People

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2017-

2015-2017

2012-2015

2009-2012

2007-2009

Address:

Department of Chemistry

University of Florida

PO box 117200

Gainesville, FL 32611-7200

PH: (352) 392-0563

Email: sumerlin@chem.ufl.edu

Prof. Brent S. Sumerlin

George Bergen Butler Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida

Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida

Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida

Harold Jeskey Trustee Associate Professor in Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Southern Methodist University

Harold Jeskey Trustee Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Department of Chemistry

Southern Methodist University

2005-2007

2003-2005

2003

1998

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Southern Methodist University

Visiting Assistant Professor
Advisor: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
Department of Chemistry
Carnegie Mellon University

Ph.D. Polymer Science & Engineering
Advisor: Charles L. McCormick
Department of Polymer Science
University of Southern Mississippi

B.S., Textile Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry Concentration
North Carolina State University

Visiting Faculty

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Prof. Jeung Gon Kim 

Jeonbuk National University of South Korea

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/jbnusynthesis

Email: jeunggonkim@jbnu.ac.kr

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Prof. Hyung-il Lee

University of Ulsan

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/sims0904/home

Email: sims0904@ulsan.ac.kr

Postdoctoral Research Associates

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Emmanuelle Schué

Education:

Post-doctoral Researcher, Chemistry,

University of Florida 

Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin     

             

Ph.D. in Chemistry,

Humboldt Universität zu Berlin (2020)
Advisor: Prof. Hans G. Bornër

M.S., B.S. in Chemistry,

University of Bordeaux (2015)
Advisor: Prof. Sébastien Lecommandoux

Email: emmanuelle.schue@ufl.edu

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Lucca Trachsel

Education:

Post-doctoral Researcher, Chemistry,

University of Florida 

Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin     

             

PhD in Polymer Chemistry and Biomaterials Engineering,

ETH Zürich (2020)
Advisor: Prof. Marcy Zenobi-Wong &

Dr. Edmondo M. Benetti

BSc. & MSc. in Biomedical Engineering,

ETH Zürich (2016)
Advisor: Prof. Nicholas D. Spencer

Email: lucca.trachsel@ufl.edu

Graduate Students

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Jared Bowman


Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
B.S., Polymer Science,

University of Southern Mississippi (2019)
Advisor: Prof. Yoan C. Simon

Email: 

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John Garrison

Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

                   
B.S. Chemistry & Biochemistry,

University of Minnesota (2013)

Email: 

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Debabrata Konar


Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
M.S. (Pharm.), Medicinal Chemistry,

National Institute of Pharmaceutical

Education and Research (NIPER),

Mohali (2015)
Advisor: Prof. Vipin A. Nair

Email: dkonar@chem.ufl.edu

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Becky Olson

Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
B.S.E, Macromolecular Science and Engineering,

Case Western Reserve University (2016)
Advisor: Prof. Stuart J. Rowan

Email: 

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Junxia Wang

Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   

B.S., Chemistry,

Jilin University (2018)
Advisor: Prof. Jun Liu


Email: junxiawang@chem.ufl.edu

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Cullen Davidson


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
B.S., Polymer Chemistry & Political Science,

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2018)
Advisor: Prof. Frank Leibfarth

Email: 

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Sofia Goodrich

Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

 

B.S., Chemistry,

University of Hartford (2017)
Advisor: Dr. Laura E. Pence

B.S., Engineering Science & 

East Asian Language & Literature,

Smith College (2013)
Advisor: Dr. Borjana Mikic & 

Dr. Sujane Wu

Email: 

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Angie Korpusik

Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering,

niversity of California, Berkeley (2018)
Advisor: Prof. Phillip Messersmith 

              
B.S., Polymer Science and Engineering,

Case Western Reserve University (2015)
Advisor: Prof. Stuart Rowan

Email: 

Digvijayee Pal

Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   

B.Tech., Chemical Engineering,

University of Calcutta (2017)
Advisor: Dr. Debajyoti Goswami
                   
B.S., Chemistry,

University of Calcutta (2014)

Email: 

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Alex Wong

Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                  

B.S., Chemistry and Exercise Science

Grand Valley State University (2017)
Advisor: Prof. Matthew Hart and

Prof. Stephen Glass

Email: wonga1@chem.ufl.edu

Lily Diodati


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                  
B.S., Chemistry,

University of North Georgia (2018)

Advisor: Dr. Aimeé Tomlinson

Email: ldiodati@chem.ufl.edu

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Rhys Hughes

Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin


B.S., Chemistry,

Cardiff University (2020)
Advisor: Dr. Ben Ward


Email: r.hughes@ufl.edu

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Swagata Monal

Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
M.S., Chemistry,

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (2018)
Advisor: Dr. Beeraiah Baire n
                   
B.S., Chemistry,

Scottish Church College,

University of Calcutta (2016)
 

Email: mondalswagata@chem.ufl.edu

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Kevin Stewart

Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   

B.S., Biochemistry,

University of Colorado

Colorado Springs (2014)
Advisors: Prof. Allen Schoffstall;

Prof. Scott Iacono

Email: 

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James Young

Education:                   

Graduate Student, Chemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

B. A., Chemistry,

University of San Diego,

San Diego (2019) 

Advisor: Prof. Peter M. Iovine

Email: jamesyoung@chem.ufl.edu

Undergraduate Students

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Lily Alperstein

Education:                   

B.S. Candidate, Biochemistry,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

Email: lilyalperstein@ufl.edu

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John Rynk

Education:                   

B.S. Candidate, Material Science and Engineering,

University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin


Email: rynk.john@ufl.edu