Jason E. Ritchie, Associate Professor of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, The University of Mississippi, Oxford MS 38677

(662) 915-5329           email: jritchie@olemiss.edu

 

Professional Preparation.

1998-2000    Postdoctoral Fellow, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, “Optical and Thermal Electron Transfer in Rigid Media”

1998             Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, The University of Texas at Austin, Dissertation: “Molecular Level Control of the Surface Properties of High-Tc Superconductors: Spontaneously Adsorbed Monolayers on YBa2Cu3O7

1994             B.S. Chemistry, University of California, San Diego

 

Appointments.

7/2006-present      Associate Professor of Chemistry: University of Mississippi

8/2000- 6/2006     Assistant Professor of Chemistry: University of Mississippi

1998-2000            Postdoctoral Research Associate: University of North Carolina

1994-1998            Graduate Research Assistant: The University of Texas

1994-1996            Teaching Assistant /Assistant Instructor: The University of Texas

 

Selected Publications:

Kyle F. Lott, Braja D. Ghosh, Jason E. Ritchie (2005) “Understanding the Mechanism of Ionic Conductivity in an Anhydrous Proton Conducting Electrolyte through Measurements of Single-ion Diffusion Coefficients”, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, accepted, in press (JES-05-1457)

 

Braja D. Ghosh, Kyle F. Lott, Jason E. Ritchie (2006) “Structural Characterization of a Sol-Gel prepared Anhydrous Proton Conducting Electrolyte”, Chemistry of Materials, 18(2), 504-509

 

Kyle F. Lott, Braja Ghosh, Jason E. Ritchie (2005) “Measurement of Anion Diffusion and Transference Numbers in an Anhydrous Proton Conducting Electrolyte”, Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters; 8(10), A513-A515

 

Jason E. Ritchie (2005) “Electronic and Electrochemical Applications of Hybrid Materials”, in Hybrid Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications; edited by Guido Kickelbick, Wiley-VCH, in press

 

Braja D. Ghosh, Kyle F. Lott, Jason E. Ritchie (2005) “Conductivity Dependence of PEG Content in an Anhydrous Proton Conducting Sol-Gel Electrolyte”, Chemistry of Materials; 17, 661-669

 

Jason E. Ritchie and Jeffrey A. Crisp (2003) “A Sol-Gel Synthesis of Polyether Based Proton Conducting Electrolytes”, Analytica Chimica Acta; 496, 65-71

 

Jason E. Ritchie and Royce W. Murray (2001) “Electron Transfer Dynamics in Molten Salts of Mono- and Dinuclear Ruthenium Complexes”, J. Phys. Chem. B; 105, 11523-11528

 

Jason E. Ritchie and Royce W. Murray (2000) “Intermolecular Optical Electron Transfers in Polyether Hybrid Molten Salts of Mixed-Valent Ruthenium Complexes”, Journal of the American Chemical Society; 120, 2964-2965

 

Jason E. Ritchie, William R. Murray, John T. McDevitt (1999) “Surface Cleaning and Adsorbate Layer Formation: Dual Role of Alkylamines in the Formation of Self‑Assembled Monolayers on Cuprate Superconductors” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 121, 7447-7448

 

Jason E. Ritchie, Cyndi A. Wells, J.P. Zhou, J. Zhao, John T. McDevitt, C.R. Ankrum, L. Jean, David R. Kanis (1998) “Infrared and Computational Studies of Spontaneously Adsorbed Amine Reagents on YBa2Cu3O7: Structural Characterization of Monolayers atop Anisotropic Superconductor Surfaces” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 120, 2733-2745

 

Jason E. Ritchie, C.A. Wells, D.R. Kanis, John T. McDevitt (1999) “Structural Characterization of High-Tc Self-Assembled Monolayers using Grazing Angle Infrared Spectroscopy”, in Spectroscopy of Superconducting Materials, Eric Faulques Ed., pp 168-179

 

J.J. Lavigne, S. Savoy, M.B. Clevenger, J.E. Ritchie, J.B. McDoniel, S-J. Yoo, E.V. Anslyn, J.T. McDevitt, J.B. Shear, and D. Neikirk (1998) “Solution-Based Analysis of Multiple Analytes by a Sensor Array:  Toward the Development of an “Electronic Tongue” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 120, 6429-6430

 

F. Xu, K. Chen, R.D. Piner, Chad A. Mirkin, Jason E. Ritchie, John T. McDevitt, Michael O. Cannon, David R. Kanis (1998) “The Surface Coordination Chemistry of YBa2Cu3O7Langmuir, 14, 6505-6511

 

C.L. Curtis, J.E. Ritchie, M.J. Sailor (1993) “Fabrication of Conducting Polymer Interconnects” Science, 262, 2014-2016

 

 

Presentations: Invited Lectures—Colleges and Universities:

