Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Ph.D.     Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY                                8/2015

M.Phil.  Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY                                 2/2014

M.A.      Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York, NY                                 5/2011

B.S.       Department of Chemistry, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA                             5/2010
               with Distinction


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2015-18
        Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
        Advisor: Prof. Samuel Stupp

  • Exploring the self-assembly of organic/inorganic hybrid materials

Graduate Student, 2010-15
        Columbia University, New York, NY
        Advisor: Prof. Jonathan Owen

  • Developed a method of controlling nanocrystal synthesis through precursor structure
  • Studied the kinetics of nucleation and growth of semiconducting nanocrystals

Undergraduate Senior Thesis, 2009-10
        Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA
        Advisor: Prof. Hal Van Ryswyk

  • Established a modular synthesis for a homologous series of zinc porphyrin dyes for use in dye sensitized solar cells

NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates, 2009
        Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University, Houston, TX
        Advisor: Prof. Emilia Morosan

  • Grew and characterized novel R5M3 (R = rare earth; M = metal) crystal species, focusing on the relationship between the crystal structure and physical properties

Student Research Intern, 2005-07
        Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
        Advisor: Dr. James Amonette

  • Monitored the time-dependence of fertilizer release into soil systems
  • Measured adsorption isotherms for soil enzymes on charcoal and fly ash to determine affects on CO2 sequestration when used as soil additives

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

Self-Assembly Subgroup Leader, Stupp Laboratory, 2017-18
President, Columbia University Graduate Student Council (GSAC), 2014-15
Executive Committee of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Columbia University, 2014-15
Finance Chairman, Columbia University Graduate Student Council, 2013-14
Chemistry Department Representative, Columbia University Graduate Student Council, 2012-13
Co-chair, Chemistry Synthesis Symposium (Seminar Series), Columbia University, 2013
Treasurer, Women in Science at Columbia University, 2011-12


 TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Materials and Nano Chemistry – Northwestern University Chem. 307/407
        Instructor with Prof. Samuel Stupp, Fall 2017

Chemical Synthesis of Materials  – Northwestern University Mat. Sci. 336
        Instructor with Prof. Samuel Stupp, Spring 2017

General Chemistry I – Columbia University Chem. 1405
        Teaching Assistant with Prof. Ann McDermott, Fall 2010
        Teaching Assistant with Prof. Richard Frisker, Fall 2011

General Chemistry Laboratory – Columbia University Chem. 1500
        Teaching Assistant,  Summer 2010, Spring 2011 


MENTORING EXPERIENCE

Aaron Jaconson, Northwestern Dept. of Biomed. Eng. Undergraduate, 2017 – 2018
Samuel Lobo, Northwestern Dept. of Chem. Eng. Undergraduate, 2016 – 2018
James Passarelli, Northwestern Chemistry Graduate Student, 2015 – Present
Rajat Chandra, Columbia Engineering & Applied Science Undergraduate, 2015
Aidan Graham, Columbia College Undergraduate, 2014-15
Gregory Cleveland, Columbia College Undergraduate, 2013 – 2015
        Bersohn Award for Top Undergraduate Research in Inorganic/Physical Chemistry (2016)
Bert Vancura, Columbia College Undergraduate, 2012 – 2015
        Bersohn Award for Top Undergraduate Research in Inorganic/Physical Chemistry (2015)


AWARDS, HONORS, & FELLOWSHIPS

Future Faculty Workshop Attendee, Case Western Reserve University, 7/2017
Winner, Best Distinguished Young Scholars Seminar Series Presenter, University of Washington, 9/2016
Young Alumni Speaker, Columbia University Graduate Student Orientation, 9/2016
ACS Inorganic Division Graduate Student Travel Award, 7/2014
Honorable Mention, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, 4/2011
Rice Quantum Institute Award, 23rd Annual Rice Quantum Institute Colloquium, 8/2009
Clay-Wolkin Fellow in Environmental Science, Harvey Mudd College, 2007-08
Spacapan Memorial Scholarship for Volunteer Service, Harvey Mudd College, 9/2008
President’s Call to Service Award, presented by President G. W. Bush, 7/2008
Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 2006
Hall-McElwain Merit Scholarship from the National Eagle Scout Association, 2006


PRESENTATIONS

Hendricks, M. P., Passarelli, J. V.; Lobo, S.; Palmer, L. C.; Stupp, S. I.; “Determining how the molecular structure of peptide amphiphiles influences the energy landscape of their assembly into one-dimensional supramolecular fibers.” ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC. 20 August 2017.

Hendricks, M. P., Campos, M. P., Cleveland, G. T., Jen-La Plante, I., Hamachi, L., Owen, J. S.; “Using precursors to control nanomaterial synthesis: Tunable libraries of thiourea and selenourea precursors for metal chalcogenide nanocrystals.” ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC. 23 August 2017. 

Hendricks, M. P., Campos, M. P., Cleveland, G. T., Jen-La Plante, I., Hong, S., Owen, J. S.; “Using Precursors to Control Nonmaterial Synthesis: A Library of Substituted Thiourea Precursors for Metal Sulfide Nanocrystal Synthesis.” Department Seminar, University of Washington Department of Chemical Engineering . 27 June 2016.
        Invited Talk

Hendricks, M. P., Campos, M. P., Cleveland, G. T., Jen-La Plante, I., Hong, S., Owen, J. S.; “The Nucleation and Growth of Nanometer Scale Colloidal Crystals.” Boston Regional Inorganic Conference, Worcester, MA. 13 June 2015.
        Invited Talk

Hendricks, M. P., Campos, M. P., Cleveland, G. T., Jen-La Plante, I., Hong, S., Owen, J. S.; “A Library of Substituted Thiourea Precursors for Metal Sulfide Nanocrystal Synthesis.” ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA. 11 August 2014.
        Invited Talk

Hendricks, M. P., Owen, J. S.; “On the Conversion of Cd(S2PPh2)2 to CdS Nanocrystals.” Synthesis Symposium, Department of Chemistry, Columbia University. 1 March 2013.

