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Prof. Brent S. Sumerlin

2017-   George Bergen Butler Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida
2015-2017   Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida
2012-2015   Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida
2009-2012   Harold Jeskey Trustee Associate Professor in Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Southern Methodist University
2007-2009   Harold Jeskey Trustee Assistant Professor in Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Southern Methodist University
2005-2007   Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry
Southern Methodist University
2003-2005   Visiting Assistant Professor
Advisor: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski
Department of Chemistry
Carnegie Mellon University
2003   Ph.D. Polymer Science & Engineering
Advisor: Charles L. McCormick
Department of Polymer Science
University of Southern Mississippi
1998   B.S., Textile Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry Concentration
North Carolina State University


Address:
Department of Chemistry
University of Florida
PO Box 117200
Gainesville, FL 32611-7200
PH: (352) 392-0563
Email: -sumerlin@chem.ufl.edu- 

 


Graduate Students

 

 


Cullen Davidson


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
B.S., Polymer Chemistry & Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2018)
Advisor: Prof. Frank Leibfarth

Email: cullen.davidson@chem.ufl.edu

 

 


John Garrison

Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

                   
B.S. Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Minnesota (2013)


Email: john.garrison@chem.ufl.edu

 

 

 

Sofia Goodrich

Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

B.S., Chemistry, University of Hartford (2017)
Advisor:
Dr. Laura E. Pence

B.S., Engineering Science, Smith College (2013)
Advisor:
Dr. Borjana Mikic

B.S., East Asian Language and Literagure, Smith College (2013)
Advisor:
Dr. Sujane Wu

Email: sl.goodrich@chem.ufl.edu

 

 


Debabrata Konar


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
M.S. (Pharm.), Medicinal Chemistry, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER), Mohali (2015)
Advisor: Prof. Vipin A. Nair

Email: dkonar@chem.ufl.edu

 

 


Angie Korpusik


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, Berkeley (2018)
Advisor: Prof. Phillip Messersmith                    
B.S., Polymer Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (2015)
Advisor: Prof. Stuart Rowan

Email: akorpusik@chem.ufl.edu

 

 


Jacob Lessard


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
B.S., Chemistry, University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire (2016)
Advisor: Prof. Erik B. Berda

Email: jjlessard@ufl.edu

 

 


Swagata Mondal


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
M.Sc., Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (2018)
Advisor: Dr. Beeraiah Baire n
                   
B.Sc., Chemistry, Scottish Church College, University of Calcutta (2016)

Email: mondalswagata@ufl.edu

 

 


Rebecca Olson


Education:                   
Ph.D. Candidate, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
B.S.E, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University (2016)
Advisor: Prof. Stuart J. Rowan

Email: saket.mulge@ufl.edu


Digvijayee Pal


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin
                   
B.Tech., Chemical Engineering, University of Calcutta (2017)
Advisor: Dr. Debajyoti Goswami
                   
B.Sc., Chemistry, University of Calcutta (2014)

Email: dpal@ufl.edu

Georg Scheutz


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

B.S., Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Vienna (2014)
Advisor: Prof. Robert Liska

Email: gscheutz@chem.ufl.edu

Michael Sims


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

B.S., Polymer Science, Chemistry, University of Southern Mississippi (2014)
Advisors: Prof. Charles L. McCormick; Prof. Douglas S. Masterson

Email: mbsims@ufl.edu

Junxia Wang


Education:                   
Graduate Student, Chemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

B.S., Chemistry, Jilin University (2018)
Advisor: Prof. Jun Liu

Email: y.xia@chem.ufl.edu

Yening Xia


Education:                   
Graduate student, Polymer Chemistry and Physics, South China University of Technology
Advisor: Junpeng Zhao

B. E., Polymer Materials Engineering, Jilin University


Email: y.xia@chem.ufl.edu


Undergraduate and REU Students

Johann Rapp


Education:                   
B.S. Candidate, Material Science and Engineering, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

Email: Johann.rapp@uf.edu

Jonathan Rowell


Education:                   
B.S. Candidate, Biochemistry, University of Florida
Advisor: Prof. Brent Sumerlin

Email: jrowell1997@ufl.edu