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156. Book published.
BIOIMAGING IN NEURODEGENERATION
P.A. Broderick, David N. Rahni, I. Klodney (Humana Press 2005).

154-155. Rahni, D.N. Presider, Symposia on Spectroscopic Methods for Counter-terroristic and Forensic Analysis and  Biochemial Toxicology, Pittsburgh Conference, Orlando, Florida, March 2005

153. Broderick PA, Olabisi OA, Rahni DN, Zhou Y Cocaine acts on accumbens monoamines and locomotor behavior via a 5-HT(2A/2C) receptor mechanism as shown by ketanserin: 24-h follow-up studies, Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2004 May; 28 (3):547-57.

152. Broderick PA, Hope O, Okonji C, Rahni DN, Zhou Y. Clozapine and cocaine effects on dopamine and serotonin release in nucleus accumbens during psychostimulant behavior and withdrawal. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2004 Jan; 28 (1):157-71.

151. Broderick PA, Rahni DN, Zhou Y. Acute and subacute effects of risperidone and cocaine on accumbens dopamine and serotonin release using in vivo microvoltammetry on line with open-field behavior. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2003 Sep; 27(6):1037-54.

150.P.A.Broderick; N.Mjavia; C.N.Worrell; O.Hope; C.Okonji; D.N.Rahni ; Y.Zhou CLOZAPINE EFFECTS ON ACCUMBENS COCAINE-INDUCED DOPAMINE AND SEROTONIN RELEASE ON LINE WITH PSYCHOSTIMULANT BEHAVIOR USING MICROVOLTAMMETRY: WITHDRAWAL STUDIES, Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, 2003 New Orleans.

 149. Rahni, D.N. the Organizer and Presider, Symposium on Counterterrorism and Homeland Security at Pittsburgh Conference, Chicago’s McCormick Convention Center March 7-12, 2004

 145-48. Co-organized and presented at four Conferences on Urban technology and development in Iran the talk title: The pursuit of scientific endeavors in the third world. A 175 proceeding book published.

 144. S.D. Pastor, D.N. Rahni, N.A. Syed, and A. Chandrasekaran The Conformation of Sterically Congested Germanium Heterocyclics Phosphorus, Sulfur Silcon and Relat. Elements J. 2004, 179, 483-497.

 143. S.D. Pastor, D.N. Rahni, N.A. Syed, and A. Chandrasekaran The Conformation of Sterically Congested Germanium Heterocyclics 227th Am Chem Soc National Meeting, Anaheim, CA; March 28-April 1, 2004; INOR 716.

 142. Rahni, D.N. THE PERSIANS: An Annotated Archaeological and Anthropological Anthology; Persian Heirtage Magazine V.9 (2) 2004 www.persian-heritage.com 

141. Rahni, D. N. The History of Iranian (Persian) Flag, Persian Heirtage Magazine, V.9 (2) 2004 www.persian-heritage.com

140. Rahni, D.N., Broderick, P.A., Klodney, I. Bioimaging in Neurodegenerations, Humana Press, fall 2004.

139. Rahni, D.N. Presider at the Counter terrorism and Homeland Security Symposium, The Pittsburgh Conference Chicago March 7-12, 2004.

138. Rahni, D.N., Zhou, Y., Okonji, C. Broderick, P.A. Clozapine and cocaine effects on dopamine and serotonin release in nucleus accumbens during psychostimulant behavior and withdrawal Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 2004 Jan. 28(1): 157-71.

137. Rahni, D.N., Broderick, P.A., Zhou, Y. Acute and subacute effects of risperidone and cocaine on accumbens dopamine and serotonin release using I microvoltammetry on line with open-filed behavior, Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry 2003 Sep. 27(6): 1037-54.

136. Rahni, D.N. Broderick, P.A., Zhou, Y. The in vivo monitoring of the effect of ketanserin on dopamine and serotonin release in the nucleus accumbens and behavioral correlations in Sprague dawley, to appear in 2004 Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry.

