Publications


(10) Bandara, H. M. D.; Darcy, J. W.; Apelian, D.; Emmert, M. H. Value Analysis of Neodymium Content in Shredder Feed: Evaluating the Feasibility of Rare Earth Magnet Recycling, submitted.

(9) Cook, A.; Emmert, M. H.; Sanford, M. S. Steric Control of Site Selectivity in the Pd-Catalzyed C-H Acetoxylation of Simple Arenes, Org. Lett. 2013, 15, 5428-5431.

(8) Darcy, J. W.; Bandara, H. M. D.; Mishra, B.; Blanplain, B.; Apelian, D.; Emmert, M. H. Challenges in Recycling End-of-Life Rare Earth Magnets, JOM, 2013, 65, 1381-1382.

(7) Bandara, H. M. D.; Sosin, M. H.; McKeogh, B. J.;  Emmert, M. H. Non-directed, Pd-catalyzed C-H amination of simple arenes, GSTF J. Chem. 2013, 1, 18-31.

(6) John, L. C.; Gunay, A.; Wood, A. J.; Emmert, M. H. Catalysts for convenient alcohol oxidations in air: systematic ligand studies in Pd/pyridine systems, Tetrahedron 2013, 69, 5758-5764.

(5) Kubota, A.; Emmert, M. H.; Sanford, M. S. Pyridine Ligands as Promoters in PdII/0-Catalyzed C–H Olefination Reactions, Org. Lett. 2012, 14, 1760-1763.

(4) Emmert, M. H.; Cook, A. K.; Xie, Y. J.; Sanford, M. S. Remarkably High Reactivity of Pd(OAc)2/Pyridine Catalysts: Nondirected C-H Oxygenation of Arenes, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 9409-9412. Highlighted on the backcover of Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

(3) Emmert, M. H.; Gary, J. B.; Villalobos, J. M.; Sanford, M. S. Platinum and Palladium Complexes Containing Cationic Ligands as Catalysts for Arene H/D Exchange and Oxidation, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 5884-5886.

(2) Emmert, M.; Kehr, G.; Fröhlich, R.; Erker, G. Facile Cyclometalation Reactions of Cp-Zirconium Complexes with Weakly Lewis Acidic Pendent Boron Functionalities, Chem. Eur. J. 2009, 15, 8124-8127.

(1) Emmert, Marion, Synthese und Reaktivität von Zr-Komplexen mit Cp3-Ligandgerüst, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Germany, Dissertation, (March 2009).


Invited Talks

(6) Emmert, M. H., “Chemistry and Sustainability: Catalysis and Recycling Hand in Hand”, Connecticut College, New London, CT, November 05, 2013.

(5) Emmert, M. H., “Chemistry and Sustainability: Catalysis and Recycling Hand in Hand”, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, October 28, 2013.

(4) Emmert, M. H., “Chemistry and Sustainability: Catalysis and Recycling Hand in Hand”, Universität Münster, Germany, August 07, 2013.

( 3) Emmert, M. H., "Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis – Differences and Common Ground”, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, April 17, 2013.

(2) Emmert, M. H., "Pd-catalyzed, Non-directed C-H Aminations", Ipatieff Prize Symposium, ACS National Meeting New Orleans, LA, INOR, April 9, 2013.

(1) Emmert, M. H., “Chemistry for Sustainability: Catalysis and Recycling Hand in Hand”, Worcester State University, Worcester, MA, March 13, 2013.

Presentations



(45) Legacy, C. J.; Wood, A. J.; Emmert, M. H., “Iron Catalyzed Oxidative Syntheses of Amides”, Poster Presentation, ACS Northeast Regional Meeting New Haven, CT, October 25, 2013.

(44) Gunay, A.; Wu, W.; Mantell, M.; Emmert, M. H., “Towards Waste-Free, Cost-Effective Oxidations of Alcohols”, Poster Presentation, ACS Northeast Regional Meeting New Haven, CT, October 25, 2013.

(43) Bandara, H. M. D.; Emmert, M. H., "Magnet Separation Technologies for Recycling", Oral Project Presentation, CR3 I/UCRC Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Colorado School of Mines, October 15, 2013.

(42) Bandara, H. M. D.; Teng, D.; Emmert, M. H., "Pd Catalyzed Aromatic C-H Aminations Using Novel Electrophilic Amination Reagents", Poster Presentation, Organic Reactions & Processes Gordon Conference, Bryant University, July 17, 2013.

(41) Emmert, M. H.; John, L. C.; Gunay, A., "Catalysts for convenient aerobic alcohol oxidations: Systematic ligand studies with air as sole oxidant", Poster Presentation, Organic Reactions & Processes Gordon Conference, Bryant University, July 15, 2013.

