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Chemistry

Yingbin Ge

Associate Professor, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

Phone: (509) 963-2817
Fax: (509) 963-1050 
Email: yingbin@cwu.edu

Education:

  • 2004 - Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Hawaii; Advisor: Professor John D. Head
  • 2005 - M.S. Information and Computer Sciences, University of Hawaii
  • 1995 - B.S. Polymer Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China

Professional Experience:

  • Sept. 2008 - Present, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Central Washington University
  • Jul. 2005 - Jul. 2008, Postdoc Research Associate, Department of Chemistry, Iowa State University; Advisor: Professor Mark S. Gordon
  • Jan. 2005 - Jun. 2005, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Hawaii

Research Interests (Chemistry with Computers):

  • Theoretical study of nano-catalysis of transition metals.
  • Theoretical investigation of the chemical vapor deposition processes of inorganic materials.
  • Theoretical study of the photoluminescence of Si nanoclusters.
  • Theoretical investigation of astrochemical species and reactions.
  • Development of efficient global optimization algorithms.
  • Development of semiempirical and empirical computational chemistry methods.

Publications:

Peer-Reviewed

  • Y. Ge and T. C. Shore, Theoretical calculations on the hydrogen elimination of ethene with chemical accuracy, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, 978, 57-66, 2011.
  • Y. Ge, M. S. Gordon, F. Battaglia, and R. O. Fox, Theoretical Study of the Pyrolysis of Methyltrichlorosilane in the Gas Phase. 3. Reaction Rate Constant Calculations, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 114, 2384-2392, 2010.
  • Y. Ge, M. S. Gordon, P. Piecuch, M. Wloch, and J. R. Gour, Breaking bonds of open-shell species with the restricted open-shell size extensive left eigenstate completely renormalized coupled-cluster method , Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 112, 11873-11884, 2008.
  • Y. Shiraishi, D. Robinson, Y. Ge, J. D. Head, Low Energy Structures of Ligand Passivated Si Nanoclusters: Theoretical Investigation of Si2L4 and Si10L16 (L=H, CH3, OH and F) , Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 112, 1819-1824, 2008.
  • Y. Ge, M. S. Gordon, and P. Piecuch, Breaking Bonds with the Left Eigenstate Completely Renormalized Coupled-Cluster Method, Journal of Chemical Physics, 127, article #174106, pp1-6, 2007.
  • Y. Ge, M. S. Gordon, F. Battaglia, and R. O. Fox, Theoretical Study of the Pyrolysis of Methyltrichlorosilane in the Gas Phase. 2. Reaction Paths and Transition States, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 111, 1475-1486, 2007.
  • Y. Ge, M. S. Gordon, F. Battaglia, and R. O. Fox, Theoretical Study of the Pyrolysis of Methyltrichlorosilane in the Gas Phase. 1. Thermodynamics, Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 111, 1462-1474, 2007.
  • Y. Ge, K. Olsen, R. I. Kaiser, and J. D. Head, The Potential Energy Surface of the H2O2 System, American Institute of Physics Conference Proceedings, Volume 855, ASTROCHEMISTRY: From Laboratory Studies to Astronomical Observations, 4A, 253-259, 2006.
  • J. D. Head and Y. Ge, Theoretical Identification of the Lowest Energy SixLy Clusters Using Genetic Algorithms, Lecture Series on Computer and Computational Sciences, 4A, 1014-1017, 2005.
  • Y. Ge and J. D. Head, Ligand Effects on SixLy Cluster Structures with L = H and F, Molecular Physics, 103, 1035-1045, 2005.
  • Y. Ge and J. D. Head, Fast Global Optimization of SixHy: New mutation operators in the cluster genetic algorithm, Chemical Physics Letters, 398, 107-112, 2004.
  • Y. Ge and J. D. Head, Global Optimization of H-Passivated Si Clusters at the Ab Initio Level via the GAM1 Semiempirical Method, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 108, 6025-6034, 2004.
  • Y. Ge and J. D. Head, Global Optimization of SixHy Clusters at the Ab Initio Level via an Iteratively Parametrized Semiempirical Method, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry, 95, 617-626, 2003.
  • Y. Ge and J. D. Head, Global Optimization of H-Passivated Si Clusters with a Genetic Algorithm, Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 106, 6997-7004, 2002.

Non-Peer-Reviewed

  • Y. Ge, Ph. D. Dissertation, Global Optimization of Passivated Si Clusters at the Ab Initio Level Via Semiempirical Methods.
  • J. D. Head and Y. Ge, Global Optimization of SixHy and SixFy Clusters at the Ab Initio Level, Maui High Performance Computing Center Application Briefs, page 6-7,2004.