Schelter Group News: 2016-Present

New Paper Accepted

Paper Accepted

05.12.22 – We have a new paper in Chemical Science!

“Tantalum, easy as Pi: understanding differences in metal-imido bonding towards improving Ta/Nb separations” Weberg, A. B.; Chaudhuri, S.; Cheisson, T.; Uruburo, C.; Lapsheva, E.; Pandey, P.; Gau, M. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Schatz, G. C.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Sci. 2022, in press. Link

New Paper Accepted

Paper Accepted

03.21.22 – We have a new paper in Organic Chemistry Frontiers!

“Light-Mediated Aerobic Oxidation of C(sp3)−H Bonds by a Ce(IV) Hexachloride Complex” Wang, Y-H.; Yang, Q.; Walsh, P.; Schelter, E. J. Org. Chem. Front. 2022, 9, 2612-2620. Link

New Paper Accepted

Paper Accepted

03.21.22 – We have a new paper in Chem Catalysis!

“Discovery and mechanistic investigation of photoinduced sp3 C–H activation of hydrocarbons by the simple anion hexachlorotitanate” Panetti, G. B.; Yang, Q.; Gau, M. R.; Carrol, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.;  Schelter, E. J. Chem Catalysis 20222, 1-14. Link

Paper Accepted

1.25.22 – We have a new paper in Chemical Science!

“Electronic structure studies reveal 4f/5d mixing and its effect on bonding characteristics in Ce-imido and -oxo complexes” Moreau, L. M.; Lapsheva, E.; Amaro-Estrada, J. I.; Gau, M. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Manor, B. C.; Qiao, Y.; Yang, Q.; Lukens, W. W.; Sokaras, D.; Schelter, E. J.; Maron, L.; Booth, C. H. Chem. Sci. 2022, In Press. Link

New Paper Accepted

Paper Accepted

12.20.21 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

“Selective Reduction of Niobium(V) Species to Promote Molecular Niobium/Tantalum Separation” Furigay, M. H.; Chaudhuri, S.; Deresh, S. M.; Weberg, A. B.; Pandey, P.; Carroll, P. J.; Schatz, G. C.;  Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2022, 61, 23-27. Link

New Paper Accepted

Paper Accepted

11.15.21 – We have a new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“A Metal-Free, Photocatalytic Method for Aerobic Alkane Iodonation” Hirscher, N. A.; Ohri, N.; Yang, Q.; Zhou, J.; Anna, J. M.; ; Schelter, E. J.; Goldberg, K. I. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2021143, 19232-19267. Link

New Paper Accepted

Paper Accepted

5.21.21 – We have a new paper in Science!

“Photocatalytic C–H activation and the subtle role of chlorine radical complexation in reactivity” Yang, Q.; Wang, Y.-H.; Qiao, Y.; Gau, M.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Science 2021372, 847–852. Link

Paper Accepted

Paper Accepted

02.03.21 – We have a new paper in Chemical Science!

“Synthesis of an elusive, stable 2-azaallyl radical guided by electrochemical and reactivity studies of 2-azaallyl anions ” Panetti, G. B.; Carrol, P. J.; Gau, M. R.; Manor, B. C.; Schelter, E. J.; Walsh, P. Chem. Sci. 2021AcceptedLink

New Group Members

New Group Members

01.04.21 – We have two new group members in the lab. Welcome Brett Vincenzini and Christian Uruburo!

12.04.20 Paper

Paper Accepted

08.04.20 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers!

“A Hydrolytically Stable Ce(IV) Complex of Glutarimide-dioxime” Yang, Q.; Qiao, Y.; McSkimming, A.; Moreau, L. M.; Cheisson, T.; Booth, C. H.; Lapsheva, E.; Carrol, P.J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. Front. 2020, Accepted. Link

8.25.20 Paper

Paper Accepted

08.25.20 – We have a new paper in ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering!

“Understanding Molecular Factors That Determine Performance in the Rare Earth (TriNOx) Separations System” Cole, B.E, Cheisson, T.; Nelson, J. J. M.; Higgins, R. F.; Gau, M. R.; Carroll, P.J.; Schelter, E. J. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 20208, 14786. Link

5.16.20 Paper

Paper Accepted

05.16.20 – We have a new paper in Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics!

“Proton affinities of pertechnetate (TcO4) and perrhenate (ReO4)” Jian, J.; Barathan, E.; Cheisson, T.; Jian, T.; Lukens, W. W.; Davis, R. L.; Schelter, E. J.; Schreckenbach, G.; Gibson, J. K. Chem. Phys. Phys. Chem. 202022, 12403. Link

New Group Member

New Group Member

03.09.20 – We have a new group member in the lab. Welcome Pragati Pandey!

Schelter Group Awards

Schelter Group Awards

03.01.20 – Congratulations to Eric and the Schelter Group for receiving the Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award! Link

2.29.20 Paper

Paper Accepted

02.29.20 – We have a new paper in Chemical Communications!

“Reactivity of Ce(IV) Imido Compounds with Heteroallenes” Lapsheva, E.; Cheisson, T.; Lamsfus, C. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Gau, M. R.; Maron, L.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2020AcceptedLink

New Group Members

01.21.20 – We have new group members in the lab. Welcome Max Furigay, Himanshu Gupta, Kevin Ruoff, and Henry Wilson!

