Mirkin Group Alumni

Where Are They Now?

Mirkin Group Alumni – Faculty Members

 

Professors

Agnes Scott College

  • Prof. Meisa Khoshbin Salaita (Visiting Professor)

 

Arizona State University

  • Prof. Eileen Seo (Assistant Professor)

 

Boston University

  • Prof. Keith Brown (Assistant Professor)

 

Bradley University

  • Prof. Dean Campbell (Professor)

 

California Polytechnic State University

  • Prof. Peter Schwartz (Professor)

 

Carnegie Mellon University

  • Prof. Rongchao Jin (Professor)

 

Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

  • Prof. Daniel Maspoch Comamala (Associate Professor)

 

Chosun University

  • Prof. Jong Kuk Lim (Assistant Professor)

 

Chungbuk National University

  • Prof. Youngjo Kim (Professor)

 

Chungnam National University

  • Prof. Jungseok Heo (Professor)

 

City University of Hong Kong

  • Prof. Hua Zhang (Professor)

 

College of the Holy Cross

  • Prof. Joshua Farrell (Thomas E. D’Ambra Professor)

 

Colorado School of Mines

  • Prof. C. Michael McGuirk (Assistant Professor)

 

Dongguk University

  • Prof. Jae-Won Jang (Associate Professor)

 

Duke University

  • Prof. Anne Lazarides (Adjunct Professor)

 

Emory University

  • Prof. Khalid Salaita (Associate Professor)

 

Emporia State University

  • Prof. Andrea Luthi (Assistant Professor)

 

Ewha Women’s University

  • Prof. So-Jung Park (Professor)

 

Fudan University

  • Prof. Gengfeng Zheng (Professor)

 

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)

  • Prof. Min Su Han (Professor)

 

Hallym University

  • Prof. Hyojong Yoo (Associate Professor)

 

Hannam University

  • Prof. Kuk Ro Yoon (Professor)

 

Harold Washington College

  • Prof. Thomas Higgins (Professor)

 

Harvard Medical University

  • Prof. Rafael Vega (Assistant Professor)

 

Harvard University

  • Prof. Jarad Mason (Assistant Professor)

 

Hunan University

  • Prof. Hang Xing (Professor)
  • Prof. Yige Zhou (Professor)

 

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology

  • Prof. Ali Alhasan (Assistant Research Professor)

 

Kongju National University

  • Prof. Nak Hang Jang (Professor)

 

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

  • Prof. Sang Woo Han (Professor)

 

Korea National University of Transportation

  • Prof. Jung Hyurk Lim (Associate Professor)

 

Korea University

  • Prof.Bryung Yang Lee (Associate Professor)
  • Prof. Jae-Seung Lee (Associate Professor)
  • Prof. Hyo Jae Yoon (Assistant Professor)

 

Korea University Sejong Campus

  • Prof. Seongpil Hwang (Professor)

 

Kyushu University

  • Prof. Tsuyohiko Fujigaya (Professor)

 

Lake Forest College

  • Caroline Slone (Lecturer)

 

Loyola University Chicago

  • Prof. Jacob Ciszek (Associate Professor)

 

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Prof. Robert Macfarlane (Associate Professor)

 

McMaster University

  • Prof. Katherine Bujold (Assistant Professor)

 

Michigan State University

  • Prof. Seokhyoung Kim (Assistant Professor)

 

Nanjing Tech University

  • Prof. Fengwei Huo (Professor)
  • Prof. Ling Huang (Professor)

 

Nanjing University Xianlin Campus

  • Prof. Jin Zhu (Professor)

 

Nanyang Technological University

  • Prof. Xiaodong Chen (Professor)
  • Prof. Can Xue (Associate Professor)

 

National Taipei University of Technology

  • Prof. Yu-Hsu Chang (Associate Professor)

 

National University of Córdoba

  • Prof. Maria Laura Pedano (Assistant Professor)

 

National University of Singapore

  • Prof. Xiaogang Liu (Professor)

 

Neumann University

  • Prof. Elizabeth Singewald (Adjunct Professor)

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology

  • Prof. Xiaoyang Xu (Associate Professor)

 

