Smith Group Lab Meetings, Spring 2018
3:00 - 5:00 p.m. on Monday in 2140 Gilman Hall


Smith Group - Fall 2017 Meeting Schedule


Smith Group Lab Members

Current Postdoctoral Associates

Avinash Singh

Avinash Singh

aksingh@ameslab.gov

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My research involves stimulated Raman spectroscopy instrument development.

Current Graduate Students

Qiaochu Zhu

Qiaochu Zhu

qiaochuz@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My research involves the biological application of fluorescence technique. My work is currently focusing on investigating the role of Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts (RAGE).

Deyny Mendivelso

Deyny Mendivelso

dlety@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My research focuses in the application of Raman Spectroscopy for studying polymeric films.

Daniel Freppon

Daniel Freppon

dfreppon@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My research currently involves studying the effects of chemical changes in the cell wall of plants using Raman spectroscopy imaging.

Charles Nyamekye

Charles Nyamekye

nyamekye@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My research involves characterizing thin films, such as polymers and self-assembled monolayers adsorbed on metal surfaces using Raman spectroscopy and other surface analysis techniques.

Chamari Wijesuriya

Chamari Wijesuriya

chamariw@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My research involves the study of the Receptor for Advanced Glycation Endproducts (RAGE) using fluorescence techniques.

Brett Boote

Brett Boote

bboote@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My current research involves the study of relevant seed composition properties in crop seeds via Raman and Fluorescence Spectroscopy.

Sadie Burkhow

Sadie Burkhow

sburkhow@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My research involves analyzing living plants with the use of Raman Spectroscopy.

Nicole Stephens

Nicole Stephens

stephenm@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My current work utilizes Raman spectroscopy to study plant various plant materials including maize and Arabidopsis thaliana.

Jingzhe Li

Jingzhe Li

jzli@iastate.edu

294-8586, Office Gilman 0712


My current research involves analyzing cells and monitoring chemical reactions with the use of Raman and fluorescence spectroscopy.

Current Undergraduate Students



Links



Smith Group at Iowa State University Department of ChemistryClockwise from top left: Jayda Negrete, Ziting Gao, Charles Nyamekye, Avinash Singh, Qiaochu Zhu, Shea Smith, Jonathan Bobbitt, Brett Boote, Professor Smith, Jingzhe Li, Chamari Wijesuriya,Deyny Mendivelso, Nicole Stephens, Sadie Burkhow, and Qingmin Niu.
Smith Group at Iowa State University Department of ChemistryClockwise from top left: Brett Boote, Jonathan Bobbitt, Charles Nyamekye, Qiaochu Zhu, Daniel Freppon, Aleem Syed, Deyny Mendivelso, and Chamari Wijesuriya.
Smith Group at Iowa State University Department of ChemistryLeft to right: Chien-Ju (Cherry) Shih, Kristopher McKee and Professor Smith.
Smith GroupClockwise from top left: Jason Lupoi, Kristopher McKee, Matthew MacKay, Rebecca Rasmussen, Zachary Fondren, Matthew Meyer, Dipak Mainali, Neha Arora, Suzanne Sander, Vy Nguyen, Michael Lesoine and Professor Smith.
Smith GroupClockwise from top left: Professor Smith, Jason Lupoi, Kristopher McKee, Chien-Ju (Cherry) Shih, Suzanne Sander and Nuha Salem.
Clockwise from left: Deepak Dibya, Kristopher McKee, Jason Lupoi, Stephen Fosdick, Matthew Meyer, Professor Smith, Suzanne Sander, Chien-Ju (Cherry) Shih and Neha Arora.
Left to right: Professor Smith, Nuha Salem, Kristopher McKee, Jason Lupoi and Suzanne Sander.
Left to right:Deepak Dibya, Jason Lupoi, Professor Smith, Suzanne Sander and Nuha Salem.
Deepak Dibya and Professor Smith following Dibya’s Ph.D. Defense.
A photo of our laboratory.
Another view of our lab.