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Moore Group Members
 


The Moore Group, Fall 2014: Front row (from left): Emmy, Windy, Prof. Moore, Nina, Ann, Tim, Semin
Second row: Etienne, Catherine, Mani, Anderson, Yi, Yang, Kevin
Third row: Ashley, Olivia, Huiying, Ke, Shijia, Jun (Andy)
Back row: Max, Nag, Shawn, Josh, Ian



Professor Jeffrey S. Moore

Prof. Jeff Moore

Coordinator of Research Programs: Ashley Trimmell

Ashley Trimmell

Postdocs



Yu Cao, Ph.D.

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

Kristin Hutchins, Ph.D.

kmhutchi@illinois.edu

Ph. D. (Chemistry), 2015
Universiy of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Research Advisor: Dr. Len MacGillivray

B.S. (Chemistry), 2010
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Current Research Interests:
development of polymer colloids for contact-initiated reactions

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

Semin Lee

Semin Lee, Ph.D.

seminlee@illinois.edu

Ph. D. (Materials Chemistry), 2014
Indiana University
Research Advisor: Dr. Amar Flood

M.S. (Organic Chemistry), 2008
Sogang University, Korea
Research advisor: Prof. Bongjin Moon

B.S. (Chemistry), 2006
Sogang University, Korea

Current Research Interests:
carbon-rich 3D-architectures using alkyne metathesis

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

Max Robb

Maxwell Robb, Ph.D.

mrobb@illinois.edu

Ph. D. (Chemistry), 2014
University of California, Santa Barbara
Research Advisor: Craig J. Hawker

B.S. (Chemistry), 2009
Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO
Research Advisor: Prof. Daniel M. Knauss

Current Research Interests:
mechanophores and structure–mechanochemical activity relationships

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


Graduate Students


Kevin Cheng

Kevin Cheng

kcheng13@illinois.edu

B.S., 2013
University of California, Irvine, CA

Current Research Interests:
development of energy-dense flow batteries

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:
structure–mechanochemical activity relationships in mechanogenerated acids


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

Yi Ren

yiren4@illinois.edu

Honors B.S. (Chemistry and Mathematics), 2012
Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO

Current Research Interests:
synthesis and development of materials for shock wave energy dissipation

Ian Robertson

Ian Robertson

irbrtsn2@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry), 2012
Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI

Current Research Interests:
fast structure-transforming materials that respond to energetic stimuli

Chengtian Shen

cshen18@illinois.edu

B.S. (Chemistry), 2015
University of California, Irvine, CA

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

Shijia Tang

Shijia Tang

stang12@illinois.edu

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

Current Research Interests:
gel functionalized nanoparticles

Anna Yang

Anna 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

Jose Zavala

jzavala3@illinois.edu

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

Current Research Interests:
coming soon...


Visiting Scientists

  • Liyuan Tang

Staff




Undergraduate Students

  • Wenifei Liu (Anna)
  • Edward Wang (Xiaocun)

Moore Group Alumni