Nicholas Ernst

Nicholas is the oldest of the Gibb group and is often referred to as Nick the Elder. He grew up in the Chicago-land area and lived in the upper peninsula of Michigan on the shores of Lake Superior for a few years. During his 20’s Nick did various jobs including bartending, grounds keeping and janitorial work, small electronic sales, managing a loading dock at UPS CACH facility, working for a technology department at a school district, and various other manual labor jobs all while taking classes at various schools and figuring out which direction to take academically. Nick eventually attended Purdue University at Calumet and settled on chemistry as an academic focus. Since graduating Purdue University Nick has moved here to New Orleans to pursue graduate studies focusing on Supramolecular Chemistry. His interests include rock climbing, bushcraft, table-top gaming, and reading.

nernst@tulane.edu