Activities Student Presentations

Student Presentations

2016 - 2017

Kraig E. Strayer** - "Development of a LC-MS/MS-Based Method for the Multiplex Detection of Fentanyl Analogs in Biological Matrices at Sub ng mL-1 Concentrations," Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, Dayton, OH, and  Montgomery County Coroner’s Office, Dayton, OH,  2017 Midwest Association for Toxicology and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Meeting, Rosemont, IL, April 21, 2017, Advisor: Ioana Pavel-Sizemore

Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Wright State University, April 21, 2017.   

2017 Book of Abstracts

Oral Presentations

Jeffrey Book* –"Stability of Barite Solutions," Advisor: Steven Higgins

Joel Schmitz** - "An Equilibrium Kinetics Study of Nitrosyl Bromide (BrNO) Formation." Advisor: David Dolson

Poster Presentations

Don Hoang* - "Gold (I) complexes containing alkylated ferrocenes: The beginning of a new generation of organometallic anti-cancer compounds,"  with Selvakumar Jayaraman, Advisor: Kuppuswamy Arumugam1

Gregory Bowers** - "A Stochastic Cellular Automata Model of Tautomer Equilibria,"   Advisor: Paul Seybold 

Emily Warren* - "Determination of Arsenic, Lead, and Cadmium in the Yellow Spring Sediment in Glen Helen Nature Preserve, OH,"  with Rebecca E Teed and Scott Sanders,  Earth & Environmental Science, Advisor: Audrey McGowin

Sarah Jindra** - "Hydrothermal Atomic Force Microscopy Investigation of Barite Growth: The Role of Spectator Ions," with Angela L Bertagni,  Advisor: Steven Higgins 

Amira Alsenbel** - "Heavy Metals in Lytle Creek and Indian Run." with Taylor Stuckert, Lori Williams, Harry McVey, Advisor: Audrey McGowin

Meredith Miles** - "Development of N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Gold(I) Complexes for Therapeutic Applications."  Advisor: Kuppuswamy Arumugam

Shannon Hennelly** - "Effects of Cross-Link Density and Spacing on the Properties of High Temperature SulfonamideBased Elastomers, Interdisciplinary Applied Science & Mathematics, Advisor:: Eric Fossum 

Christine Kinstedt** - "Extended Conjugated Chalcones as Theranostic Agents in Alzheimer’s Research," Advisor: Daniel Ketcha

Kotiba Malek** - "Redox-Active Silver NHeterocyclic Carbene Complexes: A Dual Targeting Anti-Bacterial Drug," with Krushangi Shah, Alexander Castillo Guel, Advisor:  Arumugam Kuppuswamy 

Amy McNeely** - "Structure-Property Relationships of Polymerizable Blue-Emitting, pi-Donor Chromophores for OLED Application," Advisor:  Eric Fossum

Md Ali Akbar** - "Cloud Point Extraction in Combination with Tangential Flow Filtration for the Isolation of Silver Nanoparticles and Ionic Silver," with Sesha Paluri Advisor:  Ioana Sizemore

Catherine Evers Smith* - "Development of Synthesis Strategy for [Bis- (1,3-diferrocenylmethyl-imidazole-2-ylidene)- gold] [tetrafluoroborate]," Advisor: Kuppuswamy Arumugam

ACS Poster Session, Sponsored by the Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, Ohio Valley Section, April 19, 2016,  Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio

Kotiba Malek Poster
Ben Owens and Jon Tumey Poster
Shannon Hennelly Poster
Sarah Jindra Poster
Catherine Smith Poster
Amy McNeely Poster
Amira Alsenbel Poster
Meredith Miles Poster
Don Hoang Poster
Nathaniel Brackett Poster
Ali Akbar Poster
Emily Warren Poster
Matthew Cerone Poster
Gregory Bowers Poster
Richard Williams Poster
James Herbort Poster

James Herbort* - "Improvements to the synthesis of haplomyrtin and synthesis of a trifluoromethoxy analogue" Advisor: William Feld

Don Hoang* - "Gold (I) complexes containing alkylated ferrocenes: The beginning of a new generation of organometallic anti-cancer compounds,"  with Selvakumar Jayaraman, Advisor: Kuppuswamy Arumugam

Ben Owens* - "Chlorination of 3-Arylsydnones with Iodine Monochloride," with Jon Tumey, and Imad Nashashibi, Advisor: Kenneth Turnbull

Catherine Evers Smith* - "Development of Synthesis Strategy for [Bis- (1,3-diferrocenylmethyl-imidazole-2-ylidene)- gold] [tetrafluoroborate]," Advisor: Kuppuswamy Arumugam

Emily Warren* - "Determination of Arsenic, Lead, and Cadmium in the Yellow Spring Sediment in Glen Helen Nature Preserve, OH,"  with Rebecca E Teed and Scott Sanders,  Earth & Environmental Science, Advisor: Audrey McGowin

Md Ali Akbar** - "Cloud Point Extraction in Combination with Tangential Flow Filtration for the Isolation of Silver Nanoparticles and Ionic Silver," with Sesha Paluri Advisor:  Ioana Sizemore

Amira Alsenbel** - "Heavy Metals in Lytle Creek and Indian Run." with Taylor Stuckert, Lori Williams, Harry McVey, Advisor:  Audrey McGowin

Gregory Bowers** - "A Stochastic Cellular Automata Model of Tautomer Equilibria,"   Advisor: Paul Seybold

Nathaniel Brackett** - "Incorporation of 5,8-dioxo-5,8-dihydroindeno-[2,1-c]fluorene into polymeric systems" Advisor: William Feld

Matthew Cerone** - "Synthesis of alkyl substituted phenylated poly(ether ether ketone ketone)s," Advisor: William Feld

Sarah Jindra** - "Hydrothermal Atomic Force Microscopy Investigation of Barite Growth: The Role of Spectator Ions," with Angela L Bertagni,  Advisor: Steven Higgins

Shannon Hennelly** - "Effects of Cross-Link Density and Spacing on the Properties of High Temperature SulfonamideBased Elastomers, Interdisciplinary Applied Science & Mathematics, Advisor:: Eric Fossum

Amy McNeely** - "Structure-Property Relationships of Polymerizable Blue-Emitting, pi-Donor Chromophores for OLED Application," Advisor: : Eric Fossum

Kotiba Malek** - "Redox-Active Silver NHeterocyclic Carbene Complexes: A Dual Targeting Anti-Bacterial Drug," with Krushangi Shah, Alexander Castillo Guel, Advisor:  Arumugam Kuppuswamy

Meredith Miles** - "Development of N-Heterocyclic Carbene-Gold(I) Complexes for Therapeutic Applications."  Advisor: Kuppuswamy Arumugam

Richard Williams III** - "Adsorption of Fullerenes on Alumina: A Molecular Simulation Study," Advisor: Rachel Aga

2015-2016

The University of Kentucky, Regional Poster Competition, Undergraduate Research in Chemistry, April 23, 2016, Lexington, Kentucky

James Herbort* - “Dioxyalkylene PEEK Polymers Containing Vanillin Subunits,” **  Advisor:William A. Feld.

Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Wright State University, April 15, 2016.  

