K Lisa Brodhacker

K. Lisa Brodhacker

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of South Carolina (2006)
B.S., Piedmont Baptist College (1996)


OFFICE HOURS
TUE: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM   WED: 10:30 AM-11:30 AM   THU: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM,01:00 PM-03:00 PM   FRI: 10:30 AM-12:30 PM  


CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
CHEM-103 Consumer Chemistry
CHEM-105 Inorg, Org and Biochem Lab
CHEM-106 Inorganic, Organic and Bioche
CHEM-111 General Chemistry-Lab
CHEM-221 Organic Chemistry
CHEM-222 Organic Chemistry
CHEM-311 Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM-381 Tech, the Environment and You
CHEM-407 Research
CHEM-408 Research

CHAPTERS, CASES, READINGS, SUPPLEMENTS
  • An Introduction to Lightweight Mirror Developments. The Alt-Az Initiative: Telescope, Mirror, and Instrument Developments. Collins Foundation Press. (2010)
  • Spinning the Way to a Perfect Figure. The Alt-Az Initiative: Telescope, Mirror, and Instrument Developments. (2010)
ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • Size and shape separation of gold nanoparticles with preparative gel electrophoresis in Journal of Chromatography A. (2007)
ARTICLES - NON-REFEREED
  • Spin-Cast Polymer Mirrors in Amateur Astronomy Magazine. (2011)
  • Non-Vacuum Silvering and Overcoating of Telescope Mirrors in Amateur Astronomy Magazine. (2011)
PROCEEDINGS - Refereed (Full Paper)
  • Recent Developments in Spin-Cast Epoxy Mirrors in Proceedings SPIE, Free-Space Laser Communication and Atmospheric Propagation. (2014)
  • Earth- and Space-Based Light Bucket Intensity Interferometry Arrays in 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Astronomical Sciences. (2013)
  • Tarnish Protection of Silvered Telescope Mirrors using Crosslinked Self-Assembled Mono Layers in 8th South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium. (2012)
  • Production of 2-Meter Epoxy Telescope Mirrors in 6th South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium. (2010)
  • Lightweight Mirror Developments in 28th Annual Conference of the Society for Astronomical Sciences. (2010)

PRESENTATIONS
  • An Update on Spin-Cast Epoxy Mirrors. Meeting of the Astronomers in South Carolina. Columbia, South Carolina. (2014)
  • Spin Cast Epoxy Mirrors. Orion Observatory Astronomy Workshop. San Luis Obispo, California. (2014)
  • Recent Developments in Epoxy Mirrors. Photonics West Conference of the SPIE. San Francisco, California. (2014)
  • Spin Cast Epoxy Mirrors. Lander Small Telescopes and Astronomical Research III Conference. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2014)
  • Spin Cast Epoxy Mirrors. National Space Grant Meeting. Charleston, South Carolina. (October, 2013)
  • Spin-Cast Epoxy Mirrors. University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy and Advanced Technology Research Center. Pukalani, Hawaii. (August, 2013)
  • Shrinkage Reduction of Epoxy Telescope Mirrors Using Spiro Orthocarbonate Compounds. Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Raleigh, North Carolina. (November, 2012)
  • Progress of Epoxy Telescope Mirrors. Alt-Az Initiative for Lightweight Optics. Portland, Oregon. (July, 2012)
  • Recent Developments with Epoxy Telescope Mirrors. Alt-Az Initiative for Lightweight Optics. Waimea, Hawaii. (January, 2012)
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Spiro Orthocarbonate Compounds for Shrinkage Reduction in Epoxy Telescope Mirrors. Lander University Sponsored Training/Conference. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Spiro Orthocarbonate Compounds for Shrinkage Reduction in Epoxy Telescope Mirrors. Lander University Sponsored Training/Conference. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Tarnish Protection of Silvered Telescope Mirrors using Crosslinked Self-Assembled Mono Layers. 8th South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Tarnish Protection of Silvered Telescope Mirrors using Crosslinked Self-Assembled Mono Layers. Lander University Sponsored Training/Conference. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Cross-Linked Self-Assembled Monolayers as Protective Coatings for Silvered Telescope Mirrors. Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Raleigh, North Carolina. (2012)
  • Synthesis and Characterization of Spiro Orthocarbonate Compounds for Shrinkage Reduction in Epoxy Telescope Mirrors. Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society Meeting. Greenville, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Sol-Gel Processing. Alt-Az Initiative for Lightweight Optics. Kona, Hawaii. (January, 2011)
  • Spin-Cast Epoxy Mirrors for Solar Power. University of Arizona, Center for Optical Sciences. Tucson, Arizona. (2011)
  • Polymeric Overcoatings for Silvered Telescope Mirrors. Lander University Sponsored Training/Conference. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2011)
  • Manipulating the Coefficient of Thermal Expansion to Improve the Working Quality of Epoxy Telescope Mirrors. Lander University Sponsored Training/Conference. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2010)
  • Development of a Lab for 2-Meter Epoxy Mirrors. Alt-Az Initiative for Lightweight Optics. Waianae, Hawaii. (2010)
  • Production of 2-Meter Epoxy Telescope Mirrors. 6th Annual South Carolina Upstate Research Symposium. Spartanburg, South Carolina. (2010)
  • A Report on Progress Making Optical Quality Spun-Cast Polymer Mirrors. 214th Meeting of the American Astronomical Society. Pasadena, California. (June, 2009)
  • The Production of Spun-Cast Epoxy Mirrors on an Ionic Liquid Substrate: Initial Findings. South Carolina Academy of Science. Columbia, South Carolina. (April, 2009)
  • The Production of Spun-Cast Epoxy Mirrors on an Ionic Liquid Substrate: Initial Findings. Western Carolinas Section of the American Chemical Society Meeting. Greenville, South Carolina. (April, 2009)
  • The Production of Spun-Cast Epoxy Mirrors on an Ionic Liquid Substrate: Initial Findings. Lander University Sponsored Training/Conference. Greenwood, South Carolina. (April, 2009)
  • Engineering Spin-Cast Polymer Mirrors. Alt-Az Initiative for Lightweight Optics. Pasadena, California. (2009)
  • Spin-Cast Polymer Mirror Chemistry. Alt-Az Initiative for Lightweight Optics. Pasadena, California. (2009)