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Fall 2017


Prof. Rakesh Agrawal received the Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research during the 2017 AIChE National Meeting.


Swapnil Deshmukh, Zheyu Jiang, Radhakrishna Tumbalamgooty, Taufik Ridha, and Parham Mobed presented their works during the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting.


Swapnil Deshmukh is recognized at the Chemical Engineering GSO Graduate Research Symposium for Best Poster in the Materials and Nanotechnology Category

Summer 2017


Swapnil Deshmukh and Ryan Ellis attend the Hands on Photovoltaic Experience (HOPE) educational conference and present their work on solution processed CIGSSe


Prof. Agrawal’s Sustainable Full Earth Concept Recognized in News Article from DNA


Dr. Rakesh Agrawal awarded NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) funding for graduate education in STEM fields


Scott McClary and Joseph Andler’s paper titled “Solution-Processed Copper Arsenic Sulfide Thin Films for Photovoltaic Applications” is published in the Journal of Materials Chemistry C


Joseph Andler presents a poster at the 2017 Crystal Growth and Assembly Gordon Research Conference entitled ” Luzonite Nanoparticle to Enrgaite Grain Polymorphic Transition for Thin-film Photovoltaics”


Taufik Ridha presents a poster at the 2017 EFRC-Hub-CMS PI Meeting entitled ” Systems-Level Molecular Mapping of Biomass-derived Molecules to Target Products”


Scott McClary is nominated for the Best Student Presentation Award at the 2017 PVSC


Scott McClary gives a talk at the 2017 Photovoltaic Specialist Conference in Washington DC titled, “Fabrication of Copper Arsenic Sulfide Thin Films from Nanoparticles for Application in Solar Cells”


Members

agrawal Rakesh Agrawal
Winthrop E. Stone Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering

FRNY 3053D
Purdue University
School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100
(765) 494-2257 (office)
(765) 494-0805 (fax)

Secretary

Melissa Melissa LaGuire

FRNY 3053
Purdue University
School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100

 

Post Doctoral Associates

Dr. Parham Mobed

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Graduate Students

EssamAlRuqobah Essam AlRuqobah
Third year
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Joeseph Andler Joseph Andler
Third year
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Jose Adrian Chavez Velasco
Second year
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Swapnil Deshmukh Swapnil Deshmukh
Third year
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Ryan Ellis Ryan Ellis
Third year
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XianYi Xian Yi Hu
Fourth year
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Zheyu Zheyu Jiang
Fourth year
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Yiru_Li Yiru Li
Third year
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Energy Systems Modeling
Tony Joseph Mathew
Second year
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Scott McClary Scott McClary
Fourth year
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David Rokke
Second year
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Taufik Ridha Taufik Ridha
Fourth year
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Krishna Radhakrishna Tumbalam Gooty
Third year
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Undergraduate Students

Louis Schroeder
Undergraduate – Junior
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Jacob Fields
Undergraduate – Senior
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Dwi Sutandar
Undergraduate – Junior
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Nate Brinkerhoff
Undergraduate – Junior
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Former Doctoral Students

