Mr. Ali Mirchi

 

Education
PhD student in Computational Chemistry (2012-Present)
Center for Nanotoxicity, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
MSc in Inorganic Chemistry (2007)
University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran
BSc in Chemistry (2002)
Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran
Area of interest
  • Nanomaterials including their interactions with biomolecules.
  • Abiotic chemistry.
  • Anion binding studies of multi-functional mixed urea-thiourea receptors.
  • Cation-π interactions of curved π surfaces.
  • Binding of metal ions with aromatic rings.
Professional Experience
Graduate Research Assistant (2012-Present)
Interdisciplinary Center for Nanotoxicity, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS.
Paint-Shop Lab Chemist (2004-2011)
Parskhodro Automotive Company, Tehran, Iran
Publication
Selected Articles:
Selected Conference Poster Presentations:
  • Abiotic Conversion of Cysteine to Uracil with a Mechanistic Study
    Mirchi, A.; Wang, J.; Leszczynski, J., Computational Chemistry/Computational Modeling Meeting, ERDC, Vicksburg, MS, September 12, 2017.
  • Possible Mechanisms of Uracil Synthesis from Cysteine –Theoretical Studies
    Mirchi, A.; Wang, J.; Leszczynski, J., 24th Conference on Current Trends in Computational Chemistry, Jackson State University, MS, November 11–12, 2016.
  • Cation-π Interactions of Curved-π Surfaces: Corannulene and Tweezers
    Mirchi, A.; Dinadayalane, T. C.; Leszczynski, J., Little Rock Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, Arkansas, March 13-14, 2015.
  • Effect of functionalization of benzene by naphthyl and phenyl rings on cation-π interactions: A theoretical study
    Mirchi, A, Dinadayalane, T. C, and Leszczynski, J., ACS National Meeting, COMP-161,
    Dallas, TX, March 16-20, 2014.
  • DFT study of cation-pi interactions for 1,3,5-Tris(Naphthyl)benzene with Li+, Na+, K+: The effect of naphthyl ring substitution
    Mirchi, A, Dinadayalane, T. C, and Leszczynski, J., EPSCor Annual Meeting, Hattiesburg, MS, April 18, 2013.
  • Cation–π interactions of 1,3,Tris(naphthyl)benzene with Li +, Na+, K+, Rb+, Cs+: The effect of
    functionalization of benzene by naphthyl rings
    Mirchi, A, Dinadayalane, T. C, and Leszczynski, J., 22nd CCTCC, Jackson, MS, November 15-16, 2013.