Rebecca Miller

Over 5th Year Graduate Student

Project: Synthetic and surface studies of iron pyrite and iron germanium sulfide nanocrystals
Originally From: Ames, IA
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Interests/Spends Time: Training for and playing ultimate frisbee, cycling, reading, knitting
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Leslie Kraynak

Over 5th Year Graduate Student

Project: Anode surface studies: solid electrolyte interphace (SEI) and surface coatings
Originally From: Mobile, AL
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL
Interests/Spends Time: Experimenting in the kitchen, eating, reading, and hiking
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Jacob Schneider

Over 5th Year Graduate Student

Project: Branched Si nanowires for battery applications
Originally From: Wausau, WI
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, St. Norbert College, DePere, WI
Interests/Spends Time: Hiking, camping, working on motorcycles, philosophy, the fine arts, good food and drink.
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Jeffrey Ma

5th Year Graduate Student

Project: Battery materials
Originally From: Queens, New York
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, State University of New York at Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
M.S. in Chemistry, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Interests/Spends Time: XRD, SEM, cycling batteries.
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Jennifer Lee

5th Year Graduate Student

Project: Nanocrystal synthesis of novel materials for use in solar cells
Originally From: Chicago, IL
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
Interests/Spends Time: Interests in arts and crafts, hiking, and beer.
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Nathan Gimble

4th Year Graduate Student

Project: Batteries
Originally From: Houston, TX --> West Lafayette, IN
Education:B.A. in Chemistry, College of Wooster, Wooster, OH
Interests/Spends Time: Eating, playing trumpet, hiking, trying to stay in shape, watching movies, and looking at rainbows and sunsets.
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Lily Moloney

4th Year Graduate Student

Project: Photovoltaic absorber fabrication
Originally From: Iowa City, IA
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
Interests/Spends Time: Playing ice hockey, water skiing, adventuring, bicycling, beer brewing, and hanging out with my puppy and two sugar gliders.
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Amanda Kale

3rd Year Graduate Student

Project: Synthesis of photovoltaic absorber materials
Originally From: Columbia, Maryland
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
Interests: Fine arts, especially music, as well as hiking, skiing, and soccer.
Spends Time: Singing in choir and enjoying the outdoors.
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Christoper Rom

3rd Year Graduate Student

Project (Joint with Prof. James Neilson): Batteries
Originally From: Arlington, VA
Education: B.S. in Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington DC
Interests/Spends Time: Running, listening to podcasts, cooking veggies, grains, and legumes.
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Kelly Nieto

2nd Year Graduate Student

Project: Batteries
Originally From: Houston, TX
Education:B.S. in Chemistry, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Interests/Spends Time: playing softball and basketball, baking, finding new beer and cider to drink, watching horror movies, and hanging out with my puppy.

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