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Stephen Goodlett

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Graduate Student

Born and raised in Jessamine Co. Kentucky. Attended University of Kentucky for four years and recieved a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.S. in Mathematics with a Physics Minor. Currently attending University of Georgia in anticipation of receiving a PhD in Chemistry.

Amateur Thomist.

Alter alterius onera portate, et sic adimplebitis legem Christi. Dominus regit me, et nihil mihi deerit. In loco pascuae ibi me collacavit.


Graduated from West Jessamine High School in 2016.

Graduated from University of Kentucky Summa Cum Laude with degrees in Chemistry and Mathematics as well as a minor in Physics.

Currently a first year PhD candidate at the University of Georgia.

Research Interests:

Applications of high accuracy quantum chemistry to novel systems of interest.

Selected Publications:

Exploiting Excited-State Aromaticity To Design Highly Stable Singlet Fission Materials: 10.1021/jacs.9b06346

Noncovalent Close Contacts in Fluorinated Thiophene–Phenylene–Thiophene Conjugated Units: Understanding the Nature and Dominance of O···H versus S···F and O···F Interactions with Respect to the Control of Polymer Conformation: 10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b01886

Major Professor

Graham Perdue Professor

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