Dept. of Chemistry

Don Vanderveer

Dr. Dennis F. TaylorLecturer
Managing Director of the Molecular Structure Center

Phone: (864) 656-2613
Office: 379 Hunter Laboratories
E-mail: dvander@clemson.edu

Publications

Dr. VanDerveer graduated from Middlebury College in 1969 with an A.B. in Chemistry and received a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry in 1974 from Brown University. He was a Visiting Lecturer at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1992. He held the position of Staff Crystallographer at The School of Chemistry and Biochemistry of The Georgia Institute of Technology before moving to Clemson in 2003.

Publications

Ali, Q.; Anis, I.; VanDerveer, D.; Shah, M. R., Diethyl 2,2'-(biphenyl-2,2'-diyldioxy)diacetate. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2010, 66, O1984-U892.

Frost, B. J.; Lee, W. C.; Pal, K.; Kim, T. H.; VanDerveer, D.; Rabinovich, D., Synthesis, structure, and coordination chemistry of O=PTA and S=PTA with group 12 metals (PTA=1,3,5-triaza-7-phosphaadamantane). Polyhedron 2010, 29 (11), 2373-2380.

Grant, G. J.; Benefield, D. A.; VanDerveer, D. G., Antimony-Carbon bond activation in a Pt(II) complex: The crystal structure of [Pt(9S3)(SbPh3)(Ph)](PF6)center dot CH3NO2. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2010, 695 (4), 634-636.

Grant, G. J.; Naik, R. D.; Janzen, D. E.; Benefield, D. A.; VanDerveer, D. G., Platinum group metal thiacrown complexes as precursors for self-assembly reactions. Supramolecular Chemistry 2010, 22 (2), 109-121.

Hussain, M.; Hanif, M.; Ali, S.; Butcher, R.; Mirza, T.; VanDerveer, D.; Aziz ur, R., In vitro biological studies and structural elucidation of fluoro-substituted phenyl acrylic acids. Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy 2010, 36 (9), 1079-1087.

Janzen, D. E.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Mehne, L. F.; Grant, G. J., Ruthenium(II) thiacrown complexes: Synthetic, spectroscopic, electrochemical, DFT, and single crystal X-ray structural studies of [Ru([15]aneS(5))Cl](PF6). Inorganica Chimica Acta 2010, 364 (1), 55-60.

Kimani, M. M.; Brumaghim, J. L.; VanDerveer, D., Probing the Antioxidant Action of Selenium and Sulfur Using Cu(I)-Chalcogenone Tris(pyrazolyl)methane and -borate Complexes. Inorganic Chemistry 2010, 49 (20), 9200-9211.

Metz, C. R.; Knight, J. D.; Dawsey, A. C.; Pennington, W. T.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Brown, J. B.; Bigham, K. J.; Beam, C. F., Synthesis and Crystal Structure Determination of Methyl 2-acetyl-5 '-phenyl-2H-spiro[benzo[d]isothiazole-3,3 '-pyrazole]-1,1-dioxide-2 '(4 ' H)-carboxylate and Methyl 2-acetyl-5 '-(2-thienyl)-2H-spiro[benzo[d]isothiazole-3,3 '-pyrazole]-1,1-dioxide-2 '(4 ' H)-carboxylate. Journal of Chemical Crystallography 2010, 40 (4), 296-301.

Nadeem, S.; Anis, I.; VanDerveer, D.; Shah, M. R., 6,7-Dihydro-3H-1,4-diazepino[1,2,3,4-lmn][1,10]phenanthroline-3,9(5H)-di one. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2010, 66, O1853-U990.

Potter, C.; Smith, A. M. R.; Metz, C. R.; Pennington, W. T.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Beam, C. F., The Synthesis and Crystal Structure Determination of Phenyl 2-(3,4-dihydro-1(2H)naphthalenylidine)hydrazinecarboxylate and Phenyl (2,4-dichlorophenyl-methylene)hydrazinecarboxylate. Journal of Chemical Crystallography 2010, 40 (6), 541-545.

