The Olofsson Research Group


Erik's thesis defence

May 12th, 2017

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Erik's thesis:

"Metal-Free O- and C-Arylation with Diaryliodonium Salts"

The opponent was Prof. Kilian Muniz from the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) in Spain.

The defence started with a presentation of Erik's thesis by the opponent.

Then the question part begun, and Erik and Kilian had a very interesting discussion on a range of topics related to the thesis.
The examination committee consisted of Prof. Anna Linusson, Umeå University, Prof. Sascha Ott, Uppsala University, and Assoc. Prof. Daniel Strand, Lund University. Prof. Pher Andersson from Stockholm University was the chair person and reserve member.
The examination committee also asked questions, then the session was closed.
The committe came to a verdict - Erik passed and is now entitled PhD in Organic Chemistry! Here congratulated by the opponent.
The dissertation party was held the same evening:
The group had a "spex" where Erik had to do some lab work on alcohols...

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