Auerbach Research Team

Computational Materials Science and Energy Research

Zeolite

Prof. Scott M. Auerbach

Curriculum Vitae

Contact

Department of Chemistry
LGRT Room 122
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003-9336
Tel: 413-545-1240
Fax: 413-545-4490
email: auerbach@chem.umass.edu
http://samson.chem.umass.edu/

Appointments:

Founding Director, The iCons Program, 2008-present
Professor of Chemistry, 2004-present
Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2000-2004
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 1995-2000
Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering, 1996-present

Education:

B.S., Chemistry, Georgetown University, Summa cum Laude, 1988
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1993
NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1994-1995

Dissertation:

Title: "Modern Integral Equation Techniques for Quantum Reactive Scattering Theory"
Chair: William H. Miller, Kenneth Pitzer Distinguished Professor, UC Berkeley

Awards and Honors:

2014:National Society for Leadership and Success Award for Excellence in Teaching
2011: University of Massachusetts Commonwealth Honors College Professor
2006: College of Natural Science and Mathematics Outstanding Teaching Award
2004, 08, 09: University Distinguished Teaching Award Finalist
1999-2002: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
1999-2001: Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
1998-2002: NSF Career Award
1994-1995: NSF Postdoctoral Fellow
1988-1991: NSF Doctoral Fellow
1987: Phi Beta Kappa

Scientific Interests:

