Former Group Members

Former Sabbatical Visitors


Anders Hellman

Associate Professor, Chemical and Applied Physics, Centre for Catalysis
Chalmers University of Technology
Gothenburg, Sweden
Email: anders.hellman (at) chalmers.se


Alfredo Juan (Fulbright Visitor)

Professor, Department of Theoretical Physics
Universidad Nacional del Sur
Bahia Blanca, Argentina
Email: cajuan (at) uns.edu.ar


Enrico Smargiassi

Professor, Department of Theoretical Physics
University of Trieste
Trieste, Italy
Email: smargiassi (at) ts.infn.it


Alessandro Fortunelli (S01)

Institute for Chemical-Physical Processes, CNR
Pisa, Italy
Email: alessandro.fortunelli (at) cnr.it


G. Barney Ellison

Professor of Chemistry
University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, CO
Email: barney (at) jila.colorado.edu


Christopher R. Anderson

Professor of Mathematics
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Email: Anderson (at) math.ucla.edu


Hsiu-Yao Cheng (S95)

Professor of Chemistry
Tunghai University
Taichung, Taiwan

Former Postdoctoral Fellows


Mohan Chen (P12)

Postdoctoral Fellow
Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Email: mohan.chen.chen.mohan (at) gmail.com


Christoph Riplinger (P13)

Postdoctoral Fellow
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion
Muelheim, Germany
Email: cr16 (at) princeton.edu


Youqi Ke (P10)

Assistant Professor, School of Physical Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University
Shanghai, China
Email: keyq (at) shanghaitech.edu.cn


Johannes M. Dieterich (P12)

Carter Research Group Manager
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Email: jmd2 (at) princeton.edu


Gbenga Oyedepo (P12)

Email: gbengao (at) gmail.com


Dalal Kanan (Ph.D. ’13, P13)

Visiting Assistant Professor
Fordham College at Lincoln Center
New York, NY
Email: dkkanan (at) gmail.com


John A. Keith (P10)

R.K. Mellon Faculty Fellow in Energy
Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Email: jakeith (at) pitt.edu


Florian Libisch (P11)

University Assistant, Institute for Theoretical Physics
Vienna University of Technology
Vienna, Austria
Email: florian.libisch (at) tuwien.ac.at


Maytal Caspary Toroker (P09)

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, Israel
Email: maytalc (at) tx.technion.ac.il


Ana Belen Muñoz-García (P11)

Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemical Sciences
University of Naples “Federico II”
Naples, Italy
Email: anabelen.munozgarcia (at) unina.it


Michele Pavone (VG04, P10)

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemical Sciences
University of Naples “Federico II”
Naples, Italy
Email: mipavone (at) unina.it


Doron Naveh (P08)

Senior Lecturer
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat-Gan, Israel
Email: doron.naveh (at) biu.ac.il


Ashwin Ramasubramaniam (P06)

Associate Professor in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Adjunct Faculty in Chemical Engineering
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Amherst, MA
Email: ashwin.ramasubramaniam (at) gmail.com


Ivan Milas (P06)

Research Investigator
Dupont
Wilmington, DE
Email: ivanmilas (at) usa.dupont.com


Nicholas Mosey (P06)

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator, Department of Chemistry
Queens University
Ontario, Canada
Email: nicholas.mosey (at) chem.queensu.ca


Patrick Huang (P03)

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
California State University, East Bay
Hayward, CA
Email: patrick.huang (at) csueastbay.edu


Berit Hinnemann (P05)

Business Development Manager
Haldor Topsoe A/S
Lyngby, Denmark
Email: berit (at) berithinnemann.com


Karin Carling (P03)

Physicist
Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant
Email: karin.carling (at) gmail.com


Kyle Caspersen (P02)

Limited Term Staff Member
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA
Email: caspersen3 (at) llnl.gov


Arun Venkathanathan (P01)

Associate Professor, Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
Pashan Pune, India
Email: arun (at) iiserpune.ac.in


Ashok Arya (P00)

Scientific Officer ‘H’
Professor, Chemical Sciences
Homi Bhabha National Institute
Mumbai, India
Email: aarya (at) barc.gov.in


Yan Alexander Wang (P97)

Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
Email: yawang (at) chem.ubc.ca


Frank Starrost (P99)

Project Manager, PMP
T-Systems GEI GmbH
Hamburg, Germany
Email: frank.starrost (at) t-systems.com


Thorsten Klüner (P00)

Professor of Theoretical Chemistry
Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
Germany
Email: Thorsten.kluener (at) uni-oldenburg.de


Niranjan Govind (P96)

Senior Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, WA
Email: niri.govind (at) pnl.gov


Stuart C. Watson (P96)

