Professional Conferences Where QCC Students Presented Their Research Works

2009 (118 presentations)

The 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC, August 16-20, 2009.

Junior Gozales; Shaun MacMahon; Jack Lohne; Paris Svoronos "Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectroscopy Method for the Detection of Nitrofuran Metabolites in Shrimp”

Rana Said; Soraya Svoronos; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen “Determination of Gallic Acid in Tea Beverages Using HPLC”

Rangina Wali; Soraya Svoronos; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen “Determination of the Total Phenol Content in Commercial Tea Beverages via the Folin-Ciocalteau Micromethod”

Junior Gonzales; Thomas Kim; Emily Hughes; Gopal Subramaniam; Jun H. Shin; Paris Svoronos “Ionization Constant of Carboxylic Acids Using Low-Field NMR”

Jordan Verdis; Malamatenia MavrouIsolation and Qualitative Characterization of DNA: an Undergraduate Laboratory Experiment”

Tayyaba Nasser; Junior Gonzales; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen; Jun H. Shin; Gopal Subramaniam “Microscale Freezing Point Depression Measurements: Using van’t Hoff Factor to Study the Extent of Dissociation”

Kenny Bae; Jun H. Shin “Syntheses of N-4-Hydroxyphenyltrichloroacetamide: Possible Precursor to Polycarbamate”

Crystal Park; Jun H. Shin “Temperature Effect on Refractive Index Measured by a Laser Pointer”

Firmause Payen; Xing Li; M. Thomas; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine; J. F. Wishart; C. Dodge; A. Francis “Bacterial Metabolism of Ionic-Liquid Pretreated Lignocellulose: Production of Biofuels”

Samanta Boursiquot; Xing Li; M. Thomas; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine; J. F. Wishart; C. Dodge; A. Francis “Biodegradation of Ionic Liquids”

Moni Chauhan; Eunchul Kim “In Situ Conjugation of Silver Nanoparticles in TTPI Gels”

Moni Chauhan; Tirandai Hemraj-Benny; Gurpreet Singh; Chi Kwan Wong; “Investigating the Attachment and the Formation of Silver Nanoparticles onto Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube”

Moni Chauhan; M. Tawde; L. Samaroo; Eunchul Kim “Minimal Inhibitory Concentration of Silver Nanoparticles on Escherichia Coli”

Eva Santos Tejada; David M. Sarno “Preparation of Highly Porous poly(o-toluidine)”

Christina Badal; Toor Noori; Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Silylation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube”

Carolina Chaves Prado; David M. Sarno; Mathew M. Maye “Uptake of Gold Nanoparticles by Polyaniline Nanofiber: Effect of Ring Substitution and Particle Size”

Ngai Hin Lo; Hema Bhramdat; Sasan Karimi; Gopal Subramaniam; Keith Ramig “1H and 13C NMR Assignments and Conformational Studies on 3H-1-Benzazepines”

Jordan Verdis; Ti-Ya Chang; T. Meleties “Computational and Experimental Studies of the Bergman Cyclization”

Jordan Verdis; S. Refua “Computational Investigations of Organic Reaction Mechanisms”

Jordan Verdis; Ti-Ya Chang “Electrocyclic Reactions: AB-Initio Studies of the Bergman Cyclization”

Luis Vargas; Tresa Ambooken “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite ( TMSP): Reactions with Haloformates and Halothionoformates”

Luis Vargas; Mousume Shaha “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP): Reactions with Haloformates and Halothionoformates Containing Electron-Withdrawing Groups”

Prakash Prasad; Sasan Karimi; Gopal Subramaniam; Keith Ramig “Synthesis and Ring Contraction of 1-Benzazepines”

Daniel Sangobanwo; Mihaela D. Bojin Conformers of Asparagine and Aspartic Acid: A Theoritical Investigation”

Daniel Sangobanwo; Eunchul Kim; Gurpreet Singh; Moni Chauhan; Mihaela D. Bojin “Studies on Si-H Bond Activation in Silanes and  Siloxanes”


The 42nd Silicon Symposium, Long Branch, NJ, June 9-11, 2009.

