Current Lab Members

Principal Investigator 

Prof. Pratim Biswas

The Lucy and Stanley Lopata Professor

Chair, Department of Energy, Environmental and Chemical Engineering

Director, MAGEEP

Director, Nano Research Facility (NNIN-WUStL site)

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Research Assistant Faculty

Su Huang

Synthesis and Characterization of Highly Efficient Next Generation Photovoltaic Devices

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Post-Doctoral Researchers

Liang-yi Lin

Aerosol Synthesis of Nanomaterials and Application in CO2 Photoreduction


Ramesh Raliya

Nanoparticle Synthesis and Application in Biological System

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Huang Zhang

Aerosol Dynamic Simulation of Half Mini DMA and Electrostatic Precipitator

Doctoral Graduate Students

Ahmed Abokifa

Smart Water Infrastructures

Co-advised by Dr. Lo


David Dhanraj
Aerosol Formation and Growth in Amine-based Co2 Scrubber: Experiments and Numerical Simulation

Kelsey Haddad
Thin Film Deposition via Aerosol Routes for Biomedical and Environmental Sensing Applications
Co-advised by Dr. Fortner

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Sukrant Dhawan

Modelling diffusion denuder for organic aerosol separation from co-pollutant gases

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Sungyoon Jung

Catalyst Synthesis and Envrionmental Applications


Clayton Kacica

Material Synthesis for Next Generation Lithium Ion Batteries


Bedia Begum Kara kocak

Synthesis and Design of Biocompatible Nanoparticles for Ocular Drug Delivery and Imaging Applications

Co-advised by Dr. Ravi

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Shalinee Kavadiya

Aerosol-based Synthesis of Materials for Solar Energy Applications

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Zhich a o Li

Submicrometer Particle Capture in a Pressurized Electrostatic Precipitator

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Jiayu Li

Modification of Condensation Particle Counter

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Yao Nie

Synthesis of Graphene based Material and Environmental Application

Co-advised by Dr. Fortner

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Nathan Reed

Aerosol Science of TiO2/SiO2 and Fe3O4/SiO2 Composite Nanoparticles

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Girish Sharma

Understanding Particle-Particle Interactions at High Temperatures in Free Molecular Regime

Co-advised by Dr. Chakrabarty

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Robin Wheelus

Fabrication of Efficient and Stable Perovskite Solar Cells

Undergraduate Students

  1. Brian Gersten 

    Project: Characterization and Application of Electroconductive Non-woven Fabrics in ESP Filtration

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  2. Paul Kwon

    Project: Nano material synthesis and it's bio interface study

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  3. Anusha Kamath

    Project: Model of Aerosol Chemical Vapor Deposition Scale​​​

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Visiting Researchers

  1. Patchaya Tobarameekul

    Project: Development of Carbon dioxide Adsorption Using Synthesized Zeolite Derived from Rice Husk Ash

    University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

  2. Zehua Wang

    Project: Characterization of coal fly ashes from the combustion of different coals at different conditions.  

    Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.


  3. Mojgan Kouhnavard

    Project: Incorporation of graphene into perovskite solar cells.  


  4. Yijia He

    Project: Synthesis of graphene oxide for environmental applications.  

    School of Materials Science & Engineering | Center for Nano & Micro Mechanics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China



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