Student Presentations 2017 - Chemistry Department

Professional Conferences Where QCC Students Presented

2017 (42  presentations)

2016 CUNY Research Scholars Program (CRSP) Symposium, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, NY, July 27, 2016.

Francisco Caban and Sujun Wei “Synthesis of X-Shape Molecules as Electron Acceptors in Organic Solar Cells

Yueli Chen and Paul Sideris “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids for LiFePO4 Crystal Engineering

Jean Hwang and David Sarno “Understanding the formation and size distribution of porous poly(o-toluidine) microspheres

Yi (Jane) Jiang, Jordan Snaider, Rene Amell, Sujun Wei and Gina Florio “Impact of Molecular Length at Oligofluorene Single Molecule Wires

Ha Eun Kim and Jun Shin “Determination of the Refractive Index of Benzoic Acid Measured by Extension Method

Yanan Liu, Sasan Karimi and Gopal Subramaniam “A New Synthesis of Pyrroles Using the Cadogan Approach

The 45th American Chemical Society Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM), Hershey, PA, June 10-11, 2017.

Degradation of Congo red dye in the presence of single-walled carbon nanotube-ruthenium nanoparticles composites. N.E. Carrero, R. Sumner, N.F. Tobar, T. Hemraj-Benny

In silico evaluation of a hydrogen production system with enzyme produced from cell-free protein synthesis. J. Huang, D. Hauser

Polysiloxane coated PolyRhodanine (PRd) nanocomposites. M. Chauhan, T. Hong, E. Esperance, B.P. Chauhan, A. Patel

Treatment of wastewater samples at the New York City-Department of Environmental Protection (NYC-DEP). J. Leong, J. Hwang, A. Nagatu, F. Jacques, P. Meleties, P.D. Svoronos 

Syntheses of N-hydroxyphenyltrichloroacetamide derivatives by microwave reactor: Possible precursor to polycarbamate. H. Yun, J.H. Shin 

Role of loop 6 in cyclic-di-GMP specific phosphodiesterase in Shewanella woodyi. M. de los Santos, D. Williams, E.M. Boon 

Elemental analysis of food using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Northeast region laboratories in Jamaica NY. M. de los Santos, L. Aleo, D. Stutts, P.D. Svoronos

Determination of pesticide residues at the Food and Drug Administration using the QuEChERS extraction method in conjunction with liquid and gas chromatography. H. Kim, M. Viner, P.D. Svoronos

Imidazole as a novel and robust gold binding group at STM-BJ method. X. Yu, T. Fu, L. Venkataraman, S. Wei

Porous microspheres of polyaniline and its derivatives prepared from W/O/W double emulsions. J. Hwang, D.M. Sarno

Determination of the ionization constant of carboxylic acids using freezing point depression measurements. E. Mera, D. Kwun, A. Xu, P.D. Svoronos

Determination of the total amount of oxygen consumption in effluent via carbonaceous biochemical oxygen demand (CBOD) and biochemical oxygen demand (BOD). J. Hwang, J. Leong, F. Jacques, P. Meleties, A. Nagatu, P.D. Svoronos

Determination of the total amount of antioxidants present in commercially available beverages via the Folin Ciocalteau microspectrophotometric analysis. J. Leong, M. de los Santos, S. Svoronos, B. Montalbano, P.D. Svoronos

Determination of the antioxidant gallic acid in commercial beverages via High-

Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC). J. Leong, M. de los Santos, S. Svoronos, P. Irigoyen, P.D. Svoronos

Determination of the ionization constant of carboxylic acids in mixed solvents using

microscale freezing point depression measurements and the van’t Hoff factor. D. Kwun, P.D. Svoronos

Selenium dioxide oxidation of n-alkylated-1-benzazepines to quinoline. M. Qu, S. Karimi, S. Ma, G. Subramaniam

New synthesis of pyrroles using the Cadogan approach. M. Lai, Y. Liu, S. Karimi, S. Ma, G. Subramaniam

The 13th Annual QCC Honors Conference, QCC, NY, May 12, 2017.

