(1982) B.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; M.S., Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Ph.D., Emory University, Atlanta. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry: analytical applications of micelles; drug assay of biological specimens; chromatography and spectrometry; chemical education. Dr. Bonicamp directs graduate and undergraduate research. Dr. Bonicamp enjoys gardening, white water canoeing, and reading.
ARTICLES FEATURING RESEARCH COMPLETED BY DR. BONICAMP'S UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS:
Judith M. Bonicamp, Ashley Loflin, and Roy W. Clark, "The Measurement of Activity Coefficients inConcentrated Electrolyte Solutions; An Experiment for the Physical Chemistry Laboratory," Journal of Chemical Education, 2001, 78(11), 1541-1543.
Gary D. White, Debora A. Zartman, and Judith M. Bonicamp, "A Serious Look at Changeable Silly Putty," The Chemical Educator, 2000, 5(1):S1430-4171(00) 01349-8. Avail. The Chemical Educator
Judith M. Bonicamp, Kelly L. Martin, Gerald R. McBride, and Roy W. Clark, "Beer's Law Is Not a Straight Line: Amplification of Errors by Transformation," The Chemical Educator, 1999, 4(3): S1430-4171(99) 03295-8 Avail. The Chemical Educator
Judith M. Bonicamp and Ida L. Santana, "Can a Poppy Seed Food Addict Pass a Drug Test?," Microchemical Journal, 1998, 58, 73-79. Microchemical Journal
Judith M. Bonicamp and Elizabeth B. Moll, "Column Chromatography of Dyes: Microanalysis with a TLC Scanner Works to Beat the Bands," Microchemical Journal, 1997, 55(2),145. Abstract avail. Microchemical Journal
Judith M. Bonicamp, John W. Marsh, Terrence A. Lee, and James C. Howard, "Spreadsheet Assisted Learning in Quantitative Analysis," The Chemical Educator, 1996, 1(5):S1430-4171(96)05010-2. Avail. The Chemical Educator
Judith M. Bonicamp, Robin Cole, Rhonda Norrell, and Danny Bingham, "The Hair Roller As a Mind Bender: A Demonstration of Specific Heat and Heat of Fusion," J Col. Sci. Teaching, 1988, 18, 162.
Judith M. Bonicamp and Lorie Pryor, "Differentiating Cocaine from Other 'Caine Drugs and Common Adulterants Using Thin-layer Chromatography," J. Tenn. Acad. Sci., 1986, 61(1), 9.
Judith M. Bonicamp and Lorie Pryor, "Detection of Beta Blocker Drugs in Human Urine Using Thin-layer Chromatography," J Anal. Tox., 1985, 9, 180.
Judith M. Bonicamp and Oscar LaPlante, "A Comparison of Methods for Recycling Silver in Laboratory Wastes," J. Tenn. Acad. Sci. 1985, 60, 85-86
DOCTOR OF ARTS DISSERTATION:
Dr. Nyanguila Kakolesha, Determination of acid ionization constants for weak acids by osmometry and the instrumental analysis self evaluation feedback approach to student preparation of solutions. (D.A. degree awarded, August 2001.)
Judith M. Bonicamp, "Who's Minding the Store?-Or How a Team of Undergraduate Teaching Interns Rejuvenated an ACS Certified Program," The Chemical Educator, 2002, (7), 324-327: S 1430-4171 (02)06629-9. Avail. The Chemical Educator
Judith M. Bonicamp, "Weigh this Way," Journal of Chemical Education, 2002, 79(4), 476. Roy W. Clark and Judith M. Bonicamp, "The Ksp--Solubility Conundrum," Journal of Chemical Education, 1998, 75(9), 1182-1185.
Judith M. Bonicamp, "False Results from SPEC.LTDTMMP3 Microcolumns for Screening Opiates--It's Not the Heat; It's the Humidity," Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 1998, 22, 341-342.
Judith M. Bonicamp, "Procedure Modification for the Use of Corn Starch Packing Puffs for Titration Endpoints," Journal of Chemical Education, 1996, 73, 258.
Roy W. Clark and Judith M. Bonicamp, "Tapered Resistors," The Physics Teacher, 1995, 33, 340-342.
Roy W. Clark, Gary D. White, Judith M. Bonicamp, and Exum D. Watts, "From Titration Data to Buffer Capacities: A Computer Experiment for the Chemistry Lab or Lecture," Journal of Chemical Education, 1995, 72, 746-750.