Diane Miller

 
 
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Seton Hill Faculty
 
 

About

Joined Seton Hill: 2012
Hometown: New Castle, PA
Personal Areas of Interest:
Academic Areas of Interest: Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Education, Dipole Moments, and Laser Spectroscopy

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA), 2010
  • B.S., Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, PA), 2003

Publications

  • “High resolution electronic spectroscopy of 9-fluorenemethanol in the gas phase: New insights into the properties of p-hydrogen bonds,” J. Chem. Phys., 133, 124312 (2010). D. M. Miller, J. W. Young, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt.
  • “On the electric dipole moments of asymmetric tops: Measurement by high-resolution electronic spectroscopy in the gas phase,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 113, 6964 (2009). D. M. Miller, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt.
  • “Push-pull molecules in the gas phase: Stark-effect measurements of the permanent dipole moments of p-aminobenzoic acid in its ground and electronically excited states,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 112, 12597 (2008). D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt.
  • High resolution electronic spectroscopy of p-vinylphenol in the gas phase,” Chem. Phys., 347, 340 (2008). P. J. Morgan, D. M. Mitchell, and D. W. Pratt.
  • “Isomer-specific spectroscopy and conformational isomerization energetics of o-, m-, and p-ethynylstyrenes,” J. Phys. Chem. A, 109, 4484 (2005). T. M. Selby, J. R. Clarkson, D. M. Mitchell, J. A. J. Fitzpatrick, H. D. Lee, D. W. Pratt, and T. S. Zwier.

Awards

  • Warga Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh (2003 – 2004)
  • Safford Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching (2004)

Presentations

  • “High resolution electronic Stark spectroscopy of p-amino benzoic acid in the gas phase,” Talk presented at the 63rd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, The Ohio State University (2008). D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, and D. W. Pratt.
  • “Permanent electric dipole moments of 2-aminobenzonitrile and 3-aminobenzonitrile in the gas phase,” Talk presented at the 62nd International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, The Ohio State University (2007). D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, L. Alavarez-Valtierra, and D. W. Pratt.
  • “Investigation of internal motion in the sym conformer of 9-flourenemethanol: A gas phase high resolution electronic spectroscopy study,” Talk presented at the 61st International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, The Ohio State University (2006). D. M. Mitchell, P. J. Morgan, J. A. J. Fitzpatrick, and D. W. Pratt.
  • “High resolution electronic spectroscopy of 9-fluorenemethanol in the gas phase,” Talk presented at the 60th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, The Ohio State University (2005). D. M. Mitchell, J. A. J. Fitzpatrick, and D. W. Pratt.