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Curriculum Vitae

David A. Boyles
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Rapid City, SD 57701
(605) 394-1276
David.Boyles@sdsmt.edu
EDUCATION
Ph.D. Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry, Minor in Natural Products Chemistry, December 1988
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
Dissertation: The Formal Synthesis of Clavicipitic Acid Based on a Biosynthetic Proposal, under David. E. Nichols
M.S.
Chemistry, May 1980
S.D. School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD
Thesis: New Plant Growth Regulators and the Development of New Synthetic Procedures for Their Preparation, under Jack
R. Gaines
B.S.
Chemistry, May 1978
S.D. School of Mines and Technology
B.S.M. Church Music and Theology, May 1975
Open Bible College, Des Moines, IA
[I am a proud graduate of 13 years of education through grades K-12 of the Rapid City Public School System (K-6 at Horace Mann
Elementary School: Nutbrook, Schmidt, Jensen, Dahme, Bogner, Weisler; 7-9 at North Junior High School: Robinson, Reoh, Beckett,
Best, Main, Weiland, Cymanski, Gossman; 10-12 Rapid City High School (Central High School): Deimer, Mickelson, Beckett, Clark,
Melgren, Van Gerpen]

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2014 August- Present
Emeritus Jack R. Gaines Professor of Chemistry, Research Scientist IV

2014 August
Retired

2000-2014
Professor of Chemistry, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
1990-1999
Associate Professor of Chemistry, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Summer 1989
Research Chemist, American Society for Engineering Education, Naval Research Laboratory, Division of
Chemistry, Biomolecular Engineering Branch, Washington, D.C.

1984-1989
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

1986-1987
Leave of Absence, Purdue University

1984-1986
Sabbatical, Purdue University

1983-1984
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology

1980-1983
Instructor of Chemistry, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Chemical Society
Division of Polymer Chemistry
Alpha Chi Sigma
Phi Lambda Upsilon
COURSES TAUGHT
Chem 100
Chem 106
Chem 107
Chem 108
Chem 109
Chem 112
Chem 113
Chem 114
Chem 115
Chem 200

Introductory Chemistry
Chemistry Survey
Experimental Chemistry Survey
Introductory Organic and Biochemistry
Experimental Organic and Biochemistry
General Chemistry I
Experimental General Chemistry
General Chemistry II
Experimental General Chemistry II
Introduction to Research

Rho Chi: Pharmaceutical Honor Society


Sigma Xi

Chem 220
Chem 292
Chem 298
Chem 323
Chem 326
Chem 327
Chem 328
Chem 329
Chem 370
Chem 400
Chem 420
Chem 426
Chem 460
Chem 490
MES 603
Chem 624
Chem 628
Chem 700
Chem 726

Experimental Organic Chemistry I


Chemistry Outreach
Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
Environmental Science
Organic Chemistry I
Experimental Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Experimental Organic Chemistry II
Chemical Literature
Undergraduate Research
Organic Chemistry III
Polymer Chemistry
Biochemistry
Independent Studies (Medicinal Chemistry)
Atomic/Molecular Structure of Materials: Organic Module
Industrial Organic Chemistry
Heterocyclic Organic Chemistry
Graduate Research
Ionic Organic Reactions

PEDAGOGY
David A. Boyles, "Web-Based Collaborative Learning Through Chemical Demonstrations," State of South Dakota, Governor
Janklow's Faculty Awards for Teaching with Technology, Summer, 1999. http://boyles.sdsmt.edu/. ChemOutreach site
selected by team of teachers "who reviewed it using a stringent set of criteria that ensure selected materials have accurate
content and effective pedagogy. http://www.scilinks.org/criterial.htm by National Science Teachers Association, April 4,
2001.
Attendee, Foundation Coalition "Summer Curriculum Workshop," (attended sessions "Assessment Plan Development,"
"Cooperative Learning in Math, Engineering and Science Classes," "Writing in an Engineering Curriculum," "Curriculum
Change Management,") Colorado Springs, CO, August 6-8, 1998.
Attendee, The Collaboration for the Advancement of College Teaching Spring Conference, "Integrating Teaching in Context:
Connecting Instruction with Authentic Experience," Spring Conference, Bloomington, MN, February 19-22, 1997.
Presenter, David A. Boyles, "Assessment of Two Cooperative Learning Experiences in Chemistry Courses," 1996 Winter
Faculty Development Conference, "Who's In Control? Evaluating and Improving Teaching in the Age of Accountability,"
Radisson Hotel South, Bloomington, MN, February 15-16, 1996.
Presenter, David A. Boyles, "Lessons From Cooperative Learning in Two Pre-Nursing Chemistry Courses," presented to SDSU
and USD Nursing Faculties, SDSU School of Nursing, Rapid City, SD, March 14, 1996.
RESEARCH FUNDING
DEPT Code
CHM
CHM
CHM
CHM

MA0601750
MA0601750
MA0608201
MA0601071

Fund
Code
4-17530
4-17599
4-82014
440029

SPONSR TITLE
ARL
ARL
AFRL
ARO

CHM MA0700011 440420 AFRL


CHM MA0601750 440436 ARL
CHM MA0900002 440696 ARO
CHM MA0900023 440735 ONR
CABS MA1300007 441186 ONR

Advanced Materials & Processes for Future Combat Systems


Advanced Materials & Processes for Future Combat Systems
Lightweight and Novel Structures for Space
Design and Synthesis of High Aspect Ratio Polycarbonates for Transparent Armor
Applications
Lightweight and Novel Structures for Space
Advance Materials & Processes for Future Combat Systems
Design, Synthesis, and Investigations of New Copolycarbonates and Fully Miscible
Polycarbonate Blends for Transparent Armor Applications
Novel High-Temperature Polycarbonates for Pulse Power Capacitor Applications
Investigations of Novel High-Temperature Polycarbonates for Pulse Power Capacitor
Applications

Total: >$10 million


over career
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David A. Boyles, PI, Novel High Temperature Polycarbonates for Pulse Power Capacitor Applications, Office of Naval
Research (ONR)
David A. Boyles, PI, A Second-Generation Family of High Performance Resins for Aerospace Applications, Air Force Research
Laboratory (AFRL)
David A. Boyles, PI, Design, Synthesis, and Investigations of New Copolycarbonates and Fully Miscible Polycarbonate Blends
for Transparent Armor Applications, Army Research Office (ARO) DEPSCoR, Chemical Sciences/Physical Sciences, Polymer
Chemistry
"Modeling, Synthesis and Testing of New High-Performance Polycarbonates for Transparent Armor Applications"
David A. Boyles, PI; John T. Bendler, Co-PI (US Naval Academy)
Lead Reviewer: Army Research Office (ARO)
Chemical Sciences/Physical Sciences--Polymer Chemistry
DAAD 19-01-1-0482
04/01/01 to 03/31/05
NanoBio-Plastics and Composites from Linseed Oil and Saccharidic Source Materials
David A. Boyles, PD; Jon J. Kellar and William M. Cross, Co-PD
USDA NRI
2003-35504-12863
01/07/02 to 20/06/05
Synthesis, Modeling, and Testing of Novel Polymer Nanocomposites for Impact Protection
David A. Boyles, PI; John T. Bendler and Alex Hsieh, Co-PIs
Army Research Laboratory
DAAD 19-02-2-0011
07/01/02 to 06/30/05
David A. Boyles and John T. Bendler, Molecular Design and Synthesis of Novel, High-Performance Polycarbonates, National
Science Foundation, NSF, Division of Materials Research, Polymer Program, Dr. Andrew Lovinger, Project Officer, DMR-9815957, April 1, 1999 to March 31, 2003.
David A. Boyles, PI; Jon J. Kellar, William Cross, "Direct Formation of Silane Coupling Agents on Glass Surfaces for
Improved Composite Performance," Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR), Air Force
Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Chemistry and Life Sciences/Polymer Chemistry, DAAD19-99-R-BAA8, F49620-10282, April 1, 2000 to March 31, 2003.
J. Kellar, W. Cross, L. Kjerengtroen, C. Jenkins and D. Boyles, Polymer and Polymer Matrix Composites Characterization,
Department of Defense, Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), $190, 796, 5/2002-4/2003.
David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Electrically Conducting Materials for Surface Binding," SDSM&T Nelson Foundation, March
30, 1996.
David A. Boyles, Principal Investigator and M. Steven McDowell, coPI, "Metal Ion/Organic Interfaces: Supramolecular
Tripartite Assemblies from the Self-Organization of Amphiphiles and Metal Ions," NSF EPSCoR, 5/1/1992 to 4/30/1995.
David A. Boyles, "Design, Synthesis and Polymerization of Novel Amphiphiles, S.D. Regental Research Award, $15,000,
January 1990-December 1991.
David A. Boyles, "Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer Acquisition for Organic Spectroscopy," National Science
Foundation, Instrumentation and Laboratory Improvement (ILI), $186,500, USE-90523454, March 1990.
David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Radioactively Labeled Auxins," USDA Forest Service, 1983.

