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Desmond Andrés MacLeod-Carey Castro

Associate Professor

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Organometallic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Polyoxometales, Molecular Properties, DFT calculations

Educación

  •  Licenciado en Bioquímica / B.Sc. in Biochemistry, UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE. Chile, 2005
  •  Bioquímico / Biochemist, UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE. Chile, 2005
  •  Doctor en Química / Ph.D. in Chemistry, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Chile, 2009

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DE CHILE

    Facultad de Ingeniería

    Santiago, Chile

    2014 - A la fecha

  •   Profesor Asociado Full Time

    Universidad Andres Bello

    Exact Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2014

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    Universidad Andres Bello

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2014

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    Universidad Autónoma de Chile

    Santiago, Chile

    2014 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


At the present time, the following people has been directed under my supervision:
- Cristina A. Barboza, Molecular Physical Chemistry Ph.D. Program, Universidad Andres Bello. Finished 2013
- Fernando Miranda Barrientos, Molecular Physical Chemistry Ph.D. Program, Universidad Andres Bello. Finished 2016

- Francisca Claveria, Bachelor Degree in Chemistry, Universidad Andrés Bello, 2016, in Co.Direction with Prof. Carlos Bustos
- Daniela Huaiquimilla, Chemistry, Universidad Austral de Chile, 2016, in Co.Direction with Prof. Carlos Bustos
- Rodrigo Faundez Gutierrez, Biochemistry, Universidad Austral de Chile, 2013, in Co.Direction with Prof. Carlos Bustos
- Denisse Durán, Chemical Engineer, INACAP, 2012
- Marcelo López, Chemical Engineer, INACAP, 2012


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Biochemist Professional Title with Distinction

    UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

    Chile, 2005

    Obtain the Professional Title of Biochemist with Distinction, equivalent to Magna Cum Laude, with a score of 6.2 over 7.0

  •   Ph.D. Grade with Maximum Distinction

    PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

    Chile, 2009

    Obtain Ph.D. in Chemistry with Maximum distinction, equivalent to Summa Cum Laude, with a score of 6.8 over 7.0


 

Article (68)

