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Our research group aims to discover, develop and understand new transition metal-catalyzed reactions. The discovery of fundamentally new transition metal chemistry and its development into practical, catalytic synthetic methods is a theme of our research.

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Recent Awards:

Tetrahedron Prize

John Hartwig won the 2018 Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry; he is "the youngest person to receive the prize since Stuart Schreiber over two decades ago."

John – Centenary Prize Winner

John F. Hartwig won the 2018 Centenary Prize from Royal Society of Chemistry for his discovery of new catalytic reactions, mechanistic elucidation, and application to organic synthesis

Dr. Alexandra Strom 09-2016

September 2016: Dr. Alexandra Strom was awarded an NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship for research in Tim Jamison's research group at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
News:

Mingshuo Zeng

December 2018: Dr. Mingshuo Zeng will begin her new position as a Senior Scientist in the Department of Discovery Chemistry at Genentech, South San Francisco, CA.

Taegyo Lee

June 2018: Dr. Taegyo Lee will begin his new position as a Senior Scientist at Pfizer Inc., Groton, CT.

E. Kang

April 2018: Dr. Eunhye Kang will begin her new position as a Scientist at LG in South Korea.

H. Li

April 2018: Dr. Haoquan Li will begin his new position as a Senior Scientist at Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI.

Bunescu

April 2018: Dr. Ala Bunescu will begin her new position as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Kojima

April 2018: Dr. Masahiro Kojima will begin his new position as an Assistant Professor at Dept. of Chemistry, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan.

April 2018: Dr. Qing-Wei Zhang will begin his new position as an Assistant Professor at Dept. of Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China.
Events:

List of Talks 10.5.18

Prof. Hartwig will present his following talks in 2018:
  1. Gordon Research Conference, Ventura, CA 1/21–23
  2. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 2/27
  3. Sigma-Aldrich Lecturer, Duke University, Durham, NC 2/28
  4. Georgetown University, Washington, DC 3/14
  5. Smith Lecture, University Penn, Philadelphia 3/15
  6. Bailar Lectures, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL 3/28–29
  7. John Stauffer Distinguished Lecture, Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 4/12–13
  8. Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS 5/14
  9. Tsinghua University, Beijing, China 5/21-25
  10. National Research Council of Italy (ICOMC), Florence, Italy 7/15–20
  11. ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA 8/19-22
  12. ACS Symposium/Pfizer, New London, CT 9/21
  13. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY 10/24
  14. Dreyfus Teacher – Scholar Symposium, New York, NY 10/26
  15. Colloquium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 11/9
  16. Organic Seminar, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO 12/10