Meet our New Faculty

  • Department welcomes Yang Yang, Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor Yang Yang arrived at UW-Madison August 19, 2019, to conduct research in theoretical and computational chemistry with the Department of Chemistry. He encourages students and postdocs, interested in quantum chemistry, to contact him …

  • Department welcomes Ryan Stowe, Assistant Professor

    On August 1, 2019 chemist and education researcher Ryan L. Stowe, joins the Department of Chemistry. Stowe received his B.A. in chemistry from Albion College (2010) in Michigan and his Ph.D. in chemistry from The …

  • Department welcomes Jeff Martell, Assistant Professor

    Jeff Martell arrived at UW-Madison May 20, from a postdoctoral researcher position with Jeff Long at UC Berkeley’s Miller Institute. His group currently includes two first-year Ph.D. students, Edward Pimentel and Mario Cribari. Martell received …

  • Department welcomes Sam Pazicni, Assistant Professor

    On July 1, chemist and educator Sam Pazicni, joined the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry from his faculty position as associate professor of chemistry at the University of New Hampshire. Pazicni received his B.A. …

  • AJ Boydston, Associate Professor of Chemistry & Yamamoto Family Professor of Chemistry

    On August 1, chemist AJ Boydston, joins the University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Chemistry. He brings research scientist Dr. Chang-Uk Lee and students Johanna Schwartz and Brock Lynde with him from the University of Washington, …

  • Zachary Wickens, Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor Zach Wickens arrived at UW—Madison in June 2018. His group, which currently includes postdoctoral researcher Nicholas Cowper and graduate student Oliver Williams, works to discover new ways to control reactions and selectively break …

  • Andrew Buller, Assistant Professor

    Andrew Buller joined the UW-Madison Department of Chemistry as an assistant professor of chemistry. Before he worked as a National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow in the Francis Arnold research group at …

  • Daniel Weix, Associate Professor

    “Dan has established himself as a pioneer in the field of homogeneous catalysis, especially in the development of reductive or cross-electrophile coupling reactions,” Professor Shannon Stahl says. “There are many possible applications of this chemistry, …

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