Ha Eun Kim, Jun H. Shin “Refractive index of oxalic acid measured by zoom-In method and extension method ” 

Hyeon Yun, Jun H. Shin “Syntheses of N-hydroxyphenyltrichloroacetamide derivatives by microwave reactor: Possible precursor to polycarbamate” 

Yiting Zheng and Moni Chauhan “Catalytic Converter

The The 65th Undergraduate Research Symposium of the American Chemical Society-NY Section,Fordham University, CUNY, May 6, 2017.

DETERMINATION  OF  THE  IONIZATION  CONSTANT  OF  CARBOXYLIC ACIDS IN MIXED SOLVENTS USING MICROSCALE  FREEZING  POINT  DEPRESSION  MEASUREMENTS  AND  THE VAN’T HOFF FACTOR.  David Kwun and Paris Svoronos.

DETERMINATION  OF  THE  IONIZATION  CONSTANT  OF  CARBOXYLIC ACIDS IN AQEUOUS SOLUTIONS USING FREEZING  POINT DEPRESSION MEASUREMENTS. Edison Mera, David Kwun, Tian  Xu  and  Paris  Svoronos.

DETERMINATION  OF  THE  TOTAL  AMOUNT  OF  ANTIOXIDANTS PRESENT IN COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE BEVERAGES VIA THE FOLIN CIOCALTEAU MICROSPECTROPHOTOMETRIC ANALYSIS. Julie Leong, Margaret de los Santos, Pedro Irigoyen, Gobind Vaswani, Soraya Svoronos and Paris Svoronos. 

QUANTITATIVE  DETERMINATION  OF  THE  ANTIOXIDANT GALLIC  ACID  IN  JUICE  BEVERAGES.  Margaret  de  los  Santos,  Julie Leong,  Bruce  Montalbano  and  Paris  Svoronos.

REFRACTIVE INDEX OF OXALIC ACID MEASURED BY ZOOM-IN METHOD  AND  EXTENSION  METHOD.  Ha  Eun  Kim,  Jun  H.  Shin.

SYNTHESIS  AND  CHARACTERIZATION  OF  PYRROLIDINIUM IONIC LIQUIDS BEARING SYMMETRICAL AND ASYMMETRICAL FLUOROUS  ANIONS.  Jasodra  Ramdihal, Chanele  Rodriguez, Edward Castner, James  Wishart and  Sharon  Lall-Ramnarine.

CONNECTING  STRUCTURAL  AND  TRANSPORT  PROPERTIES  OF IONIC  LIQUIDS  WITH  CATIONIC  OLIGOETHER  CHAINS.  Chanele Rodriguez, Man  Zhao, Nicole  Zmich, Dr.  Suraj  Dhiman, Dr.  Edward Castner, Dr. James F. Wishart and Dr. Sharon Lall-Ramnarine.

PHYSICAL  PROPERTIES  OF  IMIDAZOLIUM  IONIC  LIQUIDS BEARING SYMMETRICAL AND ASYMMETRICAL FLUORINATED SULFONAMIDE ANIONS. Kristina Papacostas, Jasodra Ramdihal, Eddie Fenandez,  Dr.  Edward  Castner, Dr.  James  Wishart and  Dr.  Sharon  Lall-Ramnarine.

IONIC  LIQUID  MIXTURES  WITH  SINGLE-WALLED  CARBON NANOTUBES  AS  ELECTROLYTES  FOR  DYE-SENSITIZED  SOLAR CELLS.  Rawlric  Sumner, Eddie  Fernandez, Tirandai  Hemraj-Benny, and Sharon  Lall-Ramnarine.

SURFACTANT-ASSISTED  HYDROTHERMAL  SYNTHESIS  AND CHARACTERIZATION  OF  LiFe1-xMnxPO4 .  Sindy  Ferreiras,  Krystal  Lee and  Paul  J.  Sideris. 

RHODANINE  BASED  COMPLEX  AS  A  TEMPLATE  FOR  PMHS COATING.  Tao  Hong,  Moni  Chauhan ,  Aarti  Patel  and  Bhanu  Chauhan.

