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Dr. César Morales Verdejo

El Dr. Morales recibió su grado de Licenciado en Química de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile en el año 2006. En el año 2010 recibió su grado de Doctor en Química de la misma casa de estudios.


Líneas de Investigación

Díseño y síntesis de nuevos catalizadores.

Nuestra línea de investigación se encuentra enfocada en la síntesis de compuestos inorgánicos, orgánicos y organometálicos, principalmente centrados en el estudio de la deslocalización electrónica, transferencia electrónica e interacción intermetálica en sistemas de valencia mixta homo- y heterbinucleares para el desarrollo de nuevos materiales con aplicaciones en catálisis homogénea y materiales energéticos.

Proyectos

    1. Proyecto Anillo ACT192175: Rational Design of Molecular Catalytic Materials for Energy Conversion and Electrochemical Reactions (2019-2021)
    2. RDECOM-US ARMY W911NF-18-1-0398: Higher performance burn rate catalysts for composite solid propellants based on graphene and dendrimers (2018-2019)
    3. FONDEF IDeA ID18 10085: Desarrollo y validación del apósito prototipo con nanoformulación de cobre para el tratamiento de heridas crónicas infectadas (2018-2020)
    4. Fondecyt Regualar 1180023: Higher performance burn rate catalysts for composite solid propellants based on nanocomposites of ferrocene modified dendrimers, metal nanoparticles and reduced graphene oxide (2018-2022)
    5. Fondecyt Regular 1161297: Synthesis and characterization of homo- and heterobimetallic complexes ferrocene-type with potential applications as burning rate catalysts in solid propellants (2016-2019)
    6. Fondecyt Regular 1140359: Supramolecular Assemblies derived from Tungsten-Alkylidyne with Possible Application in the Reduction of CO2 (2014-2017)
    7. Fondecyt de Iniciación 11110273: Supramolecular Assemblies derived from Tungsten-Alkylidyne with Possible Application in the Reduction of CO2 (2011-2013)

