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Name & Title
Email
Phone Number & Office
Aquino, Adelia
Research Professor
Adelia.Aquino@ttu.edu
806.834.5946
Room 013
 
Bartsch, Richard A.
Paul Whitfield Horn Professor, Emeritus
Richard.Bartsch@ttu.edu

Room 226-A
Research Group 
Birney, David M.
Professor
David.Birney@ttu.edu
806.834.7167
Room 232-C
Research Group 
Casadonte, Dominick J., Jr.
Professor
Dominick.Casadonte@ttu.edu
806.834.2746
Room 125-C
Research Group 
Cozzolino, Anthony F.
Assistant Professor
anthony.f.cozzolino@ttu.edu
806.834.1832
Room 125-A
Research Group 
D'Auria, John C.
Assistant Professor
john.c.dauria@ttu.edu
806.834.7348
Room 413-D
 
Findlater (Roberts), Melinda
Instructor
melinda.roberts@ttu.edu
806.834.8036
Chem 047
 
Findlater, Michael
Assistant Professor
Michael.Findlater@ttu.edu
806.834.8976
Room 232-A
Research Group 
Gamez, Gerardo
Assistant Professor
gerardo.gamez@ttu.edu
806.834.8946
Room 328-B
Research Group 
Gellene, Gregory I.
Professor
Greg.Gellene@ttu.edu
806.834.8758
Room 044
Research Group 
Harman, James G.
Associate Professor, Emeritus



 
Hase, William L.
Paul Whitfield Horn Professor, Robert A. Welch Professor
Bill.Hase@ttu.edu
806.834.3152
Room 336
Research Group 
Hope-Weeks, Louisa J.
Professor
Louisa.Hope-Weeks@ttu.edu
806.834.2442
Room 125-B
Research Group 
Knaff, David B.
Paul Whitfield Horn Professor, Director, Center for Biotechnology and Genomics
David.Knaff@ttu.edu
806.834.6892
Room 417
Research Group 
Korzeniewski, Carol L.
Professor
Carol.Korzeniewski@ttu.edu
806.834.1228
Room 328-C
 
Krempner, Clemens
Assistant Professor
Clemens.Krempner@ttu.edu
806.834.3507
Room 125-D
 
Lee, Edward
Instructor
Edward.Lee@ttu.edu
806.834.1981
Room 109-A
 
Li, Guigen
Professor
Guigen.Li@ttu.edu
806.834.8755
Room 300-A
Research Group 
Lischka, Hans
Research Professor
Hans.Lischka@ttu.edu
806.834.6769
Office 038
Research Group 
Mason, Jeremy T.
Instructor and Undergraduate Advisor
Jeremy.T.Mason@ttu.edu
806.834.7521
Room 011
 
Mayer, Michael F.
Associate Professor
MF.Mayer@ttu.edu
806.834.3689
Room 223-C
Research Group 
McLaurin, Patrick
Instructor
patrick.mclaurin@ttu.edu
806.834.7899
Room 009
 
Mechref, Yehia
Professor
Yehia.Mechref@ttu.edu
806.834.8246
Room 325-D
Research Group 
Morales, Jorge A.
Associate Professor
Jorge.Morales@ttu.edu
806.834.3094
Room 039
Research Group 
Nes, W. David
Paul Whitfield Horn Professor
WDavid.Nes@ttu.edu
806.834.2444
Room 413-C
Research Group 
Pappas, Dimitri
Associate Professor
D.Pappas@ttu.edu
806.834.1103
Room 300-B
Research Group 
Pare, Paul W.
Professor
Paul.Pare@ttu.edu
806.834.0461
Room 413-B
Research Group 
Poirier, L. William
Professor and Graduate Advisor
Bill.Poirier@ttu.edu
806.834.3099
Room 033
Research Group 
Pool, Douglas
Instructor and Organic Lab Coordinator
douglas.pool@ttu.edu
806.834.4461
Room 223-A
 
Quitevis, Edward L.
Professor
Edward.Quitevis@ttu.edu
806.834.3066
Room 035
Research Group 
Redington, Richard L.
Professor, Emeritus
Richard.Redington@ttu.edu

Room 034
 
Shaw, Robert W.
Associate Professor
Robert.Shaw@ttu.edu
806.834.3804
Room 330-A
Research Group 
Shi, Huazhong
Associate Professor
Huazhong.Shi@ttu.edu
806.834.7214
Room 413-A
Research Group 
Shine, Henry J.
Paul Whitfield Horn Professor, Emeritus
Henry.Shine@ttu.edu

Room 232-B
 
Thompson, Jonathan E.
Associate Professor
Jon.Thompson@ttu.edu
806.834.6206
Room 328-A
 
Weber, Joachim
Associate Professor and Interim Chair
Joachim.Weber@ttu.edu
806.742.3067 (Main)
Room 104
Research Group 
 
 
 
806.834.6379 (Research)
Room 232-D
Research Group 
Whittlesey, Bruce R.
Associate Professor
Bruce.Whittlesey@ttu.edu
806.834.3048
Room 223-B
 
Wilde, Richard E.
Professor Emeritus
Rwilde@texasalternatives.com


 
Wylie, Benjamin
Assistant Professor
benjamin.j.wylie@ttu.edu
806.834.2328
Room 34
 
Wylie, Benjamin
Assistant Professor
benjamin.j.wylie@ttu.edu
806.834.2328
Room 34
 

 

Joint/Adjunct Faculty | Faculty | Staff | Research Associates | Graduate Students

Name & Title
Email
Phone Number & Office
Conn, P. Michael
HSC, TTU 
michael.conn@ttuhsc.edu(806) 743-3600

 
Horita, Juske
Geosciences, TTU  
Juske.Horita@ttu.edu

 
Perera, S. Ajith D.
University of Florida 
Perera@qtp.ufl.edu

 
Ridley, Moira K.
Geosciences, TTU 
Moira.Ridley@ttu.edu

 
Weeks, Brandon
Chemical Engineering, TTU 
Brandon.Weeks@ttu.edu

 

 

Staff | Faculty | Joint/Adjunct Faculty | Research Associates | Graduate Students

Name & Title
Email
Phone Number & Office
Adame, Justo
Unit Coordinator - Safety Officer
 
Justo.Adame@ttu.edu806.834.0425
Room 216 
Beam, Roberta
Senior Business Assistant - Main Office Receptionist
 
roberta.beam@ttu.edu806.834.0447
Room 104 
Bertonazzi, Jean
Unit Supervisor - Glass Shop
 
J.Bertonazzi@ttu.edu806.834.6858
Room 023  
Brocklehurst, John
Technician III - General Chemistry Prep Lab
 
John.Brocklehurst@ttu.edu806.834.4375
Room 208-A 
Carroll, Donna
Admin Business Assistant - HR/Payroll
 
donna.m.carroll@ttu.edu806.834.4891
Room 205 
Castillo, Ruben
Senior Technician - Machine Shop
 
ruben.castillo@ttu.edu806.834.2614
Room 018 
D' Auria, Maja
Writer - Business Office
 
maja.dauria@ttu.edu806.834.3569
Room 009 
Franco, Jerry
Unit Supervisor - Chemistry Stockroom
 
jerry.franco@ttu.edu806.834.2329
Room 117 
Gallegos, Sandra
Analyst - Academic Office
 
sj.gallegos@ttu.edu806.834.8917
Room 109 
Grimes, Thomas
CCC System Administrator
 
tom.grimes@ttu.edu806.834.0813
Room 010 
Hiemstra, Scott
Unit Coordinator - Machine Shop
 
Scott.Hiemstra@ttu.edu806.834.5519
Room 018  
Johnson, InEyes
Senior Business Assistant - Business Office
 
ofgod.johnson@ttu.edu806.834.0375
Room 204 
Long, Robert
Associate Director - Administrative Office
 
Robert.Long@ttu.edu806.834.2181
Room 104-A 
McDougal, Sophie
Senior Business Assistant - Welch Office
 
Sophie.Mcdougal@ttu.edu806.834.3115
Room 335  
Pathirage, Don
Graduate Assistant - Electronics Shop
 
don.pathirage@ttu.edu806.834.2349
Room 016 
Purkiss, David
Senior Research Associate - NMR
 
