Maurice Brookhart - University of Houston
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Maurice Brookhart


Maurice Brookhart

Professor: 1969-2014, Adjunct Professor: 2015-, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
NATO Postdoctoral Fellow, Southampton University, England, 1968-69
NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles, 1968
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1968
B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1964

Department of Chemistry
University of Houston
Houston, Texas 77204-5003

Office: 404 - STL
Phone: 713.743.TBA

Synthetic and mechanistic organometallic chemistry; applications of organometallic complexes in organic synthesis; reactions of coordinated ligands; carbon-hydrogen bond activation; mechanisms of migration and insertion reactions; homogeneous catalysis by transition metals, especially olefin polymerizations; oligomerizations, dimerizations, and catalytic reactions based on carbon-hydrogen bond activation.