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Publications

Refereed Journal Articles:

Daniela Tapu, Zachary McCarty, Colin McMillen "A stable Janus bis(maloNHC) and its zwitterionic coinage metal complexes" Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 4725-4728.

Tapu, D.; McCarty, Z.; Hutchinson, L.; Ghattas, C.; Chowdhury, M.; Salerno, J.; VanDerveer, D. "A dibenz[a,c]phenazine-supported N-heterocyclic carbene and its rhodium and iridium complexes” Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, 2014, 749 (1), 134-141.

Arduengo, A. J., III, Tapu D. – Chapter on “Tri- and Dicoordinated Carbenes, and Tricoordinated Ions and Radicals Bearing Two Heteroatoms (RX2C+, RX2C, RX2C-, X2C:)” – Reference Module in Chemistry Molecular Sciences and Engineering Elsevier 2013.

Tapu, D. "N, N, N’, N’ – Tetraethyl - P - Phenyl - Phosphonous Diamide" e-Encyclopedia of Reagents for Organic Synthesis, 2009, DOI: 10.1002/047084289X.rn01106 – March 15, 2009.

Tapu, D.; Dixon, D. A.; Roe, C.  “13C NMR Spectroscopy of “Arduengo-type” Carbenes and Their Derivatives”  Chem. Rev., 2009, 109(8), 3385-3407.

Tapu, D.; Owens, C.; Vanderveer, D.; Gwaltney, K. “The First Phenanthrene-Fused Imidazol-2-Ylidene and its Transition-Metal Complexes” Organometallics 2009, 28(1), 270-276.

Arduengo, A. J., III, Tapu, D.; Bannenberg, T. P.; Marshall, W. J. “A Zwitterionic Cyclopentadienyl Annulated Imidazolium Salt” Tetrahedron Lett. 2005, 46(40), 6847.

Arduengo, A. J., III; Tapu, D.; Marshall, W. J. “The Generation of a Metallocene-Fused Imidazol-2-ylidene and its Mercury complexes” Angew. Chemie, 2005, 117(44), 7406-10. Angew. Chemie, Int. Ed. Engl, 2005, 44(44), 7240-4.

Arduengo, A. J., III; Tapu, D.; Marshall, W. J. “A bimetallic Complex Containing a Cyclopentadienyl-Annulated Imidazol-2-ylidene” J . Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127(47), 16400-1.

Arduengo, A. J., III; Bannenberg, T. P.; Tapu, D.; Marshall, W. J. “Heteroferrocene: The synthesis of Bis – [(3a,4,5,6,6a-h)-1,3,4,5,6-pentamethylcyclopenta[d]imidazo-2-thionoyl]iron(II)” Chem. Lett. 2005, 34(7), 1010.

Druta, I.; Danac, R.; Tapu, D.; Barbieru, R.; Andrei, M. “Monoquaternary salts derivatives from 1,10-Phenanthroline” Scientific Anales of Al. I. Cuza University, Iassy, Chemistry Series, IX, 2001, 149-154.

Refereed Chapters in Books:

Arduengo, A. J., III; Tapu D. – Chapter on “Tri- and Dicoordinated Carbenes, and Tricoordinated Ions and Radicals Bearing Two Heteroatoms (RX2C+, RX2C, RX2C-, X2C:)” – in “Comprehensive Organic Group Transformations II” Volume 4 - Carbon with Two heteroatoms, Each Attached by a Single Bond Eds. A. R. Katritzky, R. J. K. Taylor, G. A. Molander, Elsevier Pergamon, NY, 2005, 1103-25.

Thesis

Tapu, D. New Architectures in Imidazol-2-ylidene chemistry, 2005, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 286 pp.

Tapu D. Non-linear optic chromophores, 2000, M.S. Thesis, A. I. Cuza University, Iassy, Romania

Non-Refereed Articles

McMurry, J.; Tapu., D. “NIH Regional Grant Writing Seminar Wrap up” Funding Forum, May 2007, Vol. 1(2), page 7-8, Office of Sponsored Programs, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Ga

Regional or National Conference Presentations (undergraduate students are underlined)

Zachary McCarty, David Lee, Daniela Tapu, “Rhodium and iridium complexes of NHC as catalysts in hydrosylation reactions” 65th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, United States, November 13-15, 2013.

