Lucas B. Thompson


Professor Thompson received a B.A. in chemistry from the College of Wooster in 2003. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009 where he worked with Ralph Nuzzo’s group. From 2009-2011, he was a postdoc in Cathy Murphy’s group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2011, he joined the Chemistry Department at Gettysburg College as an Assistant Professor. In 2017, he was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor.

Current Students

 

Shelby Nicolau – Chemistry (’20)

Claire Benstead – Chemistry (’20)

Matt Coe – Chemistry (’21)

Paige Ashey – Chemistry (’21)

Vivian Soullaird – Chemistry (’22)

 

Lab Alumni

 

Jeremiah Johnston – BMB (’13)

Katie Wilson – Chemistry (’13)

Bryan Stokes-Cawley – Chemistry (’14)

Andrea Sitton – BMB (’14)

Aidan Caravana – Chemistry (’14)

Ida DiMucci – Chemistry (’15)

Laura Lee – Chemistry (’15)

Mike Counihan – Chemistry (’16)

Kevin Lerner – BMB (’17)

Celina Harris – Chemistry (’17)

Thomas Brock – BMB (’18)

Rich Gawel – BMB (’18)

Fontaine McFeaters – Chemistry (’18)

Aphra Murray – Chemistry (’18)

Siyan Chen – Chemistry (’18)

Josh Wagner – Chemistry/Math (’19)

Amelia Hou – Chemistry (’19)

Sarah Kotchey – Chemistry (’21)

 

Recent Lab Pictures

Gettysburg College students and faculty at ACS Spring National Meeting in New Orleans, March 2018

Gettysburg College students and faculty at ACS Spring National Meeting in New Orleans, March 2018

Fontaine, Prof. Molenium, Aphra, Rich, and Prof. Thompson at ACS-MARM in Hershey, PA - June 2017

Fontaine, Prof. Molenium, Aphra, Rich, and Prof. Thompson at ACS-MARM in Hershey, PA – June 2017

Rich, Nittany Lion, Celina, and Fontaine at ISCC at PSU-Berks - April 2017

Rich, Nittany Lion, Celina, and Fontaine at ISCC at PSU-Berks – April 2017

Fontaine, Celina, Rich, and Kevin at ACS in San Francisco - April 2017

Fontaine, Celina, Rich, and Kevin at ACS in San Francisco – April 2017

Summer Research Groups in the Chemistry Department

2012 Summer Research Group

2013 Summer Research Group

2014 Summer Research Group

2015 Summer Research Group

2016 Summer Research Group


2017 Summer Research Group

2018 Summer Research Group