December 2021

Graduate Students


Gina Guillory

joined in 2017

B.S. Chemical Eng. 2017 - Louisiana State University

Research: Synthesis and properties of precision isotactic polypentenamers and terpene-based polyolefins.

Hobbies: crossfit

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Brianna Coia

joined in 2019

B.S. Chemistry-SIM 2018 - Keuka College

Research: Computational chemistry and theory on ring opening polymerization thermodynamics and propagation mechanisms.

Hobbies: art, music, athletics


Courtney Leo

joined in 2019

B.S. Chemistry 2019 - University of New Hampshire (Berda Group)

Research: Synthesis, depolymerization mechanisms, and stimuli-responsive behavior of bottlebrushes and recyclable elastomers.

Hobbies: guitar, beaches, concerts, helping animal shelters

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Emily Grumbles

joined in 2021

B.S. Chemistry 2020 - University of Alabama - Huntsville (Mukherjee Group)

Research: Synthesis and analysis of precision single ion conducting polymers.

Hobbies: vinyl records, reading, helping at cat shelters

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Jaehoon Jang

joined in 2021

B.S. Chemistry 2019 - SUNY - Stony Brook (Rudick Group)

Research. Advanced elastomers and polymeric architectures.

Hobbies: drums, piano, K-pop

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Could B. You

join us!

B.S. Chemistry (or related field) - Minion College

The Kennemur Group is looking for enthusiastic and dedicated graduate students to join the team! Be sure to check out the FSU Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Admissions Page for application deadlines and instructions.

Hobbies: bananas

Undergraduate Researchers


Ethan J. Corey

Future Class of 2023

Major: Biomedical Engineering

Research: Bottlebrush elastomers

Hobbies: robotics, Tae Kwon Do


Karl Kinner

Future Class of 2023

Major: Biochemistry

Research: Terpene-based polymers

Hobbies: volleyball, science memes

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Mackenzie Ehrhardt

Future Class of 2024

Major: Cell and Molecular Neuroscience

Research: Density Functional Theory Calculations

Hobbies: scuba diving, painting, badminton

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Joshua Weltman

Future Class of 2024

Major: Biochemistry

Research: Density Functional Theory Calculations

Hobbies: guitar, games, learning Mandarin