Schelter group news

04/15/14

Congrats Grad!

04.15.14 – We graduated our second student, Ursula Williams. Here she is cutting the cake at her graduation party. Ursula is pictured to the right with Eric after receiving a vintage uranium glass bowl. We wish Ursula the best of luck in beginning her faculty appointment at Juniata College!

04/10/14

Congrats Grad!

04.10.14 – We graduated our first student, Andrew Lewis. Andrew is pictured here accepting a gift of uranium glass after his successful defense. A similar piece is shown under blacklight to demonstrate its brilliant fluorescence. Andrew will be beginning his position at Axalta Coating Systems shortly.

04/02/14

Paper Accepted

04.02.14 – We have a new paper, in Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis!
"Non-Covalent Immobilization of Rare Earth Heterobimetallic Frameworks and their Reactivity in an Asymmetric Michael Addition" Robinson, J. R.; Yadav, J.; Fan, X.; Stanton, G. R.; Schelter, E. J.; Pericàs, M. A.; Walsh, P. J. Adv. Synth. Cat. 2014, accepted. Link Cover art

02/26/14

Paper Accepted

02.26.14 – We have a new paper, in Dalton Trans.!
"A Homoleptic η2 Hydroxylaminato CeIV Complex with S4 Symmetry" Dorfner, W. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2014, accepted. Link

02/25/14

Highlight

02.25.14 – Our work was highlighted in Angewandte Chemie, Int. Ed.!
"Fluorocarbons Modulate the Coordination Sphere of f-Element Complexes" Alvarez, S.; Menjón, B. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014. Link

02/10/14

Paper Accepted

02.10.14 – We have a new paper, in Chemical Communications!
2-coordination of 18-crown-6 to Ce(III) cations: Solution dynamics and reactivity" Yin, H.; Robinson, J. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2014, accepted. Link

01/24/14

Dean's Scholars

01.24.14 – Jerome Robinson (Grad) and Michael Boreen (UGrad) have been chosen as 2014 Penn SAS Dean's Scholars.

12/06/13

Paper Accepted

12.06.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Synthesis, Bonding, and Reactivity of a Cerium(IV) Fluoride Complex" Williams, U. J.; Robinson, J. R.; Lewis, A. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 27–29. Link

12/05/13

Paper Accepted

12.05.13 – We have a new paper, in Organometallics!
"Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Heterobimetallic Rare Earth-Zinc Ethyl BINOLate Analogues of Shibasaki's Catalysts" Nieto, I.; Wooten, A. J.; Robinson, J. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J.; Walsh, P. J. Organometallics 2013, 32, 7431–7439. Link

11/25/13

Paper Accepted

11.25.13 – We have a new paper, in JACS!
"Tuning Reactivity and Electronic Properties through Ligand Reorganization within a Cerium Heterobimetallic Framework" Robinson, J. R.; Gordon, Z.; Booth, C. H.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 19016–19024. Link

11/18/13

Virtual Issue

11.18.13 – Our work was featured in the ACS virtual issue on topics in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry!

Read it the editorial here!

10/22/13

Paper Accepted

10.22.13 – We have a new paper, in Chemical Communications!
"Synthesis and Characterization of a Cerium(IV) Hydroxamate Complex: Implications for the Beneficiation of Light Rare Earth Ores" Lee, H. B.; Bogart, J. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2014, accepted. Link

09/11/13

Paper Accepted

09.11.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Homoleptic Cerium(III) and Cerium(IV) Nitroxide Complexes: Significant Stabilization of the 4+ Oxidation State" Bogart, J. A.; Lewis, A. J.; Medling, S. A.; Piro, N. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Booth, C. H.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 11600–11607. Link

09/06/13

Paper Accepted

09.06.13 – We have a new paper, in Coordination Chemistry Reviews!
"The Electrochemical Behavior of Cerium(III/IV) Complexes: Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Applications in Synthesis" Piro, N. A.; Robinson, J. R.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2014, 260, 21–36. Link

08/22/13

Students Win Awards

08.22.13 – Ursula Williams was awarded a travel grant by the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry to attend the Fall 2013 ACS conference! Jerome Robinson was recognized with a Departmental Award for Excellence in Research! Great job!

08/07/13

Paper Accepted

08.07.13 – We have a new paper, in JACS!
"Stable Uranium(VI) Methyl and Acetylide Complexes and the Elucidation of an Inverse Trans Influence Ligand Series" Lewis, A. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 13185–13192. Link

06/26/13

Paper Accepted

06.26.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Electrophilic Ln(III) Cations Protected by C–F→Ln Interactions and their Coordination Chemistry with Weak Sigma- and Pi-Donors" Yin, H.; Lewis, A. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 8234–8243. Link

06/07/13

Paper Accepted

06.07.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Tetrakis(bis(trimethylsilyl)amido)uranium(IV): Synthesis and Reactivity" Lewis, A. J.; Williams, U. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 7326–7328. Link

05/31/13

Paper Accepted

05.31.13 – We have a new paper, in Journal of Organic Chemistry!
"Fine-tuning the Oxidative Ability of Persistent Radicals: Electrochemical and Computational Studies of Substituted 2-Pyridyl Hydroxylamines" Bogart, J. A.; Lee, H. B.; Boreen, M. A.; Jun, M.; Schelter, E. J. J. Org. Chem 2013, 78, 6344–6349. Link

04/26/13

Teaching Award

05.30.13 – Ursula Williams was honored with a 2013 Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students.
Way to teach, Ursula!

