Former group members

 

Sajal Sen

     2015 – 2021, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT

 

Daniel M. Knoll 

     2019 – 2021, Postdoctoral Fellow     

     Currently:

Daliao Tao  

     2019 – 2021, Postdoctoral Fellow     

     Currently:

Adam C. Sedgwick
     2018 – 2020, Postdoctoral Fellow
     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at UIUC

Chenxing Guo (国晨星)
     2015 – 2020, Graduate Student
     Currently: Postdoctoral Researcher at Shenzhen University


Mario Valle-Sánchez
     2019 – 2020, Visiting Graduate Student from Prof. Luis Chacón- García's Group at Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo

Harrison D. Root
     2016 – 2020, Graduate Student
     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at the Los Alamos National Lab

Min Xue (薛敏)
     2019 – 2020, Visiting Scholar from Zhejiang Sci-Tech University

Michael Y. Zhao
     2015 – 2020, Undergraduate Student
     Currently:

Ju Hyun Oh
     2018 – 2019, Visiting Graduate Student from Prof. Sung Kuk Kim's
                Group at Gyeongsang National University

Xian-Sheng Ke (柯贤胜)
     2015 – 2020, Postdoctoral Fellow
     Currently: Professor at Beijing Normal University

Lei Qin (秦磊)
     2019.6 – 2019.12, Postdoctoral Fellow
     Currently:

Jung Su Park (박정수)
     2018 – 2019, Visiting Scholar from Sookmyung Women’s University

 

Xiaodong Chi (池小东)

     2015 – 2019, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST)

Jingqin Chen (陈敬钦)

     2018 – 2020, Visiting Scholar from Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

     Currently: Associate Professor at Shenzhen Institute of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences 

Suhmi Hwang (황수미)

     2018 – 2019, Visiting Student from Seoul National University of

     Science and Technology

Wenchao Geng (耿文超)

     2018 – 2019, Visiting Graduate Student from Nankai University

Grégory D. Thiabaud

     2012 – 2019, Postdoctoral Fellow and Reseach Associate

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT

Mram Alyami

     2019, Visiting Graduate Student from King Abdullah University of Science and Technology

James T. Brewster II

     2014 – 2019, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at Harvard University

Danying Huang (黄丹颖)

     2017.8 – 2019.5, Undergraduate Student

     Currently:

Hadiqa Zafar

     2017 – 2019.5, Undergraduate Student (Graduated with Honors)

     Currently: Ph.D. at MIT 

Shantao Sun (孙善韬)

     2017.8 – 2019.5, Undergraduate Student (Graduated with Honors)

     Currently: Ph.D. at Columbia University

Liang Chen (陈亮)

     2018.9 – 2019.3, Visiting Graduate Student from Prof. Hao Li's group at Zhejiang University

Qing He (何清)

     2015 – 2019, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Professor at Hunan University, China

Wei Chen (陈薇)

     2018.9 – 2019.3, Visiting Graduate Student from East China University of

     Science and Technology (He Tian group)

Isaiah Aguilar

     2016 – 2018, Undergraduate Student

     Currently: Ph.D. at Yale University

Peiyu Tu (涂霈雨)

     2015 – 2018, Graduate Student

     Currently: N/A

Fangyuan Chen (陈方远)

     2018.8 – 2019.1, Visiting Undergraduate Student from Nankai University

Heyifei Fu (富贺一飞)

     2018.8 – 2019.1, Visiting Undergraduate Student from Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)

     Currently: Graduate Student at Dartmouth College 

Kohei Ishihama (石濱 航平)

     2018.6 – 2018.12, Visiting Graduate Student from Kyush University

Xiaofan Ji (吉晓帆)

     2016 – 2018, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Ren-Tsung Wu

     2011 – 2018, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at Kyoto University

Mathew D. Moore

     2013 – 2018, Graduate Student

     Currently:

Rob Fimognari

     2013 – 2018, Graduate Student

     Currently: Research Scientist I at Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Aaron Lammer

     2012 – 2018, Graduate Student

     Currently: Process Engineer at TowerJazz, San Antonio, TX

Takehiro Hirao (平尾 岳大)

     2016 – 2018, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Assistant professor at Hiroshima University

Gretchen Marie Peters

     2016 – 2018, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Assistant Professor at James Madison University

Lingliang Long (龙凌亮)

     2016 – 2017, Visiting Scholar from Jiangsu University

Gonzalo Anguera

     2016 – 2017, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Sales Representative - Responsable Zona Este en TA, Spain

Byung Joon Lim

     2011 – 2017, Graduate Student (Co-supervised by Andrew D. Ellington)

     Currently: Research Scientist at Encodia, Inc.

