Dr. Tshudy's interests in chemistry are related to the development and use of analytical chemistry techniques for green, environmental and forensic chemistry. Current research efforts are centered around the use of TAML activators in the synthesis of polymers and conversion of organic moieties.
Selected Publications, Presentations, and Patents
Shen, L. Q.; Beach, E. S.; Xiang, Y.; Tshudy, D. J.; Khanina, N.; Horwitz, C. P.; Bier, M. E.; Collins, T. J. “Rapid, Biomimetic Degradation of in Water of the Persistent Drug Sertraline by TAML Catalysts and Hydrogen Peroxide.” Environmental Science and Technology. 2011, 45, 7882-7887.
Tshudy, D. “Thinking about Nanotechnology.” in Chemistry for Changing Times, 12th edition, by John W. Hill, Terry W. McCreary, and Doris K. Kolb, Prentice-Hall, 2009, page 81.
Sweeny, M. A.; Smith, T. W.; Langner, A.; Croucher, M.; Miri, M.; Klymachyov, A.; Kaplan, S.; Tshudy, D. “Colloidal Particles Derived from a Complex of Phosphotungstic Acid and Ethoxylated Surfactants.” J. of Colloid Interface Sci. 2002, 253(1), 53-61.
“Structural Determination of a Phenolic Polymer Produced Using the FeIII–TAML System” by Kristen Entwistle*, Terry Collins, and Dwight Tshudy. Poster presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012..
“Optimizing the use of the FeIII–TAML system for a methyl-amine to ketone conversion” by Ariel Guiguizian*, Andrew Worth*, Longzhu Shen, Terry Collins, and Dwight Tshudy Poster presented at the 243rd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
“Carnage, Conversion, Creation: The Journey of TAML Activators” Ariel Guiguizian*, HanByul Chang*, Kristen Entwistle*, Terry Collins, and Dwight Tshudy. Poster presented at the North Shore Chapter of the Sigma Xi Second Annual Conference, Wenham, MA, February 2012.
“Rapid Degradation of Fluoxetine using Fe(III)-TAML/H2O2 System Inspiring Green Pharmaceutical Design” by Longzhu Q. Shen, Dwight J. Tshudy, Edward P. Zovinka, Mark Bier, and Terrence Collins. Poster presented at the 59th Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, Denver, CO, June 2011.
“The Green, then the TAML” by Dwight Tshudy. Faculty forum presentation at Gordon College, Wenham, MA, January 2011.
“40 Shades of Green” by Irvin Levy and Dwight Tshudy. Poster presented at the New England Green Chemistry Networking Forum, Cambridge, MA, December 2010.
“Seeing yellow: An activity on digital color documents” by Dwight Tshudy. Invited podium talk for the session Forensics Chemistry: Its Impact on the Education of Recent Generations of Undergraduate Students. Presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 2010.
“Phenolic polymerization using FeIII-TAML system” by Kristen Entwistle*, Dwight Tshudy, and Terrence J. Collins. Poster presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 2010.
“Conversion of secondary aliphatic amine moiety to ketone by FeIII-TAML system” by Andrew Worth*, Longzhu Shen, Dwight Tshudy, and Terrence Collins. Poster presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston, MA, August 2010.
“Biological-like Transformation of Sertraline in Nonbiological System” by Longzhu Shen, Terrence Collins, and Dwight Tshudy.” Poster presented at the Symposium on High Performance Liquid Separations and Related Separations (HPLC 2010), Boston, MA, June 2010.
“Oxidative Degradation of SSRIs by FeIII?-TAML/H2O2 Activators” by Longzhu Shen, Dwight J. Tshudy, Edward P. Zovinka, and Terrence J. Collins. Poster presented at the Conference on Small Molecule Science (CoSMoS), Boston, MA, August 2009.
“On the Oxidative Degradation of Sertraline by the Catalytic FeIII-TAML/H2O2 System followed by Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry” by Longzhu Shen, Mark E. Bier, Terrence J. Collins, and Dwight J. Tshudy. Poster presented at the 57th American Society of Mass Spectrometry Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Applied Topics, Philadelphia, PA, June 2009.
*Gordon student author
Veregin, Richard P.; McDougall, Maria N.; Strohm, Eric; Tshudy, Dwight J.; Pickering, Thomas R. “Particle External Surface Additive Compositions.” U. S. Patent 7,312,010, December 25, 2007.
Hollenbaugh, William H. Jr; Lincoln, Timothy L.; Ciccarelli, Roger N.; Pickering, Thomas R.; Tshudy, Dwight J.; Sheppard, Robin S.; Stamp, Amy L. “Fluorescent Treated External Surface Additives for Toner.” U.S. Patent 6,291,121, September 18, 2001.
Chen, Chieh-Min; Tshudy, Dwight J. “Latex Processes.” U.S. Patent 5,928,829, July 27, 1999.