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Eric N. Jacobsen

Harvard University

Dept. of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, 12 Oxford Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

(617) 496-3688; (617) 496-1880 (fax)



Mechanistic and synthetic organic chemistry. Development of new catalytic reactions, with emphasis on stereoselective methods. Physical-organic studies of reactivity and recognition phenomena in homogeneous catalysis. Enantioseselective synthesis of natural products and pharmaceutical compounds.


1993-present: Harvard University

Professor (July 1993-present)

Sheldon Emery Professor of Chemistry (July 2001-present)

Department Chair (July 2010-June 2015)

1988-1993: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Assistant Professor (June 1988-September 1991)

Associate Professor (September 1991-June 1993)


1986-1988: National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Research advisor: Professor K. Barry Sharpless

Development of the osmium-catalyzed asymmetric dihydroxylation reaction.

1982-1986: University of California, Berkeley, California.

Degree awarded: Ph.D.

Research advisor: Professor Robert G. Bergman

Thesis title: Synthesis and Reactions of Dinuclear Transition Metal Complexes Containing Bridging Ligands Relevant to Heterogeneous Catalysis.

1978-1982: New York University, New York, New York.

Degree awarded: B.S. in Chemistry

Research advisor (1981-1982): Professor Yorke E. Rhodes


Total: 253, before 2019. 


Born February 22, 1960, New York, N.Y.

Married to Virginia Estevez on May 17, 1997.

Three daughters (Adriana, Isabel, and Emilia)