Current Group Members

Graduate Students 
Yunlu Zhang

Education:   
  • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Florida, 2019.
  • M.S Chemistry, Beihang University, 2014.
Research interests:
  • Solar energy conversion, surface chemistry, CO2utilization
Contact:
Jiawei Huang

Education:   
  • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Florida, 2021.
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 2015.
Research interests:
  • Plasmon-generated hot carriers, spectroscopy and photochemistry.
Contact:
Wenxiao Guo

Education:  
  • Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of Florida, 2021.
  • B.S. Chemical Technology, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2014
Research interests:
  • Plasmonic photocatalysis, electrochemical CO2
Contact:
Yue Hu

Education:   
  • B.S. Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen University, 2015.
Research interests:
  • Biomolecules; plasmonic nanoparticles; photochemistry
Contact:

Joshua Yoho

Education:
  • Dual B.S. Biochemistry and Biology, University of Dayton, 2014
Research Interests:
  • Photochemistry, surface chemistry, and nanomedicine
Contact:
Xuening Song

Education:   
  • B.S.  Material Chemistry, Soochow University, 2017.
Research interests:
  • Plasmon-driven photochemistry, surface chemistry, CO2 reduction.
Contact:  
Robert Ross

Education:  
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Central Florida, 2018
Research interests:
  • Superatom clusters; Plasmonic nanoparticles; Metal-Organic Frameworks; Surface chemistry; Photocatalysis
Contact:
  • CLB304E (office)
  • redwin.ross@chem.ufl.edu
Namodhi Wijerathne

Education:   
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of Colombo, 2018.
Research interests:
  • Plasmonic system; photochemistry
Contact:
Julia I. Schwieg

Education:   
  • B.S. Chemistry, University of West Florida, 2020.
Research interests:
  • Mass spectrometry; photochemistry; surface chemistry
Contact:

Undergraduates

John Carter Boelke

Research interests:   
  • Photocatalysis and surface chemistry, specifically semiconducting nanoparticles.
Contact:  
Mel Soto

Research Interest:  
  • Nanoparticle synthesis, plasmonic photocatalysis
Contact: