Alumni

GRADUATE STUDENTS

David L. Jeanmaire1973-1977Ph.D.(1977)Res. Scientist, Eastman Kodak
Mary R. Suchanski1973-1977Ph.D.(1977)Res. Chemist, Eastman Kodak (Deceased)
William L. Wallace1973-1977Ph.D.(1977)Sr. Scientist, NREL
Dennis S. Rushforth1971-1977Ph.D.(1977)Principal Scientist, Southwest Research Institute
Thomas W. Cape1974-1979Ph.D.(1979)Technical Manager, ACT Test Panels
Kenneth F. Drake1971-1979Ph.D.(1979)Res. Chemist, Exxon Corp.
Craig S. Allen1976-1980Ph.D.(1980)CTO, SACHEM
Joseph M. Lakovits1975-1981Ph.D.(1981)Computer Systems Manager (Retiree), Northwestern University
Alice B. Apkarian1978-1982Ph.D.(1982)Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA (Faculty, retired)
Steven G. Schultz1977-1981Ph.D.(1981)Res. Chemist, Abbott Laboratories
Keith D. Parks1975-1983Ph.D.(1983)Res. Chemist, DuPont
Keith T. Carron1980-1985Ph.D.(1985)President, Snowy Range Instruments
Mark A. Barr1978-1987Ph.D.(1987)Staff Scientist, Nanophase Tech. Corp.
Ellen J. Zeman1982-1987Ph.D.(1987)Learning Assessment Director, Champlain College
Kurt L. Haller1983-1988Ph.D.(1988)Sr. Appl. Devel. Engineer,Tencor Instruments
Brian E. Miller1980-1989Ph.D.(1989)Wheaton College (Faculty)
Shuming Nie1984-1989Ph.D.(1989)Emory University and Georgia Tech (Faculty)
Julian R. Sprague1983-1989Ph.D.(1989)University of Vermont (Faculty)
Lloyd A. Bumm1982-1990Ph.D.(1990)University of Oklahoma (Faculty)
Li Sun1984-1990Ph.D.(1990)Director of Research, Pine Instruments
David A. Treichel1987-1991Ph.D.(1991)Nebraska Wesleyan University (Faculty)
Wen Hui Yang1990-1995Ph.D.(1995)Staff Scientist, Planck Engineering
John C. Hulteen1990-1995Ph.D.(1995)Sr. Chemist, 3M Environmental Lab.
Andrew C. Pipino1990-1995Ph.D.(1995)Program Manager, ONR
Lisa A. Dick1990-1996Ph.D.(1996)Sr. Chemist, 3M Drug Delivery
Maritoni Litorja1990-1996Ph.D.(1996)Res. Chemist, NIST
William C. Lackowski1991-1998Ph.D.(1998)Director, Surface Sci. Facility, University of Texas, Austin
Traci R. Jensen1994-1999Ph.D.(1999)High school teacher, Vermont
Matthew T. Smith1993-1999Ph.D.(1999)Res. Chemist., Union Carbide Corp.
Michelle D. Malinsky1995-2000Ph.D.(2000)Sr. Chemist, 3M Environmental Lab
Anjeanette D. Ormonde1996-2001Ph.D.(2001)Sr. Scientist, Unilever HPC-USA
Lance K. Kelly1996-2002Ph.D.(2002)Scientist II, Lynntech, Inc.
Christy L. Haynes1998-2003Ph.D.(2003)University of Minnesota (Faculty)
Amanda J. Haes1999-2004Ph.D.(2004)University of Iowa (Faculty)
Adam D. McFarland1999-2004Ph.D.(2004)Res. Scientist, Eli Lilly
Xiaoyu Zhang2001-2006Ph.D.(2006)Res. Scientist, Eli Lilly
Chanda Ranjit Yonzon2001-2006Ph.D.(2006)Research Scientist II, Gilead Sciences
Alyson V. Whitney2002-2007Ph.D.(2007)Chemist, British Petroleum
Leif J. Sherry2002-2007Ph.D.(2007)Bossier Parish Community College (Faculty)
Matthew A. Young2002-2007Ph.D.(2007)Hillsdale College (Faculty)
Erin C. McLellan2002-2007Ph.D.(2007)Res. Scientist, IBM Albany Research Center
Jiha Sung2002-2007Ph.D.(2007)Dongduk University, Korea (Faculty)
Jing Zhao2003-2008Ph.D.(2008)University of Connecticut (Faculty)
David Q. Andrews2003-2008Ph.D.(2008)Environmental Working Group, Washington DC (Sr. Scientist)
George H. Chan2003-2008Ph.D.(2008)Research Engineer, SRI International
Jenny M. Roden2006-2008M.S. (2008)High School Teacher, Chicago
Jon A. Dieringer2003-2008Ph.D.(2008)Sr. Scientist, Eli Lilly
Nilam C. Shah2004-2009Ph.D.(2009)Lake Forest College (Faculty)
Kevin Biggs2004-2009Ph.D.(2009)Sr. Scientist, Cordis Corp.
Olga Lyandres2004-2009Ph.D.(2009)Research Manager, Alliance for the Great Lakes
W. Paige Hall2005-2010Ph.D.(2010)Pacific University (Faculty)
Julia M. Bingham2005-2010Ph.D.(2010)St. Xavier University (Faculty)
Kathryn M. Kosuda2005-2010Ph.D.(2010)Co-founder, VP of R&D, Vaxess Technologies
Jon Yuen2004-2010Ph.D.(2010)Postdoc, Wash U. (Holton Group)
Samuel L. Kleinman2007-2012Ph.D.(2012)Research Scientist, OndaVia, Inc.
Emilie Ringe2008-2012Ph.D.(2012)Rice Unversity (Faculty)
Lauren Kreno2008-2013Ph.D.(2013)Research Scientist at ExxonMobil
Nathan Greeneltch2008-2013Ph.D.(2013)Process Engineer, Intel Corp.
Ke Ma2008-2013Ph.D.(2013)Biomedical Engineer at MedSphere Corp.
Laura Ruvuna2008-2013Ph.D.(2013)R&D Scientist, Diagnotics Division, Abbott Laboratories
Eric Smoll2009-2014M.S.(2012)Graduate Student, Montana State University
Natalie Ray2008-2013Ph.D.(2013)Research Chemist, British Petroleum
Matthew Sonntag2008-2013Ph.D.(2013)Allbright College (Faculty)
Alex Peroff2009-2014Ph.D.(2014)Electroanalytical Sales Scientist, Pine Research Instrumentation
Jordan Klingsporn2009-2014Ph.D.(2014)Process Engineer, Intel Corp.
Amber Davis2010-2015M.S.(2012)Abbott (Quality Control)
Natalie Gruenke2010-2015Ph.D.(2015)Postdoc, University of California at Berkeley (Fleming Group)
Sicelo Masango2010-2015Ph.D.(2015)Process Engineer, Intel Corp.
Stephanie M. Zaleski2011-2016Ph.D.(2016)Postdoc, George Washington University
Lingxuan (Betty) Peng2011-2016B.S.(2011)Senior Process Engineer, Intel Corp.
Alyssa Zrimsek2011-2016Ph.D.(2016)Postdoc, University of Pittsburgh (Asher Group)
Eric Pozzi2011-2016Ph.D.(2016)Process Engineer, Intel Corp.
Cassandra George2011-2016Ph.D.(2016)Intel Corp.
Naihao Chiang2012-2017Ph.D.(2017)Postdoc, UCLA
Michael McAnally2012-2017Ph.D.(2017)Research Staff, Institute for Defense Analyses
Emily Sprague2012-2017Ph.D.(2018)
Michael Mattei2013-2018Ph.D.(2018)Research Associate, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Hannah Mayhew2014-2017M.A. (2016)



POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWS

Therese M. Cotton1976-1980Iowa State University (Faculty, deceased)
Maria Janik-Czachor1983-1985Institute of Physical Chemistry, Warsaw, Poland (Faculty)
Murray V. Johnston1980-1982University of Delaware (Faculty)
Jeanne P. Haushalter1981-1983Santa Clara University (Lecturer)
Angelica M. Stacy1981-1983University of California, Berkeley (Faculty)
John A. Roper1982-1983Dow Chemical Company (Sr. Res. Chemist)
Alanah Fitch1984-1985Loyola University of Chicago (Faculty)
Robert I. Altkorn 1984-1986Intertek (Senior Technical Advisor)
Michael J. Natan1989-1991Cabot Security Materials, Inc. (Executive Director)
Adina K. Ott1997-1999Northwestern University (Lecturer)
Jimmy Castillo1999-2001Universidad Central, Venezuela (Faculty)
K. Shafer-Peltier2001-2002University of Kansas (Director, Laboratory of Tertiary Oil Recovery)
Adam D. McFarland2004-2005Eli Lilly (Research Scientist)
Douglas A. Stuart2003-2006University of West Georgia (Faculty)
Katherine A. Willets2005-2007Temple University (Faculty)
Jeffrey N. Anker 2005-2008Clemson University (Faculty)
Jon Camden2006-2008Notre Dame University (Faculty)
Paul L. Stiles2006-2007ZEV Capital Research (Analysis & Systems Design)
Rebecca L. Stiles2007-2008BASF (Senior Manager)
David Q. AndrewsSummer 2008Environmental Working Group, Washington DC (Sr. Scientist)
Christa Brosseau2007-2009Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (Faculty)
Jon A. Dieringer2008-2009Eli Lilly (Senior Scientist)
Kristin L. Wustholz2008-2011The College of William and Mary (Faculty)
Nilam C. Shah2009-2010Lake Forest College (Faculty)
Faith C. Boman2009-2011Stepan Company (Research Scientist)
Edward T. Foley2008-2012Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan (Faculty)
Laura B. Sagle2009-2012University of Cincinnati (Faculty)
Julia Ruemelle2009-2011Illinois Toolworks (Research Scientist)
Julia M. Bingham2010-2011Saint Xavier College (Faculty)
Dragos Segehte2010-2011Intel Corp. (Process Engineer)
Jon Yuen2010-2012Washington University St. Louis (Postdoc, Holton Group)
Renee R. Frontiera 2010-2013The University of Minnesota (Faculty)
Sam L. Kleinman2012-2013OndaVia, Inc. (Research Scientist)
Matthew Sonntag2013-2014Albright College (Faculty)
Nan Jiang 2010-2015University of Illinois, Chicago (Faculty)
Bhavya Sharma2011-2015University of Tennessee at Knoxville (Faculty)
Maria Fernanda Cardinal2012-2015Institute of Nanosystems, University of San Martin, Argentina (Faculty)
Bogdan Negru2013-2016Sonoma State University (Faculty)
Lauren Buchanan2013-2016Vanderbilt University (Faculty)
Dmitri Kurouski2013-2015Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Senior Scientist)
Guillaume Goubert2014-2016Senior Scientist, ETH Zurich



