MA RESEARCH GROUP
 
 

 

 

     
 
 
 
(August 2018)
     
 

Back Row (left to right): Chuan, Dr. Zhang, Dr. Niu, Junyu, Yanpei, Meng, Yanming, Gaurav, Xiaoliang, Boxuan, Bhagya, Dr. Yang, Yi, and Xun;

 
 

Front Row (left to right): Harsh, Steve, Zach, Briana, Dr. Sun, Dr. Cui, Xueying, Xiaorui, Linxiao, Dr. Feng, and Dr. Ma.

 
 

 

 
     
  Research Scientists, Postdoctoral Research Associates, Graduate Students, Visting Scholars and Students, Group Alumni  

 

Principal Investigator: Dr. Shengqian Ma, Professor
       

 

  Contact Information
   
  Shengqian Ma (CV)
  Department of Chemistry
  University of South Florida,
  CHE 205A, 4202 E. Fowler Ave,
  Tampa, Florida 33620
   
  Phone: 813-974-5217 (IDRB 202G)
  Fax: 813-974-3203 
  E-mail: sqma@usf.edu
 
  Selected Awards & Honors
   
  2018 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher
  Outstanding Faculty Award, USF, 03/2018
  2017 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher
  2016 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher

Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers 'Emerging Investigator', 2016

  2015 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
  Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award, USF, 07/2015
  • IUPAC-2015 Young Chemist Travel Award, 03/2015
  2014 Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2014
  ChemComm 'Emerging Investigator', 2014

Faculty Research & Development Award, University of South Florida, 01/2011, 05/2013

 

• 2009 IUPAC Prize for Young Chemists from IUPAC, 04/2009

 

Young Investigator Award from ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry, 04/2008

   

Director's Postdoctoral Fellowship of Argonne National Laboratory, 07/2008 - 07/2010

   

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad of Year 2007, 04/2008

 

Sigma Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research Award from Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, 04/2007 - 04/2008

 

 

 
           
           
           

 

Research Scientists(up)  
         
 
 
Dr. Hui Yang
Dr. Weijie Zhang
Dr. Chengxia Chen
 
 
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
Research Scientist
 
 
September 2016 - present
August 2018 - present
September 2018 - present
 
 
PhD, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China
PhD, Jiangnan University, China
PhD, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
 
 
huiy@mail.usf.edu
weijiezhang@mail.usf.edu
chengxiachen@mail.usf.edu
 
         
 
 

 

Postdoctoral Research Associates (up)  
         
 
 
 
Dr. Zheng Niu
Dr. Qi Sun
Dr. Xili Cui
 
 
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Postdoctoral Research Associate
 
 
March 2015 - present
May 2015 - present
January 2018 - present
 
 
PhD, Nankai University, China
PhD, Zhejiang University, China
PhD, Zhejiang University, China
 
 
zhengniu@usf.edu
qisun@usf.edu
xilicui@mail.usf.edu
 
         
         
         
         

 

Graduate Students (up)  
         
 
 
 
Briana Aguila
Gaurav Verma
Meng Chen
 
 
PhD Candidate, January 2015 - present
PhD Candidate, August 2015 - present
PhD Candidate, August 2016 - present
 
 
BS, University of Florida
BS-MS, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
BS, Changchun University of Science and Technology
 
 
baguila@mail.usf.edu
gauravv@mail.usf.edu
mengchen1@mail.usf.edu
 
         
         
         
 
 
 
Harsh Vardhan
Xiaoliang Wang
Yanpei Song
 
 
PhD Candidate, August 2016 - present
PhD Candidate, January 2017 - present
PhD Candidate, August 2017 - present
 
 
BS, Hansraj College, University of Delhi, India
BS, Shantou University, China
BS, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
 
 
hvardhan@mail.usf.edu
wangx2@mail.usf.edu
yanpeisong@mail.usf.edu
 
         
         
         
 
 
 
Junyu Ren
Zach Magnuson
Chuan Shan
 
 
PhD Candidate, August 2017 - present
PhD Candidate, August 2017 - present
PhD Candidate, August 2017 - present
 
