Former Group Members

Former Group Members

Post-Doctoral & Visiting Scientists  |  Graduate Students  |  Undergraduate Students


Post-Doctoral & Visiting Scientists

NameYearsCurrent Position
Narayan N. Sirmokadam 1983-1984 Professor & Head, Dandeli College, Karnataka, India
Noormahamad N. Maldar 1984-1985 Acting Vice Chancellor and Head, Chemistry Department, Solapur University, India
Upali Siriwardane 1986-1989 Professor, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, La.
M. Safiqul Islam 1986-1988 Research Scientist, Vulcan Chemicals, Birmingham, Ala. (Formerly at Mayo Chemical Co.)
Hong Zhu 1986-1988 Associate Professor, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Goumin Zhang 1988 Professor, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China
Kai-Juan Lu 1988-1991; 1994-1996 Professor, Academia Sinica, Beijing , China
Reynaldo D. Barreto 1989-1990 Associate Professor, Purdue University, North Central Campus, Ind.
Manjunath S. Shet 1989-1990 Scientist, Purdue Pharma LP, Ardsley, N.Y.
Lei Jia 1990-1991 Research Chemist, Agouron Pharmaceuticals, La Jolla, Calif.
Changxing Zhou 1990-1991 Associate Professor, Academia Sinica, Beijing, China
Aderemi R. Oki 1990-1992 Professor and Head of the Chemistry Department at Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, Texas
Jorge Castillo 1991-1992 Associate Professor, Chicago State University, Chicago, Ill.
Anil Saxena 1991-1994 Research Scientist, Dow Chemical, Midland, Mich.
Ying Wang 1992-1995 Research Scientist, DuPont, Wilmington, Del.
Thomas J. Colacot 1993-1995 Research Scientist, Johnson Matthey Chemical Co., N.J.
Dunming Zhu 1994-1996 Research Scientist, Chemistry Department, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Maria B. Ezhova 1994-1996 Research Associate, University of British Columbia, Canada
Serdar Söylemez 1995-1996 Research Scientist, Borax, Inc., Turkey
Pradeep Mathur 1995; 2004 Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Robert E. Blake, Jr. 1995-1996 Assistant Professor of Chemical Education, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex.
Francisco Martinez 1996 Associate Professor, Istituto Politecnico Nacional (IPN), Mexico
Andreas Franken 1997-1998 Research Associate, University of Leeds, England
Julie L. C. Thomas 1997-1998 Staff Computer Specialist, Chemistry Department, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Ji-Quan Wang 1998-1999 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Department of Radiology-Imaging Sciences, IUPUI
Chang-Zheng Li 2000-2001 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
Ketai Wang 2000-2001 Research Associate, Radiology Dept. of Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.
Yinghuai Zhu 2000-2002 Associate Professor, Institute of Chemical and Engineering/Sciences Ltd., Singapore
Luqman Adams 2000-2002 Graduate Student, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas
Chao Guo Yan 2001-2002 Professor, Yangzhou University, PR China
Jianhui Wang 2001-2005 Professor, Chemistry Dept., Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
Ioannis Tiritiris 2004 Research Associate, Inst. Anorganische Chemie, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
K. K. Mohammed Yusuff 2003 Professor, Cochin University of Science and Technology, Chemistry Dept., Cochin, India
P. Bindu 2003-2004 Chemistry Department, India Institute of Technology (IIT); Madras, India
Christa Salt 2003-2004 University of Basel, Switzerland
Senait Ghirmai 2005 Currently at San Diego Research Institute, San Diego, Calif.
Graciela Canseco-Melchor 2004-2005 Area Coordinator, Chemistry; Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City
Liping Qin 2005-2006 School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Taiyuan, Shanxi 030006, P. R. China
Vladimir Meshcheryakov 2006-2008 INEOS, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Prosanta Dey 2006 IIT Kharagpur, India
Rashmirekha Satapathy 2007-2011 Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Ravenshaw University, Bhubaneswar, India
Amartya Chakrabarti 2008-present Research Associate, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill. and Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Kyoung-Ho Park 2009-2010 Research Associate, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill.
Shanmin Gao 2010-2012 Professor, School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Ludong University
Mark Zabawa 2011-2012 Assistant Professor, Iowa Lakes Community College
Ivan Snajdr 2012-2013 Faculty, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

