faculty portrait if available
Gary Findley
Professor
School of Sciences
CNSB 202
318-342-1835
ULM logo

Gary L Findley, PhD
Professor, Chemistry

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Findley is a physical chemist who earned the Ph.D. in Chemistry from Louisiana State University in 1978.

Research Interests

Experimental applications of synchrotron radiation; theoretical chemistry.

Recent Publications

Evans, C. M., Hare, J., Flor, ., Findley, G. L. The Quasi-Free Electron Energy in Supercritical and Near Critical Carbon Dioxide. J. Phys. Chem. A.
Evans, C. M., Hare, J., Flor, B., Findley, G. L. The quasi-free electron energy in supercritical and near critical tetrafluoromethane in comparison to methane. J. Phys. Chem. A.
Evans, C. M., Flor, B., Krynski, K., Streeter, Z., Findley, G. L. (2018). Energy of the Quasi-Free Electron in CO and HD: Probing Intermolecular Potentials within the Local Wigner-Seitz Model (pp. 064307). Journal of Chemical Physics.
Evans, C. M., Krynski, K., Streeter, Z., Findley, G. L. (2015). Quasi-Free Electron Energy in Dense H2, D2 and O2: Probing Intermolecular Potentials within the Isotropic Local Wigner-Seitz Model (pp. 224303). Journal of Chemical Physics.
Evans, C. M., Smith, H. T., Burke, O., Lushtak, Y., Findley, G. (2014). Field Ionization and Photoionization of CH3I Perturbed by Diatomic Fluids: Electron Scattering in H2, HD, D2 and O2 (pp. 035204). J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Phys..
Li, L., Shi, X., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2012). Atomic and Molecular Low-n Rydberg States in Supercritical Fluids. Spectroscopy (InTech, New York).
Lushtak, Y., Dannenberg, S. B., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2012). Quasi-Free Electron Energy in Near Critical Point Helium (pp. 46). Chem. Phys. Lett..
Lushtak, Y., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2012). The Energy of the Quasi Free Electron in Near Critical Point Nitrogen (pp. 18). Chem. Phys. Lett.
Evans, C. M., Lushtak, Y., Findley, G. (2011). Energy of the Quasi-Free Electron in Dense Neon (pp. 202). Chem. Phys. Lett..
Lushtak, Y., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2011). Field-Enhanced Photoemission: A New Technique for the Direct Determination of the Quasi-Free Electron Energy in Dense Fluids (pp. 190). Chem. Phys. Lett..
Evans, C. M., Lushtak, Y., Shi, X., Li, L., Findley, G. (2011). Temperature Effects on the Perturber Induced Shift of Dopant Ionization Energies in He and Ne (pp. 16). Chem. Phys. Lett..
Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2010). Energy of the Conduction Band in Near Critical Point Fluids (pp. 749293). Phys. Res. Internat..
Li, L., Shi, X., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2009). CH3I low-n Rydberg states in supercritical atomic fluids near the critical point (pp. 7-12). Chemical Physics.
Li, L., Shi, X., Findley, G., Evans, C. M. (2009). Dopant low-n Rydberg states in CF4 and CH4 near the critical point (pp. 50-55). Chemical Physics Letters.
Shi, X., Li, L., Findley, G., Evans, C. M. (2009). Energy of the excess electron in methane and ethane near the critical point (pp. 183-189). Chemical Physics Letters.
Li, L., Shi, X., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2008). Xenon low-n Rydberg states in supercritical argon near the critical point (pp. 207-210). Chemical Physics Letters.
Shi, X., Li, L., Moriarty, G. M., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2008). Energy of the quasi-free electron in low density Ar and Kr: Extension of the local Wigner-Seitz model (pp. 12-16). Chemical Physics Letters.
Shi, X., Li, L., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2007). Energy of the quasi-free electron in argon, krypton and xenon (pp. 270). Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A.
Shi, X., Li, L., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. (2006). Energy of the quasi-free electron in xenon (pp. 62-67). Chemical Physics Letters.
Evans, C. M., Findley, G. L. (2005). Energy of the quasi-free electron in argon and krypton (pp. 022717). Physical Review A.
Evans, C. M., Findley, G. L. (2005). Energy of the quasi-free electron in supercritical argon near the critical point (pp. 242). Chemical Physics Letters.
Li, L., Evans, C. M., Findley, G. L. (2005). Energy of the quasi-free electron in supercritical krypton near the critical point (pp. 10683). Journal of Physical Chemistry A.
Evans, C. M., Findley, G. L. (2005). Field ionization of C2H5I in supercritical argon near the critical point (pp. L267). Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.

Research Grants

Barnett, H. (Principal), Rakus, J. (Co-Principal), Barnett, H. (Co-Principal), Findley, G. L. (Co-Principal), Findley, A. M. (Co-Principal), Overturf, M. (Co-Principal), Garlapati, S. (Co-Principal), "Acquisitio of a Fluorescence Spectrometer System to Enhance Education and Research" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By LA Board of Regents - Enhancement, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $60,544. (July 1 2022 - June 30 2022).
Murru, S. (Principal), Findley, G. L. (Co-Principal), Barnett, H. (Co-Principal), ElGiar, E. (Co-Principal), Findley, A. M. (Co-Principal), Garlapati, S. (Co-Principal), Matthaiolampakis, G. (Co-Principal), ElSayed, K. (Co-Principal), "Acquisition of a Benchtop NMR Spectrometer for the Enhancement of Chemistry Undergraduate Teaching and Research" (Funded), Sponsored By LA Board of Regents - Enhancement, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $109,620. (July 1 2021 - June 30 2022).
Findley, G. (Co-Principal), Evans, C. M. (Principal), "Quasi-Free Electron Energy in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide and Water" (Funded), Sponsored By National Science Foundation, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $395,000. (September 2015 - August 31 2021).
Findley, A. M. (Principal), Findley, G. (Co-Principal), Gissendanner, C. (Co-Principal), Jackson, D. (Co-Principal), Minton, R. L. (Co-Principal), Sasek, T. W. (Co-Principal), Stringer, G. L. (Co-Principal), Wiedemeier, A. (Co-Principal), "Biological Sciences Education Program" (Not Funded), Sponsored By HHMI, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $160,000. (September 2012 - August 2016).

Awards & Honors

2012 Excellence in Research Award.

Courses Taught

CHEM 1003Intro Chem Lab I, 1 course(s)

CHEM 1007GENERAL CHEMISTRY I, 1 course(s)

CHEM 1008GENERAL CHEMISTRY II, 1 course(s)

CHEM 1009GENERAL CHEMISTRY I LAB, 87 course(s)

CHEM 1010Gen Chem Lab II, 6 course(s)

CHEM 3020PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I, 6 course(s)

CHEM 3021PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LAB I, 3 course(s)

CHEM 3022PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II, 6 course(s)

CHEM 3023PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY LAB II, 2 course(s)

CHEM 4099RESEARCH, 3 course(s)