1.20.20 Paper

Paper Accepted

01.20.20 – We have a new paper in Communications Chemistry!

“High-throughput screening for discovery of benchtop separations systems for selected rare earth elements” Nelson, J. J. M.; Cheisson, T.; Rugh, H. J.; Gau, M. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Commun. Chem. 20203, 7. Link

12.3.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

12.03.19 – We have a new paper in Corrosion Science!

“Screening of molecular lanthanide corrosion inhibitors by a high-throughput method” Zabula, A. V.; Dey, S.; Robinson, J. R.; Cheisson, T.; Higgins, R. F.; Bhargava, G.; Nahas, R. C.; Cinoman, D.; Kerins Jr., M.; Schelter, E. J. Corros. Sci. 2019In PressLink

10.24.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

10.24.19 – We have a new paper in Angewandte Chemie International Edition!

“Magnetic Field Directed Rare-Earth Separations” Higgins, R. F.; Cheisson, T.; Higgins, R. F.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, Accepted. Link

New Group Members

New Group Members

09.22.19 – We have new group members in the lab. Welcome Alex Confer, Marty Rauch, and Nate Hirscher!

9.3.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

09.03.19 – We have a new paper in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics!

“Halide anion discrimination by a tripodal hydroxylamine ligand in gas and condensed phases” Cheisson, T.; Jian, J.; Eaton, T. M.; Gau, M. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Batista, E. R.; Yang, P.; Gibson, J. K.; Schelter, E. J. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2019Advance Article, A. Link

6.19.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

06.19.19 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

“Redox-Driven Chelation and Kinetic Separation of Select Rare Earths Using a Tripodal Nitroxide Proligand” Cole, B. E.; Cheisson, T.; Higgins, R. F.; Nakamaru-Ogiso, E.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.inorgchem.9b00975. Link

Congrats Grad!

Congrats Grad!

06.13.19 – Congratulations to the 2019 graduates of the Schelter Lab! Yusen and Zeke are pictured here accepting their gifts of uranium glass after successful defenses, with a special appearance by Zeke’s undergraduate advisor Prof. Graves. Good luck in your future endeavors Yusen and Zeke!

6.6.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

06.06.19 – We have a new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“Multiple Bonding in Lanthanides and Actinides: Direct Comparison of Covalency in Thorium(IV)- and Cerium(IV)-Imido Complexes” Cheisson, T.; Kersey, K. D.; Mahieu, N.; McSkimming, A.; Gau, M. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2019AcceptedLink

New Group Member

New Group Member

05.28.19 – We have a new group member in the lab. Welcome Emily Sukenik!

4.23.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

04.23.19 – We have a new paper in Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements!

“An investigation of the binding of (S)-monothioBINOLate to rare earth metal cations” Panetti, G. B.; Varela, E. J.; Gau, M. R.; Schelter, E. J.; Walsh, P. J. Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements 2019, https://doi.org/10.1080/10426507.2019.1602773. Link

4.3.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

04.03.19 – We have a new paper in Chemical Communications!

“A strategy to improve the performance of cerium(III) photocatalysts” Qiao, Y.; Cheisson, T.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Comm. 201955, 4067-4070. Link

3.14.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

03.14.19 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

“13C NMR Shifts as an Indicator of U-C Bond Covalency in Uranium(VI) Acetylide Complexes: An Experimental and Computational Study” Mullane, K. C.; Hrobárik, P.; Cheisson, T.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019ASAPLink

2.1.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

02.01.19 – We have a new paper in Science!

“Rare earth elements: Mendeleev’s bane, modern marvels” Cheisson, T.; Schelter, E. J. Science 2019363, 489-493. Link

New Group Members

New Group Members

01.18.19 – We have new group members in the lab. Welcome Haoqiang, Larry, and Alison!

1.8.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

01.08.19 – We have a new paper in ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering!

“Phosphoryl-Ligand Adducts of Rare Earth_TriNOx Complexes: Systematic Studies and Implications for Separations Chemistry” Cheisson, T.; Cole, B. E.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019AcceptedLink

1.7.19 Paper

Paper Accepted

01.07.19 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

“Sustainable Inorganic Chemistry: Metal Separations for Recycling” Nelson, J. M.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2019ASAPLink

10.18.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

10.18.18 – We have a new paper in Accounts of Chemical Research!

“Lanthanide photocatalysis” Qiao, Y.; Schelter, E. J. Acc. Chem. Res. 2018ASAPLink

Picture of Robert

New Group Member

New Group Member

09.04.18 – We have a new group member in the lab. Welcome Robert Higgins!

9.4.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

09.04.18 – We have a new paper in Organometallics!

“Silyl Transfer Pathway to a Ce(IV) Imido Complex” Cheisson, T.; Solola, L. A.; Gau, M. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Organometallics 2018ASAPLink

This paper was featured as the ACS Editors’ Choice!

8.23.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

08.23.18 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

“Exploration of the Solid- and Solution-State Structures and Electrochemical Properties of CeIV(atrane) Complexes” Solola, L. A.; Cheisson, T.; Yang, Q.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018AcceptedLink

8.21.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

08.21.18 – We have a new paper in Dalton Transactions!

