Professor of Chemistry, York College (York, PA)
Ph.D., Chemistry-Carnegie Mellon University (J. A. Pople)
Member of the MoleCVUE Consortium
Post Doc, Yale University (K. B. Wiberg)
Contributions to Gaussian:
CI-Singles energies and gradients; solvation models;
coauthor of Exploring Chemistry with Electronic Structure Methods.
- Development of computer models to address a wide-range of chemical problems
- Integrating computational chemistry into the physical sciences curriculum
- Visualization tools that will help students with the more abstract principles of chemistry
- W.H. Steel, J.B. Foresman, D.K. Burden, Yuen Y.,Lau, and R.A. Walker, “Solvation of Nitrophenol Isomers: Consequences for Alkane/Water Partitioning”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 113 (2009) 759.
- C. Jamorski, J.B. Foresman, C. Thilgen, H-P. Luthi, “Assessment of TDDFT for the Calculation of Critical Features in the Absorption Spectra of a Series of Aromatic Donor-acceptor Systems”, J. Chem. Phys. 116 (2002) 8761.
- C. M. Golini, B. W. Williams, J. B. Foresman, “Further Solvatochromic, Thermochromic, and Theoretical Studies on Nile Red,” J. of Fluorescence., 8 (1998) 395.
- C. Salter and J.B. Foresman, “Naphthalene and Azulene I: Semimicro Bomb Calorimetry and Quantum Mechanical Calculations”, J. Chem. Educ., 75 (1998) 1341.
- “Ab Initio Techniques in Chemistry: Interpretation and Visualization,” Ch. 14 in Using Computers in Chemistry and Chemical Education, ed. M.L. Swift and T.J. Zielinski (ACS Books, Washington, D.C. 1997).
- J.B. Foresman, T.A. Keith, K.B. Wiberg, J. Snoonian, M.J. Frisch, “Solvent Effects. 5. Influence of Cavity Shape, Truncation of Electrostatics, and Electron Correlation on Ab Initio Reaction Field Calculations,” J. Phys. Chem. 100 (1996) 16098.
Last update: 15 August 2016