PEOPLE

KATHLEEN J. STEBE
KATHLEEN J. STEBE

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR:
KATHLEEN J. STEBE
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Richer and Elizabeth Goodwin Professor of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

EMAIL: kstebe@seas.upenn.edu
Telephone: 1-215-898-4515
Fax: 1-215-573-2093

POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCHERS

Yiming Wang
Yiming Wang

Yiming Wang
Postdoctoral Researcher
Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) North Carolina State University
BS (Chemical Engineering), East China University of Science and Technology

EMAIL: wyiming@seas.upenn.edu

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Wilfredo Méndez Ortiz
Wilfredo Méndez Ortiz

Wilfredo Méndez Ortiz
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
B.S. (Chemical Engineering), University of Puerto Rico- Mayagüez
B.S. (Industrial Biotechnology), University of Puerto Rico- Mayagüez

EMAIL: wmendez@seas.upenn.edu

Jiayi Deng
Jiayi Deng

Jiayi Deng
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
M.S.E. (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), University of Pennsylvania
B.Eng (Chemical Engineering), Dalian University of Technology, China

EMAIL: denjiayi@seas.upenn.edu

Tiancheng (Arthur) Wang
Tiancheng (Arthur) Wang

Tiancheng (Arthur) Wang
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
BS (Materials Science and Engineering) Beihang University

EMAIL: wtianc@seas.upenn.edu

Ivy Dai
Ivy Dai

Ivy Dai
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
BS (Chemical Engineering), Pennsylvania State University

EMAIL: yuxuand@seas.upenn.edu

Jed-Joan Edziah
Jed-Joan Edziah

Jed-Joan Edziah
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
BS (Chemical Engineering), Columbia University
BA (Chemistry), Drew University

EMAIL: jedziah@seas.upenn.edu

Qixing (Jacky) Zhang
Qixing (Jacky) Zhang

Qixing (Jacky) Zhang
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
BS (Chemical Engineering), City College of New York

EMAIL: qixzhang@seas.upenn.edu

Oluwafemi Ligan
Oluwafemi Ligan

Oluwafemi Ligan
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
BS (Chemical Engineering), City College of New York
AS (Chemical Engineering), Hostos Community College

EMAIL: ligano@seas.upenn.edu

Stephen Crane
Stephen Crane

Stephen Crane
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
BS (Chemical Engineering), Lehigh University

EMAIL: cranest@seas.upenn.edu

Hoang Dinh
Hoang Dinh

Hoang Dinh
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering)
BS (Chemical Engineering), MIT

EMAIL: hoangtd@seas.upenn.edu

Yingjie
Yingjie

Yingjie
Ph.D. Candidate (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
BS (Chemical Engineering), Ohio State University

EMAIL: yingjies@seas.upenn.edu

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT ALUMNI

Elaine Nagahara
Elaine Nagahara

Elaine Nagahara
BS (Materials Science and Engineering), Johns Hopkins University

EMAIL: enagaha1@jhu.edu

Chandler Dorris
Chandler Dorris

Chandler Dorris
Intellectual Property Intern
Dickinson Wright
https://www.linkedin.com/in/chandler-dorris-8388b35b/

POSTDOCTORAL & VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ALUMNI

Mehdi Molaei
Mehdi Molaei

Mehdi Molaei

Postdoctoral Scholar
University of Chicago
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mehdi-molaei/

Nicholas Chisholm
Nicholas Chisholm

Nicholas Chisholm
Assistant Research Professor
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholas-g-chisholm/

Giuseppe Boniello
Giuseppe Boniello

Dr. Giuseppe Boniello
Postdoctoral Associate
CNRS/ Saint-Gobain Joint Research Laboratory
https://www.linkedin.com/in/giuseppe-boniello/

Yang Lan
Yang Lan

Dr. Yang Lan
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
University College London
https://www.yanglan.co.uk/

Xu Zhang
Xu Zhang

Dr. Xu Zhang
Staff Engineer
ams AG
https://www.linkedin.com/in/xu-zhang-66a1285a/

