Principal Investigator

Prof. Gary Koenig

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Current Postdoctoral Researchers


Current Graduate Students

Chen Cai (joined Fall 2018) email:
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

Jacob Gendron (joined Spring 2019)
Samuel Ong (joined Spring 2018)
Sonia Foley (joined Fall 2017)
Sean Hong (joined Fall 2017)

Koenig Group in Spring 2019:

(From left) Sam, Chen, Ziyang, Sean, Jacob, Spring, Devanshi, Sonia, Patrick, Prof. Koenig

Former Postdoctoral Researchers

Linxiao Geng (joined Fall 2017, Ph.D. UC-Riverside, R&D Staff Battery Engineering Expert at Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

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

Matthew Denecke (joined Fall 2017-Spring 2018)
William Bennett (joined Fall 2017-Spring 2018)
Eiche Gardner (joined Summer 2017-Spring 2018)
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, Norfolk Navy Shipyard)
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 2018:

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

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