PUBLICATIONS
Bendler, John T., Boyles, David A., Edmondson, Charles A., Filipova, Tsvetanka, Fontanella, John J., Westgate, Mark A., and
Wintersgill, M. C. Dielectric Properties of Bisphenol A Polycarbonate and Its Tethered Nitrile Analogue, Macromolecules, 2013, 46
(10), pp 40244033.
Bendler, J. T.; Edmondson, C. A.; Wintersgill, M. C.; Boyles, D. A.; Filipova, T. S.; Fontanella, J. J. Electrical properties of a
novel fluorinated polycarbonate. European Polymer Journal (2012), 48(4), 830-840.
Fontanella, J. J.; Boyles, D. A.; Filipova, T. S.; Awwad, S.; Edmondson, C. A.; Bendler, J. T.; Wintersgill, M. C.; Lomax, J.
F.; Schroeder, M. J. Dielectric studies of tetraaryl and triaryl polycarbonates and comparisons with bisphenol A-polycarbonate,
Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics (2012), 50(4), 289-304.
Reams, Josiah T.; Boyles, David A. Thermomechanical resin comparisons within two isomeric series of synthetic
biphenylated cyanate esters, Journal of Applied Polymer Science (2011), 121(2), 756-763.
Awwad, Shady H.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S., Boyles, David A. Does a solution containing two miscible homopolymers behave
like a corresponding copolymer? Investigation of specific refractive index increments (dn/dc) using novel polycarbonates, Polymer
Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2011), 52(1).
Awwad, Shady H.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Boyles, David A., Synthesis and characterization of substituted 9,10diphenylanthracene polycarbonates, Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2011), 52(1).
Al-Omar, Mohammad S.; Boyles, David A.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S. New Polycarbonate of Bis-BP: synthesis and glass
transition temperature, Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2011), 52(1).
Elizabeth A. Williams, Paul E. Donahue, Thomas A. Early, David A. Boyles, Tsvetanka S. Filipova, John T. Bendler, Characterization
of Asymmetric Triaryl Bisphenol A Polycarbonates by 1D and 2D NMR Techniques, Technical Information Series, 2007GRC661, July
2007,GE Internal (Class 2), GE Global Research, Materials Analysis and Chemical Sciences Division, Niskayuna, NY, June 5, 2007,
34 pages.
Boyles, David A.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Bendler, John T. Aromatic copolycarbonates of bisphenol a and triptycene-1,4hydroquinone. Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2007), 48(1), 352-353.
Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Reams, Josiah T.; Boyles, David A. Dipropargyl ethers of high aspect ratio bisphenols. Polymer
Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2007), 48(1), 388-389.
Reams, Josiah; Filipova, Tsvetanka; Boyles, David A. Thermal polymerization of bisphenol cyanates to new resin materials.
Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2007), 48(1), 538-539.
Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Boyles, David A.; Reams, Josiah T. Dipropargyl ethers of high aspect ratio bisphenols. Abstracts of
Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), POLY-386.
Boyles, David A.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Bendler, John T. Aromatic copolycarbonates of bisphenol A and triptycene-1,4hydroquinone. Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007),
POLY-318.
Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Reams, Josiah T.; Boyles, David A., Thermal polymerization of bisphenol cyanates to new resin
materials. Abstracts of Papers, 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States, March 25-29, 2007 (2007), POLY317.
Boyles, D.A.; Filipova, T.S.; Bendler, J.T., Aromatic Copolycarbonates of Bisphenol a and Triptycene-1,4-Hydroquinone,
Polymer Preprints, 2007, Volume 48, 1, 352-353.

Filipova, T.S.; Reams, J.T.; Boyles, D.A., Dipropargyl Ethers of High Aspect Ratio Bisphenols, Polymer Preprints, 2007,
Volume 48, 1, 388-389.

Reams, J.T.; Filipova, T.S.; Boyles, D.A.Thermal Polymerization of Bisphenol Cyanates to New Resin Materials, 2007,
Polymer Preprints, Volume 48, 1, 538-539.
David A. Boyles and Tsvetanka Filipova, Investigation of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Systems by the Melt Blending of a Polyhedral
Oligomeric Silsesquioxane with Bisphenol A Polycarbonate, in Functional Fillers and Nanoscale Minerals, ed. Jon J. Kellar, Marc A.
Herpfer, and Brij M. Moudgil, Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., 2006.

David A. Boyles, Pete Dehmer, John T. Bendler, Tsvetanka Filipova, 2006. Design and Synthesis of Polycarbonates for
Transparent Armor Military Applications, SAMPE 2006 Technical Conference Proceedings: Creating New Opportunities for
the World Economy, Long Beach, CA, April 30-May 4, 2006. Society for the Advancement of Material and Process
Engineering, CD-ROM, Volume 51, ISBN 0-938994-03-0410 pp.
Filipova, Tsvetanka, Boyles, David A., and Bendler, John T., Novel Aromatic Polycarbonate Blends Using High-Aspect Ratio
Polycarbonates, Polymer Preprints, 2005, 46(2), 955-956.
Filipova, Tsvetanka, Reams, Josiah T., Boyles, David A., Polycarbonate of a Bisphenol A Analogue Having Three Aryl Rings,
Polymer Preprints, 2005, 46(2), 971-972.
Boyles, D.A., Filipova, Ts. Bendler, J.T., Longbrake, G., and Reams, J., Synthesis of High Aspect Ratio Bisphenols and
Polycarbonates Incorporating Bisaryl Units, Macromolecules, 2005, 38(9); 3622-3629.
Bendler, John T., Boyles, David A., Ductile Polycarbonates Continaing Bisaryl Units: Theory and Modeling, ACS Symposium
Series No. 898: Advances in Polycarbonates, ed. Daniel J. Brunelle and Michael Korn, Chapter 10, pp. 122-132, 2005.
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Boyles, David A., Filipova, Tsvetanka, Bendler, John T., Schroeder, Maria J., Waltner, Rachel, Longbrake, Buy, and Reams,
Josiah, "Synthesis of 1,1-Dichloro-2,2-Bis[4-(4'-Hydroxyphenyl)-phenyl]ethene and its Incorporation into Homo- and
Heteropolycarbonates, ACS Symposium Series No. 898: Advances in Polycarbonates, ed. Daniel J. Brunelle and Michael
Korn, Chapter 11, pp. 133-146, 2005.
Josiah Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, and John T. Bendler, Clay Nanocomposites of Novel Polycarbonates by
Melt Extrusion, Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science, Vol 84, 351, 2005.

Filipova, Tvetanka; Boyles, David A.; Bendler, John; Medalen, Marci; Longbrake, Guy, New Polyarylate and Polyarylate
and co-Polycarbonate Thermoplastics Incorporating A High Aspect-Ratio Tetraarylbisphenol, Polymer Preprints, 2004,
45(1), 756-757.

Boyles, D.A.; Kellar, J.J.; Cross, W.M., Novel Surface Treatments for Glass Fillers, Eurofillers 2001, L.Slusarski, Ed.,
Macromolecular Symposia, Wiley-VCH, 2003, 194(1), 135-140.

Kellar, J.J., Struckman, C.D., Boyles, D.A., Cross, W.M., and Du, H., "Silanes and other Silane-Like Surface Treatments for
Inorganic Fillers," Functional Fillers and Nanoscale Minerals, Editors: Jon J. Kellar, Marc A. Herpfer, and Brij M. Moudgil,
Published by Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., 2003, pgs. 269-278.

Bendler, John T.; Boyles, David A., High-Heat Polycarbonates Containing Bisaryl Units; Theory and Modeling, Polymer
Preprints 2003, 44(1), 755.

Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Boyles, David A.; Bendler, John T.; Schroeder, Maria, Synthesis of Bis[4-(4Hydroxyphenyl)phenyl]propane and Novel Polycarbonates Prepared Therefrom, Polymer Preprints 2003, 44(1), 771-772.

Boyles, David A.; Filipova, Tsvetanka, S.; Bendler, John T., Synthesis of 1,1-Dichloro-2,2-Bis[4-(4hydroxyphenyl)phenyl]ethene and its Incorporation into Homo- and Heteropolymers, Polymer Preprints 2003, 44(1), 753754.

Hao, Jiangtao; Boyles, David A.; Bendler, John T., Synthesis and Characterization of Polycarbonates Containing p-Biphenyl
Moieties, Polymer Preprints 2003, 44(2), 421-422.
Hao, Jiangtao; Boyles, David A.; Bendler, John T., New Synthesis of 4-[1-Methyl-1-(4-hydroxybiphenyl-4yl)ethyl]Biphenyl-4-ol by Nickel-Catalyzed Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reaction of Aryl Tosylate with New Organoboron
Reagent, Polymer Preprints 2003, 44(2), 402-403.
Boyles, David A., "Should College Presidents Promote Collaborations Between University Researchers and Corporations?"
NEA Higher Education Advocate, Dialogue Position Statement, Vol. 18, N. 8, August 2001.
http://www.nea.org/he/advo01/advo0108/dialog.html

Johnson, F.J., Cross, W.M., Boyles, D.A., and Kellar, J.J. "'Complete' System Monitoring of Polymer Matrix Composites,"
Composites-Part A, 2000, 31(9), 959-68.
Zeyen, R.J., Bushnell, W.R., Carver, T.L.W., Robbins, M.P., Clark, T.A., Boyles, D.A., and Vance, C.P., "Inhibiting
phenylalanine ammonia lyase and cinnamyl-alcohol dehydrogenase suppresses Mla1 (HR) but not mlo5 (non-HR) barley
powdery mildew resistances," Physiological and Molecular Plant Pathology (Academic Press), 1995, 47, 119-140.
Carver, T.L.W., Zeyen, R.J., Robbins, M.P., Vance C.P., and Boyles, D.A., "Suppression of Host Cinnamyl-Alcohol
Dehydrogenase (CAD) Increases Oat Epidermal Cell Susceptibility to Powdery Mildew Penetration, Physiological and
Molecular Plant Pathology (Academic Press), 1994, 44, 243-259.

Kellar, J.J., Han, K.N., Guan A., and Boyles, D.A., Removal of Cupric Ions from Industrial Effluents by Adsorbed
Organofunctional Silanes, Reagents for Better Metallurgy SMA/AIME Symposium Papers, Prasad Mulukutla and Bill
Hancock, editors, February 1994, pg. 165-171.

Boyles, D.A. and Nichols, D.E., "Formal Synthesis of Clavicipitic Acid Based on a Biosynthetic Proposal, J. Org. Chem.
1988, 53(12), 5128.
LABORATORY MANUAL

Experimental Organic Chemistry: A Laboratory Manual for Chem 221, David A. Boyles, South Dakota School of Mines
and Technology Media Center, 1983.
PATENTS

Boyles, D. A.; Bendler, J.T.; Filipova, T. Polycarbonates Having Superior Dielectric Properties Suitable for Energy Dense
Capacitors, US Patent Application filed 4 March 2015.
Boyles, David A. and Al-Omar, Mohammad S. High modulus bio-based polymer formulations, U.S. Patent 8552081, 8
October 2013.
Boyles, David A., Bendler, John T., Filipova, Tsvetanka. Miscible transparent blends of aromatic polycarbonates with
polycarbonate polymers containing high-aspect ratio monomers, US Patent 7687584, 30 March 2010.
Boyles, David A., Bendler, John T., Filipova, Tsvetanka. Miscible transparent blends of aromatic polycarbonates with
polycarbonate polymers containing high-aspect ratio monomers, WO200813842

Boyles, David A. and Bendler, John T. Monomers Containing At Least One Biaryl Unit And Polymers and Derivatives
Prepared Therefrom, WO2004037879.
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Boyles, David A. and Bendler, John T, Monomers Containing At Least One Biaryl Unit And Polymers and Derivatives
Prepared Therefrom, US Patent 7,125,951, October 24, 2006.
Boyles, D.A., Gaines, J.R., and Haissig, B.E., "Auxin Compositions of Phenyl Thioesters of Indole-3-Alkanoic Acids and
Their Use as Auxin Growth Regulators, U.S. Patent 4,415,350, November 15, 1983.

