Zander M. Deetz
Zander graduated from Carleton College with Honors in 2015, where he studied transition metal/main group cooperativity for small molecule activation under professor Matt Whited. After graduating, Zander began his graduate studies at Harvard University in the lab of Professor Dan Nocera where he examined systems for HX splitting using photocrystallography. After receiving his Masters, Zander traded Ivy for grapevines and moved to Napa Valley to work in the wine industry. In 2018, he returned to chemistry at UNC to join the lab of Professor Jerry Meyer to work on halide oxidation. In his free time, Zander enjoys cooking, backpacking, going on spontaneous adventures, and drinking wine and beer.