• The University of Western Australia (M310), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 4057 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
20042021
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Personal profile

Biography

Associate Professor Amir Karton leads the computational chemistry group at the University of Western Australia. He currently holds a prestigious Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. His research interests are focused on the development of quantum chemical theory for the calculation of highly accurate chemical properties and the application of these procedures to problems of chemical structure, mechanism, and design in a range of chemical disciplines, ranging from biochemistry to nano-chemistry. These include the computational design of graphene-based functional materials, elucidating the mechanisms by which enzymes catalyze molecular transformations, and simulations of atmospherically relevant chemical reactions. Amir received a number of prestigious awards including the RACI Physical Chemistry Division Lectureship (2019), The Le Fèvre Medal from the Australian Academy of Science (2018), and the Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Investigators Award (2016). For more information go to Amir's website: https://www.chemtheorist.com.

Research

Theoretical chemistry, Computational chemistry, Quantum chemistry, Density Functional Theory, Catalysis, Molecular design

Keywords

  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Computational and theoretical chemistry
  • Quantum chemistry
  • Molecular design
  • Free radical chemistry
  • Organic catalysis
  • Enzymatic catalysis
  • Organometallic catalysis

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Research Output 2004 2019

  • 4057 Citations
  • 34 h-Index
  • 124 Article
  • 1 Editorial
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
1 Citation (Scopus)

A Computational Foray into the Mechanism and Catalysis of the Adduct Formation Reaction of Guanine with Crotonaldehyde

Kroeger, A. A. & Karton, A., 5 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Computational Chemistry. 40, 4, p. 630-637 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blue phosphorene monolayers as potential nano sensors for volatile organic compounds under point defects

Sun, S., Hussain, T., Zhang, W. & Karton, A., 30 Aug 2019, In : Applied Surface Science. 486, p. 52-57 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile Organic Compounds
Point defects
Volatile organic compounds
Monolayers
Sensors

Carnosine and Carcinine Derivatives Rapidly React with Hypochlorous Acid to Form Chloramines and Dichloramines

Carroll, L., Karton, A., Radom, L., Davies, M. J. & Pattison, D. I., Mar 2019, In : Chemical Research in Toxicology. 32, 3, p. 513-525 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lactams
Density functional theory
semipinacol

Efficient and selective sensing of nitrogen-containing gases by Si 2 BN nanosheets under pristine and pre-oxidized conditions

Hussain, T., Singh, D., Gupta, S. K., Karton, A., Sonvane, Y. & Ahuja, R., 1 Mar 2019, In : Applied Surface Science. 469, p. 775-780 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanosheets
Nitrogen
Gases
Monolayers
Adsorption

Projects 2012 2021