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Suzanne

dr. suzanne doucette

education

August 2006
Postdoctoral research in Inorganic Chemistry, Friedrich-Alexander-Universty of Erlangen-Nuremberg, DE.

August 2006
PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, Advisor: Dr. Paul Chirik @ Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA.

Dissertation: "Homogeneous Iron Catalysts with Redox-Active Ligands: Synthesis and Electronic Structure "

May 2001
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Delaware, USA.

Dissertation: "Aminostratigraphy of the North Carolina Outer Banks Region"

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current research

June 2006 - June 2008: Synthesis and reactivity of sterically hinderd Uranium compounds.

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presentations

Bart, S.C.; Lobkovsky, E.; Chirik, P.J.  “Low-Valent Iron Complexes Containing Non-Innocent Pyridine(diimine) Ligands.” 230th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 28-Sept. 1, 2005.

Bart, S.C.; Chirik, P.J. “Homogeneous Catalysis with Low-Valent Iron Containing Redox Flexible Ligands.” Inorganic Gordon Research Conference, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, July 17-22, 2005.

Bart, S.C. “Catalytic Bond Forming Reactions with Well-Defined Iron Complexes.”   DuPont Experimental Station, Wilmington, Delaware, April 6, 2005.
                                   
Bart, S.C.; Chirik, P.J. “Catalytic Bond Forming Reactions with Well-Defined Iron Complexes.” Chemistry and Biology Interface Seminar Series, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology,  Cornell University, February 16, 2005.
                                                                                                                    
Bart, S.C.; Lobkovsky, E.; Chirik, P.J. “Highly Active Iron Catalysts for Homogeneous Hydrogenation and Hydrosilation.” 228th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 22-26, 2004.
                                   
Bart, S.C. “Homogeneous Catalysis Using Iron.”  Graduate Student Summer Seminar Series, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Cornell University, July 22, 2004.

 

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research fellowships and experience

October 2006 - October 2008
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Germany

June 2003 - June 2005
Chemistry and Biology Interface Training Grant-National Institue of Health, USA

March 2005 - April 2005
Research Assistant @ DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware, USA.
Synthesized potential catalytic intermediates in the Ullmann reaction.

February 1998 - May 2001
Undergraduate research with Dr. John Wehmiller.
Amino acid dating of fossilized shell samples collected from sand cores off the coast of North Carolina.

 

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awards & honors

May 1998
First Year Honors Certificate, University of Delaware

Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, Spring 2001
University of Delaware Dean's List

August 1997 - May 2001
Chemistry Undergraduate Scholarship

August 1997 - May 2001
Tuition Exchange Scholarship, University of Delaware

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professional societies and activities

Expanding Your Horizons
2005 - Workshop Chair
2004 & 2003 -Workshop Leader

American Chemical Society
2001 - Secretary, University of Delaware Student Affiliates, Newark, Delaware

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publications

Bart, S.C.; Lobkovsky, E.; Bill, E.; Wieghardt, K.; Chirik, P.J. "Neutral-Ligand Complexes of Bis(imino)pyridine Iron: Synthesis, Structure, and Spectroscopy."Inorganic Chemistry , 2007, ASAP.

Bart, S.C.; Bowman, A.C.; Lobkovsky, E.; Chirik P.J. "Iron Diazoalkane: N-N Bond Hydrogenation and Intramolecular Alkane Dehydrogenation" Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2007, 129, 7212-7213.

Bart, S.C.; Chlopek, K.; Bill, E.; Bouwkamp, M.W.; Lobkovsky, E.; Neese, F.; Wieghardt, K.; and Chirik, P.J. "Electronic Structure of Bis(imino)pyridine Iron Dichloride, Monochloride, and Neutral Ligand Complexes: A Combined Structural, Spectroscopic, and Computational Study."Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128, 13901-13912.

Bart, S.C.; Lobkovsky, E.; Bill, E.; and Chirik, P.J. "Synthesis and Hydrogenation of Bis(imino)pyridine Iron Imides."  Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2006, 128, 5302-5303.
                                   
Bart, S.C.; Hawrelak, E.J.; Lobkovsky, E.; Chirik, P.J. “Low-Valent α-Diimine Iron Complexes for Catalytic Olefin Hydrogenation.” Organometallics, 2005, 24, 5518-5527..

Bouwkamp, M.W.; Bart, S.C.; Hawrelak, E.J.; Trovitch, R.J.; Lobkovsky, E.; Chirik, P.J. “Square Planar Bis(imino)pyridine iron halide and alkyl complexes.”  Chemical Communications  2005, (27),3406-3408.
                                   
Bart, S.C.; Lobkovsky, E.; Chirik, P.J. “Preparation, Molecular and Electronic Structures of High Spin, Square Pyramidal Iron (0) bis-Dinitrogen and bis-Silane Complexes and Their Application to Catalytic Hydrogenation and Hydrosilation.”  Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004, 126, 13794-13807.
                                               
Bart, S.C.; Hawrelak, E.J.; Schmisseur, A.K.; Lobkovsky, E.; Chirik, P.J. “Synthesis, Reactivity, and Solid State Structures of Four-Coordinate Iron(II) and Manganese(II) Alkyl Complexes”  Organometallics 2004, 23, 237-246.            

Bart, S.C.; Chirik, P.J. “Selective, Catalytic Carbon-Carbon Bond Activation and Functionalization Promoted by Late Transition Metal Catalysts.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 2003, 125.

 

 

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