Placement After Princeton

Graduates of the Chemistry Program at Princeton University begin their careers at a wide variety of excellent companies and institutions around the world. Listed below are our graduates by name, graduate advisor and employment upon completion of their doctoral degree.

2015 | 2014 | 2013 |  2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 

2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004

Year / Name Advisor Destination at conclusion of Ph.D.
2015    
Ali, Mazhar Cava Researcher, IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA
Alleva, Jennifer MacMillan Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA
Baroudi, Kristen Cava Scientist, Lumenari, Inc., Lexington, KY
Boaz, Nicholas Groves Assistant Professor of Chemistry, North Central College, Naperville, IL
Capacci, Andrew MacMillan Scientist I, Biogen, Cambridge, MA
Conway, John Fiedler Postdoctoral Student, Colorado State University
Detweiler, Zachary Bernasek/Bocarsly Senior Characterization Engineer, Arcanum Alloys, Sunnyvale, CA
Donovan, Ashley Rabitz Senior Education Program Manager, Dept. of Higher Education, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC
Frith, Matthew Bernasek/Myneni Postdoctoral Research Associate, Oak Ridge National Labortatory, Oak Ridge, TN
Fuccillo, Michael Cava Wellth, TigerLabs, Princeton, NJ
Garber, Jeffrey MacMillan Postdoctoral Student, Tobias Ritter, Dept. of Chemistry, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Graham, Tom Doyle Postdoctoral Student, University of Pennsylvania
Huang, Chung-Yang (Dennis) Doyle Postdoctoral Research Associate, Stefan Hecht Lab, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin, Germany
Hsu, Liang-Yan Rabitz Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Jamison, Christopher MacMillan University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA
Ji, Huiwen Cava Graduate Student, Rutgers University
Krisiloff, David Carter Data Scientist, Sotera Defense Solutions, Herndon, VA
Krizan, Jason Cava Princeton University, Cava Lab, Postdoctoral Associate
Liao, Kuo Bocarsly Market Modeling Analyst, Public Service Enterprize Group, Newark, NJ
Margulieux, Grant Chirik Scientific Advisor, Fromner Lawrence & Haugs LLP, NYC
McClain, William Schwartz Patent Examiner, U.S. Patent Office, Denver, CO
Mighion, Jeffrey Sorensen Postdoctoral Assistant, Emory University, Dept. of Chemistry, Atlanta, GA
Molden, Rosalynn Garcia Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown, NY
Naylor, Matthew Sorensen Postdoctoral Student, University of California Santa Cruz, Dept. of Chemistry, Eli Lilly LIFA Fellowship
Ojini, Irene Rose/Gammie Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University
Pirnot, Michael MacMillan Postdoctoral Scholar, Prof. Stephen L. Buchwald, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Prier, Christopher MacMillan Postdoctoral Student, California Inst. of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Schoop, Leslie Cava Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Society/MPI fȗr Festhörperforshung, Stuttgart, Germany
Selcuk, Sencer Selloni Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Semproni, Scott Chirik Researcher-PTD Module and Yield Engineer, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR
Shaw, Travis Bocarsly Senior Materials Engineer, Arcanum Alloys, Sunnyvale, CA
Shields, Jason Doyle Postdoctoral Researcher, Boston College
Thomas, Conor Bernasek/Schwartz Advanced Engineer/Scientist-Development, IBM, Hopewell Junction, NY
Wu, Mingxuan Fiedler Postdoctoral Researcher, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
     