Hendricks, M. P., Cossairt, B. M., Owen, J. S.; “Cadmium Bis-(diphenyldithiophosphinate) as a Precursor for CdS Nanocrystal Synthesis.” ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 22 August 2012.

Hendricks, M. P., Owen, J. S.; “Developing a Precursor Molecule for CdS Nanocrystal Synthesis.” DOE Energy Frontier Research Center, Columbia University. 20 April 2012.

Cossairt, B. M., Hendricks, M. P., Owen, J. S.; “Tuning the Surface Structure and Optical Properties of CdSe clusters Using Coordination Chemistry” ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA. 28 March 2012.

Hendricks, C. Giammanco “Improving Dye Sensitized Solar Cells (DSSC).” 2010 Senior Thesis Defense. Chemistry Department, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, CA. 6 May 2010.


POSTERS

Hendricks, M. P., Campos, M. P., Hamachi, L. E., Cleveland, G. T., Jen-La Plante, I., Owen, J. S.; “A Library of Substituted Thiourea Precursors for Metal Sulfide Nanocrystal Synthesis.” Gordon Research Conference: Colloidal Semiconducting Nanocrystals. 5 Aug 2016.

Hendricks, M. P., Campos, M. P., Cleveland, G. T., Jen-La Plante, I., Hong, S., Owen, J. S.; “A Library of Substituted Thiourea Precursors for Metal Sulfide Nanocrystal Synthesis.” Gordon Research Conference: Colloidal Semiconducting Nanocrystals. 22 July 2014.

Hendricks, M. P., Choi, J.J., Anderson, N.C, Owen, J. S.; “Chemical Control of Nanocrystals: Syntheses and Surfaces.” DOE Energy Frontier Research Center, Columbia University Retreat. 8 May 2013.

Hendricks, M. P., Cossairt, B. M., Owen, J. S.; “Synthetic Control of Nanomaterial Properties.” DOE Energy Frontier Research Center, Columbia University Retreat. 2 June 2012.

Cossairt, B. M., Hendricks, M. P., Owen, J. S.; “Cadmium Dichalcogenophosphinates: Tuning Nanocrystal Crystallization via Inorganic Reaction Chemistry.” Gordon Research Conference: Inorganic. June 2012.

Cossairt, B. M., Hendricks, M. P., Owen, J. S.; “Influence of Precursor Chemistry and Ligand Choice on the Growth and Photophysical Properties of CdSe Clusters.” Gordon Research Conference: Clusters. 24 July 2011.

Hendricks, M. P. and Morosan, E.; “Physical Properties of the R5Pb3 Compounds (R = Y, Gd – Yb).” 23rd Annual Rice Quantum Institute Research Colloquium. 7 August 2009.
        Rice Quantum Institute Award for Outstanding Poster


PUBLICATIONS

Hendricks, M.P.; Sato, K.; Palmer, L.C.; Stupp, S.I.; Acc. Chem. Res., ASAP. "Supramolecular Assembly of Peptide Amphiphiles"

Campos, M.; Hendricks, M.P.; Beecher, A.N.; Walravens, W.; Swain, R.A.; Cleveland, G. T.; Hens, Z.; Sfeir, M.Y.; Owen, J.S.; JACS, 2017, 139 (6), 2296-2305 . “A Tunable Library of Selenourea Precursors to PbSe Nanocrystals with Size Distributions Near that Homogeneous Limit”

Hendricks, M. P.; Campos, M. P.; Cleveland, G. T.; Jen-La Plante, I.; Owen, J. S. Science, 2015, 348, 1226-1230. “A Tunable Library of Substituted Thiourea Precursors to Metal Sulfide Nanocrystals”
        Featured in RSC’s Chemistry World

Anderson, N.C., Hendricks, M.P., Choi, J.J., Owen, J.S.; JACS, 2013, 135, 18536-18548. “On the Dynamic Stoichiometry of Metal Chalcogenide Nanocrystals: Spectroscopic Studies of Metal Carboxylate Binding and Displacement”

*Garcia-Rodriguez, R.; *Hendricks, M. P.; Cossairt, B. C.; Liu, H.; Owen, J. S.; Chem. Mater., 2013, 25(8), 1233-1249.  “Conversion Reactions of Metal Chalcogenide Nanocrystal Precursors” *Equal Contribution

Hendricks, M. P.; Cossairt, B. C.; Owen, J. S.; ACS Nano, 2012, 6(11), 10054-10062.  “The Importance of Nanocrystal Precursor Conversion Kinetics: Mechanism of the Reaction between Cadmium Carboxylate and Cadmium Bis(diphenyldithiophosphinate)”


PATENTS

Hendricks, M.P., Campos, M. P., Owen, J. S. “Substituted Thiourea Precursors to Metal Sulfide Nanoparticles Including Nanocrystals." 13 January 2016. Provisional Patent.

Hendricks, M.P., Campos, M. P., Cleveland, G. T., Jen-La Plante, I., Owen, J. S. “Methods of Producing Metal Sulfides, Metal Selenides, and Metal Sulfides/Selenides Having Controlled Particle Size." 13 January 2016. Provisional Patent

Hendricks, M.P., Campos, M. P., Cleveland, G. T., Jen-La Plante, I., Owen, J. S. “Process for Preparing Compositionally Graded Nanostructured Materials from Sulfur and Selenium Compounds." 13 January 2016. Provisional Patent.