Cliff Kubiak

Clifford P. Kubiak



The Kubiak Research Group

The Kubiak Research Group is located at the University of California, San Diego in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Kubiak Group is composed of graduate, undergraduate, and postdoctoral researchers performing a variety of investigative studies in inorganic, materials, and physical chemistry.


Recent Events and Publications

December 2014
- Synthesis, Spectroscopy, and Electrochemistry of (α-Diimine)M(CO)3Br, M = Mn, Re, Complexes: Ligands Isoelectronic to Bipyridyl Show Differences in CO2 Reduction. Vollmer, M.W.; Machan, C.W.; Clark, M.L.; Antholine, W.E.; Agarwal, J.; Schaefer III, H.F.; Kubiak, C.P.; Walensky, J.R.; Organomet., 2014, Article ASAP doi 10.1021/om500838z.

December 2014
- Kubiak Group welcomes its newest lab members: Gwen Merlen, Tyler Porter, and Po Ling Cheung (Daphne).

November 2014
- Mechanistic Contrasts between Manganese and Rhenium Bipyridine Electrocatalysts for the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide. Riplinger, C.; Sampson, M.D.; Ritzmann, A.M.; Kubiak, C.P.; Carter, E.A. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136(46) 16285-16298.

September 2014
- Kubiak Group goes to Catalina Island for the Southern California Inorganic Photochemistry Conference (SCIP) September 26-28, where 11 group members gave talks.

September 2014
- Photoinduced Mixed Valency in Zinc Porphyrin Dimer of Triruthenium Cluster Dyads. Henderson, J.; Kubiak, C.P. Inorg. Chem., 2014, 53(20) 11298-11306.

September 2014
- Supramolecular Assembly Promotes the Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide by Re(I) Bipyridine Catalysts at a Lower Overpotential. Machan, C.H.; Chabolla, S.A.; Yin, J.; Gilson, M.K.; Tezcan, F.A.; Kubiak, C.P. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2014, 136(41) 14598-14607.

September 2014
- Kubiak Group welcomes Professor Tomohiko Hamaguchi of Fukuoka University who will be on sabbatical with us for one year.

August 2014
- Kubiak Group welcomes Gwen Merlen, a summer rotation graduate student.

August 2014
- The Kubiak Group attends the 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco.

August 2014
- Cliff and Jane attend the Electron Donor-Acceptor Interactions Gordon Research Conference in Newport, RI.

July 2014
- Combined steric and electronic effects of positional substitution on dimethyl-bipyridine rhenium(I)tricarbonyl electrocatalysts for the reduction of CO2. Chabolla, S.A.; Dellamary, E.A.; Machan, C.A.; Tezcan, F.A.; Kubiak; C.P.; Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2014, 422(1) 109-113.

July 2014
- Cliff, John, and Charlie attend the Organometallic Chemistry Gordon Research Conference in Newport, RI.

July 2014
- Kubiak Group welcomes Tyler Porter, a summer rotation graduate student. He is a recent graduate from Arizona State University.

Past Events and Publications