Dr. Hal Van Ryswyk Curriculum Vitae

Professional Background

2014–2015  Visiting Professor, Optical Materials Engineering Laboratory, ETH Zurich
2014-           John Stauffer Professor of Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College
2007–2008  Visiting Scholar, Northwestern University
1999–2000  Visiting Scientist, Stanford University
1998-2014   Professor of Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College
1992–1998  Associate Professor of Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College
1992–1993  Visiting Associate Professor of Chemistry, M.I.T.
1986–1992  Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College


Professional Societies

Research Interests

Relevant Publications

(*Denotes undergraduate coauthor)

Fillbrook, Lucy L.; Günther, Jan-Philipp; Majer, Günter; O’Leary, Daniel J.; Price, William S; Van Ryswyk, Hal; Fischer, Peer; Beves, Jonathon E. “Following Molecular Mobility during Chemical Reactions: No Evidence for Active Propulsion.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2021143, 20884–20890.

Van Ryswyk, Hal; *Loar, Aech; *Kelber, Jacob; *Meznarich, Zooey; *Sabin, Jocelyn; *Griffith, Simone; *Stevenson, Leah E. “Photooxidation of Water with Thin Film Tungsten Oxides.” J. Chem. Educ. 202198, 614-619.

Van Heuvelen, Katherine M.; Daub, G. William; Van Ryswyk, Hal “Emergency Remote Instruction during the COVID-19 Pandemic Reshapes Collaborative Learning in General Chemistry.” J. Chem. Educ. 202097, 2884-2888.

Van Heuvelen, Katherine M.; Daub, G. William; Hawkins, Lelia N.; Johnson, Adam R.; Van Ryswyk, Hal; Vosburg, David A. “How Do I Design a Chemical Reaction to Do Useful Work? Reinvigorating General Chemistry by Connecting Chemistry and Society.” J. Chem. Educ. 2020, 97, 925-933.

*Evans, Zachary; Van Ryswyk, Hal; Los Huertos, Marc; Srebotnjak, Tanja “Robust spatial analysis of sequestered metals in a Southern California Bioswale.” Sci. Tot. Env. 2019, 650, 155-162.

*Zhang, Ailin; *Cortes, Veronica; *Phelps, Bradley; Van Ryswyk, Hal; Srebotnjak, Tanja “Experimental analysis of soil and Mandarin orange plants treated with heavy metals found in oilfield-produced wastewater.” Sustainability 2018, 10, 1493-1509.

Gross, D.S.; Van Ryswyk, H. “Examination and Manipulation of Protein Surface Charge in Solution with Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry.” J. Chem. Educ.2014, 91, 1240–1243.

Jensen, Rebecca A.; Van Ryswyk, Hal; She, Chunxing; Szarkok, Jodi M.; Chen, Lin X.; Hupp, Joseph T. “Dye sensitized solar cells: sensitizer-dependent injection into ZnO nanotube electrodes” Langmuir 201026, 1401-1404.

Hamann, T.W.; Jensen, R.A.; Martinsen, A.B.F.; Van Ryswyk, H.; and Hupp, J.T. “Advancing Beyond Current Generation Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells,” Energy Env. Sci. 20081, 66-78.

*Pheasant, S.; *Kouzelos, J.A.; Van Ryswyk, H.; Cave, R.J. “Theoretical investigation of the electronic coupling element in bis-ruthenium porphyrin dimers.” Molecular Simulation 200632, 677-693.

Van Ryswyk, Hal; *Moore, Erin E.; *Joshi, Neel S.; *Zeni, Rebecca J.; Eberspacher, Todd A.; Collman, James P. “Surface-confined metalloporphyrin oligomers.” Angewandte Chemie International Edition 200443, 5827-5830.

Van Ryswyk, H.; *Gabor, Rachel. S.; *Awasthi, Smita; *Bodzin, Dena J.; *Orosz, Kristina S. “Kinetics of Metalloporphyrin Chemisorption onto Monolayer-Confined Ligands and Subsequent Distal Ligand Exchange.” Langmuir 200420, 11815-11817.

Eberspacher, Todd A.; Collman, James P.; Chidsey, Christopher E.D.; Donohue, *Deirdre L.; Van Ryswyk, Hal “Modular Assembly and Air-Stable Electrochemistry of Ruthenium Porphyrin Monolayers” Langmuir 200319, 3814-3821.

Brevnov, Dmitri A.; Finklea, Harry O.; Van Ryswyk, Hal “AC Voltammetry studies of electron transfer kinetics for a redox couple attached via short alkanethiols to a gold electrode.” J. Electroanal. Chem. 2001500, 100-107.

Van Ryswyk, Hal; *Turtle, Eric D.; *Watson-Clark, Rachel; *Tanzer, Troy A.; *Herman, Tobias K.; *Chong, Pek Yoke; *Waller, Petra J.; *Taurog, Aaron L.; *Wagner, Carl E. “Reactivity of Ester Linkages and Pentaammineruthenium(III) at the Monolayer Assembly/Solution Interface.” Langmuir199612, 6143.

Van Ryswyk, H.; *Hinds, B.R. III; *Simmons, B.L.; *Solomon, D.S. “Kinetic Studies of Ester Hydrolysis at Transition Metal Centers within Perfluorosulfonate Films.” J. Electrochem. Soc., 1992139, 3098.

Van Ryswyk, H.; *Kim, C.H.; *Staley, T.A. “Effects of Supporting Electrolyte on the Partitioning of Cation/Neutral Couples into Perfluorosulfonate Films.” J. Electroanal. Chem.1992325, 351.

Van Ryswyk, H.; *Kim, C.H.; *Solomon, D.S. “Thermodynamics of Partitioning for Cation/Neutral Couples within Perfluorosulfonate Films.” J. Electroanal. Chem1989,265, 317.

Van Ryswyk, H.; Ellis, A.B. “Optical Coupling of Surface Chemistry. Photoluminescent Response of a Derivatized Gallium Arsenide Surface Undergoing Redox Chemistry.” J. Amer. Chem. Soc.1986108, 2454.

Carpenter, M.K.; Van Ryswyk, H.; Ellis, A.B. “Photoluminescent Response of Palladium-Cadmium Sulfide and Palladium-Graded Cadmium Sulfoselenide Schottky Diodes to Molecular Hydrogen.” Langmuir19851, 605.

Van Ryswyk, H. “Luminescent Properties of a Surface-Modified Cadmium Selenide Electrode.” J. Electrochem. Soc.1985132, 11C.

Streckert, H.H.; Van Ryswyk, H.; Biagioni, R.N.; Ellis, A.B. “Polarization Effects in the Luminescence of Cadmium Selenide Electrodes.” J. Phys. Chem.198488, 1544.

Other Publications

Van Ryswyk, Hal; *Hall, Eric W.; *Petesch, Steven J.; *Wiedeman, Alice E. “Extending the marine microcosm laboratory” J. Chem. Educ. 200784, 306-309.

Van Ryswyk, Hal “Writing-intensive multimedia projects in the instrumental methods course.” J. Chem. Educ. 200581, 70-72.

Van Ryswyk, H. “A General Chemistry Experiment Incorporating Synthesis and Structural Determination.” J. Chem. Educ.199774, 842-844.

Van Ryswyk, H.; Van Hecke, G.R. “Attaining Optimal Conditions. An Advanced Undergraduate Experiment Introducing Experimental Design and Optimization.” J. Chem. Educ.199168 878.

Van Ryswyk, H. “Simulation of Single-Step Chronoamperometry via Spreadsheet.” J. Chem. Educ.199168, A283.