Our group is interested in the development and applications of small molecule environmentally friendly Bronsted acids and bases, novel metal-free hydrogen bond catalysts, and anion molecular recognition (i.e., supramolecular chemistry) to solve environmental, medical and chemical problems.

The Kass Group

kass group

1st Row (left to right): Curtis Payne, Keiji Takashige, Dr. Jesse Carey

2nd Row (left to right): Jie Ma, Yang Fan, Grace Gast, Hannah DeGraaf


Group News

August 24, 2016

The Kass group started off the fall 2016 semester by sharing our research with first-year graduate students at the departmental poster session and then heading to Minnehaha Falls for the Chemistry Catalyst 2016 picnic. 

June 13, 2016

Nilay Kanova from Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, has joined the Kass group for 10 weeks as a part of the Lando/ NSF Summer Research Program. Welcome, Nilay!