Alumni of the Engel Group

Sami Abdulhadi

Sami Abdulhadi
Chemistry Graduate Student

S.M., University of Chicago, 2020
B.S., Univ. of Michigan-Dearborn

Currently a chemist at Plastipak Packaging Inc.

Marco Allodi

Marco Allodi
Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D., Chemistry and Physics (minor), California Institute of Technology, 2015
A.B. Hamilton College, 2008
Fulbright Scholar, Heinrich-Heine Univ, 2009

Currently at Bain and Co.

Pegg Anderson

Pegg Anderson
Secretary

Currently enjoying her retirement

RJ Bogdan

RJ Bogdan
Undergraduate Researcher

S.B., The University of Chicago, 2017

Ethan Bosch

Ethan Bosch
Summer Researcher

Homewood-Flossmoor High School, 2018

Aaron Buikema

Aaron Buikema
Summer Researcher

B.S., Haverford College 2013
The University of Chicago Laboratory School, 2009

Currently a graduate student attending MIT

Justin Caram

Justin Caram
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2013
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2009
A.B., Harvard University, 2008

Currently a professor at UCLA

Brian Carlisle

Brian Carlisle
Summer Researcher

The University of Chicago Laboratory School, 2010

Currently attending Northwestern University

Charles Chen

Charles Chen
Summer Researcher

The University of Chicago Laboratory School

Nick Cleland

Nick Cleland
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

The University of Chicago

Pete Dahlberg

Pete Dahlberg
Biophysical Sciences Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago 2016
B.A.&Sc., McGill University, 2011

Currently a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University with W.E. Moerner.

Hunter Davis

Hunter Davis
Physics Undergraduate Researcher

S.B, The University of Chicago, 2013

Currently a graduate student at CalTech

Ishaan Dayal

Ishaan Dayal
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

UChicago Laboratory School, 2016
The University of Chicago

Andrew Fidler

Andrew Fidler
Chemistry Graduate Student

Director's Fellow at Los Alamos Nat'l Laboratory
Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2013
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2009
B.S., Albion College, 2008

Currently at GE Power

Moira Flanagan

Moira Flanagan
Biophysical Sciences Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2016
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2010
B.S.E., Cooper Union, 2008

Currently a professor at Allegheny College.

Kelly Fransted

Kelly Fransted
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2012
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2008
B.A., DePauw University, 2007

Postdoctoral Fellow at Argonne National Laboratory

Athena Frost

Athena Frost
Physics Undergraduate Student

S.B., The University of Chicago, 2010

Thomas Gao

Thomas Gao
Physical Sciences Masters Candidate

S.M., The University of Chicago 2016

Tobias Gellen

Tobias Gellen
Chemistry Undergraduate Student

S.B. The University of Chicago, 2014

Currently a graduate student at NYU

Ruvim Ginzburg

Ruvim Ginzburg
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

S.B., The University of Chicago, 2017

Researcher at University of Toronto

Graham Griffin

Graham Griffin
Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2010
B.S., Tufts University, 2004

Currently a professor at Depaul University

Lane Gunderman

Lane Gunderman
Summer Researcher

The University of Chicago Laboratory School, 2014

Currently attending MIT

Sean Harding

Sean Harding
Exchange Student from Edinburgh University

Edinburgh University

Elad Harel

Elad Harel
Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2008
B.S., University of California, San Diego, 2003

Currently a Professor at Michigan State University

Dugan Hayes

Dugan Hayes
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2013
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2009
B.S., M.I.T., 2008

Currently a professor at the Univ. of Rhode Island

James Hayman

James Hayman
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

The University of Chicago

Tom Jarvis

Tom Jarvis
Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. (Physics), University of Texas, Austin, 2011
B.S., University of North Carolina, 2003

Karen Ji

Karen Ji
Undergraduate Researcher

The University of Chicago
S.B. 2021

Jorge Jimenez

Jorge Jimenez
Summer Undergraduate Researcher

B.S., San Diego State University, 2012

Currently a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz

Amir Khadivi

Amir Khadivi
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

S.B., The University of Chicago, 2014

Sofia Kouri

Sofia Kouri
Summer Researcher

The University of Chicago Laboratory School,
diploma expected 2019

Currently an undergraduate at Yale.

Kirk Lancaster

Kirk Lancaster
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

The University of Chicago

Currently a Knight-Hennessey fellow at Stanford Law

Nick Lewis

Nick Lewis
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

Ph.D., The University of California, Berkeley, 2016
S.B., The University of Chicago, 2012

Currently a Yen Postdoctoral Fellow at UChicago

Nanzhu Li

Nanzhu Li
Chemistry Graduate Student

S.M., University of Chicago, 2015
B.Sc., Nanjing University, 2014

Currently completing a Masters in Computer Science at The University of Chicago

Alex Linkin

Alex Linkin
Chemistry Graduate Student

S.M., University of Chicago, 2014
B.S., Brown University, 2010

Phil Long

Phil Long
Biophysical Sciences Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2013
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2009
B.S. (Chemistry), University of Portland, 2003
B.A. (History), University of Portland, 2003

Currently at McKinsey and Co.

