Robert Singer


Faculty of Science
Chemistry

Faculty Member Information

Scholarly Contributions

Book Reviews

Naik P., Trider C., Farrell J., Singer* R.. (2009), I & EC ACS Symposium Series, February 2, NA
Scammells Peter, Scott Janet, Singer Robert. (2005), Aust. J. Chem. 58, 155-169
Hemeon Ivan, Dickson Steve, Singer* Robert. (2002)"Recent advances in the use of ionic liquid solvents based on 1,3-dialkylimidazolium cations in selected organic reactions.", Recent Research Developments in Organic Chemistry 6 (2002), 499 - 519
Knochel Paul, Singer Robert. (1993)"Preparation and Applications of Polyfunctional Organozinc Reagents in Organic Synthesis", Chemical Reviews 93, 2117-2187

Book

Hemeon Ivan, Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silylzinc Reagents, Volume 4, Chapter 4.4.9" (Winter - 2002)
Hemeon I., Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silyltin Reagents, Volume 4, Chapter 4.4.6" (Winter - 2002)
Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silylcopper Reagents, Volume 4, Chapter 4.4.10" (Winter - 2002)
Hemeon , Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silylboron Reagents, Volume 4, Chapter 4.4.7" (Winter - 2002)
Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silyllithium Reagents, Volume 4, Chapter 4.4.11" (Winter - 2002)
Hemeon , Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silylaluminum Reagents, Volume 4, Chapter 4.4.8" (Winter - 2002)

