Chemistry

Faculty

Kent Davis, Ph.D. - Department Chair

Professor of Chemistry

Office: Chan Shun Hall 343

Phone: (707) 965-7600

Faculty Since: 2003

Education:
B.S., Andrews University, 1992
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1998
Postdoctoral Research - Texas A&M University 1998-2000

Biography:
Kent A. Davis , Ph.D., associate professor, specializes in physical chemistry and surface science. He has taught at PUC since 2003 and has also been a visiting professor at Texas State University-San Marcos and an adjunct professor at Trinity College. He enjoys reading, jazz, listening to classical music, and much more.
Professional Activities:

"Interactions of Ultrathin Pb Films with Ru(0001) and Pd(111)", G. Liu, K. A. Davis, D. C. Meier, P. S. Bagus, D. W. Goodman, and G. W. Zajac, Phys. Rev. B 68 (2003) 35406.

"Ultraviolet spectroscopy of cyclohexane-benzene clusters" D. C. Easter and K. A. Davis, Chem. Phys. Lett, 380 (2003) 471.

"The Growth of Silver on an ordered alumina surface", K. Luo, X. Lai, C.-W. Yi, K. A. Davis, K. K. Gath, and D. W. Goodman, J. Phys. Chem. B, 109 (2005) 4064.

"Comment on 'Predicting boron diffusion in wood from surface sorption'" K. A. Davis and J. R. Van Hise, Forest Products Journal, 56 (2006) 38.