135. Rahni, D.N., Syed, N.A., Pastor, S.D., The Conformation of sterically congested eight-membered rings containing germanium: First x-ray crystallographic characterization of the boat conformation in a 12H-dibenzo[d,g][1,3,2] dioxagermocin presented at the American Chemical Society Biannual national meeting Anaheim, CA 2004.

134. Rahni, D.N., Khoury, N., Richardson, C.F., Shum, S.P., Chandrasekaran, A. Syed, N.A., Pastor, S.D., The Conformation of sterically congested eight-membered rings containing germanium: First x-ray crystallographic characterization of the boat conformation in a 12H-dibenzo[d,g][1,3,2] dioxagermocin accepted to appear in Phosphorous, Sulfur, Silicon and related Compounds Journal 2004.

133. Rahni, D.N., Broderick, P.A., Zhou, Y. In vivo monitoring of dopamine and serotonin release in nucleus accumbens as a function of clozapine uptake, Society for Neuroscience New Orleans 2003.

132. Rahni, D.N. A Paradigm shift in the scientific pursuits in the developing countries, Persian Heritage Magazine p. 60-63, 7 (2) 2003.

131. Rahni, D.N. Middle Eastern Democratic Paradigm in the 21st century, Persian Heritage Magazine p. 17-18, 7(4) 2003.

130. Rahni, D.N. Invited keynote speaker at two events sponsored by Akzo Nobel on trends and opportunities in forensics, and process analytical chemical engineering, Dobbs Ferry, NY April 2003.

129. Rahni, D.N., Anthrax Insights, Journal of Forensic Identification, 2002, Vol 52, 86-94.

128. Rahni, D.N., The Role of Scientists and Scientific Societies in the Developing Countries, Guest Editor, Rahyaft/Guidance, The Persian Journal of the National Research Council. 2003.

127. Rahni, D.N., Anthrax, InfoJustice April 2002, Society for Justice Through Science (Rahni bestowed as Honoree Fellow).

126. Rahni, D.N., International students in the US, ACS C&N News, November 26, 2001.

125. S. D. Pastor*, A. Carinci, N., Khoury, Rahni, D.N., The Synthesis and Conformation of Sterically Congested Seven-Membered Rings Containing Tetracoordinate Germanium (IV): Determination of the ΔG* for Ring Inversion, ACS Inorganic Chemistry Journal 2001, 40 (15), 3830-3832.

122-4. Music Rules, an article on Greg Aslani, the renowned Persian-American Musician http://www.irantodayonline.com/newspaper/art/#MusicRules; also a modified version appeared in Parastoo Vol 14, No. 2, 2002, www.iranian.com and www.irantodayonline.com.

121. Rahni, D.N. Presentation on my tenure as the 2000 ACS-NY Chair, ACS National Meeting, Chicago August 2001.

120. Rahni, D.N., Environmentalists should rethink strategy, The Chronicle of Higher Education, January 19, 2001.  

119. Rahni, D.N., Membership Efforts, ACS Chemical & Engineering News Magazine, January 22, 2001.

118. Rahni, D.N., on Secrecy in Science: University-Industry and Government Relationship, Chemical and Engineering News Magazine of ACS, pp. 2, July 5, 999.   

117. The Critical Role of the Local Section of the American Chemical Society, ACS Chemical & Engineering News Magazine, January 5, 2001.

116. Rahni, D.N., Sustainable Development, ACS Chemical & Engineering News Magazine, March 27, 2000, pp. 4.

115. Rahni, D.N., A Perpetual Paradigm on Time and Calendars, Persian Heritage Magazine, Volume 4, No. 16, winter 1999.

114. Rahni, D.N., S.D. Pastor and V. Huang, Medium-Sized Organogermanium Heterocycles containing a Trasannular Sulfur Atom: First Synthesis and Characterization of a Sterically Hindered Eight-Membered 1 2H-Dibenzo [d,g][13,6,2]Dioxathiagermocin, Phosphorous, Sulfur and Silicon 1998, Vol. 139, pp. 87-96.

