Name: Clara  Adams
 
Department: Science Division
     Chemistry
Title: Discipline Chair, Chemistry
Office Location:
Giles, 326
Central Campus
Phone Number: (704) 330-2722, x3765
Fax Number: (704) 330-6011
Email Address: Clara.Adams@cpcc.edu
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Responsibilities:
Office Hours:
Spring 2019: T & Th, 2:00p - 4:00p
Wed, 3:00p - 4:00p
 
Educational Background:
Western Michigan University,
Ph.D. in Chemistry  April 2014
Dissertation Title: Synthesis, Characterization and Potential Applications of Palladium and Ruthenium Nanostructures

University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry
December 2007
 
Educational Experience:
Central Piedmont Community College
Discipline Chair & Chemistry Instructor:
General Chemistry I Course – CHM 151
General Chemistry I Laboratory Course – CHM 151-L
General Chemistry II Course – CHM 152
General Chemistry II Laboratory Course – CHM 152-L

Instructional Lab Coordinator:
General Chemistry I Course – CHM 151
General Chemistry I Laboratory Course – CHM 151-L
General Chemistry II Course – CHM 152
General Chemistry II Laboratory Course – CHM 152-L

Northern Arizona University
Lecturer 8/14 - 12/15
General Chemistry I Course – CHM 151
General Chemistry I Recitation Course – CHM 151-R
General Chemistry I Laboratory Course – CHM 151-L
General Chemistry II Course – CHM 152
General Chemistry II Recitation Course – CHM 152-R
General Chemistry II Laboratory Course – CHM 152-L

 
Publications:
1. Wabeke, J.T.; Al-Zubaidi, H; Adams, C.P.; Ariyadasa, L.A.W.; Nick, S.; Bolandi,; O’Foli, R.Y.; Obare, S.O. (2014) Green Technologies for the Environment-Chapter 12: Synthesis of Nanoparticles for Biomass Conversion Processes. Oxford University Press, 219-246.
2. Adams, C.P.; Walker, K.A.; Obare, S.O.; Docherty, K.M. Size-Dependent Antimicrobial Effects of  Novel Palladium Nanoparticles Plos One 2014, 9, e85981.
3. Wabeke, J.T.; Adams, C.P.; Nick, S.T.; Ariyadasa, L.W.A.; Bolandi, A.; Corley, D.W.; O’Foli, R.Y.; Obare, S.O. (2013) Sustainable Preparation of Metal Nanoparticles: Methods and Applications-Chapter 7:Biofuels and High Value Added Chemicals from Biomass Using Sustainability Prepared Metallic  and Bimetallic Nanoparticles. United Kingdom: RSC Publishing, 157-189.
4. Baccar , H.; Adams, C.P.; Abdelghani, A.; Obare, S.O. Chronoamperometric-based Detection of Hydrogen Peroxide using Palladium Nanoparticles  Int. J. Nanotechnol. 2013, 10, 563-576.
5. Baccar, H.; Mejri, M.B.; Adams, C.P.; Aouini, M.; Obare, S.O.; Abdelghani, A. Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles for Biosensors Application Sensor Lett. 2011, 9, 2336-2338.
6. Obare, S.O.; De, C.; Guo, W.; Haywood, T.L.; Samuels, T.A.; Adams, C.P.; Masika, N.O.; Murray, D.H.; Anderson, G.A.; Campbell, K.; Fletcher, K. Fluorescent chemosensors for toxic organophosphorus pesticides: A review Sensors 2010, 10(7), 7018-7043.
7. Adams, C.P.; Obare, S.O. Synthesis and Characterization of Thioether-Stabilized Ruthenium Nanocubes (Article in preparation for submission).
 
Interests:
I Love Chemistry!!! I have interest in advancing the Nanotechnology field as well as learning more about cosmetic science!
 

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