Current Anderson Group Members

Dr. M.J. Trujillo/ Dr. D. Chand/Dr. A. Marengo/ H. Nan/ A. Bowers/M. Emaus/ M. Varona/G. Odugbesi/C. Zhu/M.Q. Farooq/I.D. de Souza/I. Pacheco-Fernández/J. Šulc/E.P. García/

Postdoctoral Fellows

María José Trujillo-Rodríguez

Dr. María José Trujillo-Rodríguez

Email: mtrujill@iastate.edu
Hometown: La Laguna, Tenerife, Spain
Education: Ph.D. Universidad de La Laguna, Spain 
Current Project: I am interested in developing new platforms for sample preparation.

Dr. Deepak Chand

Dr. Deepak Chand

Email: dchand@iastate.edu
Hometown: Nepal
Education: Ph.D. University of Idaho 
Current Project: My research involves the synthesis of new classes of magnetic ionic liquids.

Visiting Scientist

Arianna Marengo

Dr. Arianna Marengo

Email: arianna.marengo@unito.it
Hometown: Torino, Italy
Education: Ph.D. University of Torino, Italy
Current Project: My research involves the application of ion-tagged oligonucleotides coupled with a magnetic liquid support for the selective extraction of target DNA sequences from plants.

Ph.D. Students

He Nan

He Nan

Email: nan@iastate.edu
Hometown: Suiling, China
Education: B.S. Heilongjiang Univ., China; M.S. Kyung Hee Univ., Korea
Current Project: My research in Prof. Anderson's group is focused on developing new separation approaches for analyzing complex samples. These approaches are focused on new stationary phases for comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography and high-throughput sample preparation methodologies.

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Marcelino Varona

Email: obedv@iastate.edu
Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico 
Education:  B.S. Concordia University-Nebraska
Current Project:  My research involves the functionalization of ionic liquids for bioanalytical applications.

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Ashley Bowers

Email: anbowers@iastate.edu
Hometown: Oswego, Illinois 
Education:  B.S. University of Illinois Springfield
Current Project:  My research involves developing new sample preparation techniques for rapid mRNA analysis.

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Miranda Emaus

Email: memaus@iastate.edu
Hometown: Jamestown, Michigan
Education:  B.S. Lake Superior State University
Current Project:  My research involves the development of new approaches for achieving sequence selective DNA extractions coupled to qPCR.

Gabriel Odugbesi

Gabriel Odugbesi

Email: godugbes@iastate.edu
Hometown: Valley Stream, New York
Education:  B.S. State University of New York at Oswego
Current Project:  My research involves using silver compounds as stationary phases to separate light olefins and paraffins on GC-FID.

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Chenghui Zhu

Email: chzhu@iastate.edu
Hometown: Jinhua, Zhejiang, China
Education:  B.S. Wuhan University
Current Project:  My research involves the functionalization of ionic liquids for bioanalytical applications.

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Muhammad Qamar Farooq

Email: mfarooq@iastate.edu
Hometown: Sargodha, Punjab, Pakistan
Education:  B.S.Chemistry, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
Current Project:  My research involves the synthesis of novel Magnetic Ionic Liquids and exploring their applications.

Visiting Graduate Students

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Israel Donizéti de Souza

Email: israeldsz@usp.br
Hometown: Ribeirão Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Education:  University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Current Project:  My research involves developing new separation approaches for analyzing complex samples. These approaches are focused on new stationary phases for comprehensive two-dimensional gas chromatography and high-throughput sample preparation methodologies.

Idaira Pacheco Fernández

Idaira Pacheco-Fernández

Email: ipacheco@ull.edu.es
Hometown: La Orotava, Tenerife, Spain 
Education: Universidad de La Laguna, Spain
Current Project: My research involves the application of solid-phase microextraction using polymeric ionic liquid-based coatings for bioanalytical and environmental applications.

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Jakub Šulc

Email: jakub.sulc@student.upce.cz
Hometown: Kolin, Czech Republic 
Education: University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
Current Project: My research involves the application of 3D-printed devices for solid-phase extraction using polymeric ionic liquid-based coatings for environmental applications.

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Ester Peris García

Email: ester.peris@uv.es
Hometown: Vila-real, Castellón, Spain 
Education: Universitat de Valencia, Spain
Current Project: My research involves of different groups of unsaturated compounds with gas chromatography using silver-based ionic liquids stationary phases and silver-based polymeric ionic liquids sorbents coatings for solid phase microextraction.

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