People

Principal Investigator

Principal investigator Dr. John Pojman

Dr. John A. Pojman

William and Patricia Senn, Jr, Distinguished Professor, Macromolecular Science (2008-present)

Chair, Department of Chemistry (2019-present)

President and CEO, Pojman Polymer Products, LLC (2012-present)

B.S., Chemistry (Classics Minor), Georgetown University (1984).

Ph.D., Chemical Physics, University of Texas at Austin (1988).

PostDoc, Brandeis University (1988-1990).

Graduate Students

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Brecklyn Groce

B.S. University of West Florida (2019)

Interests: Development of polymer systems using radical-induced cationic frontal polymerization with vinyl ethers for 3D printing and composites.

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Fahima Shaon

Chemist - BASF, Geismar, LA (2015-2018)

M.S. University of Dhaka (2015)

B.S. University of Dhaka (2013)

Interests: Development and characterization of adhesives using urea-urease clock reactions.

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Maria Martinez

B.S. University of Central Florida (2020)

Interests: Study and development of radical initiators and mechanisms of radical-induced cationic frontal polymerization.

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Md. Abdullah Al Mahmud

Quality Control Officer - ACI Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (2016-2021)

M.S. Jahangirnagar University (2014)

B.S. Jahangirnagar University (2013)

Interests: Study of charge transfer complexes for frontal polymerization.

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Alexandra Aucoin

B.S. Nicholls State University (2019)

Interests: Synthesis of bubble-free radical initiators for frontal polymerization.

 

Undergraduate Students

Joseph Cantrell

Douglas Ngo

Dylan Ngo

Julia Carroll

Madeline McHugh

Kaitlyn Hall

Madison Ferguson

Cristina Barcena-Ponguillo, Baton Rouge Community College

Sarah Li, Baton Rouge High School

Graduate Student Alumni

Dr. Daniel Gary (2022) Scientist, Axalta 

Dr. Anowar Khan (2022) Device Yield Engineer, Intel

Dr. Anthony Mai (2021) Research Engineer, The Lycra Company

Dr. Samuel Bynum (2019) Post-doc, US Naval Research Lab