Journal Articles

Marangoni Gerrard, Singer Robert, Singh Kulbir, Quinn Jason. , Colloid Interface Science 335 (Winter - 2009), 105-111
Naik Prashant, Farrell Jeff, Trider Carrie, Bucar Dejan-Kresimir, MacGillivray Leonard, Singer Robert. , Organic Letters Submitted 14 May, 2009 (Winter - 2009), TBA
Lama Teresa, Singer Robert, Lubell William. "Peptides of Life - Teaching Peptide Science and Art in Elementary School", Peptides for Youth. Emanuel Escher, William D. Lubell, Susan Del Valle (Editors). American Peptide Society 611 (Winter - 2009), lxxi-lxxii
Atefi Farzad, Garcia M., Singer Robert, Scammells Peter. , Green Chem DOI: 10.1039/b913057h (Winter - 2009), NA
Harjani Jitendra, Farrell Jeff, Garcia M., Singer* Robert, Scammells Peter. , Green Chem 11 (Winter - 2009), 821-829
Harjani Jitendra, Robert a, M. b, Scammellsa Peter. , Green Chemistry 11 (Winter - 2009), 83-90
Harjani Jitendra, Singer Robert, Garcia M., Scammells* Peter. , Green Chemistry 10 (Winter - 2009), 436
Bouquillon Sandrine, Courrant Thomas, Dean Darrell, Gathergood Nicholas, Morrissey Saibh, Pegot Bruce, Scammells Peter, Singer Robert. , Australian Journal of Chemistry 60 (Winter - 2009), 843-847
Harjani Jitendra, Naik Prashant, Tomislav, MacGillivray Leonard, Singer* Robert. , Dalton Transactions NA (Winter - 2008), 4595-4601
Cheney Miranda, Zaworotko Michael, Singer Robert. , Journal of Chemical Education 85 (Winter - 2008), 1649-1651
Naik Prashant, McManus Greg, Zaworotko Michael, Singer* Robert. , Dalton Trans NA (Winter - 2008), 4834-4836
Bouquillon Sandrine, Courrant Thomas, Dean Darrell, Gathergood Nicholas, Morrissey Saibh, Pegot Bruce, Scammells Peter, Singer Robert. "Biodegradable Ionic Liquids: Selected Applications", Australian Journal of Chemistry 60 (Winter - 2007), 843-847
Singer Robert, Harjani Jitendra. "Imidazolium-containing amino carboxylate compounds and analogs for complexing metal ions, useful as ionic liquids, for extraction of metals from liquids, and their complexes as catalysts for air purification or organic reactions", Patent Cooperation Treaty, 62pp. CODEN: PIXXD2 WO 2007071028 A1 20070628 CAN 147:108436 AN 2007:702731 NA (Winter - 2007), NA
Singer R., Harjani J., Friscic T., MacGillivray L.R. ""Removal of Metal Ions from Aqueous Solutions Using a Chelating Ionic Liquid", Inorganic Chemistry N/A (Winter - 2006), N/A
Harjani Jitendra, Singer Robert. "COMPOUNDS, Complexes AND uses thereof", Patent Cooperation Treaty provisional patent application, PCT/CA2006/002060 NA (Winter - 2006), NA
Scammells Peter, Scott Janet, Singer Robert. , Invited review 58 (Winter - 2005), 155-169
Dickson Steven, Dean Darrell, Singer* Robert. "Silylstannations of ???-unsaturated carbonyl compounds via the generation of Bu3Sn- in ionic liquids.", Chemical Communications 2005 (Winter - 2005), DOI:10.103
Arvela Riina, Leadbeater Nicholas, Michael *, Williams Victoria, Granados Patricia, Singer Robert. "A Reassessment of the Transition-Metal Free Suzuki-Type Coupling Methodology", J. Org. Chem. 70 (Winter - 2005), 161-168
Singer R., J . ""Task Specific Ionic Liquids Capable Containing an Ethylamine Diacetic Acid Moiety"", US Provisional Publication 60-752 (Winter - 2005), 880
