KEVIN K. LEHMANN
Personal and Professional Vita [pdf version]

Department of Chemistry
University of Virginia
McCormick Road 1048
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4319
Telephone No.: (434) 243-2130
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E-mail: kl6c@virginia.edu

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RESEARCH INTERESTS:
High Resolution Laser Spectroscopy: Development of double resonance techniques for the study of excited vibrational and electronic states of polyatomic molecules; spectroscopy and dynamics of atoms and molecules in helium and molecular hydrogen nanoclusters, determination of the magnitude of intermode coupling constants or intramolecular relaxation rates; development of new spectroscopic methods of extreme sensitivity; development of new sources of tunable, high spectral brightness light; spectroscopic applications to environmental monitoring.

EDUCATION:
Undergraduate Research Work:
Professor John Krenos, Reactive Scattering Calculations
Professor Lionel Goodman, Raman and Multiphoton Ionization Spectroscopy
Dr. Joseph Berkowitz (Argonne National Laboratory) Ultraviolet Photoelectron Spectroscopy

B.S.:
Cook College, Rutgers University, Highest Honors, 9/73 - 8/77
Majors: Chemical Physics and Mathematics
Undergraduate Research with John Krenos, John Tully, Joseph Berkowitz, and Lionel Goodman.
Honors: Cook College Freshman of the Year; Chemical Rubber Company Achievement Award;
Mathematics Honor Society; George H. Cook Scholar

Ph.D.:
Harvard University, Chemical Physics Program, 9/77- 5/83
Thesis Advisor: Professor William Klemperer;
Thesis Title: "High Resolution Visible Overtone Spectroscopy: A Search for Intramolecular
Energy Transfer"
Exxon Fellow, 1978-79.

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows, Harvard University, 7/83 - 6/86
Visiting Scientist, George R. Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory, MIT, 8/83 - 7/89
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University, 9/85 - 7/91
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University, 7/91 - 6/95
JILA Fellow, University of Colorado, 2/97-8/97
Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University, 7/95 – 7/205
Professor of Chemistry and Physics, University of Virginia starting 8/05

AWARDS:
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Award to New Faculty, 1985
Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1986 - 91
Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 1987
Elected Fellow of the American Physical Society, 1995
Thomas A. Edison Patent Award, 2002
Earle K. Plyler Award in Molecular Spectroscopy, 2003
Morino Lecturer (Japan), 2004

ADVISORY BOARDS:
Journal of Chemical Physics
Journal of Molecular Spectroscopy
Molecular Physics
K. Narahari Rao Prize
1995-6 Plyler Prize (1996 Chair)
E. Bright Wilson Award Canvassing Board (2002-4)

Outside Ph.D. Examiner
Rutgers University, University of Helsinki, University of Nijmegen, University of Toronto.

Invited Talks (1999 to present)

1. Pall Corp., March 22, 1999.
2. CCP6 conference on Ro-vibrational Spectroscopy, Aberdeen, Scotland. April 11-14, 1999.
3. Gordon Research Conference on the Chemistry and Physics of Matrix Isolate Species, July 11-16, 1999.
4. George Harrison Spectroscopy Laboratory, MIT, October 19, 1999.
5. Praxair Corp, October 21, 1999.
6. Texas Instruments, October 22, 1999.
7. Inspired by Herzberg: Spectroscopy for the Year 2000, Cornwall, Ontario, Oct ober30- November 3, 1999.
8. Workshop on Quantum liquids in confined geometries, University of Valencia, Spain, February 1-4, 2000, 1999.
9. American Chemical Society Spring Meeting, San Francisco, March 26-30, 2000.
10. Workshop on Quantum Fluid Clusters, Ringberg Schloss, Oberhof, Germany. June 25-28, 2000.
11. Workshop on Intramolecular Dynamics, Telluride August 7-11, 2000. (Co-organizer)
12. 10th Jyväskylä Summer School, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. August 21-25, 2000.
13. American Chemical Society Fall Meeting, Washington D.C., August 20-25, 2000.
14. The 16th International Conference on High Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy, Prague, Czech Republic, September 3-7, 2000.
15. 2000 Research Meeting on Atomic and Molecular, Maryland, September 27-29, 2000.
16. International Laser Sciences-XVI, Providence R, October 22-26, 2000. Department of Chemistry, Harvard University, February 15, 2001.
17. Department of Chemistry, University of Southern California, February 26, 2001
18. Department of Chemistry, University of California at Irvine, February 27, 2001.
19. Sixth Conference on Molecular Dynamics, Feb 28- March 3, 2001
20. Faraday Discussions 118: Cluster Dynamics, April 18-20, 2001.
21. APS Division of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics Meeting, May 16-18, 2001.
22. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Contractors Meeting, May 21-23, 2001.
23. Fifty sixth International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy, June 11-15, 2001,
24. FOM (Netherlands) June 28, 2001.
25. University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire, October 19, 2001.
26. University of Helsinki, February 1, 2002
27. American Chemical Society Meeting, April 10, 2002
28. Department of Chemistry, Harvard University, May 11, 2002
29. Workshop on Doped Rare gas clusters, Telluride Summer Research Center, June 24-29, 2002 (Given by Student).
30. Workshop on Currents, Trajectories, and their applications in Quantum Dynamics (declined), University of Lyon, September 9-11, 2003.
31. Laboratoire de chimie physique moleculaire, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne September 12, 2002.
32. Workshop on Quantum Fluids and Clusters, September 16-19, 2002
33. Department of Chemistry, Amherst College, March 31, 2003
34. American Physical Society Meeting, March 3-7, 2003.
35. Workshop on Quantum Condensed Phases, Kyoto University, 2003.
36. DARPA/ONR Workshop on Quantum Optics in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, July 7-11, 2003
37. Workshop on Molecular Dynamics, Telluride Summer Research Center, August 3-8, 2003.
38. 10th Annual NorthEast Regional Analysis Division meeting of the Instrument Society of America, Nov. 20, 2003.
39. Physics of Quantum Electronics – 2004, January, 2004
40. Department of Chemistry, University of Virginia, Feb 27, 2004
41. 227th National American Chemical Society Meeting, March 28-April 1, 2004.
42. Institute for Quantum Studies, Texas A&M University April 1, 2004.
43. MIT Symposium on Molecular Structure and Dynamics, June 26, 2004.
44. 228th National American Chemical Society Meeting, August 22-26, 2004.
45. Japanese Molecular Spectroscopy Conference, September 27-30, 2004.
46. University of Kyoto, October 1, 2004,
47. University of Kyushu, October 5, 2004.
48. Morino Lecturer, University of Toyko,
49. University of Sendai, October 8, 2004.
50. Physics of Quantum Electronics – 2005, January, 2005.
51. Advances in Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy, February 21-22, 2005.
52. MIT Spectroscopy Laboratory, March 15, 2005.
53. 343th WE-Heraeus Seminar, March 29-April 1, 2005. Bad Honnef, Germany.


PERSONAL:
Born: September 7, 1955
Married, three children

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