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Phd Chemistry

Location:
San Marcos, Texas, United States
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based on experience
Posted:
October 18, 2016

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Renzo N. Arias Ugarte

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San Marcos, TX, 78666

915-***-****

rna11 @ txstate.edu

INTEREST

Develop of potential materials with higher degree of derivatization that can allow us to understand basic science and open the door for industrial and real applications, a legacy to our future generations.

EDUCATION

PhD Chemistry, “Metal Catalyzed Activation of E-H bonds, E = Si, Ge, Sn”

Potential developed for the Activation of Non Reactive Bonds Through the use of Inexpensive Metal Carbonyl Complexes.

Dr. Keith Pannell Supervisor University Of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Overall GPA : 3.92 2006 - 2011

BS Chemical Engineering

Created educational software for “Experimental Designs”, applied to the Planning, Processing and Optimization of Industrial Process .(Statistic, Visual Basic And Matlab tools linked to the program).

Universidad Nacional San Agustin, Arequipa, Peru Overall GPA : 3.2 1997- 2002

EXPERIENCE

Research Scholar

-Working in the development of Main Group Elements (Antimony and Phosphorus) for potential activation of small molecules

-Carbenes and Organic radicals Synthesis and characterization of emissive materials for OLED.

Coauthor

- “Main Group Complexes with NHeterocyclic Carbenes: Bonding, Stabilization, and Applications in Catalysis” Book Chapter Accepted.

Texas Tech University, San Marcos, TX 2015-2016

Research Scholar

-Working in the development of noble catalytic materials containing inexpensive metals for cross coupling reactions and olefin metathesis.

-Mechanistic Understanding in the catalytic activation of C-H bonds from cycloalkenes to form C-C bonds.

-Iron catalyzed C-C bond coupling of aldehydes with cycloalkenes.

-Aldol condensation reactions

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 2013 - 2014

Consultant in organometallic chemistry

-Responsible for the synthesis, characterization and isolation of new catalytic systems. Supervision and maintenance of normal laboratory activities.

University Of Texas AT El Paso(UTEP) 2012 - 2013

Teaching Assistant

-Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) Lab Assistant

Responsible for the Preparation, Supervision, Mentoring and Evaluation of student laboratories.

University Of Texas AT El Paso(UTEP) 2012

Teaching Assistant General and Organic Chemistry

-Responsible for the Preparation, Supervision, Mentoring and Evaluation of student laboratories. I was “Highly Recommended” by the Department for these activities. 2007

Stockroom and Administration

-Preparation of inventory, checking and distribution of merchandise (Medicines and consumer products)

-Participation in the acquisition of potential products with good commercial potential. In this position I was responsible for the reduction in losses from 15 to a 5%, by implementing an efficient distribution and control of the merchandise.

Farmaceutica del Sur, Arequipa, Peru 2005- 2006

Quality Control

-Preparation, sample handling and chemical analyses of Foods, Soil and Water.

Z-Vicor Corporation, Arequipa, Peru. 2004

Quality Control

-Preparation, sample handling and spectroscopic analysis of samples from mining operation (Silver and Gold)

-I implemented a quality control tools (size distribution and statistical analysis resulting in an improved control of defects and accurate readings).

-I developed an standard methodology for sampling, preparation and analysis for the first time.

CIA Minera Ares (CAM), Arequipa, Peru 2004

Basic Technician in Extern Plant

-Installation and reparation of telephonic lines.

-Supervision of installed telephonic lines.

-Technical support

Telefonica Del Peru, Arequipa, Peru 1996-1999

SKILLS

Extensive Synthesis of organic, inorganic and organometallic materials under air sensitive conditions.

Extensive use of Glove Box.

Extensive use of GC-Mass and NMR(400, 500, 600 MHZ).

Extensive used of cyclic voltammeter.

Extensive use of Ampac 9.2 “Chain calculations and optimization energies”, to understand new reactions and important mechanistic energetic pathways to decide if a reaction would take place or not( At the semi empirical level).

Extensive Use of ACD Lab 12.0 for NMR simulation, use to give an idea of resonance values of unknown molecules.

Extensive use of ChemBioDraw Ultra 11.0 for Chemistry drawing and simulations

Extensive use of UV visible techniques to characterize metal complexes and their role in important catalytic cycles.

Extensive use of Infrared Spectroscopy and GC-Mass Spectrum to characterize inorganic and organic molecules and to study important mechanistic pathways.

