Alumni

 

Visiting Professors

Susan Odom (dec.)
Years in group: 2018
Associate Professor, University of Kentucky

Visiting Scholars

Matteo Gigli
Years in group: 2017-2018
Currently an Assistant Professor, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

 

Postdoctoral Associates

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Yasser Ashraf Gandomi

Years in group: 2018-2020
Currently an Energy Storage Scientist, XL Batteries
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Amira Alazmi

Years in group: 2019-2020
Currently an Assistant Professor of Chemical Science and Dean for Academic Affairs at University Colleges at Nairiyah, University of Hafr Al Batin
Antoni Forner Cuenca
Years in group: 2017-2018
Currently an Assistant Professor, Eindhoven University of Technology
Research website
Sujat Sen
Years in group: 2016-2018
Currently an Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Faculty page
Chaerin Kim
Years in group: 2015-2017
Currently a Research Scientist, International Institute for Carbon-Neutral Energy Research
Liang Su
Years in group: 2013-2017
Currently a Research Scientist, Form Energy, Inc.

Emily Carino
Years in group: 2013-2016
Currently a Materials Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

Kyler Carroll
Years in group: 2013-2015
Currently a Battery Cell Engineer, Rivian

Apurba Sakti
Years in group: 2014-2016
Currently a Research Scientist, MIT Energy Initiative

Graduate Students

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Kevin Tenny

Years in group: 2018-2021
Currently an MBA student, MIT Sloan

 

Thesis: Combining Computation and Experimentation for Accelerated Understanding of Electrode Microstructure in Redox Flow Batteries
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Katharine Greco

Years in group: 2017-2021
Currently a Fellow, ARPA-E

 

Thesis: On the Impact of Electrode Properties and Their Design for Redox Flow Battery Performance
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McLain Leonard

Years in group: 2016-2021
Currently an Electrochemical Engineer, PARC

 

Thesis: Engineering Gas Diffusion Electrodes for Electrochemical Carbon Dioxide Upgrading

Michael Orella

Years in group: 2015-2020
Currently an Associate, Exponent

 

Thesis: Models Across Multiple Length Scales to Advance Biomass Upgrading

 

Jeff Kowalski

Years in group: 2014-2019
Currently the Head of the Battery Lab and Research, Titan AES

 

Thesis: Evaluation of Redox Active Organic Molecules for Use in Nonaqueous Flow Batteries

 

John Barton

Years in group: 2014-2019
Currently a Senior Engineer, Dow Chemical

 

Thesis: Analysis of Electrochemical and Transport Properties in Redox Flow Batteries

 

Steven Brown

Years in group: 2014-2018
Currently a Development Specialist, Linde plc

 

Thesis: Catalysis and Reaction Engineering for the Electrochemical Conversion of CO2 to CO

 

Tom Carney

Years in group: 2015-2018
Currently a Product Manager, CAMX Power

 

Thesis: Convection Enhanced Electrochemical Energy Storage

 

Jarrod Milshtein

Years in group: 2014-2017
Currently a Senior Manager of Battery Module Engineering, Form Energy, Inc.
Thesis: Electrochemical engineering of low-cost and high-power redox flow batteries

Miao Wang

Years in group: 2015-2017
Currently works at Dow Chemical

Dafu Zhang

Years in group: 2013-2014
Currently a Quantitative Analyst in Singapore

Visiting Students

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Anne Niederdraenk
Years in group: 2019
Currently a PhD student, Technical University of Munich
Matthias Kornherr 
Years in group: 2018
Currently a PhD student, Technical University of Munich

Cedrik Wiberg

Years in group: 2017
Currently the CEO of Rivus Batteries
Vincent Dieterich
Years in group: 2016
Currently a Research Assistant, Technical University of Munich
Thomas Burger
Years in group: 2014-2015
Currently a Catalyst Developer for fuel cells, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies

Lukas Langenegger

Years in group: 2014
Currently the CEO & co-founder of hemotune

Undergraduates

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Jonathan Lee

MIT MRL REU Participant (2021)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, University of Michigan, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2021)
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Akram Ismail

MIT MSRP (2021)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering with a Minor in Computer Science (Class of 2022)
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Alec Nguyen

MIT UROP (2020-2021)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2022)
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Aba Kpeglo

MIT UROP (2019-2020)
Last known: Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2021)
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Nicole Munne

MIT UROP (2019-2020)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2022)
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Jude Bonesteel

MIT UROP (2019-2020)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2022)
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Tomás Herrera

