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Dr. Randal L. Hallford

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  • Chemistry
    Associate Professor

    Office Location
    Dillard College of Business Administration 279
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4187
    Fax: (940) 397-4831
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2018 CHEM1243 101 General Chemistry II Dillard College of Business Administration 121

    MWF  10:00 am

    Details Fall 2018 CHEM 1103 101 Introductory Chemistry McCoy Engineering Hall 136

    T TH  9:30

    Details Fall 2018 4001 101 Seminar Dillard College of Business Administration 131

    Friday 1:00 pm

    Details Fall 2018 3603 101 Physical Chemistry Dillard College of Business Administration 177

    T Th 11:00-12:20

    Details Fall 2016 CHEM 1143 102 General Chemistry I Dillard College of Business Administration 121

    MWF 11:00-11:50 am 

  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Oklahoma State University. Stillwater, Oklahoma. Ph.D. Chemistry, May 31 2003 12:00AM
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    OSU Post Doctoral Research Associate
    Cowley College, Arkansas City, KS Professor of Physics and Chemistry
    Midwestern State University Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry 2003-08-17 2009-04-07
    Midwestern State University Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry 2010-07-01
  • Book Publications

    • Hallford, Randal L., Ph.D. Midwestern State University. Structure, Symmetry and Luminescence of Anionic Copper(I), Silver(I), and Gold(I) Halide Complexes. VDM, Muller, Pub. Saarbrücken, Germany. 2009.
    • Hallford, Randal L., Ph.D. The Dynamic Nature of God, a Study Based on the Ancient Hebrew Language of the Bible. 2008 pod.

     Refereed Journal Publications

    • Synthesis Synthesis, Single Crystal Structure, and Ionic Conductivity of Na1.96Ca0.96Eu0.04P2O7. Hallford, R.L., Bennazha, J., El Maadi, A., El Omari, M., Boukhari, A. Oklahoma Academy of Science (88)  Mar 2008   Randal Hallford Jamal Bennazah Aicha El Maasi[...]Ali Boukhari  ISSN: 0078-43
    • Synthesis, Stereochemical, and Conformational Studies of Selected 3,7-Diheterabicyclo[3.3.1]nonan-9-ol and 7-Benzyl-9-(4-N,N’-Dimethylaminophenyl)-3-thia-7-aza-bicyclo[3.3.1]nonan-9-ol. Tran, K., Berlin, D.K., Hallford, R.L., Eastman, M.A., Yu, V.K., Praliev, K.D. Phosphorous, Sulfur, and Silicon. (2007)
    • Synthesis and Conformational Studies of Tertiary Alcohols Derived From Tetrahydro-4H-Pyran-4-one and Tetrahydropyran-4-one. Tran, K., Berlin, D.K., Holt, E.M., Hallford, R.L., Eastman, M.A., Yu, V.K., Praliev, K.D. Phosphorous, Sulfur, and Silicon. (2005)
    • Anionic Copper(I), Silver(I), and Gold(I) Halide Complexes: Structure, Symmetry, and Luminescence. Hallford, Randal L., Thesis, Oklahoma State University. (2003)
    • Analysis of Thermal Motion of Hydrogen in X-ray Crystallography. Hallford, R.L., Journal of Applied Mathematics, (1995).
    • An X-ray Crystallographic Study of Hydrogen Atom Thermal Motion in Imidazole. Hallford Randal L. Thesis, Pittsburgh State University. (1994)
    • The Reaction of CpRu(PPh3) with Organic Thiols. Park, H., Minick, D., Draganjac, M., Cordes, A.W., Hallford, R.L., Eggleton, G., Inorganica Chemica Acta, 203 195 (1993).
    • Synthesis and Spectroscopy of mono- and di-nuclear copper complexes of pyrazoleylcyclotriphosphazine. Crystal structure of an unusual cyclotriphosphazene-bridged dicopper complex. Thomas, K. R. Justin; Chandrasekhar, Vadapalli; Scott, Syrona R.; Hallford, Randal; Cordes, A. Wallace. Dalton Transactions 17 2589-94 (1993).
    • Unusual tridentate N3 capping coordination behavior of hexakis(3,​5-​dimethylpyrazolyl)​cyclotriphosphazene, N3P3(3,​5-​Me2Pz)​6. Thomas, K. R. Justin; Chandrasekhar, V.; Pal, Parthasarathy; Scott, Syrona R.; Hallford, Randal; Cordes, A. W.  Inorganic Chemistry  32(5), 606-11 (1993)
    • Preparation and Solid State Determination of 1,2,3,5-Diselenadiazoyl [HCN2 Se2]. Cordes, A.W., Glarum, S.H., Haddon, R.C., Hallford, R.L., Hicks, R.G., Kennepohl, D.K., Oakley, R.T., Palstra, T.M., Scott, S.R., J. Chem. Soc. Comm., 17 1265 (1992).
    • Preparation and  31P NMR  Characterization of N-bonded Complexes of Platinum(II) with a Phosphadithiatriazine: X-ray Structure of trans-PtCl2 (PEt3 )( 1-N-Ph2 PS2 N3). Chivers, T., Hilts, R.W., Krouse, I.H., Cordes, A.W., Hallford, R.L., Scott, S.R. J. Canad. Chem. 70 2602 (1992).