Juhoon Lee

     2011 – 2017, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at UT Austin

Yoo-Jin Ghang

     2015 – 2017, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Lead Chemist at the Dow Electronic Materials

Huacheng Zhang (张华承)

     2014 – 2016, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Tenure-track Professor at Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Murat Deliömeroğlu

     2010 – 2016, Graduate Student

     Currently: Staff Scientist at Biotium

Yerim Yeon

     2010 – 2016, Graduate Student

     Currently:

Zhan Zhang (张展)

     2010 – 2015, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Professor at South-Central University for Nationalities, China

Tridib Sarma

     2015 – 2016, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Postdoctoral fellow at Sessler's satellite lab in the Shanghai University

Soojung Leem

     2012 – 2015, Graduate Student

     Currently: Chemist at DowDuPont

Yuanning Feng (冯元宁)

     2015 Summer, Visiting Undergraduate Student from Tsinghua University

     Currently: Graduate Student at Northwestern University

Dong Sub Kim

     2009 – 2015, Graduate Student

     Currently: MEMS process engineer, Santa Barbara, CA

Derric Borthwick

     2007 – 2012, Graduate Student

     Currently:

Hao Li (李昊)

     2013 – 2015, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Tenure-track Professor, Zhejiang University, China

Chunju Li (李春举)

     2014 – 2015, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Professor, Shanghai University

Sung Kuk Kim (김성국)

     2006 – 2014, Graduate Student, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Assistant Professor, Gyeongsang National University, Korea

Min Hee Lee

     2012 – 2014, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Assistant Professor, Sookmyung Woman's University, Korea

Christina M. Davis

     2010 – 2014, Graduate Student

     Currently: Senior Chemist at Lancaster Laboratories, Pennsylvania

Eric S. Silver

     2008 – 2014, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota

I-Ting Ho

     2012 – 2014, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently:

Ian Jones

     2012 – 2014, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Principal Chemist at Nalco Champion

Jonathan Arambula

     2008 – 2014, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Lecturer, University of Texas at Austin

Steffen Bähring

     2013, Visiting Student; 2016, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Assistant Professor at University of Southern Denmark

Robert Ono

     2008 – 2013, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at IBM

Abdullah Aydogan

     2003, 2005, 2007, 2012 – 2013, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Associate Professor, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Andrew Share

     2012 – 2013, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently:

Hong Gyu Lee

     2012 – 2013, Visiting Student

     Currently:

Nathan Bill

     2017 – 2013, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow at Universidad Autonoma De Madrid

Gwang Jin Hwang

     2012, Visiting Professor

Dani Lyons

     2011 – 2012, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently:

Christian Preihs

     2007 – 2012, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Christopher Bejger

     2007 – 2012, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor, UNC Charlotte

Jiajia Cai

     2005 – 2011, Graduate Student

     Currently: Senior Scientist at Halliburton, Houston, TX

Vladimir Roznyatovskiy

     2006 – 2011, Graduate Student

     Currently: Senior Research Analyst at Lux Research

Han-Yuan Gong (龚汉元)

     2008 – 2011, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Professor at Beijing Normal University

Jung Su Park (박정수)

     2005 – 2011, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor, Sookmyung Woman's University

Amanda E. Hargrove

     2004 – 2010, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor,Duke University

Elizabeth Karnas

     2005 – 2010, Graduate Student

     Currently: Patent Attorney

Candace Lawrence

     2004 – 2010, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor, Xavier University of Louisiana

Brett Rambo

     2008 – 2010, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Senior Chemist, SDS Technologies

Ha Na Kim

     2009 – 2010, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: N/A

Dae Sik Kim

     2008 – 2010, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Samsung Electronics

Wolfgang Brenner

     2008 – 2009, Visiting Student

     Currently: Project Leader at Freudenberg New Technologies

Dong-Gyu Cho

     2003 – 2008, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor, Inha University

Dae-Wi Yoon

     2006 – 2008, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Chief Research Engineer, LG Display

Yasuhide Inokuma (猪熊 泰英)

     2007, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Associate Professor, Hokkaido University

Viktor Csokai

     2006 – 2007, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Senior Researcher, Cordi R&D Ltd

Viktor Maurizot

     2006 – 2007, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Researcher (CNRS), University of Bordeaux, France

Marcin Stępień

     2005 – 2006, 2008, Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Professor, University of Wroclaw 

Patrick Plitt

     2005 – 2006, 2008, Postdoctoral Researcher and Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Researcher Associate, University of Wroclaw

  

Joao Paulo Costa Tome

     2004– 2006, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Auxiliary Inverstigator (PI), Department of Chemistry, Univerity of Aveiro, Portugal

Peter J. Boul

     2004 – 2006, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Staff Scientist, JSC, ERC Inc.

