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Department of Chemistry Zachariah M. Heiden Group

Group News

 

July 2020 – Heiden group publishes a manuscript in Supramolecular Chemistry in collaboration with the Waynant Group at the University of Idaho.

June 2020 – Brena’s manuscript entitled: “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Zirconium Phosphate Nanoplatelet-Supported Ru-Anadem Nanostructures and Their Catalytic Study for the Hydrogenation of Acetophenone,” in collaboration with Jack Zhang at Washington State University was published in the ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.

June 2020 – Research in the Heiden group resumes under restricted operations.

May 2020 – Tanner passed his second year qualifying exam!

March 2020 – Research in the Heiden group is currently shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 2019 – Brena passed her proposal defense!

October 2019 – Cole Fisher has joined the group as a graduate student.

August 2019 – Brena’s manuscript entitled: “Redox Switchable Catalysis Utilizing a Fluorescent Dye” has been accepted by Chemical Communications.

July 2019 – Tanner and Drayko’s manuscript entitled: “Synthesis and Characterization of Hydrazine-Appended BODIPY Dyes and the Related Methylamine Complexes” has been accepted by the New Journal of Chemistry.

June 2019 – Zach has been named the director of the WSU NMR lab.

June 2019 – Tanner’s manuscript entitled: “Connecting Solution-Phase to Single-Molecule Properties of Ni(Salophen),” in collaboration with David Lee at Washington State University was published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters.

May 2019 – Zach has published a paper entitled: “Catalytic Ammonia Oxidation to Dinitrogen by Hydrogen Atom Abstraction,” in collaboration with Michael Mock at Montana State University in Angewandte Chemie.

May 2019 – The virtual issue on the chemistry of the p-block elements celebrating the 150th anniversary of the periodic table is now available online! Zach was a guest editor of this special issue.

May 2019 – Brena passed her qualifying exam!

April 2019 – Jacob successfully defended his master’s thesis!

February 2019 – Brena’s manuscript in entitled: “Investigation of Main Group Promoted Carbon Dioxide Reduction” has been accepted in the special issue in Tetrahedron on “Frustrated Lewis Acids and Organoboranes.”

January 2019 – Brena and Zach’s book chapter entitled: “Influence of Lewis Acid Strength on Molecule Activation” has been accepted for incorporation into the book: The Essential Guide to Lewis Acids (ISBN: 978-1-53615-236-4).

October 2018 – Alex Hanna and Tanner Hanson have joined the group as graduate students.

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June 2018 – Brena and Zach’s book chapter entitled: Redox Chemistry of BODIPY Dyes, has been accepted for incorporation into the book: BODIPY Dyes (ISBN: 978-953-51-6814-0).

June 2018 – Dana Lu has joined the group as a visiting researcher.

May 2018 – Blake Bryson joined the group as an undergraduate researcher.

May 2018 – Jordan graduated with his B.S. in chemistry! Congratulations Jordan!

March 2018 – Jordan presented a poster at the Spring ACS Meeting in New Orleans and Zach organized a symposium in honor of Thomas Rauchfuss, who received the ACS Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry.

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(left) Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt, (middle) Thomas Rauchfuss, and (right) Zach Heiden at the ACS Award Banquet

February 2018 – Jordan has received the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry Student Travel Award! He will be presenting his research at the Spring ACS Meeting in New Orleans.

February 2018 – Ian, Nick, and, Jordan’s manuscript has been accepted by Dalton Transactions.

February 2018 – Ian, Robby, Jordan, Jackson, Brena, and Jacob W.’s manuscript has been accepted by Angewandte Chemie.

December 2017 – Jacob Markut has joined the group as a graduate student.

December 2017 – Heiden group publishes a manuscript in European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry in collaboration with the Waynant Group at the University of Idaho.

October 2017 – Nick, Jacob, and Ian’s manuscript has been accepted by New Journal of Chemistry.

October 2017 – Brena Thompson has joined the group as a graduate student and Drayko Chudomelka has joined the group as an undergraduate researcher.

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July 2017 – Jackson Deobald has joined the group as a visiting student.

July 2017 – Ben and Paige’s manuscript has been accepted by Dalton Transactions.

June 2017 – Jacob Wimpenny has joined the group as a graduate student.

April 2017 – Nick and Ian graduate.

  

April 2017 – Paige’s manuscript has been accepted in Dalton Transactions.

March 2017 – Paige, Ben, and Marc’s manuscript has been accepted in European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.

February 2017 – Heiden group publishes a manuscript in Journal of the American Chemical Society in collaboration with the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis Nitrogen Reduction Group at PNNL.

June 2016 – Robby Allen joins the Heiden research group as a summer intern.

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October 2015 – Alfredo Espino and Marc Maldonado join the Heiden research group as undergraduate researchers.

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October 2015 – Ian Kieffer joins the Heiden research group as a graduate student.

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October 2015 – Heiden group publishes a manuscript in Chemical Science in collaboration with the Szymczak group.

 

May 2015 – Heiden group publishes a manuscript in Organometallics and it becomes the second most downloaded article from Organometallics in the months of May and June.  It is also currently the 14th most downloaded article for the year!

 

April 2015 – Heiden group publishes a manuscript in Inorganic Chemistry in collaboration with the Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis Nitrogen Reduction Group at PNNL.

 

February 2015 – Heiden group publishes our first manuscript in Israel Journal of Chemistry as an invited article to the special issue on Frustrated Lewis Pairs.

 

December 2014 – Jaycob graduates with a B.S. from WSU and will begin dental school in fall of 2015.

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October 2014 – Jordan Fernandez joins the Heiden group.

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September 2014 – Benjamin Rinne, Rocio Rodriguez, and Nicholas Treich join the Heiden group.

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August 2014 – KP finds a job at Sirrus Chemistry. Jamie Pimblett-Speck returns to Imperial College to complete his masters.

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July 2014 – Jamie Pimblett-Speck from Imperial College joins the Heiden group as a summer intern.

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January 2014 – Paige and Jaycob join the Heiden group.

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December 2013 – VAC glovebox and IT solvent system arrive.

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October and November 2013 – Equipment and glassware begin to show up!

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October 2013 – KP joins group as research associate.

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September 2013 – Computer from Silicon Graphics for computational chemistry and liquid nitrogen dewars arrive.

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August 2013 – Zach starts at WSU