Chemistry B.S., University of California Irvine, 2011
Peter completed his undergraduate degree at UC Irvine in 2011. Afterwards, he spent one year working as a research associate at Sonoma State University under the tutelage of Professor Carmen Works. In 2012, he began his graduate studies at UC Santa Barbara and is currently a fifth year student in the laboratory of Professor Trevor Hayton.
Peter is currently working on expanding our understanding of the ketimide (N=CR2)- ligand by characterizing new transition metal ketimide complexes. Additionally, he is working on generating and stabilizing cerium-ligand multiple bonds.