113. Rahni, D.N., on Secrecy in Science: University-Industry and Government Relationship, Chemical and Engineering News Magazine of ACS, pp. 2, July 5, 1999.

112. Rahni, D.N., P.T. Tang and P. Leisner, The Electrolytic Plating Compositionally Modulated Alloys and Laminated Metal Nano-Structures based on an automated computer-controlled dual-bath system, Nanotechnology Journal (published by the Royal UK Institute of Physics) 7  (1996) 134-143.

111. Rahni, D.N., S.D. Pastor, J.S. Rogers, Synthesis and Conformation of Chiral Eight-Membered 12H Dibenzo[d,g][1,3,2]dioxaphosphocins,  Inorganic Chemistry Journal, Volume 35 (1996), Number 7, pages 2157-2161.

110. S.D. Pastor, V. Huang, Rahni, D.N., S.A. Koch, H.F. Hsu, A Neutral Spirocyclic Hexacoordinated Germanium (IV) Complex: Hupervalent Germanium Compounds with Sufur-Containing Eight-Membered Rings, Inorganic Chemistry Journal (ACS) 36 (1997), 36, 5966.

109. Rahni, D.N., Naturalized Citizen American Chemists: Contributions, Perceptions, and Challenges, Chemical & Engineering News Magazine, the Official Publication of the American Chemical Society, February 24, page 6, 1997.

108. Rahni, D.N., The Critical Role of Local Sections of the American Chemical Society ACS Chemical & Engineering News Magazine, page 4, December 21, 1998.

107. Rahni, D.N., National Association Persian American Heritage (NAPAH), an article published in Persian Heritage Magazine, Passaic, NJ Vol. 2, No. 6, 1997.

106. K.R. Caldwell, Rahni, D.N., 31st Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society: Book of Program and Abstracts, 150 pages (May 1997).

105. Rahni, D.N., L.T. Romankiw, pH and other chemical constituent Determination in the cathodic diffusion layers for the electrodepostition of permalloys, two IBM Internal Reports, 1993.  

104. Rahni, D.N., Pastor, S.D., Rogers, J.S., Stevens, E.D. Synthesis and conformational of chiral eight-membered 12H dibenzo [d,g][1,3,2] dioxaphosphocins, Inorganic Chemistry Journal (ACS) 35(1996), 7, 2157-2161.

103. Pastor, S.D., Richardson, C.F., Rahni, D.N., Sterically congested ligands: Synthesis and solution conformation of bisphosphite ligands precursors, Phosphorous, Sulfur and Silicon, 90, pp. 95-102 (1994).

102. Rahni, D.N., Malen, A.H. Pastor, S.D., Stevens, E.D., Snyder, J.A., The conformation of medium-sized heterocyclics: Synthesis and solid-state conformation of 6-arylthio substituted dibenzo-[d,f] [1,3,2] dioxaphosphepin, Phosphorous, Sulfur, and Silicon Relat. Elem 1993 82, 1-6.

101. C. D. Baumgarner, A. H. Malen, S. D. Pastor, and Rahni, D.N., " The reaction of 9-bromoanthracene with benzenethiolate anion in tetraglyme: Evidence against a competing electron-transfer mechanism," Helv. Chim. Acta, 1992,75, 480.

100. Rahni, D.N., Tang, P.T., Leisner, P. The investigation and characterization of cobalt multilayer metal nano-structures, SUR/FIN'94 Technical Conference Proceedings, pp. 85-93, June 20-23, 1994, Indianapolis, IN.

99. Rahni, D.N., Tang, P.T., Leisner, P., Moller, P., Nielsen, C. Dual-bath plating of composition-modulated alloys (CMA) based on a computer-controlled plating system,  SUR/FIN'94 Technical Conference Proceedings, pp. 789-796, June 20-23, 1994, Indianapolis, Indiana.

