Group

Current Research Group Members

 

 

Amy Morren, Graduate Student, Chemistry

Research project: Chiroptical properties of plasmonic nanostructures

B.S. Western Washington University

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Lineweaver, Graduate Student, Chemistry

Research project: Nanodiamond supports for catalysis

B.S. Pacific Lutheran University

M.S. University of Oregon

 

 

 

 

Anh Nguyen, Graduate Student, Chemistry

Research project: Plasmon-enhanced spectroscopy

B.S. University of Utah

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aria Ballance, Graduate Student, Chemistry

Research project: Plasmon-enhanced spectroscopy

B.A. Lewis & Clark

 

 

 

 

GROUP ALUMNI

Dr. David Parker, Ph.D. 2021

Dr. Lindsey Beecher, Ph.D. 2020

Dr. Peter Stevenson, Ph.D. 2019, Research Chemist, Air Force Research Laboratory

Jacob Neff, M.S. 2018, Lead Chemist, Capstone Nutrition

Dr. Art Quast, Ph.D. 2017, Process Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. Cady Lancaster, Ph.D. 2016, Lead Scientist, U.S. Forest Service; Research Assistant Professor, Oregon State University

Dr. Mark Swartz, Ph.D. 2016, Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dane Brankle, M.S. 2016, Electrochemistry Technical Specialist, BASi

Dr. Cindy T. Cooper, Ph.D. 2013, Associate Professor, BYU-Idaho

Aixiang Liu, M.S. 2013, Senior Analytical Chemist, Zymergen

Cara Barnes, M.S. 2012, Senior Program Officer, Global Programs at VentureWell

Dr. Patrick Shem, Ph.D. 2012, Lecturer/Researcher, Department of Chemical Science and Technology, Technical University of Kenya

Dr. Jong-Won Park, Ph.D. 2012, Researcher, Texas Tech University

Dr. Rajesh Sardar, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Associate Professor, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Dr. Jianping Liu, Ph.D. 2011, Manager of Modeling and Data Science, Embrace Home Loans

Samuel Poff, M.S. 2009, Attorney, County Attorney Office

Dr. Rostislav Bukasov, Ph.D. 2009, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Chemistry, Nazarbayev University, Republic of Kazakhstan

Undergraduate Students

Giselle Bauer, B.S. 2020, Graduate Student, Texas A&M Graduate Program

Anh Vu Van Nguyen, B.S. 2020, Graduate Student, U of Utah Graduate Program

Wallis Scholl, B.S. 2020, Process Engineer, Intel Corporation

Aria Ballance, Lewis and Clark College, NSF REU, B.S. May 2019, Graduate Student, University of Utah Graduate Program

Maycee Redfearn, ACCESS Scholar, research rotation

Matthew Ticknor, Honors Program, UROP, B.S. May 2019, Materials Science and Engineering, Graduate Student, UC-Boulder

Caitlin Coplan, Honors Program, ACESS Program, UROP, B.S. May 2019, Graduate Student, Northwestern University

Ilse Meiler, Smith College, NSF REU, B.S. May 2019, Lab Analyst, Nelson Labs

Rebecca Cocke, Honors Program, NSF REU, B.S. May 2018, Laboratory Technician, Myriad Genetics

Endora Abreu, Central Connecticut State University, CaSTL REU, B.S. May 2018, Process Development Associate, Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Benjamin Greydanus, Colorado College, NSF REU, B. S. May 2016, Graduate student, CU-Boulder

Curtis Sudbury, University of Utah, B.S. May 2014; University of Utah School of Medicine

Rebecca Goldstein, Westminster University, MRSEC REU, summer 2013; research assistant, Aug. 2012 – June 2014, Graduate student, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah

Thomas Heiderscheit, University of Iowa, MRSEC REU research student, summer 2014, Graduate student, Rice University

Mun Lahpai, Arizona State University, MRSEC REU research student,  June-August 2013, June-August 2014, Intel

Christian Pecchia-Bekkum, University of Utah, September 2007 – May 2011, U

Amy Ya Hsuan Yeh, University of Utah, October 2009 – December 2009, University of Utah

Michelle Westwood, University of Utah, Freshman ACCESS student, January 2009 – May 2009

Nicholas Philpott, University of Utah, REU student, summer 2008

Natalie Bjorge, University of Utah, September 2007 – June 2008, Faculty, Highline College

Tyler Heap, University of Utah, September 2006 – June 2007, Chief Credit Officer, TAB Bank

Michael Hukill, University of Utah, March 2005 – May 2006, Territory Manager, Abbott

Jennie Berndt, University of Utah, February 2006 – May 2006, Paralegal

Joshua Erickson, Utah Valley State College, REU student, May 2005 – August 2005, UCLA Graduate Program

High School Students

Wallis Scholl, summer 2014, Process Engineer, Intel Corporation

Asal Kareem, Summer Bridge Course, summer 2013, Clinical Research Coordinator, Pancreatic Cancer Research Center at Penn Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System

Laurel Anderson, International Baccalaureate Program, summer 2009, Graduate Student, Harvard University