NAI Inaugural Class

The inaugural class of NAI UMSL Chapter Members, including 17 Inventor Members and 20 Honorary Members, most shown above, was inducted on April 20, 2012.


INVENTOR MEMBERS:

  • James K. Bashkin, D.Phil., professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Carl Bassi, Ph.D., associate professor and Director of Research and Graduate Studies, College of Optometry
  • George Gokel, Ph.D., distinguished professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; director, Center for Nanoscience
  • Peter H. Handel, Ph.D., professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy
  • George D. Harris, Jr., Ph.D., research assistant professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Wesley Harris, Ph.D., professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Michael Howe, senior research engineering technician, College of Optometry
  • Kevin Koeller, Ph.D., research assistant professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Jingyue (Jimmy) Liu, Ph.D., former director of the Center for Nanoscience, UMSL; professor, Department of Physics, senior scholar, The Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University
  • Mark Lodes, UMSL student – senior, political science, pre-law
  • Eric Majzoub, Ph.D. , associate professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy; associate director, Center for Nanoscience
  • Raymond I. Myers, O.D., clinical professor, College of Optometry
  • Joseph O’Sullivan, Ph.D., Professor and Dean, UMSL/WUSTL Joint Undergraduate Engineering Program
  • Martin Pelikan, Ph.D., former associate professor, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Christopher Spilling, Ph.D., professor and chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • John Walker, Ph.D., director, Medicinal Chemistry Group, Center for Nanoscience
  • Xuemin (Sam) Wang, Ph.D., E. Desmond Lee Endowed Professor, Department of Biology, UMSL; member, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
  • Zhi Xu, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry; associate director for translational research, Center for Nanoscience
 

HONORARY MEMBERS:

  • Jason Atkins, graduate student, Department of Biology
  • Joan M. Brennan, founder/CEO, Brennan Innovators; UMSL alum
  • Surendra Dawadi, graduate student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Alexei V. Demchenko, Ph.D., professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Wayne Garver, lecturer (retired), Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • Thomas F. George, Ph.D., chancellor, professor, departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Physics and Astronomy
  • Bruce Hamper, Ph.D., assistant teaching professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • David W. Larsen, Ph.D., professor emeritus, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Haitao Li, Ph.D., assistant professor, Logistics and Operations Management Area
  • Maoyin Li, Ph.D., assistant research professor, Department of Biology
  • Matthew MacEwan, Retectix, LLC/OsteoVantage, Inc.
  • Timothy Mason, Ph.D., former postdoctoral research associate, Center for Nanoscience
  • Steven Mestemacher, UMSL alum
  • Michael F. Nichols, Ph.D., former vice president for research and economic development for the University of Missouri System
  • Michael Nichols, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Geeta Paranjape, graduate student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Joseph J. Parks, M.D., distinguished research professor, UMSL
  • Mohit Patel, graduate student, Department of Chemistry
  • Mahesh Paudyal, graduate student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Robert Paul, Ph.D., professor, Department of Psychology
  • Keith J. Stine, Ph.D., professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Shana Terrill, graduate student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Geliang Wang, Ph.D., post doctoral associate (research), Department of Biology
  • Timothy M. Wolfe, president, University of Missouri System
  • Chung F. Wong, Ph.D., associate professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

(last updated 02/03/14)