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
Cori Jenkins Root
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
Research areas: Synthesis, characterization, and modification of polythiols
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