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Graduate Students

NameYearsDegreeCurrent Position
Lei Jia 1991-1993 M.S. Research Scientist, Agouron Pharmaceuticals, La Jolla, Calif.
Temesgen Demissie 1993-1994 M.S. M.D. student, Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, Md.
Jimin Yang 1994-1996 M.S. Canadian Chemical Co., Canada
Stephen P. Taylor 1995-1996 M.S. M.S. student, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Md.
Aiqing Ke 1995-1996 M.S. Ph.D. student, University of Texas, Arlington, Texas
Sirishkumar Dutt 1996-1997 M.S. SmithKline-Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Philadelphia, Pa.
Xiaodong Wang 1996-1998 M.S. Ph.D. student, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Temesgen Demissie 1996-1998 Ph.D. (Harvard University) M.D. student, Johns Hopkins University Medical School, Baltimore, Md.
Craig Senese 1998-1999 M.S. Ph.D. student in Medicinal Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, Ill.
Zachary King 1999 M.S. Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Park, Ill.
Susan Tomlinson 1998-2000 M.S. Scientific Software Analyst, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Boston, Mass.
Grayden T. Johnson 1998-2001 M.S. Sigma-Aldrich, St. Louis, Mo.
Geeta Rana 2000-2003 Ph.D. University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo.
Kamesh Vyakaranam 2000-2003 Ph.D. Dow Chemical, Midland, Mich.
Gauthami Arikatla 2002-2003 M.S. Homemaker
Arun Kumar Vadali 2003-2006 M.S. CompUSA, Atlanta, Ga.
Jaime Antonio Flores 2003-2004 Ph.D. Graduate Student, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
Ang Li 2003-2004 Ph.D. Graduated from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill.
Wenjiao Lin 2003 M.S. Graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Christina Allard 2005-2007 Ph.D. Former Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Manjunath R. Bisalehalli 2005-2006 M.S. Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Madhu Suresh 2006 M.S. Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Barada Dash 2006-2011 Ph.D. Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Daniel Hilby 2006-2007 M.S. Assistant Project Manager, ICON Clinical Research, Greater Chicago Area, Ill.
Anila Kethe 2007-2008 Ph.D. Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Radhika Thokala 2008 M.S. Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Sonam Patil 2008 M.S. Former Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Sri Harsha Vemuri 2008 M.S. Former Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Sunitha Krovvidi 2008 M.S. Former Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Ekta Mishra 2008 Ph.D. Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Yuheng Liang 2009-2010 Ph.D. Former Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Lauren Kuta 2010-2012 B.S. Post-Bachelor Researcher, Northern Illinois University
Devangi Patel 2010-2013 Ph.D. Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Shena Stanley 2011-2013 M.S. Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Glen Svenningsen 2011-2013 M.S. Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Sudeshna Chakraborty 2009-2010 Ph.D. Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
David Kuntz 2012-2013 Ph.D. Former Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Brian Muller 2010-2013 Ph.D. Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Nicole Potts 2008-2013 Ph.D. Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Hiren Patel 2011-2013 B.S. Post-Bachelor Researcher, Northern Illinois University

