portrait of Ashley Cardenal
  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry


  • PhD, Texas A&M University, 2019
  • BS, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 2013

Fall 2019

CHEM 327: Synthesis Laboratory (lecture and lab)
CHEM 205: Principles of Organic Chemistry (lab)

Spring 2020

CHEM 213: Inorganic Chemistry (lecture and lab)

  • organic & inorganic synthesis
  • C–H oxidation
  • development and application of porous materials for catalysis

  • Cardenal, A. D.; Maity, A.; Gao, W. -Y.; Ashirov, R.; Hyun, S. -M.; Powers, D. C. Iodosylbenzene Coordination Chemistry Relevant to MOF Catalysis Inorg. Chem, 2019, 16, 10543-10553.
  • Gao, W. -Y.; Cardenal, A. D.; Wang, C. -H.; Powers, D. C. In operando Analysis of Diffusion in MOF-Based Porous Catalysts. Chem. Eur. J. 2019, 25, 3465-3476.
  • Kim, J.; Cardenal, A. D.; Greve, H. J.; Chen, W.; Vashi, H.; Grant, G.; Albu, T.V. Interaction with Calf-Thymus DNA and Photoinduced Cleavage of pBR322 by Rhodium(III) and Iridium(III) Complexes containing Crown Thioether Ligands Inorg. Chim. Acta 2018, 469, 484-494.
  • Cardenal, A. D.; Park, H. J.; Chalker, C. J.; Ortiz, K. G. Powers, D. C. Cis-Decalin Oxidation as a Stereochemical Probe of in-MOF versus on-MOF Catalysis Chem. Commun. 2017, 53, 7377-7380.
  • Cardenal, A. D.; Powers, D. C. Oxidation of Metal–Carbon Bonds Chem. Molec. Sci. Chem. Eng. 2016, 1-27.