Group Members

Principal Investigatorcaleb

Prof. Caleb Martin

Caleb_D_Martin@baylor.edu

Education:
BSc. Mount Allison University 2007
PhD. Western University 2011
Post Doc UC San Diego 2013

Professional Positions:
Assistant Professor Baylor University 2013-present

Caleb grew up in New Brunswick, Canada and attended Mount Allison University for his BSc. While there he worked with Glen Briand on indium chemistry and Steve Westcott on palladium catalysis. In 2007 he moved to Western University to work on chalcogen and phosphorus chemistry with Paul Ragogna. Upon graduation in 2011, he moved to the US to work for Guy Bertrand on carbene chemistry at UC San Diego. In 2013 he accepted a position at Baylor University.

Post Doctoral Researchers

Xiaojun Su

BS. China University of Geosciences 2011
MS. Beijing Institute of Technology 2013
PhD. Tsinghua University 2016
Post Doc University of Mississippi 2016-2019
Post Doc Baylor University 2019-Present

 

 

 

Graduate Students

Kristen Bluer

B.S. Saginaw Valley State University 2017
Graduate Studies Baylor University 2017-Present

Kristen is from Michigan and attended Saginaw Valley State University for her BS. As an undergraduate, she worked at Dow Chemical synthesizing siloxane polymers. In 2017, Kristen began work in the Martin group at Baylor.

 

 

Tyler Bartholome

B.S. Texas A & M 2018
Graduate Studies Baylor University 2018-Present

Tyler is from Lake Jackson, Texas and attended Texas A&M University for his BS in chemical engineering. As an undergraduate, he worked as an intern at BASF. In 2018, Tyler began work in the Martin group at Baylor.

 

 

John Tidwell

B.S. Cameron University 2018
Graduate Studies Baylor University 2018-Present

 

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Students

Jesse Martinez 

B.S. Baylor 2019

Jesse is a fourth year student from Houston, TX and joined the group in 2016.

 

 

 

Kate Rojales

B.S. Baylor 2022

Kate is a first-year chemistry student from Atlanta, Georgia, who began working with the group in 2019.

Technical Support

Olive

Olive joined the group in November 2016. She lived her first 6 and a half years in Austin before moving to Waco.