Graduate

Current Graduate Students

Appointments & Calendars

In planning for you program of study, and for questions not answered on our website, we encourage you to seek the help of our departmental academic staff.

  • Appointments can be made through chmgrad@usf.edu.
  • Please include in your email a brief description of the meeting with different times you are available. This explanation helps us schedule the best time as well as prepare for your meeting. 

Below, is a link to calendar (Coming Soon) we have created that will show the different meetings, deadlines, and events happening this month. Please make sure to review it carefully. 

Graduate Calendar

Student Forms

Graduate Handbook

Welcome to the Department of Chemistry at the University of South Florida's Department of Chemistry. We congratulate you for being admitted to our graduate degrees program, and are thrilled that you have chosen to pursue your advanced studies in Chemistry at USF. We hope that your time here will be enjoyable and productive as you advance toward your career goals. This handbook is intended to acquaint you with the Chemistry graduate program. We ask that you familiarize yourself with the information and to use it as a handy reference as you matriculate towards your degree.

Graduate Handbook

The Department of Chemistry is dedicated to developing globally competitive students in academia and industry with expertise in a wide variety of interdisciplinary research disciplines.

Research Disciplines

  • Biomolecular Transformations and Analysis
  • Drug Discovery
  • Chemical Education
  • Computation and Modeling
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Molecular Catalysis
  • Porous Materials, and Polymers Chemistry

Opportunities For Graduate Study

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Chemical Education
  • Computer Modeling and Computational Chemistry
  • Drug Discovery and Delivery
  • Bioorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Enzymology
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Marine Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Metal-Organic Framework Chemistry
  • Nanomaterials
  • Natural Products
  • Nucleic Acid Chemistry
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organocatalysis
  • Photochemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymers
  • Spectroscopy
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry

CURRENT GRADUATE STUDENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY

lubem

Lubem Agbendeh
Major Professor: Dr. Sun 

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William Albritton
Major Professor: Dr. Lopchuk & Dr. Shi

aaron

Aaron Astalos
Major Professor: Dr. Leahy


azmy

Ali Azmy
Major Professor: Dr. Spanpoulos

suzeeta

Suzeeta Bhandari
Major Professor: Dr. Merkler

grace

Grace Binder
Major Professors: Dr. Guida & Dr. Daniel

lindsay

Lindsay Blume
Major Professor: Dr. Turos

unkown

Sylvester Bobbie
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

unkown

Nicole Boose
Major Professor: Dr. Gelis

sadia

Sadia Noosrat Boshra
Major Professor: Dr. Acevedo-Duncan & Dr. Guida

sean

Sean Bradley
Major Professor: Dr. Leahy

breedy

Sloan Breedy
Major Professor: Dr. Acevedo-Duncan

randi

Brandi Cook
Major Professor: Dr. Guida & Dr. Thomas

jaret

Jaret Crews
Major Professors: Dr. Guida & Dr. Woodcock

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Ezequiel Cruz Rosa
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

cui

Yunpeng Cui
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

guy

Guy Dayhoff
Major Professors: Dr. Guida & Dr. Uversky

julia

Julia DeMatteo
Major Professor: Dr. Larsen

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Dhanya Dhananjayan
Major Professor: Dr. Gelis

sarah

Sarah Dietrick
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

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Dawson Dood
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Nguyen

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Eni Emmanuel
Major Professor: Dr. van der Vaart

farheen

Ayesha Farheen
Major Professor: Dr. S. Lewis

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Robert Feeney
Major Professor: Dr. Leahy

stephanie

Stephanie Feola
Major Professor: Dr. J. Lewis

alexander

Alexander Filosa
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

unknwon

Stephanie Frost
Major Professor: Dr. Raker

christine

Christine Gambino
Major Professors: Dr. Guida & Dr. Daniel

ruixan

Ruixan Gao
Major Professor: Dr.Cai

nathan

Nathan Grimes
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Nguyen 

meng

Meng Gu
Major Professor: Dr. Cai  

linette

Linette Harding
Major Professor: Dr. Guida 

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Tyler Holets
Major Professor: Dr. Merkler

unknown

Briley Humphrey
Major Professor: Dr. Lawrence

shahedul

Shahedul Islam
Major Professors: Dr. Ming & Dr. Cai

stephen

Stephen Jackson
Major Professor: Dr. Woodcock

johnson

Nathaniel Johnson
Major Professor: TBD

unkown

Brianna Jones
Major Professor: Dr Liu

kaur

Taranjot Kaur 
Major Professor: Dr. Alcanter & Dr. Evans-Nguyen

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Alexandra Keidel
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Nguyen

kell

Shelby Kell
Major Professor: Dr. Ji & Dr. Leahy

khandker

Khandker Khalid
Major Professors: Dr. Acevedo-Duncan & Dr. Guida

khalife

Sandra Khalife
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Nguyen

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Anna Kharitonova
Major Professor: Dr. Patel & Dr. Guida

kim

Dianna Kim
Major Professor: Dr. S. Lewis

lajmi

Luke Lajmi
Major Professor: Dr. Acevedo-Duncan

william

William Lawless
Major Professor: Dr. Guida

grant

Grant Lawerence
Major Professor: Dr. Leahy

sihao

Sihao Li
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

xuming

Xuming Li
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

zilu

Zilu Li
Major Professor: Dr. Ji & Dr. Shi

heng

Heng Liu
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

mengjia

Mengjia Liu
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

magnuson

Zachary Magnuson
Major Professor: Dr. Ma & Dr. Larsen

vishala

Vishala Maharaj
Major Professors: Dr. Lopchuk & Dr. Shi 

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Mentalla Mahmoud
Major Professor: 