Burning Rate Performance Study of Ammonium Perchlorate Catalyzed by Heteroleptic Copper(I) Complexes with Pyrazino[2,3-f][1,10]phenanthroline-Based Ligands
Evaluation of C-60 and C-70 analogs bearing Cyclo-meta-Phenylene faces as improved devices for Polymer:Fullerene solar cells from DFT calculations
Full recombinant flagellin B from Vibrio anguillarum (rFLA) and its recombinant D1 domain (rND1) promote a pro-inflammatory state and improve vaccination against P. salmonis in Atlantic salmon (S. salar)
Heterobimetallic Catalysts for the Thermal Decomposition of Ammonium Perchlorate: Efficient Burning Rate Catalysts for Solid Rocket Motors and Missiles
On the(13)C-NMRchemical shift anisotropy patterns and aromatic character in strained fullerenes: Computational analysis ofD(6h)/D-2d-C(36)fullerene
Relativistic effects on dative carbon-coinage metal bond. Evaluation of NHC-MCl (M = Cu, Ag, Au) from relativistic DFT
Reply to 'Comment on "Structural characterization, reactivity, and vibrational properties of silver clusters: A new global minimum for Ag-16"' by P. V. Nhat, N. T. Si, L. V. Duong and M. T. Nguyen, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2021, 23, DOI: D1CP00646K
Structural, electronic and magnetic properties of copper(I) cubic clusters
Theoretical Evaluation of Novel Thermolysin Inhibitors from Bacillus thermoproteolyticus. Possible Antibacterial Agents
VisualizingNMR-shielding effect infullerene-ZnPcaggregates: Characteristic patterns ofZnP-basedhosts and encapsulation nature fromDFTcalculations
Evaluation of new antihypertensive drugs designed in silico using Thermolysin as a target
Formation pathways of complex organic molecules: OH center dot projectile colliding with methanol ice mantle (CH3OH)(10)
On the search of small Cu-Ru atomically precise Superatoms. Cu10Ru cluster as a stable 18-ve endohedral structure
Structural characterization, reactivity, and vibrational properties of silver clusters: a new global minimum for Ag-16
Evaluation of N-Heterocyclic Carbene Counterparts of Classical Gold Clusters; Bonding Properties of Octahedral CAu6, Icosahedral Au13Cl2, and Bi-icosahedral Au25Cl2 Cores from Relativistic DFT Calculations
Understanding the aromaticity of C6X6 (X = H, F, Cl, Br, I). Insights from different theoretical criteria
Au11Re: A hollow or endohedral binary cluster?
Interactions of 2-phenyl-benzotriazole xenobiotic compounds with human Cytochrome P450-CYP1A1 by means of docking, molecular dynamics simulations and MM-GBSA calculations
Magnetically induced current density using London atomic orbitals of dihydroindeno-[1,2-b]-fluorenes
Tuning the molecular/electronic structure of new substituted pyrazoles: Synthesis, biological trials, theoretical approaches and Hammett correlations
A new copper(I) coordination polymer from 2,6-bis(1H-benzotriazol-1-ylmethyl) pyridine: Synthesis, characterization, and use as additive in transparent submicron UV filters
Chemical reactivity descriptors evaluation for determining catalytic activity, redox potential, and oxygen binding of metallophthalocyanines
INCLUSION OF [H3PW12O40] AND [H4SiW12O40] INTO A SILICA GEL MATRIX VIA "SOL-GEL" METHODOLOGY
Density functional study on Keggin heteropolyanions containing fifth period main group heteroatoms
Surface on Surface. Survey of the Monolayer Gold-Graphene Interaction from Au12 and PAH via Relativistic DFT Calculations
[As@Ni-12@As-20](3-) and [Sn@Cu-12@Sn-20](12-) clusters. Related structures with different construction philosophy
Effect of triphenylamine as electron-donor evenly spaced in 2, 4, 6 and 8 thiophene units of the main chain: synthesis and properties
Influence of Ag+ on the Magnetic Response of [2.2.2]Paracyclophane: NMR Properties of a Prototypical Organic Host for Cation Binding Based on DFT Calculations
NEW FLUORESCENT CROSSLINKED AROMATIC POLYAMIDES CONTAINING THIOPHENEAND FURANE IN THEIR BACKBONE
New mono and bimetallic iron complexes derived from partially methylated s-indacene. Evidence of a trinuclear iron s-indacene complex
Synthesis, characterization and DFT study of a new family of pyrazole derivatives
A new heterobimetallic manganese-rhodium carbonyl complex derived from partially alkylated s-indacene
