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Dr. Angela K. Wilson
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Dr. Angela K. Wilson
Regents Professor-Chemistry, Co-Director-Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling (CASCaM), Assistant Chair-Chemistry
Contact address   University of North Texas/ Department of Chemistry, 1155 Union Circle, #305070, Denton, TX 76203-5070     Office LocationChemistry Building, Room No.: 205C 
Email    Contact Number 940-565-4296    Fax No: 940-565-4318    Web Link Web Link   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership -Permanent   
toggle toggle Professional Preparation
 Ph.D.Chemical PhysicsUniversity of Minnesota1995
 B.S.ChemistryEastern Washington University1990
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2013CHEM4940001Chemistry Seminar Download Syllabus
Spring 2012CHEM4660001Introduction to Computational Chemistry Download Syllabus
Fall 2011CHEM5010002Introduction to Graduate Teaching and Resear Download Syllabus
Spring 2011CHEM3520001Physical Chemistry Download Syllabus
Spring 2011CHEM3520211Physical Chemistry Download Syllabus
Fall 2010CHEM5010002Introduction to Graduate Teaching and Research38Download Syllabus
Spring 2010CHEM4660001Introduction to Computational Chemistry36Download Syllabus
Spring 2010CHEM5660001Computational Chemistry and Biochemistry42Download Syllabus
Fall 2009CHEM5010002Introduction to Graduate Teaching and Research Download Syllabus
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2013-PresentAssociated FacultyDepartment of Physics University of North Texas
2011-PresentRegents ProfessorDepartment of Chemistry University of North Texas
2009-PresentProfessorDepartment of Chemistry University of North Texas
2006-PresentAssociated FacultyDepartment of Computer Science University of North Texas
2005-PresentCo-Director Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and ModelingUniversity of North Texas
2005-2009Associate ProfessorDepartment of Chemistry University of North Texas
2000-2005Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Chemistry University of North Texas
2003-2004Visiting Research Scientist Joint Institute for Computational SciencesOak Ridge National Laboratory
2003Visiting Research ScholarSchool of Chemistry University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
1999-2000Adjunct Assistant Professor (Research)Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of Oklahoma
1998-1999Research ScientistDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of Oklahoma
1997-1998Research AssociateDepartment of Chemistry Oklahoma State University
1998Visiting Scientist Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington 
1995-1997AWU/DOE Postdoctoral Fellowship Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington 
1988-1990NORCUS Summer Intern Materials and Chemical Sciences Center, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory 
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
“Periodic Trends in 3d Metal Mediated CO2 Activation", in Applications of Molecular Modeling to Challenges in Clean Energy, Ed. George Fitzgerald and Niranjan Govind
Cong Liu, Thomas R. Cundari, and Angela K. Wilson
ACS Symposium Series, v. 1133, 67
Book chapters
Pioneers of Quantum Chemistry
Thomas E. Strom and Angela K. Wilson
ACS Symposium Series, v.1122
“Explicitly Correlated Methods within the ccCA Methodology”
Andrew Mahler and Angela K. Wilson
J. Chem. Theor. Chem. 9, 1402
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
“Spectroscopic Properties of Arx-Zn and Arx-Ag+ (x=1,2) van der Waals complexes”
Gbenga A. Oyedepo, Charles Peterson, George Schoendorff,and Angela K. Wilson
J. Chem. Phys. 138, 104116
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
“C-O Bond Cleavage of Dimethyl Ether by Transition Metal Ions: A Systematic Study on Catalytic Properties of Metals and Performance of DFT Functionals”
Cong Liu, Charles Peterson, and Angela K. Wilson
J. Phys. Chem. A 117, 5140
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2011-2015International Journal of Quantum ChemistryEditorial Board 