2016  Book of Abstracts

Oral Presentations

Arathi Sesha Paluri** - “Developing analytical methodologies to examine ADMEs of silver nanoparticles in Vero 76 cells,”   with John Ryan*, Nhi Lam Advisor:Ioana Pavel-Sizemore

Marjorie Markopoulos** – “The effect of charge for unfunctionalized silver nanoparticles against water quality indicator organisms,”  with Sesha A. Paluri**, Jacob Artz*, Advisor: Ioana Pavel-Sizemore

Oral Presentations

Dolores Dodson1** - “CNT Modified Polymer Working Electrode to Detect Lead and Common Neurotransmitters,”1Public Health, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Wright State University, with Justin Lee**, Dr. Lei Zhai, University of Central Florida, Advisor: Suzanne Lunsford

Zachary Ewing** “Synthesis of Functionalized PEEK Analogues via “One-Pot” Synthesis,” Advisor: Eric Fossum

Landen Gerlinger1* - “Integrating Pre-Service Educator Applications with Industrial Applications,” 1Middle Childhood Education College of Ed & Human Services, Wright State University Advisor: Suzanne Lunsford

Brady Hall** – “Synthesis, Characterization, and Polymerization of Sulfonamide Based Bifunctional Monomers,” with Luke Meyer*, and Jessica Munch, Advisor: Eric Fossum

James Waweru*– “Comparison of the Thermal Properties of Po;ly(araylene aether)s Prepares fromfrom of N,N-dialkyl-2,4- difluorobenzenesulfonamide,” Steven Ujvary*, Jasper van den Hoek, Advisor: Eric Fossum

Amy McNeely*- “Evaluation of Water Quality In and Around Glen Helen Nature Preserve,” With Jessica Clemmons*, Steven Ujvary*, Sarah Izor*, Lin Phu*, Lauren Bruce*, Justin Myers*, Ashlynn Boedecker**, Ritu Ghose*, Jessica Mckinley**, Advisor: Audrey McGowin

 

ACS Poster Session, Sponsored by the Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, Ohio Valley Section, April 5, 2016,  Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio

Brady Hall** - “Synthesis, Characterization, and Polymerization of Sulfonamide Based Bifunctional Monomers,” with Jessica Munch, Luke Meyer*, and Advisor: Eric Fossum.

James Ohaeri** - “Polymerization of PEEK AA+BB monomers containing meta-substituted oxyalkylene linkages,”  Advisor: William A. Feld.

James Herbort* - “Dioxyalkylene PEEK polymers containing vanillin subunits,” Advisor: William A. Feld.

Trevor I. Schumacher** - "Poly(arylene ether)s with Ammonium Groups Located on Pendent Phenyl Sulfonyl Moieties for use as Anionic Exchange Membranes," with Juxiang Yang, Advisor: Eric Fossum.

Zachary Ewing** - "Synthesis of Functionalized PEEK Analogues via “One-Pot” Synthesis," Advisor: Eric Fossum.

James Waweru**- "Comparison of the Thermal Properties of Poly(arylene ether)s Prepared from of N,N-dialkyl-2,4-difluorobenzenesulfonamide  and N,N-dialkyl-3,5-difluorobenzenesulfonamide," with Steven Ujvary and Jasper van den Hoek, Advisor: Eric Fossum.

251th ACS National Conference–March 13-17, 2016, San Diego, CA

Division of Polymer Chemistry

Brady Hall** – “Synthesis, Polymerization, and Characterization of Sulfonamide Based Bifunctional Monomers,” 
Luke Meyer*, Jessica Munch*, Eric Fossum, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States

Trevor Schumacher** – “Poly(arylene ether)s with Ammonium Groups located on Pendent Phenyl Sulfonyl Moieties for 
Use as Anionic Exchange Membranes,”
Eric Fossum, Juxiang Yang, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States

James Ohaeri ** – “Alkylenedioxy Containing PEEK Polymers Containing Meta Linkages,”  William A. Feld, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States

Zachary Ewing** – “Synthesis of Functionalized PEEK Analogues via 'One-Pot' Reaction,” Eric Fossum, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States

Matthew Cerone** – “Phenylated PEEK Containing Pendant Alkyl Substituents,”  William A. Feld, Department of Chemistry, Department of Chemistry,Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio,United States.

James Waweru ** “Comparison of the Thermal Properties of Poly(arylene ether)s Prepared from N,N-dialkyl-2,4-difluorobenzenesulfonamide and N,N-dialkyl-3,5-difluorobenzenesulfonamide," Eric Fossum, Steven Ujvary*, Jasper van den Hoek*, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

 

2014-2015

Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Wright State University, April 10, 2015  

2015 Book of Abstracts

Oral Presentations

Jimmy Klaasen* – "Synthesis and Reactions of 3-Phenyl-5-methyl-1,3,4-Oxadiazolin-2-one," Mentor: Kenneth Turnbull

Seth Brittle** – "Measuring Total Silver Within Hudson River Crayfish Exposed to Silver Nanoparticles," Mentor: Ioana Pavel-Sizemore

Kevin A. O'Neil** – "A study of the adsorption behavior of silver nanoparticles at corundum interfaces using Inductively-Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES)," Mentor: Ioana Pavel-Sizemore

Sesha Aranthi Paluri** – "ICP OES – Based Quantification of Silver Nanoparticle Accumulation in Vero 76 Cells," Mentor: Ioana Pavel-Sizemore

Daniel P. Foose** – "Vespucci: ASoftware Tool for the Analysis of Spectroscopic Datasets," Mentor: Ioana Pavel-Sizemore

Seth Brittle

Kevin O'Neil

Sesha Aranthi Paluri

Dan Foose

Poster Presentations

Emily Artz* – "Synthesis of New Class of Bimetallic NanoParticles," Mentor: Dr. Ioana Pavel-Sizemore
with Sushil R. Kanel, Seth W. Brittle, Margorie M. Markopoulos, Ioana Pavel-Sizemore, David M. Kempisty

Anna Foote** – "Influence of solvents on the physical properties of materials for organic photovoltaic devices," Mentor: Dr. Rachel Aga1
Eric Niwemukiza1, Michael J.Goldcamp2
1Wright State University, Department of Chemistry 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435
2Wilmington College, Department of Chemistry and Physics 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH 45177

Kara L. Geremia** – "Computational Estimation of the pKas of Purines," Mentor: Dr. Paul G. Seybold

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Yiscka Gooijer1,2* "Determination of minor and trace impurities in barite minerals with ICP-OES," Mentor: Dr. Steven R. HigginsJacquelyn N. Bracco2
1Hogeschool Utrecht, Institute for Life Sciences and Chemistry, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Shannon Hennelly** – "Polymerization of PEEK AB monomers with oxyalkylene linkages via NAS and Friedel-Crafts reactions," Mentor: Dr. William A. Feld

Carly Jordan1 **“Work function modification of various electrodes by deposition of carbon nanotubes via aerosol jet printing” Mentor: Dr. Rachel Aga
with Roberto Aga2 , Eric Kreit2 , Carrie Bartsch2 , Emily Heckman2 , Rachel Aga1 ,
1 Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United State

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Shannon Hennelly
Carly Jordan

Robert Johnson* – "Should Anesthetics Be Applied to Pre-Weanling Mice Undergoing Tail Tip Biopsy" Mentor: Dr. Emily Dudley, D.V.M.

Nhi Lam* – "Quantification of concentration -dependent uptake of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in Vero 76 cells by ICP-OES,"  Mentor: Dr. Ioana Pavel-Sizemore
with Sesha Aranthi Paluri.

Amanda Lock** – "Methods for N-Alkylation of Benzylidene Oxindoles,"  Mentor: Dr. Daniel M. Ketcha 
with Kyle J. Knisley, Kaleb W. Cox.

Lainey Mallin** – "Proxy-PET Building Blocks as a Design Element for Library Synthesis," Mentor: Dr. Daniel M. Ketcha
with Hans de Kraker, Stephanie S. Huthmacher.