D.Purkiss@ttu.edu806.834.6444
Room 051  
Purkiss, LaQuetta
Unit Coordinator - General Chemistry Prep Lab
 
LaQuetta.Purkiss@ttu.edu806.834.0670
Room 108 
Rodriguez, Linda
Unit Manager - Business Office
 
Linda.Rodriguez@ttu.edu806.834.3081
Room 204 
Schaefer, Glenda
Lead Account Processor - Business Office
 
Glenda.Schaefer@ttu.edu806.834.5871
Room 203 
Smith, Donna
Senior Specialist - Academic Office
 
donna.smith@ttu.edu806.834.1906
Room 037 
Surowiec, Kazimierz
Senior Research Associate - Mass Spec
 
Kaz.Surowiec@ttu.edu806.834.3541
Room 302 
Unruh, Daniel
Sr. Research Associate - X-Ray
 
daniel.unruh@ttu.edu806.834.5990
Room 036 
Vaughn, Quentin
Specialist III - Chemistry Stockroom
 
quentin.vaughn@ttu.edu806.834.8369
Room 117 
Walton, Jerry
Building Manager
 
Jerry.Walton@ttu.edu806.834.6412
Room 020  
Wilde, Vince
Project/Senior Engineer - Electronic Shop
 
Vince.Wilde@ttu.edu806.834.7158
Room 016  

 

Research Associates | Faculty | Joint/Adjunct Faculty | Staff | Graduate Students

Name, Professor & Title
Email
Office
Abdelmonem, Ahmed
Mechref
International Visiting Scholar
 
ahmed.abdelmonem@ttu.edu
Arias Ugarte, Renzo N.
Findlater
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
renzo.arias@ttu.eduRoom 233
Aziz, Mina
Pare
Research Aide
 
mina.aziz@ttu.eduRoom 407
Cardoco, Thiago
Aquino
International Visiting Scholar
 
thiago.cardozo@ttu.eduRoom 012
Fellenberg, Christin
D' Auria
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
christin.fellenberg@ttu.eduRoom 416
Keidel-Spada, Rene Felipe
Aquino
International Visiting Scholar
 
rene-felepe.keidel-spada@ttu.eduRoom 012
Kohale, Swapnil
Hase
Senior Research Associate
 
Swapnil.Kohale@ttu.eduRoom 007
Kolakkandy, Sujitha
Hase
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
sujitha.kolakkandy@ttu.eduRoom 407
Kumar, Praveen
Poirier
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
praveen.kumar@ttu.eduRoom 010
Leaver, David
Nes
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
david.leaver@ttu.eduRoom 412
Li, Huiying
Shi
International Visiting Scholar
 
huiying.li@ttu.eduRoom 318
Machado, Francisco
Aquino
International Visiting Scholar
 
francisco.marchado@ttu.eduRoom 012
Masakazu, Hirasawa
Knaff
Senior Research Associate
 
Hirasawa.Masakazu@ttu.eduRoom 409-A
Mirzaei, Parvin
Mechref
Research Aide
 
parvin.mirzaei@ttu.eduRoom 326
Paul, Amit
Hase
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
amit.paul@ttu.eduRoom 012
Peng, Ping
Cozzolino
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
jlustar.peng@ttu.eduRoom 202
Pratihar, Subha
Hase
Senior Research Associate
 
Subha.Pratihar@ttu.eduRoom 012
Tsai, Hung-Ming
Poirier
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
Hung.Ming.Tsai@ttu.eduRoom 010
Xie, Jianbo
Li
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
Jianbo.xie@ttu.eduRoom 235
Yuan, Yongze
Shi
International Visiting Scholar
 
yongze.yuan@ttu.eduRoom 318

 

Graduate Students | Faculty | Joint/Adjunct Faculty | Staff | Research Associates