Substituents effect on the electronic structure and molecular properties of bis[organohydrazido(2-)] molybdenum(VI) complexes
Synthesis and structure of some heterobimetallic complexes having a polyalkyl-s-indacenyl spacer
THEORETICAL CALCULATIONS OF AN OSMIUM MOLECULAR SWITCH
A new method to radical anions derived from s-Indacene organobimetallic complexes, their ESR characterization
A TD-DFT basis set and density functional assessment for the calculation of electronic excitation energies of fluorene
Methylation and the system-size effect over the structural, electronic, magnetic (NICS) and reactive properties of pentalene derivatives
Photophysical properties of [Cu(binap)(2)](+) and [Pd(binap)(2)] complexes: A theoretical study
Reinterpreting the Role of the Catalyst Formal Potential. The case of Thiocyanate Electrooxidation Catalyzed by CoN4-Macrocyclic Complexes
Relativistic effects in bonding and isomerization energy of the superheavy roentgenium ((111)Rg) cyanide
Theoretical study of 3,3 ' substitution of 9,9,9 ',9 '-tetramethyl-fluorene-dimers
Electronic structure and metal-metal communication in (CpM)(2)(as-indacene) and (CpM)(2)(s-indacene) (M = Mn, Fe, Co, Ni) complexes: a DFT investigation
New bis(azolylcarbonyl)pyridine chromium(III) complexes as initiators for ethylene polymerization
Preparation and ESR characterization of polyalkyl-s-indacenyl anion-radicals from polyalkyl-1,5-dilithio-s-indacenes
Relativistic calculations of aminotroponiminate complexes containing group 15 (P, As, Sb, Bi) elements
[Cp*Ru(s-indacene)RuCp*] and [Cp*Ru(s-indacene)RuCp*](+): Experimental and theoretical findings concerning the electronic structure of neutral and mixed valence organometallic systems
Aryldiazenido derivatives: A new entry to the functionalization of Keggin polyoxometalates
Calculated Molecular Properties of Triangular Tribenzo and Perfluoro-Tribenzo Trimercuronin Macrocycles
DFT study on the electronic structure, energetics and spectral properties of several bis(organohydrazido(2-)) molybdenum complexes containing substituted phosphines and chloro atoms as ancillary ligands
From polysubstituted 1,5-dihydro-s-indacene lithium derivatives to polysubstituted hydro-s-indacenyl radicals by a new method involving a single electron transfer from an electron rich olefin
Inside a Superatorn: TheM(7)(q) (M = Cu, Ag, q=1+, 0, 1-) Case
Relativistic electronic structure of cadmium(II) multidecker phthalocyanine compounds
Spin-orbit effects on electronic delocalization. Aromaticity in a discrete square tetrapalladium sandwich complex
Toward the Synthetic Control of the HOMO-LUMO Gap in Binuclear Systems: Insights from Density Functional Calculations
Chromium(III) complexes with terdentate 2,6-bis(azolylmethyl)pyridine ligands: Synthesis, structures and ethylene polymerization behavior
Electronic structure and molecular properties of binuclear group VII pentalene metal carbonyl complexes [C8H6{M(CO3)}(2)] (M = Mn, Tc, Re, Bh): A relativistic density functional theory study
Electronic structure, molecular properties and electronic currents of the luminescent [Au-3(CH3N=COCH3)(3)] cluster
Heterobinuclear s-Indacene Rhodium Complexes: Synthesis and Characterization
N,N ' and N,O chelated phosphenium cations containing aminotroponiminate or aminotroponate units
SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION OF A NEW CARBONYLATED ZIRCONIUM METALLOCENE USING A DICHLORO-ZIRCONOCENE DERIVED FROM PARTIALLY ALKYLATED S-INDACENE
Bis[2-(2,4-dioxopentan-3-ylidene-kappa O)-1-(4-methoxyphenyl)hydrazinato-kappa N-1]copper(II)
pi-donor/acceptor effect on lindqvist type polyoxomolibdates because of various multiple-bonded nitrogenous ligands
Reactivity of [Mo(NHNRPh)(NNRPh)(acac)X-2] (R = Ph, Me; X = Br, I) toward tertiary phosphines
Tautomeric, spectroscopic, DFT calculations and X-ray studies on O2N-4-C6H4-NHN=Q(COCH3)(2)
4-{3,5-Dimethyl-4-[(E)-(4-methylphenyl)diazenyl]-1H-pyrazol-1-yl}benzonitrile
Effect of electron-withdrawing type substituents in the polyaniline ring on the electrical conductivity
Synthesis and characterization of oligo-azomethine by thermal condensation using new type of monomers

