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 Graduate Students

  • Lewis Rothberg, Ph.D. Harvard, 1983
    Professor at University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • Dan Gerrity, Ph. D. Harvard, 1983
    Professor of Chemistry at Reed College, Portland, OR
  • Jeane Welch, Ph. D. Harvard, 1984
    Research Scientist at Naval Research
  • Doreen Geller Leopold, Ph. D. Harvard, 1983
    Associate Professor at University of Minnesota, MN
  • Russell J. Hemley, Ph. D. Harvard, 1983
    Director of Geophysical Laboratory at Carnegie Instiutie, Washington D.C. National Academy of Sciences 2000
  • Maureen McCarthy, Ph. D. Colorado, 1988
    Director, R & D at Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, Washington D.C.
  • Douglass Prinslow, Ph. D. Colorado, 1988
    Manager - Testchip Design at Texas Instruments, Inc.
  • Steve Sapers, Ph. D. Colorado, 1989
    Director of Analytical Labs at OCL, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Erik Richard, Ph. D. Colorado, 1991
    Research Scientist III at NOAA Aeronomy Labs, Boulder, CO
  • Anne Jefferson, Ph. D. Colorado, 1992
    Research Associate at NOAA CMDL/NCAR, Boulder CO
  • Kathy Lantz, Ph. D. Colorado, 1993
    Research Associate at NOAA CMDL, Boulder, CO
  • Greg Frost, Ph. D. Colorado, 1995
    Research Scientist II at NOAA Aeronomy Labs, Boulder, CO
  • Laura Brown, Ph. D. Colorado, 1996
    Senior Marerial Analyst at AMD, Austin, TX
  • Lisa Goss, Ph. D. Colorado, 1998
    Associate Professor at Idaho State University, ID
  • Jill Headrick, Ph. D. Colorado, 2002
    Postdoctoral Fellow at Univeristy of Kansas, KS
  • Paul Hintze, Ph. D. Colorado, 2002
    Research Scientist, Applied Technology Directorate, NASA Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Teresa Eliason, Ph. D. Colorado, 2004
    Chemist at TestAmerica - Denver, CO
  • Karl J. Feierabend, Ph. D. Colorado, 2006
    Assistant Professor, College of Wooster, Wooster, OH
  • Daniel K. Havey, Ph. D. Colorado, 2006
    Assistant Professor at James Madison University, VA
  • Jessica B. Gilman, Ph. D. Colorado, 2006
    Research Scientist, NOAA/ESRL in the CSD, Boulder, CO
  • Nabilah Rontu-Carlon, Ph. D. Colorado, 2008
    Chemistry Instructor, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • Katy L. Plath, Ph. D. Colorado, 2010
    Chemistry Instructor, University of Colorado, Boulder CO
  • Marta K Maron, Ph. D. Colorado, 2011
    Chemistry Instructor, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
  • Jessica L. Axson, Ph. D. Colorado, 2012
    Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California, San Diego, CA
  • Elizabeth Griffith, Ph. D. Colorado, 2014
    Instructor at University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Allison E. Reed HarrisPh. D. Colorado, 2017
    Project Scientist at STAR, LLC
  • Russell J. PerkinsPh. D. Colorado, 2017
    Postdoctoral Fellow at Colorado State University
  • Rebecca J. RapfPh. D. Colorado, 2017
    Postdoctoral Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
  • Jay A. KrollPh. D. Colorado, 2017​​​
    Postdoctoral Fellow at Emory University


 Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Rex Pendley, 1982-1983
    Research Scientist at Computer Sciences, Washington D.C.
  • Frank Wang, 1983-1985
  • William Hollingsworth, 1985-1987
    Professor at Carleton College, MN
  • D. Jamie Donaldson, 1986-1988
    Professor at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Eckart Ruhl, 1989
    Professor at Wurtzburg Unversity, Germany
  • Tom Wickham-Jones, 1989-1990
    Wolfram Research at Champaign, IL
  • Kamal Goudjil
  • Laszlo Barna
  • Gabriella Waschewsky, 1995-1996
  • Jim Phillips, 1997-1998
    Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire
  • Axel Bothur, 1998-1999
  • Simone Aloisio, 1999-2001
    Assoicate Professor at California State University - Channel Islands
  • Molly Larsen, 2010-2011
    Director of Advanced Labs, University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Tara Kahan, 2011-2012
    Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, NY

Undergraduate Students

  • Michael R. Dooley
  • Roland Dunbrack
  • Geoff Gains
  • Jenny Day
  • Brenda Kessenich
  • Karen Herendine/Arpag
  • Thomas Wender
  • Olivier Charras
  • Robert Horansky
  • Dan Lesniewski
  • Shane Murphy
  • Kristina Treanor
  • Erica Tsai
  • Aron Fast