Lab Members

Bryce Sadtler – Principle investigator

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry & Institute for Materials Science & Engineering, Washington University in Saint Louis

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Graduate students



Chu Qin

Graduate Student


Degrees: B.S. in Chemistry, Wuhan University, 2015

Hometown: Shiyan, China

Project: Electrochemical ligh-directed growth

Meikun Shen

Graduate Student


Degrees: B.S. in Chemistry, Fudan University, 2015

Hometown: Shanghai, China

Project: Super-resolution imaging of photocatalysts

Che Tan

Graduate Student

Energy, Environmental, and Chemical Engineering

Degrees: B.S. in Agricultural Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 2012

Hometown : Taipei, Taiwan

Project: Light-directed growth of nanostructures

Dong Wang

Graduate Student


Degrees: B.S in Electronic Science and Technology, Yunnan University, 2012

M.S in Materials Engineering, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2015

Hometown:  Yantai, China

Project: Solid-state chemistry of semiconductor nanocrystals.


Dongyan Zhang

Graduate student


Degrees: B.S. in Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, 2017

Hometown: Kaifeng, China

Project: Photocatalytic methane oxidation

Jiang Luo

Graduate student


Degrees: B.S. in Chemistry, Wuhan University, 2018

Hometown: Jian, China

Project: Electrochemical synthesis of metastable materials



Undergraduate students



Brandon Campbell

Chemistry major

Hometown: Bloomington, IL

Logan Brennan

Chemistry major

Hometown: Seattle, WA





Avi Grinberg

A.B. in Chemistry, Washington University, 2018

Hometown: Pittsburgh, PA

Daniel Khan

B.S. in Biomedical Engineering, Washington University, 2018

Current in medical school at the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine

Hometown: Denver, CO

Andrew Novick

A.B. in Chemistry, Washington University, 2018

Currently working at SunPower

Hometown: Mamaroneck, NY

Alicia Yang

A.B., Washington University, 2018

Hometown: Pleasanton, CA

Christina Crucylak

A.B. in Chemistry, Washington University, 2018

Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Dr. Wenlei Zhu

postdoc 2015 - 2017

Currently a postdoctoral researcher at Washington State University

Hometown: Nanjing, China

Craig Laing

A.B. in Chemistry, Washington University, 2017

Currently a graduate student in Chemistry at Northwestern University

Hometown: New York

Dr. Bo Yin

Ph. D. in Materials Science & Engineering, Washington Univerisity, 2019 

M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Southern California, 2013

B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Northeastern University (PRC), 2011

Hometown: Shenyang, China