Jing Li Lab - Former Group Members

Peng, Junjie (2015 - 2017)

Exchange Ph.D. Student

South China University of Technology

 

Qiu, Xuan (2016 - 2017)

Exchange Ph.D. Student

South China University of Technology

Ahn, Jon (2011 - 2012)

Undergraduate Student

Summer 2011 - Spring 2012

Almeida, Lais Silva Nunes de (2016 - 2016)

Undergraduate Student

2016 summer

Amarasingh, Voshadhi (2008 - 2015)

Ph.D. Student

 

Amin, Ravish (2003 - 2003)

An, Litao (2014 - 2015)

Visiting Scholar

Current Position: Associate Professor, Huaiyin Normal University

Asmuth, Laura (2006 - 2006)

Balwani, Rahul (2013 - 2014)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2013 - Spring 2014

Banerjee, Debasis (2012 - 2014)

Postdoc

Current position: Postdoc associate, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

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Bi, Wenhua (2006 - 2007)

Postdoc

 

Biedron, Aleksandra (2004 - 2005)

Biedron, Aleksandra (2004 - 2005)

Undergraduate Student

Birnbaum, Rachael (2000 - 2001)

Boaten, Yaw (1999 - 2001)

M.S. Student

 

Bonilla, Arron (2005 - 2005)

Burg, Jonathan (2008 - 2008)

Cabrera, Brenda (1997 - 1999)

Carey, Jim (1996 - 1996)

Cender, Greg (2015 - 2015)

Undergraduate Student

(04/2015 -- 11/2015)

Chamarti, Lakshmi (2014 - 2014)

Undergraduate Student

Summer 2014

Chen, Qiang (2016 - 2018)

chen qiangPostdoc Associate (2016 - 2018)

 

Qiang Chen was born in Shandong, China, in 1987. He received his PhD degree in Nankai University in 2014 under the supervision of Prof. Xian-He Bu. He then spent two years at Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemical Science and Engineering (Tianjin)-Nankai University as a postdoctoral fellow before joining Dr. Jing Li’s group in 2016. His research interests include design and synthesis of new porous materials and their application in selective adsorption and fluorescence.

 

 

Email: chenqiang0603@gmail.com

Chen, Xuean (1999 - 2000)

Postdoc

Chen, Yu-Chu (2009 - 2011)

M.S. Student

Ching, Nancy (1999 - 2000)

Cho, Shinida (2008 - 2008)

Ciemnolonski, Lauren (2005 - 2006)

Deibert, Ben (2012 - 2012)

Deibert, Benjamin (2012 - 2017)

ben deibert 300Ph.D. Student 

 

Ben was born right here in New Brunswick and has been a NJ resident for most of his life.  He did his undergraduate research here in the Li Group, the focus of which was finding MOFs to employ as heterogeneous catalysts.  Ben completed his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University in 2012, earning a B.A. in Chemistry.  He officially joined the Li group later that year after being accepted into the Ph.D. program and continues his quest of finding MOF catalysts for both carbon dioxide reduction and water splitting reactions.  He is currently in his fifth year.

 

Email: ben.deibert@yahoo.com

Dhawan, Akshi Curren (2016 - 2017)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2016

DiGiovanni, Tina (2001 - 2001)

Dilks, Kieran (1998 - 1999)

Du, Peiyao (2016 - 2017)

Peiyao duExchange Ph.D. Student (2016 - 2017)

 

Peiyao is a PhD candidate from NanKai University (P.R. China) now. She joined Prof. Li’s group and worked as a joint PhD student from October, 2016. Her research interests are primarily in synthesis, characterization and luminescent properties of metal coordination polymers.

 

 

 

Email: peiyao@mail.nankai.edu.cn

Dugandzic, Meredith (2009 - 2010)

Undergraduate Student

Spring 2010, Fall 2010

Dyevoich, Allison (2012 - 2012)

Undergraduate Student

Spring 2012

Eibling, Matthew (2006 - 2006)

Fan, Wei (2015 - 2015)

Exchange Undergraduate (Jilin University)

(09/2015 -- 12/2015)

Fang, Xiaoming (2009 - 2010)

Visiting Scholar

Current Position: Professor, South China University of Technology

Fang, Yang (2013 - 2019)

Yang fangPh.D. Student (2013 - 2019)

 

Yang obtained his B. S. in Chemistry from University of Science and Technology of China in 2013. He is now a forth year graduate student in Li Group. His research focuses on design and synthesis of Inorganic-organic hybrid semiconductors.

