Angelina Scimone, Ph.D.

Department of Natural and Physical Sciences

(Professor of Chemistry)

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Office: Science Building, rm# 3204
 
Campus Extension: (973) 618-3506

E-mail Address: ascimone@caldwell.edu

Professional Information:

Education:

B.S. , Chemistry major, Mathematics minor, Pace University
Ph.D. , Chemistry, Rutgers University

Classes:

General Chemistry I and II with labs; Organic Chemistry I and II with labs; Physical Chemistry I and II; Spectroscopic Determinations; Principles of Chemistry with lab (nursing chemistry); Research in Chemistry I and II; Independent Study

Core classes in chemistry and physical sciences; Core within scholars program; Advisor for scholars projects. External Degree, traditional, adult students.

Research Interests:

Physical organic chemistry and synthetic organic chemistry

Grants Received:

On institutional team that developed the grant and co-developed the curriculum for course to accompany SCAC Program 2011. Aim High Academy Grant Program was awarded from New Jersey State Department of Education for summer 2011; grant will be renewed this year.

Co-developed research project for 2010-2011 Merck Undergraduate Science Endeavors (MUSE) summer 2011scholarship, scholarship refunded for an additional for 2011-2012 academic year.

Recent Publications and Presentations:

DiMuro, Korat, O’Connell, Casani, Scimone and Scimone, “Synthesis and Melting Point Trends of 1,1,1-tris(lauroyloxymethyl)ethane,1,1,1-tris(myristoyloxymethyl)ethane, and 1,1,1-tris(palmitoyloxymethyl)ethane”, poster presentation at New Jersey Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Apr 2011. (These were the only group of biology majors/chemistry minors; all subsequent presentations are authored by chemistry majors.)

Loughnane, Phung, Sinanan, Vander Valk, Casani, Scimone, and Scimone, “Synthesis and Melting Point Trends of Lauroyl, Myristoyl, and Palmitoyl Mixed Triesters of 1,1,1-tris(hydroxymethyl)ethane”, poster presentation at New Jersey Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Apr 2011.

Abdulrahamn, Everett, Scimone, “Reactivity of Activated Deineophiles in the Diels Alder Reaction” presentation at New Jersey Academy of Sciences annual meeting in April 2009 (Rutgers University) abstract published in The Bulletin, Nov. 2009.

Invited speaker within chemical education group: “The Chemistry Program at Caldwell College” presented Nov. 2008 at Eastern Analytical Symposia annual meeting, Somerville, NJ

Bobbitt, Cordasco, Scimone, “A Green Chemistry Synthesis: Bleach Oxidation of Primary and Secondary Alcohols to Their Corresponding Aldehydes and Ketones” presentation at New Jersey Academy of Sciences annual meeting in April 2007 (Kean University) abstract published in The Bulletin, Nov. 2007.

Casani, Lee, Rodriguez "Synthesis and Properties of Napthol Ethers", presentation at NeW Jersey Academy of Sciences annual meeting in April 2006, selected as winning abstract and published in The Bulliten,  Nov. 2006.

 

Sauers, Van Arnum and Scimone, “Green Chemistry Analytical Method Development: A Revisit on the Use of Potassium Ferrioxalate as an Actinometer”, Green Chemistry, 2004.

Scimone, Alliu, Boczany, and Schneider, “The Aldol Reaction as an Educational Tool”, presentation at New Jersey Academy of Science annual meeting in April 2003.

Scimone and Scimone, “Recommendation of Herbal Remedies by Psychiatrists”, Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine, vol. 16 issue 3, 2001, page 155.

 

 

 

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