Chemistry Staff

Shari Baughman Portrait

Shari Baughman
Staff Research Associate II
E-mail:  sbaughman@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 784-8005
Office:  DMS 404

Shari Baughman works in the general chemistry stockroom (fourth floor, Davidson building) and sets up experiments for general chemistry teaching laboratories.

Chris Carson Portrait

Chris Carson
Staff Research Associate III
E-mail:  ccarson@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 784-6706
Office:  CB 017

Chemistry buyer/storekeeper Chris Carson purchases chemicals and lab equipment for use in chemistry research and supervises the main research stockroom (CB basement).  Chris receives and distributes chemicals and labware for the chemistry department.

Jake Holland picture

Jake Holland
Development Technician IV
E-mail:  jholland@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 784-7050
Office:  Machine Shop (LP B16)

Machinist Jake Holland fabricates specialized instruments for research projects in the department.  The machine shop capabilities include milling, lathe work, and vacuum welding.

Jennifer Hsueh
Staff Research Associate III
E-mail:  jhsueh@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 784-8027
Office:  DMS 306

Jennifer Hsueh works in the organic/analytical chemistry stockroom (third floor, Davidson building) and sets up experiments for organic chemistry teaching laboratories.

Phillip Keller Portrait

Phillip Keller
Staff Research Associate III
E-mail:  pkeller@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 784-6708
Office:  CB 107

Phil Keller works in the advanced chemistry stockroom (first floor, Chemistry building) and sets up experiments for various advanced chemistry teaching laboratories.

Susan Kinder
Administrative Assistant III
E-mail:  skinder@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 682-5760
Office:  CB 213

As Graduate Secretary, Susan Kinder maintains records and contracts for graduate students and applicants to the graduate program in Chemistry.

Janina Ruprecht
Staff Research Associate IV
E-mail:  jruprecht@unr.edu
Phone: (775) 682-5765
Office: CB 229

As Associate SIL Director, Nina Ruprecht maintains the department's powder diffraction instrumentation and assists Dr. Stephen Spain with SIL management and training.

Ekaterina Tsareva
NSHE Specialist I/Office Manager
E-mail:  etsareva@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 682-5770
Office:  CB 213

As Office Manager, Katie Tsareva supervises the office staff, monitors department programs, provides support to the department chair, and is the primary resource person for faculty and staff.

Gerard Wevers

Gerard Wevers
Development Technician III
E-mail:  gwevers@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 682-8302
Office:  Electronics Shop (LP B18)

As the Chemistry and Physics Electronics Technician, Gerard Wevers troubleshoots instrumental problems, repairs electronic devices, and builds needed circuits for research and teaching efforts in both departments. 

picture of Shirley Yang

Xiaoyan "Shirley" Yang
Staff Research Associate III
E-mail:  xiaoyany@unr.edu
Phone:  (775) 784-8003
Office:  DMS 404

Shirley Yang works in the general chemistry stockroom (fourth floor, Davidson building) and sets up experiments for general chemistry teaching laboratories.