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Rainer Ernst GLASER
Dipl.-Chem., M.S., Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri 65211
|Birth Date & Place
||Ernst and Johanna Glaser,
Julia Margaret Chang, August 22,
Katharine Kayla Jade Glaser, born
October 7, 1997, in Columbia, Missouri.
|Nationality & US Status
||German with Permanent Residency.
Rowing, Swimming, Hiking, Reading, Languages, Travel, Astronomy.
German, first language.
English, second language.
French. Fluent in reading & comprehension, rusty in writing.
Department of Chemistry,
University of Missouri.|
Research Interests: Physical and Theoretical Organic Chemistry.
1. Deamination Chemistry and the Alkylation and Modification of DNA.
2. Organic Ferroelectric Crystalline Materials for Nonlinear Optics.
3. Phosphorus Analogues of Diazonium Ions: Theory and Experimental Approach.
4. Methods of Topological Electron and Spin Density Analysis.
5. Computer-Mediated Communication, Collaborative Learning and Peer
Review in Chemical Education.
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of
Postdoctoral Research Associate,
Department of Chemistry,
Yale University. |
Research Supervisor: Professor Kenneth B. Wiberg.
University of California, Berkeley.
Research Supervisor: Professor Andrew Streitwieser, Jr.
Thesis: "Theoretical Studies of Reactive
September 18, 1984: Chemistry Diplom with highest possible grade
gut" equivalent to "A" in Inorganic, Organic, and Physical
Thesis: "Kinetische Untersuchung der Hydrolyse von
University of California,
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
(LBL), Molecular and Materials Research Division. |
Research Supervisor: Professor
Master of Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1983.
Thesis: "Electron Density Analysis of Carbonyl
October 23, 1980: Chemistry Vordiplom ("sehr gut").
March 30, 1979: Physics Zwischenprüfung ("sehr
Compulsory Military Service,
Freudenstadt, F.R. Germany.|
March 12, 1976: Abitur with highest honors and Chemistry Prize.
Hughes Program Advisory Committee.
Student Organizations, Governments, and Activities
3-year term beginning September 1, 1996.
MUIIT Advisory Board Member.
MU Institute for Instructional
Undergraduate Committee (Dept. of Chem.)|
Computer Committee (Dept of Chem.)|
Secretary-Treasurer, Univ. of Missouri Section, American
MU Study Abroad Advisory Council.|
Report, May 19, 1997: "Strategies for Enhancing International
Competence at MU".
Task Force for Research Computing.|
Subcommittee to The Provost's Computer Committee.
Faculty Search Committees. |
Tenure track position in Organic Chemistry.
Temporary faculty position in Organic Chemistry.
Long Range Planning Committee. |
Co-author, Departmental "Self-Study" Document, 1993.
Cambridge Structural Database. Installation, Maintenance and
Graduate Recruiting Committee.
Chairman, Computer Committee. |
Planning, design, purchase, installation, and operation of the
computer facility. Gave one-day seminars on system operations and software
tools for molecular modeling. Wrote proposals to develop this
ACS 32nd Regional Meeting, Tan-Tar-A Resort Lake of the Ozarks, Osage
Beach, MO, October 29 - November 1, 1997.
Organizer, Symposium on "Nonlinear Optics",
ACS 212th National Meeting, Orlando, FL, August 27, 1996.
Chairman, Poster Session, Division of Polymeric Materials: Science
Gordon Research Conference, State College, New Hampshire, July 2-7,
1995. Discussion Leader "Theoretical Description and
Interpretation of Electron Densities."
ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 21-26, 1994.
Chairman, General Session B, Division of Computers in Chemistry.
Chairman, General Session C, Division of Computers in Chemistry
Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Columbia, MO, May 19-21, 1994.
Chairman, Session VI
ACS Regional Meeting, Columbia, Missouri, November 10-12, 1993.
Co-Organizer, Symposium on "Frontiers in Applications of
Computational Chemistry". Chairman, General Session B, Division of
Regional IBM User Meeting, Host, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, December
IBM User Meeting, Host, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, September
DEC User Meeting, Dr. Barnes and myself, Co-hosts, February 1991.
Campuswide Silicon Graphics User Meeting, Host, November 20, 1990.
PV-Wave Demonstration, "Digital's Technology Fair", September
Secured University Lecture Funds for the visit of Prof. Schleyer, 1993.
Secured University Nelson Lecture Funds for the visit of Prof. Kollmann,
Secured MASUA Lecture Funds for the visit of Prof. Bartmess, 1991.
