Alexander Nazarenko
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5923 
Fax (716) 878-4028
M.S., Kiev State University ,1975
Ph.D., Kiev State University ,1978
D.Sc., Physico-Chemical Institute, National Academy of Sciences, 1993
Researcher, Brigham Young University 
Lecturer, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
    I am responsible for teaching the Analytical discipline at the Chemistry Department. I am teaching Analytical Chemistry (CHE 301), Instrumental Analytical Chemistry (CHE 403), Analytical Toxicology (CHE 406), Infrared Spectroscopy(CHE 626), and Drugs Chemistry and Toxicology (CHE 618) . I also take my turn at teaching general chemistry courses ( CHE111 and CHE112) and Advanced Analytical Chemistry CHE 580 .

Areas of Scientific Interest:
Environmental and analytical applications of ion and molecular recognition
Metal ion complexes with macrocyclic ligands, their structure and properties
Structural and thermodynamic investigation of complexation processes
Analytical instrumentation for chemical education, data analysis, and chemical tutorial systems based on fuzzy logic
Publications from Buffalo State:
129. S. V. Kryatov, A. Y. Nazarenko, P. D. Robinson, E. V. Rybak-Akimova, A dinuclear iron(III) complex with a bridging urea anion: implications for  the urease mechanism,  Chemical Communications, (2000), No.11, 921-923.
130. R G. Harrison, N. K. Dalley,  A.Y. Nazarenko, Metal-promoted assembly of organic-based cages into a porous material Chememical Communications (2000),No.15,1387-1389.
131.K.E.Krakowiak, G.Xue, J.S.Bradshaw, N.K.Dalley, A.Y.Nazarenko, X.X.Ziang, R.M.Izatt, A new Rigid Benzene-Bridged Macrotricyclic Ligand, J.Heterocyclic Chem., 37 (2000), 719-723.
132. S. V. Kryatov, A. Y. Nazarenko, M. B. Smith, E. V. Rybak-Akimova Condensation of acetonitrile into N-acetimidoylacetamidine promoted by a dinuclear nickel(ii) complex, , Chem. Commun., 2001, No.13,1174-1175
133. E.V.Rybak-Akimova, A.Y.Nazarenko, L.Chen, P.W.Kruger, A.M.Herera, V.V. Tarasov, P.D. Robinson
Synthesis, characterization, and representative X-ray structures of four- and five-coordinate copper(II) complexes with polydentate aminopyridine ligands. Inorg. Chim.Acta,  324(2001), 1-15.
134. J.G.Gilbert, A.W.Addison, A.Y.Nazarenko, R.J.Butcher. Copper(II) complexes of new unsymmetrical NSN thioether ligands. Inorg. Chim.Acta, 324(2001), 123-130
135. A. Y. Nazarenko , P. D. Robinson , R.M. Wilson , A. G. Kolchinski , J. S. Disch , E. V. Rybak-Akimova Structural Consequences of Deacylation of Nickel(II) Cyclidenes in Acidic and Basic Conditions J. Inclusion Phenomena & Macrocyclic Chemistry , 42 (2002),83-88.
136. S.V. Kryatov, B. S. Mohanraj, V. V. Tarasov, O.P. Kryatova, and E. V. Rybak-Akimova , B.Nuthakki and J. F. Rusling , R. J. Staples , A. Y. Nazarenko Nickel(II) Complexes with Tetra- and Pentadentate Aminopyridine Ligands: Synthesis, Structure, Electrochemistry, and Reduction to Nickel(I) Species. Inorg. Chem., 41(2002), 923-930
137. P. Comba, Y. D. Lampeka, A. Y. Nazarenko, A. I. Prikhod'ko, H. Pritzkow Interactions between Copper(II) Complexes of Mono-, Bis-, and Tris(macrocyclic) Ligands and  Inorganic or Organic Guests  European J. Inorg. Chemistry, (2002), 1464-1474
138.P. Comba, Y. D. Lampeka, A. Y. Nazarenko, A. I. Prikhod'ko, H. Pritzkow, J. Taraszewska Cooperative Effects in the Binding of Substrates to Nickel(II) and Nickel(III) Complexes with a  Bis(macrocyclic) Ligand European J. Inorg. Chemistry,(2002),1871-1882
139. Y. Z. Voloshin, E. V. Polshin, A.Y.Nazarenko Prediction of the Geometry of Low-Spin Iron(II) Complexes Using a Modified  Concept of Partial Quadrupole Splitting (PQS): Advantages and Limitations, Hyperfine Interactions,141-142(2002), 309-320.