2013-2014Theoretical Chemistry AccountsGuest EditorSpecial Issue
2011-2013Computational and Theoretical Chemistry (formerly Journal fo Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM)Editorial Board 
2011-2012Computational and Theoretical ChemistryGuest EditorSpecial Issue on Materials Modeling
2011-2012Pioneers in Quantum ChemistryBook EditorAmerican Chemical Society
2010-2012Journal of Physical ChemistryEditorial Advisory Board (four journals - Journal of Physical Chemistry A, B, C, and Letters)American Chemical Society
2007Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 111(44)Guest Editor 
2007Recent Advances in Electron Correlation MethodologyBook EditorOxford University Press
toggle toggle Presentations and Projects
  Presentations/Projects per page   1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 
Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
 2013 Please see full CV for full listing. Over 350 presentations.
 2008 “Determining the Enthalpy of Formation of Cycohexadienyl Radical and the Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Enthalpy of 1,4-cyclohexadiene by the n-homodesmotic Reaction Model”, E. Chauncey Garrett III, Angela K. Wilson, Thomas R. Cundari, and Nathan DeYonker 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 6-10, 2008
 2008 “Alchemical Photophysics: Rigidochromic Shifts in [Cu(PPh3)3]BF4”, John Determan, Angela K. Wilson, and Mohammad Omary, DFW Meeting-in-Miniature, Southern Methodist University, April 19, 2008
 2008 “Basis Set Modifications for Density Functional Theory: Saving Time without Sacrificing Accuracy”, Brian P. Prascher, T. Gavin Williams, Brent R. Wilson, and Angela K. Wilson, DFW Meeting-in-Miniature, Southern Methodist University, April 19, 2008
 2008 “The correlation consistent Composite Approach: Application to Open-Shell Systems”, T. Gavin Williams and Angela K. Wilson, DFW Meeting-in-Miniature, Southern Methodist University, April 19, 2008
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
2013Numerous agencies/organizationsPlease see full CV for listing.
 Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 
 Chemical Physics Letters 
 Journal of the American Chemical Society 
 Computational and Theoretical Chemistry 
 Inorganic Chemistry 
 Journal of Computational and Theoretical Chemistry 
 Theoretical Chemistry Accounts 
 Journal of Chemical Physics 
 Journal of Physical Chemistry 
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2013-PresentDavid KuntzPh.D.Graduate Research 
2013-PresentCesar PlascenciaPh.D.Graduate Research 
2012-PresentZainab AlsunaidiPh.D.Graduate Research 
2012-PresentJohn PearsonPh.D.Graduate Research 
2012-PresentMichael JonesPh.D.Graduate Research 
2012-PresentMichela BrumfeldPh.D.Graduate Research 
2011-PresentMatthew CarlsonPh.D.Graduate Research 
2011-PresentChristopher JeffreysPh.D.Graduate Research 
2011-PresentChristopher SouthPh.D.Graduate Research 
2010-PresentRebecca WeberPh.D.Graduate Research 
2010-PresentJiaqi WangPh.D.Graduate Research 
2009-PresentCharles PetersonPh.D.Graduate Research 
2009-PresentAndrew MahlerPh.D.Graduate Research 
2009-PresentAmanda RiojasPh.D.Graduate Research 
2006-presentGraduate AdvisorService to the Department of ChemistryGraduate Mentoring/Advising 
2000-PresentOver 60 undergraduate students  
2009-2013Cong LiuPh.D.Graduate ResearchTransition Metal Mediated C-O Bond Activation
2009-2013Joshua GilbsonPh.D.Graduate Research 
2008-2013Marie LauryPh.D.Graduate ResearchAccurate and Reliable Prediction of Energetic and Spectroscopic Properties via Electronic Structure Methods
2003-2013 DirectorUndergraduate Mentoring/AdvisingNSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in Chemistry at UNT
2007-2012Kameron JorgensenPh.D.Graduate ResearchThermochemistry Investigations via the Correlation Consistent Composite Approach
2011John DetermanPh.D. (Co-mentored with Mohammad Omary)Graduate ResearchPhotophysics and Photochemistry of Copper(I) Phosphine and Collidine Complexes: An Experimental/Theoretical Investigation
2011Sammer TekarliPh.D. (Co-mentored with Tom Cundari)Graduate ResearchComputational Investigation of Molecular Optoelectronic and Biological Systems
