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School of the Environment
1515 S Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
305-D FSH Science Research Center
Tallahassee, Florida 32307

Name: Elijah Johnson
Electronic mail: elijah.johnson@famu.edu
Fax: (850) 561-2248
Telephone Numbers: 850-599-8195 and 850-599-3765

Research Interests: Statistical Mechanics and Quantum Chemistry
Research topics of current interest:

a) Chemical reactions
b) Environmental Risk assessment.
c) Fluid flow in aquifers, biological systems, estuaries, rivers, and the atmosphere.
d) Relativistic quantum mechanics.
e) Statistical Mechanical Monte Carlo and molecular dynamics treatment of DNA and

1) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph. D. Degree in Chemical Physics,
October 1976.
2) Pennsylvania State University, B. S. Degree in Chemistry, June 1969.
3) South Carolina State University, Majored in Chemistry, August 1965 - June 1967.

Recent Publications
1) Hongqing Wang, Wenrui Huang, Mark A. Harwell, Lee Edmiston, Elijah Johnson,
Ping Hsieh, Katherine Milla, John Christensen, Jessica Stewart, and Xiaoliu Liu,
Ecological Modeling, "Modeling Oyster Growth Rate by Coupling Oyster Population
and Hydrodynamic Models in Apalachicola Bay, USA", Ecological Modeling, 211
(2007), 77-89.
2) G. L. Gutsev, E. Johnson, M. D. Mochena, and C. W. Bauschlicher, Jr., "The
Structure and Energetics of (GaAs)n, (GaAs)n-, and (GaAs)n (n=2-15)" Journal of
Chemical Physics 128, 144707 (2008).
3) G. L. Gutsev, E. Johnson, R. H. O'Neal, Jr, B.C. Saha, , M.D. Mochena,
and C. W. Bauschlicher, Jr., Gennady Gutsev and Elijah Johnson, "Optical Properties
of (GaAs)n Clusters (n=2–16)", Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 112, 10728–
4) Y. M. Shulga, V. M. Martynenko, V. V. Open'ko, A. A. Kulikov, A. Michtchenko,
M. D. Mochena, E. Johnson, and G. L. Gutsev, "Oxidation of C-60 Fullerite by
Interstitial Oxygen", Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 12096-121903(2008).
5) Elijah Johnson, Ayaovi Apeti, Seekenia Haynes, and Larry Robinson, “Solute or Heat
Transport in a Flat Duct”. American Journal of Environmental Sciences, 4, 721-