Jeon Laboratory

Chemical Synthesis and Catalysis

We are always excited to attract outstanding undergraduates, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
If you are interested in joining the research group, please contact
Junha Jeon directly.

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August 23, 2016
Junha presented at ACS Academic Young Investigator Symposium, ACS Philadelphia ’16.
July 1, 2016

We welcome
Sunshine Yan (UG) and Jared Raymond to the group!
June 6, 2016
Congratulations to
Yuanda, Parham, and Thiru as their development of Catalytic Reductive ortho-C–H Silylation of Phenols with Traceless, Versatile Acetal Directing Groups and Synthetic Applications of Dioxasilines was accepted in Journal of the American Chemical Society (http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/jacs.6b04018).
April 14, 2016
Congratulations to Thirupataiah Avullala, who passed his candidacy exams!
April 14, 2016
Congratulations to Udaya Sree Dakarapu, who passed her candidacy exams!
April 11, 2016
Appu received the Dr. Charles K. Baker Character Fellowship!
April 8, 2016
Jessica received the Duncan and Sylvaine Aust Award!
March 24, 2016
The Jeon group has been awarded an NIH grant.
March 15, 2016
Karime headed to Quebec, Canada. Thank you and have a safe trip to Quebec!
January 29, 2016
Jessica becomes a McNair Scholar!
January 12, 2016
Congratulations to
Yuanda as his development of Gold-Mediated Isomerization of Cyclooctyne to Ring Fused Olefinic Bicycles, collaborated with the Dias group was accepted in European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry.
January 11, 2016
We welcome
Islam Hammad (UG) to the group!
December 21, 2015
We welcome
Jessica McCammon (UG) to the group!
November 13, 2015
Congratulations to
Udaya, Appu, Parham, Gabby, Yuanda, Hiep, and Nawal as their development of Lewis Base Activation of Silyl Acetals: Application to Reductive Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons Olefination was accepted in Organic Letters.
November 9, 2015
Gabby successfully defended her Masters Thesis.  Congratulations, Gabby!
October 16, 2015
Deem headed to Bangkok, Thailand after completing his successful research through the summer exchanging program sponsored by Mahidol University. Have a safe trip to Bangkok!
September 1, 2015
We welcome Jesus Garcia, Holly Vu, and Carlos De La Rosa (UGs) to the group!
July 13, 2015
We welcome a visiting student Chanachon Thiamsiri (Deem) from Mahidol University (Torsak Luanphaisarnnont group), Thailand, to the group!
July 10, 2015
Vishnu headed to Cypress, TX after completing his successful WSSP research. Have a safe trip to Cypress!
June 10, 2015
We welcome a Welch Summer Scholar Program (WSSP) scholar, Vishnu Nair (HS) to the group!
May 25, 2015
We welcome Hien Pham (UG) to the group!
April 25, 2015
Junha has received Excellence in Teaching Award, The National Society of Leadership and Success, Sigma Alpha Phi UTA.
April 24, 2015
Udaya successfully defended her Masters Thesis. Congratulations, Udaya!
April 23, 2014
Congratulations to Parham Asgari, who passed his candidacy exams!
April 16, 2015
Hiep has been awarded the American Chemical Society (ACS)’s Division of Organic Chemistry Outstanding Senior Undergraduate Organic Chemistry Student Award. Congratulations, Hiep! See COS news. http://www.uta.edu/cos/news.php?ID=301
April 15, 2015
Congratulations to Appu, Yuanda, and Adam as their development of Grubbs-Type Ruthenium Complex-Catalyzed Intramolecular Alkene Hydrosilylation was accepted in ACS Catalysis.
April 13, 2015
Congratulations to
Apparao Bokka, who received chemistry department Graduate Teaching Award!
April 13, 2015
Congratulations to
Nawal Rahman, who received John T. Murchison Award for Outstanding Senior Chemistry/Biochemistry Major!