MIT UROP (2019-2020)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2022)
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Destinee Hung

MIT UROP (2020)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering and Computer Science (Class of 2022)
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Hong Nguyen

MIT UROP (2020)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2023)
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Nicole Jacobsen

MIT UROP (2020)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2023)
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Nick Aiello

MIT UROP (2019-2020)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2022)

Jesse Hinricher

MIT UROP (2017-2019)
Currently a PhD Student, MIT, Materials Science and Engineering

Madeline Bundy

MIT UROP (2018-2019)
Currently an Associate, ADL Ventures
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Will Exson

MIT UROP (2019)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering (Class of 2022)
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James Obute

MIT Summer Research Program Participant (2019)
Currently a PhD Student, University of Texas at Austin, Chemical Engineering
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Nathan Ewell

MIT MRL REU Participant (2019)
Currently a PhD Student, MIT, Chemical Engineering

Katherine E. Stoll

MIT UROP (2018-2019)
Currently a PhD Student, MIT, Materials Science and Engineering

Grace Moore

Summer Research Intern (2018)
Graduate Student, Sciences Po, Policy Stream: Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Julianna La Lane Machado

MRL/MRSEC Summer Researcher (2018)
Undergraduate Student, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaüez, Mechanical Engineering (Class of 2021)

Zhirong (Justin) Fan

MRL/MRSEC Summer Researcher (2018)
Currently an Automation Engineer, NeoMatrix, Inc.
 

Yung Wei (Jessie) Hsiao

MIT UROP (2015-2018)
Currently a PhD Student, University of Delaware, Chemical Engineering

Emily Penn

MIT UROP (2017-2018)
Currently a PhD Student, Stanford University, Chemical Engineering

Alexandra Oliveira

MPC/CMSE Summer Scholar (2017)
Currently a PhD Student, University of Delaware, Chemical Engineering

Andres Badel

MIT UROP (2014-2017)
Currently an Engineer at a stealth mode startup

Changsu Cao

Visiting Undergraduate Student (2016)
Currently a PhD Student, Tsinghua University, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry

Jeremiah Collins

MIT UROP (2015-2016)
Currently a J.D. Candidate, NYU School of Law

Barbara Lima

MIT UROP (2015-2016)
Currently a Quality Engineer, Schlumberger

Daniel Newman

MIT UROP (2015-2016)
Currently a Consultant, Galt & Company

Steven Chavez

MSRP Summer Student (2014)
Currently a PhD Student, University of Michigan

Stephen Gaffley

MIT UROP (2015-2016)
Last Known: Mechanical Engineer, Contour Crafting Corporation

Catherine Groschner

MPC-CMSE Summer Student (2014)
Currently a PhD Student, UC Berkeley, Materials Science and Engineering

Catherine Liou

MIT UROP (2013-2015)
Last Known: Graduate Student, MIT, M.S. Chemical Engineering Practice

Jaime Rodriguez

MSRP Summer Student (2015)
Currently a PhD Student, University of Washington, Chemical Engineering and Data Science

Raja Selvakumar

MIT UROP (2013-2014)
Currently a PhD Student, Georgia Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering

Tamanna Urmi

MIT UROP (2015)
Currently a Data Science Consultant, a2i Programme

Lynn Yu

MIT UROP (2014-2015)
Last Known: Undergraduate Student, MIT, Mechanical Engineering

Jonathan Fakkema

MIT UROP (2016)
Currently a Reliability Test Engineer, Daimler Trucks North America

Alain Hyacinthe

MIT UROP (2016)
Currently a Senior Strategy & Innovation Analyst, Accenture

Kevin Tenny

MSRP Summer Student (2016)
Currently an MBA student, MIT Sloan

Victoria Yao

MRL/MRSEC Summer Researcher (2016)
Currently a Chemical Engineer, ExxonMobil

Kiera Gavin

MIT UROP (2017)
Currently a Development Coordinator, Cypress Creek Renewables

 

Alison Heuser

MIT UROP (2013)
Currently a Product Manager, Wayfair

 

Meghan Kenny

MIT UROP (2013)
Currently a Consultant, Bain & Company

 

David Silverstein

MIT UROP (2018)
Currently a Process Design Engineer, ExxonMobil

Geneva Casalegno

MIT UROP (2018)
Currently a Solar Design Engineering, Nexamp

Habeeb Salau

MIT UROP (2018)
Currently an Undergraduate Student, MIT, Computation and Cognition (Class of 2022)