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Dr. Susan D. Arco

Position: Professor

Education: Ph.D. Chemistry, 1997. University of the Philippines-Diliman

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POST DOCTORAL TRAINING:

ASEA-UNINET, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, 1 March – 5 April 2005
UP-NSRI-DA-BAR, UP Diliman, 1 June 2002 – 31 May 2003
JSPS, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, 15 November – 24 December 1999

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION / RESEARCH INTEREST:

Development of Organic Reactions in Benign Solvents :
Aqueous Diels-Alder as an Alternative Approach to the Anthraquinone Backbone
Aqueous Diels-Alder Methodology Toward Some Selected Monoterpenes
Synthesis of halogen-free ionic liquids based on 1-n-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium as greener solvents for Diels-Alder reaction
Electrochemistry

Materials Chemistry :
Synthesis of Photocatalyst Quantum Dots stabilized by the greener Ionic Liquid 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium Lauryl Sulfate
Synthesis of Gold Nanocrystals using the greener ionic liquid, 1-Butyl-3-methylimidazolium Lauryl Sulfate, as a surfactant
Synthesis of Macrocyclic Diamides and Related Compounds as Ionophores for use in the Development of Ion-Selective Electrodes for
Potentiometric Detection of Metal Ions

Polymer Chemistry :
Synthesis of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers for Food Additives
Nanostructured ultrathin films based on electrochemically grafted polymer brushes

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

ISI Publications :
Thermal Stability and Moisture Uptake of 1-1alkyl-3-methylimidazolium bromide. Ian Harvey J. Arellano; Jeiel G. Guarino; Fiona U. Paredes; Susan D. Arco. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. 2010,103 (2), 725-730.

Morphogenesis of anisotropic gold nanostructures stabilized by the greener ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium lauryl sulfate. Judy M. Obliosca; Ian Harvey J. Arellano,;Michael H. Huang; Susan D. Arco. Philippine Science Letters. 2010, 3(1), 121-127.

Calorimetric Titration of Selected Divalent Transition Metal Cations with a Novel Macrocyclic Diamide. Aliha T. Amilasan; Jose S. Solis; Susan D. Arco; Emily V. Castriciones. Philippine Journal of Science. 2010, 139(1), 1-4.

Double layer micellar stabilization of gold nanocrystals by greener ionic liquid 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium lauryl sulfate. Judy M. Obliosca; Ian Harvey J. Arellano; Michael H. Huang; Susan D. Arco. Materials Letters. 2010, 64, 1109-1112.

Synthesis of [RMIM] Acetate Halogen-Free Ionic Liquids for Use as Greener Solvents in Diels-Alder Reaction. Susan D. Arco; Rosalie T. Laxamana; Ofelia D. Giron; Judy M. Obliosca. Philippine Journal of Science. 2009, 138(2), 133-139.

Synthesis and Optical Properties of 1-Alkyl-3-Methylimidazolium Lauryl Sulfate Ionic Liquids. Judy M. Obliosca; Susan D. Arco; Michael H. Huang.. Journal of Fluorescence. 2007, 17(5), 613-618.

Synthesis and Optical Properties of 1-Alkyl-3-Methylimidazolium Lauryl Sulfate Ionic Liquids. Judy M. Obliosca; Susan D. Arco; Michael H. Huang.. Journal of Fluorescence. 2007, 17(5), 613-618.

Free-radical Bromination of Selected Organic Compounds in Water. Henry Shaw; Howard D. Perlmutter; Chen Gu; Susan D. Arco; Titos A. O. Quibuyen. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 1997, 62, 236-237.

Non-ISI Publications :
Determination of Total Dissolved Silver in Photographic Film Wastewater Sample by Silver-ISE Based on a Newly Synthesized Macrocyclic Diamide as Ionophore. Rey Y. Capangpangan; Florian R. del Mundo; Susan D. Arco; Jose S. Solis ; Rofeamor P. Obena. Journal of Nature Studies. 2009, 8(2), 9-13.

Design and Synthesis of Chiral Lewis Acid Catalysts for Aqueous Diels-Alder and Barbier Type Reactions. Susan D. Arco; Jonathan T. Miranda. Kimika. 2006, 22(1), 33-42.

Pimaric Acid from Manila Elemi derived from Canarium luzonicum as a resolving agent in the resolution of racemic compounds. Susan D. Arco; Florentino C. Sumera. Kimika. 2004, 20(1/2), 29-35.

An approach to optically active ibuprofen through whole-cell and enzyme-catalyzed transformations Mary Ann A. Endoma; Ma. Celeste R. Tria; Susan D. Arco. Kimika. 2003, 19(2), 69-75.

Studies on the lipase-catalyzed resolution of amino alcohols and its application to the total synthesis of the antituberculous drug ethambutol. Mary Ann A. Endoma; Susan D. Arco; Ma. Celeste R. Tria. Kimika. 2003, 19(1), 17-22.

Aqueous Diels-Alder Methodology toward Some Selected Monoterpenes. Susan D. Arco; Jonathan T. Miranda; Julius L. Leaño; Marjorie U. Villanueva. Kimika. 2002, 18(1).

1-4.Aqueous Diels-Alder as an Alternative Approach to the Anthraquinone Backbone. Susan D. Arco; Jonathan T. Miranda; Ma. Edna Vitalicia. Kimika. 2001, 17(2), 71-74.