“Synthesis of novel copper-rare earth BINOLate frameworks from a hydrogen bonding DBU-H rare earth BINOLate complex” Panetti, G. B.; Robinson, J. R.; Carrol, P. J.; Gau, M. R.; Manor, B. C.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2018Advance ArticleLink

8.1.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

08.01.18 – We have a new paper in Chemical Communications!

“A Molecular Basis to Rare Earth Separations for Recycling: Tuning TriNOx Ligand Properties for Improved Performance” Cole, B. E.; Falcones, I. B.; Cheisson, T.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Comm. 2018AcceptedLink

7.27.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

07.27.18 – We have a new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“C-H Bond Addition Across a Transient Uranium Nitrido and Formation of a Parent Uranium Imido Complex” Mullane, K. C.; Ryu, H.; Cheisson, T.; Grant, L. N.; Park, J. Y.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Baik, M.-H.; Mindiola, D. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018AcceptedLink

Schelter Group Awards

Schelter Group Awards

07.03.18 – Congratulations to Eric on his promotion to Professor of Chemistry!

New Group Members

New Group Members

07.16.18 – We have two new group members in the lab this summer. Welcome Soumyajit Dey, and Orion Staples!

5.22.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

05.22.18 – We have a new paper in Angewandte Chemie International Edition!

“Photoinduced Miyaura Borylation by a Rare Earth Photoreductant: the Hexachlorocerate(III) Anion” Qiao, Y.; Yang, Q.; Schelter, E. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018AcceptedLink

3.23.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

03.23.18 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

“Coordination Chemistry of a Strongly-Donating Hydroxylamine with Early Acitinides: An Investigation of Redox Properties and Electronic Structure” McSkimming, A.; Su, J.; Cheisson, T.; Gau, M. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Batista, E. R.; Yang, P.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2018ASAPLink

1.23.18 Paper

Paper Accepted

01.23.18 – We have a new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“Understanding and Controlling the Emission Brightness and Color of Molecular Cerium Luminophores” Qiao, Y.; Sergentu, D.-C.; Yin, H.; Zabula, A. V.; Cheisson, T.; McSkimming, A.; Carroll, P. J.; Anna, J. M.; Autschbach, J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018ASAPLink

12.29.17 Paper

Paper Accepted

10.13.17 – We have a new paper in the Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“Functional Synthetic Model for the Lanthanide-Dependent Quinoid Alcohol Dehydrogenase Active Site” McSkimming, A.; Cheisson, T.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2018140, 1223-1226. Link

10.13.17 Paper

Paper Accepted

10.13.17 – We have a new paper in Journal of Organometallic Chemistry!

“Cationic cerium(IV) complexes with multiple open coordination sites” Solola, L. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Organomet. Chem. 2017AcceptedLink

09.05.17 Paper

Paper Accepted

09.05.17 – We have a new paper in Chemistry – A European Journal!

“Reduction of Carbonyl Groups by Uranium(III) and Formation of a Stable Amide Radical Anion” Mullane, K. C.; Cheisson, T.; Nakamaru-Ogiso, E.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2017AcceptedLink

08.10.17 Paper

Paper Accepted

08.10.17 – We have a new paper in Chemistry – A European Journal!

“Structure, Electronics and Reactivity of Ce(PNP) Complexes” Zabula, A. V.; Qiao, Y.; Kosanovich, A. J.; Cheisson, T.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Ozerov, O. V.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, Accepted. Link

08.04.17 Paper

Paper Accepted

08.04.17 – We have a new paper in Angewandte Chemie International Edition!

“Electro-kinetic Separation of Rare Earth Elements Using a Redox Active Ligand” Fang, H.; Cole, B. E.; Qiao, Y.; Bogart, J. A.; Cheisson, T.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, Accepted. Link

06.12.17 EPA Green Chemistry

Schelter Group Awards

06.12.17 – Congratulations to Eric and the Schelter Group for receiving the US EPA Green Chemistry Challenge Award!

04.10.17 RSC

Schelter Group Awards

04.10.17 – Congratulations to Eric for being admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry!

02.17.17 Paper

Paper Accepted

02.17.17 – We have a new paper in Chemistry – A European Journal!

“Synthesis and Reduction of Uranium(V) Imido Complexes with Redox Active Substituents” Mullane, K. C.; Carroll, P. J. Schelter, E. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2017, Accepted. Link

01.16.17 Paper

Paper Accepted

01.16.17 We have a new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“Cerium(IV) Imido Complexes: Structural, Computational and Reactivity Studies” Solola, L. A.; Zabula, A. V.; Dorfner, W. L.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, Accepted. Link

01.16.17 New Grad Students

New Graduate Students

01.16.17 – We have two new first year graduate students in the lab. Welcome Ekaterina Lapsheva, and Qiaomu Yang!

12.15.16 Paper

Paper Accepted

12.15.16 – We have a new paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science!