Boyles, D.A., Gaines, J.R., and Haissig, B.E., "Auxin Compositions of N-Phenyl and H-Chlorophenyl Indolyl-3-Alkylene
Amides and Their Use as Auxin Growth Regulators," U.S. Patent 4,422,684, October 25, 1983.
FEDERAL TECHNICAL REPORT

David A. Boyles, Monoalkylated Amino Acid Synthetic Routes, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., September
5, 1989.
PRESENTATIONS

David A. Boyles, John J. Fontanella, Tsvetanka S. Filipova, John T. Bendler, Mary C. Wintersgill, Charles A. Edmondson,
Mark Westgate. Synthesis and dielectric spectroscopy of novel polycarbonates for wound film capacitor energy storage
applications, Polymer Capacitor Dielectrics, Hyatt Regency Indianapolis Regency F, September 11, 2013.ACS POLY
Division, 246th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 8-12, 2013

Awwad, Shady H.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Boyles, David A. Does a solution containing two miscible homopolymers behave
like a corresponding copolymer? Investigation of specific refractive index increments (dn/dc) using novel polycarbonates,
Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2011), 52(1), No pp. given.
Awwad, Shady H.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Boyles, David A., Synthesis and characterization of substituted 9,10diphenylanthracene polycarbonates, Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer
Chemistry) (2011), 52(1), No pp. given.

Al-Omar, Mohammad S.; Boyles, David A.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S. New Polycarbonate of Bis-BP: synthesis and glass
transition temperature, Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2011), 52(1), No
pp. given.
Sanow, Logan; Boyles, David A.; Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Schroeder, Maria J. Novel tetraarylsulfones and their
polycarbonates , Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2011), 52(1). No pp.
given.
Awwad, Shady, Filipova, Tsvetanka, and Boyles, David A., Light Scattering and Absolute Characterization of Miscible
Polycarbonate Blends. (10-70) 3:40-4:00, 95th Annual Meeting, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Spearfish Holiday Inn,
Spearfish, SD. 9-10 April 2010.
Al-Omar, Mohammad S. and Boyles, David A. Influence of Carbonate Units on the Chemistry of Bisphenol A Polycarbonate:
Synthesis of Poly(ethercarbonate)s Containing Precisely Controlled Monomer of Variable Length, (10-72), 4:00-4:20, April
10, 2010, 95th Annual Meeting, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Spearfish Holiday Inn, Spearfish, SD. 9-10 April 2010.
Younes, Hammad and Boyles, David A., Design and Synthesis of a High Polarity Monomer for Elaboration into a Field
Responsive Material for Wound Film Capacitors, (10-73), 4:20-4:40 April 10, 2010, 95 th Annual Meeting, South Dakota
Academy of Sciences, Spearfish Holiday Inn, Spearfish, SD. 9-10 April 2010.
Boyles, D.A., Barth, M.R., and Filipova, T.S. Spectroscopic Studies of Iodine-Doped Polycarbonates, (10-103), 5:00-5:20,
April 10, 2010, 95th Annual Meeting, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Spearfish Holiday Inn, Spearfish, SD. 9-10 April
2010.
Reams, Josiah and Boyles, David A., Diaryl Ether Cyanate Esters: A Candidate for Materials With Nanometer Voids, South
Dakota School of Mines and Technology, NanoExpo, Rapid City, SD, 25 April 2010.
Al-Omar, Mohammad S. and Boyles, David A. Influence of Carbonate Units on the Chemistry of Bisphenol A Polycarbonate:
Synthesis of Poly(ethercarbonate)s Containing Precisely Controlled Monomer of Variable Length, NanoExpo, Rapid City,
SD, 25 April 2010.
Awwad, Shady H., Filipova, Tsvetanka S., and Boyles, David A., Examination of the Rule of Mixtures for Two Polymeric
Systems: Glass Transition Temperature and Specific Refractive Index Increment Investigations, South Dakota School of
Mines and Technology, NanoExpo, Rapid City, SD, 25 April 2010.
Boyles, David A. and Bendler, John T. High-Temperature Polycarbonates for Pulse Power Capacitor Applications, Office of
Naval Research (ONR) Annual Review, Charleston Place Hotel Charleston, SC., 2-4 March 2010.
Boyles, D.A., Filipova, T.S., Fontanella, J.J., Wintersgill, M.C., Bendler, J.T., Synthesis and Investigations of High Glass
Transition Polycarbonates: Bis-Biphenylated Fluorene Monomers and Their Polycarbonates, MACRO 2010, Glasgow,
Scotland, SECC, 11-16 July 2010.
Ts. Filipova,a David A. Boyles,a T. Ranganathan,b E.B. Coughlin,b T. Emrickb, Fire-Resistant Aromatic
Poly(Aryloxysiloxanes)s, 73rd Prague Meeting on Macromolecules: New Frontiers in Macromolecular Science:
Macromolecular Concepts of Living Matter to Polymers for Better Quality of Life, Prague, Czech Republic, July 5 - 9, 2009.
a
Department of Chemistry, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD 57701, USA, bPolymer Science
and Engineering Department, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA 01003, USA
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David A. Boyles, Tsvetanka Filipova, Synthesis of New Aromatic Poly(aryloxysiloxane)s, European Polymer Congress 2009
(EPF 09), Graz, Austria, July 12-17, 2009.
David A. Boyles, Tsvetanka Filipova, Novel polyethercarbonates: Synthesis and polymerization of 1,3-bis(3-fluoro-4hydroxyphenyl)benzene and 1,3-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)benzene, ACS DC, ACS Paper #1299330 - 238th ACS National
Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
David A. Boyles, Tsvetanka Filipova, Novel fluorinated polycarbonates for dielectric studies, 238th ACS National Meeting,
Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
"Biphenyl-Containing Fluoropolycarbonates: Synthesis and Comparison with Non-Fluorinated Counterparts," 19 th International
Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry, 19thISFC-ISoFT09, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, 23-28 August 2009.
Boyles, David A. and Bendler, John T. Design & Synthesis of Film-Forming Polymers for Capacitor Applications, ONR Capacitor
Presentation, February 12, 2008.
Design & Synthesis of Film-Forming Polymers for Capacitor Applications, David A. Boyles and John T. Bendler, Presentation,
Office of Naval Research, Arlington, VA, February 15, 2008.
J. J. Fontanella, C. A.Edmondson, J. T. Bendler, Mary C. Wintersgill, J. F. Lomax, D. A. Boyles, T. S. Filipova, D. E. Schuele.
Dielectric Studies of Tetraaryl and Triaryl Polycarbonates, Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy and its Applications, Lyon, France, 2629 August 2008.
Mary Kharouf, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, Molecular Characterization and Optical Properties of a Novel Copolymer
of Polycarbonate Containing Azobenzene Linkages, South Dakota EPSCoR Conference, Rapid City, SD, September 25-26,
2006.
Bobbie Laurenz, Mohammad Al-Omar, Tyler Earnest, David A. Boyles, Characterization of Thermal-Cured and Photo-cured
Systems for Biobased Resins, South Dakota EPSCoR Conference, Rapid City, SD, September 25-26, 2006.
Kalub Hahne*, Tsevtanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, Iodination of 2,2-Diphenyl Propane, South Dakota EPSCoR Conference,
Rapid City, SD, September 25-26, 2006.
David A. Boyles, Pete Dehmer, John Bendler, and Tsvetanka Filipova, Design and Synthesis of Polycarbonates for Transparent
Armor Military Applications, SAMPE 2006, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, April 30 May 4, 2006.
Nate Roark, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles. Characterization of para-Asymmetric Bisphenol A Polycarbonate by Gel
Permeation Chromatography, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Cedar Shore Resort, Chamberlain, SD, April 8, 10:2010:40, 2006.
Kalub Hahne, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, Polyetherimides Incorporating High Aspect Ratio Bisphenolate: Monomer
Synthesis and Polymerization, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Cedar Shore Resort, Chamberlain, SD, 10:40-11:00,
April 8, 2006.
Josiah Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, Investigation of Structure-Property Relationships of an Isomeric Series of
Polycyanurates, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Cedar Shore Resort, Chamberlain, SD, 2:00-2:20, April 8, 2006.
David A. Boyles, Pete Dehmer, John T. Bendler, Tsvetanka Filipova, 2006. Design and Synthesis of Polycarbonates for
Transparent Armor Military Applications, SAMPE 2006: Creating New Opportunities for the World Economy, Long Beach,
CA, April 30-May 4, 2006.
David A. Boyles and Tsvetanka Filipova, Investigation of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Systems by the Melt Blending of a
Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane with Bisphenol A Polycarbonate, Section: Functional Fillers II: Nanocomposites,
2006 Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit & 7th International Conference on
Acid Rock Drainage ICARD, St. Louis, Missouri, March 26-29, 2006, 9:05AM.
Nate Roark, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles. Melt Blending of Polycarbonate with Inorganic Fillers, Pierre Poster Session,
Chamberlain, SD, February 8, 2006.
David A. Boyles and Tsvetanka Filipova Gordon Conference, Effect of a POSS Derivative on Polycarbonate Processing and
Properties, Gordon Research Conference Composites, Ventura, California, January 15-20, 2006.

David A. Boyles, Pete Dehmer, John Bendler, and Tsvetanka Filipova, Design and Synthesis of Polycarbonates for
Transparent Armor Military Applications, SAMPE 2006, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, April 30 May
4, 2006.

