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Director and Administrative Assistant

Visiting Scholars

Postdoctoral Research Associates

Ph.D. Students

M.Sc. and Undergraduate Students

Former Professors and Scholars

Hongyan Zhuo, Visiting Scholar, Shandong University (10/18-1/19)
Wen-Bin Sun, Visiting Scholar, Heilongjiang University (2/2018-2/2019)
Sui-Jun Liu, Visiting Scholar, Nankai University, P. R. China (12/16-3/18)
Mei Zhu, Visiting Scholar, Nankai University, Doctor degree (4/01-10/01/2018)
Prof. Min-Xia Yao, Visiting Professor, NanJing Tech University, Nanjing, China (9/16-8/17)
Prof. Yue Ma, Visiting Professor, Nankai U., China (9/15-9/16)
Abdullahi Rajee Ola, Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Nigeria (9/15-06/16)
Prof. Zhao-Xi Wang, Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, Shanghai University (10/13-9/14)
Sara Goberna-Ferron, Visiting Ph.D. Student Scholar, ICIQ, Catalonia (5/13-8-13)
Dr. Dawid Pinkowicz, Marie Curie Fellow, Asst. Professor, Jagiellion U., Krackow, Poland (10/12-9/13)
Zhaoyang Li, Visiting Ph.D. Student Scholar, Kyushu University, Japan (10/12-3/13)
Prof. Alexander Shetemenko, Visiting Prof., Dept. of Chem, Dnipropetrovs’k National University (1/13-4/13)
Prof. Natliia Shetemenko, Visiting Professor, Dnipropetrovs’k National University (1/13-4/13)
Prof. Anne Richards, Visiting Professor, LaTrobe University, Australia (1/13-4/13)
Dr. Qing-lun Wang, Visiting Chinese Scholar, Nankai University (4/11-2/12)
Prof. Nataliia Shtemenko, Fulbright Scholar, Ukraine (11/11-4/12)
Ming Fang, Visiting Ph.D. Student Intern, Nankai, China (9/10-8/11)
Maria Fernanda Ballesteros Rivas, Visiting Ph.D. Student Intern, Mexico (9/09-9/10)
Dr. Akira Ota, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Ookayama, Japan (4/07-9/10)
Dr. Ahmed Youssef, Faculty of Science – Ain Shams U., Egypt (7/08-4/09)
Dr. Andrei Palii, Inst. of Applied Physics of the Academy of Sciences, Kishinev, Moldova (7/06; 06/08)
Prof. Sophia Klokishner, Inst. of Applied Physics, Academy Sciences, Kishinev, Moldova (7/06; 06/08)
Dr. José Ramón Galán-Mascarós, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain, (2/05-7/05)
Dr. Sergei Ostrovosky, Visiting Scholar, Inst. of Applied Physics, Chisinau, Moldova (9/04-12/04; 06/08)
Prof. Gui Li Ning, Visiting Scholar, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China (11/03-05/04)
Prof. Kazuko Matsumoto, Visiting Scholar, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan (3/03)
Prof. Hitoshi Miyasaka, Visiting Scholar, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan (2/03)
Prof. Boris Tsukerblat, Visiting Scholar, Ben Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel (2002, 2004)
Prof. Larry Falvello, Visiting Scholar, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain (6/02-7/02)
Prof. Gorden Yee, Visiting Scholar, University of Colorado (8/00)
Prof. Il-Wun Shim, Visiting Scholar, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea (1/96-12/96)
Prof. Hanhua Zhao, Visiting Scholar, Nanjing Normal University, Peoples Republic of China (1/95-3/98)
Prof. Donald Baird, sabbatical leave from Florida Atlantic University (1/94-6/94)