UNDERGRADUATE
Camilla Durbin1972B.S. (1972)
Jeffrey McVey1972B.S. (1972)
Kristin Milby1976B.S. (1976) Postdoc Zarelab 1981-1983
Nancy E. Levinger1982-1983B.A. (1983)Colorado State University (Faculty)
Douglas C. Meier1995-1996B.S. (1996)Research Chemist, NIST
Emily Smith1997-1998B.S. (1998)Iowa State University (Faculty)
John GaeblerSummer 2002MRSEC REURice University
Jonathan RibohSummer 2002NSEC REUMedical School, Stanford University
W. Paige HallSummer 2003NSEC REUGraduate Student in Chemistry, Van Duyne Group, Northwestern University
Heyjin (Chris) Park 2004-2005B.S.(2005)Graduate Student in BME Purdue University
J. Russell RenzasSummer 2004NSEC REUGraduate Student in Chemistry, Somorjai Group, Stanford University
Jessica HuberSummer 2005NSEC REUSt. Louis University
Andrew LoefflerSummer 2006MRSEC REUMarquette University
Salome NgatiaSummer 2006 and 2007NSEC REUSmith College
Alessa GambardellaAY2006, AY2007, AY2008Northwestern University
Heather HokeAY2007, AY2008, AY2009Northwestern University
David NoSummer 2007CCNE REUNorthwestern University
Eunice SappSummer 2007MRSEC REUCarleton College
Nathan GreeneltchSummer 20081st YR NU Grad StudentUniversity of Central Florida
Evan R. DelgadoSummer 2008NSEC REUSUNY Albany
Katie MauckSummer 2008AIC/NU REUOberlin College
Coral PaganSummer 2008MRSEC REUUniversity of Puerto Rico
Kari RaynerAY2009, AY2010Northwestern University
Shenille StrakerSummer 2009NSEC REUSouth Carolina State University
Nevette Bailey ChandlerAY2010
CHEM 399Northwestern University
Nathan DalyAY2010
CHEM 399Northwestern University
Zelaya MeadowsAY2010Northwestern University
Maria Victoria AbrenicaSummer 2010NSEC REUWellesley College (Mentor was Laura Sagle)
Alyssa ZrimsekSummer 2010MRSEC REUWashington & Jefferson College (Mentor was Faith Boman)
Ingrid Mielke-MadaySummer 2011NSEC REUThe College of William and Mary (Mentor was Lauren Kreno)
Shayla GilmoreSummer 2011NSEC REUBenedict College (Mentor was Laura Ruvuna)
Luis GaribaySummer 2011MRSEC REUAndrews University (Mentor was Matt Sonntag)
Ben Paul GodekSummer 2012MRSEC REUNorthwestern University (Mentor was Matt Sonntag)
Kunal Prashant ShuklaFall 2012Work StudyNorthwestern University (Mentor was Fernanda Cardinal)
HongKwon (Aidan) LeeFall 2012Work StudyNorthwestern University (Mentor was Fernanda Cardinal)
James BrooksSummer 2013MRSEC REU from Gustavus AdolphusUniversity of Minnesota (Mentor was Fernanda Cardinal)
Huayi WangMay 2013 - March 2014CHEM 399Northwestern University (Mentor was Stephanie Zaleski)
Kathleen Anne ClarkApr. 2015 – May 2016Work StudyNorthwestern University (Mentor was Stephanie Zaleski)
Samantha L. MillerSummer 2015MRSEC REU Lake Forest College (Mentor was Alyssa Zrimsek)
Madison Marie SmithJan.-May 2016; Chem 399CHEM 399Northwestern University (Mentor was Stephanie Zaleski)
Meaghan BrueningSummer 2016MRSEC REUCatherine University (Mentor was Betty Peng)



RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR TEACHERS (RET) PARTICIPANTS
Elizabeth A. WatkinsSummer 2003NSEC RETNiles West High School, Skokie IL
Keshia G. KormanSummer 2004MRSEC RETStone Scholastic Academy, Chicago, IL
Elizabeth A. WatkinsSummer 2004NSEC RETNiles West High School, Skokie IL
Joseph LaMendolaSummer 2005MRSEC RETSteinmetz Academic Center, Chicago, IL
David E. AshkenazSummer 2005NSEC RETSteinmetz Academic Center, Chicago, IL
Dana ShabicaSummer 2006NSEC RETMichele Clark High School, Chicago, IL
Daniel CaldwellSummer 2007NSEC RETNorthside College Prep High School, Chicago, IL
David E. AshkenazSummer 2008NSEC RETBronzevile Academic Center - Youth Connection Charter School, Chicago, IL
Patrick StrybelSummer 2009MRSEC RETChicago International Charter School Northtown Academy
Lisa BackusSummer 2012MRSEC RETDeerfield High School, Deerfield, IL
Jaime Stasiorowski Summer 2014MRSEC RETDeerfield High School, Deerfield, IL
Lawrence SoboleskiSummer 2016MRSEC RETRickover Naval Academy, Chicago General Teacher (Chemistry Lead / Biology)
Adriane SlatonSummer 2016MRSEC RETEvanston Township High School Science Teacher (Biology/AP Biology)



VISITORS
Peter Freunscht1996-1997Visiting Predoctoral student, UniÍersität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Stefan-Sven Jester2000-2001Visiting Predoctoral student, University of Karlsruhe
David Thompson9/06-12/06Visiting Scholar, Lawrence University
Kit D. Jernshøj10/31/07-4/30/08Visiting Predoctoral student, University of Southern Denmark
Vera Cantale7/1/09-1/2/10
8/1/10–8/31/10
Visiting Predoctoral student, University of Ferrara, Italy
Si Chen2/16/10–6/15/10Visiting Predoctoral student, Chalmers University, Sweden
Partha Kundu6/16/10–9/15/10Visiting Predoctoral student, JNCSAR, Bangalore, India
Yoram Seltzer8/1/10-7/31/11Visiting Scholar, Department of Chemical Physics,
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Ambra
9/1/11Italy
Ramna Ramnarayanan11/07/11-04/30/12Visiting Scholar, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology- Madras, India
Sangwoon Yoon02/15/12-02/14/13Visiting Scholar, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Dankook University, Gyeonggi 448-701
Korea
Silvia Settimi9/10/12-12/07/12Visiting Scholar, University of Bologna in Ravenna, Italy (Master's program)
Federica Pozzi12/01/12-11/20/13Visiting Scholar, A.W. Mellon post-doctoral fellow at the Art Institute of Chicago
Kyeong Seok Lee, Ph.D.07/07/14-11/07/14Visiting Scholar, Principal Research Scientist
Electronic Materials Research Center
Korea Institute of Science and Technology



RESEARCH PROFESSORS
Jon A. Dieringer2009-2011Senior Scientist, Eli Lilly
Nilam C. Shah2010-2015Lake Forest College, Assistant Professor
Anne-Isabelle Henry2010-2018Invention Associate, INVO at Northwestern



RESEARCH STAFF
Mary Greene2008-2012Northwestern University, Research Coordinator, Van Duyne Group
Sanaiya Khatwani2012-2015Northwestern University, Associate Research Administrator, Van Duyne & Schatz Groups
Toby Singer2015-presentNorthwestern University, Associate Research Administrator, Van Duyne & Schatz Groups


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  • Professor Richard Van Duyne

    Additional Information

    Discoverer of Surface-enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (1977)
    Inventor of Nanosphere Lithography (1995) & Localized Surface Plasmon Resonance Spectroscopy (2000)

  • Group Members

    Professor Van Duyne has, in his career to date, advised a total of 87 graduate students and 47 postdoctoral fellows. Every year, Professor Van Duyne gives a talk to introduce new graduate students to our research. The 2017 seminar slides are available here.

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    Professor Van Duyne was recently named a Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow by the U.S. Department of Defense to conduct "high risk, high payoff" basic scientific research. Read more here