2022

Kevin Gao
PhD Student
Project: Investigating ion transport and phase behavior in polymer blend electrolytes for lithium batteries

Lorena Grundy
PhD Student
Project: Characterization of ion transport through polymer electrolytes using NMR<

Louise Frenck
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Electrochemical characterization of polymer electrolytes and dendrite growth in lithium metal polymer batteries

2021

Michael Galluzzo
PhD Student
Project: Electrochemical characterization of block copolymer electrolytes for lithium metal batteries

Gumi Sethi
PhD Student
Project: Characterization of nanohybrid block copolymer electrolytes for lithium batteries

Youngwoo Choo
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Electrochemical characterization of ether-based polymer electrolytes

2020

Whitney Loo
PhD Student
Project: Thermodynamics of Block Copolymer Electrolytes

Jacqueline Maslyn
PhD Student
Project: X-ray studies of lithium metal anodes with block copolymer electrolytes

Deep Shah
PhD Student
Project: Nonflammable polymer electrolytes for safer Li batteries

2019

Hee Jeung Oh
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Developing porous highly structured polymers for a new emerging biomedical application, “drug capture,” to minimize the side effects of cancer drugs before they are released in the body.
Hee Jeung Oh Research Group at Penn State

2018

Katrina Mongcopa
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Investigation of Ion Clustering in Homopolymer Electrolytes

Dunyang (Rita) Wang
PhD Student
Project: Lithium Sulfur Reactions in Ether Based Polymer Electrolytes

Ksenia Timachova
PhD Student
Project: Measuring ion-transport in new polymer electrolytes for lithium-ion batteries

Danielle Pesko
PhD Student
Project: Effect of polymer electrolyte molecular structure on cell performance lithium metal batteries

2017

Irune Villaluenga
Staff Scientist
Project: Single ion conduction in nanohybrid block copolymer electrolytes

Doug Greer
PhD Student
Project: Designing and Determining Peptoid Nanostructure and Self-Assembly

Adriana A. Rojas
PhD Student
Project: Single-ion-conducting Polymer Electrolytes

Alex Wang
PhD Student
Project: Pervaporation membranes for dehydration of sugars to furanics

2016

Mahesh Bhatt
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Synthesis of block copolymers with high electronic and ionic conduction for use in lithium-polymer batteries

Mahati Chintapalli
PhD Student
Project: Effect of block copolymer electrolyte grain structure on lithium ion conductivity

Chaeyoung Shin
PhD Student
Project: Block copolymer membranes for biofuel separation

Jacob Thelen
PhD Student
Project: Determining the influence of charged species on the phase behavior, self-assembly, and electrochemical performance of polymeric battery materials

Katherine Harry
PhD Student
Project: Dendrite growth in lithium metal batteries

Xi Chelsea Chen
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Developing porous ion-containing polymeric membranes for chemotherapy filtration

Didier Devaux
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Electrochemical characterization of polymer electrolytes and lithium battery application (perfomances & failure mode)

Kevin Wujcik
PhD Student
Project: Study of lithium-sulfur battery reaction intermediates in polymer electrolytes

2015

Pepa Cotanda
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Study of diblock copolymer anion exchange membranes

Nikos Petzetakis
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Block copolymer pervaporation membranes for biofuel production.

2014

Nicholas Young
PhD Student
Project: Effect of supercritical carbon dioxide on polymer blend thermodynamics

Sebnem Inceoglu
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Single-ion-conducting block copolymers for lithium-ion batteries

Inna Gurevitch
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: PS-PEO Block Copolymer-Ceramic Hybrid materials

2013

Alexander Teran
PhD Student
Project: Lithium sulfur batteries using solid polymer electrolytes

Shrayesh Patel
PhD Student
Project: Mixed ionic and electronic conducting block copolymers

Anna Javier
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Development of polymeric materials with high electronic and ionic conduction for use in lithium-polymer batteries

2012

Keith Beers
PhD Student
Project: Block copolymer polyelectrolytes for fuel cell applications

David Wong
PhD Student
Project: Block copolymers for battery separator applications

Scott Mullin
PhD Student
Project: Ion transport in block copolymer electrolytes

Greg Stone
PhD Student
Project: Dendrite growth in lithium metal rechargeable batteries

