B. S. Chemistry, University of St. Thomas, 1964
Ph. D. Physical Chemistry, Iowa State University, 1970
Post Doctoral Associate: University of Florida, 1970-1973
Post Doctoral Associate: University of California, Santa Barbara, 1973-1975
Research Interests: Physical Chemistry
- Laser Spectroscopy - Time resolved fluorescence and transient absorption spectroscopic studies of photoinitiated electron transfer reactions.
- Electroluminescence - Studies of electron transfer recombination reactions that produce light.
- Computational Chemistry - Quantum chemical investigations of excited electronic states of organic molecules in solution, solvatochromism.
- "A Class IV Charge Model for Boron Based on Hybrid Density Functional Theory," Joseph M. Brom, Brian J. Schmitz, Jason D. Thompson, Christopher J. Cramer, and Donald G. Truhlar, J. Phys. Chem. A 2003, 107, 6483-6488.
- "Electroluminescence from Pyrromethene Dyes in Doped Polymer Hosts," J. M. Brom and J. L. Langer, J. Alloys Compd. 2002, 338, 112.
- "Polarized Light and Quantum Mechanics: An Optical Analog of the Stern-Gerlach Experiment," Joseph M. Brom and Frank Rioux, Chem. Educator 2002, 7, 200.
- "Electrochemistry and Electroluminescence of Pyrromethene Dyes" J. M. Brom ACS Great Lakes Regional Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, June 2002.
- "Excited State Luminescence Quenching of Tris(2,2'bipyridine)ruthenium(II) by Electronic Energy Transfer to Nile Blue" A. S. Huss and J. M. Brom, 229th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 2005.