Anna Lewandowska-Andralojc

Research Associate
 

Chemistry Department
Building 555
Brookhaven National Laboratory
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

Phone: (631) 344-4360
FAX:    (631) 344-5815
e-mail

Artificial Photosynthesis Group

Education

Ph.D in Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 2011
M.S in Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 2007
B.S in Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 2006

Research Experience

Research Associate, Brookhaven National Laboratory, May 2012 – present
Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Physics at Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, October 2011 – present (on leave)
Short term scholar in the Radiation Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, May-June 2010
Short term scholar in the Radiation Laboratory, University of Notre Dame, May-August 2008

Research Interests

Photochemistry of transition metal complexes
Photochemical water splitting in homogenous systems
Kinetics and mechanism of photoinduced hydrogen, proton and electron transfer in the compounds of biological interest

Selected Publications

  1. A. Lewandowska-Andralojc, F. Kazmierczak, G.L. Hug, G. Hörner, B. Marciniak, Photoinduced CC-coupling Reactions of Rigid Diastereomeric Benzophenone-Methionine Dyads, Photochem.Photobiol, 2012, ASAP, DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-1097.2012.01210.x
  2. A. Lewandowska-Andralojc, G.L. Hug, G. Hörner, T. Pedzinski, B. Marciniak, Unusual photobehavior of benzophenone triplets in hexafluoroisopropanol.Inversion of the triplet character of benzophenone, J.Photochem.Photobiol A, 2012, 244, 1
  3. A. Lewandowska, I. Carmichael, G. Hörner, G. L. Hug, B. Marciniak, Steric Effects on Intramolecular Reactivity in Cyclic Dipeptides: Conformational Analysis Validated by a Combined MD/DFT Approach, Chem. Phys. Lett. 2011, 512, 123
  4. A. Lewandowska, G. L. Hug, G. Hörner, D. Pogocki, F. Kazmierczak, B. Marciniak, Intramolecular H-atom transfer reactions in rigid peptides. Correlated of solvent and structural effects, Can. J. Chem, 2011, 89, 266
  5. A. Lewandowska, G. L. Hug, G. Hörner, T. Pedzinski, P. Filipiak, B. Marciniak, Efficient Photochemical Oxidation of Anisole in Protic Solvents. Electron Transfer driven by Specific Solvent-Solute Interactions, ChemPhysChem. 2010, 11, 2108
  6. A. Lewandowska, G. L. Hug. G. Hörner, I. Carmichael, F. Kazmierczak, B. Marciniak, Chiral discrimination in the hydrogen-atom transfer between tyrosine and benzophenone in rigid peptides, Chem. Phys. Lett. 2009, 473, 348
  7. G. Hörner, G. L. Hug, A. Lewandowska, F. Kazmierczak, B. Marciniak, Stereoselectivity of the Hydrogen-Atom Transfer in Benzophenone–Tyrosine Dyads: An Intramolecular Kinetic Solvent Effect, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 3061
  8. G. Hörner, G. L. Hug, A. Lewandowska, B. Marciniak, Solvent Effects on the Intramolecular Hydrogen-Atom Transfer between Tyrosine and Benzophenone. Diverting Reaction Mechanisms in Protic and Nonprotic Media, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 11695
     

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