Research Group

The Todsapon lab is involved in the synthesis of novel organometallic compounds and their use as reactive catalysts in various organic reactions with the focus on the conversion of biomass and its derivatives.  With this approach, liquid biofuels and higher valued chemicals could potentially be synthesized.  We utilize a combination of air-sensitive techniques to prepare the catalysts and use various characterization techniques such as NMR, GC, and X-ray crystallography to determine the result of the reactions.

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We are seeking for under-graduate students to join the group during the Fall 2013 semester!

Tyler and Ben have been supported to conduct summer research at UE. Congrats Tyler and Ben!

Cole has been selected to participate in summer under-graduate internship at SABIC Innovative Plastics. Congrats Cole!

Dr. Todsapon has won the UE’s Alumni research grant (ARSAF).

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