John Bleeke

​Professor of Chemistry, Director of Undergraduate Studies
PhD, Cornell University
MS, Cornell University
BA, Carthage College
research interests:
  • Mechanistic Studies of Transition Metal Mediated Reactions
  • Metallabenzenes and Other Aromatic Metallacycles
  • Synthesis and Reactivity of Transition Metal Organometallic Compounds
  • The Organic Chemistry of Metal Bound Polyenyl Ligands

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1134
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Since joining the chemistry faculty in 1981, Profesor Bleeke has established a nationally and internationally recognized research program in the area of transition metal organometallic chemistry. He is particularly well known for his research with metallabenzenes and other aromatic metallacycles.

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