Matzger Research Group
 
Announcements

October, 2022: Welcome to the lab news roundup! We would like to congratulate Cassidy Carey, Faridat Agboola, and Hochul Woo for joining the lab. We also are happy to welcome Nick Tomalia and Sudipta Mondal who are rotating with us this semester. Additionally, we are proud to announce the successful defenses of Dr. Michael Bellas and Dr. Taylor Bramlett!

September, 2021: A belated huzzah to Shelby Nicolau and Andrew Bennett for joining the Matzger lab! We are also happy to welcome Hochul Woo to the Matzger lab! Additionally, we are happy to welcome Xuhong Chen for a rotation in the lab. We hope you enjoy it!

Members - August 2021

Principal Investigator

Adam Matzger:

Professor of Chemistry and Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Ph.D. University of California-Berkeley
Organic; Polymers/Organic Materials

matzger@umich.edu

Research Scientist Collaborators

Antek Wong-Foy:

Associate Research Scientist
B.S. University of Rochester
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology

atkwong@umich.edu

Leila Foroughi:

Research Associate
B.A. Bryn Mawr
Ph.D. Univesity of Michigan

foroug@umich.edu

Post-Doctoral Fellows and Visiting Scholars

Karabi Nath:

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Research: MOFs

Karabi received her B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Kolkata and did her M.S. and Ph.D. in structural Chemsitry at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

karabin@umich.edu

Graduate Students

Derek Du Bois:

Materials Chemistry

5th Year

Research: MOFs

Derek earned his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine.

duboisd@umich.edu

Kristen Kelsall:

Macromolecular Science and Engineering

4th Year

Research: polymers

Kristen earned her B.S.C. in Chemistry from Lebanon Valley College.

kkelsall@umich.edu

John Robinson:

Materials Chemistry

4th Year

Research: kidney stones

John earned his B.Sc. in chemistry from Harvey Mudd College and his M.Sc. in atmospheric sciences from the University of Washington.

johnwr@umich.edu

Shelby Nicolau:

Materials Chemistry

3rd Year

Research: energetic materials

Shelby earned her B.S. in chemistry from Gettysburg College .

snicolau@umich.edu

Andrew Bennett:

Materials Chemistry

3rd Year

Research: energetic materials

Andrew earned his B.S. in chemistry from Lewis and Clark College. Before coming to the University of Michigan, he worked in Research and Development at Fujimi Corporation.

andrewbt@umich.edu

Hochul Woo:

Macromolecular Science and Engineering

2nd Year

Research: MOFs

Hochul earned his M.S. and B.S. in chemistry from the Kyungpook National University in South Korea.

hcwoo@umich.edu

Cassidy Carey:

Macromolecular Science and Engineering

3rd Year

Research: polymers

Cassidy earned her B.S. in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati

careycy@umich.edu

Faridat Agboola:

Inorganic Chemistry

1st Year

Research: MOFs

Faridat earned her B.S. in chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin.

agboolaf@umich.edu

Nicholas Tomalia:

Materials Chemistry

1st Year

Research: energetic materials

Nick earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Saginaw Valley State University.

natomali@umich.edu

Sudipta Mondal:

Materials Chemistry

1st Year

Research: MOFs

Sudipta earned both a B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Sciences from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata.

sudiptam@umich.edu

Undergraduate Students

Nicholas Wiesner:

Chemistry

Senior

Nick is pursuing a degree in chemistry from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

wiesnern@umich.edu

Ryan Schubiner:

Chemistry

Junior

Ryan is pursuing a B.S.Chem. degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

rschooby@umich.edu

Roland Ullrich:

Chemistry

Junior

Roland is pursuing a degree in chemistry from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

rolandu@umich.edu

Laine Brotherton:

Chemistry

Junior

Laine is pursuing a degree in chemistry from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

laineb@umich.edu

Matthew Pocalyko:

Chemistry

Senior

Matthew is pursuing a degree in chemistry from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

pocalyko@umich.edu

Alumni

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