Don Lee

Professor Emeritus

Office: LB 213
Phone: 306-586-7040

Research interests
Physical Organic Chemistry.

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Professional qualifications:

BA, MA (Saskatchewan), PhD (British Columbia), Postdoctoral Studies (Harvard).


Reactions involving transfer of an oxygen atom from a transition metal to an organic acceptor.

Recent publications:

D.G. Lee. Structure and Reaction Mechanisms of Manganese Oxidants, PATAI’S Chemistry of Functional Groups; The Chemistry of Organomanganese Compounds, Z. Rapport, Ed., Wiley, New York, pp 419 – 488 (2011)

L. Mossing and D.G. Lee. Clean Coal Technologies, ACCELERATOR, 34:3, 20 – 23 (2011)

D. Anderson, L. Mossing and D.G. Lee. Chemistry for Saskatchewan Students, CSS Textbooks, Regina SK, 2008.

C. R. Jackson, L. M. Mihichuk and D. G. Lee. The oxidation of sulfides by chromium(V), Can. J. Chem. 81, 75 (2003).

Ning Xie, R. A. Binstead, E. Block, W. D. Chandler, D. G. Lee, T. J. Meyer and M. Thiruvazhi. The Reduction of Permanganate by Thianisole: Lewis Acid Catalysis, J. Org. Chem., 65, 1008 (2000).

M. Hang, V. Huynh, D. G. Lee, P. S. White and T. J. Meyer. Intramolecular, Oxidatively Induced Substitution on a Coordinated Terpyridyl Ligand, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 121, 10446 (1999).

N. A. Noureldin, M. Caldwell and D. G. Lee. Heterogeneous Permanganate Oxidation of Thiols, Synthesis, 1587 (1998).

K. N. Rankin, J. Hendry, H. Yee, N. A. Noureldin and D. G. Lee. Mechanism for the Oxidation of para -Substituted Benzyl Alcohols and Benzyl Ethers by Permanganate, Tetrahedron Lett. 39, 1095 (1998).