Paul Bohn

Centennial Professor of the Chemical Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
600 South Mathews Avenue
44 Roger Adams Laboratory, Box 62-5, MC 712
Urbana, Illinois 61801

Phone:217-333-0676
Fax:217-244-8068
Email:
Web Site: http://barney.scs.uiuc.edu

Professional Preparations

University of Notre Dame du Lac Chemistry B.S. 1977
University of Wisconsin-Madison Chemistry Ph.D. 1981

Appointments

2004-present Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Genomic Biology
2003-present Centennial Professor of the Chemical Sciences, UIUC
2003-present Adjunct Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
2001-present Research Professor of Micro and Nanotechnology
2001-2002 Interim Vice Chancellor for Research
1994-1999 Head, Department of Chemistry
1993-1994 Interim Director, School of Chemical Sciences
1992-present Professor, Beckman Institute
1992-present Professor of Chemistry
1989-1992 Associate Professor of Chemistry
1983-1989 Assistant Professor of Chemistry
1981-1983 Member of Technical Staff, Bell Laboratories

Awards and Distinctions

Publications

Flachsbart, Bruce R., K. Wong, J.M. Iannacone, E.N. Abante, R.L. Vlach, P.A. Rauchfuss, T.W. Yasunaga, Paul W. Bohn, Jonathon V. Sweedler, and Mark A. Shannon, "Design and Fabrication of a Multilayered Polymer Microfluidic Chip with Nanofluidic Interconnects via Adhesive Contact Printing." Lab on a Chip 6 pp. 667-674 2006.

Flachsbart, Bruce R., Kachuen Wong, Jamie M. Iannacone, Edward N. Abante, Robert L. Vlach, Peter A. Rauchfuss, Paul W. Bohn, Jonathon V. Sweedler, and Mark A. Shannon, "Design and Fabrication of a Multilayered Polymer Microfluidic Chip with Nanofluidic Interconnects via Adhesive Contact Printing." Lab on a Chip 6 pp. 667-674 2006.

Gatimu, Enid N., Jonathan V. Sweedler, and Paul W. Bohn, "Nanofluidics and Mass-Limited Chemical Analysis." The Analyst 131 pp. 705-709 2006.

Wernette, Daryl P., Carla B. Swearingen, Donald M. Cropek, Yi Lu, Jonathan V. Sweedler, and Paul W. Bohn, "Incorporation of a DNAzyme into Au-Coated Nanocapillary Array Membranes with an Internal Standard for Pb(II) Sensing." The Analyst 131 pp. 41-47 2006.

Chang, In-Hyoung, Joseph J. Tulock, Juewen Liu, Won-Suk Kim, Donald M. Cannon Jr., Yi Lu, Paul W. Bohn, Jonathan V. Sweedler, and Donald M. Cropek, "Miniaturized Lead Sensor Based on Lead-Specific DNAzyme in a Nanocapillary Interconnected Microfluidic Device." Environmental Science and Technology 39 pp. 3756-3761 2005.

Chatterjee, Aveek N., Donald M. Cannon Jr., Enid N. Gatimu, Jonathan V. Sweedler, Narayana R. Aluru, and Paul W. Bohn, "Modeling and Simulation of Ionic Currents in Three-Dimensional Microfluidic Devices with Nanofluidic Interconnects." Journal of Nanoparticle Research 7 pp. 507-516 2005.

Swearingen, Carla B. Daryl P. Wernette, Donald M. Cropek, Yi Lu, Jonathan V. Sweedler, and Paul W. Bohn, "Immobilization of a Catalytic DNA Molecular Beacon on Au for Pb(II) Detection." Analytical Chemistry 77 pp. 442-448 2005.

Cannon, Jr., Donald M., Bruce R. Flachsbart, Mark A. Shannon, Jonathan V. Sweedler, and Paul W. Bohn, "Fabrication of Single Nanofluidic Channels in Poly(methylmethacrylate) Films via Focused-Ion Beam Milling for Use as Molecular Gates." Applied Physics Lettters 85 pp. 1241-1243 2004.

Synergistic Activities

Reviewer of Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies (UC-Santa Barbara) for Army Research Office

Instructor - Clark Atlanta University Summer Research Program in Water Chemistry and Microbiology for Rising Juniors and Seniors

DOE E.O. Lawrence Award Panel

Chair - 2001 Gordon Research Conference on Analytical Chemistry

ACS Spectrochemical Analysis Award Jury

The Ohio State University, Department of Chemistry, External Advisory Panel

University of Minnesota, Department of Chemistry, External Review Panel

American Chemical Society Review Committee for Chemical Reviews

ACS Blue Ribbon Workshop on the Future of Graduate Education in Chemistry, Columbia University

Federation of Analytical Chemistry and Spectroscopy Societies, Program Committee, Program Chair for Materials and Surface Characterization

Coblentz Society Award Jury

Society for Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineering, short course instructor

Analytical Chemistry with and of Surfaces, ACS Summer Symposium in Analytical Chemistry, program co-chairman

Graduate and Postdoctoral Advisers

Taylor, James W. University of Wisconsin

Collaborators

Adesida, I. UIUC
Bhat, R. Bellcore
Bishop, S. UIUC
Blanchard, G. Michigan State University
Caneau, C. Bellcore
Coleman, J. UIUC
Feenstra, R. Carnegie Mellon
Greene, L. UIUC
Klem, J. Sandia
Koleske, D. Sandia
Kuan, T.-S. SUNY-Albany
Leckband, D. UIUC
Lindesay, J. Howard University
Lyding, J. UIUC
Molnar, R. Lincoln Laboratories
Moore, J. UIUC
Nuzzo, R. UIUC
Rauchfuss, T. UIUC
Schwartz, M. University of Virginia
Shannon, M. UIUC
Sligar, S. UIUC
Steehler, J. Roanoke College
Suslick, K. UIUC
Sweedler, J. UIUC

Thesis Adviser and Postgraduate-Scholar Sponsor

Currently, PostDocs = 0, PhD Students = 0, MS students = 0