our current research projects  
   

 

 

 

 

 

Members

Principal Investigator

 

Yu Lei
Assistant 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, China

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


Graduate Students

Zhuoran Gan

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

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

zg0010@uah.edu

Micah Jones

B.S. 2014, Chemical Engineering
Tuskegee University

mwj0002@uah.edu

Zheng Lu

B.S. 2010, Chemical Engineering
East China University of Science and Technology

zl0008@uah.edu


Undergraduate Students

Hayden Fowler
B.S., 2018 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

hef0003@uah.edu

Jacob Kunisch
B.S., 2019 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

jmk0019@uah.edu


Group Alumni
PhD  
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 Piernaviejia-Hermida Ph.D. 2016
Thesis "Design and Synthesis of Nanostructured Palladium Catalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition"
Current position: Technical University of Berlin, Germany
   

MS  
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  
Derek Mitchell B.S. 2017.
Arnold Jele B.S. 2017. Current position: graduate student at UAH
Sijia Li B.S. 2017. Current position: University of Pennsylvania
Anderson White B.S. 2016. Current position: Goldman Sachs
Publication: Towards Thin Film Stabilized Single-Atom Pd1 Catalysts
Nanoscale
, 8 (2016) 15348-15356
Justin Ikerman B.S. 2016
Kenneth Haines B.S. 2015. Current position: project engineer at CFDRC
Anuj Mathur B.S. 2015
Paul Kubicza B.S. 2015. Current position: Assocaite Engineer at Kennametal, Inc
Sara Simpson B.S. 2017 expected, Auburn University

 

 

 

 

     
 

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