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Department of Chemistry Amy Nielsen

Nielsen, Amy

Instructor

Fulmer 313
Pullman, WA 99164-4630

 

(509) 335-1923
amy.nielsen@wsu.edu

Education

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, 2014
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay

 

M.S., Organic Chemistry, 2010
University of California, Los Angeles
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Thesis Advisor: Dr. Miguel A. Garcia-Garibay

 

B.S., Chemistry and Botany, 2007
Iowa State University, Ames IA
Department of Chemistry
Research Advisors:

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Publications

  • Nielsen, A. E.; Hughs, M.; Ayitou, A.; Garcia-Garibay, M. A. “Studies on the Solid State Photocyclization of Sterically Congested α-o-Tolyl and Mesityl Ketones with “poor” Hydrogen Abstraction Geometry” manuscript in preparation.
  • Nielsen, A. E.; Stopin, A. P.; Garcia-Garibay, M. A. “Photo-Induced and Thermal Decarbonylation of Crystalline Biaryl Cyclopropenones with Bulky Substituents: Insights into Solid-to-Solid Transformations with Reactions that Challenge the Topochemical Postulate” manuscript in preparation.
  • Nielsen, A. E.; Kuzmanich, G. K.; Garcia-Garibay, M. A. “Quantum Chain Reaction of Tethered Diarylcyclopropenones in the Solid State and Their Distance-Dependence in Solution Reveal a Dexter S2-S2 Energy Transfer Mechanism ” J. Phys. Chem. A., 2014, 118 (10), pp 1858-1863.