Former Group Members

Visiting Scholar

Professor Andreas Baur

email: andreas.baur@mail.wvu.edu

 

Professor of Chemistry, Fairmont State University

 

 

M.S. University of Regensburg

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of Regensburg

Postdoctoral Scholar at Univ. California, Los Angeles with Craig Merlic

 

Andreas joined the group in August 2015 and is studying the mechanism of the copper-catalyzed oxidative decarboxylative coupling reactions.

Postdoctoral Researchers

Anitha Shankara Linge Gowda

email: anshankaralingegowda@mail.wvu.edu

 

B. S. Chemistry, Bangalore University, 2003

M.S. Organic Chemistry, Bangalore University, 2005

Ph.D. University of Kentucky, 2013

           with Professor Folami Ladipo

 

Anitha joined the group in July 2013 and is synthesizing new iron-thione complexes for reductive coupling reactions

Bhasker Radaram

 

 

B. S. Chemistry, Osmania University, 2002

M.S. Chemistry, Murray State University, 2010

Ph.D. University of Rhode Island, 2015

           with Professor Mindy Levine

 

Bhasker joined the group in May 2015 and is working to expand the scope of our copper-catalyzed oxidative decarboxylative arylation reactions.

Graduate Students

John Riedesel

email: John.Riedesel@mail.wvu.edu

 

B.A.  Biochemistry, 2012

B. S. Sports Management, 2012

         West Virginia University

 

John joined the group in September 2012 and is studying cyclization reactions of isonitriles.

Raymond Remus

email: rmremus@mix.wvu.edu

 

 

B.S. Biochemistry, 2012

        Rutgers University

 

Currently: USDA Athens, GA

Lijun Chen

email: lichen@mix.wvu.edu

 

B.S. Chemistry, 2012

        University of Science and Technology of China

 

M.S. Chemistry, 2015

        West Virginia University

 

Currently: WVU Statistics

Lin Ju

 

email: liju@mix.wvu.edu

 

B.S. Chemistry, 2013

        Shandong University

 

M.S. Chemistry, 2015

        West Virignia University

 

Currently: Virginia Tech

Shulong Yao

 

 

WVU Graduate Student, 2013-2014

 

Currently: University of North Texas, Materials Science

 

Undergraduate Researchers

Carl Scaggs

 

B.S. Chemistry, Fairmont State University

       Winter, 2016

 

 

 

Carl joined the group as a volunteer researcher in the summer of 2016 and is studying the synthesis and reactivity of new tri(thione) iron complexes.

Meaghan DeBoer

 

 

B.S. Chemistry, WVU

       Winter 2016

 

 

Meaghan joined the group in August of 2016 and is studying the copper-catalyzed thiolation reaction of fluorinated arenes.

Ellen Aguilera

 

WVU Class of 2016, B. S. Chemistry

 

Ellen joined the group in August 2015 and is working on the synthesis of new copper(I) complexes relevant to catalytic decarboxylation reactions.

Katelyn Bustin

 

WVU Class of 2016, B. S. Chemistry

 

Katie joined the group in January 2015 and is working on the synthesis of new  copper(I) complexes relevant to catalytic decarboxylation reactions.

Elliot Guerra-Blackmer

 

WVU Class of 2016, B. S. Biochemistry

 

Elliot joined the group in May 2015 and is working on the reductive coupling of isocyanides.

Stephen Rizkowski

 

WVU Class of 2018, B. S. Chemistry

 

Stephen joined the group in August 2015 and is working on the development of new Cu-catalyzed decarboxylative coupling reactions.

Colin Siple

 

WVU Class of 2016, B. S. Chemistry

 

Hoover group member from May 2015 to August 2015.

 

Corrie Burlas

 

WVU Class of 2015, B. S. Chemistry

 

Hoover group member from January 2014 to May 2015.

 

Current Position: University of Alabama, Graduate Student in Chemistry

Sam Borowski

 

WVU Class of 2015, B. S. Chemistry

 

Hoover Group member from January 2014 to May 2014.

 

Torie Bosley

 

WVU Class of 2014, B. S. Biology

 

Hoover Group member from January 2014 to May 2014.

 

Shaylyn Walter

 

WVU Class of 2015, B. S. Chemistry

 

Hoover Group member from August 2013 to May 2014.

 

Current Position: UNC Chapel Hill, Graduate Student in Chemistry

Zach Claudio

 

WVU Class of 2014, B. S. Chemistry

 

Hoover Group member from June 2013 to May 2014.

 

Current position: WVU Medical School

Alex Mullins

 

WVU Class of 2014, B. S. Chemistry

 

Hoover Group member from Jan 2013 to May 2014.

 

Current position: UNC Chapel Hill, Graduate Student in Chemistry

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WVU Class of 2014, B. S. Chemistry

 

Hoover Group member from Jan 2013 to Oct 2013.

 

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