Past Group Members

Post-Doctoral Associates Advised

Dr. Sujit Mondal (1999-2000): Scientist at the PPG Industries

Dr. Victor Nemykin (2001-2004): Professor and department chair, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Dr. Ganesh H. Naik (2005-2006): Associate professor, Program Director, College of St. Mary, Omaha NE.

Dr. Barbara Serli-Mitasev (2005-2006)           

Dr. Bernd Hammann (2007-2008): Scientist at Bosch, Germany.

Dr. Peter Chovanec (2007-2011)

Dr. Igor Pimkov (2009-2014): US Army, Solvay Inc.

Dr. Jennifer McGarry (2017-2021)

Manohar Radhakrishnan (2021-2023)

 

Graduate (Ph.D.) Students Advised

Breeanna Mintmier (Ph.D., 2020): Technical Support Consultant, Roche CustomBioTech

Sara Dille (Ph.D., 2019): Senior Chemist, LSAI Laboratories

John Thomas (Ph.D., 2016): Labgistics Group, Boston, MA

Sean Pawlowski (Ph.D., 2014): Gran Master of Ceremonies (2nd VP) Alpha Chi Sigma

Benjamin Mogesa (Ph.D., 2014): Assistant Professor, LaRoche College

Courtney Sparacino-Watkins (Ph.D., 2011): Ass. Research Professor, UPMC

Eranda Perera (Ph.D., 2008): Sr. Research Scientist CDC, Pittsburgh

Brian Kail (Ph.D., 2006): Scientist at DOE (NETL) laboratory

Raghvendra Sengar (Ph.D., 2004): Product Sales Specialist – Metrohm USA Inc

Walter Rogers (Ph.D., 2003): Deceased as a faculty at University of Virginia

Graduate (MS) Students Advised

Archana Nigam (MS 2004): Director of Managed Care, Baylor Genetics, TX

Ganna Polshyna (MS, 2003): Res. Asst. Univ. of Manitoba–Canada

Matt Moore (MS 2000): Project Manager at CH2MHILL, Denver, CO.

Antoinette Peterson (MS 2015):Allegheny County Coroner Off, Pittsburgh, PA

Aria Parangi (MS 2016):  Construction Inspector, NY City

Carlos Quinones: Sr. Researcher Small Molecule Drug Development Eli Lilly, Indianapolis, IN

 

Undergraduate Research Students Advised

Thy Nguyen (BS Chemistry 2020)

Nayeon Cho (BS Chemistry 2020)

Joseph Cassell (BA Chemistry 2018): D.O. at Marian University

Stephen Ratvasky (BS-Hons, w/thesis): Ph.D. Student at Indiana University

Mohammad AlHigaylan (UG, senior): UPMC

Lindsay Loughner (UG, junior): Duquesne University

Joshua Kotchey (UG, junior): Duquesne University

Antoinette Peterson (BS- Hons, w/thesis 2014):Allegheny County Coroner Off, Pittsburgh, PA

Andrew Adams (BS, 2013): Ph.D. Graduate from Yale U

Samih Nassif (BS- Hons, w/thesis 2012): MD residency at Tafts U

Kristin Deibler (BS-Hons, w/thesis 2012):nPostdoc, U Washington

David Vaccarello (BS-Hons, w/thesis 2012): Postdoc NIST

Lauren Marbella (BS-Hons., w/thesis 2009): Asst. Prof. Columbia U

Hao Vu (BS 2009): Chemist, Medical Device Co

Lawrence Blume (BS 2007): Consultant, RTI

Michael Kitz (BS 2006): MD, practicing medicine

Rukiya Ali (BS)

Laura Brown (BA)

Mahlet A Woldetsadik (BS, Converse College)

Jonathan Millar (BS 2004): MD/Ph.D., practicing medicine

David Yankura (BS): MD, practicing medicine

Jeremy Snodgrass (BA)

Mike Smith (BS 2003): JD, practicing law

Tina Bhatnagar (BS, 2002): DO, practicing medicine

Steven Gattuso (BS, 2002)

Kristin Bathgate (BS 2002) 

Tricia Tobin (BS 2001) 

Scott Davie (BS 2001): HS teacher and Principal, Titusville

Kate Welt (BA, 2001)

Suzanne Denti (BS 2001): DO, practicing medicine

Evan O’Neil (BS 2000): Non-profit organization at NY

Michael Burchianti (BS 1999) 

Mintare Aguilera(BS 2021): Ph.D, IUSM

Walker Nurrenbern(BS 2021): Technician, IU Medicine

Ashlyn Dollar(BS 2023): Ph.D, IUPUI

Gary Mann (BS 2022): MU D.O.

Lauren Patterson (BS 2022): Corteva Agriscience

Jonathan Durham (BS 2023)

Bright Gyasi (AS 2023)

High-School Research Students Advised

Katie O’Malley (HS, Su 2014)

Charles Thorton (HS, Su 2012, and 2013)

Ian Carroll (HS, Su 2010)                  

James Claybourne (HS, Su 2009)      

Alex Nunley (HS, Su 2005 and 2006)

Sarine McKenzie (HS, Su 2015-2016)

Jeremiah Jones (HS, 2015-2016)

Feven Welde (HS, Su 2018-2019)

Hermone Welde (HS, Su 2020)

Aissatou Mbengue (HS, Su 2020)

Seyi Ketiku (HS, Su 2022-2023)

Diana Hnin (HS, Su 2022-2023)

Mia Sosa (HS, Sp 2023)