Smith, E. A.; Potter, C.; Kennedy, Z. C.; Puciaty, A. J.; Acevedo-Jake, A. M.; Hersey, S. D.; Metz, C. R.; Pennington, W. T.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Beam, C. F., Preparation of NH-Pyrazoleacetic Acid Anilides from Trilithiated Acetoacetanilide, Select Aromatic Esters, and Hydrazine. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry 2010, 47 (1), 147-152.

Williams, D. J.; Arrowood, K. A.; Bloodworth, L. M.; Carmack, A. L.; Gulla, D.; Gray, M. W.; Maasen, I.; Rizvi, F.; Rosenbaum, S. L.; Gwaltney, K. P.; VanDerveer, D., The Preparation, Characterization, X-ray Structural Analysis, and Thermogravimetric Analysis of Tetrakis[1,3-Dimethyl-2(3H)-Imidazolethione]Zinc(II) Nitrate and Tetrafluoroborate. Journal of Chemical Crystallography 2010, 40 (12), 1074-1077.

Arslan, H.; Mansuroglu, D. S.; VanDerveer, D.; Binzet, G., The molecular structure and vibrational spectra of N-(2,2-diphenylacetyl)-N '-(naphthalen-1yl)-thiourea by Hartree-Fock and density functional methods. Spectrochimica Acta Part a-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 2009, 72 (3), 561-571.

Arslan, H.; Ozdemir, I.; Vanderveer, D.; Demir, S.; Cetinkaya, B., Synthesis and characterization of N-heterocyclic carbene palladium complex and its application on direct arylation of benzoxazoles and benzothiazoles with aryl bromides. Journal of Coordination Chemistry 2009, 62 (16), 2591-2599.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Demir, S.; Ozdemir, I.; Cetinkaya, B., 1-(1H-Benzimidazol-1-ylmethyl)-3-[2-(diisopropylamino)ethyl]-1H-benzimid azolium bromide 0.25-hydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, O699-U1529.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Demir, S.; Ozdemir, I.; Cetinkaya, B., 1-(4-tert-Butylbenzyl)-3-(3,4,5-trimethoxybenzyl)benzimidazolium bromide monohydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, O208-U3104.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Gok, Y.; Ozdemir, I.; Cetinkaya, B., 1,3-Bis[4-(dimethylamino)benzyl]-4,5,6,7-tetrahydro-1H-1,3-diazepan-2-iu m chloride. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, O109-U2218.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Ozdemir, I.; Demir, S.; Cetinkaya, B., Bromido[1-(eta(6)-4-tert-butylbenzyl)-3-(2,4,6-trimethylbenzyl)benzimida zol-2-ylidene]chloridoruthenium(II). Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, M97-U1021.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Ozdemir, I.; Gurbuz, N.; Gok, Y.; Cetinkaya, B., 1,3-Bis(2-thienylmethyl)-4,5-dihydroimidazolium trichlorido(eta(6)-p-cymene) ruthenate(II). Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, M165-U492.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Ozdemir, I.; Gurbuz, N.; Gok, Y.; Cetinkaya, B., 1,3-Bis(thiophen-2-ylmethyl)-3,4,5,6-tetrahydropyrimidinium trichlorido(eta(6)-p-cymene)ruthenate(II). Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, M111-U1137.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Yasar, S.; Odemir, S.; Cetinkaya, B., 1-(2-Phenylbenzyl)-3-(2,4,6-trimethylbenzyl)imidazolidinium bromide. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, O121-U2308.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Yasar, S.; Ozdemir, I.; Cetinkaya, B., Dichlorido[1-(2-methylbenzyl)-3-(eta(6)-2,4,6-trimethylbenzyl)-1H-2,3-di hydrobenzimidazol-2-ylidene]ruthenium(II) dichloromethane solvate. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, M243-U167.

Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Yasar, S.; Ozdemir, I.; Cetinkaya, B., 1,3-Bis(4-tert-butylbenzyl)-4,5-dihydroimidazolium chloride monohydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, O310-U2062.

Dawsey, A. C.; Potter, C.; Knight, J. D.; Kennedy, Z. C.; Smith, E. A.; Acevedo-Jake, A. M.; Puciaty, A. J.; Metz, C. R.; Beam, C. F.; Pennington, W. T.; VanDerveer, D. G., Preparation of 2H-spirol[Benzo[d]isothiazole-3,3 '-pyrazole]-1,1-dioxide-2 '(4 ' H)-carboxylates from Dilithiated C(alpha),N-Carboalkoxyhydrazones and Methyl 2-(Aminosulfonyl)benzoate. Journal of Heterocyclic Chemistry 2009, 46 (2), 231-236.