Publicaciones

    1. Juan Luis Arroyo, Paula Povea, Rodrigo Faúndez, María Belén Camarada, Christopher Cerda-Cavieres, Gabriel Abarca, Juan Manuel Manriquez, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Influence iron-iron distance on the thermal decomposition of ammonium perchlorate. New catalysts for the highly efficient combustion of solid rocket propellant. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 905, 121020, 2020.
    2. Xiaobo Wu, Wenjuan Zhang, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Yingying Sheng, María Belén Camarada, Li Chen, Zhong Huang, Yangping Wen, Nanohybrid sensor for simple, cheap, and sensitive electrochemical recognition and detection of methylglyoxal as chemical markers. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry. 839, 177-186, 2019.
    3. PL Ríos, P Povea, C Cerda-Cavieres, JL Arroyo, C Morales-Verdejo, Gabriel Abarca, MB Camarada, Novel in situ synthesis of copper nanoparticles supported on reduced graphene oxide and its application as a new catalyst for the decomposition of composite solid propellants. RSC Advances 9 (15), 8480-8489, 2019.
    4. X Wu, W Zhang, C Morales-Verdejo, Y Sheng, MB Camarada, L Chen, Z Huang, Y Wen, Nanohybrid sensor for simple, cheap, and sensitive electrochemical recognition and detection of methylglyoxal as chemical markers. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 839, 177-186, 2019.
    5. Rodrigo Faúndez, Francisco Castillo, Marcelo Preite, Eduardo Schott, Ximena Zarate, Juan Manuel Manriquez, Elies Molins, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Ivonne Chávez. Novel and Convenient Synthesis of 2, 7-Dialkyl-1, 8-dihydro-as-indacenes. Synthesis 51 (02), 441-449, 2019.
    6. Marcos Lorca, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, David Vásquez-Velásquez, Juan Andrades-Lagos, Javier Campanini-Salinas, Jorge Soto-Delgado, Gonzalo Recabarren-Gajardo, Jaime Mella. Structure-Activity Relationships Based on 3D-QSAR CoMFA/CoMSIA and Design of Aryloxypropanol-Amine Agonists with Selectivity for the Human β3-Adrenergic Receptor and Anti-Obesity and Anti-Diabetic Profiles. Molecules 23, 1191, 2018.
    7. Juan P Melo, Paulina L Ríos, Paula Povea, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, María B Camarada, Graphene Oxide Quantum Dots as the Support for the Synthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and Their Applications as New Catalysts for the Decomposition of Composite Solid Propellants. ACS Omega, 3, 7278-7287, 2018.
    8. Maria Belén Camarada, Jeffrey Comer, Horacio Poblete, ER Azhagiya Singam, Valeria Márquez-Miranda, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Fernando Danilo Gonzalez-Nilo, Experimental and Computational Characterization of the Interaction between Gold Nanoparticles and Polyamidoamine Dendrimers. Langmuir, 34, 10063-10072, 2018.
    9. Paula Povea, Juan Luis Arroyo, Gustavo Carreño, Ángel Norambuena, Paulina L Rios, Maria Belen Camarada, Ivonne Chavez, Juan Manuel Manriquez, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Catalytic effects of p-phenylene-bridged methylated binuclear ferrocenes on thermal decomposition of the main component of composite solid propellants. Thermochimica Acta, 666, 181-189, 2018.
    10. Cesar Morales-Verdejo, María Belén Camarada, Verónica Morales, Álvaro Cañete, Iván Martínez, Juan Manuel Manriquez, Ivonne Chávez. Preliminary Results of the Reaction of Cyclotrimerization of Phenylacetylene [2+2+2] Catalyzed by [(Cp*)Co(Indene)] Complex. Journal of the Chilean Chemical Society, 63, 3788-3791, 2018.
    11. Cesar A. Morales-Verdejo, Michael I. Newsom, Brian W. Cohen, Hunter B. Vibbert and Michael D. Hopkins, Dihydrogen activation by a tungsten–alkylidyne complex: toward photoredoxchromophores that deliver renewable reducing equivalents. Chemical Communications, 10566-10568, 2013.
    12. C. Adams, P. Riviere, M. Riviere-Baudet, C. Morales-Verdejo, M. Dahrouch, V. Morales, A . Castel, F. Delpech, J.M Manríquez and I. Chávez, Catalytic study of heterobimetallic rhodium complexes derived from partially alkylated s-indacene in dehydrogenativesilylation of olefins. Journal Organometallic Chemistry, 266-274, 2014.
    13. César Morales-Verdejo, IvánMartínez-Díaz, Christopher Adams, Juan Felipe Araneda, Luciano Oehninger, Desmond Mac-Leod Carey, Alvaro Muñoz-Castro, Ramiro Arratia-Pérez, Ivonne Chávez and Juan Manuel Manríquez, New mono and bimetallic iron complexes derived from partially methylated s-indacene: a precursor to access to large multimetallic compounds, Polyhedron, 15-24,2014.
    14. Jaime Mella-Raipán, Santiago Hernández-Pino, César Morales-Verdejo and David Pessoa-Mahana, 3D-QSAR/CoMFA-Based Structure-Affinity/Selectivity Relationships of Aminoalkylindoles in the Cannabinoid CB1 and CB2 Receptors, Molecules, 2842-2861, 2014.
