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Joy Heising, PhD
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

School of Arts and Sciences - F251


School of Arts & Sciences

Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry (BS/MS)

PhD, Inorganic Chemistry, Michigan State University
BA, Chemistry, Bryn Mawr College

Areas of Teaching
Basic Chemistry I and II
Analytical Chemistry
Instrumental Analysis
Inorganic Chemistry

Scholarly Interests
Chemical Education
Solid State Chemistry

Structure of Restacked MoS2 and WS2 Elucidated by Electron Crystallography. Heising, J.; Kanatzidis, M.G. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 638.

Exfoliated and Restacked MoS2 and WS2: Ionic or Neutral Species? Encapsulation and Ordering of Hard Electropositive Cations. Heising, J.; Kanatzidis, M.G. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1999, 121, 11720.

Application of atomic pair distribution function analysis to materials with intrinsic disorder. Three-dimensional structure of exfoliated-restacked WS2: Not just a random turbostratic assembly of layers. Petkov, V.; Billinge, S.J.L.; Heising, J.; Kanatzidi
Synthesis and Crystal Structure of a New Vanadyl Phosphate [H(VO)3(PO4)3(H2O) 3]]4H2O and its Conversion to Porous Products. Shpeizer, B.G.; Ouyang, X.; Heising, J.; Clearfield, A. . Chem. Mater., 2001, 13, 2288.

New Micro- and mesoporous materials based on VOPO4 chemistry. Clearfield, A.; Heising, J.; Shpeizer, B.G.; Ouyang, X. Int. J. Inorg. Mater., 2001, 3, 215.

Structure of Restacked and Pillared WS2: An X-ray Absorption Study. Prouzet, E.; Heising, J.; Kanatzidis, M. G. Chem. Mater., 2003, 15, 412.

Sulfonated Microporous Organic-Inorganic Hybrids as Strong Bronsted Acids. Wang, Z.; Heising, J.; Clearfield, A. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125, 10375.

New families of supermicroporous metal oxides: the link between zeolites and mesoporous materials. Shpeizer, B.G.; Clearfield, A.; Heising, J. Chem. Commun., 2005, 18, 2396-2398.

Current Professional Memberships, Service & Leadership

Member of American Chemical Society

Personal Interests

Science Outreach