Group Members

Department of Chemistry
1664 N. Virginia Street 
Reno, NV 89557-0216

Office Phone: (775) 784-4857
Fax: (775) 784-6804
Natia L. Frank

Associate Professor of Chemistry

  • B.A. Bard College, Chemistry
  • PhD – University of California, San Diego (Jay Siegel, Organic Chemistry)
  • CNRS Postdoc – University of Bordeaux/ICMCB CNRS Institute (Olivier Kahn, Magnetism)
  • NIH Postdoc – Caltech (Tom Meade/Harry Gray, Electron Transfer in DNA)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Washington, Seattle
  • Canada Research Chair, University of Victoria
  • Associate Professor, University of Nevada, Reno

Anitha Alanthadka, Postdoctoral Fellow, PhD IIT Roorkee; Optically Gated Materials for Quantum Infromation Science

Hobbies: Playing chess, reading novels, exploring new places, listening to music, watching movies.

Gilbert Ganschow, PhD Student, BSc University of Washington, Seattle; Organic Radical Materials

Hobbies: Climbing, Amateur Mechanic, Cooking

Ana Chevychalova, BSc Student, University of Nevada-Reno; Magnetism in Biology

Hobbies: horseback riding, snowboarding, hiking/camping, lake days, reading good books

Ethan Safier, B.Sc Student, University of Nevada, Reno; Organic Charge Storage Materials

Hobbies: rugby, volunteering, playing chess, and traveling.

Rondo Bauer, B.Sc Student, University of Nevada, Reno; Photochromic Materials

Hobbies: mountain biking, skiing, and finding the comfiest spot on the couch.

Tiffany Lee, B.Sc Student, University of Nevada, Reno; MRI agents

Hobbies: Drawing, singing, and collecting magazine covers/game art.

Ruth Habtemariam, B.Sc Student, University of Nevada, Reno; Photochromic Materials

Hobbies: hobies hobbies hobbies.


Alumni in the group include undergraduate researchers (24), graduate students for both M.Sc. and Ph D (16), postdocs(3), and visiting researchers(3) at the University of Washington and University of Victoria that have gone on to academia, industry (both large and small companies), medicine, law, and journalism. 

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