Members

The Group, Spring 2017:

(Back row): Doran Pennington, Patrick Shupp, James Smith, Joey Gurrentz, Junhyeok Seo

(Middle Row): Ben Simon, Dylan Boucher, Amber Rose, Ryan Pekarek, James Lo, Liam Taylor, Taylor Manes, Brenna Cashman

(Front row): Mike Rose (PI), Eileen Sullivan, Ahn Ly, Sofia Shubert, Yae In Cho, Sam Xie

Not Pictured: Spencer Kerns, Chris Joseph, Felicia Konopka, Isha Deshpande, Clarisse Magtaan, Lena Liu, Nic Cool, Dan Ceglio

GRADUATE STUDENTS

yaein_new2014_public_pic (533x800)Yae In Cho (G1)
BS Chemistry ’12
Pusan National University
Busan, South Korea

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ryan_websiteRyan Pekarek (G2)
BS Chemistry + Music ’13
University of Miami
Solon, OH

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taylor Manes newTaylor Manes (G2)
BS Chemistry ’13
Arkansas Tech
Centerton, AR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

img_2798Samuel Xie (G2)
BS ’12 Chemistry
University of Jinan, China
Ganzhou, Jiangxi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liam_Public_Pic - Crop Liam Taylor (G2)
BS Chemistry ’13
University of Notre Dame
Houston, TX

 

 

 

 

 

chrisjo_public_pic (533x800)Chris Joseph (G3)
BA ’14
Austin College
Mesquite, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

spencer_public_pic (533x800)Spencer Kerns (G3)
BS Chemistry ’14
Auburn University
Mobile, AL

 

 

 

 

 

 

patrick_public_pic (533x800)Patrick Shupp (G3)
BS Chemistry ’13
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

felicia_public_pic2Felicia Konopka (G3)
MS Chemistry
Indiana University ’13
BS Biochemistry
Barnard College ’08
New York, NY

 

 

 

 

dylan_public_pic (533x800)Dylan Boucher (G4)
BS Chemistry ’15
Allegheny College
Pittsburgh, PA

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_1719Joey Gurrentz (G4)
BS Chemistry ’15
University of Michigan
Denver, CO

 

 

 

 

 

 

img_2800Brenna Cashman (G5)
BS Chemistry ’16
University of Notre Dame
Montpelier, VT

 

 

 

 

 

 

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Jun_website_cropJunhyeok Seo (PD1)
PhD, Brown University (2013)
Prof Eunsuk Kim, Advisor
MS Seoul National University (2006)
BS Yonsei University (2004)
Masan, South Korea

 

 

 

 

UNDERGRADUATES

DoranDoran Pennington (U3)
Chemistry ’17
Houston, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_2495Dan Ceglio (U5)
Chemistry ’17
El Paso, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_2503Ben Simon (U5)
Chemical Engineering ’19
San Antonio, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_2506Clarisse Magtaan (U5)
Biochemistry ’18
Beaumont, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_2510James Lo (U5)
Biochemistry ’18
Sugar Land, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_2499Isha Deshpande (U5)
Chemistry ’18
Round Rock, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

img_2790Lena Liu (U5)
Biochemistry ’18
Plano, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Speller (U6)
Chemistry ’18
Calgary, Alberta, CA

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sofia Shubert (U6)
Chemistry ’19
Argyle, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anh Ly (U6)
Chemistry ’19
Calgary, Alberta, CA

 

 

 

 

 

 

ADVISOR for SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE, FORCE RESTORATION and CRYSTALLIZATION ENHANCEMENT

Yoda-LecturingYoda
Jedi Master
Dagobah Institute of Technology
ca. 875 BBY

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OLD GROUP PHOTOS

The Group, Fall 2016:

fall-2016

(Back row): Amber Rose, Simone Lumdsen, Felicia Konopka, Isha Deshpande, Clarisse Magtaan, Eileen Sullivan, Lena Liu, Yae In Cho, Stephanea Sotcheff, Ben Simon, Brenna Cashman, Samuel Xie, Ulysses Soto, Justin Chi

