Rein Kirss

Degrees/Education

1986 Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1982 M.A., Chemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo
1981 B.S. Chemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo
B.A. History, State University of New York at Buffalo

Area(s) of Expertise

Organometallic Chemistry

Research Interests

Our research interests are in synthetic and mechanistic chemistry of iron and ruthenium. Projects are underway in two areas:

  1. synthesis of new ferrocene derivatives with potential biological activity and
  2. kinetics of phosphine substitution in catalytically active ruthenium compounds.

Location

305 Hurtig Hall