(First Line - Name and Date of Graduation
Second Line - Thesis Title
Third Line - Current Position)
- Derong Zhou, Graduated January 1991
Thesis: YBCO Superconducting Powder Generation by an Aerosol Process
Research Manager, Air Liquide Inc., Philadelphia.
- Shaibal Mukherjee, Graduated July 1991
Thesis: Source Resolution and Risk Apportionment of Air Emission Sources in an
Industrial Complex for Risk Reduction Considerations: An Air Waste Management
Research Scientist, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
Chungsying Lu, Graduated December 1991
Thesis: Theoretical Study of Particle, Chemical and Microbial Transport in
Drinking Water Distribution Systems.
Professor, Dept. of Env. Engr., National Chung Hsing Univ., Taiwan.
- Hyuksang Chang, Graduated December 1991
Thesis: Particle Characterization in Flames by In Situ Light Scattering
Professor, Dept. Of Env. Engineering, Yeungnam University, S. Korea.
- Hsunling Bai, Graduated, January 1992
Thesis: Fundamental Study of Ammonia-Sulfur Dioxide Reactions to Form Solid
Professor, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan.
- Wen Yinn Lin, Graduated, August 1993
Thesis: Multicomponent Aerosol Dynamics in Incinerators.
Professor, Tajen College, Taiwan.
Joseph Flora (co-advisor), Graduated,
Thesis: Modeling Mass Transfer and Chemical Interactions in Biofilms.
Professor, Dept. Of Civil and Env Engr., University of South Carolina.
- Timothy Owens, Graduated, August 1995
Thesis: Aerosol Dynamics and Chemical Reaction Between Lead Compounds and In
Situ Generated Silica in High Temperature Systems: Applications to Toxic Metals
Capture in Combustors
Group Leader, General Engineering and Laboratories, Charelston, South Carolina.
Virendra Sethi, Graduated, June 1996
Thesis: Particle Transport and Depostion Characteristics in Liquids.
Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
- Chang-Yu Wu, Graduated, December 1996
Thesis: Study of Gas Phase Reactions, Aerosol Formation and Growth Dynamics of
Toxic Metals at High Temperatures.
Professor, Environmental Engr. And Science, University of Florida.
- David Brown, Graduated, December 1996 (co-advisor: Dr. S.G.
Thesis: Development and Application of a Coupled Flow, Chemistry and Aerosol
Model: Applications to Supersonic Aircraft Emissions
Research Engineer, VTT, Finland.
- Susan Durlak, Graduated, September 1997
Thesis: Investigation of Aerosol Formation and Sulfur Speciation in Subsonic
- Guixiang Yang, Graduated, March 1998
Thesis: Gas Phase Processing of Nanostructured Particles and Films:
Environmentally Benign Methodologies
Research Engineer, Yang Technologies.
- Tai-Gyu (Teddy) Lee, Graduated, June 1999
Thesis: Study of Mercury Kinetics and Control Methodologies in Combustion Flue
Professor and Chair, Chemical Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea.
- Anthony Zimmer, Graduated, July 2000
Thesis: Aerosol Formation Mechanisms, Metallurgical Aspects and Engineering
Control of Fumes Generated from Gas Metal Arc Welding Operations
Research Scientist, USEPA, Cincinnati.
- Ye Zhuang, Graduated, July 2000
Thesis: Experimental and Theoretical Study of Submicrometer Particle Formation
and Capture Mechanisms in Coal Combustion Environments
Research Lead, Beijing Guodian Longyan
- Clay Miller, Graduated August 2000
Thesis: Role of Chemical and Morphological Properties of Submicrometer
Nickel-Containing Combustion Aerosols on Lung Injury
Research Scientist, US Army.
- Sylvana Li, Graduated August 2000
Thesis: Chlorine Transport and Decay Studies in a Pilot Scale Dead End Drinking Water Distribution System
Research Scientist, Engineer, US EPA, Washington DC.
- Zhong-Min Wang, Graduated March 2004
Thesis: Synthesis of Pristine and Doped Nanostructured Oxides in Flame Reactors
Research Engineer, California Air Resources Board
Catherine Almquist, Graduated June 2001
Thesis: The Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Titanium Dioxide
Photocatalysts and Their Performance in Selected Environmental and Industrial
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Miami University.
Washington University in St. Louis Graduates
- Pramod Kulkarni, Graduated December 2003
Thesis: Studies on the Transport and Deposition of Charged Nanoparticles
Research Scientist, National Institute of Occupational Health and Safety, OH.
- Prakash Kumar, Graduated May 2005
Thesis: Aerosol Routes for Manufacture of Nanostructured Magnetic Oxides
Research Engineer, Japan.
- Kuk Cho, Graduated August 2005
Thesis: Controlled study on growth dynamics of nanostructured pristine and doped
titanium dioxide particles
Research Scientist, KIGAM, Korea.
- Shaohua Hu, Graduated December 2006
Thesis: Modeling to Establish Traffic Aerosol Contributions that Impact Children's Health
Research Scientist, California Air Resources Board.
- Swapnil Dhumal, Graduated August 2007 (co-advised with Prof. B. Khomami)
Thesis: Computational and Experimental Study of Gas Phase Synthesis of Nanoparticles
Research Engineer, GECorporation.
- Christopher Hogan, Graduated August 2008
Thesis: Charging, Clustering, and Fragmentation of Nanoparticles and Macromolecules in Electrohydrodynamic Atomization
Assitant Professor, University of MInnesota
- Soubir Basak, Graduated August 2008
Thesis: Synthesis and Characterization of Magnetic Iron Oxide for Nanomaterial and Nanosystem Fabrication
Research Engineer, SunEdison Corporation
- Jingkun Jiang, Graduated August 2008
Thesis: Studies of Nanoparticle Synthesis and Charging in the Gas Phase: Applications inEnvironmentalNanotechnology and Nanotoxicology
Assistant Professor Tsinghua University, China
- Achariya Suriyawong, Graduated May 2009
Thesis: Oxy-Coal Combustion: Fine Particle & Mercury Emissions and Control
Assistant Professor, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
- Elijah Thimsen, Graduated May 2009
Thesis: Nanostructured Film Photoreactors for Solar Energy Harvesting
Assitant Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
- Luis Modesto, May 2010
Thesis: Electrospray Film Deposition Methodologies
- Eric Kettelson, December 2010
Thesis: Novel Soft Corona Enhanced X-ray Systems for Bioagent Inactivation &
Mechanistic Understanding of Inactivation Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati
- Manoranjan Sahu, December 2010
Thesis: Nanoparticle Exposure and Toxicity Measurements Using Synthesized
Nanomaterials Research Engineer, Sun Edison
- Woo Jin An, December 2012
Thesis: AerosolProcesses Enabling Solar Energy Applications
Post Doc, Univ. of Minnesota
- Xiaofei Wang, May 2014
Thesis: Fine Particle and Mercury Formation and Control during Coal Combustion
Post-doctoral Researcher, Center for Aerosol Impacts on Climate and the Environment, University of California, San Diego
- Vivek Shah, May 2014
Thesis: Aerosol Techniques for Deposition and Characterization of Biological and Biomimetic Sensitizers for Solar Device
Process Support Engineer, Applied Material
- He Jing, December 2015
Thesis: Novel Applications of Electrostatic Precipitators in Coal - Biomass Combustion Systems