- January '17
Sharlee and Amey both defended their PhD thesis and moved on to new frontiers! Best of luck - we will miss you both!
- April '17
Julie, Charlie, and Pat are
graduating and moving on to graduate studies at UVirginia, CalTech, and
MIT, respectively. We could not be more proud of you three!! Stay
- May '17
Eric McElhinny and Kendra LaValee are joining our group as summer research students through our MCSI summer research program. Welcome!
- July '17
Sam Batchelder has joined our group as a new PhD student, strengthening our efforts in process intensification. Welcome Sam!
- July '16
Sharlee's PLOS One paper won our department's best paper award! Congrats, Sharlee!!
- May '16
Isaac Mastalski, Brett Amy, and Kenny To are joining our group as summer research students (joining Julie Hartz and Pat Asinger who are continuing their research) Welcome!!
- March '16
Amazing! Two of our undergraduate researchers, Charlie Hansen and Pat Asinger,
are among the three Goldwater award winners from Pitt this year!!!
Congratualtions, Charlie and Pat - we could not be more proud of you!!
Our group is welcoming a large group of new lab members! Jason Ferree, Yu-Chieh Cheng, Wanling Zhu, Roshni Pillai, and Prahlad Krishna all joined our group officially as graduate students. Welcome!!
defended his PhD
thesis and will start as postdoc at NETL. Congrats,
miss you (but are glad you will stay in Pittsburgh!)
Thanapistikul joined our lab for his MS thesis work.
Our awesome undergrads did it again! Sarah
Casne and Julie
Hartz won first place in the school-wide Mascaro Summer
Research Symposium! Congratulations, Sarah and Julie!
defended his PhD thesis, and accepted a job offer from PNC, starting
next month! Congrats, Chris, and best of luck at your job -
will miss you!
won 1st place at the AIChE Midatlantic undergraduate poster
competition. Well done, Jonathan!
- April '15
successfully defended her MS thesis! Congratulations, Yahui!!
- April '15
- Our group
had again an outstanding showing again at our department's annual
Mahoney won first
poster award (again!), and four
of the top five undergraduate research
posters came from our group, including first place by Natalie Isenberg.
Both Natalie and third
place winner Jonathan
Hughes won OXE
present their posters at the AIChE regional meeting in Maryland! Well
- January '15
and John Hubczak
officially joined our research group as graduate students. Welcome,
Gizem and John!
- November '14
won third place
for her poster presentation at the national AIChE Annual Meeting in
Atlanta! Fantastic, Kimaya!
- July '14
Isenberg and Jonathan
Hughes won first
place in the MCSI Summer Research competition!
Congratulations, Natalie and Jonathan!
- May '14
Lockwood, and Jeff
Schallick will all join our
group for the summer on Mascaro research internships, and Yutao Gong will join
us with a
Swanson School summer reseatch internship! Congratulations all, and we
look forward to having you as part of our team!
- April '14
- Our group did a clean
sweep at our department's research
place among oral presentations, Sharlee
won first place
among graduate poster presentations, and Brittany
won second place
undergraduate poster presentations! Congratulations, all!!
who worked in our lab for the past year as an undergraduate researcher,
has received a Dean's
Fellowship and a Sloan
Fellowship to conduct
her graduate studies at the University of Iowa. Great news,
Brittany, and stay in touch!
- March '14
successfully defended his PhD
thesis and accepted a job offer from Intel. Congrats, Saurabh - we will
- February '14
was part of our group as an undergraduate researcher for three
semesters ('12/13) received
a very prestigious Churchill
scholarship to study at the University of Cambridge.
David will work in the group of Erwin
for one year to work on an MSc, and then return to the US for
graduate studies in ChemE. Congratulations, David - we are
immensely proud of you!!
- November '13
received our department's best
paper award. Congrats, Saurabh!
- October '13
our department's Coull
award as best graduate student, continuing the
proud tradition of our research group (this is the 4th Coull award in
the pat five years for our group! Way to go, guys!!!)
with the fall of
2013, we will keep a 'news archive' for our group here, so that past
news items don't get forgotten that easily!)
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