Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto
A list of publications is appended to this C.V.
Name: Imre G. Csizmadia
Date of Birth: October 30, 1932
Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary
Address: Department of Chemistry
University of Toronto
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M.Sc. Polytechnical University of Budapest, 1956
M.Sc. University of British Columbia, 1959
Ph.D. University of British Columbia, 1962
NATO Science Fellow Quantum Physics MIT 1962-1964
Assistant Professor Chemistry U. of Toronto 1964-1968
Associate Professor Chemistry U. of Toronto 1968-1973
Professor Chemistry U. of Toronto 1973-1998
Professor Emeritus Chemistry U. of Toronto 1998-Present
Albert Szent-Györgyi Professor Medicinal Chemistry U. of Szeged 2002-2005 Professor Titular Chemical Informatics U. of Szeged 2008-Present
Visiting Scientist Computer Science London, England, 1964
Visiting Professor Chemistry Queen's University, 1969-70
Visiting Professor Chemistry York, England, 1971-72
Visiting Professor Chemistry U. Bologna (Summer 1973, 74, 77)
Visiting Scientist CMOA CNRS Paris, France (Summer 1975, 76, 78)
Visiting Professor Quantum Theory Sorbonne, Paris, 1978-79, 1985-86
Visiting Professor Organic Chemistry U. Budapest, Hungary, 1985
Visiting Professor Theoretical Chemistry U. Nancy, Fr., Summer 1989-91
Visiting Professor Theoretical Chemistry U. of Erlangen, Germany, 1992
Visiting Professor Theoretical Chemistry U. de Nancy, France, 1992
Visiting Professor Organic Chemistry U. of Budapest, Hungary, 1993
Visiting Professor Physical Chemistry U. of Barcelona, Spain, 1993
Visiting Professor Chemical Informatics U. of Szeged, Hungary, 2005-2008
Founding Editor THEOCHEM (J. Mol. Structure)
Editorial Board Member TOPICS IN MOLECULAR ORGANIZATION AND ENGINEERING
Editorial Board Member THE JOURNAL OF THE ARGENTINIAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY
Fellows of the Chemical Institute of Canada, since: 1970
Member of European Academy, since: 1979
Honorary Member of the Hungarian Chemical Society, since: 1986
Honorary Doctorate from the Eotvos University of Budapest, received: 1988
Honorary Professor at Tianjin Normal University (China), since: 1988
E.W.R. Steacie Award in Chemistry, The Chemical Institute of Canada, received: 1990
President of the World Association of Theoretically Oriented Chemists (WATOC) 1985-1990
Angelo Mangini Gold Medal, the Italian Chemical Society, received 1992
Martin Kajtar Medal of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, received 1999
External Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA) , since 2004
Honorary Doctorate from the National University of San Luis (Argentina), received: 2007
First Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Edmonton 1965
Second Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Montreal 1967
Centennial CIC Meeting (Prospects '67), Toronto 1967
Symposium on the Reactivity of Excited States, Menton 1968
Joint ACS-CIC Meeting, Toronto 1970
Fourth Symposium on Organic Sulphur, Venice 1970
The Jerusalem Symposia on Quantum Chemistry, Jerusalem 1974
VIII International Conference on Photochemistry, Edmonton 1975
Symposium on Stereochemistry, Kingston 1976
Conference on Gas Phase Chemistry of Ions, Peterborough 1977
Sixth Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry, Fredericton 1977
Energy Surfaces and Chemical Reality, Menton 1978
Topics on Theoretical Organic Chemistry, Gargnano 1979
Ninth Symposium on Organic Sulfur, Riga 1980
International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Hawaii 1984
Theory of Organic Reactions, Gargnano 1985
New Theoretical Concepts for Understanding Organic Reactions, C.B.,Spain 1988
Computational Advances in Organic Chemistry, Aetinoluk, Turkey 1989
Theoretica-Computational Models for Organic Chemistry, Porto Novo, Portugal 1990
The Role of Computational Models and Theories in Biotechnology, S.F.G.Spain 1991
1st Congress of the International Society for Theoretical Chemical Physics,Spain 1993
IX Congress of the Argentine Physical Chemistry Society, San Luis, Argentina 1994
Fifth World Congress of WATOC, London, England 1999
The Role of Chemistry in the Evolution of Molecular Medicine (Szeged, Hungary) 2003
The following ex-graduate students or postdoctoral fellows, at one time associated with the Quantum Chemistry Research Group at the University of Toronto, now hold these academic positions:
A.C. Hopkinson (PDF) York University (Canada)
L.M. Tel (PDF) Universidad de Vallodolid (Spain)
A. Rauk (Ph.D.) University of Calgary (Canada)
M.A. Robb (Ph.D.) University of London (England)
R.E. Kari (Ph.D.) Laurentian University (Canada)
