Past students

PhD students.

Yijue Diao (12/2019), Josue Lopez-Berganza (08/2019)

Graduate students

Ariel Carmichael (MS thesis 05/2016), Alexis Sheehan (MS thesis 05/2016), Erin Bak (MS thesis 08/2015), Yichen He (MS thesis 08/2015), Yuting Chen (2014-2015), Hou Cheong In (2014-2015), Weiran Lin (2014), Jiaojiao Kong (2014-2015), Alex Pham (2016), Andres Jurado (2013-2016). Anupama Mohanlal (2017),  Archana Raju (2017), Linhan Yang (Spring 2018), Ge Song (2017-2018), Qi Ma (MS thesis 05/2017), Kaiyu Wang (MS thesis 12/2018).

Postdoctoral students

Prathima Nalam (07/2015-12/2016), Zita Zachariah (03/2017-10/2017)

Undergraduate students

Elizabeth (Lilli) Pearson (REU student, Summer 2014, Princeton University), Weiran Lin (REU student, Spring 2014, CEE at UIUC), Ivan Villarmar (Summer 2016, ChemEng at UIUC), Jon Patton (REU, Summer 2016, Spring 2017, Biology at UIUC), Wenjing Wu (Summer 2016, CEE at UIUC), Ruofan Song (2016-2017, CEE at UIUC), Ge Song (2016-2017, CEE at UIUC), Yiwen Zhang (2016-2017, CEE at UIUC), Amogha Ranvindra (Spring 2017, MatSE at UIUC), Simon Egner (Summer 2017, MatSE at UIUC), Andreas Hofheinz (Spring 2017, TU Munich), Jeselle Alhambra (Spring 2018, Chemistry Dept. at UIUC), Siyu Chen (2017-2018, MatSE at UIUC)

Independent Projects

  • Qianlu Zheng. Undergrad student (CEE, Fall 2019, Spring 2020). Research: Water-in-Ionic liquids Electrolytes for Energy Storage.
  • Justin Silberman. Undergrad student (MatSE, Spring 2019,  Summer 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020). Research: Lubrication mediated by HA-lipid supramolecular structures.
  • Paige Prendergast. Undergrad student (MatSE, Spring 2019, Summer 2019, Fall 2019). Research: Synthesis and Rheology of SN and DN hydrogels
  • Xiaokai Yang. Undergrad student (CEE, Fall 2019). Research: Developing a new methodology to measure pressure solution of calcite
  • Anqi Li. Grad student (CEE, Fall 2019). Research: Developing a new methodology to measure pressure solution of calcite
  • Bessie Fu (Binxin). MS student (CEE, Fall2018, Spring 2019). Research: Hydroxyapatite formation in hydrogels
  • Anqi Li. Undergrad student (CEE, Spring 2019). Research: Contact aging of calcite during pressure solution
  • Lucas Lasher. Undergrad student (MechEng, Spring 2019). Research: Fracture of Hydrogels
  • Curtis Schwarzkopf. Undergrad student (MatSE, Spring 2019). Research: Ionogels for Energy Storage