Jacob Buchanan

 

Ph.D. Graduate Student
Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University
Supervisor: Prof. Paul Cheong 
ISC Fellow 2016

Education

Ph.D. Graduate Student                                                                                      
Oregon State University (OSU) 2014 – Present
 
B.S. Chemistry, B.A. Physics, Magna Cum Laude               
Central Washington University (CWU) 2014

Publications

  1. Buchanan, J. C., Fast, D. B.; Hanken, B. E.; Mustard, T. J. L.; Laurita, G.; Chiang, T.-H.; Keszler, D. A.; Subramanian, M. A.; Wager, J. F.; Dolgos, M. R.; Rustad, J. R.; Cheong, P. H.-Y. Structural convergence properties of amorphous InGaZnO4 from simulated liquid-quench methods. Dalton Trans. 2017.
    (http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C7DT02181J)
  2. Ge, Y.; Rittenhouse, R. C.; Buchanan, J. C.; Livingston, B. Using a Spreadsheet to Solve the Schrödinger Equations for the Energies of the Ground Electronic State and the Two Lowest Excited States of H2. J. Chem. Educ. 2014, 91, 853-859.
  3. Buchanan, J. C.; Petersen, B. P.; Chamberland, S. Concise total synthesis of phidianidine A and B. Tetrahedron Letters 2013, 54, 6002-6004. 

Oral Presentations

  1. Buchanan, J. C.; Ge, Y. Using a Spreadsheet to Solve the Schrödinger Equations for H2 in the Ground and Excited States. Presented at Symposium On University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE), Central Washington University (CWU), May 15, 2014.
  2. Buchanan, J.; Livingston, B.; Ge, Y. Using a spreadsheet to solve the Schrödinger equations for small molecules: An undergraduate quantum chemistry lab. Presented at 68th ACS Northwest Regional Meeting, Corvallis, OR, USA, July 21-24, 2013.

Poster Presentations

  1. Wills, L. A.; Buchanan, J. C.; Mustard, T. J.; Chang, I. Y.; Keszler, D. A.;Cheong, P. H.-Y. Thermodynamic stability of aqueous metal clusters: A dynamic approach. Presented at Pacifichem 2015, Honolulu, HI, December 18, 2015.
  2. Buchanan, J. C.; Sundalam, S. K; Stuart, D. R.; Cheong, P. H.-Y. Computational Study of Diaryliodonium Reagents for Heteroatom Arylation Reactions. Presented at American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, CO, March 22, 2015.
  3. Buchanan, J. C.; Petersen, B. P.; Chamberland, S. Concise Total Synthesis of Phidianidines A and B. Presented at Symposium On University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE), Central Washington University (CWU), May 15, 2014.
  4. Buchanan, J. C.; Petersen, B. P.; Chamberland, S. Concise Total Synthesis of Phidianidines A and B. Presented at American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 19, 2014.
  5. Buchanan, J. C.; Petersen, B. P.; Chamberland, S. Synthesis of Phidianidines A and B. Presented at Symposium On University Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE), Central Washington University (CWU), May 16, 2013.

Leadership Experience

Co-Team Lead for CSMC Reaction Pathways Group, Oregon State University, Fall 2016 - Fall 2017
Team Lead for CSMC Reaction Pathways Group, Oregon State University, Fall 2017 - present
 
Contact
(253) 651-2102