Former Group Members

Graduate Student Alumni

Degree Current Position
Ari Turkiewicz Ph.D. 2021 Postdoctoral Scholar, Harvard University
Naomi Biggins Ph.D. 2021 Associate, McKinsey & Company
Jesse Park Ph.D. 2021 Postdoctoral Scholar, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
Eugene Kim Ph.D. 2021 Process Engineer, Intel Corporation
David Jaramillo Ph.D. 2021 Co-founder & CTO, Verne
Mike Ziebel Ph.D. 2020 Postdoctoral Scholar, Columbia University
Colin Gould Ph.D. 2020 Postdoctoral Scholar, Princeton University
Khetpakorn "Job" Chakarawet Ph.D. 2020 Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Davis
Julia Oktawiec Ph.D. 2019 Postdoctoral Scholar, Northwestern University
Kristen Colwell Ph.D. 2019 Senior Process Engineer, Intel Corporation
Rodolfo Torres-Gavosto Ph.D. 2019 Senior Process Engineer, Intel Corporation
Rebecca Siegelman Ph.D. 2019 Research Scientist, DuPont de Nemours
Phil Bunting Ph.D. 2018 Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, San Diego
Lucy Darago Ph.D. 2018 Consultant, Boston Consulting Group
Matt Kapelewski Ph.D. 2018 Research Scientist, ExxonMobil
Doug Reed Ph.D. 2018 Postdoctoral Scholar, Columbia University
Mercedes Taylor Ph.D. 2018 Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
Mike Aubrey Ph.D. 2017 Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Jonathan Bachmann Ph.D. 2017 Postdoctoral Scholar, Stanford University
Miguel Gonzalez Ph.D. 2017 Postdoctoral Scholar, Harvard University
David Zee Ph.D. 2017 Postdoctoral Scholar, Northwestern University
Jordan Axelson Ph.D. 2016 Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Dianne Xiao Ph.D. 2016 Assistant Professor, University of Washington
Xiaowen Fang Ph.D. 2015 Postdoctoral Scholar, Harvard University
Dana Levine Ph.D. 2015 Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology
Jarad Mason Ph.D. 2015 Assistant Professor, Harvard University
Katie R. Meihaus Ph.D. 2015 Science Editor, University of California, Berkeley
Thomas M. McDonald Ph.D. 2015 Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer, Mosaic Materials
Brian Wiers Ph.D. 2015 Research Scientist, Kinestral Technologies
Eric D. Bloch Ph.D. 2014 Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
Zoey Herm Ph.D. 2014 Research Scientist, Kiverdi
Joe Zadrozny Ph.D. 2013 Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
Kenji Sumida Ph.D. 2012 ARC DECRA Research Fellow, University of Adelaide
Curtis Wray M.S. 2011 Chemist, Hewlett-Packard
T. David Harris Ph.D. 2010 Associated Principal Investigator, University of California, Berkeley
Jeffrey D. Rinehart Ph.D. 2010 Assistant Professor, University of California, San Diego
Danna Freedman Ph.D. 2009 F.G. Keyes Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Hemamala Karunadasa Ph.D. 2009 Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mircea Dincă Ph.D. 2008 W. M. Keck Professor of Energy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Lianne Beltran Ph.D. 2007 Editor, Wiley-VCH
Steven S. Kaye Ph.D. 2007 Co-Founder and CEO, Mosaic Materials
Eric J. Welch Ph.D. 2007 Research Scientist, Life Technologies
Louise Berben Ph.D. 2005 Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis
Allan Hee Ph.D. 2005 Component Specialist, Chevron Corporation
Nathan R. M. Crawford Ph.D. 2004 Modeling Facility Director, University of California, Irvine
Miriam V. Bennett Ph.D. 2003 Adjunct Professor, San Diego State University
Jennifer J. Sokol Ph.D. 2003 Research Scientist, 3M Corporation
Laurance G. Bauvais Ph.D. 2002 Assistant Professor, Point Loma Nazarene University
Matthew P. Shores Ph.D. 2002 Assistant Professor, Colorado State University
Eric G. Tulsky Ph.D. 2002 Hockey Analyst, Carolina Hurricanes
Polly A. Berseth M.S. 1999 Staff Scientist, Center for Hydrogen Research, Savannah River National Laboratory

