6/14/2017 -
We have another successful defense! Congrats Dr. Epley!

2/1/2017 - Cherie's first paper accepted! And... selected for the cover! Awesome!

12/23/2016 -
Jennifer's first paper accepted! Way to go Jen!

11/22/2016 -
Dr. Morris selected to receive the I-APS Young Investigator Award. Proud to be part of such a supportive community!

10/24/2016 -
Shaoyang's first paper accepted to ChemSusChem! Way to go Shaoyang!

10/6/2016 -
Pavel and Spencer's paper accepted to J. Mater. Chem. - Check it out! Water oxidation with MOFs!

9/11/2016 -
Dr. Morris (Invited Speaker) and Pavel present research at MOF 2016. Great time meeting people in the MOF community!

8/26/2016 -
Carlos Landaverde-Alvarado defends his PhD!

8/17/2016 -
Cherie chosen to receive Graduate School Doctoral Assistantship Award! Congrats!






 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


People
Current Members dffGroup Alumnis
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Current Members

AmandaMoris

Prof. Amanda Morris

3109 Hahn Hall South

800 W. Campus Drive

Blacksburg, VA 24061

 

540-231-5585

ajmorris@vt.edu

Pavel

 

Dr. Pavel Usov

Post Doc

PhD, The University of Sydney,

Australia

pusov@vt.edu

Jen Rowe

5th Year Graduate Student

B.S. North Carolina State University

jmrowe@vt.edu

Jie Zhu

5th Year Graduate Student

B.S. Sun Yat-Sen University

zjie12@vt.edu

Shaoyang Lin

4th Year Graduate Student

B.S. South China Institute of Technology

shaoyang@vt.edu

 

Matthew Kesinger

 

 

Paula Celis-Salazar

4th Year Graduate Student

M.S. Universidad Nacional de Colombia

cpaula@vt.edu

Matthew Kessinger

2nd Year Graduate Student

B.S. Concord University

kessm05@vt.edu

Shaunak Shaikh

Meng

Shaunak Shaikh

2nd Year Graduate Student

B.S. Instute of Chemical Technology,

Mumbai, India

sshuan1@vt.edu

Meng Cai

2nd Year Graduate Student

B.S. Central South University

mcai@vt.edu

Brad

John

Brad Gibbons

1st Year Graduate Student

B.S. Westminster College

bgibbons@vt.edu

John Zobac

1st Year Graduate Student

B.S. U.C. Santa Barbara

M.S. UCLA

zobac@vt.edu

Jamie

Yered

Jamie Alatis

Undergraduate, Class of 2019

Chemistry

Yered Arias-Machain

Undergraduate, Class of 2018

Biochemistry

Rachael

Clark Cucinell

Undergraduate, Class of 2018

Chemistry

Rachael Langlois

Undergraduate, Class of 2019

Chemistry

Quentin

Ann Marie

Quentin Loague

Undergraduate, Class of 2019

Chemistry

Ann Marie May

Undergraduate, Class of 2019

Chemistry

Cole

Cole McManus

Undergraduate, Class of 2018

Chemistry

Erin Soderstrom

Undergraduate, Class of 2018

Chemistry

 

Group Alumni

Postdoctoral Researchers
William Maza - NRC postdoctoral fellow - Naval Research Laboratory

Graduate Students

Cherie Epley, PhD 2017- Blacksburg, VA
Spencer Ahrenholtz, PhD 2016 - University of Illinois Carbondale
Carlos Landaverde Alvarado, PhD 2016 - Blacksburg, VA
Andrew Haring, MS 2016 - Blacksburg, VA
Jen Hay, MS 2014 - Luna Innovations - Blacksburg, VA

Undergraduate Students
Caitlin Augustin, Class of 2013 - Virginia Commenwealth University School of Pharmacy
Kathleen Chan, Class of 2016 - Virginia Tech, Graduate Program
Deaton Conner, Class of 2017
Nick Conte, Class of 2014
Taylor Gaillot, Class of 2015 - Law School, University of New Hampshire
Abigail Icenhour, Class of 2017
Hunter Jacobs, Class of 2017
Edward Jensen, Class of 2016
Catt Kefauver, Class of 2015- Textron Systems, Baltimore, MD
Ben Kolb, Class of 2017

Madeline Love, Class of 2015 - University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Maha Malik, Class of 2016
David Marshall, Class of 2013 - Virginia Commenwealth University School of Dentistry
Colin McCain -Virginia Commenwealth University School of Dentistry
Steven O’Conner, Class of 2014
Michelle Pomatto, Class of 2016 -Westland Technologies, Modesto, CA
Terri Kweifo, Class of 2012
- Associate Systems Engineer, Cisco Systems - San Jose, CA
Eric Sadler, Class of 2016 - Johns Hopkins University, Chemistry Graduate Program
Bethany Stratakes, Class of 2016 - University of North Carolina, Chemistry Graduate Program
David Strickland, Class of 2015
Rei Sturm, Class of 2016 - Florida State University, Chemistry Graduate Program
Kevin Gural, Class of 2017
Rachel Lewis, Class of 2017


Alumni keep in touch! Email Dr. Morris and let us know what is new!