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

William Sienicki

B.S. 2017, Chemical Engineering
Auburn University

wks0004@uah.edu


Undergraduate Students

Courtney Anderson
B.S., 2019 (expected), Chemical Engineering
University of Alabama in Huntsville

cna0006@uah.edu

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. Nucor Corporation
Arnold Jele B.S. 2017. UAH
Sijia Li B.S. 2017. University of Florida
Sara Simpson B.S. 2017. Occidental Petroleum Corporation
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. Matrix Manufacturing
Paul Kubicza B.S. 2015. Kennametal, Inc

 

 

 

 

     
 

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