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Yu Kay Law, PhD

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Whitewater Hall 259
(765) 973-8323
lawy@iu.edu

Education

Current Teaching Interests

Current Research Interests

Selected Publications/Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Publications
  1. Law, Y. K. The Right-Tech Approach for Integrating Technology into Teaching and Learning.  In Gupta, T.; Belford, R.; Fosu, M. A. Technology Integration in Chemistry Education and Research (TICER).  Washington, DC: ACS Publications.  In press.
  2. Law, Y. K. and Hassanali, A. A. The Importance of Nuclear Quantum Effects in Spectral Line Broadening of Optical Spectra and Electrostatic Properties in Aromatic Chromophores. J. Chem. Phys. 2018, 148 (10), 102331.
  3. Law, Y. K. and Hassanali, A. A. The Role of Quantum Vibrations on the Structural, Electronic and Optical Properties of 9-Methylguanine. J. Phys. Chem. A 2015, 119, 10816-10827.
  4. Law, Y. K.; Forties, R. A.; Liu, X.; Poirier, M. G.; Kohler, B., Sequence-Dependent Thymine Dimer Formation and Photoreversal Rates in Double-Stranded DNA. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2013, 12, 1431-1439.
Recent Conference Presentations
  1. Thompson, A. A. M.; Law, Y. K. Nuclear Quantum Effects in DNA Model Compounds.  In 51st Annual Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, South Bend, IN, 2019.
  2. Law, Y. K. Integrating Simulations, Response Systems, and Videos in Chemistry Teaching Across Face-to-Face and Online Modalities. In 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN, 2018; 905.
  3. Law, Y. K.; Campbell, K. A.; Roswell, R. L.; Wilson, N. Lessons Learnt from Developing and Implementing an Integrated General Chemistry: College Algebra Course. In 25th Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, South Bend, IN, 2018; 1037.
  4. Law, Y. K.; Wilson, N. Using Canvas to Scaffold Student Engagement in Introductory Mathematics and Chemistry Courses. In CanvasCon IUPUI (CanvasLIVE), Online at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGz5aKmJqLg, 2017.
  5. Law, Y. K.; Olmstead, E. G., Jr.; Campbell, K. A.; Roswell, R. L.; Wilson, N. Prerequisite Knowledge and Success in General Chemistry. In 48th Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dearborn, MI, 2017; 202.
  6. Law, Y. K.; Hassanali, A. A. Nuclear Quantum Effects are Instrumental to Accounting for Inhomogeneous Broadening of Organic Chromophores. In 48th Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dearborn, MI, 2017; 37.
  7. Law, Y. K.; Hassanali, A. A. Nuclear Quantum Effects are More Important than Electronic Quantum Effects in Determining the Vibrational Broadening of Chromophores. In 49th Annual Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, East Lansing, MI, 2017.
  8. Law, Y. K., Development and Implementation of an Online General Chemistry Course. In 47th Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Covington, KY, 2016; 75.
  9. Law, Y. K., Development and Implementation of Online Courses in General Chemistry. In LEAP Indiana Faculty Collaboratives Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 2016.
  10. Law, Y. K.; Hassanali, A. A., Nuclear Quantum Effects are Important in Calculating the Electronic Spectrum of 9-Methylguanine. In 2015 Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, 2015.
  11. Law, Y. K.; Hassanali, A. A., The Role of Nuclear Quantum Effects on the Electronic Spectrum of 9-Methylguanine. In 2015 Joint Great Lakes/Central Regional Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI, 2015; p 303.
  12. Law, Y. K.; Olmstead, E. G., Jr., Predicting Success in General Chemistry: Different Measures and Why They Work. In Biennial Conference in Chemical Education 2014, Grand Rapids, MI, 2014; P395.

Selected Previous Employment Positions

Selected Academic Awards/Recognitions

Selected Offices Held in National/International Professional Organizations