Malcolm D. E. Forbes

MALCOLM D. E. FORBES, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Photochemical Sciences
Professor of Chemistry
132A Overman Hall
419-372-3948
forbesm@bgsu.edu

BIOGRAPHICAL FACTS:

Joined the faculty in Summer 2015
Ph.D. The University of Chicago (1988)
M.S. The University of Chicago (1986)
B.S. University of Illinois at Chicago (1983)

Research Interests:

Physical Organic Chemistry, Photochemistry, ESR

Selected Publications:

(1)       Rodgers, Z. L.; Hughes, R. M.; Doherty, L. M.; Shell, J. R.; Molesky, B. P.; Brugh, A. M.; Forbes, M. D. E.; Moran, A. M.; Lawrence, D. S. B-12-Mediated, Long Wavelength Photopolymerization of Hydrogels. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 3372–3378.

(2)       Sim, S.; Forbes, M. D. E. Radical-Triplet Pair Interactions as Probes of Long-Range Polymer Motion in Solution. J. Phys. Chem. B 2014, 118, 9997–10006.

(3)       Yonemura, H.; Forbes, M. D. E. Electron Spin Exchange in Linked Phenothiazine-Viologen Charge Transfer Complexes Incorporated in “Through-Ring” (Rotaxane) Alpha-Cyclodextrins. Photochem. Photobiol. 2015, 91, 672–677.