FONGJD

Fong, Jerry

Email: FongJD@alfredstate.edu
Department: Physical and Life Sciences
Office Location:Physical and Health Sciences Bldg.
Office Phone: 607-587-3692

Education
  • 1980  Purdue University,Postdoctoral Fellow                              Chlorophyll Chemistry
  • 1978 University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Ph.D.                         Physical Chemistry
  •  1975 University of Michigan at Ann Arbor M. Sc.                       Physical Chemistry
  •  1973 University of California at Berkeley,  B. Sc.                       College of Chemistry, with honors

 

College of Chemistry     


Teaching Overview
  • Chem 3514 & 4524 (Organic Chemistry I & II)   1998-present
  • Chem 3614 & 4624 (Chemical Instrumentation I & II) 1993-2001 
  • Chem 3414 (Analytical Chemistry) 1995-2002
  • Chem 4424 (Environmental Chemistry) 2001-2002
  • Chemistry 1984 & 2984 (Chemical Principles I & II)  1993-1998
  • Chemistry 1114 & 2124 (General Chemistry I & II) 2000-present
  • Chemistry 5013 (Applied Chemical Principles Lecturer )1995-1996
  • Chemistry 5013 (Applied Chemical Principles Lab) 2003-present
  • Math 1033 (College Algebra) 1999
  • Chem 4900 (Directed Study) 1993-present

Professional Experience
  • 9/90-9/92   Education Coordinator, Corning Incorporated (Managing K-12 corporate outreach)
  • 12/91-8/93 Applied Potentials Consulting (Technical consulting on high temperature electrochemistry and measurement)
  • 1/89-12/91  Senior Research Scientitst, Corning Incorporated, molten glass electrochemistry
  • 1/87-1/89    Senior Research Scientist, Corning Incorporated, electrochromic devices
  • 1/85-1/87    Senior Research Scientist, Corning Incorporated, copper glasses for laser writing(US Patents #4989767, #4892857, #4847138)
  • 1/84-6/85    Senior Scientist, Corning Incorporated, exuded copper surfaced catalytic monoliths (US Patent  #4788165)
  • 3/81-1/84    Senior Scientist, Corning Incorporated, glass semiconductors for solar conversion (US Patent #4658057)
  • 1/80-12/81  Postdoctoral Fellow, Purdue University, in vitro chlorophyll solar conversion chemistry  

Research
  • 1/04-12/06 ATE-NSF Grant #0040408  "Building a Cross-Institutional Collaboratory for 3D Visualization ($600,000/2 years)
  • 6/01-12/03 AATE-NSF Grant 007910 "A Two Year College Cooperative in Applied Research for 3D Visualization" ($299,000/3 years)
  • 01/01-12/04   NSF 0088392 "Bridging Institutions and Disciplines Using Shared Instrumentation" (150,000/3 years)

Publications and Events
 U.S. Patent 4,989,767 , “Copper-Exuding Glasses,”  2-6-90 U.S. Patent 4,892,857, “ Electrically Conductive, Ceramic Substrate,”  1-9-90 U.S. Patent 4,847,138, “Thermal Writing on Substrates,”  7-11-89 U. S. Patent 4,788,165, “ Copper-Exuding Glasses,” 11-29-89 U. S. Patent 4, 658, 057, “ Electrode for Photoelectrochemical Cell,”  4-14-87  “The Kinetics of Copper Oxide Film Formation on Copper Lithium Aluminosilicate Glasses,” manuscript  in preparation with E. A. Boylan “Chalcogenide Glasses as Photoelectrodes for Solar Energy Conversion,” Proc. Soc. Opt. Eng., 502 132 (1984)  “The Microwave Spectrum, Dipole Moment and Conformation of Vinyldifluorophosphine,”  Inorg Chem.,  20 2342 (1981) with R. L. Kuczkowski “Mechanisms of Ozonolysis of Ethylene in the Liquid Phase,”    J. Amer. Chem. Soc.,  102, 4763 (1980)  , with R. L. Kuczkowski “Photosynthesis of Polyatomic Organic Molecules from Carbon Dioxide and Water by Photocatalytic Action of  Visible Light-Illuminated, Platinized Chlorophyll a Dihydrate Polycrystals,”   J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 101, 1204 (1979)  with D. R. Fruge and F. K. Fong  “The Microwave Spectrum and Nitrogen-14 Electric Quadrupole Coupling Constants in cis-Thiolimide and  Oxydifluoride: Orientation and Analysis of the Electric Field Gradients,”   Inorg. Chem.,  17 1204 (1978) with R. L. Kuczkowski, P. Cassoux and A. Serafini “The Microwave Spectrum and Structure of Trimethylamine Monofluoroborane,” J. Molec. Struct., 48, 25 (1978) with R. L. Kuczkowski, P. Cassoux and R. Geanangel “The Microwave Spectrum, Structure and Nuclear Quadrupole Coupling Constants for Stibabenzen,” J. Molec. Struct., 70, 197 (1978)  with R. L. Kuczkowski and A. J. Ashe 
Honors and Awards
  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching 2006
  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research & Scholarship 2005 

Service
  • Operation Chemistry Outreach program (1995-7)
  • Coordinator, Chemical Technology program (1996-2001)