Happy Halloween from Dr. Nick!

Happy Halloween

Congratulations to our hardworking researchers on their graduation.

Congrats GraduatesCHEM Faculty at Graduation
Left: Undergraduate Researchers Magy Mekhail, Yicheng Tong, Zachary Martinez, and Manuel Quiroz.
Right: Chemistry Department Faculty Members including Professors Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Joe Zhou, Francois Gabbai, Tim Hughbanks, and Simon North.

Spring 2017 Undergraduate Researchers

Undergraduate Researchers
Manuel Quiroz, Zachary Martinez, and Yicheng Tong (Spring 2017)

Congratulations to Allen Lunsford for earning his Ph.D.! Allen has taken a new position with Intel in Portland, Oregon. Best of luck, Allen!

Allen Lunsford presented with Ph.D.Allen and Marcetta Darensbourg at Graduation.
Left: Allen Lunsford presented with his doctoral diploma by College of Science Assoctiate Dean Timothy Scott in December 2016.
Right: Allen Lunsford during his hooding ceremoy with his undergraduate as well as graduate advisor, Distinguished Professor Marcetta Y. Darensbourg.

2016 Undergraduate Research Mentoring Awards

Allen Lunsford presented with Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award.
Distinguished Professors Marcetta and Donald Darensbourg along with Allen Lunsford were presented with the
2016 Undergraduate Research Mentoring Awards by Dean Meigan Aronson of the Texas A&M University College of Science.

Yankee's Tavern Fall 2016 - The MYD and DJD Groups and friends


Back: Dr. Hamid Soumei, Dr. Debangsu Sil, Prof. Donald J. Darensbourg, Allen Lunsford, Chris Delaney, Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Shengda Ding, Xuemei Yang, Chase Pectol, Yanyan Wang
Front: Dr. Tiankun Zhao, Pokhraj Ghosh, Didjay Bruggeman, Abbey Kunkle

Spring 2016


Back: Xuemei Yang, Yicheng Tong, Shengda Ding, Dr. Xu-Feng Liu, Dr. Tiankun Zhao, Allen Lunsford, Pokhraj Ghosh, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg
Front: Chase Pectol, Dr. Xianggao Meng, Rachel Chupik

Spring 2015


Back: Shengda Ding, Allyson Morgan, Jason Denny, Allen Lunsford, Rachel Chupik, Magy Maurice, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg
Front: Pokhraj Ghosh, Randara Pulukkody, Danielle Crouthers, Ethel Mejia

Farewell party for Rongjiao


Back: Andrew Yeung, Ning Wang, Ming Luo, Sam Kyran, Jason Denny, Magy Maurice, Hamid Samouei, Danielle Crouthers, Wan-Chun Chung
Middle: Allison Morgan, Shengda Ding, Yanyan Wang, Ethel Mejia, Randara Pulukkody, Rachel Chupik
Front: Prof. Donald J. Darensbourg, Rongjiao Zhu, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg

Mbeaux's 2014 - The MYD and DJD Groups and friends!


Back: Andrew Yeung, Wan-Chun Chung, Shengda Ding, Chris Arp, Fu-Te Tsai, Isaac Blythe, Ning Wang, Prof. Donald J. Darensbourg, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Kristina Goldstein, Ryan Bethel, Sergio Sanchez, Jason Denny
Front: Hamid Samouei, Rongjiao Zhu, Ethel Mejia, Yanyan Wang, Rachel Chupik, Randara Pulukkody, Magy Maurice, Danielle Crouthers, Pokhraj Ghosh

MYD Undergrad Mentoring


Allen Lunsford and Kristina Goldstein (2014)

Yankee's Tavern 2013 - The MYD and DJD Groups and friends!


Back: Shengda Ding, Fu-Te Tsai, Pokhraj Ghosh, Nolan Rush, Justin Fair, Jason Denny, Ryan Bethel, Chris Beto, Michael Drummond, Scott Harman
Middle: Joanna Chung, Yanyan Wang, Danielle Crouthers, Tiffany Pinder, Stephanie Wilson, Allen Lunsford, Prof. Donald J. Darensbourg, Rachel Chupik, Melissa Lee, Andrew Yeung, Samuel Kyran, Julio Cedeno, Seth Cochran
Front: Ethel Mejia, Mark Hsieh, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Randara Pulukkody

MYD/DJD Summer Undergrad Research (REU) 2013


Back: Michael Drummond, Nolan Rush, Andrew Yeung, Scott Harman, Chris Beto, Sam Kyran
Front: Prof. Don Darensbourg, Prof. Marcetta Darensbourg, Randara Pulukkody, Julio Cedeno-Alicea

Spring 2013


Back: Chung-Hung (Mark) Hsieh, Jason Denny, Ryan Bethel, Allen Lunsford, Scott Harman
Front: Pokhraj Ghosh, Tiffany Pinder, Shengda Ding, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Rachel Chupik, Danielle Crouthers, Steven Montalvo, Randara Pulukkody, Ethel Mejia

Spring 2013 - It's the MYD Group! Gig 'em!


