Alumni

Dear past Swagerites,
we would love to hear from you!
Please fill out the Swager Alumni Form:
https://swagergroup.mit.edu/swager-alumni-form

Name Degree or Position Last Year in Group Current Position/Affiliation Contact
Elisabeth Weyandt Visiting Scientist 2017

PhD candidate at Eindhoven University of Technology

e.weyandt@tue.nl
Yanchuan Zhao Postdoc 2017

Research Professor at Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China

zhaoyanchuan@sioc.ac.cn
Prof. Graham Sazama Postdoc 2016

Assistant professor at Lawrence university

graham.t.sazama@lawrence.edu
Dr. Gregory Gutierrez Ph.D. 2016

Technology Specialist / Lando & Anastasi, LLP

Gdgutierrez@alum.mit.edu
Prof. Julia Kalow Postdoc 2016

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University

jkalow@northwestern.edu
Dr. Shinsuke Ishihara Postdoc 2016

Senior researcher at National Institute for Material Science, Japan

ISHIHARA.Shinsuke@nims.go.jp
Dr. Christian Belger Postdoc 2015

Axalta Coating Systems Germany GmbH

chris.belger [at] web.de
Dr. Silvia Rocha Postdoc 2014

Philip Morris International
Materials Technology Scientist

silvia.v.rocha [at] gmail.com
Dr. Jens Bomholdt Ravnsbæk Postdoc 2014

R&D specialist at Teknos A/S

jra@teknos.dk
Dr. Joel Batson Ph.D. 2013

Clark & Elbing LLP
Technology Specialist

joelbatson [at] gmail.com
Prof. Derek Schipper Postdoc 2013

University of Waterloo
Department of Chemistry
Assistant Professor

dschipper [at] uwaterloo.ca
Dr. Duncan den Boer Postdoc 2013

Medical physicist radiotherapy (resident)

d.denboer@amc.uva.nl
Dr. Matthew Kiesewetter Postdoc 2013

University of Rhode Island
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

mkiesewetter [at] chm.uri.edu
Dr. Jason R. Cox Ph.D. 2012

Petroleum Engineer / Aramco Services Company

jrcox3@gmail.com
Dr. Barney Walker Postdoc 2012

Macquarie University
Sydney, Australia
Lecturer

barney.walker [at] mq.edu.au
Mr. Arjan Geersing Visiting Scientist 2012

University of Groningen (Netherlands)
PhD Student

a.geersing [at] rug.nl
Dr. William Collins Postdoc 2012

Fort Lewis College
Assistant Professor

collins_w [at] fortlewis.edu
Dr. Jose M. Lobez Ph.D. 2012

IBM
Postdoctoral Researcher
 

jose.lobez [at] us.ibm.com
Dr. Yu Lin Zhong Postdoc 2012

Senior Lecturer

Griffith University

y.zhong@griffith.edu.au
Dr. Stefanie Sydlik Ph.D. 2012

Assistant Professor of Chemistry at Carnegie Mellon University

ssydlik@andrew.cmu.edu
Dr. Birgit Esser Postdoc 2012

University of Bonn
Research Group Leader

birgitesser [at] uni-bonn.de
Dr. Rebecca Parkhurst Ph.D. 2012

Adolphe Merkle Institute
Postdoctoral researcher

rebecca.parkhurst [at] unifr.ch
Prof. Yi Wei Postdoc 2012

Tamkang University
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

ywei [at] mail.tku.edu.tw
Prof. Brett VanVeller Ph.D. 2011

Iowa State University

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

bvv [at] iastate.edu
Prof. Trisha L Andrew Ph.D. 2011

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

tandrew [at] chem.wisc.edu
Dr. Carlos Cordovilla Postdoc 2011

Universidad de Valladolid
Assistant Professor
 

carloscv [at] qi.uva.es
Dr. Carlos Cordovilla Postdoc 2011

Universidad de Valladolid (Spain)
Assistant Professor
 

carloscv [at] qi.uva.es
Dr. Jeewoo Lim Ph.D. 2011

ROK Army Technical Research Personnel
Kookheon Char Group
Seoul National University
Dept. of Chemical & Biological Engineering

eemjeewoo [at] gmail.com
Prof. Yossi Weismann Postdoc 2011

University of Chicago
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

yweizmann [at] uchicago.edu
Prof. Yohei Takeda Postdoc 2011

Osaka University
Associate Professor

takeda [at] chem.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp
Armando Ramírez-Monroy Postdoc 2010

