Musumeci, Daniele

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant Professor

Phone: 718-262-2765
Office Location: AC-3F01K

Office Hours  
Fall 2013: Thursdays  03:00pm - 04:00pm 
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Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  Sheffield University  Chemistry  2009 
BS  Universita' di Catania  Pharmaceutical Chemistry  2004 

Areas of Expertise

Solid-state pharmaceutical chemistry and materials science
Crystallization and crystal engineering
Amorphous solids, polymorphs and co-crystals
Solid-state characterization
High-resolution microscopy (AFM, SEM )

Articles in Field Of Expertise

D. Musumeci, C. T. Powell, M. D. Ediger, L. Yu. "Termination of Solid-State Crystal Growth in Molecular Glasses by Fluidity." Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 5 2014: 1705-1710.

D. Musumeci, C. Hu, M. D. Ward. "Anticounterfeit Protection of Pharmaceutical Products with Spatial Mapping of X-ray-Detectable Barcodes and Logos." Analytical Chemistry. 83 2011: 7444-7450.

D. Musumeci, C. A. Hunter, R. Prohens, S. Scuderi, J. F. McCabe. "Virtual Co-crystal Screening." Chemical Science. 2 2011: 883-890.

D. Musumeci, M. D. Ward. "Elucidation of the crystal growth mechanism of melamine-cyanuric acid by using real time in situ atomic force microscopy." CrystEngComm. 13 2011: 1067-1069.

D. Musumeci, C. A. Hunter, J. F. McCabe. "Solvent Effects on Acridine Polymorphism." Crystal Growth & Design. 4 2010: 1661-1664.

A. Camara-Campos, D. Musumeci, C. A. Hunter, S. M. Turega. "Chemical Double Mutant Cycles for the Quantification of Cooperativity in Hydrogen-bonded Complexes." Journal of the American Chemical Society. 131 2009: 18518-18524.

K. Chadwick, R. J. Davey, G. Dent, R. G. Pritchard, C. A. Hunter, D. Musumeci. "Cocrystallyzation: A Solution Chemistry Perspective and the Case of Benzophenone and Diphenylamine." Crystal Growth & Design. 4 2009: 1990-1999.

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Oral Presentation: Fast Surface Crystal Growth on Organic Glasses " 08/04/2013-08/09/2013: International Conference on the Chemistry of the Organic Solid State XXI.

" Poster Presentation: Fast Surface Crystal Growth on Organic Glasses Studied by High- Resolution Microscopy " 10/14/2012-10/18/2012: American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists annual meeting.

" Poster Presentation: Fast Surface Crystal Growth on Organic Glasses Studied by High- Resolution Microscopy " 06/10/2012-06/15/2012: Gordon Research Conference: Crystal Engineering.


Michael Ward, Daniele Musumeci, Chunhua Hu. 2012. Methods of identifying original and counterfeit articles using micro x-​ray diffraction mapping. Patent WO 2012174232.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Best oral presentation award at AstraZeneca Ph.D. Day: 10/22/2008.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists-Member: 2012-present.

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Musumeci, Daniele

Musumeci, Daniele
Assistant Professor