Former Members


Graduate Students

  • Tu Minh Vo, MS (2021), Science Teacher - Maize High School
  • Xavier Ortiz-Medina, MS (2021), Sr. Chemist - Eli Lilly and Company
  • Dr. Nate R. Erickson (2019), Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Colorado State University-Pueblo
  • Dr. Jason C. Applegate (2019), Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Emporia State University
  • Dr. Monisola Okeowo (2018), IBM, Oregon
  • Dr. Mason Hart (2017), University of Central Arkansas
  • Dr. Andrew D. Spaeth (2014), Postdoctoral Associate - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Dr. Kolbe J. Scheetz (2013), Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Benedictine University Mesa
  • Dr. John J. Meyers (2013), Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Clayton State University
  • Dr. Brad M. Neal (2012), Associate Professor of Chemistry and Assistant Dean - University of Indianapolis
  • Dr. David M. McGinnis (2011), Professor of Chemistry - University of Arkansas, Fort Smith
  • Dr. Alexander S. Vorushilov (2010), Sales Manager - Seqens, France
  • Dr. Tiffany R. Maher (2009), Assistant Professor of Chemistry - Northeastern State University
  • Dr. Stephen F. Deplazes (2007), Senior Research Chemist - Edwards Air Force Labs
  • Dr. Thomas C. Holovics (2006), Instructor of Chemistry - Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Dr. Ambareesh Murkute (2005-2006), Senior Scientist - Solutia, Inc.
  • Dr. Randall Robinson (2002-2005), Lecturer - Arizona State University
  • Dr. Toshinori Nakakita (2014-2015), Assistant Professor - Aomori University, Japan

Visiting Graduate Students

  • Toshinori Nakakita (2011-2012), Grad. Student in Chemistry - Nihon University, Japan

Visiting Professors

  • Dr. Masaharu Toriyama (2004, 2011), Associate Professor of Chemistry - Nihon University, Japan

REU and Undergraduate Students

  • Brian Faintich (2021), Undergrad. in Chemistry - University of Kansas
  • Anthony Gideon (2021), Undergrad. in Chemistry - Clayton State University
  • Karishma Shah (2018-2019), Undergrad. in Chemistry - University of Kansas
  • Lauren Feden (2019), Undergrad. in Chemistry - Hastings College
  • Zach Wood (2015-2019), Grad. Student in Chemistry - University of Southern California
  • David Maldonado (2017), Grad. Student in Chemistry - University of Kansas
  • Bryce Tappan (2012-2016), Grad. Student in Chemistry - University of Southern California
  • Kenton Hicks (2016), Undergrad. in Chemistry - Wabash College
  • Domenic Boe (2015), Grad. Student in Chemistry - University of Pittsburgh
  • Orlando Torres-Texidor (2013), Undergrad. in Chemistry - Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, Ponce
  • Rodi Torres-Gavosto (2012-2013), Grad. Student in Chemistry - UC Berkley
  • Erin Atwood (2010), KU Medical School
  • Anna Marie DeLaRosa (2010), Grad. Student in Chemistry - Texas A&M University
  • Nils Wittenbrink (2010), Grad. Student in Chemistry - Bielefeld University, Germany
  • Christopher Smith (2007-2010), Grad. Student in Chemistry - University of Minnesota
  • Garrett Glover (2007), Research Associate - Tolmar Inc.
  • Andrew Spaeth (2006), Postdoctoral Associate - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
  • Krista Lemley (2005), OB/GYN in Toledo, OH
  • Edward Weintrob (2004), Associate Scientist - Phillips 66
  • Alexander Vorushilov (2003), R&D Manager - FUCHS Lubricants (China) LTD.
  • Ryan Shook (2002), earned Ph.D. in Chemistry - UC Irvine

High School Students

  • Akshay Prabhushankar (2014-2015), Undergrad. - New York University, New York
  • Sergio Perez-Conesa (2008), Undergrad. - Universidad de Murcia, Spain