B.S.: Catholic University (Lima, Peru)
Ph.D.: Columbia University
Post-doc: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Field of Interest: Inorganic Chemistry
Synthetic and structural inorganic, bioinorganic and organometallic chemistry, including: (i) poly(pyrazolyl)silane chemistry, (ii) coordination chemistry with multidentate sulfur-donor ligands, including polythioethers and poly(mercaptoimidazolyl)borates, (iii) synthesis of model compounds for the active sites in nickel hydrogenases, copper proteins and other sulfur-rich biomolecules, and (iv) microwave-assisted coordination chemistry. The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Research Corporation, the American Chemical Society's Petroleum Research Fund, and the National Science Foundation have generously supported our work in recent years.