Name & Group Mentor
Email
Office
Baghi, Roya
Dr. Hope-Weeks
 
Roya.Baghi@ttu.eduRoom 202
Brandon, Drew
Dr. Casadonte
 
drew.t.brandon@ttu.eduRoom 130
Bui, Anthony
New Student
 
anthony.bui@ttu.eduRoom 330
Calihan, Joseph
New Student
 
joseph.calihan@ttu.eduRoom 402
Cao, Tingting
Dr. Thompson
 
tingting.Cao@ttu.eduRoom 323
Cetin, Muhammet
Dr. Mayer
 
m.mustafa.cetin@ttu.eduRoom 226
Chai, Haoxi
Dr. Shi
 
Haoxi.chai@ttu.eduRoom 318
Charles, Vanessa
New Student
 
vanessa.charles@ttu.eduRoom 123
Coats, Heather
Dr. Wylie
 
heather.coats@ttu.eduRoom 040
Crawford, Miranda
Dr. Cozzolino
 
miranda.crawford@ttu.eduRoom 202
Deardorff, Mariah
New Student
 
mariah.deardorff@ttu.eduRoom 139
Dong, Xue
New Student
 
xue.dong@ttu.eduRoom 123
Elmasri, Wael
Dr. Pare
 
Wael.Elmasri@ttu.eduRoom 407
Galloway, Kenneth
Dr. D'Auria
 
kenneth.galloway@ttu.eduRoom 403
Germain, Todd
Dr. Pappas
 
todd.germain@ttu.eduRoom 329
Gong, Xiaoxia
Dr. Gamez
 
xiaoxia.gong@ttu.eduRoom 332
Gonzalez, Megan
New Student
 
megan.gonzalez@ttu.eduRoom 010
Guo, Chaowen
Dr. Poirier
 
gcwenken.guo@ttu.eduRoom 010
Gurung, Eshan
Dr. Quitevis
 
eshan.Gurung@ttu.eduRoom 032
Horn, Shawn
Dr. Lischka
 
shawn.horn@ttu.eduRoom 010
Howard, Alicia
Dr. Nes
 
Alicia.Howard@ttu.eduRoom 402
Hu, Yunli
Dr. Mechref
 
yunli.Hu@ttu.eduRoom 324
Huang, Yu-Hsin
New Student
 
yu-hsin.huang@ttu.eduRoom 332
Khan, Md. Nazmul
Dr. Shaw
 
nazmul.khan@ttu.eduRoom 330
Kim, Hyunsik
Dr. Hase
 
hs.kim@ttu.eduRoom 007
Kunapareddy, Chandra Sekhar
Dr. Mayer
 
Sekhar.Kunapareddy@ttu.eduRoom 226
Larson, Patrick
Dr. Cozzolino
 
patrick.larson@ttu.eduRoom 202
Li, Wenjie
Dr. Pappas
 
wenjie.li@ttu.eduRoom 343
Li, Yunxiang
Dr. Weber
 
Yunxiang.Li@ttu.eduRoom 304
Liang, Ying
New Student
 
ying.liang@ttu.eduRoom 233
Liu, Chengyuan
Dr. Mechref
 
chengyuan.liu@ttu.eduRoom 327
Luo, Jian
Dr. Li
 
jian.luo@ttu.eduRoom 235
Lyons, Veronica
New Student
 
veronica.j.lyons@ttu.eduRoom 203
Ma, Wei
Dr. Casadonte
 
wei.ma@ttu.eduRoom 129
Ma, Xinyou
Dr. Hase
 
xinyou.ma@ttu.eduRoom 007
Maharubin, Shahrima
Dr. Korzeniewski
 
shahrima.maharubin@ttu.eduRoom 341
Mehra, Rudhran
Dr. Birney
 
Rudhran.Mehra@ttu.eduRoom 225
Meng, Dujuan
Dr. Quitevis
 
Dujuan.Meng@ttu.eduRoom 032
Mummadi, Suresh
Dr. Krempner
 
Suresh.Mummadi@ttu.eduRoom 123
Nadipalli, Ranjith Kumar
Dr. Pare
 
Ranjith.Nadipalli@ttu.eduRoom 407
Nieman, Reed
Dr. Lischka
 
reed.nieman@ttu.eduRoom 010
Okbu, Bereket
Dr. Weber
 
Bereket.Okbu@ttu.eduRoom 304
Paladugu, Sunil
