Alumni

Ph.D. Alumni

Akash Arora

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2018) 
M.Tech. National Chemical Laboratory, India (2012) 
B.E. Birla Institute of Technology and Science (2010)
 
Postdoc, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
Travis S. Bailey

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2001)
B.S. University of Florida (1995) 

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University

 
Kimberly A. Chaffin

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1999) 
M.S. University of Michigan (1995) 
B.S. University of Michigan (1992)
 
Medtronics, Inc.

 
Siddharth Chanpuriya

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016) 
B.S. University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2011) 

Axalta Coating Systems

 
Soo-Hyung Choi

Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge

Postdoc. University of California, Santa Barbara (2010-2012) 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2010) 
B.S. Seoul National University, Korea (2005) 

Department of Chemical Engineering, Hongik University, South Korea

 
Eric W. Cochran

Postdoc. University of California, Santa Barbara (2004-2005) 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2004) 
B.S. Iowa State University (1998) 

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University

 
Samuel J. Dalsin

Co-advised by Prof. Marc Hillmyer

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2015) 
B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison (2010) 

3M

 
Thomas H. Epps, III

Postdoc. National Institute of Standards and Technology (2004-2006) 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2004) 
M.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1999) 
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1998) 

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering / Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Delaware

 
Tessie R. Ewert

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016) 
B.S.E. Case Western Reserve University (2010) 

Sherwin-Williams Company

 
Timothy M. Gillard

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2015) 
B.S. Northwestern University (2009) 

3M

 
Brian M. Habersberger

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2012) 
B.S. Vanderbilt University (2006) 

The Dow Chemical Company

 
Karen J. Haman

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2015) 
B.S. University of Iowa (2009) 

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University

 
Ashish K. Khandpur

Ph.D. University of Minnesota 
B.S. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India 

3M

 
Sangwon Kim

Postdoc. University of California, Santa Barbara
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2013) 
M.S. The University of Texas at Austin 
B.S. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea 

Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Inha University, South Korea

 
Kurt A. Koppi

Co-advised by Prof. Matthew Tirrell (now at University of Chicago)

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1993) 
B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (1988)

The Dow Chemical Company

 
Mary Beth Kossuth

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1999) 
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

Abbott Vascular Devices

 
Intaek Lee

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2014) 
B.S. Yonsei University, Korea (2006) 

3M

 
Jonathan Lee

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2015) 
B.S. National Taiwan University, Taiwan (2012)
 
Techmer PM

 
Sangwoo Lee

Postdoc. University of Minnesota (2011-2013) 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2011) 
B.S. Seoul National University, Korea (2003) 

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

 
Tuoqi Li

Co-advised by Prof. Lorraine Francis

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016) 
B.S.E. Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China (2011) 

The Dow Chemical Company

 
Jie Lu

Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge

Postdoc. Stanford University (2015-2017) 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2015) 
B.E. Zhejiang University, China (2010) 

Carbon

 
Alexander M. Mannion

Co-advised by Prof. Chris Macosko

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016) 
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2011) 

BASF

 
Amanda Maxwell

Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016) 
B.S. Luther College (2007) 

Boston Scientific

 
Luca Martinetti

Co-advised by Prof. Chris Macosko

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2015) 
M.S. Politecnico di Milano, Italy (2007) 

Postdoc, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 
John W. McAllister

Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2015) 
B.S. Montana State University (2001) 

3M

 
Adam J. Meuler

Co-advised by Prof. Marc Hillmyer

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2009) 
B.S. University of Wisconsin, Madison (2002) 

3M

 
Todd O. Pangburn

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2012) 
B.S. Texas A&M University (2004) 

The Dow Chemical Company


Jian Qin

Co-advised by Prof. David Morse

Postdoc. University of Chicago (2012-2015)
Postdoc. Pennsylvania State University (2009-2012)
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2009)
M.S. Tsinghua University, China (2004) 
B.S. Tsinghua University, China (2002) 

Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University

 
Jeffrey H. Rosedale

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1993)
M.E. Stevens Institute of Technology (1988) 

