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Award for Undergraduate Research in Inorganic Chemistry (AURIC)

award: 
Award for Undergraduate Research in Inorganic Chemistry
year awarded: 
2020
Name: 
Joseph Zurakowski
Affiliation: 
Carleton University

The AURIC Winner is Joseph Zurakowski from Carleton University. During the summer of 2019, Joseph was part of the Inorganic Chemistry Exchange program and worked with Professor Saurabh Chitnis at Dalhousie University. Joseph’s work focused on the synthesis of Sb and Bi hydrides and the subsequent development of new hydrometalation reactions analogous to hydroboration. His work with Professor Chitnis lead to a publication in Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.

Marczenko, K. M.; Zurakowski, J. A.; Bamford, K. L.; MacMillan, J. W. M.; Chitnis, S. S. Hydrostibination. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2019, 58, 18096-18101.

Twitter handle: @jzurakowski1