“Accomplishing simple, solubility-based separations of rare earth elements with complexes bearing size-sensitive molecular apertures” Bogart, J. A.; Cole, B. E.; Boreen, M. A.; Lippincott, C. A.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J. Schelter, E. J. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 2016, Early Edition. Link

12.07.16 Paper

Paper Accepted

12.07.16 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

“Density Functional Theory as a Predictive Tool for Cerium Redox Properties in Nonaqueous Solvents” Levin, J. R.; Dorfner, W. L.; Dai, A. X.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, ASAP. Link

11.30.16 Paper

Paper Accepted

11.30.16 – We have a new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“The Hexachlorocerate(III) Anion: A Potent, Benchtop Stable and Readily Available UVA Photosensitizer for Aryl Chlorides” Yin, H.; Jin, Y.; Hertzog, J. E.; Mullane, K. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Manor, B. C.; Anna, J. M.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, Accepted. Link

08.11.16 Walter Grad

Congrats Grad!

08.11.16 – We graduated our second PhD student of 2016, Dr. Walter Dorfner. Walter is pictured with Eric after a successful defense, and cutting his celebratory cake. Walter goes on to a position as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Inorganic Chemistry at University of the Sciences. Good luck Walter!

07.07.16 Chem Comm

Paper Accepted

07.07.16 – We have a new paper in Chemical Communications!

“Reactions of A Cerium(III) Amide with Heteroallenes: Insertion, Silyl-migration and De-insertion” Yin, H.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Comm. 2016, Accepted. Link

06.10.16 Organomet

Paper Accepted

06.10.16 – We have a new paper in Organometallics!

“1,2-Addition or Enolization? Variable Reactivity of a Cerium Acetylide Complex toward Carbonyl Compounds” Kim, J. E.; Zabula, A. V.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Organometallics 2016, ASAP. Link

05.30.16 Inorg Chem

Paper Accepted

05.30.16 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

“Cerium(III) and Uranium(IV) Complexes of the 2-Fluorophenyl Trimethylsilyl Amide Ligand: C‐F–>Ln/An Interactions that Modulate the Coordination Spheres of f-Block Elements” Yin, H.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, ASAP. Link

05.10.16 HLY

Schelter Group Awards

05.10.16 – Congratulations to Haolin Yin on receiving the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad by the CSC (left), and for receiving the Miller Award for the most outstanding doctoral thesis in the Department of Chemistry (right)!

05.10.16 JACS

Paper Accepted

05.10.16 – We have a new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“An Alkali Metal-Capped Cerium(IV) Imido Complex” Solola, L. A.; Zabula, A. V.; Dorfner, W. L.; Manor, B. C.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, Accepted. Link

04.23.16 HLY Grad

Congrats Grad!

4.23.16 – We graduated our first PhD student of 2016, Dr. Haolin Yin. Haolin is pictured here accepting his gift of uranium glass after a successful defense, and cutting his celebratory cake. Haolin goes on to a post-doctoral position at Caltech with the Fu group. Good luck Haolin!

04.13.16 Dalton Cover

Dalton Transactions Front Cover

04.13.16 – Our recent publication in Dalton Transactions was featured on the front cover. Thanks to Haolin Yin and Alex Zabula for designing the image!

04.11.16 JACS

Paper Accepted

04.11.16 – We have a new paper in Journal of the American Chemical Society!

“Cerium Photosensitizers: Structure-Function Relationships and Applications in Photocatalytic Aryl Coupling Reactions” Yin, H.; Carroll, P. J.; Manor, B. C.; Anna, J. M.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, Accepted. Link

04.06.16 NSF, CSC

Schelter Group Fellowship Awardees

4.06.16 – We had two fellowship recipients this semester! Grace Panetti was awarded an NSF fellowship, and Haolin Yin received the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad by the CSC!

03.25.16 Chem Sci

Paper Accepted

03.25.16 – We have a new paper in Chemical Science!

“The role of Dynamic Ligand Exchange in the Oxidation Chemistry of Cerium(III)” Robinson, J. R.; Qiao, Y.; Gu, J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Sci. 2016, Accepted. Link

02.28.16 Dalton

Paper Accepted

02.28.16 – We have a new paper in Dalton Transactions!

“C-F–>Ln/An Interactions in Synthetic f-Element Chemistry” Yin, H.; Zabula, A. V.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2016, Accepted. Link

02.09.16 Philly Mat Day

Philly Materials Day

02.09.16 – Philly Materials Day was a great success! Schelter Group members (Zeke Cole and Lukman Solola pictured) lead scientific demos and activities for over 1000 kids from the greater Philadelphia area.

02.08.16 New Grads

New Graduate Students

02.08.16 – We have three new first year graduate students in the lab. Welcome Yi Jin, Josh Nelson, and Grace Panetti!

Schelter Group News: 2010-2015


12.21.2015

Paper Accepted

12.21.15 – We have a new paper in Inorganic Chemistry!

"Rare Earth Metal Complexes of Bidentate Nitroxide Ligands: Synthesis and Electrochemistry" Kim, J. E.; Bogart, J. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Booth, C. H.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2016, 55, 775-784. Link


10.27.2015

Paper Accepted

10.27.15 – We have a new paper, in Chemistry a European Journal!

"Controlled Redox Chemistry at Cerium within a Tripodal Nitroxide Ligand Framework" Bogart, J. A.; Lippincott, C. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Booth, C. H.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2015, 21, advance article. Link


09.23.2015

Paper Accepted

09.23.15 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!

