Principal Investigator

Prof. Gary Koenig

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Current Postdoctoral Researchers

Linxiao Geng (joined Fall 2017, Ph.D. UC-Riverside) email:

Current Graduate Students

Ziyang Nie (joined Fall 2017) email:
Patrick McCormack (joined Fall 2017, coadvised by Geoff Geise) email:
Devanshi Gupta (joined Fall 2016) email:
Spring Dong (joined Fall 2014) email:

Current Undergraduate Students

Samuel Ong (joined Spring 2018)
Sonia Foley (joined Fall 2017)
Matthew Denecke (joined Fall 2017)
William Bennett (joined Fall 2017)
Sean Hong (joined Fall 2017)
Eiche Gardner (joined Summer 2017)

Koenig Group in Spring 2017:

(From left) Ziyang, Samuel, Sean, Ira, Spring, Matt, Devanshi, Sonia, Patrick, Eiche, Linxiao, Prof. Koenig

Former Graduate Students

Pierce Robinson (Fall 2012-Fall 2017, Ph.D.)
Ethan Paharik (Fall 2012-Fall 2017, M.E.)
Colin Qi (Fall 2013-Summer 2017, Ph.D., Associate Consultant at Dean and Company)
Charles Michaelis (Fall 2013-Summer 2016, M.S.)

Former Undergraduate Students

John Ruppert (Summer 2017-Fall 2017)
Alexandra Barron (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)
Peter Marr (Fall 2016-Spring 2017)
Adam Kern (Fall 2015-Spring 2017, Ph.D. candidate in Chemical Engineering at University of Notre Dame)
Patrick Cantwell (Fall 2015-Spring 2017, Laser & Process Design Engineer at sdPhotonics)
Nicholas Brown (Fall 2015-Fall 2016, Associate Engineer at Aerojet Rocketdyne)
Anny Wang (Fall 2015-Spring 2017)
Kelly Rudman (Spring 2015-Fall 2016, Ph.D. candidate in Chemistry at Indiana University)
Aaron Liu (Fall 2014-Spring 2016, Associate Chemical Engineer R&D at Sealed Air Corporation)
Taehun Kim (Spring 2014-Spring 2015, Ph.D. candidate in Chemical Engineering at Clemson University, formerly Battery Production Engineer at LG Chem Michigan Inc.)
Anthony Lopez (Spring 2014-Fall 2014)
Nam Pham (Spring 2014-Spring 2015, Fixed Equipment Strategy Engineer at ExxonMobil)
Mikel Dermer (Spring 2012-Fall 2014, Battery Technology Intern at Tesla Motors)
Mohammed Shafi (Fall 2013-Fall 2014, Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company)
Rishi Gupta (Fall 2013-Spring 2014, Scheduling Engineer at ExxonMobil)
Colvin Wang (Spring 2013-Spring 2014, M.S. at Stanford in Materials Science in 2016, Research Associate at Farasis Energy, Inc.)
Brian Murphy (Fall 2012-Spring 2013, Ph.D. student at Delaware in Chemical Engineering)
Ali Alshammaa (Fall 2012-Spring 2013, Process Engineer at Axalta)

Previous Group Photos

Koenig Group in Spring 2017:

(From left) Prof. Koenig, Ali, Ethan, Devanshi, Pierce, Colin, Greg, Peter (Spring, Adam, Anny, Ethan, and Patrick not pictured)

Koenig Group in Spring 2016:

(From left) Prof. Koenig, Pierce, Colin, Ethan, Adam, Nick, Patrick, Spring, Anny (Charles and Aaron not pictured)

Koenig Group in Spring 2015:

(From left) Pierce, Ethan, Aaron, Charles, Prof. Koenig, Kelly, Taehun, Spring, Colin, Nam

Koenig Group in Spring 2014:

(From left) Colin, Pierce, Ethan, Prof. Koenig, Charles

Koenig Group in Spring 2013:

(From left) Ethan, Mikel, Pierce, Prof. Koenig