Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of WI - Madison
B.S., Chemistry, Valparaiso
“Spectroscopy and Photochemistry of Triplet Methylpentadiynylidene (Me−C≡C−C−C≡C−H)” Thomas, P. S.; Bowling, N. P.; McMahon, R. J. J. Am. Chem. Vol. 131, 8649-8659, 2009.
"Reactive Carbon-Chain Molecules: Synthesis of 1-Diazo-2,4-Pentadiyne and Spectroscopic Characterization of Triplet Pentadiynylidene (HCCCCCH)" Bowling, N. P.; Halter, R. J.; Hodges, J. A.; Seburg, R. A.; Thomas, P. S.; Simmons, C. S.; Stanton, J. F.; McMahon, R. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 3291-3302.
"Enediyne Isomers of Tetraethynylethene (C10H4)" Bowling, N. P.; McMahon, R. J. J. Org. Chem. 2006, 71, 5841-5847.
Recent Grants and Awards
2010- UW-System Applied Research Grant Program (WiSys): "Development of Two-Dimensional Metallorganic Networks for Potential Application in Photovoltaics; Synthetic Avenues to Processible Materials " (Funded)
2010- University Personnel Development Committee (UPDC) Grant: “Designing Selective and Sensitive Transition Metal Sensors through Molecular Synthesis” (Funded)
2010- IT-minigrant, for software essential to research/teaching needs. (Funded)
2010- Undergraduate Enhancement Initiative (UEI): funding supports research of one undergraduate summer researcher. (Funded)
2010- Undergraduate Enhancement Initiative (UEI): funding supports research of one undergraduate student researcher. (Funded)
- Member of the American Chemical Society (ACS)