"Rearrangement in a Tripodal Nitroxide Ligand To Modulate the Reactivity of a Ti-F Bond" Boreen, M. A.; Bogart, J. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, advance article. Link


09.02.2015

Congrats Grad!

09.02.15 – We graduated our third and final PhD student of 2015, Dr. Jessica Levin. Jessica is pictured here with her committee members and Eric Schelter after her successful defense. Jessica goes on to a position at Dow Chemical. Good luck Jessica!


08.28.2015

Congrats Grad!

08.28.15 – We graduated our second PhD student of 2015, Dr. Justin Bogart. Justin is pictured here accepting his gift of uranium glass after a successful defense. Justin goes on to a post-doctoral position at UC Irvine with the Borovik group. Good luck Justin!


5/27/15

Paper Accepted

8.11.15 – We have a new paper, in Chemical Communications!

"Bidentate Nitroxide Ligands Stable Toward Oxidative Redox Cycling and their Complexes with Cerium and Lanthanum" Kim, J. E.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Comm. 2015, advance article. Link


5/27/15

Paper Accepted

8.10.15 – We have a new paper, in Chemical Science!

"Control of Cerium Oxidation State through Metal Complex Secondary Structures" Levin, J. R.; Dorfner, W. L.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Sci. 2015, advance article. Link


8/7/15

Congrats Grad!

8.7.15 – We graduated our first PhD student of 2015, Dr. Jee-Eon Kim. Jee-Eon is pictured here accepting her gift of uranium glass after a successful defense. Good luck with your post-Schelter group efforts!


7/8/15

Paper Accepted

7.7.15 – We have a new paper, in JACS!

"Luminescent Ce(III) Complexes as Stoichiometric and Catalytic Photo-reductants for Halogen Atom Abstraction Reactions" Yin, H.; Carroll, P. J.; Anna, J. M.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, advance article. Link


5/27/15

Paper Accepted

5.27.15 – We have a new paper, in Angewandte Chemie!

"An Operationally Simple Method for Separating the Rare-Earth Elements Neodymium and Dysprosium" Bogart, J. A.; Lippincott, C. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Angew. Chem. 2015, advance article. Link


5/27/15

Paper Accepted

5.27.15 – We have a new paper, in New Journal of Chemistry!

"Structural Variation in Cerium Aryloxide Complexes Templated by Hemilabile K+-Amine Interactions" Kim, J. E.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. New J. Chem. 2015, advance article. Link


5/18/15

Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Award

5.18.15 – Kim Mullane was awarded the second place prize for the Innovations in Fuel Cycle Research Awards. Great job Kim!


5/13/15

Paper Accepted

5.13.15 – We have a new paper, in JACS!

"Exchange Processes in Shibasaki's Rare Earth Alkali Metal BINOLate (REMB) Frameworks and their Relevance in Multifunctional Asymmetric Catalysis" Robinson, J. R.; Gu, J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J.; Walsh, P. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, accepted. Link


4/14/15

Schelter Group Fellowship Awardees

4.14.15 – We had two fellowship recipients this semester! Zeke Cole was awarded an NSF fellowship and Haolin Yin received the University of Pennsylvania Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Congratulations fellows!


3/31/15

Paper Accepted

3.31.15 – We have a new paper, in Organic Letters!

"Substituted Quinoline Quinones as Surrogates for the PQQ Cofactor: An Electrochemical and Computational Study§" Dorfner, W. L.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Org. Lett. 2015, accepted. Link


3/27/15

Group has strong presence at Denver ACS meeting

3.27.15 – Eric, Jee Eon, Justin, Zeke and Kim all presented talks at the ACS Spring National Meeting in Denver, March 2015. Here, Justin accepts his Division of Inorganic Chemistry Student Travel Award check from Prof. Stephanie Brock, Wayne State University and DIC Awards Committee Co-Chair.


2/24/15

Paper Accepted

2.24.15 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!

"A Ligand Field Series for the 4f-Block from Experimental and DFT Computed Ce(IV/III) Electrochemical Potentials" Bogart, J. A.; Lewis, A. J.; Boreen, M. A.; Lee, H. B.; Medling, S. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Booth, C. H.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, accepted. Link


1/6/15

First Years!

1.6.15 – We have new students, Yusen Qiao and Zeke Cole! Be sure to stop by and say hello at their new desks in the Schelter lab.


11/24/14

Paper Accepted

11.24.14 – We have a new paper, in Chemistry - A European Journal!

"DFT Study of the Active Site of the XoxF-type Natural, Cerium-Dependent Methanol Dehydrogenase Enzyme" Bogart, J. A.; Lewis, A. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2014, accepted. Link


11/21/14

Have Grant – Will Travel

11.21.14 – Kim Mullane was awarded a travel grant by the WCC/Eli Lilly Travel Award to attend the Spring 2015 ACS conference!


10/29/14

Second Place!

10.30.14 – Michael Boreen was awarded a second place prize for his poster, presented at the Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Great job Michael!


10/29/14

Paper Accepted

10.29.14 – Synthesis, Structural Characterization, and Carbonyl Addition Reactivity of a Terminal Cerium(III) Acetylide Complex" Kim, J. E.; Weinberger, D. S.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Organometallics 2014, advance article. Link


10/17/14

Dalton Transactions Inside Cover

10.17.14 – Our recent publication in Dalton Transactions was featured on the inside cover. Thanks to our skilled undergraduate students for designing the image!


