Michael Saliby, Ph.D.
B.S., Chemistry, Union College, 1975
Ph. D., Inorganic Chemistry, SUNY at Binghamton, 1980
Dr. Saliby joined the faculty of the University of New Haven in September of 1980 as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. He has served as department chair several times during his tenure at the University of New Haven, most recently from September 2003 to August 2006. During his 30+ years at the University of New Haven, he has also served as the Undergraduate Chemistry Coordinator, including since September 2009. He also currently serves as the Analytical Chemistry Lab Coordinator. Prior to coming to the University of New Haven, Dr. Saliby taught at Kenyon College.
Dr. Saliby’s research interests lie in the areas of synthesis and characterization of transition metal compounds, including their thermal and photochemical reactions. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, including the local New Haven section and the divisions of Inorganic Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, and Chemical Education. Personal interests include.
Published Books and Articles
Experimental General Chemistry, 2nd ed., M. J. Saliby, P. J. Desio, and G. L. Wheeler,
UNH Press, West Haven, CT, 1988.
Photo- and Thermochemistry of cis-[Cr(en)2F2]+ and cis-[Cr(en)2F(H2O)]2+ in Acidic Aqueous Solution, B. Herbert, D. Reinhard, M. J. Saliby, and P. S. Sheridan, Inorg. Chem., 1987, 26, 4024-29.
Base Hydrolysis, Chloride Anation, and Synthesis of Some Rhodium(III) Complexes of β, β', β''-Triaminotriethylamine: Evidence for Chemically Nonequivalent Coordination Sites in the Rh(tren)XY Cation, M. J. Saliby, E. B. Kaplan, P. S. Sheridan, and S. K. Madan, Inorg. Chem., 1981, 20, 728.
"The Worksheet Demystified", Academic Advisement Workshop, University of New Haven, October 2009
Current University and College Committees
Member, University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Member, University Graduate Curriculum Committee
Member, University Tenure and Promotion Committee
Member, Tagliatela College of Engineering Academic and Student Affair Committee
Recent Professional Activities and Awards
UNH Award for Excellence in Student Advising, May 2009
- CH 521 Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
- CH 221 Instrumental Methods of Analysis with Lab
- CH 211 Quantitative Methods of Analysis with Lab
- CH 115 General Chemistry I
- CH 116 General Chemistry II
- CH 411 Chemical Literature