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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

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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)