Previous Undergraduate Student
Graduated May 2017
Honors B.S. in Chemistry (Biochemistry Emphasis, Mathematics Minor)
I studied the effects of the electron withdrawing groups on newly developed halogen bonding donors using Raman spectroscopy and Electron Structure Theory.
S. Nguyen, T. Ellington, K. E. Allen, J. Gorden, A. Rheingold, G. S. Tschumper, N. I. Hammer, and D. L. Watkins, “Systematic Experimental and Computational Studies of Substitution and Hybridization in Solid-State Halogen Bonded Assemblies,” ACS Crystal Growth and Design, 18, 3244-3254 (2018). DOI: 10.1021/acs.cgd.8b00398.
K. Allen, S. Nguyen, J. Kelly, D. Watkins, and N. Hammer. "A Raman Spectroscopic and Computational Study of the Electron Withdrawing Effects on Halogen Bonding." 2016 Posters in the Rotunda. Jackson, MS. Mar. 2016
K. Allen, S. Nguyen, J. Kelly, D. Watkins, and N. Hammer. "A Raman Spectroscopic and Computational Study of the Electron Withdrawing Effects on Halogen Bonding." 2016 Southeastern Undergraduate Research Conference, Atlanta, GA. Feb. 2016
K. Allen, H. Dulaney, N. Hammer, and J. Jurss. "Reinvestigation of the Resonance Raman Spectrum of the Blue Ruthenium Dimer." 2015 Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Memphis, TN. Nov. 2015
I will be graduating from UMMC School of Dentistry in May 2021 with aspirations of becoming a Pediatric dentist.