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James donahue, James P. Donahue

PROF. JAMES P. DONAHUE

Contact Information​

Department of Chemistry Phone: 504-862-3562
Tulane University Fax: 504-865-5596
Email: donahue@tulane.edu

Street Address: 6400 Freret Street, New Orleans, LA 70118-5698

Education

Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Harvard University, November 1998
M.A., Inorganic Chemistry, Harvard University, June 1995
B.S., Chemistry, M.I.T., June 1991

GRADUATE STUDENTS

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Justin Barnes (2015)

B.S., Chemistry, Louisiana State University, 2015

LBOR Fellow (2015-2019)

Hometown: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

Gayathri Ragunathan (2016)

B.S., Chemistry, University of Jaffna, 2014

Hometown: Jaffna, Sri Lanka 

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Jared Taylor (2018)

B.S., Chemistry, University of South Alabama, 2015

Hometown: Mobile, Alabama, USA

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Che Wu (2019)

B.S., M.S., Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 2015

Hometown: Changchun, China

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Titir Das Gupta (2020)

B.S., M.S., Analytical Chemistry, University of Mumbai, 2015

Hometown: Kolkata, India

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Atahar Rabby (2020)

B.S., M.S., Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Dhaka, 2015

Hometown: Noakhali, Bangladesh

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Jimmy Martinez (2022)

B.S., Chemistry, St. Edward's University, 2021

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas, USA

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

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Spenser Simpson

Undergraduate Research

B.S., Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. '16

Currently @ University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Hometown: Zionsville, IN, USA

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Max McMahon

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '17

Hometown: Chicago, IL, USA

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Yeuli Chen

Summer REU program - 2017

B.S., Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook University, New York, NY. '18

Currently @ University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Hometown: New York, NY, USA

Yeuli Chen

Summer REU program - 

B.S., Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook University, New York, NY. '18

Currently @ University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Hometown: New York, NY, USA

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Melissa Hoang

Summer REU program - 2018

Xavier University, New Orleans, LA. '20​

Hometown: Lafayette, LA, USA

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Kendra Valerius

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '21

Hometown: Boston, MA, USA

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

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Spenser Simpson

Undergraduate Research

B.S., Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA. '16

Currently @ University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.

Hometown: Zionsville, IN, USA

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Max McMahon

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '17

Hometown: Chicago, IL, USA

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Yeuli Chen

Summer REU program - 2017

B.S., Chemistry, SUNY Stony Brook University, New York, NY. '18

Currently @ University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

Hometown: New York, NY, USA

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Melissa Hoang

Summer REU program - 2018

Xavier University, New Orleans, LA. '20​

Hometown: Lafayette, LA, USA

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Kendra Valerius

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '21

Hometown: Boston, MA, USA

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Michael Maurer

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '21

Hometown: New Lenox, IL, USA

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Haobo Zhu

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '24

Hometown: Shanghai, China

RECENT ALUMNI
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Dr. Satyendra Kumar 

Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Ph.D., Inorganic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), New Delhi, India, 2016

Post Doc., Tulane University 2021

 

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Dr. Antony Obanda 

Process Engineer, Intel Corporation, Chandler, Arizona

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, November 2019

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Dr. Malathy Pratheepkumar

Assistant Professor, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka.

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, May 2019

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Dr. Bo Wang 

Scientist at Catalent Pharma Solutions, Morrisville, North Carolina.

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, March 2019

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Dr. Patricia Fontenot 

Analytical Inorganic Chemist at the Army Public Health Center (ORISE Postdoctoral Appointment). Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, July 2018

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Dr. Angelique F. Greene

Postdoc for Jonathan C. Barnes, Washington University, St. Louis (Wash U)

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, July 2016

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Dr. Skylar Ferrara

Postdoc for Thomas Scanlan, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU)

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, Sept. 2014

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Dr. Yong Yan

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, New Jersey Institute for Technology (NJIT)

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, Summer 2012

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Dr. T.A. Upul Jayarathne

Postdoc for Wesley Bernskoetter, Univerisity of Missouri, Columbia

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University, Oct 2012

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Dr. Arumugam Kuppuswamy (Swamy)

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Wright State University

Ph.D., Chemistry, Tulane University

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Dr. Perumalreddy Chandrasekaran (Chandru)

Assistant Professor, Lamar University

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/chandrugrouplu/home 

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Scott Gryspeerdt

Undergraduate Research

Tulane University '15

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Nick Kelley

Undergraduate Summer Research

Spring Hill College '12

Currently @ Lincoln Memorial University- Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Samuel Dahlhauser

Summer Research

Sewanee, The University of the South '14

Currently @ Univerisity Texas, Austin- PhD Chemistry

Other Alumni
 
Karry Wright
Scott Mayer

Elaine Haas

Clifford Nelson

Mohammed Shaw

Dan Clark

Yvon Tran

Kia WIlliams

Ashok Manipalli

Dr. Rongmin Yu