Group Members

Assefa's Research Group consist of Two PhD and three MS graduate students and an undergarduate student working in several areas of interest, including coordination polymers, luminescent sensor materials, energy transfer, and white light emitting materials. Gold phosphine compounds are also being studied for possible medicinal application as brain cancer chemotheraputic agents in collaboration with Professor Patrick Martin of the Biology Department.

Present Group Members

1) Kendra Whitehead (PhD)
2) Carlos Crawford     (PhD)
3) Jigar Parajapati     (MS)
4) Kwame Brown       (MS)
5) Marion Johnson     (MS)

Past Group Members

1) George Agbeworvi (MS, May 2015)

2) Jennifer Stanley  (MS, Dec. 2014)

3) Derick Forcha       (MS, May, '13)
4) Carlos Crawford    (MS, May, '13)
5) Shaka Gore          (MS, Dec. '12)
6) Darkus Jenkins     (PhD, Dec.'12, MS Dec. '07)
7) Matthew Mickens   (PhD, May '12)
8) Nuquie Beedoe     (MS, May '11)
9) Ndifreke Amama   (MS, May '11)
10) Kendra Whitehead (MS, Dec. '11)