316 Jahn Lab
1 Forestry Dr.
Syracuse, New York 13210
Kelley Donaghy’s current research interests include boron hydride chemistry, solid state materials, alternative fuels and chemical education. As a synthetic chemist she tries to solve problems by designing new routes to materials with environmental or medicinal applications. Two of her current projects include a better fuel cell separator and novel drugs for Boron neutron capture therapy.
Dr. Donaghy is also interested in chemical education research. She is working on innovative delivery methods for large lecture halls. She plans to research the effectiveness of power-point, classroom performance systems (clickers) and the use of games such as Chemical Jeopardy in enhancing student learning, enjoyment and retention.
Graduate Research Interests
“Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.'” - Isaac Asimov
Reactions of icosahedral carboranes with inorganic and organic azides
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