Phillip was born in Kissimmee, FL but he spent most of his life in Alma, AR. He got his B.A. in chemistry at Hendrix College in Conway, AR. His undergraduate research was performed under the direction of Dr. Heidi Dahlmann. His initial work in the Brown group will be focused on nickel catalyzed arylboration of alkenes. Since he moved to Bloomington, he likes trying out the local breweries and the occasional bike ride.
“The beauty of chemistry is that I can design my own molecular world.” -Ben L. Feringa
“Every kid has a talent that we should encourage.” -Ben L. Feringa