Research Professor / Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (México)

armando.ramirez@correo.buap.mx
Eric Dane Ph.D. 2010

Research Scientist, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT

edane [at] mit.edu
Julian Chan Ph.D. 2010

University of Ottawa, Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences, www.julianchangroup.com

julian.chan [at] alum.mit.edu
Prof. Yasuhiro Kohsaka Visiting Scientist 2010

Osaka University
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Engineering Science

kohsaka [at] chem.es.osaka-u.ac.jp
Prof. David M. Chenoweth Postdoc 2010

University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

dcheno [at] sas.upenn.edu
Prof. Mindy Levine Postdoc 2010

University of Rhode Island
Assistant Professor

mlevine [at] chm.uri.edu
Dr. Andreas Lohr Postdoc 2009

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt/Germany

andreas.lohr [at] gmx.de
Prof. Tomoyuki Ikai Ph.D. 2008

Kanazawa University
Assistant Professor

ikai [at] se.kanazawa-u.ac.jp
Prof. Wei Zhang Postdoc 2008

University of Colorado at Boulder
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

wei.zhang [at] colorado.edu
Dr. Yong Yang Ph.D. 2008

ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
Senior Researcher

yong.yang [at] exxonmobil.com
Prof. Gaku Fukuhara Postdoc 2008

Osaka University
Assistant Professor

gaku [at] chem.eng.osaka-u.ac.jp
Ms. Rebekah E. Bjork Lab Manager 2008

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) at MIT

bjork [at] mit.edu
Prof. Changsik Song Ph.D. 2007

Sungkyunkwan University
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry

songcs [at] skku.edu
Prof. Katsuhiro Maeda Ph.D. 2007

Kanazawa University
Associate Professor

maeda [at] se.kanazawa-u.ac.jp
Dr. Koushik Venkatesan Postdoc 2007

Oberassistant
Institute of Inorganic Chemistry
University of Zürich

venkatesan.koushik [at] aci.uzh.ch
Prof. Mark Taylor Postdoc 2007

University of Toronto
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

mtaylor [at] chem.utoronto.ca
Prof. Ryo Takita Postdoc 2007

University of Tokyo
Assistant Professor
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

takita [at] mol.f.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Dr. Kazunori Sugiyasu Postdoc 2007

National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
Senior Researcher
Polymer Materials Unit

sugiyasu.kazunori [at] nims.go.jp
Dr. Johannes Sprafke M.Sc. 2007

University of California - Santa Barbara
Postdoc

jsprafke [at] mrl.ucsb.edu
Dr. Andrew Satrijo Ph.D. 2007

3M Corporate Research Laboratory
Senior Research Chemist

asatrijo [at] mmm.com
Prof. Anne J. McNeil Postdoc 2007

University of Michigan
Assistant Professor

ajmcneil [at] umich.edu
Dr. Jessica H. Liao Ph.D. 2007

Hewlett-Packard
Chemist

jessica.liao [at] hp.com
Dr. Zhihua Chen Ph.D. 2007

Polyera Corporation
Senior Scientist

chenzhihua [at] gmail.com
Dr. Dahui Zhao Postdoc 2006

Professor at Peking University

dhzhao@pku.edu.cn
Dr. Johan Hoogboom Postdoc 2006

BASF
Team Leader, Electronic Materials

johan.hoogboom [at] basf.com
Prof. Samuel W. Thomas Ph.D. 2006

Tufts University
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

sam.thomas [at] tufts.edu
Dr. Paul H. J. Kouwer Postdoc 2006

Radboud University Nijmegen - Netherlands
Assistant Professor
Institute for Molecules and Materials

paulkouwer [at] gmail.com
Prof. Hongwei Gu Postdoc 2006

Soochow University
Professor of Chemistry

hongwei [at] suda.edu.cn
Dr. Paul D. Byrne Ph.D. 2006

Konarka

773-512-6637
Dr. Ghislaine C. Bailey Ph.D. 2006

NOVA Chemicals
Research Scientist

gigibailey [at] gmail.com
Dr. John P. Amara Ph.D. 2006

EMD Millipore

Senior Scientist

john.p.amara [at] gmail.com
Prof. Youngmi Kim Ph.D. 2005

Dankook University (Korea)

Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry

youngmi [at] dankook.ac.kr
Dr. Sandra Rifai Postdoc 2005

Crop Enhancement
Consultant

srifai [at] crop-enhancement.com
Prof. Jocelyn M. Nadeau Postdoc 2005

Marist College
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Jocelyn.Nadeau [at] marist.edu
Dr. Masasho Hasegawa Postdoc 2005

Kitasaso University
Assistant Professor

masai.h [at] kitasato-u.ac.jp
Dr. Craig A. Breen Ph.D. 2005

QD Vision
Senior Chemist

cbreen [at] qdvision.com
Phoebe Kwan Ph.D. 2004

External Strategy Director at Saint-Gobain

kwan.phoebe@gmail.com
Dr. Karen Villazor Martin Ph.D. 2004

Shire

Director, IP; Patent Counsel

kamartin [at] shire.com
Dr. Jordan Wosnick Ph.D. 2004

Xerox Research Centre of Canada

Dr. Akihiro Ohira Postdoc 2004

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
Researcher

a-oohira [at] aist.go.jp
Dr. Koji Miki Postdoc 2004

Kyoto University
Assistant Professor
Department of Energy & Hydrocarbon Chem.