(40) Emmert, M. H.; John, L. C.; Gunay, A., "Catalysts for convenient aerobic alcohol oxidations: Systematic ligand studies with air as sole oxidant", Poster Presentation, Organometallic Chemistry Gordon Conference, Salve Regina University, July 8, 2013.

(39) Bandara, H. M. D.; Emmert, M. H., "Magnet Separation Technologies for Recycling", Oral Project Presentation, CR3 I/UCRC Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, May 15, 2013.

(38) Legacy, C. J.; Wood, A. J.; Emmert, M. H., “Catalytic Oxidation of Amines with Air”, Poster Presentation, CR3 I/UCRC Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, May 15, 2013.

(37) Gunay, A.; Wu, W.; Mantell, M.; Emmert, M. H., “Towards Waste-Free, Cost-Effective Oxidations of Alcohols”, Poster Presentation, CR3 I/UCRC Industry Advisory Board Meeting, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, May 15, 2013.

(36) Wu, W.; Gunay, A.; Mantell, M.; Emmert, M. H., “Understanding Water-Free, Catalytic Oxidations in Air”, Poster Presentation, Sustainability Poster Competition, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, April 10, 2013.

(35) Teng, D.; Bandara, H. M. D.; Szabados, C.; Emmert, M. H., “Non-Directed Pd Catalyzed C-H Amination or Arenes”, Poster Presentation, Sustainability Poster Competition, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, April 10, 2013.

(34) Legacy, C. J.; Emmert, M. H., “Pd Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Tertiary Amines”, Poster Presentation, Sustainability Poster Competition, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, April 10, 2013.

(33) Zhang, X.; Venegas, J. M.; Emmert, M. H., “Sustainable Syntheses of Hydrocarbons”, Poster Presentation, Sustainability Poster Competition, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, April 10, 2013.

(32) Wang, A.; Sosin, M. H.; Emmert, M. H., “Cu Catalyzed Benzylic C-H Aminations”, Poster Presentation, Sustainability Poster Competition, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, April 10, 2013.

(31) Emmert, M. H.; Bandara, H. M. D.; Gunay, A.; Sosin, M. H.; Szabados, C.; Teng, Da, “Novel Electrophilic Amination Reagents for C-H Aminations”, Poster Presentation, ACS National Meeting New Orleans, LA, ORGN, April 10, 2013.

(30) Bandara, H. M. D.; Gunay, A.; John, L. C.; Legacy, C. J.; Sosin, M. H.; Teng, D.; Venegas, J. M.; Wang, A.; Wood, A. J.; Zhang, X.; Emmert, M. H., “Chemistry for Sustainability”,  Poster Presentation, Celebration of Science, WPI, Worcester, March 15, 2013.

(29) Wang, A.; Sosin, M. H.; Emmert, M. H., “Cu Catalyzed Benzylic C-H Aminations”, Poster Presentation, Graduate Research Achievement Days 2013, WPI, Worcester, MA, March 13, 2013.

(28) Zhang, X.; Venegas, J. M.; Emmert, M. H., “Sustainable Syntheses of Hydrocarbons”, Poster Presentation, Graduate Research Achievement Days 2013, WPI, Worcester, MA, March 13, 2013

(27) Legacy, C. J.; Emmert, M. H., “Pd Catalyzed Aerobic Oxidation of Tertiary Amines”, Poster Presentation, Graduate Research Achievement Days 2013, WPI, Worcester, MA, March 13, 2013.

(26) Bandara, H. M. D; McKeogh, B. J.; Emmert, M. H., "Non-Directed Pd-Catalyzed C H Amination of Arenes", Poster Presentation, ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, INOR, August 21, 2012.

(25) Bandara, H. M. D; McKeogh, B. J.; Emmert, M. H., "Non-Directed Pd-Catalyzed C H Amination of Arenes", Sci-Mix Poster Presentation, ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, INOR, August 20, 2012.

(24) Emmert, M. H.; Bandara, H. M. D; Sosin, M. H., "Pd and Cu Catalyzed Non-directed C-H Aminations", Poster Presentation, Organic Reactions & Processes Gordon Conference, Bryant University, July 9, 2012.

(23) Emmert, M. H.; Bandara, H. M. D; Sosin, M. H., "Pd and Cu Catalyzed Non-directed C-H Aminations", Poster Presentation, Organometallic Chemistry Gordon Conference, Salve Regina University, July 16, 2012.

(22) Sosin, M. H.; Bandara, H. M. D.; Emmert, M. H. Direct C-H Bond Aminations for Sustainable Synthesis, Poster Presentation, Sustainability Poster Competition, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, April 4th 2012.

(21) Emmert, M. H. Organometallic Catalysts for Solar Fuels and Efficient Synthesis, Oral Presentation, Celebration of Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, January 10th 2012.

