Undergraduate researchers Sabrina Curley, Jade Kelley, and Brent Kuhnfeld earned their BS degrees during the May commencement. Sabrina has been accepted to the PhD program in materials engineering at Michigan State University. Jade will enroll in the University of Texas School of Dentistry. Brent will take a gap year while applying to medical school.
Zoe Ziegenhorn has joined the group as an undergraduate researcher. Zoe is a French major pursuing a pre-health track. Her research is focused on the synthesis of bidentate phosphines with two different phosphorus coordinating groups.
Sabrina Curley, a Mechanical Engineering major and Chemistry minor, joined the Shaughnessy group this fall. Sabrina is working on a joint project between the Shaughnessy and Bakker groups focused on the synthesis of metal-ligand complexes that can be incorporated in carbon mesoporous materials.