2011Gbenga OyedepoPh.D.Graduate ResearchThe Multi-reference Correlation Consistent Composite Approach: A New Vista in Quantitative Prediction of Thermochemical and Spectroscopic Properties
2011Brent WilsonPh.D.Graduate ResearchAccuracy and Efficiency in Computational Chemistry: The Correlation Consistent Composite Approach
2010T. Gavin WilliamsPh.D.Graduate ResearchExamination and Development of the Correlation Composite Approach
2009Brian PrascherPh.D.Graduate ResearchSystematic Approaches to Predictive Computational Chemistry Using the Correlation Consistent Basis Sets
2008John DetermanM.S.Graduate ResearchComputational Studies of Bonding and Phosphorescent Properties of Group 12 Oligomers and Extended Excimers
2008Benjamin MintzPh. D.Graduate ResearchReducing the Cost of Ab Initio Methods
2007Pankaj SinhaM.S.Graduate ResearchA Computational Investigation of the Photophysical, Electronic, and Bonding Properties of Exciplex-forming van der Waals Systems
2006Scott YockelPh.D.Graduate ResearchThe Evaluation, Development, and Application of the Correlation Consistent Basis Sets
2005Xuelin WangPh.D.Graduate ResearchThe Performance of Density Functional Theory with the Correlation Consistent Basis Sets
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2013-presentSearch Committee for the University PresidentMemberService to the UNT System
2010-presentChemical Biology Research Cluster (C3B)LeaderService to the University
2008-presentMaterials Modeling Research ClusterCo-leaderService to the University
2008-presentAd Hoc Committee, Purchase of New UNT Research Computing ClusterMemberService to the University
2008-presentFaculty Research CouncilMemberService to the University
2007-presentFaculty Research CommitteeMember; Chair (2012-2013)Service to the University
2007-presentDepartmental Website CommitteeMemberService to the Department of Chemistry
2003-PresentProgram Director, NSF REU Program in Chemistry Service to the Department of Chemisty
2000-presentGraduate Affairs CommitteeMemberService to the Department of Chemistry
2010-2011System Chief Information Officer Search CommitteeMemberService to the UNT System
2008-2010Senior Level Computational Chemistry Search CommitteeMemberService to the Department of Chemisty
2008-2009Masters and Doctoral Fellowship CommitteeMemberService to the University
2006-2009Personnel Affairs Committee (PAC)MemberService to the Department of Chemisty
2007-2008Search Committee for the Director of External and Government RelationsMemberService to the University
2006-2007Ad Hoc Committee on Graduate ResearchMemberService to the University
2006-2007Search Committee for the Vice President for ResearchMemberService to the University
2007Ad Hoc Grievance CommitteeMemberCollege of Engineering/Department of Computer Science
2005-2006Internal Chair Search CommitteeMemberService to the Department of Chemisty
2005-2006Departmental Instrument CommitteeMemberService to the Department of Chemisty
2001-2006UNT Information Resources Council Research Program GroupMemberService to the University
2001-2006UNT College of Arts and Sciences Computing CommitteeMemberService to the College
2006Ad Hoc Committee on Science SpaceMemberService to the College
2001-2003Departmental Recruiting CommitteeChairService to the Department of Chemisty
2001UNT Committee on Organizational Structure of EngineeringMemberService to the University
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Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2004-presentExecutive Committee, Dallas-Ft. Worth Section of the American Chemical SocietyMemberSociety Leadership Role
2009-2019Division of Physical and Biophysical Chemistry, IUPACTitular Member; Secretary (2012-2013)Society Leadership Role
2003-2016American Chemical Society National CouncilCouncilorSociety Leadership Role
2005-2015U.S. National Committee (USNC) for IUPACMember; VIce-Chair (2012-2013)Society Leadership Role
2012-2014Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's Advisory Committee on Research ProgremsMemberService to the State of Texas