David A. Boyles and Tsvetanka Filipova, Investigation of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Systems by the Melt Blending of a
Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane with Bisphenol A Polycarbonate, 2006 Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and
Exploration, SME Annual Meeting and Exhibit & 7th International Conference on Acid Rock Drainage ICARD, St. Louis,
Missouri, March 26-29, 2006.

David A. Boyles, Tsvetanka Filipova, John T. Bendler, Effect of a POSS Derivative on Polycarbonate Processing and
Properties, Gordon Conference: Polymers (West), Four Points Sheraton, Ventura, CA, January 15-20, 2006.
David A. Boyles, Novel Monomers and Their Incorporation into Polycarbonates: Synthesis and Properties, Nano-Materials
for Transparent Military Applications Interactive Workshop, U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Grounds,
Maryland, 8 December 2005.

Tsvetanka S. Filipova, David A. Boyles, and John T. Bendler. Novel aromatic polycarbonate blends. POLY 147, 6:00 PM-8:00
PM, Sunday, 28 August 2005 Washington DC Convention Center--Hall A, Poster, Division of Polymer Chemistry, 230 th ACS
National Meeting, Washington, DC, Aug 28-Sept 1, 2005.
Josiah T. Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, and David A. Boyles. New polymerizable derivatives of high aspect ratio bisphenol A
analogues: Synthesis and characterization. ORGN 84, New Reactions and Methodology, Materials, Total Synthesis, Process
R&D, 8:00 PM-10:00 PM, Sunday, 28 August 2005 Washington DC Convention Center--Hall A, Poster, Division of Organic
Chemistry, 230th ACS National Meeting, in Washington, DC, Aug 28-Sept 1, 2005
Tsvetanka S. Filipova, David A. Boyles, and J. T. Reams. Polycarbonate of a bisphenol A analogue having three aryl rings.
POLY 142, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Sunday, 28 August 2005 Washington DC Convention Center -- Hall A, Poster, Division of
Polymer Chemistry, 230th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, Aug 28-Sept 1, 2005.
David A. Boyles, Tsvetanka Filipova, John T. Bendler, Synthetic Routes to High-Aspect Ratio Bisphenol Monomers for
Polycarbonate Synthesis, Gordon Research Conference, Polymers (West), Four Points Sheraton: Harbortown, Ventura, CA,
January 9-14, 2005.
Josiah Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, and John T. Bendler, Clay Nanocomposites of Novel Polycarbonates by
Melt Extrusion, South Dakota Academy of Science, University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD, April 9, 2005.
Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles and John T. Bendler, Novel Aromatic Polycarbonate Blends, Washington, DC National
Meeting & Exposition, American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry, August 28-September 1, 2005.
Tsvetanka Filipova, Josiah T. Reams, David A. Boyles, Polycarbonate of a Bisphenol A Analogue Having Three Aryl Rings,
Washington, DC National Meeting & Exposition , American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry, August 28September 1, 2005.
Josiah Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, and David A. Boyles, Division of Polymer Chemistry, New Polymerizable Derivatives of
High Aspect Ratio Bisphenol A Analogues: Synthesis and Characterization, Washington, DC National Meeting & Exposition,
American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry, August 28-September 1, 2005.
Tsvetanka S. Filipova, David A. Boyles, and John T. Bendler. Novel aromatic polycarbonate blends. POLY 147, 6:00 PM-8:00
PM, Sunday, 28 August 2005 Washington DC Convention Center -- Hall A, Poster, Division of Polymer Chemistry, 230 th
ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, Aug 28-Sept 1, 2005.
Tsvetanka S. Filipova, David A. Boyles, and J. T. Reams. Polycarbonate of a bisphenol A analogue having three aryl rings.
POLY 142, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM, Sunday, 28 August 2005 Washington DC Convention Center -- Hall A, Poster, Division of
Polymer Chemistry, 230th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, Aug 28-Sept 1, 2005.
Josiah T. Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, and David A. Boyles. New polymerizable derivatives of high aspect ratio bisphenol A
analogues: Synthesis and characterization. ORGN 84, New Reactions and Methodology, Materials, Total Synthesis, Process
R&D, 8:00 PM-10:00 PM, Sunday, 28 August 2005 Washington DC Convention Center -- Hall A, Poster, Division of
Organic Chemistry, 230th ACS National Meeting, in Washington, DC, Aug 28-Sept 1, 2005.
David A. Boyles, Tsvetanka Filipova, John T. Bendler, Synthetic Routes to High-Aspect Ratio Bisphenol Monomers for
Polycarbonate Synthesis, Gordon Research Conference, Polymers (West), Four Points Sheraton: Harbortown, Ventura, CA,
January 9-14, 2005.
Michelle R. While, Annie Thompson, David A. Boyles, William M. Cross, Jon J. Kellar, Sucrose and -Cyclodextrin
Linolenate Ester Modifiers-Synthesis and Mechanical System Characterization, Annual South Dakota NSF EPSCoR Conference,
Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, Rapid City, SD, September 17, 2004.

Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, John T. Bendler, Jiangtao Hao, "Synthesis of Fluorinated Low, Molecular CrossSectional Area (MCSA) Polycarbonate from a Novel High Aspect-Ratio Monomer, Fluoropolymers 2004: Current Frontiers
and Future Trends, Savannah Marriott Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia, October 7-9, 2004.
David A. Boyles, Tsvetanka Filipova, John T. Bendler, and Guy Longbrake, "Synthesis of A New Class of Low, Molecular
Cross-Sectional Area (MCSA) Polycarbonates from Isomeric High Aspect-Ratio Monomers," P1.1-19, 6 July, 40th IUPAC
International Symposium on Macromolecules, World Polymer Congress, MACRO 2004, Palais des Congrs de Paris, Paris,
France, July 4-9, 2004.
Tsvetanka S. Filipova, David Boyles, John T. Bendler, Marci Medalen, and Guy Longbrake, "New Polyarylate and
Polyarylate-co-Polycarbonate Thermoplastics Incorporating a High Aspect-Ratio Tetraarylbisphenol," General Papers, 1:30
PM-5:30 PM, Sunday, March 28, 2004 Coast--Garden A, Oral, POLY 75, The 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA,
Polymer Division, March 28-April 1, 2004.
Waltner, Rachel; Reams, Josiah; Longbrake, Guy; Filipova, Tsvetanka, Non-Chloral Based Synthetic Routes for the
Production of BPC Monomers, 89th Annual South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Chamberlain, SD, April 2-3, 2004.
Medalen, Marci; Longbrake, Guy; Filipova, Tsvetanka; Boyles, David, Polyarylate Co-Polycarbonates Containing the
Monomer 2,2-Bis[4-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)phenyl]propane, 89th Annual South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Chamberlain, SD,
April 2-3, 2004.
Reams, Josiah; Filipova, Tsvetanka; Longbrake, Guy; Boyles, David, Direct Observation and Tensile Strength of
Polycarbonate Composites Containing Carbon Nanotubes, 89th Annual South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Chamberlain,
SD, April 2-3, 2004.
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Longbrake, Guy; Filipova, Tsvetanka; Boyles, David A., Synthesis of Novel Tetraaryl Copolycarbonates and Determination
of Mark-Houwink Constants, 89th Annual South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Chamberlain, SD, April 2-3, 2004.
While, Michelle R.; Thompson, Annie; Boyles, David A.; Kellar, Jon J.; Cross, William M., Nano-Bio-Plastics and
Composites from Linseed Oil and Saccaridic Source Materials, 89th Annual South Dakota Academy of Sciences,
Chamberlain, SD, April 2-3, 2004.
Tsvetanka S. Filipova, David Boyles, John T. Bendler, Marci Medalen, and Guy Longbrake, New Polyarylate and
Polyarylate-co-polycarbonate Thermoplastics Incorporating a High Aspect-ratio Tetraarylbisphenol, 1:30 PM-5:30 PM,
Sunday, March 28, 2004, The 227th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 28-April 1, 2004.
Hao, Jiangtao; Boyles, David A.; Bendler, John T., Synthesis of Asymmetric Bisphenol Monomers with Biphenyl Groups by
the Suzuki Reaction of Bis(4-benzyloxyphenyl)borinic acid in Aqueous Solvents, 226th ACS National Meeting, Division of
Organic Chemistry, New York, NY, 8:00-10:00PM, Paper number 368, September 9, 2003.
Hao, Jiangtao; Boyles, David A.; Bendler, John T., Synthesis of Novel Ether, Ketone, Sulfone-linked Biphenyl Monomers
by Suzuki Cross-coupling Reactions, 226th ACS National Meeting, Division of Organic Chemistry, New York, NY, 8:0010:00PM, Paper number 365, September 9, 2003.
C. Struckman, W. Cross, J. Kellar and D. Boyles, Characterization of Grafted Organofunctional Coupling Agents for
Polymer Matrix Composites, South Dakota Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Rapid City, SD, April 2003.
Rachel Waltner, Marci Medalen, Josiah Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of 1,1-bis[4-(4hydroxyphenyl)-phenyl]-2,2-dichloroethene," State Capitol Rotunda, Pierre, SD, February 19, 2003.
Guy Longbrake, Josiah Reams, Rachel Waltner, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, Synthesis and Characterization of
Novel Polycarbonate Monomers and Polymers," State Capitol Rotunda, Pierre, SD, February 19, 2003.
Josiah Reams, Rachel Waltner, Marci Medalen, Tsvetanka Filipova, David A. Boyles, "Deprotection of 2,2-bis(4methoxybiphenylyl)propane," State Capitol Rotunda, Pierre, SD, February 19, 2003.
D. He, W. Cross, J. Kellar, and D. Boyles, Effect of Hygrothermal Exposure on Polymer Matrix Composite Materials,
South Dakota Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Rapid City, SD., April 2003.
J. J. Kellar, C. D. Struckman, D.A. Boyles, W.M. Cross, and H. Du, Silanes and other Silane-Like Surface Treatments for
Inorganic Fillers, Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, February, 2003.
Filipova, Tsvetanka S.; Boyles, David A.; Bendler, John T.; Schroeder, Maria, Synthesis of Bis[4-(4Hydroxyphenyl)phenyl]propane and Novel Polycarbonates Prepared Therefrom, 225th ACS National Meeting, New
Orleans, LA, Tuesday, 6-8PM. Paper Number 550, March 25, 2003.
Hao, Jiangtao; Boyles, David A., and Bendler, John T., Synthesis of 4, 4-Bisphenolformal, 225th ACS National Meeting,
New Orleans, LA, Wednesday, 9-11AM. Paper number 497, March 26, 2003.
Boyles, David A.; Filipova, Tsvetanka, S.; Bendler, John T., Synthesis of 1,1-Dichloro-2,2-Bis[4-(4hydroxyphenyl)phenyl]ethene and its Incorporation into Homo- and Heteropolymers, 225th ACS National Meeting, New
Orleans, LA, Thursday, 10:50-11:20 AM, Paper number 677, March 27, 2003.
Bendler, John T.; Boyles, David A., High-Heat Polycarbonates Containing Bisaryl Units; Theory and Modeling, 225th ACS
National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, Thursday, 11:20-11:50AM. Paper number 678, March 27, 2003.
Longbrake, Guy; Reams, Josiah; Waltner, Rachel; Filipova, Tsvetanka; Boyles, David, Synthesis and Characterization of
Isomeric Tetraarylbisphenol A Polycarbonates, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and
Technology, Rapid City, SD; 3:00-3:20PM, April 4, 2003.
Reams, Josiah; Longbrake, Guy; Waltner, Rachel; Filipova, Tsvetanka; Boyles, David, Synthesis and Characterization of
Novel Polyoxalates from Bisphenol A and its Analogues, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, South Dakota School of
Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, 3:20-3:40PM, April 4, 2003.
Waltner, Rachel; Reams, Josiah; Longbrake, Guy; Filipova, Tsvetanka; Boyles David, Synthesis and Characterization of
Polycarbonates of Tetraarylchloral, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology,
3:40-4:00PM, Rapid City, SD; April 4, 2003,
Kellar, J.J.; Struckman, C.D.; Boyles, D.A.; Cross, W.M.; Du, H., Silanes and other Silane-Like Surface Treatments for
Inorganic Fillers, Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration Annual Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, February, 2003.
Struckman, C.; Cross, W.; Kellar, J.; Boyles, D., Characterization of Grafted Organofunctional Coupling Agents for Polymer
Matrix Composites, South Dakota Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Rapid City, SD, April, 2003.
He, D.; Cross, W.; Kellar, J.; Boyles, D., Effect of Hygrothermal Exposure on Polymer Matrix Composite Materials, South
Dakota Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting, Rapid City, SD, April 2003.
Hao, Jiangtao; Boyles, David A.; Bendler, John T., Suzuki Cross-Coupling Reactions of Triarylborane Adducts, Poster
B70, 38th National Organic Symposium, Bloomington, Indiana, June 8-12, 2003.
D. Boyles, W. Cross, J. Kellar, Direct Formation of Silane Coupling Agents on Continuous Fiber SiO 2 Surfaces for
Improved Composite Performance, Polymer Matrix Composite Program Review, Air Force Office of Scientific Research
(AFOSR) review, Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, May 17-18, 2002.