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Amanda Lock Boyer
Lainie Mallin

Renata Mitton** – "Tuning the Physical Properties of Poly(arylene ether)s Prepared from 3,5-Difluorobenzenesulfonamides,"  Mentor:  Dr. Eric Fossum

Saager Patel** – "Evaluation of Water Quality In and Around Glen Helen Nature Presereve: Fall 2014," Mentor: Dr. Audrey McGowin 
with Nathaniel Brackett, Brannon Dunn,  Robert Magley, Jennifer Purvis, Sarah Steele, Jonathan Tumey, Katie Watson, James Waweru, Benjamin Wick, Scott Atkinson

Joel Schmitz** – "Toward High Temperature Elastomers Based on Poly(arylene ether)s Derived from 3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamides," Mentor: Dr. Eric Fossum
with Marina Andrejevic

Renata Mitton
Saager Patel
Joel Schmitz

ACS Poster Session, Sponsored by the Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, Ohio Valley Section, April 9, 2015,  Cedarville University, Cedarville, Ohio

Undergraduate Student Presenters

Emily Artz*1,2 – "Synthesis of New Class of Bimetallic NanoParticles," Sushil R. Kanel1, Seth W. Brittle2, Margorie M. Markopoulos2, Ioana Pavel-Sizemore2. David M. Kempisty1 , 1Department of Systems Engineering and Management, Air Force Institute of Technology. 2950 Hobson Way, Wright-Patterson AFB 45433-7765, 2Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Yiscka Gooijer*1,2 "Determination of minor and trace impurities in barite minerals with ICP-OES," Jacquelyn N. Bracco2 and Steven R. Higgins2
1Hogeschool Utrecht, Institute for Life Sciences and Chemistry, Utrecht, the Netherlands, 2Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA

Graduate Student Presenters

Seth Brittle** – "Quantifying silver in colloidal silver nanoparticles by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy: A laboratory experiment for chemistry and engineering students," Joshua Baker, Kevin Dorney, Tala Ebrahimian, Jessica Dagher, Steven Higgins, Ioana Pavel-Sizemore,
Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States

Daniel P. Foose** – "Vespucci: A spectroscopic analysis software package," Adam C. Stahler, Ioana Pavel-Sizemore.
Department of Chemistry, Wright State University

Anna Foote**1 – "Influence of solvents on the physical properties of materials for organic photovoltaic devices,"
Eric Niwemukiza1, Michael J.Goldcamp2, and Rachel Aga1
1Wright State University, Department of Chemistry 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435
2Wilmington College, Department of Chemistry and Physics 1870 Quaker Way, Wilmington, OH 45177

Kara L. Geremia** – "Reactivity Ratio Controlled Polycondensation as a Route to Functional Poly(arylene ether ketone)s
and Computational Estimation of the pKas of Purines,"
Eric Fossum, Chemistry Department, Wright State University

Kara L. Geremia** – "Computational Estimation of the pKas of Purines," Paul G. Seybold, Chemistry Department, Wright State University

Shannon Hennelly** – "Polymerization of PEEK AB monomers with oxyalkylene linkages via NAS and Friedel-Crafts reactions,"William A. Feld, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University

Carly Jordana** – "Work function modification of metal electrodes by deposition of carbon nanotubes and PEDOT:PSS via aerosol jet printing," Roberto S. Aga, Jr.b, Eric Kreitb, Carrie M. Bartschb, Emily M. Heckmanb, and Rachel Agaa
aWright State University, Department of Chemistry, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy.,  Dayton, OH 45435
bAir Force Research Laboratory, Sensors Directorate,Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433

Amanda Lock** – "Methods for N-Alkylation of Benzylidene Oxindoles," Kyle J. Knisley, Kaleb W. Cox, and Daniel M. Ketcha, Wright State University

Lainey Mallin** – "Proxy-PET Building Blocks as a Design Element for Library Synthesis," Hans de Kraker, Stephanie S. Huthmacher, Daniel M. Ketcha, Wright State University

Renata Mitton** – "Tuning the Physical Properties of Poly(arylene ether)s Prepared from 3,5-Difluorobenzenesulfonamides,"  Eric Fossum, Wright State University

Kevin A. O'Neil** – "A study of the adsorption behavior of silver nanoparticles at corundum interfaces using Inductively-Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES) and Raman Spectroscopy," Seth W. Brittle, Jennifer M. Purvis, Steven R. Higgins, Ioana Pavel-Sizemore, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University

Sesha L. A. Paluria,b** – "Surface charge, concentration and time dependent accumulation of silver nanoparticles in Vero 76 cells by ICP-OES," Nhi Lama,Ioana Pavel-Sizemorea,b
aDepartment of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435-0001
bBiomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435

Jennifer Purvis** – "Silver Nanoparticle Adsorption to Corundum Surfaces as a Function of Solution pH," Kevin O'Neil, Seth Brittle, Ioana Pavel Sizemore, Steven R. Higgins, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Joel Schmitz** – "Toward High Temperature Elastomers Based on Poly(arylene ether)s Derived from 3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamides,"Marina Andrejevic, and Eric Fossum, Department of Chemistry, Wright State University

249th ACS National Conference–March 22-26, 2015, Denver, CO.

Oral Presentations

Division of Analytical Chemistry
Kevin O'Neil2** “Raman study of the adsorption behavior of silver nanoparticles at mineral- and natural organic matter-water interfaces,” Jessica Fraley2, Seth Brittle2, Jennifer Purvis2, Sushil Kanel1 , Steven Higgins2, Ioana Pavel Sizemore2, 1ENV, Air Force Institute of Technology, Beavercreek, Ohio, United States; 2Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Division of Biological Chemistry
Sesha Paluri**  “Concentration and time dependent accumulation of Creighton silver nanoparticles in Vero 76 cells,”  Nhi Lam, Ioana Pavel Sizemore, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Division of Environmental Chemistry
Seth Brittle1** “Bioaccumulation of ionic silver and silver nanoparticles within freshwater crayfish using inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy,” Daniel Foose1 , Matthew Ruis2 , Matthew Amato2 , Sesha Paluri1 , Nhi Lam1 , Bryan Buttigieg2 , Zofia Gagnon2 , Ioana Pavel Sizemore,1  1 Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States; 2 Department of Environmental Science, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York, United States.

Division of Geochemistry
Jacquelyn Bracco2** “Effect of varying cation:anion ratio on growth of sparingly-soluble minerals,” Andrew Stack1 , Steven R. Higgins2, 16110, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States; 2 Dept of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Poster Presentations

Division of Analytical Chemistry
Daniel Foose**
Vespucci: A novel software tool for hyperspectral data analysis and imaging, Adam Stahler, Ioana Pavel Sizemore, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Division of Chemical Education
Seth Brittle** – "Measuring silver nanoparticle concentration by inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy: A laboratory experiment for chemistry and engineering students”, Joshua Baker , Kevin Dorney, Tala Ebrahimian , Jessica Dagher , Ioana Pavel Sizemore, Steven Higgins, Dept of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Division of Environmental Chemistry
Jennifer Purvis** Silver nanoparticle adsorption to corundum surfaces as a function of solution pH and time,” Kevin O'Neil, Seth Brittle, Ioana Pavel Sizemore, Steven R. Higgins, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Division of Organic Chemistry
Amanda Lock**  “Methods for N-alkylation of benzylidene oxindoles,” Kaleb Cox, Kyle Knisley, Daniel M. Ketcha, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.
Lainey Mallin**  “Proxy-PET building blocks as a design element for library synthesis,” Hans de Kraker, Stephanie Huthmacher,c, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

Division of Physical Chemistry
Anna Foote** Influence of various solvents on the physical properties of materials for organic electronic devices,” Rachel Aga, Eric Niwemukiza , Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.
Carly Jordan1 **“Work function modification of various electrodes by deposition of carbon nanotubes via aerosol jet printing” Roberto Aga2 , Eric Kreit2 , Carrie Bartsch2 , Emily Heckman2 , Rachel Aga1 ,
1 Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States, 2 Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States.

Division of Polymer Chemistry
Kara Geremia* “Reactivity ratio controlled polycondensation as a route to functional poly(arylene ether ketone)s,” Eric Fossum, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.
Amanda Lock**  “Methods for N-alkylation of benzylidene oxindoles,” Kaleb Cox, Kyle Knisley, Daniel M. Ketcha, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.
Lainey Mallin**  “Proxy-PET building blocks as a design element for library synthesis,” Hans de Kraker, Stephanie Huthmacher, Daniel M. Ketcha, Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, United States.

8th annual Cleveland State Interdisciplinary Research Conference (CSIRC), Cleveland, OH. November 15, 2014

Oral Presentation

Seth W. Brittle**  – “ Bioaccumulation of Silver Nanoparticles within Hudson River Crayfish (Orconectes virilis)”, Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore.

Sesha L. A. Paluri**  – “Concentration and Time Dependent Uptake of Creighton Silver Nanoparticles in Vero 76 cells” (awarded “Outstanding Oral Presentation”), Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore.

Poster Presentation

Daniel P. Foose** – “Vespucci: A Free, Cross-platform Tool for Spectroscopic Imaging”, Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore.

Kevin A. O’Neil**  – “Quantifying Silver within Nanocolloids by Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-OES)”, Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore.

