Madeleine Atwood

Credentials: Ph.D. Student

Position title: Joined 2021


Phone: (608) 262-0599

Chemistry Building, Room 6207

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Madeleine received a B.S. in Chemistry from Bucknell University in 2021. During her time there, she studied under Dr. Robert Stockland synthesizing and characterizing gold (I) catalysts. Since joining the McMahon group, she has focused on synthesis of astrochemically relevant molecules, including highly unsaturated oxygen-containing molecules. Outside of research, Madeleine enjoys art, literary criticism, and playing a variety of video games.

Recent publication:

Masonheimer, C. L.; Atwood, M. G.; Hartzell, S. E.; Reph, E. A.; Pike, R. D.; Stockland, R. A., Jr. Syn-Insertion of Alkynes into Gold–Phosphito Bonds: Stereoselectivity and Reversible Protodeauration. Organometallics 2021, 40 (15), 2546-2556. View Article