Senior Chemist

Radiation chemistry

Ionic liquids and molten salts (design, physical chemistry, structure, chemical reactivity therein, including electron transfer and radiation chemistry)

Studies of electron transfer and substitution mechanisms using high-pressure techniques

Development of new accelerators and new detection techniques in pulse radiolysis

Green and sustainable chemistry

Telephone #: (631) 344-4327

wishart@bnl.gov


Publication List Curriculum vitae

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0488-7636

ResearcherID: L-6303-2013

Education, experience and selected activities:

S. B., Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979

Ph. D., Inorganic Chemistry, Stanford University, 1985

National Science Foundation Predoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University, 1980-83

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Rutgers University, 1985-87

Staff Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1987-present

Founding Organizer, International Conference on Ionizing Processes (ICIP 2016), Long Island, Oct. 10-14, 2016

Vice Chair, 2014 Gordon Research Conference in Radiation Chemistry

Maria Skłodowska-Curie Medal, Polish Radiation Research Society, 2019

16th Conférence Jean Perrin Lecturer, Division de Chimie Physique of the Société Chimque de France, 2nd European Conference on Physical Chemistry, Borgo, France, 2017

25th QUILL Lecturer, Queens University Ionic Liquid Laboratory, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2012

New York City Lewis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Keeper of the Alliance Flame, 2010

DOE Office of Science Undergraduate Research Programs Outstanding Mentor Award, 2006

Co-organizer, I&EC and NUCL Section symposia on "Molten Salt Chemistry", Fall 2020 ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA

Co-organizer, I&EC Section symposium on "Molten Salt Chemistry", Fall 2019 ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA

Co-organizer, PHYS Section symposia on "Physical Chemistry of Ionic Liquids", ACS National Meetings, Fall 2006, Spring 2010, Fall 2014, Spring 2018

Co-editor (with B. S, M. Rao), "Recent Trends in Radiation Chemistry," World Scientific, Singapore, (2010) (ISBN 978-981-4282-07-9)

Guest Editor (with E. W. Castner, Jr.), Journal of Physical Chemistry B special issue on "Physical Chemistry of Ionic Liquids", 111 (18), 2007

Co-editor (with D. G. Nocera) of "Photochemistry and Radiation Chemistry: Complementary Methods for the Study of Electron Transfer" Adv. Chem Ser. 254, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, (1998) (ISBN 0-8412-3499-X)