     

    Non-refereed/Non-Chemistry Works

    • Hallford, Randal L. Ph.D..Intelligent Design. The Pentecostal Herald. Volume 87 (9). (2007)
    • Hallford, Randal L., Ph.D. Ministry in Teaching. The Pentecostal Herald  Volume 90 (3) (2013)

    Grants at MSU

    • Welch Foundation Research Grant (2004-2018; 2011-2014 PI)
    • College of Science and Mathematics Curriculum Development Grant (2007)

    Presentations

    • Electronic Problems in catalysis Science Café seminar, Sikes Lake Ampitheater. Wichita Falls TX. April 2018
    • Making Potential Pharmaceuticals Maker’s Faire, Wichita Falls TX. October 2017.
    • Quantum Effects in Molecular Species Science café public seminar, Wichita Falls TX. September 14th 2017
    • A Physicists View of Creation Live Less Ordinary Conference, Urshan Graduate Seminary, St. Louis MO. May 2015
    • "Spectroscopic Analysis of Global Warming" Hallford, R.L.  Campus seminar, Midwestern State University. November 2010.
    •  “Periodic Properties of Selected Elements” Hallford, R. L. District IX “Meeting of the Minds” Science Educators Symposium, Midwestern State University. May 21 (2007)
    • Novel Coinage Metal Fluorophores” Hallford, R.L., Kair, L. American Chemical Society Meeting in Miniature, Ardmore Oklahoma. April, 2006.
    •  “Synthesis and Characterization of novel silver(I) and copper(I) metal fluorophores”. Hallford, Randal L.; Kair, Laura. Department of Chemistry, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX. 230th ACS National Meeting, Washington D.C. Abstract Paper, American Chemical Society. August 28 (2005).
    • Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Silver Metal Fluorophores” Hallford, R.L.; Kair, Laura; Merkel, Erik. Department of Chemistry, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX. MSU Science Research Symposium. March 5 (2005)
    • Quantum Implications of Quadrupoles in Spectroscopy” Hallford, R.L. District IX “Meeting of the Minds” Science Educators Symposium, Midwestern State University. May 21, (2005)
    • “New Research at Midwestern State University” Hallford, R.L. Invited presentation to the Kiwanis Club of Wichita Falls TX. August 12, 2004.
    • Implications of some Synthetic and Theoretical Research” Hallford, R.L. District IX “Meeting of the Minds” Science Educators Symposium, Midwestern State University. March 27, (2004) 
    • “Comparison of Silver and Gold Halide Complexes with Crown Ether Encapsulated Alkali and Alkaline Earth Cations” Hallford, R.L., Holt, E.M. Graduate Research Symposium, Oklahoma State University. March (2002)
    • Comparison of Emission from Solid State Complexes of Ag(I) and Cu(I)” Hallford, R.L., Holt, E.M. Abstract Paper, American Chemical Society, (2001). 221st Inorganic Division ACS Conference San Diego, CA.
    • "Solvent Influence on Structural Motif for Solid State Silver Iodide             Organophosphine Complexes" Hallford, R.L. and Holt, E.M. Presented to the        American Chemical Society Pentasectional Meeting, Oklahoma State University.          April(2000)