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Chemistry Ph.D. Degrees Awarded 1969-1955

1969

Jonathan Sweet Bullock, IV [Oak Ridge National Labs]
"A Thermodynamic Interpretation of the Solvent Effect in the Reaction of Anisoyl Chloride with Isopropanol in Isopropanol - Benzene Mixtures"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

Donald Leo Schmitt
"Part I: The Isomerization of Cyclodecadienes by Rhodium Complexes. Part II: Complexes of Substituted Tetrazoles"
Research Advisor: H. B. Jonassen

1968

Raymond Levon Oglukian
"A Kinetic Study of the Solvolysis Ofphthalic Anhydride in Dioxane-Watersolutions"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

Arunachalam Tulsi Ram [Eastman Kodak Co.]
"Cobalt(II) and Nickel(II) Complexes of Saturated Diphosphines"
Research Advisor: H. B. Jonassen

Joyce Hooper Corrington [Professor of Chemistry, Screenwriter]
"Effects of Neighboring Atoms in Molecular Orbital Theory"
Research Advisor: L. C. Cusachs

Wavell Wainwright Fogleman [Professor of Chemistry, Plymouth State University]
"Part I. Investigations of Bis(Diphenylphosphino)Methane Complexes of Nickel And Copper. Part II. Semi-Empirical Molecular Orbital Calculations on Some Phosphines and Nickel Phosphine Complexes"
Research Advisor: H. B Jonassen

William Andruchow, Jr.
"Part 1: Molybdenum Chelate Syntheses. Part 2: Reaction Mechanism Elucidation for the Hexachloromolybdate(III) Ion Hydrolysis"
Research Advisor: R. D. Archer

1967

John Paul Jendrek, Jr.
"Chemistry of Methionine Sulfonium Salts"

Honnavally Nadig Ramaswamy [USDA Southern Regional Research Labs]
"Part I: Metal Complexes of an Unsaturated Ditertiary Phosphine. Part II: Substituted Pyridine N-Oxide Complexes of Cobalt(II)"
http://pubs.acs.org/cgo-bin/archive.cgi/onocaj/1965/4/i11/pdf/ic50033a01...
Research Advisor: H. B. Jonassen

Tze-Lock Chan [Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong]
"Studies Directed Towards the Syntheses of Azahelicenes"
Research Advisor: Ronald D. Archer

Elaine Ann Dittmar
"The Stereochemistry of the Base Hydrolysis of Trans-Chlorohydroxo-, D-Cis-Chloro-Hydroxo-, and D-Cis-Dichlorobis-(Ethylenediamine)Cobalt(III)Ions"

1966

A. Parthasarathy
"Study of Dithizone and Metal Dithizonates Under Oxidizing Conditions"

George Anthony von Bodungen
"A Thermodynamic Interpretation of the Solvent Effect on the Reaction of Meta-Trifluoromethyl Benzoyl Chloride with Isopropanol in Isopropanol Benzene Solvent Mixtures"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

Ralph John Berni
"Metal Ion Complexes of 2(1H)-Tetrahydropyrimidinone (Cyclic Propylene Urea)"
Research Advisor: H. B. Jonassen

James Alfred Turner
"Solvent Field Effects on Molecular Electronic Spectra"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

Jon Douglas Hutchison
"The Differential Heats of Solution of Reactive and Pseudoreactive Solutes in Methanol-, Ethanol-, and Isopropanol - Benzene Binary Solvent Systems"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

1965

John Constantine Trebellas [Nalco/Exxon Energy Chemicals]
"Complexes of Cyclic Carbon(10) Unconjugated Diolefins with Metallic Salts"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Brille Rexford Perry Cotsoradis
"Synthetic, Structural and Kinetic Studies of Bis(Acetylacetonato) Cobalt (III) Complexes"

Tadeusz Karol Wiewiorowski [Freeport McMoRan, Inc.]
"The Structure of Solid Intermediates of the Reaction Between Carbon Black and Sulfur"

1964

Thomas Maxwell Willard
"A Study of the Interaction Between Aluminum Isopropoxide and Some Weakly Basic Solvents"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

James Jacob Rathmell [1998 J. F. Carll Award Recipient, Society of Petroleum Engineers]
"A Thermodynamic Interpretation of the Solvent Effect in the Reaction of Meta-Fluorobenzoyl Chloride with Isopropanol in Isopropanol-Benzene"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

Gary Lane Bertrand [Professor of Chemistry, University of Missouri, Rolla]
"A Thermodynamic Interpretation of the Solvent Effect in the Reaction of Anisoyl Chloride With Ethanol in Ethanol - Benzene Mixtures"
Research Advisor, T. F. Fagley

Frederick Raymond Hilgeman [Professor of Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX]
"Determination of the Thermodynamic Properties of a Solid Solution of M-Fluorobenzoic Acid and Benzoic Acid"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

Arlo Dean Harris [Professor of Chemistry, San Bernadino State University, CA]
"Studies of the Reactions Between Some 5-Substituted Tetrazoles Bearing Strongly Electronegative Groups and Some Transition-Metal Ions in the Divalent State"
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/archive.cgi/jacsat/1963/85/i19/pdf/ja00902a0...
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

1963

James Ward Sims
"A Study of the Solvent Effect in the Esterification of Benzoyl-Chloride in Methanol - Carbon-Tetrachloride Solutions"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

Walter Scott Hamilton [Professor of Chemistry, Texas Women's University]
"A Study of the Solvent Effect in the Thermal Decomposition of Benzenediazonium Chloride and Benzazide by the Method of Differential Thermal Analysis"
Research Advisor: T. A. Fagley

Charles Ray Brent
"A Thermochemical Study of the C=N and N-O Bond Energies in Tetramethylenefuroxan and Cyclohexanedione Dioxime"
Research Advisor: T. A. Fagley