Former Postdoctoral Associates

Dr. Dimitrios Alexandropoulos, Ph. D., Brock University, Canada (2018)
Vignesh Kuduva Radhakrishnan, Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan (2018)
Prof. Hanhua Zhao, Senior Research Asst. - Retired (2016)
Dr. Silvia Gomez-Coca Ph. D., U. of Barcelona, Postdoctoral Researcher, University College London, UK (2015)
Dr. Eric Reinheimer Ph.D., Texas A&M, Crystallographer, Rigaku Japan, Woodlands, Texas (2007)
Dr. Yuan-Zhu Zhang, Asst. Res. Scientist Ph. D., Peking University, Asst. Prof., South U. of Science and Technology of China (2006)
Dr. Dawid Pinkowicz, Marie Curie Fellow Ph.D., Jagiellion U., Poland - Asst. Prof., Jagiellion U., Krackow, Poland (2006)
Dr. Andrey Prosvirin, Research Associate Ph. D., Russian Academy of Sciences - Physics Department, (2006)
Dr. Akira Ota, Postdoctoral Research Assoc. Ph. D., Kyoto University, Entrepreneur, Kyoto, Japan (2006)
Dr. Xinyi Wang Ph. D., Peking University, Assistant Professor, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China (2006)
Dr. Sofi Bin-Salamon Ph.D., North Carolina State U., Program Manager, Air Force Research Laboratory (2005)
Dr. Abdellatif Chouai Ph.D. University of Houston, Operations Engineer, BASF Corporation, Geismar, LA (2003)
Dr. Michael Shatruk Ph.D. Moscow State U., Russia, Associate Professor, Florida State University, Talahassee, FL (2001)
Dr. Jitendra Bera Ph.D. Indian Institute of Science, India, Associate Prof., Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India (1999)
Dr. José-Ramón Galán-Mascarós Ph.D. Universidade de Valencia, ICREA Research Professor and ERCsgt Fellow, Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies (ICREA) & Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) (1999)
Dr. John Bacsa Ph.D. Univ. of the Witwatersrand South Africa, X-ray Specialist, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (1998)
Dr. Hitoshi Miyasaki Ph.D. Kyushu University, Japan, Associate Prof., Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, (1998)
Dr. Rodolphe Clérac Ph.D. Université Bordeaux, France, CNRS Professor, University of Bordeaux, France (1998)
Dr. Robert A. Heintz, Ph.D. Cornell University, Applications Chemist, ThermoNicolet, Madison, WI (1995)
Dr. Helen Chifotides, Research Scientist Ph. D., U. of Athens, Greece, Asst. Prof., U. of Athens, Greece (1993)
Dr. Helen Chifotides, NATO Fellow Ph.D. University of Athens, Senior Research Associate, Texas A&M University (1993)
Dr. Vijay Saharan, Ph.D. University of Cambridge, Research Scientist, Delphi Automotive Systems Corporation (1992)

Former Graduate Students

Kelsey Schulte, Ph.D., 2019 - Intel Corporation, Portland, OR
Dr. Codi Sanders, Ph.D., 2016 - Intel Corporation, Portland, OR
Dr. Xuan Zhang, Ph.D., 2016 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern U., Chicago, IL
Dr. Jill Frank Ellenberger, Ph.D., 2016 - Assistant Professor, John Brown U., Alabama
Dr. Toby J. Woods, Ph.D., 2016 - X-ray Specialist, Dept. of Chemistry, U. of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Dr. Amanda David, Ph.D., 2015 - Intel Corporation, Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Andrew Brown, Ph.D., 2015 - Intel Corporation, Phoenix, AZ
Dr. Zhanyong Li, Ph.D. 2014 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University
Dr. Bruno Pena-Maceda, Ph.D. 2014 - Intel Corporation, Portland, OR
Dr. Mohamed Saber, Ph.D., 2013 - Fayoum University, Fayoum, Egypt
Dr. Heather Southerland, Ph.D., 2013 - Saplin Learning Center, Austin, Texas
Dr. Zhongyue Zhang, Ph.D. 2013 - Assistant Professor, Nagoya University, Japan
Dr. Ian Giles, Ph.D, 2012 - ASEE Postdoctoral Fellow, Naval Research Laboratories
Sarah Lane, M.S., 2012 - Research Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, AMRI
Ming Fang Oct 2010-Oct-2011 - Research Associate, Nankai University
Edward Funck, M.S. 2011 - Lab Manager, Piedmont Virginia Community College
Matthew Prater - Research Scientist, Image Perx, Minneapolis, MN
Dr. Kristen Chambers Funck, Ph.D. 2010 - Assistant Prof., James Madison University
Dr. Carolina Avendano, Ph.D. 2010 - Director of Operations the Rice Office of STEM Engagement in the Office of Research at Rice University
Dr. Nazario Lopez, Ph.D. 2010 - Asst. Prof., U. Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Dr. Matthew Hilfiger, Ph.D. 2010 - Petroleum Engineer, Aramco Services Houston, Texas
Dr. Ferdi Karadas, Ph.D. 2009 - Assistant Prof, Bilkent University, Turkey
Dr. Jessica Daphne Aguirre, Ph.D. 2009 - Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins U., Baltimore, MD
Dr. Eric Reinheimer, Ph.D. 2007 - Manager,Small Molecule Crystallography, Rigaku Americas
Dr. Brandi Schottel, Ph.D. 2007 - Science Instructor, Charter School, Dallas, TX
Dr. Alfredo Angeles-Boza, Ph.D. 2007 - Assistant Professor, University of Connecticut
Dr. Mijeong Kang, Ph.D. 2005 - Research Fellow, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Dr. Eric Schelter, Ph.D. 2004 - Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Curtis Berlinguette, Ph.D. 2004 - Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada
Dr. Karn Sorasaenee, Ph.D. 2002 - Saban Research Inst. at Children’s Hospital, USC, CA
Dr. Bradley Smucker, Ph.D. 2002 - Associate Professor, Austin College, TX
Dr. Cristian Saul Campos Fernández, Ph.D. 2001 - Department Head, Escuela de Química Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Dr. Jennifer Smith, Ph.D. 2001
Dr. Paul S. Szalay, Ph.D. 2001 - Associate Professor, Muskegon College
Shannon Harris, M.S. 1999
Dr. Xiang Ouyang, Ph.D. 1998 - Research Scientist, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dr. Calvin Uzelmeier, Ph.D. 1998 - Director, Rochester Science Museum
Dr. Kemal Catalan, Ph.D. 1998 - Senior Research Scientist, Proctor & Gamble
Jennifer Hess, M.S. 1998 - Research Scientist, Athersys Corporation
Elizabeth Lozada, M.S. 1998 - NMR Specialist, DuPont Central Research
Muna Bufaroosha Al Falasi, M.S. 1995 - (Ph.D. LSU) Asst. Prof. United Arab Emirates U.
Dr. Jui-Sui Sun, Ph.D. 1994
Dr. Stuart Bartley, Ph.D. 1993 - Research Scientist, Polymer Division, Lubrizol Corporation
Dr. Anne Quillevéré, Ph.D. 1992 - Freelance Science Writer and Editor
Dr. Laura Pence, Ph.D. 1992 - Professor, University of Hartford
Dr. Steven Haefner, Ph.D. 1992 - Professor, Bridgewater State College
Stacey Bernstein, M.S. 1992 - Global Regulatory Affairs, Boston
Dr. Sue-Jane Chen, Ph.D. 1991 - Research Scientist, Quorex Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA
Jun Liu, M.S., Brookhaven National Laboratory (1989)

