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Principal Investigator (PI)
Emily A. Sprague-Klein
Postdoc, Northwestern University/Argonne National Lab
Physical Chemistry, Solar Energy Conversion Group
Advised by Lin X. Chen and David M. Tiede
Ph.D. Northwestern University
Advised by the late Richard P. Van Duyne
B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Engineering Physics, Mathematics minor
Emily was born in Columbia, MO and grew up in St. Louis. Outside lab, she enjoys hiking, water sports and running, and playing both classical and contemporary music on the piano. She is also an avid foodie who enjoys traveling and exploring new cuisines.
B.S. The College of William & Mary
Natalie is from Bryans Road, Maryland and graduated from the College of William & Mary in 2022 with a major in Chemistry and a minor in Physics. She is an avid sports fan, spends most of her time cuddling with her dog Nina, and loves anything outdoors.
M.S. Bayero University
B.S. Ahmadu Bello University
Umar holds a bachelor's and master's degree in chemistry, and is interested in development of nanostructured materials for applications in catalysis and renewable energy. He enjoys travelling and watching documentaries.
B.S. Brown University '26
Arnav is from Palo Alto, California and is planning to major in Chemical Physics. In his spare time, he loves to act, eat oranges, and try (and fail) to learn to unicycle.
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