Faculty/Staff Profile

Robert J Glinski

Professor

Department: Chemistry
Foster Hall (FOST) 302
PO Box: 5055
(931) 372-3420

 

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Educational Background:

  • B.S., Chemistry, 1978, University of Wisconsin at Madison.
  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, 1983, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
  • Visiting Fellow, 1984, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1985-86, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder,Colorado.
  • National Research Council Senior Research Associate, 1994-96, NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland.

Areas of Specialty:

Physical Chemistry.  Molecular emission spectroscopy.  Astronomical spectroscopy and astrochemistry.  Chemical dynamics in astrophysical environments.  Chemical evolution

Recent Publications:

 “On the rotational energy distributions of reactive, non-polar species in the interstellar medium,” R. J. Glinski, E. P. Hoy, and C. R. Downum, Astrophysics and Space Science, 343, 319 (2013).

“Current assessment of the Red Rectangle band problem,” R. J. Glinski, P. D. Michaels, C. M. Anderson, T. W. Schmidt, R. G. Sharp, M. L. Sitko, L. S. Bernstein, and H. Van Winckel, Astrophysics and Space Science, 323, 337 (2009).

“The Ultraviolet Spectrum of HD 44179” M. L. Sitko, L. S. Bernstein, and R. J. Glinski, Astrophysical Journal, 680, 1426 (2008).

"Oxygen/hydrogen chemistry in the inner comae of active comets," R. J. Glinski, B. A. Ford, W. M. Harris, J. P. Morgenthaler, and C. M. Anderson, Astrophysical Journal, 608, 601 (2004).

 "On the Red Rectangle optical emission bands," R. J. Glinski and C. M. Anderson, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 332, L17 (2002).

 “Fiber-optic array spectroscopy of NH2 in Comet Hale-Bopp: Nature of the rotational energy distributions,” R. J. Glinski, E. A. Post, and C. M. Anderson, Astrophysical Journal, 550, 1131 (2001).

 “Rotational contours of CH2X chain species compared to several diffuse interstellar bands,” S. A. Schulz, J. E. King, and R. J. Glinski, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 312, 769 (2000).

 “Physical chemical control of molecular line profiles of CH+, CH, and CN in single homogeneous parcels of interstellar clouds,” M. E. Bucher and R. J. Glinski, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 308, 29 (1999).

 

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