98. Rahni, D.N., Hill, A.H.O. Direct Electrochemistry of Enzymes and Proteins, Ir. J. Chem. And Chem. Eng. Vol. 13, No. 1 , pp 43-57, 1995.

97. Hill, H.A.O., Rahni, D.N., Moore, C.B. Electrochemistry of Redox Proteins, Bioelectrochemistry: Principles and Practice, Volume 5 Bioelectrochemistry of Bio-macromolecules, ed. G. Lenaz, and G. Milazzo, Published by Birkhauser 1997.

96. Rahni, D.N., Pastor, S.D.; Baumgarner, C.D.; Malen, A.H. The reactions of anthryl bromide with benzothiolate in tetraglyme: Evidence against a complete electron transfer mechanism, Helvetica Chim. Acta, 75(2), 480-486 (1992).

95. Rahni, D.N., Vaid, R.R. Development and application of an immobilized enzyme electrode for the determination of sulfite in foods and feeds, Analytical Letters Journal, 75(2), 480-486 (1992).

94. Rahni, D.N., Guilbault, G.G.; Sulleiman, A.A.; Fatibello, O. Immobilized Bio-electrochemical sensors, a 34 page (659-692) chapter in the book, Bio-instrumentation and Biosensors ed. by D.Wise of Northeastern Univ., 1991, Marcel Decker, Inc.

93. NabiRahni, M.A. An enzyme electrode for sulfite, Ir. Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 2, 34-63, 1992.

92. Rahni, D.N., “Ehsasgarhaye bioelectroshimiaei” A Persian article on “Biosensors” Ir. Journal of Chemistry and chemical Engineering 13A, 43-70, 1991.

91. NabiRahni, M.A. Immobilized Electrochemical Sensors, Ir. Journal of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.  13B, 59-91, 1990.

90. Rahni, D.N., Vaid, R.R. Development and application of an immobilized enzyme electrode for the determination of sulfite in foods and feeds, Transaction of Dyson, 3, 40-50, 1990.

89. Rahni, D.N., Vaid, R.R. Bio-electrochemical noses: Immobilized Biosensors for Clinical, Environmental and Industrial Application, PRAWNS, A periodical by the department of Biological Sciences, Pace University, 1989, Vol 4, 3-7.

88. NabiRahni, M.A.  A Chapter on solution chemistry and concentration in the book  “MODERN CHEMISTRY” ed. by N. Tzimoupolis, Published by Holt, Rhinehart and Winston, Inc. 1989.

87. Rahni, D.N., Lubrano, G.J; Guilbault, G.G. Stability studies of immobilized acetylcholinesterase, Enzyme and Microbial Technology Journal, 1987, 9, 74-78.

86. Rahni, D.N., Palleschi, G.; Lubrano, G.J., Guilbault, G.G. Studies of amperometric glucose dehydrogenase electrode for glucose, Analytica Chimica Acta 1987, 192, 339-343.

85. Rahni, D.N., Lubrano, G.J; Guilbault, G.G. Enzyme electrode for the determination of sucrose in food products, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 1987, 35, 1001-1004.

84. Rahni, D.N., Lubrano, G.J; Guilbault, G.G. Development and evaluation of a multi-immobilized enzyme electrodes for protein quality in food products, SBIR U.S. Department of Agriculture Publication, 1987.

83. Rahni, D.N., Guilbault, G.G.; Lubrano, GJ. Stability Studies of Acetyl Cholinesterase and antibodies for the development of portable instrumentation for early detection of chemical warfare, DOD SBIR Grant pub 1987, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Edgewood Arsenal, MD

82. Rahni, D.N., Neto, O.G; Guilbault, G.G. Immobilized enzyme electrode for the determination of salicylate in blood serum, Analytica Chimica Acta 1986, 181, 219-225.