Extensive use of air sensitive materials, and well known techniques to manage them.

Familiar with EPR analysis

Familiar with Visual Basic programming, Matlab and MS Acces.

Familiar with German

Familiar with DART Mass Spectrum (Direct Analysis Retention Time), use for mass identification of air and moisture sensitive molecules

Familiar with X-ray, Atomic absorption, and proficiency with Instrumental Analysis and general lab techniques.

Proficiency in MS Word,Excel, Power Point, Internet Explorer search Engines and Internet tools.

Proficiency with SAS, SPSS, Minitab And Statistic programs intensively used to analyze and interpret important data trends.

Proficiency in the synthesis, purification, and crystallization of organo-metallic, organic and inorganic materials.

Working Knowledge of Spanish and proficiency in English( Writing, Grammar and speaking)

HONOR AND AWARDS

Award for Outstanding Research “What Silicon can do Tin can undo”

45th Silicon Symposium Home - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 2013

Award for Doctoral Thesis: Metal Catalyzed Activation of E-H bonds, E = Si, Ge, Sn”

University of Texas At El Paso 2012

National Award for Outstanding Research.

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS) -National Conference 2009, 2011

Award for Outstanding Research “Use of Inexpensive Transition Metals as Catalytic Materials ”

University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) - Student Government Association (SGA) 2010

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

Oral Presentation, Novel stibonium cations ([Sb]+) for the Catalytic Transformation of Aldehydes into symmetric ethers, α-β unsaturated aldehydes and 1,3,5-trioxanes "

American Chemical Society, Philadelphia, PA 2016

Poster Presentation Catalytic Reduction of Aldehydes by peri-Substituted Diphenylphosphinonaphtyl Stibonium Triflate "A Novel Lewis Base-Acid Pair Interaction"

Stone Symposium Main Group Chemistry, Waco, TX 2015

Volunteer Science Fair

Children Museum Chemistry Science Fair, New Braunfels, TX 2015-present

Summer School awarded participant

Center for Enabling New Technologies Through Catalysis (CENTC), Seattle, CA 2013

Oral presentation, “What Silicon can do, Tin can undo”

45th Silicon Symposium Home - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX 2013

Student Recruiter

American Chemical Society National Conference, Pennsylvania, PA 2012

Oral presentation, “Metal catalytic reduction of Amides into Amines in the presence of silanes, germanes and stannanes”

U. T. El Paso Doctoral Research Exposition 2011

Poster presentation, “Molybdenum and Iron complexes as catalysts for the oxidation of tertiary compounds : R3EH, E = Sn, Si and Ge to R3EOER3.

American Chemical Society National Conference, San Francisco, CA 2010

Oral and Poster presentation, “Mo And Fe Complexes as Catalysts for the Formation of Group 14-Siloxanes”

13th Conference of Organometallic Chemistry for Germanium Tin and Lead, Graz, Austria. 2010

Oral presentation, “Molybdenum Complexes as Dehydrogenative Catalysts for the Synthesis of Symmetrical, Unsymmetrical, and Mixed Siloxanes, Germoxanes and Stannoxanes”.

American Chemical Society Regional Conference, New Orleans, LA. 2010

Oral presentation, “Molybdenum and Iron Carbonyl Complexes as Dehydrogenative Catalyst to the Formation of Distannanes”

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science(SACNAS)-National Conference, Dallas, Texas 2009

Oral presentation, “Molybdenum Carbonyl Complexes as Dehydrogenative Catalysts: Relative Activity Toward

R3EH, E = Si, Ge and Sn”.

American Chemical Society Regional Conference(ACS), El Paso, Texas 2009

Poster presentation,“Synthesis and Photochemistry of CpFe(CO)2SiMe2CH2SiMe3-C5H4)Fe(CO)2Me, exhibiting Intra-molecular Oxidative Addition of The Iron Silicon Bond”

American Chemical Society National Conference(ACS), Philadelphia, PA. 2008

Oral presentation, “Synthesis and Photochemistry of CpFe(CO)2SiMe2CH2SiMe3-C5H4)Fe(CO)2Me, exhibiting Intra-molecular Oxidative Addition of The Iron Silicon Bond”

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science(SACNAS)-National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. 2008

Poster presentation, INORG. “Formation of Polymers via ring opening of the New Sila-metallacyclobutanes obtained with indenyl iron compounds and organochlorosilanes"

Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science(SACNAS)-National Conference,

