Professional Conferences Where QCC Students Presented Their Research Works

2003 (41 presentations)

The 226 th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York, NY, September 7-11, 2003.

S. Karimi; H. Mirafzal; P. Svoronos ; P. Irigoyen, “ Solvolysis study of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the stability of the carbocation formed”

P. Svoronos ; S. Karimi ; C. Penaloza ; P. Irigoyen, “ Solvolysis study of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the dielectric constant of the medium”

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

J. Christodoulou ; S. Karimi, “Total Synthesis of the Sesquiterpenoid Copaene”

A. Larkin ; S. Karimi; D. Locke; G. Subramaniam; P. Svoronos, “Relative Reactivity Ratios for the Chlorination of 3º: 2º:1º Benzylic Hydrogens”

D. Phillips ; S. Karimi; G. Subramaniam, “ 1H and 13C NMR Assignments of a Tricyclic Terpene Precursor of Longifolene using 2D NMR Spectroscopy”

T. Balakumar ; L. Vargas; R. Stephani, “Use of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite in the preparation of N-mustard-bis-phosphonic acids as potential bone chemotherapy agents”


NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates in Polymers and Biopolymers , Merck-AAAs, College of Staten Island, NY, August 7, 2003.

Mung Z.Chan; R. Pantano ; M. Chauhan; J. S. Rathore ; B. P. S. Chauhan, “ Isocyanourate Patterned ‘Pd’ Nanoparticles and Their Catalytic activity”


Third Internationational Workshop on Silicon-Containing Polymers, ISPO 2003, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, June 23-25, 2003.

M. Chauhan ; S. K. Avvari ; J. S. Rathore ; B. P. S. Chauhan, “ Siloxanecyanoureate decorated Nanosized Pd”


The 36th American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Princeton, NJ, June 8, 2003.

P. Svoronos ; W. Sattar; V. Diprossimo; A. Thompson, “Food sample analysis of aflatoxins”

S. Karimi; A. Larkin; D. C. Locke; G. Subramaniam; P. Svoronos , “Relative reactivity ratios for the chlorination of tertiary: secondary: primary benzylic hydrogens”

S. Karimi; H. Mirafzal; P. Svoronos ; P. Irigoyen, “ Solvolysis study of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the stability of the carbocation formed ”

P. Svoronos ; S. Karimi ; C. Penaloza ; P. Irigoyen, “ Solvolysis study of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the dielectric constant of the medium ”

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

P. Svoronos ; E. Agwu; P. Irigoyen,“Freezing Point Depression Measurements Using Labworks II Interface”

P. Svoronos ; M. Ahasan; P. Irigoyen,“Calculation of the Extraction Distribution Coefficients of Dyes in organic Solvents”

D. Phillips ; S. Karimi; G. Subramaniam, “ 1H and 13C NMR Assignments of a Tricyclic Terpene Precursor of Longifolene using 2D NMR Spectroscopy”

J. Christodoulou ; S. Karimi, “Total Synthesis of the Sesquiterpenoid Copaene”

T. Balakumar ; L. Vargas; R. Stephani, “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP)”

B. Cruz; A. Vanegas; P. Schneider; R. Subramaniam, “Relationship between clinical parameters and N-Benzoyl-DL-Arginine-naphthylamide (BANA) hydrolysis”

S. Avvari; M. Chauhan; ;J. Rathore; B. S. Chauhan, ”One-pot synthesis and stabilization of functional Pd-nanoparticles”

J. Thomas; M.Chauhan; U. Latif; B. Chauhan, “Silicon hosts for controlled nucleation and growth of metal nanocrystallites”


The Beacon 2003 Conference , SUNY-Ulster Community College, June 6, 2003.

P. Svoronos ; H. Mirafzal, “ Solvolysis of alkyl halides using Labworks II Interface”

M. Chauhan ; S. K. Avvari , “Synthesis of Polysiloxane Stabilized Palladium Colloids and Evidence of their Participation in Silaesterification Reactions”


The 51 st Undergraduate Research Symposium of the American Chemical Society-NY section, Long Island University-Brooklyn , May 3, 2003.

P. Svoronos ; W. Sattar; V. Diprossimo; A. Thompson, “Food analysis of aflatoxins”

S. Karimi;A. Larkin; D. C. Locke; G. Subramaniam; P. Svoronos, “Relative reactivity ratios for the chlorination of tertiary: secondary: primary benzylic hydrogens”

S. Karimi; H. Mirafzal; P. Svoronos ; P. Irigoyen, “ Solvolysis study of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the stability of the carbocation formed”

P. Svoronos ; S. Karimi ; C. Penaloza ; P. Irigoyen, “ Solvolysis study of alkyl halides using LABWORKS II interface: Correlation of the reaction rate constant to the dielectric constant of the medium”

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

P. Svoronos ; E. Agwu; P. Irigoyen, “Freezing Point Depression Calculations Using Labworks II Interface”

P. Svoronos ; M. Ahasan; P. Irigoyen, “Extraction Distribution Coefficients of Dyes in Organic Solvents”

J. Christodoulou ; S. Karimi, “Total Synthesis of the Sesquiterpenoid Copaene”

D. Phillips ; S. Karimi; G. Subramaniam, “ 1H and 13C NMR Assignments of a Tricyclic Terpene Precursor of Longifolene using 2D NMR Spectroscopy”

T. Balakumar; L. Vargas; R. Stephani, "Reactivity of tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (MSP)"

S. Avvari; M. Chauhan; J. Rathore; B. S. Chauhan, "One-pot synthesis and stabilization of functional Pd-nanoparticles"

J. Thomas; M. Chauhan; U. Latif; B. S. Chauhan, "Silicon hosts for controlled nucleation and growth of metal nanocrystallite"

A. Vanegas ;B. Cruz; R. Subramaniam; P. Schneider, "Relationship between clinical parameters and N-Benzoyl-DL-Arginine-Naphthylamide (BANA) hydrolysis on periodontal patients"

C. Theodore; C. Dumornay; S. Edwards; P. Schneider, "Biochemical properties of yeast via optical diffusion"


The Sigma Xi Research Society, Queens College Chapter, March 27, 2003.

D. Phillips ; S. Karimi; G. Subramaniam, “ 1H and 13C NMR Assignments of a Tricyclic Terpene Precursor of Longifolene using 2D NMR Spectroscopy”

J. Christodoulou ; S. Karimi, “Total Synthesis of the Sesquiterpenoid Copaene”

A. Larkin ; S. Karimi; D. Locke; G. Subramaniam; P. Svoronos, “Relative Reactivity Ratios for the Chlorination of 3º: 2º:1º Benzylic Hydrogens”

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