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Dr. Derik Frantz

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Assistant Professor


Organic Chemistry


Post-Doctoral   MIT, Cambridge, MA   2012-2014
M.S./Dr.Sc.Nat.  U of Zurich, Switzerland   2012
B.S.  Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA  2005

Office: Baker Center - Bldg. 180 - 411

Phone:  (805) 756-2552


Research Interests:

Molecular Architecture - Design and synthesis of non-natural molecular constructs with unusual structures.

  • Highly symmetric molecules and supramolecular systems with static and dynamic components
  • Conjugated oligomers and polymers with unusual geometry
  • Organic stable radicals

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