Group Members

 

 

 

 

M. Hassan Beyzavi, Ph.D.
Principal Investigator

Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas | since 2017 |  i. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (CHBC), ii. Cell & Molecular Biology Program (CEMB), iii. Microelectronics & Photonics Program (microEP).

Research Associate, Harvard University | 2015–2017 | Prof. Tobias Ritter (Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University) in collaboration with Prof. Jacob Hooker (Harvard Medical School).

Postdoctoral Research Awardee | Northwestern University | 2013–2015 | Prof. Joseph Hupp in collaboration with Prof. Sir Fraser Stoddart (2016 Nobel Prize Laureate) | International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN) and Center for the Chemistry of Integrated Systems (CCIS), Department of Chemistry.

Ph.D. (summa cum laude) | Freie Universität Berlin, Germany  | 2010–2013 | Prof. Hans Reissig in collaboration with Biolitec Research GmbH (a biomedical company on cancer therapy) | Institute for Chemistry and Biochemistry.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jiyun Hu, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Scholar

  • Peking University | Ph.D. 2017 | Chemistry | Dr. Jun-Long Zhang
  • Research interests: Nanomaterials, Catalysis, Porous Systems
  • Hometown: Chongqing, China
  • Email: jiyunhu@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 


John Ozdemir, B.Sc.
Graduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS 2016 | Chemistry | Dr. Peter Pulay
  • Research interests: Nanomaterials, Catalysis, Porous Systems
  • Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Email: jozdemir@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 


Zainab Almansaf, M.Sc.
Graduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | MS 2016 | Organic Chemistry | Dr. Wei Shi
  • Research interests: Synthesis, Catalysis, Nanomaterials
  • Hometown: Alahsa, Saudi Arabia
  • Email: zaalmans@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph Duffield, B.Sc.
Graduate Student

  • University of the Sciences | BS 2017 | Chemistry | Dr. John Tomsho
  • Research interests: Nanomaterials, Catalysis, Synthesis
  • Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Email: jduffiel@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

A. Iman Mosleh, M.Sc.
Graduate Student

  • University of the Arkansas | MSc 2017 | Chemical Engineering | Dr. Bob Beitle
  • Research interests: Nanoparticles synthesis, Peptides and Proteins, Catalysis
  • Hometown: Shiraz, Iran
  • Email: imosleh@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Joshua Phipps, B.Sc.
Graduate Student

  • Southwest Baptist University | BS 2016 | Dr. John Patton
  • Research interests: Enzyme Mimicry, Bio-Nanomaterials, Cancer Therapy
  • Hometown: Bolivar, Missouri
  • Email: jp053@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yoshie Sakamaki, B. Pharm.
Graduate Student

  • Tokyo University | BPharm 2016 | Dr. Takanori Kanazawa
  • Research interests: Cancer Therapy, Bio-Nanomaterials, Synthesis
  • Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
  • Email: ysakamak@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Anthony Azzun
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2019 | Biochemistry | Fulbright Honors College
  • Research interests: Catalysis, Nanomaterials, Synthesis
  • Hometown: Bolivar, Missouri
  • Email: adazzun@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faizan Cheema
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2020 | Biochemistry | Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research interests: Cancer Therapy, Nanomaterials, Synthesis,
  • Hometown: Conway, Arkansas
  • Email: facheema@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

David Fugitt
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2019 | Biology | Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research interests: Cancer therapy, Synthesis, Nanomaterials
  • Hometown: Bryant, Arkansas
  • Email: dhfugitt@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Yumi Ha
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2020 | Biochemistry | Fulbright Honors College
  • Research interests: Nanomaterials, Catalysis, Small Molecule Activation
  • Hometown: Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Email: yumiha@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zach McConnell
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2019 | Biology | Fulbright Honors College
  • Research interests: Cancer therapy, Nanomaterials, Synthesis
  • Hometown: Bryant, Arkansas
  • Email: zamcconn@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Price
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2019 | Biology | Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research Interests: Cancer Therapy, Enzyme Mimicry, Catalysis
    Hometown: Lewisville, Texas
    Email: jap033@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rudy Timm
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2019 | Biochemistry | Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research interests: Cancer therapy, Nanomaterials, Synthesis
  • Hometown: Natchez, Mississippi
  • Email: rudytimm@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olivia Watson
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2020 | Biochemistry | Fulbright Honors College
  • Research interests: Cancer therapy, Catalysis, Nanomaterials
  • Hometown: Dallas, Texas
  • Email: ow003@uark.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Webb
Undergraduate Student

  • University of Arkansas | BS Candidate 2019 | Biochemistry | Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
  • Research interests: Cancer therapy, Synthesis, Nanomaterials
  • Hometown: Bartlesville, Oklahoma
  • Email: jew026@email.uark.edu

 


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