Professional Conferences Where QCC Students Presented Their Research Works

2007 (113 presentations)

The 234th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA,August 20-21, 2007.

Helen Chon; Jun. H. Shin “Determination of Refractive Index Using Laser Pointer: Quantitative Analysis of Binary Solvent Systems”

Jin Bakalis; Jun. H. Shin “Reactions of Hexachloroacetone with Primary Diamines: Synthesis and Characterization of N,N’-ethylenebistrichloroacetamide”

Yoomi Kim; Jun. H. Shin “Determination of the Isoelectric Points of Neutral and Basic Amino Acids by 13C NMR Spectroscopic Method”

Emily Hughes; Jun H. Shin “Determination of pKa of Mono-, Di-, and Tricarboxylic Acids Using 13C NMR Spectroscopic Method”

Jasmine Hatcher, Marie Thomas, Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine, James F. Wishart “Comparing the properties of pyridinium and 4-dimethylaminopyridinium ionic liquids”

Kijana Kerr; Gopal Subramaniam; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine; “Investigating the Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Ionic Liquids”

Katherine Urena; Marie Thomas; James F. Wishart; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Physical Properties of Phosphate Ionic Liquids”

Xing Li; Jasmine Hatcher; Hughton R. Walker; Catherine McEntee; James F. Wishart; Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine “Synthesis of Ionic Liquids for Toxicity Studies

Moni Chauhan; Navreet Kaur “Method Development for the Elemental Analysis of Air Sensitive Ssilicon Based Compounds"

Moni Chauhan; Ahn Heekyung “Structural Determination of Silanols Using a Combinatorial Approach"

Yu Ha; Syamala Ranganathan; Pedro Irigoyen “Analysis of Vitamin C in Fruit, Vegetables and Juices via High Pressure Liquid Chromatography”

Navreet Kaur; Paris Svoronos; Paula Devy; Victor Abbruscato “Mycotoxins: Identification Procedures established by the Food and Drug Administration”

Bisharat Khan; W. L’Amoreaux; David M. Sarno “Polyaniline-Enzyme Nanocomposites for Biosensors”

Steve Da Silva; David M. Sarno “Ring-Substitution and the Formation of Polyaniline Namomaterials”

Kofi Ampofo; David M. Sarno “Reaction pH and the Morphological Evolution of Polyaniline Nanofibers”

Luis Vargas; Joseph Mammano “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphate (TMSP): Reaction with Chloroformates”

Varsha Patel; Sasan Karimi; Gopal Subramaniam “Solution Conformation of Longifolene.”

Asma Khetani; Gopal Subramaniam; Wilma Saffran; Sasan Karimi “Synthesis of Chlorambucil Analogs.”

Sharon Yau; Paris Svoronos; David Sarno; Pedro Irigoyen; Gopal Subramaniam “Measuring the Ionization of Salts and Weak Acids Using Freezing Point Depression Measurements”


The Summer Poster Session of the Office of Educational Programs at Brookhaven National Laboratory, August 11-12 2007.

Katherine Urena; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Physical properties of phosphate ionic liquids.”

Xing Li, Jasmine Hatcher, Hughton R. Walker, Catherine McEntee, James F. Wishart, and Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine “Synthesis of ionic liquids for toxicity studies.”

Kijana Kerr, Gopal Subramaniam, Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine, and James F. Wishart, “Investigating the microwave assisted synthesis of ionic liquids.”

Jasmine Hatcher, Marie Thomas, Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine, James F. Wishart “Comparing the properties of pyridinium and 4-dimethylaminopyridinium ionic liquids”


The 39th American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM), Ursinus College, PA, May 17-18, 2007.

Yu Ha; Syamala Ranganathan; Pedro Irigoyen; Bruce Montalbano “Analysis of Vitamin C in Fruit, Vegetables and Juices via HPLC”

Helen Chon; Jun H. Shin “Determination of Refractive Index Using Laser Pointer: Quantitative Analysis of Binary Solvent Systems”

Emily Hughes; Jun H. Shin “Determination of pKa of Mono-, Di-, and Tricarboxylic Acids Using 13C NMR Spectroscopic Method”

Yoomi Kim; Jun H. Shin “Determination of the Isoelectric Points of Neutral and Basic Amino Acids by 13C NMR Spectroscopic Method”

Jin Bakalis; Jun H. Shin “Reactions of Hexachloroacetone with Primary Diamines: Synthesis and Chracterization of N,N’-Ethylenebistrichloroacetamide”

Varsha Patel; Sabrina Song; Sasan Karimi; Gopal Subramaniam “Solution Conformation of Longifolene.”

Asma Khetani; Wilma Saffran; Gopal Subramaniam; Sasan Karimi “Synthesis of Chlorambucil Analogs.”

