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Nadia Léonard

Education:

B.S. with Honors, Chemistry, Brown University; Ph.D., Chemistry, Princeton University

Dissertation:

Cobalt and Nickel Catalysts for Arene Borylation and Alkene Hydrofunctionalizations

Thesis Advisor:

Paul J. Chirik, Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University

Research Topic:

Unraveling Electric Field Effects in Catalysis: From Enzymes to Transition Metals

Mentor:

Jenny Yang, Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine

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