Chemistry Department: Richard V. Whiteley
Richard V. Whiteley
Professor Analytical Chemistry
Office: Murdock 110
FAX: (503) 352-2933
B.S. Chemistry, California
State University, Long Beach (1974)
Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry,
University of Nebraska (1978)
- Chem 220, 230 General Chemistry
- Chem 340, 341 Quantitative Analysis, Lecture and Laboratory
- Chem 350, 351 Instrumental Analysis, Lecture and Laboratory
Dr. Whiteley is actively involved in the design and development of spacecraft batteries, especially nickel-hydrogen cells. This has included technical consulting for the Hubble Space Telescope and Space Station Freedom programs. He is a contributing author to NASA's handbook for Nickel-Cadmium battery cell analysis.
Recent Publications and Presentations
"Acid / Base Equilibrium in General Chemistry Using Maple" Maple Summer Workshop, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, July 2004
"Characterization of Lithium Battery Electrolytes by Computer Modeling" B.K. Moore, R.V. Whiteley, Jr., K.E. Johnson, and J.O. Currie, Jr., 2000 NASA Aerospace Battery Workshop, 14-16 Nov. 2000, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL
C.O. Kelly and R.V. Whiteley, Jr. "Recent Developments in Cathode Material Preparation and Characterization for Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries," Proceedings of the 37th Power Sources Conference, 17-20 June 1996, pp195-199.
"Low Temperature Synthesis, Chemical and Electrochemical Characterization of LiNixCo1-xO2 Cathode Materials for Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries" K.S. Nanjundaswamy, D. Standlee, C.O. Kelly, and R.V. Whiteley, Jr., 1996 NASA Aerospace Battery Workshop, 5 Dec. 1996, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL.