University of Wisconsin
Eau Claire

Stephen Drucker
Department of Chemistry

 Education and Professional Experience

Professor, UW-Eau Claire, 2009-present.
Associate Professor, UW-Eau Claire, 2004-2009.
Visiting Associate Professor, Purdue University, 2005.
Assistant Professor, UW-Eau Claire, 1998-2004.
Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994-1998.
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1994.
B.S., University of Virginia, 1984.



    Structure and dynamics of molecular triplet states elucidated via cavity ringdown and
    phosphorescence excitation spectroscopies.

        Overview of research program (technical).

        Overview of research program (non-technical).



        Recent Publications: Lowest Triplet (n,p*) Electronic State of Acrolein: Determination of Structural Parameters by Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy and Quantum-Chemical Calculations [abstract] (2013); Lowest Triplet (n,p*) State of 2-Cyclohexen-1-one: Characterization by Cavity Ringdown Spectroscopy and Quantum-Chemical Calculations [abstract] (2013).

        Poster: Computed Low-frequency Vibrational Modes of 2-Cyclohexen-1-one in Its T1(n,p*) State

(presented at the 44th Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, June 2012).

        Talks [Abstract 1, Ppt 1, Abstract 2, Ppt 2] presented at the 68th International Symposium on Molecular Spectroscopy (June 2013).

 Teaching Interests

        General Chemistry and Physical Chemistry.

        Laser-based experiments for the physical chemistry laboratory.



Stephen Drucker
Department of Chemistry

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Phone: (715) 836-5390

Fax: (715) 836-4979
updated: Aug. 31, 2014