kojimiki [at] scl.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Dr. Hsiao-Hua (Bruce) Yu Ph.D. 2003

RIKEN Advanced Science Institute
Unit Leader, Yu Initiative Research Unit

bruceyu [at] riken.jp
Dr. Alex J Paraskos Ph.D. 2003

ATK Launch Systems.
Synthesis Group Team Leader

alex.paraskos [at] ATK.COM
Prof. Dongwhan Lee Ph.D. 2003

Seoul National University
Associate Professor

 

dongwhan [at] snu.ac.kr
Dr. Kenichi Kuroda Ph.D. 2003

University of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Associate

kkuroda [at] mail.med.upenn.edu
Prof. Tae-Hyun Kim Postdoc 2003

 
Incheon National University (Korea)
Associate Professor

tkim [at] incheon.ac.kr
Mr. Robert F. Eaton M.Sc. 2003

Passed away on February 23, 2007

Dr. Arkadi Vigalok Postdoc 2002

Tel Aviv University
Associate Professor
School of Chemistry

avigal [at] post.tau.ac.il
Prof. John D. Tovar Ph.D. 2002

Johns Hopkins University
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

tovar [at] jhu.edu
Dr. Timothy M. Long Ph.D. 2002

Associate Global IP Counsel / Mylan 

timlong [at] alum.mit.edu
Ms. Irina Gorodetskaya UROP 2002

Caltech
Graduate student

iragor [at] its.caltech.edu
Prof. Shigehiro Yamaguchi Visiting Scientist 2001

Nagoya University
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

yamaguchi [at] chem.nagoya-u.ac.jp
Prof. Yutaka Nishiyama Visiting Scientist 2001

Department of Applied Chemistry,
Faculty of Enginnering
Kansai University
Associate Professor

nishiya [at] ipcku.kansai-u.ac.jp
Prof. Joong-Ho Moon Postdoc 2001

Florida International University
Assistant Professor

joongho.moon [at] fiu.edu
Prof. D. Tyler McQuade Postdoc 2001

Florida State University
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

mcquade [at] chem.fsu.edu
Prof. Mark MacLachlan Postdoc 2001

University of British Columbia
Professor

mmaclach [at] chem.ubc.ca
Prof. Jinsang Kim Ph.D. 2001

University of Michigan
Assistant Professor
Materials Science and Engineering

jinsang [at] umich.edu
Prof. Stephan Holger Eichhorn Postdoc 2001

University of Windsor
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

eichhorn [at] uwindsor.ca
Dr. Hindy E. Bronstein Postdoc 2001

Fordham University
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

hbronstein [at] fordham.edu
Prof. Vance E. Williams Postdoc 2000

Simon Fraser University
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

vancew [at] sfu.ca
Dr. Masayuki Takeuchi Visiting Scientist 2000

National Institute for Materials Science
Group Leader, Macromolecules Group

TAKEUCHI.Masayuki [at] nims.go.jp
Dr. Tony Pullen Postdoc 2000

A123Systems
Senior Development Scientist

pullen [at] earthlink.net
Prof. William R. Dichtel UROP 2000

Cornell University
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
 

wrd33 [at] cornell.edu
Dr. Richard Kingsborough Ph.D. 1999

MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Staff Member

rkingsborough [at] LL.mit.edu
Prof. Hsiu-Fu Hsu Postdoc 1999

Tamkang University
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry

hhsu [at] mail.tku.edu.tw
Dr. Bob Deans Postdoc 1999

Project Manager / FLIR Systems

robert.deans [at] flir.com
Prof. Jye-Shane Yang Postdoc 1998

National Taiwan University
Professor
Department of Chemistry

jsyang [at] ntu.edu.tw
Dr. Khushrav B. Crawford Postdoc 1998

Firmenich
Chemist

4122 780 75 29
Dr. S. Sherry Zhu Ph.D. 1997

DuPont Building Innovation
Senior Chemist/Technology Group Leader

shitong.s.zhu [at] usa.dupont.com
Prof. Bing Xu Ph.D. 1996

Brandeis University
Professor
Department of Chemistry

bxu [at] brandeis.edu
Dr. Marc B. Goldfinger Ph.D. 1996

Global Technology Manager, Axalta Coating Systems

marc.b.goldfinger [at] axaltacs.com
Dr. Hanxing Zheng Ph.D. 1995

DuPont
Senior Research Chemist

hanxing.zheng [at] usa.dupont.com
Prof. Michael J. Marsella Ph.D. 1995

University of California, Riverside
Associate Professor of Chemistry

michael.marsella [at] ucr.edu
Ms. Cristina E. Little Shunk M.Sc. 1995

Department of Defense
Analyst

celshunk [at] hotmail.com
Dr. Douglas M. Knawby Ph.D.

Merck
Automation Manager