The Ackerson Lab and Alumni

Published on March 8, 2021 6:16 pm MT
Updated on November 15, 2023 2:36 pm MT

August 2023: Mini-reunion and group retreat in Breckenridge, Colorado.
Back row (L to R): Chris Ackerson, Christian Collins, Wil Biddle (honorary alumni), Collin Perry, James Armstrong
Middle row (L to R): Alex Hendricks, Meg Ackerson, Courtney Solomon, MaKayla Walker, Tony Tien, Audrey Alspach, Addison Bralick, Gavin McEwen
Front row (L to R): Bradley Guilliams, Marcus Tofanelli

Current Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Alumni


Postdocs

  • Dr. Christine Heinecke – Assistant Professor, Loyola University New Orleans
  • Dr. O. Andrea Wong – Group Lead – Millipore Sigma
  • Dr. Ryan Riskowski – Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska, Omaha

Visiting Scientists

  • Dr. Kirsi Salorinne – Associate, Neste
  • Dr. Lucian Staicu – Principal Investigator, University of Warsaw
  • Dr. Stefan Knoppe – Agilent Technologies
  • Dr. Hiroyuki Naoi

Graduate students

  • Dr. Thomas Ni – Scientist, Merck
  • Ruthanne McCoy
  • Laura Tvedte
  • Dr. Marcus Tofanelli – Research Scientist, Buzzkill Labs.
  • Dr. Scott Compel – Founder and CEO, AEMS Inc.
  • Aly Main – Leonardo Museum
  • Dr. Tim Dreier – Postdoc – Sandia National Laboratories
  • Dr. Christian Collins – Skiing in Utah
  • Dr. Ricky Nemeth – Enzymologist, Watchmaker Genomics
  • Dr. Chris Hosier – Postdoctoral Researcher, Philipps-Universit├Ąt Marburg
  • Dr. Zach Butz – Immunoassay Development Scientist – Zepto Life Technology
  • Dr. Luiza Knittel – Postdoctoral Researcher, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • Dr. Phillip Window – Research Technologist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dr. James Armstrong – Thin Film Engineer, Spark Ionx
  • Dr. Kanda Borgognoni – Postdoctoral Researcher, NIH
  • Dr. Ian Anderson – Catalyst Chemist, Plug Power
  • Dr. Alex Hendricks – R&D Lead, Strategic Market Research, AEMS Corp.

Undergraduates

  • Mackenzie Neubert
  • Tyler Calvino – Chemical Process Engineer, Worley
  • Billy Phillips – Design Engineer at Ratio Eleven Technologies
  • Josh Nordstrom
  • Jeff Crawford – Metrology Engineer at Excelitas
  • Erik Knudson
  • Lisa Windom
  • Jeff Seligman
  • Mengmeng Fang
  • Connor Neu
  • Tata Zhu
  • Skylar Hinckley – Dental School
  • Hao Fan – Brandeis Univ, PhD program
  • Matthew Peppercorn – Compounders International Analytical Lab
  • Caroline McPhillips
  • Paige Liao
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