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Joseph W. Nibler

Department of Chemistry

Joseph W. Nibler

Department of Chemistry



NSF Postdoctoral Study (1967) Professor Jack Linnett

Ph.D. (1966) UC Berkeley

B.S. (1963) Oregon State University


  • J. W. Nibler, C. W. Garland, K. J Stine and J. E, Kim, "Experiments in Physical Chemistry", Ninth Edition, McGraw Hill, 2014.
  • J.W.Nibler, B.A.Erickson, C.S.Brauer, T.Masiello, T.A.Blake. “Analysis of several high-resolution infrared bands of perdeutero-spiropentane, C5D8. J. Mol. Spectroscopy, 372, 111350 1-9 (2020).
  • Nibler, Joseph; Neisess, John; Hedberg, Kenneth.” Combined Electron-Diffraction, Spectroscopic, and Theoretical Determination of the Structure of N-Deutero Trans-Methyldiazene, CH3N=ND. Conformational Effects of the N=N Double Bond", J. Phys. Chem. A. 2018,122,8600-8611.


  • Dreyfus Senior Scientist Mentor Awardee (2006, 2009, 2012)
  • Fellow, American Optical Society (2005)
  • PNNL User Facility Advisory Board (2002-2006)
  • Intel Oregon Faculty Fellow (2002)
  • Top Prof Award, OSU Senior Honor Society (1999)
  • MURG Fellowship, Macquarie University (1998)
  • Elizabeth P Richie Distinguished Professor Award, Oregon State University (1997)
  • Otto M Smith Lecturer, Oklahoma State University (1994)
  • Sigma Xi Research Award, Oregon State University (1991)
  • JILA Fellowship Award (1988)
  • Carter Award for Inspirational Teaching, College of Science, Oregon State University (1986)
  • NSF Chemistry Advisory Board (1983-1986)
  • State of Oregon Council for Research Policy (1984)
  • Humboldt Senior Scientist Awardee, Munich, West Germany (1982-1983)
  • Milton Harris Teaching Award, Oregon State University (1982)
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Cambridge, England (1966-1967)
  • NSH Graduate Fellowship, UC Berkeley, (1963-1966)