Group members

Michael Baptiste

PhD student

Michael got his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin La-Crosse. He researches how the structure of MOF nodes  affects their guest selectivity. 

Jou-Tsen (Olie) Ou

PhD student

Olie got her B.S. from National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University and her M.S. from National Taiwan University. Her research focus is on flexible materials that undergo reversible phase changes. 

Min Chieh (Jack) Yang

PhD student

Jack got his B.S. from the University of Oregon. He designs and synthesizes materials to bind metal ions in water. 

Garrison Bauer

PhD student

Garrison got his B.S. from the University of Central Oklahoma. His research focus is on the metallation of covalent organic frameworks. 

Silas Frimpong

PhD student

Silas got his B.S from the University of Education, Winneba, and his M.S. from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). He designs and synthesizes covalent organic frameworks.

Angela Tai

PhD student

Angela got her B.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research focus is on porous materials that are built around metal binding sites.

Jason Kaff

Undergraduate

Jason is a 4th-year undergrad at UMD, majoring in chemistry and microbiology. In the Taylor lab, Jason is synthesizing organic molecules and learning materials chemistry. 

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Maxima Pacheco

Undergraduate

Maxima is a 4th-year undergrad at UMD, majoring in chemistry and criminology. In lab, Maxima focuses on the synthesis of transition-metal ligands.

Group Alumni

Dr. Andrea Zeppuhar

Postdoc

2021-2023

Group photos, 2023

Group photos, 2022