Office: MEYR 245
A. Fattahi, J.F. Liebman, M.S. Miranda, V.M.F. Morais, M.A.R. Matos, L. Lis, S.R. Kass, “Indenone and Cyclopentadienone Energetics via Mass Spectrometry and Computations: Are These Species Antiaromatic or ‘Merely’ Nonaromatic?” Intl. J. Mass Spectrom., 369, 87 − 91 (2014).
B. Rudshteyn, A. Castillo, A.A. Ghogare, J.F. Liebman and A. Greer, “Theoretical Study of the Reaction Fomalhydrazone with Singlet Oxygen. Fragmentation of the C=N Bond, Ene Reaction and Other Processes, Photochem. Photobiol., 90, 431− 438 (2014).
R. Notario, J.S. Chickos and J.F. Liebman, “The Enthalpy of Formation of Selenocysteine: A G3 and G4 Quantum Chemical Study, J. Chem. Thermodyn., 73, 134 −139 (2014).
M. Ponikvar-Svet, A.T. Thomas, B.J. Dodson, B.M. Henegar, M.W. Brewster, N.K. Neerchal, J.F. Liebman, “Linear Model for Estimating the Entropy of Formation of Aqueous Anions,” Struct. Chem., 24, 2069−2082 (2013).
M.S. Miranda, J.C.G. Esteves da Silva, A. Castillo, A.T. Frank, A. Greer, J.A. Brown, B.C. Davis and J.F. Liebman, “Amino, Ammonio and Aminioethenes: A Theoretical Study of their Structure and Energetics,” J. Phys. Org. Chem., 26, 613 − 625 (2013).
M. Maatallah, M. Guo, D. Cherqaoui, A. Jarid and J.F. Liebman, “Aluminium Clusters for Molecular Hydrogen Storage and the Corresponding Alanes as Fuel Alternatives: A Structural and Energetic Analysis,” Intl. J. Hydrog. Energ., 38, 5758−5767 (2013).
Á.Vegas, R.Notario, E. Chamorro, P. Perez and J.F. Liebman, “Isoelectronic and Isolobal O, CH2, CH3+ and BH3 as Electron Pairs. Similarities between Molecular and Solid State Chemistry,” Acta Cryst. B, 69, 163 – 175 (2013).
J.Z. Dávalos, P. Jiménez, M.V. Roux, M.T. Molina, T. Filipova, E. Lewars and J.F. Liebman,“Thermochemical and Structural Properties of Anthraquinones,” Struct. Chem., 24, 2027 – 2034 (2013).
M. Ponikvar-Svet, K.F. Edwards and J.F. Liebman, “An Overview of the Understanding of Ions Containing Solely Fluorine Atoms,” Acta Chim. Slovenica, 60, 471 – 483 (2013).
J. Morgan, A. Greenberg and J.F. Liebman, “Paradigms and Paradoxes: O- and N-Protonated Amides, Stabilization Energy and Resonance Energy,” Struct. Chem., 23, 197-199 (2012).
S.P. Verevkin,V.N. Emel’yanenko, M.V. Roux, R. Notario, J.S. Chickos and J.F. Liebman, “Rediscovering the Wheel. Thermochemical Analysis of Energetics of the Aromatic Diazines,” J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 3, 3454 −3459 (2012).
Á.Vegas, J.F. Liebman and H.D.B. Jenkins, “Unique Thermodynamic Relations for ΔfH⁰ and ΔfG⁰ for Crystalline Inorganic Salts. I. Predicting the Existence and Possible Synthesis of Na2SO2 and Na2SeO2” Acta Cryst., B68, 511 − 527 (2012).
J.F. Liebman and S.W. Slayden, “Thermochemistry of Organoselenium and Organotellurium Compounds,” in Patai’s Chemistry of Functional Groups: The Chemistry of Organic Selenium and Organic Tellurium Compounds Vol. 3, (ed. Z. Rappoport), 139 – 165 (2012).
Honors and Awards
Presidential Research Professor at UMBC, 2006-2009
American Chemical Society – Slovenian Chemical Society International Activities Travel Award Associate, 2004
Regents’ Award for Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity- University System of Maryland, 2002
- CHEM 100: The Chemical World
- CHEM 101: Principles of Chemistry I
I have very often been the instructor in charge of the recitation for the honors sections of this course.
- CHEM 102: Principles of Chemistry II
I have very often been the instructor in charge of the recitation for the honors section of this course.
- CHEM 302: Physical Chemistry II
- CHEM 399: Tutorial Projects in Chemistry
- CHEM 499: Undergraduate Research
- CHEM 410: Quantum Chemistry
This course, colisted with CHEM 610 (Special Topics in P Chem), has mostly dealt with chemical bonding theory, not solving equations.
- FYS 103B Paradigms & Paradoxes