Gordon Purser, PhD

Gordon Purser, PhD
Director of Chemistry Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Professor of Chemistry
College of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Chemistry and Biochemistry
918-631-3331 Keplinger Hall Room 2145

Education

PhD – University of Colorado BS – University of Texas

Bio

BS in Chemistry at The University of Texas and PhD in Inorganic Chemistry at The University of Colorado

Research Interests

Chlorination chemistry as it pertains to water treatment and biological antioxidants

Teaching Interests

General Chemistry I
Advanced Chemical Kinetics
Molecular Modeling
Energy Technology of the Future

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Sherwood, Vaughn et al. “Altered UV Absorbance and Cytotoxicity of Chlorinated Sunscreen Agents.” Cutaneous and ocular toxicology 31.4 (2012): 273–279. Print.

  • Katseres, Nicholas et al. “Non-Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Creatine Ethyl Ester.” Biochemical and biophysical research communications 386.2 (2009): 363–367. Print.

  • Burkholder, Phillip, Gordon Purser, and Renee Cole. “Molecular Modeling Exercises and Experiments-Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation To Reinforce Student Understanding of Intermolecular Forces.” Journal of Chemical Education 85.8 (2008): 1071–1077. Print.

  • Burkholder, Phillip, Gordon Purser, and Renee Cole. “Using Molecular Dynamics Simulation to Reinforce Student Understanding of Intermolecular Forces.” Journal of Chemical Education 85.8 (2008): 1071. Print.

  • Hari, Parameswar et al. “Kinetics of the Remediation of Arsenic-Contaminated Groundwater Using Nanoscale Magnetite Particles.” MRS Proceedings 1045 (2007): 1045–V03. Print.

  • Brumback, Karin, John DiCesare, and Gordon Purser. “Evaluating the Capacity of Creatine to Deactivate the Reactive Chlorine Atom in Hypochlorous Acid.” The 62nd Southwest Regional Meeting (2006): n. pag. Print.

  • Robinson, David et al. “Kinetics and Mechanism of the Reduction of Monochloramine by Hydroxylamine and Hydroxylammonium Ion.” International journal of chemical kinetics 38.2 (2006): 124–135. Print.

  • Isley, Aaron, Parameswar Hari, and Gordon Purser. “Kinetics of the Remediation of Chromium (VI)-Contaminated Groundwater Using Iron Nanoparticles.” The 62nd Southwest Regional Meeting (2006): n. pag. Print.

  • Isley, A., P. Hari, and G. Purser. Kinetics of the Remediation of Chromium (VI)-Contaminated Groundwater Using Iron Nanoparticles. The 62nd Southwest Regional Meeting, 2006.
  • Moore, E., A. Bourne, T. Hoppe, P. Abode, S. Boone, and G. Purser. Kinetics and Mechanism of the Oxidation of Iron (II) Ion by Chlorine Dioxide in Aqueous Solution. Vol. 36, International journal of chemical kinetics, 2004, pp. 554–564.
  • Purser, G. Lewis Structures in General Chemistry: Agreement Between Electron Density Calculations and Lewis Structures. Vol. 78, Journal of Chemical Education, 2001, p. 981.
  • Dellegar, S., S. Murphy, A. Bourne, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. Identification of the Factors Affecting the Rate of Deactivation of Hypochlorous Acid by Melatonin. Vol. 257, Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 1999, pp. 431–439.
  • Purser, G. Lewis Structures Are Models for Predicting Molecular Structure, Not Electronic Structure. Vol. 76, Journal of chemical education, 1999, p. 1013.
  • Boone, S., G. Purser, H. Chang, M. Lowery, D. Hendrickson, and C. Pierpont. Magnetic Exchange Interactions in Semiquinone Complexes of Iron. Structural and Magnetic Properties of Tris (3, 5-Di-Tert-Butylsemiquinonato) Iron (III) and Tetrakis (3, 5-Di-Tert-Butylsemiquinonato) Tetrakis (3, 5-Di-Tert-Butylcatecholato) Tetrairon (III). Vol. 111, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 1989, pp. 2292–2299.
  • Purser, G. The Significance of the Bond Angle in Sulfur Dioxide. Vol. 66, Journal of Chemical Education, 1989, p. 710.
  • Purser, G. The Thermochemical Stability of Ionic Noble Gas Compounds. Vol. 65, Journal of Chemical Education, 1988, p. 119.
  • Purser, G., and E. King. Equilibrium and Kinetics of Complexes of Aquachromium (III) With Nicotinate Ion. Vol. 26, Inorganic Chemistry, 1987, pp. 392–396.

