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Anthony Rojas

Anthony Rojas


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, PhD, Chemistry, 2018
  • Georgia Institute of Technology, BS, Chemistry, 2014

Areas of Expertise

  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organometallic Chemistry
  • Chemical Biology


Anthony J. Rojas was born in Miami, Florida. He received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in 2014 where he worked with Seth R. Marder on developing C-H activation transformations and designing new functional materials like organic light emitting diodes and dye-sensitized solar cells. He entered Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow in 2014 and earned his Ph.D. in 2018. His thesis work, with Stephen L. Buchwald and Bradley L. Pentelute, concerned the development of palladium-mediated bioconjugation reactions. During his time at MIT, he was awarded the Dow Chemical Fellowship and Wolf Fellowship from MIT’s School of Science. In 2018, he began his independent career as an assistant professor of chemistry at Salisbury University.