Student Research

Research from our graduates is available in USF's Scholarship Repository.

Recent Examples

Analytical Chemistry

The Investigation of the Chlorine Initiated Oxidation of 2-Phenylethanol and Stability of Superalkali Lithium Substituted Silyls,  Adam Otten (2018)

Electropolymerization of Polyaniline in the Presence of Ferricyanide: Electrochemical, Spectroscopic and Gravimetric Studies,  Lucas Marinelli (2018)

Detection and Melting of Surface-Bound DNA using a Purely Electrochemical Approach, Denny Ho (2018)

Environmental Chemistry

The Investigation of Methylidyne Radical (CH) Reactions with Furan, 2-Methylfuran, and 2,5-Dimethlyfuran and the Photoionization and Photodissociation of Valeric Acid, Erica Carrasco (2019)

Investigation on the Dissociative Photoionization Mechanism of Furfural, Investigation of the Absolute Photoionization Cross Sections of Three Potential Propargylic Fuels, and ab initio Analysis on Potential Superbases of Several Hyperlithiated Species: Li3F2O and Li3F2(OH)n (n = 1, 2, 3), Matthew Winfough (2018)

Organic Chemistry

Development of an Improved Synthesis of S-D-Ribosyl-L-Homocysteine (SRH) and Progress Toward SRH Analogs Modified at the C3 Position, Emily Rouse (2017)

C(sp2)–H Functionalizations Employing 2-Aminophenyl-1H-pyrazole as a New Removable Directing GroupWan-Chen Lee(2017)

Physical Chemistry

Synchrotron Photoionization Study of 2,5-Dimethylfuran Oxidation Initiated by O(3P) Atoms, and Computational Studies of Superalkali Species: Li3F2, Heejune Park (2019)

Contact Info

Chemistry MS

Ryan West, Graduate Director

Harney Science Center 353, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117-1080 (415) 422-6157 (415) 422-5157