Professional Conferences Where QCC Students Presented Their Research Works

2005 (102 presentations)

The 230th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, August 27-30, 2005.

S.Song;J. H. Shin; G. Subramaniam, “Introduction of 13C NMR Spectroscopy to Determine the Isoelectric Points of Amino Acids in Aqueous Solution”

E.Feldeshi; A.Hodes; D. M. Sarno, “Polyaniline Nanofibers: Evolution of Morphology and Dopant Cycling”

Gilchris O. Burton; Moni Chauhan, “Hydrosilylation of Alkenes and Alkynes using Pt and Pd Colloid”

L-A. Nelson; S. Mobin; S. Karimi, “Preparation and Reactions of Chiral 2-Oxazolinyloxy and 2-Imidazolinyloxy-substituted carbanions”

H. Mavromatis; S. Karimi; P. Svoronos; P. Irigoyen; D. Locke, “Free radical Chlorination of Benzylic Hydrogens: Selectivity ratio of Primary: Secondary: Tertiary Benzylic Hydrogens”

H. R. Walker; H. Martinez; A. Ipe; T. Szreder; J. F. Wishart; Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine, “ Aryl and alkyl substituted ionic liquids

K. Kerr; M. Thomas; T. Szrede;, R. Engel; J. F. Wishart; Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine, “ Caffeinated ionic liquids”

M. Thomas; J. Hatcher; L. Rothman; T. Szreder; J. Wishart; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine; Robert Engel, “ Physcial properties of racemic ionic liquids containing a 2, 3 - dihydroxyl propyl unit”

V. Hernandez; S. Penkhasova; K. Kerr; R. Engel; J. Wishart; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine, “ The effect of ether and hydroxyl moieties on the properties of structurally diverse ionic liquids”

D. Gao; P. Svoronos; H. Dan-Archibong, “Computational Chemistry at QCC of CUNY”

I. Haque; J. Ubillus; P. Svoronos; P. Irigoyen, “Use and Applications of the Computer Interface Freezing Point Depression Measurements in the Calculation of the van’t Hoff Factor of Aqueous Solutions”

J. Yang; V. Luis; S. Ralph, “Synthesis of 1, 3-Di-tert-butyl-butylaziridinone and Reaction with Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphate”

The 38 th Silicon Symposium, Boulder,CO, June 2-5, 2005.

W. Narain; M. Chauhan, “Silicones as Generation and Stabilization Agents of NanoCopper”

G. O. Burton; M. Chauhan, R. Nanocluster, “Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Alkenes and Alkynes”


The 37th American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting, Rutgers University, NJ, May 23, 2005.

A. Hodes; D. M. Sarno, “Effect of Dopant Cycling on Morphology of Polyaniline Nanofibers”

E.Feldeshi; D. M. Sarno,“Reaction pH and the Evolution of Polyaniline Nanofibers”

S.Song;J. H. Shin; G. Subramaniam, “Determination of the Isoelectric Point of Various Amino Acids in Aqueous Solutions Using 13C NMR Spectroscopy”

J. Kang; J. H. Shin,“The Reaction of Triethylamine with Hexachloroacetone: Synthesis, Structure, Characterization and Proposed Reaction Mechanism of trans-1,1,1-Trichloro-4-N,N-Diethylamino-3-Buten-2-One”

G. O. Burton; M. Chauhan, “Platinum and Rhodium Nanoclusters as Catalyst in Hydrosilylation of Alkenes and Alkynes”

W. Narain; M. Chauhan, “Generation and Stabilization of Copper Nanoparticles”

L-A. Nelson; S. Mobin; S. Karimi, “Preparation and Reactions of Chiral 2-Oxazolinyloxy and 2-Imidazolinyloxy-substituted carbanions”

H. Mavromatis; S. Karimi; P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos; D. Locke, “Free radical Chlorination of Benzylic Hydrogens”

D. Gao; P. Svoronos; T. C. Xu; D. Maddalena, “An Undergraduate Computational Program at a Community College”

J. Ubillus; P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos, “Correlation of the van’t Hoff Factor with the Concentration of Inorganic Solutes Using Computer Interface Freezing Point Depression Measurements.”

I. Haque; P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos, “Calculation of the Ionization Constant of Weak Carboxylic Acids in Aqueous Solutions Using Freezing Point Depression Measurements Obtained by Computer Interface”

T. Falope; P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos, “Comparison of various hot peppers using HPLC (High Pressure Liquid Chromatography)”

J. Yang; P. Svoronos; K. Emanuele; V. DiProssimo; B. Moper; L. Aleo, “Mycotoxin: An FDA Concern”

D. Gao; S. Mushtaq; H. Dan-Archibong; P. Chen, “Computational Study of Organic Carbon Acids”

H. R. Walker; M. Thomas; V. Hernandez; S. Penkhasova; H. Martinez; K. Kerr; J. Hatcher; R. Engel; S. Lall-Ramnarine, “ Investigation of the Structure/Property Relationship of New Ionic Liquids”

