Grants Awarded to Chemistry Department

Project Director(s) Title of Project Funding Source Amount Funded Amount Funded
Svoronos Gorelick (QC) BH National Lab The Queens Borough Bridge STEP NSF $1,656,529.00 2007-2010
Svoronos York College, KCC, BCC Pathways to Chemical Technology Education and Career (PCTEC) NSF A TE $896,350.00 2007-2010
Sarno Chauhan Scal MRI: Acquisition of a Tabletop Scanning Electron Microscope for Undergraduate Research and Training in Materials Chemistry and Geological Science and STEM Activities in Grades 7-12 NSF-DMR $70,844.00 2007-2010
Lall-Ramnarine McEntee (KCC) Dissecting the Mechanism of Ionic Liquid Antimicrobial Activity: A Structure/Function and Genetic Analysis CUNY Collaborative $30,000.00 2007-2008
Karimi Reactions of Chlorambucil Analogs With PSC-CUNY38 $2,846.67 2007-2008
Lall-Ramnarine Synthesizing Ionic Liquids for Biological Investigations PSC-CUNY38 $3,953.00 2007-2008
Shin Syntheses Reactions and Mechanistic Study of Vinylogous Amides: C-H Activation of Alkyl Groups in Amines by Hexachloroacetone PSC-CUNY38 $2,000.00 2007-2008
Sarno L’Amoreaux (CUNY-CSI) Synthesis and Characterization of Biosensors Prepared From Conducting Polymer/Enzyme Nanocomposites CUNY Community $30,000.00 2006-2007
Gao Molecular Interactions and Transformations in the Gas Phase and in Solution CUNY Community $30,000.00 2006-2007
Sarno The Influence of Dopant Concentration and Monomer Structure on the Morphology of Polyaniline Nanomaterials/td> PSC-CUNY37 $2,975.00 2006-2007
Shin Synthesis of Vinylogous Amide: C-H Activation of Amines by Hexachloroacetone PSC-CUNY37 $2,575.00 2006-2007
Gao pKa of Organic Carbon Acids in Solution PSC-CUNY37 $2,775.00 2006-2007
Chauhan Siloxane Nanoreactors for Functional Metalic Nanoparticles PSC-CUNY37 $2,900.00 2006-2007
Gilligan Hydration of Biologically Significant Species in the Gas Phase PSC-CUNY 37 Out-of-Cycle $3,984.00 2006-2007
Karimi Synthesis and Investigation of Optically Active Alkoxy-oxazolines and Alkoxy-imidazolin PSC-CUNY37 $1,800.00 2006-2007
Shin Qualitative Quantitative Measurements of Refractive Index Using Laser PSC-CUNY36 Out-of-cycle $4,000.00 2005-2006
Sarno Influence of pH on Morphology and Oxidation of Polyaniline Nanofibers Prepared by the "Conventional" Synthesis PSC-CUNY36 Out-of-cycle $4,045.00 2005-2006
Gao A Combined Quantum and Molecular Mechanical QM/MM Study of Acidities of Weak Organic Acids in Water PSC-CUNY36 $3,000.00 2005-2006
Karimi Synthesis and Investigation of Optically Active Alkoxy-oxazolines PSC-CUNY36 $1,700.00 2005-2006
Chauhan Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Composites as CUNY CC $40,000.00 2005-2006
Chauhan Macromolecular Substitution Approach to Metal Grafted Polysiloxanes PSC-CUNY 35 $4,500.00 2004-2005
Gao A Combined Quantum and Molecular Mechanical QM/MM Study of the Acidities of Weak Organic Acids in Water PSC-CUNY 35 $4,400.00 2004-2005
Chauhan Selective Grafting toward Self-Assembled Hybrid Structures for Electronic, Optical, Magnetic Application CUNY Collaborative $60,000.00 2004-2005
Gao Computational Study of Organic Host-Guest Chemistry and Carbon Acids in Solutions CUNY Collaborative $30,000.00 2004-2005
Karimi Preparation and reactions of Chiral oxy-carbanions The Eppley $21,017.00 2004-2005
Karimi Total Synthesis of Copaene PSC-CUNY 35 $1,500.00 2004-2005
Karimi Lysophospholips: Synthesis of Stereoisomers and Activity on their Receptors CUNY Collaborative $97,452.00 2003-2005
Chauhan Macromolecular Substitution Approach to Metal Grafted Polysiloxanes PSC-CUNY 34 $3,700.00 2003-2004
Svoronos Karimi Use of 1H and 13C NMR in the Undergraduate Lab CUNY $2,560.00 2002-2003
Svoronos Karimi Chemistry and the Arts: Two Years After Instituting the Course CUNY $2,560.00 2002-2003
Karimi Development and Biological Characterization of Dequalinium Analogues as PKC Inhibitors PSC-CUNY 33 $4,500.00 2002-2003
Svoronos Opportunities Outside Your College: A Seminar Series for Faculty Development in CUNY $3,400.00 2001-2002
Karimi An Approach Toward a Total Synthesis of Longifolene PSC-CUNY 32 $4,325.00 2001-2002
Svoronos Karimi Incorporating Computer - Based Technology in the Syllabus of Chemistry CUNY $2,840.00 2000-2000
Svoronos Karimi Using Chemistry in the Restoration of Artifacts CUNY $2,740.00 1999-2000
Karim a) Total Synthesis of Sativene b) An Entry into the Ring System of Longifolene PSC-CUNY30 $6,136.00 1999-2000
Rutenberg Excited State Nucleophilic & Acid-Base Chemistry Excited State Nucleophilic & Acid-Base Chemistry PSC-CUNY30 $5,398.00 1999-2000
Svoronos Teaching Organic Chemistry at CUNY $4,000.00 1998-1999
Rutenberg Excited State Chemistry: Nucleophilic Substitution CUNY Collaborative $30,000.00 1997-1999
Rutenberg Excited State Chemistry: Nucleophilic Substitution PSC-CUNY28 $6,000.00 1997-1998
Wong Cheung Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Mixed Metal Materials CUNY Collaborative $24,000.00 1994-1996
Snyder AB Initio Studies of Ozone with Some Positive IonsMulti. Medal.... PSC-CUNY-25 $4,000.00 1994-1995
Snyder Chemistry PSC-CUNY-25 $1,500.00 1993-1994

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