*Undergraduate, ** Graduate Student

2013-2014

Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Wright State University, April 11, 2014

2014 Book of Abstracts available here.

Oral Presentations

Kevin M. Dorney** "Intracellular Distribution and Fate of Chelerythrine, a Putative NKA/NKP Inhibitor, in Lens Epithelial Cells Probed via Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy," Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore.

Thijs Gerritsen* "The Reaction of 3-Phenyl Syd with Bromine in Acetic Anhydride: A Reinvestigation," Advisor – Dr. Kenneth Turnbull

Poster Presentations

Marina Andrejevic** "Effect of Alkyl Chain Length on the Thermal Properties of Poly(arylene ether)s Derived From N-Alkyl-N-Phenyl-3,5-Difluorobenzene Sulfonamides," Advisor – Eric Fossum.

Juraj Drzic**, "Aryl Alkoxy Polyethers,"  Advisor – William A. Feld.

Jeremy Lear** "Synthesis Of Main Chain Alkoxy Substituted DP-PPV and Application of HWE to DP-PPVs," Advisor – William A. Feld.

Bram Spierenburg* "Synthesis of a Haplomyrtin Precursor from a TIPS Protected Intermediate," Advisor – William A. Feld.

Kristy Wickman** "Oxyalkylene Linked Polyimide with Aromatic Subunits," Advisor – William A. Feld.

 

ACS Poster Session, Sponsored by the Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, Ohio Valley Section, April 1, 2014,  Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio

Corrie Spradlin*,–"The Crisis of Water Contamination: Heavy Metal Detection Utilizing Electrochemistry," with Mary Sullivan , Phuong Khanh Quoc Nguyen, and Suzanne Lunsford.

Bram Spierenburg*, "Synthesis of a Haplomyrtin Precursor from a TIPS Protected Intermediate," with William S. Barrow and William A. Feld.

Marina Andrejevic**, "Effect of Alkyl Chain Length on the Thermal Properties of Poly(arylene ethers)s Derived From N-Alkyl-N-Phenyl-3,5- Difluorobenzene sulfonamides,"  with Eric Fossum.

Kevin M. Dorney**1, "Determination of the Intracellular Fate and Trafficking of Chelerythrine, a Potent BH3 Mimetic and Na+/K+ ATPase Inhibitor, in Human Lens Epithelial Cell Cultures via Surface-Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS),"  with Ioana E. P. Sizemore1, Tariq Alqahtani2,3, Norma C. Adragna2,3 and Peter Lauf2,3,4.
1Department of Chemistry, 2Pharmacology & Toxicology, 3Cell Biophysics Group, 4Pathology.

Jacquelyn N. Bracco**1, "Growth of Sparingly-Soluble Minerals: The Effect of Varying Ratio and Impurity Concentration," with Steven R. Higgins1, and Andrew G. Stack2.
1Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, 2Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge TN.

Jeremy Lear**, "Synthesis Of Main Chain Alkoxy Substituted DP-PPV and Application of HWE to DP-PPVs," with William A. Feld.

Kristy Wickman**, "Novel Oxyalkylene Linked Polyimides," with William A. Feld.

Juraj Drzic**, –  "Aryl Alkoxy Polyethers,"  with William A. Feld.

 

247th ACS National Conference–March 16-20, 2014, Dallas, TX.

Oral Presentation

Jacquelyn N. Bracco**–“Magnetite growth rates as a function of the aqueous magnesium-to-carbonate ratio," Steven R. Higgins, Andrew G. Stack

Poster Presentation

Marina Andrejevic**–“Effect of alkyl chain length on the thermal properties of poly(arylene ether) derived from N-alkyl-N-phenyl-3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamides," Eric Fossum

 

7th annual Cleveland State Interdisciplinary Research Conference (CSIRC), Cleveland, OH. October 13, 2013

Oral Presentation

Triet M Truong** –“Investigating species complexity and host-parasite co-evolution in Ozobranchus spp. from Atlantic and Pacific Ocean sea turtles.”  Audrey McGowin, Jeffrey L Peters, Philip Lavretsky.

Poster Presentation

Triet M Truong** – “Monitoring the Health of Glen Helen Nature Preserve: Fall 2012 Sediment and Water.” Audrey McGowin

 

246th ACS National Conference–September 8-12, 2013, Indianapolis, IN.

Oral Presentation

 Kevin M Dorney** "Optimization of the SERRS-based sensing capabilities of colloidal silver nanoparticles for single-molecule detection events,"  Joshua D Baker, Austin Williams, Adam C Stahler, Seth Brittle, Trevor M Bobka, Ioana E. P. Sizemore (Division of Analytical Chemistry)

Poster Presentation

Triet M Truong** "Genetic identification of Ozobranchus spp. from Atlantic and Pacific Ocean sea turtles for host parasite studies," with Philip Lavretsky,  Jeffrey L Peters, and Audrey McGowin,


*Undergraduate, ** Graduate Student

2012-2013

Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Wright State University, April 12, 2013

2013 Book of Abstracts available here.

Oral Presentations

Laura Bailey*“Kinetics of Collisional E-V Energy Transfer from Cl* to CO2," Advisor – Dr. David A. Dolson, Co-Author/Collaborator: Brandon Lynch

Ryan Selhorst*“Introducing Chemical Diversity to Poly(arylene ether)svian–phenyl–3,5–difluorobenzene Sulfonamides," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Laura Bailey's Celebration Presentation
Ryan Selhorst's Celebration Presentation
Poster Presentations

Mary Abraham**“Dual-stimuli Responsive Poly(ethyleneimine)s with a Tunable LCST for Gene Delivery," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Trevor Bobka* “Optimizing silver nanoparticle size and excitation wavelength for single-molecule SERRS-based detection,"Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore, Co-Authors/Collaborators: Kevin M Dorney, Joshua D. Baker, Austin Williams, Adam C. Stahler, Seth Brittle, and Ioana E.P. Sizemore

Fadwa Constandinidis** “Effect of Fluorine Position on the Electrophilic Halogenation of Difluorodiphenylsulfone Isomers," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Mary Abraham's Celebration Poster
Trevor Bobka's Celebration Poster
Fadwa Constandinidis' Celebration Poster

 

 

 

 

Huong Hoang**“Hydroquinone-based poly(arylene ether)s with pendant benzothiazole and 3-sulfonated phenyl sulfonate groups," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Carly Jordan* "Benylidene Oxindolesfor PET Imaging," Advisor – Dr. Daniel M. Ketcha

J. Michael Krol**“Synthesis of N-Methyl-N-Alkylpiperidinium," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Huong Hoang's Celebration Poster
Carly Jordan's Celebration Poster
M Joseph Krol's Celebration Poster

 

Jeremy Lear** “Main Chain Alkoxy/Hydroxy Substituted PPV," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Candra McDonald**“Quantifying the accumulation of silver nanoparticles in freshwater crayfish tissue by ICP-OES," Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore, Co-Authors/Collaborators:Jessica Dagher, Adam Stahler, Seth Brittle, Zofia Gagnon and Ioana Sizemore

Jeremy Lear's Celebration Poster
Candra McDonald's Celebration Poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan Oostendorp** “Bis(alkoxyphenyl)cyclopentadienones," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Kristy Wickman**“Novel Oxyalkylene Polyimides," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Triet Truong**“Monitoring the Health of Glen Helen Nature Preserve: Fall 2012 Sediment and Water," Advisor – Dr. Audrey McGowin, Co-Authors/Collaborators: Ted Alfred, Laura Bailey, Kelsi Eberst, Tara Fujimoto, Aaron Lampert, Kyle Liddy, Sarah Sharrock, Joseph Solch, and Garret VanNess

Triet Truong** “Establishing a global DNA barcode for Ozobranchusspp. in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans," Advisor – Dr. Audrey McGowin

Kristy Wickman's Celebration Poster
Triet Truong's Celebration Poster

245th ACS National Conference–April 7-11, 2013, New Orleans, LA.