81. Rahni, D.N., Neto, O.G.; Guilbault, G.G. Immobilized enzyme electrode for the determination of oxalate in urine, Analytical Chemistry Journal, 1986, 58, 523-526.

80. Rahni, D.N., Kuan, S.S.: Guilbault, G.G. Aerobic microbial degradation of chloroform: Construction of an immobilized enzyme electrode for chloroform assay, Enzyme and Microbial Technology Journal, 1986, 8, 300-304.

79. Rahni, D.N., Palleschi, G.; Lubrano, G.J.; Ngwaibi, J.N; Guilbault, G.G.  A study of interference in glucose measurements in blood by hydrogen peroxide based glucose probe, Analytical Biochemistry Journal, 1986, 159, 114-121.

78. Rahni, D.N., Guilbault, G.G. Czarnecki, J.P. Performance improvements of gas-diffusion and ion-selective and enzyme electrodes, Analytical Chemistry Journal, 1985, 57, 2110-2116.

77. Dissertation: “Immobilized enzyme electrodes for clinical and environmental assays” December 1985, available from Academic Microfilm, Ann Arbor, MI. Selected Presentations

 

Selected Presentations

76. Dopamine (DA) and serotonin (5-HT) release in nucleus accumbens (NACC) during locomotion in a real-time in vivo microvoltammetric study P.A.Broderick1,2*; Y.Zhou1; D.N.Rahni1,3     1. Physiology & Pharmacology, CUNY Medical School, New York, NY, USA; 2. Neurology, NYU School of Medicine & NYU-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY, USA; 3. Chemistry & Physical Sciences, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY, USA [Society for Neuroscience National Meeting, November 1-8, 2002 Orlando, FL.]

75. A novel micorvoltammetric approach for the determination of nitrous and nitric oxides: Human epilepsy. D.N.Rahni1,3*; S.V.Pacia2; P.A.Broderick1,3     1. Physiology & Pharmacology, CUNY Medical School, New York, NY, USA; 2. Neurology, NYU School of Medicine & NYU-Mount Sinai Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY, USA; 3. Chemistry & Physical Sciences, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY, USA  [Society for Neuroscience National Meeting, November 1-8, 2002 Orlando, FL.]

 74. Neurotransmitter Signatures: A Comparison of Microvoltammetric BRODERICK PROBES® vs. Raman Spectroscopy Foucault, R; Broderick, PA*; Rahni , D.N*§; Lombardi, J.R and Birke, R.L.

The City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center, NY 10031* Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, The CUNY Medical School, New York NY 10031      § Department of Chemistry, Pace University, Pleasantville NY 10570-2799 [at the NIH Meeting, New Orleans, November 2002.]

 73. N. S. Khoury, S. D. Pastor, and Rahni, D.N., 219th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA; March 26-30, 2000; Abstract INOR 301.

 72. N. Khoury, S. D. Pastor, and Rahni, D.N., 217th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA; March  21-25, 1999; Abstract CHED 296a.

 71. A. Carinci, S. D. Pastor, and Rahni, D.N., 215th ACS National Meeting, Dallas, TX; March 29, April 2, 1998; Abstract CHED 469.

70. S. P. Shum, S. D. Pastor, H. Meier, G. Rihs, A. D. DeBellis, and L. P. Burke; 209th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA; April 2-6, 1995; Abstract INOR 158.

69. J. S. Rogers, S. D. Pastor, Rahni, D.N., and E. D. Stevens; 209th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA; April 2-6, 1995; Abstract CHED 284.

68. C. F. Richardson, S. D. Pastor, and Rahni, D.N., 205th ACS National Meeting, Denver, CO; March 28-April 2, 1993; Abstract CHED 195.

67. A. H. Malen, S. D. Pastor, and Rahni, D.N., 203th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA; April 5-10, 1992; Abstract CHED 112.

 66.   Rahni, D.N., Nancy S. Khoury, S.D. Pastor, Synthesis and Conformational Analysis of Germanium seven and eight-membered congested Rings, 216th ACS Annual National Meeting, Dallas, TX, April 1999.