140. B.Doboszewski, A.Y.Nazarenko 1'-Deoxy-1'hydroxymethyl-1,2'-O-isopropylidene-b-D-arabinofuranose. Acta Cryst. E59 (2003), 158-160
141. A.M. Herrera, R. J. Staples, S.V. Kryatov, A. Y. Nazarenko, E. V. Rybak-Akimova  Nickel(II) and Copper(II) Complexes with Pyridine-Containing Macrocycles Bearing an Aminopropyl Pendant Arm: Synthesis, Characterization, and Modifications of the Pendant Amino Group, Dalton Trans., (2003), 846 - 856 
142. A.M.Herrera , G.V.Kalayda , J.S. Disch , J.P.Wikstrom , I.V.Korendovych , R.J.Staples , C. F. Campana , A.Y.Nazarenko , T.E.Haas and E.V.Rybak-Akimova Reactions at the azomethine C=N bonds in the nickel(II) and copper(II) complexes of  pyridine-containing Schiff-base macrocyclic ligands, Dalton Trans.,4482-4492 (2003),
143. A.Y.Nazarenko, N. K. Dalley, J. S. Bradshaw, V. N. Pastushok and J. D. Lamb. Crystal structure of 13,27-dichloro- 29,30-dihydroxy-3,9,17,23-tetramethyl-6,20-dioxa-3,9,17,23-tetraazatri-cyclo[]triaconta-1(29),11,13, 15(30),25,27-hexaene-(aqua)magnesium hydrate. Z. Kristallogr. NCS 218,569-571(2003)
144. A.Y.Nazarenko Educational Multiwavelength Atomic Emission Spectrometer. Spectroscopy Lett. 37(2004),No.3,235-243
145. A.Y.Nazarenko Liquid-Phase Headspace Microextraction Into a Single Drop. American Laboratory 36(2004), No.16, 30-35
146. A.Y.Nazarenko, N.A.Nazarenko. Analog Spectrophotometers in the Digital Age: Data Acquisition on a Budget J.Chem.Ed., 82, 294(2005)
147. A.Y.Nazarenko, V.Nemykin. Pentaaquadisodium bis(triphenylcyanoborate) (caesignost). Acta Cryst., E61,2317-2319(2005)
148. M.S.Goodman, M.A.Goodman, A.Y.Kovalevsky, A.Y.Nazarenko and D.Pope Bis[bis(3-phenylpyrazol-1-yl)(pyrazol-1-yl)methane]copper(II) bis(perchlorate) acetonitrile disolvate. Acta Cryst.,C62,m30-m32(2006)
149. A.Y.Nazarenko. Low Resolution Raman Spectroscopy in an Undergraduate Analytical Chemistry Laboratory. Chemical Education Journal 9(2006), No. 2
150. M.S.Goodman, K.F.Jonmaire, and A.Y.Nazarenko. Contemporary Undergraduate Qualitative Analysis: Use of CCD-Based Raman, Atomic Emission, and Reflectance Spectrometers. Spectroscopy Letters 40, 253-463(2007),
151. J.P.Wikstrom, A.Y.Nazarenko, W.M.Reiff, E.V.Rybak-Akimova Synthesis and characterization of tetrakis( mu -hydroxo)tetrakis(2,2-dipicolylamine)tetranickel perchlorate, a nickel-hydroxy cubane complex Inorganica Chimica Acta 360 (2007) 37333740
152. A.Y. Koposov, B.C. Netzel, M.S. Yusubov, V. N. Nemykin, A. Y. Nazarenko, V. V. Zhdankin Preparation and Structure of Oligomeric Iodosylbenzene Sulfate (PhIO)3SO3: Stable and Water-Soluble Analog of Iodosylbenzene Eur.J.Org.Chem., (2007), 4475-4478
