Born August 11, 1977, Bryan, Texas. 1993 - 1995, Diploma: Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. 1996 - 1998, B.S. Chemistry, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX. 1998 - 2002, Ph.D. Chemistry (Inorganic), Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. 2002-2005, Postdoctoral research, University of California, Berkeley, CA. 2005-2011, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. 2011-2016, Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD. 2015-present, Associate Editor, RSC Advances. 2016-present, Professor of Chemistry, University of South Dakota.
Frustrated Lewis pairs, Main group chemistry, Nanocrystal synthesis, Catalysis, Solar energy conversion