DesMarteau, D. D.; Lu, C. Q.; Vanderveer, D., Conjugation and cyclization-two strong driving forces leading to the formation of new chromophores. Tetrahedron Letters 2009, 50 (27), 3741-3745.

Grant, G. J.; Benefield, D. A.; VanDerveer, D. G., Thiacrown Pt-II complexes with group 15 donor ligands: pentacoordination in Pt(II) complexes. Dalton Transactions 2009,  (40), 8605-8615.

Harrington, J. M.; Jones, S. B.; VanDerveer, D. J.; Bartolotti, L. J.; Hancock, R. D., Structural, molecular mechanics, and DFT study of cadmium(II) in its crown ether complexes with axially coordinated ligands, and of the binding of thiocyanate to cadmium(II). Inorganica Chimica Acta 2009, 362 (4), 1122-1128.

Mann, M.; Kolis, J.; VanDerveer, D., K-3(Sc0.875Nb0.125)Nb2O9H1.75: a new scandium niobate with a unique cage structure. Acta Crystallographica Section C-Crystal Structure Communications 2009, 65, I27-I29.

Mansuroglu, D. S.; Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Binzet, G., Synthesis and Characterization of N-(2,2-Diphenylacetyl)-N '-Substituted Thiourea Derivatives: The Crystal Structure of N-(2,2-Diphenylacetyl)-N '-(4-chloro phenyl)-thiourea. Phosphorus Sulfur and Silicon and the Related Elements 2009, 184 (12), 3221-3230.

McMillen, C. D.; Hu, J.; VanDerveer, D.; Kolis, J. W., Trigonal structures of ABe(2)BO(3)F(2) (A = Rb, Cs, Tl) crystals. Acta Crystallographica Section B-Structural Science 2009, 65, 445-449.

Nadeem, S.; Shah, M. R.; VanDerveer, D., N,N '-Bis(4-methoxybenzylidene)-4,4 '-(m-phenylenedioxy)dianiline. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2009, 65, O897-U3200.

Ozer, C. K.; Arslan, H.; Vanderveer, D.; Binzet, G., Synthesis and characterization of N -(alky(aryl)carbamothioyl)cyclohexanecarboxamide derivatives and their Ni(II) and Cu(II) complexes. Journal of Coordination Chemistry 2009, 62 (2), 266-276.

Ozer, C. K.; Arslan, H.; VanDerveer, D.; Kulcu, N., Synthesis and Characterization of N-(Arylcarbamothioyl)cyclohexanecarboxamide Derivatives: The Crystal Structure of N-(Naphthalen-1-ylcarbamothioyl)cyclohexanecarboxamide. Molecules 2009, 14 (2), 655-666.

Rambaran, V. H.; Balof, S.; Moody, L.; VanDerveer, D.; Holder, A. A., A new and efficient synthetic route for the synthesis of 3,6-dimethylpyrazine-2,5-dicarboxylic acid hydrate: molecular structure and unique supramolecular interactions. Crystengcomm 2009, 11 (4), 580-582.

Ranmohotti, K. G. S.; Queen, W. L.; West, J. P.; VanDerveer, D.; Hwu, S. J., Synthesis and Structure of Ba-5(V2O7)(2)Cl-2. Journal of Chemical Crystallography 2009, 39 (4), 303-307.

Tapu, D.; Owens, C.; VanDerveer, D.; Gwaltney, K., The First Phenanthrene-Fused Imidazol-2-ylidene and Its Transition-Metal Complexes. Organometallics 2009, 28 (1), 270-276.

Williams, D. J.; Gulla, D.; Arrowood, K. A.; Bloodworth, L. M.; Carmack, A. L.; Evers, T. J.; Wilson, M. S.; Concepcion, J. J.; Brevett, C. A. S.; Huck, B. E.; VanDerveer, D., The Preparation, Characterization and X-ray Structural Analysis of Tetrakis[1-Methyl-3-(2-Propyl)-2(3H)-Imidazolethione]Cadmium(II) Hexafluorophosphate. Journal of Chemical Crystallography 2009, 39 (8), 581-584.

