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Group photo (October 2023)

Members

Principal Investigator

 

Kwabena Bediako

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Ph.D. Harvard University (2015)

M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2013)

B.S. Calvin College (2008)

bediako[at]berkeley.edu

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Postdoctoral Scholars
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Lilia Xie

Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D. Chemistry, MIT (2020)

A.B. Chemistry, Princeton University (2014)

liliaxie[at]berkeley.edu

Ellis Kennedy

Ph.D. Materials Science, UC Berkeley (2023)

B.S. Materials Science, UC Berkeley (2018)

ellisrae[at]berkeley.edu

Graduate Students
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Samra Husremović

Blavatnik Innovation Fellow (2022)

B.S. Chemistry, Bates College (2018)

samra_husremovic[at]berkeley.edu

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Madeline Van Winkle

NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2018)

UCB Chancellor's Fellow (2018)

B.S. Chemistry, Denison University (2018)

vanwinkle_madeline[at]berkeley.edu

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Matthew Erodici

B.S. Chemistry, Wesleyan University (2019)

matthew_erodici[at]berkeley.edu

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Kaidi (Ted) Zhang

B.S. Chemistry, Northwestern University (2019)

navi1996[at]berkeley.edu

Zhizhi Kong

B.S. Chemistry, Wuhan University (2016)

M.S. Mat. Sci., Northwestern University (2018)

zhizhi_kong[at]berkeley.edu

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Oscar Gonzalez

NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2020)

UCB Chancellor's Fellow (2020)

B.S. Chemistry, Texas A&M University (2020)

oscargon1234[at]berkeley.edu

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Isaac Craig

Co-advised by Dr. Sinéad M. Griffin

NDSEG Fellow (2022)

Berkeley Graduate Fellow (2020)

B.S. Chemistry, UC Berkeley (2020)

craigi[at]berkeley.edu

Sonal Maroo

M.S. Chemistry, IIT Madras (2017)

sonal_maroo[at]berkeley.edu

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Shannon Fender

B.S. Chemistry, University of Oregon (2019)

M.S. Chemistry, University of Oregon (2020)

sfender[at]berkeley.edu

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Garrett Hegel

B.S. Chemistry, MIT (2022)

Berkeley Graduate Fellow (2022)

ghegel[at]berkeley.edu

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Sifei Du

B.S. Chemistry and Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2023)

sifeidu2[at]berkeley.edu

Undergraduate Students
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Bryan Kim

UC Berkeley

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Yizhe Wang

UC Berkeley

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Linda Zhang

UC Berkeley

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Amani Malik

UC Berkeley

Past Members

Graduate Students
Jonathon Nessralla 2018-2023 | SmarAct Inc.
Valerie McGraw 2019-2023 | U.S. Department of Agriculture  

Postdoctoral Scholars
Jonathon Nessralla 2023 | SmarAct Inc.

Xiaoyu Song 2022-2023 | Postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University
Iwnetim (Tim) Abate 2021-2022 | Assistant Professor at MIT
Berit Goodge 2022 |  Schmidt Science Fellow, Minerva Group Leader at Max Planck Institute 

Kate Groschner 2021-2022 | Form Energy
Yun Yu 2018-2022 | Assistant Professor at George Mason University


Undergraduate Researchers
Alberto Mier 
2022-2023 
Swathy Natarajan 2022-2023 
Cameron Mollazadeh 2020-2023 | Graduate student at CU Boulder

Nikita Dowlatshahi 2021-2023
Nikta Khaloo 2021-2023
Rocky Hughes 2022-2023 | Graduate student at
UCSD
Simon Li 2022-2023 | Antora Energy
Ana-Teresa Mendoza 2022 | Graduate Student at Notre Dame
Elena Belk 2021-2022 | Graduate Research Intern at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory 
Jacob Syndikus 2020-2021 | M.S. student at 
Universität Würzburg
Elijah Sherratt 2019-2020 | Visolis Inc.
Artur Lyssenko 2019-2020 | Graduate student at Harvard
Zoe Durbin 2019-2020 
Nathanael Kazmierczak 2019 | Graduate student at Caltech
Samantha Stegman 2018-2019 | Graduate student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Information on joining the group can be found here.

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