Ioana Pavel, Ph.D.

Department:
Chemistry
Title:
Professor
Address:
Oelman Hall 464, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435-0001

Teaching

  • General Chemistry I and II lecture (3 credit hours)
  • General Chemistry I and II laboratory and recitation (2 credit hours)
  • Experimental Nanoscience and Nanomaterials laboratory and recitation (3 credit hours)
  • Physical Chemistry for Life Sciences lecture (3 credit hours)
  • Critical Literature Analysis lecture (1 credit hour)
  • Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology lecture (4 credits)
  • Independent Reading
  • Special Problems in Chemistry
  • Other research related courses

Research Statement

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

My research group focuses on the development of nano-analytical tools for Public Health applications and STEM Education. Five representative publications are given below.

1. Public Health (Environmental Health and Human Health)

2. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education

 

RESEARCH LABORATORIES:

Lab #1: Imaging Lab: Raman and CytoViva hyperspectral imaging (458 Oelman Hall)

Lab #2: Wet-chemistry lab (456 Oelman Hall)

Lab #3: Nano-biotechnology / Cell culture room (214 Oelman Hall)

 

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS:

Ioana Emilia Pavel (former Sizemore)

1. Environmental Science and Technology 52, 2018, 2854-2862.

A Raman-based imaging method for characterizing the molecular adsorption and spatial distribution of silver nanoparticles to hydrated minerals surfaces.

S. W. Brittle, D. P. Foose, K. A. O'Neil, J. M. Sikon, J. K. Johnson, A. C. Stahler, J. Ryan, S. R. Higgins, and I. E. Sizemore

 

2. ACS Omega 3(1), 2018, 514-523.

A LC-MS/MS-based method for the multiplex detection of 24 fentanyl analogs and metabolites in whole blood at sub ng mL-1 concentrations.

K. E. Strayer, H. M. Antonides, M. Juhasick, R. Daniulaityte, and I. E. Sizemore

 

3. Small 13, 2017, 1603093(1-15).

Analytical-based methodologies for examining the in vitro ADMEs of silver nanoparticles

S. L. A. Paluri, J. D. Ryan, N. H. Lam, and I. E. Sizemore

 

4. Journal of Chemical Education 92, 2015, 350-354.

Introducing “green” and “non-green” aspects of noble metal nanoparticle synthesis: An inquiry-based laboratory experiment for chemistry and engineering students

S. L. A. Paluri, M. L. Edwards, N. H. Lam, E. M. Williams, A. Meyerhoefer  and I. Sizemore

 

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society 132, 2010, 10970-10972.

Size selection and concentration of silver nanoparticles by tangential flow ultrafiltration for SERS-based biosensors

J.C. Trefry, J.L. Monahan, K.M. Weaver, A.J. Meyerhoefer, M.M. Markopoulos, Z.S. Arnold, D.P. Wooley and I. Pavel

 

GROUP MEMBERS

Current graduate research students:

1. Praveen A. Kumar - Environmental Sciences

2. Kristina Steingass - Chemistry

3. Lirim Sopaj - Chemistry

4. Nicole Kenny - Chemistry

5. Harsimranjeet Kaur Chahal - Chemistry

6. Avianna Gay - Chemistry

 

Current undergraduate research students:

1. Jeremiah Pennick - Chemistry

2. Paula L. Silva - Biology

3. Caitlyn Harris - Biomedical Engineering, PreMed

4. Samuel J. Herndon - Biomedical Engineering

5. Joseph Minneman - Pre-Med

 

Past graduate research students:

1. 2017-2019, Mia Burnett - Chemistry

2. 2017-2019, Miriam Crane  - Chemistry

3. 2017-2019, Ashley Wilcox  - Chemistry

4. 2016-2018, Kelsey Hood -  Chemistry

5. 2016-2018, John Ryan - Chemistry

6. 2016-2018, Kraig Strayer - Chemistry

7. 2010-2017, Marjorie Markopolous - Biomedical Sciences

8. 2015-2017, Greg Bowers - Chemistry

9. 2015-2017, Ali Md. Akbar - Chemistry

10.  2011-2017, Arathi Sesha Paluri - Biomedical Sciences

11.   2012-2016, Seth Brittle - Environmental Sciences

12.   2014-2014, Daniel Foose - Chemistry

13.   2014-2016, Kevin O'Neil - Chemistry

14.   2012-2014, Michelle L. Edwards – Chemistry

15.    2012 – 2014, Jessica L. Fraley – Chemistry

16.   2012-2014, Kevin M. Dorney –  Chemistry

17.  2011-2015, Jessica Dagher –  Chemistry

18.    2010-2012, Adam C. Stahler – Chemistry

19.   2010-2012, Catherine B. Anders – Chemistry

20.   2010-2012, Joshua D. Baker – Chemistry

21.  2010-2011, Arathi Sesha L. Paluri – Pharmacology and Toxicology

22.  2010-2011, Marjorie M. Markopoulos – Pharmacology and Toxicology

23.  2008-2010, Jennifer Monahan – Chemistry

 

Past undergraduate research students:

1. Nhi Lam - Chemistry

2. Daniel Foose - Chemistry

3. Trevor Bobka - Chemistry

4. Valerie N. Dagher - Chemistry

5. Allie Meyerhoefer - Environmental Sciences

6. Tala Ebrahimian - Biological Sciences

7. Elizabeth Williams - Biological Sciences

8. Austin Williams - Biological Sciences

9. Zachary Arnold - Chemistry

10. Tazeen Ahmed - Biological Sciences

11. Diane Iragena - Chemistry

12. Alice Chang - Chemistry

13. Tai Lam - Clinical Laboratory Sciences

14. Garrett Case - Biomedical Engineering

15. Kent Weaver - Chemistry and Physics

16. Jessica Dagher - Chemistry

17. Jerry K. Lawson - Biological Sciences

18. Emily Artz - Psychology

19. Alekya Mudireddy - Biomedical Engineering

20. Hemmelgarn Caleb - Biomedical Engineering

21. Ashley Wilcox - Chemistry

22. Miriam Crane - Chemistry

23. Janice Sikon - Chemistry

24. John Ryan - Chemistry

25. Travis Keeling - Chemistry

26. Carissa Meyers - Chemistry and Physics

27. Benjamin Secor - Biomedical Engineering

28. Cody Fourman - Chemistry

29. Reem Hanna Al-Kass - Chemistry

30. Alex Gilman - PreMed

31. Stephanie Williamson - PreMed

32. Allison Raskan - Chemistry

33. Kristina Noelle Steingass - Chemistry

34. Jessica Williams - Chemistry

35. Marie Chantal Dusabe - Pharmacy

36. Patrick Graska - Crime and Justice Studies

37. Whitney White - Biology

38. Josh Stanley - Health and Fitness

39. Avianna Gay - Chemistry

40. Jordan Lamar - Chemistry

41. Peter Papaioannou - Neuroscience (Pre-Med)

 

 

ASK undergraduate research students

1. Stefanie Grace Burban - Biology

2. Matt Muncrief - PreMed

 

Grad-Prep student:

2012-2013, Candra McDonald -  B.S. in Biology

 

Honors undergraduate research students:

1. 2013-2015, Nhi Lam - B.S. in Chemistry

2. 2011-2012, Austin Williams - B.S. in Biology

 

FSU-RISE undergraduate student:

2013 summer term, Juliely Niyogushima - B.S. in Chemistry

 

STREAMS undergraduate students:

1. 2015 summer term, Jasmine Johnson  - B.S. in Chemistry

2. 2012 summer term, Juliely Niyogushima - B.S. in Chemistry

 

 

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