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Robert Damrauer, Ph.D

Dr. Robert Damrauer

Professor of Chemistry, Special Assistant to the Provost

Email: Robert Damrauer
Office Location: Lawrence Street Center 1425H
Phone: (303) 315-2131
Fax: (303) 315-2087

Area of Expertise:
Organic Chemistry

B.S., University of Michigan, 1963

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1967

NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Research Fellow, Harvard University, 1967-1968


Current Research Projects:
1. Computational studies of various carbodiimide compounds.
2. Computational studies of thermal rearrangements of halogen-containing organosilicon species.

Damrauer, R., Stanton, J. F., Studies of l,2-Dihalo Shifts in Carbon-Carbon, Carbon-Silicon, Silicon- Silicon Systems: Computational Study, Organometallics, 2012, 31, 8426-8436.
Damrauer, R., Interactions of Tetrahedrane and Tetrasilatetrahedrane with CH2 and SiH2: A Computational Study, Organometallics, 2010, 29, 4975-4982.
Damrauer, R., Pusede, S. E.**, Activaion of P4 by Singlet Silylene (SiH2): A Computational Study, Organometallics, 2009, 28, 1289-1294. 
Damrauer, R., Pusede, S. E.**, Staton, G.M..**, Singlet and Triplet Methylene (CH2) Plus P4: A Computational Study, Organometallics, 2008, 27, 3399-3402.
Damrauer, R.and Noble, A. L., Ions Related to Silynes and Disilynes, Organometallics, 2008, 27, 1707-1715.
Damrauer, R., Pusede, S. E.**, Custer, T. C., Computational Studies of Electron Affinities, Acidities, and Bond Dissociation Energies of Boron-Containing Species: The CH3(CH2)n-BH2, CHF(CH2)n-1BH2, and CH3(CH2)n-BHF Series, Organometallics, 2007, 26, 1599-1606.



CHEM 3411: Organic Chemistry I

CHEM 3421: Organic Chemistry II