The very nature of science is discoveries, and the best of those discoveries are the ones you don’t expect.

-Neil deGrasse Tyson

Welcome to

The Saint-Louis Research Group

Dr. Carl J. Saint-Louis joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Kennesaw State University in the Fall 2020 Semester. His research group specializes in the discovery and characterization of new Fluorescent Organic Materials.


  • Dr. Saint-Louis was invited as a distinguished speaker to present his research on “Photo Electroswitchable Arylaminazobenzenes” at SERMACS at Birmingham, AL

  • May 4th, 2021 – Congratulations to graduate student researcher, Robert Hughley, for successfully presented his research thesis for approval. Robert is now a candidate to graduate with his MS degree in December 2021.

  • April 2021 – Congratulations to undergraduate researcher, Samuel Moore, for being awarded funds from the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Program (URCA) to start his research project.

    -Funding Source: The office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) at KSU.

  • The Saint-Louis Research Group has recently been awarded The 2020 Mentor Protégé Research Program Funding Award (2020-2021).

    – Funding Source: The College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at KSU