North Carolina State University

  • Prof. Albena Ivanisevic (Professor & Director of Graduate Programs)
  • Prof. Anne Lazarides (Adjunct Assistant Professor)

 

Northeastern University

  • Prof. Ming Su (Professor)
  • Prof. Ke Zhang (Associate Professor)

 

Northwestern University

  • Prof. Chad A. Mirkin (George B. Rathmann Professor, Director)
  • Prof. Robert Elghanian (Research Assistant Professor)
  • Prof. Nathan Gianneschi (Jacob & Rosaline Cohn Professor)
  • Prof. Igor Kourkine (Professor of Instruction & MBP Associate Director)
  • Prof. Andrew Lee (Research Assistant Professor)
  • Prof. Sarah Hurst Petrosko (Research Associate Professor & Assistant Director, IIN)
  • Prof. C. Shad Thaxton (Associate Professor)

 

Pohang University of Science and Technology

  • Prof. Sarah Park (Assistant Professor)

 

Pusan National University

  • Prof. Sungwook Chung (Assistant Professor)

 

Rice University

  • Dr. Matthew Jones (Assistant Professor)

 

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

  • Prof. KiBum Lee (Professor)

 

Seoul National University

  • Prof. Jihyun An (Assistant Professor)
  • Prof. Seunghun Hong (Professor)
  • Prof. Jwa-Min Nam (Professor)
  • Prof. Youngeun Kim (Assistant Professor)

 

Shanghai Jiaotong University

  • Prof. Shouwo Guo (Professor)
  • Prof. Chuan Zhang (Associate Professor)

 

SINAP, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • Prof. Yi Zhang (Professor)

 

Sogang University

  • Prof. Byung-Keun Oh (Professor)

 

Sookmyung Women’s University

  • Prof. Jung Su Park (Assistant Professor)

 

Southern Methodist University

  • Prof. Anindita Das (Assistant Professor)

 

Sun Yat-Sen University

  • Prof. Zhuang Xie (Associate Professor)

 

Sungkyunkwan University

  • Prof. Sungho Park (Professor)

 

The City University of New York

  • Prof. Adam Braunschweig (Associate Professor)

 

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Prof. C. H. Jonathan Choi (Assistant Professor & Associate Dean)

 

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • Prof. Zijian Zheng (Professor)

 

The University of Hong Kong

  • Prof. Seungkyu Lee (Assistant Professor)

 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell

  • Prof. Michael Ross (Assistant Professor)

 

The University of Texas – Austin

  • Prof. Cassandra Callmann (Assistant Professor)
  • Prof. Devleena Samanta (Assistant Professor)

 

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

  • Prof. Lidong Qin (Professor)

 

The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center

  • Prof. Neema Navai (Assistant Professor)

 

Universität Salzburg

  • Prof. Gilles Bourret (Associate Professor)

 

University of California, Los Angeles

  • Prof. Alex Spokoyny (Assistant Professor)

 

University of Connecticut

  • Prof. Jessica Rouge (Assistant Professor)

 

University of Delaware

  • Prof. Emily Day (Associate Professor)

 

University of Florida

  • Prof. Yun-Wei Charles Cao (Professor)
  • Prof. W. David Wei (Associate Professor)

 

University of Kansas

  • Prof. Alan Allgeier (Associate Professor)

 

University of Manchester

  • Prof. Radha Boya (Professor)
  • Dr. Lu Shin Wong (Lecturer)

 

University of Maryland

  • Prof. YuHuang Wang (Professor)

 

University of Minnesota

  • Prof. T. Andrew Taton (Professor)

 

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Prof. Jian Zhang (Associate Professor)

 

University of North Texas

  • Prof. Brian Meckes (Assistant Professor)

 

University of Pittsburgh

  • Prof. Jill Millstone (Associate Professor)
  • Prof. Nathaniel Rosi (Professor)

 

University of Rochester

  • Prof. Benjamin Partridge (Assistant Professor)

 

University of Toronto

  • Prof. Dwight Seferos (Professor, Canada Research Chair)

 

University of Tsukuba

  • Prof. Junpei Kuwabara (Associate Professor)

 

University of Virginia

  • Prof. Charles Machan (Assistant Professor)