David A. Boyles, Jon J. Kellar, William M. Cross, Novel Surface Treatments for Glass Fillers in Polymer Matrix
Composites: Surface Modification of Glass Spheres and Continuous Fibers, SAMPE 2002 Convention and Conference,
Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, May 12-16, 2002.
Jiangtao Hao and David A. Boyles, Synthesis and Application of New Diarylboronic Acids, Student Research Poster Day,
Capitol Rotunda, Pierre, SD, February 13, 2002.
Jiangtao Hao and David A. Boyles, Syntheses and Applications of New Organoboron Reagents for Suzuki CrossingCoupling Reactions, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, April 5, 2002.
Joseph Marshall, Jiangtao Hao, David A. Boyles, Use of Aryldiazonium Tetrafluoroborates for Suzuki-Type Cross-Coupling
Reactions with Diarylborinic Acids, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, April 5, 2002.
Celeste Mercado, Jiangtao Hao, and David A. Boyles, Modified Suzuki Reaction Using Bisaryl Tosylates With
Diarylborinic Acids, South Dakota Academy of Sciences, April 5, 2002.
Marci Medalen, Rachel Waltner, Josiah Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, and David A. Boyles, Attempted Synthesis of Poly(aryl
ether)carbonates by the Reaction of Halogenated Diphenylcarbonates with Bisphenols, Pierre, SD, October 25, 2002.
Josiah Reams, Rachel Waltner, Marci Medalen, Tsvetanka Filipova, and David A. Boyles, Deprotection of 2,2-bis (4methoxy-biphenylyl)propane, Pierre, SD, October 25, 2002.
Rachel Waltner, Marci Medalen, Josiah Reams, Tsvetanka Filipova, and David A. Boyles, Synthesis of 1,1-bis[4-(4hydroxyphenyl)-phenyl]-2,2-dichloroethene, Pierre, SD, October 25, 2002.
Hao, Jiangtao and Boyles, David A., Synthesis and Suzuki Reaction of Bis(4-benzyloxyphenyl)borinic acid with the
Ditriflate of Bisphenol A, 224th ACS National Meeting, Division of Organic Chemistry, Boston, MA, August 18-22, 2002.
David A. Boyles, Defense S&T Research Awards Luncheon with Senators Rick Santorum (R-PA), Joseph Lieberman (D-Ct),
and Reps. Tony Hall (D-OH) and Bill Young (R-Fl) including office meetings with Senate Appropriations Defense
Subcommittee, Senator Susan Collins (Maine) and David Hobson (Ohio), 2168 Rayburn HOB, Capital Hill, Washington, DC,
June 6, 2001.
David A. Boyles, Jon J. Kellar, William M. Cross, "Novel Surface Treatments for Glass Fillers," Euro-Fillers '01 Conference,
Fillers for the New Millenium, Lodz, Poland, July 9-12, 2001.
David A. Boyles, Jon Kellar, William Cross, "Grafting Strategies for Organofunctional Coupling Agents for Polymer Matrix
Composites," AFOSR Polymer Matrix Composite Program Review, Long Beach, CA, May 11-12, 2001.
Cory Struckman, Hao Du, David Boyles, William Cross and Jon Kellar, "Hydrolytic Stability Testing of Grafted Silane
Coupling Agents in Epoxy Systems," 3rd Biennial Joint EPSCoR Conference, Brookings Area Multiplex, Brookings, SD,
October 2, 2001.
Jiangtao Hao and David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of 4,4'-(4,4'-Methylenebis(oxyphenyl))Bisphenol, A Novel Monomer for High
Performance Polycarbonate Synthesis," 3rd Biennial Joint EPSCoR Conference, Brookings Area Multiplex, Brookings, SD,
October 2, 2001.
Jeremiah Marsden, "Synthesis of a Novel Indigoid Polymer by Tandem Aldol Reactions," First Place Science/Math Division
Winner, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Undergraduate Research Symposium in Conjunction with the 3 rd
Annual Senior Design Fair, Rapid City, SD, April 20, 1999.
David A. Boyles, "Lying in the Guise of Truth: The Fictive Character of Our Reality," presentation to Herbert Weisz
Philosophical Society, September 20, 1996.
Soo Jung Lee and David A. Boyles, "Extraction of 2,6-Diacetyl-7,9-Dihydroxy-8,9b-Dimethyl-1,3(2H,
9bH)Dibenzofurandione (Usnic Acid) from the Black Hills Lichen, Usnea barbata," Poster presentation, 1996 SDSM&T
Undergraduate Research Symposium, Rapid City, SD, April 27, 1996.
Kraft, M.J.; Sjomeling, C.M.; McDowell, M.S.; Boyles, D.A.Investigations of the Interaction of NaO 3S(CH2)10COOH.H2O
with Metal Ions, American Chemical Society 209th National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 18-23, 1995.
Christofferson, B.E.; Sanders, A.W.; Boyles, D.A.; McDowell, M.S., Synthesis of Novel Surfactants for Self-Assembly,
American Chemical Society 209th National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 18-23, 1995.
Boyles, D.A.; Christofferson, B.E.; Kraft, M.J.; McDowell, M.S.; Sanders, A.W.; Sjomeling, C.M.; Ye, H., Synthesis of Novel
Surfactants and Their Reactions with Metal Ions, American Chemical Society 209th National Meeting, Anaheim, CA,
March 18-23, 1995.
Uwe Reimer, "Synthesis of N-()-Prenyl Tryptophan Methyl Ester as Biomimetic Precursor to Dimethylallyltryptophan,
South Dakota Academy of Sciences, Mitchell, SD, April 21, 1995.
Guan, J.J. Kellar, D.A. Boyles, K.N. Han, "Removal of Cupric Ions from Industrial Effluents by Adsorbed Organofunctional
Silanes," Society of Metallurgical Engineering Symposium, Reagents for Better Metallurgy, Albuquerque, NM, February 1417, 1994.
Boyles, D.A.; McDowell, M.S.; Christofferson, B.; Sanders, A.; Bao, Z., "Ligating Surfactants for Self-Assembly. Synthetic
Routes for Their Preparation," 5th Annual South Dakota State EPSCoR Conference, Brookings, SD, September 9-10, 1994.
Kraft, M.J.; Sjomeling, C.M.; McDowell, M.S.; Boyles, D.A., "Investigations of the Interaction of NaO 3S(CH2)10COOH. H2O
with Metal Ions," 1st Midcontinent Institute Undergraduate Research Conference and Competition, Minot State University,
Minot, ND, October 28-29, 1994.
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Sanders, A.W.; Christofferson, B.E.; Boyles, D.A.; McDowell, M.S., "Synthesis of Novel Surfactants for Self-Assembly," 1st
Midcontinent Institute Undergraduate Research Conference and Competition, Minot State University, Minot, ND, October
28-29, 1994.
David A. Boyles, "A Panel Discussion on Ethics in Science and Engineering," presentation to SDSM&T Chapter of Sigma
Xi, December 16, 1993.
David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Aminoalkyl Sulfates as Molecules for Novel Supramolecular Assemblies," Fourth Annual
South Dakota EPSCoR State Conference, Rapid City, SD, November 5, 1993.
Dana C. Byrd and David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of 11-Aminoundecanethiol," Fourth Annual South Dakota EPSCoR State
Conference, Rapid City, SD, November 5, 1993.
David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Novel Compounds for Surface Binding, I. Synthesis of Diacetylenes, II. Synthesis of
Aminoalkylsilanes," EPSCoR Presentation, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, April 27, 1993.
David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Long-Chain Aminoalkylsilanes," 78th Annual Meeting, South Dakota Academy of Sciences,
South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, April 16-17, 1993.
David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of a Putative Biosynthetic Precursor to Agroclavine," 78th Annual Meeting, South Dakota
Academy of Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, April 16, 1993.
Dana C. Byrd and David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Dialkylated Amino Acids," 78th Annual Meeting, South Dakota Academy
of Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, April 16, 1993.
Wang Zhi and David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of New Indigo Derivatives," 78th Annual Meeting, South Dakota Academy of
Sciences, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, April 16, 1993.
Dana C. Byrd, David A. Boyles and M. Steven McDowell, "Synthesis of New Dialkylated Ascorbic Acids for
Supramolecular Assembly," 7th National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT,
March 25-27, 1993.
Curtis Merriman and David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Novel Compounds for Surface Binding," 7th National Conference on
Undergraduate Research, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, March 25-27, 1993.
Hammer, S.A.; McDowell, M.S.; Boyles, D.A., "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Ferrocene Compounds," 7th
National Conference on Undergraduate Research, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, March 25-27, 1993.
David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Organofluorine Molecules for Ultrathin Films," Third Annual South Dakota EPSCoR State
Conference, Vermillion, SD, July 15-16, 1992.
David A. Boyles, "Routes for the Synthesis of Ergoline Alkaloids," Sigma Xi Local Chapter, South Dakota School of Mines
and Technology, Rapid City, SD, May 1991.
David A. Boyles, "Synthesis of Organofluorine Molecules for Ultrathin Films," EPSCoR Presentation, South Dakota School
of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, SD, October 5, 1991.

