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

Matthew Huff

B.A. 2012, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
Rutgers University

mdh0023@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

Blake Nuwayhid

B.S. 2014, Chemistry
Birmingham-Southern College

rbn0004@uah.edu

Chen Zhang
(co-advised with Professor Emeritus James Smith)

M.S. 2015, Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

B.S. 2009, Chemical Engineering
Pennsylvania State University

cz0004@uah.edu


Undergraduate Students

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

hef0003@uah.edu

Arnold Jele
B.S., 2017 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

B.S., 2017 (expected), Chemistry
Oakwood University

arj0014@uah.edu

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

jmk0019@uah.edu

Sijia Li
B.S., 2017 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

sl0035@uah.edu

Derek Mitchell
B.S., 2017 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

djm0021@uah.edu

Vu Ton
B.S., 2019 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

vt0008@uah.edu


High School Students (2016 REAP Program)

Dessiah Jones
10th grade
New Century Technology High School

Brittany Ransom

10th grade
Valley Fellowship Christian Academy

Brittni Simms

11th grade
Sparkman High School

Olivia Webb

10th grade
Columbia High School


Group Alumni
Mar Piernaviejia-Hermida

Ph.D. 2016. Thesis "Design and Synthesis of Nanostructured Palladium Catalysts by Atomic Layer Deposition"

Derek Mitchell 2016 NSF REU B.S. 2017 (expected)
Anderson White 2015-2016 B.S. 2016. Current position: Goldman Sachs
Publication: Towards Thin Film Stabilized Single-Atom Pd1 Catalysts
Nanoscale
, 8 (2016) 15348-15356
Justin Ikerman 2015 RCEU B.S. 2016.
Kenneth Haines 2013-2014 B.S. 2015. Current position: University of Alabama in Huntsville (MS)
Anuj Mathur - 2013-2014 B.S. 2015.
Paul Kubicza - 2014 RCEU B.S. 2015. Current position: Assocaite Engineer at Kennametal, Inc
Sara Simpson - 2014 RCEU Auburn University, B.S. 2017 expected

 

 

 

 

     
 

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