Name Matthew Stanley Johnson
Address Department of Chemistry (KLV), University of Copenhagen
Universitetsparken 5, DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark; [email protected]
Position Assistant Professor, Spectroscopy and Atmospheric Chemistry
Personal Born 14 December 1966, Crookston Minnesota. U. S. citizen with Danish and Swedish work and residence permits.
1989 Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), cum laude, highest honors in chemistry; Thesis: Linkage isomerism in cyanato complexes; Macalester College, Saint Paul Minnesota, USA.
1995 Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), chemical physics; Thesis: Spectroscopy of reactive molecules and clusters; Advisor: Professor Mitchio Okumura; California Institute of Technology, Pasadena California, USA.
1998- Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Spectroscopy and Atmospheric Chemistry
1996-98 Research Engineer, MAX-Lab Synchrotron, University of Lund, Sweden. EU funded.
1995-96 Fulbright Fellow, MAX-Lab Synchrotron, University of Lund, Sweden.
1989-95 Doctoral Candidate, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, California. Bray Fellow, 94-95; Grace Fellow, 93; U. S. Department of Energy Scholar, 91-92.
1989 Intern, Medtronic Inc., Fridley, Minnesota.
1986-88 Computer Programmer, Honeywell Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota.
1989-94 Teaching Assistant, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, California. Physical, Inorganic, and General Chemistry.
1986-88 Teaching Assistant, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota. General Biology, General and Physical Chemistry, Political Analysis.
Organizer of a research network, The Nordic Network for Chemical Kinetics (NoNeCK) for the Nordic Academy for Advanced Study (NorFA) including 12 Universities from Scandinavia and the Baltic region.
Organizer of The First Informal Conference on Reaction Kinetics, June 17 to 19, 2000.
Organiser of The Second Informal Conference on Reaction Kinetics and Atmospheric Chemistry, June 8 to 10, 2001.
PhD thesis opponent: Thomas Svensson, ‘A study of the interaction between the HOO radical and some small molecules,’ 26 January 2001, Lund, Sweden. Jon Are Beukes, 'FTIR Studies of Atmospheric Trace Gasses and Radical Reactions,’ 8 September 2000, Oslo Norway; Ragnar K. Asmundsson, 'Vibrational spectroscopy of surface adsorbates on metal surfaces, experiments and calculations,' 10 September 1999, Lund Sweden.
Member of executive committee, Danish Society for Environmental Chemistry, a division of Danish Chemical Society.
Organizer of the Atmospheric Chemistry Seminar Series in the Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen
Bachelor of Science: Thomas Rosenørn and Jacob Mønster (1999).
Hanne Falsig, Michael R. B. Larsen and Bjørn Schmidt (2000).
Philipp von Hessberg and Brian Lassen (2001).
Master of Science Karen Feilberg (1998-2001).
Thomas Rosenørn, Jacob Mønster (1999-2001).
Michael R. B. Larsen (2001).
1998 - 2001 Atmospheric Chemistry for Geophysicists (BSc)
1998 Laser Specroscopy, (MSc study seminar)
1998, 1999 Environmental Chemsitry: The Atmosphere (MSc)
1999 - 2001 Spectrometric identification of organic compounds (BSc)
1999 - 2001 Reaction Kinetics, diode laser kinetic spectroscopy experiment (BSc)
2000 - 2001 Experimental Methods in Laser Spectroscopy and Atmos. Chemistry, (MSc study seminar)
2000 - 2001 Environmental Chemistry I: Atmospheric Chemistry (BSc)
Five representative publications
K. L. Feilberg, S. R. Sellevåg, C. J. Nielsen and M. S. Johnson
The relative rate of reaction of five carbon monoxide isotopomers with the hydroxyl radical
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, manuscript (2001).
M. S. Johnson, G. D. Billing, A. Gruodis and M. H. M. Janssen
Photolysis of nitrous oxide isotopomers studied by time-dependent Hermite propagation
J. Phys. Chem. A, accepted (2001).
M. S. Johnson, F. Hegelund, and B. Nelander
The n5 Band of Perchloric Acid
Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy 190(2), 269 (1998).
M. S. Johnson and B. Nelander
High Resolution Gas Phase Spectroscopy with a Synchrotron Radiation Source
Nuovo Cimento D 20(4), 449 (1998). Also as:
P. Calvani and P. Roy, eds., Infrared Synchrotron Radiation, (Italian Physical Society, Bologna), 1998, Chapter 5.
M. S. Johnson, K. T. Kuwata, C.-K. Wong, and M. Okumura
Vibrational Spectrum of I-(H2O)
Chemical Physics Letters 260, 551 (1996).