2014    
Crompton, Nyssa Myneni Scientist I, Johnson & Johnson, Morris Plains, NJ
Fan, Jing Rabinowitz Postdoctoral Fellow, John Denu Lab, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Garber, Jeffrey MacMillan Postdoctoral Researcher, Tobias Ritter Lab, Dept. of Chemistry, Harvard University
Graham, Tom Doyle Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania
Graves, Kimberly Groves Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Instruction, University of Delaware, Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
Jamison, Christopher MacMillan University of California, Irvine
Ji, Huiwen Cava Graduate Student, Rutgers University
Liu, Wei Groves Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Chemistry, Princeton University
Nagib, David MacMillan Postdoctoral Fellow, Dean Toste Lab, University of California, Berkeley
Pirnot, Michael MacMillan Postdoctoral Scholar, Stephen Buchwald Lab, MIT
Prier, Christopher MacMillan Postdoctoral Researcher, Caltech
Semproni, Scott Chirik Researcher: PTD Module and Yield Engineer, Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR
Siler, David Sorensen Research Scientist I, Gilead Sciences, Foster City, CA
Zeitler, Elizabeth Bocarsly Mirzayan Fellow, National Academy of Science, Washington, D.C.
   
2013    
Atienza, Crisita  Chirik Research Chemist, Exxon Mobil Chemical Company, Baytown, TX
Chen, Jia Selloni Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Dept. of Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Columbia University
Donnelly, Patrick Schwartz Postdoctoral Researcher, Caltech
Guerra, Luis Tiago Dismukes Experienced Researcher, AlgaFuel, S.A., Lisbon, Portugal
Jones, Spencer MacMillan Research Scientist, Eli Lilly, Indianopolis, IN
Kalow, Julia Doyle Postdoctoral Fellow, The Swager Laboratory, MIT, Dept. of Chemistry
Kanan, Dalal Carter Postdoctoral Associate, Carter Lab, Princeton University
Katcher, Matthew Doyle Postdoctoral Researcher, The Jamison Lab, MIT, Dept. of Chemistry
Korolev, Maria Hecht University of Florida
Nielsen, Daniel Doyle Phillips 66, Research Center, Bartlesville, OK
Shi, Junhui Moralis (PHY) Postdoctoral Researcher, Jorg Wrachtrup, Universitat Stuttgart, Physkalisches Institut
Shin, Ilgyou Carter (MAE) Senior Research Engineer, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Simonovich, Scott MacMillan Research Scientist 5, Amgen Inc., South San Francisco, CA
Smith, Michael Sorensen Bristol Myers Squibb
Stieber, Chantal Chirik, DeBeer (Max Planck) Postdoctoral Researcher, CaRLa (Catalysis Research Laboratory) and BASF, Heidelberg, Germany
Vinyard, David Dismukes Posdoctoral Researcher, Brudvig Lab, Yale University, Dept. of Chemistry
Wang, Xiaoshi Groves Postdoctoral Researcher, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Smilow Center for Translational Research
Xu, Yifan Rabinowitz Research Investigator (Biochemistry), E.I. duPont de Nemours and Co., Wilmington, DE
   
2012    
Allen, Anna MacMillan Postdoctoral Researcher, Cambridge University, The University Chemical Lab
Allred, Jared Cava Postdoctoral Researcher, Argonne National Lab, Argonne, IL
Bittner, Amy Sorensen Sr. Research Chemist, Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ
Buzdygon, Ryan Groves Project Manager, Hepatochem, Beverly, MA
Casarez, Anthony MacMillan Investigator II, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Emeryville, CA
Horning, Benjamin MacMillan Postdoctoral Researcher, Scripps Research Institute
Laforteza, Brian MacMillan Postdoctoral Researcher, Scripps Research Institute
Liang, Han Landweber Postdoctoral research, University of Chicago
Liao, Kung-Ching Schwartz Postdoctoral Fellow, George Whitesides Laboratory, Harvard
Liao, Peilin Carter Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Liu, Junjia Sorensen Advanced Research Chemist, Eastman Chemical Company
Moore, Katharine Rabitz Postdoctoral Researcher, Temple University
Moreau, Robert Sorensen Genomics Institute, Novartis Research Foundation, San Diego, CA
Reber, Keith Sorensen Postdoctoral Researcher, UCSD
Skizim, Nicholas Dismukes Scientist, Joule Unlimited Technologies, Bedford, MA
Umile, Thomas Groves Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Villanova University, Villanova, PA
Vander Wal, Mark MacMillan Postdoctoral Researcher, Chris Chang Laboratory, UCBerkeley
Wang, Grace Pascal Medical Student Texas Tech University
Zachary, Chase Torquato Law School, New York University School of Law
   