 

 

 

Email: fangyangustc@gmail.com

Fu, Aihua (1999 - 2001)

M.S. Student

 

George Wei (2012 - 2014)

Undergraduate Student 

(2012 - 2014)

Golembieski, David (2014 - 2015)

Undergraduate Student

Spring 2014 - Spring 2015

Gong, Qihan (2009 - 2014)

Ph.D. Student

Current enterprise: Sinopec

Gonzalez, William (2014 - 2015)

Undergraduate Student

(2014 - 2015)

Guirguess, Sam (2005 - 2005)

Guo, Hong-You (1993 - 1994)

Visiting Scholar

Fuzhou University

Heddy, Ryan (2004 - 2005)

Hennedy, George (2006 - 2006)

Heulings, Harry (2000 - 2002)

M.S. Student

Howard, Joel (2017 - 2018)

Joel HowardM.S. Student (2017 - 2018)

 

Joel graduated from the University of Rochester with a bachelor's in physics in 2016, then started a master's program in physics education at Rutgers while preparing to apply for PhD programs. He joined Dr. Li's group in May 2017 and has since been working with Kun Zhu on the fabrication and characterization of photovoltaic and LED technologies containing novel hybrid organic-inorganic crystalline active layers.

 

Email: joelarihoward@gmail.com

Hu, Zhichao (2008 - 2015)

Ph.D. Student

Current institute: Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University

Huang, Xiaoying (2001 - 2006)

Ph.D. Student

Current position: Professor, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure, Chinese Academy of Science

Jasutkar, Niren (1999 - 2000)

Jonathan Seidel (2007 - 2010)

Undergraduate Student

2010 - 2010

Kelly, Sean (2001 - 2004)

Ki, Wooseok (2004 - 2008)

Ph.D. Student

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Current Position: Assistant Professor, Stockton University

Lam, Matt (1996 - 1997)

Lan, Anjian (2007 - 2009)

Visiting Scholar

Current position: Professor, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure, Chinese Academy of Science

Lasek, William (2006 - 2006)

Lawandy, Michael (1998 - 2000)

Le, Derek (2009 - 2009)

Le, Le-Uyen (1998 - 1999)

Le, Vina (2000 - 2000)

Lee, Jeongyong (2003 - 2007)

Ph.D. Student

Lee, Lucy (Young Hyun) (2015 - 2016)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2015 - Summer 2016

Lee, Timmy (2015 - 2017)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2015 - Spring 2017

Li, Baiyan (2015 - 2017)

Postdoc

Li, Kunhao (2006 - 2009)

Postdoc

Current position: Senior Scientist, Rive Technology

Li, Peixin (2016 - 2017)

Peixing LiVisiting Scholar (2016 - 2017)

Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter

 

 

 

 

 

Email: lipeixin@fjirsm.ac.cn

Li, Yankai (2017 - 2018)

yankai LiExchange Ph.D. Student (2017 - 2018)

 

Yankai is an exchange Ph.D student at Dr. Jing Li's group in Rutgers-New Brunswick, whose domestic university in China is East China University of Science and Technology. His research interests are primarily in the design, synthesis, characterization of fluorescent porous organic polymers (POPs).

 

 

 

Email: liyankai1991@gmail.com

Lim, Hyuna (2005 - 2007)

M.S. Student

Lin, Shen (2006 - 2007)

Visiting Scholar

Beijing University of Chemical Technology

Lin, Yichao (2016 - 2017)

Visiting Scholar

Ningbo Institute of Material Technology & Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Linguito, Stephen (2008 - 2010)

M.S. Student

Liszewski, Yolanda (1999 - 2001)

M.S. Student

Liu, Song (2013 - 2013)

Exchange Undergraduate (Jilin University)

Fall 2013

Liu, Wei (2011 - 2017)

Wei Liu 300Ph.D. Student 

Wei Liu received his B.Sc. from Nanjing University in China in 2010. He is currently in his fifth year as a graduate student in Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rutgers. His research interests include the design and synthesis of Inorganic-organic hybrid semiconductors.

