Matthew A. Johnston, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chemistry, L.C. State College
Office: 208-792-2410 Fax: 208-792-2064 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours (Fall 2004): MW 10:30 -- 11:45 AM TTh 9 -- 10:15 AM
Choose one of the below links to help navigate my website:
Course Websites and Materials Matt's Vitae Matt's Research Interests
Chemistry Links on the Web Links that Matt Enjoys LC State Chemistry Homepage
Matt over beautiful Waipio Valley, Big Island, July 2000.
General Chemistry I (CHEM 112)
Chemistry Resources on the Web
American Chemical Society Publications -- This is the website for all of the ACS sponsored publications.
NSF REU Programs and Internships -- This page lists all of the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates site locations.
MIT's Orbital Simulator -- This page has an excellent program that helps to visualize atomic orbitals.
ACS EpIC Summer Internship Resources -- This site has an excellent list of summer co-ops and internships.
Lanthanides and Actinides -- A great site that explains the nature of the f-elements.
Currently, several students are conducting their senior research projects under Matt's direction. The topics are varied
and include synthetic, pedagogical, and calculation-based research goals.
Current Areas of Research
Towards Gold(I)-Based Antimicrobial Agents
Integration of Pyrotechnic Devices into General Chemistry
Effect of Hydration Upon Lithium Color Agents in Pyrotechnic Devices
Matt's Favorite Non-Science Links
Matt's hobbies include basketball (sadly, he remains undrafted by NBA teams), The Simpsons, tennis and fantasy football.
Simpson's Related Sites
1). The Simpsons Informer -- This site is the definitive resource to all things Simpson on the Web.
2). Collecting the Simpsons -- If you've been to my office, you know I visit this site frequently.