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Dr. N.C. Yang

Professor Of Chemistry
Natural Sciences

Phone: 478.471.2755
Website: https://www.mga.edu/health-natural-sciences/natural-sciences/

Locations:
  • Macon - Charles H. Jones - 378
    Phone: 478-471-2755
    Fax: 478-471-2753
Office Hours: 2019 Summer Semester
Monday & Wednesday 4:00-6:00pm
Courses: Chem. 2211
Chem. 2212
Chem. 1211
Chem. 1212
Chem. 1151
Chem. 1152
Education: Ph.D. University of Idaho
M.S. University of Idaho
B.S. National Taiwan Normal University
Professional Experience: Middle Georgia STATE University, MACON, GEORGIA
Professor, 2003 to Present
Courses taught: Fundamental Organic Chemistry I and II, Principles of Chemistry I and II,
Introductory Chemistry I and II; College Committee Member: Executive Committees of the
Academic Committees of the University System of Georgia; Artists and Lecturers
Committee (Chair); Post Tenure Review Committees; Promotion and Tenure Committee-
Macon State College; NS&M Division PTR committee; Chemistry Faculty Searching
Committee of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division 2007(Chair); Coordinator of
Division of Natural Science and Mathematics Laboratory Safety Program
MACON STATE COLLEGE, MACON, GEORGIA
Associate Professor, September 1991 to 2003
Courses taught: Fundamental Organic Chemistry I and II, Principles of Chemistry I and II,
Introductory Chemistry I and II; College Committee Member: Post Tenure Review , SACS
Self-Study, Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division Chair Searching, Artists and
Lecturers, Personnel Policies, Summer Salaries, Institutional Effectiveness Assessment,
Honors and Awards, Long Range Planning, and Tech Prep Curriculum; Project Director for
Eisenhower Grant "From No-Tech to Hi-Tech" 96-97; Project Director for Eisenhower
Grant "Rays, Reagents, and Red Giants" 97-98.
WESLEYAN COLLEGE, MACON, GEORGIA
Associate Professor, September 1987 to May 1991
Courses taught: General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry I and II, and Biochemistry; Directed
Independent Study; Freshman Advisor; College Committee Member.
AGNES SCOTT COLLEGE, DECATUR, GEORGIA
Assistant Professor, September 1981 to July 1987
Courses taught: Introductory Organic Chemistry, Advanced Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry,
and Organic Qualitative Analysis; Acting Chair Chemistry Department 1984-86; Radiation
Safety Officer; Senior Research Thesis Advisor; Program Coordinator for Global Awareness
Program in Taiwan; Second Century Committee Chair; College Committee Member.
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY, ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Part-time Faculty, Summer 1982
Courses taught: Synthesis and Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds. Research
with David Boykin, Ph.D. on Synthesis of Naphthalene Monoimide Derivatives and their
interaction with Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA).
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MORRIS, MINNESOTA
Assistant Professor, September 1978 to June 1981
Courses taught: Organic Chemistry, Natural Product Chemistry, and Organic Qualitative
Analysis; Undergraduate Research Director; Senior Chemistry Seminar Coordinato
Professional Affiliations: American Chemical Society
Georgia Section of ACS, Herty Medal Selection Committee Member
• Sigma Xi
• International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
• Chinese Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern United States
President, President-Elect, and Secretary
Organizations: Organic Chemistry
Publications: Tris(amino)Boranes: The Effect of Angle Stains of Hybridization. J.E. Richman, N.C.
Yang, and L.L. Anderson, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1980, 102, 5790.
• A Substituent Constant Analysis of the Interaction of Substituted Naphthalene
Monoimide with DNA. K.A. Stevenson, S.F. Yen, N.C. Yang, D.W. Boykin, and W.D.
Wilson, J. Mad. Chem., 1984, 27, 1677-82.
• Binding Strength and Specificity in DNA Interactions: The Design of A-T Specific
Intercalators. W.D. Wilson, Y.H. Yang, S. Kusuma, S. Chandrasekaran, N.C. Yang,
and D.W. Boykin, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1985, 107, 4989-95.
• Positron Annihilation Studies of Electronic Effects of Substituents upon Naphthalene
Derivatives. F. H. Hsu, C.M. Chu, J.H. Hadley, and N.C. Yang, New Delhi, India,
1985.
• Positron Annihilation Studies of Electronic Effects of Derivatives of Porphyrin. F.H.
Hsu, B.G. Wen, and N.C. Yang, International Symposium on Positron Annihilation
Studies of Fluids, Arlington, Texas, 8-12 June 1987.

“The Mass Spectral Rearrangement of Ortho-Haloaryl Acids and Esters; Alkoxy and Hydroxy Group
Migrations”. Idaho Academy of Science (1976) and ACS Northwest Regional Meeting (1976).
• “The Synthesis of Macrocyclic Aminoboranes”. ACS Northwest Regional Meeting (1977).
• “Synthesis of 4-Substituted N-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-1,8-Napthalimides”. ACS Southeast
Regional Meeting (1983).
• “Positron Annihilation Studies of Activation Effects of Substituents on Naphthalene Derivatives”.
Material Research Society Annual Meeting (1983).
• “Binding Strength and Specificity in DNA Interactions: The Design of A-T Specific Intercalators”.
ACS National Meeting (1985).
• “Positron Annihilation Studies of Electronic Effects of Derivatives of Porphyrin”. SESAPS Meeting
of the American Physical Society (1985).


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