MODERATOR

David A. Boyles with M. Steven McDowell, Session B: Surface and Interfacial Science, South Dakota EPSCoR Fourth
Annual Conference, Rapid City, SD, November 6, 1993.
THESES AND DISSERTATIONS DIRECTED

Al-Omar, Mohammad. Evaluation of Entanglement Densities of Aromatic Polycarbonates by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis:
Design and Synthesis of New Poly(ethercarbonates), PhD in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, August 2011.

Awwad, Shady. Laser Light Scattering Studies, Fluorescence Characterization, and Investigation of the Rule of Mixtures
Using Novel Polycarbonates, PhD in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, August 2011.
Reams, Josiah, Synthesis and Property Investigation of Novel Polymerizable Thermoset Monomers, Themoset Resins and
Resin Composites, PhD in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, PhD August 16, 2010.
Mohammad Al-Omar, Novel Doubly Crosslinked Biobased Resins: Sythesis, Cure Characteristics, and Properties, South
Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Chemistry, M.S. Materials Enginerring and Science, May 2007.

Rachel Waltner, Synthesis and Characterization of Chloral-Based Polycarbonates, South Dakota School of Mines and
Technology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, M.S. Materials Engineering and Science, June 2004.

Guy Longbrake, Synthesis of Novel Tetraarylpolycarbonates and Characterization by Gel Permeation Chromatography,
Differential Scanning Calorimetry, and Dilute Solution Viscosity, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department
of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, M.S. Materials Engineering and Science, June 2004.

Sucharita Kunnathur Venkateswaran, Molecular Weight Characterization of Novel Polycarbonates by Gel Permeation
Chromatography, (with Dr. Dan Heglund) South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Chemistry and
Chemical Engineering, M.S. Materials Engineering and Science, May 2003.

Jiangtao Hao, Synthesis and Polymerization of Novel Monomers Having Mesogenic Biphenyl Moieties for Higher
Performance Polycarbonates, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical
Engineering, PhD Dissertation, Materials Engineering and Science, December 2002.
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Erik C. Jorvig, Preliminary Study of the Synthesis of Polyketene and Derivatives, South Dakota School of Mines and
Technology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, M.S. Materials Engineering and Science, August 1999.
MD Kamruzzaman, Studies Toward the Synthesis of Compounds of Anti-Viral Interest by Isoprenylation of Usnic Acid, A
Substance Isolated from Black Hills Lichen, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Chemistry and
Chemical Engineering, M.S. Chemistry Thesis, 1997.
Ye Hong, "Studies on Novel Ligands and their Metal Binding Affinities," Joint thesis under M.S. McDowell and David A.
Boyles, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, M.S. Chemistry
Thesis, May 1995.
Zhongli Bao, "Synthesis of Derivatives of Pyrazine and Bipyridine," South Dakota School of Mines and Technology,
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, M.S. Chemistry Thesis, May 1995.
Angela J. Aldrich, "Studies Toward The Synthesis of 3,4,5,6-Tetrahydro-5-(3-Methyl-2-Butenyl)-1H-Azepino[5,4,3cd]Indole and 3,4,5,6-Tetrahydro-4-(3-Methyl-2-Butenyl)-1H-Azepino[3,4,5-cd]Indole," South Dakota School of Mines and
Technology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, M.S. Chemistry Thesis, 1991.
Chinfei Chen, "The Beckmann Rearrangement of Uhle's Ketone and Related Substrates: Synthesis of Aurantioclavine," South
Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, M.S. Chemistry Thesis, 1990.
Thomas Joseph Kelley, "Steps Toward the Synthesis of 4-(2-amino-4-oxo-imidazolinylidene-5)-2-bromo-1,4,5,6,7,8hexahydro-8-Oxopyrrolo[2,3-c]azepine," South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Chemistry, M.S.
Chemistry Thesis, 1983.
Michael Ray Pena, "An Examination of Preliminary Routes Toward the Synthesis of Cyclopiazonic Acid: A New Synthesis of
Substituted Prolines," South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Department of Chemistry, M.S. Chemistry Thesis, 1983.

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH PROJECTS


Jeremiah Marsden, "Synthesis of a Novel Indigoid Polymer by Tandem Aldol Reactions," Spring 1999.
Brady Christofferson, "Synthesis of N,N'-Bis(11-hydroxyundecyl)ethylene Diamine," Fall 1994.
Aaron Sanders, "Synthesis of 1, 6,13,18-Tetraoxacyclodocosa-3,15-diene-2,5,12,17-tetrone," Fall 1994.
Dana Byrd, "Synthesis of New Dialkylated Ascorbic Acids for Supramolecular Assembly," Fall 1992; "Synthesis of 11Aminoundecanethiol," Fall 1993; "Synthesis of Dialkylated Amino Acids," Spring 1993.
Lisa M. Maskulyak, "Synthesis of Polymeric Indigo," Fall 1993.
Rob Moyers, "Attempted Synthesis of a Novel Triglyceride," Summer 1992.
Curtis Merriman, "Synthesis of Novel Compounds for Surface Binding," Fall 1992.
Jason P. Cook, "Attempted Synthesis of a Magnetic Organic Polymer," Fall 1991.
Randall M. Horton, "Synthesis of Alpha, Omega Diamino Acids of Long-Chain Hydrocarbons," Fall 1990.
Angela J. Aldrich, "Synthesis of 4-Formyl Indole," Fall 1989.
Chi Li, "Diels Alder Reaction with the Imine of 4-Formyl Indole," Spring 1987.
Debra A. Graslie, "Reduction of Indole-3-Acetic Acid and Indole-4-Butyric Acids with Diborane," Spring 1983.
Joseph P. Henning, "Synthesis and Reactions of Oxalylguanidine," Spring 1983.
Sanford R. Strunk, "Extraction of Usnic Acid," Spring 1983.
Joyce Lee, "Preliminary Route for Delesserine Synthesis," Spring 1983.

