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

Qi, Miao; Zhang, Haochuan; Dong, Qi; Li, Jingyi; Musgrave Rebecca A.; Zhao, Yanyan; Dulock, Nicholas; Wang, Dunwei*, Jeffery A. Byers* "Electrochemically switchable polymerization from surface-anchored molecular catalysts" Chemical Science, 2021, 12, 9042-9052, DOI: 10.1039/d1sc02163j.

Rayder, Thomas M.; Bensalah, Adam T.; Li, Banruo; Byers, Jeffery A.*, Tsung, Chia-Kuang* “Engineering Second Sphere Interactions in a Host-Guest Multicomponent Catalyst System for the Hydrogenation of Carbon Dioxide to Methanol” Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2021, 143, 3, 1630-1640, DOI:10.1021/jacs.0c08957.

Tyrol, Chet C.; Yone, Nang; Gallin, Connor F.; Byers, Jeffery A.* “Synthesizing Enantiomerically Enriched 1,1-Diarylalkanes Using a Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction Catalyzed by an Iron-Based Complex” ChemComm, 2020, 56, 14661-14664. DOI:10.1039/D0CC05003B.

Rayder, Thomas R.; Adillon, Enric; Byers, Jeffery A.*; Tsung, Chia-Kuang* “A Bioinspired Multicomponent System to Convert Carbon Dioxide to Methanol Autocatalytically” Chem, 2020, 6(7), 1742-1754. DOI:10.1016/j.chempr.2020.04.008.

Crockett, Michael P.; Wong, Alexander S.; Li, Bo; Byers, Jeffery A.* “Rational Design of an Iron-Based Catalyst for Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Couplings Involving Heteroaromatic Boronic Esters and Tertiary Alkyl Electrophiles” Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 2020, 59(13), 5392-5397, DOI:10.1002/anie.201914315.