Alumni Directory

PhDs

Name Country Educational Background Current Position
Grace Chen
Ph.D ChBE 2017
Shilpa Mahamulkar
Ph.D ChBE 2017 Intel
Micaela Taborga Claure
Ph.D. ChBE 2016 Exxon Mobil CSR
Seung-Won Choi
Ph.D. ChBE 2016 LG Chemical
Miles Sakwa-Novak
Ph.D. ChBE 2015 Global Thermostat LLC
Linda Al-Hmoud
Ph.D. ChBE 2014 Assistant Professor, University of Jordan
Steph Didas
Ph.D. ChBE 2014 Managing Director of the Center for Understanding and Control of Acid Gas-Induced Evolution of Materials and Jones Group Manager
Praveen Bollini
Ph.D. ChBE 2013 Post-doctoral fellow, University of Minnesota, with Aditya Bhan
Weiyin Xu
Ph.D. ChBE 2013 Pfizer
Michael R. Morrill
Ph.D. ChBE 2013 Phillips 66 in Bartlesville,OK
Megan Lydon
Ph.D. Chem 2013 IBM in Burlington, VT
Hyung-Ju Kim
Ph.D. ChBE 2013 Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute
Josh Thompson
Ph.D. ChBE 2013 Chevron in Richmond,CA
Dun-Yen Kang
Ph.D. ChBE 2012 Assistant Professor, National Taiwan University
Wei Long
Ph.D. Chem 2012 INX International
Rebecca Key
Post-doctoral fellow, University of Tennessee
Eric Ping
Ph.D. ChBE 2011 Global Thermostat, LLC
Mariefel Valenzuela Olarte
Ph.D. ChBE 2011 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
Tae-Hyun Bae
Ph.D. ChBE 2010 Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Jeff Drese
Ph.D. ChBE 2010 Phillips 66, Bartlesville, OK
Christopher S. Gill
Ph.D. ChBE 2009 Shell, Houston, TX
Rebecca (Shiels) Hicks
Ph.D. ChBE 2008 University of Notre Dame
Genggeng Qi
Ph.D. ChBE 2008 Post-doctoral position, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
John Richardson
Ph.D. ChBE 2008 Shell, Houston, TX
Jason Hicks
Ph.D. ChBE 2007 Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
James P. Russum
Ph.D. ChBE 2005 Lubrizol
Michael W. McKittrick
Ph.D. ChBE 2005 US DOE
Joseph V. Nguyen
Ph.D. ChBE 2005 Chevron, Richmond, CA

MSs

Name Country Educational Background Current Position
Chunjae Yoo
MS PSE 2015 PhD student GT
Sen Yang
M.S. ChBE 2015 M.S. student, GT, Computational Science and Engineering
Roxy Zhou
M.S. ChBE 2013 HGA
Hiroko Okatsu
M.S. ChBE 2012 Kaneka Inc., Japan
Ratayakorn Khunsupat
M.S. Chem 2011
Travis Hoskins
M.S. ChBE 2008 Cambridge University
Mariefel Valenzuela Olarte
M.S. PSE 2006 Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA
Benn Wilson
M.S. ChBE 2004 Senior Associate Attorney, Alston and Bird, LLP

Post Docs and Research Scientists

Name Country Tenure at GT Current Position
Sheng Chiang Yang
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2017
Hung Tran
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2017
Bo Hu
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2015-2017 Phillips 66
Li-Chen Lee
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2015-2016
Eric Moschetta
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2013-2016 Abbvie
Matthew Potter
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2015-2016 University of Southampton
Shuai Tan
Post-Doctoral Fellow 2013-2016 Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Christopher Murdock
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2014-2015 NuMat Technologies, Inc.
Adam Holewinski
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2014-2015 Assistant Professor and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute Fellow
Dr. Sumit Bali
Research Scientist I, 2012-2015 Energizer Inc.
Fateme Rezaei
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2011-2014 Assistant Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Yanfang Fan
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2012-2014 Assistant Professor, XJTU-HKUST Joint School of Sustainable Development
Yan Feng
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2011-2014 USDA
Akihiro Nomura
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2012-2014 Researcher at National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) at Japan
Nicholas A. Brunelli
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2010-2012, Research Scientist 2012-2013 Assistant Professor, Ohio State University
Nachal Subramanian
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Sarah Russell
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2011-2012 Post Doctoral Scholar at ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Watcharop Chaikittisilp
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2010-2011 Assistant Professor, University of Tokyo
Yasutaka Kuwahara
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2011 Assistant Professor, Osaka University
Sunho Choi
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2008-2011 Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Krishnan Venkatasubbaiah
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2007-2008; Research Scientist, 2008-2011 Reader, National Institute of Science and Engineering Research, India
Do-Young Hong
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2007-2010 Senior Researcher, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT)
Wen Li
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2009-2010 Rayovac Inc.
Nguyen Tien Thao
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2008-2010 Lecturer, Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Xunjin Zhu
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2008-2010 Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Baptist University
Jun Huang
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2008-2009 Associate Professor, University of Sydney, Australia
Teresita Marzialetti
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2006-2009 Assistant Professor, Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile
Carsten Sievers
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2007-2009 Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
Chil-Hung "Henry" Cheng
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2006-2008 Associate Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
Nam Thanh Son Phan
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2005-2006 Associate Professor, Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Xialoai Zheng
Joint with M. Weck. Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2004-2005; Research Scientist 2006-2007 BASF Catalysts, New Jersey
Wilfred Smulders
Joint with F.J. Schork. Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2003-2004 BASF, Wyandotte, MI
Kunquan "Quin" Yu
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2002-2004 Shell

Visiting Students/ Researchers

Name Country Educational Background Current Position
Kyeong Min Cho
KAIST
Yuki Takada
Nagoya University
Duy Thatch Tran
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Anderson Silva Santolin
B.S. Chemistry, Universidade Federal Fluminense-Brazil
Lindsey Ohlin
Luleå University of Technology
Jeroen Lauwaert
Ghent University, Belgium
Eloy Sanz Pérez
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Fengshou Wu
Wuhan University
Laura Briones Hill
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Tobias Berto
Technische Universität München-Chemistry
Elizabeth Kays
Oxford University-Chemistry
Sabine Pilsl
Technische Universität München
Conny Ablasser
Technische Universität München