People

Core Faculty

Scott Daly, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  scott-daly@uiowa.edu

Website:  http://www.chem.uiowa.edu/people/scott-r-daly

Areas of Interest:  Molecular nanocapsules for radiopharmaceuticals, XAS spectroscopy, small molecule binding, ligand design

 

Tori Z. Forbes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  tori-forbes@uiowa.edu

Website:http://www.chem.uiowa.edu/people/tori-z-forbes

Areas of Interest:  Fundamental actinide chemistry, Development of novel materials and sensors for actinides, Environmental fate and transport of radionuclides

 

Michael K. Schultz, Ph.D.

Associatet Professor, Department of Radiology

Email:  michael-schultz@uiowa.edu

Website: http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/dept_secondary_apr.aspx?appointment=Radiation%20Oncology&id=mischult

Areas of Interest:  Environmental Radiochemistry and Nuclear Forensics Research, Image-guided therapy for metastatic melanoma

 

Associated Faculty

Ned Bowden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  ned-bowden@uiowa.edu

Website: https://chem.uiowa.edu/the-bowden-group

Areas of Interest:  Polymer membranes for uranium removal; use of S-35 for tracers in biologic systems.

 

Amanda Haes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  amanda-haes@uiowa.edu

Website:  http://www.chem.uiowa.edu/people/amanda-j-haes

Areas of Interest:  Novel sensors for actinides, Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS), noble metal nanoparticle synthesis, capillary and microchip electrophoresis

 

Johna Leddy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  amanda-haes@uiowa.edu

Website:  https://chem.uiowa.edu/leddy-lab

Areas of Interest:  Electrochemistry of actinides/lanthanides for separations.

 

Leonard R. MacGillivray, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  len-macgillivray@uiowa.edu

Website: https://chem.uiowa.edu/macgillivray-research-group

Areas of Interest:  Radiopharmceutical co-crystals

 

Sara E. Mason, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  sara-mason@uiowa.edu

Website:https://masongroup.lab.uiowa.edu/

Areas of Interest:  Modeling actinide coordination complexes using DFT methods.

 

Lou Messerle Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  lou-messerle@uiowa.edu

Website: https://chem.uiowa.edu/messerle-research-group

Areas of Interest:  Organometallic actinide complexes

 

F. Christopher Pigge, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  chris-pigge@uiowa.edu

Website: http://www.chem.uiowa.edu/people/f-christopher-pigge

Areas of Interest:  Bio-conjugation reagents for applciations in radiochemistry and radiopharmaceuticals, novel stratgies for organic sythesis

 

Scott K. Shaw, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Email:  scott-k-shaw@uiowa.edu

Website:https://shawgroup.lab.uiowa.edu/​​​​​​​

Areas of Interest:  Incorporation of radionuclides into urban films

 

Current Graduate Students

Lindsey Applegate

Anastasia Blake

Madeline Basile

Jennifer Bjorklund

Sidney DeBie

Taylor Fetrow

IIya Gurevic

Matthew Jubinsky

Maurice Payne

Mikaela Pyrch

Katherine Sulaitis

 

Previous Graduate Students

Joshua de Groot (current position:  Instructor at College of Southern Idaho)

Eric Eitrheim (current position:  Assistant Professor at University of Central Oklahoma)

Ashini Jayasinghe (current position:  Postdoctoral Scholar at Florida State University)

Andrew Knight (current position:  Postdoctoral Scholar at Sandia National Laboratory)

Justine Olson (current position:  Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Iowa)

Andy Nelson (current position: Staff Scientist at Sandia National Laboratory)