Christopher Goh

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Professor of Chemistry, Faculty Fellow of the Davis Center and the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity

413-597-2387
Thompson Chemistry Lab Rm 121
At Williams since 2007

      Lab: Morley Science Laboratory, Room 146

Education

B.S. University of Durham (1989)
Ph.D. Harvard University (1996)

Scholarship/Creative Work

Selected Publications

  • Epoxidation of alkenes bearing a carboxylic acid group by iron complexes of the tetradentate ligand N,N’-dimethyl-N,N’-bis(2-pyridylmethyl)-1,2-diaminoethane and its derivatives, Morris, L.S;* Girouard, M.P.;* Everhart, M.H.;* McClain, W.E.;* John A. van Paridon, J.A.;* Pike, R.B.; Goh, C., Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2014, 413, 149-159.
  • (2S,5R)-2,5-Dimethyl-1,4-bis(pyridin-2-ylmethyl)piperazine, Goh, C.; Morris, L.S.;* Girouard, M.P.;* Chidanguro, T.;* Jasinski, J.P. Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. 2013, E69, o1101.
  • Syntheses and Structures of Closely Related Copper(I) Complexes of Tridentate (2-pyridylmethyl)imine and (2-pyridylmethyl)amine Ligands and Their Use in Mediating Atom Transfer Radical Polymerizations, Turner, S.A;* Remillard, Z.D.;* Gijima, D.T.;* Gao, E.;* Pike, R.B.; Goh, C., Inorg. Chem. 2012, 51, 10762.
  • Di-m-bromido-bis{[N,N-dimethyl-N‘-(thiophen-2-ylmethylidene)ethane-1,2-diamine] copper(I)]}, Goh, C.; Remillard, Z.D.;* Martinez, A.P.;* Keeley, A.C.; Jasinski, J.P. Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. 2012, E68, m691-m692.
  • Bridged bi-aromatic ligands, catalysts, processes for polymerizing and polymers therefrom. Boussie, T.R.; Brummer; O.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Shoemaker, J.A.W., U.S. Patent 7,659,415, February 9, 2010.
  • Titanium substituted pyridyl amine complexes, catalysts and processes for polymerizing ethylene and styrene, Boussie, T.R.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Lund, C., U.S. Patent 7,482,301, January 27, 2009.
  • Bridged bi-aromatic ligands, catalysts, processes for polymerizing and polymers therefrom, Boussie, T.R.; Brummer; O.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Shoemaker; J.A.W., U.S. Patent 7,241,715, July 10, 2007.
  • Batch reactor with injection system, Goh, C.; Hall, K.A.; Boussie, T.R.; Murphy, V.; Frank; T. G.; Chandler, Jr.; W. H.; Erden; L. Van, U.S. Patent 7,160,513, January 9, 2007.
  • Titanium substituted pyridyl amine complexes, catalysts and processes for polymerizing ethylene and styrene, Boussie, T.R.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Lund, C., U.S. Patent 7,157,400, January 2, 2007.
  • Nonconventional catalysts for isotactic propene polymerization in solution developed by using high-throughput-screening technologies.  Boussie, T. R.; Diamond, G. M.; Goh, C.; Hall, K. A.; La Pointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M. K.; Murphy, V.; Shoemaker, J. A. W.; Turner, H.; Rosen, R. K.; Stevens, J. C.; Alfano, F.; Busico, V.; Cipullo, R.; Talarico, G.,  Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 2006, 45(20), 3278-3283.
  • A fully integrated high-throughput screening methodology for the discovery of new polyolefin catalysts: discovery of a new class of high temperature single-site group (IV) copolymerization catalysts.  Boussie, T.R.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Hall, K.A.; LaPointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.; Lund, C.; Murphy, V.; Shoemaker, J.A.W.; Tracht, U.; Turner, H.; Zhang, J.; Uno, T.; Rosen, R.K.; Stevens, J.C., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2003, 125(14), 4306-4317.
  • In-situ injection and materials screening device.  Frank, T.G.; Hall, K.A.; Chandler, W.H.; Boussie, T.; Crevier, T.J.; Matsiev, L.; Goh, C. (Symyx Technologies), U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ., 2003, 28 pp., Cont.-in-part of U.S. Ser. No. 895,945.
