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Ian D. Giles

Ph.D. Student
BA, Chemistry and French (2005)
Austin College
Tel: +1-(979) 845-1966
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I am engaged in the study of the role of anion-pi interactions in the templation of supramolecular polygonal architectures. I am currently investigating the issues of ligand pi-acidity, anion size and/or shape and metal ion character using an array of experimental and computational techniques. Typical methods that I use are inert atmosphere synthesis, X-ray diffraction, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and density functional theory.

Department of Chemistry | Texas A&M University | State of Texas