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Dr. Kagna Ouch Sampson

Lecturer of Chemistry

Physical Sciences 203
Phone: (812) 941-2640
kosampso@ius.edu

Biography

Kagna Ouch Sampson received her Ph.D. in 2012 from University of Louisville under the direction of Craig A.Grapperhaus. She Joined the adjunct instructor of chemistry at the Indiana University Southeast in 2012, was selected as a visiting lecturer of Inorganic chemistry in 2014 and promoted to full time lecturer in 2015. Her teaching interests include non major and major science chemistry I and II with the laboratory, and upper level inorganic chemistry. Her specific areas of interest include Carbon-Sulfur Bond Formation/Cleavage Reactions of Metal-Stabilized Thiyl Radicals by Electrochemical and Chemical Methods.

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Inorganic Chemistry, Minor in Electrochemistry
  • Masters

    • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
    • Master of Science, Major in Inorganic Chemistry, Minor in Organic Chemistry
  • Bachelors

    • Royal University of Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Cambodia
    • Bachelor of Science, Major in General Chemistry

Professional Interests

Teaching

CHEM C 101 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY 1

CHEM C 121 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY LAB 1

CHEM C 102 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY 2

CHEM C 122 ELEMENTARY CHEMISTRY LAB 2

CHEM C 105 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I

CHEM C 125 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY I

CHEM C 106 PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY II

CHEM C 126 EXPERIMENTAL CHEMISTRY II

CHEM C 430 INORGANIC CHEMSTRY

 

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.

-Albert Einstein

 

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Grapperhaus, C.A.; Ouch, K.; Mashuta, M.S.. (2008). Redox-regulated ethylene binding to a rhenium-thiolate complex. J. Am. Chem. Soc, 131 (1), 64-65.
  • Ouch, K.; Mashuta, M.S.; Grapperhaus, C.A.. (2011). Metal-stabilized thiyl radicals as scaffords for reversible alkene addition via C-S bond formation/cleavage. Inorg. Chem., 50 (20), 9904-9914.
  • Ouch, K.; Mashuta, M.S.; Grapperhaus, C.A.. (2012). Alkyne addition a metal-stabilized thiyl radical carbon-sulfur bond formation between 1-octyne and [Ru(SP)3]+. Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., 2012 (3), 475-478.
  • Sampson, K. O.; Kumar, D.; Mashuta, M. S.; Grapperhaus, C. A... (2013). Addition of polysubstituted alkenes, aromatic alkynes, and dienes to a metal-stabilized thiyl radical via carbon-sulfur bond formation: Electrochemical, chemical, and computational investigations. Inorg. Chim. Act., 408 (0020-1693), 1-8.
  • Haddad, A.Z.; Kumar D.; Sampson, K.O.; Matzner, A. M.; Mashuta M.S.; Grapperhaus, C.A.. (2015). Proposed Ligand-Centered Electrocatalytic Hydrogen Evolution and Hydrogen Oxidation at a Noninnocent Mononuclear Metal-Thiolate. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 137 (29), 9238-9241.
  • Benner, S. G.; Polizzotto, M. L.; Kocar, B. D.; Ganguly, S.; Phan, K.; Ouch, K.; Sampson, M.; Fendorf, S.. (2008). Groundwater flow in an arsenic-contaminated aquifer, Mekong Delta, Cambodia. Applied Geochemistry, 23 (11), 3072-3087.
  • Kocar, B. D.; Polizzotto, M. L.; Benner, S. G.; Ying, S. C.; Ung, M.; Ouch, K.; Samreth, S.; Suy, B.; Phan, K.; Sampson, M.; Fendorf, S.. (2008). Integrated biogeochemical and hydrologic processes driving arsenic release from shallow sediments to groundwaters of the Mekong delta. Applied Geochemistry, 23 (11), 3059-3071.