Tampa, Florida. 2006

PUBLICATIONS

Activation of Non Reactive Bonds Through the use of Inexpensive Metal Carbonyl Complexes:

1.Dehydrogenative Dimerization of Di-tert-butyltin Dihydride Photochemically and Thermally Catalyzed by Iron and Molybdenum Complexes Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 6309-6312

2.Methyl Transfer from Fe (and Mo) to Sn: Formation of (η5-C5H5)M(CO)nSntBu2Me (M = Fe, n = 2; M = Mo, n = 3) Complexes from Photochemical Irradiation of (η5-C5H5)M(CO)nMe and tBu2SnH2

Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 4586-4588

3.Metal-Catalyzed Reduction of HCONR2, R = Me (DMF); Et (DEF), by Silanes to Produce R2NMe and Disiloxanes: A Mechanism Unraveled. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134, 848–851.

4.Transition Metal-Catalyzed Reduction of N,N-Dimethylthioacetamide by Silanes, Germanes and Stannanes, R3EH, to Produce Trimethylamine and R3E-S-ER3., Organometallics., 2012, 30, 6506–6509.

5.(Me3N)Mo(CO)5-Catalyzed Reduction of DMF by Disiloxane and Disilane Moieties: Fate of the Silicon-Containing Fragments. Organometallics., 2013, 32 (14), 3788–3794.

6. Amide - Thioamide Interconversions Using Si and Sn Reagents.

Dalton Trans., 2015, Submitted.

7.Platinium Catalyzed Reduction of Amides, R2NCHO ( R = Me, Et) by 1,1,3,3-Tetramethyldisiloxane, HMeSi2OSiMe2H: The Intermediacy of HSiMe2OSiMe2CH2NR2 and Direct Elimination of Amine.

Organometallics, 2014, 33 (12), 2964–2967

8. “Selective Aldol Condensation and Cyclotrimerization Reactions of Aldehydes Catalyzed by FeCl3

Tetrahedron Lett., 2015, 56, 2406-2411

9.“A new bidentate phosphino-stibonium salt for Sequential and Selective Catalytic Transformation of Aldehydes into Symmetric ethers, α-β unsaturated aldehydes and 1,3,5 Trioxanes

2016 In Progress

10.Iron-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Aldehydes and Ketones Under Solvent-Free Conditions

Organometallics, 2015, 34, 5051-5056.

11.Iron(III) -Catalyzed Dimerization of Cycloolefin: Synthesis of High density Fuel Candidates.

Energy and Fuels, 2015 Acepted

DOI: 10.1021/acs.energyfuels.5b01715.

12.Antimony(V) cations for the selective catalytic transformation of aldehydes into symmetric ethers, α-β-unsaturated aldehydes, and 1,3,5 trioxanes.

Dalton Trans. 2016, 45, 111**-*****.

13.Amide (A)–thioamide (T) interconversions using Ph3SiSH (A to T) and Ph3SnOH (T to A) reagents.

Applied Organomet.Chem. 2016 Acepted

DOI: 10.1002/aoc.3462

14.Synthesis and characterization of Organic radicals coupled to carbenes and their potential use for OLED (Organic light emitting diodes)

Research in progress, 2016

15.Synthesis and characterization of Organic Light emitting diodes using organic radical

Research in Preparation, 2016

REFERENCES

Hudnall Todd, Assistant Professor Chemistry, Texas State University, 512-***-****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com

Michael Findlater, Assistant Professor Chemistry, Texas Tech University, 806-***-****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com

Keith H. Pannell, Professor Chemistry, University of Texas At El Paso, 915-***-****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com

Hemant Sharma, Assistant Professor Chemistry, University of Texas At El Paso, 915-***-****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com

Bonnie Gunn, Coordinator Supervisor, General Chemistry, University of texas At El Paso, 915-***-****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com

Mahesh Narayan, Professor Biochemistry, University of Texas At El Paso, 915-***-****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com

Katja Michael, Professor of Chemistry and Graduate Adviser, University of Texas At El Paso, 915-***-****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com

Jose Nunez, Professor of Chemistry, University of Texas At El Paso, 915-***-****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com.

Eloy Roman, Manager of Metallurgic Research, CIA Minera Ares, Arequipa, Peru, (tel) 011-**-**-*****, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com.

Juan Calvera, Manager, Farmaceutica del Sur, S.R.L, Arequipa,Peru, (tel) 011-51-54-427807, acw3r2@r.postjobfree.com



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