Eugene Chen University Distinguished Professor, John K. Stille Endowed Chair in Chemistry

Office: Chemistry Research 217

Phone: (970) 491-5609


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  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Polymer science, Sustainable Chemistry, and Homogeneous Catalysis: Intrinsically recyclable & bio-derived sustainable polymers; chemical synthesis of biodegradable microbial plastics; precision (living and stereoselective and chemoselective) polymer synthesis; Lewis pair polymerization methodology for compounded sequence control; metal-catalyzed coordination polymerization for stereoregular and chiral polymers; organocatalysis for biomass conversion to fuels, chemicals & materials.