Meet the people who power our lab.
Project: Synthetic and surface studies of iron pyrite and iron germanium sulfide nanocrystals
Originally From: Ames, IA
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Interests/Spends Time: Training for and playing ultimate frisbee, cycling, reading, knitting
Project: Anode surface studies: solid electrolyte interphace (SEI) and surface coatings
Originally From: Mobile, AL
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL
Interests/Spends Time: Experimenting in the kitchen, eating, reading, and hiking
Project: Branched Si nanowires for battery applications
Originally From: Wausau, WI
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, St. Norbert College, DePere, WI
Interests/Spends Time: Hiking, camping, working on motorcycles, philosophy, the fine arts, good food and drink.
Project: Battery materials
Originally From: Queens, New York
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
M.S. in Chemistry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Interests/Spends Time: XRD, SEM, cycling batteries.
Project: Nanocrystal synthesis of novel materials for use in solar cells
Originally From: Chicago, IL
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Interests/Spends Time: Interests in arts and crafts, hiking, and beer.
Originally From: Houston, TX --> West Lafayette, IN
Education:B.A. in Chemistry, College of Wooster, Wooster, OH
Interests/Spends Time: Eating, playing trumpet, hiking, trying to stay in shape, watching movies, and looking at rainbows and sunsets.
Project: Photovoltaic absorber fabrication
Originally From: Iowa City, IA
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
Interests/Spends Time: Playing ice hockey, water skiing, adventuring, bicycling, beer brewing, and hanging out with my puppy and two sugar gliders.
Project: Synthesis of photovoltaic absorber materials
Originally From: Columbia, Maryland
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
Interests: Fine arts, especially music, as well as hiking, skiing, and soccer.
Spends Time: Singing in choir and enjoying the outdoors.
Project (Joint with Prof. James Neilson): Batteries
Originally From: Arlington, VA
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington DC
Interests/Spends Time: Running, listening to podcasts, cooking veggies, grains, and legumes.
Originally From: Houston, TX
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Interests/Spends Time: playing softball and basketball, baking, finding new beer and cider to drink, watching horror movies, and hanging out with my puppy.
Originally From: Richmond, VA
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, Emory and Henry College, Abingdon, VA
Interests/Spends Time: Whitewater Kayaking, skiing, hiking, soccer, and drinking beer
Project: Synthesis and analysis of nanoparticles films of photovoltaic material
Originally From: Waterville, Ohio
Education:B.A. in Chemistry, Rollins College, Winter Park, Fl
Interests/Spends Time: Acting, singing all the time, travelling, wine and cheese, and rowing