Conference Proceedings

  • Cockrell, Z., J. Chalker, and G. Purser. “Rate of Conversion of 6-Aminohexanoic Acid to the Corresponding Nitrile by Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 247, 2014.
  • Williamson, M., W. Martin, J. Chalker, and G. Purser. “Formation of N-Formyl-N-Methylglycine from the Reaction of Creatine and Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 245, 2013.
  • Marcoux, B., B. Riegel, A. Sackrison, and G. Purser. “Investigations into the Mechanism of the Chlorination of Resorcinol by Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 245, 2013.
  • Clough, L., A. Becker, W. Martin, M. Williamson, J. Chalker, and G. Purser. “Kinetic Modeling of the Reaction of Creatine and Hypochlorous Acid to Form N-Formyl-N-Methylglycine Using Mathematica”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 245, 2013.
  • Martin, S., S. Hussaini, J. Chalker, and G. Purser. “Kinetics of the Reaction of Caffeic Acid With Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 245, 2013.
  • Clough, L., S. Martin, and G. Purser. “Antioxidant Activity of Chrysin Against Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 243, 2012.
  • Fitzgerald, C., R. Sheaff, and G. Purser. “Effect of Environment on Antioxidant Properties of Lipoic Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 243, 2012.
  • Becker, A., B. Riegel, J. Cantu, and G. Purser. “Modeling the Mechanism of the Chlorination of Resorcinol”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 243, 2012.
  • “Pilot off-Grid Water Chlorination System”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 243, 2012.
  • Riegel, B., C. Marshall, J. Cantu, and G. Purser. “Reaction of Hypochlorous Acid With the Side Chain of the Amino Acid Tyrosine”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 243, 2012.
  • “Design and Construction of an off-Grid Water Chlorination System”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 241, 2011.
  • Lepage, Will, Mayer, Kevin, Hampton, Kyle, Johnson, Bradford, Purser, Gordon, and Henshaw, John, “Design and Development of a Portable Off-Grid Water Chlorination System.” Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Congress IMECE2011, Denver, Colorado.