65.  Nancy S. Khoury, S.D. Pastor, Rahni, D.N., Synthesis and Structural Elucidation of Novel Germanium Heterocyclics, 218th ACS Annual National Meeting, Inorganic Division, San Francisco, CA April 2000.

 64.  Rahni, D.N., Medical Curriculum Reform: an Integrated cased based management approach, CUNY Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Sciences, City College, NY March 19, 1999

 63.  Rahni, D.N., Biosensors for Medical monitoring and Clinical Assays, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Sciences, City College, NY May 17, 1999.

 62.  Rahni, D.N., a talk on the integration of environmentally related academic, scholarly and service endeavors across a university, Pace Environmental Law Society, March 4, 1999.

 61.  Rahni, D.N., a series of lectures on opportunities in marine and land based environmental analytical chemistry with emphasis on the use of biosensors, California State University at Monterey Bay, January 15-17, 1999.

 60.  Rahni, D.N., Analytical Chemistry and its relevance to science and society, CUNY Lehman College, March 1999.

 59.  Rahni, D.N., N. Khoury, Novel synthesis of Germanium congested heterocyclics, ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA April 1999.

 58.  A. Carinici, S.D. Pastor, Rahni, D.N., The Conformation of Medium-Sized Rings: Spirocyclic Dibenzo[D,F][1,3,2] Dioxagermepins, , National Meeting of ACS, Dallas, TX,  March 29-April 2, 1998.

 57.  A. Carini, S.D. Pastor, Rahni, D.N., Synthesis, and Conformational Investigation of Spirocyclic Dioxagermepins and Dioxagermocins, 46th ACS Undergraduate Research Symposium, May 2, 1998, New York University.

 56.  Immobilized Enzyme Biosensors for Food Assessment of Protein Quality, Fifth Chemical Congress of North America, Nov. 11-16, 1997, Cancun, Mexico.

 55.  Gave the keynote speech entitled, “Scientific Scholarly Pursuits and its Relevance to Society” at the 1996 Westchester Chemical Society’s Distinguished Scientist Night, January 29, 1997 Butcher Suite (over a hundred in attendance).

 54.  G. Palleschi, F. Baladino, D. Campagone, M. Esti, E. Marconi, Rahni, D.N., Electrochemical Biosensors for Food Analysis, 31st Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the ACS, Pace University, May 27-30, 1997.

 53.  V. Huang, S.D. Pastor, Rahni, D.N., Synthesis, Characterization, and Conformation of a Sterically Hindered 12H-Dibenzo[d,g][1,3,2]Dioxathiagermocin, MARM-ACS 1997.

 52.  A. Carinci, S.D. Pastore, Rahni, D.N., Synthesis, Characterization, and Conformation of a Sterically Hindered 12H-Dibenzo[d,f][1,3,2]Dioxagermepin, MARM-ACS’97.

 51.  A. Carinci, S.D. Pastor, Rahni, D.N., First Synthesis of a new Class of Sterically Hindered Germanium Compounds, 46th ACS Students’ Research Symposium, May 1997.

 50.  Rahni, D.N., Recent advances in electrochemical nano-technology, 3rd PacifiChem. Conference, Honolulu, HI Dec. 17-22, 1995.

 49.  Rahni, D.N., Managing our environmental disasters, 212th National Meeting of ACS, Orlando, FL Aug. 17-22, 1996.

 48.  Rahni, D.N., Pastor, S.D., Huang, V. Synthesis and characterization of eight-membered organo-germanium compounds, 211th Meeting of ACS, New Orleans, April 1996, and 35th ACS-NY Research Symposium, Wagner College, May 3, 1996.

 47.  Rogers, J.S.; Pastor, S.D.; Rahni, D.N., Synthesis, characterization and conformation of optically active 12H Dibenzo [d,g]  [1,3,2] Dioxaphosphoeins, ACS National Meeting, April 2-6, Anaheim, CA.

