Professor Matt Sigman

Matt Sigman Portrait

Matt Sigman Peter J. Christine S. Stang Presidential Endowed Chair of Chemistry

 

 

 

 

Education and Experience 

2012-present

Peter J. Christine S. Stang Presidential Endowed Chair of Chemistry

 

2008-2012

Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah

2009-2010

Visiting Professor, Huntsman Cancer Institute, U of U

2004-2008

Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah

1999-2004

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Utah

1996-1999

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Harvard University

 

Mentor: Professor Eric N. Jacobsen

 

Research Area: Enantioselective Strecker reactions

1992-1996

Graduate Student, Washington State University

 

Thesis Advisor: Professor Bruce E. Eaton

 

Title: "Catalytic iron mediated [4 + 1] cycloadditions of allenyl substrates with carbon monoxide. Mechanism and scope of catalytic cobalt mediated cyclotrimerization of alkynes in aqueous media."

1994-1995

NeXstar Predoctoral Fellow, NeXstar Pharmaceuticals, Boulder, CO

1992

B.S., Chemistry, Sonoma State University, California

 

1991

Undergraduate Research Fellow, Utah State University

 

 

Mentor:Professor Michael E. Wright

 

 

Research Area: Synthesis of ferrocene derived NLO-polymers

Honors and Awards

2012 Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
2011 University of Utah Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Award
2011-present Associate Editor for the Journal of the American Chemical Society
2010-present Editorial Advisory Board, ACS Catalysis
2010 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award
2009 Robert W. Parry Teaching Award
2009-present Editorial Advisory Board, Journal of Organic Chemistry
2008 University of Utah Distinguished Honors Professor
2004 Pfizer Award for Creativity in Organic Chemistry
2004 Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Award
2002 National Science Foundation CAREER Award
2000 Research Innovation Award (Research Corporation)
1997-1999 National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

Curriculum Vitae

Last Updated: 1/27/17