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Liu, Zhaoyu (2015 - 2015)

Exchange Undergraduate (Jilin University)

(09/2015 -- 12/2015)

Lou, Xinyue (2016 - 2016)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2016

Lu, Yingjie (1997 - 1998)

Postdoc

Lucerna, Alan (2000 - 2001)

MacAdams, Leonard (1996 - 1996)

Mell, Thomas (2006 - 2006)

Mussman, Brianna (2013 - 2013)

Undergraduate Student

Summer 2013

Nakrani, Devi (2015 - 2016)

Undergraduate Student

(2015 - 2016)

Novik, Esther (2010 - 2010)

Undergraduate Student

Summer 2010

Ogbevoen, Ilyanosa (2014 - 2014)

Undergraduate Student

Summer 2014 - Fall 2014

Ordonez, Sofia (2016 - 2016)

Undergraduate Student

Summer 2016 - Fall 2016

Padmanabhan, Moothetty (2008 - 2009)

Visiting Scholar

Current position: Professor, Mahatma Gandhi University

Pan, Long (1999 - 2002)

Postdoc

Research Associate (2002 - 2005)

Research Assistant Professor (2005 - 2006)

Current position: Manager of Technology, Colgate Palmolive Co

Parker, Brett (2003 - 2003)

Patel, Ashay (2007 - 2008)

Patel, Nirav (2006 - 2007)

Patel, Vyoma (2005 - 2005)

Perez, Christine (2009 - 2010)

Undergraduate Student

Christine Perez

Perugini, Marc (2000 - 2001)

Pramanik, Sanhita (2004 - 2011)

Ph.D. Student

 

Qiao, Shanpeng (2012 - 2012)

Exchange Undergraduate (Jilin University)

Fall 2012

Qin, Chao (2013 - 2014)

Visiting Scholar

Current Position: Associate Professor, Northeast Normal University

Radice, Anthony (2007 - 2007)

Reddy, Srihari (2006 - 2007)

Ren, Yanwei (2017 - 2018)

yanwei RenVisiting Scholar (2017 - 2018)

 

Yanwei obtained his Ph. D. from Northwest University (China) in 2006. After two years postdoc work in the HongKong University of Science and Technology, he joined the faculty of South China University of Technology in 2008. Now, he is a visiting scholar in Prof. Li’ group. His main research interest is the development of porous metal-organic frameworks for heterogeneous catalysis.

 

 

Email: renyw@scut.edu.cn

Rhee, Jessica (Hyun-Kyung) (2004 - 2005)

Roh, Charlie Jang suk (2016 - 2017)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

Roushan, Mojgan (2007 - 2012)

Ph.D. Student

 

Rudd, Nathan (2013 - 2018)

Nate 300Ph.D. Student (2013 - 2018) 

 

Nate was born and raised in Short Hills, NJ. He obtained his B.A. in Chemistry from Middlebury College in May 2013, where he worked on the determination of zero-field splitting parameters in transition metal complexes through MCD spectroscopy. Nate entered the Rutgers PhD program in the Fall of 2013 pursuing interests in materials and inorganic chemistry. Upon joining the Li Group, Nate’s research interests focus on the design and synthesis of porous metal-organic frameworks. He is currently in his forth year of the PhD program.

 

Email: nathan.rudd@rutgers.edu

Saito, Maia (2010 - 2011)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall 2011

Sander, Michelle (2000 - 2003)

Shen, Jennifer (Jieming) (2004 - 2004)

So, Kenneth (2008 - 2008)

Stornetta, Daniel (2014 - 2015)

Undergraduate Student

2014 - 2015

Strong, Jessica (2003 - 2003)

Su, Weiping (2001 - 2002)

Postdoc

Current position: Professor, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure, Chinese Academy of Science

Sun, Xiangcheng (2004 - 2004)

Postdoc

Tablas, Richard (1997 - 1997)

Tan, Jennifer (2008 - 2008)

Tivon, Yaniv (2015 - 2015)

Undergraduate Student

2015

Ucci, Alex (2010 - 2010)

Undergraduate Student

2010

Urbanowicz, Bryan (2008 - 2008)

