Contact Information

Angela K. Wilson
Department of Chemistry
Michigan State University
578 S. Shaw Lane
East Lansing, MI 48824

Office: CEM 387
Lab: CEM 218
Phone: (517) 353-1111
Email: Send an email


UNT

Angela K. Wilson

John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry


Ph.D., University of Minnesota
AWU/DOE Postdoctoral Fellow, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Biography

Selected Awards and Honors
  • Michigan Women's Hall of Fame Inductee (2018)
  • Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal (2015)
  • UNT Foundation Eminent Scholar Award (2015)
  • Wilfred T. Doherty Award, Dallas-Ft. Worth Society of the American Chemical Society (ACS) (2014)
  • Decker Scholar (2013-2015)
  • Fellow, American Physical Society (2013)
  • IUPAC Distinguished Woman in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering (2013)
  • Foundation Leadership Award (2013)
  • UNT Inaugural Distinguished University Research Lecturer (2012)
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2012)
  • UNT Research Leadership Award (2011)
  • Fellow of the American Chemical Society (2010)
  • QSCP Promising Scientist Award of CMOA (2010)
  • UNT Research Scholar Award (2009)
  • UNT Toulouse Scholar Award (2009)
  • Appointed as U.S. Delegate to the IUPAC General Assembly by the National Academies (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015)
  • Chair of the U.S. Delegation to the IUPAC General Assembly (2013, 2015)
  • National Associate of the National Academies (2008)
  • US Chair of the 2006 Chinese/American Frontiers of Science (US National Academy of Science)
  • IUPAC Young Observer (2003, 2005)
  • Wiley International Journal of Quantum Chemistry Young Investigator Award (2004)
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2003)
  • Science Advisory Board Program Consultant, EPA (2003-2004)
  • Visiting Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2003-2004)
  • American Chemical Society Leadership Development Award (2003)
  • Visiting Research Scholar, University of Sydney (2003)
Recent Leadership
  • MSU Academic Advancement Network Leadership Fellow (2018-2019)
  • Division Director (Head), National Science Foundation, Division of Chemistry (2016-2018)
  • Associate Vice Provost for Faculty, University of North Texas (2015-2016)
  • Editor, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry (2014- )
  • Editorial Board, International Journal of Quantum Chemistry (2011-2015)
  • Editorial Board, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry - formerly, Journal of Molecular Structure THEOCHEM (2011-2013)
  • Executive Member, ACS Division of Physical Chemistry (2010-2016)
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Physical Chemistry (2010-2012)
  • American Physical Society, Division of Computational Physics Member-at-Large (2008-2011)
  • American Chemical Society, National Councilor (2004-2016)
  • U.S. National Committee for IUPAC, National Academies (2007-2016):
    • Chair (2014-2015)
    • Vice Chair (2012-2014)
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, EMSL User Advisory Board:
    • Chair (2013-2014)
    • Board Member (2007-2014)
  • IUPAC Division of Physical and Biophysical Chemistry Committee:
    • President (2016-2017)
    • Vice President (2014-2015)
    • Secretary (2012-2013)
    • Titular Member (2009-2017)
    • Associate Member (2006-2009)
  • IUPAC Subcommittee for Materials Chemistry (2009-2015)
  • UNT Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling (CASCaM), Director (2005-2016)
  • American Chemical Society Council Policy Committee (2014-2016)
  • American Chemical Society Committee on Nominations and Elections (2009-2013)
  • American Chemical Society Committee on Science:
    • Member (2007-2009)
    • Associate Member (2005-2006)
  • American Chemical Society Alternate National Councilor (2003-2004)
  • Leadership Texas (2003)
Recent Publications

“Coupled electron and nuclear motion in strong laser fields”, Lucas E. Aebersold, Inga S. Ulusoy and Angela K. Wilson Physical Review A , 100, 023406 (2019), DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevA.100.023406

“Spin trapping and flipping in FeCO through relativistic electron dynamics”, Inga S. Ulusoy and Angela K. Wilson Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics , 21, 7265-7271 (2019), DOI: 10.1039/C8CP06583G

“Theoretical Studies of Two Key Low-Lying Carbenes of C2H4 Missing in Laboratory”, Venkatesan S. Thimmakondu, Inga Ulusoy, Angela K. Wilson and Amir Karton The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 123, 6618-6627 (2019), DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpca.9b06036

“Correlation consistent basis sets designed for density functional theory: Second-row (Al-Ar)”, Andrew Mahler, John J. Determan and Angela K. Wilson Journal of Chemical Physics , 151, 064110 (2019), DOI: 10.1063/1.5113873

Publications

Selected Leadership/Other Publications

“Reaction: Fundamental Science and Academic-Industrial Partnerships”, Angela K. Wilson, Chem 1, 176-177 (2016). (invited)

“Effective Strategies for Women in Science: Addressing Challenges and Opportunities”, Angela K. Wilson, Nature Reviews Chemistry, 10 May (2017).

“Mini-sabbaticals: Routes to Reenergize Department Chairs and Their Departments”, Angela K. Wilson, The Department Chair, 26(4), 13 (2016).

“Successful Succession Planning for Chairs: Perspectives on Passing the Torch”, Angela K. Wilson, The Department Chair, 27(1), 5-6 (2016).