Hongqiu Zhao Ph.D.

Lecturer, Chemistry


B.S., Peking University, Beijing, 1998
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2008

Teaching Assignments

C100, "World of Chemistry; C105, "Principles of Chemistry I"
C125, "Experimental Chemistry I"
C496, "Special Topics in Chemistry"

Current Research

  • Development of collaborative methods to teach General Chemstry and associated laboratory experiences.
  • Development of peer-led tutorial videos, interactive videos, and simulations as additional resources and tools to help students learn and retain material from lectures and Peer-Led Team Learning (PLTL) workshops.
  • Development of new Guided-Inquiry-Based General Chemistry Labs and laboratory experiences that reflect current trends in chemical education and chemical research.

Select Publications

P. Kline, H. Zhao, B. Noll, A. G. Oliver and A. S. Serianni "1-(beta- D-Erythrofuranosyl)adenosine" Acta Cryst. C 2010, 66, 215-218.

W. Zhang, H. Zhao, I. Carmichael and A. S. Serianni "NMR investigation of putative interresidue H-bonding in Methyl alpha-cellobioside in solution" Carbohydrate Research 2009, 344, 1582-1587.

H. Zhao, I. Carmichael and A. S. Serianni "Oligosaccharide trans- glycoside 3JCOCC Karplus curves are not equivalent: Effect of internal electronegative substituents" J. Org. Chem. 2008, 73, 3255-3257.

H. Zhao, Q. Pan, W. Zhang, I. Carmichael and A. S. Serianni "DFT and NMR studies of 2JCOH, 3JHCOH, and 3JCCOH spin-couplings in saccharides: C-O torsional bias and H-bonding in aqueous solution" J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 7071-7082.

P. Kline, B. Noll, H. Zhao and A. S. Serianni "1-(beta-D- Erythrofuranosyl) cytidine (beta-erythrocytidine)" Acta Crystallographica C 2007, C63, o137-o140.

T. Liu, J. Tang, H. Zhao, Y. Deng and L. Jiang "Particle size effect of the DNA sensor amplified with gold nanoparticles" Langmuir 2002, 18, 5624-5626.

H. Zhao, L. Lin, J. Tang, M. Duan and L. Jiang "Enhancement of the immobilization and discrimination of DNA probe on a biosensor using gold nanoparticles" Chinese Sci. Bulletin 2001, 46, 1074-1077.

H. Zhao, L. Lin, J. Li, J. Tang, M. Duan and L. Jiang "DNA biosensor with high sensitivity amplified by gold nanoparticles" J. Nanoparticle Research 2001, 3, 321-323

L. Lin, H. Zhao, J. Li, J. Tang, M. Duan and L. Jiang "Study on colloidal Au-enhanced DNA sensing by quartz crystal microbalance" Biochem. Biophy. Res. Commun. 2000, 97, 10936-10941.