Daniela Tapu, Zachary McCarty, and Colin McMillen, “Development of novel N-heterocyclic carbenes for a linearly opposed coordination” 65th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Atlanta, GA, United States, November 13-15, 2013

Daniela Tapu, Zachary McCarty, Lauren Hutchinson “Fluorescent imidazolium salts and their corresponding NHCs: Synthesis and characterization” 64th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Raleigh, NC, United States, November 14-17, 2012.

Daniela Tapu, Lauren Hutchinson, Zachary McCarty “Synthesis and characterization of rhodium and iridium complexes of a new polycyclic carbene” 64th Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Raleigh, NC, United States, November 14-17, 2012.

Daniela Tapu, Mahatab Chowdhury, Christopher Ghattas, Zachary McCarty  “Fluorescent catalysts derived from N heterocyclic carbenes ”, 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, United States, March, 2012.

Daniela Tapu, Christopher Ghattas, Lauren Hutchinson “Synthesis and characterization of a new class of N-heterocyclic carbenes”, 243rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, United States, March, 2012.

Christopher Ghattas, Mahatab Chowdhury, Zachary McCarty, Lauren Hutchinson, Daniela Tapu “Fluorescent rhodium and iridium complexes derived from NHCs” Georgia Academy of Science, 2012.

Mahatab Chowdhury, Lauren Hutchinson, Christopher Ghattas, Daniela Tapu, “ The Synthesis and Characterization of new imidazolium salts with fluorescent tags” Georgia Academy of Science, 2012.

Tapu, Daniela, Chowdhury, Mahatab; Ghattas, Christopher W.; Hutchinson, Lauren Fluorescent catalysts derived from N-heterocyclic carbenes” 63rd Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Richmond, VA, United States, October , 2011 (poster presentation)

Tapu, Daniela,  Ghattas, Christopher W; Chowdhury, Mahatab; Hutchinson, LaurenThe synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of a new class of N-heterocyclic carbenes 63rd Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Richmond, VA, United States, October, 2011 (poster presentation). 

Tapu, Daniela; Koether, Marina “Chemistry and culture at Kennesaw State University” 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 27-31, 2011 (oral presentation – invited)

Tapu, Daniela;  Ghattas, Christopher; Richoux, Gary; Chowdhury, Mahatab; Kummerow, Gerhard “Novel bimetallic complexes derived from N-heterocyclic carbene” 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Anaheim, CA, United States, March 27-31, 2011 (poster presentation)

Daniela Tapu, Gary Richoux, G. Kummerow “ New polycyclic N-heterocyclic carbenes and their transition metal complexes” 66th Sounthwest and 62nd Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, December 3rd, 2010 (poster presentation).

Daniela Tapu, Uyen Do, Chris Ghattas, Mahatab Chowdhury, Gerhard KummerowN-heterocyclic carbenes: Ligands for redox switchable catalysts” 66th Sounthwest and 62nd Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, December 3rd, 2010 (poster presentation).

Gerhard Kummerow, Uyen Do, Daniela Tapu, “Toward the Synthesis of New Heteroleptic Ligands derived from Imidazol-2-Ylidenes” 42nd Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference,  Kennesaw State University, March 2010 (oral presentation).

Daniela Tapu, Adam Chadwick  “A New Polycyclic Aromatic Imidazol-2-Thione and Its Metal Complexes” Southeast Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society, Nashville, TN, November 14-16, 2008 (poster)

Daniela Tapu, Clay Owens, Carl Saint-Louis  “Development of a New Polycyclic Aromatic Carbene Ligand for Transition Metals” Southeast Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society, Nashville, TN, November 14-16, 2008 (poster)

D. Tapu, C. Owens, D. VanDerveer “Isolation and Characterization of Metal Complexes containing New polycyclic Aromatic Annulated Carbenes”  1st Academia/Industry Forum, April 2008 , KSU (poster).

C. Owens, A. Patel, P. Patel, D. Tapu “Synthesis, Coordination Chemistry and Catalytic Studies of New Heterocycle-Functionalized Imidazole-2-Ylidenes” 2007 Southeast Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society, Greenville, NC, October 24-27, 2007 (poster)

C. Owens, C. Saint-Louis, D. Tapu “New Hemilabile (Carbene)Palladium (II) Catalysed Heck And Suzuki Reactions” 2007 Southeast Regional NOBCChE Conference, 2-4 November, 2007 (poster).

