Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

James Oakdale

Postdoctoral Appointment
Materials Science Division

 +1 925-424-4157

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry
The Scripps Research Institute
B.S. Chemistry
University of California at Davis

Research Interests

Organic, organometallic and polymer synthesis, catalysis, heat flow reaction calorimetry and reaction progress kinetic analysis, low-density carbon materials, aerogels

Honors and Awards

  • NSF Graduate Fellowship (2011-2014)

Selected (Recent) Publications

  1. Dong, J.; Sharpless, K. B.; Kwisnek, L.; Oakdale, J. S.; Fokin, V. V. "SuFEx-based synthesis of polysulfates" Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53, 9466-9470.
  2. Oakdale, J. S.; Sit, R. K.; Fokin, V. V. "Ruthenium-catalyzed cycloadditions of 1-haloalkynes with nitrile oxides and organic azides: synthesis of 4-haloisoxazoles and 5-halotriazoles" Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20, 11101-11110.
  3. Oakdale, J. S.; Boger, D. L. "Total synthesis of lycogarubin C and lycogalic acid" Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 1132-1134.
  4. Oakdale, J. S.; Solano, D. M.; Fettinger, J. C.; Haddadin, M. J.; Kurth, M. J. "An oxazolo[3,2-b]indazole route to 1H-indazolones" Org. Lett. 2009, 11, 2760-2763.

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