Patton Research Group

 
               School of Polymers and High Performance Materials, University of Southern Mississippi
               118 College Drive #10076, Hattiesburg, MS 39406
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Team Members

Principle Investigator

Derek L. Patton, Ph.D.
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Houston, 2006
M.S., Chemistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2002
B.S., Jacksonville State University, Magna cum laude and Honors in Chemistry, 2000

Email: derek.patton@usm.edu
Curriculum Vitae

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Graduate and Undergraduate Students

 

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Jananee Narayanan
Graduate Student
B.S., Chemistry, 2005
Mumbai University, India
M.S., Organic chemistry, 2008
Mumbai University, India
Research Interests: Hybrid polymer networks, polybenzoxazines, thiol-ene photopolymerization

Brian Donovan
Graduate Student
B.S., Chemistry 2011
Canisius College

Emily Hoff
Graduate Student

B.S.; Polymer Science, 2010
University of Southern Mississippi
Research Interests: Functional polymer surfaces

Wei Guo
Graduate Student
Peking University
Research Interests: Functional polymer surfaces

 

 

 

 

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Dahlia Amato

Doug Amato

Li Xiong
Graduate Student
B.S and M.S, Chemistry
Dalian University of Technology

Research Interests: Thiol-ene photopolymerization, hybrid polymer networks, bio-based materials

Yidan Guan
Graduate Student, Jointly advised with Dr. James Rawlins

B.S.,
M.S.
Research Interests: Corrosion processes and corrosion mitigation

Dahlia Amato
Graduate Student

B.S., Chemistry; M.S., Polymers and Coatings Science,  California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
Research Interests:

Doug Amato
Graduate Student

B.S., Chemistry; M.S., Polymers and Coatings Science, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
Research Interests:

 

 

 

 

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Chase Tretbar

Charlene Grabowski

Laken Kendrick
Undergraduate
Sophomore, University of Southern Mississippi, Polymer Science

Catherine Barnier

Jared Cobb
Undergraduate

Sophomore,
University of Southern Mississippi, Polymer Science

 

Chase Tretbar
Undergraduate
University of Southern Mississippi, Polymer Science

Charlene Grabowski
NSF REU Summer 2014
SUNY College of Environmental Science of Forestry

 Catherine Barnier
NSF REU Summer 2014
Western Connecticut State University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Patton Group Alumni

 

 

Background

Current

Ethan Hoff B.S. Polymer Science   Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
Dr. Austin Baranek Ph.D., USM Dec. 2013 B.S., Chemistry, 2008
St. Norbert College
Postdoctoral Researcher, Bowman Research Group, University of Colorado-Boulder
Arthur LeBlanc B.S. Polymer Science, USM, 2012   SciGenesis, Hattiesburg MS
Matthew Jungman M.S., USM May 2013 B.S., Chemistry and Mathematics, 2009
B.S., Mathematics, 2009
Texas A&M
Molecular Rebar, Austin, TX
Dr. Bradley Sparks Ph.D, USM May 2013 B.S., Chemistry, 2008
Texas Lutheran University
Haliburton, Houston, TX
Dr. Ryan Hensarling Ph.D, USM Dec. 2012 B.S.; Polymer Science, USM Remington Arms, Elizabethtown, KY

Dr. Santosh Rahane

Postdoctoral Researcher 2009-2011

Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, 2007
Clemson Univ.; B.S., Chem. Eng., 2002
UDCT, Mumbai, India 

Millipore Corp., Boston

Dr. Jun Li

Postdoctoral Researcher 2008-2010

Ph.D., Chemistry/Polymer Science, 2005
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 

Steven Suggs

USM Undergraduate

B.S. Polymer Science 2011

 

LaTonya Hayes

AGEM REU 2012

Biochemistry, Alcorn State Univ.

 

William Atkins

NSF REU 2012

Biochemistry, Univ. of Louisville

 

Eric Gorder

NSF REU 2012

Physics and Chemistry, Univ. of North Carolina at Wilmington

 

Ginger Tyson

NSF REU 2011

B.S. Chemistry, Huntington College

Graduate school, MSU Chemistry

Timothy Kuchera

NSF REU 2011

 B.S. Chemistry, University of Buffalo

Medical school, Univ. of Buffalo

Tasia Bryson

AGEM REU 2011

B.S. Chemistry, Chicago State University

 

Wendy Marth

NSF REU 2010

B.S. Chemistry ,Valparaiso College

 

Jake Reid

NSF REU 2010

Copiah-Lincoln Community College

USM

Vanessa Doughty

REU 2009

B.S. Chemistry, St. Norbert College

 

Austin Heusser

Summer HS Student 2011

Oak Grove High School

 

Ellis Crawford

Summer HS Student 2010

Oak Grove High School

 

Joel Huber

USM Undergraduate

 

 

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