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Further information about current graduate students and post-doctoral associates is available on the group website.

Current students and collaborators

Graduate students

Elia Altabet
Betul Uralcan
Daniel Kozuch

Undergraduate students

Andreia Fenley

Post-doctoral associates

Folarin Latinwo
Mohammad Navaid Khan
Gül Zerze

Visitors and Collaborators

Frank H. Stillinger (Princeton)
Brian Pethica (Princeton)
Ruth Lynden-Bell (Cambridge)
H. Eugene Stanley (Boston)
C. Austen Angell (Tempe)
Peter Rossky (Austin)
Claudio Cerdeiriña (Vigo)
Teresa Head-Gordon (Berkeley)
Diannan Lu (Tsinghua)
Horacio Corti (Buenos Aires)

Former students and collaborators

Graduate Students (Ph.D.)

  • Michael A. D’Antonio (1989)
  • Carolyn L. Bolton (with W.B. Russel) (1989)
  • Irena B. Petsche (1991) - Irena is currently Vice President for Professional Services at Heartbeat Software. Read this news article for more information.
  • Jean W. Tom (1993) - Jean is currently Director of Development Engineering, Process Research and Development, at the Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Bristol Myers-Squibb.
  • Steven S. Borick (1995) - Steve is a currently Professor in the Chemistry Department at Scottsdale Community College in Scottsdale, Arizona. Visit Steve's home page for more information.
  • Janna K. Taylor-Maranas (with W.W. Graessley and S.K. Kumar) (1997) - Janna is currently Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at Pennsylvania State University. Visit Janna's home page for more information.
  • David S. Corti (1997) - David is currently Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at Purdue University. Visit Dave's home page for more information.
  • Michael Winters (1999) - Mike is currently Research Fellow in the Bioprocess Research and Development Department at Merck Research Laboratories, West Point, Pennsylvania
  • Christopher J. Roberts (1999) - Chris is currently Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Delaware. Visit Chris's home page for more information.
  • Jane F. Werling (2001) - Jane is currently Research Scientist in Baxter Healthcare Corporation's Medication Delivery/Bio Pharma Solutions division. Visit Baxter's BioPharma Solutions web page for further details.
  • Thomas M. Truskett (with S. Torquato) (2001) - Tom is currently the Paul D. & Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. Visit Tom's home page for more information.
  • Vincent K. Shen (2002) - Vince is currently a member of the Computational Chemistry Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Visit Vince's web page for more information.
  • Melissa R. Feeney Wasserman (2003) - Melissa is a 2008-2010 Petrie-Flom Academic Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics.
  • Michael Scott Shell (with A.Z. Panagiotopoulos) (2005) - Scott is currently Assistant Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Visit Scott's home page for more information.
  • Sau Lawrence Lee (2006) - Lawrence is currently at the Food and Drug Administration's Science Group, Office of Generic Drugs. Visit the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research's web page for more information.
  • Thomas F. O'Connor (with J.D. Carbeck) (2007) - Tom is a Senior Engineer in the Measurement and Automation Projects section of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company.
  • Bryan A. Patel (2008) - Bryan is currently a Senior Engineer in the Chemical Engineering Technology section of ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company.
  • Swaroop Chatterjee (2008) - Swaroop is currently a Quantitative Developer in the Sales, Research and Analytics group of Credit Suisse Securities USA.
  • Thomas G. Lombardo (2010) - Tom is currently a research engineer with Areté Associates.
  • Andrew L. Ferguson (with A.Z. Panagiotopoulos) (2010) - Andy is currently Assistant Professor in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Visit Andy’s web page for more information.
  • Santiago Romero-Vargas Castrillón (2011) - Santiago is currently a post-doctoral associate at the Chemical Engineering department at Yale University.
  • Theresa Cho (2012) - Theresa is currently a post-doctoral associate at the Department of Physics, Chemistry and Biology (IFM), Molecular Biotechnology Division, at Linköping University in Sweden.
  • Harold Hatch (2013)
  • Zane Shi (2014)
  • Kevin Daly (with J.B. Benziger and A.Z. Panagiotopoulos) (2014)
  • Lichao Cai (with S. Sundaresan) (2016)
  • Francesco Ricci (2016)
  • Joseph Vella (with A.Z. Panagiotopoulos) (2017)
  • Sang Beom Kim (2017)

Graduate Students (M.S.E.)