Janet Virginia Hamilton
"A Thermochemical Study of the Structures of 1,2-, 2,1- and 4,1- Nitrosonaphthols"
Research Advisor: T. A. Fagley

Steinar Husebye [Professor, University of Bergen, Sweden]
"Investigation of Complex Formation Between Cobalt Hydrocarbonyl and Some Olefins"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

John Jack Rodman Reed [Esso Research, Baytown, TX]
"Studies on the Effect of the Anion on the Complex Cations of Cobalt(III) With Ammonia and Ethylenediamine"

1962

Edward Anthony Boudreaux [Professor Emeritus University of New Orleans]
"A Physical and Theoretical Study of the Interaction Between Aromatic Diazonium Salts and Inorganic Chlorides in the Solid State"
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/archive.cgi/jacsat/1963/85/i14/pdf/ja00897a0...
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Sigred Boyd Lanoux [Retired Professor of Chemistry, University of LA, Lafayette]
"A Study of Copper(II)-Azo-Dye Complexes Containing Selected Monodentate and Bidentate Liquids"

Ewin Alfred Eads [Late Professor of Chemistry at Lamar University, Beaumont, TX]
"A Study of the Syntheses of Borazole Derivatives from B-Trichloroborazoleand Selected Carbonyl Compounds"
Research Advisor: D. A. Payne, Jr.

Leroy James Theriot [Professor of Chemistry, North Texas State, Denton, TX]
Postdoc: Holm Group, Harvard Department of Chemistry
"A Study of Complex Diazonium Compounds of Para-Dimethylamino Benzene Diazonium Chloride"
Research Advisor: H. B. Jonassen

1961

Joseph Aaron Bertrand, Jr. [Retired Professor of Chemistry, GA Tech, GA]
"A Study of the Structure, Properties and Decomposition Products of Cobaltcarbonyl Olefin Complexes"
Research Advisor: H. B. Jonassen

1960

Jane Woodward Alsobrook Miller
"French Successors to Lavoisier and Their Development of the Chemical Revolution, 1789-1871"

1959

Stephen Paul Terpko
"The Reactions of Decaborane-14 with Aniline and its N-Methyl Homologues"

John Ritter Sutter [Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, Howard University, Washingron D.C.]
"The Use of a Thermistor Manometer for the Measurement of Heats of Sublimation"
Research Advisor: T. F. Fagley

1958

Robert Inman Stearns [Adjunct Chemistry Professor, University of Missouri, St. Louis]
"A Study of the Reactions of Dicobalt Octacarbonyl and Cobalt Hydrocarbonyl with Aliphatic Conjugated Dienes in Relation to the Mechanism of the Hydroformylation (OXO) Reaction"
Research Advisor: H. B. Jonassen

Vendatapuram Vuruppattur Ramanujam [Professor, University of Madras, India]
"Inorganic Complex Compounds Containing Polydentate Groups: Studies of Tetramine and Pentamine Complexes of Cobalt(II), Nickel(II), Manganese(II) and Iron(11) Ions"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Lionel J. Bailin
"Reactions of Molybdenum(III) Chlorides in Non-Aqueous Sulfuric Acids and Related Solvents"

Lowell Westerman [Esso Research/Exxon]
"Stability and Thermochemical Studies of the Complex Ions Formed Between Tetraethylenepentamine and the Bivalent Ions of Nickel, Ion and Manganese"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Elwood J. Gonzales
"Studies of Complexes of Copper(II)-Ortho-Azophenol with Ethanolamine and Ethylenediamine"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Alcuin Florian Gremillion [Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, University of Arkansas, Little Rock]
"The Function of Metal Ions in Some Solid Inorganic Stabilized Aryldiazonium Salts of the Double Salt Type"
http://pubs.acs.org/cgi-bin/archive.cgi/jacsat/1959/81/i23/pdf/ja01532a0...
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Warren Bernard Kirsh
"The Reactions of Pentaborane with Diphenylamine and Ethylenediamine"

1957

Jack Everett Field
"Amine Adducts of Stable Pentaborane(9)"

Mary Lockett Nelson
"Energy Relationships Among Crystal Lattice Types of Cellulose"

1956

Anneke Schaafsma
"Investigation of the Stability of the Iron(II) and Manganese(II) Tetraethylene Pentamine Complexes and Their Reactivity Toward Oxygen, Hydroxyl Groups and Hydroperoxides"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

John Robert Doyle
"Platinum Olefin Coordination Compounds Containing Dicyclopentadiene"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

1955

Frank C. Cantor
"A Comparison of the Schmidt Reaction on Certain Alicyclic Alcohols with the Acid Catalyzed Decomposition of Corresponding Alicyclic Azides"

Leon Segal [USDA, New Orleans, LA]
"A Study of the Complexes Formed Between Copper(II), Ethylenediamine, and Compounds Containing Hydroxyl Groups"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Philip E. Slade, Jr.
"Complexes of Butadiene with Metallic Salts"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Stanley Cantor [Research Scientist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory]
"Stabilization of Complexes of Lower Oxidation States of Tungsten. Reduction of Tungstates in Concentrated Hydrochloric Acid"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

James R. Oliver [Professor, University of Southwestern Louisiana]
"The Effect of Electronic Structure on the Stereochemistry of Complexes of Copper(II)"
Research Advisor: Hans B. Jonassen

Jack H. Stocker [Emeritus Professor & founding member of University of New Orleans]
"The Formation and Decomposition of Ketals"
Research Advisor: Charles A. MacKenzie

Gabriel Chuchani [Emeritius-Instituto Venezolano De Investigaciones Cientifica]
"Tritylation Reactions of Aromatic Compounds"
Research Advisor: Charles A. MacKenzie