Alumni

Sukaran Arora (Ph.D. 2019)
Strategies to modulate selectivity and improve stability in methanol-to-hydrocarbons catalysis on zeolites/zeotypes
The Dow Chemical Company

Jamie Harris (Postdoc 2019)
Kinetics of ethylene epoxidation on a promoted Ag/α‐Al2O3 catalyst
University of Alabama

Anurag Kumar (Ph.D. 2019)
Understanding metal carbide-based catalysts for alternate routes to valuable chemicals
NREL

Linh Bui (Ph.D. 2018)
Pathways, mechanisms, and kinetics of oxidation reactions on mixed metal oxide catalysts
The Dow Chemical Company

Andrew Hwang (Ph.D. 2018)
Mechanisms of Chain Carrier Propagation and Termination in Methanol-to-Olefins Catalysis on Small Pore Zeotypes and Zeolites
Honeywell UOP

Udit Gupta (Ph.D. 2018)
Mechanistic modeling of complex reaction systems through reaction network generation
University of Delaware

Cha-Jung Chen (Ph.D. 2017)
Olefin cracking on zeolites, hydrodeoxygenation on molybdenum carbides, and ethylene oxidation on promoted silver catalysts
Intel

Mark Sullivan (Ph.D. 2017)
Kinetics, mechanisms, and site requirements of C-H, C-O, and C-C cleavage on transition metal carbides
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Praveen Bollini (Postdoc 2017)
Methanol-to-olefins conversion on zeolite and zeotype materials
University of Houston

Mark Bachrach (Postdoc 2016)
Alcohol dehydration on Group IV metal oxide formulations
Northwestern University

Minje Kang (Ph.D. 2016)
Mechanism and site requirements for alcohol dehydration on alumina materials
SK Innovation

Rachit Khare (Ph.D. 2016)
Understanding the mechanism of methanol to hydrocarbons conversion on zeolite catalysts
Technical University of Munich

Joseph DeWilde (Ph.D. 2016)
Mechanisms and site requirements of light olefin synthesis and conversion on metal oxide catalysts
The Dow Chemical Company

Wen-Sheng Lee (Postdoc 2014)
Hydrodeoxygenation of lignin derived compounds over transition metal catalysts
The Dow Chemical Company

Mark Mazar (Ph.D. 2014)
Theoretical investigation of C-C bond formation and cleavage reactions over zeolites

Jeremy Bedard (Ph.D. 2014)
Catalytic deoxygenation of biomass surrogates over Mo/ZSM-5
ExxonMobil Chemical

Dario Prieto-Centurion (Postdoc 2014)
Product selectivity control in methanol-to-olefins conversion
Montana Tech

Samuel Blass (Ph.D. 2013)
Biomass upgrading in staged autothermal reactors with multifunctional catalysts
U.S. Government

Samia Ilias (Ph.D. 2013)
Mechanistic studies of methanol-to-hydrocarbons conversion over H-ZSM-5
ExxonMobil

Ian Hill (Ph.D. 2013)
Olefin methylation by dimethyl ether over acidic zeolites
Gustavus Adolphus College

Srinivas Rangarajan (Ph.D. 2013)
Development and application of computational tools for modeling complex reaction networks
Lehigh University

Dongxia Liu (Postdoc 2012)
Single-unit-cell thick zeolites
University of Maryland 

Do-Young Hong (Postdoc 2012)
Catalytic deoxygenation of biomass surrogates over Mo/ZSM-5
Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology 

Hsu Chiang (Ph.D. 2012)
Conversion of biomass into chemicals
ExxonMobil Chemical

Elizabeth Mallon (Ph.D. 2012)
Adsorption and mechanistic catalysis of functionalized molecules on zeolites
Intel 

Michael Skinner (M.S. 2010)
Biomass processing in an autothermal reactor in millisecond contant times
General Mills