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Given By Dr. Potts

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Presentations given by Dr. Potts

Gretchen E. Potts and Samantha J. Hughey*. Analysis of Substituted Benzoquinones: A Quantitative Cyclic Voltammetry Experiment for Instrumental Analysis Lab, The Pittsburgh Conference, Orlando, FL, March 2012.

Gretchen E. Potts. Engaging the Millennial Students in Analytical Lecture and Lab, The Pittsburgh Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2011.

Gretchen E. Potts, Jessica Moerman* and Daniel Burriss*. Not Just an Eyesore: Analysis of Cigarette Leachates, Appalachian State University, September 24, 2010. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts and Jessica Moerman*. Not Just An Eyesore: Analysis of Metals Leached From Cigarette Litter, 61th SERMACS, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 21 - 24, 2009. (symposium talk)

Gretchen E. Potts. Why STEM(M)? And My Research. Girls Preparatory School, Chattanooga, TN, September 2009. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts. Environmental research in the analytical lab: Approaches to research on a budget. The Pittsburgh Conference, New Orleans, LA, March 2008. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts. It’s Never too Early: Integrating A-Page Articles into the Environmental Analytical Classroom. The Pittsburgh Conference, Chicago, IL, February 2007. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts, Timothy Brooks*, Stephanie Smullen and Tom E. Bodkin. Ashes to Ashes: Dust for Determination. University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, April 14, 2006. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts, Timothy Brooks*, Stephanie Smullen and Tom E. Bodkin. Ashes to Ashes: Dust for Determination. University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL, March 24, 2006. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts. Where is that piece of paper? Research Coordinators’ Forum, Erlanger Hospital, Chattanooga, TN, March 14, 2006. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts, Timothy Brooks*, Stephanie Smullen and Tom E. Bodkin. Ashes to Ashes: Dust for Determination. University of the South, Sewanee, TN, November 17, 2005. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts, Jane. A. Dickerson* and Chanda. K. Price-Cooper*. Combining Creeks with Chemistry in Chattanooga: An Environmental Field Study and Research Project for Undergraduates. The Pittsburgh Conference, Chicago, IL, March 2004. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts. Laser-induced Plasma Spectroscopy: On the way to practical applications. University of North Carolina – Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, February 2001. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts. Particle Characterization by Laser-Induced Plasma Spectroscopy. Wittenberg University, Springfield, OH, March 2000. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts. Mentoring: A Mutually Beneficial Alliance. NSF - ERC National Meeting, Washington D.C., November 1999. (invited)

Gretchen E. Potts, I.B. Gornushkin and J.D. Winefordner. LIBS: An Alternate Tool for Process Monitoring in Phosphate Mining. Spectroscopy in Process Control Conference, East Brunswick, NJ, June 7-8, 1999. (invited)


Presentations Given by Research Students

Joshua Justice*, Amy Balestrino*, Christopher Dockery and Gretchen E. Potts. GC-MS, UV-VIS, and HPLC analysis of nicotine in e-cigarette filling solutions. 64th SERMACS, Raleigh, NC, November 14- 17, 2012.

Amy Balestrino*, Christopher Dockery, and Gretchen E. Potts. Safe Smoking?: An Analysis of Electronic Cigarettes by GC-MS and ICP-OES. The Pittsburgh Conference, Orlando, FL, March 2012.

Katherine Thurman* and Gretchen E. Potts. Plants Grown in an Ash Tray: Elemental Analysis of Bean Plants by ICP-OES. The Pittsburgh Conference, Orlando, FL, March 2012.

Matt Stephens* and Gretchen E. Potts. More Than Just Litter: Quantification of Organic Compounds Leached from Cigarette Butts. The Pittsburgh Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 2011.

Daniel Burriss* and Gretchen E. Potts. Turning An Eyesore Into Art: Analysis of Organic Compounds Leached From Cigarette Litter. Posters at the Capitol, Nashville, TN, February 3, 2010.

Daniel Burriss* and Gretchen E. Potts. Turning An Eyesore Into Art: Analysis of Organic Compounds Leached From Cigarette Litter. 61th SERMACS, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 21 - 24, 2009.

Jessica Moerman* and Gretchen E. Potts. Analysis of Pollutants Leached from Used Cigarette Litter. 60th SERMACS, Nashville, TN, November 12 - 15, 2008.

Sarah A. Easparam* and Gretchen E. Potts. Determination of lead complexation to 4-(2-pyridylazo)-resorcinol (PAR). 59th SERMACS, Greenville, SC, October 25 – 27, 2007.

Sarah A. Easparam* and Gretchen E. Potts. Determination of lead complexation to 4-(2-pyridylazo)-resorcinol (PAR). 58th SERMACS, Augusta, GA, November 1- 4, 2006.

Timothy R. Brooks*, Stephanie Smullen, Tom E. Bodkin, and Gretchen E. Potts. Questioning the ash: Elemental analysis of cremains using ICP-OES. 231st National Meeting of ACS, Atlanta, GA, March 26 – 30, 2006.

Timothy R. Brooks*, Tom E. Bodkin, Stephanie Smullen and Gretchen E. Potts. Ashes to Ashes, Dust for Determination: Elemental Analysis of Cremains by ICP-OES. 57th Southeast / 61st Southwest RMACS, Memphis, TN, November 1 – 4, 2005.

Kira G. Shurtz* and Gretchen E. Potts. Analysis of Toxic Metals in Lentinus edodes by Atomic Absorption, Flame Emission and Inductively Coupled Plasma – Atomic Emission Spectroscopy. SERMACS, Durham, NC, November 2004. (3rd Place in Analytical Division)

Jane A. Dickerson*, Chanda K. Price* and Gretchen E. Potts. The Use of ICP-AES to Study the Feasibility of Native Plants as Biomonitors in the Tennessee River Valley. The Pittsburgh Conference, Chicago, IL, March 2004.

Jane A. Dickerson*, Chanda K. Price* and Gretchen E. Potts. Biomonitoring: an Analysis of Metals in Plants using ICP-AES. SERMACS, Atlanta, GA, November 2003.

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