Jack Goodin ’18 – Jack works on the TMSOTf-mediated condensations of TMS-acetonitrile with acetals.

Alethea Lin ’18 – Alethea studies the TMSOTf-mediated one-pot enol silane formation-alkylation reactions of ketones with allyl acetates.

Yiqi Liu ’18 – Yiqi investigates the TMSOTf-mediated one-pot enol silane formation-alkylation reactions of ketones with propargyl acetates.

William Stith ’18 – William is working on the addition of nitriles and silylnitriles to acetals and aldehydes in the presence of TMSOTf.

Kylie Britt ’19 – Kylie works on the TMSOTf-mediated additions of TMS-acetonitrile to aldehydes.

Grant Dixon ’19 – Grant can do TMSOTf-mediated aldol reactions that combine two different aldehydes.

Kari Flicker ’19 – Kari studies the addition of acetonitrile to nitrones, a process mediated by TMSOTf and an amine base.

Elizabeth Heafner ’19 – Elizabeth investigates the TMSOTf-mediated one-pot enol silane formation-alkylation reactions of ketones with propargyl propionates.

Zach Oracheff ’19 – Zach studies the Friedel–Crafts additions of indoles to nitrones.

Sam Bottum ’20 – Sam is finishing up the TMSOTf-promoted aldol condensations of ethyl acetate with various aldehydes to yield ethyl cinnamates.

Kevin Kim ’20 – Kevin is working to use cinchona alkaloids as alkylating agents by TMSOTf-promoted ionization at the alcohol position.

Dani Sklar ’20 – Dani cyclizes 3-silylated propargyl propionates in the presence of ketones and TMSOTf to yield 2-methylfurans.