Mike's CV

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Mike's CV

Michael G. Hill

    Professor of Chemistry

    Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA 90041


    1987 Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude with Highest Honors, Macalester

    College, Saint Paul, MN. Major: Chemistry; Core: Philosophy.

    1992 Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

    Thesis Advisor: Professor Kent R. Mann.

199294 Postdoctoral Research Associate, California Institute of Technology,

    Pasadena, CA. Advisor: Professor Harry B. Gray.

Research Interests:

     Physical Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry.

     Interfacial Electrochemistry and Spectroelectrochemistry.

     Electrochemical Activation of Small Molecules via Multielectron Pathways.

Professional Experience:

    2006 present Professor, Department of Chemistry, Occidental College, Los

    Angeles, CA

    1994 present Visiting Associate, Department of Chemistry, California Institute

    of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

    1999 2006 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Occidental

    College, Los Angeles, CA.

2001 Scientific Co-Founder, GeneOhm Sciences, Inc., San Diego, CA

    2000 Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Chemistry, University

    of California, Los Angeles, CA.

    1994 1999 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Occidental

    College, Los Angeles, CA.

Professional Memberships:

1990 present American Chemical Society (ACS), Inorganic Division.

2000 present Electrochemical Society (ECS).

2004 present Society for Biological Inorganic Chemistry (SBIC)

     Publications List:

* Designates undergraduate author.

1. "Synthesis of Polyisocyanide Compounds via ;-Metalation Reactions." Michael G. Hill,

    Matthew C. Comstock*, Kent R. Mann. Journal of Organic Chemistry 1990, 55, 4950.

2. "Thermodynamics of Multielectron Transfer: Variable-Temperature UV-vis and IR 78Spectroelectrochemical Studies of the Disproportionation of d-d Binuclear Rhodium

    Complexes." Michael G. Hill, Kent R. Mann. Inorganic Chemistry 1991, 30, 1429.

3. "Tetrabutylammonium Tetrakis[3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl]borate as a Non--Coordinating Electrolyte: The Reversible 1e Oxidations of Ruthenocene, Osmocene, and 2+Rh(TM4) (TM4 = 2,5-diisocyano-2,5-dimethylhexane)." Michael G. Hill, William 24

    Lamanna, Kent R. Mann. Inorganic Chemistry 1991, 30, 4687.

4. "The Electroactive Species in the Catalytic Oxidation of Cyclohexadiene to Benzene by 2+Rh(TM4) (TM4 = 2,5-diisocyano-2,5-dimethylhexane)." Michael G. Hill, Kent R. 24

    Mann. Catalysis Letters 1991, 11, 341.

    5. "Oligothiophene Cation Radical Dimers. An Alternative to Bipolarons in Oxidized

    Polythiophene." Michael G. Hill, Kent R. Mann, Larry L. Miller, Jean-Francois Penneau.

    Journal of the American Chemical Society 1992, 114, 2728.

    6. "Electrochemical and Spectroelectrochemical Studies of an Iridium-Buckminsterfullerene

    Complex. Evidence for C-Localized Reductions." Robert S. Koefod, Michael G. Hill, 60

    Kent R. Mann, Chuanjing Xu, Wenyuan Lu, John R. Shapley. Journal of Physical

    Chemistry 1992, 96, 2928.

    7. "Steric Control in the Synthesis and Stereochemistry of the Asymmetric "Head-to-Head"

    Isomer of Binuclear [Rh(HTP5)(dppm)][PF] (HTP5 = diisocyano-1,1,5-22262

    triphenylpentane)." Charles A. Daws, Michael G. Hill, John P. Bullock, Kent R. Mann.

    Inorganic Chemistry 1992, 31, 2948.

    8. "Electrochemistry of Langmuir Blodgett and Self-Assembled Films Built from Oligoimides."

    Vincent W. S. Kwan, Vince Cammarata, Larry L. Miller, Michael G. Hill, Kent R. Mann.

    Langmuir 1992, 8, 3003.

9. "Infra-red Spectroelectrochemical Investigation of the Disproportionation of W(-2-SBz)(CO)." Michael G. Hill, Laurence D. Rosenhein, Kent R. Mann, Xi Hai Mu, 28

    Franklin A. Schultz. Inorganic Chemistry 1992, 31, 4108.

    10. "Spectroelectrochemical Characterization of Oligothiophene Cation Radicals, Cation Radical

    -Dimers, and Dications as Models for Polythiophene Polarons and Bipolarons." Michael G.

    Hill, Jean-Francois Penneau, Baruch Zinger, Kent R. Mann, Larry L. Miller. Chemistry of

    Materials 1992, 4, 1101.

    11. "Photochemical Formation of Oligothiophene Cation Radicals in Acidic Solution and

    Nafion." Baruch Zinger, Kent R. Mann, Michael G. Hill, Larry L. Miller. Chemistry of

    Materials 1992, 4, 1106.

     +12. "The Spectroelectrochemical Characterization of Ir(dimen) and Ir(dimen) (where 2424

    dimen = 1,8-diisocyanomenthane)." Michael G. Hill, Andrew G. Sykes, Kent R. Mann.

    Inorganic Chemistry 1993, 32, 783.

     3+13. "The Electronic Structure of Ligand-Bridged Complexes Containing the Rh Core: ESR 2

    Spectroscopy, MO Calculations, and the X-Ray Structures of the Three Redox Pairs z[Rh(CO)LL'{-PhNC(Me)NPh}] (z = 0 and 1; L = L' = PPh, P(OPh), L = PPhC, 222333

    L' = P(OPh))." David C. Boyd, Neil G. Connelly, Gabriel Garcia Herbosa, Michael G. Hill, 3

    Kent R. Mann, Carlo Mealli, A. Guy Orpen, Karen E. Richardson, Philip H. Rieger.

    Inorganic Chemistry 1994, 33, 960.

    14. "Mechanism of Catalytic Oxygenation of Alkanes by Halogenated Iron Porphyrins." Mark

    W. Grinstaff, Michael G. Hill, Jay Labinger, Harry B. Gray. Science 1994,264, 1311.

     2+15. "Spectroscopy and Photophysics of Rh(dimen) (dimen = 1,8-diisocyanomenthane). 2