Our group is composed of students and postdocs from all backgrounds. We are convinced that diversity is essential to scientific excellence. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment and a group culture that is welcoming and respectful of the voices and perspectives of all members.
Carlos R. Baiz
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Postdoc | Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (2011-2013)
Ph.D. | University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (2006-2011)
B.S. | Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI (2002-2005)
Outside the lab: Carlos is interested in enhancing student diversity in the physical sciences. He is a member of the CNS Diversity and Inclusion Committee as well as a member of the Chemistry Graduate Admissions Committee.
PhD | Louisiana State University (2021)
Main Project: Currently working on building a new 2D IR setup with the BOXCARS geometry
Hobbies: Xiaobing loves listening to music, watching movies/TV series, and playing mobile games.
Ph.D. | University of Southern California (2020)
Main Project: Ultrafast infrared microscopy
Ph.D. | Korea University, Seoul, South Korea (2020)
Main Project: Using molecular dynamics simulations to investigate the hydrogen bonding structure and dynamics of water at the biomolecule water interface or in solution
Outside the lab: Euihyun develops new programs to more effectively analyze biological systems.
Hobbies: Euihyun likes to play games and look for good restaurants!
Ph.D. | University of Pittsburgh (2021)
Main Project: Ion-Binding to protein and calcium signalling. Experiment and simulations.
Outside the lab: Interested in developing effective methods to help undergraduates understand, learn and synthesize from scientific literature.
Hobbies: Gardening; Hiking; Music; Exploring new places; Nature, art, and tea enthusiast.
Ph.D. | University of Oregon (2020)
Main Project: Ultrafast visible microscopy
Ph.D. | University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (2019)
Main Project: Macromolecular crowding
Hobbies: Sherry plays on the UT Badminton team in her spare time. She also likes hiking, cooking, and baking, as well as succulents and cats!
Born: Ettlingen, Germany (2015)
Main Project: Spike is involved in all projects.
Outside the lab: Spike has never been outside the lab.
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX (2019-2023)
Main Project: Macromolecular Crowding
Outside the lab: Dylan is a miracle maker for Texas Thon, a year-long fundraiser for local children’s hospitals, find out more here–https://events.dancemarathon.com/participant/DylanSmith.
Hobbies: In his free time, Dylan likes to practice guitar and ukulele, play video games with friends, and fence at the UT Fencing Club.
|Sean Edington||Postdoc||Postdoc in the Johnson Lab at Yale|
|Kwang-Im Oh||Postdoc||Research Associate, Gyeongsang National University, Korea|
|Ravi Venkatraman||Postdoc||Research Associate, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom|
|Ji-Yeon Kim||Graduate Student||Process Engineer, Lam Research, Fremont, CA|
|Jenny Flanagan||Graduate Student||Postdoc in the Veatch Lab at the University of Michigan|
|Mason Valentine||Graduate Student||Postdoc in the Xiong Lab at the University of California San Diego|
|Christopher Baryiames||Graduate Student||Postdoc in the Columbus Lab at the University of Virginia|
|Stephanie Liu||Graduate Student||Associate Scientist II at WuXi AppTec, Plainsboro, New Jersey|
|Emily Ma||Undergrad||Graduate student in the Geiger Lab at Northwestern University|
|Morgan Teel||Undergrad||UT Austin ’21|
|Kavya Rajesh||Undergrad||Medical Student, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons|
|Niki Iranpour||Undergrad||Medical Student, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX|
|Maya Waterland||Undergrad||Data Scientist, Mercury Data Science, Houston, TX|
|Jennifer Sormberger||Undergrad||Graduate Student, Chemistry Department, University of Colorado, Boulder|
|Kelly Risch||Undergrad||Graduate Student, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M University|