09/2/14

Graduate Research Award

09.02.14 – Justin Bogart has been chosen this year as the winner of the 2014 Penn Chemistry Award for Excellence in Graduate Research for Inorganic Chemistry. Congratulations Justin!


06/10/14

Paper Accepted

08.13.14 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Anomalous One-Electron Processes in the Chemistry of Uranium Nitrogen Multiple Bonds" Mullane, K. C.; Lewis, A. J.; Yin, H.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, accepted. Link


06/10/14

Paper Accepted

07.31.14 – We have a new paper, in Dalton Transactions!
"Variation of Electronic Transitions and Reduction Potentials of Cerium(IV) Complexes" Williams, U. J.; Schneider, D.; Dorfner, W. L.; Maichle-Moessmer, C.; Carroll, P. J.; Anwander, R.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2014, advance article. Link


06/10/14

Paper Accepted

06.10.14 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"The Inverse Trans Influence in a Family of Pentavalent Uranium Complexes" Lewis, A. J.; Mullane, K. C.; Nakamaru-Ogiso, E.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, accepted. Link


05/29/14

Paper Accepted

05.29.14 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Synthesis and Analysis of a Family of Cerium(IV) Halide and Pseudohalide Compounds" Williams, U. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, accepted. Link


05/20/14

Paper Accepted

05.20.14 – We have a new paper, in Dalton Transactions!
"Uranyl-Oxo Coordination Directed by Non-Covalent Interactions" Lewis, A. J.; Yin, H. L.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2014, accepted. Link


05/06/14

Paper Accepted

05.06.14 – We have a new paper, in JACS!
"Air- and Water-Tolerant Rare Earth Guanidinium BINOLate Complexes as Practical Precatalysts in Multifunctional Asymmetric Catalysis" Robinson, J. R.; Fan, X.; Yadav, J.; Carroll, P. J.; Wooten, A. J.; Pericàs, M. A.; Schelter, E. J.; Walsh, P.J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, accepted. Link


04/23/14

Congrats Grad!

04.23.14 – We graduated our last PhD student for the year, Jerome Robinson. Jerome is pictured to the left cutting his cake and admiring his uranium glass. Jerome was lucky enough to have two advisors during his time at Penn, Professor Eric Schelter and Professor Patrick Walsh. Jerome will be joining Andrew at Axalta Coating Systems after a trip to Peru with his wife, Stephanie (pictured top left).


04/15/14

Congrats Grad!

04.15.14 – We graduated our second PhD student, Ursula Williams. Here she is cutting the cake at her graduation party. Ursula is pictured to the right with Eric after receiving a vintage uranium glass bowl. We wish Ursula the best of luck in beginning her faculty appointment at Juniata College!


04/10/14

Congrats Grad!

04.10.14 – We graduated our first PhD student, Andrew Lewis. Andrew is pictured here accepting a gift of uranium glass after his successful defense. A similar piece is shown under blacklight to demonstrate its brilliant fluorescence. Andrew will be beginning his position at Axalta Coating Systems shortly.


04/02/14

Paper Accepted

04.02.14 – We have a new paper, in Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis!
"Non-Covalent Immobilization of Rare Earth Heterobimetallic Frameworks and their Reactivity in an Asymmetric Michael Addition" Robinson, J. R.; Yadav, J.; Fan, X.; Stanton, G. R.; Schelter, E. J.; Pericàs, M. A.; Walsh, P. J. Adv. Synth. Cat. 2014, accepted. Link Cover art


02/26/14

Paper Accepted

02.26.14 – We have a new paper, in Dalton Trans.!
"A Homoleptic η2 Hydroxylaminato CeIV Complex with S4 Symmetry" Dorfner, W. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2014, accepted. Link


02/25/14

Highlight

02.25.14 – Our work was highlighted in Angewandte Chemie, Int. Ed.!
"Fluorocarbons Modulate the Coordination Sphere of f-Element Complexes" Alvarez, S.; Menjón, B. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014. Link


02/10/14

Paper Accepted

02.10.14 – We have a new paper, in Chemical Communications!
2-coordination of 18-crown-6 to Ce(III) cations: Solution dynamics and reactivity" Yin, H.; Robinson, J. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2014, accepted. Link


01/24/14

Dean's Scholars

01.24.14 – Jerome Robinson (Grad) and Michael Boreen (UGrad) have been chosen as 2014 Penn SAS Dean's Scholars.


12/06/13

Paper Accepted

12.06.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Synthesis, Bonding, and Reactivity of a Cerium(IV) Fluoride Complex" Williams, U. J.; Robinson, J. R.; Lewis, A. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2014, 53, 27–29. Link


12/05/13

Paper Accepted

12.05.13 – We have a new paper, in Organometallics!
"Synthesis and Catalytic Activity of Heterobimetallic Rare Earth-Zinc Ethyl BINOLate Analogues of Shibasaki's Catalysts" Nieto, I.; Wooten, A. J.; Robinson, J. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J.; Walsh, P. J. Organometallics 2013, 32, 7431–7439. Link


11/25/13

Paper Accepted

11.25.13 – We have a new paper, in JACS!
"Tuning Reactivity and Electronic Properties through Ligand Reorganization within a Cerium Heterobimetallic Framework" Robinson, J. R.; Gordon, Z.; Booth, C. H.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 19016–19024. Link


11/18/13

Virtual Issue

11.18.13 – Our work was featured in the ACS virtual issue on topics in Synthetic Inorganic Chemistry!

