Alumni

Graduate Student Alumni (M.S. & Ph.D.)

Dr. Grayson Jackson, Ph. D. 2018 (currently a postdoc with Prof. H. Jaeger at University of Chicago)

Ankita Naik, 2016–2017 (currently a Ph.D. student with Prof. P. J. Daunehauer at UMN CEMS)

Johnathan O'Donnell, M.S. 2017

Dr. Wansoo Chang, Ph.D. 2016 (currently a Research Scientist at LG Chemical)

Sam Krerowicz (co-advised at UW-Madison; currently a Chemistry Ph.D. with Prof. D. C. Schwartz)

Eric Greve, 2015 (currently a Ph.D. student at UW-Milwaukee)

Arya Baghkhanian, M.S. 2015 (currently MBA Candidate at UCLA Anderson)

Daniel Glazier, 2015 (currently a Ph.D. student in UW-Madison Pharmacy Department)

Dr. Dominic V. Perroni, Ph.D. 2015 (currently a Chemical Engineer at Schlumberger)

Dr. Frank Speetjens, II, Ph.D. 2015 (currently an Engineer at Micron Technology)

Nemanja Vuksanovic, M.S. 2015 (currently a chemistry Ph.D. student at UW-Milwaukee)

Allen Wang, M.S. 2014 (currently an AP Chemistry Teacher at KIPP Academy)

Dr. Adam Schmitt, Ph.D. 2014 (currently Associate Research Scientist at The Dow Chemical Company)

Dr. Milton Repollet–Repollet, Ph.D. 2013 (currently Associate Research Scientist at Dow Performance Silicones)

Megan K. Livingston, 2014 (currently a Chemistry Ph.D. student in the MMB Lab at UW-Madison)

Dr. Gregory P. Sorenson, Ph.D. 2013 (currently Research Specialist at 3M Corporation)

Dr. Ryan L. Weber, Ph.D. 2013 (currently Research Chemist at The Lubrizol Corporation)

Dr. Joan M. Schroeder (née Widin), Ph.D. 2012 (currently Analytical Research Specialist at 3M Corporation)

Glen B. Thomas, M.S. 2012 (currently Product Design Specialist at Omnova Solutions)

Nick Myllenbeck, 2012 (currently Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratory–Bay Area)

Dr. Corinne E. Lipscomb, Ph.D. 2011 (currently Senior Technical Advisor at 3M Corporation)

Beau L. Monnot, M.S. 2010 (currently Analytical Projects Specialist at Honeywell Corporation)

Erin Henninger, M.S. 2008 (currently student at the Tulane University School of Medicine)

David Moody, M.S. 2007 (currenlty Deputy Project Manager, Task Leader at PAE)

Rhiannon Johnson (née Carter), M.S. 2007 (currently Senior Manager, Analytical & Quality Assurance at Living Proof)

 

Postdoctoral Alumni

Dr. Yongliang Zhang, Oct. 2016–July 2018 (Ph.D. Chemistry, Rutgers University, 2016, advised by Prof. L. S. Romsted)

Dr. Sung A Kim, 2015–2017 (Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, 201advised by Prof. L. Archer; currently at ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Baytown, TX)

Dr. James Jennings, 2013–2016 (Ph.D. Chemistry, Nottingham University, advised by Prof. S. Howdle; currently a postdoctoral research associate at University of Sheffield)

Dr. Andrew L. Schmitt, 2009–2012 (Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Wisconsin–Madison, advised by Prof. S. Jin; currently Product Manager at Brady Corporation)

Dr. Kyuhyun Im, 2008–2009 (Ph.D. Chemistry, Pohang Institute of Science & Technology, 2008, advised by Prof. T. Chang; currently Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology)

 

Undergraduate Student Alumni

Leah Wofford, UMN MRSEC REU 2018

Diana Zhang, UMN MRSEC REU 2017 (home institution: University of Texas at Austin)

Karsten Poulsen, 2017 (B.S. Material Science Engineering, UMN; currently Quality Engineer at Kluge Design)

Giselle Beebe, 2017 (B.S. Materials Science Engineering, UMN; currently Manufacturing Engineer Intern at Proctoer & Gamble)

Michelle Smeaton, 2016 (Ph.D. studentin Materials Science Engineering at Cornell with Prof. L. S. Kourkoutis)

Kimberly T. Dinh, 2015 (currently Chemical Engineering Ph.D. student at MIT with Prof. Y. Roman)

Alvin Chandra, 2015 (currently a M.S. Student at Toyko Institute of Technology with Prof. T. Hayakawa)

Jeffrey Ehrhardt, 2014 (currently a Chemistry Ph.D. student at UNC-Chapel Hill)

Doug Fraser, B.S., 2013 (currently a Chemistry Ph.D. student at Boston University with Prof. A. Beeler)

Harry Robertson, Exchange Student, 2012–2013 (M. Sci., Chemistry, University of Bristol; currenlty a software developer at Barclays UK)

Carlos Baez–Cotto, REU 2012, 2013 (home institution: Universidad de Puerto Rico-Cayey; currently a Ph.D. student in the Mahanthappa Group)

Isaac Plant, B.S., 2011 (currently a Bioengineering Ph.D. student at Harvard University with Prof. P. Silver)

Steven Banik, B.S. 2011 (Ph.D. Chemistry, Harvard University with Prof. E. N. Jacobsen; postdoc with Prof. C. Bertozzi, Stanford University)

Andrew Price, REU 2011 (home institution: University of Arkansas)

Keiva Aranda (nee Coppage), REU 2010 (home institution: UW-Whitewater; currently University of Wisconsin–Madison College of Agriculture and Life Science Academic Affairs Office)

Lauren Buckley, 2009 (B.S. Chemistry and French, UW-Madison; currently Founder and Wellness Conslutant at LBWell

Francois Payen, REU 2009 (home institution: New York University Tandon School of Engineeringl currently Senior Engineer at UTC Aerospace Systems)

Dr. David Bunck, B.S. 2008 (Ph.D. Chemistry, 2015, Cornell University with Prof. W. Dichtel; postdoc with Prof. J. R. Heath at CALTECH; currenlty Consultant at Clearview Healthcare Partner)

Dr. Christopher M. Bates, B.S. 2007 (Ph.D. Chemistry, 2014, UT-Austin with Prof. C. Grant Willson and Prof. C. J. Ellison; postdoc with Prof. R. H. Grubbs at CALTECH; currenlty, Assistant Professor UC-Santa Barbara Material Engineering Department)

Sarina C. Schwartz, REU 2008 (home institution: Haverford College; currently Manager, Chemical Solution at BioRAFT)

Dr. Orielyz Flores–Fernandez, REU 2007 (home institution: Universidad de Puerto Rico-Cayey; Ph.D. Chemistry, 2015 University of Central Florida)

 

High School Research Students

Samuel Kim, Spring 2016 (Breck School, Class of 2017; currently an undergraduate at Northwestern University)

Suhas Kodali, Summer 2010(Madison West High Schoo, Class of 2011; attended Yale University)

Myriah Meyers, Summer 2008 (Madison East High School, Class of 2009)

 

High School Teachers

Jason Strauss (Chemistry Teacher, Verona High School, Verona, WI)