  • Group 4 metal phenol-triazole complexes as catalysts for ethylene-styrene copolymerization.  Brummer, O.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Longmire, J.; Shoemaker, J.A.W. (Symyx Technologies), PCT Int. Appl., 2003, 70 pp., WO 2003087177.
  • Olefin polymerization catalysts comprising group 4 metal complexes with bridged bi-aromatic ligands.  Boussie, T.R.; Bruemmer, O.; Diamond, G.; Goh, C.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Shoemaker, J.A.W. (Symyx Technologies), PCT Int. Appl., 2003, 138 pp., WO 2003091262.
  • Substituted pyridyl amine-titanium complexes as catalysts for polymerization of ethylene and styrene.  Boussie, T.R.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Lund, C. (Symyx Technologies), Eur. Pat. Appl., 2003, 27 pp., EP 1308450.
  • Catalysts for copolymerizing ethylene and isobutylene and copolymers.  Boussie, T.R.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Hall, K.A.; La Pointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Lund, C.; Murphy, V. (Symyx Technologies), PCT Int. Appl., 2002, 147 pp., WO 0246249.
  • High-throughput approaches for the discovery and optimization of new olefin polymerization catalysts.  Murphy, V.; Bei, X.; Boussie, T.R.; Brummer, O.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Hall, K.A.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.; Longmire, J.M.; Shoemaker, J.A.W.; Turner, H.; Weinberg, W.H., Chem. Record, 2002, 2(4), 278-289.
  • Processes for polymerization catalysts, metal complexes and compositions containing erbium.  Diamond, G.M.; Murphy, V.; Leclerc, M.K.; Goh, C.; Hall, K.A.; Lapointe, A.M.; Boussie, T.; Lund, C. (Symyx Technologies), U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ., 2002, 13 pp., US 20020002257.
  • Substituted pyridyl amine ligands, complexes, catalysts and processes for polymerizing olefins.  Boussie, T.R.; Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Hall, K.A.; Lapointe, A.M.; Leclerc, M.K.; Lund, C.; Murphy, V. (Symyx Technologies). PCT Int. Appl., 2002, 195 pp., WO 0238628.
  • Ether-amine ligand/metal complex polymerization catalysts, compositions, and use for olefin polymerization.  Goh, C.; Diamond, G.M.; Murphy, V.; Leclerc, M.K.; Hall, K.; Lapointe, A.M.; Boussie, T.R.; Lund, C.; Uno, T. (Symyx Technologies).  PCT Int. Appl., 2001, 72 pp., WO 174910.
  • High throughput screen for identifying polymerization catalysts from potential catalysts.  Diamond, G.M.; Goh, C.; Leclerc, M.K.; Murphy, V.; Turner, H.W.  (Symyx Technologies), PCT Int. Appl., 2001, 66 pp., WO 0198371.
  • Synthesis and structures of the cuboidal iron-sulfur-nitrosyl-phosphine clusters [Fe4S3(NO)4(PR3)3]0,1+ (R = Et, iPr, C6H11).  Goh, C.; Holm, R.H., Inorg. Chim. Acta, 1998, 270(1,2), 46-54.
  • The mixed-valence double-cubanoid cluster [Fe8S12(tBuNC)12]: synthesis, structure, and exchange coupling of a new structural array of four Fe(III) sites.  Goh, C.; Nivorozhkin, A.; Yoo, S.J.; Bominaar, E.L.; Muenck, E.; Holm, R.H., Inorg. Chem., 1998, 37(12), 2926-2932.
  • Determination of the exchange-coupling constant of an Fe3+-Fe3+ pair in a cubane-type Fe-S cluster.  Yoo, S. J.; Hu, Z.; Goh, C.; Bominaar, E. L.; Holm, R.H.; Muenck, E., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1997, 119(37), 8732-8733.
  • On the existence in solution of doubly thiolate-bridged double cubanes containing the heterometal [MFe3S4] core (M = Mo, W).  Huang, J.; Goh, C.; Holm, R.H., Inorg. Chem., 1997, 36(3), 356-361.
  • Polycubane clusters: synthesis of [Fe4S4(PR3)4]1+,0 (R = tBu, Cy, iPr) and [Fe4S4]0 core aggregation upon loss of phosphine.  Goh, C.; Segal, B.M.; Huang, J.; Long, J.R.; Holm, R.H., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1996, 118(47), 11844-11853.
  • The [2:2] site-differentiated clusters [Fe4S4L2(RNC)6] containing two low-spin iron(II) sites.  Goh, C.; Weigel, J. A.; Holm, R. H., Inorg. Chem., 1994, 33(22), 4861-4868.

 

Current Committees

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