Chemistry Department                      

       Abdel Monem Rawashdeh, Assistant Professor


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Publications List:


22.  M. I. El-Barghouthi; A. M. Rawashdeh; K. I. Assaf; C. Sotiriou-Leventis. “Molecular Dynamics of Methyl Viologen-Cucurbit[n]uril Complexes in Aqueous Solution” Submitted

21.  A. M. Rawashdeh; M. I. El-Barghouthi; K. I. Assaf; Samer I. Al-Gharabli. “Complexation of N-methyl-4-(p-methyl benzoyl)-pyridinium methyl cation and its neutral analogue by cucurbit[7]uril and b-cyclodextrin: a computational study” Journal of Inclusion Phenomena and Macrocyclic Chemistry  2009,  64,  357-365.  PDF

20.  A. Thangavel; A. M. Rawashdeh;  C. Sotiriou-Leventis; and N. Leventis. “Simultaneous Electron Transfer from Free and Intercalated 4-Benzoylpyridinium Cations in Cucurbit[7]uril” Organic Letters.  2009,  11(7),  1595-1598.  PDF

19. A. M. Rawashdeh; S. Mizyed;  S. Mahmoud, D. Marji. “The Kinetics and Molecular Modelling of the Complexation of Tenoxicam with Cyclodextrins in Solution” Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy. 2008,  71A(2),  562-565  . PDF

18. R. Ηelenligil-Ηetin; P. Paraskevopoulou; R. Dinda; N. Lalioti; Y. Sanakis; A. M. Rawashdeh; R. J. Staples; E. Sinn; P. Stavropoulos “Oxidative Ligand Rearrangement Due to Incipient Aminyl Radicals in the Oxidation of Iron(II) Species with Dioxygen”   European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.  2008, 5, 673 – 677   PDF

17. A. M. Rawashdeh; A. Thangavel; C. Sotiriou-Leventis; and N. Leventis “Control of the Ketone to gem-Diol Equilibrium by Host-Guest Interactions” Organic Letters.  2008, 10(6), 1131-1134.   PDF

16. N. Saleh; A. M. Rawashdeh; Yaser A. Yousef; Y. Al-Soud. ” Structural Characterization of New Cd2+ Fluorescent Sensor Based on Lumazine Ligand: AM1 and Ab initio studies” Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy  2007,  68(3), 728-33.   PDF

15.  Z. A. Fataftah; M. Sawalhah; A. M. Rawashdeh. “Synthesis of a Particular Class of Silicon-Tethered Dinucleophiles: Several Propargylxydemethylsilyl Enol Ethers” Synth. Commun., 2006, (36) 24, 3655-3665  PDF

14.  A. M. Rawashdeh. “Computing the Redox Potentials of Phenothiazine and N-methylphenothiazine” Abhath Alyarmouk-Basic Science and Engineering 2005, 14(2) 195-208.  PDF

13.  J. Yang; A. Dass; A. M. Rawashdeh; C. Sotiriou-Leventis; M. J.Panzner; D. Tyson. “Arylethynyl Substituted 9,10-Anthraquinones: Tunable Stokes Shifts by Substitution and Solvent Polarity” Chem. Mater.  2004, 16, 3457-3468.  PDF

12.  G. Zhang; A. Dass; A. M. Rawashdeh; J. Thomas; J. A. Counsil; C. Sotiriou-Leventis; E. F. Fabrizio; F. Ilhan; P. Vassilaras; D. A. Scheiman; L. McCorkle; A. Palczer; C. Johnston; M. A.. Meador; N. Leventis. “Isocyanate-crosslinked silica aerogel monoliths: preparation and characterization” J. Non-Cryst. Solids. 2004, 350, 152–16.  PDF

11.  J. Yang; A. M.  Rawashdeh; W. Oh; C. Sotiriou-Leventis; N. Leventis “Redox-active star molecules incorporating the 4-benzoylpyridinium cation: implications for the charge transfer efficiency along branches vs. across the perimeter in dendrimers” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2004, 126(13), 4094-4095.  PDF

10. N. Leventis; A. M. Rawashdeh; I. A. Elder; J. Yang; A. Dass; C. Sotiriou-Leventis “Synthesis of Ru(II) tris(1,10-phenanthroline)-electron acceptors dyads incorporating the 4-benzoyl-N-methylpyridinium cations or N-benzyl-N΄-methylviologen. Characterization in fluid and frozen solutions, and on silica aerogels” Chem. Mater. 2004, 16(8), 1493-1506.   PDF

9. N. Leventis; G. Zhang; A. Rawashdeh; C. Sotiriou-Leventis “Electrochemical Reduction of 4-Benzoyl-N-(4-substituted-benzyl)pyidinium cations: substitution Effects and Linear Free energy Relationships” Electrochimica Acta.  2003, 48(19), 2799-2806 . PDF

8.  C. Sotiriou-Leventis; A. M. Rawashdeh; W. S. Oh; N. Leventis “Synthesis and Spectroscopic Properties of the Elusive 3a,9a-Diazaperylenium Dication”. Organic Letters. 2002, 4(23), 4113-4116.  PDF

7.  N. Leventis; C. Sotiriou-Leventis; G. Zhang; A. M. Rawashdeh  “Nanoengineering Strong Silica Aerogels”  Nano Letters. 2002, 2(9), 957-960.  PDF  

6. N. Leventis; A. M. Rawashdeh; G. Zhang; I. A. Elder; C. Sotiriou-Leventis “Tuning the Redox Chemistry of 4-Benzoyl-N-methylpyridinium Cations through Para Substitution. Hammett Linear Free Energy Relationships and the Relative Aptitude of the Two-Electron Reduced Forms for H-Bonding”. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 2002, 67(21), 7501-7510.  PDF

5. Z. Fataftah; A. M. Rawashdeh; C. Sotiriou-Leventis "Synthesis and Hydrolytic Stability of tert- Butoxydimethy-lsilyl Enol Ethers", Synth. Commun. 2001, 31(15), 2379-2389.   PDF

4. N. Leventis; I. A. Elder; X. Gao; E. Bohannan; C. Sotiriou-Leventis; A. M. Rawashdeh; K. R. Gaston "The Redox Chemistry of 4-benzoyl-N-Methylpyridinium Salts in Acetonitrile With and Without Proton Donors; The Role of Hydrogen Bonding in their Electrochemical and Photoinduced Electron Transfer Reduction" J. Phys. Chem. B  2001,  105(17),  3663-3674.  PDF

3.   A. M. Rawashdeh; C. Sotiriou-Leventis; X. Gao; N. Leventis “One-step synthesis and redox properties of dodecahydro-3a,9a-diazaperylene - the most easily oxidized p-phenylenediamine” Chem. Commun.  2001, 18,  1742-1743.  PDF

2.   Y. A. Yousef; Z. Fataftah; T. S Akasheh; A. M. Rawashdeh  “Design and assembly of a fast spectrophotometer system for monitoring chemical reactions”  Optica Applicata. 2001, 31(3), 563-570.   PDF

1.  C. Sotiriou-Leventis; Z. Mao; A. M. Rawashdeh “A Convenient Synthesis and  Spectroscopic Characterization of N,N'-Bis(2-Propenyl)-2,7-Diazapyrenium Quaternary  Salts” J. Org. Chem. 2000, 65(19), 6017-6023.  PDF