Department of Chemistry

Dr. Mike Ducey

Professor and Department Chairperson

B.S., University of Kansas
Ph.D., University of Michigan

816-271-4391
Agenstein Hall, 332
ducey@missouriwestern.edu

Research Interests:

Chemcial separations including method development for capillary electrophoresis, understanding solvation mechanisms in room temperature ionic liquids, applications of room temperature ionic liquids to chemical separations and chemical sensors.
Publications
  • Justin C. Cooley, Michael W. Ducey, Anne R. Regal, Susan M. Lunte, and Craig E. Lunte, (2012). Analytical Considerations for Microdialysis Sampling (pp. 35-66). New York, NY: Springer.

  • Michael W. Ducey, Anne Regel, Pryadot Nandi, Craig E. Lunte, Susan M. Lunte, (2012) Microdialysis Sampling in the Brain: Analytical Approaches and Challenges in Comprehensive Sampling and Sample Preparation (vol 2, pp. 535-557). London, UK: Elsvier.

  • Michael W. Ducey, Jr. and Benjamin D. Caldwell, “Characterization and Analysis of a Product: A Guided Inquiry Laboratory Sequence for General Chemistry”, Invited paper to the ICUC Quarterly, March 2006.

  • Christopher J. Orendorff, Michael W. Ducey, Jr., Jeanne E. Pemberton, and Lane C. Sander, “Structure-Function Relationships in High-Density Octadecylsilane Stationary Phases by Raman Spectroscopy. 4. Effects of Neutral and Basic Aromatic Compounds”, Anal. Chem., 75 (2003), 3369-3375.

  • Christopher J. Orendorff, Michael W. Ducey, Jr., Jeanne E. Pemberton, and Lane C. Sander, “Structure-Function Relationships in High-Density Octadecylsilane Stationary Phases by Raman Spectroscopy. 3. Effects of Self-Associating Solvents”, Anal. Chem., 75 (2003), 3360-3368.

  • Michael W. Ducey Jr., Christopher J. Orendorff, Jeanne E. Pemberton, and Lane C. Sander. “Structure-Function Relationships in High-Density Octadecylsilane Stationary Phases by Raman Spectroscopy. 2. Effect of Common Mobile-Phase Solvents”, Anal. Chem., 74 (2002), 5584-5592.

  • Michael W. Ducey Jr., Christopher J. Orendorff, Jeanne E. Pemberton, and Lane C. Sander “Structure-Function Relationships in High-Density Octadecylsilane Stationary Phases by Raman Spectroscopy. 1. Effects of Temperature, Surface Coverage, and Preparation Procedure”, Anal. Chem., 74 (2002), 5576-5584.

  • Christopher J. Orendorff, Michael W. Ducey, Jr., and Jeanne E. Pemberton. “Quantitative Correlation of Raman Spectral Indicators in Determining Conformational Order in Alkyl Chains”, J. Phys. Chem. A, 106, (2002) 6991-6998.

  • Jeanne E. Pemberton, Mankit Ho, Christopher J. Orendorff, Michael W. Ducey. “Raman spectroscopy of octadecylsilane stationary phase conformational order. Effect of Solvent.” J. Chromatogr. A, 913 (2001) 243-252.

  • Aaron M. Smith, Michael W. Ducey, Jr. and Mark E. Meyerhoff, “Nature of immobilized antibody layers linked to thioctic acid treated gold surfaces”, Biosensors Bioelectronics, 15 (2000) 183-192.

  • Michael W. Ducey Jr. and Mark E. Meyerhoff, "Microporous Gold Electrodes as Biosensors/ Detectors in Flowing Streams", Electroanalysis, 10 (1998) 157-62.

  • Michael W. Ducey Jr., Aaron M. Smith, Chaunming Duan and Mark E. Meyerhoff, "Non-Separation Electrochemical Enzyme Immunoassay (NEEIA) Using Porous Gold Electrodes", Proceeding of the World Ceramics Congress & Forum on New Materials, 1998.

  • Michael W. Ducey Jr., Aaron M. Smith, Xuan Guo and Mark E. Meyerhoff. "Competitive Nonseparation Electrochemical Enzyme Binding/ Immunoassay for Small Molecules", Anal. Chim. Acta., 357 (1997) 5-12.

  • Michael W. Ducey Jr., Aaron M. Smith, Richard Smith, Chaunming Duan and Mark E. Meyerhoff. "Nonseparation Electrochemical Enzyme Immunoassay (NEEIA) using Microporous Gold Electrodes", 1997, Biosensors and Applications, V.C. Yang and T.T. Ngo eds.

Funding
  • Michael W. Ducey (PI), Tingxu Wang, Jason Baker, Deborah Becker, and Xiaoqing Yang, “Midwest Apex Project” National Science Foundation, DUE-0966120, $599,600, April 2010.

  • Michael W. Ducey “Harnessing alkyl chain order in alkyl imidizolium room temperature ionic liquids for chemical separations.” From the Missouri Western State University Summer Research Institute. 2007, $6000.

  • Benjamin Caldwell and Michael Ducey “A Biochemical and Biophysical Examination of PAM-CD:P-CIP2 Binding: Engaging undergraduate students in an active biochemical research project.” From the Missouri Western State University Western Institute. 2006, $5000.

  • Michael W. Ducey “Spectroscopic examination of alkyl chain order in alkyl-imidazolium room temperature ionic liquids.” From the Missouri Western State University Summer Research Institute. 2006, $6000.

  • Michael W. Ducey “Clinical Analysis Project (CAP): An integrated, inquiry-centered laboratory sequence for CHE 111 General Chemistry.” From the Missouri Western University Undergraduate Research Summer Institute. 2006, $1080.

  • Michael W. Ducey “Examination of the shape selectivity of 1-alkylimidazolium-based ionic liquids for hydrocarbons.” From the Missouri Western University Undergraduate Research Summer Institute. 2005, $1080.

  • Michael W. Ducey and Justin Tone-Pah-Hote, “Examination of the shape selectivity of 1-alkylimidazolium-based ionic liquids for hydrocarbons” from the Missouri Western State College Undergraduate Research Summer Institute, 2005.

  • Michael W. Ducey and Kelly Gant, “Fabrication and Characterization of High Surface Area Biosensors Using Noble Metal Nanoparticles Covalently Entrapped in a Disulfide Polymer Matrix” from the Missouri Western State College Undergraduate Research Summer Institute, 2004.

  • Michael W. Ducey and Benjamin D. Caldwell, “Development of the Laboratory Component to a Physical Chemistry for the Biological Sciences Course” from the Missouri Western State College Summer Research Institute, 2003.

  • Shauna L. Hiley (PI), Michael W. Ducey, and Gerald Zweerink “Improved Conceptualization and Technical Skill with Analytical Instruments via Multimedia Pre-Lab Modules in CHE 111 General Chemistry and CHE 326/426 Instrumental Analysis/ Methods”, November 2001. $3500.

Awards
Jesse Lee Meyers Excellence in Teaching Award, 2007