Email: scw (at) chem.ucla.edu


Asbjorn Christensen (P96)

Senior Scientist,
Technical University of Denmark
Charlottenlund, Denmark
Email: asc (at) aqua.dtu.dk


Eyal Fattal (P96)

Senior Scientist
Israel Institute for Biological Research
Ness-Ziona, Israel
Email: eyalf (at) iibr.gov.il


Antonio J. R. da Silva (P95)

Professor of Physics, Departamento de Materais e Mecanica
Instituto de Fisica – Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Email: ajrsilva (at) macbeth.if.usp.br


Irina V. Ionova (P91)

Senior Programmer
Countrywide Home Loans
Westlake Village, CA


Zhihua Liu (P93)

San Diego, CA


Tsun-Mei Chang (P92)

Associate Professor of Chemistry
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Kenosha, WI
Email: tsun-mei.chang (at) uwp.edu


Bernd Hartke (P90)

Professor of Theoretical Chemistry
Institute for Physical Chemistry, University of Kiel
Kiel, Germany
Email: hartke (at) phc.uni-kiel.de


Barry C. Bolding (P89)

Vice President
Scalable Systems, Cray Inc.
Seattle, WA
Email: bbolding (at) cray.com


Former Graduate Students


Jin Cheng (Ph.D. ’16)

Email: chengjin1988 (at) gmail.com


Andrew Ritzmann (Ph.D. ’16)

Science Teacher – Physics
The Pennington School
Pennington, NJ
Email: andrew.ritzmann (at) outlook.com


Victor Oyeyemi (Ph.D. ’16)

Data Scientist
Bloomberg, L.P.
New York, NY
Email: victor.oyeyemi (at) gmail.com


Ting Tan (Ph.D. ’15)

Email: tting1986 (at) gmail.com


Nima Alidoust (Ph.D. ’15)

Associate
McKinsey & Company
Stamford, CT
Email: nalidoust (at) gmail.com


Junchao (Steven) Xia (Ph.D. ’15)

Quantitative Researcher
Citadel, LLC
Chicago, IL
Email: stevenxiajunchao (at) gmail.com


David B. Krisiloff (Ph.D. ’15)

Associate Principal Data Scientist
Sotera Defense Solutions
Herndon, Virginia
Email: davidkrisiloff (at) gmail.com


Ilgyou (Isaac) Shin (Ph.D. ’13)

Senior Research Engineer
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Email: ilgyou81 (at) gmail.com


Leah Isseroff Bendavid (Ph.D. ’13)

Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
Email: dkkanan (at) gmail.com


Dalal Kanan (Ph.D. ’13)

Visiting Assistant Professor
Fordam College at Lincoln Center
New York, NY
Email: leah.issseroff (at) gmail.com


Peilin Liao (Ph.D. ’12)

Postdoctoral Fellow
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Email: peilin.lpl (at) gmail.com


Chen Huang (Ph.D. ’11)

Assistant Professor
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
Email: chuang3 (at) fsu.edu


Linda Hung (Ph.D. ’11)

Postdoctoral Fellow
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Gaithersburg, MD
Email: linda.hung (at) nist.gov


Tsz S. Chwee (Ph.D. ’10)

Scientist,
Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR
Singapore
Email: chweetsj (at) ihpc.a-star.edu.sg


Kristen Marino (Ph.D. ’09)

Postdoctoral Researcher
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
Email: kristen.a.marino (at) gmail.com


Donald Johnson (Ph.D. ’09)

Army Research Laboratory
Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD
Email: donald.f.johnson (at) gmail.com


Sahar Sharifzadeh (Ph.D. ’09)

Assistant Professor
Boston University
Boston, MA
Email: ssharifz (at) bu.edu


Vincent Ligneres (Ph.D. ’08)

Email: vligneres (at) gmail.com


Greg Ho (Ph.D. ’08)

Senior Computer Vision Scientist
SRI International-Sarnoff
Princeton, NJ
Email: gregho (at) cal.berkeley.edu


Andrew Szilva (Ph.D. ’06)

Senior Consultant
Princeton Consultants, Inc.
Princeton, NJ
Email: aszilva (at) princeton.com


Keith Niedfeldt (Ph.D. ’06)

Quant Researcher
Tudor Investment Corporation
Greenwich, CT
Email: keith.niedfeldt (at) tudor.com


De-en Jiang (Ph.D. ’05)

Assistant Professor
University of California Riverside
Riverside, CA
Email: de-en.jiang (at) ucr.edu


Baojing Zhou (Ph.D. ’04)

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Nanjing, China
Email: bzhouster (at) gmail.com


Robin L. Hayes (Ph.D. ’04)

