Fenske, Tyler
Chemistry Building

Fenske, Tyler

Chemistry & Biochemistry

Expected Year of Graduation: 2019
Research Lab: Dr. Schwabacher
Major Area of Focus: Organic Synthesis
Minor Area of Focus: Molecular Recognition

Thesis: A Study in Molecular Recognition: Synthesis of a Β-sheet Mimic & Quantitation of Metal Ions in Aqueous Solutions Through Solid Supported Semi-selective Chemosensors

Previously Attended

  • University of Wisconsin - Baraboo/Sauk County, 2009-2011
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, 2011-2013, B.S., Chemistry

Why I like Chemistry

I enjoy chemistry because it allows to me to understand pretty much everything going on around me.

Why I chose the Chemistry and Biochemistry Program at UW-Milwaukee

I really enjoyed working with Dr. Schwabacher as an undergraduate and I felt I could learn a lot from him while pursuing my PhD.

Favorite things to do in Milwaukee

Brewer's Games!

Research Goals

To become very well versed in synthesis and mechanistic analysis.