Back: Steven Montalvo, Randara Pulukkody, Ethel Mejia, Rachel Chupik, Tiffany Pinder, Danielle Crouthers, Shengda Ding
Front: Pokhraj Ghosh, Scott Harman, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Ryan Bethel, Allen Lunsford, Chung-Hung (Mark) Hsieh, Jason Denny

Fall 2012


Back: Chung-Hung (Mark) Hsieh, Pokhraj Ghosh, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Ryan Bethel, Jason Denny, Allen Lunsford
Front: Tiffany Pinder, Danielle Crouthers, Rachel Chupik, Randara Pulukkody-Gunaratna, Ethel Mejia

MYD Summer Undergrad Research (REU) 2012


Left to Right: Nicholas Zaibaq, Pokhraj Ghosh, David Munoz, Danielle Crouthers, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Tiffany Pinder, Steven Montalvo

Summer 2012
End of Summer @ Yankee's Tavern!


Tree: Rachel Chupik, Stephanie Wilson, Ryan Bethel, Scott Harman, Sam Kyran
Back: Pokhraj Ghosh, Sheng-Hsuan Wei, Allen Lunsford, Scott Brothers, Steven Montalvo, Jason Denny
Front: Guangpeng Wu, Prof. Don Darensbourg, Chung-Hung Hsieh, Nick Zaibaq,
Floor: Bo Li, Ethel Mejia, Prof. Marcetta Darensbourg, Danielle Crouthers

Summer 2011
End of Summer @ Yankee's Tavern!


Back: Andrew Yeung, Sam Kyran, Yuraima Fonseca, Erica Schepp, Joanna Chung, Ross Poland, Matt Knestrick, Scott Brothers, Sunshine Wei, Jason Denny, Ryan Bethel, Jen Hess
Front: Scott Harman, Randara Pulukkody, Danielle Crouthers, Susan Butch, "Biker Frank", Mark Hsieh, Tiffany Pinder, Prof. Don J. Darensbourg, Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg
Floor: Stephanie Wilson, Ethel Mejia

Spring 2011


Back: Danielle Crouthers, Jen Hess, Jason Denny, Ryan Bethel, Scott Brothers
Front: Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Ethel Mejia, Chung-Hung (Mark) Hsieh, Tiffany Pinder, Allen Lunsford, Randara Pulukkody, Rachel Chupik

Spring 2011 - WHOOP!


Back: Danielle Crouthers, Jen Hess, Jason Denny, Ryan Bethel, Scott Brothers
Front: Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Ethel Mejia, Chung-Hung (Mark) Hsieh, Tiffany Pinder, Allen Lunsford, Randara Pulukkody, Rachel Chupik

Fall 2010
The MYD and DJD Groups


Scott Brothers, Jason Denny, Prof. Don Darensbourg, Stephanie Wilson, Ross Poland, Michael Singleton, Sheng-Hsuan Wei, Ryan Bethel,
Chung-Hung Hsieh, Prof. Marcetta Darensbourg, Danielle Crouthers, Jennifer Hess, Wan-Chun Chung, Andrew Yeung,
Tiffany Pinder, Ethel Mejia, Osit Karroonnirun

Spring 2010

spring 2010
Chung-Hung Hsieh, Philip Duttweiler, Tiffany Pinder, Jason Denny, Jen Hess, Prof. Marcetta Darensbourg,
Scott Brothers, Danielle Crouthers, Roxanne Jenkins, Mike Singleton, Ryan Bethel

Spring 2009

summer 2009
Tianbiao Liu, Mike Singleton, BIn Li, Tiffany Pinder, Prof. Marcetta Darensbourg, Elky Almaraz, Jason Denny,
Roxanne Jenkins, Scott Brothers, Jen Hess, William Foley, Ryan Bethel

Summer 2008

Summer 2008
236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
Dr. Jesse Tye, Roxanne Jenkins,Michael Singleton,
Elky Almaraz, Professor Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Bin Li

Summer 2007

Summer 2007



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