The Akron Section of the American Chemical Society has conferred its Akron Section Award on Dr. Corinna S. Schindler, Alumni Professor of Chemistry at the University of Michigan. The award will be presented on October 18. Dr. Schindler will speak on “Catalysis with environmentally benign metals: new alternatives to olefin-olefin metathesis” at the University of Akron, Mary Gladwin Hall 111 at 3 PM. A seminar, open to the public, will be given via Zoom November 17 at 7 PM. Register here to receive the Zoom link for November’s presentation.
Dr. Corinna S. Schindler started her independent career as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the University of Michigan in 2013 and is currently the Alumni Professor of Chemistry. Prior to her career at Michigan, Dr. Schindler was a Feodor-Lynen postdoctoral fellow of the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation at Harvard University and earned her PhD from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, and her undergraduate degree from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. Her research interests focus on the development of new synthetic transformations relying on environmentally benign metals.