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Monica Soler Jauma

Associate Professor

University of Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Synthesis of curcuminoids, its coordination compounds and clusters. Study of their optical, electrical and magnetic properties. Synthesis of Coordination Polymers (CP) and Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs). Surface functionalization.

Educación

  •  Chemistry, INDIANA UNIVERSITY. Estados Unidos, 2003
  •  Experimental en Quimica, UNIVERSIDAD DE BARCELONA. España, 1997
  •  Chemical Sciences, UNIVERSIDAD DE BARCELONA. España, 1996

Experiencia Académica

  •   Postdoctoral Research Associate Full Time

    UNIV AKRON

    Akron, OH, Estados Unidos

    2008 - 2009

  •   Assistant profesor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Physical and Matematical Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2010 - 2020

  •   Associate Professor Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Physical and mathematical Sciences

    Santiago, Chile

    2020 - A la fecha

  •   Visiting Assistant Professor Full Time

    The University of Akron

    Akron, Estados Unidos

    2007 - 2008

  •   Postdoctoral Research Associate Full Time

    MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

    Lansing, Estados Unidos

    2003 - 2007

Formación de Capital Humano


A. Postdoctoral student, as supervisor:
1) Nicole Parra, ANID postdoctoral investigator, supervisor: M. Soler. Title: ''Compósitos superhidrofóbicos basados en estructuras metal-orgánicas modificadas con curcuminoides para identificar y separar líquidos orgánicos desde agua''.

B. Ph.D thesis, as Ph.D. Advisor:
1) Ítalo Moglia Fernandez, PhD in Material Science, University of Chile, defended 12th September 2018. Title: ''Preparation of a multifunctional nanostructured magneto-plasmonic material based on Ferritin''. PhD advisor: M. Soler; PhD co-advisor: V. Fuenzalida.
2) Álvaro Francisco Etcheverry Berrios, PhD in Chemistry, University of Chile, defended 11th June 2018. Title: ''Design and synthesis of curcuminoid molecules for Molecular electronic studies''. PhD advisor: M. Soler; PhD co-advisor: Dra. E. Spodine. .
3) Estefanía Correa San Martín, PhD in Material Science, University of Chile. Title: ''Study of curcuminoid molecules for the detection and removal of ionic contaminants from irrigation water''. Pre-project defended October 2020.

C. Ph.D thesis, as Ph.D. Co-Advisor:
1) Joseline Valentina Iribarra Araya, PhD in Material Sciences at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain. Ph.D.Advisor: N. Aliaga-Alcalde, co-advisor: M. Soler. Ph.D. thesis title: “Design and implementation of molecular based sensors using curcuminoid systems”. Started December 2020.

D. Master Thesis as Co-Advisor:
1) Luis Fuentes, Master degree in Chemistry, University of Chile, Title: “Synthesis of autoensambled-monolayers for the control growing of 2D polymers'' started March 2021. Advisor: M. Soler; Co-advisor: I. Berlanga.

E. Master Thesis as Co-Advisor:
1) Joseline Valentina Iribarra Araya, master in Engineering Sciencies, minor in Chemistry, University of Chile, defended: 15 march 2020. Thesis Title: ''Catalytic studies on Ni nanoparticles supported in the MOF (UiO-66)''. Master's degree advisor: F. Gracia; Master's degree coadvisor: M. Soler.

