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Dr. Linda Gao

Professor
Chemistry, Environmental Science and Geology Department
Office: York 303
UMHB Mail Box:UMHB Box 8013900 College St, Box 8013BeltonTX76513
Phone: (254) 295-4210(254) 295-4210
Subjects Taught: Introduction to Forensic Science, College Chemistry, General Chemistry I and II, Quantitative Analysis, Instrumental Analysis, Chemical Research
Degrees Earned: Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas; M.S. Analytical Chemistry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas; B.S. Analytical Chemistry, Jilin University, Changchun, China
Bio
GRANTS AND AWARDS
  • Faculty Co-Advisor, American Chemical Society Student Chapter Commendable Award, 2017~2018.
  • National Meeting Travel Grant for the student chapter for attending the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, San Francisco, CA, $300, April 2-4, 2017.
  • Faculty Co-Advisor, American Chemical Society Student Chapter Commendable Award, 2016~2017.
  • Departmental Research Grant of The Welch Foundation, $30,000/year, Co-Investigator, 2016~2018.
  • National Meeting Travel Grant for the student chapter for attending the 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, $300, March 13-15, 2016.
  • Faculty Co-Advisor, American Chemical Society Student Chapter Commendable Award, 2015~2016.
  • Departmental Research Grant of The Welch Foundation, $30,000, Co-Investigator, 2015~2016.
  • Faculty Co-Advisor, American Chemical Society Student Chapter Outstanding Award, 2014~2015.
  • UMHB Faculty Development Funds, $5,000, 2014~2015.
  • Faculty Co-Advisor, American Chemical Society Student Chapter Outstanding Award, 2013~2014.
  • National Meeting Travel Grant for the student chapter for attending the 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, $300, April 6-8, 2013.
  • Departmental Research Grant of The Welch Foundation, $25,000/year, Co-Investigator, 2012~2015.
  • Faculty Co-Advisor, American Chemical Society Student Chapter Honorable Mention Award, 2012~2013.
  • Faculty Co-Advisor, American Chemical Society Student Chapter Green Chemistry Award and American Chemical Society Student Chapter Commendable Award, 2011~2012.
  • Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant (matched by the University), $16,145, Principal Investigator, 2012.
  • UMHB Summer Research Grant, $10,000, 2012.
  • UMHB Faculty Development Funds, $8,000, 2009~2010.

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL AND BOOK PUBLICATIONS (* = UMHB undergraduate student)

  •  "Great Services, Fun Learning, and Success", Lin Gao (corresponding author), Joy Ahlgren-Beckendorf, book chapter in "Building and Maintaining Award-Winning ACS Student Members", American Chemical Society (ACS) Symposium Series, published online on October 5, 2016.
  • "Beyond the Vehicle Operation Cycle", Lin Gao, Zach C. Winfield*, International Innovation, 2015, 178, 80-81.
  • “Evaluating the Energy Consumption and Emissions of Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells”, Lin Gao, Malintha C. Abeysiri*, Zach C. Winfield*International Journal of Energy Science, 2012, 2 (5), 211-216.
  • “Life Cycle Assessment of Environmental and Economic Impacts of Advanced Vehicles”, Lin Gao, Zach C. Winfield*, Energies, 2012, 5, 605-620.
  • “Well-to-Wheels Analysis of Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions for Alternative Fuels”, Lin Gao, International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 2011, 1 (6), 1-8.
  • “An Economic Approach for Construction of a Multiplexed Capillary Electrophoresis System”, Shaorong Liu, Qiaosheng Pu, Lin Gao, Joann Lu, Talanta, 2006, 70, 644-650.
  • “Comprehensive Protein Profiling by Multiplexed Capillary Zone Electrophoresis Using Cross-Linked Polyacrylamide Coated Capillaries ”, Shaorong Liu, Lin Gao, Qiaosheng Pu, Joann J. Lu, Xingjia Wang, Journal of Proteome Research., 2006, 5, 323-329.
  • “From Nanochannel-Induced Proton Conduction Enhancement to a Nanochannel-Based Fuel Cell”, Shaorong Liu, Qiaosheng Pu, Lin Gao, Carol Korzeniewski, Carolyn Matzke, Nano Letters, 2005, 5, 1389-1393.
    • This project received Nano 50 Award for the “best of the best” top 50 technologies, awarded by Nanotech Briefs magazine, 2006.
  • “Cross-Linked Polyacrylamide Coating for Capillary Isoelectric Focusing”, Lin Gao, Shaorong Liu, Analytical Chemistry, 2004, 76, 7179-7186.
  • “The Efficiency of Methanol Conversion to CO2 on Thin Films of Pt and PtRu Fuel Cell Catalysts”, Lin Gao, Huiliang Huang, Carol Korzeniewski, Electrochimica Acta, 2004, 49, 1281-1287.
  • “Methanol Electrochemistry at Carbon-Supported Pt and PtRu Fuel Cell Catalysts: Voltammetric and In Situ Infrared Spectroscopic Measurements at 23 °C and 60 °C”, Ganesh Vijayaraghavan, Lin Gao, Carol Korzeniewski, Langmuir, 2003, 19, 2333-2337.
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND OFFICES
  • Alternate Councilor of Heart O’ Texas Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), 2015~present.
  • Program Committee of the Annual International Conference on Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Chemical Process (CCECP), 2014~2015.
  • Outreach Coordinator of Heart O' Texas Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), 2012~present.
  • Chair of Heart O’ Texas Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), 2012.
  • Member of Associated Chemistry Teachers of Texas (ACT2).
  • Chair Elect of Heart O’ Texas Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS), 2011.
  • Member of Texas Academy of Science (TAS).
  • Member of American Chemical Society (ACS), 2000~present.
EDITORIAL POSITIONS AND JOURNAL REVIEWS
  • Journal of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Editorial Board, 2019~present.
  • Global Journals, Editorial Board, 2016~present.
  • Batteries, Editorial Board, 2015~present.
  • International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, Editorial Board, 2012~present.
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Journal of Chromatography B
  • Analytica Chimica Acta
  • Chemistry, Molecular Sciences and Engineering
  • Energies
  • International Journal of Energy Research
  • Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis
  • Sustainability
  • SAE International
  • Journal of Mathematical Biology
  • Journal of Developmental Biology and Tissue Engineering
  • British Journal of Economics, Management & Trade
FACULTY CO-ADVISOR OF THE STUDENT CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
  • Our Sigma Pi chemistry student club has been an American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter since 1977.
  • Activities include taking students to national conferences, UMHB chemistry alumni speaker seminars, Demos in the Dark, Science Saturday, National Chemistry Week, Earth Day, Adopt-A-Highway, Chemistry with The Cru, and National STEM Day.
Research Interests
  • Evaluation of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of alternative fuels.
  • Fuel cell catalysts and fuel cell electrochemistry.

 

Dr. Linda Gao
Dr. Linda Gao
Dr. Linda Gao
Dr. Linda Gao
Dr. Linda Gao