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Department of Chemistry
Mississippi State University
Phone: (662) 325-7224
ewebster@chemistry.msstate.edu

Current Group Members

  • Dr. Charles Edwin Webster, Professor
  • Dr. Jason Denny, Post Doc (joint with Professor Keith Hollis)
  • Dr. Georgette Lang, Post Doc (joint with Professor Keith Hollis)
  • Dr. Vivek Dixit, Post Doc
  • Dr. Eric Dornshuld, Post Doc
  • Fatemeh Aghabozorgi, Ph.D. Student
  • James Cope, Ph.D. Student
  • Robert Lamb, Ph.D. Student
  • Guangchao Liang, Ph.D. Student
  • Min Zhang, Ph.D. Student
  • Roger Letterman, Ph.D. Student (Memphis)
  • Tyler Woodby, Undergraduate student
  • Hunter Hessler, Undergraduate student

Charles Edwin Webster, Professor

Current Appointment:
2016 - present, Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Mississippi State University
Organometallics, Editorial Advisory Board

Previous Appointments:
2014 - 2016, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Mississippi State University
2010 - 2014, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, The University of Memphis
2005 - 2010, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, The University of Memphis
2007 - 2010, Visiting Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, P.R.C.
2004-2005, Assistant Research Scientist, Texas A&M University
2002-2003, Lecturer, Texas A&M University
1999-2004, Post Doc, Texas A&M University

Education:
B.S. Chemistry/Biochemistry, 1995, University of West Florida
Ph.D. Physical Inorganic, 1999, University of Florida

More about Dr. Webster's PhD advisors:
Professors Russell S. Drago and Michael C. Zerner



Group 2017

Group 2017
Webster and Hollis Groups 2017

Group 2016
Webster and Hollis Groups 2016

Webster Group 2012
Webster Group 2012

Webster Group 2010
Webster Group 2010

Webster Group 2009Nate joined!
Webster Group 2009

Webster Group 2008
Webster Group 2008

Previous Group Members and Visitors

  • Hunter Hessler, 2017 NSF REU student
  • R. Shelby Ruiz, 2017 NSF REU student
  • Tyler Woodby, 2016 and 2017 NSF REU student
  • Torin Harrison, 2016 NSF REU student and Spring 2015/Fall 2016
  • Reid Pearlman, 2016 NSF REU student and Spring 2015
  • Ian McCraw, 2016 NSF REU student
  • Dr. Gopal Akurathi, Post Doc and graduate student (joint with Professor Keith Hollis)
  • Maggie Leake, graduate student, 2015-2016
  • Dr. Sean Reilly, Post Doc and graduate student (joint with Professor Keith Hollis)
  • Chris Cain, graduate student (joint student with Professor Keith Hollis)
  • Wesley Clark, graduate student (joint student with Professor Keith Hollis)
  • Henry Valle, graduate student (joint student with Professor Keith Hollis)
  • James Barr, graduate student (Memphis)
  • Thomas McFadden, graduate student (Memphis, joint student with Professor Ted Burkey)
  • Dr. Katie Leigh, Ph.D., 2014
  • Dr. Nathan DeYonker, Research Scientist
  • Ava Conner, 2014 NSF REU student
  • Rebecca McCown, Undergraduate Student, 2014
  • Ryan Wible, Ph.D. Student (joint student with Professor Tom Sutter)
  • Jay Yarbro, Undergraduate Student, 2013-2014
  • T. Ryan Rogers, 2013 NSF REU student
  • Shesha Shah, 2013 NSF REU student
  • Alexander Bernal, 2012 NSF REU student and 2012-2014
  • Eryn Eitel, 2011 NSF REU student
  • Thomas Pangia, 2011 NSF REU student, Burkey and Webster groups
  • Aaron Schulzetenberg, NSF 2011 REU student, Burkey and Webster groups
  • Trevor Seguin, 2011 NSF REU student
  • Duncan Breland, Graduate Student, M.S., 2010
  • Zack Munger, Undergraduate Student (currently geology graduate student at University of Buffalo)
  • Angelique Greene, Honors Thesis and 2009 NSF REU Student, Fujiwara and Webster Groups
  • Timothy Howze, 2009 NSF REU Student, Fujiwara and Webster Groups
  • Jeffrey Ivie, 2010 and 2009 NSF REU Student, Zhou and Webster Groups
  • Veronica Shields, 2009 NSF REU Student, Burkey and Webster Groups
  • Darian Carter, 2009 Project SEED High School Student, Burkey and Webster Groups
  • Amanda (Bowen) Kirn, 2006 NSF REU Student (M.S. from St. Louis University in the Martin Group)
  • C. Denise Enekwa, 2006 NSF REU Student (M.S. from Georgia Tech in the Hernandez Group)
  • Pooja Priyanka Kannam, Undergraduate Student, 2011
  • London Lamar, 2007 Project SEED High School Student
  • Louis Montedonico, Graduate student, 2006
  • Corderrius Muse, 2007 Project SEED High School Student
  • Kristie Ruddick, Graduate student, Ph.D., 2007-2010
  • Jennifer Seat, Graduate student, 2005-2006
  • Timothy Schluechtermann, Graduate student, 2013
  • Jeff Swan, Graduate student, 2007-2010
  • Man Yang, Graduate student, 2011-2012
  • Yegor Zyrianov, Post Doc, 2007-2008
Recent News

Aug 2015
$6 million NSF RII Track-2 FEC: "Feeding and Powering the World" funded!

July 2014
Webster Group moved to Mississippi State University

June 2014
Dr. Webster co-organized and presented at "Making and Breaking Bonds with Light" at Telluride Science Research Center

April 2014
Katie Leigh accepted tenure-track faculty position! Congratulations Katie!