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Michael Goldcamp

Chemistry & Physics

Michael joined Wilmington College in 2003 as faculty member in the Chemistry program. Before coming to Wilmington College, he earned a PhD in Chemistry (Inorganic) from the University of Cincinnati in 2002, and he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow for the National Research Council at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH/CDC) in 2003.


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, 2002.
  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemistry, University of Cincinnati, 1997.

Primary Courses Taught:

  • Principles of Chemistry I & II
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Research Participation

Published works (if any):

Conklin, A.R.; Goldcamp, M.J.; Barrett, J. “Determination of Ethanol in Gasoline by FT-IR Spectroscopy.” J. Chem. Ed. 2014, 91, 889-891.

Houser, W. M.; Chrisman, M.; Medley, C. M.; Goldcamp, M. J. “Transition Metal-Promoted Decomposition of Urushiol from Poison Ivy.” Inorg. Chem. Comm. 2012, 21, 50–52.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Conklin, A.; Nelson, K.; Marchetti, J.; Brashear, R.; Epure, E. “Inexpensive and Disposable pH Electrodes.” J. Chem. Ed.   2010, 87(11), 1262-1264.

Sayre, H.; Milos, K.; Goldcamp, M. J.; Schroll, C. A.; Krause, J. A.; Baldwin, M. J. Mixed-Donor, α-Hydroxy Acid-Containing Chelates for Binding and Light-Triggered Release of Iron.” Inorg. Chem. 2010, 49, 4433–4439.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Goldcamp, D. M.; Ashley, K.; Fernback, J. E.; Agrawal, A.; Millson, M. Marlow, D.; Harrison, K.   “Extraction of Beryllium from Refractory Beryllium Oxide with Dilute Ammonium Bifluoride and Determination by Fluorescence: A Multi-Parameter Performance Evaluation.” J. Occup. Environ. Hyg. 2009, 6, 735-744.

Baldwin, M. J.; Krause, J. A.; Goldcamp, M. J.; Haven, M.; Edison, S. E.; Squires, L. N. “Bioinspired Aerobic Substrate Oxidation: A Ni(II)-Oximate Catalyst that Parallels Biological Alcohol and Amine Oxidation Chemistry”, Bioinorganic Chemistry: Cellular Systems and Synthetic Models, ACS Symposium Series 1012, 2009, 133-150.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Underwood, M. N.; Cloud, J. L.; Harshman, S. “An Environmentally Friendly, Cost-Effective Determination of Lead in Environmental Samples Using Anodic Stripping Voltammetry.” J. Chem. Ed. 2008, 85(7), 976-979.

Ashley, K.; Applegate, G. T.; Wise, T. J.; Fernback, J. E.; Goldcamp, M. J. “Evaluation of a Standardized Micro-Vacuum Sampling Method for Collection of Surface Dust.” J. Occup. Environ. Hyg. 2007, 4, 215–223.

Agrawal, A.; Cronin, J.; Tonazzi, J.; McCleskey, T. M.; Ehler, D. S.; Minogue, E. M.; Whitney, G.; Brink, C.; Burrell, A. K.; Warner, B; Goldcamp, M. J.; Schlecht, P. C.; Sonthalia, P.;             Ashley,            K. “Validation of a Standardized Portable Fluorescence Method for Determining Trace Beryllium in Workplace Air and Wipe Samples.” J. Environ. Monit.   2006, 8, 619–624

Jones, R. M.; Goldcamp, M. J.; Krause, J. A.; Baldwin, M. J. “Theoretical, structural, and spectroscopic studies of a series of Ni(II)(TRISOXH3)X2 complexes.” Polyhedron, 2006, 25, 3145–3158.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Ashley, K.; Edison, S. E.; Pretty, J.; Shumaker, J. “A Bis-Oxime Derivative of Diaza-18-Crown-6 as an Ionophore for Silver Ion.” Electroanalysis, 2005, 17, 1015-1018.

Deters, E. A.; Goldcamp, M. J.; Krause Bauer, J. A.; Baldwin, M. J. “Anion-Controlled Nuclearity in Nickel Complexes with Potentially Dinucleating, Poly(oxime) Amine Ligands.”         Inorg. Chem. 2005, 44, 5222-5228.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Krause Bauer, J. A.; Baldwin, M. J. “Structural Characterization of a Zinc(II) Complex of a Tris(oxime)amine Ligand.” J. Chem. Cryst. 2005, 35, 77-83.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Robison, S. E.; Squires, L.; Rosa, D. T.; Vowel, N.; Krause Bauer, J. A.; Coker, N. L.; Baldwin, M. J. “Structural and Spectroscopic Studies of Nickel(II) Complexes with a Library of Bis(oxime)amine-Containing Ligands.” Inorg. Chem. 2003, 42, 717-728.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Robison, S. E.; Krause Bauer, J. A.; Baldwin, M. J. “Oxygen Reactivity of a Ni(II)-Polyoximate Complex.” Inorg. Chem. 2002, 41, 2307-2309.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Krause Bauer, J. A.; Baldwin, M. J. “Tris(1-propan-2-onyl oxime)amine.” Acta Cryst. 2002, E58, o1354-o1355.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Rosa, D. T.; Landers, N. L.; Krause Bauer, J. A.; Baldwin, M. J. “Facile and Versatile Synthesis of Polydentate Metal Chelators with Both Amide and Oxime Donor Groups.” Synthesis, 2000, 14, 2033-2038.

Goldcamp, M. J.; Krause Bauer, J. A.; Baldwin, M. J. “Tris[2-(benzoylamino)ethyl]amine.” Acta Cryst. 2000, C56, e602-e603.

Professional memberships (if any):

American Chemical Society (ACS), 1999-present