Schelter group news

11/24/14

Paper Accepted

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

"DFT Study of the Active Site of the XoxF-type Natural, Cerium-Dependent Methanol Dehydrogenase Enzyme" Bogart, J. A.; Lewis, A. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, accepted. Link

11/21/14

Have Grant – Will Travel

11.21.14 – Kim Mullane was awarded a travel grant by the WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award to attend the Spring 2015 ACS conference!

10/29/14

Second Place!

10.30.14 – Michael Boreen was awarded a second place prize for his poster, presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Great job Michael!

10/29/14

Paper Accepted

10.29.14 – Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Carbonyl Addition Reactivity of a Terminal Cerium(III) Acetylide Complex" Kim, J. E.; Weinberger, D. S.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Organometallics 2014, advance article. Link

10/17/14

Dalton Transactions Inside Cover

10.17.14 – Our recent publication in Dalton Transactions was featured on the inside cover. Thanks to our skilled undergraduate students for designing the image!

09/2/14

Graduate Research Award

09.02.14 – Justin Bogart has been chosen this year as the winner of the 2014 Penn Chemistry Award for Excellence in Graduate Research for Inorganic Chemistry. Congratulations Justin!

06/10/14

Paper Accepted

08.13.14 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Anomalous One-Electron Processes in the Chemistry of Uranium Nitrogen Multiple Bonds" Mullane, K. C.; Lewis, A. J.; Yin, H.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, accepted. Link

06/10/14

Paper Accepted

07.31.14 – We have a new paper, in Dalton Transactions!
"Variation of Electronic Transitions and Reduction Potentials of Cerium(IV) Complexes" Williams, U. J.; Schneider, D.; Dorfner, W. L.; Maichle-Moessmer, C.; Carroll, P. J.; Anwander, R.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2014, advance article. Link

06/10/14

Paper Accepted

06.10.14 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"The Inverse Trans Influence in a Family of Pentavalent Uranium Complexes" Lewis, A. J.; Mullane, K. C.; Nakamaru-Ogiso, E.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, accepted. Link

05/29/14

Paper Accepted

05.29.14 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Synthesis and Analysis of a Family of Cerium(IV) Halide and Pseudohalide Compounds" Williams, U. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, accepted. Link

05/20/14

Paper Accepted

05.20.14 – We have a new paper, in Dalton Transactions!
"Uranyl-Oxo Coordination Directed by Non-Covalent Interactions" Lewis, A. J.; Yin, H. L.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2014, accepted. Link

05/06/14

Paper Accepted

05.06.14 – We have a new paper, in JACS!
"Air- and Water-Tolerant Rare Earth Guanidinium BINOLate Complexes as Practical Precatalysts in Multifunctional Asymmetric Catalysis" Robinson, J. R.; Fan, X.; Yadav, J.; Carroll, P. J.; Wooten, A. J.; Pericàs, M. A.; Schelter, E. J.; Walsh, P.J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, accepted. Link

04/23/14

Congrats Grad!

04.23.14 – We graduated our last PhD student for the year, Jerome Robinson. Jerome is pictured to the left cutting his cake and admiring his uranium glass. Jerome was lucky enough to have two advisors during his time at Penn, Professor Eric Schelter and Professor Patrick Walsh. Jerome will be joining Andrew at Axalta Coating Systems after a trip to Peru with his wife, Stephanie (pictured top left).

04/15/14

Congrats Grad!

04.15.14 – We graduated our second PhD 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 PhD 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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