McCamley Kristy, Warner Nick, Scammells Peter, Lamoureux Marc, Singer* Robert. "Quantification of chloride ion in dialkylimidazolium tetrafluoroborates using ICP-MS analysis", Green Chemistry 6 (Winter - 2004)
Hemeon Ivan, Barnett Neil, Gathergood Nicholas, Scammells Peter, Singer Robert. "Manganese Dioxide Allylic and Benzylic Oxidation Reactions in Ionic Liquids", Aus. J. Chem. 57 (Winter - 2004), 125-128
Hemeon Ivan, Singer Robert. "Recyclable Palladium(0)-Catalysed Silylstannation of Terminal Alkynes in Ionic Liquids", J. Mol. Cat. A 214 (Winter - 2004), 33-44
McCamley (1) Kristy, Ripper Justin, Singer Robert, Scammells Peter. "Efficient N-Demethylation of Opiate Alkaloids using a Modified Non-Classical Polonovski Reaction", Journal of Organic Chemistry 68 (Winter - 2003), 9847 - 985
Hemeon Ivan, DeAmicis Carolyn, Jenkins Hilary, Scammells Peter, Singer Robert. "Endo Selective Diels-Alder Reactions of Furan in Ionic Liquids", Synlett 2002 (Winter - 2003), 1815-1818
Turner Elizabeth, Pye Cory, Singer Robert. "Use of ab initio calculations towards the rational design of room temperature ionic liquids.", J. Phys. Chem. 107 (Winter - 2003), 2277-2288
Finden Jeremy, Beck Gavin, Lantz Andrea, Singer Robert. "Preparation and characterization of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium tetrakis(3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)borate, [bmim]BARF", J. Chem. Crystallogr. 33 (4) (Winter - 2003), 283 - 293
Hemeon , Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silylaluminum Reagents", NA 4, Chapter 4.4.8 (Winter - 2002), 219 - 224
Hemeon , Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silyltin Reagents", NA 4, Chapter 4.4.6 (Winter - 2002), 205 - 210
Hemeon Ivan, Singer Robert. "Silylstannation of terminal alkynes using a recyclable palladium(0) catalyst immobilised in an ionic liquid", J. Chem. Soc. , Chem. Commun 2002 (Winter - 2002), 1884-1885
Hemeon Ivan, Dickson Steve, Singer Robert. "Recent advances in the use of ionic liquid solvents based on 1,3-dialkylimidazolium cations in selected organic reactions", Invited Review, Recent Research Developments in Organic Chemistry 6 (Winter - 2002), 499-519
Hemeon , Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silylboron Reagents", NA 4, Chapter 4.4.7 (Winter - 2002), 211 - 218
Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silyllithium Reagents", NA 4, Chapter 4.4.11 (Winter - 2002), 237-246
Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silylcopper Reagents", NA 4, Chapter 4.4.10 (Winter - 2002), 231-236
Hemeon Ivan, Singer R.. "Houben-Weyl Methods of Molecular Transformations, Science of Synthesis Silylzinc Reagents", NA 4, Chapter 4.4.9 (Winter - 2002), 225 - 230
Singer Robert, Scammells Peter. "Alternative methods for the MnO2 oxidation of codeine methyl ether to thebaine utilizing ionic liquids.", Tetrahedron Lett. 42 (Winter - 2001), 6831-6833
Green Laine, Hemeon Ivan, Singer Robert. "1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium halogenoaluminate ionic liquids as reaction media for the acylative cleavage of ethers.", Tetrahedron Lett. 41 (Winter - 2000), 1343-1346
Scammells P., Ripper J., R. D.,. "Novel Syntheses of Commercially Important Opiates.", Australian Provisional Patent 2000 (Winter - 2000), PQ9683