P.G. Mezey (PDF) University of Saskatchewan (Canada)
M.H. Lien (PDF) University of Taiwan (Taiwan)
G. Theodorakopoulos (PDF) National Hellenic University (Greece)
J.D. Goddard (Ph.D.) University of Guelph (Canada)
R.A. Poirier (Ph.D.) Memorial University of Newfoundland(Canada)
A. Perczel (PDF) Eotvos University (Hungary)
Ö. Farkas (PhD) Eotvos University (Hungary)
M. Loos (PDF) Henri Poincare Université (France)
W. Viviani (PDF) Universidade de Sao Palo (Brazil)
A. M. Rodriguez (PDF) National University of San Luis (Argentina)
H. A. Baldoni (PhD) National University of San Luis (Argentina)
D.C. Fang (PDF) Beijing Normal University (China)
M.A. Zamora (PhD) National University of San Luis (Argentina)
G.N.Zamarbide (PhD) National University of San Luis (Argentina)
G.A. Chasse (PDF) University of Wales at Bangor (UK)
Co-Chairman Canadian Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry Toronto, Canada, 1969
Co-Director Advanced Study Institute Comp. Quant. Chem. Munich, Germany,1971
Chairman Summer School and Symposium on Tenerife, Spain, 1976
Theoretical Organic Chemistry
Co-Director Advanced Study Institute Computational Menton, France, 1980
Theoretical Organic Chemistry
Director Molecular Structure and Reactivity Toronto, Canada, 1985
(Satellite Symposium to the 5th International
Congress of Quantum Molecular Science)
Co-Chairman Molecules in Physics, Chemistry and Biology Paris, France,1986
Chairman World Congress of Theoretical Organic Chemists Budapest, Hungary, 1987
Chairman 2nd World Congress of Theoretical Organic Chemists Toronto, Canada, 1990
Chairman International “Szent-Gyorgyi” Symposium Szeged, Hungary, 2003
**** M.A. Zamora (2001) Un estudio exploratorio del hiperespacio conformacional de N-
formil-L-cisteinamida, UNSL. (Argentina)
**** G.N.Zamarbide (1999). Isomerismo cis-trans de enlaces peptídicos en pequeños compuestos, modelos de peptidomiméticos conformacionalmente flexibles, usados como inhibidores de ECA. UNSL.(Argentina)
J.F. Marcoccia (1993) An ab initio Study of the Protonation of Simple Aliphatic Oximes in their Ground and Low-Lying Valence Excited States.
E.A. Innes (^ ) A Theoretical Study of the Bonding and Toponerization of Hypervalent Sulfur Compounds.
M.A. Sylvain (1988) Molecular Polarizabilities and Electronic Properties from Ab Initio Theory.
P.S. Martin (1987) A Theoretical Study of Excited State Proton Transfer to Carbon in Organic Unsaturates.
M.R. Peterson (1980) Determination of Critical Point Geometrics of Conformational Energy Hypersurfaces.
R.A. Poirier (^ ) Optimization of Gaussian Basis Sets for Molecular Calculations.
G. Theodorakopoulos (1978) Theoretical Studies on the Electronic States of Singly and Doubly Positive Ions of Selected Sulfur Containing Molecules.
J.D. Goddard (1977) Configuration Interaction Calculations on the Low-Lying Electronic States of Some Molecular Complexes.
* J.A. Altmann (1977) A Theoretical Treatment of Unimolecular Rearrangements Using
Classical and Quantum Chemical Methods.
S.A. Denes (^ ) Studies on the One-Electron Theory of Optical Activity: An Application to Some Helical Systems of Type X=CH-CH=Y.
M.A. Robb (1970) A Study of the Method of Geminal Wavefunctions.
R.E. Kari (1969) Ab Initio Calculations on Small Molecules.
** A. Rauk (1968) An Experimental and Theoretical Study of -sulfinyl and Related Carboniums.
* F. Agolini (^ ) Stereoelectronic Effects in Carbonyl Compounds.
E.A. Innes (1986) An Ab Initio Study of Dihydroazobenzenes.
J.F. Marcoccia (1986) Investigation of the Potential Energy Surfaces for the Protonated
and Unprotonated Confomors of Vinyl Alcohol, Methyl-Vinyl Ether and Butadiene-I-ol.
*** M.A. Sylvain (1985) Determination of Atomic and Molecular Polarizabilities and
Hyper- polarizabilities: An Ab Initio Theoretical Approach.
G. Theodorakopoulos (^ ) A Theoretical Study of the Conformational Rigidity of Thiathiophene.
J.D. Goddard (1974) Analysis of Molecular One-Electron Properties.
W.J. Haines (1971) Non-Empirical Molecular Orbital Calculations on Azindine,
Ethylene and Nitrene.
J.M. Boggs (1970) Non-Empirical Molecular Orbital Calculations on Carbonyl Sulfide.
M. Schoenborn (^ ) Ab Initio Molecular Orbital Calculations of Nitryl Fluoride.
S.A. Houlden (1967) Electronic Structure and Ultraviolet Spectra of Substituted Schiff's Bases.
M.A. Robb (1967) Non-Empirical LCAO-MO-SCF Calculations on Formamide, Formaldoxime and Nitrone.
R.E. Kari (1966) Near Molecular Hartree-Fock Wave functions for CH3(+) and CH3(-).
* Jointly Supervised with Professor K. Yates.
** Jointly Supervised with Professor S. Wolfe.
*** Jointly Supervised with Professor G. Kenny-Wallace.
**** Jointly Supervised with Professor R.D. Enriz
BY I.G. CSIZMADIA