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Beulah Narendrapurapu


Office: Chemistry & Nursing Bldg. Rm. 2215
Phone: (912) 478-5876



  • B.S. St. Anns College, Hyderabad, India (2006)
  • M.S. Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, India (2008)
  • Ph.D. University of Georgia (2013)

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 1211K Principles of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1212K Principles of Chemistry II
  • CHEM 1151 Survey of Chemistry I
  • CHEM 1310 Comprehensive General Chemistry


  • Affordable materials for CHEM 1310 course
  • Animations for chemistry concepts
  • Interventions for incresing success in chemistry courses.

Selected Publications

  • “Dibridged, Monobridged, Vinylidene-Like, and Linear Structures for the Alkaline Earth Dihydrides Be2H2, Mg2H2, Ca2H2, Sr2H2, and Ba2H2. Proposals for Observations”, B. S. Narendrapurapu, M. C. Bowman, Y. Xie, H. F. Schaefer, N. V. Tkachenko, A. I. Boldyrev, G. Li, Inorganic Chemistry, 59, 15, 10404 (2020)
  • “Investigating the Effects of Basis Set on Metal-Metal and Metal-Ligand Bond Distances in Stable Transition Metal Carbonyls: Performance of Correlation Consistent Basis Sets with 35 Density Functionals”, B. S. Narendrapurapu, N. A. Richardson, A. V. Copan, M. L. Estep, Y. Zheyue and H. F. Schaefer, J. Chem. Theory Comput., 9, 2930 (2013).
  • “Combustion Chemistry: Important Features of the C3H5 Potential Energy Surface, Including Allyl Radical, Propargyl + H2, Allene + H, and Eight Transition States”, B. S. Narendrapurapu, A. C. Simmonett and H. F. Schaefer, J. Phys. Chem. A, 115, 14209 (2011).
  • “Exploring the Effects of H-Bonding in Synthetic Analogues of Nickel Superoxide Dismutase (Ni-SOD): Experimental and Theoretical Implications for Protection of the Ni-SCys Bond”, E. M. Gale, B. S. Narendrapurapu, A. C. Simmonett, H. F. Schaefer and T. C. Harrop, Inorg. Chem., 49, 7080 (2010).

Last updated: 5/3/2022