Invited Lectures

  1. Dissertation Lecture hosted by Prof. Claude Leforestier, Jan. 11, 1994; Institute of Chemical Dynamics, University of Paris–Sud, Orsay, France.
  2. Dissertation Lecture hosted by Prof. Ad van der Avoird, Jan. 18, 1994; Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Nijmegen Catholic University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  3. Faculty Interview Lecture hosted by Prof. William Klemperer, Jan 25, 1995; Department of Chemistry, Harvard University.
  4. Faculty Interview Lecture hosted by Prof. Bret Jackson, Jan 30, 1995; Department of Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  5. Faculty Interview Lecture hosted by Prof. Eric Shaqfeh, Feb 8, 1995; Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University.
  6. Department Seminar hosted by Prof. Val Haensel, Oct. 19, 1995; Department of Chemical Engineering, UMass Amherst, MA.
  7. ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 24-29, 1996; Invited by Prof. Brad Chmelka, Physical Division; Title: "Kinetics and Dynamics of Reorientation in Zeolites."
  8. NATO-ASI on Physical Adsorption, La Colle sur Loup, France, May 19-30, 1996 Invited by Prof. Jacques Fraissard.
  9. Corporate R&D Seminar hosted by Dr. Ed Wolynic, June 10, 1996; Engelhard Corporation, Iselin, NJ.
  10. Inorganic Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Clare Grey, Oct. 29, 1996 Department of Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook, NY.
  11. 11. Physical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Andrew Rappe, Nov. 14, 1996 Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, PA.
  12. Department Seminar hosted by Prof. James Haw, March 19, 1997; Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
  13. ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 13-17, 1997; Invited by Prof. Rick Ross, Computational Division.
  14. New England Catalysis Society Meeting, Worcester, MA, Oct. 25, 1997; Title: "Modeling the Concentration Dependence of Diffusion in Zeolites."
  15. NSF Workshop on "Future Directions in Molecular Simulation and Computational Chemistry: Fundamentals and Applications," Arlington, VA, Nov. 3-4, 1997.
  16. Northeast Corridor Zeolite Association Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 12, 1997.
  17. Departmental Seminar hosted by Prof. Helen Leung, Feb. 25, 1998; Department of Chemistry, Mt. Holyoke College, MA.
  18. Departmental Seminar hosted by Prof. Chunshan Song, March 2, 1998 Department of Fuel Science, Penn State University, PA.
  19. ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 29-April 2, 1998; Invited by Prof. Donald Truhlar, Computational Division.
  20. Departmental Seminar hosted by Prof. Morgan Conn, April 24, 1998; Department of Chemistry, Amherst College, MA.
  21. ACS Regional Meeting, Cleveland, OH, May 27-29, 1998; Invited by Dr. Anne Chaka, Catalysis Secretariat.
  22. Twelfth International Zeolite Conference, Baltimore, MD, July 5-10, 1998 Theory and Modeling Session, Chaired by Profs. Richard Catlow and Wilfried Mortier; Title: "Modeling Benzene Diffusion in Na-X and Na-Y Zeolites at Finite Loadings."
  23. ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, August 23-27, 1998; Invited by Dr. Tina Nenoff, Colloid Division and Catalysis Secretariat.
  24. Condensed Matter Seminar hosted by Prof. Po-zen Wong, Sept. 10, 1998 Department of Physics and Astronomy, UMass Amherst, MA; Title: "Theory and Simulation of Dynamics and Phase Equilibria in Nanopores."
  25. Departmental Seminar hosted by Prof. Dan Colbert, Sept. 15, 1998; Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, Rice University, Houston, TX.
  26. Departmental Seminar hosted by Dr. Stephen Jacobson, Sept. 16, 1998; Chemical and Analytical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Lab, Oak Ridge, TN.
  27. Materials Research Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov 30-Dec 4, 1998 Invited by Dr. Peter Feibelman, Sandia National Laboratories.
  28. Departmental Seminar hosted by Prof. Steve Suib, Feb. 17, 1999; Department of Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
  29. Departmental Seminar hosted by Prof. Doug Doren, March 19, 1999; Department of Chemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
  30. ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 21-25, 1999; Invited by Prof. Alex Bell, Computational Division and Catalysis Secretariat.
  31. Sixteenth North Am. Catalysis Soc. Meeting, Boston, MA, May 31-June 4, 1999 Invited by Prof. Matt Neurock, Application of Theory to Catalysis.
  32. Corporate R&D Seminar hosted by Dr. Martin Bülow, June 24, 1999; BOC Group, Murray Hill, NJ.
  33. Physical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Cynthia Friend, Sept. 28, 1999 Department of Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Title: "Quantum, Classical and Statistical Mechanics of Molecules in Nanopores: Tunneling, Phase Transitions, and Anomalous Diffusion."
