Everly B. Fleischer

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Professor Emeritus, Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences
PH.D., Yale University, 1961
OTH, Yale University
Phone: (949) 824-3820
Email: efleisch@uci.edu
University of California, Irvine
4042C FRH
Mail Code: 2025
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
porphyrin and metalloporphyrin chemistry; coordination
chemistry; structural chemistry
Academic Distinctions
Sigma Xi, 1961

National Science Predoctoral Fellow, 1958-61

Sloan Fellow, 1962-64

Elected Fellow of the AAAS, 1980

University of California, Irvine Alumni Association
Service Award, 1980

Resolution No. 2367, California State Assembly,
Commendation for Service to the University of Cal.,

Who's Who in America, 1980
Visiting Professor, University of California, Irvine, 1994-

Program Executive, American Academy of Arts
and Sciences, 1996

Executive Vice Chancellor and Professor of
Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, 1988-94

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and
Professor of Chemistry, University of Colorado,
Boulder, Colorado, 1980-88

Dean, School of Physical Sciences, University of
California, Irvine, 1974-80

Chair of Chemistry Department, University of
California, 1972-74

Professor of Chemistry, University of California,
Irvine, 1970-80

Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of
Chicago, 1963-66

Instructor of Chemistry, University of
Research Abstract
Porphyrin and metalloporphyrin systems are studied in all its aspects in my laboratory. We have synthesized various porphyrin systems and studied their chemical and structural properties. Recently, we have been focusing our efforts on the synthesis of oligomeric and polymeric metalloporphyrin systems. These systems have some interesting structural properties and we have concentrated on predicting the structural motifs of these multiporphyrin systems from the properties and structures of the monomeric systems. We have been able to synthesize dimers, trimers, tetramers, and polymers of metalloporphyrins. We also have a project involving the synthesis of systems that employ water-soluble porphyrins that can deliver multielectrons for the reduction of difficult to reduce molecules.
Self-Assembly of Porphyrin Arrays via Coordination to
Transition Metal Bisphosphine Complexes and the
Unique Spectral Properties of the Product Metallacyclic
Ensembles. J. Fan, J.A. Whiteford, B.Olenyuk, M.D.
Levin, P.J.Stang, and E. B. Fleischer, J. Amer. Chem.
, 120, 2741 (1999).

Pentacoordinate Siliconate Tetraanionic Molecular
Squares. Synthesis, Structure and Solution
Conformation of a Novel Tetraanion-Tetracation Ion
Pair. Diane J. McCord, James H Small, John Greaves,
Que N. Van, A. J. Shaka, E. B. Fleischer, K. S. Shea,
J. Amer. Chem. Soc., 120, 9763
Linked Porphyrin Systems. E.B. Fleischer and A.M.
Shachter, J. Heterocyclic Chemistry, 28,
1693 (1991).
Coordination Oligomers and a Coordination Polymer of
Zinc Tetraarylporphyrins. E.B. Fleischer and A.M.
Shachter, J. Inorg. Chem., 30, 3763
Tetrapyridylporphine and Some of its Metal Derivatives.
E.B. Fleischer, Inorg. Chem., 1,
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