Principal Investigator  
Bart M. Bartlett, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Hometown: St. Louis, MO | e-mail: bartmb
Washington University in St. Louis, A.B. summa cum laude, Chemistry, 2000
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, 2005
University of California, Berkeley, UC President's Postdoctoral Fellow, 2005 - 2008
University of Michigan, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, 2008 - 2014
University of Michigan Energy Institute, Associate Director for Science & Technology, 2014 - 2017
Washington Universtiy in St. Louis, Clark Way Harrison Visiting Professor of Chemistry, 2017
University of Michigan Energy Institute, Interim Director, 2017 - present
Graduate Students  
Andrew G. Breuhaus-Alvarez, 3rd year inorganic chemistry doctoral candidate
Hometown: Issaquah, WA | e-mail: breuhaa
Western Washington University, B.S. Physics & Chemistry, 2015
Dissertation project: determining mechanisms of oxygen-evolution electrocatalysts coupled to light-absorbing semiconductors
Adam J. Crowe, 4th year inorganic chemistry doctoral candidate
Hometown: Sterling Heights, MI | e-mail: ajcrowe
Wayne State University, B.S. summa cum laude, Biochemistry, 2014
Dissertation project: synthesis and electrochemical characterization of electrolytes and electrode materials for Mg2+-ion batteries
Kori McDonald, 2nd year materials chemistry doctoral candidate
Hometown: Durham, NC | e-mail: korimc
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, B.S. Chemistry summa cum laude, 2016.
Diessertation project: low temperature syntheses of catalytically active colloidal oxide nanocrystals
Aaron D. Proctor, 4th year materials chemistry doctoral candidate
Hometown: Springfield, MO | e-mail: aarproct
Missouri State University, B.S. summa cum laude, Chemistry, 2012
Missouri State University, M. S. Chemistry, 2014
Dissertation project: chemoselective photoelectrochemical oxidation reactions of organic substrates on semiconductors
Bradley D. Terry, 1st year inorganic chemistry graduate student
Hometown: Waterford, MI | e-mail bdterry
Oakland University, B.S. magna cume laude, Chemistry & Physics, 2017
Dissertation project: measuring electron transfer rates at semiconductor oxide/non-aqueous liquid interfaces
Postdoctoral Fellows  
John L. DiMeglio
Hometown: Staten Island, NY | e-mail: jldime
Muhlenberg College, B.S. Chemistry with honors, 2010
University of Delaware, Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, 2016
Research project: mechanisms of oxidation reactions on semiconductor photoelectrodes
Rotation Students  
Joshua Cooper
Hometown: Detroit, MI | e-mail: jojoco
University of Michigan, B.S. Materials Science & Engineering, expected 2020
Research project: characterizing thin film oxide photoelectrodes
Matthew Whalen
Hometown: West Bloomfield, MI | e-mail: mjwhalen
University of Michigan, B.S. Biochemistry, expected 2021
Research proejct: metal chalcogenide thin film growth for photocatalytic reactions

Group Alumni and Old Group Photos

Former Ph.D. Students
Dr. James J. Brancho Ph.D. Chemistry, 2017 Lec III at the UM Sweetland Writing Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Dr. Tanya Moore (Breault) Ph.D. Chemistry, 2013 Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Lab
Dr. Samuel L. Esarey Ph.D. Chemistry, 2018 Research Scientist at PPG, Pittsburgh, PA
Dr. Xiaoguang Hao Ph.D. Chemistry, 2014 Senior R&D Engineer at SageGlass North America, Faribault, MN
Dr. Charles R. Lhermitte Ph.D. Chemistry, 2017 Postdoctoral Fellow at EPFL
Dr. Benjamin M. Klepser Ph.D. Chemistry, 2015 Ph.D. Professional Development Program at BASF, Wyandotte, MI
Dr. Emily G. Nelson Ph.D. Chemistry, 2015 Research Scientist at Lockheed Martin, Cambridge MA
Dr. Kayla J. Pyper Ph.D. Chemistry, 2015 Visiting Assistant Professor at Hope College, Holland, MI
Dr. Joseph E. Yourey Ph.D. Chemistry, 2014 Research Scientist at DuPont Chemical Company, Wilmington, DE
Former Postdoctoral Scholars
Dr. Vinodkumar Etacheri UMEI PISET Fellow, 2013 Researcher at the IMDEA Materials Research Institute-Madrid, Spain
Dr. Andrea Geyer Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010 Assistant professor, University of Saint Francis, Ft. Wayne, IN
Dr. Yenting Kuo UMEI PISET Fellow, 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Dr. Brendan J. Liddle Michigan Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011 Research Manager at Materion Advanced Chemicals, Milwaukee, WI
Dr. Daniel A. McCurry UMEI PISET Fellow, 2017 Adjunct Faculty Member at Schoolcraft College & Henry Ford College, MI
Dr. Dillip K. Panda UMEI PISET Fellow, 2016  
Former Undergraduates in Ph.D. Programs (* = undergraduate co-author)
Scott I. Brody* B.S. Biochemistry, 2016 Medicinal Chem. Gradaute Student at the University of Minnesota
Taylor C. Evans* B.S. Chemistry, 2014 Chemistry Graduate Student at the University of Wisconson, Madison
Aaron J. Goodman B.S. summa cum laude Chemistry and Pure Mathematics, 2012 NSF Chemistry Graduate Research Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jack Googasian B.S. Chemistry, 2018 Chemistry Graduate Student at Indiana University, Bloomington
Dr. Michael J. Holland B.S. Biochemistry, 2011 Contractor at Hunt Energy Enterprises, Dallas, TX
  Ph.D. Northwestern University, 2017  
Shobhana Panuganti* B.S. Honors Chemistry, 2018 Chemistry Graduate Student at Northwestern University
Kyle K. Stringham* B.S. Chemistry, 2016 Chemistry Graduate Student at Michigan State University
Dr. David F. Yancey B.S. Chemistry, 2009 Research Scientist at Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI
  Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 2014  
Former Visiting Scholars
Paul C. Clabaut M.S. Summer Research Intern, 2016 Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Master's Chemistry Student
Other Students with >1 year time in residence (* = undergraduate co-author)
Brendan P. Clifford, M.S. Chemistry, 2012 Mark H. Austin,* B.S. Biochemistry, 2012  
Frances Dudek (Venable), M.S. Chemistry, 2014 Andrew W. Bielwaski, B.S. Chemistry 2012  
Bruce A. Kraay, M.S. Chemistry, 2015 Ryan W. Bradstreet, B.S. Biochemistry, 2010  
  Joel C. Holland,* B.S. Chemical Engineering, ~2019  
  Joshua B. Kurtz,* B.S. Honors Biochemistry, 2014  
  J. Garret Verwer,* B.S. Chemistry Mercyhurst Univ., 2016  
  Wesley R. Vear, B.S. Chemistry, 2016