Eunchul Kim; Moni Chauhan “Synthesis and Growth of Silver Nanoparticles in the Gels”


The 57th Undergraduate Research Symposium of the American Chemical Society-NY Section, Pace University, Pleasantville, May 2, 2009.

Crystal Park; Jun H. Shin “Temperature Effect on Refractive Index Measured by a Laser Pointer”

Kenny Bae; Jun H. Shin “Syntheses of N-4-Hydroxyphenyltrichloroacetamide: Possible Precursor to Polycarbamate”

Junior Gonzales; Thomas Kim; Emily Hughes; Gopal Subramaniam; Jun H. Shin “Ionization Constant of Carboxylic Acids Using Low-Field NMR”

Tayyaba Nasser; Junior Gonzales; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen; Jun H. Shin; Gopal Subramaniam “Microscale Freezing Point Depression Measurements: Using van’t Hoff Factor to Study the Extent of Dissociation”

Carolina Chaves Prado; Mathew M. Maye; David M. Sarno “Polyaniline nanofiber-gold nanoparticle hybrids”

Eva Santos Tejada; David M. Sarno “Highly porous poly(o-toluidine)”

Tresa Ambooken;Luis Vargas “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite ( TMSP): Reactions with Haloformates and Halothionoformates”

Mousume Shaha; Luis Vargas “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP): Reactions with Haloformates and Halothionoformates Containing Electron-Withdrawing Groups”

Daniel Sangobanwo; Mihaela D. Bojin “Asparagine’s Conformers: A Computational Study”

Imane Elhamdou; Mihaela D. Bojin "Theoretical Studies on Models of Dihydrofolate Reductase”

Rangina Wali; Soraya Svoronos; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen “Total Phenol Content Determination in Commercial Tea Beverages via the Folin-Ciocalteau Micromethod”

Myoung Eun Kim; Soraya Svoronos; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen “Determination of the Total Phenol Content in Dry Tea Leaves via the Folin-Ciocalteau Visible Spectrophotometric Method”

Rana Said; Soraya Svoronos; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen “Quantitative Determination of Gallic Acid in Tea Beverages Using HPLC”

Junior Gonzales; Shaun MacMahon; Jack Lohne; Paris Svoronos “Determination of Nitrofuran Metabolites in Shrimp: an FDA Internship”

Parsa Sharifi; Paris Svoronos “Ionic Liquids and Leaf: Advanced Materials and Instrumentation for Energy Research. A Mini-Semester Experience at the Brookhaven National Laboratory”

Malamatenia Mavrou; Jordan Verdis “Isolation and Qualitative Characterization of DNA: an Undergraduate Laboratory Experiment”

Ti-Ya Chang; Sahar Refua; Jordan Verdis “Electrocyclic Reactions: AB-Initio Studies of the Bergman Cyclization”

Waddah Guneid; Gobind Vaswani; Joseph Iorio; Bruce Montalbano; Irina Rutenburg “Analysis of Milk Components”

Samanta Boursiquot; Xing Li; Jinhee Gwon; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Synthesis of Imidazole, Pyridine and Pyrrolidine Containing Ionic Liquids for Biodegradation Studies”

Firmause Payen; Xing Li; Jinhee Gwon; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Synthesis of 4-Dimethylaminopyridine (DMAP) and Diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octane (DABCO) Containing Ionic Liquids for Biodegradation Studies”

Eunchul Kim; Moni Chauhan “Synthesis and Growth of Silver Nanoparticles in the Gels”

Chi Kwan Wong; Gurpreet Singh; Moni Chauhan; Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Investigating the Formation of Silver Nanoparticles onto Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube”

Gurpreet Singh;Chi Kwan Wong; Moni Chauhan; Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Attachment of Silver Nanoparticles on Carbon Nanotube”

