Simon, Sandra
sandram4@uwm.eduChemistry Building 528

Simon, Sandra


Expected Year of Graduation: 2016
Research Lab: Professor Bennett
Major Area of Focus: Inorganic Chemistry
Minor Area of Focus: Physical Chemistry

Thesis: A Theoretical Analysis on the Zintl-klemm Concept and Its Extensions

Previously Attended

UW-Milwaukee, 2006-2010, Chemistry/Criminal Justice

Why I like Chemistry

I like chemistry because it allows me to explore the possibilities one can find when our curiosity leads us down a merry unknown road.

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

The people and the dedication they show to their work makes me want to be a part of that.

Favorite things to do in Milwaukee

What can't you do in Milwaukee?! Its great. You name it and it's out there.

Research Goals

To learn more about the workings behind the formation and the determination of a lattice structure for inorganic compounds.


  • Jane Bradley Pettit Life Impact Scholarship
  • Durward Layde Memorial Fellowship
  • Lab for Surface Science (LSS) Summer Student Symposium - Best Undergraduate Poster
  • Sophomore Honors: Deans’s Honor List