Nicolay V. Tsarevsky

Nicolay V. (Nick) Tsarevsky

Nick obtained his M.S. in theoretical chemistry and chemical physics in 1999 from the University of Sofia, Bulgaria and his Ph.D. in chemistry in 2005 from Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA under Prof. Kris Matyjaszewski. Research interests include polymerization techniques (particularly controlled / “living” radical polymerization), functional polymers, coordination chemistry and catalysis, and the chemistry of hypervalent compounds. He is also interested in science education and has written 2 scripts for educational TV programs and a textbook for high school students. He was Visiting Assistant Professor at the Department of Chemistry at Carnegie Mellon University (2005-6) and a member of the founding team of ATRP Solutions, Inc., of which he served as Chief Science Officer (2007-10). He joined the Department of Chemistry at Southern Methodist University in the Summer of 2010.

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Postdoctoral Fellows
Name Time in the Group Position After Leaving Group
Dr. Delia-Laura Popescu 08/2010-08/2011 Assistant Professor (Lecturer), Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Bucharest, Romania
Dr. Yannick P. Borguet 01/2012-02/2013 Postdoctoral Associate with Prof. Karen L. Wooley, Texas A&M University


Graduate Students
Name Time in the Group Position After Leaving Group
Dr. Shannon Woodruff 08/2011-08/2015 Development Chemist, 3D Materials and Advance Applications, HP Inc.
Dr. Hongzhang Han 08/2011-08/2015 Synthesis Scientist, Gaco Western


Undergraduate Students
Name Time in the Group Position After Leaving Group
Brad J. Davis 2011 - 2014 Ph.D. Student, University of Southern Mississippi
Kyle B. Swartz 2013 - 2014  
Zoya Mohammad 2012 - 2014 Research Assistant, SMU Simmons School of Education
Brandon Celii 2012 - 2014  
Katie Golden 2011 - 2013  
Khang Le 2011 - 2013