  • Martin, S., P. Baures, and G. Purser. “Kinetics of the Chlorination of Caffeic Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 241, 2011.
  • Sherwood, V., R. Sheaff, and G. Purser. “Toxicity of Chlorinated Sunscreen Agents”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 241, 2011.
  • Martin, W., K. Brumback, R. Vierling, M. Thomas, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Rate of Formation of Chlorocreatine under Physiological Conditions”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 239, 2010.
  • Medders, G., K. Brumback, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Reactivity With and Chemical Activation of the Arginine Side-Chain by Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 239, 2010.
  • Winkler, Z., T. Magsam, and G. Purser. “Temperature-Dependant Studies of the Reaction of 5-Aminosalicylic Acid With Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 239, 2010.
  • Magsam, T., Z. Winkler, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “5-Aminosalicylic Acid As an Antioxidant: Mechanism of Reaction With Chloramine”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 237, 2009.
  • Winkler, Z., T. Magsam, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “5-Aminosalicylic Acid As an Antioxidant: Mechanism of Reaction With Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 237, 2009.
  • Medders, G., K. Brumback, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Characterizing the Reaction of the Arginine Side-Chain With Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 237, 2009.
  • Katseres, N., D. Reading, L. Shayya, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Hydrolysis of Creatine Ethyl Ester”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 237, 2009.
  • Cantu, J., K. Brumback, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Reaction of Hypochlorous Acid With Resveratrol”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 237, 2009.
  • Medders, G., A. Isley, P. Hari, and G. Purser. “CHED 315-Efficiency of Magnetic Filtration of Nanoscale Magnetic Particles Used for Remediation of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 235, 2008.
  • Isley, A., G. Medders, P. Hari, and G. Purser. “CHED 322-Kinetics of the Remediation of Arsenic Contaminated Groundwater Using Nanoscale Magnetite Particles”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 235, 2008.
  • Morgan, J., K. Brumback, and G. Purser. “Ability of Guanidine and Guanidine-Containing Species to Neutralize the Reactive Chlorine Species, Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 233, 2007, pp. 538–538.
  • Brumback, K., M. Thomas, J. Di Cesare, and G. Purser. “Fate of Creatine in the Reaction With Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 233, 2007, pp. 424–424.
  • Isley, A., P. Hari, and G. Purser. “Kinetics of the Remediation of Chromium (VI)-Contaminated Groundwater Using Nanoscale Iron Particles”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 233, 2007, pp. 447–447.
  • Robinson, D., and G. Purser. “Reducing Disinfection Byproducts Using Cyanuric Acid: Relative Reactivity of Hypochlorite Ion, Hypochlorous Acid, Monochlorocyanuric Acid, and Dichlorocyanuric Acid With Dichlorohydroxybenzoic Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 233, 2007, pp. 477–477.
  • Robinson, D., and G. Purser. “Effect of Cyanuric Acid on the Rate of Disinfection Byproduct Formation”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Shayya, L., T. Paslay, D. Robinson, and G. Purser. “Evidence for Chlorohydroxylamine, an Intermediate Formed During the Neutralization of Chloramine by Hydroxylamine”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Vierling, R., K. Brumback, A. Fry, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Kinetics of the Reaction Between Creatine and Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Biberdorf, J., C. Kubarych, and G. Purser. “Kinetics of the Reaction of a Model N-Chloro-Containing Protein With Thiocyanate Ion”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Morgan, J., M. Thomas, M. Summers, and G. Purser. “Kinetics of the Reaction of Guanidine With Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Barber, III, J., J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Reactivity of Aspartame, a Common Sweetener, in Chlorinated Drinking Water”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Hoppe, T., and G. Purser. “Solar Oxidation and Removal of Arsenic Using Iron Metal”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Reading, D., J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Stability of Creatine Ethyl Ester, a New Sports Supplement”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Brumback, K., R. Vierling, A. Fry, J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Stoichiometry and Product Characterization of the Reaction Between Creatine and Hypochlorous Acid”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 231, 2006.
  • Reading, D., G. Purser, and J. Morgan. “Chlorine Atom Transfer to Ammonium Ion from Monochlorocyanuric Acid, a Common Agent in Swimming Pools”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 229, 2005, pp. U450–U450.
  • Hoppe, T., and G. Purser. “Isotopic Studies on the Reaction of Monochloramine With Hydroxylamine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 229, 2005, pp. U517–U517.
  • Robinson, D., and G. Purser. “Kinetics and Mechanism of the Reaction of Monochloramine With Hydroxylamine at Neutral PH”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 229, 2005, pp. U456–U456.
  • DiCesare, J., and G. Purser. “Kinetics of the Hypochlorous Acid Degradation of a Diketonitrile Metabolite of the Herbicide, Isoxaflutole.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 229, 2005, pp. U507–U507.
  • Paslay, T., and G. Purser. “Molecular Modeling As a Tool for Understanding the Reactions of Monochloramine With Hydroxylamine and Hydroxylammonium Ion.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 229, 2005, pp. U500–U500.
  • Hoppe, T., D. Robinson, R. Vierling, and G. Purser. “Recent Findings Concerning the Kinetics of the Reaction of Monochloramine and Chlorine Dioxide”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 229, 2005, pp. U459–U459.
  • Kubarych, C., J. Biberdorf, and G. Purser. “Strategies for Studying the Kinetics of the Reaction of Chlorine Dioxide With Hydroxylamine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 229, 2005, pp. U522–U522.
  • Hoppe, T., and G. Purser. “Catalytic Decomposition of Chlorite Ion in the Presence of Iron (III) Ion: Modeling a Complex Reaction Pathway With Mathematica”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 227, 2004, pp. U481–U481.
  • Paslay, T., and G. Purser. “Chlorine Demand of Model DOC Compounds.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 227, 2004, pp. U457–U457.
  • Klenda, E., and G. Purser. “Competitive Deactivation of Hypochlorous Acid Between Taurine and Human Serum Albumin, a Model Protein.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 227, 2004, pp. U426–U426.