 46.  Richardson, C.; Pastor, S.P.; Rahni, D.N., Catalyzed synthesis and conformational analysis of seven-membered rings, 205 National Meeting of ACS, April 29-May 3, 1993, Denver, CO.

 45.  Richardson, C.F. Rahni, D.N., Recent advances in germanium hetrocyclics, ACS Research Symposium, New York Section, Lehman College, May 1994.

 44.  Jon Rogers, Rahni, D.N., Recent advances in hetrocyclic chemistry, 43rd Symposium of ACS-NY 1992.

 43.  A poster presentation co-authored with colleague and student Christine Richardson at the ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 1994.

 42.  A series of talks on recent advances on Biosensors and Process manufacturing engineering at the Technical University of Denmark, Fall 1993.

 41.  Have presented two seminars on “From nano-engineering to Enzyme Electrochemistry”, at Pace University campuses, 1995.

 40.  Enzyme Electrochemistry connected with nano-engineering.  Invited speaker for the Students’ Award Night of Westchester Chemical Society of ACS, April 26, 1995.

 39.  Rahni, D.N., A talk presented at the Danish Magnetic Society semi-annual meeting on “Fabrication and Magnetic Characterization of Cobalt Multilayers in Nanometer Dimension, October 1993.

 38.  A talk on Recent Advances on Biosensors presented at the Danish Chemical Society’s quarterly meeting at the Orsted Institute, November 1993.

 37.  A two-day workshop on Recent Advances in Surface Characterization Methodologies, Sponsored by the Royal Danish Science Academy, DTU, Copenhagen, June 9-10, 1994.

 36.  A seminar on “Electrochemistry: A Powerful Tool from Basic Research to Manufacturing Line, presented to Bioinorganic research group at the University of Oxford, JK, February 1994.

 35.  An invited seminar on “Compositionally Modulated Alloys: Fabrication and Characterizations, at the Department of Advanced Materials, Loughborough University, April 1994.

 34.  A seminar and discussion on the work at the above by the Professor William’s Research group, University College, May 1994.

 33.  A seminar on the work done at Oxford presented to Professor Philip Bartlett’s group, University of Southampton, May 1994.

 32.  Electrochemistry: Rediscovered at the J. Heyrovsy’s Institute, Prague, December 1993.

 31.  Interacted with colleagues and presented the result of the work in Denmark at 2nd Univ. Rome, December 1993.

 30.  Rahni, D.N., A computer based dual bath system for fabrication of CMA,  Surface/Finishing Conference, Indianapolis, June 19-24, 1994.

 29.  Rahni, D.N., Development and fabrication of Cobalt nano-multilayered structures, Surface/Finishing Conference 1994.

 28.  Rahni, D.N., Biosensor Conference on Food Analysis sponsored by the Food Division of the UK Royal Chemical Society, April 1994.

 27.  Rahni, D.N., Pastor, S.D.; Malen, A.H. The reactions of 9-anthryl bromide with benzenethiolate anion in tetraglyme: Evidence against a complete electron transfer mechanism, Symposium on Chemical Education, 203 National Meeting of A.C.S., April 5-10, 1992, San Francisco.

 26.  Rahni, D.N., Malen, A.H. A middle-Eastern self testimony: Professional development, advancement, and independence, 203rd A.C.S. meeting, April 7, 1992, San Francisco.

 25.  University of Rome, Florence, Italy on various aspects of Biosensors with emphasis on Clinical and Environmental Applications, May 1990.

 24.  Rahni, D.N., Development and application of enzyme electrode for the determination of sulfite in foods and feeds, ACS National meeting, Boston, MA, April 1990.

 23.  Rahni, D.N., Recent advances in biosensors with emphasis on environmental and medicinal monitoring, St. John’s University, New York, January 1990.

 22.  Rahni, D.N., Current and future application of biosensors with emphasis on space exploration, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY, August 4, 1989.