Daniel Hallinan
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Lithium air batteries using solid polymer electrolytes

Guillaume Sudre
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Characterization of Block Copolymers for Selectibe Hydroxyl Ion Transport

Evren Ozcam
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Optimized Membranes for Selective Alcohol Transport

Ching-Chen Wu
Visiting scholar

2011

Ashish Jha
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Block copolymer membranes for alcohol pervaporation

Xin Wang
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Property relationship of PEMs for hydrogen fuel cell application

Venson (Wensheng) Chang
Visiting scholar
Project: Designing Cathodes for Lithium-Air Cells

Sun Yun Yang
Visiting scholar
Project: Nano-porous polymer preparation and application

2010

Nisita Wanakule
PhD Student
Project: Thermodynamics and electrochemical characterization of block copolymer electrolytes

Alisyn J. Nedoma
PhD Student
Project: Tuning the design parameters of the constituent block copolymers

Liang Chen
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Synthesizing new block copolymer membranes for separation of alcohol from aqueous alcohol solution

2009

Justin Virgili
PhD Student
Project: Thermodynamics of block copolymers and ionic liquids

Ashoutosh Panday
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Ion transport in block copolymer electrolytes

Moon Jeong Park
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Direct imaging of synthetic polymer membranes

2008

Jeffrey D. Wilbur
PhD Student
Project: Characterizing the grain structure of block copolymer thin films

Ed Feng
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Simulations and Field Theory of Polymers

2007

Amish J. Patel
PhD Student
Project: Equilibrium dynamics of block copolymer systems using X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy

Enrique D. Gomez
PhD Student
Project: Block copolymer networks and block copolymers aggregation in dilute solution

David A. Durkee
PhD Student
Project: Polymer bound catalysts for chiral synthesis & block copolymers for nanostructured catalysts

Megan Robertson
PhD Student
Project: Polymer Surfactants for Organizing Immiscible Polymers

Tim Rappl
Project: Nucleation

2006

Mohit Singh
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Block Copolymer Electrolytes

Gregg M. Wilmes
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Conjuction of nanofabrication and polymer science

Kyungyoul Baek
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Synthesis of Nanostructured Fuel Cell Membrane

2005

Hany Eitouni
PhD Student
Project: Electrochemical Self-Assembly

Ben Reynolds
PhD Student
Project: Dynamics of Block Copolymer Adsorption

2004

Hyeok Hahn
PhD Student
Project: Crosslinked Block Copolymers

2003

Yumi Matsumiya
Post Doctoral Research Scientist
Project: Characterization of Polymer Electrolytes

2002

Amy Lefebvre
PhD Student
Project: Initial Stages of Phase Separation in Polymer Blends Near the Limit of Metastability

Joon Hyun Lee
PhD Student
Project: Thermodynamics and Surfactancy of Block Copolymers in Multicomponent Polyolefin Blends

2000

Mei Chang
PhD Student
Project: Analysis of Microstructure in Ordered Block Copolymer Materials

Won G. Kim
PhD Student
Project: Kinetics of the Disorder-to-Order Transition in a Block Copolymer Melt

Chandru Eswaran
MS Student
Project: Synthesis of Model Block Copolymers by Glove Box and High Vacuum Anionic Polymerization

1999

Hao Wang
PhD Student
Project: Microstructure and Ordering Kinetics of Block Copolymers under Shear Flow

Jatin Mody
MS Student
Project: The Effect of Cross-linking on the Order to Disorder Transition of a Diblock Copolymer

1998

James Dai
PhD Student
Project: Grain Structure and Ordering Kinetics in Block Copolymers

1997

Hyun Sik Jeon
PhD Student
Project: Thermodynamics and Morphology in Complex Polymer Fluids

Feredin Demir
MS Student
Project: Dynamic Light Scattering from Block Copolymer Solutions

Arvind Krishnan
MS Student
Project: Measurement of the Order Parameter in Symmetric Diblock Copolymers

1996

Chen Chy Lin
PhD Student
Project: Thermodynamics in Block Copolymers and Multicomponent Polymer Blends, October

1995

Praveen Kesani
MS Student
Project: Synthesis and Characterization of Block Copolymers

SV Jonnalagadda
MS Student
Project: Synthesis of Block Copolymers by Anionic Polymerization

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