Faculty Mentored Research

Undergraduate research fosters deep learning as students engage collaboratively under the guidance of a faculty mentor to create and solve a research problem. Watch a video to learn about our faculty mentors investing in our IN LSAMP Research Scholars.

Faculty Mentor Profiles

Philip Albiniak
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Research areas: Synthetic organic methodology
Douglas Bernstein
Assistant Professor of Biology
Research areas: RNA processing and modification
Kamal Islam
Professor of Biology
Research areas: Ornithology, Wildlife biology and Management, and Conservation Biology
Mary Konkle
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Research areas: Chemistry
David Largent
Associate Lecturer of Computer Science
Research areas: Business Computer Applications, Pedagogy, Group stages of Development, and Diversity and Inclusivity
Robert Sammelson
Department Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Professor of Chemistry
Research areas: Synthetic methodology and synthesis of compounds
Emil Khisamutdinov
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Research areas: RNA nanotechnology
Jagdish Khubchandani
Associate Professor of Health Science
Research areas: Clinical and Social Epidemiology, Community and Global Health
Sundeep Rayat
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Research areas: Synthetic organic chemistry, physical organic chemistry, photochemistry, biological/medicinal chemistry, materials chemistry, computational chemistry
Shaoen Wu
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Wei Shi
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
John McKillip
Professor of Biology
Bart Pederson
Associate Professor of Medical Education
Sergiy Rosokha
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Jess Ward
Assistant Professor of Animal Behavior
Elsayed Zahran
Assistant Professor of Environmental Chemistry