Wendling

Karen S. Wendling, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Office Location:  St. Joseph Hall, 5th flr., North Wing, SJ545
Office Phone:  215.248.7080
E-Mail:  WendlingK@chc.edu





Educational Background:  

  • Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2008, under the direction of Professor Gary L. Glish)
  • B.S. in Chemistry and Environmental Science from Chestnut Hill College (2003)

 

 

 

Specialized Fields 

  • Analytical Chemistry and Mass Spectrometry 

Scholarly Interests 

  • Chemical ionization mass spectrometry
  • Ion trap mass spectrometry
  • Detection of gas and liquid phase environmental pollutants
  • New uses for audio/visual aids in the classroom environment

 

 Selected Publications 

1. Wendling, K., Glish, G. Methods to Distinguish Isomeric/Isobaric Volatile Organic Compounds using Selected Ion Chemical Ionization in a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer. The International Journal of Mass Spectrometry. Manuscript Prepared for Submission.

2. Kamel, I., Wendling, W., Chen, D., Wendling, K., Harakal, C., Carlsson, C. Effects of N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Antagonists on Bovine Cerebral Arterial Tone and 45Ca Uptake: S(+)-ketamine, Dextrorphan, and Dextromethorphan. Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology. Accepted for publication. 10/2008

3. Wendling, K., Glish, G. New Methods for Distinguishing Isomeric Methacrolein and Methyl Vinyl Ketone. Manuscript in Preparation.

4. Wendling, K., Glish, G. Detecting Volatile Organic Compounds using Selected Ion Chemical Ionization in a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer. Manuscript in Preparation.

5. Wendling, K., Glish, G. Generating Reagent Ions using Pulsed Glow Discharge for Selected-Ion Chemical Ionization in a Quadrupole Ion Trap. Triangle Area Mass Spectrometry Meeting, Raleigh, NC. 11/2007

6. Wendling, K., Glish, G. Generating Reagent Ions using Pulsed Glow Discharge for Selected-Ion Chemical Ionization in a Quadrupole Ion Trap. The 55th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Indianapolis, IN. 06/2007

7. Felton, J., Wendling, K., Glish, G. Determining Proton-Transfer Reaction Rate Constants for Volatile Organic Compounds using the Protonated Acetone Reagent. The 55th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Indianapolis, IN. 06/2007

8. Wendling, K., Glish, G. The Development of Selected Ion Chemical Ionization for the Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds. The 121st North Carolina - American Chemical Society Sectional Conference, Durham, NC. 04/2007

9. Wendling, K., Glish, G. Distinguishing Environmentally-Relevant Isomers using Selected Ion Chemical Ionization in a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer. The 54th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Seattle, WA. 05/2006

10. Wendling, K. Distinguishing Environmentally-Relevant Isomers using Selected Ion Chemical Ionization in a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer. Triangle Area Mass Spectrometry Meeting, Raleigh, NC. 04/2006

11. Wendling, K., D. Kaplan, Glish, G. Selected Ion Chemical Ionization in a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer for the Detection of Volatile Organic Compounds. The 53rd ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, San Antonio, TX. 06/2005

12. Wendling, K., Kaplan, D., Glish, G. Detection and Identification of Isoprene and Secondary Volatile Organics using Selected Ion Chemical Ionization in a Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometer. The 119th North Carolina-ACS Sectional Conference. Raleigh, NC. 04/2005

13. Kaplan, D., Wendling, K., Glish, G. Measurement of Isoprene and its Photooxidation Products by Selected Ion Chemical Ionization Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry. The 56th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC. 04/2004

14. Wendling, K. A Novel Analytical Technique for the Detection and Extraction of Perchlorate in Aqueous Solution. The Fifth Annual Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium For Higher Education (SEPCHE) Honors Conference (Cabrini College). 03/2003

15. Wendling, K. Pacific Salmon: The Study of an Environmental Crisis. The Fourth Annual SEPCHE Honors Conference (Arcadia University). 04/2002

16. Wendling, K. The Environmental Effects of Transgenic Crops. The Third Annual SEPCHE Honors Conference (Neumann College). 03/2001