, March 23, 2011, Chemistry Section.
  • Marshall, Nicholas; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Williams, B.W. “Synthesis And Characterization Of (Dicyanomethylene) Acenaphthene.”  Georgia Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Waleska, GA, March 21, 2003, Chemistry Section.
  • Bissell, Steve; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Williams, B.W. “Synthesis And Characterization Of Novel Fluorescent Molecules I: 1-(2,2-Dicyanovinyl) Naphthalene.”  Georgia Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Milledgeville, GA, March 22, 2002, Chemistry Section.
  • Smith, Dustin; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Williams, B.W. “Synthesis And Characterization Of Novel Fluorescent Molecules I: (Dicyanomethylene) Acenaphthene.”  Georgia Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Milledgeville, GA, March 22, 2002, Chemistry Section.

Local Conferences:

  • Shultz, David A.; Gwaltney, Kevin P.  “Spin Delocalization in Phenylnitroxide-substituted Zinc(II) Porphyrins.”  111th American Chemical Society North Carolina Sectional Meeting, Duke University, Durham, NC, April 5, 1997, O2.

Kennesaw State University Symposium of Student Scholars:

  • Morrison, Alexander M.; Gwaltney, Kevin; Kirk, Nancy Jo  “Analysis and Characterization of Water Soluble Polymers.”  Thirteenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, April 14, 2008.
  • Kellett, Kimberly A.;  Durham, Daniel R.;  Maasen, Igal; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Bunz, Uwe H. F.  “Simple and Speedy Synthesis of Poly(p-phenylene ethynylene)s Using Acetylene Gas.”  Tenth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, April 8, 2005.
  • Marshall, Nicholas; Gwaltney, Kevin P.; Williams, Brian W. “Synthesis And Characterization Of (Dicyanomethylene) Acenaphthene.”  Eighth Annual Symposium of Student Scholars, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, April 18, 2003.

Other Presentations:

  • Gwaltney, Kevin P. “Stickier SAMs; Metals with Moats; Order in the Polymer:  Advances in Thin Films on Surfaces through Polymer Self-Assembled Monolayers.”  Organic Division Seminar, North Carolina State University, March, 1998.
  • Gwaltney, Kevin P. “The Mountain Called ‘Efficiency and the Search for Blue Light:  Maximizing the Electroluminescence Efficiency and Color Range of Poly(p-phenylene vinylene) Through Molecular and Device Tuning.”  Organic Division Seminar, North Carolina State University, April, 1995.
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