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Kristian Gotthardt Olsen

February - August 2002

Visiting Scholar from the Universitet Københavns, Denmark.



November 2000 - present: Ph.D student

Project in Inorganic Chemistry: Unusual Coordination Geometry Inflicted by Sterically Hindered Ligands. Supervisor: Dr. Jesper Bendix, University of Copenhagen.

September 2000: Master of Science in Chemistry

Title of Master Thesis: Pseudo-Tetrahedral Coordination Compounds of Co(II) and Ni(II), Synthesis, Spectroscopy, Ligandfield Theory and DFT-Calculations.
Supervisor: Dr. Joergen Glerup, Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

summer 1995: Bachelor in Chemistry

Title of Bachelor Project, Synthesis and Characterization of Cobalt(III), Rhodium (III) and Iridium(III) Complexes.
Supervisor: Dr. Frode Galsbol Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Copenhagen.


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current research project @ ucsd

Feb. 2002 - present: computational chemistry & actinide chemistry

1) Geometry Optimization and Single Point Energy Calculations on Uranium Coordination Complexes.
2) Synthesis and Characterization of Uranium Nitrido Compounds Using a Novel Nitrogen Donor Ligand.
3) Synthesis and Characterization of Unprecedented Uranium Carbene Species.

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research fellowships and experience

Feb. 2002 - present
University of Copenhagen, Denmark


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