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

  • Crockett, Michael P.; Tyrol, Chet C.; Wong, Alexander S.; Byers, Jeffery A.* “Iron-Catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling Between Alkyl Halides and Unactivated Arylboronic Esters” Organic Letters, 2018, 20(17), 5233-5237, DOI:10.1021/acs.orglett.8b02184.
  • Li, Zhehui; Rayder, Thomas R.; Luo, Lianshun; Byers, Jeffery A.*; Tsung, Chia-Kuang* “Aperture-Opening Encapsulation of a Transition Metal Catalyst in a Metal-Organic Framework for CO2 Hydrogenation”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140(26), 8082-8085, DOI: 10.1021/jacs.8b04047.
  • Qi, Miao; Dong, Qi; Wang, Dunwei; Byers, Jeffery A.* “Electrochemically Switchable Ring-Opening Polymerization of Lactide and Cyclohexene Oxide”, Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2018, 140(17), 5686-5690, DOI:10.1021/jacs.8b02171.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.