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Bradley Wile

Associate Professor of Chemistry
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Meyer 265
525 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
(419) 772-2986
Professional Experience: 
  • Associate Professor, Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio, 2016-present
  • Assistant Professor, Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio, 2010-16
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Hamilton College, Clinton, N.Y., 2008-10
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y., 2006-08
  • B.Sc., Chemistry, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, 1998-2002
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Dalhousie University, Halifax, N.Y., 2002-06
Teaching Interests: 
  • Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry
  • Spectroscopic Properties of Small Molecules
  • Catalysis
Research Interests: 
  • Synthesis and characterization of new ligand architectures
  • Earth abundant transition metal catalysts
  • Chemical education (inorganic and general chemistry)
Selected Publications: 
  • Graziano, B. J.; Collins, E. M.; McCutcheon, N. M.; Griffith, C. L.; Braunscheidel, N. M.; Perrine, T. M.; Wile, B. M. “Palladium complexes bearing κ2-N,N and κ3-N,N,O pendant amine bis(phenolate) ligands.” Inorg. Chim. Acta 2019484, 185-196. [link]
  • Wile, B. M. “Crystal structure of {N-[(6-bromopyridin-2-yl)-(phenyl)methylidene]-2,6-dimethylaniline-K2N,N’}dichloridozinc dichloromethane hemisolvate.” Acta Cryst. 2017E73, 932-935. [link]
  • Bowser, A. K.; Anderson-Wile, A. M.; Johnston, D. H.; Wile, B. M. “Diamine bis(phenolate) and pendant amine bis(phenolate)  ligands: Catalytic activity for the room temperature Pd-catalyzed Suzuki-Miyaura coupling reaction.” Appl. Organomet. Chem. 201630 (1), 32-39. [link]
  • Kasting, B. J.; Bowser, A. K.; Anderson-Wile, A. M.; Wile, B. M. “Synthesis and Metallation of a Ligand: An Interdisciplinary Laboratory Experiment for Second-Year Organic and Introductory Inorganic Chemistry Students.” J. Chem. Educ. 201592 (6), 1103-1109. [link]
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Lori Kindle

Meyer 262
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