Fehmi Damkaci

Topic description: 
  • History, culture and current events of Turkey
  • Nanogold and nanosilver particles, biosensors

Post-doctoral fellow: Boston College

Doctorate: University of Maryland-College Park, Ph.D.

Research interests: (1) Total synthesis of heterocyclic natural products with medicinal and/or structural importance,
(2) Development of new synthetic organic reactions. Currently, my group has been involved in the discovery of new ligand for Ullman type aryl-aryl couplings.
(3) Development of new experiments for undergraduate organic laboratory curriculum using microwave-assisted reactions.
(4) Comparison of online vs. face-to-face course medium for a general chemistry course.