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Our team

Principal Investigator

Dr. Carlos D. Garcia received his B.S. in Biochemistry and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the National University of Cordoba (Argentina) in 1996 and 2001, respectively. From 2002 to 2004, he was a postdoctoral fellow at Mississippi State University and Colorado State University under the supervision of Dr. W. Wilson and Dr. Charles Henry, respectively. In September of 2004, he joined UT San Antonio as an Assistant Professor of Analytical Chemistry. He was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2010 and to Professor in 2014. In Aug 2015, he joined Clemson University. Read more...

Associated Researchers

Dr. Federico J. V. Gomez graduated with a BS in Chemistry (2009) and a PhD in Chemistry (2015) from the National University of San Luis, Argentina under the supervision of Dr. María Fernanda Silva. Currently, he an independent reseracher (CONICET) is working on the development and characterization of disposable, sustainable and portable electrochemical sensors for food-related compounds. Read more...


Diego González Casamachin graduated from Univeridad del Valle (Colombia) with a BS in Chemical Engineering and is currently enrolled in a Master´s Program focused on Sustainable Processes at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo León (Mexico). He is currently visiting our lab learning about electrochemical methods to characterize ZnO/PPy catalysts employed in photocatalytic elimination of azo dyes in an annular continuos reactor.


Graduate Students

Paige Reed is graduated from WVU with a BS in Chemistry and worked as an undergraduate student with Dr. Lisa Holland. She joined our lab to implement electrochemical detection in uPADs.




We are looking for motivated students to join our team. If you are interested in working with us, please send me an e-mail. If you are interested in coming to Clemson as a graduate student, please check the Graduate School for the requirements to apply to our program. You can also request information by writting to chemistry@clemson.edu. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Undergraduate Students

Laura McCann is the youngest member of our lab and came to our lab as part of the EUREKA! Honors summer research program. Laura has done a great work in the field of protein adsorption and has already published her first paper. In her spare time, she enjoys competitive swimming and photography.







Lauren Skrajewski is a junior Chemistry B.S. major at Clemson University from New Jersey. Originally a chemical engineering major, switched to chemistry for the experience of labs. She is interested in Bioanalytical with a pharmaceutical focus. In her spare time she enjoys running, playing/coaching soccer, and volunteering at soup kitchens.





Roshan Mathi just joined our lab. Roshan is a junior majoring in Biological Sciences with a minor in microbiology and chemistry. He is interested in computer science, medicine, and bioinformatics. During his free time he volunteers as an EMR at the fire department and enjoys cooking for family and friends.







If you passed Analytical Chemistry (with a B or better) and are interested in performing research in our lab, please submit a CV (up to two pages, including current GPA) and a brief statement (1/2 page) describing your research interests. Students are strongly encouraged to be familiar with the active projects and recent publications from the lab.


Past members of the μAC Lab

Click here to check who has worked with us and where they came from!

You may also want to know learn about the graduate projects completed by students who graduated from our lab.