Alumni

Master's Alumni

Adam Buckalew
M.S., University of Minnesota (2006)
Medtronic

Cheri Kedrowski
M.S., University of Minnesota (1993)
3M

Kevin Ledger
M.S., University of Minnesota (1996)

Yoichiro Mori
M.S., University of Minnesota (2003)
Japan

I. Omaswa
M.S., University of Minnesota (2001)

Su Nee Tan
M.S., University of Minnesota (1998)
Orica

Bradley VanWinkle
M.S., University of Minnesota (2005)

Mehul Vora
M.S., University of Minnesota (2007)
General Motors

Lynn M. Wolf
M.S., University of Minnesota (2013)

Ph.D. Alumni

Guillermo Alfonso
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2010) 
The Dow Chemical Company
 
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
 
Michael Bluemle
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2010)
Ashland, Inc.
 
Aaron Brannan
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2006)
Safe Reflections, Inc.
 
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
 
Joon Chatterjee
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2007) 
3M
 
Ying Ying Chen
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2001) 

Chin Chu
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2008) 

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
 
Kevin Davis
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2009) 
H.B. Fuller
 
Carmel Declet-Perez
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2014) 
The Dow Chemical Company
 
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
 
Afshin Falsafi
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1998) 
3M
 
Mark Gehlsen
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1993) 
3M
 
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
 
Cordell Hardy
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2003) 
3M
 
Teresa Hermel-Davidock 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2003) 
Becton Dickinson
 
Sumeet Jain 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2005) 
GE
 
Todd Jones
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2000) 
3M
 
Kasiraman Krishnan 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2003)
GE
 
Ashish K. Khandpur
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1995)
B.S. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India 

3M
 
Nagraj Khonerapalli
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1997)
3M
 
Michael Kilbey 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, (1996)
University of Tennessee
 
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
 
Jennifer Kübel
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2002) 
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
 
Qiang Lan
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2007) 
Huntsman

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
 
Ronald Lewis 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2018) 
Infinium
 
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
 
Ziang Li 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2018) 
3M
 
Lisa Lim 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2005) 
3M
 
Paul Lipic
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1998) 
P&G
 
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
 
Suping Lyu 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2000) 
Medtronic, Inc.
 
Sudeep Maheshwari 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2009) 
Schlumberger
 
Alexander M. Mannion
Co-advised by Prof. Chris Macosko
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016) 
B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2011) 

BASF
 
Ameara Mansour 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2011)
H.B. Fuller
 
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
 
Wayne Mauer  
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1998)
3M
 
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
 
Charles Orr  
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1997)
RTV
 
Todd O. Pangburn
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2012) 
B.S. Texas A&M University (2004) 

The Dow Chemical Company
 
Tessie Panthanni 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2016)
Sherwin-Williams
 
Alhad Phatak 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2006)
Schlumberger

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
 
Erica Redline 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2011)
DuPont
 
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
 
Peter Schmidt 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2018)
PolyOne
 
Mark Schultz
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1995)
3M
 
Terri Shefelbine 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2001)
3M
 
Mohan Sikka
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1994)
 
Navjot Singh 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1994)
McKinsey
 
Karen Switek 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2006)
Transform Pharmaceutical
 
Dawud Tan 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2011)
The Dow Chemical Company
 
Thomas Tepe 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1997)
The Dow Chemical Company
 
Zachary Thompson
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2010)
3M
 
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)
China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation
 
Peter Weimann 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1998)
OFS
 
Whitney Wenger  
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2018)
 
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
 
Junxian Wu  
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2005)
Ashland
 
Lifeng Wu 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2004)
Huntsman
 
Jingjing Xu
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2002)
Wuhan University, China
 
Jun Xu
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2018)
Infinium
 
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

Jin Zhao 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1995)
The Dow Chemical Company

Ning Zhou 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2007)
3M
 
John Zuponcich 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (2008)
DSM

Postdoctoral Alumni

Adeyinka Adedeji
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1996-1997) 
 
Kristoffer Almdal
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1989-1990) 
Ph.D. Københavns Universitet (1989) 
Department of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Denmark
 
Ozcan Altintas
Co-advised by Prof. Marc Hillmyer
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2016-2018) 
Ph.D. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (2012) 
ExxonMobil
 
A.M. Arunagirinathan
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2008-2011)
SABIC

Sara Arvidson
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2011-2013)
Becton Dickenson 
 
Thanasis Athanasios
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2010-2013)
3M
 
Jihua Chen
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2007-2009)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
Christopher J. Ellison
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2006-2008)
Ph.D. Northwestern University (2005)  

Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota
 
Guillaume Fleury
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2006-2008) 
Ph.D. Université Louis-Pasteur (2005)
Department of Chemistry, Université Bordeaux, France
 
Stephen Förster
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1992-1993) 
Ph.D. Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung (1992)
Department of Physical Chemistry, Universität Bayreuth, Germany
 
Mark D. Foster
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1989-1990) 
Ph.D. University of Minnesota (1987)
Department of Polymer Science, University of Akron
 
Robert Barney Grubbs
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1998-2001) 
Ph.D. Cornell University (1998)
Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University
 
Damian A. Hajduk
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1995-1997)
Ph.D. Princeton University (1994)
Crop Enhancement, Inc.
 
Ian W. Hamley
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1992-1993) 
Ph.D. University of Southampton (1990)
Department of Chemistry, University of Reading, UK
 
Michael Heinzer 
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2012-2013)
Gore
 
Robert J. Hickey
Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2013-2016) 
Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (2013)
Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University
 
Marc A. Hillmyer
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1994-1997) 
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology (1994)
Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Rong-Ming Ho
Co-advised by Prof. Chris Macosko
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (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
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2016-2018) 
Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University (2016)
University of Wisconsin, Stout
 
Alamgir Karim
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1991-1992) 
Ph.D. Northwestern University (1991)
Department of Polymer Engineering, University of Akron
 
Justin G. Kennemur
Co-advised by Prof. Marc Hillmyer
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2011-2014) 
Ph.D. North Carolina State University (2010)
Department of Chemistry, Florida State University
 
Chong Min Koo
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2005-2007)
Korea Institute of Science and Technology
 
Jonghwi Lee
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2004-2005)
Chung-Ang University, Korea
 
Joseph R. Lott
Co-advised by Prof. Tim Lodge
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2011-2013) 
Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University (2010)
Eastman Kodak Company
 
Mahesh K. Mahanthappa
Co-advised by Prof. Marc Hillmyer
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2003-2006) 
Ph.D. Stanford University (2003)
Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota
 
Michael J. Maher
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2016-2018) 
Ph.D. The University of Texas at Austin (2016)
3M
 
Biswaroop Majumdar
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1993-1994)
Deep Rx
 
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
 
Terri Morkved
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1999-2001)
 
Masaaki Sugiyama
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1998-2000)
 
Hiroshi Takenouchi
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1998-2000)
 
Yonathan S. Thio
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (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
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2012-2014) 
Ph.D. University of South Florida (2010)
ExxonMobil
 
Martin E. Vigild
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1998-2000) 
Ph.D. Københavns Universitet (1997) 
Senior Vice President, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Denmark
 
Newell R. Washburn
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (1998-2000) 
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley (1998)
Department of Chemistry / Department of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
 
Jiuyang Zhang
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2015-2016) 
Ph.D. University of South Carolina (2015)
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Southeast University, China
 
Feng Zuo
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Minnesota (2009-2012)
BASF