Louisiana State University (2004), Washington University (2004), Arkansas State University (2004), University of Memphis (2003), University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (2002), Mississippi State University (2001), The University of Mississippi (2000, 2005), Colorado School of Mines (2000), University of California, Davis (1999), George Washington University (1999), Penn State University (1998)

 

Invited Lectures—Regional and National Meetings:

(1) Jason Ritchie “Structural Characterization of High-Tc Self-Assembling Monolayers Using Grazing Angle Infrared Spectroscopy” American Chemical Society Meeting, March 1998, Dallas, tx

(2) Jason Ritchie “Surface cleaning and adsorbate layer formation: The dual role of alkylamines in the formation of self-assembled monolayers on cuprate superconductors” SouthWest And Rocky Mountain Regional  of the acs, October 1999, El Paso, tx

(3) Jason Ritchie and Jeffrey A. Crisp “A Sol-Gel Synthesis of Polyether Based Proton Conducting Electrolytes” Southwest Regional Meeting of the acs, November 2002, Austin, tx

(4) Jason Ritchie “A Sol-Gel Synthesis of Polyether Based Proton Conducting Electrolytes” Electrochemistry: The Next Generation, May 2003, Cleveland, OH

 

Contributed Lectures — Regional and National Meetings:

(1) Jason Ritchie “Surface Cleaning and Adsorbate Layer Formation of Alkylamines on Cuprate Superconductors” Gordon Research Conference on Chemistry at Interfaces, July 1998, nh

(2) Jason Ritchie and Royce Murray “Polyether hybrids of mixed-valent binuclear ruthenium compounds: Comparing optical and thermal electron transfer in molten salts.” American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 1999, New Orleans, la

(3) Jason Ritchie “Comparing Optical and Thermal Electron Transfer Barriers in Mixed Valent Melts” Gordon Research Conference on Electrochemistry, Jan 2000, Ventura, ca

(4) Jason Ritchie and Royce Murray, “Polyether hybrids of mixed-valent binuclear ruthenium compounds: Comparing optical and thermal electron transfer in molten salts” American Chemical Society Meeting, August 2000, Washington dc

(5) Jason Ritchie and Jeff Crisp, “A Sol-Gel Synthesis of polyether-based proton conducting electrolytes” American Chemical Society Meeting, March 2003, New Orleans, la

(6) Jason E. Ritchie, Kyle F. Lott, Braja Ghosh, and Jeff Crisp “A Sol-Gel Synthesis of Polyether Based Proton Conducting Electrolytes” American Chemical Society Southeast Regional Meeting, November 2003, Atlanta, ga

(7) Jason E. Ritchie, B. Ghosh, and K. Lott “Proton Transport in a Sol-Gel Prepared Polymer Electrolyte” 205th Meeting of The Electrochemical Society, May 2004, San Antonio tx

(8) Jason E. Ritchie, B. Ghosh, K. Lott “Proton transport in a sol-gel prepared polymer electrolyte” American Chemical Society Meeting, August 2004, Philadelphia, pa

(9) Jason E. Ritchie, K. Lott, B. Ghosh “Electrochemical measurement of H+ and anion diffusion coefficients in an anhydrous proton conducting electrolyte” Gordon Research Conference on Electrochemistry, February 2005, Ventura, ca

(10) Jason E. Ritchie, B. Ghosh, K. Lott “Mechanism of ion transport in a sol-gel based anhydrous proton conducting electrolyte” American Chemical Society Meeting, August 2005, Washington, dc

 

 

Contributed Posters — Regional and National Meetings:

(1) Jason E. Ritchie and Jeffrey A. Crisp “A Sol-Gel Synthesis of Polyether Based Proton Conducting Electrolytes”  Gordon Research Conference on Electrochemistry, January 2003, Ventura, ca

(2) Jason E. Ritchie, Braja Ghosh, Kyle Lott “Conductivity Dependence of PEG content in an Anhydrous Proton Conducting Electrolyte” Gordon Research Conference on Electrochemistry, February 2005, Ventura, ca

 

 

Non-Technical Presentations:

(1) Jason Ritchie “A day in the life of an assistant professor at a R1 university” Faculty 101: A Day in the Life of a Faculty Member, American Chemical Society Meeting, March 2003, New Orleans, la

(2) Jason Ritchie “Graduate School Reality Check: Application, Acceptance, and Success” American Chemical Society Meeting, March 2003, New Orleans, la

 


Student Presentations:

(1) Jeff Crisp and Jason E. Ritchie “Synthesis and electrochemistry of methyl polyethylene glycol based polymers” American Chemical Society Meeting, March 2003, New Orleans, la

(2) Braja Ghosh and Jason Ritchie “Synthesis and Structural Characterization of the Sol-Gel Prepared Polymer Electrolyte” National Center for Natural Products Research Annual Poster Session, October 2003, Oxford, ms

(3) Kyle Lott and Jason Ritchie “Small Molecule Diffusion in Ionically Conducting Sol-Gel Electrolytes” National Center for Natural Products Research Annual Poster Session, October 2003, Oxford, ms