Steve Da Silva; Bisharat Khan; W. L’Amoreaux; David M. Sarno “Polyaniline Nanomaterials and Their Composites with Gold Nanoparticles”

Kofi Ampofo; David M. Sarno “pH Dependence of the Morphological Evolution of Polyaniline Nanofibers”

Sharon Yau; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen; David Sarno; Gopal Subramaniam “Measuring the Ionization of Salts and Weak Acids Using Freezing Point Depression Measurements”

Paris Svoronos; Navreet Kaur; Paula Devy; Victor Abbruscato “Mycotoxins: Identification Procedures Through the FDA”

Alok Sarkar; Bhanu P. S. Chauhan; Moni Chauhan; Abhishek Roka “Functional Bis-Silanols through Pt-nanocluster Catalysis: High Yield Synthesis and Applications”

Moni Chauhan; Navreet Kaur “Determination of Molecular Formula of the Compounds Using CHN Analyzer”

Moni Chauhan; Heekyung Ahn “NMR, IR and the CHN Analyzer for the Structural Analysis of Organic Compounds”

Luis Vargas; Joseph Mammano; Renzo Samame “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphate: TMSP Reaction with Chloroformates”

Bryant Pascal; Daqing Gao “Tautomerization of 2,4-Pentanedione in the Gas Phase and Solution”

Eza Chikashrili; Daqing Gao “The Conformational Equilibria of Formic Acid in the Gas Phase and Solution”

Alex Desdunes; Patricia Schneider; Daqing Gao “The Binding Energies of Amino Acids and Water”

Jessica Lenis; Patricia Schneider; Daqing Gao “The pKa of Carbon Acid of Glycine in Water”

Sharon Lall-Ramnarine; Kijana Kerr; Gopal Subramaniam; James F. Wishart “Comparing the Thermal and Microwave Assisted syntheses of DABCO Ionic Liquids”

Jasmine Hatcher; Marie Thomas; Robert Engel; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine; James F. Wishart “Investigating the Physical Properties of 4-Dimethylaminopyridine Containing Ionic Liquids”


The 55th Undergraduate Research Symposium of the American Chemical Society-NY Section, Manhattan College, NY,May 5th, 2007

Yu Ha; Syamala Ranganathan; Pedro Irigoyen; Bruce Montalbano “Analysis of Vitamin C in Fruit, Vegetables and Juices via HPLC”

Helen Chon; Jun H. Shin “Quantitative Analysis of Binary Solvent Systems by Refractive Index Using Laser Pointer”

Emily Hughes; Jun H. Shin “Determination of pKa of Mono-, Di-, and Tricarboxylic Acids Using 13C NMR Spectroscopy”

Yoomi Kim; Jun H. Shin “Determination of The Isoelectric Points of Neutral and Basic Amino Acids in Aqueous Solutions Using 13C NMR Spectroscopy”

Jin Bakalis; Jun H. Shin “Reactivity of Hexachloroacetone toward Primary and Tertiary Amines”

Varsha Patel; Sabrina Song; Sasan Karimi; Gopal Subramaniam “Solution Conformation of Longifolene.”

Asma Khetani; Wilma Saffran; G. Subramaniam; S. Karimi “Synthesis of Chlorambucil Analogs.”

Steve Da Silva; David M. Sarno “Ring-Substituted Polyaniline Nanomaterials”

Kofi Ampofo; David M. Sarno “Effect of Reaction pH on the Morphological Evolution of Polyaniline Nanofibers”

Bisharat Khan; David M. Sarno “Composites of Polyaniline Nanofibers and Gold Nanoparticles”

Navreet Kaur; Paris Svoronos; Paula Devy; Victor Abbruscato “Mycotoxins: Identification Procedures Using FDA Protocols”

Sharon Yau; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen; David Sarno; Gopal Subramaniam “Measuring the Ionization of Salts and Weak Acids Using Freezing Point Depression Measurements”

Jessica Lenis; Patricia Schneider; Daqing Gao “pKa of Carbon Acids of Acetonitrile and Acetate in Water”

Alex Desdunes; Patricia Schneider; Daqing Gao “Binding Energies of Amino Acids and Water”

Heekyung Ahn; Moni Chauhan “NMR, IR and the CHN Analyzer for Structural Determination of Compounds”

Navreet Kaur; Moni Chauhan “Determination of Molecular Formula of the Compounds Using CHN Analyzer”

Katherine Urena; James F. Wishart; Sifiya Penkhasova; Hughton R. Walker; Robert Engel; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Preparation and Properties of Phosphate Containing Ionic Liquids”

Jasmine Hatcher; Marie Thomas; Robert Engel; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine; James F. Wishart “Investigating the Physical Properties of 4-Dimethylaminopyridine Containing Ionic Liquids”

Kijana Kerr; Marie Thomas; James F. Wishart; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Comparing the Thermal and Microwave Assisted syntheses of DABCO Ionic Liquids”

Bryant Pascal; Daqing Gao “Tautomerization of 2,4-Pentanedione in the Gas Phase and Solution”

Eza Chikashrili; Daqing Gao “The Conformational Equilibria of Formic Acid in the Gas Phase and Solution”

Joseph Mammano; Renzo Samame; Luis Vargas “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphate: TMSP Reaction with Chloroformates”