(Front row): Dylan Boucher, Spencer Kerns, Ryan Pekarek, Joey Gurrentz, Nic Cool, Nar Murali, James Lo, Junhyeok Seo, Chris Jospeh, Patrick Shupp, Dan Ceglio, Mike Rose (PI)

Not Pictured: Taylor Manes, Doran Pennington, Liam Taylor

The Group, Summer 2016:

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(Back row): Ryan Pekarek, Chris Joseph, Patrick Shupp, Dylan Boucher, Nar Murali, Stephanea Sotcheff, Jess Norris, Taylor Manes, Junhyeok Seo, Dan Ceglio

(Front row): Amber Rose, Eileen Sullivan, David Colmenar, James Lo, Yae In Cho, Ben Simon, Clarisse Magtaan, Isha Deshpande, Justin Shi, Liam Taylor, Mike Rose (PI)

Not Pictured: Felicia Konopka, Joey Gurrentz, Doran Pennington, Ulysses Soto, Spencer Kerns

The Group, Spring 2016:

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(Top row): Owen Williams, Junhyeok Seo, Doran Pennington, Beth Hoyer, Ryan Pekarek, Dylan Boucher, Amber Rose, Chris Joseph, Patrick Shupp, Nar Murali

(Front row): Mike Rose (PI), Eileen Sullivan, Yae In Cho, Cristina Pascua, Felicia Konopka, David Colmenar, Meredith Ward, Samuel Xie, Justin Chi, Liam Taylor, Ulysses Soto, Taylor Manes

Not Pictured: Stephanea Sotcheff, Spencer Kerns

The Group, Fall 2015:

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(Top row): Owen Williams, Joey Gurrentz, Chris Joseph, Patrick Shupp, Taylor Manes, Doran Pennington, Dylan Boucher, Junhyeok Seo,

(Middle row): Justin Chi, Eileen Sullivan, Samuel Xie, Beth Hoyer, Liam Taylor, Spencer Kerns, Ulysses Soto, Ryan Pekarek, Mike Rose (PI)

(Front row): Stephanea Sotcheff, David Colmenar, Felicia Konopka, Cristina Pascua, Meredith Ward, Pisey Vong, Yae In Cho

The Group, Summer 2015:

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(Top row): Junhyeok Seo, Patrick Shupp, Chase Pectol, Spencer Kerns, David Colmenar, Subramaniam Kuppuswamy, Mike Rose (PI), Doran Pennington, Taylor Manes, Chris Joseph, Owen Williams

(Front row): Jared Schlabra, Stephanea Sotcheff, Felicia Konopka, Hark Jin Kim, Ulysses Soto, Yae In Cho, Eileen Sullivan, Meredith Ward, Beth Hoyer, Ryan Pekarek, Pisey Vong, Dylan Boucher, Samuel Xie

(Not pictured): Liam Taylor

The Group, Spring 2015:

Spring 2015

(Top row): Hark Jin Kim, Subramaniam Kuppuswamy, Doran Pennington, Chris Joseph, Taylor Manes, Junhyeok Seo, Kenny Bolster
Chase Pectol, Patrick Schupp, Ryan Pekarek, Feng Li, Owen Williams
Spencer Kerns, Tori Basile, Luc Le, Samuel Xie, Azim Ali
(Front row): Mike Rose (PI), Felicia Konopka, Yae In Cho, Truc Phung, Beth Hoyer, David Colmenar, Liam Taylor

(Not pictured): Meredith Ward

The Group, Fall 2014:

group pic fall 2014

(Top row): Hark Jin Kim, Junhyeok Seo, Chris Joseph, Kenny Bolster
Aaron Baker, Patrick Schupp, Taylor Manes, Feng Li, Subramaniam Kuppuswamy
Owen Williams, Ryan Pekarek, Spencer Kerns, Gummadi Durgaprasad, Chase Pectol
Samuel Xie, Liam Taylor, Luc Le, Azim Ali
(Front row): Mike Rose (PI), David Colmenar, Felicia Konopka, Tori Basile, Meredith Ward, Yae In Cho, Truc Phung