  • Robinson, D., T. Hoppe, and G. Purser. “Determination of the Activation Parameters for the Reaction of Monochloramine and Chlorine Dioxide in Aqueous Solution”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 227, 2004, pp. U483–U483.
  • DeCoursey, B., D. Iacoe, and G. Purser. “Novel Scheme for the Removal of Strong Acid Dissociable Cyanide from Metal Plating Waste Streams.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 227, 2004, pp. U451–U451.
  • Reading, D., D. Robinson, and G. Purser. “Reactivity of Chlorine, Chloramine, Chlorine Dioxide and Peroxyacetic Acid With Humic Acids.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 227, 2004, pp. U455–U455.
  • Kubarych, C., T. Hoppe, and G. Purser. “Stoichiometry of the Reaction of Chlorine Dioxide With Hydroxylamine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 227, 2004, pp. U467–U467.
  • Hoppe, T., B. DeCoursey, and G. Purser. “Characterization of the Reaction of Aqueous Chlorine Dioxide With Choramine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 225, 2003, pp. U369–U369.
  • Purser, G. “Covertly Teaching Chemistry: A Case History of a Course to Entice Non-Science Majors.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 225, 2003, pp. U328–U329.
  • Gandhi, R., and G. Purser. “Properties of Aqueous N-Chlorotaurine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 225, 2003, pp. U496–U496.
  • Moore, E., D. Reading, and G. Purser. “Reaction of N-Chlorotaurine With Human Serum Albumin.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 225, 2003, pp. U498–U498.
  • Bourne, A., G. Purser, and J. DiCesare. “Chlorination of 4-Hydroxybenzoic Acid: A Model for the Chlorination of Natural Organic Matter.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 223, 2002, pp. U226–U226.
  • Moore, E., G. Purser, A. Bourne, and P. Abode. “Kinetics of Chlorine Dioxide Reduction by Iron (II) Ion.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 223, 2002, pp. U229–U229.
  • Vo, L., G. Purser, and J. DiCeasare. “Thermodynamic Stability of Cesium Neonide: A Novel Ionic Noble Gas Compound”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 223, 2002, pp. U245–U245.
  • Moore, E., B. White, O. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Chemical Models of Chloroform and Dichloroacetic Acid Production from the Use of Chlorine and Chloramine As a Residual Disinfectant.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 221, 2001, pp. U472–U472.
  • Moore, E., and G. Purser. “Conversion of Dichloroacetic Acid to Chloroform under Water Treatment Conditions.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 221, 2001, pp. U173–U174.
  • Bourne, A., and G. Purser. “Chlorination of P-Hydroxybenzoic Acid under Water Treatment Conditions.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 219, 2000, pp. U319–U319.
  • Howard, R., G. Purser, and J. Henshaw. “Developing and Implementing an Inquiry-Based Curriculum for Non-Science Majors: Tulsa Science Initiative and the Oklahoma Teacher Education Collaborative.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 219, 2000, pp. U441–U441.
  • Moore, E., J. DiCesare, and G. Purser. “Identifying Aromatic Chloroform Precursors in a Municipal Water Supply.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 219, 2000, pp. U320–U321.
  • Purser, G. “Lewis Structures in General Chemistry: Agreement Between Quantum Electron Density Models and Lewis Structures.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 219, 2000, pp. U440–U440.
  • Bourne, A., P. Abode, and G. Purser. “Reduction of Aqueous Chlorine Dioxide by Acetatopentaaquairon (II) Ion.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 219, 2000, pp. U835–U835.
  • Bourne, A., P. Abode, and G. Purser. “Characterization of the Reaction of Iron (II) Ion With Aqueous Chlorine Dioxide.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 217, 1999, pp. U477–U477.
  • Abode, P., and G. Purser. “Factors Affecting the Rate of the Reduction of Chlorite Ion by Iron (II) Ion.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 216, 1998, pp. U437–U437.
  • Sanders, W., and G. Purser. “The Elimination of Chloride Interference in the Determination of Nitrate Ion Concentrations in Marine Water Samples Using Ion Chromatography”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 215, 1998, pp. U209–U209.
  • DiCesare, J., G. Purser, and L. Prader. “The Introduction of Automation into the Environmental Chemistry Curriculum”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 215, 1998, pp. U384–U385.
  • Horne, S., and G. Purser. “The Oxidation of Orthotolidine by Aqueous Chlorine: The Kinetics of the Formation of Two Colored Species and Their Decomposition.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 215, 1998, pp. U304–U304.
  • Dellegar, S., G. Purser, S. Murphy, and J. DiCesare. “The Rate of Deactivation of Hypochlorous Acid by Melatonin, a Biological Antioxidant”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 215, 1998, pp. U222–U222.
  • Purser, G., and T. Jaeger. “The Effect of Nitric Acid on the Rate of Hydrolysis of Trichloramine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 213, 1997, p. 553–CHED.
  • Purser, G., and M. Parmley. “The Formation of Oxidized Chlorine Species During the Hydrolysis of Trichloramine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 213, 1997, p. 281–CHED.
  • Purser, G., and S. Murhy. “The Kinetics of the Oxidation of Melatonin by Hypochlorous Acid.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 213, 1997, p. 522–CHED.
  • Purser, G., C. Moran, and T. Jaeger. “The Production of Nitrate During the Decomposition of Aqueous Trichloramine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 213, 1997, p. 368–INOR.
  • Purser, G., and M. Hewitt. “Kinetics of the Hydrolysis of Trichloramine.”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 211, 1996, p. 615–INOR.
  • Purser, G., and C. Moran. “Reaction Stoichiometry of the Hydrolysis of Trichloramine”. ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, Vol. 211, 1996, p. 440–CHED.

Books

  • Purser, G. Coordination Complexes of Chromium (III) Containing Nicotinic Acid, a Ligand With Several Possible Modes of Binding. 1982.

Technical Reports

  • Purser, G., and M. Nimmo. Performance of Non-Aqueous Galvanic Cells Using Porous Membranes. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (United States), 1995.

Courses Taught

  • Energy Technology for the Future
  • Chemical Concepts of Energy Technology
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Molecular Modeling
  • General Chemistry I
  • Junior Seminar

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Water Works Association

Awards & Honors

  • Award for Innovative Excellence in Teaching, Learning and Technology
  • Professor of the Year
  • The University of Tulsa Outstanding Teaching Award
  • Kermit Brown Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Outstanding TURC Mentor
  • Outstanding Teacher Award