Scott Hartley

Principal Investigator

B.Sc.H., Queen’s University
Ph.D., Queen’s University (R. P. Lemieux)
Postdoctoral researcher, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (J. S. Moore)

Scott was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, carrying out undergraduate research in the labs of Victor Snieckus and Bob Lemieux. He stayed with Bob at Queen’s to complete his Ph.D. in 2005, investigating chirality transfer in smectic liquid crystals. Scott then took a postdoctoral position at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign with Jeff Moore, working on the self-assembly of two-dimensional covalent ladders and grids. He joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University in August 2007 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013 and Professor in 2016. In 2018, Scott was appointed Volwiler Distinguished Research Professor in Chemistry (until 2021).

Mohammad Hossain

Postdoctoral Researcher

B.Sc., University of Dhaka
M.S., University of Dhaka (G. U. Ahmed)
Ph.D., Marquette University (R. Rathore, S. Reid)

Govinda Devkota

Graduate Student

B.S., Tribhuwan University
M.Sc., Tribhuwan University

Kate Bradford

Graduate Student

B.S., University of Richmond

Sumalatha Peddi

Graduate Student

B.S., M.S., Osmania University

Connor Yezierski

Undergraduate Student

David Reitenbach

Undergraduate Student

Hunter Martin

Undergraduate Student

Josh Atkinson

Undergraduate Student

Maddy Gerken

Undergraduate Student

Molly Bookout

Undergraduate Student

Nick Kress

Undergraduate Student

Run Jiang

Undergraduate Student

Zoe Edelmann

Undergraduate Student