Presentation

Farrell Jeff, Naik Prashant, Trider Carrie, Singer Robert. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2009)
Gomez Alwyn, Abraham Ted, Singer Robert, Singh Kulbir, Marangoni Gerrard. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2009)
Complexes Nickel, Singer Robert. "Stephanie J. Russell and Robert D. Singer", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2009)
Naik Prashant, Singer Robert. , 236th ACS National Meeting & Exposition (Summer - 2008)
of , Singer Robert. "Christian B. Kyle, Jeff Farrell, and Robert D. Singer", 33rd Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2008)
Kyle Christian, Farrell Jeff, Singer Robert. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2008)
Holland Amy, Singer Robert. , 33rd Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2008)
Quinn Jason, Singh Kulbir, Marangoni Gerrard, Singer Robert. , 33rd Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2008)
Quinn Jason, Singh Kulbir, Marangoni Gerrard, Singer Robert. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2008)
Abraham Ted, Naik Prashant, Singer Robert. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2008)
Singer Robert. , Cytec Industries (Spring - 2008)
Carrie-Lee, Singer Robert. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2008)
Holland Amy, Singer Robert. , 33rd Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2008)
Naik Prashant, Singer Robert. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2008)
Farrell Jeff, Garcia M., Scammells Peter, Singer Robert. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2008)
Holland Amy, Singer Robert. , Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2008)
Naik Prashant, Singer Robert. , 91st Canadian Chemistry Conference (Spring - 2008)
Trider Carrie-Lee, Singer Robert. , 33rd Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2008)
Farrell Jeff, Singer R.. , 33rd Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2008)
Kyle Christian, Harjani Jitendra, Tomislav, MacGillivray Leonard, Singer Robert. "Metal Chelate Formation Using a Task-Specific Ionic Liquid", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2007)
Singer Robert. , Invited (Winter - 2007)
Holland Amy, Singer Robert. "Synthesis and Characterization of a New Ionic Liquid: 1-Hexyl-3-methylimidazolium tributylstannate", Atlantic CIC Student Conference 2007 (Spring - 2007)
Singer Robert. "Metal Chelates From a Task Specific Ionic Liquid", Invited. 90th Canadian Chemical Conference (Spring - 2007)
Dean Darrell, Singer Robert. "Biodegradable Ionic Liquids and their Use as Solvents for Diels-Alder Reactions", Atlantic CIC Student Conference 2007 (Spring - 2007)
Kyle Christian, Singer Robert. "Reactions of Organocuprates in Trihexyltetradecylphosphonium-Based Ionic Liquids", Atlantic CIC Student Conference 2007 (Spring - 2007)
Liquids Ionic, Extractants , Singer Robert. "Robert D. Singer", Invited (Winter - 2007)
Jeff, Singer Robert. "Phosphonium-based Ionic Liquids as Solvents for Organocuprate Reactions", Atlantic CIC Student Conference 2007 (Spring - 2007)
Dean Darrell, Scammells Peter, Singer Robert. "Synthesis of Biodegradable Ionic Liquids and Their potential as Alternative Solvents", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2007)
Carrie-Lee, Singer Robert. "Potential Application and Synthesis of an Iron (II) Chelate Complex Using a Task-Specific Ionic Liquid", Atlantic CIC Student Conference 2007 (Spring - 2007)
Singer Robert. , Invited (Winter - 2007)
Holland Amy, Farrell Jeff, Singer Robert. "1-[4-(Carboxy)benzyl]pyridinium hexafluorophosphate and 1-[4-(Carboxy)benzyl]-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate as Task Specific Ionic Liquids", 88th CSC Conference (Spring - 2006)
Trider Carrie-Lee, Whynot Daniel, Dean Darrell, Singer Robert. "Ionic Liquids as Solvents for the Preparation of Homoallylic Alcohols", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2006)
Holland Amy, Farrell Jeff, Singer Robert. "1-[4-(Carboxy)benzyl]pyridinium hexafluorophosphate and 1-[4-(Carboxy)benzyl]-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate as Task Specific Ionic Liquids", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2006)
Singer Robert. , Invited. ACS Pharmaceutical Round Table on Green Chemistry (Fall - 2006)
Singer Robert. "Ionic Liquids: An Overview and Potential as Solvents in Pharmaceutical Processes", Invited Speaker (Winter - 2006)
Harjani Jinendra, Singer Robert. "Functionalization of imidazolium salts with amino diacetic acid groups", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2006)
Harjani Jitenrda, Singer Robert. "Chelating ionic liquids: imidazolium salts containing ethylamine diacetic acid moieties", 230th ACS National Meeting (Winter - 2006)
Harjani Jinendra, Singer Robert. "Functionalization of imidazolium salts with amino diacetic acid groups", 88th CSC Conference (Spring - 2006)
Singer Robert. "Ionic Liquids: An Overview and Potential as Solvents in Pharmaceutical Processes", Invited Speaker. Pfizer Pharmaceutical Ltd (Winter - 2006)
Abraham Ted, Dean Darrell, Singer Robert. "Ionic Liquids as Solvents for the Preparation of Homoallylic Alcohols", 88th CSC Conference (Spring - 2006)
Dexiang L, Singer Robert. "Quantification of halide residues in water immiscible ionic liquids using ICP-MS", 88th CSC Conference (Spring - 2006)
Singer Robert. "Ionic Liquids and Green Chemistry", Invited Speaker. 10th Canadian Pollution Prevention Roundtable (Spring - 2006)
Harjani Jitendra, Singer Robert. "Lewis Acidic Ionic Liquids in Chemical Synthesis: Prospective and Applications", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2005)
