Bart Lab

Inorganic Chemistry

Research Group

Faculty and Staff

Dr. Suzanne Bart

Principal Investigator

Contact: sbart@purdue.edu

About me

Website: https://www.chem.purdue.edu/activity/public/profile/chem/sbart

Dr. Matthias Zeller

Crystallographer and Manager of the Purdue X-ray diffraction laboratory

Website: https://www.chem.purdue.edu/xray/staff.php


Graduate Students

Nathan Lin

Contact: lin626@purdue.edu

Education

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign - Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences in Chemistry

Project

Electronic structure of low valent uranium multiple bonds

Experience

(Research) Alison Fout. Reactivity of non-heme iron complexes with small molecules.

Madeleine Uible

Contact: muible@purdue.edu

Education

Florida State University - Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Project

Lanthanide Redox-Active Ligand Complexation and Reactivity

CdTe Photovoltaic Separation and Recycling

Experience

(Research) Michael Shatruk, Florida State University. 2019-2020. Magneto-structural properties of the MnSe-MnTe system.

Rachael Knieser

Contact: rknieser@purdue.edu

Education

Purdue University - Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Project

Synthesis of uranyl imidos

Modeling redox active chemistry for americium synthesis

Experience

(Research) Paul Wenthold, Purdue University 2019-2020. Studied the formation of indophenols through the photolysis of azidophenoides utilizing ESI-MS.

Isabella Portal

Contact: iportal@purdue.edu

Education

University of Hartford - Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Project

Uranium imido electrochemistry

Neptunium multiple bond synthesis

Experience

(Research) Andrew Craft, University of Hartford 2017-2018. Palladium-Copper alloy embrittlement with Hydrogen.

Lauren Lopez

Contact: lopez578@purdue.edu

Education

University of Rochester - Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Bachelor of Arts in History 

Project

Low-valent uranium-pnictogen interactions with varying sterics and electronics

Experience

(Research)  Ellen Matson, University of Rochester, 2020-2022. Synthesis and Characterization of Actinide Dipyrrolide Complexes.

Andrew Mitchell

Contact: mitch468@purdue.edu

Education

University of Missouri-Columbia – Bachelor of Science in Chemistry 

Project

Multi-electron redox chemistry with thorium

Experience

(Research) Silvia Jurisson, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2018-2022. Development of bifunctional N2O2 Schiff base ligands for Re and Tc radiopharmaceuticals.


Undergraduates

Colby Kayrouz

Ushindi Muna

Michael Schwebach

Brandon Prokop


Post Dog

Moose

Contact: moose_the_dog@purdue.edu

Education

Doggy Daycare

Project

Being too big.

Stealing food from counter and drinking water from the sink.

The affects of big hugs on Bart Group energy states.

 

Otto (In Doggy Heaven)

Contact: otto_the_dog@purdue.edu

Education

Puppy Kindergarten

Blair Animal Clinic, 2009

Project

The affects of licking and cute faces on Bart Group energy states.

 


Alumni

Post Doc

Dr. Jerod Kieser

Current position: Research and Development Chemist/ Engineer II, Gentex - Zeeland, MI

Dr. Shane Galley

Current position: Research Assistant Professor, Colorado School of Mines

Dr. Arnab Maity

Current position: Principal Chemist, Ecolab - St. Paul, MN

Dr. Marco Crestani (deceased)

Dr. Adil Mohammad

Current Position: Staff Fellow, Food and Drug Administration

 

Ph.D.

Dr. Diana Perales, 2022

Current position: Scientist, Boulder Scientific Company - Longmont, CO

Dr. Ramitha Rupasinghe, 2022

Current position: DRAM/ EM Wet Process Engineer, Micron Technology - Boise, ID

Dr. Tyler Collins, 2022

Current position: Post-Doctoral Fellow, West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV

Dr. Matthew Hewitt, 2021

Current position: Process Development Scientist, Millipore Sigma - Sheboygan Falls, WI

Dr. Caleb Tatebe, 2019

Current position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Presbyterian College

Dr. Ezra Coughlin, 2019

Current position: Lead Chemist, Ecolab - St. Paul, MN

Dr. Kristen Gettys, 2018

Current position: Assistant Vice President, Indiana Agency Account Manager, Fidelity National Financial - Chicago, IL

Dr. Scott Pattenaude, 2018

Current position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Hygiene Officer, Greenville University

Dr. Sara Johnson, 2017

Current position: Chemical Hygiene Officer,  University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Dr. John Kiernicki, 2016

Current position: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Drury University

Dr. Christopher Clark, 2016

Current position: Pharma Account Manager, Bruker Daltonics

Dr. Nickolas Anderson, 2016

Current position: Manager, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dr. Ellen Matson, 2013

Current position: Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of Rochester

Dr. Steve Kraft, 2012

Current position: Director of Slurry Product Development, Entegris

 

M.S.

Courtney Newberry, 2022

Current position: Technical Editor, ACS (Columbus, Ohio)

Hannah Kline, 2022

Megan Whitefoot, 2021

Current position: Chemist II, Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Dennis Cladis, 2012

Current position: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Minnesota - MN

Jessica Burkett, 2010

Current Position: Lead Preschool Teacher, St. Paul's Lutheran Church Preschool

Jill Lockhart, 2010

Current position: Southeast Division Manager, B. United International Inc

 

B.S.

  • Dalton Stanley
  • Makayla Baxter
  • Michaela Bronstetter
  • Shannon Ford
  • Joe McNaughton
  • Shelby Croskey
  • Grant Barnett
  • Jaron Tong
  • Selena Staun
  • Stephanie Gonzalez
  • Nathan Gignac
  • Christopher Kuehner
  • Justin Carter
  • Mitchell Sheldrake
  • Michael Wisthoff
  • Derek Jorgensen
  • Kyle Davis
  • Brian Schaefer