Harmon Bruce Abrahamson
Technical Division Membership:
Technical Division Membership Emeritus:
Service in ACS National Offices: Council Policy Committee, (Nonvoting), 2011-13, Voting, 2014-16; Committee on Constitution and Bylaws, 2008-13, Chair, 2011-13, Chair-Designate, 2010, Secretary, 2010, Committee Associate, 2006-07; Committee on Minority Affairs, 2003-10, Committee Associate, 2001-02.
Service in ACS Offices: Member ACS since 1975. Red River Valley Section: Councilor, 2000-15, Alternate Councilor, 1998-99, Chair, 1989, Program Chair, Chair-Elect and Chair, 1988, Recording Secretary, 1987. Great Lakes Regional Meeting: Secretary, 2001-09, Program Chair, 2000.
Research and Special Interests:
I my role as Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Dakota, I teach General Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry. Recently, I have started using Process-Oriented Guided-Inquiry Learning (POGIL) in some of my courses.
My research in inorganic photochemistry focuses primarily on metal-metal bonded systems.
My favorite element is tungsten, and I am proud to be a chemist!
Area of Expertise:
Inorganic Chemistry, Photochemistry, Organometallic Chemistry
Years of Expertise:
26 or more