2011    
Bennette, Nicholas Dismukes Associate, McKinsey & Company, Seattle, WA
Chandler, Brent Sorensen Postdocotoral Student, Yale University
Crutchfield, Christopher Rabinowitz Postdoctoral Research Fellow, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Dickerson, Pearl Bernasek EMOF Process Engineer, nLight, Vancouver, WA
Fortner McKoy, Angela Hecht Postdoctoral Researcher, Rutgers Univeristy
Hibberd, Amber Bernasek Engineer, Micron Technology Inc., Boise, ID
Jenkins, Dustin Bernhard Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Florida, Gainesville
Jui, Nathan MacMillan Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT
Keets, Kate Bocarsly Researcher, Johnson & Johnson, NJ
Lieb, Meghan (Gressler) Bocarsly Research & Technology, WD-40 Company, Springfield, NJ
Niangar, Ellazar Bocarsly Research Associate, Nissan Technical Center America, Farmington Hills, MI
Spangler, Jillian Sorensen Emory University, Atlanta, GA
Strawn, Rebecca Carey Postdoctoral Assistant, Hunter College (CUNY), New York, NY
Tricarico, Amanda Bocarsly Scientific Medical Writing, Novo Nordisk, Princeton, NJ
Van Humbeck, Jeffrey MacMillan Postdoctoral Fellow, UC Berkeley
Vastag, Livia Rabinowitz Assistant Professor, Castleton State College of Vermont. Castleton, VT
Warkentin, Alexander MacMillan Postdoctoral Scholar, UCSF
   
2010    
Bell, Seth Groves Research Chemist, WIL Laboratories, Ashland, OH.
Bennett, Bryson Rabinowitz Kadmon Pharmaceuticals
Carpenter, Joseph MacMillan Research Investigator, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton
Chan, Kiat-Hwa Groves Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Singapore
Chwee, Tsz Sian Carter Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute of Bioengineering & Nanotechnology, Singapore
Clasquin, Michelle Rabinowitz Senior Research Chemist, Merk and Co. Inc., West Point, PA
Cline, Eric Bernhard CEO and Chief Scientist, ZT Solar Inc, Fort Worth, TX
Jones, Casey Schwartz Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
Kim, Jimin Sorensen Postdoctoral Fellow, Caltech, Pasadena, CA
Kwon, Yun Kyung (Sophia) Rabinowitz Postdoctoral Associate, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Mastracchio, Anthony MacMillan Medicinal Chemist, Abbott Laboratories
McDaniel, Neal Bernhard Researcher, Conoco Phillips Co.
McLeod, Douglas Sorensen Research Scientist, BMS
McNeeley, Kelsey Dismukes Research Fellow, Exxon Mobile
McQueen, Courtney Groves Managing Editor, Light Knowledge Resources
Pham, Phong Van MacMillan Postdocotoral Research Associate, UINC, Urbana, Il
Plazas-Mayorca, Mariana Garcia (MOL) Postdoctoral Researcher, Penn State University School of Medicine Hershey, PA
Qin, Qian Pascal Postdoctoral, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Roslund, Jonathan Rabitz Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University, Dept of Chemistry
Simmons, Bryon MacMillan Research Scientist, Merck & Co.
Tibrewala, Jyoti Groves Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses
Vingara, Lisa Karstens Pelzcer (Richter) Postdoctoral Fellow, Oregon Health and Science Univ, Dept of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemolgy, Portland
Wang, Jingjing Bernhard Product Development Scientist, Arbor Vita Corporation, Fremont, CA
   
