Undergraduate Research Presentations from the Group

Student Type Meeting, Date Presentation Title
Ishika Jain poster 12th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2022 Estimating Tunneling Contributions in a Model System for Electrocyclic Ring Opening in the Biosynthesis of Sclerocitrin
Kalii Caldwell poster 12th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2022 Estimating the Contribution of Heavy-Atom Tunneling in a Model System for Thermal Cis-Trans Isomerization in Retinal
Elli Carson poster 12th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2022 Heavy-Atom Tunneling in Bond Shifting of [10]Annulene
Justin Wong poster 12th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2022 Heavy-Atom Tunneling in the Electrocyclization of Di-trans-[10]Annulene
Joscelyn Huynh poster 12th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2022 Contribution of Heavy-Atom Tunneling to Reactions of [12]Annulene
Mariana Jimenez poster 11th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2021 Computational Study of Tunneling in the Electrocyclic Reactions of Helical Systems
Angela Castile-Krasuski poster 11th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2021 Effect of Tunneling on 6-Electron Electrocyclizations
Tyler Raaymakers poster 11th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2021 Barrier Width and Tunneling Probability in Dynamic Processes of Fluorinated Cyclooctatetraenes
Mikail Alejandro poster 11th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, May 2021 Contribution of Quantum Tunneling to Intramolecular Diels-Alder Reactions
Philip Lampkin talk 31st Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 4, 2019 Tunneling By 16 Carbons: Planar Bond Shifting in [16]Annulene
Jonathan Shezaf and Philip Lampkin poster 9th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 2019 Heavy-Atom Tunneling in the Planar Bond Shifting of [16]Annulene
Philip Lampkin and Jonathan Shezaf poster American Chemical Society National Meeting, Orlando, FL, April 2019 Heavy-Atom Tunneling in the Planar Bond Shifting of [16]Annulene
Cameron Michel talk 30th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mills College, April 28, 2018 Heavy Atom Tunneling in the Planar π-Bond Shifting in [16]Annulene
Justin Azar poster 30th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mills College, April 28, 2018 Heavy-Atom Tunneling in Conformational and Degenerate Bond Shift Reactions of [10]Annulene
Jonathan Shezaf poster 30th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mills College, April 28, 2018 Computational Study of Heavy Atom Tunneling in the Möbius π-Bond Shifting in [16]Annulene
Philip Lampkin poster 30th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mills College, April 28, 2018 Heavy Atom Tunneling in Hückel π-Bond Shifting in [14]Annulene
Cameron Michel poster 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2018 Computational Study of Heavy Atom Tunneling in the Möbius π-Bond Shifting in [12]- and [16]Annulene
Jonathan Shezaf poster 8th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 2018 Computational Study of Heavy Atom Tunneling in the Möbius π-Bond Shifting in [16]Annulene
Philip Lampkin poster 8th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 2018 Heavy Atom Tunneling in Hückel π-Bond Shifting in [14]Annulene
Jessica Arbitman and Cameron Michel poster 29th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Jose State University, May 6, 2017 Computational Study of Heavy Atom Tunneling in the Möbius π-Bond Shifting in [12]- and [16]Annulene
Jessica Arbitman and Cameron Michel poster 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2-5, 2017 Computational Study of Heavy Atom Tunneling in the Möbius π-Bond Shifting in [12]- and [16]Annulene
Ioannina Castano poster 28th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Mary's College of California, April 30, 2016 Modulated Hydrothermal Synthesis and Optimization of Hf/Zr-Fumarate Metal-Organic Frameworks
Gail Vinnacombe talk 28th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Mary's College of California, April 30, 2016 Computational Study of Stone-Wales Rearrangements in Hydrocarbons with Pyracyclene Cores
Simon Luo talk 28th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Mary's College of California, April 30, 2016 Computational Study of Radical-Induced Hydrogen Shifts in Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Gail Vinnacombe talk 6th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 22, 2016 Computational Study of Stone-Wales Rearrangements in Hydrocarbons with Pyracyclene Cores
Simon Luo talk 6th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 22, 2016 Hydrogen Shifts in Aryl Radicals
Gail Vinnacombe and Simon Luo poster 27th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, UC Santa Cruz, May 9, 2015 Computational Analysis of Monomethylated and Dimethylated Hückel and Möbius [16]Annulenes
Bryan Fregoso talk 27th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, UC Santa Cruz, May 9, 2015 Computational Study on the High Temperature Isomerization of Phenanthrene
Gail Vinnacombe and Simon Luo poster 5th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 2015 Computational Analysis of Monomethylated and Dimethylated Hückel and Möbius [16]Annulenes
Bryan Fregoso poster 5th Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 2015 Computational Study on the High Temperature Isomerization of Phenanthrene
Gail Vinnacombe and Simon Luo poster 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2015 Computational Analysis of Monomethylated and Dimethylated Hückel and Möbius [16]Annulenes
Bryan Fregoso poster 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2015 Computational Study on the High Temperature Isomerization of Phenanthrene
Eva Brayfindley and Bryan Fregoso poster 26th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of San Francisco, May 3, 2014 Computational Study on the Effect of Methyl Substitution on Planar vs. Möbius Conformational Preferences in Annulenes
Eva Brayfindley poster 44th American Chemical Society Western Regional Meeting, Santa Clara, CA, Oct. 5, 2013 Computational Investigation of Stone–Wales Isomerization in Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
Jordan Nelson poster 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2013 Circuital Patterns: Pi-Bond Shifting in Medium-Sized Dehydroannulenes via Möbius and Hückel Topologies
Jordan Nelson poster 25th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 4, 2013 Circuital Patterns: Pi-Bond Shifting in Medium-Sized Dehydroannulenes via Möbius and Hückel Topologies
Jordan Nelson poster 3rd Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 2013 Circuital Patterns: Pi-Bond Shifting in Medium-Sized Dehydroannulenes via Möbius and Hückel Topologies
Ariel Kuhn poster 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2013 Computational Study of High-Temperature Rearrangements of Phenylenes