Former Undergraduate Students

Eryn White - B.S. candidate 2017, Wharton Country Jr. College
Tia’Asia James, REU, Summer 2016 - B.S. candidate, University of Arkansas U., Pine Bluff
Jason McCandless - B.S., Texas A&M University
Anastasia Lopez - B.S., Texas A&M University
James Hollas - B.S., candidate, Texas A&M University
Zhilin Go - B.S., Nankai University, China - Ph.D. student, South U. of Science and Technology of China, 2016
Connor Daly - B.S., Shippensburg State U. PA (REU 2015)
Bianca Ramirez - B.S. Texas A&M, 2013 - Ph.D. student, Inorganic Chemistry, U. of Minnesota
Briana Zamora, B.S. Texas A&M, 2013 - Development Chemist, Ascend Performance Materials
Charles Culbertson, REU, Summer 2013 - B.S., Indiana U. Pennsylvania (REU 2014)
Ashley Dittmer, B.S. Chemistry, 2010 - United States Air Force
Michael Woodie, B.S. Chemistry, 2010
Codi Sanders, B.S. Chemistry, 2009 - Ph.D. Candidate, Texas A&M University
Darryl Stepien, B.S. Chemistry, 2009 - Research Chemist, Baker Hughes Corporation, Houston, TX
Kristen Chambers, REU Student, 2003 - Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Dr. Carolina Avendano, REU, 2003 - Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Derek Vaughn, B.S. 2001 - Chemist, Benchmark Research, Houston, TX
Aurélie Buckelew, B.S. 2001 - M.S. Texas A&M University
Mark Sislo, B.S. 1999 - Ph.D. Michigan State University
Cheryl Myler, B.S. 1999 - Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Michigan
Dr. Stephanie Montgomery, B.S. 1998 - M.D. Wayne State University
Matthew Maloney, B.S. 1998 - M.D., University of Michigan
Dr. Daniel Mindiola, B.S. 1996 - Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, MIT, 2000, Prof. U. of Penn.
Jennifer Loconto, B.S. 1996, Ph.D. Biochemistry, Harvard University
Dr. Igor Mochalkin, B.S. 1995, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, Michigan State University
Dr. Julia Meinershagen, B.S. 1995, Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, Purdue University
Dr. Julia Clements-Thomas, B.S. 1992, Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, Texas A&M University
Brook Thomas, B.S. 1992, M.S. Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Brandon Tackett, REU Student - B.S. 1992, Kentucky Wesylan, Ph.D. University of Kentucky
Dr. John Matonic, B.S. 1992, Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, Texas A&M University
Anthony Howard - B.S. 1992, Michigan State University
Dr. Renee Cooper, B.S. 1992, M.D. Wayne State University
Dr. Hoa Van Nguyen, B.S. 1990, M.D. Michigan State University