David Sanchez-Garcia

     2004 – 2006, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Professor, University of Ramon Llull, Barcelona, Spain

Ian M. Wasser

     2004 – 2006, Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Attorney, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP, Atlanta, GA

M. Kasim Sener

     2004 – 2005, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey

Dustin E. Gross

     2003 – 2009, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Sam Houston State University

Natalie M. Barkey

     2003 – 2007, Graduate Student

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

Mark Fountain

     2002 – 2008, Graduate Student

     Currently: APHL Environmental Health Fellow, Texas Dept. of State Health Services

                      Chemical Threat Laboratory, Austin, TX

Elisa Tomat

     2002 – 2007, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor at University of Arizona, AZ

Jeong Tae Lee

     2002 – 2006, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Hallym University, Korea

Evgeny Kataev

     2003 – 2006, Joint graduate student

     Currently: Associate Professor at Technische Universität Chemnitz

Thomas Koehler

     2002 – 2004, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Sr. Scientist at Dow Microbial Control, Heritage Rohn and Haas Buchs, Switzerland

Piotr Piatek

     2002 – 2004, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Warsaw University, Warsaw

Salvatore Camiolo

     2002 – 2003, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Researcher, Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics, University of Sassari, Sardinia, Italy

Chang-Hee Lee (이창희)

     2001, 2006 – 2007, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Professor, Department of Chemistry, Kangwon National University, Chunchon, Korea

     Group website: http://kalix.kangwon.ac.kr

Patricia Melfi (Pantos)

     2001 – 2007, Graduate Student

     Currently: Publishing Editor at the Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge, UK

Stephen Dudek

     2001 – 2003, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Senior Scientist at Pacific Biosciences, Menlo Park, CA

Guillaume Berthon

     2001 – 2002, Graduate Student

     Currently: Starting Jan. 2010, Team Leader of Syngenta AG, Basel, Switzerland

Michael T. Huggins

     2001 – 2002, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently: Associate Professor and Chair, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL

Hiromitsu Maeda (前田 大光)

     2001, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Professor, Ritsumeikan University, Kusatsu, Japan

G. Dan Pantos

     2000 – 2005, Graduate Student

     Currently: Fellow at Pembroke College, Cambridge University

Janan Jayawickramarajah

     2000 – 2005, Graduate Student

     Currently: Associate Professor, Tulane University

Won-Seob Cho

     2000 – 2005, Graduate Student

     Currently: Researcher in Hyosung, South Korea

Jackie Veauthier

     2000 – 2004, NIH Post-Doctoral Fellow

     Currently: R&D Scientist, Chemistry Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM

Greg Kirkovits

     2000 – 2002, Postdoctoral Researcher

     Currently:  Senior Scientist, Cerilliant Corporation, Round Rock, TX

Alexander Bridoux

     2000 – 2001, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Postdoctoral Fellow in Supramolecular Chemistry

                      Laboratory of Bruce C. Gibb, University of New Orleans, LA

Christophe Bucher

     1999 – 2001 Postdoctoral Fellow

     Currently: Senior CNRS Researcher at the École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France

 

Sergiy Shevchuk

    1999 – 2001, Postdoctoral Fellow

    Currently: Sr. Scientist, Boehringer-Ingelheim Corp, Bedford, OH

 

Leah R. Eller

     1998 – 2005, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD

 

Deqiang An (安德强)

     1999 – 2004, Graduate Student

     Currently: Vice president of NewBio Therapeutics, Inc. (Shanghai, China)

 

Wyeth Callaway

     1998 – 2004, Graduate Student

     Currently: Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, University of San Francisco

 

Wataru Sato

     1998 – 2000, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Mitsubishi Chemical Holding Group, Yokohama, Japan

 

Andrew Try

     1998 – 2000, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Associate Professor, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

  

James Shriver

     1997 – 2003, Graduate Student, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Associate Dean of Curriculum and Faculty Development and Associate

                    Professor of Chemistry, Central College, Pella, IA

 

Daniel Seidel

     1998 – 2002, Graduate Student

     Currently: Professor, Department of Chemistry,

                      University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 

 

Hidekazu Miyaji (宮地 秀和)

     1997 – 2001, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Associate Professor, Gifu University, Japan 

 

Pavel Anzenbacher, Jr.

