Dr. Douglas J. Klein

Dr. Douglas J. Klein
Professor
Department of Marine Sciences
1001 Texas Clipper Rd
Bld# 3029, Office 359
Galveston, TX, 77554 USA

E-mail: kleind@tamug.edu
Phone: (409) 740-4512
Fax: (409) 740-4429

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Texas, 1969
  • M.A., University of Texas, 1967
  • B.S., Oregon State University, 1965

Research Interests:

Interactions between marine biogeochemical cycles, ocean chemistry and the climate system.

Linkages between terrestrial and marine C and N cycles (Application of plant and microbial biomarkers to examine transformations of POM and DOM)

  • Carbon clusters, nano-tubes, graphenes, & their decorations
  • Correlated-electron models for molecules & polymers
  • Many-body valence-bond theory
  • Chemical graph theory
  • Group-theoretic methods in chemistry and physics
  • Polymer statistics and excluded volume
  • Eco-environmental modelling

Selected Publications:

D. J. Klein & W. A. Seitz, "Partially Filled Linear Hubbard Model Near the Atomic Limit", Phys. Rev. B 10 (1974) 3217-3226

D. J. Klein, "Semiregular Induction of Group Representations", J. Math. Phys. 25 (1984) 200-203

D. J. Klein, T. G. Schmalz, G. E. Hite, & W. A. Seitz, "Resonance in C60 Buckminsterfullerene", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 108 (1986) 1301-1302

D. J. Klein & N. Trinasjić, “Foundations of conjugated-circuits models”, Pure & Appl. Chem. 80 (1989) 1399-1414

M. A. Garcia-Bach & D. J. Klein, “Cluster-expansion Representation”, J. Phys. A 29 (1996) 103-114.

D. J. Klein & D. Babic "Partial Orderings in Chemistry", J. Chem. Inf. & Comp. Sci. 37 (1997) 656-671

N. Flocke, T. G. Schmalz, & D. J. Klein, “Ground & Excited Hubbard States for Buckminsterfullerene with Uniform & Alternating Bond Strengths”, J. Chem. Phys. 112 (2000) 8233-8240

O. Ivanciuc, L. Bytautas, & D. J. Klein, “Mean Field Resonating-VB Theory for Unpaired Pi-Electrons in Benzenoid Species”, J. Chem. Phys. 116 (2002) 4736-4748

D. J. Klein & A. T. Balaban, “The Eight Classes of Positive-Curvature Graphitic Nanocones”, J. Chem. Inf. & Modeling 46 (2006) 307-320

D. J. Klein, “Defected/decorated benzenoid/graphitic nanostructures”, Pure & Appl. Chem. 80 (2008) 1399-1414

J. Oliva, D. J. Klein, P. v. R. Schleyer, & L. Serrano-Andres, “Design of Carborane Molecular Architectures with Electronic Structure Computations”, Pure & Appl. Chem. 81 (2009) 719-729

D. J. Klein & V. Rosenfeld, "Forcing, Freedom, & Uniqueness", Croatica Chemica Acta 37 (2014) 656-671

 

 

To the top