About Pat Walsh

Patrick J Walsh

Professor of Chemistry
Alan G. MacDiarmid
Term Chair
University of Pennsylvania

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Group Members

Welcome new members!

We are looking for talented Organic and Inorganic students to join our group.

Postdoctoral position available! UPenn Merck Catalysis Center [read more].

[Group members past & present and Photos!] 

Contact Us

Contact information and useful department links


Our Research

Our research spans organic asymmetric syntheses, epoxidation and cyclo-propanations, boron, heterocycle chemistry, organozinc and other organometallics, arene tricarbonylchromium chemistry, and heterobimetallic lanthanide complexes.

Our Publications

Some recent highlights:

Lab News
  • Synform highlight Our paper on Chemoselective palladium-catalyzed deprotonative arylation/[1, 2]-Wittig rearrangement of pyridylmethyl ethers was highlighted on Synform. 
    Posted Jun 17, 2016, 1:54 PM by WalshLab UPenn
  • SYNFACTS highlight Our paper on Nickel‐Catalyzed Allylic Alkylation with Diarylmethane Pronucleophiles: Reaction Development and Mechanistic Insights was highlighted by SYNFACTS.
    Posted Jun 11, 2016, 9:42 AM by WalshLab UPenn
  • SYNFACTS highlight Our paper on Palladium-Catalyzed Asymmetric Allylic Alkylations with Toluene Derivatives as Pronucleophiles was highlighted on SYNFACTS.
    Posted Jun 11, 2016, 7:56 AM by WalshLab UPenn
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