PSYCHOANALYTIC TRAINING
The following seven years of psychoanalytic seminars have been completed at the Yearly Clinical Training Seminars in Lacanian
Psychoanalysis given by the Groupe Interdisciplinaire Freudien de Recherche et d'Intervention Cliniques et Culturelles (GIFRIC),
Quebec, Canada, which is a premier world model for the treatment of psychosis in young adults.
Clinical Cases Seminar in Lacanian Psychoanalysis, June 5-9, 2006.
Clinical Cases Seminar in Lacanian Psychoanalysis, June 6-10, 2005.
The Clinic of the Dream, 3rd Year Program, June 7-11, 2004.
Objectives of the Analysis and Clinical Aspects of Psychoanalytic Concepts: The Unconscious, Repetition, Transference,
TheThing, 2nd Year Program, June 2-6, 2003.
Objectives of the Analysis and Clinical Aspects of Psychoanalytic Concepts: 1st Year Program, June 3-7, 2002.
The Clinic of the Fantasy, 6th Year Program, July 2-July 6, 2001.
Clinical Strategies and Different Psychoanalytic Structures, 5th Year Program, July 1-5, 2000.
The Clinic of the Symptom, 4th Year Program, June 28-July, 2, 1999.
Clinical Workshops
On Desire, 12th Annual Conference of Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups, George Ipatieff Theater, University of Toronto,
Ontario, October 17-19, 2014.
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On the Imaginary, 11th Annual Conference of Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups, Brookline Holiday Inn, Boston,
Massachusetts, October 11 13, 2013.
"On Madness,"10th Annual Conference of Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups, 2012 Saint Louis University, Sinquefield
State Room, DuBourg Hall, Room 409, 221 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, Missouri, 5-7 October 2012.
Love is the Failure of the Unbewoops, Seminar 24, Affiliated Psychoanalytic Study Weekend, Duquesne University, Pittsburg,
PA, 8-9 October 2011.
The Ends of Analysis, Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups with the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis, Alliance Franaise,
San Francisco, CA, 8-10 October 2010.
Sexual Identity and the Unconscious, cole de Psychanalyse des Forums du Champ Lacanien, Reid Hall, 4, rue de
Chevreuse, 75006 Paris, Thursday to Saturday, 25-27 June 2009.
On Love, 8th Annual Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups, Van PeltDietrich Library, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA, 28- 30 March 2008.
Ordinary Psychosis: Theory, Clinical Practice, and Literature, Paris English Seminar, A seminar organized by the Institute of
the Freudian Field and the Department of Psychoanalysis of the University of Paris VIII, in collaboration with the University of
Paris VIII, Organizing Committee--Director: Jacques-Alain Miller, Co-ordinators: Marie-Hlne Brousse, Pierre-Gilles
Guguen, Jean-Pierre Klotz, Alexandre Stevens, Thomas Svolos, , 31 rue de Navarin, 75009 Paris, 7-12 July, 2008.
The Object of Psychoanalysis, with Jean-Pierre Klotz, Clinical Study Days 3, A program of the ad hoc Committee of the
World Association of Psychoanalysis for the United States, Hilton Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, 7-8 June, 2008.
Presentation de la Malade, A patient interview with discussion, by Jean-Pierre Klotz, Alegent Health Psychiatric, Omaha,
Nebraska, 3:00 5:00 PM, 6 June, 2008.
The New Objects as Viewed Through the Tube, A public lecture on psychoanalysis and culture, by Jean-Pierre Klotz, Bemis
Center for the Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska,7-8PM, June 6, 2008.
Langoisse, affect du rel, cole de Psychanalyse des Forums du Champ Lacanien France (L'EPFCL-France), FACO, 115
Rue Notre-Dame des Champs, 75006 PARIS, 28-30 June 2007, Paris.
Addictions, Workshop by Rik Loose, Head of the Unit of Psychoanalysis at the DBS School of Arts in Dublin, Ireland,
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, March 9, 2006.
Addictions, APW 7th Annual Conference, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Georgia, March 10 12, 2006.
A Response to the New Forms of Psychosis Today, A Special Session of the Seminar on The Passion of Ignorance in
Therapeutic Utopianism, sponsored by Creighton University Department of Psychiatry, Center for Psychotherapy and
Psychoanalysis Thursday, 6:30- 8:30 PM, April 13, 2006, following Clinical Case Discussions, 2:30 5:00 pm, April 13, 2006.
Contemporary Treatment Demands and the New Forms of the Transference, Seminar with Jean-Pierre Klotz, sponsored by
Creighton University Department of Psychiatry, Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Hilton Garden Inn, Omaha,
Nebraska, 8:30 - 6:00PM, April 14, 2006.
Working with the Symptom, The 6th Annual Conference of Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workshops, Omaha, NB, September 24-26,
2004.
Rethinking Personality and Personality Disorders, Creighton University Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, and
Creighton University School of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education Division, Omaha, NB, September 23, 2004.
Variations on the Standard Treatment and Direction of the Treatment, APW Weekend Workshop on Clinical Practice, Dr. Bruce
Fink, Chair and Organizer, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, October 25-26, 2003.
Fundamental Fantasiescrits and Afterwards, The 5th Annual Conference of Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workshops,
Dusquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, May 16-18, 2003.
PerversionConsiderations in Diagnosis and Treatment, Dr. Dany Nobus, presenter; Creighton University Medical Center,
School of Medicine, Hilton Garden Inn, Omaha, NB, April 25, 2003.
The Symptom, The 4th Annual Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups Conference, Daeman College, Buffalo, NY, June 1-2,
2002.
Trauma and Its Aftermath: Eight Case Studies and the Lacanian Orientation, A Clinical Conference of the Freudian Field, New
York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, April 27-28, 2002.
On Differential Diagnosis: Neurosis and Psychosis from a Structural Standpoint, 2nd Annual Omaha Workshop in the Freudian
Field, Dr. Bruce Fink, presenter, Nebraska Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and the Creighton University Center for
Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, Continuing Medical Education Division, Peter Kiewit Building, Omaha, NB, October 2627, 2001.
On Obsessional Neurosis, The 3rd Annual Conference of Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups, Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute
of Government, Albany, NY, May 4-6, 2001.
Other Psychoanalytic Conferences and Symposia
"Psychoanalysis and Its Teaching" and "The Situation of Psychoanalysis in 1956," texts by Jacques Lacan, A Lacanian Study
Group Meeting, Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups, Fisher Hall, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, 23 April 2005.
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The Jouissance of Transgression: Lacan and Crime, Symposium at Benjamin N. Cardozo Law School, New York, NY, March 1011, 2002.
Unconscious Cognition and Evolution, 1st Annual International Conference, New England Institute, Portland, Maine, August 2324, 2002.
The SubjectEncore. UCLA, Conference of the American Lacanian Link (ALL), Los Angeles, CA, March 5-6, 1999.
OTHER CHEMISTRY-RELATED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), Washington State Convention Center, Seattle,
Washington, 17-20 May 2010.
Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts, 29 November 3
December 2010.
Gordon Research Conference, Composites, Crowne Plaza, Ventura, CA, January 13-18, 2008.
Gordon Research Conference, Origin of Life, Crowne Plaza, Ventura, CA, January 20-25, 2008.
Society of Plastics Engineers, SPE-ANTEC, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 4-8, 2008.
Society of Plastics Engineers, Tutorial: Principles of Polymer Blending and Alloying, Donald Witenhafer, Instructor,
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 7, 2008.
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, SAMPE, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA,
May 18-22, 2008.
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering, SAMPE, Tutorial: Test Methods for Composite Materials,
Donald F. Adams, Instructor, Long Beach, CA, May 18, 2008.
12th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June 24-26, 2008.
Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, November 30 to December 4, 2008.
Neutron Scattering 101 for Studying the Atomic Structures of Amorphous Materials, Tutorial, Hynes Convention Center, Room
2004, Boston, MA, November 30, 2008.
Dynamics of Soft Matter, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Workshop, Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Hotel, Boston,
MA, December 4-6, 2008.
Polymers (West), Gordon Research Conference, Four Points Sheraton, Ventura, CA, January 7-12, 2007.

American Chemical Society 233rd National Meeting & Exposition, Chicago, IL, March 25-29, 2007.

Short Course: Chemical Engineering and Process Fundamentals for Chemists, Palmer House, Chicago, IL, March 23-24,
2007.
98th American Oil Chemists Society Annual Meeting and Exposition, Quebec City, Canada, May 13-15, 2007.
Short Course Biodiesel, Quebec City, Canada, May 11-12, 2007.
5th International Workshop of Silicon-Based Polymers, ISPO 07, Montpellier (Mze), France, June 25-27, 2007.
Technology and Globalization, Society for Philosophy and Technology 2007 Biennial Conference, Charleston, South Carolina,
July 8-11, 2007.
11th Summer Symposium on Philosophy of Chemistry, International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry, University of
San Francisco, USA, August 5-9, 2007.
Particle Based Device Technologies, Particles 2007, Delta Chelsea Hotel, Toronto, CA 18-21 August 2007.
Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering, APME-2007, December 16-19, 2007, Miami, Florida
10th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference: Designing for a Sustainable Future, Hilton Hotel, Washington, DC,
Workshops on NSF Workshop on Biorenewable Resources, and Green Chemistry Education, June 26-30, 2006.
SAMPE Tutorial, Resins for Composites: Old Standards and Continued Evolution, William McCarville, Long Beach
Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, Monday, 9-12 AM, May 1, 2006.
2nd Annual Organic Microelectronics Workshop, ACS/IEEE, MRS, Intercontinental Hotel, Toronto, Canada, July 9-12, 2006.
Chemical Development & Scale-Up in the Fine Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industries: Principles and Practice, Boulder, CO,
May 10 12, 2006.
American Chemical Society Flavor Research Workshop, Washington, DC (ACS National Meeting), August 26-27, 2005.
Taking Measure of Green Progress: Opportunities to Meet Global Challenges, Meeting of the 2 nd International Conference on
Green and Sustainable Chemistry and the 9the Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference: Hotel Washington,
Washington, DC, June 20-24, 2005.
PharmaDiscovery, Conference and Exhibition, Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, May 10-12, 2005.
Society for Advanced Materials Processing and Engineering, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, May 1-5, 2005.
Conference on FRP in Corrosion, Construction and Infrastructure, The American Composites Manufacturers Association
(ACMA), The Riviera Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, March 8-11, 2005.

