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Researcher: Shannon Stahl

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Areas of Expertise
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Chemical biology
  • Inorganic chemistry
  • Materials chemistry
  • Organic chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Catalysis
  • Organometallic chemistry
  • Synthetic organic chemistry
  • Physical organic, inorganic and organometallic chemistry
  • Synthetic inorganic
  • Aerobic oxidation catalysis
  • Pd- and cu-catalyzed synthetic methods for aerobic oxidative functionalization of alkenes and C-H bonds
  • Catalytic mechanisms of Pd- and Cu-catalyzed organometallic oxidase reactions
  • Organometallic reactions involving pd and cu that are relevant to aerobic oxidation methods
  • Reactions between molecular oxygen and transition-metal complexes
  • Catalysis for solar energy conversion
Web Site Shannon Stahl's Department of Chemistry Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,359,391 - Selective c--o bond cleavage of oxidized lignin and lignin-type materials into simple aromatic compounds, issued June 2016.
  • 9,120,892 - Poly-.beta.-peptides from functionalized .beta.-lactam monomers and antibacterial compositions containing same, issued September 2015.
  • 9,044,392 - Nylon-3 co-polymers and synthetic lung surfactant compositions containing same, issued June 2015.
  • 8,969,534 - Selective aerobic alcohol oxidation method for conversion of lignin into simple aromatic compounds, issued March 2015.
  • 8,956,525 - Buffered cobalt oxide catalysts, issued February 2015.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20150322205 - Poly-beta-peptides from functionalized beta-lactam monomers and antibacterial compositions containing same, published November 2015.
  • 20150314272 - Conversion of alcohols to alkyl esters and carboxylic acids using heterogeneous palladium-based catalysts, published November 2015.
  • 20150263371 - Charge transfer mediator based systems for electrocatalytic oxygen reduction, published September 2015.
  • 20150259368 - Selective c-o bond cleavage of oxidized lignin and lignin-type materials into simple aromatic compounds, published September 2015.
  • 20150231171 - Nylon-3 co-polymers and synthetic lung surfactant compositions containing same, published August 2015.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Ketoabno/nox cocatalytic aerobic oxidation of aldehydes to carboxylic acids and access to α-chiral carboxylic acids via sequential asymmetric hydroformylation/oxidation. Miles KC, Abrams ML, Landis CR, Stahl SS. Org Lett. 2016 Jul 13. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Synthesis of indole-2-carboxylate derivatives via palladium-catalyzed aerobic amination of aryl c-h bonds. Clagg K, Hou H, Weinstein AB, Russell D, Stahl SS, Koenig SG. Org Lett. 2016 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Cooperative electrocatalytic alcohol oxidation with electron-proton-transfer mediators. Badalyan A, Stahl SS. Nature. 2016 Jun 27. doi: 10.1038/nature18008. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Diazafluorenone-promoted oxidation catalysis: Insights into the role of bidentate ligands in pd-catalyzed aerobic aza-wacker reactions. White PB, Jaworski JN, Zhu GH, Stahl SS. ACS Catal. 2016 Mar 11;6(5):3340-3348.


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E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-265-6288
Current University UW–Madison
Department Chemistry
Title Professor
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Address Line 1 6132A Chemistry Building
Address Line 2 1101 University Avenue
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, 1992
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1997
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Seven-Membered Heterocyclic Carbenes Coordinate with a Variety of Metals to Generate Chiral Metal Complexes

Method for Synthesizing Beta-Polypeptides from Functionalized Beta-Lactam Monomers

Fast and Efficient Catalytic Metathesis of Secondary Amides for the Synthesis of Novel Molecules

Two-Step Process Converts Lignin into Simple Aromatic Compounds

Method and Electrocatalyst to Efficiently Produce Hydrogen Fuel over a Broad, Acidic pH Range

Treating Pulmonary Disorders with Artificial Lung Surfactant

Method and Electrocatalyst to Efficiently Produce Hydrogen Fuel for Storage of Renewable Energy

Selective Conversion of Lignin into Simple Aromatic Compounds