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Kathleen C. Swallow


Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology:B.S., University of Richmond

Courses Taught:

  • General Chemistry I & II
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Instrumental Analysis II
  • Advanced Analytical Chemistry

Research Interests

Trace metal speciation in natural systems. Analysis of fresh and salt water sediments. Identification of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in combustion products. Supercritical Water Oxidation.

Selected Publications

  • J.L. Dinaro, J.W. Tester, K.C. Swallow, and J.B. Howard, “Experimental Measurements of Benzene Oxidation in Supercritical Water”, AIChE Journal 2000, 46, 2274-2284.
  • K.C. Swallow, J.B. Howard, W.J. Grieco, T. Benish, K. Taghizadeh, E. Plummer, and A.L. Lafleur, “Correlation of PAH Structure and Fullerenes Formation in Premixed Flames”, Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds 1999, 14-15, 201-208.
  • W.J. Grieco, A.L. Lafleur, K.C. Swallow, H. Richter, K. Taghizadeh, and J.B. Howard, “Fullerenes and PAH in Low Pressure Premixed Benzene/Oxygen Flames”, in Twenty-Seventh Symposium (International) on Combustion, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, 1998, 1669-1675.
  • P.A. Marrone, P.M. Gschwend, K.C. Swallow, W.A. Peters, and J.W. Tester, “Product Distribution and Reaction Pathways for Methylene Chloride Hydrolysis and Oxidation under Hydrothermal Conditions”, Journal of Supercritical Fluids 1998, 12, 239-254.