Professor Matthew S. Sigman, University of Utah. Prof. Matthew Sigman will give the 2018 Schleyer Lecture on Tuesday, February 6, at 11am in Chemistry Room 400. The Schleyer Lecture was inaugurated in 2001 in honor of Professor Paul v. R. Schleyer shortly after the publication of his 1000th scientific paper.
Prof. Sigman's research program explores the broad areas of oxidation catalysis, asymmetric catalysis, and the relationship between structure and function in complex reactions. He is currently the Peter J. Christine S. Stang Presidential Endowed Chair of Chemistry at the rank of Distinguished Professor. His talk will be titled "Bringing Modern Data Analysis Tools to Physical Organic Chemistry."