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Bier Research Group

Group Members

Current Group Members

Logan Plath

Logan D. Plath

  • B.S. Chemistry 2013, Adrian College
  • Graduate Student
Tianyi (Schottky) Song

Tianyi (Schottky) Song

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering 2018 (expected), Carnegie Mellon University
  • Undergraduate Researcher
Liam Dugan

Liam Dugan

  • B.S. Physics 2019 (expected), Allegheny College
  • Undergraduate Summer Researcher
Kenneth Hong

Kenneth Hong

  • B.S. Chemistry 2020 (expected), Carnegie Mellon University
  • Undergraduate Researcher

Visiting Scientists

Abdil Ozdemir

Dr. David Sipe

  • Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University
  • Instructor, CCAC
  • Instructor, WCC

Past Group Members

Vasudevan Nambeesan

Vasudevan Nambeesan

  • M.S. Energy Science Technology and Policy 2017 (expected), Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.T.E. Mechanical Engineering 2014, Amrita University
Adam Somers

Adam Somers

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering/Engineering & Public Policy 2017, Carnegie Mellon University
Jonathan Feldman

Jonathan Feldman

  • B.S. Chemistry 2015, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Minor Computer Science
Urs Schlunegger

Emeritus Professor Urs Schlunegger

  • University of Bern, Switzerland
Fan Wang

Fan Wang

  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering 2014, Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.E. Measure. & Control. Tech., Tsunghua University 2012
Abdil Ozdemir

Professor Abdil Ozdemir

  • Ph.D. Sakarya University, Turkey
Stephanie Goldfein

Stephanie Goldfein

  • B.S. Chemistry 2012, Carnegie Mellon University
  • MIMS
Sandy Roman

Sandy Roman

  • B.S. Physics, Carnegie Mellon University
  • M.S. Physics, William and Mary
Sola A. Choi

Sola A. Choi

  • B.S. Chemistry 2011, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Now at Univ. Maryland, Pharmacy
Linda Prengaman

Linda Prengaman

  • B.S., M.S. Chemistry, 2008 Carnegie Mellon University
  • Now at Protia LLC
Helen Piper

Helen Piper

  • B.S. Chemistry 2011, Carnegie Mellon University
George Leonard

George Leonard

  • B.S. Chemistry 2011, Carnegie Mellon University
Eric Lanni

Eric Lanni

  • B.S. Chemistry 2007, University of Pittsburgh
Jie Jiang

Prof. Jie Jiang

  • Ph.D. 2008, Jilin University, China
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University
Catherine Vinci

Catherine Vinci

  • B.S. Chemistry, 2009, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Tutor
Eric Stoloff

Eric Stoloff

  • B.S. Chemistry 2010, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Now a Graduate Student at Penn State University
Alex Aksenov

Alex Aksenov

  • Ph.D. 2006, University of Florida
  • Postdoc, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Now at University of California-Davis
Kevin Anderson

Kevin Anderson

  • B.S. Chemistry 2008, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Now at Drexel Law School
Emily Utgoff VanHassel

Emily Utgoff VanHassel

  • B.S./M.S. Chemistry 2005, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Now at Genetech
Danica Duenas

Danica Duenas

  • B.S. Chemistry 2017, Carnegie Mellon University
Alex Kent

Alex Kent

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering 2017, Carnegie Mellon University
Steven Tjader

Steven Tjader

  • B.S. Chemistry 2012, Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.S. Computer Science 2013, Carnegie Mellon University
Stephanie Y. Nicolaÿ

Stephanie Y. Nicolaÿ

  • M.S. Escom University, France
Alison A. Liu

Alison A. Liu

  • B.S. Chemistry 2006, Carnegie Mellon University

Jennifer Bentley

  • B.S. Chemistry 2006, Carnegie Mellon University
Deborah Brashear

Deborah Brashear

  • B.S. Chemistry 2006, Carnegie Mellon University
John C. Kubasiak

John C. Kubasiak

  • B.S. Chemistry 2007, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Now at Northwestern Medical School
Hilary S. McCarren

Hilary S. McCarren

  • B.S. Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Now a graduate student at University of Pennsylvania
Michele M. Anthony

Michele M. Anthony

  • B.S. Chemistry 2008, Carnegie Mellon University
Gem Yang

Gem Yang

  • Research Associate, Johns Hopkins
  • M.S. University of Regina, Canada
  • Virtual Mass Spectroscopy Lab, ion trap scan functions

Ada Yan

  • M.S. Information System Management
  • Virtual Mass Spectroscopy Lab

Professor Emeritus Brian Ramsey

  • Rollins College

Manimalha Balasubramani

  • UPMC

Anand Rao

Anick Wiser

Kris Lavery

Kathy Balazy

Wilson Wu

Laura Conlin

Elizabeth Kanabe

Lab Mascot

Tröeger

Tröeger

  • CMA Mascot, 1999–2007
  • KBr prevention of K9 epilepsy, frisbee-catching

Mark E. Bier

Research Professor and Director, Center for Molecular Analysis

Department of Chemistry
Carnegie Mellon University
Mellon Institute
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Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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