HOD's Profile : Department of Chemistry

 


Prof. Timothy I. Odiaka

B.Sc, PhD (Cardiff), C.Chem, MRSC (London), FICCON, FAS  

Area of Specialization:Inorganic/Organometallic Chemistry

 

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Current Research Interest 

 Organometallics-Synthesis, reactivity, reaction mechanisms and Industrial and Medicinal Applications.
 

Publications  

1.         T. I. Odiaka and L. A. P. Kane-Maguire (1979).  Addition of N. N. – dimethylaniline to Tricarbonyl (Cyclohexadienyl) ruthenium cation Inorg. Chim. Acta. 37, 85-87.

 

 

2.         M. Gower, G. R. John, L. A. P. Kane-Maguire, T. I. Odiaka and A. Salzer (1979).  Mechanism of Attack by Trialkylphosphines on Dicarbonyl (dienyl) iodoiron complexes.  Journal Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 2003-2010.

3.         L. A. P. Kane-Maguire, T. I. Odiaka, S. Turgoose and P. A. Williams (1980).  The significance of amine basicity in determining the nucleophilicities of pyridines and anilines towards [ (1-5- ɳ - dienyl) Fe (CO)3]+cations. J. Organomet. Chem. 188, C5-C9.

4.         L. A. P. Kane-Maguire, T. I. Odiaka and P. A. Williams (1981).  Addition of P- Toluidine to Tricarbonyl (1-5- ɳ -dienyl) iron cations. J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans., 200-204.

 

5.         T. I. Odiaka and L. A. P. Kane-Maguire (1981).  Addition of pyridines to [Fe(1-5- ɳ -dienyl (CO)3] cations (denyl = C6H7, 2-MeOC6H6 or C7H9). J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans. 1163-1168.

 

6.         L. A. P. Kano-Maguire, T. I. Odiaka, S. Turgoose and P. A. Williams (1981).

            Addition of anilines to Tricarbonyl (1-5- ɳ -dienyl) iron cations. J. Chem. Soc. Dalton Trans. 2489-2495.

 

7.         B. F. G. Johnson, J. Lewis, T. I. Odiaka and P. Raithby (1981).  Reactions of [Os3 (CO)10 (NCMe)2] with amides and aldehydes; X-ray Crystal Structure of [Os3 (CO)10 (µ-H) (COCH2Ph)]. J. Organomet. Chem. 216, C56-C60.

 

           

            8.         G. R. John, L. A. P. Kane-Maguire, T. I. Odiaka and C. Eaborn (1983).   

Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies of Electrophilic attack by the cations (Fe (CO)3 – (1-5- ɳ dienyl)]+ (dienyl = C6C7 or 2-MeOC6H6) on Aryltrimethyl – silanes and – stannanes.   J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 1721-1727.

 

9.         T. I. Odiaka and L. A. P. Kane-Maguire (1985).  Mechanisms of Addition of Primary aromatic amines and Cyclohexylamine to Tricarbonyl (Cycloheptatrienyl) tungsten cation. J. Organomet. Chem., 284, 35-46.

 

10.       T. I. Odiaka and J. I. Okogun (1985).  New Tricarbonyl (amido-substitued-1, 3-diene) iron complexes.  J. Organomet. Chem., 288, C30-C32.

 

11.       T. I. Odiaka (1985).  Mechanism of Addition of Aryltrimethyl – silanes and – stannames to Tricarbonyl (Cyclohexadienyl) ruthenium (II) cation. J. Chem.Soc., Dalton Trans., 1049-1052.

 

12.       T. I. Odiaka (1985).  Mechanism of Attack on Tricarbonyl (Cycloheptatrienyl) tungsten cation by Triphenyphosphine. Inorg. Chem. Acta., 103, 9-13.

 

13.       T. I. Odiaka (1985).  New Triosmium Metal Clusters derived from the reactions between [Os3 (CO)10 (NCMe)2] and amides.  J. Organometallic Chem.,  284, 95-99.

 

14.       B. F. G. Johnson, J. Lewis and T. I. Odiaka (1986).  Synthetic Studies of the reaction between aldehydes and the triosmium metal cluster (Os3 (CO)10 (NCMe)2.  J. Organomet. Chem., 307, 61-64.

 

15.       T. I. Odiaka (1986).  Mechanism of Addition of 2 – Ethylpyridine to Tricarbonyl (1-5- ɳ -deienyl) iron (11) cations (Dienyl = C6H7, 2-MeOC6H6 or C7H9). J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 2707-2710.

 

16.       T. I. Odiaka (1987). Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies of the Addition of 4-Chloroaniline to Tricarbonyl (1-5- ɳ- dienyl) iron (II) cations (dienyl – C6H7,

2-MeOC6H6 or C7H9). J. Organomet. Chem. 321, 227-235.

 

17.       T. I. Odiaka (1988). Synthetic and Mechanistic Studies of the addition of 2, 6-Dimethylaniline to Tricarbonyl (1-5- ɳ- dienyl) iron (II) complexes (Dienyl = C6H7, 2-MeOC6H6 or C7H9), Inorg. Chim. Acta., 145, 267-271.

 

18.       T. I. Odiaka (1988). Steric and Electronic influences on the rate of addition of pryridines to Tricarbonyl (Cycloheptadienyl) iron (II) cation. J. Organomet. Chem., 345, 135-141.

 

19.       T. I. Odiaka (1988). Steric and Electronic influences on the addition of pyridines to Tricarbonyl (2-Methoxy-cyclonhexadienyl) iron (II) cation. J. Organomet. Chemi,. 356, 199-205.