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Course: The Quest for Objectivity, VISU Vienna Summer University, 2004, Scientific World Conceptions, John Beatty
(University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CAN), Michael Friedman (University of Stanford, USA), Helen Longino
(University of Minnesota, USA), University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, July 19-30, 2004.
Composites, Gordon Research Conference, Holiday Inn, Ventura, CA, January 4-9, 2004.
INFORMEX '04, 20th Annual Trade Show of the Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA), Las
Vegas, NV, January 19-21, 2004.
Diversity Oriented Synthesis and Natural Product Chemistry: Populating Chemical Space, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston,
MA, October 9-10, 2003.
Chemical Genomics: Organic Chemistry Initiating Discovery, Boston Park Plaza Hotel Boston, MA, October 7-8, 2003.
EPSCoR Materials Research Science and Engineering Workshop, Alexandria, Virginia, August 4, 2003
International Symposium on Ionic Polymerization, Tremont Hotel, Boston, MA, 30 June to 4 July 2003.
Polymeric Nanomaterials: 2002 POLY Biennial Symposium, Sonoma Doubletree Hotel, Park, California, November 17-20,
2002.
Nanocomposites 2002: Bringing New Value to Polymers, San Diego, CA, September 23-25, 2002.
Course: Laser Light Scattering University Course, Wyatt Laboratories, Santa Barbara, CA, September 18-20, 2002.
Chemical Explanation: Characteristics, Development, Autonomy, International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry: Sixth
Summer Symposium on the Philosophy of Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington DC, August 4-8, 2002.
Course: Unity and Plurality in Science, VISU Vienna Summer University, 2001, Scientific World Conceptions, Don Howard
(University of Notre Dame) and Elliott Sober (University of Wisconsin), University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, July 16-28,
2001.
2001 Higher Education Critical Issues Seminar, National Education Association, Washington, DC, 31 May to 2 June 2001.
Nanoscience: Underlying Physical Concepts and Phenomena, Arthur M. Sackler Colloquia of the National Academy of
Sciences, The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, May 18-20, 2001.
Tutorial: Properties of Advanced Composites, Dr. James C. Leslie, Society for the Advancement of Material and Process
Engineering (SAMPE) Convention, 46th ISSE, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, March 15, 2001.
8th Conference on Molecular Nanotechnology, Foresight Institute, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, MD, November 3-5, 2000.
Tutorial: Phenolic Resins, Dr. Louis Pilato, Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
Convention, 45th ISSE, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, 21 May 2000.
Tutorial: Composite Materials: Introduction and Overview, Dr. Linda L. Clements, Society for the Advancement of Material
and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Convention, 45th ISSE, Long Beach Convention Center, Long Beach, CA, 21 May 2000.
Course: Foundations of Nanotechnology, (Scanned-Probe Microscopy, Nanomaterials: Synthesis and Assembly,
Theory/Modeling and Computations, Biological Machines), Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, MD, November 2, 2000.
Attendee, 208th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 21-August 1994.
Attendee, 205th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 28-April 2, 1993.
Course: Frontiers in Inorganic Polymers Short Course, American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2829, 1993.
Attendee, 202nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 23-28, 1992.
Course: National Science Foundation Sponsored Polymer Course, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Gary Wnek, Sonia Krause,
James A. Moore, Faculty, Troy, New York, June 2-22, 1991.
Course: General Electric Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry Training Course, Freemont, CA, August 6-9, 1991.
Attendee, 200th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 22-September 3, 1990.
Course: STN (Science and Technical Network) Workshops for Computer Database Searching: (1) STN Structure Searching
Basics Workshop, Washington, D.C., August 22, 1990, (2) CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) Online CA File Workshop,
Washington, D.C., August 23, 1990.
Course: Two Dimensional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy Short Course, American Chemical Society, Washington,
D.C., August 23-24, 1990.
Research Chemist, American Society for Engineering Education Research Fellow, Naval Research Laboratory, Center for
Biomolecular Science and Engineering with Dr. Alok Singh, Washington, D.C., June and July, 1989.
UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES
2002-2014
I have served on the Faculty Senate each year as Chemistry Senator since its inception in 2002, serving as Chair of the SDSM&T
Faculty Senate 2007-2008
2003-2004
Materials Engineering and Science MS Program Coordinator
Faculty Senate: Science Representative; elected by the faculty
Graduate Education and Research Committee
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2002-2003
Materials Engineering and Science MS Program Coordinator
Faculty Senate: Science Representative; elected by the faculty
Graduate Education and Research Committee
2001-2002
Graduate Education and Research Committee
Board Member, SDSM&T APEX Gallery
2000-2001
Faculty Advisory Council (Spring 2001); elected by the faculty
Department of Chemistry Curriculum Committee
Faculty Development Program Committee; elected by the faculty
Safety Committee
EPSCoR Committee
Judicial Council
Board Member, SDSM&T APEX Gallery
1999-2000
Faculty Advisory Council, Science Representative; elected by the faculty
Department of Chemistry Curriculum Committee
Faculty Development Program Committee; elected by the faculty
Safety Committee
1998-1999
Faculty Advisory Council, Science Representative; elected by the faculty
Unit Promotion and Tenure Committee; elected by the faculty
Faculty Development Committee; elected by the faculty
Safety Committee
Chemistry Program Curriculum Committee
1997-1998
Faculty Advisory Council; elected by the faculty
Safety Committee
Unit Promotion and Tenure Committee; elected by the faculty
Chemistry Program Curriculum Committee
1996-1997
Faculty Development Committee; elected by the faculty
Campus Planning Committee
Safety Committee
Chemistry Program Curriculum Committee
1995-1996
Faculty Development Committee; elected by the faculty
Campus Planning Committee
1994-1995
EPSCoR Committee
Ethics Committee, Chair
Faculty Development Committee, Chair
Workload Committee
1993-1994
EPSCoR Committee
Degrees Committee
Ethics Committee, Chair
Professional Development Committee, Chair
1992-1993
Curriculum Committee
Ethics Committee
Secretary, Faculty Advisory Council; elected by the faculty
Professional Development Committee, Chair
Unit Promotion and Tenure Committee; elected by the faculty
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EPSCoR Committee
1991-1992
Ethics Committee
Faculty Development Committee; elected by the faculty
Faculty Advisory Council; elected by the faculty
Unit Promotion and Tenure Committee; elected by the faculty
1990-1991
Ethics Committee
Patents Committee
Research Committee
Science Contest Committee (Chair upon resignation of I. Ilkin Bilgesu)
Substance Abuse Awareness Committee
Faculty Development Committee; elected by the faculty
Secretary, Faculty Advisory Council; elected by the faculty
1989-1990
Secretary, Faculty Advisory Council; elected by the faculty
Copyrights and Patent Committee
Ethics Committee
Substance Abuse Committee
1988-1989
Copyrights and Patents Committee
Advisor, Student Senate
DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEES
2000-2001
Advisor, Chemistry Seniors
Materials Engineering Science MS Advisor
Departmental Safety Committee
Instrumentation Committee, Chair
1998-1999
Safety Committee
Instrumentation Committee, Chair
Library Liaison
1997-1998
Advisor, PreMed Students
Curriculum and Catalog Subcommittee
Instrumentation Committee, Chair
ACS Advisor, joint with Dr. M. Steven McDowell
Safety Committee
1996-1997
Advisor, PreMed Students
Advisor, Chemistry Seniors
Instrumentation Committee, Chair
Library Liaison
1995-1996
Advisor, Chemistry Juniors
Instrumentation Committee, Chair
Library Liaison
1994-1995
Advisor, Chemistry Sophomores
Instrumentation Committee, Chair
Library Liaison
1993-1994
Chemistry Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Nursing Program Curriculum Committee
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Instrumentation Committee, Chair


Library Committee, Chair, Liaison
1992-1993
Chemistry Advisor, Seniors
Chemistry Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Nursing Program Curriculum Committee
Instrumentation Committee, Chair (established user fees)
Library Committee, Chair, Liaison
1991-1992
Chemistry Advisor, Juniors
Chemistry Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Instrumentation Committee, Chair
Library Committee, Chair, Liaison
Nursing Program Committee
OTHER UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES AND ACTIVITES
Search Committee Appointments
Member, Search and Screen Advisory Committee, Julie Smoragiewicz, Chair; Director of the Center for Accelerated
Applications at the Nanoscale, Department or Institute for Multi-Scale Materials, July 13, 2004.
Member, Search and Screen Advisory Committee, Jan Puszynski, Chair; Chemistry Faculty (Physical Chemistry), Chemistry
and Chemical Engineering Department, July 8, 2004.
Member, Search and Screen Committee, Chemistry Position, March 12, 2003.
Member, Search and Screen Committee, Chemistry Position, August 19, 2003.
Member, Search and Screen Committee, Chemistry Position, May 20, 2003.
Member, Assistant or Associate Professor in Chemistry Search and Screen Advisory Committee, 2001.
Member, Assistant or Associate Professor in Chemistry Search and Screen Advisory Committee; 2001.
Member, Assistant or Associate Professor in Chemistry Search and Screen Advisory Committee, Department of Chemistry and
Chemical Engineering, 2001.
Member, Assistant or Associate Professor in Chemical Engineering Search and Screen Committee
M.S. McDowell, Chair, 28 September 2000.
Member, Vice President of Student Affairs Search and Screen Committee. Ms. Julie Smoragiewicz, Chair, 13 March 2000.
Member, Search Committee Assistant Professor of Chemistry III, 1995.
Member, Search Committee Choral Director Search, 1995.
Member, Search Committee University Counselor Search, 1995.
Member, Search Committee Chemistry Department Chair, 1994.
Member, Search Committee EPSCoR Chemistry position, 1993.
Member, Search Committee Library Director, 1992.
Member, Search Committee Assistant Professor of Chemistry I, 1990.
Member, Search Committee Assistant Professor of Chemistry II, 1990.
Performance
SDSM&T Drama Club, Spring One-Act Plays, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Surbeck Center, March 1996.
SDSM&T Drama Club, "The Man Who Came to Dinner," South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Surbeck Center,
November 2-4, 1995.
Pianist, "Faculty and Friends Recital," South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Dahl Fine Arts Center, Rapid City, SD,
Chopin "Polonaise No. 6, Op. 53 in A-Flat," and Rachmaninoff "Suite No. 2, Op. 17, Introduction, (four hands with Katy
Chamberlain), February 25, 1995.
Pianist, "A Recital of Russian Music," Black Hills State University, Woodburn Auditorium, Spearfish, SD, Rachmaninoff "Suite
No. 2, Op. 17," entire, March 16, 1995.
Piano Accompanist, Spring Concert, Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Theater, Rapid City, SD, April 30, 1993.
Piano Accompanist, Spring Choral Concert, First Congregational Church, Rapid City, SD, April 26, 1992.
Piano Accompanist, Spring Concert, Surbeck Center, Rutter Requiem, April 30, 1988.
Miscellaneous
Federal Grand Juror, United States District Court, District of South Dakota, June 2003 to December 2004.
Proposal Review Panel: United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, May 17-20, 2004.
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Proposal Review Panel: United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC, April 6-10, 2003.
Council of Higher Education (COHE) SDSM&T Contact, 1999-Current.
Member, Board of Directors of MuSIC, "Music Supporters in Concert," 1995-1997.
Member, Internal Advisory Board, South Dakota Solar Motion Team, 1997-2000.
National Institutes of Health, Planning Meeting, Institutional Development Award (IdeA) Workshop, Natcher Building
Auditorium--NIH Main Campus, Bethesda, MD, 21 July 2000.
Course Reviewer, Articulation Committee: General Education Course Review, South Dakota Board of Regents, Summer 1999.
Council of Higher Education (COHE) SDSM&T Local President, 1996-1998.
Representative, South Dakota Board of Regents No-Agenda Meeting, SDSM&T Science Faculty Advisory Council
Representative, Pierre, SD, November 13-14, 1998.
Member, SDSM&T Residence Hall Self-Study Team and SDSM&T Judicial Program and Services Self-Study Team, Summer
1995.
Science Fair Judge, SKILL Summer Science Fair, Chemical Science Division, 1994.
Member, SDSM&T North Central Association Committee, Chapter 6: Integrity in Practices and Relationships, Fall 1994.
Member, Advisory Board of Directors of New Gallery, 1992-1993.
Member, European Studies Committee, Science Representative, 1993.
Member, Ethics in Technology Committee, 1993.
Laubach Literacy League, literacy tutor, 1989.
Rapid City Chamber Music Society, Board Member, 1984.

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