Read it the editorial here!


10/22/13

Paper Accepted

10.22.13 – We have a new paper, in Chemical Communications!
"Synthesis and Characterization of a Cerium(IV) Hydroxamate Complex: Implications for the Beneficiation of Light Rare Earth Ores" Lee, H. B.; Bogart, J. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2014, accepted. Link


09/11/13

Paper Accepted

09.11.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Homoleptic Cerium(III) and Cerium(IV) Nitroxide Complexes: Significant Stabilization of the 4+ Oxidation State" Bogart, J. A.; Lewis, A. J.; Medling, S. A.; Piro, N. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Booth, C. H.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 11600–11607. Link


09/06/13

Paper Accepted

09.06.13 – We have a new paper, in Coordination Chemistry Reviews!
"The Electrochemical Behavior of Cerium(III/IV) Complexes: Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Applications in Synthesis" Piro, N. A.; Robinson, J. R.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Coord. Chem. Rev. 2014, 260, 21–36. Link


08/22/13

Students Win Awards

08.22.13 – Ursula Williams was awarded a travel grant by the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry to attend the Fall 2013 ACS conference! Jerome Robinson was recognized with a Departmental Award for Excellence in Research! Great job!


08/07/13

Paper Accepted

08.07.13 – We have a new paper, in JACS!
"Stable Uranium(VI) Methyl and Acetylide Complexes and the Elucidation of an Inverse Trans Influence Ligand Series" Lewis, A. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 13185–13192. Link


06/26/13

Paper Accepted

06.26.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Electrophilic Ln(III) Cations Protected by C–F→Ln Interactions and their Coordination Chemistry with Weak Sigma- and Pi-Donors" Yin, H.; Lewis, A. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 8234–8243. Link


06/07/13

Paper Accepted

06.07.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!
"Tetrakis(bis(trimethylsilyl)amido)uranium(IV): Synthesis and Reactivity" Lewis, A. J.; Williams, U. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 7326–7328. Link


05/31/13

Paper Accepted

05.31.13 – We have a new paper, in Journal of Organic Chemistry!
"Fine-tuning the Oxidative Ability of Persistent Radicals: Electrochemical and Computational Studies of Substituted 2-Pyridyl Hydroxylamines" Bogart, J. A.; Lee, H. B.; Boreen, M. A.; Jun, M.; Schelter, E. J. J. Org. Chem 2013, 78, 6344–6349. Link


04/26/13

Teaching Award

05.30.13 – Ursula Williams was honored with a 2013 Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching by Graduate Students.
Way to teach, Ursula!


04/26/13

Paper Accepted

04.26.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!

"Synthesis, Electrochemistry, and Reactivity of Cerium(III/IV) Methylene-Bis-Phenolate Complexes" Mahoney, B. D.; Piro, N. A.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 5970–5977. Link


03/29/13

NSF GRFP

03.29.13 – Lukman Solola was awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship award! Way to go, Lukman!


03/27/13

Paper Accepted

03.27.13 – We have a new paper, in Inorganic Chemistry!

"Single Crystal to Single Crystal Transformation and Hydrogen Atom Transfer upon Oxidation of a Cerium Coordination Compound" Williams, U. J.; Mahoney, B. D.; Lewis, A. J.; DeGregorio, P. T.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013, 52, 4142–4144. Link


03/14/13

Paper Accepted

03.14.13 – We have a new paper, in Chemistry - A European Journal!

"Dimeric Rare-Earth BINOLate Complexes: Activation of 1,4-Benzoquinone through Lewis Acid Promoted Potential Shifts" Robinson, J. R.; Booth, C. H.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Eur. J. 2013, 19, 5996–6004. Link


02/26/13

Cottrell Scholar Award

02.26.13 – EJ Schelter received a Cottrell Scholar award "for early career faculty members who are committed to excel at both research and teaching."

Read the details in the press release here!


02/16/13

Paper Accepted

02.16.13 – We have a new paper, in Organometallics!

"Uranium(IV) BINOLate Heterobimetallics: Synthesis and Reactivity in an Asymmetric Diels-Alder Reaction " Robinson, J. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Organometallics 2013, 32, 1493–1499. Link


12/04/12

Paper Accepted

12.04.12 – We have a new paper, in JACS!

"Reductive Cleavage of Nitrite to form Terminal Uranium Mono-Oxo Complexes " Lewis, A. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 511–518. Link


11/07/12

Paper Accepted

11.06.12 – We have a new paper, in Chemical Science!

"Fluorinated Diarylamides Complexes of Uranium(III, IV) Incorporating Ancillary Fluorine-to-Uranium Dative Interactions" Yin, H.; Lewis, A. J.; Williams, U. J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Sci. 2013, 4 798–805. Link


07/19/12

Paper Accepted

07.19.12 – We have a new paper, in ACIE!