April 8, 2015
Congratulations to
Yuanda, Seongjeong, and James as their development of Reductive Csp2–H and Csp3–H Silylation of Carboxylic Acid Derivatives was accepted in The Journal of Organic Chemistry.
March 16, 2015
We welcome Wacothon
Karime Coulibaly (PD) to the group!
January 27, 2015
Congratulations to Yuanda, Parham, and Udaya as their development of reductive arene ortho-silanolization of aromatic esters was accepted in Chemical Communications.
November 21, 2014
We welcome
Thiru Avullala (PhD) to the group!
November 19, 2014
Appu, Yuanda, and Junha attended ACS SWRM ’14 in Ft. Worth, TX.
October 24, 2014
The Jeon group has been awarded an ACS PRF grant.
July 8, 2014
Congratulations to Yuanda, Hiep, Gabby, and Adam as their development of diene ligand-mediated hydrosilylation reaction was accepted in European Journal of Organic Chemistry.
July 11, 2014
Teresa headed to Houston after completing her successful WSSP research. Have a safe trip to Houston!
June 18, 2014
We welcome Nawal Rahman (UG) to the group!
June 11, 2014
We welcome a Welch Summer Scholar Program (WSSP) scholar, Teresa Lee (HS) to the group!
April 17, 2014
Congratulations to Gabby Trog and Appu Bokka, who passed their candidacy exams!
April 15, 2014
Rush Scaggs will head to Indiana University for his graduate study. Congratulations and thanks, Rush! Have a safe trip to Bloomington.
April 14, 2014
Tom Hoye (Junha’s PhD mentor) at the University of Minnesota visited UTA and gave two lectures. Thanks, Tom!
April 14, 2014
Congratulations to SeongJeong Jung and Hiep Nguyen, who received two chemistry department awards, R. L. Hoyle Award for Outstanding Junior and John T. Murchison Award for Outstanding Senior, respectively!
March 28, 2014
Our Research Enhancement Proposal (REP) 2014-2015 at UTA was funded!
March 16-19, 2013
Appu, Gabby, Yuanda, and Junha attended 247th ACS National Meeting at Dallas ’14.
November 27, 2013
We welcome Parham Asgari (PhD) and Udaya Dakarapu (MS) to the group!
November 17, 2013
Appu, Gabby, Yuanda, and Junha attended ACS SWRM ’13 in Waco, TX.
September 3, 2013
Jared Reyna accepted the job offer from UT M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Congratulations and thanks, Jared! Have a safe trip to Houston.
June 17, 2013
Congratulations to Yuanda, Hiep, and Rush as their development of ligand-controlled hydrosilylation reactions was published in Organic Letters.
June 12, 2013
We welcome a Welch Summer Scholar Program (WSSP) scholar, Brooke Versaw (HS) to the group!
May 13, 2013
We welcome James Roh (UG) and Grant Pham (UG) to the group!
April 15, 2013
Congratulations to Hiep Nguyen, who received R. L. Hoyle Award for Outstanding Junior!
April 15, 2013
Khoa Nguyen will head to the University of Texas at Austin for his graduate study. Congratulations and thanks, Khoa! Have a safe trip to Austin.
March 28, 2013
Congratulations to Rush Scaggs on being awarded Graduate Dean’s Award on the ACES. Click here
January 2, 2013
We welcome Appu Bokka (PhD) and Gabby Trog (PhD), and Seongjeong Jung (UG) to the group.
October 5, 2012
Congratulations to Rush Scaggs and Hiep Nguyen on being awarded first and third prizes at the CBS poster symposium.
August 2, 2012
We welcome Dr. Yuanda Hua (PD) to the group!
February 13, 2012
We welcome Neeta Dash (UG) to the group!
January 2, 2012
We welcome Seongbin Ga (UG) to the group!
December 20, 2011
We welcome Rush Scaggs (UG) and Jared Reyna (UG) to the group!
November 05, 2011
We welcome Adam Berlin (UG) and Hiep Nguyen (UG) to the group!
September 1, 2011
We welcome Khoa Nguyen (UG) to the group!
September 27, 2011
New science professors have big plans at UTA. Check the stories out.
August 08, 2011
New Start at UT Arlington