Nicholas Leadbeater

Undergraduate Program Director

Associate Professor


  • Cambridge University Research Fellow, 1996-1999
  • Ph.D. Cambridge University, U.K.
  • B.Sc. (Hons), University of Nottingham, U.K.

Research Interests

Use of microwaves in synthetic chemistry; organic synthesis in water; metal-mediated organic synthesis; clean synthesis; preparation of biofuels; physical organic chemistry; study of kinetics and mechanisms of organic reactions.

Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-5076
Fax(860) 486-2981
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of Chemistry
55 N. Eagleville Rd
Storrs, CT 06269
Office LocationCHEM A-310