INDEPENDENT STUDY PROJECTS WITH TRINITY STUDENTS

    (Former Students please let me know if I left you out)

 

1977-79

Robert Chaffee- GC and HPLC of metal complexes of   1,1,1-trifluoro-5,5-dimethyl-2,4-hexanedione. Grad School UMASS 1 year then MBA

Mitch Gandelman- GC and HPLC of metal complexes of 1,1,1-trifluoro-2,4-pentanedione. MD- Ph.D. Analytical U. Colorado

Russel Iluano- Computer simulation of Chemical Equilibria.

Uko Udodong- PLOT column GC of Metal Complexes. MS - Wesleyan

Betsy Bransfield- Analysis methods for trace elements in hair - GC of metah dithiocarbanate complexes.

William Tonkin- Piezoelectric Crystal Evaluations for TGA.

David Gatenby- Crystal Oscillators for Piezoelectric TGA.

Mike Grabscheid- Crystal Oscillators of Piezoelectric TGA.

David Houle- HPLC of metal complexes by paired ion chromatography.

Susan Gulino-Internship-HPLC Analysis of Acetoaminophen in biological fluids. With the Medical Examiner, State of Connecticut.

1979 Summer

David Gatenby- Hardware and software for piezoelectric crystal TGA.

Betsy Bransfield- GC analysis of metals in human hair.

Frank Novak- HPLC of metal dithizonates. Ph.D. U. Pitt

1979-80

Frank Novak- HPLC of metal dithizonates and low temperature HPLC.

Betsy Bransfield- GC analysis of Cu, Ni, and Zn in Human hair.

David Houle- HPLC of metal complexes of 8-hydroxyquinoline-5 sulfonic acid.

David Gatenby- Networking and assembly language programming for piezoelectric TGA.

William Tonkin- Crystal evaluation and TGA Applications.

Susan Gulino- Internship-HPLC Analysis of Cocaine in body fluids.

Susan Vulsteke- Internship-Accurate measurements of the pH of blood- Hartford Hospital.

1980 Summer

Marie DiTaranto - Evaluation of the Piezoelectric Crystal Thermogravimetric Analyzer.

Tuck Woh Shum - Development of Pascal computer programs for chromatographic data acquisition and integration and for thermogravimetry.

Mark P. Italia - GC analysis of Cu, Ni, and Zn in hair. MS or Ph. D. U.Mass

1980-81

Marie DiTaranto - Evaluation of the Piezoelectric Crystal Thermogravimetric Analyzer.

Tuck Woh Shum - Development of Pascal computer programs for chromatographic data acquisition and integration and for thermogravimetry.

Mark P. Italia - GC analysis of Cu, Ni, and Zn in hair.

Jonathan Holder - HPLC of metal complexes of 8-hydroxyquinoline-5-sulfonic acid.

Paul Scola - HPLC and electrochemistry of dithizonate and beta-diketonate metal complexes. MS U. Conn., MD

1981

Summer Jonathan Holder - HPLC of metal complexes of 8-hydroxyquinoline-5-sulfonic acid.

Paul Scola - HPLC and electrochemistry of dithizonate and beta-diketonate metal complexes.

1981-82

Mark P. Italia - GC analysis of Cu, Ni, and Zn in hair.

Mark Buttaro - Optimization and applications of the HP 3090 GC-MS system.

David Palmero - Internship - Pharmacokinetic studies in geriatric patients - University of Connecticut Health Center.

1982 Summer

Daniel O'Connor - Low temperature reverse phase HPLC of metal complexes.

Courtland Sears III - Reverse phase ligand exchange chromatography of metal dithiocarbamates. Ph. D. Purdue

1982-83

Daniel O'Connor - Low temperature reverse phase HPLC of metal complexes.

Courtland Sears III - Reverse phase ligand exchange chromatography of metal dithiocarbamates.

Paul Merrigan - GC-MS-Computer Applications.

Summer 1983

Courtland Sears

1983-84

Courtland Sears

James Kirby M.S. Education, U. Mass, Ph. D. Georgetown

Summer 1984

1984-85

Manuel DeSoto

Summer 1985

Steve Saltzman and Stuart Sziklas HPLC of Metal complexes.

Daniel Goslick Piezoelectric TGA

1985-86

Steve Saltzman MD, U. Conn.

