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Postdoctoral Scholars and Graduate Students

Qingyu (Frank) Ye
Postdoctoral Scholar
Ph.D. Queen Mary University of London
Niroshani Abeynayake
Postdoctoral Scholar


Ph.D. Mississippi State

Benjamin Thomas
5th Year Graduate Student
B.S. University of New Haven
Minliang (Alex) Yan
4th Year MACRO Graduate Student
M.S. University of South Carolina
Tzu-Ching Cheng
5th Year MSE Graduate Student
M.E. North Carolina State University
Claudio Amaya Santos
3rd Year Graduate Student
B.S. Saint Peters University
Arshia Sulaiman
2nd Year Graduate Student
M.S. Nankai University
Khurram Javed
2nd Year Graduate Student
M.S. Nankai University
Chandra Shekar Bhatta
2nd Year Graduate Student
M.S. Indian Institute of Science
Education and Research Pune
Emma Blanco
1st Year Graduate Student
B.S. University of Central Florida
Zhengyu Du
1st Year Graduate Student
B.S. Nankai University
M.S. University of Southern California
Sumanta Basak
1st Year Graduate Student
M.S. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad

  Nertil Xhaferaj
Visiting Fulbright Scholar
Agricultural University of Tirana, Albania


Undergraduate Students

Eamon Bartlett
B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2023
Camille Bridgewater
B.S. Chemistry, 2024
Quinn Smith
B.S. Chemistry, 2025
Zaya Bowman
B.S. Polymer Chemistry
B.S. Chemical Engineering
Cleo Orlando
B.S. Microbiology

Past Students


Postdoctoral Researchers
Dr. Naveen Kumar – Immaterial Ltd. 
Dr. Eric Johnson – Peraton
Dr. Stefan Ilic – Argonne National Laboratory
Dr. Arnab Chakraborty – Intel
Dr. William Maza – Naval Research Laboratory
Dr. Pavel Usov – Tokyo Tech

Graduate Students
Dr. Xiaozhou Yang, Ph.D. 2023 – Carlisle
Dr. Daniel Cairnie, Ph.D. 2022 – Magnitude Instruments
Dr. Hannah Cornell, Ph.D. 2022 – Evonik
Dr. Bradley Gibbons, Ph.D. 2022 – Nanosonic
Dr. Brittany Bonnett, Ph.D. 2022 – Electra
Dr. Shaunak Shaikh, Ph.D. 2021 – Intel
Dr. Matthew Kessinger, Ph.D. 2020 – Beckman Postdoctoral Scholar, Prof. Jerry Meyer, UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Meng Cai, Ph.D. 2020 – Advanced Materials
Dr. Shaoyang Lin, Ph.D. 2019 – Postdoctoral Scholar, Prof. Kimberly See, CalTech
Dr. Paula Celis-Salazar, Ph.D. 2018 – Assistant Professor, Spring Hill College, Mobile, AL
Dr. Jie Zhu, Ph.D. 2018 – Dexcom
Dr. Jennifer Rowe, Ph.D. 2018 – RJ Reynolds
Dr. Cherie Epley, Ph.D. 2017- Baxter Healthcare
Dr. Spencer Ahrenholtz, Ph.D. 2016 – Intel
Dr. Carlos Landaverde Alvarado, Ph.D. 2016 – Assistant Professor of Instruction, Chemical Engineering, UT Austin
Andrew Haring, MS 2016 – Sentek Instrument
Jen Hay, MS 2014 – ECC Test Lab 

Undergraduate Students
Jamie Alatis, Class of 2019 – Duke, Graduate Program
Caitlin Augustin, Class of 2013 – Pharmacist, CVS Pharmacy
Cameron Brillhart, Class of 2020 – Officer Candidate School
Will Bump, Class of 2026
Kathleen Chan, Class of 2016 – Eastman Chemical Company
Deaton Conner, Class of 2017
Nick Conte, Class of 2014
Clark Cucinell, Class of 2019 – UVA Biocomplexity Institute
Katie Flint, Class of 2019 – Elbit Systems of America
Taylor Gaillot, Class of 2015 –
Judicial Law Clerk at New Hampshire Judicial Branch
Kevin Gural, Class of 2017
Thomas Hu, Class of 2023 – UNC Charlotte
Abigail Icenhour, Class of 2017 – ExxonMobil
Hunter Jacobs, Class of 2017 – Rice University, Graduate Program
Edward Jensen, Class of 2016
Catt Kefauver, Class of 2015- Catalent Pharma Solutions
Ben Kolb, Class of 2017 – ParaCloud

Terri Kweifo, Class of 2012 – Associate Systems Engineer, Cisco Systems – San Jose, CA
Julia LaFortune, Class of 2022 – PPD Industries
Rachael Langlois, Class of 2019 – William and Mary, Graduate Program
Naomei Lidman, Class of 2023 – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Jennie Lee, Class of 2023
Rachel Lewis, Class of 2017 – Chemistry and Math Teacher, New School of Northern VA
Quentin Loague, Class of 2019 – UNC-Chapel Hill, Graduate Program
Madeline Love, Class of 2015 – University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Dan Martell, Class of 2023 – VCU School of Pharmacy
Yered Machain, Class of 2018 – MPH program, VCU

Maha Malik, Class of 2016 – MITRE
David Marshall, Class of 2013 – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
Ann Marie May, Class of 2019 – UNC-Chapel Hill, Graduate Program
Colin McCain -Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
Cole McManus, Class of 2018
Jennifer Neuhard, Class of 2018 – Chemist, US Army Corps of Engineers
Colleen Oldmixon, Class of 2022 
Steven O’Conner, Class of 2014 –
Quality Specialist (Chemistry), Nestle USA
Michelle Pomatto, Class of 2016 -Virginia Tech, Graduate Program
Neha Reddy, Class of 2022 – Masters of Public Health Candidate at Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
Jonathan Roof, Class of 2019 – Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc.

Eric Sadler, Class of 2016 – NRC Postdoctoral Appointment – Laboratory for Physical Sciences in College Park, MD
Connor Slamowitz, Class of 2020 – UNC-Chapel Hill, Graduate Program
Erin Soderstrom, Class of 2018 – PPG Industries
Bethany Stratakes, Class of 2016 – University of North Carolina, Graduate Program
David Strickland, Class of 2015 – Richmond Public Schools
Rei Sturm, Class of 2016 –
Software Engineering Intern at PayPal
Andrew Webster, Class of 2024

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