Götz Veser

Nickolas A. DeCecco Professor of Chemical Engineering

Associate Director, University of Pittsburgh Center for Energy

gveser@pitt.edu

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POSTDOCS

Hari Mantripragada

Senior Research Associate

Ph.D., Engineering & Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University (2010)

BS, Energy Systems, IIT Mumbay (2005)

Start: Feb. 2018

HAM103@pitt.edu

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GRADUATE  STUDENTS

Gizem Ozbuyukkaya

PhD student

B.Sc., Chem. Eng., ()

Start: Fall 2014

gizemoz@gmail.com

Yifan Deng

PhD student

M.Sc, Chem. Eng., Yale

Start: Fall 2017.

YID26@pitt.edu

Nasser Al Azri

PhD student

B.Sc, Chem. Eng., Penn State

Start: Fall 2017.

NSA31@pitt.edu

Sanjana Karpe

PhD student

M.S., Chem. Eng., City University of New York

Start:  Fall 2018

SVK10@pitt.edu

Christopher Parker

PhD student

B.Sc., Chem. Eng., ()

Start: Fall 2019

CHP123@pitt.edu

Riddhesh Patel

Ph.D. student

B.Sc., Chem. Eng., UDCT Mumbai

Start: Fall 2019

RAP164@pitt.edu

Edmund Sam-Gyandoh

MS student

M.S., Eng. Mgt (Coventry);  MBA (UMaryland)

Start: Spring 2018

eds61@pitt.edu

Zibo Zhen

MS Student

B.Sc., Chemistry, SUSTech, 2017

Start:  Fall 2017

ZIZ37@pitt.edu

Taylor Doliveira-Shaffer

MS Student

B.Sc., ChE, University of Pittsburgh, 2018

Start:  Spring 2019

tdd17@pitt.edu

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UNDERGRADUATE  STUDENTS

Eyram Akabua

ChE, Pitt, class of 2021

Research:  Towards Cleaner Ethylene Production

EYA4@pitt.edu

Charles Ambrass

ChE, Pitt, class of 2019

Research:  Kinetics of Succinic Anhydride Aminations

cea41@pitt.edu

Trevor Devine

ChE, Pitt, class of 2021

Research:  Modeling of Amination Kinetics & Reactors

trevor.devine@pitt.edu

Brandon Hlavaty

ChE, Pitt, class of 2019

Research:  Continuous Dispersant Production

BMH101@pitt.edu

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ALUMNI

Group Alumni (with year of graduation and current or last known affiliation);  only graduate students and postdocs are listed
(Apologies to all our wonderful undergrads over the years!  We love you, but the list got too long and unwieldy... please do stay in touch, though!!)

  1. Judith Schicks (Postdoc, 2002; GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam, Germany)

  2. Dirk Neumann (PhD, 2004; BASF, Netherlands)

  3. Vanessa Gepert (MS, 2004; Bayer Technology Services, Germany)

  4. Sudipta Chattopadhyay (PhD, 2004; Eastman Chemicals, TN)

  5. Hakan Temur (Visiting Scholar, 2005; Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey)

  6. Michael Wartmann  (MS, 2005; Shell, Netherlands)

  7. Tengfei Liu  (PhD, 2007; Chevron, Richmond, CA)

  8. Katie Barillas  (MS, 2007; Franklin High, NJ)

  9. Gianalfredo Rossi  (MS, 2007; Siemens, Pittsburgh, PA)

  10. Tom Sanders  (PhD, 2008; TARDEC, Macomb, MI)

  11. Yi Zhang  (Postdoc, 2008; Pittsburgh, PA)

  12. Rongwen Lu  (Visiting Scholar, 2009; State Key Laboratory of Fine Chemicals, Dalian, China)

  13. Yanan Wang  (Postdoc, 2009; Dalian University of Technology, China)

  14. Mark Kirchhoff  (PhD, 2010; Sony, Salzburg, Austria)

  15. Rahul Solunke  (PhD, 2010; Praxair, NY)

  16. Anmin Cao (Postdoc, 2010; Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing) 

  17. Lu Whaley  (PhD, 2011;  BASF, NC)

  18. Sen Liu (PhD, 2011; China National Petroleum Corporation, Beijing)

  19. Shuang Liang   (PhD, 2012;  Bayer Technology Services, TX)

  20. Karen Uffalussy  (Postdoc, 2012; DOE-NETL, PA)

  21. Michelle Najera  (PhD, 2013; CMC Biologics, WA)

  22. Saurabh Bhavsar  (PhD, 2014; Intel, WA)

  23. Chris Ewing  (PhD, 2015; PNC, PA)

  24. Yung-Chieh Lai  (PhD, 2015;  CalTech, CA)

  25. Amey Moore (PhD, 2016; Intel, WA)

  26. Sharlee Mahoney (PhD, 2016; CardnoChemRisk, CA)

  27. Yu-Chieh Cheng  (MS, 2017; Military Service, Taiwan)

  28. Wanling Zhu  (MS, 2017; Unilever, Shanghai, China)

  29. Hao Chi  (PhD, 2018; Lam Research, CA)

  30. Zequn Li  (MS, 2019; )

  31. Zibo Zhen (MS, 2019; P&G, Guangzhou)

  32. Yahui Yang (PhD, 2019;  BASF, Shanghai)