Errata (1)

Heterobinuclear s-Indacene Rhodium Complexes: Synthesis and Characterization (pg 784, 2009)

Proyecto (3)

Gold Nanocluster as Superatoms. Theoretical Studies Towards Novel Concepts, Challenges, Design and Applications
SPECTROSCOPIC, ELECTROCHEMICAL AND SPECTROELECTROCHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF BINUCLEAR METALLO-PHTHALOCYANINE MIXED VALENCE SYSTEMS
Functionalized polyoxometales for theapplication in supported oxidative catalysis

Review (1)

Advances in bonding and properties of inorganic systems from relativistic calculations in Latin America
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Desmond MacLeod-Carey

Associate Professor

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

26
Ramiro Arratia

DIRECTOR DOCTORADO

CIENCIAS QUIMICAS

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

23
Ivonne Chavez

profesor Jornada Completa

Inorgánica

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

20
Alvaro Muñoz

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

18
Alvaro Muñoz

Full time professor

Dirección de Investigación y Postgrado

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

14
Carlos Bustos

Profesor Titular

Química

INSTITUTO DE CIENCIAS QUÍMICAS, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS, UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

12
Cesar Morales

Associate Professor

Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

Santiago, Chile

11
Eduardo Schott

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Química Inorgánica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

5
juan manriquez

professor

Chemistry

Pontificia Universidad Catòlica de Chile

santiago, Chile

4
Ivan Martinez

Profesor Asociado

Ciencias Quimicas y Biologicas

UNIVERSIDAD BERNARDO O'HIGGINS

Santiago, Chile

4
Rene Rojas

Professor

Chemistry

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATOLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

3
Ximena Zarate

Associate Profesor

Instituto de Ciencias Químicas Aplicadas

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Luis Alvarez

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

2
José Zagal

Distinguished Professor

Chemistry of Materials

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

2
Juan Quijada

FULL PROFESSOR

INGENIERIA QUIMICA Y BIOTECNOLOGIA

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Natalia Inostroza

Associate professor

Facultad de Ingeniería

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

San Miguelsantiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Ramírez

Consultor

Asesorias CUBO

Santiago, Chile

1
Sebastián Miranda

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Ciencias Químicas

UNIVERSIDAD NACIONAL ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Raúl Guajardo

Estudiante de Doctorado

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Chile

1
Diana Abril

Académico

Biología y Quimica

Universidad Católica del Maule

Talca, Chile

1
Ignacio Moreno

Full Professor

Facultad de Ciencias

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Gabriel Vallejos

Académico

UNIVERSIDAD ASUTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Emilio Lamazares

Investigador

Fisiopatología

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Tatiana Gómez

Assistant Proffesor

Engineering

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE CHILE

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Jaime Figueroa

Profesor Titular

Bioquimica y Microbiologia

UNIVERSIDAD AUSTRAL DE CHILE

Valdivia, Chile

1
Enzo Díaz

Docente

Química General

Universidad de Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Dayán Páez

Profesor Asociado

Facultad de Ciencias Exactas

Universidad Andrés Bello

Santiago, Chile

1
JORGE PAVEZ

Professor

Materials Chemistry

UNIVERSIDAD DE SANTIAGO DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Francisco Burgos

Profesor Auxiliar

Facultad de Ciencias Forestales y Recursos Naturales

Universidad Austral de Chile

Valdivia, Chile

1
Franz Villarroel

Jefe Laboratorio - PI

Departamento de Investigación del Cáncer

Fundación Arturo López Pérez

Santiago, Chile

1
Alan Cabrera

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Química Inorganica

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Luis Espinoza

Assistant Professor

Chemistry

UNIVERSIDAD TÉCNICA FEDERICO SANTA MARÍA

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Rolando Martinez

Profesor Asociado

Facultad de Ciencias Exactas

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRÉS BELLO

Viña del Mar, Chile

1
Mauricio Fuentealba

Profesor Adjunto

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Valparaíso, Chile

1
Roxana Gonzalez

Investigador Senior

Fundación Arturo López Pérez

Santiago, Chile

1
David Moreno

Académico - Investigador

Centro de Biología y Química Aplicada

Universidad Bernardo O'Higgins

Santiago, Chile