  34. CECAM Workshop on "Transport of Guest Molecules in Zeolites," Oct. 4-8, 1999; Invited by Prof. Herve Jobic, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France Title: "Modeling the Effects of Adsorption Equilibrium on Diffusion in Zeolites at High Loadings: Phase Transitions in Many-dimensional Systems, and the Persistence of Fick's Laws for Single-file Systems."
  35. Materials Research Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov 29-Dec 3, 1999 Invited by Prof. Tomas Arias, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Title: "Quantum Dynamics in Nanopores: Modeling Proton Transfer in Zeolites with Semiclassical Transition State Theory."
  36. Physical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Rig Hernandez, Feb. 24, 2000 Department of Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.
  37. Physical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Joel Bowman, Feb. 25, 2000 Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, GA.
  38. Physical/Analytical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Prabir Dutta, May 16, 2000; Department of Chemistry, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  39. ACS Central Regional Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, May 16-19, 2000; Invited by Dr. Ray D'Alonzo, Procter & Gamble, Co.
  40. ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, Storrs, CT, June 19-21, 2000; Invited by Prof. Steve Suib, University of Connecticut.
  41. Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Dick Bates, August 21, 2000; Department of Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
  42. ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2000; Invited by Prof. Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, Physical Division.
  43. ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 20-24, 2000; Invited by Prof. Suzi Tucker, Computational Division; Title: "Theory and Simulation of Cohesive Diffusion in Nanopores: Transport in Subcritical and Supercritical Regimes."
  44. Chemical Engineering Seminar hosted by Prof. Eldred Chimowitz, Oct 11, 2000 Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
  45. Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. V. Ramamurthy, Oct 16, 2000; Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.
  46. Physical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. J. Doll, Nov 9, 2000; Department of Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI.
  47. AIChE National Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 16, 2000; Invited by Prof. Ed Maginn, Modeling Transport in Porous Materials.
  48. AIChE National Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, Nov 17, 2000; Invited by Prof. R. Snurr, Modeling Adsorption in Ordered Porous Materials.
  49. Physical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. B. Chmelka, Nov 20, 2000 Department of Chemistry, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.
  50. Materials Research Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov 28, 2000; Invited by Prof. Rene Overney, University of Washington.
  51. Materials Research Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, Dec 1, 2000; Invited by Prof. Robin Selinger, Catholic University.
  52. Connecticut Valley Quantum Chemistry Meeting, Amherst, MA, Feb 2, 2001 Invited by Prof. Phil Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts; Title: "Modeling Proton Transfer in Zeolites: Quantum Chemistry and Semiclassical Transition State Theory."
  53. Chemical Dynamics Symposium in Honor of Bill Miller's 60th Birthday Department of Chemistry, UC Berkeley, March 28-31, 2001; Invited by Prof. Nancy Makri, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Illinois; Title: "Modeling Proton Transfer in Zeolites: What Level of Dynamics Can We Get Away With?"
  54. CCP5 Lectureship, Royal Institution, London, UK, June 4, 2001; Invited by Prof. Richard Catlow, Director of the Royal Institution.
  55. CCP5 Lectureship, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, June 5, 2001; Invited by Prof. Paul Madden, Physical and Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory.
  56. CCP5 Lectureship, Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, UK, June 6, 2001; Invited by Dr. W. Smith, Computational Science and Engineering Department.
  57. Theoretical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Peter Saalfrank, June 11, 2001 Department of Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany.
  58. Sonderforschungsbereich Lectureship, University of Leipzig, Germany, June 13, 2001; Invited by Prof. Reinhold Haberlandt, Institute of Theoretical Physics.
  59. ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, August 26-30, 2001; Invited by Prof. Hannes Jonsson, Physical Division; Title: "Agony and Ecstasy of Using Molecular Dynamics to Teach Physical Chemistry."
  60. Chemistry Department Seminar, Dec 6, 2001; Department of Chemistry, UMass Amherst; Title: "Modeling Molecular Claustrophobia in Materials Science."
  61. Chemical Engineering Department Seminar, September 26, 2002; Department of Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
