Professor Brett P. Fors
Brett Fors is the Assistant Professor for the Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University. He completed a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science, Montana State UniversityFors’ research currently focuses on the development of new synthetic methods and catalyst systems to control polymer architecture, composition, and function. Under this general theme, three different areas of research will be pursued. First, new systems will be developed that will enable precise regulation over catalyst reactivity in situ with light. Second, new strategies for the synthesis of conjugated polymers from the parent C–H based monomers will be investigated. Lastly, new catalyst systems will be explored for photomediated radical polymerizations.