Dr. Bert J. Exsted

Dr. Bert J. ExstedAssistant Professor of Chemistry

Office:  317B Rome Hall
Phone: 706-233-7406
Email:  bexsted@shorter.edu

 

Educational Background

U.S. Teaching Licensures (Physical Science), Minnesota and Florida, 2000 thru 2014
Ph.D., Chemistry (Polymers and Coatings emphasis), North Dakota State University, 1990
B.S., Chemistry (ACS accredited), St. Cloud State University, 1986
B.S., Biology, St. Cloud State University, 1986
B.S., German, St. Cloud State University, 1986

Courses Taught at Shorter University

Organic Chemistry I (CHE 3030)
Organic Chemistry I Labs (CHE 3031)
Organic Chemistry II (CHE 3040)
Organic Chemistry II Labs (CHE 3041)

Teaching Experience

2012 – Today,  Shorter University, Dept of Natural Sciences (Organic Chem I & II, plus Labs)
2010 – 2012,     NOVA Southeastern University (Organic Chem I & II, plus Labs)
2008 – 2011,    Hillel Community Day School (AP Chemistry and IB MYP Science, plus Labs)
2002 – 2008,    International Community School of Addis Ababa (IB DP Chemistry, plus Labs)
2000 – 2002,    Bayer F.A.B. Technical Service and Sales Training (Industrial Chemistry)
1990 – 2000,    3M / St. Paul School Districts S.T.E.P. (Outreach Chemistry, plus Labs)
1986 – 1990,    North Dakota State University (Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant)

Select Publications (Peer Reviewed)

Exsted, Bert J.; Urban, Marek W. Novel phthalocyanine/polyol high-solids coatings: Structure—property relationships.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, [Online] 2003. 47 (11) 2019-2035.  DOI: 10.1002/app.1993.070471113.

Exsted, Bert J.; Urban, Marek W. Grafting of silicon phthalocyanine dichloride onto poly(vinylidene fluoride) film surfaces by ultrasound.  Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers 05/1993; 3(2):105-127.  DOI: 10.1007/BF00683790.

Exsted, Bert J.; Urban, Marek W.  Ultrasonic Synthesis and Spectroscopic Characterization of Poly(phthalocyanato) Siloxane.  In Structure-Property Relations in Polymers, Advances in Chemistry, ACS Publications, 1993; Vol. 236, pp 791–809.  Chapter DOI: 10.1021/ba-1993-0236.ch035.

Select Patents

Exsted, B.J., et al. Cross-linkable melamine coating compositions, U.S. Patent 6,274,701, 2001.
Exsted, B.J., et al. Porous materials containing melamine resin, U.S. Patent 6,183,853, 2001.
Exsted, B.J., et al. Thermally induced phase separated azlactone membrane, U.S. Patent 6,063,484, 2000.
Exsted, B.J., et al. Microporous materials containing cross-linked oil, U.S. Patent 6,010,776, 2000.
Exsted, B.J., et al. Thermally induced phase separated azlactone membrane, U.S. Patent 5,750,245, 1998. 

Select Conference Presentations

Exsted, B.J., Lab Practicals for the International Baccalaureate (IB) Higher and Lower Levels FHL and SL).  In 2006 Proceedings of East Africa Teacher’s Conferences of the Assocication of International Schools in Africa (AISA Ethiopia).

Exsted, B.J., Features, Applications & Benefits (FAB) of Inventions.  In:  2006 Proceedings of the 22nd Chemical Society of Ethiopia’s Conference on Chemical Education.

Exsted, B.J., Features, Applications & Benefits (FAB) of Inventions.  In:  2005 East Africa Teachers’ Conference of the Association of International Schools in Africa (AISA Tanzania).

Exsted, B.J., Industrial Polyurethane Adhesives.  In:  2003 Proceedings of the 19th Chemical Society of Ethiopia’s Conference on Chemical Industry.

Exsted, B.J., Kangas S.L. Azlactone Membranes.  International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes, 1993, Heidelberg, Germany.

Intermittent Professional Organizations

American Chemical Society
Chemical Society of Ethiopia
Association of International Schools in Africa