Dr. Brandi M. Cossairt


cossairt_at_uw.edu, CHB 304D, 206-543-4643

Associate Professor with Tenure - University of Washington, 2018 - Present

Assistant Professor of Chemistry - University of Washington, 2012 - 2018

Postdoctoral Fellow - Columbia University, 2010 - 2012

        Supervisor: Jonathan S. Owen

Ph.D. - Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006 - 2010

        Supervisor: Christopher C. Cummins

B.S. - California Institute of Technology, 2002 - 2006

        Supervisors: Jonas C. Peters, Jesse L. Beauchamp, Anthony J. Hynes (U. Miami)


David Ung, 6th Year Grad

daung_at_uw.edu, CHB 317, 206-616-2994

B.S. Chemistry - University of California, San Diego

Marja Beth Mundy, 6th Year Grad


bemundy_at_uw.edu, CHB 311, 206-616-2994

B.S. Chemistry - Davidson College

J. Andrew Ritchhart, 5th Year Grad


ritchha2_at_uw.edu, CHB 311, 206-616-2994

B.S. Chemistry - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Mary Cecilia Johnson, 4th Year Grad


mcjohn2_at_uw.edu, CHB 317, 206-616-2994

B.S. Chemistry - Seattle University

Ian Murphy, 4th Year Grad


imurphy_at_uw.edu, CHB 317, 206-616-2994

B.S. Chemistry - Florida State University

Nayon Park, 3rd Year Grad


nyp28_at_uw.edu, CHB 311, 206-616-2994

B.A. Chemistry - Carleton College

Madison Monahan, 3rd Year Grad

Joint with De Yoreo research group through CSSAS EFRC and MEM-C

gladdm_at_uw.edu, CHB 311, 206-616-2994

B.A. Chemistry - Linfield College

Forrest Eagle, 2nd Year Grad

fweagle_at_uw.edu, CHB 311, 206-616-2994

B.A. Chemistry - Fort Lewis College

Florence Dou, 2nd Year Grad

fdou_at_uw.edu, CHB 317, 206-616-2994

B.A. Chemistry - Trinity College

Ricardo Rivera, 1st Year Grad​

rar10_at_uw.edu, CHB 317, 206-616-2994

B.A. Chemistry - Rice University

Micaela Homer, 1st Year Grad​

mkhomer_at_uw.edu, CHB 311, 206-616-2994

B.A. Chemistry - Harvey Mudd College

Max R. Friedfeld, WRF Postdoc Fellow


maxrf_at_uw.edu, CHB 311, 206-616-2994

Ph.D. - Princeton University

        Supervisor: Paul J. Chirik

B.S. Chemistry - University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Ding-Yuan Kuo, Postdoctoral Researcher

dykuo_at_uw.edu, CHB 317, 206-616-2994

Ph.D. - Cornell University

        Supervisor: Jin Suntivich

B.S. Chemistry - National Taiwan University

Undergraduate Researchers

Dane Johnson - UW 2020

Ingrid Zimmerman - UW 2020

Shenwei Wu - UW 2022

Victoria Lasch - UW 2022

Talia LoCurto - UW 2022

Aditi Kumar - UW 2022

Group Alumni


Graduate Students

Dr. Kira Hughes - PhD August 2019

Dissertation: Exploring the Photophysics of Engineered and Intrinsic Charge-Carrier Trapping Processes in Semiconductor Nanocrystals

Dr. Michael Enright - PhD June 2019

Dissertation: Synthesis of Colloidal Semiconductor Heterostructures

Dr. Jennifer L. Stein - PhD August 2018

Dissertation: Scratching the Surface of Colloidal InP Nanoparticles: Tuning the Physical and Electronic Structure through Surface Chemistry

Dr. Danielle A. Henckel - PhD March 2018

Dissertation: Photo and Electrochemical Investigations of Solution Processable Molecules and Materials for the Hydrogen Evolution Reaction

Dr. Sarah E. Flowers - PhD December 2017

Dissertation: Preparation, Characterization, and Reactivity of Ruthenium Protic N-Heterocyclic Carbene Complexes

Dr. Benjamin A. Glassy - PhD August 2017

Dissertation: The Role of Precursor Chemistry in the Nucleation and Growth of Zinc Pnictide Based Semiconductor Quantum Dots

Dr. Dylan C. Gary - PhD August 2016

Dissertation: Investigation of the Nucleation and Growth of Colloidal Indium Phosphide: From Molecular Precursors to Semiconductor Nanocrystals through In37P20(O2CR)51 as a Magic-Sized Intermediate

Tyler Robison - MS 2019

A. Coleman Schwartz - MS 2015

Postdotoral Researchers

Dr. Michael R. Norris - Asst. Prof. University of Richmond

Undergraduate Researchers

Nathan Lai - BS 2019

Eric Riesel - Columbia University REU

Kito Gilbert-Bass - Ithaca College REU

Noushyar Panahpour Eslami - BS 2019

Harrison Sarsito - BS 2019

Justin Brown - BS 2018

Ashley Mathews - BS 2018

Dante Magdici - BS 2017

Molly Steimle - Oberlin REU

Yuting Lin - BS 2016

Tianna Ibea - BS 2015

Douglas Waterman - BS 2015

Emily Reeves - St. Olaf REU

Connor McCue - BS 2014

The University of Washington

Seattle, WA 98195

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