MEMBERS

Back, left to right: Dakota, Emily, Shubh, Josh, Colin, Scott, Manny, Nicole, Rubayn Front, left to right: Sam, Gabo, Elayne, Beihang, Reika, Rachel, Alex, Amir, Anastasia

Back, left to right: Dakota, Emily, Shubh, Josh, Colin, Scott, Manny, Nicole, Rubayn
Front, left to right: Sam, Gabo, Elayne, Beihang, Reika, Rachel, Alex, Amir, Anastasia

 

 

Rachel A. Segalman

E. N. Kramer Professor of Materials
Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering

Office: 3341 & 3353 Engineering II
University of California, Santa Barbara

Phone: (805) 893-3709
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Post-Docs

 

Colin Bridges

Postdoctoral research fellow
Ph.D. Chemistry / University of Toronto

Research area: Conjugated polymers

 

Josh Bartels

Postdoctoral research fellow (Segalman/Helgeson)
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering / Penn State

Research area: Polymerized ionic liquids

 

 

Shubhaditya Majumdar

Postdoctoral research fellow
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering / Carnegie Mellon University

Research area: Thermoelectrics

 

Reika Katsumata

Postdoctoral research fellow
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering / UT Austin

Research area: Semiconductor doping

 

Amir Mazaheripour

Postdoctoral research fellow (Chabinyc/Segalman)
Ph.D. Materials Science / UC Irvine

Graduate students

 

Gabriel Sanoja

Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering / UC Berkeley

Research area: Polymerized ionic liquids

 

Emily Davidson

Ph.D. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering / UC Berkeley

Research area: Conjugated polymers

 

Anastasia Patterson

Ph.D. Candidate, 3rd year
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Bio-inspired polymers (peptoids)

 

Scott Danielsen

Ph.D. Candidate, 3rd year (co-advised by Glenn Fredrickson)
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Conjugated polymers

 

Rubayn Goh

Ph.D. Student, 2nd year (co-advised by Herb Waite)
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Bio-inspired polymers (peptoids)

 

Elayne Thomas

Ph.D. Student, 2nd year (co-advised by Michael Chabinyc)
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Thermoelectrics

 

Samantha McCuskey

Ph.D. Student, 2nd year (co-advised by Gui Bazan)
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Conjugated polymers

 

Alex Zhang

Ph.D. Student, 2nd year
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Semiconductor doping

 

Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser

Ph.D. Student, 1st year (co-advised by Ram Seshadri)
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Polymerized ionic liquids

 

Beihang Yu

Ph.D. Student, 1st year
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Bio-inspired polymers (peptoids)

 

Dakota Hanemann–Rawlings

Ph.D. Student, 1st year (co-advised by Michael Chabinyc)
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Thermoelectrics

 

Manny Sanchez Zayas

Ph.D. Student, 1st year (co-advised by Javier Read de Alaniz)
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Polymerized ionic liquids

Undergraduates

  • Chon Leong
  • Ketaki Malaviya (UCSB ChE c/o 2019)

Alumni

Post Docs

  • Bhooshan Popere (2016), Dow Chemical
  • Georgios Rizis (2016), Interface Biologics, Inc.
  • Chris Evans (2016), Assistant Professor, Materials Science & Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Haiyu Fang (2016), Seagate Technology
  • Ayaskanta Sahu (2015), Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, New York University
  • Eun Seon Cho (2014), Postdoctoral Researcher at the Molecular Foundry, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
  • Bryan Beckingham (2014), Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Auburn University
  • Meenesh Singh (2014), Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Nelson Coates (2013), Assistant Professor, California Maritime Academy
  • Wendy van Zoelen (2013), Patent Attorney, EP&C
  • Yanika Schneider (2012), Evans Analytical Group
  • Bryan W. Boudouris (2011), Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  • Kasper Moth-Poulsen (2010), Associate Professor, Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, Chalmers University, Sweden
  • Kevin See (2010), Lux Research
  • Saar Kirmayer (2010), Landa Labs
  • Jibin Sun (2010), NeoPhotonics
  • Young Rae Hong (2008), StealthMode
  • Sung-Yeon Jang (2006), Assistant Professor, Bio & Nano Chemistry, Kookmin University, South Korea


Graduate Students

  • Barbara Ekerdt (Ph.D. 2016), The Clorox Company
  • William Chang (Ph.D. 2015), Lam Research Corporation
  • Boris Russ (Ph.D. 2015), Apple
  • Victor Ho (Ph.D. 2013), 3M
  • Cynthia Chen (M.Sc. 2014), KQED Public Media
  • Shannon Yee (Ph.D. 2013), Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Miguel Modestino (Ph.D. 2013), Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, New York University
  • Adrianne Rosales (Ph.D. 2013), Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin
  • Bryan McCulloch (Ph.D. 2012), Dow Chemical
  • Megan Hoarfrost (Ph.D. 2012), TE Connectivity
  • Hannah Murnen (Ph.D. 2012), Compact Membrane Systems Inc.
  • Joe Feser (Ph.D. 2010), Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
  • Justin Virgili (Ph.D. 2010), Tactus Technology
  • Jon Malen (Ph.D. 2009), Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon
  • Yuefei Tao (Ph.D. 2008), Dupont Chemical
  • Robert Wang (Ph.D. 2008) Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University
  • Pramod Reddy (Ph.D. 2007) Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering , University of Michigan
  • Brad Olsen (Ph.D. 2007) Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, MIT


Visiting Scholars and Undergraduate Students

  • Christian Gomez (UCSB ChE c/o 2015)
  • Max Krötz (Summer 2016), visiting from Technical University of Munich
  • Matilde Bengtsson (Summer 2015), visiting Master's student from Chalmers University of Technology
  • Jade Won-Golder (2014–2015)
  • Lisa Strover
  • Daisuke Kawaguchi
  • Ieva Narkeviciute, NSF COINS REU Participant
  • Cynthia Chen, NSF COINS REU Participant
  • Steven Alvarez, Amgen Scholar
  • Sasa Antonijevic
  • Peter Kazarinoff, University of Washington
  • Ron Oren, Cambridge
  • Will Hudson, Seeo
  • Chun-Chih Ho, National Taiwan University
  • Nathan Ellebracht
  • Jianfeng Liu
  • Kristen Colwell
  • Hoi Ng
  • Robert Hess
  • Suchol Savagatrup
  • Kevin Ng
  • Seokhyoung (Sean) Kim
  • Wendy Gu, CalTech
  • Cindy Lee
  • Douglas Ko
  • Linda Lei
  • Renee Phillip
  • Cameron Ross
  • Kevin Lee

Other associates

  • Nate Lynd, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin
  • Helen Reese (2005–2008), visiting teacher from Oxnard, CA