Faculty and Staff
Andrew G. Eklund
Associate Professor Chemistry
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Myers Hall 213
Department: Chemistry  
Phone: 607.871.2820  
Email:    
Andrew G. Eklund
Education
B.A.
College of Wooster, 1993

Ph.D.
University of California at Irvine, 1998

Background
Classes Taught
General chemistry, inorganic chemistry, junior/senior seminar, advanced laboratory.

Current Research
Catalysts for Olefin Metathesis Reactions

Faculty Service
Faculty Senate, Advisor to Forest People, Advisor to Student Affiliate Chapter of ACS

Selected Publications
"An Effective Four Semester Junior/Senior Approach to a Chemistry Seminar Curriculum"
Eklund, A. G.* and McGowan, G. J.
Journal of Chemical Education submission # 2005-0544

"Mo-Doped Mesoporous Silica for Thiophene Hydrodesulfurization: Comparison of Materials and Methods"
Sorensen, A. C.; Fuller, B. L.; Eklund, A. G.; Landry, C. C
Chemistry of Materials 2004, 16, 2157-2164.

“Size-Exclusion Chromatography of Low-Molecular Mass Polymers Using Mesoporous Silica”
Nassivera, T.; Eklund, A. G.; Landry, C.C.
Journal of Chromatography A 2002, 973, 97-101

"The Use of Mesoporous Silica in Liquid Chromatography"
Gallis, K. W.; Eklund, A. G.; Jull, S. T.; Araujo, J. T.; Moore, J. G.;
Landry, C. C. Studies in Surface Science and Catalysis 2000, 129, 747-755.

"Controlled Cleavage of R8Si8O12 Frameworks: A Revolutionary New Method for Manufacturing Precursors to Hybrid Inorganic / Organic Materials"
Feher, F. J.; Soulivong, D.; Eklund, A. G.
Chemical Communcations, 1998, 3 , 399.

"Cross-metathesis of Alkenes with Vinyl-Substituted Silsesquioxanes and Spherosilicates: A New Method for Synthesizing Highly-Functionalized Si/O Frameworks."
Feher, F. J.; Soulivong, D.; Eklund, A. G.; Wyndham, K. D
Chemical Communications, 1997, 13, 1185-1186.

"Phosphine-Substituted Silsesquioxanes as Building Blocks for Organometallic Gels."
Feher, F. J.; Schwab, J. J.; Phillips, S. H.; Eklund, A.; Martinez, E. Organometallics, 1995, 14, 4452-4453.