McNeil, Anne




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Chemistry Department Profile

Energy Storage


Anne is currently the Carol A. Fierke Collegiate Professor of Chemistry and Macromolecular Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan. She is also an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and HHMI Professor. Prior to Michigan, Anne was a L’Oreal Post-doc Fellow with Prof. Tim Swager at MIT from (2005–2007), earned her PhD from Cornell with Prof. Dave Collum (1999–2004), and graduated summa cum laude with a BS in Chemistry from the College of William and Mary (1999). She is also the proud mom of two children – Evie and Emily.

Anne leads the McNeil group. The McNeil group research is aimed at addressing some of the world's biggest challenges through chemical recycling or upcycling of waste plastics, developing methods to capture microplastics, measuring microplastics in the environment, and designing redox active molecules for energy storage applications.