A. J. Arduengo, III, J. Dolphin, G. Gurau, D. Tapu, Y. Yamamoto, H. Yamamichi – “Unusual Valence States of Carbon and other Main-Group Elements” – 1st International Symposium of Core-to-Core Program on Main Group Chemistry, August, 2006, Tokyo, Japan (oral presentation).

A. J. Arduengo, III, T. Bannenberg, D. Tapu – “New Carbene-Based Ligand Structures and their Role in Catalysis” – 14-th International Symposium on Homogeneous catalysis, July, 2004, Munich, Germany (oral presentation)

A. J. Arduengo, III, T. Bannenberg, D. Tapu, W. J. Marshall – “Heteroferrocene: The synthesis of Bis – [(3a,4,5,6,6a-h)-1,3,4,5,6-pentamethylcyclopenta[d]imidazo-2-thionoyl] iron (II)” SERMAC Atlanta, Nov. 2003 (poster).

Local Presentations at Kennesaw State University Symposium of Student Scholars (undergraduate students are underlined)

Zachary R McCarty, Dale Eric Miles, Huggins Z. Msimanga, Daniela Tapu "The Effects of Substituents on Benzimidazolium Salts using Electrochemical Analysis" 18th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2013. (poster presentation)

Zachary R McCarty, Daniela Tapu "Toward the Synthesis of Novel Bi- and Tridentate Carbenes and Their Transition Metal Complexes" 18th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2013. (poster presentation)

Zachary McCarty, Lauren Hutchinson, Daniela Tapu, “Synthesis and characterization of rhodium and iridium complexes of a new polycyclic carbene” 4th Annual Fall Showcase of Undergraduate Research, KSU, November 2012 (poster presentation)

Adam Smith, Greg Smith, Daniela Tapu, “Towards Synthesis of Trimetallic Complexes of NHC”. 17th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2012. (poster presentation)

Zachary McCarty, Jiexi Liao, Daniela Tapu, “New Quinoxaline Derivatives of Heterocyclic Carbenes” 17th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2012 (poster presentation)

Mahatab Chowdhury, Zachary McCarty, Christopher Ghattas, Daniela Tapu “Fluorescent Rhodium and Iridium Complexes Derived from NHCs” 17th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2012 (poster presentation)

Lauren Hutchinson, Christopher Ghattas, Mahatab Chowdhury, Daniela Tapu “The Synthesis and Characterization of New Imidazolium Salts Tagged with Fluorescent Moieties” 17th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2012 (poster presentation)

Christopher Ghattas, Mahatab Chowdhury, Daniela Tapu "Toward the Development of New Redox-Switchable Catalysts" 16th Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw State University, April 2011, Kennesaw, GA

Adam Chadwick, Aleksandra Mikhaylova, Daniela Tapu “A Novel Saturated Thione: Synthesis and Characterization” 16th Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw State University, April 2011, Kennesaw, GA

Vanessa Chavez, Kelsey Uberto, Josh Valencia, Daniela Tapu, “Complexation of BiCl3 with a new N,N'-disubstituted cyclic thione” 16th Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw State University, April 2011, Kennesaw, GA

Timothy Eromomene, Jimmy Tan, Daniela Tapu, “Synthesis and 1H NMR Characterization of a New Bismuth Complex” 16th Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw State University, April 2011, Kennesaw, GA

Raymond Godwin, Marisol Lora, Daniela Tapu “Synthesis and Characterization of Bis(1,3-bis(3,5-dimethylphenyl)imidizolidine-2-thione) Palladium Chloride” 16th Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw State University, April 2011, Kennesaw, GA

Elizabeth Mitchell, Danielle Swilley, Daniela Tapu “From Aromatic Amines to Cyclic Thiones” 16th Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw State University, April 2011, Kennesaw, GA

Gary Richoux, Christopher Ghattas, Mahatab Chowdhury, Daniela Tapu “Toward novel bimetallic complexes derived from N-heterocyclic carbenes” 16th Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research, Kennesaw State University, April 2011, Kennesaw,

Adam Chadwick, Daniela Tapu“Synthesis and Characterization of a New Polycyclic Aromatic Imidazol-2-Thione and its Metal Complexes” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (oral presentation).