Williams, N. J.; Dean, N. E.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Luckay, R. C.; Hancock, R. D., Strong Metal Ion Size Based Selectivity of the Highly Preorganized Ligand PDA (1,10-Phenanthroline-2,9-dicarboxylic Acid) with Trivalent Metal Ions. A Crystallographic, Fluorometric, and Thermodynamic Study. Inorganic Chemistry 2009, 48 (16), 7853-7863.

Yin, J. J.; Nigh, M.; Vanderveer, D.; Jiang, Y. M.; Wang, X.; Chen, F., Unexpected formation of N-methylfulleropyrrolidines by the reaction of fullerene and gossypol and their bioactivity. Carbon 2009, 47 (12), 2883-2888.

Zhang, H. P.; Tan, J. J.; VanDerveer, D.; Wang, X.; Wargovich, M. J.; Chen, F., Khayanolides from African mahogany Khaya senegalensis (Meliaceae): A revision. Phytochemistry 2009, 70 (2), 294-299.

Ali, Q.; Hussain, Z.; Shah, M. R.; VanDerveer, D., 4-iodo-3,3 '-dimethoxybiphenyl. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2008, 64, O1377-U1229.

Ali, Q.; Ibad, F.; Shah, M. R.; VanDerveer, D., Di-tert-butyl 2,2 '-(biphenyl-2,2 '-diyldioxy)diacetate. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2008, 64, O1408-U1514.

Ali, Q.; Shah, M. R.; VanDerveer, D., 4,4 '-Diiodo-3,3 '-dimethoxybiphenyl. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2008, 64, O910-U2565.

Cockrell, G. M.; Zhang, G.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Thummel, R. P.; Hancock, R. D., Enhanced metal ion selectivity of 2,9-di-(pyrid-2-yl)-1,10-phenanthroline and its use as a fluorescent sensor for cadmium(II). Journal of the American Chemical Society 2008, 130 (4), 1420-1430.

Grant, G. J.; Botros, M. E.; Hassler, J. S.; Janzen, D. E.; Grapperhaus, C. A.; O'Toole, M. G.; VanDerveer, D. G., Hg(II) and Cd(II) complexes with mixed donor macrocyclic thioethers: The oxophobicity of mercury(II). Polyhedron 2008, 27 (14), 3097-3104

Grisenti, D. L.; Thomas, W. W.; Turlington, C. R.; Newsom, M. D.; Priedemann, C. J.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Wagenknecht, P. S., Emissive Chromium(III) Complexes with Substituted Arylethynyl Ligands. Inorganic Chemistry 2008, 47 (24), 11452-11454.

Gun, O.; VanDerveer, D.; Emirdag-Eanes, M., A two-dimensional organic-inorganic hybrid compound, poly[(ethylenediamine)tri-mu-oxido-oxidocopper(II)molybdenum(VI)]. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2008, 64, M1238-U229.

Ibad, F.; Mustafa, A.; Shah, M. R.; VanDerveer, D., 2,2 '-(biphenyl-2,2 '-diyldioxy)diacetohydrazide. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2008, 64, O1130-U2639.

Janzen, D. E.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Mehne, L. F.; Silva, D. A. D.; Bredas, J. L.; Grant, G. J., Cyclometallated Pt(II) and Pd(II) complexes with a trithiacrown ligand. Dalton Transactions 2008,  (14), 1872-1882.

Knight, J. D.; Metz, C. R.; Beam, C. F.; Pennington, W. T.; VanDerveer, D. G., New strong base synthesis of symmetrical 1,5-diaryl-1,3,5-pentanetriones from acetone and benzoate esters. Synthetic Communications 2008, 38 (14), 2465-2482.

Lu, C. Q.; VanDerveer, D.; DesMarteau, D. D., Fluoroalkylation of Imidazoles by Hypervalent Iodonium Salts. Organic Letters 2008, 10 (24), 5565-5568.