2010-2014Division of Physical Chemistry, American Chemical SocietyExecutive Committee MemberSociety Leadership Role
2011-2013American Physical Society, Nominating CommitteeMember; Chair (2012-2013)Society Leadership Role
2009-2013American Chemical Society Committee on Nominations and ElectionsMember; Secretary (2011-2012); Vice-Chair (2013)Society Leadership Role
2008-2011Division of Computational Physics, American Physical SocietyMember-at-LargeSociety Leadership Role
2007-2010American Chemical Society Committee on ScienceMemberSociety Leadership Role
2006-2009Faculty Peer MentorFaculty Peer MentorService to the College
2001Served on the panel for new facultyMemberService to the College
2000Oklahoma Section of the American Chemical SocietyChair-ElectSociety Leadership Role
 American Physical SocietyMember 
 Sigma XiMember 
 International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)Member 
 American Chemical Society (ACS)Member 
 American Association for the Advancement of ScienceMember 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2013FellowAmerican Physical Society
2013Decker ScholarUniversity of North Texas
2013Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical EngineeringIUPAC
2013UNT Foundation Leadership AwardUNT Foundation
2012Distinguished Research LecturerUniversity of North Texas
2012FellowAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
2012Research highlighted in "Trailblazers of North American Research" issue of International InnovationsResearch Media Ltd
2011UNT Research Leadership AwardUniversity of North Texas
2010QSCP Promising Scientist Award of CMOACentre de Mécanique Ondulatoire Appliquée
2010FellowAmerican Chemical Society
2009Toulouse Scholars AwardUniversity of North Texas
2009UNT Research-Scholar Award (inaugural)University of North Texas
2007National Associate of the U.S. National AcademiesU.S. National Academy
2007Finalist, Emerging Technology AwardDivision of Computers in Chemistry, American Chemical Society
2006National Academy of Sciences’ Chinese-American Frontiers of Science: U.S. ChairNational Academy of Sciences
2006Eastern Washington University Alumni Achievement AwardEastern Washington University
2005National Academy of Sciences/IUPAC Young ObserverNational Academy of Science
2004, 2005, 2006Kavli FellowNational Academy of Sciences
2004Wiley-International Journal of Quantum Chemistry Young Investigator AwardWiley-International
2003National Science Foundation CAREER AwardNational Science Foundation
2003National Academy of Sciences/IUPAC Young ObserverNational Academy of Science
2003Leadership Texas 
2002American Chemical Society Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) Leadership Development AwardAmerican Chemical Society Younger Chemists Committee (YCC)
2001Power PipelineLeadership Texas and Leadership America
1999National Science Foundation POWRE AwardNational Science Foundation
1995-1997U.S. Department of Energy (Associated Western Universities) Postdoctoral FellowshipU.S. Department of Energy (Associated Western Universities)
toggle toggle Professional Development
ACS Leadership Development Courses, 2006

Administrative Intern, 2013-2014
UNT Office of the Provost. DIrectly works with the Senior Provost and Vice Provost for Faculty Success.

COACh Training, 2001, 2002

Harvard Institue for Higher Education, 2012
Institute for Management and Leadership in Education

Leadership Texas, 2003

MBA Coursework, 1998-2000
Coursework in Organizational Management, Accounting, Organizational Behavior, Operations Management (University of Oklahoma).

toggle toggle International and National Scientific Advisory and Panelist Roles
A complete list is available in the CV.

International Scientific Committee, 2012-2013
International Scientific Committee for the XVIIIth Quantum Systems in Chemistry and Physics Workshop, Brazil, Dec. 2013

User Advisory Board, 2006-2014
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) Member; Vice-Chair (2011-2012); Chair (2013-2014)

toggle toggle Selected Bibliography
 A complete CV is available upon request.
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