04/26/13

Paper Accepted

04.26.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!

"Synthesis, Electrochemistry, and Reactivity of Cerium(III/IV) Methylene-Bis-Phenolate Complexes" Mahoney, B. D.; Piro, N. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 5970–5977. Link

03/29/13

NSF GRFP

03.29.13 – Lukman Solola was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award! Way to go, Lukman!

03/27/13

Paper Accepted

03.27.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!

"Single Crystal to Single Crystal Transformation and Hydrogen Atom Transfer upon Oxidation of a Cerium Coordination Compound" Williams, U. J.; Mahoney, B. D.; Lewis, A. J.; DeGregorio, P. T.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 4142–4144. Link

03/14/13

Paper Accepted

03.14.13 – We have a new paper, in Chemistry - A European Journal!

"Dimeric Rare-Earth BINOLate Complexes: Activation of 1,4-Benzoquinone through Lewis Acid Promoted Potential Shifts" Robinson, J. R.; Booth, C. H.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 5996–6004. Link

02/26/13

Cottrell Scholar Award

02.26.13 – EJ Schelter received a Cottrell Scholar award "for early career faculty members who are committed to excel at both research and teaching."

Read the details in the press release here!

02/16/13

Paper Accepted

02.16.13 – We have a new paper, in Organometallics!

"Uranium(IV) BINOLate Heterobimetallics: Synthesis and Reactivity in an Asymmetric Diels-Alder Reaction " Robinson, J. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Organometallics 2013, 32, 1493–1499. Link

12/04/12

Paper Accepted

12.04.12 – We have a new paper, in JACS!

"Reductive Cleavage of Nitrite to form Terminal Uranium Mono-Oxo Complexes " Lewis, A. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 511–518. Link

11/07/12

Paper Accepted

11.06.12 – We have a new paper, in Chemical Science!

"Fluorinated Diarylamides Complexes of Uranium(III, IV) Incorporating Ancillary Fluorine-to-Uranium Dative Interactions" Yin, H.; Lewis, A. J.; Williams, U. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4 798–805. Link

07/19/12

Paper Accepted

07.19.12 – We have a new paper, in ACIE!

"The Impact of Ligand Reorganization on CeIII Oxidation Chemistry" Robinson, J. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10159–10163. Link

04/08/12

CTL Fellow

05.07.12 – Ursula J. Williams has been chosen as a 2012–2013 Penn Center for Teaching and Learning Graduate Fellow for Teaching Excellence!

04/08/12

Undergraduates Graduate

05.13.12 – Undergrads Kylie Mitchell and Leora Cooper have graduated. Kylie will attend the University of Florida and Leora will attend MIT for graduate school starting this fall.

04/16/12

Paper Accepted

04.16.12 – We have a new paper, in Dalton Transactions!

"Lanthanide(III) 2-Naphthoxide Complexes Stabilized by Interligand Non-Covalent Interactions" Levin, J. R.; Gu, J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 7870–7872. Link

04/08/12

Paper Accepted

04.08.12 – We have a new paper, in Chem. Comm.!

"A Comparison of the Effects of Symmetry and Magnetoanisotropy on Paramagnetic Relaxation in Related Dysprosium Single Ion Magnets" Williams, U. J.; Mahoney, B. D.; DeGregorio, P. T.; Carroll, P. J.; Nakamaru-Ogiso, E.; Kikkawa, J. M.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 5593–5595. Link

03/29/12

Honorary Mention

03.29.12 – Schelter group 2nd year Justin Bogart was recognized with an honorary mention by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. We are proud of you, Justin!

03/22/12

Doctoral Candidates

03.22.12 – Schelter group 2nd years Justin Bogart, Jee Eon Kim, and Jessica Levin all passed their PhD candidacy exams. Way to go!!

03/21/12

Paper Accepted

03.21.12 – Check out our new paper, in Chem. Comm.!

"Pentavalent Uranium Trans-Dihalides and -Pseudohalides" Lewis, A. J.; Nakamaru-Ogiso, E.; Kikkawa, J. M.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 4977–4979. Link.

01/17/12

New Group Members

01.17.12 – We are joined by 2 new students: Haolin Yin and Walter Dorfner!

01/05/12

Paper Accepted

01.05.12 – Our new Inorganic Chemistry paper is in print, check it out online!

"Uranium Pyrrolylamine Complexes Featuring a Trigonal Binding Pocket and Interligand Noncovalent Interactions" Lewis, A. J.; Williams, U. J.; Kikkawa, J. M.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 37–39. Link

01/05/12

Second Schelter group graduate

Undergrad Zachary Gordon graduates to begin work at DuPont. Congratulations, Zack!

01/05/12

Travel Grant Awarded

Ursula J. Williams was awarded a travel grant to attend the spring ACS meeting in San Diego. Nicely done, Ursula!

7/29/11

C&E News Video Online

EJ Schelter describes the state of rare earth metal chemistry in this video, from C&E News. Several other Penn faculty and students were also featured in these videos - take a look!

7/19/11

Visiting Scholar

Dr. Mantoa Sekota is visiting the Schelter group from The National University of Lesotho Department of Chemistry. Dr. Sekota's visit is supported by the NSF-sponsored LRSM. Welcome, Mantoa!

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