Professor and Interim Chair
B.S.: Knox College
Ph.D.: University of Wisconsin
Post-doc: UC San Diego
Field of Interest: Inorganic Chemistry
Synthesis of novel silicon containing compounds and materials, especially compounds or complexes in which silicon is used as a substitute for a carbon atom or a transition metal. Specific focus areas include redox-active hexacoordinate silicon complexes, silicon heterocycles, and silicon-based conducting polymers.