Jaimelee Rizzo

Jaimelee Rizzo

Professor
Department Co-chair
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Chemistry and Physical Sciences
NYC
W332
One Pace Plaza

Biography

Awards and Honors

  • American Chemical Society, 2017, Fellow
  • American Chemical Society, 2017, E. Ann Nalley Award for Volunteer Service
  • Pace University, 2013, Scholarly Research Award
  • American Chemical Society, NY Section, 2013, Outreach Volunteer of the Year
  • American Chemical Society, 2011, Salute to Excellence
  • Pace University, 2009, Summer Research Award
  • Pace University, 2009, Faculty Excellence in Scholarship
  • Pace University, 2009, Kenan Award
  • Pace Univeristy, 2008, Scholarly Research Award
  • Pace University, 2007, Presidential Award for Released Time
  • Minority Access, Inc., 2006, National Role Model Award
  • Pace University, 2006, Eugene Lang Award

Education

BA, Queens College - CUNY

MA, Queens College - CUNY

MPhil, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

PhD, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Research and Creative Works

Research Interest

Synthesis of Antimicrobial Surfaces

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts

Antibacterial Membranes
Rizzo, J. I. ICET Inc., Pace University, $1,000.00. Funded.

Antimicrobial Wound Dressings
Rizzo, J. I. Johnson & Johnson Wound Management Division, Pace University, $35,000.00. Funded.

Antimicrobial Wound Dressings
Rizzo, J. I. Johnson & Johnson Wound Management Division, Pace University, $48,000.00. Funded.

Study of Antimicrobial Action of DABCO Polymers Against Spore Contaminants
Rizzo, J. I. Batelle, U.S. Army, Other, $29,000.00. Funded.

Synthesis of Phosphorus Analogues for Detection of Chemical Degradation
Rizzo, J. I. U.S. Army, Pace University, $12,000.00. Funded.

Pace Path Innovation
Rizzo, J. I. September 2017 - December 2017. Pace, Pace University, $1,063.00. Funded.

Courses Taught

Past Courses

BIO 395: Independent Study in Biology
BIO 480: Research in Biology
BIO 491: Internship in Biology
CHE 223: Organic Chemistry I
CHE 223: Organic Chemistry I (Lab)
CHE 223: Organic Chemistry I (Lecture)
CHE 223: Organic Chemistry I Recitation
CHE 224: Organic Chemistry II
CHE 224: Organic Chemistry II (Lab)
CHE 224: Organic Chemistry II (Lecture)
CHE 224: Orgnc Chmstry II Recitation
CHE 333: Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHE 392: Chemistry Seminar I
CHE 395: Independent Study in Chemistry
CHE 480: Research in Chemistry
CHE 492: Chemistry Seminar II
ENS 099: Concepts of Organic Chemistry

Professional Contributions and Service

Intellectual Property

Patent: Antimicrobial Polymers [Non-Provisional] , Patent Cooperation Treaty

Patent: Antimicrobial Polyurethane Foams [Non-Provisional] , Patent Cooperation Treaty

Patent: Antimicrobial Surfaces [Non-Provisional] , United States

Patent: Antimicrobial Surfaces [Non-Provisional] , United States

Patent: Antiviral Compounds [Non-Provisional] , United States

: Methods for Modulating Ion Channels [Non-Provisional] , Patent Cooperation Treaty

Patent: Antiviral Compounds [Provisional] , United States

Patent: Embedding Antibiotic Compounds in Solid Polymers [Provisional] , United States

Patent: Antimicrobial Compositions [Provisional] , Patent Cooperation Treaty

Professional Memberships

  • American Chemical Society
  • New York Section of the American Chemical Society [Project Leader]
  • New York Section of the American Chemical Society [Chair-Elect]
  • New York Section of the ACS [Co-Chair, Undergraduate Research Symposium]

Department Service

  • Search Committee [Committee Chair]
  • Chemistry Department [Assistant Chair]
  • Search Committee [Committee Chair]
  • TAP committee [Committee Chair]

College Service

  • Professions in Health Advisorty Team Professions in Health Advisorty Team [Other]
  • Chemistry Club Chemistry Club [Faculty Advisor]

University Service

  • Society of Fellows [Executive Board Member]
  • Scholarly Research [Committee Member]
  • Public Relations Committee [Chairperson]
  • Goldwater Scholarship [Committee Chair]

Professional Service

Earth Day Event - American Chemical Society [Committee Chair]
Finance Commitee - ACS, NY Section [Committee Member]
Nichols Committee - ACS, NY Section [Committee Member]
Nominating Committee - ACS, NY Section [Committee Member]
Chemagination, American Chemical Society
American Chemical Society - NY Section [Executive Board Member]
American Chemical Society, NY Section [Committee Chair]
National Chemistry Week - ACS [Chairperson]