Holland Amy, Lewis Whitfield, Singer Robert. "1-[4-(Carboxy)benzyl]pyridnium tetrafluoroborate as a Task Specific Ionic Liquid", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2005)
Zhang Haiwen, Singer Robert. "Design and synthesis of novel imidazolium ionic liquids Evaluation as selective adsorbents", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2005)
Singer R.. "Ionic Liquids as Solvent for the Preparation of Homoallylic Alcohols", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2005)
Lewis Whitfield, Singer Robert. "Synthesis of Task Specific Ionic Liquids (TSILs)", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2005)
Dean Darrell, Singer Robert. "Ionic Liquids as Solvents for the Preparation of Homoallylic Alcohols", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2005)
Singer Robert. "Silylstannation chemistry in ionic liquids", Pacifichem 2005 (Winter - 2005)
Dexiang L, Singer Robert. "Quantification of halide residues in water immiscible ionic liquids using ICP-MS", Maritime Inorganic Discussion Weekend (Winter - 2005)
Singer Robert, Dickson Steven, Michael. "Silylstannation Chemistry in Ionic Liquids", 88th CSC Conference (Spring - 2005)
Singer Robert. "Green Chemistry & Ionic Liquids in Synthesis", Atlantic Provinces Counsel on the Sciences (APICS) Tour Speaker (Winter - 2005)
of Bismetallations, Singer Robert. "Robert D. Singer", Invited. 228th ACS National Meeting (Summer - 2004)
Singer Robert, McCamley Kristy, Warner Nicholas, Lamoureux Marc, Scammells Peter. "Quantification of Chloride Ion Impurities in Ionic Liquids Using ICP-MS Analysis", ICAAS (Summer - 2004)
Singer Robert. , Invited. Canada-US Joint Workshop on Innovative Chemistry in Clean Media (Spring - 2004)
Dickson Steve, Hemeon Ivan, Singer Robert. "Silylstannations of ?,?-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds in Ionic Liquids", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2004)
Lewis Whitfield, Singer Robert. "Task Specific Ionic Liquids", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2004)
Singer Robert. "Addition Reactions of Silylstannane Reagents to Unsaturated Substrates in Ionic Liquids", 87th CSC Conference (Spring - 2004)
Hemeon Ivan, Singer Robert. "Recyclable Palladium(0)-Catalyzed Addition of Silylstannanes to Terminal Alkynes in Ionic Liquids", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2003)
Dickson Steven, Singer Robert. "Silylstannation of ???-unsaturated carbonyl compouinds in Ionic Liquids", 86th CSC / IUPAC Conference (Summer - 2003)
Beck Gavin, Singer Robert. "Preparation of Task Specific Ionic Liquids", 86th CSC / IUPAC Conference (Summer - 2003)
Hemeon Ivan, Singer Robert. "Regioselective Addition of Silylstannanes to Termianl Alkynes Using a Recyclable Palladium(0) Catalyst in Ionic Liquids", 86th CSC / IUPAC Conference (Summer - 2003)
Dickson Steve, Singer Robert. "Regioselective Addition of Silylstannanes to ???-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds in Ionic Liquids", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2003)
Beck Gavin, Singer Robert. "Synthesis of Novel Ionic Liquids as Potential Functional Ionic Liquids", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2003)
Singer Robert, McCamley Kristy, Warner Nicholas, Lamoureux Marc, Scammells Peter. "Quantification of Chloride Ion Impurities in Ionic Liquids Using ICP-MS Analysis", 86th CSC / IUPAC Conference (Summer - 2003)
Singer Robert. "Ionic Liquids: Environmentally-friendly Solvents", Invited Speaker at Environmental Chemistry Symposium (Spring - 2002)
Hemeon I., Singer R.. "Addition of Silylstannanes to Terminal Alkynes in Ionic Liquids", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2002)
Hemeon I., Singer R.. "Addition of Silylstannanes to Terminal Alkynes in Ionic Liquids", 85th CSC Conference (Spring - 2002)
Singer Robert, Turner E., Pye C., Hemeon I., Finden J.. "Design, Synthesis, Characterization and Use of Ionic Liquids", 85th CSC Conference (Spring - 2002)
Dickson Steve, Singer Robert. "MnO2 Oxidations of Allylic Alcohols in Ionic Liquids", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2002)
Turner E., Pye C., Singer R.. "Synthesis, Characterization and an Ab Initio Investigation of 1-Alkyl-3-methylimidazolium Halides", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2002)
Turner E., Pye Corey, Singer Robert. "Exploring the Correlation Between the Coulombic Interactions and Enthalpic Properties of Dialkylimidazolium Halides", 84th CSC Conference (Spring - 2001)
DeAmicis C., Hemeon I., Singer R.. "The Use of Ionic Liquids In Diels-Alder Reactions of Furan", 84th CSC Conference (Spring - 2001)
Hemeon Ivan, Scammells Peter, Singer Robert. "The Use of an Ionic Liquid in the Synthesis of the Potential A1 Adenosine Receptor Agonist N6-(endo/exo-5,6-[N-(p-Toluenesulfonyl)imino]norborn-2-yl)adenosine", 84th CSC Conference (Spring - 2001)
Hemeon Ivan, Scammells Peter, Singer Robert. "The Use of an Ionic Liquid in the Synthesis of the Potential A1 Adenosine Receptor Agonist N6-(endo/exo-5,6-[N-(p-Toluenesulfonyl)imino]norborn-2-yl)adenosine", Atlantic CIC Student Conference (Spring - 2001)
Hemeon I., Lantz T., Singer R.. "MnO2 Oxidations of Allylic Alcohols and Ethers Using Ionic Liquids", 84th CSC Conference. Montreal (Spring - 2001)
Lantz A., Finden J., Beck G., Singer R.. "Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Ionic Liquids", 84th CSC Conference (Spring - 2001)
Singer Robert. "Ionic Liquids: Green Solvents for Today and Tomorrow", Invited Seminar Speaker (Fall - 2000)

Other Publications

Singer Robert. "New Organometallic Methodologies"
42nd Annual Report on Research Under the Petroleum Research Fund Administered by the ACS (Fall - 1998)