Group Members

 

 

 

Principle Investigator

 

Dr. Megan L. Robertson

 

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, 2006

University of California, Berkeley

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2001

Washington University in St. Loiuis

 

mlrobertson [at] uh [dot] edu

 

Graduate Researchers

 

Tyler Cooksey

 

B.Eng. Chemical Engineering, 2014

Vanderbilt University

M.S. Chemical Engineering, 2016

University of Houston

Thesis Title: Small Angle Neutron Scattering Studies on Block Copolymer Micelles with Varying Core-Solvent Interactions

 

tjcooksey [at] uh [dot] edu

Wenyue Ding

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2014

East China University of Science and Technology

 

wding5 [at] uh [dot] edu

Tzu-Han Li

 

B.S. Chemistry, 2014

Chung Yuan Christian University

 

tli12 [at] uh [dot] edu

Ali Masud

 

B.Eng. Chemical Engineering, 2013

National University of Singapore

M.S. Chemical Engineering, 2014

National University of Singapore

 

alimasud [at] uh [dot] edu

Jialin Qiu

 

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, 2014

Donghua University

M.S. Polymer Engineering, 2015

University of Akron

 

jqiu4 [at] uh [dot] edu

 

Minjie Shen

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2016

East China University of Science and Technology

 

Exchange student at the University of Houston

Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

 

mshen2 [at] uh [dot] edu

Vivek Yadav

 

B.Tech. Chemical Engineering, 2012

Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar

 

vyadav2 [at] uh [dot] edu

 

 

 

Undergraduate Researchers

Rawan AlMallahi

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering (expected May 2017)

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2015 to present

 

rhalmallahi [at] uh [dot] edu

Diego Aviles

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering (expected May 2017)

University of Houston

 

B.S. Chemistry, 2011
University of St. Thomas

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2016 to present

 

diaviles [at] uh [dot] edu

Eliud Gonzalez-Martinez

 

Participant, Research Experiences and Exploration in Materials Science Program, Summer 2016

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2016 to present

 

Applied Science Associates Degree in Process Technology (expected Fall 2016)

Houston Community College

 

 

Zeshan Rizvi

 

Participant, Research Experiences and Exploration in Materials Science Program, Summer 2016

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2016 to present

 

Houston Community College

 

 

Kevin Scholtes

 

Associates in Electrical Engineering (expected May 2018)

Houston Community College

 

B.B.A Management Science, 2008

University of Texas at San Antonio


Participant, Research Experiences and Exploration in Materials Science Program, Summer 2017

 

Guest Researchers

Karen Fortune

 

B.S. Chemistry

Prairie View A&M University

M.S. Chemistry

University of Texas at Dallas

 

Instructor, Houston Community College and ESTEM Academy

Participant in the University of Houston RET program, Summer 2015 and Summer 2016

 

 

 

Graduate Alumni

 

Brian Rohde

 

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, 2016

University of Houston

Thesis Title: Thermoset Blends of an Epoxy Resin and Polydicyclopentadiene

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2010

Texas Tech University

 

 

 

Avantika Singh

 

M.S. Chemical Engineering, 2013

University of Houston

Thesis Title: Structure and Dynamics of Block Copolymer Micelles in the Presence of Cosolvents

 

B.Tech. Chemical Engineering Science, 2010

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Shu Wang

 

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, 2015

University of Houston

Thesis Title: Development of Sustainable Thermoplastic Elastomers

 

M.S. Environmental Engineering, 2009

Tsinghua University

B.S. Environmental Engineering, 2007

Tsinghua University

Guozhen Yang

 

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, 2016

University of Houston

Thesis Title: Development of Sustainable and Degradable Thermosets and Elastomers

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2011

East China University of Science and Technology

 

 

Other Past Group Members

 

Ashish Bhattarai

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2014

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2012 to Summer 2013

 

 

Dr. Nataliya Bovkun

 

UH Research Experiences for Teachers Program

Summer 2011

 

Instructor, Houston Community College and

Houston Academy for International Studies

Bryce Edmondson

 

UH Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program

Summer 2011

 

Undergraduate student, Pennsylvania State University

Ruixuan Han

 

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Houston

2015-2016

 

R&D Scientist, 2012-2015

State Nuclear Power Research Institute, Beijing, China

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, 2012

Tianjin University

Visiting Ph.D. Student, Materials Science & Engineering, 2009-2011

The Pennsylvania State University

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2007

Tianjin University

Adrienne Harkin

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2016

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2014 to Spring 2015

 

 

Nairah Hashmi

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering (expected May 2017)

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2016

 

 

Tammy Hendrix-Doucette

 

Participant, Research Experiences and Exploration in Materials Science Program, Summer 2016

 

Houston Community College

Ross I'Anson

 

UH Research Program for High School Students

Summer 2011, 2012

 

Friendswood High School, graduated May 2012

Sharon John

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering (expected May 2018)

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, May - December 2016

 

 

Kim Mai Le

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2015

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2012 to Summer 2015

JinYing Lin

 

UH Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program

Summer 2015

 

B.E. Chemical and Molecular Engineering, B.S. Chemistry (expected May 2017)

Stony Brook University

Maria Marquez

 

B.S. Chemistry, 2011

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2011 to Summer 2012

 

 

Sheli Mauck

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2015

University of Houston

 

Senior Thesis Title: Toughening Polylactide with Vegetable Oils

Undergraduate Researcher, Spring 2014 to Summer 2015

 

 

Don McGowan

 

UH Research Experiences for Teachers Program

Summer 2012, 2013

 

Instructor, Friendswood High School

Kim Mongcopa

 

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Houston

January to December 2016

 

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, 2015

University of Houston

 

B.S. Chemistry with Materials Science Engineering, 2010

Ateneo de Manila University

 

 

Garret Noble

 

B.S. Chemistry (expected May 2013)

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2011 to Spring 2012

Artur Pratsko

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering (expected May 2017)

University of Houston

B.S. Petroleum Engineering, 2013

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, January to December 2016

 

 

Ruqaiya Shipchandler

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering (expected May 2017)

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2015

 

 

Hiruy Tesefay

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2015

University of Houston

 

UH Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program

Summer 2013

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2013 to Summer 2015

Michelle Xie

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2015

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2013 to Spring 2014

 

 

Kaylan Young

 

UH Research Experiences for Undergraduates Program

Summer 2014

 

Undergraduate student, Howard University

Pengfei Zhan

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2012

East China University of Science and Technology

Exchange student at University of Houston Fall 2011-Spring 2012

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Spring 2012

 

 

Bin Zhang

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2015

University of Houston

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Fall 2015

 

 

Zhiyu Zhou

 

B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2015

East China University of Science and Technology

Exchange student at University of Houston Fall 2014-Spring 2015

 

Undergraduate Researcher, Spring 2015

 

 

 

Group lunch (July 2016):

 

 

Astros game (July 2011):

 

 

March meeting of the American Physical Society (March 2010):

 

 

Mars Rover day at the Univeristy of Houston (January 2010):

 

For full album, click here.

 

 


Return to top