Demosthenes Athanasopoulos

Demosthenes Athanasopoulos

Professor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry and Physical Sciences
NYC
W315
One Pace Plaza

Biography

Awards and Honors

  • Pace University, 2001, Kenan Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Pace University, 2000, Harold Blancke Chemistry Professorship

Education

BSc, Athens University, Greece
Chemistry

MPhil, New York University

MSc, New York University

PhD, New York University, Chemical Physics

Courses Taught

Past Courses

BMB 711: Research II
CHE 111: General Chemistry I
CHE 111: General Chemistry I (Lab)
CHE 111: General Chemistry I (Lecture)
CHE 112: General Chemistry II
CHE 112: General Chemistry II (Lab)
CHE 112: General Chemistry II (Lecture)
CHE 301: Physcl Chem I: Thermodynamics
CHE 301: Physcl Chmstry: Thrmdynmcs
CHE 301: Physical Chemistry I
CHE 302: Physical Chem II (Lecture)
CHE 302: Physical Chemistry II
CHE 305: Quantum Chemistry
CHE 330: Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
CHE 395: Independent Study in Chemistry
CHE 480: Research in Chemistry
CHE 513: Mthds in Scntfc Rsrch & Tchng
CHE 640: Physical Biochemistry
FOR 500: Introduction to Physical Chem
FOR 621: Internship
FOR 798: Thesis I
FOR 799: Thesis II
SCI 101: The Planet Earth

Publications and Presentations

Publications

Analysis of organophosphate–Zn metalloporphyrin interactions via UV–vis spectroscopy and molecular modeling
(2015). Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. Vol 135 , pages 447–456.

Research and Development of Impression Evidence


Cryptosporidium parvum spermidine/spermine N 1-acetyltransferase exhibits different characteristics from the host enzyme
(2007, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Molecular and biochemical parasitology. Vol 152 (Issue 2) , pages 170–180.

Simulation of the formation process for small neutral xenon clusters
(2000). Surface science. Vol 462 (Issue 1) , pages 55–60.

Crystal structure of 6-hydroxy-2’-methoxyflavone, C16H12O4
(1999). Zeitschrift für Kristallographie-New Crystal Structures. Vol 214 (Issue 2) , pages 233–234.

Crystal structure of 3-hydroxy-7-methoxyflavone, C16H12O4
(1998). Zeitschrift für Kristallographie-New Crystal Structures. Vol 213 (Issue 1-4) , pages 607–608.

Crystal structure of 5-methoxyflavone, C16H12O3
(1998). Zeitschrift für Kristallographie-New Crystal Structures. Vol 213 (Issue 1-4) , pages 389–390.

Theoretical study of the Coulombic explosion in doubly charged Xe clusters
(1998). J. Chem. Phys.. Vol 107 (Issue 23) , pages 9894-9898. https://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.475287

An Isotropic Hopping Model for Singly Charged Xe Clusters
(1998, February). Journal of Physical Chemistry A. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/jp972960m

Effect of adsorption on the surface structure of sodium alumino-silicate glasses: a molecular dynamics simulation
(1992). Surface science. Vol 273 (Issue 1) , pages 129–138.

Molecular dynamics simulations of the effect of adsorption on SiO2 surfaces
(1992). The Journal of chemical physics. Vol 97 (Issue 5) , pages 3775–3780.

Professional Contributions and Service

Professional Memberships

  • American Association of University Professors [Member]
  • American Chemical Society [Member]
  • American Physical Society [Member]