Lilliana S. Morris

Lilliana Morris

Assistant Professor - Chemistry

Office: Severance 215
Phone: 330-263-2457
Email: lmorris@wooster.edu
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Degrees

  • B.A., Williams College, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Ph.D. Cornell University

Courses Taught

  • General Chemistry I
  • Analytical Chemistry Lab

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • Simon Bauer Scholarship Award - Cornell University
  • Bayer Teaching Excellence Award - Cornell University
  • Expanding Your Horizons, Conference Chair, Cornell University

Publications

  • N. E. Clayman,* L. S. Morris,* A. M. LaPointe, I. Keresztes, R. M. Waymouth, G. W. Coates. Dual Catalysis for the Copolymerisation of Epoxides and Lactiones, Chem. Commun. 2019, 55, 6914 – 6917.
  • L. S. Morris, M. I. Childers, G. W. Coates. Bimetallic Chromium Catalysts with Chain Transfer Agents: A Route to Isotactic Poly(propylene oxide)s with Narrow Dispersities, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 5731 – 5734.
  • M. I. Childers, A. K. Vitek, L. S. Morris, P. W. Widger, S. Ahmed, P. M. Zimmerman, G. W. Coates. Isospecific, Chain Shuttling Polymerization of Propylene Oxide using a Bimetallic Chromium Catalyst: A New Route to Semicrystalline Polyols, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 11048 – 11054.
  • L. S. Morris, M. P. Girouard, M. H. Everhart, W. E. McClain, J. A. van Paridon, R. D. Pike, C. Goh. Epoxidation of Alkenes Bearing a Carboxylic Acid Group by Iron Complexes of the Tetradentate Ligand N, N '-dimethyl-N,N ' bis (2-pyridylmethyl)-1,2-diaminoethane and its Derivatives. Inorganica Chimica Acta, 2014, 413, 149 – _159.
  • C. Goh, L. S. Morris, M. P. Girouard, T. Chidanguro, J. P. Jasinki. (2S*,5R*)-2,5-Dimethyl-1,4-bis(pyridin-2-ylmethyl)piperazine. Acta Crystallogr., Sect. E: Struct. Rep. Online 2013, 69, o1101.

Research Interests

  • Develop modular multimetallic catalysts for more efficient synthesis
  • Develop plant-based absorbant polymers