Erin E. Stache

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

332 Baker Laboratory
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-2472

Erin E. Stache

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Photocatalysis; polymer chemistry; sustainability

Current Research Interest

Developing new polymerization strategies for the synthesis of degradable plastics; identifying depolymerization methods for a more sustainable plastics economy

Distinction

President’s Council of Cornell Women Affinito-Stewart Grant Recipient
Thieme Chemistry Journal Award
Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow

Selected Publications

Stache, Erin E., Veronika Kottisch, and Brett P. Fors. “Photocontrolled Radical Polymerization from Hydridic C–H Bonds.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 142, no. 10 (2020): 4581–4585.

Stache, Erin E., Alyssa B. Ertel, Tomislav Rovis, and Abigail G. Doyle. “Generation of Phosphoranyl Radicals via Photoredox Catalysis Enables Voltage-Independent Activation of Strong C–O Bonds.” ACS Catalysis 8, no. 12 (2018): 11134–11139.

Cornell Research Website Article

Plastics, Can't Get Away from Using Them