People

 


Principal Investigator

Lin X. Chen

Professor of Chemistry
L114, Tech, Chemistry Department, Northwestern University
2145 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208
l-chen@northwestern.edu

847-491-3479
Senior Scientist
Argonne National Laboratory
lchen@anl.gov
630-252-3533

Research Faculty

Pyosang Kim

pyosang.kim@northwestern.edu

2018 – Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
2013 – PhD Physical Chemistry, Yonsei University
2008 – BS Chemistry, Yonsei University

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Michael W. Mara

michael.mara@northwestern.edu

2018 – Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
2017 – Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University
2013 – PhD Physical Chemistry, Northwestern University

 

 

Postdoctoral Associates

Denis Leshchev

denis.leshchev@northwestern.edu

2016 – PhD Physics, Université Joseph Fourier (Grenoble, France)

Austin P. Spencer

2017 – Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
2014 – PhD Physical Chemistry, University of Colorado Boulder
2009 – BS Chemistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Austin Spencer

Brian Phelan

2018 – Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Northwestern University
2011 – M.S., Teaching Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2009 – B.S., Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Emily Sprague-Klein

2018 – Ph.D. Applied Physics, Northwestern University
2012 – B.S. Engineering Physics, Mathematics Minor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2012 – B.M. Piano Performance (dual degree), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Graduate Students

Darren Hsu

darrenhsu2015@u.northwestern.edu

2015 – BS Chemistry, National Taiwan University

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Nathan Flanders

nathanflanders2021@u.northwestern.edu

2015 – BA Chemistry & Russian, Colby College

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Coffee: Dunkin’ Donuts

Ariel Leonard

aleonard@u.northwestern.edu

2011 – BA Physics, Washington University in St. Louis

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Waleed Helweh

waleedhelweh2022@u.northwestern.edu

2017 – BA Chemistry, Middlebury College

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Cuisine: Mediterranean

Arnold Chan

arnoldchan2023@u.northwestern.edu

2018 – BS Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

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TV show: Suits

Dillon Edwards

dillonedwards2023@u.northwestern.edu

2016 – BS Chemistry, Michigan State University

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Boris Kramar

boriskramar2023@u.northwestern.edu

2018 – BS Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Collaborators at the Advanced Photon Source

Xiaoyi Zhang

xyzhang@aps.anl.gov

 

Guy Jennings

jennings@aps.anl.gov

Joseph Strzalka

strzalka@aps.anl.gov

Group Alumni

Dolev Rimmerman

Jiyun Hong

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Photon Science, SLAC

Jiyun Hong

Matt Kirschner

Senior Data Scientist, CarMax

Thomas Fauvell

Research Scientist, DSM

Matthew Kelley

Sylvia J. Lou

Sylvia Lou

Ryan Hadt

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology

Baxter Abraham

Samantha Brown-Xu

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Northeastern Illinois University

Eric Manley

Process Engineer, Intel

Eric Manley

Dugan Hayes

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Rhode Island

Megan L. Shelby

Postdoctoral Fellow, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Nicholas E. Jackson

Maria Goeppert Mayer Postdoctoral Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory

Bill Pandit

Scientist at Ultrafast Systems

Kelly Fransted

Argonne National Laboratory

Yuchao Hu

Shiyu Yao

Meghan E. Orr

Senior Chemist, NAMSA, Northwood, OH

Yan Wen

Zhiwei Lin

Scientist, Ultrafast Systems

Sung Cho

Assistant Professor, Chonnam National University, South Korea

Jianchang Guo

Postdoctoral fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Michael R. Harpham

Senior Engineer, Spectra Physics – Newport

Jier Huang

Assistant Professor of Physical and Materials Chemistry, Marquette University

Jenny Lockard

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, Rutgers University – Newark

Brian S. Rolczynski

Postdoc, Chemistry Department, The University of Chicago

Andrew B. Stickrath

Booz Allen Hamilton

Jodi M. Szarko

Assistant Professor, Lafayette College