​Jason D'Acchioli

Professor of Chemistry and Assistant Dean of SBCB

Specialty: Computational chemistry; electrochemistry; organometallic chemistry; metal-metal multiple bonds; electronic materials; chemical education


Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Cornell University
Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Sc.M., Brown University
B.S., Providence College

Select Publications

Badger, R.C., D’Acchioli, J.S., Oudenhoven, T.A., Walder, B.J. “The Physical, Chemical, Electrochemical, and Theoretical Properties of [(Ind)Ru(CO)3]+: On the Mechanism of Hydride Formation”, Organometallics 2010, ASAP article.

Kim, S.B., Pike, R.D., Walder, B.J., D’Acchioli, J.S., Carpenter, G.B., Sweigart, D.A. “Patterned Monolayers of neutral and charged functionalized manganese arene complexes on an HOPG surface”, Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. 2009, 48, 1762-1765.

Badger, R.C., D’Acchioli, J.S., Gamoke, B.C., Kim, S.B., Oudenhoven, T.A., Sweigart, D.A., Tanke, R.S. “Chemical, Electrochemical, and Theoretical Investigations of [(Cp)Ru(CO)3] + and [(Ind)Ru(CO)3] +”, Organometallics 2009, 28, 418-424.

Merino, G., Donald, K.J., D’Acchioli, J., Hoffmann, R. "The Many Ways to Have a Quintuple Bond", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 15295.

Chisholm, M.H., D’Acchioli, J.S., Hadad, C.M., Patmore, N.J. "Concerning the Electronic Coupling of MoMo Quadruple Bonds Linked by 4,4’-azodibenzoate and t6 2g-Ru(II) Centers by 4,4’-azodiphenylamino Ligands", Inorg. Chem. 2006, 45, 11035.

Grants and Awards

UPDC Grant (UWSP): “Investigations of the electron transfer properties of [(Ind)Ru(CO)2(PPh3)], not funded initial submission; resubmitted and funded.

UEI Grant (UWSP): “The Reactivity of Organometallic Systems.” funded for summer 2010.

UW-System Applied Research Grant Program (WiSys): "Development of Two-Dimensional Metallorganic Networks for Potential Application in Photovoltaics; Synthetic Avenues to Processible Materials", with Professor Nathan Bowling (UWSP). Funded.

UEI Grant (UWSP): "The Integration of Theoretical Chemistry into the Undergraduate Curriculum", with Professor Robert Badger. Departmental match, funded for summer 2009.

UW-System Applied Research Grant Program (WiSys): "Development of Two-Dimensional Metallorganic Networks for Potential Application in Photovoltaics", with Professor Nathan Bowling (UWSP). Funded.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry (DIC)
  • American Chemical Society Member (ACS)
  • Peer reviewer, ACS PRF (Petroleum Research Foundation)
  • Peer reviewer, Organometallics
  • Peer reviewer, Inorganic Chemistry