(20) Emmert, M. H.; Cook, A. K.; Xie, Y. J.; Sanford, M. S. A New Generation of Electrophilic Oxidation Catalysts: Non-directed C-H Functionalization using Pd / Pyridine Catalyst Systems, Poster Presentation, CENTC NSF Site Visit, University of Washington, Seattle, May 17th 2011.

(19) Emmert, M. H.; Gary, J. B.; Sanford, M. S. Non-directed C-H Functionalization using Pd / Pyridine Catalyst Systems and Cationic Pyridine Derivatives, Oral Presentation, CENTC NSF Site Visit Brief, University of Washington, Seattle, May 17th 2011.

(18) Emmert, M. H.; Gary, J. B.; Sanford, M. S. Pd / Pyridine systems for C-H Functionalization, Oral Presentation, CENTC Access Grid Video Conference, March 17th 2011.

(17) Emmert, M. H. Non-directed C-H Functionalization using Pd / Pyridine Catalyst Systems, Organometallic Seminar, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, February 16th 2011.

(16) Emmert, M. H. Electrophilic Pt and Pd Catalysts for C-H Activation and Functionalization, Research Seminar, Emory University, December 8th 2010.

(15) Emmert, M. H. Electrophilic Pt and Pd Catalysts for C-H Activation and Functionalization, Research Seminar, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, November 29th 2010.

(14) Emmert, M. H. Electrophilic Pt and Pd Catalysts for C-H Activation and Functionalization, Research Seminar, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, November 15th 2010.

(13) Emmert, M. H. Cleaner Use of Fossil Feedstocks and Synthesis of Solar Fuels through Homogeneous Catalysis, Research Seminar, University of Notre Dame, October 26th 2010.

(12) Emmert, M. H.; Sanford, M. S. A New Generation of Electrophilic Oxidation Catalysts: Cationic Pt and Pd Complexes for C-H Bond Functionalization, Poster Presentation, CENTC Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, September 13th 2010.

(11) Emmert, M. H.; Gary, J. B.; Xie, J.; Sanford, M. S. Cationic Pt and Pd Complexes for C-H Bond Functionalization, Oral Presentation, CENTC Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, September 13th 2010.

(10) Emmert, M. H.; Sanford, M. S. Cationic Pt and Pd Complexes for C-H Bond Functionalization, Sci-Mix, ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, 240: 245-INOR, August 23rd 2010.

(9) Emmert, M. H.; Sanford, M. S. Cationic Pt and Pd Complexes for C-H Bond Functionalization, Poster Presentation, ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, 240: 245-INOR, August 22nd 2010.

(8) Emmert, M. H.; Sanford, M. S. Catalytic H/D Exchange and Acetoxylation of Aromatic Compounds using novel Pt and Pd Complexes, Oral Presentation, ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, 240: 4-INOR, August 22nd 2010.

(7) Emmert, M. H.; Sanford, M. S. Cationic Pt and Pd Complexes for C-H Bond Functionalization, Poster Presentation, Vaughn Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, August 18th 2010.

(6) Emmert, M. H.; Sanford, M. S. Cationic Pt and Pd Complexes for C-H Bond Functionalization, Poster Presentation, Novartis Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, August 12th 2010.

(5) Emmert, M. H.; Gary, J. B.; Carter, T. J.; Sanford, M. S. A New Generation of Electrophilic Oxidation Catalysts: Quaternary Nitrogen Ligand Sets for Pd, Pt, Rh and Ir, Oral Presentation, CENTC Access Grid Video Conference, March 18th 2010.

(4) Emmert, M. H.; Villalobos, J. M.; Hickman, A. J.; Gary, J. B.; Sanford, M. S. Quaternary Nitrogen Ligand Sets for Platinum and Palladium: H/D Exchange and Acetoxylation of Benzene, Poster Presentation, Pfizer Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 9th 2009.

(3) Emmert, M. H.; Villalobos, J. M.; Hickman, A. J.; Gary, J. B.; Sanford, M. S. Quaternary Nitrogen Ligand Sets for Platinum and Palladium: H/D Exchange and Acetoxylation of Benzene, Oral Presentation, CENTC Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, September 14th 2009.

(2) Emmert, M. H.; Villalobos, J. M.; Hickman, A. J.; Gary, J. B.; Sanford, M. S. A New Generation of Electrophilic Oxidation Catalysts: Quaternary Nitrogen Ligand Sets for Platinum and Palladium, Poster Presentation, CENTC Annual Meeting, University of Washington, Seattle, September 14th 2009.

(1) Emmert, M. H.; Villalobos, J. M.; Hickman, A. J.; Gary, J. B.; Sanford, M. S. A New Generation of Electrophilic Oxidation Catalysts: Quaternary Nitrogen Ligand Sets for Platinum-Catalyzed C-H Activation, Poster Presentation, Vaughn Symposium, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, August 7th 2009.