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Kenneth Overly

Associate Professor

Contact Information:

koverly@providence.edu
401-865-1956
Albertus Magnus Hall 217

Education:

Ph.D. - Organic Chemistry University of Virginia

Area(s) of Expertise:

Organic Chemistry


Selected Publications:

Chase, Hilary., McDonough, Thomas., Overly, Kenneth., Laperle, Christopher. (2013). Combined 1H NMR and DFT Study of the Solvent Effects on the Iron Pentacarbonyl-Catalyzed Photo-Assisted Isomerization of Allyl Alcohol. The Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry, Wiley. 26 (4), 322-326.

Reingold, Jeffrey., Virkaitis, Kurtis., Carpenter, Gene., Sun, Shouheng., Sweigart, Dwight., Czech, Paul., Overly, Kenneth. (2005). Chemical and Electrochemical Reduction of Polyarene Manganese Tricarbonyl Cations:  Hapticity Changes and Generation of Syn- and Anti-Facial Bimetallic η4,η6-Naphthalene Complexes. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 127, 11146-11158.

Czech, Paul., Li, Huazhi., Yu, Kunquan., Watson, Eric., D'Acchioli, Jason., Carpenter, Gene., Sweigart, Dwight., Overly, Kenneth. (2002). Models for Deep Hydrodesulfurization of Alkylated Benzothiophenes. Reductive Cleavage of C−S Bonds Mediated by Precoordination of Manganese Tricarbonyl to the Carbocyclic Ring. Organometallics, (21), 1262-1270.

Guay, D., Cole, B., Overly, Kenneth., Fort, Jr., R., Hausman, M., Genco, J., Elder, T. (2001). Mechanisms of Oxidative Degradation of Carbohydrates During Oxygen Delignification. II. Reaction of Photochemically Generated Hydroxyl Radicals with Methylcellobioside. J. Wood Chem. and Technol., Taylor & Francis. 21 (1), 67-79.

Recent Presentations:

Williams, Christine., Trainor, Alison., Overly, Kenneth., 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, "Studies on the syntheses of chiral ketones and iminium salts derived from bicyclic terpenes for use as catalysts for olefin epoxidation". April, 2013.

Train, Alison., Williams, Christine., Overly, Kenneth., 243rd American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, "Investigation of Camphor Derived Ketone and Iminium Salt Catalysts for Asymmetric Epoxidation of Olefins". March, 2012.

Overly, Kenneth., Barden, Mary., Liotta, Louis., 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, "Virtual screening of carbohydrate processing enzymes against polyhydroxylated pyrrolidines,pyrrolizidines, and indolizidines I: Golgi a-mannosidase II". March, 2010.

Overly, Kenneth., Barden, Mary., Kurker, Richard., 237th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, American Chemical Society, Salt Lake City, UT, "Virtual screening of carbohydrate processing enzymes against polyhydroxylated pyrrolidines, pyrrolizidines, and indolizidines I: α-galactosidase, β-galactosidase, α-glucosidase, and α-mannosidase". March, 2009.


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