Journal Article Reviews
Journal of the American Chemical Society (since 1987),
Journal of Computational Chemistry (since 1987), 6 reviews
Journal of Organic Chemistry (since 1989), 37 reviews
Journal of Physical Chemistry (since 1991), 12 reviews
Journal of Chemical Education (since 1991), 27 reviews
Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters (since 1991), 1 review
Inorganic Chemistry (since 1992), 5 reviews
Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1 & 2 (since
1993), 21 reviews
Organic Mass Spectrometry (since 1993), 1 review
Tetrahedron Letters (since 1994), 5 reviews
Zeitschrift für Kristallographie (since 1995), 1 review
Tetrahedron: Asymmetry (since 1995), 2 reviews
Organometallics (since 1995), 3 reviews
Journal of Materials Chemistry (since 1995), 4 reviews
Canadian Journal of Chemistry (since 1995), 1 review
Journal of the Chemical Society, Faraday Transactions (since 1995),
Journal of the Chemical Society, Dalton Transactions (since 1996),
Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
(since 1996), 3 reviews
Journal of the Chemical Society, Mendeleev Communications (since
1996), 2 reviews
Chemical Research in Toxicology (since 1996), 3 reviews
Angewandte Chemie (since 1996), 2 reviews.
Chemistry - A European Journal (since 1997), 4 reviews
International Journal of Chemical Kinetics (since 1997), 1
Molecular Physics (since 1997), 1 review
Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry (since 1997), 1 review
Research Board, University of Missouri,
since 1992, 8 reviews
American Chemical Society (PRF), since 1992, 11 reviews
National Science Foundation, since 1993, 8 reviews
International Science Foundation, since 1993, 1 review
University Research Council, Senayan, Jakarta, since 1996,
Research Corporation, since 1996, 2 reviews
Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund R & D Program, since 1996,
Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools, since 1996, 1
Fessenden & Fessenden, Organic Chemistry, 5th ed.,
Brooks Cole Publishing Co., '92.
Loudon, Organic Chemistry, 3rd ed., Benjamin/Cummings Publishing
Zollinger, Diazo Chemistry I, 2nd ed., 5/93.
Kuhn & Försterling, Moleküle und Molekülanhäufungen,
John Wiley & Sons, 3/94.
Carey, Organic Chemistry, 3rd ed., John Wiley & Sons, 6/94.
Zollinger, Diazo Chemistry II, one chapter, 12/94.
Vollhardt & Shore, Organic Chemistry, 2nd ed., Freeman &
Co., Pre-rev. eval., 12/95.
Lambert, Shurvell, Lightner and Cooks, Part 3 (Electron Spectroscopy)
of Introduction to Organic Spectroscopy, 2nd ed., Prentice
Fox & Whitesell, Organic Chemistry, 2nd ed., Jones and Bartlett
Vollhardt & Shore, Organic Chemistry, Freeman &
Co., Post-revision evaluation, 6/97.
Daley & Daley, Organic Chemistry, Review of Preliminary First
Edition, Wm. C. Brown Publishers, 6/97.
Comparative Analysis of Wade, Organic Chemistry, 3rd ed.,
Prentice Hall, and
Brown & Foote, Organic Chemistry, 2nd ed.,
Saunders College Publishing, 12/97.
Chemistry of Diazonium Ions.
Organic Ferroelectric Materials.
Translations of Chemistry Texts. German/English and English/German.
Creation of Educational Material for Chemistry.
Computational Chemistry in Research & Education.
Founder and Chair, Central Midwest Region
Chemical Education Advisory
Committee, since 1997
Member, Advisory Board,
Institute for Instructional Technology (MUIIT), 1996-98
Member, Advisory Board,
Organic Chemistry, 1/98 - 1/03
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, since 1980.
Liebig-Vereinigung für Organische Chemie in der GDCh, since 1995.
Wöhler-Vereinigung für Anorganische Chemie in der GDCh, since
Americal Chemical Society, since 1982.
Division for Organic Chemistry in the ACS, since 1982.
Division for Physical Chemistry in the ACS, since 1993.
Subdivision for Theoretical Chemistry in the ACS, since 1993.
American Society for the Advancement of Science, since 1988.
American Association of University Professors, since 1989.
World Association of Theoretically Oriented Chemists, WATOC, since 1997.
Alpha Chi Sigma (ACS), since 1991.
Sigma Xi (SX), since 1990.
Council for Undergraduate Research, since 1992.
1. Abitur with highest honors, Kepler-Gymnasium, Freudenstadt,
2. Dr. Kober Chemistry Award, Kepler-Gymnasium, Freudenstadt, 1976.
3. Bruce H. Mahan Memorial Teaching Award 1982/83, Univ. of California,
4. Bruce H. Mahan Memorial Teaching Award 1984/85, Univ. of California,
5. Dean's Office Travel Award to attend the ACS National Meeting in Atlanta,
6. Dean's Office Travel Award to attend the ACS National Meeting in Denver,
7. Office of Research Travel Award to visit NSF and NIH, September 1993.
8. Outstanding Teacher Award, BQP, Beta Theta Pi, 1992-93.
9. International Travel Award to attend the ICPC in Jerusalem, Israel, July
10. Outstanding Faculty Greek Award 1997.
1. Fellow of the Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes 1981-84.
2. Participant in the International Student Exchange Program, Universität
3. Fulbright Fellow 1982-83.
4. Predoctoral Fellow of the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie 1985-87.
5. Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 1997.