 

20.       T. I. Odiaka (1989). Addition of anilines to the (Fe(CO)3 (1-5- ɳ-C7H9)] BF4complex, and the “ ordered Transition State” Mechanism. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans., 561-565.

 

21.       T. I. Odiaka (1989). Steric and Electronic influences on the rate of addition of anilines to the Tricarbonyl (Cyclohexadienyl) iron (II) cation. Inorg. Chim.Acta., 164, 143-147.

 

22.       T. I. Odiaka and R. Van Eldik (1992).  Effects of Temperature and Pressure on the Addition of 4-Ethylpyridine to Tricarbonyl (1-5- ɳ-dienyl) iron II complexes. J. Chem. Soc., Dalton Trans,. 2215-2218.

 

23.       T. I. Odiaka and R. Van Eldik (1992).  Significance of entropies and volumes of activation for the addition of 4-Formylpridine to Tricarbonyl (1-5- ɳ-dienyl) iron (II) complexes (dienyl = C6H7, 2-MeOC6H6 and C7H9).  J Organomet Chem., 438, 131-142.

 

24.       T. I. Odiaka and R. Van Eldik (1992).  Temperature and Pressure dependence of the addition of 4-Cyanopyridine to Tricarbonyl (1-5- ɳ-dienyl) iron (II) complexes (dienyl = C6H7 or C7H9). J. Organomet. Chem., 425, 89-97.

 

25.       T. I. Odiaka (1992).  Mechanism of Addition of N. N-Dimethylaniline to [Os (CO)3 [(1-5- ɳ-C6H7)] BF4Nigerian J. Science: 26, 173-179.

 

26.       T. I. Odiaka (1992). Mechanistic Studies of the formation of the Kinetic and thermodynamic products of the reaction between the Organometallic cation (1-5- ɳ-C6H7) Fe (CO)3]+ and aniline.  Nigerian J. Science: 26, 165-172.

 

27.       T. I. Odiaka, J. I. Okogun and D. A. Okorie (2007).  New Iron Tricarbonyl (Cyclohexa-1, 3-diene-substituted) natural products. J. Science Research. 7, (1), 1-8

 

28.       T. I. Odiaka, I. A. Adejoro and O. F. Akinyele (2009), Synthesis and Characterization of new tricarbonyl (1-4 ɳ-cyclohexa-1, 3-diene) – N-anilino iron complexes. Inorganic Chemistry (India), 4, 1-4.

 

29.       I. A. Adejoro, T. I. Odiaka and O. F. Akinyele (2010).  Structure, Electronic and Thermodynamic Properties of New Pyridino-1 4- ɳ-Cyclohexa- 1, 3- Diene Iron Tricarbonyl Complexes – A Theoretical Approach.  European Journal of Scientific Research, 47, (2), 230-240.

 

30.       I. A. Adejoro, T. I. Odiaka and O. F. Akinyele (2011). Semi-empirical (P. M. 3) Studies of New Pyridino-1-4-ɳ-2-Methoxycyclohexa-1, 3-diene iron tricarbonyl complexes. Inorg. Chem: 6, 5-9 India).

 

31.       T. I. Odiaka, O. F. Akinyele and I. A. Adejoro (2011).  Synthesis and Characterization of New Pyridino- 1, 4- ɳ-cyclohexa-1, 3-diene derivatives of Iron tricarbonyl complexes, European Journal of Chem. 8, 960-965.

 

32.       T. I. Odiaka, I. A. Adejoro and O. F. Akinyele (2012).  Semi-empirical (PM3) Studies of novel Aminopyridino-1, 4- ɳ-cyclohexa-1, 3-diene iron tricarbonyl complexes.  American J. Scientific and Ind. Res. (AJSIR). 3, 1-13.

 

33.       I A. Adejoro, T. I. Odiaka and O. F. Akinyele (2012). Molecular Modeling and Computational Studies of Dimethylpyridino-1, 4- ɳ-2-methoxycylohexa-1, 3-diene Iron Tricarbonyl Complexes.  Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry (AJRC), 5, 146-152.

 

34.       I. A. Adejoro, T. I. Odiaka and O. F. Akinyele (2013).  Structure and Electronic Properties of Aminopyridino-1, 4- ɳ-2-methoxycyclohexa-1, 3-diene iron tricarbonyl complexes – A Semi empirical PM.3 approach.  Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry (AJRC), 6, 1034-1039.

 

35.       I. A. Adejoro, T. I. Odiaka and O. F. Akinyele (2014). Density Functional Theory and Reactivity Parameters of Dimethypyridino-1, 4-ɳ-cyclohexa-1, 3-diene iron Tricarbonyl Complexes, Journal of Natural Sci. Res. 4, 38-45.

 

36.       T. I. Odiaka, T. T. Adebesin and I. A. Oladosu (2014). Demetallation of 1, 3-diene products obtained from Addition of Natural Products to tricarbonyl (Cyclohexadienyl) iron tetrafluoroborate. J. Organomet. Chem., 761, 179-189.

 

37.       O. F. Akinyele, T. I. Odiaka and I. A. Adejoro (2016).  Molecular Simulation of Tricarbonyl (1-4- ɳ-5-exo-N-X, X-dimethylpyridino-cyclohexa-1, 3-diene) Iron Complexes: - A Semi Empirical PM6 Approach.  American Chemical Science Journal, 16, 1-8.

 

38.       T. T. Adebesin, I. A. Oladosu, N. O. Obi-Egbedi and T. I. Odiaka (2016). Dematallation, antimicrobical and computational studies of methoxy-1, 3-diene substituted products from addition of natural products to tricarbonyl (2-methoxycylohexa-dienyl) iron tetrafluoroborate. J. Organomet. Chem., 819, 87-94.