Student Projects

Reduction of Methylcyclohexanone Positional Isomers
Ryan Kieffer, Fall 2014/Spring 2015

The Kinetics of Benzoin Synthesis from the Condensation of Benzaldehyde
Madeleine Clay, Fall 2013/Spring 2014

Investigation of the Chemical Composition and Bioactivity of Rue (Ruta graveolens) Extract
Gabriela Cossyleon, Fall 2013/Spring 2014

Investigation of the Chemical Constituents and Bioactivity of Sumac (Rhus glabra) Berry Extracts
Jennifer Lee, Fall 2013/Spring 2014

Synthesis of N-methylated Derivatives of p-Phenylenediamine and Investigation of Their E. coli Mutation Rates
Efstathia Maroulis, Spring 2014

GUESSmix evaluation of Halogenated Solvents for Countercurrent Chromatography
Sana Ahmed, Fall 2012/Spring 2013

Environmentally Friendly Method for the Dihalogenation of Alkenes
Sean Higgins, Fall 2012/Spring 2013

Potential Use for Coffee Ground Extracts
Yasen Azmanov, Fall 2011/Spring 2012

Investigation of Bioactive Constituents from Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale)
Krzysztof Bielak, Fall 2011/Spring 2012

Investigation of Chemical Constituents and their Bioactivities from St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum)
David Kucher, Fall 2011/Spring 2012

Dehydration of 3 and 4-Methyl-1-cyclohexanols: A study of reaction rates and product distributions
Nico Toritto. Fall 2010/Spring 2011

Biorenewable Solvents for Countercurrent Chromatography
Natalie Thompson, Fall 2009/Spring 2010

Antioxidant Assays for the Analysis of Bottle Tea
Nicholas Lebbin, Fall 2009/Spring 2010

Investigation of Lipid Extract Methods from Used Coffee Grounds
Nicholas Mahoney, Fall 2009/Spring 2010

Mechanistic Study of the Acid-catalyzed Dehydration of Methylcyclohexanols
Robert Schretzman, Fall 2008/Spring 2009

Biorenewable Solvents for Countercurrent Chromatography
Jason Dudeck & Peter Libreri, Fall 2008/Spring 2009

Analysis of Coffee Oil
Patrick Hughes, Spring 2009

Used Coffee Grounds: A New Source of Biofuel
Melanie Bonifacio, Fall 2007/Spring 2008

Investigating Solvent-Solvent and Solvent-Solute interactions with Reichardt’s Dye
Kendall Moore, Fall 2007/Spring 2008

Brine Shrimp Lethality Assay
Mike Zubick, Fall 2007/Spring 2008

Soxhlet Extraction of Used Coffee Grounds
Martin Gomez, Fall 2006/Spring 2007