 
BS, Harbin Institute of Technology (Weihai), China
BS, University of Central Florida
BS, Shandong University, China
 
 
junyuren@mail.usf.edu
zmagnuson@mail.usf.edu
chuanshan@mail.usf.edu
 
 
 
         
         
 
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Steve Lan
Xueying Ge
 
 
PhD Candidate, August 2017 - present
PhD Candidate, January 2018 - present
 
 
BS, University of California, Berkeley
BS, Wuhan University, China
 
 
lan3@mail.usf.edu
xueying@mail.usf.edu
 
         
         
         
         
 
Visting Scholars and Students (up)
 
         
 
   
 
Dr. Sisi Feng
Dr. Wu Zhang
   
 
Visiting Scholar, August 2018 - present
Visiting Scholar, December 2018 - present
   
 
Professor, Shanxi University, China
Professor, Tianjin University of Science & Technology, China
   
         
         
         
 
 
 
Xiaorui Li
Yanming Zhao
Linxiao Hou
 
 
Visiting Student, September 2017 - present
Visiting Student, October 2017 - present
Visiting Student, February 2018- present
 
 
PhD Candidate, South China University of Technology, China
PhD Candidate, Tianjin University, China
PhD Candidate, University of Science and Technology China
 
 
   
         
         
         
       
   
   
   
   
   
   
       
         
         
         
         
  Group Alumni (up)      
         
         
    Graduate Students    
         
 

Bhagya Gunatilleke (MS, Fall 2018)

 

Chavis Stackhouse (PhD, Spring 2018)

Current: Postdoctoral associate at SUNY-Stony Brook

Kia Williams (PhD, Fall 2017)

Current: Scientist at Methrohm USA

 
         
 

Wenyang Gao (PhD, Fall 2016)

Current: Postdoctoral associate at Texas A&M University

Matthew Chrzanowski (Spring 2015)

 

Tran Hoang (MA, Spring 2015)

 

 
         
 

Lacy Lux (MA, Spring 2015)

 

Yao Chen (PhD, Summer 2014)

Current: Professor at Nankai University, China

Le Meng (MS, Spring 2012)

 

   
         
         
 
Postdoctoral Research Associates
 
         
 

Dr. Sanjay Kuma (Dec. 2014 - Mar. 2016)

Current: Assistant Professor at M.M. Modi College, India

Dr. Wendy Liu (Apr. 2015 - Nov. 2015)

Current: Assistant Researcher at Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

Dr. Baiyan Li (Oct. 2012 - Jul. 2015)

Current: Postdoctoral associate at KAUST, Saudi Arabia

 
         
 

Dr. Xi-Sen Wang (Jan. 2011 - Jun. 2014)

     
         
         
   
Research Scientists/Scholars
   
         
 

Dr. Ziqi Yang (Jan. 2018 - Jun. 2018)

 

Dr. Jason Perman (Jul. 2016 - Jul. 2018)

Current: Scientist at Anton Paar

Dr. Yiming Zhang (Oct. 2012 - Jul. 2015)

 

   
         
       
   
Visting Scholars and Students
   
         
 

Xun Wang (Sep. 2016- Sep. 2018)

 

Boxuan Yu (Jan. 2018 - Sep. 2018)

 

Yi Chen (Aug. 2018 - Sep. 2019)

 

 
         
 

Dr. Yuxiu Sun (Sep. 2016- Sep. 2017)

 

Dr. Feng Guo (Oct. 2015 - Aug. 2017)

 

Chung-Wei Fu (Oct. 2015 - Apr. 2017)

 

 
         
 

Dr. Jie Sun (Mar. 2016 - Mar. 2017)

 

Dr. Lisheng Wang (Mar. 2016 - Aug. 2016)

 

Hongming He (Jun. 2015 - Jun. 2016)

 

 
         
 

Weijie Zhang (Dec. 2014 - Jan. 2016)

 

Dr. Yuchuan Cheng (Mar. 2015 - Apr. 2016)

 

Chen-Yen Tsai (Sep. 2015 - Apr. 2016)

 

 
         
 

Dr. Yang Wang (Jul. 2014 - Jun. 2015)

 

Dr. Xiuli Wang (Nov. 2013 - Jan. 2014)

 

Thomas Bougattaya (Apr. 2011 - Aug. 2011)