Chemistry Department Faculty

Jeffery A. Byers

Associate Professor

Selected Honors and Awards

  • American Chemical Society PMSE Young Investigator Award, 2017
  • Research Corporation Cottrell Scholar, 2015
  • National Science Foundation CAREER award, 2015

Representative Key Publications

  • Delle Chiaie, Kayla; Yablon, Lauren L.; Biernesser, Ashley B.; Michalowski, Gregory R.; Sudyn, Alexander W.; Byers, Jeffery A.* “Redox-Triggered Crosslinking Reactions” Polymer Chemistry, 2016, 7, 4675-4681, DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00975A.
  • 21. Biernesser, Ashley B.; Delle Chiaie, Kayla; Curley, Julia B.; Byers, Jeffery A.* “Block Copolymerization of Epoxides with Lactide Facilitated by Redox Switchable Iron Polymerization Catalysis” Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2016, 55, 5251-5254, DOI: 10.1002/ anie.201511793.
  • 19. Manna, Cesar M.; Kaur, Aman; Yablon, Lauren; Haeffner, Fredrick; Li, Bo; Byers, Jeffery A.* “Stereoselective catalysis achieved through in situ desymmetrization of an achiral iron catalyst precursor” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015, 137(45), 14232-14235, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.5b09966.
  • Morabito, Joseph; Chou, Lien-Yang; Li, Zhehui; Manna, Cesar M.; Petroff, Christopher A.; Kyada, Rutvin, Byers, Jeffery A.*; Tsung, Chia-Kuang* “Molecular Encapsulation Beyond the Aperture Size Limit Through Dissociative Linker Exchange in Metal-Organic Framework Crystals” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2014, 136(36), 12540-12543, DOI: 10.1021/ja5054779.
  • Biernesser, Ashley B.; Li, Bo; Byers, Jeffery A.* “The redox controllable polymerization of lactide catalyzed by bis(imino)pyridine iron bis-alkoxide complexes” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2013, 135(44), 16553-16560, DOI: 10.1021/ja407920d.