Derald Chriss

Derald Chriss

Assistant Professor

Bachelor's Degree: Southern University, 1977

M.S.: Southern University, 1981

Environmental Chemistry - Water Analysis

Office:  216 Lee Hall

Phone:  225-771-3738

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Research Interests:

Most recent research interests involve electrochemical studies.  Past research projects involved a detailed study of the relationship between Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) and geologic formations as it relates to oil and natural gas exploration.


Awards and Honors:


Selected Publications:

  • "The Crystal and Molecular Structure of Triphenylphosphonium Praseodymium(III)Hexachloride", J. Inorg. Chem, 16, 188 (1977)


  • "Evidence of Intramolecular Hydrogen Bonding in a Complex, N,N-Disubstituted Formamide", Spectrochimica Acta, 39a, No.9, 805 (1983)


  • "1H NMR Study of Cis-Trans Isomerization in Two Analogs of the Thiol Form of Thiamine", Organic Magnetic Resonance, 22, No.2, 75 (1984)