Chemistry Department

  Joseph M. Keane        Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding
  Associate Professor of Chemistry
   Trumbower Room 239
  (484) 664-3262

B.S., B.A., Lycoming College
Ph.D., University of Virginia

Research Interests:
Applications of chiral C2-symmetric tetraamine ligands..

Recent Publications:
Bennov, R. B.*; Berko, D. A.*; Burgess, S. A.*; DiMeglio, J. L.*; Kalman, S. E.*; Ludlum, J. M.*; Nash, B. W.*; Palomaki, P. K. B.*; Perlow, D. B.*; Rubin, J. A.*; Saunders, J. E.*; Scarselletta, S. V.*; Kastner, M. E.; Pike, R. D.; Sabat, M.; Keane, J. M. “Molybdenum Complexes of Chiral C2-Symmetric Picchxn-Type Ligands: Synthesis, Characterization, and Structural Studies” Inorganica Chimica Acta 2015, 438, 64-75.

Liebov, B. K.; Weigle, C. E.; Keinath, K. V.; Leap, J. E.; Pike, R. D.; Keane, J. M. "Topological Variations of the PDP ligand and Its Prospects in Molybdenum(0) Dearomatization Agents" Inorganic Chemistry 2011, 50, 4677-4679.

Dilsky, S.; Palomaki, P. K.; Rubin, J. A.; Saunders, J. E.; Pike, R. D.; Sabat, M.; Keane, J. M.; Ha, Y. "Synthesis and Reactivity of Cationic Bipyridine Tungsten(0) and Molybdenum(0) Nitrosyl Complexes" Inorganica Chimica Acta 2007, 360, 2387-2396.

Ha, Y.; Dilsky, A. S.; Graham, P. M.; Liu, W.; Reichart, T. M.; Sabat, M.; Keane, J. M.; Harman, W. D. "Development of New Group 6 Dearomatization Agents" Organometallics 2006, 25, 5184-5187.

Keane, J. M.; Harman, W. D. "A New Generation of Chemistry‌-Basic Dearomatization Agents" Organometallics 2005, 24, 1786-1798.

Courses Taught:
CHM 050 Chemistry Seminar
CHM 103 General Chemistry I
CHM 201 Organic Chemistry
CHM 331 Inorganic Chemistry
CHM 430 Organometallic Chemistry

The Keane Research Group, Spring 2013