153. A. Y. Nazarenko, Liquid Phase Headspace Microextraction into a Single Drop of Water In "Solvent Extraction. Fundamentals to Industrial Applications", B.A. Moyer, Ed., MetSoc, Montreal, 2008, pp.855-860
154. A. Y. Nazarenko, Optical Sensors for Manual and Automatic Titration in Undergraduate Laboratory Spectroscopy Letters,(2010) 43, 555560
155. B. Doboszewki, A.Y. Nazarenko, V.N. Nemykin. 6-[Bis(ethoxycarbonyl)methyl]-6-deoxy-1,2;3,4-di-O-isopropylidene-D-galactopyranose. Acta Cryst. E (2010) 66, o3217-o3218.
156. B. Doboszewki, A.Y. Nazarenko, V.N. Nemykin. Acetyl deoxyuridine. Acta Cryst. E (2011) 67, o3-o4.
157. B. Doboszewki,F.T.Ucha, A.Y. Nazarenko, V.N. Nemykin. Crystal structure of 1-deoxy-1-(3-hydroxypropyl)-O-triphenylmethyl-b-D-lyxofuranose Zeitschrift fuer Krystallographie (2011) 226, 61-62
158. E. C. de Siqueira, B. Doboszewski, J. McGarrah and A. Y. Nazarenko 2,6-Anhydro-1,3-di-O-benzyl-D-mannitol Acta Cryst. (2011). E67, o1653-o1654
159. B. Doboszewski, J. McGarrah, A. Y. Nazarenko and F. da Paixao Soares Dimethyl hydrazine-1,2-dicarboxylate-triphenylphosphine oxide (1/1) Acta Cryst. (2011). E67, o1565
160.A.Y. Nazarenko and V.N.Nemykin Crystal Data behind Efficient Cesium Recognition: Triphenylcyanoborates of Potassium, Rubidium, and Cesium CrystEngComm, 2011, DOI: 10.1039/C1CE05723E
161. M.A. Goodman, A.Y. Nazarenko, B.J. Casavant, Z. Li, W.W. Brennessel, M.J. DeMarco, G. Long, and M.S. Goodman Tris(5-methylpyrazolyl)methane: Synthesis and Properties of Its Iron(II) Complex Inorg. Chem., 2012, 51, 10841093
162. M.S. Kryatova, O.V. Makhlynets, A.Y. Nazarenko, E.V. Rybak-Akimova Nickel(II) complexes with tetradentate N4 ligands: Synthesis, structure, electrochemistry and thermochromism in solution, Inorg.Chim. Acta, 2012, 387, 74-80.
163. M.A. Goodman, M.J.DeMarco, S.E.Tarasek, A.Y. Nazarenko, W.W. Brennessel, and M.S. Goodman. Iron complexes of tris(pyrazolyl)ethane ligands methylated in the 3-, 4-, and 5-positions Inorg.Chim. Acta, 2014, 423, 358-368.
164. A.Y.Nazarenko Crystal structure of cis-anti-cis-dicyclohexane-18-crown-6 acetonitrile disolvate Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, 2015,Volume E71, pages o472-o473
165. F.H. Greenberg & A.Y. Nazarenko Crystal structure of 1,2-dibenzoylacenaphthylene Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online, 2015, Volume E71, pages o487-o488

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