Controlled formation of reactive intermediates enables asymmetric catalysis

6th Year graduate students

Education: 

B.S. College of the Holy Cross (2017)

Interests: 

Surfing, piano, gardening, and hiking.

3rd Year graduate students

Nathan Coddington

Education:

B.S. Chemistry Biola University (2021)

Interests:

Rock climbing (bouldering and lead), music, and video Games




Brennan McManus

Education:

B.A. University of San Diego (2021)

Interests:

Music, reading, walking, and yoga


Olivia Taylor

Education:

B.S. Chemistry and BA Philosophy, Old Dominion University (2021)

Interests:

Playing sports (especially rowing, softball and soccer), dancing, and making art

2nd Year graduate students

Lang Cheng (Oscar) Hung

Education:

B.S. Tunghai University (2022)

Interests:

Music, video games, baking and table tennis

Kevin Liang

Education:

B.S.  Cal Poly Pomona 2018

M.S. Cal Poly Pomona 2021

Interests:

Cooking, airbrushing, 3D printing, airsoft, and video games

1st Year graduate students

Harsh Chavda

Education:

B.S. Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, India (2019)

M.S. Organic Chemistry Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat, India  (2021)

Interests:

Dance, drama, music, solving Rubik's cubes, and swimming

RJ Hannan

Education:

B.S. Chemistry, West Chester University (2019)

Interests:

Running, working out, and strategy games

Yvette Luna

Education:

B.S  Chemistry University of California, Riverside (2014)

M.Ed with teaching emphasis University of California, Riverside (2015)

Interests:

Teaching, working out, dancing (rhythmic and ballroom styles), Charcoal drawing, meditation, yoga, and music festivals

Undergraduate students

Madison Loper

Education:

B.S. University of California Riverside (2025)

Interests:

Drawing, painting, crochet, raising plants, and baking

Angie Lopez

Education:

B.A. University of California Riverside (2025)

Interests:

Botanical gardens, reading, organization, and recreating Bob Ross paintings

Paul Nguyen

Education:

B.S. University of California Riverside (2025)

Interests:

Dentistry, Running, Video Games, Organic Chemistry, and Spontaneity!!!!

Paul Saucedo

Education:

B.S. University of California Riverside (2025)

Interests:

Crochet, knitting, reading my organic chemistry books, playing with my cats, and watching horror movies!