Tom Ribelli-Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Tom Ribelli

Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: MI-804
Phone: (412) 268-3208


Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
May 2013
B.S. Chemistry


Mechanisms of CRP Processes
Coordination Chemistry


1.     Ribelli, T.G., Konkolewicz, D., Bernhard, S., Matyjaszewski, K. “How are Radicals (Re)Genearted in photoATRP”, J. Am. Chem. Soc2014, 136, pp 13303-13312.

2.     Ribelli, T.G., Konkolewicz, D., Pan, X., Matyjaszewski, K. “Contribution of Photochemistry to Activator Regeneration in ATRP”, Macromolecules2014, 47, pp 6316-6321.

3.    Williams, V.A., Ribelli, T.G., Chmielarz, P., Park, S., Matyjaszewski, K. “A Silver Bullet: Elemental Silver as an Efficient Reducing Agent for Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Acrylates”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, pp 1428-1431

4.   Kaur A, Ribelli, T.G., Schröder, K. Matyjaszewski, K., Pintauer, T.  Structural Studies of ATRP Reactions Catalyzed by Copper Complexes with Substituted Tris(2-pyridylmethyl)amine Based Ligands.  Inorg. Chem.  ASAP

5.     Kaur A, Gorse, E., Ribelli, T.G., Jerman, C., Pintauer, T..  “Atom Transfer Radical Addition (ATRA) Catalyzed by Copper Complexes with N,N,N’,N’ – tetrakis(2-pyridylmethyl)ethylenediamine (TPEN) Ligand.”   Accepted to “Polymer”

Research Experience

September 2010 - May 2012  Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA
Undergraduate Researcher, Department of Chemistry
- Synthesis of Novel Tripodal tris(animatedly)amine (TREN) based ligands for ATRA