  62. AIChE National Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, Nov 7, 2002; Invited by Prof. D. Vlachos, Multiscale Modeling Methods.
  63. Physical Chemistry Seminar hosted by Prof. Peter Jordan, Dec 3, 2002; Department of Chemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.
  64. Chemistry-Biology Interface Chalk Talk, Dec 10, 2002; NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Program, UMass Amherst; Title: "Ion Channel Biophysics."
  65. Northeast Corridor Zeolite Association Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Dec 13, 2002 Title: "Nonequilibrium Molecular Dynamics of Microwave-driven Zeolite-Guest Systems: Loading Dependence of Athermal Effects."
  66. NATO-ASI on Fluid Transport in Nanopores, Nice, France, June 16, 2003; Invited by Prof. Jacques Fraissard; Title: "Modeling Jump Diffusion in Zeolite Nanopores: I. Principles and Methods."
  67. NATO-ASI on Fluid Transport in Nanopores, Nice, France, June 18, 2003; Invited by Prof. Jacques Fraissard; Title: "Modeling Jump Diffusion in Zeolite Nanopores: II. Applications."
  68. ACS National Meeting, New York, NY, September 10, 2003; Invited by Prof. Martha Mitchell, Colloid Division.
  69. CECAM Workshop on "Molecular Simulations of Zeolites: Towards In Silicon Design," Oct. 2-4, 2003; Invited by Prof. Berend Smit, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Title: "Modeling Zeolites Doped with Carbon and Nitrogen Bridges."
  70. AIChE National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Nov 19, 2003; Invited by Profs. R. Snurr and D. Sholl, Modeling Diffusion in Nanopores; Title: "Modeling Microwave-Driven Zeolites with Non-Equilibrium Molecular Dynamics."
  71. Center for Computational Sciences, UMass Amherst, MA, Nov 3, 2004; Invited by Prof. M. Muthukumar, Polymer Science and Engineering Dept.; Title: "Computing Chemical Dynamics in Zeolite Nanopores."
  72. Indira Ghandi Center for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam, India, Dec 10, 2004 Invited by Dr. N. Mohankumar, Safety Research Institute.
  73. Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, Dec 15, 2004; Invited by Prof. S. Yashonath, Solid State Chemistry Unit.
  74. National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India, Dec 20, 2004; Joint Indo-US Workshop on Networking and Collaborations in Materials Research; Invited by Prof. A.K. Cheetham, FRS, International Center for Materials Research.
  75. 19th North Am. Catalysis Soc. Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, May 23-27, 2005 Invited by Prof. Manos Mavrikakis, Application of Theory to Catalysis; Title: "Modeling Proton Transfer in Zeolites: Convergence Behavior of Embedded and Constrained Cluster Calculations."
  76. Department Seminar at Mt. Holyoke College, June 28, 2005; Invited by Prof. Maria Gomez, Department of Chemistry.
  77. Gordon Research Conference on Zeolitic and Layered Materials, July 3-7, 2005 Invited by Prof. Ken Balkus, University of Texas at Dallas; Title: "Modeling Zeolite Blue Skies: Testing New Compositions and Processes."
  78. Northeast Corridor Zeolite Association Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 9, 2005 Invited by Prof. Raul Lobo, University of Delaware Newark; Title: "Modeling Spontaneous Formation of Precursor Nanoparticles in Clear-Solution Zeolite Synthesis."
  79. 3rd International Workshop on Dynamics in Confinement (Confit 2006), Grenoble, France, March 24, 2006; Invited by Dr. Bernhard Frick and Dr. Michael Marek Koza, Institut Laue-Langevin; Title: "Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Dynamics in Zeolite Nanopores."
  80. Frontiers in Inorganic Materials Chemistry (CheethamFest 2006), UC Santa Barbara, April 6-7, 2006; Invited by Prof. Ram Seshadri, Department of Materials Title: "High Octane Computing: From Nanoparticles to Microwave-Driven Zeolites."
  81. Physical Chemistry Seminar, University of Southern California, April 10, 2006 Invited by Prof. Chi Mak, Department of Chemistry; Title: "High Octane Computing: Modeling Dynamics in Zeolites."
  82. Physical Chemistry Seminar, Brooklyn College, Oct 13, 2006 Invited by Prof. Andrzej Jarzecki, Department of Chemistry Title: "High Octane Computing: Modeling the Dynamics of Nano Confinement"
  83. Chemical Engineering Department Seminar, April 16, 2007; Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainseville, FL, invited by Prof. Sergey Vasenkov.
  84. New England Catalysis Society Meeting, Worcester, MA, April 21, 2007; Title: "High Octane Computing: Modeling Nanoparticles and Microwave Driven Zeolites"
  85. Chemical Engineering Department Seminar, May 3, 2007; Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cincinnati, invited by Prof. Vadim Guliants
  86. UMass Amherst/University of Heidelberg Workshop on Computational Sciences; Amherst, MA, May 22, 2007, invited by Prof. M. Muthukumar.
  87. 20th North Am. Catalysis Soc. Meeting, Houston, TX, June 18-22, 2007 Invited by Prof. Robert Davis, Acid/Base Catalysis; Title: "Modeling Acid/Base Chemistry in Zeolites: Structure and Dynamics Calculations for Comparison with NMR."
