Trovitch Laboratory Physical Science Building, D-318 School of Molecular Sciences Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ, 85287
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TROVITCH RESEARCH GROUP
INORGANIC AND ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY
March 2017 – Raja has successfully defended
his Ph.D. dissertation and has decided to join Intel Corp as a CMP Engineer.
March 2017 – Recent work by Tufan and Chris
to elucidate the mechanisms of (PDI)Mn-catalyzed carbonyl and carboxylate
hydrosilylation has just reached the JACS ASAP Articles page.
March 2017 – The group has received an NSF
CAREER Award to advance Mn hydrosilylation catalysis.
January 2017 – Yvonne Manjarrez has joined
the group and is working to prepare unnatural amino acids. Welcome!
August 2016 – Raja’s paper on Mo-catalyzed water reduction has been published in ChemComm.
August 2016 – Sthitadhi Maiti has joined the group as a graduate student and is studying carbon dioxide reduction using Mo catalysts. Welcome!
May 2016 – Tufan’s efforts to study the
reactivity of (Triphos)Fe halides towards sodium borohydrides is being featured
in the Journal of Coordination
Chemistry’s Emerging Leaders Issue.
May 2016 – Tufan has successfully defended
his Ph.D. dissertation and is moving to University of Michigan to conduct
postdoctoral studies with Prof.
Nathaniel Szymczak. Congrats!
May 2016 – Nick has landed an internship
with Freeport-McMoran and is off to Safford, AZ for the summer.
April 2016 – Raja’s Mo(I) monoiodide
complex is being featured in Dalton
Transactions’ New Talent: Americas issue.
March 2016 – Hagit has successfully defended
her M.S. Thesis. Congratulations!
March 2016 – Group field trip to San Diego
for the 251st ACS National Meeting.
February 2016 – The reactivity of Chandrani’s
iron dinitrogen complex has been published in ChemComm.
January 2016 – Daniela Balderas has joined
the group as an undergraduate researcher to study Mo catalyzed CO2
October 2015 – Chandrani’s and Tufan’s paper on (PDEA)Mn-catalyzed aldehyde and ketone hydrosilylation has reached the Inorganic Chemistry ASAP Articles page.
September 2015 – The group has been awarded an ACS PRF Grant to study the mechanism of (PDI)Mn-catalyzed carbonyl hydrosilylation.
July 2015 – Raja’s paper on Mo-catalyzed CO2 reduction has been published in Inorganic Chemistry. Congrats!
May 2015 – Corbin Parker has joined the group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome!
April 2015 – Tufan's and Nick's investigation of Mn-catalyzed proton reduction has been published in Inorganic Chemistry. Our collaborators in the Jones and Baik Groups helped bring this work together.
April 2015 – Congratulations to Lin for receiving a Fullbright U.S. Student Award!
March 2015 – Congratulations to Chris for passing his Ph.D. candidacy exam!
January 2015 – Lin and Joe have joined the group as undergraduate research associates and will be working to prepare CO2 reduction electrocatalysts.
December 2014 – Ryan has joined the Green Chemistry Commitment Advisory Board. We're excited to work with the Green Chemistry Commitment to improve sustainable chemistry education both at ASU and throughout the United States.
December 2014 – Ryan has been named a recipient of a 2015 Thieme Chemistry
Journal Award, which is given to individuals “loosely defined as
promising young professors at the beginning of their career.”
Ryan thanks the editorial boards of Synlett, Synthesis, and Synfacts for this distinction.
August 2014 – Raja’s discovery of bis(imino)pyridine-supported molybdenum hydrosilylation catalysts has been published in Inorganic Chemistry. Congrats!
June 2014 – Tyler has graduated from Barrett, The Honors College at ASU and is the first student to leave our group. We wish him the best of luck in pursing his Ph.D. with Prof. Cliff Kubiak at UCSD.
May 2014 – Ryan’s review of manganese-based hydrosilylation catalysis has been published as an invited Synpacts article in Synlett.
April 2014 - Congratulation to Chandrani for passing her Ph.D. candidacy exam!
April 2014 - Piper Boyll has just joined the group as undergraduate researcher. Welcome!
January 2014 - The
group has received funding from the Research Corporation for Science
Advancement to develop catalysts that are capable of converting CO2 to formaldehyde. We are looking forward to working with Mu-Hyun Baik and his group on this project!
December 2013 - Tufan’s paper highlighting the catalytic hydrosilylation activity of (Ph2PPrPDI)Mn has appeared online as a newly accepted manuscript to the Journal of the American Chemical Society. Congrats!
September 2013 - Tyler’s work to design Ni-based hydrosilylation catalysts has been accepted for publication in Dalton Transactions. Congrats!
August 2013 - Chris Rock has become the fifth graduate student to join the group. Welcome! He is looking forward to developing Mn-based CO2 reduction catalysts.
July 2013 - Hagit’s
paper describing the preparation of several new bis(imino)pyridine
supported Rh complexes has been published online in the European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. Congrats!
April 2013 - We are excited to welcome current ASU freshman Nick MacLean to the group.
April 2013 - The final of three glove boxes has arrived and we have begun to move into our newly renovated laboratory, PSD-318.
March 2013 - Congratulations to Raja and Tufan for passing their Ph.D. candidacy exam (on the same day)!
October 2012 - Incoming graduate student Chandrani Ghosh has just become the group’s fifth member. Welcome!
July 2012 - Tyler Porter, a junior in Barrett, The Honors College at ASU has joined the group.
July 2012 - Tufan’s
paper featuring the characterization of several low-valent
Triphos-supported Fe complexes has been accepted for publication in Chemical Communications. A big thanks to our collaborators at Los Alamos National Laboratory!
April 2012 - We have begun collaborating with ASU's Center for Bio-Inspired Solar Fuel Production to develop water oxidation and fuel production catalysts that can be incorporated into a photoelectrochemical cell.
January 2012 - The Trovitch Laboratory has been established in PSD-324. The founding group members include Tufan Mukhopadhyay, Raja Pal, and Hagit Ben-Daat.