Jacob Barrett

Alumnus

Specialization

Inorganic Chemistry

Education

Ph.D. Chemistry, UCSB, Spring 2019

2014 entered UCSB Chemistry PhD program

Sonoma State University '14

Bio

2019 B.R. Baker Memorial Award

2019 Outstanding Service to the Department Award

Robert H. DeWolfe Teaching Fellowship in Organic Chemistry (2018, 2019)

2016 recipient of The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship

Graduate Student in the Spotlight: Jacob Barrett

Research

Biomass Conversion

Inorganic Photochemistry

Lignin Disassembly

 

Publications

Jacob A. Barrett, Yu Gao, Chris M. Bernt, Megan Chui, Anthony Tran, Marcus Foston, Peter. C. Ford. "Preserving Aromatic Products from the Reductive Depolymerization of Lignin via O-Methylation with Dimethyl Carbonate in Supercritical Methanol" ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng., DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b01827

Christopher M. Bernt, Giovanni Bottari, Jacob A. Barrett, Susannah L. Scott, Katalin Barta, and Peter C. Ford. “Mapping Relative Reactivities for Aromatic Models of Lignin Disassembly Over Cu-doped Porous Metal Oxides” Catal. Sci. Technol., 2016, Accepted Manuscript, DOI: 10.1039/C5CY01555C.