Group Meeting Times

  • Group Meeting - Fridays at 2 P.M.

  • News

  • 4/22:Congratulations to Patrick on passing his candidacy exam! Way to go, Patrick!

  • 4/22: Dr. Alex Weberg's recent Chem Sci perspective paper was chosen for inclusion in the 2022 Chemical Science HOT Article Collection. Congrats!

  • 4/22: Congratulations to Neil on being awarded an NSF MRI grant in collaboration with Mindiola, Kozlowski, and Detsi to support the purchase of a benchtop X-ray absorption spectrophotometer!

  • 3/22: Congrats to Christine Quist on the admission to Yale for chemistry grad school. Way to go, Christine!

  • 1/22: Welcome to our new first-year graduate student jointed with the Mindiola Group, Matthew Mena!

  • 7/21: Welcome to our new REU undergraduate researcher, Brandon Mai!

  • 5/21: Congratulations to Alex and Qiuran on successfully defending their thesis!

  • 1/21: Alex Confer is moving on to work at Merck. Good luck Alex!

  • 1/21: Welcome to our new first-year graduate students, Patrick and Yilenda!

  • 11/20: Congratulations to Xiujing and Laura on successfully defending their thesis!

  • 9/20: Congratulations to Tianchang on passing his candidacy exam!

  • 9/20: Welcome to our new post-doc, Adharsh Raghavan!

  • 7/20: See Ariana's paper about a dicobalt macrocycle performing acetonitrile C-C bond activation in Chem Commun.
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  • 7/20: Congratulations to Tianchang on winning the fellowship of the 2020 class of VIEST Graduate Fellows!
  • 6/3: Check out Shaoguang's paper about a diiron bridging nitride in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.
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  • 5/20: Welcome to our new undergraduate researcher, Christine Quist!
  • 5/20: Check out Xiujing's paper about a phosphinimine-based pincer ligand reversibly forming nickel-containing metallacycles in Dalton Trans.
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  • 3/20: Check out Tianchang's paper about a molecular mimic of alpha-N2 intermediate in J. Am. Chem. Soc.
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  • 3/20: Congratulations to Ryan on passing his candidacy exam!
  • 3/20: Welcome to our new undergraduate summer researcher, Samuel May!
  • 12/19: Neil won the NSF Career Award "CAREER: Surface-Inspired Catalysis via an Updated Cluster-Surface Analogy". Congratulations!

     

     


  • 10/19: Congratulations to Sam McCollom on succesfully defending his thesis!
  • 9/19: Welcome to Alex Confer, our new joint VIEST fellow post-doc with the Schelter group!

     

     


  • 9/19: Check out Qiuran's paper about metal-metal bonding in folding macrocyles in Inorganic Chemistry
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  • 7/19: Check out Shaoguang and Qiuran's paper about reversibly folding macrocyles in Inorganic Chemistry
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  • 5/19: Welcome to our new undergraduate summer researcher, Jack Callahan!
  • 1/19: Welcome to our new first year graduate students, Ryan and Tianchang!
  • 10/18: Shaoguang Zhang is moving on to work at Merck. Good Luck!
  • 9/18: Neil was awarded the NIH Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for Early Stage Investigators!
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  • 8/18: Congratulations to Alex for his appointment as a VIEST Graduate Fellow for the 2018-2019 academic year.
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  • 5/18: Congrats to Jia Qi who succesfully obtained her Master's degree and accepted a job at Ash Stevens!

  • 4/18: Congrats to Sam B. and Ariana for passing their candidacy exams!

  • 12/17: Check out Neil's new JACS paper on a bis-superoxide Pd complex!

  • 11/17: In a group effort, we have ressurected the Sneddon Group box from the dead and now have a third functioning glove box. Looks pretty sweet!
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  • 10/17: Check out Peng, Qiuran, and Sam's paper about a bridging dicobalt nitride in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

  • 8/17: Good luck to Peng who is moving on to be an assistant professor at Anhui Normal University!

  • 5/17: Check out Sam's paper in JACS where they performed calculations to study the mechanism of the palladium catalyzed enantioselective arylation of aryl sulfenate anions.
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  • 5/17: Congrats to Andrea Tam who graduated from Penn with a degree in Chemistry!

  • 3/17: Want to read Neil and Laura's thoughts on Actinium? Then take a look at their paper in ACS Cent. Sci.
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  • 3/17: Congrats to Alex, Laura, Qiuran and Xiujing for passing their candidacy exams!

  • 2/17: Sam and Ariana taught kids of all ages about polymers at Philadelphia Materials Day 2017.
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  • 1/17: Welcome to the newest members of the Tomson Lab, Sam, Jia, and Ariana!
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  • 10/16: Neil was awarded the ACS-PRF Doctoral New Investigator Grant!
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  • 10/16: Welcome to our new post-doc Dr. Shaoguang Zhang who is joing us from PNNL!
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  • 9/16: Welcome to our undergraduate researchers Saad and Andrew!

  • 8/16: Congrats to Neil for being awarded the New Investigator Grant by the Kaufman Foundation!
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  • 7/16: Neil helped organize a very successfull MASIS (Mid-Atlantic Seaboard Inorganic Symposium) at UPenn. Thanks to everyone who came out!
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  • 7/16: Thanks for joining us for the summer Annamaria Guille and Dr. Tebello Mahamo! Annamaria was part of a program that allows high school teachers to conduct research during the summer and Tebello was part of an exchange program with the National University of Lesotho.
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  • 5/16: Congrats on getting your Masters degree Vivien!

  • 4/16: Check out our new Biotage auto-column!
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  • 3/16: Congrats to Sam for passing his candidacy exam!

  • 3/16: Neil's new paper on the effects of metal ion in electronic communication with redox active ligands is now online at Dalton Trans.
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  • 2/16: Check out some calculations that Neil did to study the palladium catalyzed C-H activation of 2-benzylfurans in JACS.
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  • 2/16: Check out our brand new solvent drying system featuring ten different solvents!
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  • 1/16: Welcome to the newest members of the Tomson Lab, Alex, Laura, Qiuran and Xuijing!

  • 11/15: Check out our new cryostat for variable temperature UV-Vis-NIR spectroscopy!
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  • 10/15: We just finished the big move into our new labs on the third floor of Vaglelos!

  • 9/15: We just got in our new Innovative Technology Purelab HE 4GB 1950 glovebox with dual ports. Vivien is enjoying the view from the inside while she still can!
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  • 7/15: Welcome to our new post-doc Peng Cui!

  • 1/15: Welcome to the first members of the Tomson Lab, Sam and Vivien!

  • Neil C. Tomson

    Department of Chemistry, IAST 3002
    University of Pennsylvania
    231 South 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323

    : (215) 898-6208
    : Neil C. Tomson

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