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Principal Investigator

Amish J. Patel

Reliance Industries Term Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

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PhD Chemical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, 2007

BTech Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2001

 

Postdoctoral Fellows


Debdas Dhabal

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PhD Computational Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Research interests: Hydrophobic effect and phase behavior

 


Saeed Najafi

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PhD, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, 2017

Research interests: Nucleation of clathrate hydrates

 


Hao Jiang

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PhD, Chemical Engineering, University of Wyoming, 2014

Research interests: Molecular simulations of protein binding

 


Graduate Students


Zhitong Jiang

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BS Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2013

Research interests: Polymer solvation and dynamics

 


Nicholas Rego

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B.S., Molecular Biophysics, University of Pittsburgh, 2014

Research interests: Protein hydration and intermolecular interactions

 


Sean Marks

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B.S., Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University, 2015

Research interests: Ice nucleation

 


Zachariah Vicars

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B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Tennessee, 2017

Research interests: Surface nanotexture

 


Helen Ansell

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MSc Theoretical Physics, University of Birmingham, UK, 2016

Research interests: Theoretical Condensed Matter

 


Undergraduate Students


Dakota Wallach

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Research interests: Protein hydration

 


Alumni

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Rick Remsing

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PhD Chemical Physics, University of Maryland, 2013

BS Chemistry, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, 2008

 

Bin Meng

PhD Chemical Engineering, Tulane University, 2015

 

Ming-Tsung Lee

PhD Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University, 2015

 

Graduate Students

Erte Xi

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BS Chemical Engineering, Rice University, 2012

Research interests: Protein interactions and assembly

 

Suruchi Fialoke

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B.Tech, M.Tech Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2012

Research interests: Dewetting in hydrophobic confinement

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Masters' Students

Ramalingam Kailasham

Research interests: Nanoscale Heat Transfer

 

Guoda Liang

Research interests: Clathrate Hydrates

 

Undergraduate Students

Phillip Taylor

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Research interests: Peptide Modeling

 

Sangjae Park

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Research interests: Ice nucleation

 

Anurag Jhaver

B.Tech Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati

Research interests: Nanoparticle Membranes for Desalination

 

Siddhansh Arora

B.Tech Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur