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, Former Group Members  

 

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
 
 
Mar. 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
Bhagya Gunatilleke
 
 
PhD Candidate, January 2015- present
PhD Candidate, August 2015 - present
PhD Candidate, January 2016 - present
 
 
BS, University of Florida
BS-MS, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
BS-MS, University of Wyoming
 
 
baguila@mail.usf.edu
gauravv@mail.usf.edu
wgunatilleke@mail.usf.edu
 
         
         
         
 
 
 
Harsh Vardhan
Meng Chen
Xiaoliang Wang
 
 
PhD Candidate, August 2016 - present
PhD Candidate, August 2016 - present
PhD Candidate, January 2017- present
 
 
BS, Hansraj College, University of Delhi, India
BS, Changchun University of Science and Technology
BS, Shantou University, China
 
 
hvardhan@mail.usf.edu
mengchen1@mail.usf.edu
wangx2@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
 
 
 
         
         
 
 
 
Steve Lan
Yanpei Song
Xueying Ge
 
 
PhD Candidate, August 2017- present
PhD Candidate, August 2017- present
PhD Candidate, January 2018- present
 
 
BS, University of California, Berkeley
BS, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
BS, Wuhan University, China
 
 
lan3@mail.usf.edu
yanpeisong@mail.usf.edu
xueying@mail.usf.edu
 
 
 
         
         
 
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Jared Waters
 
 
PhD Candidate, August 2018 - present
     
 
BS, University of Florida
     
 
jaredwaters@mail.usf.edu
     
         
         
         
         
 
Visting Scholars and Students (up)
 
         
 
     
 
Dr. Sisi Feng
     
 
Visiting Scholar, August 2018- present
     
 
Professor, Shanxi University, China
     
         
         
         
         
         
         
 
 
 
Xiaorui Li
Yanming Zhao
Linxiao Hou
 
 
Visiting Student, September 2017 - present
Visiting Student, October 2017 - present
Visiting Student, February 2018- present
 
 
PhD Candidate, Central South University, China
PhD Candidate, Tianjin University, China
PhD Candidate, University of Science and Technology China
 
         
         
         
 
   
 
   
 
   
 
   
         
         
         
         
         
       
   
   
   
   
   
   
       
         
         
         
  Former Group Members (up)      
         
         
  Graduate Students      
  Chavis Stackhouse (PhD, Spring 2018)      
  Kia Williams (PhD, Fall 2017)      
  Wenyang Gao (PhD, Fall 2016)      
  Matthew Chrzanowski (Spring 2015)      
  Tran Hoang (MA, Spring 2015)      
  Lacy Lux (MA, Spring 2015)      
  Yao Chen (PhD, Summer 2014)      
  Le Meng (MS, Spring 2012)      
       
  Postdoctoral Research Associates    
 

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

   
 

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

   
 

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

   
 

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

   
       
  Research Scientists/Scholars    
  Dr. Jason Perman (July 2016 - July 2018)    
 

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

   
       
  Visting Scholars and Students    
  Yi Chen (August 2018 - October 2018)    
  Boxuan Yu (January 2018 - October 2018)    
  Xun Wang (September 2016 - September 2018)    
  Dr. Yuxiu Sun (September 2016- September 2017)    
  Dr. Feng Guo (October 2015 - August 2017)    
  Chung-Wei Fu (October 2015 - April 2017)    
  Dr. Jie Sun (March 2016 - March 2017)    
  Dr. Lisheng Wang (March 2016 - August 2016)    
  Hongming He (June 2015 - June 2016)    
  Weijie Zhang (December 2014 - January 2016)    
 

Dr. Yuchuan Cheng (March 2015 - April 2016)

   
 

Chen-Yen Tsai (September 2015 - April 2016)

   
 

Dr. Yang Wang (July 2014 - June 2015)

   
 

Dr. Xiuli Wang (November 2013 - January 2014)

   
 

Thomas Bougattaya (April 2011 - August 2011)