Matzger Research Group
 
Announcements

June, 2018: Congratulations to Dr. Jake Boissonnault on his thesis defense. You will be missed from the lab! We also would like to welcome undergraduates Sasha and Chris!

December, 2017: We have two new graduates from the Matzger group. Congratulations to Dr. Jialiu Ma and Dr. Kortney Kersten! Also, we have two new postdocs: welcome Darpan and Suresh!

Members - August 2017

Principal Investigator

Adam Matzger:

Professor of Chemistry and Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Ph.D. University of California-Berkeley
Organic; Polymers/Organic Materials

matzger@umich.edu

Research Scientist Collaborators

Antek Wong-Foy:

Assistant Research Scientist
B.S. University of Rochester
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology

atkwong@umich.edu

Tom Vaid:

Assistant Research Scientist
B.S. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Ph.D. Cornell University

vaidt@umich.edu

Post-Doctoral Fellows and Visiting Scholars

Saona Seth:

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Saona received her B.S. in Chemistry from Calcutta University and M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.

sethsa@umich.edu

Suresh Kuthuru:

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Suresh received his B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry from Osmania University and Ph.D. in Chemistry from University of Hyderabad.

skuthuru@umich.edu

Jialiu Ma

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Jialiu earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Nanjing University and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

jialiuma@umich.edu

Yu Wu:

Visiting Scholar

Yu received his B.S. in Chemistry from Hubei Normal University, M.S. in Inorganic Chemistry from Central China Normal University, and Ph.D. in Cell/Tissue Engineering & Biomaterials from Chongqing University.

wuyuhlj@126.com

Kabir Otun:

Visiting Scholar

Kabir received his B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry from the University of Ilorin and is currently working towards a Ph.D. in Materials Chemistry at the University of South Africa.

kabiro@umich.edu

Graduate Students

Rosalyn Kent

Materials Chemistry (Organic)

5th year

Rosalyn earned her B.S. in Chemistry from Xavier University.

rvkent@umich.edu

Derek Frank

Macromolecular Science and Engineering

4th year

Derek earned his B.A. in Chemistry and Physics from Wesleyan University.

dsfrank@umich.edu

Ren Wiscons:

Materials Chemistry (Organic)

4th year

Ren earned her B.A. in Biochemistry from Oberlin College.

renwis@umich.edu

Ryan Dodson:

Analytical Chemistry

3rd Year

Ryan earned his B.A. in Chemistry from Pomona College.

radodson@umich.edu

Michael Bellas:

Organic Chemistry

2nd Year

Michael earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Youngstown State University.

mkbellas@umich.edu

Taylor Bramlett:

Organic Chemistry

2nd Year

Taylor earned her B.S. in Chemistry from Jackson State University.

tabram@umich.edu

Derek Du Bois:

Chemical Biology

1st Year Rotator

Derek earned his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine.

duboisd@umich.edu

Dylan Slizewski:

Chemistry

Masters Student

Dylan earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Colarado State University.

Undergraduate Students

Andy Kalenak:

Chemistry

Andy is pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Sciences from the University of Michigan.

Senior

Ri Harris:

Chemistry

Ri is pursuing a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan.

Junior

Chris Swendris:

Chemistry

Chris is pursuing a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Michigan.

Junior

Sasha Gill-Ljunghammer:

Chemistry

Sasha is a UROP student from Schoolcraft College.

Sophomore

Qingyuan (Amy) Zhu:

Chemistry

Amy is a visiting exchange student from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Junior

Jeff Torano:

Chemistry

Jeff is pursing a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Chemical Sciences from the University of Michigan.

Senior

Alumni

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