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About Nicholas D Ball


Present California Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology
Present Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Organometallic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Chemical Engineering

Honors and Awards

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral National Research Service Award (F32)
  • Alumni Fund Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award
  • Carl Storm Underrepresented Minority Fellowship (CSURM)
  • Ruth L. Kirschstein Predoctoral National Research Service Award (F31)
  • Dean of Students Award
  • Beckman Scholars Award
  • ACS Scholars Award
  • Boy Scouts of America – Eagle Scout Award

Contact Information

221 Spalding Laboratory
Chemical Engineering, 210-41
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125


Oxidatively-Induced Aryl–F Bond formation from Pd(II) Fluorides (2)

Aryl–CF3 Bond Formation from Aryl Pd(II)–CF3 Complexes via Pd(IV) Intermediates (3)

C–H activation at High Oxidation State Palladium Complexes (1)