Prof. Jay Baltisberger

Professor of Chemistry
At Berea College since 1993

Contact Information

Hall Science Building, 304
CPO 1722
Phone: 859-985-3298
Baltisberger Research Program

Baltisberger Agenda for the Future

Spring 2018

Dr. Jay Baltisberger

Office Hours

Mon/Wed/Fri: 8:30am – 9:30am
Mon/Wed: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Thur/Fri: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Class Schedule

  • CHM 131 B  (Thur: 8:30am – 11:30am) (Thur: 8:30am – 11:30am) (Mon/Wed/Fri: 10:40am – 11:50am)
  • CHM 361 A  (Mon/Wed/Fri: 4:00pm – 5:10pm)


  • A.B., Wabash College, 1989
  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1993

Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Research Scholar, ENS-Lyon, France working with Lyndon Emsley group (also affiliated with the CNRS in Lyon) doing dipolar decoupling, imaging and DAS experiments (fall 2001 – spring 2002).
  • American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Foundation Grant (Type C) ($60,000 awarded fall 2001, co-PI with Pamela Shapiro of University of Idaho).
  • National Science Foundation Instrumentation for Laboratory Instruction (ILI) Grant ($200,000 awarded spring 1998).
  • American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Foundation Startup Grant (Type GB) ($20,000 awarded spring 1997).
  • Research Corporation Cottrell College Startup Grant ($45,000 awarded spring 1995).
  • Camille & Henry Dreyfus Foundation Startup Grant ($10,000 awarded fall 1993).
  • NSF Graduate Fellowship to perform graduate study at University of California at Berkeley (fall 1989).
  • Macintosh Fellow awarded to top Wabash College seniors going to graduate school (spring 1989).
  • Technical Theater Awards for work at Wabash College Theater program (1988, 1989).


  • Phi Lambda Upsilon (undergraduate chemistry honor society)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • National Council on Undergraduate Research (NCUR)
  • Mineralogical Society of America (MSA)
  • Project Kaleidoscope Faculty 21 Class of 95 (PKAL-F21)
  • Berea College Communication Across Campus IV (CAC4)
  • National Youth Science Camp Board of Advisors (NYSC-BOA)

Papers and Publications