Alumni


Name Position at Purdue Advisor(s) Graduation Year Current Employment
Songhyun Lee Post Doctoral Research Associate Raj Gounder 2022 Dow
Mykela Deluca Post Doctoral Research Associate Raj Gounder 2022 Mitra Chem
Elizabeth Bickel Graduate Research Assistant Raj Gounder 2022 Postdoc @ Prof. Aditya Bhan
Yinan Xu Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2022 Postdoc @ Prof. Juan de Pablo
Chei Wei Chang Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2022 Swift Fuels
Matthew Conrad Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2022 Boston Consultancy Group
Junxian Gao Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2022 Lam Research
Arunima Saxena Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2022 Dow
Jeremy Avray Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2022 Corteva
Siddarth Krishna Postdoctoral Research Associate Rajamani Gounder 2021 Assistant Professor @ University of Wisconsin
Laura Wilcox Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2021 Aramco
Siddharth Deshpande Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2021 Postdoc @ Prof. Dionisios Vlachos
Ranga Rohit Seemakurthi Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2021 Postdoc @ Prof. Núria López
Pushkar Ghanekar Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2021 Eli Lilly and Company
Jeffrey Lowe Postdoctoral Research Associate Jeffrey Greeley 2021 General Motors
Abhijit Talpade Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2021 Eastman
Trevor Lardinois Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2021 Exponent
Casey Jones Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder and Fabio Ribeiro 2021 Dow Chemicals
Garrett Mitchell Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2020 Intel
Claire Nimlos Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2020 Postdoc @ NREL
Nicole Libretto Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2020 Postdoc @ NREL
Johnny Zhu Chen Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2020 Postdoc @ Baltrusaitis Group at Lehigh University
Young Gul Hur Postdoctoral Research Associate Rajamani Gounder 2020 Hyundai Motor Company
Philip Kester Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2020 Dow Chemicals
Juan Vega-Vila Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2019 Postdoc @ Simonetti and Sant group at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Jason Bates Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2019 Postdoc @ Stahl Group at University of Wisconsin–Madison
Robert Warburton Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2019 Postdoc @ Hammes-Schiffer Group at Yale University
Brandon Bukowski Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2019 Postdoc @ Snurr Group at Northwestern University
Laryssa Cesar Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2019 Dow Chemicals
Ishant Khurana Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2019 Braskem
Ravi Joshi Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2019 Phillips 66
Stephen Purdy Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2019 Postdoc @ Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Cory Milligan Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2018 Intel
Arthur Shih Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2018 Postdoc @ Koper Group at Leiden University
Paulami Majumdar Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2018 Dow Chemicals
John Di Iorio Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2018 Postdoc @ Román-Leshkov Group at MIT
Michael Cordon Graduate Research Assistant Rajamani Gounder 2018 Postdoc @ Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Taufik Ridha Graduate Research Assistant Rakesh Agarwal 2018 ExxonMobil
Guanghui Zhang Postdoctoral Research Associate Jeffrey Miller 2018 Associate Professor at School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology
Han-Ting Tseng Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2018 Intel
Zhenwei Wu Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2018 Postdoc @ Cargnello Group at Stanford University
Yu-Hsuan Lee Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2018 PhD @ Purdue University
Evan Wegener Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Miller 2018 Postdoc @ Argonne National Laboratory
Tej Choksi Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2017 Assistant Professor at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
James W. Harris Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and Rajamani Gounder 2017 Assistant Professor at University of Alabama [Group Website]
Heejoon Chun Graduate Research Assistant Jeffrey Greeley 2017 Samsung
Yanran Cui Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2016 Postdoc @ Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jonatan Albarracin Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2016 BASF Catalyst Germany GmbH
Mckay Easton Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2016 Postdoc @ Kenttämaa Labs Purdue University
Zhe Li Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass Msci. 2016 PhD @ Iowa State University
Atish Parekh Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2016 Shell
Viktor Cybulskis Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2016 Assistant Professor at Syracuse University [Group Website]
John Degenstein Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2016 Twin Cities Research, Inc. (TCR)
Ian Smith Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro 2016 Delphi Automotive
Handan Yildirim Postdoctoral Researcher Jeffrey Greeley 2016 NASA
Xiangkui Gu Postdoctoral Researcher Jeffrey Greeley 2015 Wayne State University
Shankali Pradhan Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2015 Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Michael Detwiler Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2015 BASF
Harshavardhan Choudhari Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2015 SABIC
Amir Gharachorlou Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2014 3M
Dhairya Mehta Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2014 Shell
Kaiwalya Sabnis Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2014 SABIC
Fred Sollberger Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2014 UOP
Vinod Venkatakrishnan Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2014 Shell
Anuj Verma Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2014 Abbott Labs
Zhijian Zhao Postdoctoral Researcher Jeffrey Greeley 2014 Associate Professor, Tianjin University
Cem Akatay Graduate Research Assistant Eric A. Stach, Fabio H. Ribeiro, and W. Nicholas Delgass 2013 UOP
Shane Bates Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2013 Albemarle
Paul Dietrich Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2013 BP
Sara Yohe Graduate Research Assistant Rakesh Agrawal, Fabio Ribeiro, and W. Nicholas Delgass 2013 ExxonMobil
Damion Williams Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2012 Caterpillar
Vincent Kispersky Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2012 BP
Jun Wang Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2012 Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA
Piotr Gawecki Graduate Research Assistant Rakesh Agrawal, Fabio Ribeiro, and W. Nicholas Delgass 2012 Shell
Wen-Sheng Lee Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2012 University of Minnesota
Dow Chemical
Mayank Shekhar Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2012 ExxonMobil
Jorge Pazmino Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2011 Dow Chemical
Rong Zhang Graduate Research Assistant Chelsey Baertsch 2011 Instructor, University of South Florida
Andrew Smeltz Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2011 United Technologies
De Nora Tech, Inc.
Saurabh Chaugule Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2010 Shell
Brad Fingland Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2010 ExxonMobil
Tenneco
Chris Tan Graduate Research Assistant Chelsey Baertsch 2009 Intel
Luis Bollman Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2009 Dow Chemical
Hari Nair Graduate Research Assistant Chelsey Baertsch 2008 ExxonMobil
Gowri Krishnamurthy Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2008 Air Products
Josh Ratts Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2008 Caterpillar
Brian Kromer Graduate Research Assistant Fabio Ribeiro and W. Nicholas Delgass 2008 Praxair
Leaelaf Hailemariam Graduate Research Assistant Kendall Thomson 2008 Dow Chemical
Ajay Joshi Graduate Research Assistant Kendall Thomson 2007 BP
Charles Schaffer Graduate Research Assistant Kendall Thomson 2007 ExxonMobil
Yogesh Joshi Graduate Research Assistant Kendall Thomson 2006 ExxonMobil
Lasitha Cumaranatunge Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2006 Johnson Matthey
Abhijit Phatak Graduate Research Assistant Kendall Thomson 2006 Postdoc at Notre Dame
Intel
Aditya Bhan Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2005 Postdoc @ Iglesia Group at Berkeley
Professor @ University of Minnesota
Brad Taylor Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2005 Phillips 66
David Wells, Jr. Graduate Research Assistant Kendall Thomson 2004 Purvin & Gertz, Inc.
Jeff Kloosterman Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2003 Air Products
Paul Fanson Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2002 Toyota
Nora Yap Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2002 Clariant
Eric Stangland Graduate Research Assistant W. Nicholas Delgass 2000 Dow Chemical