Michael A. Hyland

Graduate Student 2000 – 2003 and 2009 – 2012


  • Military Assistant to the Director of Science, Technology & Engineering at United States Air Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel at US Air Force
  • Rejoined UConn as a PhD student, in 2009
  • After MS degree, joined the US Air Force and became a chemistry instructor at the USAF Academy, Colorado Springs, CO.


  • Ph.D. University of Connecticut, 2012
    Dissertation: Synthesis of Chromene-annulated Chlorins and Bacteriochlorins
  • M.S. University of Connecticut, 2003
    M.S. Thesis: Breaking the Structural Integrity of Nickel(II) Porphyrins: Synthesis and Reactivity of [meso-Tetra-arylsecochlorinato]nickel(II)
  • B.A. Goucher College, MD, 2001
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