Dr. Mayer
 
Sunil.Paladugu@ttu.eduRoom 226
Pandey, Ankit
New Student
 
ankit.pandey@ttu.eduRoom 010
Paniagua Vigil, Armando
Dr. Li
 
armando.paniagua@ttu.eduRoom 235
Patkar, Presheet
Dr. Nes
 
Presheet.Patkar@ttuhsc.eduRoom 402
Phadke, Neha
Dr. Findlater
 
Neha.Phadke@ttu.eduRoom 233
Privett, Austin
Dr. Morales
 
Austin.Privett@ttu.eduRoom 010
Qiao, Shuo
Dr. Li
 
shuo.qiao@ttu.eduRoom 229
Qiu, Jinchun
Dr. Cozzolino
 
jinchun.qiu@ttu.eduRoom 202
Rajale, Trideep
Dr. Birney
 
Trideep.Rajale@ttu.eduRoom 225
Ramirez, Donald
Dr. Hope-Weeks
 
Donald.Ramirez@ttu.eduRoom 202
Ramos-Lewis, Josmalen
Dr. Birney
 
Josmalen.Ramos@ttu.eduRoom 235
Saini, Anu
Dr. Findlater
 
anu.saini@ttu.eduRoom 233
Seifert, Cole
Dr. Li
 
cole.seifert@ttu.eduRoom 235
Sharma, Shikha
Dr. Birney
 
Shikha.Sharma@ttu.eduRoom 225
Shaw, Abhishek
Dr. Wylie
 
abhishek.shaw@ttu.eduRoom 040
Shi, Songyue
Dr. Gamez
 
songyue.shi@ttu.eduRoom 332
Shrestha, Lekha
New Student
 
lekha.shrestha@ttu.eduRoom 344
Silva, Nadeesha Jayani
Dr. Aquino
 
jayani.silva@ttu.eduRoom 010
Singer, Laci
Dr. Findlater
 
Laci.Singer@ttu.eduRoom 124
Somaweera, Himali
Dr. Pappas
 
Himali.Somaweera@ttu.eduRoom 344
Song, Ehwang
Dr. Mechref
 
E.Song@ttu.eduRoom 324
Sowa, Matthew
Dr. Nes
 
matthew.sowa@ttu.eduRoom 404
Srivastava, Anurag P.
Dr. Knaff
 
Anurag.Srivastava@ttu.eduRoom 408
Sun, Rui
Dr. Hase
 
Rui.Sun@ttu.eduRoom 013
Thakurathi, Mahesh
Dr. Quitevis
 
mahesh.thakurathi@ttu.eduRoom 032
Thalangama Arachchige, Vidura
Dr. Krempner
 
Vidura.d.Thalangamaarachchige@ttu.eduRoom 123
Thomas, Crista
Dr. Nes
 
crista.thomas@ttu.eduRoom 404
Ukwatta, Jayan
Dr. Shi
 
jayan.ukwatta@ttu.eduRoom 318
Wekesa, Francis
Dr. Findlater
 
Francis.Wekesa@ttu.eduRoom 233
Xie, Jing
Dr. Hase
 
Jing.Xie@ttu.eduRoom 012
Xue, Lian-Jie
Dr. Quitevis
 
L.Xue@ttu.eduRoom 032
Yang, Tianjiao
Dr. Mechref
 
Tianjiao.Yang@ttu.eduRoom 320
Zacharias, Lauren
Dr. Mechref
 
lauren.zacharias@ttu.eduRoom 325
Zhang, Pei
Dr. Korzeniewski
 
Pei.Zhang@ttu.eduRoom 341
Zhang, Qing
Dr. Thompson
 
qing.zhang@ttu.eduRoom 323
Zhang, Ting
Dr. Korzeniewski
 
ting.zhang@ttu.eduRoom 341
Zhang, Ye
Dr. Pappas
 
ye.zhang@ttu.eduRoom 329
Zhang, Yu
New Student
 
yu.zhang@ttu.eduRoom 030
Zhang, Zixu
Dr. Hope-Weeks
 
zixu.zhang@ttu.eduRoom 202
Zhao, Jingfu
New Student
 
jingfu.zhao@ttu.eduRoom 030
Zhou, Shiyue
Dr. Mechref
 
Shiyue.Zhou@ttu.eduRoom 325
Zhu, Rui
Dr. Mechref
 
Rui.Zhu@ttu.eduRoom 324
Zuo, Ang
Dr. Birney
 
Ang.Zuo@ttu.eduRoom 237