Independent publications:

1. Carroll, T. G.; Garwick, R.; Telser, J.; Wu, G.; Ménard, G. "Synthesis, Characterization, and Electrochemical Analyses of Vanadocene Tetrametaphosphate and Phosphinate Derivatives." Organometallics 2018, 37, 848-854. [LINK]













2. Keener, M.; Peterson, M.; Hernández Sánchez, R.; Oswald, V. F.; Wu, G.; Ménard, G. "Towards Catalytic Ammonia Oxidation to Dinitrogen: A Synthetic Cycle by Using a Simple Manganese Complex." Chem. Eur. J. 2017, 23, 11479-11484. [LINK]

Post-doc, graduate, undergraduate publications:

3. Liu, L.; Cao, L. L.; Shao, Y.; Ménard, G.; Stephan, D. W. "A Radical Mechanism for Frustrated Lewis Pair Reactivity." Chem 2017, 3, 259-267. [LINK]


4. Hernández Sánchez, R.; Bartholomew, A. K.; Powers, T. M.; Ménard, G.; Betley, T. A. "Maximizing Electron Exchange in a Fe3 Cluster." J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 2235-2243. [LINK]


5. Voicu, D.; Abolhasani, M.; Choueiri, R.; Lestari, G.; Seiler, C.; Ménard, G.; Greener, J.; Guenther, A.; Stephan, D.W.; Kumacheva, E. “Microfluidic Studies of CO2 Sequestration by Frustrated Lewis Pairs.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 3875-3880. [LINK]


6. Ménard, G.; Hatnean, J.A.; Cowley, H.J.; Lough, A.J.; Rawson, J.M.; Stephan, D.W. “C–H Bond Activation by Radical Ion Pairs Derived from R3P/Al(C6F5)3 Frustrated Lewis Pairs and N2O.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 6446-6449. [LINK]


7. Ménard, G.; Tran, L.; McCahill, J.S.J.; Lough, A.J.; Stephan, D.W. “Contrasting the Reactivity of Ethylene and Propylene with P/Al and P/B Frustrated Lewis Pairs.” Organometallics, 2013, 32, 6759-6763. [LINK]


8. Ménard, G.; Gilbert, T.M.; Hatnean, J.A.; Kraft, A.; Krossing, I.; Stephan, D.W. “Stoichiometric Reduction of CO2 to CO by Phosphine/AlX3-Based Frustrated Lewis Pairs.” Organometallics, 2013, 32, 4416-4422. [LINK]


9. Ménard, G.; Tran, L.; Stephan, D.W. “Activation of H2 using P/Al Based Frustrated Lewis Pairs and Reactions with Olefins.” Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 13685-13691. [LINK]


10. Ménard, G.; Stephan, D.W. “CO2 Reduction via Aluminum Complexes of Ammonia Boranes.” Dalton Trans., 2013, 42, 5447-5453. [LINK]


11. Ménard, G.; Stephan, D.W. “H2 Activation and Hydride Transfer to Olefins by Al(C6F5)3-Based Frustrated Lewis Pairs.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 8272-8275. “Hot Paper” [LINK]


12. Ménard, G.; Stephan, D.W. “C–H Activation of Isobutylene Using Frustrated Lewis Pairs: Aluminum and Boron σ-Allyl Complexes.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2012, 51, 4409-4412. “Hot Paper” [LINK]


13. Neu, R.C.; Ménard, G.; Stephan, D.W. “Exchange Chemistry of tBu3P(CO2)B(C6F5)2Cl.” Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 9016-9018. [LINK]


14. Ménard, G.; Stephan, D.W. “Stoichiometric Reduction of CO2 to CO by Aluminum-Based Frustrated Lewis Pairs.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2011, 50, 8396-8399. [LINK]


15. Ménard, G.; Stephan, D.W. “Room Temperature Reduction of CO2 to Methanol by Al-Based Frustrated Lewis Pairs and Ammonia Borane.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 1796-1797. [LINK]


16. Ménard, G.; Jong, H.; Fryzuk, M.D. “Synthesis and Characterization of a New Thiophene-Bridged Diamidophosphine [NPN] Donor Set and its Coordination Chemistry with Zirconium(IV): Unexpected Deprotonation-Lithiation Sequence with a Mesitylaminothiophene Precursor.” Organometallics, 2009, 28, 5253-5260. [LINK]


17. Dyker, C.A.; Burford, N.; Ménard, G.; Lumsden, M.D.; Decken, A. “Monocyclic Di- and Triphosphinophosphonium Cations: New Foundational Frameworks for catena-Phosphorus Chemistry.” Inorg. Chem., 2007, 46, 4277-4285. [LINK]


Environmental Studies:

18. Ménard, G. “Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations: Key Players in Development in a Changing Climate. A Case Study of Mali.” Environ. Dev. Sustain., 2013, 15, 117-131. [LINK]


The Ménard Group is based in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-9510

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