Interdisciplinary Physical Scientist/Chemist
U.S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences
Washington, DC
Email: robin.hayes (at) science.doe.gov


Vincent Cocula (Ph.D. ’04)

BlackRock
Email: vcocula (at) gmail.com


Amity Andersen (Ph.D. ’04)

Research Scientist, Molecular Science Computing
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, WA
Email: amity.andersen (at) pnl.gov


Derek Walter (Ph.D. ’03)

Litigation Associate
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Redwood Shores, CA
Email: derek.walter (at) weil.com


Emily Asche Jarvis (Ph.D. ’02)

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
Email: emily.jarvis (at) lmu.edu


Claudine C. Tazartes (Ph.D. ’97)

Research Scientist
Raytheon
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA


Gregg Reynolds (Ph.D. ’97)

Director of Software Development
4MyCommunity
Bellevue, WA
Email: greggr (at) hotmail.com


Doug A. DeMoss (Gibson) (Ph.D. ’96)

Systems Administrator
Neil Relocation, Inc.
Tustin, CA
Email: demoss (at) stanfordalumni.org


Michelle R. Radeke (Ph.D. ’96)

Associate Application Scientist
Wyatt Technology
Goleta, CA
Email: michelle (at) flexbiz.com


Larry E. Carter (Ph.D. ’95)

Associate
Shook, Hardy & Bacon
Ocean City, CA
Email: lecarter (at) shb.com


Todd J. Martinez (Ph.D. ’94)

Ehrsam and Franklin Professor of Chemistry
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Professor of Photon Sciences,
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Stanford, CA
Email: todd.martinez (at) stanford.edu


Christine J. Wu (Ph.D. ’93)

Career Physicist
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA
Email: wu5 (at) llnl.gov


Paul C. Weakliem (Ph.D. ’92)

Information Technology Director
California NanoSystems Institute, UCSB
Santa Barbara, CA
Email: weakliem (at) cnsi.ucsb.edu


Hua Wang (MS ’91)

Chemist
Novartis


Harold (Tracy) Wadleigh

PhD Student, Department of Mathematics
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Email: wadleigh (at) chem.ucla.edu


Anne Yu (MS99)

General Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
Email: Anne.Yu (at) pomona.edu


Wun Chiou (G99; MS03)

Teacher
HighTech LA Charter High School
Los Angeles, CA
Email: wun (at) wunchiou.com


Yi Qin (G89; MS91)

Professor of Chemistry
Phoenix College, Chemistry Department
Phoenix, AZ
Email: qin (at) pc.maricopa.edu


Todd M. Tamura (G88; MS90)

QEP
Tamura Environmental, Inc.
Petaluma, CA
Email: todd (at) tamuraenv.com


Former Visiting Graduate Students


Beatriz Gonzalez del Rio (VG ’13, ’14, ’15)

Universidad de Valladolid
Valladolid, Spain


Rathin Choudhury (VG ’02)

Developer, ION Trading
London, UK


David Garcia-Aldea (VG ’01)

Departmentode Fisica Fundamental
UNED
Madrid, Spain
Email: dgaldea (at) fisfun.uned.es


Jerome Dabin

Email: dabin.jerome (at) wanadoo.fr

Former Undergraduate Students


Joeseph Abbate

Email: jabbate (at) princeton.edu


Francis Ricci (U15)

Software Engineer
Facebook, Inc.
Menlo Park, CA
Email: fjricci15 (at) gmail.com


Rajiv Uttamchandani (U07)

General Education instructor (teaching physics, mathematics, and astronomy)
New York Film Academy
Northridge, CA
Actor, Affinity Artists Agency
Email: rawisraj316 (at) hotmail.com


Jason Kawasaki (U05, B.S.E.09)

Assistant Professor
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, WI
Email: jkawasaki (at) wisc.edu


Mitchell Ong (B.S. ’03)

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA
Email: ong7 (at) llnl.gov


Marat Nepomnyashy (U98)

Senior Developer
System Administrator (C++/Java/SQL)
Email: marat07 (at) hotmail.com


Kathy L. Sorge (B.S. ’95)

Ph.D.
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA


Shervin Khodabandeh (B.S. ’93; Ph.D. Caltech)

Executive Director
Opera Solutions
Pasadena, CA


Benjamin C. Hitz (U91; BS92)

Researcher, Department of Genetics
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Email: hitz (at) genome.stanford.edu


David A. Blank (B.S. ’92; Ph.D. UCB)

Professor of Chemistry
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Email: blank (at) umn.edu

Aseem Mehta (B.S. ’91; Ph.D. Caltech)

Former High School Students


Joanna Gubman (HS 00)

Los Angeles, CA


Arel Lidow (HS 99)

David Dickinson (HS 95)

Culver City, CA