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Group Honors and Awards

Kirill Kovnir

Associate Professor

Iowa State University (2017-present) Ames Laboratory (2017-present)

Associate Professor
UC Davis (2017)
Assistant Professor
UC Davis (2011-2016)

PDF, Florida State University
(2008-2011)
PDF, Fritz-Haber Institute of MPS,
(2007-2008)
PDF, MPI for Chemical Physics of Solids (2005-2007)
Ph.D. Moscow State University (2004)
B.S./M.S. Moscow State University (2001)

Office: 3122 Hach Hall
Lab: 3252, 3272 Hach Hall
E-mail: kovnir@iastate.edu
Phone: (515) 294-3111

Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University
2415 Osborn Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011-1021

CV in pdf format

Google Scholar profile

Funding:

DOE BES

ACS PRF

NSF MRI

NSF REU

UC Davis

Iowa State University

Researchers & Graduates

Jian Wang
jianw@iastate.edu
Postdoctoral Researcher
Ph.D. Chemistry, Shandong University, China (2013)

Katherine Woo
kewoo@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
B.S. Chemistry and Biology, UC Irvine (2012)

Justin Mark
jmark@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
B.S. Chemistry and Mathematics, Suffolk University (2013)

Bryan Owens-Baird
bowens@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
B.S. Chemistry, University of Utah (2014)

Colin Harmer
cpharmer@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
B.S. Chemistry, Penn State (2015)

Shannon Lee
shelee@iastate.edu
Graduate Student
B.S. Chemistry, UC Santa Cruz (2015)

Undergraduate students

We welcome talented, motivated,
and hard-working undergraduates
for exciting research in
materials for energy.

Group Alumni

Dr. Kathy Lee
Ph.D. 2016.
1st Ph.D from the Kovnir Group! Element - Hydrogen.
Currently: Postdoc at NASA JPL.

Juli-Anna Dolyniuk (aka Johnson)
Ph.D. 2017. Element - Zinc.
Currently: Postdoc at Carnegie Institution of Science.

Maverick Bellard
Undergraduate Student

Joe Mazzetti
Currently: UCLA graduate Student

Joshua Chang
Undergraduate Student

Jeane Gladys Lo
Undergraduate Student

David Gray
B.S. 2016

Michael Chen
B.S. 2015

Nhon (Ryan) Tran
B.S. 2014 UC Davis

Sarah Synnestvedt
B.S. 2014 UC Davis
Currently: Graduate student
Oregon State University

Chongin Pak
B.S. 2013 UC Davis
Currently: Graduate student
Florida State University

Joyce Pham
B.S. 2012 UC Davis
Currently: Graduate student
Iowa State University

James Fulmer B.S. 2012
UC Davis
Currently: Texas Department of Public Safety

Group Alumni

Shannon Heinrich
shannon.heinrich@gmail.com
NSF REU 2016

Kristin Cooke
Currrently: Graduate Student at Western Carolina University

Nezhueyotl Izquierdo
Currrently: Graduate Student at The University of Minnesota

Maximiliano De La Higuera
Macias

Graduate student at McGill University

Andrei V. Olenev
Postdoctoral Research Associate
UC Davis 2012
Currently: SineTh XRD company

Emmanuel Vo
Undergraduate Student
UC Davis

Sonika Sidher
B.S. 2012 UC Davis

Katharina Snyder
Postdoctoral Researcher
Currently: California Energy Comission

Matthew Cheung
Undergraduate Student

Alexander Coffman
Undergraduate Student
UC Davis

Phong Phan
B.S. 2014 UC Davis

High Schoolers

Colin Unger
colindunger@yahoo.com
Undergraduate student at UCSB

Nishad Maskara
Currently: Undergraduate student
Caltech

George Geng
Irvington High School Student
Currently: Undergraduate student
UC Berkeley

Hamza Raniwala
Currently: Undergraduate student
Caltech

Chang Hwan Kwak
Currently: Undergraduate student
UC Berkeley

Ali Keyani
Pioneer High School Student