NMR Laboratory Staff Information

Lab Director

Dean Olson, Ph.D. 

146 Roger Adams Lab
(217) 244-0564
Box 81-5
dolson@illinois.edu 

Responsibilities: Overall Lab Operations

Dean is originally from Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA.

Spectroscopist

Lingyang Zhu, Ph.D.

55 Noyes Laboratory
Box 34-1
(217) 333-6283
lingyang@illinois.edu 

Responsibilities: Solution NMR, Computers, Software, and System Administration

Originally from Liaoning province in China, Lingyang comes to us via Colorado where she spent several years in industry before moving to Illinois.

Spectroscopist

Andre Sutrisno, Ph.D.

55 Noyes Laboratory
Box 31-1
(217) 333-4997
asutrisn@illinois.edu 

Responsibilities: Solid-State NMR, Computers, Software, and System Administration

Andre grew up in Jakarta, Indonesia, and spent about 10 years in Canada before moving to Illinois.

Technical Assistant

Nikki Duay

146 Roger Adams Lab
Box 81-5
(217) 333-2041
nduay@illinois.edu 

Responsibilities: General Lab Operations, Newcomer Training, Cryogen Management, Accounting, Safety Compliance

Nikki is originally from the Philippines, and grew up speaking Tagalog. She comes to us from Kraft-Heinz in Champaign, where her kids thought she "cooked Mac and Cheese all day," but she was actually an analytical food chemist. Nikki has a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering.

Research Engineer

John Rosheck
Research Engineer 

121 Noyes Lab
(217) 244-6603
jrosheck@illinois.edu

Undergraduate Hourly

Damee Moon

dmoon8@illinois.edu

Responsibilities: Liquid nitrogen fills, spinner cleaning, bore swabs, odd jobs

Undergraduate Hourly

Aliza Siddiqui
Undergraduate Hourly 

asiddi48@illinois.edu

Responsibilities: Liquid nitrogen fills, spinner cleaning, bore swabs, odd jobs