Oral Presentation

Jacquelyn N. Bracco** “Upscaling calcium carbonate growth rates from the mesoscale to the macroscale,” with Michael E. Smith, Tahiru Sulley Addo, Steven R. Higgins Andrew G. Stack. (Division of Geochemistry)

Poster Presentations

Mary Abraham** “Dual-stimuli responsive poly(ethyleneimine)s with a tunable LCST for gene delivery,” with Dr. Eric Fossum. (Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering)

Fadwa G Constandinidis** “Effect of fluorine position on the electrophilic halogenation of difluorodiphenyl sulfone isomers,” with Dr. Eric Fossum. (Division of Organic Chemistry)

Huong Hoang**“Hydroquinone-based poly(arylene ether)s with pendant benzothiazole and 3-sulfonated phenyl sulfonate groups,” with Dr. Eric Fossum. (Division of Polymer Chemistry)

Carly A Jordan** “Microwave-assisted N-alkylation of isatins utilizing DBU,” with Kyle J. Knisley Krystyna B. Wieczerzak, Daniel M. Ketcha. (Division of Organic Chemistry)

Kyle J. Knisley**“Expedited synthesis of arylidene oxindoles with three points of diversity,” with Carly A. Jordan, Krystyna B. Wiezerzak, Brian M. Lichon, Daniel M. Ketcha. (Division of Organic Chemistry)

M. Joseph Krol**“Efficient synthesis of ionic liquids/precursors using a Q-Tube ™,” with Andrew Beauchamp, William A. Feld. (Division of Organic Chemistry)

Jeremy M. Lear**“Main chain alkoxy/hydroxy substituted PPV,” with William A. Feld. (Division of Polymer Chemistry)

Ryan Oostendorp** “Benzyloxy substituted poly(phenylene vinylene)s,” with William A. Feld (Division of Polymer Chemistry)

Ryan Selhorst*“Introducing chemical diversity to poly(arylene ether)s via N-phenyl-3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamides,” with Eric Fossum. (Division of Polymer Chemistry)

 

Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference, University of Notre Dame. South Bend, IN, March 24, 2013

Triet Truong**"Establishing a global DNA barcode for Ozobranchus spp. in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans." Advisor – Dr. Audrey McGowin

 

ACS Poster Session, Sponsored by the Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, Ohio Valley Section, March 12, 2013, Wright State University.

Mary Abraham**"Dual–Stimuli Responsive Poly(ethyleneimine)s with Tunable LCST for Gene Delivery," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Laura Bailey*"Kinetics of Collisional E-V Energy Transfer from Cl* to CO2," with Brandon Lynch*, Advisor – Dr. David A. Dolson.

Fadwa G. Constandinidis**"Effect of Fluorine Position on the Electrophilic Halogenation of Difluorodiphenyl sulfone Isomers," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Mary Abraham's Poster Presentation
Laura Bailey's Poster Presentation
Fadwa Constandinidis' Poster Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin M Dorney**"Tangential Flow Filtration of Colloidal Silver Nanoparticles: A Novel "Green" Nanotechnology Laboratory Experiment," with Joshua D. Baker**, Michelle M. Edwards**, Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore

Mark Duffy**"Oligomeric Phenylated Poly(phenylene vinylene)s," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Michelle Edwards**"Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Laboratory Experience at Wright State University," with Daniel Foose*, Steven Higgins, Jason Deibel2, Hong Huang3, and Sarah Twill4, Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore 2Department of Physics, 3Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 4Center for Teaching and Learning,

Michelle Edwards' Poster Presentation
Kevin Dorney's Poster Presentation
Mark Duffy's Poster Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica L. Fraley**"Quantification of Colloidal Nanosilver by ICP-OES: A Novel Instrumental Analysis and Nanotechnology Laboratory Experiment," with Jessica M. Dagher**, Joshua D. Baker**, Elizabeth Williams*, Steven Higgins, Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore

Huong Hoang**"Hydroquinone–poly(arylene ether)s with pendant benzothiazole and 3–sulfonated phenyl sulfonate groups," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Miyong Hughes*"Electrochemical Detection of Phenol with Metal Oxide Electrodes," Advisor – Dr. Suzanne Lunsford.

Miyong Hughes*"Electrodeposition of Poly-P-Phenylene Conducting Polymer on Different Electrode Materials to Detect 1,2-Dihydroxybenzenes," with Beth Muir*, Advisor – Dr. Suzanne Lunsford.

Jessica Fraley Poster Presentation
Huong Hoang Poster Presentation
Miyong Hughes' Poster Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

Kyle Knisley** "Microwave - Assisted N - Alkylation of Isatins utilizing DBU," with Carly Jordan and Krystyna Wieczerzak, Advisor – Dr. Daniel M. Ketcha

Kyle Knisley**"Synthesis of N - substituted-5-fluoro-benzylidene-indoline-2-ones for inhibition of apoptosis," Advisor – Dr. Daniel M. Ketcha

M. Joseph Krol** – "Synthesis of N-Methyl-N-Alkylpiperidinium Salts," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Jeremy Lear** "Main Chain Alkoxy/Hydroxy Substituted PPV," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Kyle Knisley's Poster Presentation
M. Joseph Krol's Poster Presentation
Jeremy Lear's Poster Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Candra McDonald** "Quantifying the accumulation of silver nanoparticles in freshwater crayfish tissue by ICP - OES," with Jessica Dagher, Adam Stahler, Seth Brittle, Zofia Gagnon2 and Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore, 2Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601, U.S.A

Phuong Khanh Quoc Nguyen**"Electrochemical Response of Carbon Paste Electrode Modified with Mixture of Titanium Dioxide/Zirconium Dioxide in the Detection of Heavy Metals: Lead and Cadmium," Advisor – Dr. Suzanne Lunsford.

Ryan Oostendorp** "Bis(alkoxyphenyl)cyclopentadienones," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Candra McDonald's Poster Presentation
Phuong Khanh Quoc Nguyen's Poster Presentation
Ryan Oostendorp's Poster Presentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Triet M. Truong**"Establishing a global DNA barcode for marine leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) from sea turtles in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans," with Philip Lavretsky2, Jeffrey L Peters2, PhD, Advisor – Dr. Audrey McGowin, 2Department of Biology, Wright State University,

Triet M. Truong**"Monitoring the Health of Glen Helen Nature Preserve: Fall 2012 Sediment and Water," with , Ted Alfred*, Laura Bailey*, Kelsi Eberst*, Tara Fujimotoc*, Aaron Lampert*, Kyle Liddy*, Sarah Sharrock*, Joseph Solch, and Garret VanNess, Advisor – Dr. Audrey McGowin

Kristy Wickman**"Novel Oxyalkylene Polyimides," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Triet Truong's Poster Presentation
Kristy Wickman's Poster Presentation

 

33rd Annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation – Baltimore, MD (Feb 1-9, 2013)

Poster Presentations

Triet M. Truong**, – "Establishing a Global DNA Barcode and Molecular Phylogeny For Marine Leeches (Ozobranchus Spp.) From Sea Turtles in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans Basins", Triet M. Truong1, Philip Lavretsky2, Jeffrey L Peters2, and Audrey McGowin1 ,1Wright State University, Department of Chemistry, Dayton, OH, 2Wright State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Dayton, OH.

Kyle A. Danielson**,"Heavy Metal Analysis of Marine Leeches (Ozobranchus Spp.) to Assess Exposure in Sea Turtles." Kyle A. Danielson1,Jacqueline M. Roth2, Triet M. Truong1and Audrey McGowin1, 1Wright State University, Dayton, OH, 2Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, OH.