2009    
Bolitho (Pomianek), Megan Semmelhack Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Burgess, Christine Bocarsly Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Münster, Germany
Carrieri, Damien Dismukes Postdoctoral Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Cole, Emily Barton Bocarsly Senior Research Scientist, Liquid Light
Frie, Jessica Sorensen Researcher, Merck & Co. Inc
Fu, Dan Warren Postdoctoral Associate, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Huang, Haifeng Lehmann Postdoctoral Fellow, Combustion Research Facility, Scandia National Lab, CA
Johnson, Donald Carter Postdoctoral Researcher, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
McQueen, Tyrel Cava Postdoctoral Researcher, MIT
Ren, Yi Hughson Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Surmeli, Nur Basak Groves Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Berkeley
Tinker, Lenny Bernhard Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Münster, Germany
West, D. Vincent Cava Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania
Xie, Hao Sorensen Medical Student, Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine
Yuan, Jie Rabinowitz Postdoctoral Fellow, Zhejiang University, China
   
2008    
Albiniak, Philip Semmelhack Postdoctoral Researcher, Institution Unknown
Baker, Melinda Stock Postdoctoral Researcher, Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ, Newark, NJ
Brow, William Semmelhack Law Office of Andrew D. Fortner, Fresno California
Chen, Jermont Hecht US Air Force, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio. Chief, Fuels and Engergy Branch
Chen, Jinglong C. Lee Research Scientist, Adesis Inc., Newcastle, DE
Coughlin, Frederick Bernhard Industry Research, Pharmasett Inc., Princeton, NJ
Crowder, Katherine Nicole Schwartz Visiting Assistant Professor, Bucknell Univ, Lewisburg, PA
Cubon, Valerie Richter Postdoctoral Research Associate, Center for the Study of Brain, Mind Behavior, Princeton University
D'Ardenne McClure, Kimberlee Cohen (PSY) Postdoctoral Researcher, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Dennes, T. Joseph III Schwartz Research Chemist, DuPont Experimental Station, Wilmington, DE
Galiana, Gigi Warren Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University
Ho, Gregory Shihao Carter Senior Scientist, Lockhead Martin ATL, Cherry Hill, NJ
Holman, Katherine Cava McMaster-Carr
Hseih, Michael Rabitz Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Joo, Jung Min Lee Postdoctoral Researcher, Columbia University, NYC
Kirby, Brent Bocarsly Postdoctoral Researcher, Pacific Northwest National Lab, WA
Li, Zhu Stock (MOL) Postdoctoral Research Associate, Signum Biosciences, Monmouth Junction, NJ
Ligneres, Vincent Carter Postdoctoral Researcher, Universite de Pav et des Pays de l'Adov, France
Majsztrik, Paul Bocarsly Researcher, RSI Silicon, Easton, PA
Morrone, Joseph Car Postdoctoral Researcher, Columbia University, NYC
Newberry, Caitlin Richter Senior Research Analyst, BASES, Parsippany, NJ
Peng, Thomas Liang-Shi Bernasek Postdoctoral Researcher, Air Force Research Lab, Hanscome, MA
Shilane, Julie Groves Consultant, Light Management Consulting, Princeton, NJ
Song, Qiuling  Pascal Research Scientist, Adesis Inc., Newcastle, DE
Su, Jia Groves Postdoctoral Researcher, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Tarrytown, NY
Traina, Christopher Schwartz Postdoctoral Researcher, Dept. of Chemistry, Univ.of California, Irvine
   