Varughese, Princy (2002 - 2011)

Ph.D. Student

Ventura, Tristan (2016 - 2017)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2016

Wang, Fang-Ming (2013 - 2014)

Visiting Scholar

Current Position: Associate Professor, Jiangsu University of Science and Technology

Wang, Hao (2012 - 2018)

Hao wang 300Ph.D. Student (2012 - 2018)

 

Hao received his B.Sc. from Wuhan University in China in 2012 before he came to United States and entered Rutgers Chemistry PhD program. He majored in Materials Chemistry for his undergraduate study and worked in a supramolecular research lab for 2 years. He is now in his fifth year in Dr. Jing Li's group. His research interest focuses on the syntheses and applications of porous solids (zeolites, MOFs, COFs, etc.) with an emphasis on metal-organic frameworks and their applications in molecular capture and separation. Hao has coauthored more than 30 research papers.

 

Email: whwhuccms@gmail.com

Wang, Jing (2017 - 2018)

jing wangVisiting Scholar (2017 - 2018)

 

Jing received the Ph.D in Inorganic Chemistry from Sun Yat-sen University in 2008 and then worked in Guangzhou University as an associate professor. Now she is a visiting scholar in Prof. Li’ group. Her research interests focus on the design, synthesis and property research of porous metal-organic frameworks (MOFs).

 

 

Email: wangjgzhu@163.com

Wang, Jingwen (2017 - 2017)

Wang, Qianyou (2016 - 2017)

Exchange Ph.D. Student

Beijing University of Technology

 

Wang, Qining(2016 - 2018)

Qining WangUndergraduate Student (2016 - 2018)

 

Qining is a chemistry undergraduate student at Rutgers University. She joined Dr. Li’s group in the summer of 2016. She works with Hao on the design and synthesis of metal-organic frameworks for applications such as gas adsorptions and hydrocarbon separations.

 

 

 

Email: qw66@scarletmail.rutgers.edu

Wang, Qishun (2014 - 2014)

Exchange Undergraduate (Jilin University)

Fall 2014

Wang, Ru-Ji (1997 - 1998)

Visiting Scholar

Current position: Professor, Tsinghua University

Wang, Sujing (2012 - 2014)

Postdoc

Current position: Postdoc associate, Université de Versailles-St-Quentin

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Wang, Xinlong (2013 - 2014)

Visiting Scholar

Current Position: Professor, Northeast Normal University

Whittingham, Takeyce (1996 - 1998)

Wittig, Stacey (2000 - 2000)

Wu, Haohan (2007 - 2013)

Ph.D. Student

 

Wu, Ke (2003 - 2008)

Ph.D. Student

Wu, Min (2002 - 2007)

Ph.D. Student

Xi, Hongxia (2012 - 2013)

Visiting Scholar

Current Position: Professor, South China University of Technology

Xia, Qibin (2014 - 2015)

Visiting Scholar

Current position: Associate professor, South China University of Technology

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Xiao, Bo (2016 - 2017)

Visiting Scholar 

Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology

Xiong, Kecai (2014 - 2015)

Postdoc

Current position: Assistant professor, Jiangsu Normal University

Xu, Feng (2013 - 2015)

Exchange Ph.D. Student

South China University of Technology

 

Xu, Lei (2016 - 2017)

Visiting Scholar

Changchun University of Science and Technology

Yang, Michael (2016 - 2017)

Undergraduate Student

Fall 2016 - Spring 2017

Yao, Hongbin (2007 - 2008)

Exchange Ph.D. Student

University of Science and Technology of China

Yuan, Wenbing (2016 - 2017)

Visiting Scholar

Hainan University

 

Zhang, Jingming (2008 - 2013)

Ph.D. Student

Current enterprise: Shell

Zhang, Ren (2003 - 2005)

M.S. Student

Zhang, Ruibo (2009 - 2011)

Postdoc

 

Zhang, Xiao (2008 - 2013)

Ph.D. Student

Zhang, Zhijuan (2010-2012)

Exchange Ph.D. Student

South China University of Technology

Zhao, Yonggang (2009 - 2012)

Postdoc

Current position: Professor, Nanjing University of Technology

Zhou, Xiaojing (2010 - 2011)

Exchange Ph.D. Student

Jilin University