Dr. Laura C. Bradley
Dr. Laura C. Bradley

Dr. Laura C. Bradley
Title: Assistant Professor, Polymer Science and Engineering
University of Massachusetts Amherst
https://www.pse.umass.edu/faculty/researchgroup/bradley

Dr. Tagbo H. R. Niepa
Dr. Tagbo H. R. Niepa

Dr. Tagbo H. R. Niepa
Assistant Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburg
http://www.microbiointerface.pitt.edu/niepa_lab/

Dr. Francesca Serra
Dr. Francesca Serra

Dr. Francesca Serra
Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy
Johns Hopkins University
http://sites.krieger.jhu.edu/serra-group/

Lisa Tran
Lisa Tran

Lisa Tran
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics at Utrecht University
group webpage

EMAIL: l.tran@uu.nl

Dr. Martin F. Haase
Dr. Martin F. Haase

Dr. Martin F. Haase
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
Rowan University
https://www.martinhaase.com/

Dr. Nima Sharifi-Mood
Dr. Nima Sharifi-Mood

Dr. Nima Sharifi-Mood
Software Engineer
Siemens PLS Software
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nima-sharifi-mood-41b4a861/

Dr. Yashodara P. Pawar
Dr. Yashodara P. Pawar

Dr. Yashodara P. Pawar
Unilever

Dr. Jinnan Chen
Dr. Jinnan Chen

Dr. Jinnan Chen
Retired Professor, Chemical Engineering and Environment
Beijing Institute of Technology
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jinnan-chen-7310305b/

Dr. Nivedita R. Gupta
Dr. Nivedita R. Gupta

Dr. Nivedita R. Gupta
Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering
University of New Hampshire
https://ceps.unh.edu/faculty/gupta

Dr. Karen Kennedy Ellison
Dr. Karen Kennedy Ellison

Dr. Karen Kennedy Ellison
Innovation Project Leader
Eastman Chemical Company
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kennedykarenphd/

Dr. Fengqui Fan
Dr. Fengqui Fan

Dr. Fengqui Fan
Application Development Specialist
Tate & Lyle
https://www.linkedin.com/in/fengqiufan/

Dr. Ram Hanumanthu
Dr. Ram Hanumanthu

Dr. Ram Hanumanthu
Director, Process Development & Integration
Digilens Inc.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ramhanumanthu/

Dr. M. Elias Biswas
Dr. M. Elias Biswas

Dr. M. Elias Biswas
Senior Technical Services Engineer
Merichem Company
https://www.linkedin.com/in/m-elias-biswas-15838788/

Dr. Vidya Venkataramani
Dr. Vidya Venkataramani

Dr. Vidya Venkataramani
Manager, Lead Engineer
GE Aviation

Dr. Myung Han Lee
Dr. Myung Han Lee

Dr. Myung Han Lee
Senior Engineer
LG Chemicals

Dr. Lorenzo Botto
Dr. Lorenzo Botto

Dr. Lorenzo Botto
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Fluid Mechanics
Queen Mary University of London
https://bottogroup.wordpress.com/

Dr. Valeria Garbin
Dr. Valeria Garbin

Dr. Valeria Garbin
Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Chemical Engineering
Imperial College London
https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/v.garbin

Dr. Mohamed A. Gharbi
Dr. Mohamed A. Gharbi

Dr. Mohamed A. Gharbi
Associate Professor, Physics
University of Massachusetts Boston
https://www.gharbilab.com/

Dr. Rohini Gupta
Dr. Rohini Gupta

Dr. Rohini Gupta
Scientist
BASF Corporation
https://www.linkedin.com/in/guptarohini/