 

The 6th Annual Cleveland State Interdisciplinary Research Conference (CSIRC) – November 3rd, 2012, Cleveland, OH

Oral Presentations

Jessica Dagher** "Spectroscopic investigations of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to sublethal doses of platinum group metals," Jessica Dagher1, Adam Stahler1, Jennifer Monahan1, Marjorie Markopoulos1, Joshua Baker1, Tai Lam1, Diane Iragena1, Larry Burggraf3, Daniel Felker3, Zofia Gagnon2, and Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore, 1Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435 2Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 3Air Force Institution of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433-7765

Kevin Dorney**"Routes to Single–Molecule SERRS–based Detection using Concentrated, Unfunctionalized Silver nanoparticles." Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore,

Adam Stahler**"Improving the SERS-based Sensing Capabilities of Silver Nanorod Thin Films: A SERS study on the Effects of Fabrication Temperature." Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore,

Triet M. Truong**"Establishing a global character-based DNA barcode for marine leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) from sea turtles in the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins." Advisor – Dr. Audrey McGowin

Poster Presentation

Jessica Dagher** "A Study of the Transport of Different Size Silver Nanoparticles in Saturated Porous Media", with Allie Meyerhoefer1, Sushil R. Kanel2, Mark N. Goltz2, and Advisor – Dr. Ioana E. P. Sizemore, 1Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435-0001, 2Department of Systems and Engineering Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB OH 45433-7765 USA;

Triet M Truong** – "Establishing a global DNA barcode and molecular phylogeny for marine leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) from sea turtles in the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins," with Philip Lavretsky2, Jeffrey L Peters2, Audrey McGowin1. 1Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, United States, 2Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, United States.

American Chemical Society 244th ACS National Conference–August 19-23, 2012, Philadelphia, PA.

Oral Presentations

Miyong Hughes* – "Science teaching for the new economy," Advisor – Dr. Suzanne Lunsford.

Poster Presentations

Adam C. Stahler** "Investigating the abnormal ossification of tibiotarsi of chick embryos exposed to sublethal doses of platinum group metals through micro-Raman spectroscopy," with Jennifer Monahan1, Marjorie Markopoulos**1, Jessica Dagher**1, Joshua Baker**1, Tai Lam*1, Ioana Sizemore1, Zofia Gagnon2, 1Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, United States, 2Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, New York 12601, United States.

Triet M Truong**"Establishing a global DNA barcode and molecular phylogeny for identifying marine leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) from sea turtles in the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins," with Philip Lavretsky2, Jeffrey L Peters2, Audrey McGowin1. 1Department of Chemistry, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, United States, 2Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, United States.

*Undergraduate, ** Graduate Student

 

2011-2012

2012 Central Regional American Chemical Society Meeting, June 5-9, 2012, Dearborn, Michigan

Oral Presentations

Adam C. Stahler** "Improving the SERS-based sensing capabilities of silver nanorod thin films: A SERS study on the effects of fabrication temperature," with Piyush Shah, Dr. Andrew Sarangan, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Catherine B. Anders** "A SERS and SEM-EDX study of the antiviral mechanism of Creighton silver nanoparticles against vaccinia virus," with Adam C. Stahler, Joshua D. Baker, Tai Lam, Tazeen Ahmed, Virgil C. Solomon, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Joshua Baker**"Spectroscopic investigations of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to sublethal doses of platinum group metals," with Mr. Tai Lam, Adam Stahler, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, Jessica Dagher, Dr. Zofia Gagnon, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Joshua D Baker** “Green” size-selection and concentration of unfunctionalized silver nanoparticles for SERS-based sensing applications," with Catherine B Anders, Adam C Stahler, Austin Williams, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Adam C. Stahler**"Investigating the abnormal ossification of tibiotarsi of chick embryos exposed to sublethal doses of platinum group metals through micro-Raman spectroscopy," with Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, Jessica Dagher, Joshua Baker, Tai Lam, Dr. Zofia Gagnon, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Poster Presentations

Tahiru Sulley Addo** "Effect of Crystal orientation on the Dissolution kinetics of Calcite using a combined Atomic Emission Spectroscopic (AES) and Atomic Force Microscopic (AFM) Approach, " with Dr. Mathieu Martin, Dr. Elliot R. Brown, Advisor – Dr. Steven R. Higgins

Dennis S.R. Lennaerts**"Dissolution kinetics of gypsum (010) surfaces," with Dr. Matthieu Martin, Dr. Elliott R. Brown, Advisor – Dr. Steven R. Higgins

 

The University of Kentucky, Regional Poster Competition, Undergraduate Research in Chemistry, April 13, 2012, Lexington, Kentucky

Daniel Greene* “Crown Ether Lithium Phthalocyanine Complexes,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Jeremy Lear*“Main Chain Alkoxy Substituted PPV,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Ryan Selhorst*"Utilization of N,N-diethyl 3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamide for the synthesis of functionalized poly(arylene ether)'s," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Kristy Wickman* “Bis(1-Adamantyl)Imidazolium Lithium Phthalocyanine,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

 

Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Wright State University, April 13, 2012
2012 Book of Abstracts available here.

Oral Presentations

Joshua Baker** "Green" size–selection and concentration of unfunctionalized silver nanoparticles for SERSbased sensing applications," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Jessica Dagher**"Transport of Engineered Silver Nano Particles through Saturated Porous Media ," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Miyong Hughes*“Nanoscale Modification and Functionalization of Carbon Electrodesfor the Detection of Harmful Organic Chemicals in Water”, Participant in UROP Summer Program 2011 Advisor –Dr. Suzanne Lunsford

Nora Hunter**“Modeling Second–Order Chemical Reactions using Cellular Automata,” Advisor– Dr.Paul Seybold

Adam Stahler**"Effects of Substrate Temperature on the SERS–based Sensing Performance of Silver Nanorod Thin Films Fabricated Through Oblique Angle Deposition ," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Poster Presentations

Daniel Brown**“Halogenations of Aryl Substituted Sydnones,” Advisor – Dr. Kenneth Turnbull

Mark Duffy**“Cyclopentadienone Dimers,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Kelsi Eberst*“Synthesis of Molybdenum Trinuclear Clusters,” Participant in UROP Summer Program 2011, Advisor – Dr. Vladimir Katovic

Andria Fortney* “Tailoring the Solubility and Thermal Characteristics of Poly(ether etherrketone)s," Advisor— Dr. Eric Fossum

Michael Krol*“Alkoxyammonium Lithium Phthalocyanines,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Allie Meyerhoefer* “A Study of the Transport of Different Size Silver Nanoparticles in Saturated Porous Media,” Participant in UROP Summer Program 2011, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Ryan Oostendorp*“Bis(alkoxyphenyl)cyclopentadienones,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Mehmet Tatli** “Facile Synthesis of Functionalized poly (arylene ether sulfone)s,” Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Courtney Sutherland** “Poly(arylene ether)s prepared from functionalized 3,5–difluorotriphenylphosphine oxide,” Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Triet Truong**“Identifying new haplotypes and potential cryptic species for marine leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) from Hawaiian and Florida sea turtles based on molecular data,” Advisor – Dr. Audrey E. McGowin

Triet Truong**“Monitoring the health of Glen Helen Nature Preserve: Can I drink the water?” Advisor – Dr. Audrey E. McGowin

Austin Williams* “Synthesis, characterization and “green” manipulation of unfunctionalized silver nanoparticles for SERS–based sensing applications,” Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

 

ACS Poster Session, Sponsored by the Dayton Section of the American Chemical Society and the Society for Applied Spectroscopy, Ohio Valley Section, April 3, 2012, Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio

 

Catherine Anders
Adam Stahler
Joshua Baker
Jessica Dagher

Andria Fortney*“Tailoring the Solubility and Thermal Characteristics of Poly(ether ether ketone)s,” Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Jeremy Lear* “Main Chain Alkoxy Substituted PPV,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Ryan Selhorst* – “Utilization of N,N-diethyl 3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamide for the Synthesis of Poly)Arylene Ether)s,” Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Tashiru Sulley Addo** “Effect of Crystal Orientation on the Dissolution Kinetics of Calcite, Using a Combined Atomic Emission Spectoscopic (ICP-AES) and Atomic Force Microscopic (AFM) Approach,”  Advisor – Dr. Steven R. Higgins

