Synthesis of organometallic complexes and catalysis reactions.
- synthesis and characterization of Iridium pincer complexes
- synthesis of BODIPY functionallized ligands
Computational studies of reaction mechanisms and catalyst activity.
- Semi-empirical and DFT methods
- reaction intermediates and transition states
Techniques and Instrumentation
- IR, UV-vis, and NMR spectroscopy
- Inert atmosphere techniques (dry box and Schlenk line)