Massachusetts institute of Technology  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department of Chemical Engineering
Jensen Research Group
 People
  - Current Members
  - Alumni


 
  Home Research People Publications Links Contact Us Members Onlylock 
Jensen Research Group

Current Members

 

Stephen Born
Postdoctoral Associate

 

Department of Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Building 66-525
Cambridge, MA  02139-4307

Phone: (617) 253-6450
Fax: (617) 258-8992
Email: sborn@mit.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Organic Chemistry (2009)
University of California, San Diego

B.S. Chemistry (2002)
B.S. Molecular Biology (2002)
University of California, Santa Cruz

Research Summary:

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.

 

 

Jensen Research Group, 77 Massachusetts Ave, Rm 66-342, Cambridge, MA 02139 | Tel: 617.253.4589 | Updated: October 31, 2013