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Sean Mann
Major Professor: Dr. J. Lewis

qaisar

Qaisar Maqbool
Major Professor: Dr. van der Vaart

jessica

Jessica Martin
Major Professor: Dr. Philippidis & Dr. Larsen

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Mafuza Marzan
Major Professor: Dr. Acevedo-Duncan & Dr. Guida

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Angelie Matar
Major Professor: Dr. Lawrence & Dr. Leahy

mcalpin

Jacob McAlpin
Major Professor: Dr. J. Lewis

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Imani Mccalla
Major Professor: 

giddings

Nicole Miller
Major Professor: Dr. Woodcock

unkwon

Sefat Munjerin
Major Professor:

murray

Cameron Murray
Major Professor: James Leahy

abrun

Abrun Nereim
Major Professor: Dr. Woodcock

noor

Radwan Noor
Major Professor: Dr. Gelis

jamie

Jamie Nunziata
Major Professor: Dr. Leahy

odom

Timothy Odom
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

stine

Stine Olsen
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

paul

Paul Orndorff
Major Professor: Dr. van der Vaart

pan

Cong Pan 
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

kyle

Kyle Pedretty
Major Professor: Dr. Lopchuk

unknwon

Sang Phan 
Major Professor: Dr. Lopchuk & Dr. Leahy

rose

Rose Pittman
Major Professor: Dr. Woodcock

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Luka Planinc
Major Professor: Dr. Ji

taylor rodman

Taylor Rodman
Major Professor: Dr. Woodcock

sakib

Mohammad Sakib
Major Professor: Dr. Turos 

unknown

Alexandra Saputo
Major Professor: Dr. Lopchuk

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Nathaniel Schmidt
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

shan

Chuan Shan 
Major Professor: Dr. Lopchuk & Dr. Cai

cheyenne

Cheyenne Sircher
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Nguyen

smith

Benjamin Smith
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

gabriella

Gabriela Suarez
Major Professor: Dr. Merkler  

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Stephanie Suarez
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

dina

Dina Swanson
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Nguyen

tang

Qi Tang 
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

taylor

Ashton Taylor
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Nguyen

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Odesha Taylor
Major Professor: Dr. Ji

shun

Shun Teng
Major Professor: Dr. Lopchuk 

stephen

Stephen Thompson
Major Professor: Bill Baker

tillett

Khalila Tillett
Major Professors: Dr. Lopchuk & Dr. Leahy

tirado

Katrinah Tirado
Major Professor: Dr. Turos

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Aaron Todman
Major Professor: Dr. Acevedo-Duncan 

trask

Donna Trask
Major Professor: Dr. Guida  

william

William Tsuei
Major Professors: Dr. Lopchuk & Dr. Leahy  

annemarie

AnneMarie VanderSchouw
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

vuppala

Sinduri Vuppala
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Ngueyn  

wang

Chenhuan Wang
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

Wang

Lei Wang
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

wang

Yafeng Wang
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

ying

Ying Wang
Major Professor: Dr. S. Lewis

zhen

Zhen Wang
Major Professors: Dr. Ji & Dr. Shi

luke

Luke Warrensford 
Major Professor: Dr. Woodcock

waters

Gavin Waters
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

chiyu

Chiyu Wei
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

jingwen

Jingwen Wei
Major Professro: Dr. Shi

welsch

Joshua Welsch
Major Professor: Dr. Baker

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Yuyu Win
Major Professor:

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Brielle Wolfe
Major Professor: Dr. Larsen

xing

Qingyu Xing
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

unknown

Chengkai Xu
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

xue

Menglin Xue
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

xue

Songyi Xue
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

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Jeanine Yacoub
Major Professor: Dr. Leahy

yan

Yu Yan
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

yang

Guang Yang
Major Professor: Dr. Evans-Nguyen

yik

Brandon Yik
Major Professor: Dr. Raker

jessica

J.D. Young
Major Professor: Scott Lewis

Yu

Huaxuan Yu
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

yuan

Teng Yuan 
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

shuyao

Shuyao Zhang
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

zhang

Zhanpeng Zhang
Major Professor: Dr. Cai

haohan

Haohan Zhao
Major Professor: Dr. Shi

unknwon

Xue Zhao
Major Professor: Dr. Cai