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IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists - 2004
Honorable Mention

 

 

Orlando Acevedo receives one of four Honorable Mention awards associated with the IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists, for his Ph.D. thesis work entitled "Principles of chemical reactivity on the Diels-Alder reaction in ionic liquids and Lewis acid catalysis using large-scale computations."

Current address (at the time of application)

Yale University, Department of Chemistry, New Haven, CT, USA

E-mail: orlando.acevedo@yale.edu

Academic degrees

  • Ph.D. in Theoretical Chemistry, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, May 2003
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA, Dec 1998

Ph.D. Thesis

Title Principles of chemical reactivity on the Diels-Alder reaction in ionic liquids and Lewis acid catalysis using large-scale computations

Advisers Prof. Jeffrey D. Evanseck

Thesis Committee Prof. Jeffry D. Madura, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University; Prof. Bruce Beaver, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Duquesne University; Prof. Daniel A. Singleton, Dept. of Chemistry, Texas A&M University


Essay

[pdf file - 403KB]


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