Andrew Dixon is a 5th PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. His work in the lab of Dr. Andrei Sanov is the study of small organic radicals and related species through gas-phase anion photoelectron velocity-map imaging spectrometry. His work focuses on understanding the electronic structure and stability of these often transient species. When not in lab, Andrew is an outdoors person for the most part; his hobbies include hiking, backpacking, and exploring. He is member of the Beta Tau Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma, a professional society for chemistry, in which he enjoys volunteering with outreach activities and helping out with departmental events.