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Suvid Joshi

Graduate Research Assistant, co-advisor: Barbara Knutson

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2014

Currently at Mead West Vaco


Dr. Jyothirmai Ambati

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2011

Currently a Research Scientist at REC Silicon

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Dr. Qingliu Wu

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2011

Currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Argonne National Lab


Dr. Mohammed Shahidur Rahman

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2009

Currently at Cummins, Inc.


Dr. Xin Li

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2008


Dr. Rong Xing

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2007

Currently at Pacific Northwest National Lab


Dr. Venkat Rao Koganti

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2006

Currently at Pfizer Global Research


Dr. Bing Tan

Ph.D Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2005

Currently a Research Scientist at IMRA America, Inc.

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Mr. Philip Elswick

M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2004

Currently President of Summit Engineering, Inc.

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GRADUATE ALUMNI


Dr. Janet Chakkamadathil Mohandas

Currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia


Dr. Navaladian Subramanian

Currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates


Dr. Saadia Tabussum Khan


Dr. Narendra Nath Ghosh

Currently Associate Professor at Birla Institute of Technology and Sience - Pilani

POSTDOCTORAL SCHOLARS


Mr. Cory Jones

Co-advised; primary advisor: Barbara Knutson

REU student

Currently completing a B.S. In Chemical Engineering at the University of Florida



Ms. Ashley McClean

Co-advised; primary advisor: Barbara Knutson

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Currently at Eastman Chemical Company


Mr. Joshua Borrajo

Co-advised with primary advisor Barbara Knutson

REU student

Currently completing a B.S. In Chemical Engineering at UC Berkeley


Mr. Alexander Rao

Co-advised with Barbara Knutson

REU student

Currently at AspenTech


Ms. M. Kaitlyn Wooten

Co-advised with primary advisor Barbara Knutson

REU student

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2012

M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2014


Mr. Ethan Smith

Tates Creek High School Student

Currently pursing a B.S. In Computer Science at the University of Kentucky


Mr. Alexander Lopez

Co-advised with Thomas Dziubla

REU student

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Arkansas, 2011

Currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas


Ms. Amaryllis Aviles

Co-advised with primary advisor Barbara Knutson

REU student


Mr. Hamzah Saiyed

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2011


Mr. Falak Patel

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2011

Currently a Field Engineer at Baker and Hughes


Ms. Kala Bean

Co-advised with Thomas Dziubla

REU student

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Tuskegee University 2011

Currently a Process and Product Engineer at Lexmark


Ms. Elizabeth Conklin

Co-advised with primary advisor Barbara Knutson

REU student

M.Eng. Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville 2011

Currently a student at the Georgetown University Law Center


Mr. Craig Needham

REU student

Co-advised with Barbara Knutson

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2011

Currently pursuing a Ph.D. In Chemical Engineering at North Carolina State University, Raleigh


Ms. Veronica Spriggs, MBA

Bucks for Brains Summer Research Scholar

B.S. Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky 2008; MBA, Purdue University 2011

Currently a Buyer at John Deere


Mr. Maxwell Bezold

Co-advised with Thomas Dziubla


Ms. Erica Hunt

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Student

B.S. Chemistry, Butler University 2010

Currently a student at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry


Ms. April Anderson Castle

B.S. Materials Engineering, University of Kentucky 2008

Currently a Metallurgical Engineer at Remington Arms


Mr. Brandon Blakeley

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2005


Mr. Anthony Davis

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2004

Currently a Workflow Consultant at CBS


Dr. Joshua Sheffel, Ph.D.

Co-advised with Barbara Knutson

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2003

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota 2008

Currently a Senior Researcher at United Technologies Research Center


Ms. Sylvia Murphy

Bucks for Brains Summer Research Scholar

B.S. Computer Science, B.A. Foreign Languages and International Economics, University of Kentucky 2005

Currently a Programmer Analyst for Big Ass Fans, Lexington, KY


Dr. Kimberly Hindman, DVM

Co-advised with primary advisor Barbara Knutson

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky 2004

DVM, Auburn University 2009

Currently at St. Matthews Veterinary Clinic, Louisville, KY

UNDERGRADUATES and OTHER RESEARCHERS