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Lieb, Shannon

Professor - Chemistry
Chemistry

slieb@butler.edu
317/940-9410

Gallahue Hall - 319
8 am - 5 pm



Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise
Thermodynamics and kinetics of hydrogen-bonded systems of biological interest using spectroscopic techniques (infrared and nuclear magnetic resonance) combined with ab-initio calculations

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

Publications:

(1) Khalid Iqbal, J.N. Dahiya, S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, "Sub-Doppler Excited Molecule Energy Transfer Spectroscopy", Appl. Phys. 27B, 153-156 (1982).

(2) Khalid Iqbal, S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " Travelling-Wave Sub-Doppler Excited Molecule Energy Transfer Spectroscopy", J. Chem. Phys. 76, 3461-66 (1982).

(3) E. Kyro, S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, "High Resolution n1 Spectrum of Propyne: Application of a Microcomputer Controlled Infrared Acoustic Color Center Laser Spectrometer",  Rev. Sci. Inst. 53, 1550-51 (1982).

(4) E. Kyro, R. Warren, K. McMillan, M. Eliades, D. Danzeiser, P. Shoja-Chaghervand, S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " Preliminary Rovibration Analysis of the nn6 + n1 - nn6 Vibration in HCN---HF", J. Chem. Phys. 78, 5881-88 (1983).

(5) S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " Applications of a Force Constant Gradient Technique to Quantum Mechanical Vibrational Analysis", Spectros: An International Journal 5, 465-72 (1984).

(6) S.G. Lieb, W.L. Perry and J.W. Bevan, " Theoretical Development of a Gaussian Potential Function in the Description of the Radial Portion of Isotropic Bending Vibrations", J. Comp. Chem. 5, 115-21 (1984).

(7) E. K. Kyro, P. Shoja-Chagervand, M. Eliades, D. Danzeiser, S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " Broadband n3 Sub-Doppler Spectrun of HCN: Application of a Color Center Laser Bolometric Molecular Beam Spectrometer", Can. J. Chem. 63, 1870-73 (1985).

(8) J. Kirsch, S.G. Lieb and M. Cisneros, " A SCCC MO Calculation of the Tetra-

cyanoethylene-Benzene Complex",  Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci  94, 181-85 (1985).

(9) S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " Vibrational Predissociation in Linear Hydrogen-Bonded Complexes", Proc. Ind. Acad. Sci.  95, 147 (1986).

(10) S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " A Trapped Collision Pair Approach to Vibrational Predissociation in Hydrogen-Bonded Complexes", Chem. Phys. Lett. 122, 284-88 (1985).

(11) B.A. Wofford, S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " Molecular Dynamics in Hydrogen-Bonded Interactions: A Preliminary Experimentally Determined Harmonic Stretching Force Field for HCN---HF", J. Chem. Phys. 87, 4478-86 (1987).

(12) B.A. Wofford, S.G. Lieb, M. Eliades and J.W. Bevan, " Determination of Dissociation Energies and Thermal Functions of Hydrogen-Bonded Formation Using High Resolution FTIR Spectroscopy",J. Chem. Phys. 87, 5674-80 (1987); Erratum - J. Chem. Phys. 88, 6678-88 (1988).

(13) B.A. Wofford, S.G. Lieb, M. Jackson and  J.W. Bevan, " Molecular Dynamics in Hydrogen-Bonded Interactions:  Overtone Analysis and Anomalous Rotational Constant Behavior for the n6 Bending Vibration of HCN---HF", J. Chem. Phys. 87, 4478 (1987).

(14) B.A. Wofford, M.W. Jackson, S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " The Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics of the High Frequency n61 Intermolecular Vibrations in HCN---HF and DCN---DF", J. Chem. Phys. 89, 2775-2780, (1988).

(15) B.A. Wofford, M.W. Jackson, S.G. Lieb and J.W. Bevan, " The Spectroscopy and Molecular Dynamics of the High Frequency n61 Intermolecular Vibrations in HCN---HF and DCN---DF", J. Chem. Phys. 89, 2775-2780, (1988).

(16) Shannon G. Lieb, “Simplex Method of Nonlinear Least-Squares - A Logical Complementary Method to Linear Least-Squares Analysis of Data”, J. Chem. Ed., 1008-1011, (1997).

(17) M. Adler, B. Laughlin and S. Lieb, ”Effects of Lactam Ring Size on the Thermodynamics of Hydrogen Bonding in CCl4 solutions: Experimental and ab initio Studies”, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys 1, 5333-5338 (1999).

(18) “Soap Bubbles and Local Hidden Variables?” is published in the Gathering for Gardener #8 conference proceedings.

(19) Shannon G. Lieb, Simple Molecular Orbital Calculations for Diatomics: Oxygen and Carbon Monoxide, Chem. Educator, 2008, 13(6), 333 – 340.

 

American Conference of Theoretical Chemistry, poster: “Development of Efficient Computation of NMR Chemical Shifts: Methods and Basis Sets”, Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL, July 19 – 24, 2008. 

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)
General Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Chemistry and Society


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees
Ph.D., Purdue University; B.S. Lock Haven State College

Professional Credentials
Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry

Association Memberships (professional/educational)
Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, American Chemical Society

Professional Experience
past experiences Senior Researcher at Texas A&M University as post-doc in the '80s Chair of Academic Affairs; Chair of Professional Standards for the college; chair of the Chemistry department