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Tulay Aygan Atesin
The University of Texas, USA
Dr. Tulay A. Atesin received her Ph. D. in 2007 from the University of Rochester under the supervision of Professor William D. Jones working on the mechanisms of strong bond activation reactions. She worked on Nazarov cyclization with Professor Alison J. Frontier during her M. S. She was a postdoctoral research associate with Professors Shannon S. Stahl, Charles P. Casey and Clark R. Landis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison from 2007 to 2009. In 2009, she moved to Northwestern University to work with Professors Thomas J. Meade and Mark A. Ratner. She is currently a postdoctoral research associate with Professors SonBinh T. Nguyen and Joseph T. Hupp, working on the synthesis and characterization of novel coordination polymers and metal organic frameworks. She is a member of the American Chemical Society and serves as reviewer for JACS. She received a 2008 Young Investigator Award from the ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry.
Organic reaction mechanisms
Strong bond (C-C, C-H, C-S) activations
Physical organic chemistry
Inorganic and bioinorganic chemistry