To advance science and technology, a diverse community is paramount.  Past and current group members include members from the United States of America as well as the International community.   We aim to continually develop the next generation of researchers and educators in the greater community. Professor Clayborne is the principal investigator and currently mentors both undergraduate and graduate students.  To find out more, please view members below. 




Graduate Researchers

Nia Pollard  – Pursuing Ph.D. Chemistry

Project: Interfacial Chemistry of Nanoparticles, Chemical Education

We are looking for talented graduate researchers to join our group. Please contact Prof. Clayborne.



Undergraduate Researchers


Jaquesta Adams  Project: Investigations of Ligated Silicon Nitride Clusters

Kourtney Wallace    Project: Germanium One-dimensional Cluster Assemblies

Javoniel Trowers   Project: Electrochemical reduction on metal surfaces

Adebola Adeagbo    Project: Properties of copper nanoparticles

Oluwatobi (Tobi) Aderotoye   Project: Governmental Policy and Science
Jayla Morgan                                Project: Catalysis on Nanoparticles
Zhenhong Chen                            Project: Computational Chemistry
Arianna Boyd                                Project: Science and Education

We are not looking for talented undergraduate researchers at this time. Please check back in the Spring. 


Previous Clayborne Research Group Pictures

Clayborne Research Group Members Spring 2018 (from left to right): Prof. Clayborne, Sydnei Bullock, Oluwasheun Bello, Jaquesta Adams. (Not pictured: Jayla Adams, Alexia Moore, Nia Pollard)
Clayborne Research group 2017
Members of the Clayborne Group Summer 2017. Front (Left to Right): Lihn My Hoang, Dr. Clayborne, Kyung-Shin Suh. Middle: Abrar Alnafisah, Andy Frojd. Rear: Dung Nguyen, Tielyr Creason.