Catherine B. Anders**“A SERS and SEM-EDX Study of the Antiviral Mechanism of Creighton Silver Nanoparticles against Vaccinia Virus,” with Adam C. Stahler, Joshua D. Baker, Tam Lai, Tazeen Ahmed, Virgil Solomon, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Joshua Baker**"Synthesis, characteization and “green” manipulation size of unfunctionalized silver nanoparticles for SERSbased sensing applications,” with Catherine B. Anders, Adam C. Stahler, Austin Williams, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Jessica Dagher**“A Study of the Transport of Different Size Silver Nanoparticles in Saturated Pourous Media,” with Allie Meyerhoefer, Sushil R. Kanel, and Mark N. Goltz, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Mark R. Duffy**“Cyclopentadienone Dimers,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Lynn Frock**"Electrochemical Investigation of Trinuclear Molybdenum Clusters in the Ionic Liquid EMBIF4,” with Linda Ubadigbo, Jessica Davis, Advisor – Dr. Vladimir Katovic

Michael Krol**“Alkoxyammonium Lithium Phthalocyanines,” with Andrew M. Beauchamp, Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Dennis Lennaerts**"Dissolution kinetics of gypsum (010) surfaces,” with Matthieu Martin, Elliott R. Brown, Advisor – Dr. Steven R. Higgins

Ryan Oostendorp** “Bis(alkoxyphenyl)cyclopentadienones,” Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld

Adam Stahler** "Improving the SERS-based sensing capabilities of silver nanorod thin films: A SERS study on the effects of fabrication temperature",, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel Sizemore

Courtney Sutherland**“Poly(arylene ether)s prepared from functionalized 3,5-difluorotriphenylphosphine oxide,” Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Mehmet Tatli** “Facile Synthesis of Functionalized poly (arylene ether sulfone)s,” Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Triet Truong**“Identifying new haplotypes and potential cryptic species for marine leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) from Hawaiian and Florida sea turtles based on molecular data,” with Phillip Lavretsky, Advisor – Dr. Audrey E. McGowin

Triet Truong**"Monitoring the health of Glen Helen Nature Preserve: Can I drink the water?" Advisor – Dr. Audrey E. McGowin

American Chemical Society 243rd ACS National Conference–March 25-29, 2012, San Diego, CA.

 

Ryan Selhorst's Poster Presentation
Andria Fortney's Poster Presentation
Courtney Sutherland's Poster Presentation
Mehmet Tatli's Poster Presentation

Ryan Selhorst*, Poster Presentation, "Utilization of N,N-diethyl 3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamide for the synthesis of functionalized poly(arylene ether)'s". Advisor—Dr. Eric Fossum

Andria R Fortney*, Poster Presentation, "Tailoring the solubility and thermal characteristics of poly(ether ether ketone)s". Advisor—Dr. Eric Fossum

Courtney Sutherland**, Poster Presentation, "Poly(arylene) ethers prepared from functionalized 3,5-difluorotriphenylphosphine oxide[p]". Advisor—Dr. Eric Fossum

Mehmet Tatli**, Poster Presentation, "Facile synthesis of functionalized poly (arylene ether sulfone)s". Advisor—Dr. Eric Fossum

Midwest Ecology and Evolution Conference.University of Cincinnati. Cincinnati, OH, March 24, 2012

 Triet Truong** “Identifying new haplotypes and potential cryptic species for marine leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) from Hawaiian and Florida sea turtles based on molecular data.” with Audrey E McGowin, Philip Lavretsky, Jeffrey L Peters. Advisor – Dr. Audrey E. McGowin

Bridging Research Communities," Carnegie Mellon University , Pittsburgh, PA., October 22, 2011.

Fadwa Constandinidis** – Poster Presentation, "Poly(arylene ether)s derived from 3,5 difluorobenzotrifluoride". Advisor— Dr. Eric Fossum

Andria Fortney* – Poster Presentation, "Tailoring the Solubility and Thermal Characteristics of Poly(ether ether ketone)s". Advisor— Dr. Eric Fossum

Huong Hoang** – Poster Presentation, "Determination of the kinetic parameters of BB'B'' monomers utilized to prepare hyperbranched poly(arylene ether)s," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Ryan Selhorst* – Poster Presentation, "Utilization of 3,5-difluorobenzene sulfonamide for the synthesis of poly(arylene ether)s," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Catherine Anders** – Poster Presentation, "Comparative cytotoxicity studies of silver nanoparticles and ionic silver in MLO-Y4 and VERO 76 cells," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Joshua Baker** – Poster Presentation, "Estimating the analytical and surface enhancement factors in SERS: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Jessica Dagher** – Poster Presentation, "Spectroscopic investigations of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to sublethal doses of platinum group metals," Advisor –Dr. Ioana Pavel .

*Undergraduate, ** Graduate Student

2010-2011

The 42nd Meeting of the ACS Central Region, June 8 - 10 of 2011, Indianapolis, Indiana

Oral Presentations

J. M. Dagher**"Fate and Transport of Silver Nano Particles (AgNPs) in Saturated Porous Media," with Dr. Ioana Pavel, A. Meyerhoefer, M. N. Goltz, J. Flory, S. R. Kanel.

J. D. Baker** "Estimating the SERS-based sensing capabilities of colloidal silver nanoparticles: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment," with K. S. Alnajjar, J. L. Monahan, A. C. Stahler, N. E. Hunter, K. M. Weaver, A. J. Meyerhoefer, D. A. Dolson, and Dr. Ioana Pavel.

A. Stahler** "Micro-Raman imaging of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to 1.0 ppm sublethal doses of platinum group metals," with Dr. Ioana Pavel,  Z. Gagnon, M. Markopoulos, J. Monahan, J. Dagher, J. Baker, and T. Lam.

B. J. Yocum** "Alcohol dependent production of Fe3O4and CoFe2O4 nanoparticles.", with M. J. O'Malley, T. F. Ekiert, and M. D. Alexander.

A. Griner*"Hydrothermal production and characterization of Yttrium doped Fe3O4 nanoneedles" with M. O'Malley, T. Ekiert, and M. Alexander.

Poster Presentations

Z. S. Arnold*"Comparative cytotoxicological study of ionic silver and silver nanoparticles using an MTT bioassay," with A. Chang, A. J. Meyerhoefer, N. E. Hunter, M. M. Markopoulos, S. A. Paluri, J. C. Trefry, D. P. Wooley, Dr. Ioana Pavel

T. M. Truong*"Identifying new haplotypes and potential cryptic species for marine leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) from Hawaiian and Florida sea turtles based on molecular data," with Dr. Audrey E. McGowin, P. Lavretsky, J. L. Peters

L. N. Ubadigbo**"Influence of water quality on disease rate of Fibropapillomatosis in green turtles in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida," with Dr. Audrey E. McGowin, B. K. Grunden

A. J. Meyerhoefer*"Estimating the analytical and surface enhancement factors in SERS: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment"
Advisor - Dr. Ioana Pavel

C. J. Flynn* "Novel microwave assisted synthesis of high-aspect ratio Iron Oxide nanoparticles", with M. J. O'Malley, T. F. Ekiert, M. D. Alexander.

University of Kentucky Undergraduate Research Symposium, April 15, 2011, Lexington, Kentucky

Fadwa Constandinidis* "Poly(arylene ether)s derived from 3,5 difluorobenzotrifluoride". Advisor—Dr. Eric Fossum

Andria Fortney*"Tailoring the Solubility and Thermal Characteristics of Poly(ether ether ketone)s". Advisor—Dr. Eric Fossum

Huong Lan Hoang*"Kinetic studies on the nucleophile aromatic substitution reaction of 3,5–difluoroaromatic systems". Advisor—Dr. Eric Fossum

 

Celebration of Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities, Wright State University, April 8, 2011

2011 Book of Abstracts available here.

 

Oral Presentations

Joshua Baker**"Estimating the SERS–based sensing capabilities of colloidal silver nanoparticles: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Jessica Dagher**"Following the bioaccumulation and toxicity of 1.0 ppm sublethal doses of platinum group metals in developing chick embryo tibiotarsi," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Adam Stahler** "Micro–Raman imaging of the bone development in chick embryos exposed to 1.0 ppm sublethal doses of platinum group metals," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Poster Presentations

Zachary Arnold*"Comparative cytotoxicological study of ionic silver and silver nanoparticles using an MTT bioassay," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Jeffrey Fogle**"Bis(2–Fluorophenyl) Substituted PPV," Advisor – Dr. William A. Feld.

