Gorden research group Spring 2014

Gorden Research Group Spring 2014

Spencer, Moreland, Weerasiri, Maynard, Klann

Crooks, Hardy, J. Gorden

Tutson, West, Ward, A. E. V. Gorden

(not pictured: DeVore, Kerns, Nelson, O'Barr)

Congratulations to Spencer Kerns - 2014 COSAM Dean's Medalist in Chemistry and Biochemistry!

Congratulations to Spencer Kerns - 2014 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship winner -http://swimswam.com/auburn-also-gets-two-ncaa-postgrad-scholarships-spencer-kerns-tj-leon/

Congratulations to Branson Maynard - 2014 COSAM Graduate Research Award!


  1. Maynard, B.A.; Lynn, K.A.; Sykora, R. E ;Gorden, A. E. V. Emission, "Raman Spectroscopy, and Structural Characterization of Actinide Tetracyanometallates" Inorg. Chem. 2013 52 (9), 4880-4889.

  2. Weerasiri, K.C.; Gorden, A. E. V. "Oxidation of Propargylic Alcohols using a 2-Quinoxalinol Salen Copper (II) Complex and tert-Butyl Hydroperoxide " Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013 (8) 1546–1550.

  3. Gorden, A.E. V.; DeVore, M. A., II; Maynard, B.A.; " Coordination Chemistry with f-Element Complexes for An Improved Understanding of Factors that Contribute to Extraction Selectivity," Inorg. Chem. 201352 (7), pp 3445–3458

  4. DeVore, M.; Gorden, A.E. V. "Copper and Uranyl Extraction from Aqueous Solution Using Bis-dithiophosphinite Ligands" Polyhedron2012, 42 (1), 271 - 275.

Gorden Research Group Summer 2013 

Gorden Research Group Summer 2013

(Top (L to R):  Dr. Gorden, Hegetschweiler, Klann; 2nd: Crooks, Weerasiri, Ward, O'Barr,

3rd: Kohler, Mr. Dr. J. Gorden, Tutson;  Not Pictured: DeVore, Kerns, Maynard)