(4) Braja Ghosh, Jason Ritchie "Dependence of H+ conductivity on PEG Volume fraction in a Sol-Gel Electrolyte" National Center for Natural Products Research, September 2004, Oxford, ms, Student Poster Session

(5) Kyle Lott, Jason Ritchie "Measurement of anion mobility in a H+ conducting electrolyte" National Center for Natural Products Research, September 2004, Oxford, ms, Student Poster Session

(6) Braja Ghosh, Jason Ritchie “Conductivity dependence of PEG content in an anhydrous proton conducting sol-gel electrolyte” Mississippi Academy of Science, 69th Annual Meeting, February 2005, Oxford, ms (student lecture)

(7) Kyle Lott, Jason Ritchie “Determination of anion mobility in a H+ conducting electrolyte” Mississippi Academy of Science, 69th Annual Meeting, February 2005, Oxford, ms (student lecture)

(8) Braja Ghosh, Jason Ritchie "Dependence of H+ conductivity on PEG Volume fraction in a Sol-Gel Electrolyte" Sigma Xi, Student Poster Session, April 2005, Oxford, ms

(9) Kyle Lott, Jason Ritchie "Measurement of anion mobility in a H+ conducting electrolyte" National Center for Natural Products Research, Student Poster Session, April 2005, Oxford, ms

(10) Ghosh, Braja D.; Ritchie, Jason E. “Conductivity Dependence of PEG Content In An Anhydrous Proton Conducting Sol-Gel Electrolyte.” 57th Southeast/61st Southwest Joint Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Memphis, TN, United States, November 1-4, 2005

(11) Lott, Kyle; Ritchie, Jason E. “Measurement of Anion Diffusion and Transference Numbers in an Anhydrous Proton Conducting Electrolyte.” 57th Southeast/61st Southwest Joint Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Memphis, TN, United States, November 1-4, 2005

(12) Kyle Lott, Braja Ghosh, Jason E. Ritchie  “Understanding the Mechanism of Ionic Conductivity in an Anhydrous Proton Conducting Electrolyte through Measurements of Single-ion Diffusion Coefficients” Gordon Research Conference on Electrochemistry, Buellton, CA, February, 2006

(13) Ritchie, Jason E.; Lott, Kyle F.; Ghosh, Braja “Measurement of anion diffusion and transference numbers in an anhydrous proton conducting electrolyte” 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, United States, March 26-30, 2006

(14) Ghosh, Braja; Lott, Kyle F.; Ritchie, Jason E. “Conductivity dependence of PEG content in an anhydrous proton conducting electrolyte” 231st ACS National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, United States, March 26-30, 2006

 

 

Funded Research:

(1) University of Mississippi — Department of Chemistry Start-up funds, 8/00 $120,000.

(2) University of Mississippi — Associates and Partner’s Program Grant entitled "Inert Atmosphere Glove Box System / Synthesis and Characterization of Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Sol-Gel Materials.” 12/00, $14,908.

(3) University of Mississippi — College of Liberal Arts Summary Salary Award entitled “Synthesis and Characterization of Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Sol-Gel Materials.” 6/01, $4,000.

(4) University of Mississippi — Faculty Small Grants Program “Synthesis and Characterization of New Electrolyte Materials for Fuel Cell and Battery Applications” 6/14/01-6/14/02  $4,000

(5) National Science Foundation — EPSCoR program “Nanostructured Silicate Systems with Designed Molecular and Supermolecular Architecture in Hybrid Organic/Inorganic Materials” 5/02-4/06 $150,000

(6) University of Mississippi — Faculty Small Grants Program (summer salary) “New Solid Electrolyte Materials” 6/02 $6,338

(7) University of Mississippi — College of Liberal Arts “Correlation of Structure with Electrochemical Properties in a Sol-Gel Prepared Hybrid Electrolyte” 6/04 $6,000

(8) National Science Foundation — “Modernization of the NMR Spectrometer Facility at the University of Mississippi Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry” 8/04, $179,989 (as Co-PI; NSF#0421319)

(9) Ole Miss Parents Association — “Improvement of Coulter Hall Room 200” 10/04, $1325 (on behalf of Chemistry Dept.)

(10) University of Mississippi — Faculty Research Program “Effects of Structure on Ionic and Molecular Transports in a Sol-Gel Prepared Polymer Electrolyte” 1/05 $6,843

(11) National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration ­— National Undersea Research Program / National Institute for Undersea Science and Technology “Development of high energy density electrochemical power sources for long-term remote undersea monitoring devices and biomineralization derived materials for electronic applications” 8/05-7/08, $25,000 / yr.

(12) National Science Foundation ­— EPSCoR program “Collaborative Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry” 5/06-5/09 $150,000

(13) National Science Foundation ­— “Structure / Property Relationships on Ionic Transport in an Anhydrous Proton Conducting Polymer Electrolyte”  8/06-7/09 $297,500