 

University of Washington

  • Prof. David Ginger (Alvin L. & Verla R. Kwiram Professor)

 

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Prof. Guoliang Liu (Assistant Professor)

 

Virginia Tech

  • Prof. C. Adrian Figg (Assistant Professor)

 

Washington State University

  • Prof. Liane Moreau (Assistant Professor)

 

Wesleyan University

  • Prof. Michelle Personick (Assistant Professor)

 

Xiamen University

  • Prof. Haixin Lin (Assistant Professor)

 

Yeungnam University

  • Prof. Seung Woo Lee (Professor)

 

Yonsei University

  • Prof. Moonhyun Oh (Professor)
  • Prof. Wooyoung Shim (Associate Professor)

Industry

10x Genomics

  • Dr. Mohammad Shah Jamali (Senior Scientist)

 

Abbott Molecular Inc.

  • Dr. Lisa Cole (Senior Scientist)
  • Dr. Caroline Kusmierz (Senior Scientist)
  • Dr. Feng Xu (Senior Project Manager)

 

Amgen

  • Dr. Xiaozhu Zhou (Senior Scientist)

 

Apple

  • Dr. Tuncay Ozel (Engineering Manager)

 

Applied Materials

  • Dr. Lin Sun (Process Engineer III)
  • Dr. Jinghan Zhu (Process Engineer III Sr)

 

Approva Consulting LLC

  • Dr. Dana Weinberger (Principal Consultant)

 

Atlanta Science Festival

  • Dr. Meisa Salaita (Co-founder & Co-Executive Director)

 

Aurasense

  • Dr. Weston Daniel (Senior Director Program Management)
  • Dr. David Giljohann (Chief Executive Officer)
  • Dr. Pinal Patel (Analyst/Research Scientist)

 

Azul 3D

  • Dr. James Hedrick (CEO & Co-Founder)
  • Dr. David Walker (Co-Founder)

 

b-science.net

  • Dr. Pirmin Ulmann (Co-Founder & CEO)

 

BASF

  • Dr. Krishnan Pillai (Engineer)

 

Baxter

  • Dr. Dimitra Georganopoulou (R&D Innovation; Tech Assessment & Scouting)
  • Dr. Alex Scott (Principal Engineer)

 

Bayer Pharmaceuticals

  • Dr. Tiffany Halo (Director, Global Regulatory Strategy)

 

Becton Dickenson

  • Dr. Anthony Sprangers (Senior Engineer)

 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Dr. Haley Hill (Director, Office of the President and Chief of Staff, Global Development)

 

Biogen

  • Dr. Resham Banga (Sr. Engineer)

 

The Boston Consulting Group

  • Dr. Dan Eichelsdoerfer (Senior Researcher)
  • Dr. Rustin Golnabi (Consultant)
  • Dr. Qingyuan Lin (Consultant)
  • Dr. Ryan Thaner (Senior Knowledge Analyst)

 

Clariant

  • Dr. Abrin Schmucker (Materials Characterization Manger)

 

Codify

  • Dr. Brian Herr (Product Strategy)

 

CrowdStorage

  • Dr. Bryan Mangelson (Co-founder & COO)

 

Crystal Chem Inc.

  • Dr. Adam Eisenberg (Sales, Business Development & Operations Associate)

 

Digital Specialty Chemicals Ltd

  • Dr. Leijun Hao (Process Development Manager)

 

Dow Chemical Co

  • Dr. Evelyn Auyeung (Associate Research Scientist)
  • Dr. Zachary Kean (Senior Chemist)
  • Dr. Rob Kennedy (Senior Research Chemist)
  • Dr. Mark Langille (Associate Scientist)
  • Dr. Janet McMillan (Senior Chemist)
  • Dr. Mari Rosen (Associate Research Scientist)
  • Dr. Keith Watson (VP, Corporate R&D)

 

Editas Medicine

  • Dr. Pratik Randeria (Associate Director, Process Development)

 

EK Consulting

  • Emma Kate Payne Duimstra (Principal Consultant)

 

Eli Lilly

  • Dr. Shengshuang Zhu (Research Scientist)

 

