Group Leader

Spiridoula Matsika

Professor, started Jan 2003
email: smatsika@temple.edu

  • B. Sc. in Chemistry, The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Athens, Greece 1994
  • Ph.D. in Chemical Physics, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA (2000) Advisor: Prof. Russel Pitzer
  • Postdoctoral Fellow at Johns Hopkins University with Prof. David Yarkony

Members

Mushir ul Hasan

PhD Student, started Aug 2017
email: mushir@temple.edu

  • Integrated BS-MS in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Mohali, India (2017)

Salsabil Abou-Hatab

PhD Student, started Aug 2017
email: salsa.abouhatab@temple.edu

  • Bachelors in Chemistry, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA (2016)

Mohammed Sorour

PhD Student, started Aug 2018
email: Mohammed.Sorour@temple.edu

  • Bachelors in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Misr University of Science and Technology, Egypt (2011)
  • Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA (2016)

Vaibhav Singh

PhD Student, started Aug 2019
email: tuj86429@temple.edu

  • Integrated BS-MS in Chemistry from Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune, India (2019)

Dakshitha Abeygunewardane

PhD Student, started Aug 2021
email: dma@temple.edu

  • B.Sc. Honors in Chemistry from University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (2020)

Nicholas Baker

Undergraduate researcher, started 2021
email: nicholas.baker0001@temple.edu

  • Undergrad at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

Jordan Howe

Undergraduate researcher, started 2022
email: jordan.howe@temple.edu

  • Undergrad at Temple University, Philadelphia, USA

Collaborators

Tom Weinacht’s group at Stony Brook University

Enzo Carnevale’s group at Temple University (Dept. of Physics)

Former members

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dr. Cate Anstöter

Dr. Patricia Vindel Zandbergen (currently at Rutgers University, Newark)

Dr. Tolga Karsili (Assistant Prof. at the University of Louisiana)

Dr. James Brown (currently at Dartmouth College)

Dr. Wook Lee (currently at Institute for Basic Science, Daejeon)

Dr. Marianna Assmann (currently at the University of Birmingham)

Dr. Kurt Kistler (currently on the faculty at Penn State Brandywine)

Dr. Pascal Krause (currently at Wayne State)

Dr. Dimitri Laikov (currently at Moscow State University, Russia)

Dr. ZongRong Xu

Dr. Akihiko Yoshikawa

Graduate students

Dr. Pratip Chakraborty (PhD 2020)

Mark Fennimore (Masters 2018)

Dr. Vincent Spata (PhD 2016)

Dr. Zhen Lu (PhD 2015)

Dr. Kurt Kistler (PhD 2010) (currently on the faculty at Penn State Brandywine)

Ranjeetha Suryavanshi (Masters 2009)

Congyi Zhou (Masters 2012)

Bachelor Students

Griffin O'Neill

Khai Nguyen

Nathan Mackouse

Camilo Zuluaga (currently a graduate student at Boston University)

Drew Behrendt (currently a graduate student at Univ. of Pennsylvania)

Davielle Mattos

Linh Nguyen

Michael Bennett

Chey Jones (currently a graduate student at Stanford University)

Yuan Zeng

Aya Matsumura (currently a graduate student at Kumamoto University, Japan)

Quynh Nguyen (currently a graduate student at the University of Colorado Boulder)

Stephen Meloni

Catherine Triandafillou (currently a graduate student at the University of Chicago)

JingXin Liang (currently a graduate student at Caltech)

Parth Patel

Chris Kozak

Elizabeth Mburu (graduated from School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania)

Benjamin Mejia

Madiyha Muhammad

Kandis Gilliard (currently faculty at UC Riverside)