Our Faculty

Jaimelee Rizzo

Professor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Chemistry and Physical Sciences

Location
  • @New York City
    One Pace Plaza W332
Office Hours

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Education


BA, Queens College - CUNY

MA, Queens College - CUNY

MPhil, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

PhD, CUNY Graduate School and University Center

Awards and Honors


American Chemical Society, August 21, 2017 - Fellow
American Chemical Society, June 5, 2017 - E. Ann Nalley Award for Volunteer Service
Pace University, April 2013 - Scholarly Research Award
American Chemical Society, NY Section, March 2013 - Outreach Volunteer of the Year
American Chemical Society, January 15, 2011 - Salute to Excellence
Pace University, May 2009 - Summer Research Award
Pace University, April 2009 - Faculty Excellence in Scholarship
Pace University, January 2009 - Kenan Award
Pace Univeristy, March 2008 - Scholarly Research Award
Pace University, February 2007 - Presidential Award for Released Time
Minority Access, Inc., September 2006 - National Role Model Award
Pace University, April 2006 - Eugene Lang Award


PRESENTATIONS


Velez, K. (2017, May). 5th Annual Pace Research Day. Infusion of Native Oils to Synthesize Novel Antimicrobial Surfaces. Pace, New York, NY.

Velez, K. (2017, March). 253rd Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Infusion of Native Oils to Synthesize Novel Antimicrobial Surfaces. American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA.

Tremblay, A. (2017, March). 253rd Meeting of the American Chemical Society. Shea butter infused with natural oils to generate a novel and natural antimicrobial moisturizer. American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA.

Velez, K. (2017, March). Society of Fellows Annual Meeting. Infusion of Native Oils to Synthesize Novel Antimicrobial Surfaces. Pace, White Plains, NY.

Tremblay, A. (2017, March). Society of Fellows Annual Meeting. Shea butter infused with natural oils to generate a novel and natural antimicrobial moisturizer. Pace, White Plains, NY.

RESEARCH INTEREST


Synthesis of Antimicrobial Surfaces

Grants, Sponsored Research and Contracts


Antibacterial Membranes
Rizzo, J. I. ICET Inc.,Pace University,$1,000.00.Funded.

Antimicrobial Wound Dressings
Rizzo, J. I. Johnson & Johnson Wound Management Division,Pace University,$48,000.00.Funded.

Antimicrobial Wound Dressings
Rizzo, J. I. Johnson & Johnson Wound Management Division,Pace University,$35,000.00.Funded.

Study of Antimicrobial Action of DABCO Polymers Against Spore Contaminants
Rizzo, J. I. Batelle, U.S. Army,Other,$29,000.00.Funded.

Synthesis of Phosphorus Analogues for Detection of Chemical Degradation
Rizzo, J. I. U.S. Army,Pace University,$12,000.00.Funded.

Pace Path Innovation
Rizzo, J. I. September 2017 - December 2017.Pace,Pace University,$1,063.00.Funded.

Intellectual Property


Patent: Antimicrobial Polymers[Non-Provisional]
Patent Cooperation Treaty

Patent: Antimicrobial Polyurethane Foams[Non-Provisional]
Patent Cooperation Treaty

Patent: Antimicrobial Surfaces[Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: Antimicrobial Surfaces[Non-Provisional]
United States

Patent: Antiviral Compounds[Non-Provisional]
United States

: Methods for Modulating Ion Channels[Non-Provisional]
Patent Cooperation Treaty

Patent: Antiviral Compounds[Provisional]
United States

Patent: Embedding Antibiotic Compounds in Solid Polymers[Provisional]
United States

Patent: Antimicrobial Compositions[Provisional]
Patent Cooperation Treaty

MEDIA CONTRIBUTIONS


Fabric Directory [Internet], 2006
“Household-Use Curtain Fabric Sustainable Fashion Canvas Fabric”

Textile World [Internet], August2006
“Microbial Elimination: Crude and Simple”

Home Textiles Today [Internet], August252006
"Bio Shield Fabrics Combat Germs”

NTI, Global Security Newswire [Internet], March32005
“Plants, Fabric Involved in Anti-Anthrax Research”

Osgood File (CBS News Radio) [Radio], April2004
“Sharp Clothes”

Kronen Zeitung (Autrian News) [Magazine], February152004
“Anthrax-Bakterien am Spieb”

ACFNEWSOURCES [Internet], January2004
"Sharp Clothes"

American Society of Microbiology News [Magazine], 2003
“Novel Surface Acting Reagents Bust Microbes”

Apotheken Umschau [Magazine], September2003
“Heilende Kleidung”

Popular Science [Magazine], July2003
"Socks That Never Smell"

New Scientist [Internet], April2003
“New Clothes Stab Bugs with Molecular Daggers”

SonntagsZeitung.ch (Swiss Science) [Magazine], April2003
“Dolchformige Molekule, die In die Fasern eingebracht werden, werden Bakterien und Pilzsporen ab”

Chemical & Engineering News [Magazine], December162002
“2002 Chemistry Highlights in Carbohydrate Research”

Chemical & Engineering News [Newspaper], June102002
“Surfaces Designed to Kill Bacteria”

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS


American Chemical Society

New York Section of the American Chemical Society[Project Leader]

New York Section of the American Chemical Society[Chair-Elect]

New York Section of the ACS[Co-Chair, Undergraduate Research Symposium]

COLLEGE SERVICE


  • Professions in Health Advisorty Team[Other]
    Desc: Revamping the "Pre-Professions Health Committee".
  • Chemistry Club[Faculty Advisor]
    Desc: Assist and advise the Chem Club in all aspects of group functions/activities.
    Committee's Key Accomplishments: The Chem Club was awarded "2013 Honorable Mention" with the American Chemical Society.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE


  • Society of Fellows[Executive Board Member]
  • Scholarly Research[Committee Member]
  • Public Relations Committee[Chairperson]
  • Goldwater Scholarship[Committee Chair]
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