Funding

Contracts and Grants

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“Catenated, Singlet Fission, and Semi-conducting Cyclic Polymers”
Funding Agency: National Science Foundation
Collaborators: Dr. Brent Sumerlin
Effective Dates: 09/01/2021-08/31/2024
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“Pioneering Multi-anionic Pincer Ligand Catalysts and Ring Expansion Alkyne Metathesis Polymerization (REAMP)” Funding Agency: National Science Foundation Effective Dates: 08/01/2019-07/31/2022
“Synthesis of Cyclic Polynorborene” Funding Agency: Industrial Partner Effective Dates: 09/13/2021-09/12/2022
“Expanding iClick to Link Metal Ions in Multidimensional Metallopolymers and Materials Synthesis “ Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering Collaborators: Dr. Kirk Schanze Effective Dates: 06/01/2019-05/31/2022
“Homogeneous Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of Polyolefins” Funding Agency: American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund – New Direction Effective Dates: 01/01/2018-08/31/2021
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“Conducting Cyclic Polymers” Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, Department of Chemistry Effective Dates: 09/01/2018-08/31/2021 Collaborators: Dr. Brent Sumerlin
“Polymer Commercialization” Funding Agency: UF Office of Technology Licensing Effective Dates: 06/01/2020-06/01/2021
“Aptamer ATIII Commercialization” Funding Agency: UF Office of Technology Licensing Effective Dates: 05/01/2020-06/21/2021
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“MRI: Acquisition of an X-Ray Diffractometer for Next Generation Functional Molecules and Materials” Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation Effective Dates: 08/01/2018-07/31/2021 Collaborators: Dr. Lisa McElwee-White, Dr. Ron Castellano, Dr. Khalil Abboud
“Synthesis of Cyclic Polyolefins” Funding Agency: ExxonMobil Effective Dates: 11/12/2015-10/12/2019
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“Ligand and Catalyst Designs for Stereocontrolled Ring Expansion Polymerization Reactions (REP)” Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, Department of Chemistry Effective Dates: 08/01/2016-07/31/2019
“iClick Synthesis of metallopolymers and Highly Emmisive Materials” Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering Effective Dates: 07/15/2016-07/14/2019 Collaborators: Dr. Kirk Schanze
“Revolutionary and Efficient Synthesis of Cyclic Polymers” Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, Department of Chemistry Effective Dates: 09/01/2015-08/31/2018 Collaborators: Dr. Brent Sumerlin
“Acquisition of Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer and Stress-Controlled Rheometer for the Mechanical Characterization of Advanced Materials” Funding Agency: Army Research Office – Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP) Effective Dates: 07/15/2016-07/14/2017
“Trianionic Pincer Supported Transition Metal Complexes for Catalyzing Value-Added Reactions” Funding Agency: National Science Foundation program Sustainable Chemistry, Engineering, and Materials (SusChEM) Effective Dates: 07/15/2013-06/30/2016
“Catalysts containing N-heterocyclic carbenes for enantioselective catalysis” Funding Agency: Strem Chemicals Inc. Effective Dates: 05/06/2011-05/01/2018
“Eastman Grad Summer Fellowship Award” Funding Agency: Eastman Chemical Co. Effective Dates: 05/05/2012-05/14/2013
“Linking Metal Ions Via Inorganic Click (iClick) reactions” Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering Effective Dates: 08/15/2013-05/15/2015
“2013 Eastman fellowship award Andrew Powers” Funding Agency: Eastman Chemical Co. Effective Dates: 04/29/2013-04/28/2014
“A New Method to Link Metal Ions via Cycloaddition of Metal-Azides to Metal-Acetylides” Funding Agency: American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund – New Direction Effective Dates: 01/01/2012-08/31/2014
“New group VI catalysts for nitrile alkyne cross-metathesis (NACM)” design synthesis, and application of trianionic pincer ligands” Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, CAREER AWARD Effective Dates: 04/01/2008-03/31/2013
“Trianionic pincer ligand supported metal alkylidyne complexes for alkyne polymerization” Funding Agency: UF Office of Technology Licensing Effective Dates: 05/01/2013-05/15/2014
“Acquisition of an FTIR spectrometer for biochemical and materials research and education” Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, Chemical Instrumentation Effective Dates: 06/22/2011
“New ligands for organometallic chemistry” Funding Agency: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Effective Dates: 06/01/2010-05/31/2012
Acquisition of a dual source X-ray diffraction instrument Funding Agency: National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation Effective Dates: 08/01/2008-07/31/2010
“Bridging the gap between early and late-metal catalysis: d2 square-planar complexes that mimic their d8 counterparts” Funding Agency: Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation Effective Dates: 08/15/2004-08/15/2010
“Group 6 Mo(IV), W(IV) square planar complexes supported by new tri-anionic pincer type ligands” Funding Agency: American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund, Type G(44063-G3) Effective Dates: 04/15/2005-04/15/2006
“Metal olefin complexes as a source of metal alkylidenes” Funding Agency: UF Office of Research, Research Opportunity Seed Fund Award Effective Dates: 2005-2006
“Heaton Family Faculty Award” Funding Agency: Effective Dates: 2011