The University of Texas at Arlington

Dennis S. Marynick

Dennis S. Marynick

Professor Emeritus

Office: n/a, Email: dennis@uta.edu, Phone: n/a, FAX: n/a

Research ProfileCourses

Development of Quantum Mechanical Methods for Very Large Molecules and Biochemical Theory.

"A New Look at an Old Reaction: The Potential Energy Surface for the Thermal Carbonylation of Mn(CO)5CH3. The Role of Two Energetically Competitive Intermediates on the Reaction Surface, and Comments on the Photo Decarbonylation of Mn(CO)5(COCH3)," A. Derecskei-Kovacs and D. S. Marynick, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 122, 2078-2086 (2000).

"A Theoretical Study of the Molecular and Electronic Structures of Neutral Silver Bromide Clusters (AgBr)n, n = 1-9," H. Zhang, Z. A. Schelly and D. S. Marynick, J. Phys. Chem., 104, 6287-6294 (2000).

"Azido Derivatives of Low Valent Group 14 Elements: Synthesis and Characterization of [(n-Pr)2ATI]GeN3 and [(n-Pr)2ATI]SnN3 Featuring Heterobicyclic 10-p-Electron Ring Systems," A E. Ayers, D. S. Marynick and H. V. R. Dias, Inorg. Chem., 39, 4147-4151 (2000).

"Conformational Preferences of C2X4-Bridge Bimetallic Transition Metal Complexes," L. W. Mire and D. S. Marynick, Inorg. Chem., 39, 5970-5975 (2000).

"Copper and Silver Complexes Containing Organic Azide Ligands: Syntheses, Structures, and Theoretical Investigation of [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3CuNNN(1-Ad) and [HB(3,5-(CF3)2Pz)3AgN(1-Ad)NN (where Pz = pyrazolyl, and 1-Ad = 1-adamantyl)," H. V. R. Dias, S. A. Polach, S.-K. Goh, E. F. Archibong and D. S. Marynick, Inorg. Chem., 39, 3894-3901 (2000).

"The Ability of Fullerenes to Act as h6 Ligands in Transition Metal Complexes. A Comparative PM3(tm)-Density Functional Theory Study," S. K. Goh and D. S. Marynick, J. Comput. Chem., 22, 1881-1886 (2001).

"A Comparative DFT-MP2 Study of the Creutz-Taube Ion and Related Systems," S. K. Goh, J. Hardesty and D. S. Marynick, J. Molec. Struct. THEOCHEM, 588, 223-226 (2002).

"Methyl Migration in (CH3)Co(CO)4: A Detailed Density Functional Study," S. K. Goh and D. S. Marynick, Organometallics, 21, 2262-2267 (2002).

"Structure and electron detachment energies of Al3P- and Al3P3-," E. F. Archibong, S. K. Goh and D. S. Marynick, J. Phys. Chem. A, 106, 5932-5937 (2002).

On the Structure and Electron Photodetachment Spectra of Ga3P- and Ga3As-,” E. F. Archibong, A. St-Amant, S. K. Goh, and D. S. Marynick, Chem. Phys. Lett., 361, 411-420 (2002).

 

 “On the Electronic Structure of AlP3 and AlP3-,”  E. F. Archibong and D. S. Marynick, Chem. Phys. Lett., 361, 214-218 (2002).

“Computational Estimates of the Gas Phase Acidities of Dihydroxybenzoic Acid Radical Cations and their Corresponding Neutral Species,” F. H. Yassin and D. S. Marynick, J. Molec. Struct. THEOCHEM, 629, 223-235 (2003).

 

“A Computational Study of the Electron Detachment Energies of Al2As2- and Al3As3-,” E. F. Archibong and D. S. Marynick, Molecular Physics, 101, 2785-2792 (2003)

“Electron Spin Resonance Studies of Substituent Effects. 6.  Experimental and Theoretical Studies of Ortho and Substituent-Induced Cis-Trans Isomerization in 1-Phenyl-1,2-Proopanesemidiones,” E. Thomas Strom, D. S. Marynick, and B. S. Snowden, Jr, Arkivoc, xiii, 178-185 (2003).

“Arginine/2,5-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid Clusters: An Experimental and Computational Study of the Gas Phase and Solid State Systems,” G. R. Kinsel, Q. Zhao, J. Narayanasamy, F. H Yassin, H. V. R. Dias, B. Niesner, K. Prater, C. St. Marie, L. Ly and D. S. Marynick, J. Phys. Chem. A, 108, 3153-3161 (2004).

“Density Functional Study of the Molecular Structure of Lead Sulfide Clusters (PbS)n, n = 1-9,"  H. Zeng, Z. A. Schelly, Kaori Ueno-Noto and D. S. Marynick, J. Phys. Chem. A, 109, 1616-1620 (2005).

“Computational Estimates of the Gas-Phase Basicities and Proton Affinities of the Six Isomers of Dihydroxybenzoic Acid,” F. A. Yassin and D. S. Marynick, Molecular Physics, 103, 183-189 (2005).

“A Computational Study of Matrix-Peptide Interactions in MALDI Mass Spectrometry: The Interactions of 2,5- and 3,5-Dihydroxybenzoic Acid with the Tripeptide Valine–Proline-Leucine,” F. H. Yassin and D. S. Marynick, J. Phys. Chem. A, 110, 3820-3825 (2006)..

“A Computational Study of the Thermodynamic Properties of Sinapic and Ferulic Acids and their Corresponding Radical Cations,” F. Yassin and D. S. Marynick, J. Mol. Struct. THEOCHEM, 766, 137-141 (2006).

 

B.Sc. California State University, 
Los Angeles (1969)

M.A. Harvard University (1971)

Ph.D. Harvard University (1973)

Miller Fellow for Basic Research in Science
University of California, Berkeley (1973-75)

Post Doctoral Fellow
Harvard University (1975-78)

Dennis S. Marynick received his B. S. in Chemistry with Honors from California State University at Los Angeles in 1969. He was awarded an NSF Predoctoral Fellowship and attended graduate school at Harvard University, under the direction of Professor W. N. Lipscomb. After receiving the Ph. D. degree in 1973, he was awarded a Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science Postdoctoral Fellowship at U. C. Berkeley, where he spent two years in the Departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He then returned to Harvard for three years as a Lecturer of Chemistry and postdoctoral fellow (with W. N. Lipscomb). He became an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at U. T. Arlington in 1978, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1982 and Full Professor in 1986. In 1996, he became the Jenkins Garrett Professor of Chemistry. He has also received the College of Science Teacher of the Year Award and the Award for Distinguished Research from U. T. Arlington, as well as the Wilfred T. Doherty Award from the Dallas-Fort Worth Section of the American Chemical Society. Professor Marynick has approximately 170 publications in refereed journals. His research specializations include the development and application of molecular orbital techniques for large molecules, the application of density functional methods to problems in organometallic chemistry and the investigation of ion-molecule process related to MALDI mass spectrometry.

"Science Teacher of the Year," The University of Texas at Arlington, 1979-80.

Wilfred T. Doherty Award of the American Chemical Society, Dallas-Fort Worth Section, 1988.

University Award for Distinguished Research, The University of Texas at Arlington, 1988.

Jenkins Garrett Professorship, The University of Texas at Arlington, 1996.

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