Cassie Ward

Cassie Ward

Associate director, LIC X Ray


 Chemistry 61

Cassie Ward


Department of Chemistry

Research interest(s)/area of expertise

Crystallography and spectroscopy



  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 2008
  • Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Kansas, 2014
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2014-2016
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Wayne State University, 2016-2018

Selected publications

  • Kurup, S. S.; Nasser, S.; Ward, C. L.; Groysman, S. “Synthesis and Structure of a New Bulky bis (alkoxide) Ligand on a Terphenyl Platform”, Acta Crystallographica, E77, (2022).
  • Ward, C. L.; Allen, M. J.; Lutter, J. C. “Hexa-μ-acetato-chlorido(μ-N,2-dioxodobenzene-1-carboximidato)-μ3-oxido-tetrairon(III)-water (1/1) and hexa-μ-acetato-(μ-N,2-dioxodobenzene-1-carboximidato)fluoride-μ3-oxido-tri-pyridinetetrairon(III)-pyridine-water (1/1/0.24)”, Acta Crystallographica, E77, (2021)
  • Don, U. I. K.; Kurup, S. S.; Hollingsworth, T. S.; Ward, C. L.; Lord, R. L.; Groysman, S. “Synthesis and Cu(I)/Mo(VI) Reactivity of a New Bifunctional Heterodinucleating Ligand on Xanthene Platform” Inorganic Chemistry, (2021)
  • Jayakodiarachchi, N.; Evans, P.; Ward, C. L.; Winter, C. H. “Evaluation of Volatility and Thermal Stability in Monomeric and Dimeric Lanthanide(III) Complexes Containing Enaminolate Ligands”, Organometallics, 40, 1270 (2021)
  • Arachchilage, H. J.; Suescun, L.; Ward, C. L.; Winter, C. H. “Volatile and Thermally Stable Silver Pyrazolate Complexes Containing N-heterocyclic Carbene Ligands”, Polyhedron, 197, 115010 (2021)
  • Jenks, J. C.; Kuda-Wedagedara, A. N. W.; Bailey, M. D.; Ward, C. L.; Allen, M. J. “Spectroscopic and Electrochemical Trends in Divalent Lanthanides through Modulation of Coordination Environment”, Inorganic Chemistry, 59, 2613 (2020)


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