James H. Rudy Professor Sara E. Skrabalak

  • Post-doctoral Research Associate: University of Washington – Seattle, Younan Xia (Chemistry) and Xingde Li (Bioengineering)
  • Ph.D. (Chemistry): University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, Kenneth S. Suslick
  • B.A. (Chemistry): Washington University in St. Louis, William E. Buhro
  • Skrabalak CV (PDF)

Hamed Ataee-Esfahani

  • Postdoctoral Scholar
  • Ph.D. (Nano-science and Nano-engineering): Waseda University, Japan
  • M.S. (Materials Science and Engineering): Sharif University of Technology, Iran
  • B.S. (Materials Science and Engineering): Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Connor Bunch

  • Undergraduate Researcher
  • Majors: Biochemistry & Neuroscience
  • Minor: Biology

Alex Chen

  • Graduate Student - Department of Chemistry
  • B.S. (Biological Chemistry): University of Chicago

Dennis Chen

  • Graduate Student - Department of Chemistry
  • M.S. (Envirionmental, Energy, Water, and Sustainability Engineering): Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology - 2012
  • Research Chemist: AquaNano Technologies - 2009-2010
  • B.S. (Molecular, Cell, & Developmental Biology): University of California, Los Angeles - 2008

Jie Fu

  • Graduate Student - Department of Chemistry
  • B.S. (Chemistry): Xiamen University, China

Michael Glennon

  • Undergraduate Researcher
  • Major: Chemistry

Ethan Harak

  • Graduate Student - Department of Chemistry
  • B.S. (Chemistry): Rockhurst University

Meredith (Hartley) Kunz

  • Graduate Student- Department of Chemistry
  • B.S. (Chemistry): North Park University, Chicago, IL

Samantha Harvey

  • Undergraduate Researcher
  • Major: Chemistry, Minor: Math

Kallum Koczkur

  • Post-Doctoral Research Associate
  • Ph.D. (Physical Chemistry) University of Guelph, Canada
  • MSc. (Electrochemistry) Lakehead University, Canada
  • HBSc. (Organic Chemistry) Lakehead University, Canada

Josie Legere

  • Graduate Student - Department of Chemistry
  • B.S Chemistry with a concentration in Nanotechnology
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Sophie McClain

  • Undergraduate Researcher
  • Major: Chemistry
  • Minor: Spanish

Evan Rugen

  • Graduate Student- Department of Chemistry
  • BS (Chemistry A.C.S.) - Hope College

Josh Santana

  • Graduate Student- Department of Chemistry
  • BA (Chemistry) - Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN

Alison Smith

  • Graduate Student - Department of Chemistry
  • Materials Chemist: Naval Surface Warefare Center, Crane Division
  • M.S. (Materials Engineering): University of Florida
  • B.S. (Chemistry and Mathematics): Southeastern Louisiana University

Chenyu (Walter) Wang

  • Postdoctoral Scholar - Department of Chemistry
  • Ph.D. (Chemistry): Binghamton University
  • B.S. (Polymer Materials and Engineering): Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

Rebecca Weiner

  • Graduate Student - Department of Chemistry
  • B.S. (Chemistry and Spanish): University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Seeking Graduate Students

The Skrabalak group is seeking highly motivated graduate students with an interest in materials chemistry. All applicants must apply directly to the program. LINK.

Undergraduate Research

Research opportunities available for undergraduates! Inquire via email. Include your resume, list of science courses completed, and gpa. Also, check out our Science Ambassadors' Program.

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