Leadership

Executive Team

Michael S. Strano

Michael S. Strano

PI & Director

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[Research]

YuHuang Wang

YuHuang Wang

Deputy Director

University of Maryland [Research]

Volodymyr Koman

Volodymyr Koman

Executive Officer

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[Research]

Angeliki Diane Rigos

Angeliki Diane Rigos

Program Manager

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[Research]

Knowledge Gap Leaders

Narayan Aluru

Narayan Aluru

KG1 Lead

University of Texas, Austin
[Research]

Menachem Elimelech

Menachem Elimelech

KG2 Lead

Yale University
[Research]

Tuan Anh Pham

Tuan Anh Pham

KG3A Lead

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
[Research]

Heather Kulik

Heather Kulik

KG3B Lead

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[Research]

Principal Investigators

Amir Haji-Akbari

Amir Haji-Akbari

Yale University
[Research]

Martin Bazant

Martin Bazant

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[Research]

Daniel Blankschtein

Daniel Blankschtein

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[Research]

John Cumings

John Cumings

University of Maryland
[Research]

John T. Fourkas

John T. Fourkas

University of Maryland
[Research]

Arun Majumdar

Arun Majumdar

Stanford University
[Research]

Charles Martin

Charles Martin

University of Florida
[Research]

Aleksandr Noy

Aleksandr Noy

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
[Research]

Zuzanna Siwy

Zuzanna Siwy

University of California, Irvine
[Research]

Javier Sanchez-Yamagashi

Javier Sanchez-Yamagashi

University of California, Irvine
[Research]

Students

Shuwen Yue

Shuwen Yue

PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chair, CENT Student Research Council


Daniel Markiewitz

Daniel Markiewitz

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BES ECN Representative, CENT Student Research Council


Siddharth Singh

Siddharth Singh

Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry

University of Maryland


Member, CENT Student Research Council

Camille Violet

Camille Violet

Graduate Student, Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Yale University


Member, CENT Student Research Council

Xintong Xu

Xintong Xu

Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University


Member, CENT Student Research Council

Marcos Felipe Calegari Andrade

Marcos Felipe Calegari Andrade

PostDoc, Quantum Simulations Group

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Fikret Aydin

Fikret Aydin

PostDoc, Quantum Simulations Group

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Tyler Galiber

Tyler Galiber

Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry


University of Florida




Mohammad "Mosi" Heiranian

Mohammad "Mosi" Heiranian

PostDoc, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Yale University

Cassandra Raen Borthwick Huff

Cassandra Raen Borthwick Huff

Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University


Haojun Jia

Haojun Jia

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Omar Khalifa

Omar Khalifa

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Yale University

Matthias Kuehne

Matthias Kuehne

PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Wan-Chi Lee

Wan-Chi Lee

PostDoc

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Yuhao Li

Yuhao Li

Staff Scientist, Physical and Life Sciences Directorate

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Chenxing Liang

Chenxing Liang

Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Texas, Austin

Shuang Luo

Shuang Luo

PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Joel Martis

Joel Martis

Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Stanford University
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Rahul Prasanna Misra

Rahul Prasanna Misra

PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[More]

Changhwan Oh

Changhwan Oh

Graduate Student, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jake Polster

Jake Polster

Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry

University of California Irvine


Archith Rayabharam

Archith Rayabharam

Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Cody Ritt

Cody Ritt

PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Mohit Saraswat

Mohit Saraswat

Visiting Graduate Researcher

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Kyle Sendgikoski

Kyle Sendgikoski

Graduate Student, Department of Physics

University of Maryland


Yu-Ming Tu

Yu-Ming Tu

PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
[More]

Luis Francisco Villalobos

Luis Francisco Villalobos

PostDoc, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Yale University

Xiaojian James Wu

Xiaojian James Wu

PostDoc, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Maryland


Junwei Zhang

Junwei Zhang

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering

Yale University

Sidi Zhao

Sidi Zhao

Graduate Student

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Scientific Advisory Board

Ellen D. Williams

Ellen D. Williams

Distinguished University Professor, Physics, UMD

Former Director of ARPA-E
Former Chief Scientist at BP
Member of National Academy of Sciences
[Research]