(Not pictured): Beth Hoyer

The Group, Summer 2014:

group pic summer 2014 final

(Top row): Junhyeok Seo, Hark Jin Kim, Kuppu S, Feng Li
Taylor Manes, Chris Joseph, Patrick Schupp, Chase Pectol
Owen Williams, Ryan Pekarek, Spencer Kerns, Dylan Boucher, Gummadi Durgaprasad
Samuel Xie, Luc Le, Liam Taylor, Kara Kearney, Azim Ali
(Front row): Mike Rose (PI), Yae In Cho, Truc Phung, Meredith Ward, Tori Basile

(Not pictured): Kenny Bolster, Keren Thomas

The Group, Spring 2014:

Fall_2014

(Top Row) Subraminum Kuppuswami, Hark Jin Kim, Taylor Manes, Junhyeok Seo, Kenny Bolster
Feng Li, Tim Sotman, David Joseph, Chase Pectol
Sohini Bose, Samuel Xie, Gummadi Durgaprasad, Owen Williams
Kara Kearney, Ryan Pekarek, Azim Ali
(Front Row) Mike Rose (PI), Tori Basile, Keren Thomas, Truc Phong, Yae In Cho, Luc Le

The Group, Fall 2013:

2013-Fall_Rose-Group

 (Top, from left): Kenny Bolster, Ryan Pekarek
David Joseph, Taylor Manes, Sohini Bose, Junhyeok Seo
Simone Lumsden, Tim Sotman, Liam Taylor, Owen Williams, Feng Li
(Front row): Mike Rose (PI), Keren Thomas, Kara Kearney, Tori Basile, Yae In Cho, GDP

The Group, Summer 2013:

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(Top, from left): Bryan Ellis, Nar, Chris Joseph, Kenny Bolster
Taylor Manes, Christian Bunte, David Joseph
Mike Rose, Ryan Pekarek, Tim Sotman, Kara Kearney, Owen Williams, Feng Li
(Front row): Yae In Cho, Tori Basile, Keren Thomas, Simone Lumsden, G Durgaprasad

The Group, Spring 2013:

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Top: Durgaprasad, Gummadi (PD), Bryan Ellis (U1), Christian Bunte (U1), David Joseph (U1), Owen Williams (G0)
Bottom: Mike Rose (PI), Yae In Cho (G1), Keren Thomas (G1), Simone Lumsden (U1)
Not Pictured: Kara Kearney (U1)

The Group, Fall 2012:


Top: Mike Rose (PI), Christian Bunte (U1), Bryan Ellis (U1)
Bottom: Yae In Cho (G1), Keren Thomas (G1), Simone Lumsden (U1)

 

Postdoc Alumni

GDP_websiteGummadi Durgaprasad (PD1)
Postdoc with Prof Scott Daly, Iowa University
PhD University of Hyderabad (India), 2012
Prof Samar K Das, Advisor
MS Chemistry Andhra University, 2003
BS Andhra University, 2001

 

 

 

Feng_website-2
Feng Li
(PD1)
BD Biosciences, New Jersey
PhD, Kansas State University (2013)
Prof Takahashi Ito, Advisor
MS China Agriculture University
BS Nankia University
Beijing, China

 

 

 

 

HJ Kim public pic updated2ndHark Jin Kim (PD2)
Scientist at LG, South Korea
PhD, Inha University (2013)
Prof Wan In Lee, Advisor
MS, Inha University (2009)
BS, Inha University (2007)
Incheon, South Korea

 

 

 

 

KuppuSubramaniam Kuppuswamy (PD2)
Scientist at Exxon-Mobil, Houston, TX
Postdoc, Prof Christine Thomas, Brandeis
PhD, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (2008)
Prof. R. Murugavel, Advisor
MS, University of Madras (2002)
BS, University of Madras (2000)
Namakkal (Tamil Nadu), India.

