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Current Group Members

Rahul

Rahul Shahni
Graduate Student (joined the group as a Ph.D. student in Aug. 2015)

M.S. Org. Chem., 2013, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, New Delhi, India
B.Sc. Chem., 2009, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India

 

E-mail: rahul.shahni@und.edu

Houssein

Houssein Amjaour
Graduate Student (joined the group as a Ph.D. student in Jan. 2017)

M.S. Chem., 2006, Al al-Bayt University, Mafraq, Jordan
B.Sc. Chem., 1994, University of Sabah, Sabah, Libya

 

E-mail: houssein.amjaour@und.edu

Dominic

Dominic Nkafu Nkemngong
Graduate Student (joined the group as a Ph.D. student in Aug. 2017)

M.Sc. Molecular Diagnostic Science, 2015, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon
B.Sc. Biochemistry, 2012, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon


E-mail: dominic.nkemngong@und.edu

Joseph

Joseph Robertson
Graduate Student (joined the group as a Ph.D. student in Nov. 2018)

B.Sc. Chem., 2017, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

 

E-mail: joseph.robertson@und.edu

Brent

Brent Kastern
Graduate Student (Aug. 2014 - May 2015, Current Position: US Navy, Scheduled Back to the Group in Fall 2019)

M.S. Org. Chem., 2014, University of Minnesota at Duluth, Duluth, MN
B.Sc. Chem. Eng., 2006, University of Minnesota at Duluth, Duluth, MN

 

E-mail: brent.kastern@und.edu

Micah

Micah Mabin
Undergraduate Researcher (joined the group in Apr. 2016)

B.Sc. Major: Chemistry

 

Email: micah.mabin@und.edu

Alex

Alexandra Rios Diaz
Undergraduate Researcher (joined the group in Dec. 2017)

B.A. Major: Spanish and Minor P&R: Phil.

 

Email: alexandra.riosdiaz@und.edu

Sully

Sullivan Busch
Undergraduate Researcher (joined the group in Jan. 2018)

B.Sc. Major: Pre-Med/ Medical Laboratory Science and Minor: Chemistry

 

Email: sullivan.busch@und.edu

Richard

Richard Sather III
Undergraduate Researcher (joined the group in Aug. 2018)

B.Sc. Major: Bio./Pre-Med
B.A. Major: Music – Cello Studies


Email: richard.sather@und.edu

Briana

Briana Krupinsky
Undergraduate Researcher (joined the group in Jan. 2019)

B.Sc. Major: Chemistry (ACS-certified) and Minor: Mathematics


Email: briana.krupinsky@und.edu

 

 
Former Group Members
Zhihan

Zhihan Wang, Ph.D.
Ph.D. Student (Jun. 2012 - May 2017)
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Nov. 2017 - Aug. 2018)

M.S. Org. Chem., 2009, Jilin University, Changchun, P. R. China
B.Sc. Chem., 2007, Jilin University, Changchun, P. R. China

Current Position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM

E-mail: zhihan.wang@enmu.edu

Julius

Julius N. Ngwendson, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Jun. 2009 - Aug. 2010)

Ph.D. Org. Chem., 2008, U. of North Dakota, ND
M.S. Org. Chem., 1998, Buea, Cameroon
B.S. Chem., 1996, Buea, Cameroon

Current Position: Faculty, Department of Chemistry, Normandale Community College, Bloomington, MN

Email: ngundeju@hotmail.com

Xiaodong

Xiaodong Hou, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar (Oct. 2009 - Sept. 2014)

Ph.D. Polymer Chem.& Physics, 2009, Shanghai Jiao Tong U., China
M.S. Macromolecules, 2005, Shanxi, China
B.S. Chem., 2002, Shanxi, China

Current Position: Lab Director/Lecture, Enviromental Analytical Research Laboratory, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Email: houxd8097@yahoo.com.cn

Zijun

Zijun (Dave) Wang
M.S. Student (Aug. 2013 - Dec. 2016)

B.E. Chem. Eng., 2011, Harbin Univeristy of Sci. & Tech., Harbin, P. R. China

Current Position: Molecular Scientist at Capacitor Sciences, Inc., San Francisco Bay Area, CA

E-mail: zijun.wang@und.edu

Rajiv

Rajiv K. Singh
M.S. Student (Aug. 2009 - May 2012)

M.S. Organofluorine Chem., 2009, Southern Illinois U., Edwardsville, IL,
M.Sc. Chem., Magadh University, India

Current Position: Faculty, Department of Chemistry, Southeast Kentucky Community & Technical College, Cumberland, KS

