Chemistry / Biochemistry
Department Chair:
Rebecca Whelan

Administrative Assistant:
Rachel Wysocki

Department Email:

Phone: (440) 775-8300
Fax: (440) 775-6682

Science Center A263
119 Woodland St.
Oberlin, OH, 44074

Office Hours: 8:00-noon | 1:00-4:30pm

Jesse Rowsell (1977-2015)

Jesse Rowsell (1977-2015)

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Jesse Rowsell

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Waterloo, 2001
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan Ann Arbor, 2005

Professor Jesse Rowsell, in memoriam

Research Interests:  Supramolecular chemistry, crystallography, porous materials, environmental aspects of gas adsorption

Taught: General Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Chemistry






Representative Publications:

“Highly selective quantum sieving of D2 from H2 by a metal-organic framework as determined by gas manometry and infrared spectroscopy”
S.A. FitzGerald, C.J. Pierce, J.L.C. Rowsell, E.D. Bloch and J.A. Mason
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 135, 9458 (2013)
DOI: 10.1021/ja402103u

 “Metal-specific interactions of H2 adsorbed within isostructural metal-organic frameworks”
S.A. FitzGerald, B. Burkholder, M. Friedman, J.B. Hopkins, C.J. Pierce, J.M. Schloss, B. Thompson and J.L.C. Rowsell
J. Am. Chem. Soc., 133, 20310 (2011) DOI: 10.1021/ja2071384

“Quantum dynamics of adsorbed normal- and para-H2, HD, and D2 in the microporous framework MOF-74 analyzed using diffuse reflectance infrared spectroscopy”
S.A. FitzGerald, J. Hopkins, B. Burkholder, M. Friedman and J.L.C. Rowsell
Phys. Rev. B, 81, 104305 (2010)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.81.104305

“Quantum dynamics of adsorbed H2 in the microporous framework MOF-5 analyzed using diffuse reflectance infrared spectroscopy”
S.A. FitzGerald, K. Allen, P. Landerman, J. Hopkins, J. Matters, R. Myers and J.L.C. Rowsell
Phys. Rev. B, 77, 224301 (2008)
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.77.224301

“Simulations of methane adsorption and diffusion within alkoxy-functionalized IRMOFs exhibiting severely disordered crystal structures”
Y.H. Jhon, M. Cho, H.R. Jeon, I. Park, R. Chang, J.L.C. Rowsell and J. Kim
J. Phys. Chem. C, 111, 16618 (2007)
DOI: 10.1021/jp0749470

“A porous and interpenetrated metal-organic framework comprising tetranuclear iron(III)-oxo clusters and tripodal organic carboxylates and its implications for (3,8)-coordinated networks”
S.B. Choi, M.J. Seo, M. Cho, Y. Kim, M.K. Jin, D.Y. Jung, J.S. Choi, W.S. Ahn, J.L.C. Rowsell and J. Kim
Cryst. Growth Des., 7, 2290 (2007)
DOI: 10.1021/cg070640e