Emerald Cloud Lab

  • Dr. Gokay Yamankurt (Scientific Developer)

 

European Chemicals Agency

  • Abdelqader Sumrein (Scientific Officer)

 

Evonik

  • Dr. You-Moon Jeon (Senior Research Scientist)

 

Exicure

  • Dr. Weston Daniel (Senior Director Program Management)
  • Dr. David Giljohann (Chief Executive Officer)
  • Dr. Pinal Patel (Analyst/Research Scientist)

 

Exxon Mobil

  • Dr. Joshua Cutler (Senior Researcher)
  • Dr. Christopher Oliveri (Chemicals Research Portfolio Manager)

 

Facebook

  • Dr. Alejo Lifschitz (Advanced Materials Researcher)
  • Dr. Yu Zhou (Engineering Manager)

 

Flatiron Health

  • Dr. Christopher Mader (Principal, Life Sciences)

 

Floodlight Training & Consulting

  • Kim McCumber (Founder & CEO)

 

FMC Corporation

  • Dr. Savka Stoeva (Research Investigator)

 

Fresenius Kabi

  • Dr. Matthew Massich (Senior Manager, US Medical Affairs, Biosimilars)

 

Gamry Instruments Inc

  • Dr. Jacob Ketter (Instrumentation Chemist)

 

Genentech

  • Dr. Matthew O’Brien (Senior Scientist)
  • Dr. Shuya Wang (Postdoctoral Scientist)

 

GlaxoSmithKline

  • Dr. Sasha Ebrahimi (Principal Scientist)

 

Hallstarr

  • Dr. Felicia Dixon Parks (Technical Director, Beauty and Personal Care)

 

Illumina

  • Dr. Timothy Merkel (Senior Scientist)

 

Independent Consultant

  • Dr. Linette Demers

 

Intel Corp

  • Dr. Abha Gosavi (Process Development Engineer)
  • Dr. Cindy Zheng (Technology Development Engineer)

 

Jannsen, Johnson & Johnson

  • Dr. Joseph Kakkassery (Principal Engineer)
  • Dr. Kurinji Krishnamoorthy (Stability Scientist)

 

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

  • Dr. Martin Masar (Patent Attorney)

 

Kruss USA

  • Dr. Raymond Sanedrin (Application Manager)

 

Lonza Pharma & Biotech

  • Dr. W. Brett Caldwell (Associate Director, Customer Proposals)

 

L’Oreal

  • Dr. Zhi Li (Manger, Research & Innovation)

 

Lumere

  • Allison Wu (Product Manager)

 

Lumileds

  • Dr. Jinan Steven Chai (World Wide Technical Project Lead)

 

McKinsey & Company

  • Dr. Matthew Banholzer (Associate Principal)

 

Medtronic Inc

  • Dr. Kaimin Chen (Staff Scientist)
  • Dr. Robert Mucic (Senior Engineering Manager)

 

Merck

  • Dr. Natalia Chernyak (Senior Scientist)

 

Milliken & Co

  • Dr. Jinan Chai (Scientist)

 

Moderna

  • Dr. Monica Guan (Scientist)

 

Nalco ChampionX, An Ecolab Company

  • Dr. Kaylie Young (Staff Scientist, Energy Services RD&E)

 

NanoString Technologies, Inc.

  • Dr. James Storhoff (Senior Manager Diagnostic Test Development)

 

NeoGraf Solutions, LLC

  • Dr. Robert Andy Reynolds III (President & CEO)

 

nLight

  • Dr. Kyle Osberg (Process Engineering Manager)

 

NuMat Technologies

  • Dr. William Morris (Senior Manager)

 

Orica

  • Dr. Greg Mitchell (Senior Manager, Global Marketing)

 

Orna Therapeutics

  • Dr. Wuliang Zhang (Scientist)

 

Pfizer

  • Dr. Andrew Prigodich (Senior Director, R&D Strategy)
  • Nick Savalia (Scientist)

 

Phillips 66

  • Dr. Alyssa Chinen (Associate Scientist)
  • Dr. Jose Mendez-Arroyo (Associate Scientist)

 

Pleno Inc.

