Team Members

Principal Investigator:

Akua Asa-Awuku, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Email: asaawuku@umd.edu

 

 

Postdoctoral Scholars:

 

Qi Yao, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate

Email: qiyao17@umd.edu

 

 

Graduate Students: 


Kanishk Gohil 

Graduate Research Assistant, PhD

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Email: kgohil@terpmail.umd.edu

 

 Chun-Ning Mao

Graduate Research Assistant, PhD

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

 Email: cnmao@umd.edu 

 

 

Patricia Razafindrambinina

Graduate Research Assistant, PhD

Chemistry

Email: prazafin@terpmail.umd.edu

 

 

Undergraduate and High School Students

Emily Boyle

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 202o

 

 

 

Jennifer Lee 

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2021

 

 

 

Ian Mitchell

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2020

 

 


Patrick Ott

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2020

 

 

Kyle Yamaguchi

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2020

 

 

 

Former Graduate and Post-Graduate Scholars:

Farima Barati, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, MS 2019

Francis Oyebanjo, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, MS 2019

Tom Cook, Chemical Engineering, University College Dublin (UCD Exchange), MS 2018

Patrick Roth, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Phd, 2018

Ashley Vizenor, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Phd 2017

Emmanuel Fofie, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Phd 2017, Post-doctoral Scholar 2018

Pedro Piqueras, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Phd 2017

Diep Vu, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Phd 2016

Fengying Li, Visiting Scholar 2015-2016

Michael Giordano, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Phd 2014

Daniel Short, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Phd 2014

Shaokai Gao, Postdoctoral Scholar  2012-2013

Xiaochen Tang, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Phd 2013

Vincent Chen, Chemical and Environmental Engineering MS 2014, BS Che 2013

Carlos Espinoza, Chemical and Environmental Engineering MS 2014, BS Che 2013

Linh Tong,  Chemical and Environmental Engineering MS 2014, BS Che 2013

 

Former Undergraduate Researchers

Carola Acurio, BS Environmental Engineering, Class of 2015

Robel Araya, BS Chemical  Engineering, Class of 2016

Patricia Arriaga, BS Environmental Engineering, Class of 2015

Kayla Brown, BS, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Class of 2020

Bibiana Culau Lopes, Environmental Engineering Class of 2014

Shlomit Chelst , BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2017

Thomas Kwan, BS Environmental Engineering , Class of 2012

Gary Liu, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2012

Bill Lichtenberg, BS Chemical Engineering 2013

Wartini Ng, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2014

Ali Roohani, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of  2012

Francis Oyebanjo, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2018

Mayura Patankur, BS Environmental Engineering, Class of 2013

Hans Phang, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2014

Chun Yu (Jimmy), Liang BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2014

Nathania Yulani, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2013

 

Former UMD K-12 Researchers

Rhapsody Dearring,  Eleanor Roosevelt Highschool, 2017-2018 Academic Year

Vanessa Agoucha-Sam ,  Eleanor Roosevelt Highschool, 2018-2019 Academic Year