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Undergraduate Students

NameYearsCurrent Position
Michael Seitz 1983 Chemist
Mark N. Mollenhauer 1983-1984 Assistant Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Johns Hopkins University
Susan Davies 1984 Pediatrician
Mojdeh Dehghan 1984 Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Stephen B. Potts 1984-1985 Surgeon
Thomas A. West 1985 Physician
Elizabeth Burns 1986 Chemist, Eastman Kodak
Scott Gray 1987 Physician
Joseph S. Fagner 1987-1990 Physician
Brian S. Pinkston 1987-1989 Manager, Aerospace Medical Education Divsion, Civil Aerospace Medical Institute, FAA
Michael A. Tolle 1988-1990 Physician
Chris Orf 1990 Actor
Nazish Islahi 1991 Physician
Temesgen Demissie 1991-1994 Ph.D., Harvard University; M.D. student, Johns Hopkins
Komel V. Grover 1992-1993 Physician
Kim Dawson 1992-1993 Biologist
Sarah-Jane Whitten 1992 Chemist
Bobby Grover 1993 Graduate student
Hebrework Demissie 1993 Graduate student
Michael McInnis 1993 Physician
Thomas G. Gray 1993-1996 Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University; Cleveland, Ohio
Emily McDonald 1994 M.D. Graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School
Jess Collins 1994-1995 M.D. Graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School
Vikram P. Weiss 1994-1995 Graduate student
Karen Brooks 1994-1997 Ph.D. Student, University of Colorado at Boulder, Colo. (graduated)
Jason Eintracht 1994-1995 Physician
James E. McDonald 1995 M.D. student, Texas Tech University (graduated)
Sarah C. Helfert 1995-1996 M.D. Graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School
Catherine Glidden 1996-1997 Undergraduate student, Rice University (graduated)
Deepa Chari 1996 Undergraduate student, Southern Methodist University (graduated)
John Naegle, Jr. 1996-1997 Undergraduate student, Brigham Young University (graduated)
Emily Luke 1997 Undergraduate student, Texas A&M University (graduated)
Krishna Veeraraghavan 1997 Undergraduate student, Princeton University (graduated)
Cindy Sanderson 1998-1999 Graduated from the University of Georgia
Suneil Hosmane 1999-2001 Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins University
Artie Ratanasuwan 2000 Undergraduate Student, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill. (graduated)
Kari Dicke-Schlicht 2001 Research & Development Scientist II at Agilent Technologies
Bridget (Hines) Dolash 2001 Scientist at Mylan
Kurt Grelck 2001 Graduate Student, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, Ill.
Jamie Eklund 2001 Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology & Staff Pediatric Anesthesiologist, Walter Reed Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.
Shannon Delaney 2002 Medical Student, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; Milwaukee, Wis.
Sarah Ledger 2002 Medical Student, Des Moines University College of Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines, Iowa
Joanna Smith 2003-2004 Genentech, San Francisco, Calif.
Christina Allard 2003-2004 Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Zack Terranova 2005 Graduated from Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis., in 2008
Daniel Hilby 2005-2008 Graduate Student, Northern Illinois University
Syad Rafea 2006-2008 Pre-Med, Northern Illinois University
Jennifer Dougherty 2006-2008 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Nikhil Jayaram 2006 Pre-Med, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Janet Truckenbrad 2006-2008 Biological Sciences, Northern Illinois University
Nina Hosmane 2006-2007 Pre-Med, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Christine McMillion 2006 Illinois State University, Normal, Ill.
Dennis Kriventsov 2006-2007 Illinois Math & Science Academy (IMSA), Aurora, Ill.
Adeel Tariq 2006-2007 Graduated from Northern Illinois University
Hamzat Azeez 2007 Undergraduate at Northern Illinois University
Patrick T. Wilhelm 2007-2009 Graduated early from Sycamore High School and now Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Arth Patel 2008 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Emily DeBisschop 2008-2010 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Neha Chug 2009-2010 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Lauren Kuta 2009-2011 Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science - College of Pharmacy
Kate Krise 2009-2010 Marquette University - College of Nursing
Laura Paulson 2008-present Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Hiren Patel 2009-2011 Ross University, School of Medicine
Robin Patel 2009-2011 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
John Price 2009-present Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Shelby Stanley 2009-2010 Research Assistant; Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Kathleen Norton 2009-2010 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Jennifer Skrabutenas 2010-2011 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Adam McNamara 2010-present Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Allen Mason 2010 Undergraduate Student at Quincy University
Cory Reidl 2010 Undergraduate Student at Quincy University
Emily Byczynski 2010 Undergraduate Student at Quincy University
James Sawicki 2010 Graduate of Rock Valley College; Undergraduate Student at UIC
Mark Fiedler 2010 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Valencia Hutson 2010 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Ami Patel 2010 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Petar Matic 2010 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Amber Carrick 2010 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Ken Lusardi 2010-2011 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Emilee McNally 2011 UIC College of Pharmacy
Maddie Tenison 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Swati Sharma 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Ronald Peter 2011-2012 Graduate of Northern Illinois University
Adam McNamara 2011-2012 Graduate of Northern Illinois University
Laura Paulson 2011-2012 Graduate of Northern Illinois University
Kelsey Phillips 2011-2012 Graduate of Northern Illinois University
Chris Potocki 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
John Price 2011-2012 Graduate of Northern Illinois University
Kathryn V. Esham 2012 Former REU Researcher, Northern Illinois University
Mischelle Nelson 2012 Former REU Researcher, Northern Illinois University
Hector Alvarado 2012-2013 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Dan Jeffries 2012-2013 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Kyle Mondron 2012-2013 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Chanisse Abraham 2012-2013 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Josh Demuth 2011-2012 Graduate of Northern Illinois University
Tam Le 2011-2012 Graduate of Northern Illinois University
Xinyuan Miao 2011-2012 Graduate of Northern Illinois University
Ashley Pales 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Nikita Patel 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Sharon Peter 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Chante Pniewski 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Audrina Pryer 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Matthew Woznicki 2011-2012 Undergraduate Student at Northern Illinois University
Mahreen Bux 2012 Former High School Student Researcher; Graduated from St. Charles (Ill.) North High School
Katherine Carlson 2012 Former High School Student Researcher; Graduated from Indian Creek (Shabbona, Ill.) High School
Caitlin Sherman 2012 Former High School Student Researcher

Updates and/or Corrections

If you were a member of the Hosmane Group, we would like to hear from you! Please send updates and/or corrections to Professor Narayan Hosmane.

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