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Victor B. Oyeyemi, Chemical and Biological Engineering


Victor investigates the combustion chemistry of biodiesel using tools of quantum chemistry. Specifically, he uses quantum chemistry models as an accurate method to calculate thermochemical properties, such as bond dissociation energies, that are relevant to biodiesel combustion. In addition to his research work, Victor is involved with organizing the Princeton Research Symposium.


V.B. Oyeyemi, M. Pavone, E.A. Carter, Accurate Bond Energies of Hydrocarbons from Complete Basis Set Extrapolated Multi-Reference Singles and Doubles Configuration Interaction, ChemPhysChem, 12 (2011) 3354 – 3364, DOI: 10.1002/cphc.201100447.

V.B. Oyeyemi, J.A. Keith, M.C. Pavone, Emily A., Insufficient Hartree-Fock exchange in hybrid DFT functionals produces bent alkynyl radical structures, J. Phys. Chem. Lett, 3 (2012) 289- 293, DOI: 10.1021/jz201564g.