Email: rajivsingh03@yahoo.com

Jhansi

Jhansi R. Kalluri
Graduate Student (Feb. 2010 - May 2011)

M.S. Chem., 2009, Jackson State University, MS
B.Pharm. 2006, From Andhra University, India

Email: jhansi.kalluri@gmail.com

Austin

Austin Rebel
Undergraduate Researcher (Jan. 2017 - May 2018)

B. Sc. Major: Chemistry/Pre-medicine, Minor: Biology, graduated in May 2018

Current Position: Student in Physician Assistant Program, UW-La Crosse

Email: austin.r.rebel@und.edu

Katie

Jenna Puttkammer
Undergraduate Researcher (Mar. 2016 - May 2018)

B.Sc. Major: IDS/Pre-Pharm. and Minor: Spanish & Chem., graduated in May 2018

Current Position: Medical School Student, University of Minnesota

Email: jenna.puttkammer@und.edu

Tiffany

Tiffany Shiu
Undergraduate Researcher (May 2016 - Dec 2017)

Pre-medicine
B.Acc. Accountancy, 2015, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND
B.A. Chinese Studies, 2015, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND

Current Position: Ruby Instructor, App Academy

Email: tiffany.shiu.2@und.edu

Mark

Mark Scheuring
Undergraduate Researcher (Jan. 2017 - Dec 2017)

B.S. Major: Chemistry, graduated in Dec. 2017

 

Email: mark.scheuring@und.edu

Ben

Benjamin Nelson
Undergraduate Researcher (Jan. 2017 - Dec. 2017)

B.S. Major: Biochemistry, graduated in May 2018

Current Position: USA Military

Email: benjamin.a.nelson@und.edu

Quintin

Quintin Elliott
Undergraduate Researcher (Jan. 2016 - Jul. 2017)

B.Sc. Major: Chem., graduated in May 2017

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemistry, Florida State University

Email: quintin.elliott@und.edu

Benjamin

Benjamin Miller
Undergraduate Researcher (Feb. 2015 - May 2017)

B.Sc. Major: Bio./Pre-Med., graduated in May 2017

 

Email: benjamin.t.miller@und.edu

Katie

Jonathan Butz
Undergraduate Researcher (May 2015 - Jan. 2017)

B.Sc. Major: Chem., graduate in Dec. 2016

Current Position: Researcher, Cargill Inc., Minneapolis, MN

Email: jonathan.butz@und.edu

Katie

Katelyn Randazzo
Undergraduate Researcher (Feb. 2014 - Aug. 2016)

B.E. Major: Chem. Eng. and Minor: Chem., graduated in May 2016

Current Position: PhD Student, Chemical & Biological Engineering Department, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Email: katelyn.randazzo@und.edu

Joe

Joseph Lee
Undergraduate Researcher (May 2012 - Dec. 2015)

B.Sc. Major: Bio., graduated in May 2016

 

Email: j.lee@my.und.edu

David

David Seals
Undergraduate Researcher (Sept. 2014 - May 2015)

B.Sc. Major: Chemistry, graduated in Dec. 2015

 

Email: david.seals@my.und.edu

Eric

Erin Wysocki
Undergraduate Researcher (May 2013 - Aug. 2014)

B.Sc. Major: Community Nutrition, expected to graduate in May 2016

 

Email: erin.b.wysock@my.und.edu

Jennifer

Jennifer Schlak
Undergraduate Researcher (Jan 2013 - Dec. 2013)

B.Sc. Major: B.S. - Psychology, graduated in Dec. 2013

Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Clinical Psychology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale

Email: jennifer.schlak@my.und.edu

Casey

Casey Oian
Undergraduate Researcher (Mar 2012 - Aug. 2013)

B.Sc. Major: Chem., graduated in Aug. 2013.

Current Position: PhD Student, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Email: casey.oian@my.und.edu

Nicole

Nicole Larson
Undergraduate Researcher (Aug. 2012 - Dec. 2012)

B.Sc. Major: Chem., expected to graduate in May 2014.

 

Email: nicole.larson.3@my.und.edu

Matt

Matthew Schober
Undergraduate Reseracher (Feb. 2010 - Aug. 2012)

B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering UM in May 2014.
Graduate from Red River High School in Grand Forks in 2009

Email: matthew.schober.2@und.edu

Monty

Monty S. Bulzomi
Undergraduate Researcher (Sept. 2009 - May 2010)

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 2010, U. of North Dakota, ND

Current Position: Student, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN

Email: monty.bulzomi@und.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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