Sabrina Davila, Daniela Tapu“Synthesis of Imidazolium Palladium Complex” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Stephanie Day, Bernard Taylor, Daniela Tapu “The Synthesis of a New N-heterocyclic Carbene Silver Bromide Complex” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Anthony Rella, Lamesha Moore, Daniela Tapu “The Synthesis of a New Palladium Complex of 1,3-di(p-ethoxyphenyl)imidazol]-2-ylidene”  15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Michele Gouws, Melissa Henkel, Daniela Tapu “Synthesis of di(bis-p-ethoxyphenol)imidazole–2–ylidene palladium(II)chloride” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Anh Lee, Seul Lee, Daniela Tapu “Preparation of Silver Complex of N,N’-bis (3-methylphenyl) imidazol-2-ylidene”15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Cristina Hernandez, Emily Wysocki, Daniela Tapu “The Synthesis of a New Silver Complex derived from 1,3-Di-(3,5- dimethylphenyl)imidazolidin-2-ylidene” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Minjoung Shin, Robert McLellan, Daniela Tapu  “Preparation of a New Silver Complex Derived From,  1,3-Bis(4-methohyphenyl)imidazol-2-ylidene15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Gary Richoux, Gerald Taylor, Daniela Tapu “New Bismuth and Indium Complexes of a New Fused Imidazol-2-selenone” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Vaishakhi Desai, Victoria Sumner, Daniela Tapu “Towards the Synthesis of a New Silver-NHC Complex” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Sabrina Davila, Roxanne Tetrault, Daniela Tapu “The Synthesis of Bis(1,3-di(p-methoxyphenyl)imidazolidin-2-ylidene)silver(I) tetrafloroborate” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Josh Hill, Chris Maselka, Daniela Tapu “New Silver Complexes Derived from imidazol-2-ylidenes” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Gerhard Kummerow, Uyen Do, Daniela Tapu "Toward the Synthesis of New Heteroleptic Ligands Derived from Imidazol-2-Ylidenes” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Jenna S. Rabideau, Beau Routh, Daniela Tapu “Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel N-heterocyclic Carbene Iridium Complex” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Mansi Patel, Alexander Mattingly, Daniela Tapu “Synthesis of  N,N’-Bis-p-Dibromobenzylimidazol-2-ylidene Silver Complex” 15th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2010 (poster presentation).

Judith Heitz, Gerhard Kummerow, Daniela Tapu, “New Transition-Metal Complexes of 1-Methyl-3-Propyl Imidazol-2-ylidene: Synthesis and Characterization” 14th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2009 (poster presentation).

H. Jake Schwab, Julie R. Turner, Daniela Tapu, “Development of 1-isopropyl-3-methyl- benzimidazole ligand for palladium complex”  14th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2009 (poster presentation).

Carla Butler, Krystle Roberts, Abigail Santos, Daniela Tapu, “1-Hexyl-6-Methylimidazol-2-ylidene: Synthesis and Coordination Chemistry”14th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2009 (poster presentation).

Quynh Nguyen, Isreal Scott, Daniela Tapu, “The synthesis and characterization of a new 1- methyl-3-isopropyl imidazol-2-ylidene derived  metal complexes”14th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2009 (poster presentation).

Adam Chadwick, Daniela Tapu “A New Polycyclic Aromatic Imidazol-2-Thione and Its Metal Complexes”14th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2009 (poster presentation).

Zuzana Berrong, Sarah Holcomb, Daniela Tapu Formation of palladium catalyst from benzimidazollium salt and silver oxide that can be used in C-C coupling”14th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2009 (poster presentation).

M. Muresan, P. Sethi, D. VanDerveer, D. Tapu “Isolation and Characterization of Metal Complexes Containing New Polycyclic Aromatic Annulated Carbenes” 13th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2008 (poster presentation).

Alan Cramer, Daniela Tapu “ A bismuth complex derived from a phenanthrene-fused thione” 13th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2008 (oral presentation).

C. Saint-Louis, C. Owens,  D. Tapu “New Catalysts for Heck And Suzuki Reactions” 13th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2008 (poster presentation).

C. Owens, A. Patel, D. Tapu “New thiazol functionalized carbene and its metal complexes “ 12th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2007 (poster presentation).

C. Saint-Louis, D. Tapu “Metal complexes derived from imidazol-2-ylidene” 12th KSU Annual Symposium of Student Scholars & Undergraduate Research/Creative Activity Reception, April 2007 (poster presentation).

 

 

     
     

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