Name Appointment Current Position
Dr. Anirudh Shenvi 2007-2012 In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Arun Giridhar 2005-2008 Post-doctoral researcher at Engineering Research Center for Structured Organic Particulate Systems in Purdue University In-2C-21px-R
Bethlehem Negash (M.S.) 2012-2014 In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Brian Graesar 2011-2017 TBD In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Bryce Walker 2009-2014 PTD Engineer at Intel Corporation In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Caleb Miskin 2011-2016 ASM In-2C-21px-R
Chinmay Joglekar (M.S.) 2011-2014 Graduate Research Assistant at Purdue University In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Chuck Hages 2010-2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at Helmholtz Zentrum Berlin In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Dhairya Metha 2009-2014 Process Researcher, Shell Technology Centre Bangalore In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Dharik S. Mallapragada 2008-2013 Advanced Researcher at ExxonMobil In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Easa Al-Musleh 2008-2014 In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Emre Gencer 2011-2016 Research associate at MIT In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Erik J. Sheets 2010-2015 Process Development Engineer at Johnson Matthey In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Gautham M. Ramapriya 2011-2016 Postdoctoral research associate at University of Wisconsin, Madison In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Grayson Ford 2006-2011 Engineering Manager at Lam Research In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Harshavardhan Choudhari 2009-2015 Scientist at SABIC In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Hye Yeon Park 2009-2014 Senior Engineer at Samsung Electronics In-2C-21px-R
Dr. John Degenstein 2011-2016 Three Cities Research, Inc. In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Joshua Huff 2010-2014 Refining Engineer at Marathon Petroleum Company In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Kevin brew 2010-2015 Postdoctoral Researcher at IBM In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Mahaprasad Kar 2005-2010 Refinery Optimization Engineer at Phillips 66 In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Mark Koeper 2012-2017 Intel in Portland In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Nathan Carter 2010-2015 Monsanto In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Navneet R. Singh 2005-2009 Principal Process Engineering at BayerCrop Science In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Piotr Gawecki 2008-2012 FCC Technologist at Shell Global Solutions In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Qijie Guo 2004-2009 Senior Research Investigator at DuPont In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Ruihong Zhang 2012-2016 Senior Process TD Engineer at Intel Corporation In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Robert Balow 2012-2015 NRC Postdoctoral Research Associate Fellow at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Rugved Pathare 2005-2010 Base Stock Technologist at ExxonMobil In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Sara Yohe 2008-2012 ExxonMobil In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Steve Mcleod 2011-2017 TBD In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Vinod Kumar Venkatakrishnan 2009-2014 Process Research Engineer at Shell In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Vishesh Shah 2006-2010 Associate Scientist at Dow Chemical In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Xin Zhao 2012-2017 Roche In-2C-21px-R
Robert Boyne (M.S.) 2014-2016 Process Engineering at Micron In-2C-21px-R

Former Postdoctoral Associates

Name Appointment Current Position
Dr. Caleb Miskin 2016-2017 ASM In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Grayson Ford 2011-2011 Engineering Manager at Lam Research In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Haibo Zhang 2010-TBD TBD In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Qijie Guo 2009-2011 Senior Research Investigator at DuPont In-2C-21px-R
Dr. Ulaganathan Nallasivam 2010-2011 Consultant (Process Solutions) at Yokogawa In-2C-21px-R

Former Undergraduate Researchers

Name Appointment Current Position
Cassie Campbell 2015-2016 TBD
Daw Gen Lim MSE Grad Student
Gaurav Mittal TBD
Jacob Haines TBD
Jeremy Weinstock 2009 TBD
Jordan Grommet 2016 TBD
Juan Munoz TBD
Lei Zhong TBD
Preston Fernandez 2016 TBD
Trey Sanfrey 2016 TBD
Yunjie Wang TBD
Aaron Gerber 2009 TBD
Ajay Raj 2010 TBD
Alvin Ang 2009 TBD
Andrew Nguyen 2010 TBD
Ankur Sarkar 2013-2014 TBD
Anthony Rogers 2009-TBD TBD
Bethany Mcllrath 2015 TBD
Conner Davis 2014-2015 TBD
Cori Bucherl 2008-2009 TBD
Eduardo Garza 2010 TBD
Evan Hanley 2011 TBD
Gang Duan 2011-2012 TBD
Aaron Gerber 2009-TBD TBD
James Meyer 2011-2012 TBD
Jarod Goh 2009 TBD
Jeremy Zeller 2009 TBD
Karim Chakroun 2014 TBD
Kevin Bock 2014-2015 TBD
Kyle King 2010 TBD
Luis Jimenez 2014 TBD
Matt Clifford 2010 TBD
Mingxuan Lu 2014-2015 TBD
Mohammed Al-kaki 2009-TBD TBD
Piyasit Wongareesanti 2010 TBD
Pulak Sharma 2007 TBD
Samantha Hahn 2010 TBD
Seonghyuk (Nic) Cho 2014-2015 TBD
Stephen Szczepaniak 2012,2014 TBD
Tyler Tekyl 2011 TBD
Tahsin Choudhury 2009 TBD
Vijay Raj 2011 TBD
Vlad Curteanu 2007 TBD
William Borror 2008-2009 TBD
Xiaojing (Jenny) Li 2015 TBD
Ye Yuan 2011-2012 TBD
Yelena Dracheva 2007 TBD
Yoo Rang Heo 2010 TBD
Yusheng Zhu 2015 TBD

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