• Jean-Luc A. Ayitou, Ph.D.
    Jean-Luc A. Ayitou, Ph.D.Assistant Professor, PI
  • Postdoc, UCLA (2013–2016)
  • Merck & University of California President Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Ph.D., North Dakota State University 2013)
  • NSF Graduate Fellow
  • B.S., North Dakota State University (2008)

      More about Jean-Luc…

  • Design & Synthesis of novel organic chromophores
  • Exciton & Energy transfer
  • Solid-state photophysical processes
  • Young Ju Yun
    Young Ju YunGraduate Student
  • Dr. Nareshbabu Kamatham
    Dr. Nareshbabu KamathamPostdoc
  • Nano-structured 2D Organic Polymers
  • Guang Yang
    Guang YangGraduate Student
  • Green Chemistry
  • Alysia Desimone
    Alysia DesimoneUG (VISCUS & ELEVATE Scholar)
  • William Blodgett
    William BlodgettUG

Former members 

Dr. Siamak Shokri (Ph.D., 2019): Now, Senior Scientist at HFF LLC & Parsia Tech, Chicago
Dr. Manoj K. Manna (2017-2019): Now, Postdoc at Florida State University, Tallahassee
Cynthia Ye (M.Sc., 2019): Now, Research Associate at Charles River Laboratory, San Francisco
Zhengyu He (M.Sc., 2019): Now, Research Associate, China
Kuo-Hao (Terry) Chen: M. Sc. (Summer 2017): Now at Buttler University (Ph.D.)
Jomana Hatahet: B. Sc. (May 2017, VISCUS Scholar): Now at Loyola University (Ph.D.)
Melisa Alkan: B. Sc. (May 2018, VISCUS Scholar): Now at Iowa State (Ph.D.)


Visting Scholars

Geoffrey Nash: Summer 2017 (Photophysical methods)