Principal Investigator  
Bart M. Bartlett, 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, Associate Professor of Chemistry, 2014 - 2018
Washington Universtiy in St. Louis, Clark Way Harrison Visiting Professor of Chemistry, 2017
University of Michigan Energy Institute, Interim Director, February - August 2018
University of Michigan Energy Institute, Associate Director for Science & Technology, 2014 - present
Graduate Students  
Christian O. Álvarez Sánchez, 3rd year inorganic chemistry doctoral candidate
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico | e-mail: chrisalv
University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus, B.S. magna cum laude, Chemistry, 2018
Research project: kinetics and mechanism of magnesium electrodeposition
Siqi Li, 2nd year inorganic chemistry doctoral candidate
Hometown: Chifeng, Inner Mongolia, China | e-mail: lsiqi
Nanjing University, Physical Chemistry, 2019
Research project: exploring materials as (photo)electrocatalysts for alcohol oxidation reactions
Kori D. McDonald, 5th 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
Bradley D. Terry, 4th year inorganic chemistry doctoral candidate
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
John Couisineau
Hometown: Monroe, MI  
University of Michigan, B.S. Chemical Science, expected 2021  
Research project: synthesizing oxide catalyst films for biomass valorization  
Matthew Whalen
Hometown: West Bloomfield, MI | e-mail: mjwhalen
University of Michigan, B.S. Biochemistry, expected 2021
Research project: 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 U-M Sweetland Writing Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Dr. Andrew G. Breuhaus-Alvarez Ph.D. Chemistry, 2020
Dr. Tanya Moore (Breault) Ph.D. Chemistry, 2013 Staff Scientist at Los Alamos National Lab
Dr. Adam J. Crowe Ph.D. Chemistry, 2018 Research Scientist at PPG, Pittsburgh, PA
Dr. Samuel L. Esarey Ph.D. Chemistry, 2018 Research Scientist at PPG, Pittsburgh, PA
Dr. Xiaoguang Hao Ph.D. Chemistry, 2014 Lead Electrochemist at Albemarle Corporation, Kings Mountain, NC
Dr. Charles R. Lhermitte Ph.D. Chemistry, 2017 Postdoctoral Fellow at Los Alamos National Lab
Dr. Benjamin M. Klepser Ph.D. Chemistry, 2015 Global Stratgic Marketing Manager at BASF, New York, NY
Dr. Emily G. Nelson Ph.D. Chemistry, 2015 Research Scientist at Lockheed Martin, Cambridge MA
Dr. Aaron D. Proctor Ph.D. Chemistry, 2020 Postdoctoral Fellow at CU Boulder
Dr. Kayla J. Pyper Ph.D. Chemistry, 2015 Visiting Professor of Chemistry 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. John L. DiMeglio Postdoctoral Fellow, 2020 Research Scientist at PPG, Pittsburgh, PA
Dr. Vinodkumar Etacheri UMEI PISET Fellow, 2013 Researcher at the IMDEA Materials Research Institute-Madrid, Spain
Dr. Andrea Geyer Postdoctoral Fellow, 2010 Associate Professor, University of Saint Francis, Ft. Wayne, IN
Dr. Nathaniel Z. Hardin Postdoctoral Fellow, 2020 Postdoctoral Fellow at Savannah River National Laboratory
Dr. Yenting Kuo UMEI PISET Fellow, 2012 Postdoctoral Fellow at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Dr. Brendan J. Liddle Michigan Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011 Sr. Development Chemist at Materion Corporation, 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 Research Fellow at Clemson University, SC
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, Twin Cities
Taylor C. Evans* B.S. Chemistry, 2014 Chemistry Graduate Student at the University of Wisconson, Madison
Dr. Aaron J. Goodman B.S. Honors Chemistry and Pure Mathematics, 2012 Fellow at Insight Data Science, Boston, MA
  Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018  
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