University of Oxford, UK
Work address: Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford, Chemistry Research Laboratory, 12 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TA.
Work phone: +44 (0)1865 275961
Researcher ID; ORCID E-5711-2011; 0000-0002-7311-1663
July 2016 to date Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Oxford
Jan. 2014 to July 2016 Associate Professor of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Oxford
Oct. 2006 to Dec. 2013 University Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Oxford
Oct. 2006 to date Tutorial Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford
Dec. 2003 to Sept. 2006 Postdoctoral Research Assistant with Professor Slavi C. Sevov
University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.
M.A., Oxford. Awarded by resolution (Honorary Degree)
Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Bath, U.K.
Thesis: Structure, Property, and Reactivity Relations in Organometallic Aqua Complexes of Ruthenium (II). Supervised by Professor Michael K. Whittlesey. Ph.D. awarded December 3rd 2003.
Licenciatura en Ciencias Químicas, Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)
Spanish B.Sc. equivalent (Honours).
113 papers in internationally-recognized peer-reviewed journals (101 since being appointed at Oxford; see Publications List for details). An additional four manuscripts are currently in preparation or under consideration. Total citations: 3185; h-index: 33.
AWARDS AND PRIZES
• 2020 Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.
• Winner of the 2018 RSC Main Group Chemistry Award
• Selected as an “Organometallics Young Investigator Fellow” by the ACS journal Organometallics to speak the 2014 ACS National Meeting in San Francisco (Aug. 10th−14th 2014).
• Invited speaker for prestigious lectures including the ICCC41 “Rising Star” symposium and the University of York McCamley Memorial lecture.
SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Phosphine carboxylate – Probing the edge of stability of a carbon dioxide adduct with dihydrogen-phosphide. R. E. Schreiber*, J. M. Goicoechea*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 3759–3767.
A neutral heteroatomic Zintl cluster for the catalytic hydrogenation of cyclic alkenes. O. P. E. Townrow, C. Chung, S. A. Macgregor, A. S. Weller*, J. M. Goicoechea*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2020, 142, 18330–18335.
A phosphanyl-phosphagallene that functions as a frustrated Lewis pair. D. W. N. Wilson, J. Feld, J. M. Goicoechea*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2020, 59, 20914–20918.
A general synthesis of phosphorus‐ and arsenic‐containing analogues of the thio‐ and seleno‐cyanate anions. F. Tambornino, A. Hinz, R. Köppe, J. M. Goicoechea*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 8230–8234.
An isolable phosphaethynolato-borane and its reactivity. D. W. N. Wilson, A. Hinz, J. M. Goicoechea*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2018, 57, 2188–2193.
HPCO—A phosphorus-containing analogue of isocyanic acid. A. Hinz, R. Labbow, C. Rennick, A. Schulz J. M. Goicoechea*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2017, 56, 3911–3915.
The 2-arsaethynolate anion: Synthesis and reactivity towards heteroallenes. A. Hinz, J. M. Goicoechea*, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 8536–8541. Highlighted in: Chemical and Engineering News, 2 May 2016, 94(18), 11.
Synthesis and characterization of [Ru@Ge12]3-: An endohedral 3-connected cluster. G. Espinoza Quintero, J. C. A. Duckworth, W. K. Myers, J. E. McGrady*, J. M. Goicoechea*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 1210–1213.
Phosphinecarboxamide: A phosphorus-containing analogue of urea and stable primary phosphine. A. R. Jupp, J. M. Goicoechea*, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 19131−19134.