Chemistry at Illinois faculty member Scott Denmark was recently interviewed by the Journal of the American Chemical Society’s Editor-in-Chief Erick Carreira, who is a Chemistry at Illinois alum and a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences at ETH Zürich.
“JACS in Conversation With” regularly features interviews with accomplished scientists in chemistry, and in this edition, Carreira talks with Denmark, the Reynold C. Fuson Professor of Chemistry at Illinois, about his vision for the future of chemistry, how he’s developing a curriculum to enable students for work at the interface of the chemical sciences with artificial intelligence and machine learning, and what advice he would give to the next generation of researchers.
Denmark also shares what he considers to be his proudest accomplishments, his favorite JACS publication, how he has maintained a passion for science over the course of his career, and what hobbies he pursues in his spare time.
Professor Denmark’s research involves the invention of new synthetic reactions, mechanistic and stereochemical aspects of carbon-carbon bond forming reactions and the design and development of asymmetric catalysts using chemoinformatics.
Read Professor Denmark’s research articles published in ACS journals: https://bit.ly/denmarks-research.
You can find this JACS video and others featuring Chemistry at Illinois faculty members and their research on the Chemistry at Illinois YouTube channel.