Dr. Tikkanen's Research Students

 

The Research Group


 

Name: Jin An
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Dr. An earned his Ph.D. in inorganic chemistry from Peking University. He is doing his post-doctoral work with our group on the synthesis and characterization of chiral zirconocene complexes. He enjoys playing basketball in his free time.
Name: Veronica Barahona
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Veronica has an AA degree in Mathematics from L.A. Pierce College.  She is currently pursuing a B.S. in Chemistry at CSULA.  Veronica synthesizes C5Ph5  and MT-C5Ph5 for our lab.  In her spare time, she likes to run, read books about history and war, and go red wine tasting.

Name: Bin Ye (Linda)
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Linda has her M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from Zhejiang University, China.  She works on the synthesis and characterization of C5Ph5Nb(V) complexes. Linda likes to go bike riding at JPL, and she enjoys gardening.
Name: Arturo J.R. Guzman
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Art is in the 12th grade at Lincoln High School.  His goal is to be a chemistry major in college, and he ultimately wants an M.D./Ph.D. Art synthesizes C5Ph5  and MT-C5Ph5 for our lab.  For fun, he likes skateboarding and working on VW Bugs, and he likes listening to ska and punk music.

Name: Tyronne Martin
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Tyronne is currently pursuing a B.S. in biochemistry at CSULA.  His final educational goal is a Ph.D.  Tyronne synthesizes C5Ph5  and MT-C5Ph5 for the lab. He likes to read, play basketball, and play chess.
Name: Carmen Mendez
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Carmen has a B.S. in Biochemistry from CSULA and is currently working on her M.S. in Chemistry at CSULA. She worked on the reactivity and characterization of C5Ph5ZrCl3 and MT-C5Ph5ZrCl3, and her master’s degree work involves alkoxide derivitives of C5Ph5ZrCl3. She likes to play soccer whenever she can, and she likes to read popular science literature.


Name: Marisa Monreal
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Marisa has a B.S. in Chemistry from UCLA, and she is currently working on her M.S. in Chemistry at CSULA.  She worked on the reactivity and characterization of C5Ph5ZrCl3, MT-C5Ph5ZrCl3, and her master’s degree work involves C5Ph5Nb(V) complexes. She likes to read science fiction and fantasy books in her spare time.
Name: Chik Pang
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Chik is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at CSULA. He synthesizes C5Ph5ZrCl3  and MT-C5Ph5ZrCl3 for our group. For fun, Chik likes to go swimming in the ocean and jogging.

Name: Rayshonda Williams
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Rayshonda is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in chemistry at CSULA. Her final educational goal is a Ph.D. Rayshonda synthesizes C5Ph5Zr(NMe2)2-sec-phenethyl alcohol, C5Ph5, and MT-C5Ph5 for our lab. Rayshonda ran competitively on the track team in high school and still enjoys going running today.