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Wesley Professor Publishes Article

Dr. Malcolm D'SouzaWesley College Professor of Chemistry and Associate Dean of Interdisciplinary/Collaborative Sponsored Research Dr. Malcolm D’Souza co-authored a peer-reviewed article in the Special Issue Solution Chemical Kinetics of the International Journal of Molecular Science (IJMS). The article, “Mechanistic Studies of the Solvolyses of Carbamoyl Chlorides and Related Reactions,” summarizes the previously published solution studies of the rates and products of this class of compound with several studies conducted by undergraduate researchers. Carbamoyl Chlorides are chemical building blocks used to produce highly desirable pharmaceutical and agrochemical products.
Grants from the Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO program), the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) (P20 GM103446) from the National Institutes of Health (DE-INBRE IDeA program) and a National Science Foundation (NSF) EPSCoR grant IIA-1301765 (DE-EPSCoR program) made this work possible.
The complete article is available at http://www.mdpi.com/1422-0067/17/1/111.