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Stephen Angel

Chair/Professor, Chemistry
College of Arts and Sciences
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66621-1117
Degrees & Certifications
Inter-American Univ PuertoRico, Bachelor of Arts
Univ of California-Irvine, Bachelor of Science
Univ of Colorado-Boulder, Doctor of Philosophy
Academic History
2010 - Present, Professor
2005 - Present, Chair
1997 - 2010 Associate Professor
1991 - 1997 Assistant Professor
1989 - 1991 National Research Council Fellow
  • CH 100 A, Science Success Strategies
  • CH 151 A, Fundamentals of Chemistry I
  • CH 151 AR1, Fundamentals of Chemistry I
  • CH 151 AR2, Fundamentals of Chemistry I
  • CH 151 AR3, Fundamentals of Chemistry I
  • CH 152 5SA, Fundamentals of Chemistry II
  • CH 152 HNA, Fundamentals of Chemistry II
  • CH 381 A, Physical Chemistry I
  • CH 390 B, Undergrad Chemical Research
  • CH 393 XA, Internship
Scholarly Interests/Activities
Forensic Chemistry
Solvent-free Reactions
Service Interests/Activities
K - 12 Science Education
Faculty Governance in Higher Education
Career Accomplishments

Successful Chemistry Graduates

Shaver, L.A., Leung, S.H., Puderbaugh, A., Angel, S.A. “Two Methods of Determining Total Phenolic Content of Foods and Juices in a General, Organic and Biological Chemistry Lab”, J. Chem Ed., 2011, 88, 492-495.

Schmidt, S.; Angel, S.; Keller, A. Kramer, Z. “2-Dimensional Computational Analysis of the 1H NMR Spectrum of the bis(2,2-bipyridine)carbonatocobalt(III) ion”, J. Coordination Chem., 2007, 60:17, 1809-1816

Leung, S.H.; Angel, S.A. “Solvent-Free Wittig Reaction: A Green Organic Chemistry Laboratory Experiment”, J. Chem Ed. 2004, 81, 1492-1493

Angel, S.A.; LaLonde, D.E. “Science Success Strategies: An Interdisciplinary Course for Improving Science and Mathematics Education” J. Chem Ed., 1998, 75, 1437-1441

Angel, S.A.; Stephenson, J.C.; Heilweil, E.J. “Picosecond Infrared Studies of Intramolecular Vibrational Energy Transfer” Time Resolved Vibrational Spectroscopy V, Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelber, 1992, 68, 239

Angel, S.A.; Peters, K.S. “Free Energy Dependence of the Intrinsic Rate of Electron Transfer in Diffusional Quenching of trans-Stilbene S1 by Electron-Deficient Olefins” J. Phys. Chem., 1991, 956, 3606

Angel, S.A.; Hansen, P.A.; Heilweil, E.J.; Stephenson, J.C., “Application of Ultrafast Broadband Infrared Spectroscopy to Measurement of Metal-Carbonyl Dynamics” Ultrafast Phenomena VII, Springer Verlag, N.Y., 1990, 480

Angel, S.A.; Peters, K.S., “Intrinsic Rate of Electron Transfer in the Diffusional Quenching of trans-Stilbene S1 by Fumaronitrile” J. Phys. Chem., 1989, 93, 713

Peters, K.S.; Angel, S.A.; O'Driscoll, E., “Stilbene photocycloaddition reactions:  ion pair and electron transfer dynamics”, Pure & Appl. Chem., 1989, 61, 629