  88. Physical Chemistry Seminar, February 27, 2008; Department of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, invited by Prof. B. Kahr.
  89. ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 17, 2008; Invited by Prof. Mark Johnson, Physical Division; Title: "Modeling proton dynamics in inorganic nanopores and organic scaffolds."
  90. 58th National Meeting of the Canadian Chemical Engineering Society, Ottawa, Canada, Oct 21, 2008; Invited by Prof. H. Tezel; Title: "Honoring Doug Ruthven and Jörg Kärger: Simulating Microwave-Driven Zeolites"
  91. Center for Talented Youth Day, UMass Amherst, Oct 25, 2008; Invited by Prof. J. Fermann; Title: "Chemical Energy: What are the problems? And what are the UMass solutions?"
  92. California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, UMass Amherst, March 26, 2009; Invited by M. Wright; Title: "Chemical Energy: What are the problems? And what are the UMass solutions?"
  93. IBM-UConn Workshop on High Performance Computing, UConn Storrs, Dec 17, 2008; Invited by Prof. S. Rajasekaran; Title: "Parallel Chain of States Method for Finding Saddle Points in Chemistry"
  94. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, May 28, 2009; Invited by Dr. Jim Snyder; Title: "High Octane Computing: Modeling New Molecules and Materials for Green Energy Applications"
  95. International Conference on the Environmental Implications and Applications of Nanotechnology, UMass Amherst, June 9-11, 2009; Invited by Prof. Richard Vachet; Title: "Modeling a New Separation Technology Using Microwave-Driven Nanopores"
  96. Australian Molecular Modeling Conference (MM2009), July 26-29, 2009, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia; Invited by Prof. Sean Smith; Title: "Modeling Organic and Inorganic Networks"
  97. ACS Northeast Regional Meeting, Hartford, CT, October 8, 2009; Invited by Prof. Steve Suib, Nanotechnology Symposium; Title: "High Octane Computing: Modeling Nanostructures for Renewable Energy Applications"
  98. Short Course on Computational Materials Science, Department of Chemistry, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia, Oct 21, 2009; Invited by Prof. Cristian Blanco; Lecture #1 Title: "Computing Chemical Dynamics in Zeolite Nanopores"
  99. Short Course on Computational Materials Science, Department of Chemistry, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia, Oct 22, 2009; Invited by Prof. Cristian Blanco; Lecture #2 Title: "High Octane Computing: Modeling Microwave Driven Dynamics in Nanopores"
  100. Short Course on Computational Materials Science, Department of Chemistry, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia, Oct 23, 2009; Invited by Prof. Cristian Blanco; Lecture #3 Title: "Modeling Proton Transfer in Frameworks: Acid Zeolites vs. Organic Proton Wires"
  101. Short Course on Computational Materials Science, Department of Chemistry, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia, Oct 26, 2009; Invited by Prof. Cristian Blanco; Lecture #4 Title: "Modeling Assembly of Silica Zeolites: Mechanistic Insights from Monte Carlo Simulations"
  102. Short Course on Computational Materials Science, Department of Chemistry, Universidad Industrial de Santander, Bucaramanga, Colombia, Oct 27, 2009; Invited by Prof. Cristian Blanco; Lecture #5 Title: "Computational Catalyst Design: Insights into Basic Zeolites from Quantum Chemistry"
  103. Gas Research Technologies (GRT), Inc., Goleta, CA, March 15, 2010; Invited by GRT President, Prof. Eric McFarland; Title: "Computational Catalyst Design: Insights into Basic Zeolites from Quantum Chemistry"
  104. Physical Chemistry Seminar, University of California, Santa Barbara, March 16, 2010; Invited by Prof. Horia Metiu; Title: "Modeling Dynamics in Organic and Inorganic Chemical Networks"
  105. Chemical Engineering Colloquium, University of California, Santa Barbara, May 13, 2010; Invited by Prof. Brad Chmelka; Title: "Simulating Non-Equilibrium States of Zeolites and Their Precursors"
  106. Theoretical Chemistry Seminar, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, May 26, 2010; Invited by Dr. Neil Henson; Title: "Simulating Non-Equilibrium States of Zeolites and Their Precursors"
  107. Plenary Lecture at the 29th Latin American Chemistry Conference (XXIX Congreso Latinoamericano de Química - CLAQ 2010), Cartagena, Colombia, South America, Sep 29, 2010; Invited by Prof. Cristian Blanco; Title: "Computational Design of Materials for Renewable Energy Applications"
  108. Weston Golf Club Seminar Series, Weston, MA, November 17, 2010; Invited by Sally R. Weiss; Title: "The Energy Crisis: Where Are the Renewable Solutions?"
  109. Commonwealth Honors College, Amherst, MA, January 26, 2011; Invited by Dean Priscilla Clarkson; Title: "Seeing the Light in the 21st Century: Are U Still in Plato's Cave?"
  110. UMass Amherst Center for Polymers for Harvesting of Solar Energy (PHaSE), Amherst, MA, March 9, 2011; Invited by Dr. Lawrence Friedman; Title: "Computational Design of New Materials for Renewable Energy Applications"