Moody, L.; Balof, S.; Smith, S.; Rambaran, V. H.; VanDerveer, D.; Holder, A. A., Tetra-mu-aqua-octaaquabis(mu-4-chloropyridine2,6-dicarboxylato)bis(4-chl oropyridine2,6-dicarboxylato)tricobalt(III)disodium(I) bis[triaquabis(4-chloropyridine2,6-dicarboxylato)cobalt(II)] hexahydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E-Structure Reports Online 2008, 64, M262-U2458.

Ozdemir, I.; Arslan, H.; Demir, S.; VanDerveer, D.; Cetinkaya, B., Synthesis, characterization and catalytic properties of an N-heterocyclic carbene palladium-based complex. Inorganic Chemistry Communications 2008, 11 (12), 1462-1465.

Queen, W. L.; West, J. P.; Hwu, S. J.; VanDerveer, D. G.; Zarzyczny, M. C.; Pavlick, R. A., The versatile chemistry and noncentrosymmetric crystal structures of salt-inclusion vanadate hybrids. Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 2008, 47 (20), 3791-3794.

Dimerization of A-a-[SiNb3W9O40]7- by pH-Controlled Formation of Individual Nb-m-O-Nb Linkages. Kim, Gyu-Shik; Zeng, Huadong; Neiwert, Wade A.; Cowan, Jennifer J.; VanDerveer, Donald; Hill, Craig L.; Weinstock, Ira A. Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Inorganic Chemistry (2003), 42(18), 5537-5544.

Mercury complexes with thiacrowns: the crystal structure of bis(1,4,7-trithiacyclodecane) mercury(II) hexafluorophosphate. Helm, Monte L.; VanDerveer, Donald G.; Grant, Gregory J. Department of Chemistry, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2003), 33(8), 625-630.

The preparation, characterization, and X-ray structural analysis of dichlorobis[1-methyl-3-(2-propyl) -2(3H)-imidazolethione]mercury(II). Hutchings, Anna M.; McConnell, Natalia E.; Faucher, Roland A.; VanDerveer, Donald; Williams, Daniel J. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, USA. Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2003), 33(8), 619-623.

X-ray Structures, Photophysical Characterization, and Computational Analysis of Geometrically Constrained Copper(I)-Phenanthroline Complexes. Cody, John; Dennisson, Jeanette; Gilmore, Joshua; VanDerveer, Donald G.; Henary, Maged M.; Gabrielli, Alan; Sherrill, C. David; Zhang, Yiyun; Pan, Chia-Pin; Burda, Clemens; Fahrni, Christoph J. School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. Inorganic Chemistry (2003), 42(16), 4918-4929.

The preparation and structural characterization of 1-methylimidazolium and 1,3-dimethylimidazolium tetrachlorobismuthate(III). Williams, Daniel J.; Pennington, William T.; VanDerveer, Donald; Anderton, Jeffrey T.; White, Kathleen M. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, USA. Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2003), 33(5/6), 465-472.

Heavy metal complexes of macrocyclic trithioethers. Helm, Monte L.; Loveday, Kristi D.; Combs, Charles M.; Bentzen, Elizabeth L.; VanDerveer, Donald G.; Rogers, Robin D.; Grant, Gregory J. Department of Chemistry, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN, USA. Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2003), 33(5/6), 447-455.

Convenient Preparation of a Novel Class of Imidazo[1,5-a]pyridines: Decisive Role by Ammonium Acetate in Chemoselectivity. Wang, Jie; Mason, Richard; VanDerveer, Donald; Feng, Ke; Bu, Xiu R. Department of Chemistry and NASA Center for High Performance Polymers and Composites, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Journal of Organic Chemistry (2003), 68(13), 5415-5418.

Crystal structure of 4,5-bis(4-dimethylaminophenyl)-2-(4-nitrophenyl)imidazole. Bu, Xiu R.; Vanderveer, Donald; Santos, Javier; Hsu, Fu-Lian; Wang, Jie; Bota, Kofi. Department of Chemistry & NASA Center for High Performance Polymers and Composites, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Analytical Sciences (2003), 19(3), 469-470.

Tuning the photoinduced electron-transfer thermodynamics in 1,3,5-triaryl-2-pyrazoline fluorophores: X-ray structures, photophysical characterization, computational analysis, and in vivo evaluation. Fahrni, Christoph J.; Yang, Liuchun; VanDerveer, Donald G.. School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2003), 125(13), 3799-3812.

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