Department of Chemistry

Faculty & Staff

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Faculty

  • Michael Adams, Ph.D.
  • Inorganic Chemistry (Ohio State University, 1990)

  • Mehnaaz Ali, Ph.D.
  • Analytical Chemistry (University of Texas at Austin, 2006)

  • Bryan Bilyeu, Ph.D.
  • Materials Science and Engineering (University of North Texas, 2003)

  • Teresa Birdwhistell, Ph.D.
  • Inorganic Chemistry (University of North Carolina, 1986)

  • Stassi DiMaggio, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (University of New Orleans, 2003)

  • Samrat Dutta, Ph.D.
  • Physical Chemistry (University of Iowa, 2010)

  • Maryam Foroozesh, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (Tulane University, 1994)

  • Galina Goloverda, Ph.D.
  • Physical-Organic Chemistry (Pisarzhevskii Institute of Physical Chemistry, Kiev, Ukraine, 1988)

  • Navneet Goyal, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (University of New Orleans, 2011)

  • Kelly Johanson, Ph.D.
  • Biochemistry (Tulane University, 2003)

  • Vladimir Kolesnichenko, Ph.D.
  • Inorganic Chemistry (Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry, Kiev, Ukraine, 1986)

  • Candace M. Lawrence, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (University of Texas at Austin, 2010)

  • J.Robert Luo, M.S.
  • Organic Chemistry (State University of New York, Albany, 1987)

  • Lamartine Meda, Ph.D.
  • Materials Chemistry (Northeastern University, 1999)

  • Kathleen Morgan, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (Yale University, 1994)

  • Kevin Riley, Ph.D.
  • Physical Chemistry (Pennsylvania State University, 2004) 

  • Jayalakshmi Sridhar, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (Osmania University, 1998)

  • Florastina Payton-Stewart, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (Tulane University, 2007)

  • Ann Privett, Ph.D.
  • Inorganic Chemistry (University of Arkansas, 1989)

  • Warren Ray, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (University of New Orleans, 1989)

  • Abha Verma, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (University of New Orleans, 2012)

  • Guangdi Wang, Ph.D.
  • Analytical Chemistry (University of New Orleans, 1995)

  • Zhe Wang, Ph.D.
  • Analytical Chemistry (Lanzhou University, 2007)

  • Terry Watt, Ph.D.
  • Biochemistry (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007)

  • Sarah L. Weaver, Ph.D.
  • Organic Chemistry (University of Florida, 1990)

  • Heather R. Williamson, Ph.D.
  • Biochemistry (California Institute of Technology, 2012)


    Office and Administrative Staff

  • Brandi Barre, M.B.A.
  • Program Specialist, MORE Programs Office/UNCF Stem Scholars Program
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-5304
    Fax Number: (504) 520-7956
    Room Number: NCF 101C
    Email Address: bcbarre@xula.edu

  • Amy Billizon, M. Ed.
  • Program Manager, BUILD Research and Student Training Cores
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-5329
    Room Number: NCF 204-G
    Email Address: abillizo@xula.edu

  • Terry Lawrence, B.S.
  • Supervisor of the Chemistry Stockroom and Logistics
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-7379
    Room Number: NCF Annex 362
    Email Address: tlawren1@xula.edu 

  • Sherida Montague
  • Administrative Assistant, Chemistry Department
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-5082
    Room Number: NCF Annex 333
    Email Address: smontagu@xula.edu

  • Erica Severan, M.S.
  • RCMI Program Manager
    Department of Chemistry
    1 Drexel Drive, Box 114
    New Orleans, LA 70125
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-6225
    Email Address: eseveran@xula.edu

  • DeMiracle Woodson, M.S.
  • Program Coordinator
    NASA-SHELiB Center and BUILD Program
    Office: NCF 204-B
    Phone: (504) 520-7245
    Email Address: dwoodso1@xula.edu


    Research Staff

  • Zhongyuan Huang Ph.D.
  • Research Associate, Zhe Wang Lab
    NCF Room 304
    Telephone Number:
    Room Number: NCF Room 304  
    Email: hnu0304@gmail.com

  • Rajesh Komati, Ph.D.
  • Research Associate, Goloverda & Kolesnichenko Lab
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-5430
    Room Number: NCF 304 & 313
    Email Address: rkomati@xula.edu 

  • Jiawang Liu, Ph.D.
  • Core Scientist, RCMI Core Lab
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-6742
    Room Number:    NCF Annex 376
    Email Address: jliu1@xula.edu

  • Janet Manono, Ph.D.
  • Research Associate, DiMaggio Lab
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-5502
    Room Number: NCF 319
    Email Address: jmanono@xula.edu

  • Madhusoodanan Mottamal, Ph.D.
  • Core Scientist, RCMI Core Lab
    Molecular Structure and Modeling Core
    Telephone Number: (504)-7252
    Room Number: COP 424
    Email Address: mmottama@xula.edu

  • Tulasi Ponnapakkam, Ph.D.
  • Research Scientist
    Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
    Telephone Number: (504)-6742
    Room Number: NCF 376
    Email Address: tponnapa@xula.edu

  • Tasha B. Toro, Ph.D.
  • Research Associate
    Telephone Number: 504-520-5358
    Room Number: NCF Annex - Room 276
    Email Address: ttoro@xula.edu

  • Yan Zhang, Ph.D.
  • Visiting Scholar,  Zhe Wang Lab
    Telephone number:
    Room number: NCF-room: 304
    Email adress: zhangyan01@lzu.edu.cn, lingxue0704@gmail.com

  • Qiang Zhang, B.S.
  • Core Scientist, RCMI Major Instrumentation Core
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-5375
    Email Address: Qzhang1@xula.edu

  • Shilong Zheng, Ph.D.
  • Medicinal Chemist, RCMI
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-7824
    Email Address: szheng@xula.edu

  • Qiu Zhong, Ph.D.
  • Research Associate, Wang Lab
    Telephone Number: (504) 520-7681
    Email Address: qzhong@xula.edu

     

    Department of Chemistry

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