People

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Principal Investigator

Astrid M. Müller

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  • PhD, Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Optics
    & Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (2000)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, CU Boulder (2001-2002)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Berkeley (2002-2004)
  • Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Riverside (2005-2008)
  • Staff Scientist, California Institute of Technology (2008-2018)
Selected Honors & Awards

Exemplary Research Mentor Award, Concordia University Irvine, 2017
Outstanding Reviewer for Chemical Communications, 2016

Courses

CHE 225: Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics (Started Fall 2018)
CHE 456: Electrochemical Engineering Fundamentals and Applications (Started Spring 2020)

Research Expertise

Solid-State Electrocatalysis; Pulsed Laser in Liquids Synthesis of Precisely Controlled Nanomaterials; Nanocatalyst Property–Functionality Relationships; Electrocatalytic Breakdown of PFAS; Selective Oxidations of Hydrocarbons; Selective CO2 Reduction Catalysis

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Graduate Students

PhD Students

Ryland Forsythe

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B.S. Missouri University S&T, Ceramic Engineering (2016)
M.S. UC Riverside, Chemistry (2018)
Graduate Student in Chemical Engineering

Connor Cox

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B.S. Alfred University, Biomaterials Engineering (2018)
Graduate Student in Materials Science

Madeleine Wilsey

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B.S. Western Illinois University, Chemistry and Physics (2019)
Graduate Student in Materials Science

MS Students

Kendra Watson

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2022)

Undergraduate Students

Teona Taseska

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Chemical Engineering Class of 2024, minor in Japanese

Quinn Yu

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Chemical Engineering Class of 2023

Alumni

Sarah Alsawaf

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2019)
PhD student in Chemical Engineering at KAUST, Saudia Arabia

Bianca Dyer

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2020)
PhD student in Chemical Engineering at Princeton University

Joyceline Marealle

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2020)
M.S. student in Energy and Resources at UC Berkeley

Fatou Baka Diop

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2020)
PhD student in Chemical Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Remsha Rafiq

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2020)
PhD student in Chemical Engineering at University of Pittsburgh

Luke McCarney

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2020)
M.S. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Rochester (2020)
Downstream R&D Engineer 1 at Pall in Westborough, MA (since 2021)

Omolade Fasusi

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2022)
Power, Gas and Carbon Analyst at Bloomberg LP

Milenia Rojas

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2022)
PhD student in Chemical Engineering at Stanford University

Brian Yegela

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B.S. University of Rochester, Chemical Engineering (2022)
Intern at Lam Research Corp.

Kellie McCrea

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Chemical Engineering Class of 2023

Soraya Ngarnim

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B.S. George Mason University, Chemistry with Biochemistry Concentration (2021)
Graduate Student in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Rochester

Megan Forney

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Chemistry REU Student (Summer 2022)
Undergraduate Student at Nazareth College