Research Projects

Goldman, Alan

Project Description

Organometallic chemistry: Synthetic, mechanistic and/or computational.

Qualifications

Hard working
GPA: 3.8
Course Experience: Organic Lab (required); Inorganic Chem (preferred)

Current Undergraduate Researchers

Samreen Macktoom

Publications with Undergraduate Co-authors

"Addition of Alkyl Radicals to Transition-Metal-Coordinated CO: Calculation of the Reaction of [Ru(CO)5] and Related Complexes and Relevance to Alkane Carbonylation" F. Hasanayn, N. H. Nsouli, A. Al-Ayoubi, and A. S. Goldman, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2008, 130, 511-521.

"Novel synthesis of enamines by iridium-catalyzed dehydrogenation of tertiary amines" X. Zhang, A. Fried, S. Knapp, and A. S. Goldman, Chem. Comm., 2003, (16), 2060-2061.

"On the Mechanism of (PCP)Ir-catalyzed Acceptorless Dehydrogenation of Alkanes: a Combined Computational and Experimental Study " K. Krogh-Jespersen, M. Czerw, N. Summa, K. B. Renkema, P. Achord, and A. S. Goldman, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 11404-11416.

"Combined Computational and Experimental Study of Substituent Effects on the Thermodynamics of H2, CO, Arene, and Alkane Addition to Iridium" K. Krogh-Jespersen, M. Czerw, K. Zhu, B. Singh, M. Kanzelberger, N. Darji, P. Achord, K. B. Renkema and A. S. Goldman, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2002, 124, 10797-10809.

"Addition of Ammonia to AlH3 and BH3. Why does Only Aluminum Form 2:1 Adducts?" M. Czerw, A. S. Goldman, and K. Krogh-Jespersen, Inorg. Chem. 2000, 39, 363-369.

"Kinetics of Photochemical Alkane Dehydrogenation Catalyzed by Rh(PMe3)2(CO)Cl: Implications Concerning the C-H Bond Activation Step"  G. P. Rosini, S. Soubra, S. Wang, M. Vixamar and A. S. Goldman J. Organomet. Chem. 1998, 554 , 41-47 (Special issue: The State of the Art in Organometallic Photochemistry).

Contacts

Undergraduate Vice Chair
Ralf Warmuth

Undergraduate Coordinator
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