 

 

 

 

Graduate Alumni

Keren Thomas (G1)
MS Chemistry, UT Austin ’14
BS Chemistry ’09
MS Chemistry ’11
Bharathidasan University
Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
Southeast India

 

 

 

 

 

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Owen Williams (G0)
joint student with Cowley Research Group
Consultant at Boston Consulting Group, Dallas, TX
PhD Chemistry, UT Austin ’16
BS Chemistry ’10 Tulane University
Las Vegas, NV

 

 

 

 

Undergrad Alumni

img_2810Nic Cool (U5)
Chemistry ’17
Tyler, TX
Texas A&M University Chemistry Graduate School

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_1159Eileen Sullivan (U4)
Biochemistry ’17
Woodlands, TX
University of Texas Pharmacy Grad Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_1772Amber Rose (U4)
Chemistry ’17
Nederland, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_1165Ulysses Soto (U3)
Chemistry ’16
Houston, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_1724Justin Chi (U4)
Chemistry ’16
San Marcos, TX

 

 

 

 

 

 

david_public_picDavid Colmenar (U3)
Chemistry ’16
Oxnard, CA
University of Maine Dental School

 

 

 

 

 

 

meredith_new2014_public_pic (533x800)Meredith Ward (U2)
Chemistry ’16
Dallas, TX
U-Mass Boston Chemistry Grad School

 

 

 

 

 

 

bethhoyer_public_picBeth Hoyer (U3)
Chemistry ’16
Houston, TX
Research Assistant, Baylor Med School

 

 

 

 

 

IMG_1781Cristina Pascua (U4)
Chemistry ’16
Hondarribia, Spain

 

 

 

 

 

 

545779_3811043797344_434299082_nPisey Vong (U3)
Biochemistry ’16
Houston, TX

Clinical Pathology Lab (Austin, TX)

 

 

 

Chase_public_picChase Pectol (U2)
Chemistry ’15
State of Texas

Texas A&M University Chemistry Grad Program

 

 

 

 

 

Tori_cropTori Basile (U2)
Biochemistry ’15
Garland, TX

UCLA Chemistry Grad Program

 

 

 

 

Kenny_2014Kenny Bolster (U2)
Chemistry, Plan II Honors ’14
San Antonio, TX

Marine Biology Grad Program
University of Southern California

 

 

 

 

LucLuc Le (U2)
Chemistry/Chemical Engineering ’15
San Antonio, TX

Georgia Tech, Chem Eng Grad Program

 

 

 

 

 

Fun Pic 2Azim Ali (U2)
Chemistry ’15
Sugar Land, TX

University of Minnesota
Chemistry Grad Program

 

 

 

 

truc_public_picTruc Phung (U2)
Biochemistry ’15
Plano, TX

 

 

 

 

Simone Lumsden (U1)
UT Austin, B.S. Chemistry ’14
Houston, TX

Halliburton; Houston, TX

 

 

 

 

 

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David Joseph (U1)
UT Austin, B.S. Computer Science ’14
Plano, TX

UT Galveston Medical School

 

 

 

 

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Tim Sotman (U2)
UT Austin, B.S. Chemistry ’14
Fort Worth, TX

UT Southwestern Medical School

 

 

 

 

Kara_websiteKara Kearney (U1)
Chemistry + Chem Eng ’14
Dallas, TX

Univ Illinois Urbana-Champaign
MatSci Grad Program

 

 

 

ChristianChristian Bunte (U1)
UT Austin, B.S. Chemistry ’14
Georgetown, TX

Petroleum Industry
Houston, TX

 

 

 

 

BryanBryan Ellis (U1)
UT Austin, B.S. Chemistry ’14
Brownsville, OR

UC Irvine, Chem Grad School

 

 

 

 

Former Visiting Students

Chris Joseph
REU, Summer 2013
Austin College
Mesquite, TX
current group member (see above)

Dylan Boucher
REU, Summer 2014
Allegheny College
Pittsburgh, PA
current group member (see above)

IMG_2491Jessica Norris
REU, Summer 2016
East Carolina University ’19
Clayton, NC