Scott Hartley

Principal Investigator

B.Sc.H., Queen’s University
Ph.D., Queen’s University (R. P. Lemieux)
Postdoctoral researcher, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (J. S. Moore)

Scott was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, carrying out undergraduate research in the labs of Victor Snieckus and Bob Lemieux. He stayed with Bob at Queen’s to complete his Ph.D. in 2005, investigating chirality transfer in smectic liquid crystals. Scott then took a postdoctoral position at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign with Jeff Moore, working on the self-assembly of two-dimensional covalent ladders and grids. He joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University in August 2007 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2013 and Professor in 2016. In 2018, Scott was appointed Volwiler Distinguished Research Professor in Chemistry (until 2021).

Govinda Devkota

Graduate Student

B.S., Tribhuwan University
M.Sc., Tribhuwan University

Renuka Baral

Graduate Student

B.S., Tribhuwan University
M.S., Tribhuwan University

Roshan Lama

Graduate Student

B.Sc., Tribhuvan University
M.Sc., Tribhuvan University

Sumalatha Peddi

Graduate Student

B.S., M.S., Osmania University

Marissa Fornadel

Undergraduate Student

Sean Ginn

Undergraduate Student

Grace Olive

NSF REU Student

Earlham College