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Members

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

Md. Rahatul Asekin

B.S. 2017, Mechanical Engineering
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

ma0090@uah.edu

Muntaseer Bunian

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

mb0161@uah.edu

Zhuoran Gan

M.S. 2015, Envrionmetnal Science
University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

B.S. 2012, Material Sciences and Engineering
Tianjin Polytechnic University

zg0010@uah.edu

William Sienicki

B.S. 2017, Chemical Engineering
Auburn University

wks0004@uah.edu


Undergraduate Students

Anvi Dalal
B.S., 2020 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

aad0011@uah.edu

Fausat Isu
B.S., 2022 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

fei0001@uah.edu

Natalie Mann
B.S., 2020 (expected), Mechanical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

nam0015@uah.edu


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

PhD  
Zheng Lu Ph.D. 2018
Thesis "Atomistic Design of High-Performance Epoxidation Catalysts"
Current position: Argonne National Laboratory
 
Chen Zhang Ph.D. 2017
Thesis "Novel methods in harvest of microalgae and extraction of lipids from dilute microalgal suspension for biofuel"
Current position: Summit Information Solutions, Inc
 
Mar Piernavieja-Hermida Ph.D. 2016
Thesis "Design and Synthesis of Nanostructured Palladium Catalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition"
Current position: Technical University of Berlin, Germany
   

MS  
Micah Jones Current Position: Boeing
   
Blake Nuwayhid M.S. 2017. Current position: University of Maryland
Thesis "Nanostructured cathode materials fabricated by atomic layer deposition for lithium-oxygen batteries"
Current position: PhD student at the University of Maryland
 
Matthew Huff M.S. 2017. Current position: HudsonAlpha
Thesis "The performance and reaction kinetics of nanoastructured molybdenum catalysts for propylene epoxidation"
Current position: Diatherix Laboratories

BS  
   
Jacob Kunisch B.S. 2020 (expected)
Courtney Anderson B.S. 2019 Innovative Chemical Technologies
Manchhiben Patel B.S. 2019
Hayden Fowler B.S. 2018. University of Colorado - Boulder
Derek Mitchell B.S. 2017. Nucor Corporation
Arnold Jele B.S. 2017. UAH
Sijia Li B.S. 2017. University of Florida
Sara Simpson B.S. 2017. Boeing
Anderson White B.S. 2016. Goldman Sachs
Publication: Towards Thin Film Stabilized Single-Atom Pd1 Catalysts
Nanoscale
, 8 (2016) 15348-15356
Justin Ikerman B.S. 2016. Hexagon PPM
Kenneth Haines B.S. 2015. CFDRC
Anuj Mathur B.S. 2015. Bridgestone Americas
Paul Kubicza B.S. 2015. Teledyne Brown Engineering

 

 

 

 

     
 

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