Current group members

Deyang Yu
yudeyang@vt.edu
1st year postdoc student

Shravan Uppala
Shrav93@vt.edu
Master’s degree, BITS, Pilani, India
6th year graduate student in Chemistry

Nick Pietra
npietra@vt.edu
4th year graduate student in Macromolecular Science and Engineering

Shivam Gandhi
sgandhi@vt.edu
2nd year graduate student in Chemistry

Alumni

Jianbo Hou (PhD in Chemistry 2012; postdoc at PNNL 2012-2013; currently Research Scientist at Dow Chemical in Midland, MI)
Kyle Wilmsmeyer (PhD in Chemistry 2012; currently Research Scientist at Grain Processing Corporation in Muscatine, IA)
Zhiyang Zhang (PhD in Chemistry 2013; currently statistics instructor at VT)
Kacey B. McCreary (MS in Chemistry 2012; currently Research Scientist at Flotek in Bedford, VA)
Xiaoling (Cocoa) Wang (PhD in Chemistry 2015; currently postdoc at the National High Magnetic Field Lab)
Ying Chen (PhD in Chemistry 2015; currently postdoc at Pacific Northwest National Lab)
Yongzheng Huang (MS in Chemistry 2015)
Bryce E. Kidd (PhD in Chemistry 2016; postdoc at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 2016-2018; currently Research Scientist at 3B Analytical in Portland, OR)
Ying Wang (PhD in Macromolecular Science and Engineering 2016; postdoc at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab 2016-2017; currently Data Scientist at Hughes Network Systems in Germantown, MD)
Lam M. Thieu (MS in Macromolecular Science and Engineering 2017, currently in Entrepreneurial degree program at Ryerson University, Canada)
Xiuli Li (PhD in Chemistry 2019; Research Scientist in Department of Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL)
Syeda Anam Bukhari (MS in Chemistry 2021)
Rui Zhang (PhD in Chemistry 2021; Research Scientist at PPG in Tianjin, China)
Deyang Yu (PhD in Macromolecular Science and Engineering 2021; Currently postdoc in Madsen/Lin groups)
Curt J. Zanelotti (PhD in Chemistry 2021; Currently Development/Support Scientist for Magritek Inc. in Malvern, PA)
Andrew G. Korovich (PhD in Chemistry, 2022; Currently NRC postdoc at NIST)
Jing Li (Postdoc June 2008 – Dec 2010; currently research scientist at IFF in Ocean City, NJ)
Mark D. Lingwood (Postdoc May 2011 – July 2012; currently Assoc. Prof. at St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA)
Mithun Goswami (Postdoc Nov 2013 – Jan 2014; currently research scientist at DSM Corp. in The Netherlands)
Evan Forman (Postdoc June 2020 – Jan 2022; currently Research Scientist at Intel in Portland OR)