B.S.E. Princeton University (1986) 
Baker & Hostetler LLP

 
Jeffrey M. Ting

Co-advised by Prof. Theresa Reineke

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016)
B.S. The University of Texas at Austin (2011) 

Postdoc, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago

 
Zaifei Wang

Co-advised by Prof. Chris Macosko

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2015)
 

You-Yeon Won

Postdoc. Harvard University (2001-2003)
Postdoc. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2000-2001)
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2000)
B.S. Seoul National University, Korea (1992) 

Department of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University

 
Yiming Zeng

Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2018)
B.S. Tsinghua University, China (2012)

H.B. Fuller

 

Jingwen Zhang

Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2012)
B.S. National University of Singapore, Singapore (2007) 

ExxonMobil

 

 

 

Postdoc Alumni

Kristoffer Almdal
Postdoc (1989-1990) 
Ph.D. Københavns Universitet (1989) 
Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Denmark
 
Ozcan Altintas
Co-advised by Prof. Marc Hillmyer
Postdoc (2016-2018) 
Ph.D. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (2012) 
ExxonMobil
 
Christopher J. Ellison
Postdoc (2006-2008)
Ph.D. Northwestern University (2005)  
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota
 
Guillaume Fleury
Postdoc (2006-2008) 
Ph.D. Université Louis-Pasteur (2005)
Department of Chemistry, Université Bordeaux, France
 
Stephen Förster
Postdoc (1992-1993) 
Ph.D. Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung (1992)
Department of Physical Chemistry, Universität Bayreuth, Germany
 
Mark D. Foster
Postdoc (1989-1990) 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1987)
Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron
 
Robert Barney Grubbs
Postdoc (1998-2001) 
Ph.D. Cornell University (1998)
Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University
 
Damian A. Hajduk
Postdoc (1995-1997)
Ph.D. Princeton University (1994)
Crop Enhancement, Inc.
 
Ian W. Hamley
Postdoc (1992-1993) 
Ph.D. University of Southampton (1990)
Department of Chemistry, University of Reading, UK
 
Robert J. Hickey
Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge
Postdoc (2013-2016) 
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (2013)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
 
Marc A. Hillmyer
Postdoc (1994-1997) 
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology (1994)
Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Rong-Ming Ho
Co-advised by Prof. Chris Macosko
Postdoc (1996-1997) 
Ph.D. University of Akron (1995)
Department of Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
 
Alex M. Jordan
Co-advised by Prof. Chris Macosko
Postdoc (2016-2018) 
Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University (2016)
University of Wisconsin, Stout
 
Alamgir Karim
Postdoc (1991-1992) 
Ph.D. Northwestern University (1991)
Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron
 
Justin G. Kennemur
Co-advised by Prof. Marc Hillmyer
Postdoc (2011-2014) 
Ph.D. North Carolina State University (2010)
Department of Chemistry, Florida State University
 
Joseph R. Lott
Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge
Postdoc (2011-2013) 
Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University (2010)
Eastman Kodak Company
 
Mahesh K. Mahanthappa
Co-advised by Prof. Marc Hillmyer
Postdoc (2003-2006) 
Ph.D. Stanford University (2003)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota
 
Michael J. Maher
Postdoc (2016-2018) 
Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin (2016)
3M
 
Mark W. Matsen
Postdoc (1994-1996) 
Ph.D. University of Guelph (1992)
Department of Chemical Engineering / Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo, Canada
 
Yonathan S. Thio
Postdoc (2003-2005) 
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2003)
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
 
Ajay Vidyasagar
Co-advised by Prof. Efie Kokkoli
Postdoc (2012-2014) 
Ph.D. University of South Florida (2010)
ExxonMobil
 
Martin E. Vigild
Postdoc (1998-2000) 
Ph.D. Københavns Universitet​​​​​​​ (1997) 
Senior Vice President, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Denmark
 
Newell R. Washburn
Postdoc (1998-2000) 
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (1998)
Department of Chemistry / Department of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
 
Jiuyang Zhang
Postdoc (2015-2016) 
Ph.D. University of South Carolina (2015)
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Southeast University, China