F. Undergraduate Thesis for Engineering or Degree title work for Bachelors Degree as Director or co-Director:
- N. Atabales (degree June 2020). Title: ''Synthesis of nickel supported Metal-Organic Framework and study of the catalytic activity in the CO2 hydrogenation reaction''. Undergraduate thesis for the Chemical Engineering title, Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, University of Chile. Director: M. Soler, Co-Director: F. Gracia.
- Luis Fuentes (degree defended Junio 2020). Title: ''Synthesis and Characterization of Curcuminoid derivatives'', Experimental work for the Bachelors degree in Sciences, minor in Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Chile. Degree title Director: Monica Soler.
- Aldo Campos Olguin (degree defended 11 Marzo 2020). Title: ''Síntesis y caracterización de compuestos de coordinación con curcuminoides'', Experimental work for the Bachelors degree in Sciences, minor in Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Chile. Degree title Director: Monica Soler.
- Giovanni Cancino (thesis defended 20 Diciembre 2019). Title: ''Study of the nickel supported over NH2-UiO66 catalyst on the methanation activity of CO2''. Undergraduate thesis for the Chemical Engineering title, Faculty of Physical and mathematical Sciences, University of Chile. Thesis Director: Francisco Gracia, Thesis Co-Director: Monica Soler.
- Jennifer Lavinia Trujillo Ramos (thesis defended Nov. 2016). Title: ''Estudio de la Química de coordinación de ligandos ramificados con alcoholes''. Undergraduate thesis for the Chemical Engineering title, Metropolitan Technical University (UTEM). Thesis Director: Monica Soler.
- Ruben Lucas Dávila Román (Degree defended Sept. 2016). Title: ''Síntesis y caracterización de compuestos de coordinación de la primera serie de Transición empleando ligandos ramificados''. Experimental work for the Bachelors degree in Sciences, minor in Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Chile. Degree title Director: Monica Soler.
- Diego Benjamin Alarcon Villarroel (Degree defended June 2016). Title: ''Estudio de Compuestos de Coordinación basados en Ligandos Curcuminoides''. Experimental work for the Bachelors degree in Sciences, minor in Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Chile. Degree title Director: Monica Soler.
- Ornella Alejandra Veloso Vargas (thesis defended Jan. 2016). Title: ''Síntesis de un derivado de dipirrometeno sustituido y su estudio en química de coordinación''. Undergraduate thesis for the Chemistry title, Faculty of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Chile. Thesis Director: Monica Soler,
- Joseline Valentina Iribarra Araya (thesis defended Nov. 2015). Title: ''Síntesis de una base de schiff macrocíclica como precursor en la síntesis de posibles cadenas magnéticas''. Undergraduate thesis for the Chemical Engineering, title, Metropolitan Technical University (UTEM). Thesis Director: Monica Soler.
• Domingo Jullian Fabres (March 2012): Title: “Síntesis y caracterización de complejos metálicos con ligandos ramificados o dendríticos derivados de la curcuma''. Undergraduate thesis for the Civil engineering in Materials title, Faculty of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, University of Chile. Thesis Director: Monica Soler,


Difusión y Transferencia


Presentación Oral de divulgación en el 4º Festival de Ingeniería y Ciencias de la Facultad de Ciencias Físicas y Matemáticas de la Universidadde Chile:
Participé en una de las 70 charlas magistrales del 4º Festival de Ingeniería y Ciencias (http://festivalingenieriayciencias.cl/).

Miembro del comité científico evaluador de XIV Congreso Regional Escolar de las Ciencias y la Tecnologi?a Explora Regio?n Metropolitana Sur Poniente (septiembre – diciembre 2019, Santiago, Chile.

Member of the scientific commitee of the ''IV National Congress of Nanotecnology'' Sept. 5 - 7, 2016, Olmué, Chile. Biannual congress. Goal: Presentation and discussion of topics based on nanotecnology between national and international scientists.

Member of the scientific commitee of thel ''V National Congress of Nanotecnology'' Nov. 2018, Pucon, Chile. Biannual congress. Goal: Presentation and discussion of topics based on nanotecnology between national and international scientists.



