Nathan Bowling

Professor of Chemistry

Education

Postdoctoral Researcher, Organic Materials, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana (2005-2006)
Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of WI-Madison (2000-2005)
B.S., Chemistry, Valparaiso University (1996-2000)

Recent Publications

"Comparing Strong and Weak Halogen Bonding in Solution: C-13 NMR, UV/Vis, Crystallographic, and Computational Studies of an Intramolecular Model" Widner, D.L.*; Robinson, E.R.*; Perez, A.B.*; Vang, H.G.*; Thorson, R.A.*; Driscoll, Z.L.*; Giebel, S.M.*; Berndt, C.W.*; Bosch, E.; Speetzen, E.D.; Bowling, N.P. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 5739-5749.

"C-I•••N and C-I•••pi halogen bonding in the structures of 1-benzyliodoimidazole derivatives" Nwachukwu, C.I.; Bowling, N. P.; Bosch, E. Acta Crystallogr. C 2017, 73, 2-8.

"Conjugated, trans-Spanning Ligands as Models for Multivalent p-Phenylene Ethynylenes" Vang, H.G.*; Driscoll, Z.L.*; Robinson, E.R.*; Green, C.E.*; Bosch, E.; Bowling, N.P. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2016, 891-895.

"Extended Self-complementary Halogen Bond Dimers" Kirchner, L.M.; Bowling, N.P.; Bosch, E., J. Chem. Crystallogr. 2015, 45, 466-475.

"The power of non-conventional phenyl C-H•••N hydrogen bonds: supportive crystal-packing force and dominant supramolecular engineering force" Bosch, E.; Bowling, N.P.; Darko, J. Cryst. Growth Des. 2015, 15(4), 1634-1641

“Formation of Self-Complementary Halogen-Bonded Dimers” Oburn, S.M.; Bowling, N.P.; Bosch, E. Cryst. Growth Des. 2015 DOI:10.1021/cg501406w

“Intramolecular Halogen Bonding in Solution: 15N, 13C, and 19F NMR Studies of Temperature and Solvent Effects” Thorson, R.A.*; Woller, G.R.*; Driscoll, Z.L.*; Geiger, B.E.*; Moss, C.A.*; Schlapper, A.L.*; Speetzen, E.D.; Bosch, E.; Erdélyi, M.; Bowling, N.P. Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015 DOI: 10.1002/ejoc.201403671

“Intramolecular Halogen Bonding Supported by an Aryldiyne Linker” Widner, D.L.*; Knauf, Q.R.*; Merucci, M.T.*; Fritz, T.R.*; Sauer, J.S.*; Speetzen, E.D.; Bosch, E.; Bowling, N.P. J. Org. Chem. 2014, 79(13), 6269-6278

“Conjugated Metallorganic macrocycles: opportunities for coordination-driven planarization of bidentate, pyridine-based ligands” Hamm, D.C.*; Braun, L.A.*; Burazin, A.N.*; Gauthier, A.M.*; Ness, K.O.*; Biebel, C.E.*; Sauer, J.S.*; Tanke, R.; Noll, B.C.; Bosch, E.; Bowling, N.P. Dalton Trans. 2013, 42, 948-958

“Evidence of Enhanced Conjugation in ortho-Arylene Ethynylenes with Transition Metal Coordination” Ren, Q.*; Reedy, C.G.*; Terrell, E.A.*; Wieting, J.M.*; Wagie, R.W.*; Asplin, J.P.*; Doyle, L.M.*; Long, S.J.*; Everard, M.T.*; Sauer, J.S.*; Baumgart, C.E.*; D’Acchioli, J.S.; Bowling, N.P. J. Org. Chem. 2012, 77(5), 2571-2577

*denotes UWSP undergraduate student

Extramural Grant Support

National Science Foundation (NSF), $261,870: “Collaborative Research: RUI: Manipulation of Arylene Ethynylene Structures and Properties via Coordination, Halogen Bonding and C-H Hydrogen Bonding” 2016-2019.

American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund, $70,000: “Fundamental Studies of 4,4’-Bipyridine Aryleneethynylenes” 2016-2019.

National Science Foundation (NSF), $248,228: RUI: “Intramolecular Halogen Bonding in Arylene Ethynylene Structures” 2013-2016.

UW-System Applied Research Grant Program (WiSys), $26,932: "Development of Two-Dimensional Metallorganic Networks for Potential Application in Photovoltaics; Synthetic Avenues to Processible Materials ": 2010-2011

National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation (MRI), $469,942: “MRI-R2: Acquisition of a High Resolution QTOF Mass Spectrometer”: 2009

National Science Foundation, Major Research Instrumentation (MRI), $298,070: “MRI-R2: Acquisition of a Bruker 400 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometer to Support Research at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point”: 2009

American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund, $50,000: “Elaboration of petroleum-derived aromatics for the generation of conjugated discotic and cruciform structures: controlling electronic properties via transition metal coordination”: 2009-2011

UW-System Applied Research Grant Program (WiSys), $34,000: "Development of Two-Dimensional Metallorganic Networks for Potential Application in Photovoltaics": 2009-2010

Cottrell College Science Award, $31,392: “Generation and Studies of Pyrazinyleneethynylenes: Controlling Oligomer Geometry via Transition Metal Coordination”: 2008-2010

 Research Overview