S. Penkhasova; H. R. Walker; H. Martinez; J. Hatcher; V. Hernandez; R. Engel; S. Lall-Ramnarine, “Characterization of the physical properties of new ionic liquids”

M. Thomas; J. Hatcher; L. Rothman; S. Lall-Ramnarine; R. Engel, “Synthesis and characterization of chiral ionic liquids”

K. Kerr; H. Walker; V. Hernandez; R. Engel; S. Lall-Ramnarine, “Synthesis of ionic liquids containing ether and hydroxyl substituted cations”

V. Hernandez; H. R. Walker; S. Penkhasova; R. Engel; S. Lall-Ramnarine, “ Investigation of the effect of anion variation on physical properties of new ionic liquids”

H. Martinez; H. Walker; V. Hernandez; R. Engel; S. Lall-Ramnarine, “Synthesis of New Types of Quaternary Ammonium Ionic Liquids”

J. Yang; V. Luis; S. Ralph, “Synthesis of 1, 3-Di-tert-butyl-butylaziridinone and Reaction with Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphate”

J. S. Suh; V. Luis; S. Ralph, “Preparation of the N-mustard-bisphosphonic acid of Bicine with TMSP”


The 53rd Undergraduate Research Symposium of the American Chemical Society-NY section, SUNY Stony Brook, NY , May 7, 2005.

J. Kang; J. H. Shin,“Synthesis of Trans-1,1,1-Trichloro-4-N,N-Diethylamino-3-Buten-2-One: C-H Activation of Triethylamine by Hexachloroacetone”

S.Song;J. H. Shin; G. Subramaniam, “Usage of 13C NMR Spectroscopy to Determine the Isoelectric Points of Amino Acids in H 2O”

A. Hodes; D. M. Sarno, “Resistance of Polyaniline Nanofibers to Acid-Base Doping-Dedoping”

E.Feldeshi; D. M. Sarno, “Changes in Nanofiber Morphology and Reaction pH During Synthesis of Polyaniline”

Gilchris O. Burton; Moni Chauhan , “Hydrosilylation of Unsaturated Compounds Using Nanoclusters”

W. Narain ; Moni Chauhan , “Synthesis of Colloidal Copper”

L-A. Nelson; S. Mobin; S. Karimi, “Preparation and Reactions of Chiral 2-Oxazolinyloxy and 2-Imidazolinyloxy-substituted carbanions”

H. Mavromatis; S. Karimi; P. Svoronos; P. Irigoyen; D. Locke, “Free radical Chlorination of Benzylic Hydrogens: Selectivity ratio of Primary: Secondary: Tertiary Benzylic Hydrogens”

D. Maddalena; P. Svoronos; D. Gao, “Calculation of the pKa value of acetic acid in aqueous solution”

I. Haque; P. Svoronos; P. Irigoyen, “Determination of the Ionization Constant of Weak Carboxylic Acids Using Computer Interface Freezing Point Depression Measurements”

J. Ubilus; P. Svoronos; P. Irigoyen, “Correlation of the van’t Hoff Factor with the Concentration of Inorganic Solutes Using Computer Interface Freezing Point Depression measurements”

T. Falope; P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos, “Comparison of the Degree of Hotness of Various Hot Peppers Using HPLC(High Pressure Liquid Chromatography)”

J. Yang; P. Svoronos, “Mycotoxin- A Major FDA Concern”

S. Mushtaq; D. Gao, “Potential Energy Surface of CHFCl - CHFCl and Stereochemistry”

H. Dan-Archibong; D. Gao; P. Svoronos, “An Undergraduate Computational Research Program at a Community College Level”

T. C. Xu; D. Gao, “Computational Study of the SN 2 Reaction of F - with CH 3Cl”

P. Chen; D. Gao, “The Structure of N,N-dimethyl formamide”

M. Thomas; J.e Hatcher; L. Rothman; S. Lall-Ramnarine; R. Engel, “Synthesis and characterization of chiral ionic liquids”

K. Kerr; H. Walker; V. Hernandez; R. Engel; S. Lall-Ramnarine, “Synthesis of ionic liquids containing ether and hydroxyl substituted cations”

V. Hernandez; H. R. Walker; S. Penkhasova; R. Engel; S. Lall-Ramnarine, “ Investigation of the effect of anion variation on physical properties of new ionic liquids”

H. Martinez; H. Walker; V. Hernandez; R. Engel; S. Lall-Ramnarine, “Synthesis of New Types of Quaternary Ammonium Ionic Liquids”

J. Yang; V. Luis; S. Ralph, “Synthesis of 1, 3-Di-tert-butyl-butylaziridinone and Reaction with Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphate(TMSP)”

J. S. Suh; V. Luis; S. Ralph, “Preparation of the N-mustard-bis-phosphonic acid of Bicine with tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphate TMSP”

T. Caputo and G. Subramaniam, "Studies on the interaction of chlorambucil with oligonucleotides"

N. Humala ; J. Wang; C. Ho; G. M. Pastnetti; P. Svoronos, "Caloric restriction may prevent amyloidosis plaque formation in a TG-2576 mice model of Alzheimer's disease"

E. Pelaesz ; S. Smith; R. Subramaniam; P. Schneider, "Distribution of periodontopathic bacteria among Asian Indians"

J. C. Romero ; J. Burges; K. Leon; A. Castellanos;T. Burgos; T. Cheung; A. Flamhotlz; P. Schneider, "Examination of yeast cell parameters using optical techniques"

R. Rosales; R. Desamero, "Probing the interaction between proteins and some small molecules using fluorescence spectroscopy"


The 1st Annual QCC Honors Conference, QCC, NY, April 15,2005.