  111. UMass Amherst Student Success Conference, Amherst, MA, September 23, 2011; collaborative lecture with Prof. Jack Mino, Holyoke Community College; Title: "Best of Both Worlds: Partnership Between 2-Year and 4-Year Institutions in Integrative Science Education"
  112. Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus, Albuquerque, NM, February 9, 2012; Invited by Dr. Nicholas Meriwether, UC Santa Cruz; Title: "Are You in Plato's Cave Or At the Show?"
  113. STEM Ed Institute, Amherst, MA, March 27, 2012; Invited by Prof. Mort Sternheim, UMass Amherst Physics Department; Title: "iCons -- Integrated Concentration in Science: What It Is and Where We Are"
  114. ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 22, 2012; Invited by Prof. Richard Moog, Symposium on Process-Oriented-Guided-Inquiry-Based Learning (POGIL); Title: "Revolution in University Science Education: Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) at UMass Amherst for Today's Students and Tomorrow's Leaders"
  115. Chemical Sciences Roundtable, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, September 28, 2012; Title: "A Revolution in Science Education for Today's Students and Tomorrow's Leaders: Integrated Concentration in Science at UMass Amherst"
  116. SciTech Cafe, Amherst Brewing Company, Amherst, MA, October 22, 2012; Invited by Prof. Kathy Aidala, Mt. Holyoke College Department of Physics; Title: "The Energy Crisis: Where Are The Renewable Solutions?"
  117. UMass President’s Conference on Educational Innovations, Shrewsbury, MA, January 16, 2013; Invited by Dr. Marcie Williams, Title: “A Revolution in Science Education for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Leaders: Integrated Concentration in Science”
  118. Electrochemical Society National Meeting, Toronto, Canada, May 15, 2013; Invited by Prof. Stephen Paddison, UT Knoxville; Title: “Molecular Modeling of H-Bonded Oligomers: New Candidates for Proton Conductors”
  119. National Academy of Sciences Conference on “Innovations in STEM Education,” Washington, DC, May 23, 2013; Title: “A Revolution in Science Education for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Leaders: Integrated Concentration in Science”
  120. Georgetown University Chemistry Colloquium, Washington, DC, May 15, 2013; Invited by Prof. Richard Weiss; Title: “Modeling Organic and Inorganic Chemical Networks”
  121. Georgetown University Chemistry Colloquium, Washington, DC, Sept 26, 2013; Invited by Prof. Bahram Moasser; Title: “A Revolution in Science Education for Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Leaders: Integrated Concentration in Science”
  122. American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU) National Conference on “Global Learning In College,” Providence, RI, Oct 5, 2013; Workshop Title: “iCons at UMass Amherst: Global Challenges, Scientific Solutions”
  123. American Association of Colleges and Universities (AACU) National Conference on “Transforming Stem Education,” San Diego, CA, Nov 1, 2013; Title: “Today's Students To Tomorrow's Science Leaders Through Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons)”
  124. Worcester State University Workshop on Curricular Development, Worcester, MA, Dec 12, 2013; Invited by Prof. Tim Cook; Title: “Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Leaders: Building Case Studies in Integrative Science”
  125. New York Theoretical and Computational Chemistry Meeting, Stony Brook University, March 21, 2014; Invited by Prof. Carlos Simmerling and Prof. Ken Dill; Title: "Multiscale Modeling of Inorganic Nanopore Formation."
  126. Tufts University Conference on Integrative STEM Education, Medford, MA, August 18, 2014; Invited by Prof. Jonathan Garlick; Title: “Today’s Students and Tomorrow’s Leaders: Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) at UMass Amherst”
  127. Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Chemical Engineering Colloquium, Worcester, MA, Oct 15, 2014; Invited by Prof. Mike Timko; Title: “Modeling Organic, Inorganic, and Human Networks – The Power of Diversity”
  128. University of New Hampshire, Chemistry Colloquium, Durham, NH, Nov 6, 2014; Invited by Prof. Howard Mayne; Title: “Modeling Organic, Inorganic, and Human Networks – The Power of Diversity”
  129. University of Connecticut, Storrs, Chemistry Colloquium, Storrs, CT, Feb 4, 2015; Invited by Prof. Steve Suib; Title: “Modeling Organic, Inorganic, and Human Networks – The Power of Diversity”

Publications

Commentaries:

  1. Scott M. Auerbach, "Why Do Americans Stink At Solving Slowly Emerging Problems Like Climate Change?" New England Public Radio, invited by Jill Kaufmann and Tema Silk, Nov 9, 2012 (http://nepr.net/news/sandy-was-storm-should-wake-us-says-commentator-scott-auerbach-will-it).

Edited Books:

  1. Handbook of Zeolite Science and Technology, Editors S. M. Auerbach, K. A. Carrado and P. K. Dutta, Marcel Dekker, Inc., pp. 1184 (2003).
  2. Handbook of Layered Materials, Editors S. M. Auerbach, K. A. Carrado and P. K. Dutta, Marcel Dekker, Inc., pp. 650 (2004).

Professional Activities and Service:

Teaching:

Updated February, 2015