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Bradley Wile


Professional Experience: 

• Assistant Professor, Ohio Northern University, Ada, OH, 2010-present

• Visiting Assistant Professor, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, 2008-2010

• Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2006-2008


• B.Sc., Chemistry, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, NS, 1998-2002

• Ph.D., Chemistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NY, 2002-2006

Teaching Interests: 

• Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry

• Spectroscopic Properties of Small Molecules

• Catalysis


Research Interests: 

• Synthesis and characterization of new ligands to support transition metal catalysts • Aqueous and green catalysis

Selected Publications: 

Tondreau, A. M.; Darmon, J. M.; Wile, B. M.; Floyd, S. K.; Lobkovsky, E.; Chirik, P. J. “Enantiopure Pyridine Bis(Oxazoline) ‘Pybox’ and Bis(Oxazoline) ‘Box’ Iron Dialkyl Complexes: Comparison to Bis(imino)pyridine Compounds and Application to Catalytic Hydrosilylation of Ketones.” Organometallics 2009, 28, 3928-3940. [link]

Wile, B. M.; Trovitch, R. J.; Bart, S. C.; Tondreau, A. M.; Lobkovsky, E.; Milsmann, C.; Bill, E.; Wieghardt, K.; Chirik, P. J. “Reduction Chemistry of Aryl- and Alkyl-Substituted Bis(imino)pyridine Iron Dihalide Compounds: Molecular and Electronic Structures of [(PDI)2Fe] Derivatives.” Inorg. Chem. 2009, 48, 4190-4200. [link]

Wile, B. M.; McDonald, R.; Ferguson, M. J.; Stradiotto, M. “Au(I) Complexes Supported by Donor-Functionalized Indene Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization, and Catalytic Behavior in Aldehyde Hydrosilylation.” Organometallics 2007, 26, 1069-1076. [link]

Wile, B. M.; Stradiotto, M. “Silver-Catalyzed Hydrosilylation of Aldehydes.” Chem. Commun., 2006, 4104-4106. [link]

Wile, B. M.; Burford, R. J.; McDonald, R.; Ferguson, M. J.; Stradiotto, M. “Neutral and Cationic Platinum(II) Complexes Supported by a P,N-Functionalized Indene Ligand: Structural and Reactivity Comparisons with a Related Gold(III) Zwitterion.” Organometallics, 2006, 25, 1028-1035. [link]

Wile, B. M.; McDonald, R.; Ferguson, M. J.; Stradiotto, M. “Synthesis and reactivity of new κ2-[P,N] Pt(II) complexes of diisopropylphosphino-substituted 2-dimethyaminoindene.” Organometallics, 2005, 24, 1959-1965. [link]

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Meyer 265
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
(419) 772-2986