"The Impact of Ligand Reorganization on CeIII Oxidation Chemistry" Robinson, J. R.; Carroll, P. J.; Walsh, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, 51, 10159–10163. Link


04/08/12

CTL Fellow

05.07.12 – Ursula J. Williams has been chosen as a 2012–2013 Penn Center for Teaching and Learning Graduate Fellow for Teaching Excellence!


04/08/12

Undergraduates Graduate

05.13.12 – Undergrads Kylie Mitchell and Leora Cooper have graduated. Kylie will attend the University of Florida and Leora will attend MIT for graduate school starting this fall.


04/16/12

Paper Accepted

04.16.12 – We have a new paper, in Dalton Transactions!

"Lanthanide(III) 2-Naphthoxide Complexes Stabilized by Interligand Non-Covalent Interactions" Levin, J. R.; Gu, J.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Dalton Trans. 2012, 41, 7870–7872. Link


04/08/12

Paper Accepted

04.08.12 – We have a new paper, in Chem. Comm.!

"A Comparison of the Effects of Symmetry and Magnetoanisotropy on Paramagnetic Relaxation in Related Dysprosium Single Ion Magnets" Williams, U. J.; Mahoney, B. D.; DeGregorio, P. T.; Carroll, P. J.; Nakamaru-Ogiso, E.; Kikkawa, J. M.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 5593–5595. Link


03/29/12

Honorary Mention

03.29.12 – Schelter group 2nd year Justin Bogart was recognized with an honorary mention by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program. We are proud of you, Justin!


03/22/12

Doctoral Candidates

03.22.12 – Schelter group 2nd years Justin Bogart, Jee Eon Kim, and Jessica Levin all passed their PhD candidacy exams. Way to go!!


03/21/12

Paper Accepted

03.21.12 – Check out our new paper, in Chem. Comm.!

"Pentavalent Uranium Trans-Dihalides and -Pseudohalides" Lewis, A. J.; Nakamaru-Ogiso, E.; Kikkawa, J. M.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Chem. Commun. 2012, 48, 4977–4979. Link.


01/17/12

New Group Members

01.17.12 – We are joined by 2 new students: Haolin Yin and Walter Dorfner!


01/05/12

Paper Accepted

01.05.12 – Our new Inorganic Chemistry paper is in print, check it out online!

"Uranium Pyrrolylamine Complexes Featuring a Trigonal Binding Pocket and Interligand Noncovalent Interactions" Lewis, A. J.; Williams, U. J.; Kikkawa, J. M.; Carroll, P. J.; Schelter, E. J. Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 37–39. Link


01/05/12

Second Schelter group graduate

Undergrad Zachary Gordon graduates to begin work at DuPont. Congratulations, Zack!


01/05/12

Travel Grant Awarded

Ursula J. Williams was awarded a travel grant to attend the spring ACS meeting in San Diego. Nicely done, Ursula!


7/29/11

C&E News Video Online

EJ Schelter describes the state of rare earth metal chemistry in this video, from C&E News. Several other Penn faculty and students were also featured in these videos - take a look!

7/19/11

Visiting Scholar

Dr. Mantoa Sekota is visiting the Schelter group from The National University of Lesotho Department of Chemistry. Dr. Sekota's visit is supported by the NSF-sponsored LRSM. Welcome, Mantoa!


5/23/11

Undergrads receive summer internships

Undergrads Heui Beom Lee (to ADM) and Zach Gordon (to DuPont) depart from Philly for their summer internships. Congrats Zach and Heui Beom! See you in the fall!


5/17/11

Undergrad wins scholarship

Undergrad Heui Beom Lee receives 2011 Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association Scholarship. Congrats Heui Beom!


5/16/11

First Schelter group graduate

Undergrad Patrick DeGregorio graduates to begin work at DuPont in product stewardship. Congratulations Patrick!


5/12/11

Group receives DOE funding

The Schelter group has received a 2011 US DOE Early Career Research Program Award to support studies of advanced rare earths separations chemistry. The research was selected for funding by the Office of Basic Energy Science. Thank you US DOE!


4/27/11

Undergrad wins fellowship

Undergrad Leora Cooper has received a 2011 Novartis Fellowship for Summer Undergraduate Research from the Penn Department of Chemistry. Congratulations Leora!


4/22/11

Undergrads win research funding awards

Undergrads Leora Cooper (2011 Ruth Marcus Kanter Research Grant) and Heui Beom Lee (2011 College Alumni Society Board of Managers and Presidents Research Grant) have received funding awards from the Penn Center for Undergraduate Research. Congrats Leora and Heui Beom!


3/21/11

PhD candidates

Second year grad students Brian Mahoney, Andrew Lewis, Ursula Williams, and Jerome Robinson have all passed their PhD candidacy exams. Congratulations candidates!


Feb. 2011

Group receives seed funding

Schelter group receives Penn University Research Foundation seed funding. Thank you URF!


Jan. 2011

New Group Members

Welcome to Justin Bogart, Jee Eon Kim, and Jessica Levin, the new members of the Schelter Group!


Schelter Group has gloveboxes

Come put your arms in them.


Schelter Group is in Philadelphia

Philly skyline as seen from the roof of the chemistry building.