Team Members

Principal Investigator:

Akua Asa-Awuku, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Email: asaawuku@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 

 

Ian Mitchell

Graduate Research Assistant, MS

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Email: imitchel@umd.edu

 

 

Dewansh Rastogi

Graduate Research Assistant, PhD

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Email: drastogi@umd.edu

 

Patricia Razafindrambinina

Graduate Research Assistant, PhD

Chemistry and Biochemistry

Email: prazafin@terpmail.umd.edu

 

Undergraduate and High School Students

 

Reese Barrett

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2023

 

 

 

Alexis Esuke

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2023

 

 

 

Jennifer Lee 

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2021

 

 

Nicolas Leger

Undergraduate Research Assistant,

Chemical Engineering, Class of 2021

 

 

 

Former Graduate and Post-Graduate Scholars:

Dr. Qi Yao, Post-Doctoral Scholar 2017-2020

Priya Bhagat, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, MS 2020

Rahaf Khalaf, Chemical Engineering, University College Dublin (UCD Exchange), MS 2019

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

Emily Boyle, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2023

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

Vincent Castellucio,  BS Electrical Engineering, Class of  2016

Bibiana Culau Lopes, Environmental Engineering Class of 2014

Shlomit Chelst , BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2017

Colin Eckerle, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2016

Thomas Kwan, BS Environmental Engineering , Class of 2012

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

Bill Lichtenberg, BS Chemical Engineering 2013

Gary Liu, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2012

Wartini Ng, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2014

Francis Oyebanjo, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2018

Patrick Ott, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2020

Mayura Patankur, BS Environmental Engineering, Class of 2013

Shaz Paz, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2016

Hans Phang, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2014

Ali Roohani, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of  2012

Kyle Yamaguchi, BS Chemical Engineering, Class of 2020

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