The 3rd Annual QCC Honors Conference, QCC, NY, April 27, 2007

Yu Ha; Syamala Ranganathan; Pedro Irigoyen; Bruce Montalbano “Analysis of Vitamin C in Fruit, Vegetables and Juices via HPLC”

Helen Chon; Jun H. Shin “Quantitative Analysis of Binary Solvent Systems by Refractive Index Using Laser Pointer”

Emily Hughes; Jun H. Shin “Determination of pKa of Mono-, Di-, and Tricarboxylic Acids Using 13C NMR Spectroscopy”

Yoomi Kim; Jun H. Shin “Determination of the Isoelectric Points of Neutral and Basic Amino Acids in Aqueous Solutions Using 13C NMR Spectroscopy”

Jin Bakalis; Jun H. Shin “Reactivity of Hexachloroacetone toward Primary and Tertiary Amines”

Varsha Patel; Sabrina Song; Sasan Karimi; Gopal Subramaniam “Solution Conformation of Longifolene.”

Asma Khetani; W. Saffran; Gopal Subramaniam; Sasan Karimi “Synthesis of Chlorambucil Analogs.”

Kofi Ampofo; David M. Sarno “Changes in Morphology and Reaction pH During the Chemical Synthesis of Polyaniline Nanofibers”

Steve Da Silva; David M. Sarno “Poly(o-toluidine) Nanomaterials”

Bisharat Khan; David M. Sarno “Composites of Polyaniline Nanofibers and Gold Nanoparticles”

Navreet Kaur; Paris Svoronos; Paula Devy; Victor Abbruscato “Mycotoxins: Identification Procedures Through the FDA”

Sharon Yau; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen; David Sarno; Gopal Subramaniam “Measuring the Ionization of Salts and Weak Acids Using Freezing Point Depression Measurements”

Kijana Kerr; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Comparing the Thermal and Microwave Assisted syntheses of DABCO Ionic Liquids”

Katherine Urena; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Preparation and Properties of Phosphate Containing Ionic Liquids”

Joseph Mammano; Luis Vargas “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphate: TMSP Reaction with Chloroformates”

Navreet Kaur; Moni Chauhan “Determination of Molecular Formula of the Compounds Using CHN Analyzer”

Heekyung Ahn; Moni Chauhan “NMR, IR and the CHN Analyzer for the Structural Analysis of Organic Compounds”

Carolyn Branch; Soraya Svoronos “Photosynthesis in Plants”

Ya Chuan Chan; Soraya Svoronos “Money Wash: Using Juices to Clean Up Pennies”

Carolina Chaves; Soraya Svoronos “Alcohol, Alcoholism, and Your Body”

Thomas Kim; Soraya Svoronos “Water vs. Sports Drinks: What You Need to Know”

Tayyaba Nasar; Soraya Svoronos “Carbonated Beverages and Health”

Tangilee Pomales; Soraya Svoronos “How Cigarettes Relate to Chemistry”

Ciera Ponds; Soraya Svoronos “Paracelsus Connecting Chemistry with Pharmacy”

Daniel Sangobanwo; Soraya Svoronos “Fats and Oils”

Maritza E. Velasquez; Soraya Svoronos “How Do Blood and Buffers Work Together in Sustaining Life?”

Junior Gonzales; Moni Chauhan “Arsenic and Lead in Drinking Water”

Yoomi Kim; Moni Chauhan “Buffers and Its Applications”

Varsha Patel; Moni Chauhan “Nuclear Magnetic Resonance”

Heekyung Ahn; Moni Chauhan “Cleaning products (Soap)”

Hae Jin (Helen) Chon; Moni Chauhan “The Chemistry of Perfumes ”

Bnafsha Saberi; Moni Chauhan “Sol Gel Chemistry”

Asma Khetani; Moni Chauhan “Green Chemistry”

Navreet kaur; Moni Chauhan “Carbon, Hydrogen and Nitrogen Analyzer”

Yezi Li; Moni Chauhan “Club Drugs”

Wonnoh Sohn; Moni Chauhan “Nuclear Medicine”

Shaun Bruney; Moni Chauhan “Nitrates and Nitriles in Food”

Sai Kappagantuta; Moni Chauhan “Utilization of Nanotechnology Against Cancer”

Nicole Perrotta; Moni Chauhan “Human Groth Hormone (HGH)”

Sang Jun Lee; Moni Chauhan “Chemistry of Make Up”

Kofi Ampofo; Moni Chauhan “Conducting Polyaniline Nanofibers”

Joseph Mammano; Moni Chauhan “The Chemistry of NOS”

Frandaluz Cuevas; Moni Chauhan “Radioactive Isotopes”

Emily Hughes; Moni Chauhan “Synthesis of Ammonia: The Haber-Bosch Process”

Carter Cambi; Moni Chauhan “The Chemistry of Wine”

Alix Ordonez; Moni Chauhan “The Potential Risk of Mercury Poisoning through Dental Fillings”

Alexander Sanchez; Moni Chauhan “Photosynthesis Cycle”

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