Ariel Kuhn poster 25th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 4, 2013 Computational Study of High-Temperature Rearrangements of Phenylenes
Ariel Kuhn poster 3rd Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 2013 Computational Study of High-Temperature Rearrangements of Phenylenes
Michael Pastor poster 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2013 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Rearrangements Under High Temperature and Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis
Michael Pastor poster 25th Annual ACS Northern California Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 4, 2013 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Rearrangements Under High Temperature and Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis
Michael Pastor poster 3rd Annual Creative Activity and Research Day, University of San Francisco, April 2013 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Rearrangements Under High Temperature and Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis
Michael Pastor poster 24th Annual Northern California ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mills College, Oakland, CA, April 2012 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Rearrangements Under High Temperature and Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis
Mitchell Santander talk 24th Annual Northern California ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mills College, Oakland, CA, April 2012 Rearrangements in Biphenylene and [3]Phenylene via Diradical Mechanisms
Michael Pastor poster 2nd Day of Celebration of Students' Research and Artistic Scholarly Creative Activity, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, April 2012 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Rearrangements Under High Temperature and Flash Vacuum Pyrolysis
Mitchell Santander poster 2nd Day of Celebration of Students' Research and Artistic Scholarly Creative Activity, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, April 2012 Rearrangements in Biphenylene and [3]Phenylene via Diradical Mechanisms
Mitchell Santander poster Students in the Sciences Poster Night, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, April 2011 Cis-trans Isomerization in mono-Dehydro[14]annulene
Alyse Novoa poster 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2010 Benzo-Fused Twisted [10]Annulene
Alyse Novoa poster 22nd Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Sacramento State University, May 2010 Benzo-Fused Twisted [10]Annulene
Vivian Huynh and Taylor Wood poster 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 2010 Computational Analysis Does Not Support the Synthesis of Dehydro[12]annulene
Vivian Huynh and Taylor Wood poster 22nd Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Sacramento State University, May 2010 Computational Analysis Does Not Support the Synthesis of Dehydro[12]annulene
Phuong T. Nguyen poster 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2009 Bridged Analogs of Two-Twist [10]Annulene
Tobie Okoronkwo poster 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2009 Conversion of Dihydrooctalene to [14]Annulene
Elizabeth Noey poster 20th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 2008 Designing Stable, Aromatic Möbius Annulenes
Elizabeth Noey poster 235th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April, 2008 Designing Stable, Aromatic Möbius Annulenes
Miles Braten talk 20th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 2008 The [12]Annulene Global Minimum
Miles Braten poster 234th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, August, 2007 Elusive Planar Bond Shifting in [12]Annulene
Miles Braten poster 19th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Sonoma State University, April 2007 Elusive Planar Bond Shifting in Higher [4n]Annulenes
Gertrude Gutierrez talk 20th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 2008 Planar Bond Shifting in [4n]Annulenes
Gertrude Gutierrez talk 19th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Sonoma State University, April 2007 Planar Bond Shifting in [4n]Annulenes
Gertrude Gutierrez poster 233rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL, April, 2007 Planar Bond Shifting in [4n]Annulenes
Joseph Moll poster 233rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Chicago, IL, April, 2007 Configuration Change in [14]Annulene
Joseph Moll talk 19th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Sonoma State University, April 2007 [14]Annulene: Why a Bond Shifting Transition State for Configuration Change Must Be Anti-Aromatic
Joseph Moll poster 232nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September, 2006 Möbius Aromaticity in [14]Annulene
Joseph Moll poster 18th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Jose State Univ., April 2006 Configuration Change in [14]Annulene
Colleen McShane talk 18th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Jose State Univ., April 2006 Dynamic Processes in [10]Annulene
Colleen McShane poster 231st American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March, 2006 Bond Shifting and Conformational Changes in [10]Annulene
Ryan Pemberton poster 232nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September, 2006 Bond Shifting and Möbius Aromaticity in [16]Annulene
Ryan Pemberton talk 18th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, San Jose State Univ., April 2006 Möbius Aromaticity in [16]Annulene
Ryan Pemberton poster 231st American Chemical Society National Meeting, Atlanta, GA, March, 2006 Möbius Aromaticity in [16]Annulene
Ryan Pemberton and Miguel Valencia poster 17th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mills College, April 2005 Möbius Aromaticity Exists in [12]Annulene!
Arafa Lugembe poster 16th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 2004 Chemistry of [12]Annulene
Stephen Burkhardt talk 16th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 2004 DFT Calculation of [12]Annulene Interconversions
Stephen Burkhardt poster 15th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, University of San Francisco, May 2003 Exploration of the Potential Energy Surface of [12]Annulene Using Density Functional Theory
Christine Isborn talk 13th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, St. Mary's College, May 2001 Möbius Aromaticity in Stable Annulenes
Christine Isborn poster 12th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, CSU Hayward, May 2000 Möbius Aromaticity in Stable Molecules: A Theoretical Study
Todd Markle poster 219th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, March 2000 Computational Study of a New Class of Aromatic Diradicals
Todd Markle poster 11th Annual ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, Santa Clara University, May 1999 A Computational Study of a New Class of Aromatic Diradicals