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Rebecca Kristine Lindsey

University of Minnesota
Department of Chemistry and the Chemical Theory Center
Twin Cities Campus

(612) 625 0781


r.lindsey78@gmail.com
rklindsey.weebly.com

Education
2015
(expected)

Ph. D. Chemical Physics University of Minnesota (UMN), Minneapolis, MN


Adsorption, Partitioning, and Uptake of Solutes in Chromatographic and Surfactant
Systems; Advisor: J.I. Siepmann

2012

M. S. Chemical Physics University of Minnesota (UMN), Minneapolis, MN


Hydrophilic Interaction Liquid Chromatography: A Molecular Simulation Study; Advisor:
J.I. Siepmann

2010

B. S. Chemical Engineering Wayne State University (WSU), Detroit, MI


Concentration: Molecular Engineering and Nanotechnology; Research Advisor: J.J. Potoff

Awards and Honors


2015
2012
2009
2009
20082009

Journal of Materials Chemistry Poster Prize at the Foundations of Molecular Modeling


and Simulations (FOMMS) meeting
NSF travel grant to attend multiscale molecular modeling workshop (PASI-3MS, Uruguay)
3rd place at the annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Student
Conference for poster presentation on energetic materials remediation research
WSU Ernest B. Drake Leadership Scholarship
WSU Honors College Research Grant (two-time recipient)

Research Interests

Understanding solute/solvent interactions at bulk and micro-phase interfaces


Nucleation and self-assembly
Algorithm development for enhanced sampling in molecular simulations
Program design toward automation of force field fitting
Solving challenging scientific and engineering problems

Publications

R.K. Lindsey, J.L. Rafferty, B.L. Eggimann, J.I. Siepmann, M.R. Schure,
Molecular dynamics and Monte Carlo Simulations of reversed-phase liquid
chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 1287, 6082 (2013).

R.K. Lindsey, D.R. Stoll, P.W. Carr, and J.I. Siepmann, A New Approach to Column
Pair Screening for 2D-HPLC, under review by industrial sponsor.

R.K. Lindsey and J.I. Siepmann, Automated Determination of Bonded Potentials


for Complex Molecules Using a Monte Carlo Approach Combining
Configurational-bias Sampling and Simulated Annealing, in preparation.

R.K. Lindsey, M.R. Schure, and J.I. Siepmann, Green Separations with Superheated
Water: Understanding Retention Mechanisms in Reversed-Phase Liquid
Chromatography, in preparation.

Publications (continued)

R.K. Lindsey, S.N. Jamadagni, D. Eike, P. Koenig, and J.I. Siepmann, Polar and Nonpolar Solutes in Non-ionic Surfactant Bilayer Systems: Loading and Structural
Changes, in preparation.

R.K. Lindsey, S.M. Charan, S.J. Keasler, and J.I. Siepmann, Deeply Supercooled
Unary and Binary Lennard-Jones Systems: Vapor-liquid Coexistence and
Surface Tension, in preparation.

Presentations
Nov. 2015

R.K. Lindsey, S.N. Jamadagni, D. Eike, P. Koenig, and J.I. Siepmann Partitioning of
Organics into Surfactant Bilayers AIChE Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah

Nov. 2015

R.K. Lindsey and J.I. Siepmann Determination of Bonded Potentials for Complex
Molecules Using a Monte Carlo Approach Combining Configurational-bias
Sampling and Simulated Annealing AIChE Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah

July 2015

R.K. Lindsey, M.R. Schure, P.W. Carr, and J.I. Siepmann Chromatography: From
Atoms to Columns Foundations on Molecular Modeling and Simulation Conference
(FOMMS), Mount Hood, Oregon

May 2015

R.K. Lindsey, and J.I. Siepmann Partitioning of Organics into Surfactant Bilayers
Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference, Ames, IA

May 2015

R.K. Lindsey and J.I. Siepmann Partitioning of Organics into Surfactant Bilayers
Industrial Partnership for Research in Interfacial and Materials Engineering (IPrime)
Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN

Nov. 2014

R.K. Lindsey, M.R. Schure, and J.I. Siepmann Green Separations with Superheated
Water: Understanding Retention Mechanisms in Reversed-Phase Liquid
Chromatography AIChE Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

Nov. 2014

R.K. Lindsey, D.R. Stoll, P.W. Carr, and J.I. Siepmann, Predictive Screening of
Column Pairs for Two-dimensional Liquid Chromatography AIChE Annual
Conference, Atlanta, Georgia

May 2014

R.K. Lindsey, D.R. Stoll, P.W. Carr, and J.I. Siepmann, Simulating Chromatographic
Systems University of Minnesota Chemical Theory Center Seminar, Minneapolis,
Minnesota

June 2014

R.K. Lindsey and J.I. Siepmann, Determination of Bonded Potentials for Complex
Molecules Using a Monte Carlo Approach Combining Configurational-bias
Sampling and Simulated Annealing Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical
Mechanics Conference, Chicago, Illinois

Curriculumn Vitae

Rebecca Kristine Lindsey

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Presentations (continued)
May 2012

R.K. Lindsey, S.M. Charan, S.J. Keasler, and J.I. Siepmann, Saturated Vapor
Pressure and Liquid-Vapor Surface Tension of the Supercooled Lennard-Jones
Liquid Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference, Minneapolis,
Minnesota

May 2011

R.K. Lindsey, K.A. Maerzke, and J.I. Siepmann Assessing the Accuracy of
a Combined TraPPE-UA/EH Approach for Substituted Arenes Midwest
Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference, Wheaton, Illinois

Nov. 2009

R.K. Lindsey, and J.J. Potoff Quantum Chemical Characterization of Candidate


Insensitive High Energetic Materials AIChE Student Conference, Nashville,
Tennessee

Technical Skills
Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics methods, enhanced sampling techniques, electronic
structure calculations (Gaussian and NWChem), data mining, Fortran (77,90,95), C/C++,
MPI, Matlab, Python, Julia, and shell scripting (bash,awk, etc.)
Affiliations and Societies

American Institute of Chemical Engineers


UMN Chemical Theory Center
Chemistry Department Diversity Committee
Association of Multicultural Scientists
Women in Science and Engineering

[Graduate Student Representative]


[General Officer]

University Service And Outreach


Prefixed number indicates the number of years event was participated in

2010 - 2014

2009

2
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Events
Events
Events
Events

Women in Science and Engineering: Cool Chemistry


Association of Multicultural Scientist: STEM Academy
Exploring Careers in Engineering and Physical Science
Math & Science Family Fun Fair

WSU AIChE Student Group Vice President


WSU Linux Users Group Vice President

Curriculumn Vitae

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