    15. Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Eduardo Schott, Ximena Zarate and Juan Manuel Manriquez, Novel mono- and heterobimetallic chromium-nickel s-indacene complexes: synthesis, characterrization, and DFT studies, Can. J. Chem. 677-683, 2014.
    16. JC Gonzalez, C Morales-Verdejo, A Muñoz-Castro, Variation of through-space magnetic response properties upon the formation of cation–π interactions: a survey of [Ag (η-CH 2 CH 2) 3]+ via DFT calculations, New Journal of Chemistry, 4244-4248, 2015.
    17. JF Araneda, C Morales-Verdejo, C Adams, I Martínez-Díaz, I Chávez, J.M. Manriquez, A new series of zirconium metallocenes derived from partially alkylated s-indacene with potential applications in the polymerization of ethylene, Inorganica Chimica Acta, 121-126, 2015.
    18. I Martinez, X Zarate, E Schott, C Morales-Verdejo, F Castillo, I Chávez, J.M. Manriquez, A theoretical study of substituted indeno [1, 2-b] fluorene compounds and their possible applications in solar cells, Chemical Physics Letters, 31-34, 2015.
    19. D MacLeod Carey, T Gomez, C Morales‐Verdejo, A Muñoz‐Castro, Influence of Ag+ on the Magnetic Response of [2.2. 2] Paracyclophane: NMR Properties of a Prototypical Organic Host for Cation Binding Based on DFT Calculations, ChemistryOpen, 651-655, 2015.
    20. DML Carey, C Morales-Verdejo, A Muñoz-Castro, [As@ Ni 12@ As 20] 3− and [Sn@ Cu 12@ Sn 20] 12− clusters. Related structures with different construction philosophy, Chemical Physics Letters, 99-102, 2015
    21. J Andrades, J Campanini, D Vásquez, C Silvestri, C Morales, J Romero. J. Mella-Raipan, A combined CoMFA and CoMSIA 3D-QSAR study of benzamide type antibacterial inhibitors of the FtsZ protein in drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research, 925-942, 2015.
    22. CA Morales-Verdejo, X Zarate, E Schott, S Correa, I Martinez-Díaz, Photophysics of tungsten–benzylidyne complexes derived from s-indacene: synthesis, characterization and DFT studies, RSC Advances, 25594-25602, 2015.
    23. Jaime Mella, Francisco Villegas, César Morales-Verdejo, Carlos F Lagos, Gonzalo Recabarren-Gajardo, Structure-activity relationships studies on weakly basic N-arylsulfonylindoles with an antagonistic profile in the 5-HT 6 receptor, Journal of Molecular Structure, 362-370, 2017
    24. Alvaro Muñoz-Castro, Wilson Caimanque-Aguilar, Cesar Morales-Verdejo. Computational Study of 13C NMR Chemical Shift Anisotropy Patterns in C20H10 and [C20H10] 4–. Insights into Their Variation upon Planarization and Formation of Concentric Aromatic Species in the Smaller Isolated-Pentagon Structural Motif, The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 2698-2703, 2017.
    25. J. P. Melo, E. N. Schulz, C. Morales-Verdejo, S. L. Horswell, M. B. Camarada. Synthesis and Characterization of Graphene/Polythiophene (GR/PT) Nanocomposites: Evaluation as High-Performance Supercapacitor Electrodes, International Journal of Electrochemical Science, 2933-2948, 2017.
    26. F. Ibáñez-Marín, C. Morales-Verdejo, M.B. Camarada. Composites of Electrochemically Reduced Graphene Oxide and Polythiophene and Their Application in Supercapacitors, International Journal of electrochemical science, 11546-11555, 2017.
    27. Gastón Apablaza, Luisa Montoya, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Marco Mellado, Mauricio Cuellar, Carlos F. Lagos, Jorge Soto-Delgado, Hery Chung, Carlos David Pessoa-Mahana, Jaime Mella, 2D-QSAR and 3D-QSAR/CoMSIA Studies on a Series of (R)-2-((2-(1H-Indol-2-yl)ethyl)amino)-1-Phenylethan-1-ol with Human β3-Adrenergic Activity, Molecules, 404-418, 2017.
    28. Jaime Mella Javier Romero-Parra, Hery Chung, Ricardo A. Tapia, Mario Faúndez, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Marcos Lorca, Carlos F. Lagos, Vincenzo Di Marzo, C. David Pessoa-Mahana, Combined CoMFA and CoMSIA 3D-QSAR study of benzimidazole and benzothiophene derivatives with selective affinity for the CB2 cannabinoid receptor, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 1-10, 2017.
    29. Edgardo Rojas-Mancilla, Alexis Oyarce, Viviana Verdugo, Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Cesar Echeverria, Felipe Velásquez, Jonas Chnaiderman, Fernando Valiente-Echeverría, Rodrigo Ramirez-Tagle, The [Mo6Cl14] 2− Cluster is Biologically Secure and Has Anti-Rotavirus Activity In Vitro, Molecules, 02-12, 2017.
    30. Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Maria Belén Camarada, Juan Luis Arroyo, Paula Povea, Gustavo Carreño, Juan Manuel Manriquez, Effect of the homo- and heterobimetallic compounds derived from s-indacene on the thermal decomposition of ammonium perchlorate: potential applications as burning rate catalysts. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 353-361, 2018.
    31. Cesar Morales-Verdejo, Arquímedes Karam, Teresa González, David S Coll, Rene Rojas, Bárbara E Rodríguez, Ethylene polymerization by binuclear chromium complex with tetrakis (pyrazolyl-methyl) benzene ligand. Polymer Bulletin, 2019.

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