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Götz Veser

Nickolas DeCecco Professor of Chemical Engineering

gveser@pitt.edu

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Riddhesh Patel

Ph.D. student since 2019

(B.Sc. UDCT Mumbai)

rap164@pitt.edu 

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Jiayuan Li

M.S. student

jil302@pitt.edu 

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Yifan Deng

PhD student since 2017

M.Sc. (Yale)
yid26@pitt.edu

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Remsha Rafiq

Ph.D. student since 2020

(B.Sc. URochester)

rer88@pitt.edu 

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Runze Zhao

M.S. student

ruz46@pitt.edu 

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Nasser Al Azri

Ph.D. student since 2017

(B.S. Penn State)
nsa31@pitt.edu

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Aime Laurent Twizerimana

Ph.D. student since 2020

(B.Sc. U Rochester)

alt161@pitt.edu 

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Sanjana Karpe

Ph.D. student since 2018

(M.Sc. CUNY)

svk10@pitt.edu 

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Aaditya Bharanidharan

Ph.D. student since 2020

(B.Sc. UDCT Mumbai)

aab157@pitt.edu 

Undergraduate Researchers
  1. Peyton Collins,  'supported liquid metal catalysts'  (start: fall 2021)

  2. Grant Donnelly,  'succinimide dispersant kinetics'  (start: summer 2021)

  3. Jessica Gondak,  'TPU recycling'  (start: spring 2022)

  4. Sean Graham,  'liquid metal catalysis'  (start:  summer 2021)

  5. Caitlin Sexton,  'TPU recycling'  (start: spring 2022)

  6. Maxwell Smith,  'hydrodynamic cavitation reactor'  (start: summer 2021)

  7. Natalie Steibel,  'acoustic cavitation-enhanced kinetics'  (start:  spring 2022)

GROUP ALUMNI

Our group alumni - aka, our extended family. 

(Only graduate students and postdocs are listed, with year of graduation and current or last known affiliation)

Apologies to our >100 awesome undergraduate student researchers over the years!  We love you, but the list got too long.    

...please do stay in touch - we always love to hear from you!

  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; Rowan University, 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 Bank, PA)

  24. Yung-Chieh Lai  (PhD, 2015; California Institute of Technology, 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; Procter & Gamble , Guangzhou)

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

  33. Edmund Sam-Gyandoh (MS, 2020;  Los Alamos National Labs, PA)

  34. Taylor Doliveira-Shaffer (MS, 2020;  Sherwin-Williams, MN)

  35. Gizem Ozbuyukkaya  (PhD, 2020;  Pfizer, NJ)

  36. Christopher Parker  (MS, 2021; Sparrow, MI)

  37. Hari Mantripragada (Postdoc, 2022;  Keylogics, PA)