 21.  Rahni, D.N., Bioelectrochemical noses: Immobilized biosensors, Department of Biological Sciences, Pace University, Spring 1989.

 20.  Rahni, D.N., Glucose interference studies in blood serum using biosensors, Meeting of the Middle Atlantic Region of Chemical Society, Cherry Hill, NJ, May 24-26, 1989.

 19.  Also, Co-authored two papers on a sulfite electrode with Chemistry Student Roy Vaid at the Student Affiliate Symposium of the NY Section of the ACS, 1988 and 1989.  Two papers were co-authored with Charles Baumgarner and Steven Pastor on the Synthesis and Mechanistic studies of 9-Thiophylanthracene, 1990, 1991 NY-ACS Students’Symposium.  Three papers were co-authored with Sylvia Mazzella (1) and Alyssa Malen (2) at the 1991 and 1992 NY-ACS Symposium.

 18.  Rahni, D.N., Immobilized enzyme electrodes for the determination of carbohydrates in food products, 22nd meeting of the Middle Atlantic Region of the American Chemical Society, Millersville University, PA., May 24-26, 1985.

 17.  Rahni, D.N., Recent trends of biosensor technology in process analytical chemistry, University of Rome, Italy, July 1987.

 16.  Rahni, D.N., Recent advances in biosensors, Pace University, Spring 1986.

15.  Rahni, D.N., Immobilized enzyme electrodes for clinical and environmental assays, University of New Orleans, 1985.

14.  Romankiw, L.T., Rahni, D.N.,  The Investigation and Control of pH and other bath Constituents during the Electroplating of Permalloys of Cobalt, Iron, and Nickel: A. Temperature Effects B.  The Buffer Effects submitted at the Electrochemical Society, 1992.

13.  Presented a series of four lectures on above research projects and sciences as the basis for environmental legislation, litigation and compliance, at the National University of Mexico, May 1993. Symposia chairmanship.

 

Symposia chairmanship

12. Chair and Organizer, a Symposium on Bioelectrochemistry, Pittsburgh Conference March 8-12, 2003 Orlando, FL.

11. Chair, Nichols Medal Symposium, ACS-NYS, in honor of Professor S. Danishefsky of Columbia University and Sloan Kettering Memorial Cancer Institute, White Plains, March 15, 1999.

10. General and Banquet Chair, Nichols Medal, ACS-NY, in honor of Barry Trost of Stanford University, April 7, 2000.

9. General Chair and Host, the 31st Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, May 1997.

8. Organized and chaired a one day symposium on “Recent Advances in Biosensors,” 31st MARM, May 1997.

7.  Organized and chaired a symposium on “Sustainable Development,” 31st MARM, May 1997.

6.  Organized and chaired a one-day symposium on Determination of Metabolites of Biological importance, Eastern Analytical Symposium, Somerset, NJ, November 1995.

5. Organized and chaired a symposium on Recent advances in immobilized bio-electrochemical sensors, 23rd MARM of the American Chemical Society, May 26, 1989.

4. Co-organized and hosted the second Industrial-Academe Interfaced Symposium of ACS Pace University, Sept. 1991.

3. Co-organized and hosted the 39th Undergraduate Students’ Research Symposium of ACS NY Section, Pace University, April 1991.

2. Co-organized the NYS Conference on Economic Development and Climate Change, April 1998 (NYC Bar Building).

1. Co-organizer, the Annual Rene DuBos Forum (1999: The Automobile, Society and the Global Economy).

Note. When searching under RAHNI in www.google.com one could identify many dozens of e-articles on society, government and policy.

* More than thirty manuscripts on society, sustainable development, conservation and environment, assimilation of first generation Persian Americans, etc.  have appeared on various print media and, or websites, many of which are also anchored at www.antidiscrimination.org, www.WorldPAC.org, www.iic.org, www.irantodayonline.com, www.iranica.com, www.persian-heritage.com , www.parrastoo.com

   
   
   
   
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