Christina Badal; Toor Noori; Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Synthesis and Growth of Silver Nanoparticles in the Silylation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube with Hexaphenyldisilane”

Toor Noori; Christina Badal; Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Silylation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube with Trimethoxysilane”

Prakash Prasad; Sasan Karimi; Keith Ramig; Gopal Subramaniam “Synthesis and Ring Contraction of 1-Benzazepines”

Ngai Hin Lo; Sasan Karimi; Keith Ramig; Hema Bhramdat; Gopal Subramaniam “1H and 13C NMR Assignments and Conformational Studies on 3H-1-Benzazepines”


The 5th Annual QCC Honors Conference, QCC, NY, May 1, 2009.

Crystal Park; Jun H. Shin “Temperature Effect on Refractive Index Measured by a Laser Pointer”

Kenny Bae; Jun H. Shin “Syntheses of N-4-Hydroxyphenyltrichloroacetamide: Possible Precursor to Polycarbamate”

Carolina Chaves Prado; David M. Sarno “Polyaniline nanofiber-gold nanoparticle hybrids”

Eva Santos Tejada; David M. Sarno “Highly porous poly(o-toluidine)”

Junior Gonzales; Gopal Subramaniam; Jun H. Shin “Ionization Constant of Carboxylic Acids Using Low-Field NMR”

Tayyaba Nasser; Jun H. Shin; Gopal Subramaniam; Paris Svoronos; Pedro Irigoyen “Microscale Freezing Point Depression Measurements: Using van’t Hoff Factor to Study the Extent of Dissociation”

Tresa Ambooken;Luis Vargas “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite ( TMSP): Reactions with Halothionoformates”

Mousume Shaha; Luis Vargas “Reactivity of Tris(trimethylsilyl)phosphite (TMSP): Reactions with Haloformates Containing Electron-Withdrawing Groups”

Daniel Sangobanwo; Mihaela D. Bojin “Asparagine’s Conformers: A Computational Study”

Imane Elhamdou; Mihaela D. Bojin "Theoretical Studies on Models of Dihydrofolate Reductase”

Toor Noori; Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Silylation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Trimethoxysilane.”

Christina Badal; Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Silylation of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes with Hexaphenyldisilane.”

Chi Kwan Wong; Tirandai Hemraj-Benn “Investigating the Formation of Silver Nanoparticles onto Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes.”

Samanta Boursiquot; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Synthesis of Imidazole and Pyrrolidine Containing Ionic Liquids for Biodegradation Studies”

Ti Ya Chang; Jordan Verdis “Electrocyclic Reactions: Ab Initio Studies in the Bergman Cyclization”

Waddah Guneid; Joseph Iorio; Bruce Montalbano; Irina Rutenburg “Analysis of Milk Components”

Malamatenia Mavrou; Jordan Verdis “Isolation and Qualitative Characterization of DNA: An Undergraduate Laboratory Experiment”

Firmause Payen; Sharon Lall-Ramnarine “Synthesis of 4,4-Dimethylaminopyridine (DMAP) and Diazabicyclo [2.2.2]octane (DAPCO) \Containing Ionic Liquids for Biodegradation Studies”

Rana Said; Soraya Svoronos; Paris Svoronos and Pedro Irigoyen “Determination of Gallic Acid in Tea Beverages Using HPLC

 Rangina Wali; Soraya Svoronos; Paris Svoronos and Pedro Irigoyen “Application of the Folin-Ciocalteau Micro-method to Determine the Total Phenol Content in Commercial Beverages”

Junior Gonzales; Paris Svoronos; Shaun McMahon and Jack Lohne “A Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry Method for the Detection of Nitrofuran Metabolites in Shrimp”

Esther Kim; Soraya Svoronos; Paris Svoronos and Pedro Irigoyen “Application of the Folin-Ciocalteau Micro-method to Determine the Total Phenol Content in Dry Tea Leaves”