Huong Hoang* "Determination of the kinetic parameters of BB'B'' monomersutilized to prepare hyperbranched poly(arylene ether)s," Advisor – Dr. Eric Fossum

Tai Lam* "Spectroscopic investigations of sublethal doses of platinum group metals on chick embryo bone development," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Allie Meyerhoefer* "Stimulating the analytical and surface enhancement factors in SERS: A novel physical chemistry and nanotechnology laboratory experiment," Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Paul Repasky**"1H and 13C NMR Determination of the ß–Carbon and Proton in a,ß–Unsaturated Benzylidene Oxindoles," Advisor – Dr. Daniel M. Ketcha

Ryan Selhorst* "Acylation of sydnones using metal triflate catalysts," Advisor –Dr. Kenneth Turnbull,

Triet Truong*"DNA barcoding of sea turtle leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) in Florida coastal waters" Advisor – Dr. Audrey E. McGowin

American Chemical Society 241st ACS National Conference–March 27-31, 2011, Anaheim, CA.

Rachel Sayes' Poster Presentation
Jeff Fogle's Poster Presentation
Kim Kern's Poster Presentation
WSU- Chemistry Attendees
Meet the ACS Mascot "Mole"
The 2011 ACS Conference

 

 

 

 

 

Jeffrey Fogle**"Bis(2-fluorophenyl) substituted PPV" with Dr. William A. Feld.

Jeffrey Fogle**"Restricted rotation in ortho-fluorophenyl substituted derivatives" with Dr. William A. Feld

Kimberly Kern**"Copoly(arylene ether)s carrying pendant (3-sulfonated) phenyl sulfonyl groups" with Dr. Eric Fossum.

Rachel Sayers**"5-Alkoxy-1,4-dicarboethoxy-2,3-diphenylbenzenes" with Dr. William A. Feld..

Michael E. Smith** "Effects of crystal orientation on the dissolution kinetics of calcite surfaces by an atomic emission spectroscopic and interferometric approach," with Dr. Steven R. Higgins, and Kevin G. Knauss.

Fadwa Constandinidis*"Poly(arylene ether)s derived from 3,5-difluorobenzotrifluoride" with Dr. Eric Fossum.

Huong Hoang*"Determination of the kinetic parameters of BB'B'' monomers utilized to prepare hyperbranched poly(arylene ether)s", with Dr. Eric Fossum,

Various Presentations

Triet Truong* – Poster Presentation, “DNA barcoding of sea turtle leeches (Ozobranchus spp.) in Florida coastal waters.” 75th Annual Meeting of the Florida Academy of Sciences, Florida Institute of Technology. Melbourne, FL. March 11, 2011 Advisor – Dr. Audrey E. McGowin

Joshua Baker** "Estimating the Analytical and Surface Enhancement Factors in SERS: A Novel Physical Chemistry and Nanotechnology Laboratory Experiment", Dayton Chapter American Chemical Society/ Ohio Valley Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS). March 1, 2011, Advisor – Dr. Ioana Pavel

Michael Smith** "Effects of crystal orientation on the dissolution kinetics of calcite surfaces by an atomic emission spectroscopic and interferometric approach", Dayton Chapter American Chemical Society/ Ohio Valley Section of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS). March 1, 2011, Advisor – Dr. Steven R. Higgins

Triet Truong* “A global collaboration to save the world’s sea turtles right here in southwestern Ohio.” Choose Ohio First STEMM Scholar Showcase, Center of Science and Industry, Columbus, OH, January 23, 2011, Advisor– Dr. Audrey E. McGowin

Triet Truong* – Poster Presentation "Identification of Sea Turtle Leeches using DNA Barcoding", Bridging Research Communities," Carnegie Mellon University , Pittsburgh, PA., October 16, 2010. Advisor – Dr. Audrey E. McGowin.

*Undergraduate, ** Graduate Student

2009-2010

The 41nd Meeting of the ACS Central Region, June 16 - 18 of 2010, Dayton, Ohio

Oral Presentations – Undergraduate

Kelsey C. Miles“Microwave-Assisted Michael Additions of N-(arylsulfonyl)pyrroles and – Indoles,” with Benjamin K. Southerland and Daniel M. Ketcha.

Arnoud M. van Duijn “Synthesis of Haplomyrtin Analogs,” with William A. Feld.

Oral Presentations – Graduate

Jeffrey D. Fogle“Restricted Rotation in Ortho-Fluorine Substituted Terephthalates,” with William A. Feld

Jennifer Monahan“Toxicity of Platinum Group Metals in Chick Embryo Tibiotarsi,” with Jessica Dagher, Tai Lam, Marjorie Markopoulos, Allie Meyerhoefer, Kent Weaver, Britney NeJame, Jacob Cowley, Robert Slaughter, Larry Burggraf, Zofia Gagnon, and Dr. Ioana Pavel

Rachel Sayers “Synthesis of Phenylated Alkoxyterephthalates,” with William A. Feld.

Poster Presentations – Undergraduate

Jessica Dagher and  T ai Lam – “Toxicity of Plati num Group Metals in Chick Embryo Tibiotarsi,” with Jennifer Monahan, Kent Weaver, Allie Meyerhoefer, Marjorie Markopoulos, Britney NeJame, Jacob Cowley, Robert Slaughter, Larry Burggraf, Zofia Gagnon, and Dr. Ioana Pavel.

Rory Korzan“Quantum Chemical Study of the Energetics and Directionality of Acid-Catalyzed Aromatic Epoxide Ring Openings,” with Brian Upton, Kenneth Turnbull, and Paul G. Seybold.

Disraeli Kusmus “Poly(arylene Ether)s Bearing Pendant Benzoxazoles,” with Eric Fossum.

Allie Meyerhoefer and Zachary Arnold “Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles for SERS-Based Biosensing,” with Kent Weaver, Jennifer Monahan, Marjorie Markopoulos, and Dr. Ioana Pavel

Phuong Khanh Quoc Nguyen “Cyclic Voltammetry Detection of Lead at Crown Ether Modified Electrodes,” with Suzanne Lunsford.

Triet M. Truong “Identification of Sea Turtle Leeches Using DNA Barcoding,” with Audrey E. McGowin and Adrian M. Corbett.

Poster Presentations – Graduate

Edur Basha Boyini Palli“Cellular Automata Model of the Distribution of Gases in the Earth’s Atmosphere,” with Paul G. Seybold.

Daniel Brown“Formation of a Sydno[3,4-a]indolone and Reactions Thereof,” with Ryan Vikan and Kenneth Turnbull

Charles M. Clay“Microwave-Assisted N-Alkylations of Isatins.”

Erik Dihrkop“Manipulations with Fused-Ring Sydnones,” with Kenneth Turnbull

Jared M. Duncan“Computational Investigations of Hydrogen Interaction in Carbon Nanopores,” with Rachel S. Aga

Nora E. Hunter“Towards the Total Synthesis of Haplomyrtin,” with William A. Feld

Kimberly Kern“Copoly(arylene Ether)s Carrying Pendant (3-Sulfonated) Phenyl Sulfonyl Groups,” with Fadwa Constandinidis and Eric Fossum..

Raghavendhar Reddy Kotha “Functionalized, Semicrystalline Poly(ether Ketone)s Via In Situ Modification Chemistry,” with Eric Fossum..

Michael Mante “Using a Flow-Through Reactor (FTR) To Investigate near Equilibrium Dissolution Kinetics of Calcite and Effects of Sample History,” with Steven R. Higgins and Kevin G. Knauss.

Amber Rumple“A Two Method Comparison of Acylation Techniques for Sydnones, Using Montmorillonite K-10 Clay or Bismuth Triflate/Lithium Perchlorate under Thermal or Microwave Conditions,” with Kenneth Turnbulland Jennifer Fischer.

S. Chad Skidmore“Temperature and pH Responsive Polyethyleneimine Systems as Potential Nonviral Gene Vectors,” with Eric Fossum..

Timothy A. Tomashuk“A Comparison of Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Profiles from Pine Needles and High-Volume Samplers To Determine Pine Needles’s Useability as a Sampler,” with Audrey E. McGowin.