2007    
Bhargava, Gaurang Bernasek/ Ramanarayanan Research Scientist, Headwaters Technology Inovation, Lawrenceville
Birer, Özgür Lehmann Postdoctoral Researcher, Ruhr Universitat - Bochum
Chen, Yiyun C. Lee Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard University
Deng, Dayi Groves Research Scientist, FMC /Peroxygens Div
Drahl, Carmen Frances Sorensen Assistant Editor, Chemical & Engineering News, Washington, DC
Dubey, Manish Schwartz Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Washington, Seattle
England, Michael Groves Instructor, Suffolk County Community College, Seldon, NY
Grace, Matthew Rabitz Postdoctoral Fellow, Sandia National Labs, Livermore, CA
Jin, Ning Groves Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Kim, Hahn C. Lee Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Kim, Woojin Hecht Postdoctoral Researcher, Harvard Medical School
Lau, Garret Chi-Ho Cava Research Scientist, Air Products & Chemicals, Allentown, PA
Leri, Alessandra Catherine Myneni Assistant Professor, Marymount Manhattan College, NYC
Matunas, Robert Lee Chemist, Hovione LLC, East Windsor, NJ
McDermott, Joseph Schwartz US Air Force Officer, Scientist 61S3C, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH
McMurry, Scott D. Kahne Technology Specialist, Wilmer Hale
Oyeyemi, Oyerinde Spiro Postdoctoral Researcher, Caltech, Pasadena
Oyler, Karl D. Bernhard Postdoctoral Researcher, Pennsylvania State University
Roberts, Justin C. Lee Postdoctoral Researcher, Texas A & M University
Roth, Matthias Rabitz Laser Scientist, Quantronix, South Setauket NY
Srinivasan, Varadharajan Car Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley
Vondrova, Martina Bocarsly Financial Analyst,McKinsey & Co., Prague, Czech Republic
Xu, Changliang Spiro Software Engineer, The New York Times
Yuan, Yu C. Lee Postdoctoral Researcher, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC
Zhen, Jianfeng Groves Research Chemist, FMC Corporation, Pasadena, TX
   
2006    
Allen, John E. McLendon Postdoctoral research, Duke University
Campagna, Shawn Semmelhack Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Castruita, Madeli Morel (GEO) Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California at Los Angeles
Dasgupta, Jyotishman Dismukes Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University
Datta, Ankona Groves Postdoctoral Researcher, UC Berkeley
Lowry, Michael Bernhard Researcher, Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.
Miller, Virgina Cava NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Army Reserch Lab, Adelphi, MD
Regan, Kimberly Cava Science Policy Fellow, American Physical Society, Washington, D.C.
Schmied, Roman Lehmann Postdoctoral Researcher, Max-Planck-Institut für Quantenoptik, Garching, Germany
Zhang, Tao Bocarsly Researcher, Arkema, Inc.
   
2005    
Brander, Christopher Kahne Researcher, U.S. Government
Carolus, Michael Schwartz Industry Research. Novellus Systems
Danisman, Mehmet Scoles Postdoctoral Researcher, Penn State University, Dept of Chemistry
Das, Aditi Hecht University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Doerr, Allison McLendon Editorial Intern for "Nature Methods", Nature Publishing Group, NYC
Edwards, David Myneni Assistant Professor, Wesleyan College, Macon GA
Feng, Xiao-jiang Rabitz Princeton University, Dept.of Chemistry
Foo, Maw Lin Cava Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Toronto
Fransson, Martin Bernasek Industry Researcher, Nanokinetix, Lawerencville, NJ
Goble, Stephen Lee Industrial Researcher, Merck & Co., Inc. Rahway NJ
Gregor, Thomas Bialek (PHY) Academic Researcher, Lewis Sigler Institute, Princeton University
Guo, Jing Schwartz Industry Researcher, Novellus Systems Inc., San Jose, CA
Jacobson, Nicholas Singh (COS) Teacher, secondary education
Kanai, Yosuke Selloni Postdoctoral Researcher, University of California, Berkeley
Lahayee, Dorothee Groves Postdoctoral Researcher, North Carolina State University, Dept. of Chemistry, Raleigh, NC
Li, Baiqing Rabitz Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Science & Technology of China, Hefei
Lu, Jun Pascal Industry Researcher, Schering Plough, Union, NJ
Luo, Minkui Groves Postdoctoral Researcher, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NYC
Sharma, Manu Car MIT
Silverman, Brett Schwartz/ Bernasek Industry Researcher, Headwaters Inc.
Wang, Xiaofei Car Financial Analyst, Citadel Investment Group, Chicago
Webre, Daniel Stock Graduate School for Creative Writing, McNeese State University, LA
Wist, Aislyn McLendon Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NYC
Zdilla, Michael S. Lee Postdoctoral Researcher, Purdue University
   
2004    
Alexanian, Erik Sorensen Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Piccinin, Simone Car Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Sydney, Australia
Sauers, Angela Bernhard Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Georgia
Tao, Feng Bernasek Postdoctoral Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab., Berkeley, CA