Professional Conferences Where QCC Students Presented Their Research Works

2002 (18 presentations)

The 224 th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 18, 2002.

P. Tavares ; S. Karimi , “Total Synthesis of Longifolene”


The 50 th Undergraduate Research Symposium of the American Chemical Society-NY section, Hofstra University, May 4, 2002.

M. De Lezaeta ; W. Sattar; P. Svoronos; S. Karimi; G. Subramaniam, “Effect of acid strength and concentration on the pinacol rearrangement”

M. De Lezaeta; W. Sattar; P. Svoronos; S. Karimi; G. Subramaniam, “Effect of the conjugate base concentration on the pinacol rearrangement”

P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos ;S. Karimi; Y.-Y. Kyi , “The Solvolysis of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II computer interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the nature of the formed carbocation”

P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos ;S. Karimi; B. Alli, “The Solvolysis of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II computer interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the nature of the reaction medium”

M. Peppas ; C. Baron; P. Svoronos , “Food sample Analysis of pesticide residues”

K. Patel; P. Svoronos and P. Irigoyen, “Calculation of the ionization constants of various mono- and dicarboxylic acids suing Labworks II interface.”

W. Miranda ; P. Irigoyen and P. Svoronos, “Studying the CoCl 2.6H 2O-CoCl 4 -2 Equilibrium using Labworks II interface.”

J. Jin ; P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos ; S. Karimi ,“ Solvolysis of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II computer interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the reaction temperature”

P. Tavares and S. Karimi , “Total Synthesis of Longifolene”

M. Delezaeta ; S. Karimi; P. Svoronos ,“The Pinacol Rearrangement: The Effect of Conjugate Base Presence on the Product Distribution”

W. Sattar ; S. Karimi; P. Svoronos, “The Pinacol Rearrangement: The Effect of Acid Nature and Concentration on the Product Distribution”

D. Mancheno ; S. Karimi; Z. Dai; J. Canary,“Synthesis and Physical Properties of the Chiral Tripodal Ligand 1-(2-Pyridylmethyl)-(2R, 6R)- Di(6-(2-Naphthyl)-2-Pyridyl) Piperidine”

Z. Saintyl ; M. Chauhan; B. Chauhan, “A One Step Selective Route To Silyl Esters”

C. Toussaint ; M. Chauhan; A. Al- Hmouz; A. Krawicz; R. Sadar; B. P. S. Chauhan, “ Polyhydrosilane Mediated One Pot Synthesis Of Nanosized “Pd” Crystallites and Their Catalytic Activity”


The Sigma Xi Research Society, Queens College Chapter, April 2002.

P. Tavares ; S. Karimi , “Total Synthesis of Longifolene”


The 13 th International Symposium on Organosilicon Chemistry , Guanajuato, Gto, Mexico, August 25-30, 2002.

M. Chauhan ; C. Toussaint ; A. Al- Hmouz; A. Krawicz; R. Sardar; C. Oluwasuen; B. P. S. Chauhan , “Synthesis and characterization of colloidal “Pd” and investigations of their role in Pd(OAc)2-catalyzed Silaesterification”


The 1 st Annual Undergraduate Research Conference, CSI, CUNY, April 9, 2002.

M. Chauhan ; C. Toussaint; A. Krawicz; A. Al- Hmouz; R. Sardar; C. Oluwasuen; B. P. S. Chauhan, “Polyhydrosiloxane in Nano Synthesis, A New Route to Generation and Stabilization of ‘Pd’ Crystallites”

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