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Chris Bowers

Associate Professor and Chair of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Meyer 263
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
(419) 772-2435
Professional Experience: 
  • Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2013 - current
  • Associate Professor, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2008-present
  • Assistant Professor, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2003-2008
  • Research Associate, Central Research & Development, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc., Wilmington, DE, 2002-2003
  • Senior Research Chemist, Central Research & Development, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Inc., Deepwater, NJ 1990-2002
Education: 
  • BA, Chemistry, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH 1985
  • Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 1990
Teaching Interests: 
  • General Chemistry
  • Instrumental Analysis
Research Interests: 
  • Use of GC-MS in trace analysis
  • Use of design of experiments methodology in method development
Selected Publications: 
  • Vicki Abrams Motz, Chris Bowers, Alex Kneubehl, Elizabeth Lendrum, Linda Young, David Kinder. “Efficacy of the saponin component of Impatiens capensis Meerb.in preventing urushiol-induced contact dermatitis” Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 2015, 163-167
  • S. Narasimha Murthy, Daniel C. Waddell, H.N. Shivakumar, A. Balaji and Christopher Paul Bowers. “Iontophoretic Permselective Property of Human Nail” Journal of Dermatological Science, 2007, 46 (2), 150-152
  • V. Capka, C. P. Bowers, J. N. Narvesen and R. F. Rossi. “Determination of Total Fluorine in Blood at Trace Concentration Levels by the Wickbold Decomposition Method with Direct Potentiometric Determination” Talanta, 2004, 64, 869-878
  • Chris Bowers, P.K. Dutta. "Olefin Oxidation by Zeolite Encapsulated Mn(SALEN)+ Complexes under Ambient Conditions" Journal of Catalysis, 1990, 122, 271
  • Chris Bowers, P.K. Dutta. "Pentacarbonyliron(0) in Zeolite Y: Structure and Reactivity" Journal of Physical Chemistry, 1989, 93, 2596
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lori Kindle

419-772-2336
l-kindle@onu.edu
Meyer 262
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
Monday:
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tuesday:
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Wednesday:
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Thursday:
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday:
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday:
Closed
Sunday:
Closed