Summer 1986

Susan Wolf Piezoelectric TGA Ph. D. Northeastern

Steve Saltzman HPLC Separations of sugar phosphate - metal complex adducts.

1986-87

Susan Wolf Piezoelectric TGA and Preparation of sub-micron packings for HPLC

Summer 1987

Jill Mello Separation of rotational isomers of biologically active peptides containing proline.

1987-88

Jill Mello - Ph. D. MIT

1988-89

John Salerni - HPLC of bioactive peptides

Larry Cogswell - Glastonbury HS - Analysis of aluminum in canned soda (National Science Fair Winner)

Summer 1988

Maria (Loza) Parr  - FAB- MS of phytic acid and inositol phosphates Ph. D. Yale

Summer 1990

Karen Bean - MS Cornell

1990-91

Karen Bean - MS of metal complexes and preliminary work on lipid-sugar interactions

Steve Ahlgren (Glastonbury HS) - pesticide analysis in water

Summer 1991

Ann Busse - Acid Rain Project Development

1991-92

Stacy Metzler -(Southington HS) - Analysis of pesticides in fresh peaches

Summer 1992

Michele Mader - General chemistry lab development - Ph. D.  Arizona State

1992-93

1993-94

Bipin Ravindran (Medical School)

Richard Dallmeyer - ISP

Timothy Lishak - ISP

1994-95

Bipin Ravindran

Craig Smith - CV of antioxidants

John Partain - HPLC of BHT and metabolites

Chris Moses- ISP

Jennifer Halsted - ISP

Claribel Torres - Peptide antioxidants

 1995-96

Courtney Lowe - HPLC of lipid peroxides (Medical School)

Aiko Sata - Mass Spec of capsaicin decomposition products MS Furman U. PhD.

Greg Franco - CV of lipid peroxides and antioxidants

Bipin Ravindran - GC of capsaicin-triglyceride interaction products  MD

Eric Deshaies - capsaicin antioxidant behavior using AIBN as a free redical source - MD U.Conn.

Jennifer Millham-Becker - ISP

Michael Tubinosa - Internship

1996-97

Aybike Birerdinc - Determination of aldehydes in oxidized lipids

Richard (Marty) Dalmeyer - GC and GC-MS studies of lipid oxidation and the antioxidant properties of acapsaicin.

Juli Tomino - Studies of volatile oxidation products of Vitamin E- oleic acid interactions

Jenn Millham-Becker - Studies of volatile oxidation products of Vitamin E- oleic acid interactions

Debra Mendenhall - HPLC of lipid hydroperoxides -Pfizer

1997-98

Adam Slickman - Development of a direct analysis of lipid hydroperoxides for measurement of antioxidant strength.

Summer 1998

Adam Slickman - Antioxidant effectiveness of phenolic compounds using AIBN induced oxidation of linoleic acid

1998-99

Adam Slickman - Senior Thesis - A Comparitive study of the antioxidant effectiveness of butylated hydroxytoluene, Zingerone, Capsaicin, Vanillin, Melatonin, and alpha-tocopherol for the prevention of linoleate autoxidation. MIT

Summer 1999

Chris Hunt - SFE of spices

Tanya Suvarnsorn - SFE and solvent extraction of phenolic compounds from chocolate and tea

1999-2000

Chris Hunt - Senior Thesis - Supercritical Fluid Extraction and Antioxidant Determination of five Common Spices. MS. U. New Hampshire Environmental Science

2000-2001 

Will Proctor - Purification of procyanidins from chocolate

Jeff Neul - Analysis of 15N-amino acids by LC-MS for studies of puddling moths

Matt Brown - ISP - Puddling moth project

Summer 2001- Spring 2004

Matt Brown - Senior Thesis 2004- SFE of oregano and studies of antioxidant properties of the extracts

Spring 2004 - ISP - Nick Wright - Sub-ppb detection of triclosan in well water.

2006-7 

Erica Smith - Determination of traces of consumer chemicals in groundwater as a tracer of septic tank effluent by GC-MS and LC-MS

Adam Hill - Determinatino of optical brighteners in groundwater using SPE-LC-MS and Fluorescence

 

2007-8

Catherine Nichols - Determination of Total Hg ins canned and fresh tuna and sowrdfish.