Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307
Phone: (617) 253-6450
Fax: (617) 258-8992
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry (2009)
University of California, San Diego
B.S. Chemistry (2002)
B.S. Molecular Biology (2002)
University of California, Santa Cruz
My research focuses on the development of continuous flow microreactor systems to perform multi-step synthesis and separation of chemical products.
Selected Publications :
Lian, Y.; Miller, L.; Born, S.C.; Sarpong, R.; Davies, H. "Catalyst-Controlled Formal [4 + 3] Cycloaddition Applied to the Total Synthesis of (+)-Barekoxide and (-)-Barekol" J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 12422-12425.
Born, S.C.; Bacani, G.; Olsen, E.E.; Kobayashi, Y. “Microwave-Assisted Intramolecular Diels-Alder Reaction towards the Total Synthesis of Symbioimine.” Synlett, 2008, 18, 2877-2881.
Born, S.C.; Kobayashi, Y. “A Masked Stable Synthetic Equivalent of 2,3-Dihydropyridine.” Synlett, 2008, 16, 2479-2482.
Ruehl, J.; Nilsen, A.; Born, S.C.; Thoniyot, P.; Xu, L.; Chen, S.; Braslau, R. “Nitroxide-Mediated Polymerization to Form Symmetrical ABA Triblock Copolymers From a Bidirectional Alkoxyamine Initiator.” Polymer 2007, 48, 2564-2571.