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Principal Investigator

 

Yu Lei
Associate Professor
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Chemical and Materials Engineering

Post-doc (2010-13) Argonne National Laboratory
Ph.D. (2010) University of Illinois at Chicago
B.S. (2004) Nanjing University

301 Sparkman Drive, ENG 117D
(256) 824-6527
yu.lei@uah.edu


Openings:

The perspective candidate should contact Dr. Lei via email with the most updated CV.

 


Postdoctoral Researcher

Moonhyung Jang

PhD in Physics, Yonsei University, South Korea

mj0090@uah.edu

 

Graduate Students

Emmanuel Ezeobidi

B.S. 2016, Petroleum and Gas Engineering
University of Lagos

eie0002@uah.edu

 

Muntaseer Bunian

B.S. 2017, Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

mb0161@uah.edu

Could you be

Send your CV and transcripts to yu.lei@uah.edu


Undergraduate Students
 

Kristen Guess

B.S. 2023, expected, Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

kgg0007@uah.edu

 


Group Alumni
Visiting Scholar  
Prof. Siwen Tang 2018-2019
Associate Professor
Hunan University of Science and Technology
   

PhD  
Zhuoran Gan Ph.D. 2021
Thesis "Design and Synthesis of Pt-Zn Intermetallic Nanocatalysts for Ethane Dehydrogenation"
Current position: Postdoc at University of Virginia
   
Zheng Lu Ph.D. 2018
Thesis "Atomistic Design of High-Performance Epoxidation Catalysts"
Current position: Jiangsu Nata Opto-Electronic Material
 
Chen Zhang Ph.D. 2017
Thesis "Novel methods in harvest of microalgae and extraction of lipids from dilute microalgal suspension for biofuel"
Current position: ASM
 
Mar Piernavieja-Hermida Ph.D. 2016
Thesis "Design and Synthesis of Nanostructured Palladium Catalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition"
Current position: Colegio Antamira
   

MS  
Larissa Lagria M.S. 2022
Thesis "Performance of Platinum-Zinc Intermetallic Alloys in the Preferential Oxidation of Carbon Monoxide"
Current position: Northrop Grumman
   
Will Sienicki M.S. 2019
Thesis "Synthesis of Silver Thin Films via Atomic Layer Deposition"
Current position:
   
Micah Jones Current Position: Northrop Grumman
   
Blake Nuwayhid M.S. 2017
Thesis "Nanostructured cathode materials fabricated by atomic layer deposition for lithium-oxygen batteries"
Current position: Naval Research Laboratory
 
Matthew Huff M.S. 2017
Thesis "The performance and reaction kinetics of nanoastructured molybdenum catalysts for propylene epoxidation"
Current position: Diatherix Laboratories

BS  
   
Fausat Isu B.S. 2022
Anvi Dalal B.S. 2020 SpaceX
Natalie Mann B.S. 2020 Arizona State University
Jacob Kunisch B.S. 2020 City of Fort Collins Wastewater Treatment
Publication: Gold Catalysts Synthesized Using a Modified Incipient Wetness Impregnation Method for Propylene Epoxidation
ChemCatChem
, 12 (2020) 5993-5999
Courtney Anderson B.S. 2019 Innovative Chemical Technologies
Manchhiben Patel B.S. 2019 Daikin
Hayden Fowler B.S. 2018. University of Colorado - Boulder
Derek Mitchell B.S. 2017. Indorama
Arnold Jele B.S. 2017.
Sijia Li B.S. 2017. University of Florida
Sara Simpson B.S. 2017. Boeing
Anderson White B.S. 2016. University of Waterloo
Publication: Towards Thin Film Stabilized Single-Atom Pd1 Catalysts
Nanoscale
, 8 (2016) 15348-15356
Justin Ikerman B.S. 2016. Forsythe & Long Engineering
Kenneth Haines B.S. 2015. CFDRC
Anuj Mathur B.S. 2015. Andersen Corporation
Paul Kubicza B.S. 2015. Teledyne Brown Engineering

 

 

 

 

     
 

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