  • Duane S. Halverson (1989)
  • V.S. Raghavan (1990)
  • Ananthu S. Chakravarthi (1993)
  • Murat M. Atakan (1995)
  • Xianmin Kwauk (1999)


Post-Doctoral Associates

  • Rahoma S. Mohamed (1987-89) - Rahoma was Professor of Chemical Engineering at the State University of Campinas, Brazil, until his untimely death in April, 2004.
  • Yannis Yentekakis - Yannis is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Sciences and Director of the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry and Chemical Processes, at the Technical University of Crete, Greece.
  • David Heath
  • Gio-Bin Lim (1990-91) - Gio-Bin is currently Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Suwon, Korea.
  • Ariel A. Chialvo (1989-91) - Ariel is currently a member of the Aqueous Chemistry and Geochemistry Group, Chemical Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Visit Ariel's home page for more information.
  • Sang-Do Yeo (1992-94) - Sang-Do is currently Professor of Chemical Engineering at Kyungpook National University, Korea. Visit Sang-Do's home page for more information.
  • Barbara Knutson (1994-95) - Barbara is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky. Visit Barbara's home page for more information.
  • Pascale Subra (1994-95) - Pascale is currently Director of Research and Group Leader at the Laboratoire d'Ingénierie des Matériaux et des Hautes Pressions, CNRS, Paris, France. Visit Pascale's group's home page for more information.
  • Srikanth Sastry (1996-97) - Sri is currently Associate Professor at the Jawarharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India. Visit Sri's home page for more information.
  • Gabriel Luna-Bárcenas (1997-98) - Gabriel is currently at the Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados, Unidad Querétaro, Mexico.
  • Markus Weber (1998-99)
  • Marcel Utz (1999-00) - Marcel is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Virginia. Visit Marcel's home page for more information.
  • Jeffrey Errington (1999-01) - Jeff is currently Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo. Visit Jeff's home page for more information.
  • Francisco Chávez-Rios (2002-03) - Francisco is currently in the Market Analysis and Research Group in TransAlta, a power generation company based in Calgary. Visit TransAlta's web page for more information.
  • Subhranil De (2003) - Subhranil is is an Assistant Professor of Physics at Indiana University Southeast.
  • Nicolás Giovambattista (2004-08) - Nicolás is currently an Assistant Professor of Physics at CUNY’s Brooklyn College.
  • Sapna Sarupria (2009-12) – Sapna is currently an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at Clemson University.
  • Jeremy Palmer (2011-14) – Jeremy is currently an Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at University of Houston.
  • Amir Haji-Akbari
  • Rakesh Singh


Undergraduate Students (Senior Thesis)

  • Joseph P. Formica (1986)
  • Edmond D. McCarthy (1987)
  • Sean T. Foley (1989)
  • Maria A. Maruca (1990)
  • Spencer Lin (1990)
  • Julia T. Tung (1991)
  • Eric K. Lin (1991)
  • Michael J. Connolly (1993)
  • Michael A. Anderson (1995)
  • David Z. Frankel (1997)
  • George A. Karayiannakis (1997)
  • Kenneth Lee (1999)
  • Catherine P. Lewis (2000)
  • Denise Ng (2000)
  • Deepak Muthapa (2001)
  • Shravanthi Reddy (2001)
  • Kelly C. O'Hara (2003)
  • Andrea Hafeman (2005)
  • Lauren Ridge (2008)
  • Paul Ginart (2010)
  • Victoria Hwang (2013)
  • Evan Sparano (2016)
  • Laura Tociu (2016)


Visiting Faculty

  • Robin Speedy (1994)
  • Hiroshi Inomata (1994)
  • Luis-Paulo Rebelo (1997)
  • Howard Reiss (1997)
  • Peter Swejda (1998)
  • Lesser Blum (2001, 2004)
  • Ruth Lynden-Bell (2003)
  • Santiago Lago-Aranda (2003)
  • Charusita Chakravarty (2005)
  • Aydin Sunol (2009,2010)
  • Alberto Striolo (2011)
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