Michael T. Pope
Professor of Chemistry
202.687.6209 (fax)
e-mail: popem@georgetown.edu

B.A. 1954, M.A., D.Phil. 1957, Oxford University. Postdoctoral, 1957-59, Boston University.
Laporte Chemicals Ltd., 1959-62. Georgetown University Faculty, from 1962. Department Chair, 1990-1996.

Visiting Professor: Technical University of Vienna, 1970-71; Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, 1979; Free University of Berlin, 1979; Northeast Normal University, Changchun, 1985; University of Umeå, 1989; University of Bielefeld, 1989-90. Colloque Lecturer, Universities of Geneva and Lausanne, 1987;

Senior U.S. Scientist Award, Humboldt Foundation, 1989-90.
1999 Hillebrand Prize (Chemical Society of Washington)

Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry of transition metal-oxygen cluster complexes (polyoxometalates). Fundamental principles of structure and reactivity. Applications in catalysis,separations, and the life sciences.

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Teaching:  General Chemistry (1998, 19992001
          Advanced Topics in  Inorganic Chemistry (1999)
              Spectroscopic Applications (2000)
Research:  Polyoxometalate Chemistry