Patrick J. Walsh

University of Pennsylvania, USA
Lecture Title: 
"2-Azaallyl Anions and Sulfenate Anions: Unusual and Unexpected Reactivity”

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Positions Alan MacDiarmid Professor of Chemistry (2008-to present) Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania (2005-present)
Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania (2002-2005) Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania (1999-2002) Assistant Professor of Chemistry, San Diego State University (1994-1999)

Education 1991-1994 NSF Postdoc., Scripps Research Institute (Barry Sharpless)
1991 Ph.D. in Chemistry University of California, Berkeley (R. G. Bergman) 1986 B.A. in Chemistry, University of California, San Diego

Research Honors and Awards

2016-2017 Chair, Philadelphia Organic Chemists’ Club
2016 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) 2016 School of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Mentoring
Award (UPenn)
2016 Honorary Professor, Nanjing Tech
2016 Adjunct Professor, China Agriculture University 2014–2016 Visiting Professor, China Agriculture University 2014 Author profile (ACIE 2014, 53, 10854)
2011 2011 Novartis Lecturer, UC Irvine
2010 2010 Abbott Lecturer, UC Berkeley
2008-present Alan MacDiarmid Chair in Chemistry, UPenn 2006 Philadelphia Section Award of the ACS
2000 – 2005: Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
1999 – 2000 SDSU Mortar Board Outstanding Faculty Award 1997 – 2002: National Science Foundation Career Award
1991 – 1993: National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship 1986 – 1987: Chemistry Fellow, University of California, Berkeley 1985 – 1986: President's Undergraduate Fellowship

Research Interests
Detailed investigations of the reaction mechanisms of catalytic asymmetric transformations.
• Development of catalysts and methods for enantioselective C-C and C-O bond-formation.
• Introduction of novel tandem reactions

Publications • 200 refereed publications in asymmetric catalysis, organic synthesis, and inorganic chemistry