Levi William Torrison

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Title: 
Chemistry Faculty
Primary Department:
Manages: Physical Sciences
 Phone: 623.935.8703
 Location: MON 235
Monday: 9:00 am-10:00 am
Tuesday: 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-10:00 am
Friday: 9:00 am-10:00 am
Office Hours Additional Information 
If office hours need to be cancelled due to meetings it will be posted on my office door. Other times are available by appointment.

Levi.Torrison

Education 
PhD in Inorganic Chemistry
ASU
BS in Chemistry
Mcpherson College
College Service 
Current Division Chair, BDST
Affiliations 
American Chemical Society
American Modeling Teachers Association
Publications & Intellectual Contributions 

US Patent No. 7,374,738:  “Superhard dielectric compounds and methods of preparation”,  J. Kouvetakis, J. Tolle, I.S.T. Tsong, and L. Torrison, (issued May 20, 2008).

 “Synthesis and Properties of N3 and CN delivery compounds and related precursors for nitride and ceramic fabrication”, Jesse Tice, C. J. Ritter, A.V.G Chizmeshya, Brandon Forrest, Levi Torrison, T. L. Groy and J. Kouvetakis, Applied Organometallic Chemistry 22, 451-459 (2008).   

  “Growth and optical properties of epitaxial GaN films on Si(1 1 1) using single gas-source molecular beam epitaxy”, Levi Torrison, John Tolle, I.S.T Tsong and J. Kouvetakis, Thin Solid Films  434/1-2, 106-111 (2003).

“Stoichiometric and non-stoichiometric films in the Si-O-N system: mechanical, electrical and dielectric properties”, Levi Torrison, J. Tolle, S. K. Dey, D. Gu, P.A. Crozier, I.S.T Tsong and J. Kouvetakis, Materials Science and Engineering B: Solid State Materials for Advance Technology 97(1), 54-58 (2003).

“Morphological and optical properties of Si nanostructures imbedded in SiO2 and Si3N4 films grown by single source CVD”, Levi Torrison, J. Tolle, David J. Smith, Jose Menendez, C.D. Poweleit and J. Kouvetakis, Journal of Applied Physics 92, 7475-7480 (2002).   

"Structure of dichlorodeuteroalane (bis)-trimethylamine", L. Torrison, J. Kouvetakis and T.L. Groy, NCS 216, 476-468 (2001).

“Synthesis of new azidoalanes with heterocyclic molecular structures”, J. Kouvetakis, Cory Steffek, Levi Torrison, Jeff McMurran and J. Hubbard, Main Group Metal Chemistry 24(2), 77-84 (2001).

Conference Presentations 
  1. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry II  Muskegon, MI   June 2018 (2 week)
  2. Modeling Instruction Workshop in Thermodynamics   ASU, Tempe   July 2018 (2 week)
  3. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry II   Novi, MI   July 2017 (2 week)
  4. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   Grand Rapids, MI   July 2016 (3 week)
  5. Modeling Instruction Workshop in Thermodynamics   ASU, Tempe   June 2016 (2 week)
  6. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   Roscommon, MI   July 2015 (3 week)
  7. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   Marquette, MI   July 2014 (3 week)
  8. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   ASU, Tempe   June 2014 (3 week)
  9. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   ASU, Tempe   June 2013 (3 week)
  10. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   ASU, Tempe   June 2012 (3 week)
  11. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I  Indianapolis, IN   July 2012 (2 week)
  12. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   Notre Dame, IN   July 2011 (1 week)
  13. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   Evansville, IN   July 2011 (1 week)
  14. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   ASU, Tempe   June 2011 (3 week)
  15. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   ASU, Tempe   June 2010 (3 week)
  16. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   LSU, Baton Rouge   July 2010 (2 week)
  17. Modeling Instruction Workshop in chemistry I   ASU, Tempe   June 2009 (3 week)
Classes Current Teaching
Name Title Term Days Times/Dates
CHM152AA View class details for General Chemistry II (CHM152AA)General Chemistry II SPR19 TR 8:00am - 9:15am
JAN 15 - MAY 10
CHM152AA View class details for General Chemistry II (CHM152AA)General Chemistry II SPR19 MWF 8:00am - 8:50am
JAN 14 - MAY 10
CHM152AA View class details for General Chemistry II (CHM152AA)General Chemistry II SPR19 M 11:00am - 1:40pm
JAN 14 - MAY 10
CHM236 View class details for General Organic Chemistry IIA (CHM236)General Organic Chemistry IIA SPR19 TR 9:30am - 10:45am
JAN 15 - MAY 10
CHM236LL View class details for General Organic Chemistry IIA Laboratory (CHM236LL)General Organic Chemistry IIA Laboratory SPR19 R 11:00am - 2:40pm
JAN 17 - MAY 10
CHM152AA View class details for General Chemistry II (CHM152AA)General Chemistry II FAL19 M 10:00am - 12:40pm
AUG 19 - DEC 13
CHM152AA View class details for General Chemistry II (CHM152AA)General Chemistry II FAL19 MWF 8:00am - 8:50am
AUG 19 - DEC 13
CHM152AA View class details for General Chemistry II (CHM152AA)General Chemistry II FAL19 MWF 9:00am - 9:50am
AUG 19 - DEC 13
CHM235 View class details for General Organic Chemistry I (CHM235)General Organic Chemistry I FAL19 TR 9:30am - 10:45am
AUG 20 - DEC 13
CHM235LL View class details for General Organic Chemistry I Laboratory (CHM235LL)General Organic Chemistry I Laboratory FAL19 R 12:00pm - 3:40pm
AUG 22 - DEC 13