Polymer chemistry; catalysts; organic synthesis
Current Research Interest
Development of new plastics with improved performance and lower environmental impact
National Academy of Sciences
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
National Academy of Inventors
Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award
American Chemical Society, Kathryn C. Hach Award for Entrepreneurial Success
American Chemical Society, Award in Applied Polymer Chemistry
Hubbell, Aran K., Anne M. LaPointe, Jessica R. Lamb, and Geoffrey W. Coates. “Regioselective Carbonylation of 2,2-Disubstituted Epoxides: An Alternative Route to Ketone-Based Aldol Products.” Journal of the American Chemical Society 141 (2019): 2575-2480.
You, Wei, Elliot Padgett, Samantha N. MacMillan, David A. Muller, and Geoffrey W. Coates. “Highly Conductive and Chemically Stable Alkaline Anion Exchange Membranes via ROMP of trans-Cyclooctene Derivatives.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 116 (2019): 9729-9734.