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Where do alumni of Clark's chemistry program work?

Clark’s chemistry Ph.D. program trains scholars to work in academic and professional fields. Students receive teaching and mentoring experience during the program through assistantships and lab work with faculty, graduate and undergraduate students. This training, coupled with instruction on scientific writing and communication, leads to positions as academic faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and as lead scientists in industry.

Alumni Spotlight

Joshua Boykin

Joshua Boykin

Research Chemist, REM Surface Engineering
Ph.D. 2017
Advisor: Luis Smith

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Valerie Ivancic

Valerie Ivancic

Senior Applications Specialist, RedShift Bio, Inc.
Ph.D. 2020
Advisor: Noel Lazo

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Kai Peng

Kai Peng

Assistant Director, WuXi Biologics
Ph.D. 2016
Advisor: Fred Greenaway

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Haihui Cao

Haihui Cao

Analytical Leader, Technical Supervisor, Dupont
Ph.D. 2005
Advisor: Alan A. Jones

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Jeffrey Munroe

Jeffrey Monroe

Chemist, Xtalic Corporation
Ph.D. 2019
Advisor: Mark M. Turnbull

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Jia Wei

Jia Wei

Research Scientist (R&D and Process Chemistry), Polymer Scientist, SEQENS
Ph.D. 2015
Advisor: Sergio Granados-Focil

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Robert Doyle

Robert Doyle

Research Scientist, Senior Member of Technical Staff, Draper
Ph.D. 2015
Advisor: Sergio Granados-Focil

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Karlo Lopez

Karlo Lopez

Interim Associate Dean, Associate Professor of Biochemistry
California State University, Bakersfield
Ph.D. 2007
Advisor: Frederick Greenaway

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Jamie Towle-Weicksel

Jamie Towle-Weicksel

Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Rhode Island College
Ph.D. 2012
Advisor: David Thurlow

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Michael Reardon

Michael Reardon

Visiting Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Union College
Ph.D. 2017
Advisor: Charles Jakobsche

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Kevin Robbins

Kevin J. Robbins

Senior Scientist, NMR Spectroscopy – Oncology R&D
AstraZeneca
Ph.D. 2013
Advisor: Noel Lazo

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Yaya Wang

Yaya Wang

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Xi’an University of Science and Technology
Ph.D. 2017
Advisor: Donald Spratt

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Robert Butcher

Robert Butcher

Patent Examiner, United States Patent & Trademark Office
Ph.D. 2008
Advisor: Mark M. Turnbull

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Jue Fan

Jue Fan

Vice President of Bioinformatics, Singleron Biotechnologies
Ph.D. 2013
Advisor: Shuanghong Huo

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Muyun Xu

Muyun Xu

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina
Ph.D. 2021
Advisor: Charles Jakobsche

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