Jeanne E. Pemberton, PhD

Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry-Sci
Regents Professor
Professor, BIO5 Institute
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  • University of Delaware, 1977 (B.S., with Distinction in Chemistry)
  • University of Delaware, 1977 (B.A., Biology)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1981 (Ph.D., Chemistry)
Honors and Awards: 
  • Regents' Professor, 2006
  • ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry, 2004
  • National Science Foundation Creativity Award, 1998
  • University of Arizona College of Science Distinguished Teaching Award, 1996
  • Iota Sigma Pi Agnes Faye Morgan Research Award, 1994
Major Areas of Research Interest: 

Chemistry Professor Jeanne Pemberton is a household name in chemistry departments across the country. Her research on surface vibrational spectroscopy has enabled fundamental advances in the field of analytical chemistry.

In her 25 years at The University of Arizona, Pemberton has received more than 40 research grants. Among the many boards and committees she serves, she was the chair of the Math and Physical Sciences Advisory Committee at the National Science Foundation in 2004. In addition to receiving the College of Science Distinguished Teaching Award, she has also received the distinguished American Chemical Society Award for Excellence in Analytical Chemistry, which is among the highest honors in her field.

Selected Publications: 

Pasilis S, Somogyi A, Herrmann K, Pemberton JE. Ions generated from uranyl nitrate solutions by electrospray ionization (ESI) and detected with Fourier transform ion-cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR) mass spectrometry. J Am Soc Mass Spectrom. 17(2):230-40, 2006.

Orendorff CJ, Pemberton JE. Alkylsilane-based stationary phases via a displaceable surface template approach: synthesis, characterization, and chromatographic performance. Anal Chem. 77(18):6069-77, 2005.

Orendorff CJ, Pemberton JE. Raman spectroscopic study of the conformational order of octadecylsilane stationary phases: effects of electrolyte and pH. Anal Bioanal Chem.382 (3):691-7, 2005.

Orendorff CJ, Ducey MW Jr, Pemberton JE, Sander LC. Structure-function relationships in high-density octadecylsilane stationary phases by Raman spectroscopy. 4. Effects of neutral and basic aromatic compounds.
Anal Chem. 75(14):3369-75, 2003.

NIH High School Student Research Program: 

-Candice P. Uqualla, Tuba City High School (Tuba City, AZ), 2003

Wednesday, March 7, 2018