Amanda Spiewak

Credentials: Chemistry Ph.D., Summer 2020 (Weix)

Hometown: Charlton, MA

Professor Daniel Weix
Future Plans
Upon graduation from UW- Madison, I will be starting a position as an associate lecturer of general chemistry at UW- La Crosse.
In Amide Solvents: A True Account of Multiple Metals for Catalysis and Their Consequences
Amanda Spiewak


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Originally from Massachusetts, I received two bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and forensic science from the University of New Haven in 2015. I am a member of the physical chemistry pathway from the class of 2014. Upon graduation, I joined the lab of Professor Daniel J. Weix at the University of Rochester. My research focuses broadly on the development and understanding of new molecular bond-forming reactions that are catalyzed by transition metals. I received a Master’s of Science from the University of Rochester in 2017, and moved the UW-Madison with Prof. Weix that summer. I also spent time from 2017 onward as a member of the Science is Fun public engagement group under the direction of Prof. Bassam Shakhashiri. I was awarded the W.D. Walters Teaching Award (Rochester, 2017) and College of Letters and Science Teaching Fellowship (Madison, 2019).

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