Fiona Jane Lihs

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Title: 
Chemistry Faculty
Primary Department:
 Phone: 623.935.8702
 Location: MON 240
Office Hours Additional Information 
Office hours also available by appointment

Fiona.Lihs

Education 
Ph.D Chemistry
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
M.S. Chemistry
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
B.Sc. Chemistry
University of Glasgow, Scotland
Academic Interests 
Chemical Education; Bioinorganic Chemistry
College Service 
2012, Honors Faculty Advisory Board
2011, SAAC Co-Chair
Affiliations 
American Chemical Society
Publications & Intellectual Contributions 
  • Kinetics and Mechanism for CO2 Scrambling in a N-Carboxyimidazolidone Analogue for N1-Carboxybiotin.Lihs, F.J and M.T. Caudle, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2002, 124(38); 11334-11341.
  • Biocoordination chemistry of biotin and the mechanism for carboxyl transfer in biotin enzymes. Caudle, M.T., Lihs, F.J., et al.,. Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 2001. 86(1): p. 172-172.
  • Dynamic Visualization in Chemistry Abstract of Special Issue 31, a CD-ROM for Mac OS and Windows.  Birk,  James P.; Leedy, Debra E.; Morgan, Rachel A.; Drake, Mark; Lihs, Fiona; Nickoles, Eleisha J.; McKelvy, Michael J. Journal of Chemical Education, 2003, 80, 1095.
  • A tetranuclear iron cluster complex: [{Fe(CO)(3)}(3){mu(3)- CC[Fe(CO)(2)(eta(5)-C5H5)]-C(CF3)}]. Muir, K.W., et al., Acta Crystallographica Section C-Crystal Structure Communications, 1997. 53: p. 219-222.

 

  • Introductory Chemistry: A Novel Approach. Lihs F. J. and Torrison L. W., Innovations Conference, Philidelphia, PA; March 6, 2012.
  • Investigation of carbon dioxide dissociation from N- carboxybiotin using N-carboxyimidazolidone models. Lihs, F.J. and M.T. Caudle. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2002. 223: p. 144-INOR.
  • Probing the role of divalent metal ions in biotin-dependent carboxylase enzymes through chemical modeling. Caudle, M.T., et al., Journal of Inorganic Biochemistry, 1999. 74(1-4): p. 91-91.=
  • Biotin carboxylase modeling using monovalent and divalent metal carboxyimidazolidonate complexes. Lihs, F.J. and M.T. Caudle, Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2001. 221: p. 497-INOR.
  • Reaction of Mn(III) imidazolidonate complexes with carbon dioxide as a model for biotin enzymes. Morrice, F.J. and M.T. Caudle, Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 2000. 219: p. 524-INOR.
  • The investigation of metal complexes and carbon dioxide activity of biotin model ligands. Morrice, F.J. and M.T. Caudle, Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 1999. 217: p. 245-INOR.
Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
CHM151AA View class details for General Chemistry I (CHM151AA)General Chemistry I FAL17 MWF 9:00am - 9:50am
AUG 21 - DEC 15
CHM151AA View class details for General Chemistry I (CHM151AA)General Chemistry I FAL17 M 12:30pm - 3:10pm
AUG 21 - DEC 15
CHM151AA View class details for General Chemistry I (CHM151AA)General Chemistry I FAL17 TR 9:30am - 10:45am
AUG 22 - DEC 15
CHM151AA View class details for General Chemistry I (CHM151AA)General Chemistry I FAL17 R 12:30pm - 3:10pm
AUG 24 - DEC 15
CHM151AA View class details for General Chemistry I (CHM151AA)General Chemistry I FAL17 MWF 10:00am - 10:50am
AUG 21 - DEC 15
CHM151AA View class details for General Chemistry I (CHM151AA)General Chemistry I FAL17 W 12:00pm - 2:40pm
AUG 23 - DEC 15
CHM152AA View class details for General Chemistry II (CHM152AA)General Chemistry II FAL17 T 12:00pm - 2:40pm
AUG 22 - DEC 15