Former Postdoctoral Scholars

Years Current Position
Megan Jackson 2019-2022 Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lena Maria Funke 2019-2022 Laboratory Team Leader, BASF
Hasan Babaei 2019-2022 Project Scientist, UC Berkeley
Tatsuya Higaki 2020-2022 Assistant Professor, Kyoto University
Adam Jaffe 2017-2021 Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
Suzanne Jansze 2019-2021 Senior Scientist, Impossible Foods
Dominik P. Halter 2018-2020 Junior Group Leader, Technische Universität München
Brandon Barnett 2016-2020 Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Alexander Forse 2016-2019 Principal Investigator, Cambridge University
Jovan Kamcev 2017-2019 Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
Jeff Martell 2015-2019 Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Michael McGuirk 2016-2019 Assistant Professor, Colorado School of Mines
Lindley Maxwell 2018-2019 Research Director, Autofagasta Region Scientific Technological Center - CICITEM
Phillip Milner 2015-2018 Assistant Professor, Cornell University
Tom Runcevski 2015-2018 Assistant Professor, Southern Methodist University
Yang Yang 2016-2018 Assistant Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
Günther Thiele 2015-2017 Junior Group Leader, Freie Universität Berlin
Hye Jeong Park 2014-2016 Postdoctoral Researcher, Texas A&M University
Gokhan Barin 2013-2016 CTO, Cyclopure, Inc.
Aravind Kumar Chandiran 2013-2016 Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Jiwoong Lee 2015-2016 Assistant Professor, University of Copenhagen
Zach Smith 2014-2016 Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Selvan Demir 2011-2015 Associate Professor, Michigan State University
Benjamin "Keith" Keitz 2012-2015 Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Austin
Farshid Ramezanipour 2013-2015 Assistant Professor, University of Louisville
Michael Nippe 2011-2014 Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University
Jeffrey van Humbeck 2012-2014 Assistant Professor, University of Calgary
Rob Ameloot 2012-2013 Research Professor, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Tae-Hyun Bae 2011-2013 Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University
Shuao Wang 2012-2013 Professor, Soochow University
Minyoung Yoon 2012-2013 Professor, Gachon University
Stephen Geier 2010-2012 Research Associate, Mount Allison University
Paulina Gomora 2010-2012 Consultant, PEMEX at Halliburton Oil Industry Logistics
Elizabeth Montalvo 2010-2012 Research Scientist, Chevron Corporation
Wendy Queen 2011-2012 Assistant Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne
David L. Rogow 2010-2012 Lecturer, University of California, Merced
Ming Lee Tang 2008-2012 Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside
Hye-Jin Choi 2004-2011 Research Scientist, Kinestral Technologies
Pierre Dechambenoit 2009-2010 Associate Professor, University of Bordeaux
Maw Lin Foo 2008-2010 Lecturer, National University of Singapore
Leslie J. Murray 2007-2010 Assistant Professor, University of Florida
Bettina Christle 2007-2009 Senior Chemist, Halio, Inc.
Deanna D'Alessandro 2007-2009 Assistant Professor, University of Sydney
Satoshi Horike 2007-2009 Assistant Professor, Kyoto University
Yoji Kobayashi 2008-2009 Assistant Professor, Kyoto University
Tarkeshwar Gupta 2008-2009 Associate Professor, University of Delhi
Maheswaran Shanmugam 2006-2009 Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology
Bart M. Bartlett 2005-2008 Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Jogendra Behere 2006-2008 Assistant Professor, National Institute of Science Education and Research in India
Aude Demessence 2007-2008 CNRS Researcher, IRCELYON Institute, Lyon
David Jenkins 2005-2008 Associate Professor, University of Tennessee
Navid Soheilnia 2007-2008 Senior Research Chemist, 3E Nano Inc.
Marty W. DeGroot 2004-2006 R&D Director, Dow Chemical Company
Won Seok Han 2005-2006 Research Professor, Kyoung-Sang University
Stosh Kozimor 2005-2006 Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Muralee Murugesu 2005-2006 Professor, University of Ottawa
In Su Lee 2004-2005 Associate Professor, Pohang University of Science and Technology
Stephanie Baudron 2002-2004 Research Director, Institute Le Bel, Strasbourg
Chang Seop Hong 2002-2003 Associate Professor, Korea University
Yoshiaki Tanabe 2002-2003 Research Fellow, Institute of Energy Innovation
Victor C. Lau 2001-2002 Knowledge Transfer Officer, City University of Hong Kong
Julie L. Heinrich 1997-1999 Intellectual Property Counsel, NOVA Chemicals