Parsa Sharifi; James Wishart “Ionic Liquids and LEAF: Advanced materials and Instrumentation for Energy Research”

Ngai Hin Lo; Sasan Karimi and Gopal Subramaniam “1H and 13C NMR Assignments And Conformational Studies on 3H-1Benzazepines”

Prakash Prasad; Sasan Karimi “The Synthesis and Ring Contraction of 1-Benzazepines”

Gurpreet Singh; Moni Chauhan and Tirandai Hemraj-Benny “Investigating the Attachment of Silver Nanoparticles onto Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube”

Eunchul Kim; Moni Chauhan “Conjugation and Growth of Silver Nanoparticles in TTPI Gels”

Edith Kufeji; Jun H. Shin “Chickenpox”

Natasha Berry; Jun H. Shin “The Breathalyzer: Law Enforcements Greatest Tool”

Haimonti Paul; Jun H. Shin “Water Cycle”

Tiffany Giannone; Jun H. Shin “Green House Effect- an Atmosphere in Which We Are Absorbing and Emitting Infrared Radiation”

Gena Connelly; Jun H. Shin “Stem Cell”

Tresa Ambooken; Moni Chauhan “Diamond Synthesis”

Christina Badal; Moni Chauhan “gecko Grip and Nanotechnology”

Ti-Ya Chang; Moni Chauhan “Fingerprinting”

Mohammad S. Hossain; Moni Chauhan “Chemistry of the Earth’s Atmosphere”

Krina Kadakia; Moni Chauhan “Chemistry Behind Toothpaste and Antimicrobial Mouth Rinses”

Eunchul Kim; Moni Chauhan “Organic Light Emitting Diodes”

Keum Ji Lee; Moni Chauhan “The Purpose of Gastric Juice and How it Affects Daily Metabolism”

Tanya Mavrou; Moni Chauhan “Green Chemistry

Lei Nie; Moni Chauhan “Food vs. Calories”

Eva Maria Santos Tejada; Moni Chauhan “Radiation Therapy”

Sabrina Torchon; Moni Chauhan “Carbonated Beverages”

Karen Veeraswami; Moni Chauhan “The Chemistry of Water”

Josephine Welle; Moni Chauhan “Pharmaceutical Applications of Buffers”

Chi Kwan Wong; Moni Chauhan “Carbon Nanotubes”

Treisha Amos; Moni Chauhan “The Chemistry of Soap”

Samanta Boursiquot; Moni Chauhan “Acetaminophen”

Sungwon Lee; Moni Chauhan “Gold”

Qi Li; Moni Chauhan “Primary Cell”

Wanqing Lin; Moni Chauhan “Some Information of Ozone”

Hong Wen Lu; Moni Chauhan “Other Energy Sources Other than Petroleum”

Sarah Lutchman; Moni Chauhan “The Importance of Electroplating in Industry”

Toor Noori; Moni Chauhan “Silicon” – Part of CH-152 Honors

Firmause Payen; Moni Chauhan “Uses of Lithium”

Sahar Refua; Moni Chauhan “Allergy Medication”

Daniel Sangobanwo; Moni Chauhan “Carbon and Its Significance in Life”

Rangina Wali; Moni Chauhan “The Haber-Bosch Process”

Mena Yakoob; Moni Chauhan “How Hydrogen Cars wil Work Better than Traditional Cars” Diamond Synthesis”

Verona Young; Moni Chauhan “The Chemistry of Insulin”

Zongyu Zhang; Moni Chauhan “Chemistry of Nuclear Weaapoms”

Esther Lee; Moni Chauhan “Ant-aging Products and Prevention”

Fatima Morales; Moni Chauhan “Air Pollution”

Talar Naijarian; Moni Chauhan “Physical Properties of Pure Water”

Panagiota Vittoris; Moni Chauhan “Uses of Baking Soda”

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QCC Art Gallery

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