Principal Investigator

Amish J. Patel

Reliance Industries Term Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


PhD Chemical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, 2007

BTech Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, 2001


Graduate Students

Nicholas Rego


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

Research interests: Peptide and Protein interactions


Sean Marks

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

Research interests: Ice nucleation


Zhitong Jiang


BS Chemical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2013

Research interests: Polymer solvation and dynamics





Postdoctoral Fellows

Rick Remsing


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


BS Chemical Engineering, Rice University, 2012

Research interests: Protein interactions and assembly


Suruchi Fialoke


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

Research interests: Dewetting in hydrophobic confinement


Masters' Students

Ramalingam Kailasham

Research interests: Nanoscale Heat Transfer


Guoda Liang

Research interests: Clathrate Hydrates


Undergraduate Students

Phillip Taylor


Research interests: Peptide Modeling


Sangjae Park


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