MICROWAVE  SYNTHESIS  OF  PDMS  COATED  POLYRHODANINE NANOCOMPOSITE.  Anjali  Gaba  and  Moni  Chauhan. 

1,3,5,7-TETRAMETHYLCYCLOTETRASILOXANE POLYRHODANINE  NANOTUBES.  Evens  Esperance,  Moni  Chauhan, Aarti Patel and Bhanu Chauhan.

POLYANILINE NANOFIBERS AS A SCAFFOLDING MATERIAL FOR RUTHENIUM  NANOPARTICLES.  Katherine  Kim  and  David  M.  Sarno.

MICROWAVE  IRRADIATION  OF  RUTHENIUM  CHLORIDE  IN ANHYDROUS ETHANOL.  Leandro Pimentel, Nicholas Carrero and Tirandai Hemraj-Benny.

CONGO  RED  DYE  DEGRADATION  USING  SINGLE-WALLED CARBON NANOTUBE-RUTHENIUM NANOPARTICLES CATALYST. Nicholas Carrero, Rawlric Sumner and Tirandai Hemraj-Benny.

SYNTHESES  OF  N-HYDROXYPHENYLTRICHLOROACETAMIDE DERIVATIVES  BY  MICROWAVE  REACTOR:  POSSIBLE PRECURSOR  TO  POLYCARBAMATE.  Hyeon  Yun,  Jun  H.  Shin.

SYNTHESIS  OF  X-SHAPE  MOLECULES  AS  ELECTRON ACCEPTORS IN ORGANIC SOLAR CELLS. Jiayi Xue, Francisco Caban, Yi  (Jane)  Jiang  and  Sujun  Wei.

A  NEW  SYNTHESIS  OF  PYRROLES  USING  THE  CADOGAN APPROACH.  Mei  Sze  Lai, Yanan  Liu, Sasan  Karimi, Shuai  Ma, Gopal Subramaniam.

SELENIUM  DIOXIDE  OXIDATION  OF  N-ALKYLATED-1-BENZAZEPINES  TO  QUINOLINE.  Michelle  Qu, Sasan  Karimi, Shuai Ma, Gopal  Subramaniam.

POROUS  MICROSPHERES  OF  POLYANILINE  AND  ITS DERIVATIVES  PREPARED  FROM  W/O/W  DOUBLE  EMULSIONS. Jean  Hwang  and  David  M.  Sarno.

Columbia Undergraduate Science Journal (CUSJ), Lerner Hall, Columbia University, April 15, 2017.

Role of loop 6 in cyclic-di-GMP specific phosphodiesterase in Shewanella woodyi,  M. de los Santos, D. Williams and E.M. Boon

Refractive index of oxalic acid measured by zoom-in method and extension method,  Ha  Eun  Kim and  Jun H. Shin.

Porous microspheres of polyaniline and poly(o-toluidine) prepared from W/O/W double emulsions,  J. Hwang and D.M. Sarno

Determination of the ionization constant of carboxylic acids using microscale freezing point depression and mixed solvents, D. Kwun, P.D. Svoronos and Pedro Irigoyen.

The 24th Annual Statewide CSTEP Student Conference, Lake George, NY, April 8-10, 2016.

Francisco Caban and SujunWei “Synthesis of X-Shape Molecules as Electron Acceptors in Organic Solar Cells”

Julie Leong, Soraya Svoronos and Paris Svoronos “Determination of Antioxidants Present in Beverages via the Folin Ciocalteau Microspectrophotometric Analysis and High Performance Liquid Chromatography”

Tao Hong and Moni Chauhan “One-PotOxidative Polymerization of Rhodanine Catalyzed by Silver Nanoparticles in Dimethylformamide (DMF)”

Chanele Rodriguez and Sharon I. Lall-Ramnarine “Examining the Effect of Ether Side Chains on Ionic Liquid Properties”

JeanHwang and David M. Sarno “An investigation of the size distribution of porous poly(o-toluidine)microspheres”

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