 

Article (40)

Broadening the scope of high structural dimensionality nanomaterials using pyridine-based curcuminoids
Extending the family of reduced [Mn12O12(O2CR)16(H2O)x]n− complexes, and their sensitivity to environmental factors
Gold Nanoparticles Mediate Improved Detection of beta-amyloid Aggregates by Fluorescence
Silver nanoparticle synthesis in human ferritin by photochemical reduction
Single-Molecule Transport of Fullerene-Based Curcuminoids
A new family of fullerene derivatives: Fullerene-curcumin conjugates for biological and photovoltaic applications
Adsorption of 2-thiophene curcuminoid molecules on a Au(111) surface
An optimized low-cost protocol for standardized production of iron-free apoferritin nanocages with high protein recovery and suitable conformation for nanotechnological applications
Electric-field induced bistability in single-molecule conductance measurements for boron coordinated curcuminoid compounds
Charge Transport through a Single Molecule of trans-1-bis-Diazofluorene [60]fullerene
Formation of self-assembled monolayer of curcuminoid molecules on gold surfaces
Comparative Magnetic Studies in the Solid State and Solution of Two Isostructural 1D Coordination Polymers Containing Co-II/Ni-II-Curcuminoid Moieties
Dinuclear cobalt(III) and mixed valence trinuclear MnIII-MnII-MnIII complexes with a tripodal bridging pyridylaminophenol ligand.
Multiscale Approach to the Study of the Electronic Properties of Two Thiophene Curcuminoid Molecules
Novel paramagnetic-luminescent building blocks containing manganese(II) and anthracene-based curcuminoids
Hexameric Palladium(II) Terpyridyl Metallomacrocycles: Assembly with 4,4 '-Bipyridine and Characterization by TWIM Mass Spectrometry
Unexpected Isolation of a Pentameric Metallomacrocycle from the Fe-II-Mediated Complexation of 120 degrees Juxtaposed 2,2 ':6 ',2 ''-Terpyridine Ligands
Self-Assembly and Traveling Wave Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Analysis of Hexacadmium Macrocycles
Distinguishing between Dexter and rapid sequential electron transfer in covalently linked donor-acceptor assemblies
Inelastic neutron scattering study of electron reduction in Mn-12 derivatives
Single-molecule magnets: Structural characterization, magnetic properties, and F-19 NMR spectroscopy of a Mn-12 family spanning three oxidation levels
Studies of an enneanuclear manganese single-molecule magnet
A family of manganese rods: Syntheses, structures, and magnetic properties
Single-molecule magnets: A large Mn-30 molecular nanomagnet exhibiting quantum tunneling of magnetization
Dodecanuclear and octanuclear manganese rods
Magnetization tunneling in an enneanuclear manganese cage
New example of Jahn-Teller isomerism in [Mn12O12(O2CR)(16)(H2O)(4)] complexes
Novel octanuclear and enneanuclear manganese clusters with carboxylate and pyrimidine ligands
Single-molecule magnetism behavior of [Mn12O12(O2CR)(16)(H2O)(4)](2-) salts
Single-molecule magnets: control by a single solvent molecule of Jahn-Teller isomerism in [Mn12O12(O2CCH2But)(16)(H2O)(4)]
Single-molecule magnets: Two-electron reduced version of a Mn-12 complex and environmental influences on the magnetization relaxation of (PPh4)(2)[Mn12O12(O2CCHCl2)(16)(H2O)(4)]
Synthesis, crystal structure and magnetic properties of a new ferromagnetic nickel(II) dimer derived from a hexadentate Schiff base ligand
A new class of single-molecule magnet: [Mn9O7(OAc)(11)(thme)(py)(3)(H2O)(2)] with an S=17/2 ground state
Quantum phase interference (Berry phase) in single-molecule magnets of [Mn-12](2-)
A third isolated oxidation state for the family of [Mn12O12(O2CR)(16)(H2O)(4)] compounds. Synthesis, characterization and single-molecule magnetism properties of (PPh4)(2)[Mn12O12(O2CR)(16)(H2O)(x)] (x=3 or 4)
Single-molecule magnets: Preparation and properties of mixed-carboxylate complexes [Mn12O12(O2CR)(8)(O2CR ')(8)(H2O)(4)]
Synthesis, characterization and magnetic properties of [Mn30O24(OH)(8)(O2CCH2C(CH3)(3))(32)(H2O)(2)(CH3NO2)(4)]: the largest manganese carboxylate cluster
A third isolated oxidation state for the Mn-12 family of single-molecule magnets
Synthesis, characterization and solution studies on heteronuclear iron-copper clusters containing diphosphine ligands: crystal structure of the dicluster [{Fe-2(mu-CO)(CO)(6)(mu-PPh2)Cu}(2)(dppp)]
The origin of the second relaxation process in the [Mn(12)O(12)(O(2)CR)(16)(H(2)O)(4)] single-molecule magnets: 'Jahn-Teller isomerism' in the [Mn(12)O(12)] core