Sara Massey

Sara Massey
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2019
S.M., University of Chicago, 2014
B.S., UT Austin, 2010

Currently a professor at Southwestern University

Richard Mazuski

Richard Mazuski
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2020
S.M., University of Chicago, 2017
B.A., Chemistry, Northwestern, 2015
B.M., Cello Perf., Northwestern, 2015

Currently at McKinsey and Co.

Nate McConnell

Nate McConnell
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

B.S., The University of Chicago, 2013

Ryan McGillicuddy

Ryan McGillicuddy
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

B.S., The University of Chicago 2015

Currently a graduate student at Harvard University

Jonathan Michelsen

Jonathan Michelsen
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

The University of Chicago

Polina Navotnaya

Polina Navotnaya
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2021
S.M., University of Chicago, 2015
B.S., Purdue University, 2014

Currently at Lam Research.

Danika Nimlos

Danika Nimlos
Laboratory Technician

B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 2018

Currently a graduate student at CalTech

Graham Norris

Graham Norris
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

B.S., The University of Chicago 2015

Currently a graduate student at ETH Zurich

Dario Nuñez

Dario Nuñez
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

The University of Chicago

Carlos Olivares

Carlos Olivares
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

B.S., The University of Chicago, 2019

John Otto

John Otto
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2018
S.M., University of Chicago, 2014
B.S., Creighton University, 2013

Currently at Intel Inc.

Gitt Panitchayangkoon

Gitt Panitchayangkoon
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2012
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2008
B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 2007

Currently at Bain and Co.

Kenley Pelzer

Kenley Pelzer
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2014
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2011
B.A. (Economics), Northwestern University, 2004

Currently a researcher at UChicago Medicine

Vito Rizzi

Vito Rizzi
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

S.B. The University of Chicago, 2013

Brian Rolczynski

Brian Rolczynski
Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D., Chemistry, Northwestern, 2012
B.S. Chemistry, Washington, 2007
B.A. English, Washington, 2007

Currently at NRL.

Ved Singh

Ved Singh
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 2016
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2011
B.S., I.I.T. Bombay, 2010

Currently at Intel Inc.

Sara Hess Sohail

Sara Hess Sohail
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2020
S.M., University of Chicago, 2017
B.A., Haverford College, 2013

Currently a Postdoc at NIH

Michael Westberg Sorensen

Michael Westberg Sorensen
Fulbright Scholar and Master's Student

S.M., The University of Chicago, 2013
B.S., Aarhus University, 2012

Currently a Ph.D. Student at Aarhus University.

Hallie Sussman

Hallie Sussman
Biophysical Sciences Graduate Student Rotator

B.S., Arizona State University, 2015

Currently at Cornell Univ.

Matthew Talaga

Matthew Talaga
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

The University of Chicago

Syrian Truong

Syrian Truong
PSD Masters Student

B.S., UC Santa Barbara 2018

Joe Turner

Joe Turner
Summer Researcher

The University of Chicago Laboratory School, 2011

Currently at Google

Subha Viswanathan

Subha Viswanathan
Resarch Scientist

Postdoctoral Scholar, UT Southwestern
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2007
B.Sc., Chemistry, Stella Maris College, 2000

Cheng

Cheng "Wave" Wang
Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D., University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2013
B.S., Peking University, 2009

Currently a Professor at Xiamen University

Lili Wang

Lili Wang
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D. The University of Chicago, 2017
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2012
B.S., Nanjing University, 2011

Currently a postdoc at MIT

Sara Wichner

Sara Wichner
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

Ph.D., The University of California, Berkeley, 2016
S.B., The University of Chicago, 2011

Currently a Senior Scientific Researcher at Genentech

Nick Williams

Nick Williams
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2019
S.M., University of Chicago, 2014
B.S., Chestnut Hill College, 2013

Ryan Wood

Ryan Wood
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2020
S.M., University of Chicago, 2017
B.A., Johns Hopkins Univ., 2015

Currently at Intel Inc.

Shu-Hao Yeh

Shu-Hao Yeh
Postdoctoral Scholar

Ph.D. Chemistry, Purdue University, 2015
M.S. Pharm. Sci., Nat'l Taiwan Univ., 2007
M.S. Physics, Purdue University, 2015
B.S. Life Science, Nat'l Taiwan Univ., 2005

Alice Zhang

Alice Zhang
Chemistry Undergraduate Researcher

S.B. The University of Chicago, 2016

Haibin Zheng

Haibin Zheng
Chemistry Graduate Student

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2017
S.M., The University of Chicago, 2011
B.S., Peking University, 2010

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