Group


ViPER Group 2015

The ViPER Group welcomes interested visiting scholars to explore research opportunities in the areas of Lithium-ion, Lithium-Sulfur, and Sodium-ion batteries. Please submit your request to viper(at)purdue.edu.


Research Associates

Patrick Kim
Research Scholar

Email: kim2698(at)purdue.edu
Office: FRNY 2026




Jassiel Rolando Rodriguez Barreras
Visiting Scholar

Email: rodri571 (at)purdue.edu
Office: FRNY 2126

M. Sc.: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Center - UNAM
Ph. D.: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Center - UNAM




Graduate Researchers

Ryan Adams
Graduate Research Assistant
Co-advisor: Prof. Vilas Pol
Co-advisor: Prof. Arvind Varma

Email: adams265(at)purdue.edu
Office: FRNY 2016

2016 Graduate Research Symposium Second Place Poster Presentation
2015 Outstanding NanoDays Volunteer Award
2014 Purdue Chemical Engineering Centennial Fellowship

B. Sc.: University of California, California, U.S.A. (2014)


Sangjin Chung 
Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Prof. Vilas Pol

Email:chung192(at)purdue.edu

B. Sc.: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



Arthur Dysart
Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Prof. Vilas Pol

Google Scholar

Email: adysart(at)purdue.edu
Office: FRNY 2128

2016 Innovation for International Development (I2D) Third Place Presenter
2015 Outstanding NanoDays Volunteer Award
2015 Soybean Innovation Competition People's Choice Award
2014 BASF Energy & Sustainability Forum First Place Presenter
2014 PRF Assistantship
2013 Purdue Faculty Fellow

B. Sc.: New York University, New York, U.S.A. (2013)


Kyungho Kim
Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Prof. Jeffrey Youngblood
Co-advisor: Prof. Vilas Pol

Email: kim1797(at)purdue.edu
Office: MSE 302

B. Sc.: Korea University, South Korea (2013)
M. Sc.: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea (2014)


Daw Gen Lim
Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Prof. Vilas Pol
Co-advisor: Prof. Jeffrey Youngblood

Email: lim107(at)purdue.edu
Office: MSE 302

B. Sc.: Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A. (2014)


Parekh Mihit Hitendra
Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Prof. Vilas Pol

Email: parekhm(at)purdue.edu

B. Chem. Engg.: Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India (2015)


Jialiang Tang
Graduate Research Assistant
Advisor: Prof. Vilas Pol

Email: tang186(at)purdue.edu
Office: FRNY 2128

2015 Soybean Innovation Competition People's Choice Award
2015 Hoosier Heavy Hybrid Center of Excellence Fellowship
2014 BASF Energy & Sustainability Forum First Place Presenter

B. Sc.: University of Texas at Austin, Texas, U.S.A. (2011)


Undergraduate Research Assistants

Neal Amadeus Cardoza
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: ncardoza(at)purdue.edu

2017 Undergraduate Research Symposium First Place Presenter (Non-Senior category)
2017 ThinkSwiss Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


John Cullinan
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: jcullina(at)purdue.edu

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Nurul Zaty Fazil
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: nfazil(at)purdue.edu

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Harif Fontecha
Visting Undergraduate Research Assistant
June 2017 - November 2017
Email:hfontech(at)purdue.edu

Universidad Nacional de Colombia


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Mark Fratto
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: mfratto(at)purdue.edu

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Dong Hee Kim
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: kim1575(at)purdue.edu

2016 Undergraduate Research Symposium First Place Presenter (Non-Senior category)

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Jinze Xue
Visiting Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: xue108(at)purdue.edu

Nankai University, Tianjin, China





Alumni

Jonathan Angelo
Undergraduate Research Assistant
May 2014 – December 2014

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Anjela Arora
Undergraduate Research Assistant


Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Batkhongor Chagnaa
Visiting Undergraduate Research Assistant
June 2015 – July 2015

2015 AIAD Cadet Research Fellowship

U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, U.S.A.


Nicholas Dininger
Undergraduate Research Assistant
September 2014 – May 2015

2015 Soybean Innovation Competition People's Choice Award

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Roberto Esparza
Visiting Undergraduate Research Assistant

Universidad Tecnológica de Querétaro, Mexico


Dr. Vinodkumar Etacheri
Research Associate
February 2014 – August 2015

Google Scholar

Ph. D.: Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland (2011)


Hannah Harding
Visiting Graduate Research Assistant
July 2015

Tuskegee University, Alabama, U.S.A.


Seok-Min Hong
Visiting Research Assistant
Advisor: Prof. Ki Bong Lee


B. Sc.: Korea University, South Korea (2014)


Chulgi Nathan Hong
Undergraduate Research Assistant


Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Samrudhi Joshi
Summer Research Apprentice
June 2015 – July 2015

Neuqua Valley High School, Illinois, U.S.A.


Daniel Kyungbin Kye
Undergraduate Research Assistant


Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Breland Lee
Visiting Undergraduate Research Assistant
May 2014 – August 2014

2014 Summer Research Opportunity Program Fellowship

Tuskegee University, Alabama, U.S.A.


Kay Lee
Undergraduate Research Assistant


Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Claudia E. Z. Lugo
Visiting Undergraduate Research Assistant

Universidad Tecnológica de Querétaro, Mexico


Xin Li Phuah
Undergraduate Research Assistant


2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship
2015 Chevron EPICS Scholarship

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Shu Yi Neoh
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: sneoh(at)purdue.edu

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Gholamreza Reza Rostamikia
Research Scholar


Ph. D.: Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania , U.S.A. (2011)


Ram Saraswat
Undergraduate Research Assistant
August 2014 – May 2015

2015 Soybean Innovation Competition People's Choice Award

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Saúl Villagómez Salas
Undergraduate Research Assistant


Universidad Tecnológica de Querétaro, Mexico


Emmett Wilber
Undergraduate Research Assistant
November 2014 - April 2015

Purdue University, Indiana, U.S.A.


Yunpu Tommy Zhao
Visiting Undergraduate Research Assistant
May 2015 - December 2015

Nankai University, Tianjin, China