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Shawn C Sendlinger

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(919) 530-6297
(919) 530-5135
3101 Mary M. Townes Science Building


Dr. Sendlinger was trained as a synthetic inorganic chemist and has used computational chemistry to probe the electronic structure of new materials he and others have synthesized. His educational interests include the transformational use of computational science in the classroom. Research interests include synthesis and characterization of main group and transition metal complexes with perfluorinated acetylacetonate ligands and both computational and experimental nuclear magnetic resonance spectra (proton, carbon-13 and fluorine-19) of these compounds.


PhD Cornell University 1990
MS Cornell University 1987
BS Oregon State University 1985

Selected Publications

1. Hargrove, W. R., & Sendlinger, S. C. (2017). Improved Synthetic Routes to Tungsten-Nitrido Compounds. Inorg. and Nano-Met. Chem., 47, 21-23.
2. Bhuiyan, M. , & Hargrove, W. R., & Metz, C. R., & Sendlinger, S. C. (2015). Improved Synthetic Routes to Tungsten(IV) Bromide Complexes. Trans. Met. Chem., 40, 613-621.
3. Sendlinger, S. C., & Metz, C. R. (2011). Computational Chemistry for Chemistry Educators. J. Comp. Sci. Ed., 1, 28-32.
4. Sendlinger, S. C., & Metz, C. R. (2009). CSERD - Another Important NSDL Pathway for Computational Chemistry Education. Journal of Chemical Education, 86, 126.
5. Sendlinger, S. C., & DeCoste, D. J., & Dunning, T. H., & Dummitt, D. A. (2008). Transforming Chemistry Education through Computational Science. Computing in Science and Engineering, 10, 34-39.
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