Current Group Members

Chris Ellis
Chris Elles
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
B.S., Colorado State University
Curriculum vitea
Hometown: Conifer, Colorado
Hobbies: physical chemistry, skiing, hiking and camping
E-mail: elles@ku.edu
Igor Zheldakov 
Igor Zheldakov
Postdoc
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.S., Saint-Petersburg State University
Hometown: Hoiniki City, Belarus
Fun stuff outside of lab: sports (especially soccer), traveling
Favorite TV show/movie: Friends/Forrest Gump
Email: igorz@ku.edu
Cassie Ward
Cassie Ward
4th year graduate student
B.S., University of Nebraska- Omaha
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska
(Still thinks she's a Husker fan!)
Email: clward@ku.edu
Amanda Staker
Amanda Houk
3rd year graduate student
M.S., University of New Mexico (Nanoscience and Microsystems)
B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College (MN)
Hometown: Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
Hobbies: painting, going to concerts, skiing, hiking
E-mail: astaker@ku.edu
Jenna Wasylenko
Jenna Wasylenko
3rd year graduate student
B.S., Sweet Briar College (VA)
Hometown: Lansdale, Pennsylvania
Hobbies: playing guitar, playing with puppies, horseback riding, being outside
E-mail: jwasylenko@ku.edu
Tim Quincy photo
Tim Quincy
1st year graduate student
B.S. University of Kansas
Hometown: Wichita, Kansas
Hobbies: Video Gaming, Watching bad B-Movies, Photography
E-mail: tquincy@ku.edu

Riley Ross
Riley Ross
1st year graduate student
B.S. Washburn University (KS)
Hometown:  Marion, Kansas
Hobbies:  motorcycles, motorized bicycles, engines, brewing, home improvement, cooking, computers, chillin' with Boltz (my dog), and the occasional (trail) run

Will Cleek
Will Cleek
Undergraduate (Biochemistry major, Pre-med)
Hometown: Olathe, Kansas
Hobbies: rock climbing, skiing, ultimate frisbee
Favorite TV Shows: 30 Rock, LOST, Modern Family
Music: Blind Pilot, Mumford and Sons, The Shins
E-mail: willcleek@ku.edu
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