Robert Armstrong

Robert Armstrong

Director of the Energy Initiative, MIT

Member of National Academy of Engineering

[Research]

Douglas Cameron

Douglas Cameron

Senior Managing Director at Green Energy Ventures

[Research]



John C. Hemminger

John C. Hemminger

Vice Chancellor for Research and Distinguished Professor, Chemistry, UC Irvine

[Research]


George C. Schatz

George C. Schatz

Professor of Chemistry and of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Northwestern University

Member of National Academy of Sciences

[Research]

Aleksandra Radenovic

Aleksandra Radenovic

Professor of Nanoscale Biology, EPFL

[Research]


Institutional Board

Vladimir Bulović

Vladimir Bulović

Director of MIT.nano

Professor of Engineering, MacVicar Fellow Fariborz Maseeh (1990) Chair in Emerging Technology, MIT
[Research]

Anantha P. Chandrakasan

Anantha P. Chandrakasan

Dean of MIT’s School of Engineering

Vannevar Bush Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
[Research]

Paula Hammond

Paula Hammond

David H. Koch Professor in Engineering, MIT

Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering Member, Marble Center for Cancer Nanomedicine
[Research]

Laurie E. Locascio

Laurie E. Locascio

Vice President for Research, University of Maryland

Division of Research Primary Expertise: Research
[About]

Alumni

Hsin-Yun (Joy) Chao

Hsin-Yun (Joy) Chao

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, UMD

Current: Postdoctoral Researcher at Oak Ridge National Lab.

Razi Epsztein

Razi Epsztein

Former: PostDoc, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University

Current: Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Alice Gillen

Alice Gillen

Former: PostDoc, Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, LLNL

Current: Scientist, Nano Precision Medical

Satish Kumat Iyemperumal

Satish Kumat Iyemperumal

Former: PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current: Research Scientist, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Amir Levy

Amir Levy

Graduate Student, Department of Physics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Haokun Li

Haokun Li

Former: PostDoc, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford
Yungfen Li

Yungfen Li

Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Maryland

Zhongwu Li

Zhongwu Li

Former: PostDoc, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Chih-Yuan Scottie Lin

Chih-Yuan Scottie Lin

PostDoc, Department of Chemistry

University of California Irvine

Kabin Lin

Kabin Lin

Visiting Student, Department of Chemistry

University of California Irvine

Michael McEldrew

Michael McEldrew

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ananth Govind Rajan

Ananth Govind Rajan

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru

Margaryta Sheliakina

Margaryta Sheliakina

Former: PostDoc, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Jason Tran

Jason Tran

Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Maryland

Mengyi Wang

Mengyi Wang

Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Peng Wang

Peng Wang

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland

Current: Hardware Engineer, Intel

Zhongyue Yang

Zhongyue Yang

Former: PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Current: Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, Vanderbilt University

Yun-Chiao “Joyce” Yao

Yun-Chiao “Joyce” Yao

Former: Graduate student, Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, LLNL

Current: Postdoctoral Scientist, Hongene Biotech Corporation

Cheng Zhan

Cheng Zhan

Former: PostDoc, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
Ze Zhang

Ze Zhang

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford
Sylvia Xin Li

Sylvia Xin Li

Former: PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering
Samuel Faucher

Samuel Faucher

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering
Yukun Li

Yukun Li

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Electrical Engineering
Mingjie Liu

Mingjie Liu

Former: PostDoc, Department of Chemical Engineering
Mohsen Nami

Mohsen Nami

Former: PostDoc, School of Engineering and Applied Science
Haoran QU

Haoran QU

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Maryland
Wilfred Shelby Russell

Wilfred Shelby Russell

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine
Pedro de Souza

Pedro de Souza

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Stevie Walters-Bush

Stevie Walters-Bush

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Chemistry, University of Florida
Jianyu Wang

Jianyu Wang

Former: Visiting Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering, Yale University
Shari Yosinski

Shari Yosinski

Former: PostDoc, Department of Electrical Engineering, Yale University
Xuechen Zhou

Xuechen Zhou

Former: Graduate Student, Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University