Welcome to the Zimmerman Research Group webpage. Our group specializes in the development and application of first principles methods to solar and catalysis challenges. Please see the above links for specific descriptions of our ongoing work. Also feel free to contact Dr. Zimmerman at paulzim.at.umich.edu with any questions.

Recent Publications

94. G. Sati, J. Martin, Y. Xu, T. Malakar, P. M. Zimmerman, J. Montgomery “Fluoride Migration Catalysis Enables Simple, Stereoselective, and Iterative Glycosylation” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020 ASAP: https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.0c03165

93. S. Wang, A. J. Argüelles, J. H. Tay, M. Hotta, P. M. Zimmerman, P. Nagorny “Experimental and Computational Studies on Regiodivergent Chiral Phosphoric Acid Catalyzed Cycloisomerization of Mupirocin Methyl Ester” Chem.: Eur. J. 2020 ASAP DOI: 10.1002/chem.201905222

92. J. A. Kammeraad, J. Goetz, E. A. Walker, A. Tewari, P. M. Zimmerman “What Does the Machine Learn? Knowledge Representations of Chemical Reactivity” J. Chem. Inf. Model. 2020, 601290-1301.

91. A. D. Jenkins, M. T. Robo, P. M. Zimmerman, J. Montgomery “Nickel-Catalyzed Three-Component Cycloadditions of Enoates, Alkynes, and Aldehydes” J. Org. Chem. 202085, 2956-2965.

90. E. R. Curtis, M. D. Hannigan, A. K. Vitek, P. M. Zimmerman “Quantum Chemical Investigation of Dimerization in the Schlenk Equilibrium of Thiophene Grignard Reagents” J. Phys. Chem. A 2020124, 1480-1488.

89. T. J. Doyon, J. C. Perkins, S. A. Baker Dockrey, E. O. Romero, K. C. Skinner,  P. M. Zimmerman, A. R. H. Narayan “Chemoenzymatic o-quinone methide formation” J. Am. Chem. Soc2019141, 20269–20277.