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Science Faculty: Craig Bowe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

email: bowe@marywood.edu

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

1)  Ph.D. (Environmental Organic Chemistry) 2003, University of South Florida

2)  B.A. (Chemistry) 1993, Huntingdon College

PROFESSIONAL STATEMENT

Dr. Bowe's research is at the interface of environmental science, chemistry, public health and surface chemistry where he applies analytical techniques to address questions ranging from heavy metal remediation to the detection and removal of persistent chemicals including pharmaceuticals from the environment.  His scientific expertise is in two main areas:  (1) Heavy Metal Remediation and (2) Detection of trace chemical agents in the environment.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

1)  Heavy metals and Trace Organic Pollutants

2)  Chemical Hygiene, Chemical Emergency Preparedness

3)  Environmental Monitoring & Risk Assessment Analysis

4)  FTIR, UV-Vis, Atomic Absorption, GCMS and Capillary Electrophoresis techniques

SELECTED ARTICLES IN FIELDS OF EXPERTISE

1)  Bowe, C.A.; and D.F. Martin (2007).  synthesis of 2-Mercaptoethanol Modified Silica Ge.  United States Patent 7,193,114 B1

2)  Bowe, C.A.; and D.F. Martin (2004).  Extraction of Heavy Metals Using 2-Mercaptoethanol Attached To Silica Gel.  Journal of Environmental Science and Health:  Part A. Vol A39, 1479-1485.

3) Bowe, C.A.; Benson, RlF., Poore, D.D.; and Martin, D.F. (2003) Extraction of Heavy Metal by Amines Absorbed Onto Silica Gel.  Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A. Vol A38, No. 11, 2653-2660, 2003.

4)  Bowe, C.A.; Benson, R.F. and Martin, D.F. (2002) Metal Ion removal Using Mercaptans Supported on Silica Gel by a Corkscrew Mecanism.  Journal of Environmental Science and Health.  part A. Vol. A37, No. 8, 1391-1398, 2002.

5)  Springer, G., Elam,C., Edwards, A., Bowe, D., Boyles, D., Bartmess, J., Chandler, M., West, K., Williams, J., Green, J., Pagni, R.M. and Kabalka, G.W. (1999) Chemical and Spectroscopic Studies Related to the Lewis Acidity of Lithium Perchlorate in Diethyl Ether.  Journal of Organic Chemistry. 64(7) 2202-2210

RECENT PRESENTED PAPERS, LECTURES, AND EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

1)  Bowe, C.A. (March 2013) Nutrient Pollution on Grand Bahama Island.  Poster presentation at the Annual AEHS International Conference Meeting on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy, San Diego, California

2)  Bowe, C.A. (December 2012) Radiation Safety and Emergency Preparedness, IAEA Certification course instructor, Freeport, The Bahamas

3)  Bowe, C.A. (November 2012) Ecological Effects of Nutrient Pollution on Grand Bahama Island.  Poster presentation at the 33rd Annual SETAC North America Meeting, Long Beach, California

4)  Bowe, C.A. (October 2012) Nutrient Pollution on Grand Bahama Island.  Poster presentation at the 28th Annual AEHS International Conference Meeting on Soils, Sediments, Water and Energy, Amherst, Massachusetts

OFFICES HELD IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Education Chair, South Texas region, ASC, 2004 - 2006

Member, Int'l Council, American Water Works Association, 2012 - 2015

MEMBERSHIPS AND OTHER AFFILIATIONS

1)  Royal Society of Chemistry

2)  American Chemical Society

3)  International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

4)  Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Honor Society

5)  Omicron Delta Kappa, Leadership HOnor Society

6)  Sigma Xi Research Society

7)  Phi Lambda Upsilon, National Chemistry Honor Society

8)  Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry

9)  Association of Environmental Health Sciences

10)  American Water Works Association


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