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Hofstra University's Chemistry Department
Chemistry End of Year Dinner

Student Research Highlights

Joseph Mancuso

Advisor(s): Dr. Ronald P. D’Amelia

Research active since Fall 2018

Quantitative Analysis of Polyvinyl Alcohol-Polyethylene (PVOH-PE) Copolymers and Polyvinyl Pyrrolidone-Polyvinyl Acetate (PVP-PVAc) Copolymers and Blends Using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Elemental Analysis.

Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Fall 2018

Poster presentation at the 257th American Chemical Society National Conference, Orlando, Spring 2019

Oral presentation at NY Undergraduate Research Symposium, York College, Spring 2019

Application of Quantitative Proton Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (qNMR) Spectroscopy for the Composition Analysis of Short Chain Fatty Acid Benzyl Ester Mixtures.

Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Spring 2019

Sunaldeep Singh

Advisor (s): Dr. Ronald P. D’Amelia

Research active since Summer 2018

Synthesis and Characterization of Polysilalkylene Siloxane Monomers by Hydrosilylation Reaction

Poster Presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Fall 2018

Poster Presentation at the 256th ACS National Conference, Orlando, April 2019

Group Photo at Undergraduate Research Day

Keegan Rogers
Advisor(s): Dr. Ling Huang and Dr. Kevin Bisceglia
Research active since Fall 2016
Analysis of Electronic Cigarette Fluid with DSI GC-MS/MS
Poster presentation at the 253rd ACS National Conference, San Francisco, March 2017
Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Spring 2017
Oral presentation at the 255th ACS National Conference, New Orleans, March 2018

Anthony Sica
Advisor(s): Dr. Scott Lefurgy
Research active since Fall 2016
Structure-Function Relationships in FOX-4 Cephamycinase
Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Fall 2016
Structure-Function Relationships in P99 Cephalosporinase
Oral presentation at NY Undergraduate Research Symposium, Fordham University, Spring 2017
Oral presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Spring 2017

Gianna Kroening
Advisor(s): Dr. Kevin Bisceglia
Research active since Summer 2017
Optimizing an SPE-GC-MS/MS Method for Wastewater-Based Epidemiology
Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Spring 2017
Poster presentation at the 255th ACS National Conference, New Orleans, March 2018

Haley Tarbox
Advisor(s): Dr. Nanette Wachter
Research active since Spring 2017
Synthesis and Analysis of NO-Releasing Furoxans
Oral presentation at NY Undergraduate Research Symposium, Fordham University, Spring 2017
Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Spring 2017
a-Nitration Versus Electrophilic Aromatic Substitution: Reactions of Substituted Acetophenones with Nitric Acid
Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Fall 2017
Synthesis of Benzoyl-Substituted Furoxans and Nitrated Benzene Rings from Acetophenones
Poster presentation at the 255th ACS National Conference, New Orleans, March 2018

Nicole Homburger
Advisor(s): Dr. Ling Huang
Research active since Summer 2016
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Spectroscopy as a Screening Agent for Designer Opioids
Poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Day, Hofstra University, Fall 2017
Poster presentation at the American Academy of Forensic Sciences 70th Meeting, Seattle, February 2018


Chemistry End of Year Dinner