PHD STUDENT ALUMNI

Tianyi Yao
Tianyi Yao

Tianyi Yao
PTD Module & Integration Yield Engineer
Intel Corporation

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tianyi-yao-b9512312a/

Alismari Read
Alismari Read

Alismari Read
Senior Research Specialist
Dow Chemical Company

https://www.linkedin.com/in/alismariread/

Giuseppe Di Vitantonio
Giuseppe Di Vitantonio

Giuseppe Di Vitantonio
System Test Engineer at TA Instruments

https://www.linkedin.com/in/giuseppe-di-vitantonio-594746196/

Neha Manohar
Neha Manohar

Neha Manohar
Postdoctoral Researcher
The University of Texas at Austin

https://www.linkedin.com/in/neha-manohar-20b95871/

Yimin Luo
Yimin Luo

Dr. Yimin Luo
Postdoctoral Researcher
UC Santa Barbara
https://www.linkedin.com/in/yiminluo/

Caroline Cameron
Caroline Cameron

Caroline Cameron
PhD Student
Drexel University

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolinecameron9391/

Renjing Huang
Renjing Huang

Renjing Huang
PhD Candidate
University of Pennsylvania
https://www.linkedin.com/in/renjing-huang-65639b5b/

Dr. Nathan D. Bade
Dr. Nathan D. Bade

Dr. Nathan D. Bade
Engineer
Inscripta, Inc.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathanbade/

Dr. Sarah D. Hann
Dr. Sarah D. Hann

Dr. Sarah D. Hann
Senior Engineer
The Dow Chemical Company
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-hann-282aa058/

Dr. Iris B. Liu
Dr. Iris B. Liu

Dr. Iris B. Liu
Postdoctoral Associate, Advanced Surface Cleaning
Proctor & Gamble
https://www.linkedin.com/in/iris-bi-liu/

Dr. Liana Vaccari
Dr. Liana Vaccari

Dr. Liana Vaccari
Program Officer
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lianavaccari/

Dr. Ningwei Li
Dr. Ningwei Li

Dr. Ningwei Li
Research Scientist at Colgate-Palmolive
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ningweili3105

Dr. Lu Yao
Dr. Lu Yao

Dr. Lu Yao
Junior Associate
McKinsey & Company
https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaoluwuhan/

Dr. Marcello Cavallaro
Dr. Marcello Cavallaro

Dr. Marcello Cavallaro
Associate
W. L. Gore & Associates
https://www.linkedin.com/in/marcellocavallaro/

Dr. Eric P. Lewandowski
Dr. Eric P. Lewandowski

Dr. Eric P. Lewandowski
Corporate Strategic Research
ExxonMobile
https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Eric_Lewandowski

Dr. Moniraj Ghosh
Dr. Moniraj Ghosh

Dr. Moniraj Ghosh
Director, Coking and Fouling
Philipps 66
https://www.linkedin.com/in/moniraj-ghosh-19962212/

Dr. Fang Lin
Dr. Fang Lin

Dr. Fang Lin
AngularJS Architect
Deutsche Bank
https://www.linkedin.com/in/windmaomao/

Dr. Noshir S. Pesika
Dr. Noshir S. Pesika

Dr. Noshir S. Pesika
Associate Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Tulane University
http://www2.tulane.edu/sse/cbe/faculty/pesika.cfm

Dr. Van N. Truskett
Dr. Van N. Truskett

Dr. Van N. Truskett
Director, Technology Innovation Development
University of Texas at Austin
https://www.linkedin.com/in/van-n-truskett-4111522/

Dr. Sammy S. Datwani
Dr. Sammy S. Datwani

Dr. Sammy S. Datwani
Sr. Director, R&D
Labcyte, Inc.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sammydatwani/

Dr. Sekhar Sundaram
Dr. Sekhar Sundaram

Dr. Sekhar Sundaram
NA Technical Service & Development Leader, Dow Adhesives
The Dow Chemical Company
https://www.linkedin.com/in/sekhar-sundaram-ph-d-13792b/

Dr. David O. Johnson
Dr. David O. Johnson

Dr. David O. Johnson
Principle Research Fellow
Orica Mining Services
https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-o-johnson-50725a61

VISITING STUDENT ALUMNI

Giulia Bigazzi
Giulia Bigazzi

Giulia Bigazzi
Project Engineer
Fedegari Technologies, Inc.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/giuliabigazzi/