Postdoctoral Researchers

Kerry-Ann Green



B. S.  The University of the West Indes, Mona, 2006

Ph.D. The University of the West Indes, Mona, 2013

           with Professors Abdur-Rashid, Dasgupta, and Maragh


Kerry-Ann joined the group in June 2017 and is exploring the mechanism of our copper-catalyzed decarboxylative thiolation reactions.

Graduate Students

Aaron Honeycutt



B.S. Chemistry, 2014

        Wingate University



Aaron joined the group in November 2014 and is studying oxidative decarboxylative coupling reactions of unactivated C-H bonds

Rob Crovak



B.S. Chemistry

        St. Vincent College



Rob joined the group in September 2015 and is studying silver mediated decarboxylation reactions.

Jiaqi Liu



B.S. Chemistry




Jiaqi joined the group in January 2016 and is studying cobalt catalyzed oxidative cylization reactions

Undergraduate Students

Sierra Ciccone



B.S. Chemistry, WVU

       Spring 2018



Sierra joined the group in January of 2017 and is studying the fundaments steps of our copper-catalyzed decarboxylation reactions.

Principal Investigator



Office: CRL 459

Lab:    CRL 550


B. S.,      Harvey Mudd College, 2004

                 with Adam Johnson


Ph.D.,     University of Washington, Seattle, 2009

                 with Professors Jim Mayer and Forrest Michael


Postdoc, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2009 - 2012

                  with Professor Shannon Stahl


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Photos by Buzz Meade