     1997 – 2000, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Associate Professor, Bowling Green State University 

 

Bruno Andrioletti

     1997 – 1999, Post-Doctoral Researcher

      Currently: Professor of Chemistry, The University of Lyon, Lyon, France

 

Anne Elizabeth Vivian Gorden

   1996 – 2002, Graduate Student

    Currently: Associate Professor, Auburn University

 

Muhunthan Sathiosatham

   1996 – 2000, Graduate Student

    Currently:  Scientist, Performance Monomers Business,

        The Dow Chemical Company, Spring House, PA

 

Rebecca S. Zimmerman

   1996 – 2002, Graduate Student

 

William E. (Toby) Allen

     1996 – 1997, American Cancer Society Post-Doctoral Fellow

     Currently: Associate Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Chemistry

                     East Carolina University 

 

Yuichi Ohya  (大矢 裕一)

     1996 – 1997, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Professor, Department of Chemistry, Materials Engineering  

                        Kansai University, Suita, Osaka, Japan

 

Philip A. Gale

     1995 – 1997, Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellow

     Currently: Professor at University of Sydney, Australia

  

Markus Scherer

     1995 – 1997, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Technology Director, Cognis

 

Julian Davis

     1994 – 2002, Graduate Student and Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Assistant Professor, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX

 

Chris Fowler

     1994 – 1999, Graduate Student

     Currently: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, High Point University, High Point, NC

 

Andreas Gebauer

     1994 – 1997, Graduate Student

     Currently: Associate Professor and Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, California State University, Bakersfield

 

Darren W. Johnson

     1994 – 1996, Undergraduate

     Currently: Professor of Chemistry, Director of Materials Science Institute,

                     University of Oregon, Eugene

 

Adam R. Urbach

     1994 – 1996, Undergraduate

     Currently: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX

 

Takashi Arimura

     1994 – 1995, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Senior Researcher, Nanotechnology Institute of AIST, Tsukuba, Japan

 

Dirk Schweitzer   

     1994 – 1995, Visiting Scholar

     Currently: Scientist in Industry

 

Yoshio Hisaeda (久枝 良雄)

     1993 – 1994, Visiting Professor

     Currently: Professor, Kyushu University, Japan  

Jerzy Lisowski

     1993 – 1994, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Professor of Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, Wroclaw, Poland

 

Petra Sansom (Jansen)

     1992 – 1997, Graduate Student

     Currently: Global Alliance Director, Pharma Partnering, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, NJ

 

Ruizheng Wang

     1992 – 1997, Graduate Student

     Currently: Sr. Research Scientist, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY

 

Vladimir Kral

     1992 – 1995, Post-Doctoral Fellow

     Currently: Professor, Prague Technical University and Director of Chemical Development Zentiva k.s.,

                      Part of the Sanofi-Aventis Group (Passed away in 2019)

 

Stacy Springs

     1991 – 1997, Graduate Student

     Currently: Director, Biomanufacturing Research Program, MIT Center for Biomedical Innovation, Cambridge, MA

 

Michael Hoehner

     1991 – 1995, Graduate Student

     Currently: V. P. of Technology and Quality Assurance, Dixie Chemical Co. Pasadena, TX

 

Mitsuhiko Shionoya (塩谷 光彦)

     1991, Visiting Scholar

     Curently: Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo

 

Christopher T. Brown

     1990 – 1997, Graduate Student

     Currently: Executive Director, Materials Discovery, Schrodinger

 

Kevin Shreder

     1990 – 1995, Graduate Student

     Currently: Director of Chemistry, ActivX Biosciences, La Jolla, CA

 

Bing Wang

   1990 – 1994, Graduate Student

    Currently: Senior Director of Chemistry, LEAD Therapeutics, Inc., San Bruno, CA / Shanghai, China

 

Steven Weghorn

    1990 – 1994, Graduate Student

    Currently: Global Marketing Strategist, Baker Hughes Incorporated

 

Yuji Kubo(久保 由治)

    1990 – 1991, Post-Doctoral Researcher

     Currently: Professor, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan

 

Kevin A. Boudreaux

    1989 – 1995, Graduate Student

    Currently: Chemistry Instructor, Angelo State University, San Angelo, TX

 

Hiroyuki Furuta ( 古田 弘幸)

   1989 – 1992, Post-Doctoral Researcher

    Currently: Professor, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 

 

Miriam E. Goldsmith (Meg)

    1988 – 1991, Graduate Student

    Currently: Associate Consultant Chemist – Organic, Eli Lilly and Company

 

Greg Hemmi

    1987 – 1993, Graduate Student

    Currently: VP Chemical Operations, Pharmacyclics, Sunnyvale, CA

 

Vincent L. Capuano

     1987 – 1991, Graduate Student

     Currently: Partner (Lawyer), Duane Morris LLP, Boston, MA

 

John W. Sibert

     1986 – 1991, Graduate Student

     Currently: Associate Professor, University of Texas at Dallas

 

Toshiaki Murai (村井 利昭)

     1986 – 1988, Post-Doctoral Researcher (The first!)

     Currently: Professor, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan

 

Jeffrey Hugdahl

     1984 – 1990, Graduate Student

     Currently: Associate Professor of Chemistry, Faculty Athletics Rep.

                    Chair of Chemistry Department, Mercer University, Macon, GA

            

Darren Magda   

     1984 – 1990, Graduate Student

 

Martin Johnson

     1984 – 1989, Graduate Student (The first!)

     Currently: President, Trinapco, Inc.