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Azman, Adam

Instructor - Chemistry
Chemistry

aazman@butler.edu


Gallahue Hall - 203
Office Hours (Summer 2014): MTWR 1:00pm-2:00pm


Resumé/Vitae

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Chemistry Pedagogy

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

(Updated Summer 2014)

Publications

  Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Azman, A. M.; Barrett, J. A.; Darragh, M.; Esteb, J. J.; McNulty, L. M.; Morgan, P. M.; O'Reilly, S. A.; Wilson, A. M. "Adding Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry Data to a Melting Point and Thin-Layer Chromatography Laboratory." J. Chem. Educ. 2013, 90(1), 140-141. DOI: 10.1021/ed300490x
  2. Crimmins, M. T.; Azman, A. M. “A Modular, Stereoselective Approach to Spiroketal Synthesis.” Synlett 2012, 23, 1489-1492. DOI: 10.1055/s-0031-1290670
  3. Azman, A. M. “A Chemistry Spell-Check Dictionary for Word Processors.” J. Chem. Educ. 2012, 89, 412-413. DOI: 10.1021/ed2002994
  4. Zhang, D.; Bender, D. M.; Frantz, V.; Peterson, J. A.; Boyer, R. D.; Stephenson, G. A.; Azman, A.; McCarthy, J. R. "Facile rearrangement of N4-(α-aminoacyl)cytidines to N-(4-cytidinyl)amino acid amides." Tetrahedron Lett. 2008, 49, 2052-2055. DOI: 10.1016/j.tetlet.2008.02.015

    Book Chapters

  1. Azman, A. M.; Mullins, R. J. Oxazoles, Isoxazoles, and Oxazolidinones. In Heterocyclic Chemistry in Drug Discovery, Li, J. J., Ed. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Hoboken, New Jersey, 2013; pp 231-282.
  2. Mullins, R. J.; Azman, A. M. Thiazoles and Benzothiazoles. In Palladium in Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2nd ed.; Li, J. J., Gribble, G. W., Eds.; Tetrahedron Organic Chemistry Series 26; Elsevier Science: New York, 2007; pp 345-377.
  3. Mullins, R. J.; Azman, A. M. Imidazoles. In Palladium in Heterocyclic Chemistry, 2nd ed.; Li, J. J., Gribble, G. W., Eds.; Tetrahedron Organic Chemistry Series 26; Elsevier Science: New York, 2007; pp 407-433.

    Editor-Reviewed Articles

  1. Azman, A. M. "Teaching Chemistry through History." Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 353. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1635 - INVITED
  2. Azman, A. M. "Blogroll: Real-time Chemistry." Nature Chemistry 2013, 5, 5. DOI: 10.1038/nchem.1534 - INVITED
  3. Azman, A. M. "A Few of Our Favorite Chemical Reactions: Diels-Alder Reaction." Chemical & Engineering News 2011, 89(47), 34-36.
  4. Azman, A. M.  On Creating a Chemistry Dictionary File.  ChemSpider J. Chem.  2009, 1.  http://www.chemmantis.com/Article.aspx?id=849. – INVITED

Presentations

  1. Azman, A. M.; Esteb, J. J. Coin-Flipping Game for Teaching NMR Spin-spin Splitting. Abstracts of Papers, 246th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Indianapolis, IN, United States, September 8-12, 2013; American Chemical Society: Washington DC, 2013
  2. Azman, A. M. "Wednesday Fun Facts" Make Chemistry Exciting, Accessible. Presented at SENCER Summer Institute, Santa Clara, CA, August 1-5, 2013
  3. McNulty, L.; Esteb, J.; Wilson, A.; Morgan, P.; Azman, A. Effect of Discussion Sessions on Student Learning in the Organic Laboratory, Abstracts of Papers, 245th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, United States, April 7-11, 2013; American Chemical Society: Washington DC, 2013
  4. McNulty, L.; Esteb, J.; Wilson, A.; Morgan, P.; Azman, A. Incorporation of NMR Spectroscopy into Organic Chemistry Laboratory at Butler University. Abstracts of Papers, 245th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, LA, United States, April 7-11, 2013; American Chemical Society: Washington DC, 2013
  5. Azman, A. M. Spiroketals as Natural Product Mimics & Synthesis of the Northern Hemisphere of Milbemycin β14. Xavier University, March 14, 2011. – INVITED
  6. Frantz, V.; Deyi, Z.; Bender, D. M.; Peterson, J. A.; Boyer, R. D.; Stephenson, G. A.; Azman, A. M.; McCarthy, J. R. Conversion of N4-(α-aminoacyl)cytidines to N-(4-cytidinyl)amino acid amides by a novel rearrangement reaction.  Abstracts of Papers, 232 National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, Sept 10-14, 2006; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2006.
  7. Azman, A. M.; Rohlfs, R. L.; Mullins, R. J. Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry of Kalkitoxin.  NCUR: Lexington, VA, 2005.

Student Presentations

  1. “Preparation of Novel β-Lactams for Antibiotic Synthesis.” Snyder, A.; Esteb, J. J.; Azman, A. M. Eli Lilly & Company Undergraduate Research Grant Symposium, Indianapolis, IN. August 16, 2011.

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

  • CH351 Organic Chemistry I
  • CH352 Organic Chemistry II
  • CH105 General Chemistry I Laboratory
  • NW210 Natural World: Chemistry & Society Laboratory


Education/Experience

Education/Degrees

  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, 2010, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • BS, Chemistry, 2005, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Awards/Honors

  • 2014, Butler S.G.A. "Apple for You" award
  • 2013, Butler S.G.A. "Apple for You" award
  • 2012, Butler S.G.A. "Apple for You" award
  • 2011, Butler S.G.A. "Apple for You" award

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • 2004-present, American Chemical Society

Professional Experience