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Michelle Foster



  • Higher Ed: Science 


Shelley Foster has been in the Department of Chemistry at UMass Boston since September of 1999. Before that she was a Post-Doctoral Fellow at Indiana University working in the laboratories of Professor George Ewing. She recieved her Ph.D. in Chemical Physics at the University of Texas at Austin in 1996. There she worked in the laboratories of Professor Alan Campion. She recieved her B.S. in Chemistry from UT Austin in 1990. 


Surface Science, Experimental Physical Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Atmospheric Chemistry. 


"Adsorption of methanol on the MgO(100) surface: An infrared study at room temperature." Jennifer Rudberg and Michelle Foster. J. Phys. Chem. B, 108(47) 18311-18317, 2004.
"An FTIR study of methanol, water and acetic acid on MgO(100) under ambient conditions." Michelle Foster, Devon Passno and Jennifer Rudberg; J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A, 22(4) 1640-1646, 2004.
"Thin film water on insulator surfaces." George E. Ewing, Michelle Foster, Will Cantrell and Vlad Sadtchenko; Book Chapter for: Water in Confining Geometries, eds. V. Buch and J. P. Devlin [Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York, 2003] Chapter 8, pp. 179-212.
"An FTIR Study of Water Thin Films on Magnesium Oxide." Michelle Foster, Melinda Furse and Devon Passno; Surf. Sci. 502-503, 102-108, 2002.
"Adsorption of water on the NaCl(001) surface. 2. An infrared study at ambient temperatures." Michelle Foster and George E. Ewing; J. Chem. Phys. 112, 6817, 2000.