Dr. Corey Stephenson

University of Michigan

More information about Dr. Corey Stephenson and his research can be found on the Stephenson Group Website.

About Dr. Stephenson

Dr. Stephenson was born in Collingwood, Ontario, Canada and received his B.Sc. in Honours Applied Chemistry from the University of Waterloo in 1998. He went on to complete his graduate studies in 2005 under the direction of Professor Peter Wipf at the University of Pittsburgh before joining the lab of Professor Erick M. Carreira as a post-doc at ETH Zürich. In September 2007, Dr. Stephenson joined the Department of Chemistry at Boston University as an Assistant Professor on the tenure track, and was promoted to Associate Professor in February, 2013. In July 2013, he joined the Department of Chemistry at the University of Michigan as Associate Professor of Chemistry. In addition to teaching for two Visiting Professor Positions at the University of Muenster in Germany and the Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, Dr. Stephenson was promoted to a full Professor of Chemistry in September 2015.

Since starting his independent career in 2007, Corey has been the recipient of the Thieme Synlett/Synthesis Journal Award (2009), the Boehringer–Ingelheim New Investigator Award (2010), an NSF CAREER award (2011-2016), the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2011-2013), the Amgen Young Investigator Award (2011), the Novartis Early Career Award in Organic Chemistry (2012-2015), the Eli Lilly Grantee Award (2013-2015) the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (2013), the EROS Best Reagent Award (2014), and the Pfizer Green Chemistry Award (2015).