Herron

William J. Herron, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry


Office Location:  St. Joseph Hall, 5th flr., North Wing, SJ547A
Office Phone:  215.248.7154
E-Mail:  HerronW@chc.edu





 Educational Background 

  • Ph.D. Chemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1993 

Courses Taught 

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Chemistry 131 
  • Principles of Chemistry 132  
  • Physical Chemistry 313 
  • Physical Chemistry 314 

 

Fields of Specialization

  •  Structural determination of drug metabolites 

 

Scholarly Interests

 

  • Drug Development 
  • neurochemistry of mental illness and sleep 
  • energy generation, conversion, and storage 
  • photovoltaics 
  • fuel cells 
  • nuclear fuel cycle 
  • ceramics 
  • the history of Chemistry
     
Selected Publications
  • McEwen, C, N; Herron, W. J.; McKay, R. G. “Liquid Dispersion Device” US 6729552 B1, May 4, 2004. 
  • Espina, J. R.; Shockcor J. P.; Herron , W. J.; Car, B. D.; Contel, N. R.; Ciaccio, P. J.; Lindon, J. C.; Holmes, E.; Nicholson, J. K.; “Detection of In Vivo Biomarkers of Phospholipidosis Using NMR-based Metabonomic Approaches” Magnetic Resonance in Chemistry2001, 39 (9), 559-565.
  • McLuckey, S. A.; Herron, W. J.; Stephenson, J. L., Jr.; Goeringer, D. E.; "Cation Attachment to Multiply-Charged Anions of Oxidized Bovine Insulin A-Chain" J. Mass Spectrom.1996, 31, 1093-1100.
  • Herron, W. J.; Goeringer, D. E.; McLuckey, S. A.  "Reactions of Polyatomic Dianions with Cations in the Paul Trap" Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 1996, 10, 277-281.
  • Herron, W. J.; Goeringer, D. E.; McLuckey, S. A.  "Product Ion Charge State Determination via Ion/Ion Proton Transfer Reactions"  Anal. Chem. 1996, 68, 257-262.
  • Herron, W. J.; Goeringer, D. E.; McLuckey, S. A.  "Ion-Ion Reactions in the Gas Phase: Electron Transfer Reactions of Rare Gas Cations with Multiply-Charged Oligonucleotide Anions"   J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1995,117,11555-11562.
  • Herron, W. J.; Goeringer, D. E.; McLuckey, S. A.  "Ion-Ion Reactions in the Gas Phase: Proton Transfer Reactions of Protonated Pyridine with Multiply-Charged Oligonucleotide Anions"  J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom.  1995, 6, 529-532.
  • Garvey, J. F.; Herron, W. J.; Vaidyanathan, G.  "Probing the Structure and Reactivity of Hydrogen-Bonded Clusters of the Type {M}n{H2O}H+, via the Observation of Magic Numbers"   Chem. Rev.  1994, 7, 1999-2014.
  • Grover, J. R.; Cheng, B.-M.; Herron, W. J.; Coolbaugh, M. T.; Peifer, W. R.; Garvey, J. F. "Photoionization - Induced Intracluster Reactions of Chlorobenzene/Ammonia Mixed Complexes" J. Phys. Chem. 1994, 98, 7479-7487.
  • Vaidyanathan, G.; Herron, W. J.; Garvey, J. F.  "Mass Spectrometric Investigation of 2-Methoxyethanol and 2-Ethoxyethanol Clusters: Magic Numbers and Structural Implications" J. Phys. Chem. 1993, 97, 7880-7887.
  • Herron, W. J.; Coolbaugh, M. T.; Vaidyanathan, G.; Peifer, W. R.; Garvey, J. F. "Observation of Magic Numbers for (ROH)n H3O+ Heteroclusters (R = CH3, CH3CH2, (CH3)2CH, and CH3CH2CH2): Implications for Cluster Ion Structure" J. Am. Chem Soc. 1992, 114, 3684-3689.
  • Grover, J. R.; Herron, W. J.; Coolbaugh, M. T.; Peifer, W. R.; Garvey, J. F. "Cluster Beam Analysis via Photoionization" J. Phys. Chem.1991, 95, 6473-6481.
  • Herron, W. J.; Garvey, J. F. "Cluster Beam Deposition of High Temperature Materials" Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Avarback, R. S; Berholc, J.; Nelson, D. L,  Eds., 1991, 206, 391-396.