Current Group Members

Amy Lai
Graduate Student
2nd Year
alai@chem.ucla.edu

Hometown: New York City, NY

Undergraduate: University of the Sciences, Philadelphia, PA

Undergrad Advisors: Nathan West, Vojislava Pophristic, Zhiwei Liu, Brunhilde Felding (SURF at Scripps)

Graduate co-advisor: Anastassia Alexandrova

Favorite Drink: Red wine

Favorite Hobby: cooking

Ruxi Dai
Graduate Student
2nd Year
purexi@chem.ucla.edu

Hometown: Dalian, China

Undergraduate: Peking University, Beijing, China

Undergraduate Advisor: Song Gao

Favorite Drink: Queshe Tea

Favorite Hobby: Dota2

Zach Hern
Graduate Student
1st Year
zachhern@chem.ucla.edu

Hometown: San Antonio, TX

Undergraduate: The University of Texas at San Antonio

Undergraduate Advisors: Ghezai Musie, Corinna Hess (REU at Technical University of Munich

Graduate co-advisor: Chong Liu

Favorite Drinks: IPA and coffee

Favorite Hobby: Traveling and eating

Breville
Lab Assistant
1st Year

Hometown: Melbourne, Australia

Undergraduate: University of Espresso

Favorite Drinks: Latte

Favorite Hobby: Brewing up some fun

Alexander Laughlin
Master Student
Senior

Yi Shen
Master Student
Senior

Tate Reuter
Master Student
Senior

Kevin Swartz
BS 2017
Post-bacc

Sooihk (James) Ro
BS 2017
Post-bacc

Madeline Riffel
Undergraduate
Senior

Joseph Nguyen
Undergraduate
Senior

Aaron Youn
Undergraduate
Senior

Shirley Chang
Undergraduate
Junior

Alumni: Graduate Students

Jonathan Brosmer (Ph.D. 2017)

Mark Abubekerov (Ph.D. 2017)

Stephanie Quan (Ph.D. 2017)

Current position: Engineer, Intel Corporation

Wenliang Huang (Ph.D. 2013)

Post-doc: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Buchwald Group)

Current position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Peking University

Selma Duhovic (Ph.D. 2012)

Post-doc: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Dinca Group)

Erin Broderick (Ph.D. 2011)

Post-doc: Argonne National Laboratory

Current position: Senior Research Scientist, UOP a Honeywell Company

Marisa Monreal (Ph.D 2011)

Post-doc: Los Alamos National Laboratory

Current position: Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Colin Carver (Ph.D. 2010)

Current Position: Engineer, Intel Corporation

William Lemke (M.Sc. 2014)

Current position: Research Associate, Cabot Microelectronics

Paul Abukhalil (M.Sc. 2014)

Current position: Adjunct Faculty, Pasadena City College

Bryan Williams (M.Sc. 2012)

Current position: Director of Analysis, HYFN

Alumni: Postdoctorate Scholars

Dr. Junnian Wei

Ph.D. Peking University (Zhenfeng Xi group)

Current position: Post-doc, UCSF School of Medicine

Dr. Xinke Wang

Post-doc, Max-Planck Institut fur Chemische Physik fester Stoff

Current position: Product Development Chemist, Henkel, Electrical Conductive Materials, Shanghai.

Dr. Suyun Jie

Ph.D. Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Zhejiang University, China

Alumni: Undergraduate Students

Miranda Lowe

BS 2017

Anh Ngoc Hong

Scott Shepard

BS 2016

Current: Graduate student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cummins Group)

Jun Gao

BS 2014

Brian Lydon

BS 2013

Graduate Student, University of California, Irvine (Yang Group)

Andrew Buechler

BS 2013

Jason Lee

BS 2012

Graduate Student, Materials Science and Engineering Department, University of Washington, Seattl (Luscombe Group)

Andrew Elliot

BS 2012

Graduate Student, University of California, Berkele (Williams Group)

David Gonzalez

BS 2012

Graduate Student, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department at University of California, Los Angeles

Allison Wong

BS 2011

MD/PhD student, University of California, San Francisco

Kevin Ogilby

BS 2011

Start-up company in Los Angeles

Peter Thuy-Boun

BS 2010

Graduate student, The Scripps Research Institute (Wolan Group)

Kathy On

BS 2009

Lab Technician, NanoImaging Services, Inc, La Jolla, CA

Nathan Gutzwiller

BS 2007

Nuclear Chemistry Technician, San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, San Clemente, CA i

Alumni: Visiting Scholars

Judith Riedhammer (2017)
Graduate, Friedrich-Alexander Universitat Erlangen-Nurnberg, Germany
Fawad Ahmad (2017)
Graduate, Quaid-e-Azam University, Pakistan
Jenny Deng (2017)
Undergraduate, Nankai University, China
Arnaud Savoy (2016)
System Engineer at ELSE SA, Switzerland
Arnaud Thevenon (2013)
Master, Imperial College London, UK
Berline Mougang (2012)
Graduate, University of Montreal, Canada


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