ConferencePoster (8)

Nanopartículas Core-shell para la detección de beta amiloide
2D Nanosheet based on Curcuminoid ligands
Coordination Chemistry of Curcuminoid Ligands
Diseño de Curcuminoides, Propiedades y Posibles Aplicaciones
Diseño de moléculas curcuminoides para estudios deconductancia unimolecular
Evaluación catalítica de un material formado por NPs de Ni soportadas sobre redes cristalinas Metal-Organicas de Zr
2D MOF Nanosheet Based on a Curcuminoid Ligand
Design of Curcuminoids for Single-Molecule Conductance Studies

Proyecto (11)

Colorimetric and Fluorometric Detection and removal of ions from solution using Curcuminoid molecules
Estudio de nuevos sistemas curcuminoides en superficies funcionalizadas para la creación de transistores moleculares
Fortalecimiento del área de Microscopia Electrónica para la caracterización topográfica, tamaño y análisis elemental de nanomateriales enfocado al desarrollo de la nanobiotecnología
FERRITEAM=> Diseño y Aplicaciones de Bio Nano Materiales en Base a Ferritina
Functional Molecular Materials based on Curcuminoid Ligands
Interdisplinary program of Nanomaterials and Molecular Systems
Single chain magnets derived from new planar Schiff base ligands
Molecular Materials on Surfaces Group
Synthesis and Characterization of Polynuclear Metal Complexes Containing Dendritic or dendronic ligands as Single-Molecule Magnets
Interdiciplinary program of nanomaterials and molecular systems
Novel optimized interfaces toward molecular-based responsive devices
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Monica Soler

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Materials

University of Chile

Santiago, Chile

5
Alvaro Etcheverry

Postdoctoral Research Associate

School of Chemistry

University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Reino Unido

4
Diana Dulic

Associated Professor

Physics

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Ignacio Olavarría

Independiente

NA

NA

santiago, Chile

2
Daniel Aravena

Assistant Professor

Quimica de los Materiales

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Alvaro Olivera

Principal Investigator and Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
FREDDY CELIS

Profesor Asociado

Química

Universidad de Playa Ancha

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Sergio Vásquez

ACADÉMICO

DEPARTAMENTO DE INGENIERÍA QUÍMICA, BIOTECNOLOGÍA Y MATERIALES,

FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS FÍSICAS Y MATEMÁTICAS. UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE.

Santiago, Chile

1
Marcelo Kogan

Academico

Quimica Farmacologica y Toxicologica

UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS QUÍMICAS Y FARMACÉUTICAS

Santiago, Chile

1
Alejandra Alvarez

Full professor

Cell and Molecular Biology

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE, FACULTAD DE CIENCIAS BIOLÓGICAS

Santiago, Chile

1
italo moglia

Postdoctoral researcher

Quimica Toxicológica

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Isadora Berlanga

Assistant Professor

Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Materials

Universidad de Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile

1
Mauricio Morel

Profesor Asistente

Departamento de Química y Biología

Universidad de Atacama

Copiapo, Chile

1
Francisco Morales

Posdoctoral

Universidad de Chile. Centro FONDAP ACCDiS

Santiago, Chile

1
Andres Vega

Director

Departamento de Química

UNIVERSIDAD ANDRES BELLO

Santiago, Chile

1
Cristian Gutiérrez

Investigador de Postdoctorado

Departemento Química de los Materiales

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Fanny Guzman

Investigador Senior

Núcleo de Biotecnología Curauma

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaiso

Valparaiso, Chile

1
Marcos Flores

profesor asociado

departamento de física

UChile

santiago, Chile