Michael D. Heagy

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, USA


Michael D. Heagy is a Professor of Chemistry at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM, USA. He received his A.B. degree in Chemistry from Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, USA, and his Ph.D. degree under the direction of Nobel Laureate George A. Olah from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA. His postdoctoral research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, involved supramolecular chemistry and molecular recognition in the laboratory of Julius Rebek, Jr. Professor Heagy teaches courses on modern physical organic chemistry, organometallic chemistry, and intermediate inorganic and polymer chemistry. His research interests include dual fluorescent probes, WOLEDs, DSSCs, and photodriven reduction of carbon dioxide/bicarbonate to formate and have been funded by NIH, NSF, DOE, and ACS-PRF. Dr. Heagy is the corresponding author of 40 refereed journal publications and 5 book chapter publications. He currently reviews articles from 18 different scientific journals ranging from bio-/organic to organic synthesis to analytical, physical, and materials chemistry. Since 2004, he has served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Fluorescence. Dr. Heagy is the recipient of several awards including the 2014 New Mexico Tech Distinguished Researcher Award, the 2014 and 2015 ACS Chemistry Ambassador Award for outreach and service and a Golden Key Honor Society Distinguished Teacher Award and has been nominated for the NSF Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. Dr. Heagy has served as the research and academic advisor to several Ph.D. students and M.S students. He has trained many undergraduate students and hosted an international visiting scholar from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), New Delhi, India, in his laboratory.

Biography Updated on 26 June 2018

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