|Born||April 1953 (age 67–68)|
|Alma mater|| University of Dublin (B.A.)|
University of Sussex (Ph.D.)
|Institutions|| Stanford University (1978–1980)|
University of California, Davis (1981–present)
|Thesis||Steric effects in group 4B and 5B metal aklyls and amides (1977)|
|Doctoral advisor||Michael F. Lappert|
|Influences||Richard H. Holm|
Philip Patrick Power(born April 1953 ) is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University of California, Davis. He has contributed to the synthesis, structure, and physical and chemical characterization of inorganic and organometallic compounds. His research focuses on low-coordinate main group and transition metal compounds. Much of this work hinges on the use of sterically crowded ligands to stabilize unusual geometries.
Philip Power obtained a B.A. from University of Dublin in 1974 and a Ph.D. from University of Sussex in 1977 (under Michael F. Lappert). He was a postdoctoral coworker under Richard H. Holm at Stanford University (1978–1980). In 1981 he was appointed to the faculty of UC Davis, where he is Distinguished Professor.
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