Faculty Profiles

Michael J. Therien
William R. Kenan, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
5330 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1670
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, California Institute of Technology 1987 - 1990

Ph.D., University of California - San Diego 1987

B.S., University of St. Andrews (United Kingdom) 1982

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Inorganic, Organic, Nanoscience and Materials

Rubtsov, Igor V., et al. “Ultrafast singlet excited-state polarization in electronically asymmetric ethyne-bridged bis[(porphinato)zinc(II)] complexes.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 125, no. 9, Mar. 2003, pp. 2687–96. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja021157p. Full Text

Black, W. Cameron, et al. “3,4-Diaryl-5-hydroxyfuranones: highly selective inhibitors of cyclooxygenase-2 with aqueous solubility.Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol. 13, no. 6, Mar. 2003, pp. 1195–98. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0960-894x(03)00046-5. Full Text

Li, Chun Sing, et al. “Pyridazinones as selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors.Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, vol. 13, no. 4, Feb. 2003, pp. 597–600. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0960-894x(02)01045-4. Full Text

Miloradovic, I. R., et al. “The Effect of Electronic Structure on Molecular First Hyperpolarizabilities of Highly Conjugated (Polypyridyl)metal-(Porphinato)zinc(II) Chromophores.” Proceedings of Spie  the International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 5212, Jan. 2003, pp. 360–63. Scopus, doi:10.1117/12.509147. Full Text

Uyeda, H. T., et al. “Utilizing Coupled-Oscillator Photophysics to Elaborate Chromophores with Exceptional Molecular Hyperpolarizabilities.” Proceedings of Spie  the International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 5212, Jan. 2003, pp. 117–21. Scopus, doi:10.1117/12.508261. Full Text

Uyeda, H. Tetsuo, et al. “Unusual frequency dispersion effects of the nonlinear optical response in highly conjugated (polypyridyl)metal-(porphinato)zinc(II) chromophores.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 124, no. 46, Nov. 2002, pp. 13806–13. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja020651q. Full Text

Susumu, Kimihiro, and Michael J. Therien. “Decoupling optical and potentiometric band gaps in pi-conjugated materials.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 124, no. 29, July 2002, pp. 8550–52. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja0203925. Full Text

Kang, Youn K., et al. “Distance dependence of electron transfer in rigid, cofacially compressed, pi-stacked porphyrin-bridge-quinone systems.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 124, no. 28, July 2002, pp. 8275–79. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja012504i. Full Text

Fletcher, James T., and Michael J. Therien. “Extreme electronic modulation of the cofacial porphyrin structural motif.Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 124, no. 16, Apr. 2002, pp. 4298–311. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja012489h. Full Text

Redmore, Naomi P., et al. “Synthesis, excited-state dynamics, and reactivity of a directly-linked pyromellitimide-(porphinato)zinc(II) complex.Inorganic Chemistry, vol. 41, no. 3, Feb. 2002, pp. 566–70. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ic0108641. Full Text

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