  • Dr. Jeffrey Brodin (Associate Director)

 

PPG Industries Inc

  • Dr. Chad Shade (Senior Research Chemist)
  • Dr. Daniel Clingerman (Senior Research Scientist)

 

Prenosis

  • Dr. Sergey Rozhok (Lead Design Engineer)

 

Privitar

  • Brian Herr (VP Product Management)

 

Quanterix

  • Stacey Barnaby Ross (Senior Scientist)

 

Reyes Holdings

  • Dr. Daniel Park (Senior Data Scientist)

 

Royal Dutch Shell

  • Dr. Max Ovchinnikov (Senior Research Chemist)

 

Samsung Electronics

  • Dr. Dong Woo Kim (Principal Engineer)

 

Sanofi Genzyme

  • Dr. Dan Zheng (Director Global Transactions)

 

Schmidt’s Naturals

  • Dr. Gabriella Metraux (Head of Product Development – Personal Care)

 

Scripps Research Institute

  • Dr. Mary Wang (Chief of Staff)

 

Siemens Heathineers

  • Dr. Andrew Sinegra (Senior Biochemist)

 

SQT Biotech

  • Dr. Clifton Shen (CTO & Chief Engineer)

 

Stoicheia, Inc.

  • Dr. Michael Ashley (Senior Research Scientist)

 

Stepan Co

  • Dr. Aaron Brown (Technical Director, Global Surfactants Innovation & Strategy)
  • Dr. Michael Wiester (Senior Research Chemist)

 

Tempus

  • Dr. Jennifer Ferrer (Senior Manager of Life Science Alliances)

 

Tencent

  • Dr. Shu He (Strategy Manager)
  • Dr. Andrew Sensi (Principal)

 

TERA-print

  • Dr. Andrey Ivankin (Founder)

 

Tesla

  • Dr. Jessie Ku (Senior Product Manager)

 

Trident Labs

  • Dr. Matthew Rycenga (Lab Director)

 

Versum Materials

  • Dr. Xiaobo Tom Shi (Lead Scientist)

 

Xeris Pharmaceuticals

  • Dr. Adam Ponedal (Research Scientist)

 

ZEISS Microscopy

  • Dr. William Briley (Application Scientist)

 

Zurich Instruments

  • Dr. Ed Kluender (Application Scientist)
 
 

Postdocs

Abbott

  • Dr. Isaac Larkin

 

Harvard

  • Dr. Xing Liao

 

Koch Institute at MIT

  • Dr. Liangliang Hao

 

MIT

  • Dr. Pavlo Gordiichuk
  • Dr. Ho Fung Cheng

 

Northwestern University

  • Dr. Maria Cabezas
  • Dr. EunBi Oh

 

Roche-Genentech

  • Dr. Shuya Wang

 

Stanford University

  • Dr. Andrea d’Aquino
  • Dr. Louise Giam

 

University of California, Berkeley

  • Dr. Kacper Skakuj
  • Dr. Peng-cheng Chen

 

University of California, Irvine

  • Dr. Zachary Urbach

 

University of California, San Francisco

  • Dr. Lam-Kiu Fong

 

University of Washington, Seattle

  • Dr. Shunzhi Wang

National Laboratories

Argonne
  • Dr. John Krebs (Principal Chemist)

 

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Dr. Liliang Huang (Postdoctoral Fellow)

 

Los Alamos National Laboratory

  • Dr. Precious Cantu (Postdoctoral Fellow)

 

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • Dr. Jingshan Du (Postdoctoral Fellow)

 

 

Other Academic

Korea Institute of Science and Technology
  • Dr. Taegon Oh (Research Scientist)

 

MIT Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
  • Dr. Abigail Lytton-Jean (Technical Director of the Nanotechnology Materials Lab)

 

Northwestern University
  • Dr. Caroline Ko (Project Leader, NewCures, INVO)
  • Dr. Tim Sita (Radiation Oncology Resident Physician)

 

University of California, Berkeley
  • Dr. Christine Laramy (Law student)

 

University of Colorado

  • Dr. Suguna Narayan (Pathology Resident)

 

University of Oxford
  • Dr. Oliver Hayes (Medical Student)
 
University of Texas Austin
  • Dr. Richard Piner (Research Associate)