Dennis Awasabisah

Education
Teaching
Awards
Publications

Education

University of Oklahoma
Ph.D. Chemistry (2015): (Dissertation: Synthesis and Redox Behavior of Group 8 Metalloporphyrins and Related Compounds.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
M.S Chemistry (2009) - (Thesis: Free Radical Reactions of 3-Fluorobutenone)

University of Cape Coast, Ghana
BSc Chemistry (2006) - (Thesis: Synthesis of Baclofen)

Teaching

University of Oklahoma

Lecturer: CHEM 3153 - Organic Chemistry II; CHEM 1415 - General Chemistry II
Teaching Assistant: Organic Chemistry (CHEM 3152), General Chemistry I (CHEM 1315), General Chemistry II (CHEM 1415),  CHEM 4444

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Teaching Assistant: General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry 2008 – 2009

University of Cape Coast, Ghana

Teaching Assistant: General Chemistry, Organic Chemistry 2006 – 2007

Awards

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award (2009) - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA.

Lloyd E. Swearingen Award (2012) - University of Oklahoma, USA.

Jerry J. Zuckerman Award (2013) - University of Oklahoma, USA.

Belle W. Goodman Scholarship Award (2015) - University of Oklahoma, USA.

Conferences Attended

Patrick, T. B.; Awasabisah, D. Poster: "Free radical reaction of fluorovinyl ketone". Poster for Probst Lecture: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Edwardsville, IL, (2009).

Awasabisah, D.; Xu, N.; Richter-Addo, G. B. Poster: Ruthenium porphyrins with O-bound ligands trans to nitric oxide. 55th Annual Pentasectional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Norman, OK, (2010).

Awasabisah, D.; Xu, N.; Richter-Addo, G. B. Poster: Ruthenium porphyrins with O-bound ligands trans to nitric oxide. 241st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA, (2011).

Awasabisah, D.; Xu, N.; Gautham, K. P.; Powell, D. R.; Shaw, M. J.; Richter-Addo, G. B. Poster: "Stable ruthenium analogues of nitrosyl heme tyrosinates; preparation and redox behavior". 57th Annual Oklahoma Pentasectional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Cameron University, Lawton, OK (2012).

Awasabisah, D.; Xu, N.; Gautham, K. P.; Powell, D. R.; Shaw, M. J.; Richter-Addo, G. B. Poster: "Six-coordinate ruthenium nitrosyl porphyrins with carboxylate and aryloxide ligands: Preparation and redox behavior". 245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, New Orleans, LA, USA (2013).

Awasabisah, D.; Powell, D. R.; Richter-Addo, G. B. Poster: "Reactions of nitric oxide with iridium phosphine complexes." 70th Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Fort Worth, TX, (2014)                                                                                 

Publications

Patrick, T. B.; Awasabisah, D. "Meerwein arylation with 3-fluorobutenone", J. Fluorine Chem., 2010, 131, 396. 

El-Attar, M.; Xu, N.; Awasabisah, D.; Powell, D. R.; Richter-Addo, G. B. "Cyclic voltammetric and fiber-optic infrared spectroelectrochemical studies of six-coordinate (por)Ru(NO)Cl compounds (por = porphyrinato dianion)." Polyhedron 201240, 105-109.

Awasabisah, D.; Xu, N.; Sharmah Gautam,  K. P.; Powell, D. R.; Shaw, M. J.; Richter-Addo, G. B. "Stable ruthenium nitrosyl porphyins with axial O-bonded ligands; preparation and redox behavior". Dalton Trans., 201342, 8537-8540. Selected as Cover Art.

Abucayon E. G.; Awasabisah D.; Powell D. R.; Richter-Addo, G. B. "(1-Methylimidazole)(o-nitrosotoluene)(5,10,15,20-tetraphenylporphyrinato)iron(II) dichloromethane solvate". Acta Cryst. 2014, E70, m51–m52.

Awasabisah, D.; Richter-Addo G. B. BOOK CHAPTER: "Chapter One - NOx Linkage Isomerization in Metal Complexes." Advances in Inorganic Chemistry - NOx Related Chemistry" (2015). Eds. van Eldik, R. & Olabe, J. A. Academic Press, Waltham, MA, USA. Vol. 67. pp. 1-86.

Awasabisah, D.; Powell, D. R.; Richter-Addo, G. B. "Crystal structure of chlorido{5,10,15,20-tetrakis[2-(2,2-dimethylpropanamido)phenyl]porphyrinato}iron(III)". Acta Cryst. 2015. E71, m42-m43.

Awasabisah, D.; Powell, D. R.; Richter-Addo, G. B. "Crystal structure of N-(2-{[2,6-bis­(2,2,2-tri­fluoro­acetamido)­phen­yl]disulfan­yl}-3-(2,2,2-tri­fluoro­acetamido)­phen­yl)-2,2,2-tri­fluoro­acetamide". Acta Cryst. 2015, E71, o639-o640.

Awasabisah, D.; Xu, N.; Sharmah Gautam,  K. P.; Powell, D. R.; Shaw, M. J.; Richter-Addo, G. B. "Preparation, Characterization, Electrochemistry, and Infrared Spectroelectrochemistry of Ruthenium Nitrosyl Porphyrins Containing h1-O Bonded Axial Carboxylates." Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016. DOI: 10.1002/ejic.201501115


 



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