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Moore Group Members
 


The Moore Group, Spring 2017: Front row (from left): Tim, An Na, Vivian, Huiying, Semin, Jeff, Xing, Shijia, Takahiro
Second row: Ashley, Xiaocun, Abby, Ken, Hao, Adam, Chris and Yi
Back row: Kristin, Lily, Gabe, Ian, Max, Yu, Liyuan and Po (not pictured: Jose)



Professor Jeffrey S. Moore

Prof. Jeff Moore

Coordinator of Research Programs: Ashley Trimmell

Ashley Trimmell

Postdocs



Yu Cao, Ph.D.

yuc@illinois.edu

Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2015
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Research Advisor: Dominic V. McGrath

B.S. (Chemistry), 2009
Xiamen University, Fujian, China

Current Research Interests:
organic redox active materials for energy storage

Adam Feinberg, Ph.D.

adamf@illinois.edu

Ph. D. (Organic Chemistry), 2017
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Research Advisor: Joseph P. Dinnocenzo

M.S. (Chemistry), 2013
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Research Advisor: Joseph P. Dinnocenzo

B.S. (Polymer Chemistry), 2011
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
Research Advisor: Christina Collison

Current Research Interests:
transient materials with programmable triggers

Xing Jiang, Ph.D.

xingj@illinois.edu

Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2016
Universtiy of California, Los Angeles
Research Advisor: Miguel Garcia-Garibay

B.S. (Chemistry), 2010
Peking University, Beijing, China
Research Advisor: Zhi-Xiang Yu

Current Research Interests:
photo-responsive materials; alkyne metathesis

Vivian Lau, Ph.D.

vmlau@illinois.edu

Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2016
Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Research Advisor: Matthew W. Kanan

B.S. (Chemistry), 2010
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Research Advisor: John C. Sherman

Current Research Interests:
pressure-sensitive mechanophores for shock wave energy dissipation

Yun Liu, Ph.D.

yunliu@illinois.edu

Ph. D. (Chemistry), 2017
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Research Advisor: Dr. Amar H. Flood

B.S. (Chemistry), 2011
Xiamen University, Xiamen, FJ, China

Current Research Interests:
designing reversible mechanophores for biomimetic responsive materials

Xiaocun Lu, Ph.D.

xcl@illinois.edu

Ph. D. (Polymer Science), 2013
University of Akron, Akron, OH
Research Advisor: Dr. George R. Newkome

B.S. (Chemistry), 2005
Peking University, Beijing, China

Current Research Interests:
encapsulation and triggered-release of functional organic molecules

Lily Robertson, Ph.D.

lr4@illinois.edu

Ph. D. (Chemistry), 2016
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Research Advisor: Prof. Douglas L. Gin

B.S. (Chemistry/Mathematics), 2010
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
Research Advisor: Prof. Mark C. Lonergan

Current Research Interests:
rendition of redox active organic motifs to polymers for flow batteries

Gabriel Rudebusch, Ph.D.

grude@illinois.edu

Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2016
University of Oregon
Research Advisor: Michael M. Haley

B.S. (Chemistry), 2010
University of Nevada, Reno
Research Advisor: Benjamin T. King

Current Research Interests:
frontal polymerization and catalyst design

Ken Schwieter, Ph.D.

kes7@illinois.edu

Ph.D. (Chemistry), 2016
Vanderbilt Universtiy, Nashville, TN
Research Advisor: Jeffrey N. Johnston

B.S. (Chemistry), 2011
Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Current Research Interests:
coming soon...



Graduate Students



Abigail Halmes

halmes2@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry/French), 2015
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK

Current Research Interests:
coming soon...

Huiying Liu

Huiying Liu

hliu91@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry), 2014
Wuhan University, China

Current Research Interests:
Adaptive polymeric materials for remodeling and regeneration


Tim Moneypenny

Timothy Moneypenny

mnypnny2@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry), 2014
The University of Akron, Akron, OH
Research Adviser: Prof. George R. Newkome

Current Research Interests:
construction of covalent organic polyhedra utilizing alkyne metathesis


Yi Ren

Chris Pattillo

pattill2@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry), 2013
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo, CA

Current Research Interests:
synthesis of macromolecular structures via alkyne metathesis

Shijia Tang

Shijia Tang

stang12@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry), 2012
Jilin University, P.R. China

Current Research Interests:
gel functionalized nanoparticles

Anna Yang

An Na Yang

ayang11@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry), 2011
University of California-Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Current Research Interests:
controlling the growth of fibrils using shape-persistent macrocycles

Hao Yu

haoy3@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry), 2016
Jilin University, P.R. China
Research Advisor: Ying-Wei Yang

Current Research Interests:
synthesis and development of electronically active sequence-defined polymers

Jose Zavala

jzavala3@illinois.edu

B.S. (Biochemistry), 2015
California State University, Fullerton, CA

Current Research Interests:
motivational predictors of pre-health students' achievement and retention in chemistry



Visiting Scientists



Liyuan Tang

demi0t@illinois.edu

South China University of Technology, China

Haibing Wei, Ph.D.

haibing@illinois.edu

Associate Professor, Hefei University of Technology, China

Po Yang, Ph.D.

poyang@illinois.edu

Associate Professor, Sichuan University, China


Staff




Undergraduate Students

  • Blake Berry (Jose)
  • Mary Gentzer (Jose)
  • Chih-Yi Lee (Lily)
  • Alex Martinez (Abby)
  • Chris Plantz (Adam)
  • Eric Zhao (Gabe)

Moore Group Alumni