CBC Colloquium hosted by the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Ryan J. Trovitch, PhD, received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from the Honors Program at King’s College in 2004 and a PhD in inorganic chemistry from Cornell University under the direction of Professor Paul J. Chirik in 2009. After joining Los Alamos National Laboratory’s Inorganic, Isotope and Actinide Chemistry Group in 2008, Trovitch was named a Glenn T. Seaborg Postdoctoral Fellow. He accepted a tenure-track position in ASU’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in 2012 and was the recipient of a National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2017. He currently holds the rank of associate professor in ASU’s School of Molecular Sciences and is a faculty affiliate of LightWorks and the Biodesign Institute’s Center for Sustainable Macromolecular Materials and Manufacturing. He is also a co-director of ASU’s Sustainable Chemistry and Catalysis REU Program and a member of the Green Chemistry Commitment Advisory Board.