A. Hodes; D. M. Sarno, “Effect of Dopant Cycling on Morphology of Polyaniline Nanofibers”

E.Feldeshi; D. M. Sarno, “Reaction pH and the Evolution of Polyaniline Nanofibers”

S.Song;J. H. Shin; G. Subramaniam, “Usage of 13C NMR Spectroscopy to Determine the Isoelectric Points of Amino Acids in H 2O”

J. Kang; J. H. Shin,“Synthesis of Trans-1,1,1-Trichloro-4-N,N-Diethylamino-3-Buten-2-One: C-H Activation of Triethylamine by Hexachloroacetone”

L-A. Nelson; S. Mobin; S. Karimi, “Preparation and Reactions of Chiral 2-Oxazolinyloxy and 2-Imidazolinyloxy-substituted carbanions”

H. Dan-Archibong; D. Gao; P. Svoronos, “An Undergraduate Computational Research Program at a Community College Level”

J. Ubillus; P. Svoronos; P. Irigoyen, “Correlation of the van’t Hoff Factor with the Concentration of Inorganic Solutes Using Computer Interface Freezing Point Depression Measurements”

T. Falope; P. Irigoyen; P. Svoronos, “Comparison of the degree of “hotness” of various hot peppers using HPLC (High Pressure Liquid Chromatography)”

J. Yang; P. Svoronos; K. Emanuele; V. D. Prossimo; B. Moper; L. Aleo, “Mycotoxin: An FDA Concern”

I. Haque; P. Svoronos; P. Irigoyen, “Determination of the Ionization Constant of Weak Carboxylic Acids Using Computer Interface Freezing Point Depression Measurements”

S. Mushtaq; D. Gao, “Potential Energy Surface of CHFCl-CHFCl and Stereochemistry”

D. Maddalena; D. Gao, “Calculation of the pKa value of acetic acid in aqueous solution”

T. C. Xu; D. Gao, “Computational Study of the SN 2 Reaction of F - with CH 3Cl”

P. Chen; D. Gao, “The Structure of N,N-dimethylformamide”

J. Hatcher ; M. Chauhan , “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance”

A. Roka ; M. Chauhan , “Ultraviolet light and its use in Spectroscopy”

A. Burgess ; M. Chauhan , “Carbon-14 Dating”

A. Naz ; M. Chauhan , “Free Energy and About Free Energy”

C. Dol ; M. Chauhan , “Physiological Buffers”

F. Steele ; M. Chauhan , “What are Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysts”

H. Y. Im ; M. Chauhan , “Treatment of Acid Reflux Disease”

I. Sultan ; M. Chauhan , “A Discussion about the Haber Process and its Applications”

J. Quizhpi ; M. Chauhan , “The Excimer Laser used in LASIK Procedures”

N. Castrillon ; M. Chauhan , “Nuclear Chemistry and the Atomic Bomb”

R. Begum ; M. Chauhan , “Electroplating of Metals”

M. Davidova ; M. Chauhan , “Corrosion”

W. Narain ; M. Chauhan , ”Copper Nanoparticles, their Synthesis and Stabilization”

G. O. Burton ; M. Chauhan , ”Nanocatalysts for Hydrosilylation of Alkenes and Alkynes”

A. M. Darling; S. Svoronos, “How do Snowflakes form”

D. Lam; S. Svoronos, “A brief history of the invention of the movie film material”

I. Igbinoghene-Carr; S. Svoronos, “What is lye?”

J. Swenson; S. Svoronos, “Alchemy and you”

J. Woelfle; S. Svoronos, “Carbon and its allotropes”

S.Rabinowitz; S. Svoronos, “Soap: its synthesis, mechanism and applications”

S. Thomas; S. Svoronos, “Madame Marie Curie”


The 229th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2005.

S. I. Lall-Ramnarine; D. Coleman; M. Thomas; K. Kerr; V. Hernandez; H. Walker; J. Wishart; R. Engel , “Investigation of the structure-property relationship of new types of ionic liquids”


Polymer Seminar Day, the Graduate Center of CUNY, January 13, 2005.

M. Chauhan; W. Narain, “Nanoreactor Approach to Generation and Stabilization of Copper Nanoparticles”

M. Chauhan; G. Burton, “Catalytic Reactions of Nanoparticles: Room Temperature Hydrogenation Reactions”

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