Graduate Students

Vince Kowalski

M.S. Thesis, Synthesis and Characterization of Dipyrromethene Complexes of Antimony, 2017

Current Position:   QC Chemist at iGM Resins, Charlotte, North Carolina

Dr. Chris G. Gianopoulos

Ph.D. Dissertation, Development of Bulky Dipyrromethene Complexes of Aluminum, Zinc, and Rhodium, 2014

Current Position:  Postdoctoral Associate with Emeritus Professor Alan Pinkerton, University of Toledo

Curriculum Vitae

Dr.  Adam Keith

Ph.D. Dissertation, Ion-tagged Phosphines for Catalytic Reactions in Ionic Liquids, 2014

Current Position:  Senior Chemist at Chem Trend, Howell, Michigan

Chris Yeisley

M.S. Thesis, Synthesis of Early Transition Metal Complexes Supported by Pyrrolyl and Indolyl Based Ligands, 2013

Current Position:  

Dr. Ryan T. Rondo

Ph.D. Dissertation,Development of Constrained Geometry Complexes of Group 4 and 5 Metals, 2010

Current Position: Boulder Scientific, Golden, Colorado

Dr. Nick B. Kingsley

Ph.D. Dissertation,Synthesis and Characterization f Lewis Acidic Aluminum and Gallium Complexes, 2009

Current Position: Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Michigan, Flint

Dr. Anirban Das

M.S. Thesis, Di(3-methylindolyl)methane Complexes of Aluminum and Gallium Alkyls, 2007

Current Position: CSIR Pool Scientist, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Bassam N. Fneich

Ph.D. Dissertation,Chelating Nitrogen-Donor Complexes of Titanium, Zirconium, Aluminum and Copper, 2006

Current Position: 

Bingxu Song

M.S. Thesis, The Synthesis of Group 13 Compounds to Bind and Activate Carbon Monoxide, 2005

Current Position: 

Laurence F. Bensaid

M.S. Thesis, Rhodium-Catalyzed Hydroformylation of 1-Hexene Using Pi-Acidic Phosphines and Synthesis of a New Phosphine Ligand for Use in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, 2002

Current Position: 

Mawuto "Franck" Segla

M.S. Thesis, Aluminum and Silicon Complexes Featuring the 3-Methylindole Substituent, 2001

Current Position: 

Dr. R. Mark Matthews

Ph.D. Dissertation,Aluminum and Gallium Phosphates, Phosphonates, and Arsonates:  Model Compounds and Potential Precursors to Solid-State Materials, 2000

Current Position: Professor of Chemistry, Durham Technical Community College, Durham, North Carolina


Postdoctoral Associates

Dr. Baohan Xie

2000 - 2001

Research Projects: Indole and Bis(3-methylindolyl)methane Complexes of Aluminum; Epoxide Polymerization Catalysis  

Current Position: Scientific Information Analyst at Chemical Abstract Services, Dublin, Ohio

Dr. Thomas Barnard

1999 - 2001

Research Projects: Phosphine Derivatives of Indole, Pyrrole, and Tris(3-methylindolyl)methane; Deprotonated Diindolylmethanes as Dianionic Analogues of Scorpionate Bis(pyrazolyl)borate Ligands

Current Position: Professor of Chemistry, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Dr. Vira Ponomarova

2000 - 2001

Research Projects: Modular Construction of Porous Phosphates and Phosphonates of the Group 13 Elements

Current Position: 

Dr. James Fisher

1996 - 1998

Research Projects: Molecular Phosphates and Phosphonates of Aluminum and Gallium; Epoxide Polymerization Catalysis

Current Position: Professor of Chemistry, Imperial Valley College, Imperial, California

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