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Walter D. Loveland

Emeritus Professor
Department of Chemistry

Walter D. Loveland

Emeritus Professor
Department of Chemistry


Ph.D. (1966) University of Washington, Seattle

S.B. (1961) MIT, Cambridge, MA

Research areas

Nuclear Chemistry


  • “Modeling Multi-Nucleon Transfer in Symmetric Collisions of Massive Nuclei”, T. Welsh, W. Loveland, R. Yanez, J.S. Barrett, E. A. McCutchan, A. A. Sonzogni, T. Johnson, S. Zhu, J. P. Greene, A.D. Ayangekaa, M.P. Carpenter, T. Lauritsen, J.L. Harker, W. B. Walters, B.A. Amro, and P. Copp, Phys. Lett. B 779, 119 (2017).
  • Modern Nuclear Chemistry, W. Loveland, D. J. Morrissey and G.T. Seaborg, 2ndEdition, (Wiley, New York, 2017) 754 pages
  • “y-ray Spectroscopy of 209Tl”, B.M.S. Amro, C.J. Lister, E.A. McCutchan, W. Loveland, P. Chowdhury, S. Zhu, A.D. Ayangeakaa, J.S. Barrett, M.P. Carpenter, C.J. Chiara, J.P. Greene, J.L. Harker, R.V.F. Janssens, T. Lauritsen, A.A. Sonzogni, W.B.Walters and R. Yanez, Phys. Rev. C 95, 014330 (2017)


  • 2016 Fellow of the AAAS
  • American Chemical Society 2014 Glenn T. Seaborg Award in Nuclear Chemistry.
  • Beaver Champion Award, Oregon State University
  • Outstanding Referee Award, American Physical Society
  • F.A. Gilfillan Memorial Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Science, Oregon State University
  • Sigma Xi Award for Research, Oregon State University
  • N.L. Tartar Fellow, Oregon State University
  • Sigma Xi
  • NSF Predoctoral Fellow, University of Washington