Smith Group Former Members

Graduate Students

  • Dr. Deepak Dibya, 2007 – 2009
    Present position: Technical Marketing Manager, Advanced Analytical, Des Moines IA

  • Dr. Chien-Ju Shih, 2007 – 2010
    Present position: Provantage Services, E&L Senior chemist, Project manager, EMD Millipore, Boston area

  • Mr. Zachary Fondren; 2012

  • Dr. Suzanne Sander, 2006 – 2012
    Present position: Postdoctoral Research Associate at Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at Iowa State University

  • Dr. Kristopher McKee, 2007 – 2012
    Present position: Senior Chemist at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc.

  • Dr. Jason Lupoi, 2007 – 2012
    Present position: Director of Scientific Applications at Sage Analytics, Boulder

  • Dr. Matthew Meyer, 2008 – 2013
    Present position: Scientist at Thermo Fisher Scientific in Madison, WI

  • Dr. Neha Arora, 2008 – 2014
    Present position: Associate Medical Writer at Veristat, Boston area

  • Dr. Michael Lesoine, 2009 – 2014
    Present position: Adjunct Professor, Northampton Community College, Tannersville

  • Dr. Dipak Mainali, 2009 – 2014
    Present position: Application Development Chemist at Agilent Technologies, New York City area

  • Ms. Vy Nguyen, 2011-2015

  • Dr. Aleem Syed, 2011-2016
    Present position: Postdoc at MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Dr. Jonathan Bobbitt, 2012-2017
    Present position: Postdoc at Baylor University with Dr. Kevin Chambliss

Post-Doctorate

  • Dr. Nuha Salem, Ph.D., Research Assistant, National Research Council Canada
  • Dr. Craig Damin, Ph.D., Lecturer, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Undergraduate Students

  • Robert Blackburn, Summer 2015 George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship
  • Erin Finley, Spring 2014 DOE Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Intern
  • Auguste Niyibizi, Summer 2013 DOE Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Intern
  • Stacey Berkowitz, Summer 2012 DOE Summer Undergraduate Laboratory Intern
  • Rachel Kirps, Spring 2010 – Spring 2012
  • Kelly Reynaga, Spring 2010
  • Aasim Azad, Fall 2010
  • Huei Huei Chang, Fall 2009 – Spring 2010
  • Andrew Pavel, Fall 2009 – Spring 2010
  • Kelsey Larson, Fall 2009 – Spring 2012; Spring 2013 DOE SULI
  • Erin Bilsten, Spring 2008 – Spring 2009 Doctor of Philosophy in Toxicology, Iowa State University
  • Anthony Young, Spring 2008 – Fall 2008
  • Justin Knight, Fall 2008
  • Stephen Fosdick, Fall 2008 – Spring 2009 Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University of Texas, Austin
  • Lydia Mexas, Spring 2007 Doctor of Philosophy in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Iowa
  • Emily McDanel, Spring 2007
  • Soo-Khee Chia, Fall 2006 Master's of Biotechnology, San Jose State University, CA

High School Students

  • Matthew MacKay
  • Rebecca Rasmussen
  • Maria Andrade
  • Abigail Contreras

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