The Matson Group

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CURRENT MATSON GROUP MEMBERS

 

MINGJUN ZHOUmingjun-1.jpg

Education:

  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • M.S. Physical Chemistry, Jilin University, China
  • B.S. Chemistry, Jilin University, China

Current Research Objectives: Synthesis of high molecular weight thermoresponsive peptides and peptide-based materials.

KYLE ARRINGTONkyle-2

Education:

  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • B.S. Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Arizona

Current Research Objectives: Synthesis of novel thermoplastic elastomers via ROMP. Development of novel polysaccharide-based materials.

YUN QIANyun-1

Education:

  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering
  • M.S. & B.S. Nanjing Forestry University

Current Research Objectives: Preparation of peptide-based biomaterials for therapeutic applications, including H2S-releasing gels.

CHADWICK POWELLchad-2

Education:

  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • B.S. Chemistry, Clemson University

Current Research Objectives: Synthesis of small molecule H2S- and COS-releasing compounds. Ring opening polymerization of carbonate monomers.

KULJEET KAURkuljeet-1

Education:

  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • M.S. & B.S. Guru Nanak Dev University
  • Work experience: Jubilant Life sciences ltd.

Current Research Objectives: Synthesis and evaluation of H2S-releasing gels based on aromatic peptide amphiphiles.

MOHAMMED ALABOALIRATmohammed-alaboalirat-2.jpg

Education:

  • Pursuing M.S. in Chemistry
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Colorado School of Mines

Current Research Objectives: Synthesis of amphiphilic bottlebrush copolymers.

JEFFREY WEAVERJeff 2 cropped

Education:

  • Pursuing M.S. in Chemistry
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Penn State University

Current Research Objectives: Bottlebrush polymer synthesis for use in engineering applications.

RYAN CARRAZZONE ryan-1.jpg

Education:

  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology

Current Research Objectives: H2S-releasing supramolecular structures.

 

KEARSLEY DILLONkman-zoomed-in

Education:

  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Chemistry
  • B.S. in Biochemistry, Virginia Tech

Current Research Objectives: H2S-releasing small molecules and peptides.

FORMER MATSON GROUP MEMBERS

JEFF FOSTER

– Ph.D. in Chemistry (May 2017)

SCOTT RADZINKSI

– Ph.D. in Chemistry (May 2017)

JENNIFER CARTER

– M.S. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering (2015)