Alexander Scheeline

 Alexander Scheeline

Contact Information

Sch Of Chem Sci 463 Ral Box 48 600 S Mathews M/C 712 Urbana, IL 61801
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
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Additional Campus Affiliations

Biography

Professor Alexander Scheeline received his B.S. degree from Michigan State University in 1974 and his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in 1978. He joined the faculty at Illinois in 1981. His research interests are in optical spectrometry, nonlinear dynamics, oscillating reactions, and oxidative stress.

Education

  • B. S. Chemistry Michigan State University (1974)
  • Ph.D. Chemistry University of Wisconsin - Madison (1978)

Distinctions / Awards

  • Fellow, Society for Applied Spectroscopy
  • Honorary Member, Society for Applied Spectroscopy
  • Society for Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggars Award (1979)
  • Society for Applied Spectroscopy William F. Meggars Award (1990)
  • ACS Newsmaker Award
  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Special Grant in the Chemical Sciences

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Scheeline, Alexander Cell Phone Spectrometry: Science in Your Pocket? Trends in Analytical Chemistry (TrAC) 85A 2016, p. 20-25.
Scheeline, Alexander, and Thự Anh Bùi Stacked, Mutually-rotated Diffraction Gratings as Enablers of Portable Visible Spectrometry Applied Spectroscopy 70 5 2016, p. 766-777.
Chainani, Edward T, Woo-Hyuck Choi, Khanh T Ngo, and Alexander Scheeline "Mixing in Colliding, Ultrasonically Levitated Drops," Analytical Chemistry 86 4 2014, p. 2229-2237.
Chainani, Edward T, Khanh T Ngo, and Alexander Scheeline "Electrochemistry in an Acoustically Levitated Drop" Analytical Chemistry 85 4 2013, p. 2500-2506.
Barna, S. F, E. A. Ott, N. H. Thu, M. A. Shannon, and A. Scheeline "Silica Adsorbents and Peroxide Functionality for Removing Paraquat from Wastewater," Journal of Environmental Engineering ASCE, 139 7 2013, p. 975-985.
Scheeline, A, W.-H Choi, E. T. Chainani, and K. T. Ngo "Levitated Drop Microreactors for Biochemical Kinetics," Advances in Materials Research 560 561 2012, p. 395-400.
Scheeline, A, and R. L. Behrens "Potential of Levitated Drops to Serve as Microreactors for Biophysical Measurements," Biophysical Chemistry 165 166 2012, p. 1-12.
Field, Christopher R Design and Implementation of an Efficient Acoustically Levitated Drop Reactor for In Stillo Measurements Review of Scientific Instruments 78 12 2007, p. 125102 1-8.

Book Contributions

Scheeline, Alexander Active Learning in the Introductory Graduate Student Analytical Chemistry Course: Getting Students to 'Think Analytically' Active Learning: Models from the Analytical Sciences Active Learning in the Introductory Graduate Student Analytical Chemistry Course: Getting Students to 'Think Analytically' Washington, DC American Chemical Society 2007, p. 248-258.

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