MEMBERS

 Back, left to right: Manny, Seamus, Ségolène, Nicole, Scott, Rubayn, Amer, Dakota, Anastasia Front, left to right: Alex, Sam, Amir, Rachel, Beihang, Mikayla, Elayne, Reika

Back, left to right: Manny, Seamus, Ségolène, Nicole, Scott, Rubayn, Amer, Dakota, Anastasia
Front, left to right: Alex, Sam, Amir, Rachel, Beihang, Mikayla, Elayne, Reika

 

 

Rachel A. Segalman

Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering
Warren G. and Katherine S. Schlinger Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering
E. N. Kramer Professor of Materials

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

Phone: (805) 893-3709
Email Rachel

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Post-Docs

 

Amer Hamidi-Sakr

Postdoctoral research fellow (joint with Michael Chabinyc)
Ph.D. Physics and Physics of Materials / Université de Strasbourg

Research area: Thermoelectrics

 

Ségolène Antoine

Postdoctoral research fellow
Ph.D. Polymer Science / Université de Bordeaux

Research area: Polymeric ionic liquids

 

Hellen Papananou

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

Research area: Semiconductor doping

 

Ethan Susca

Postdoctoral research fellow (joint with Javier Read de Alaniz and Chris Bates)
Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering / Cornell University

Research area: Polymeric ionic liquids

 

Dongwook Lee

Postdoctoral research fellow (joint with Ram Seshadri)
Ph.D. Materials Science & Engineering / MIT

Research area: Polymeric ionic liquids

 

Graduate students

 

Anastasia Patterson

Ph.D. Candidate, 5th year
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Bio-inspired polymers (peptoids)

 

Scott Danielsen

Ph.D. Candidate, 5th year (co-advised by Glenn Fredrickson)
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Conjugated polymers

 

Rubayn Goh

Ph.D. Candidate, 4th year (co-advised by Herb Waite)
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Polymeric ionic liquids

 

Elayne Thomas

Ph.D. Candidate, 4th year (co-advised by Michael Chabinyc)
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Thermoelectrics

 

Samantha McCuskey

Ph.D. Candidate, 4th year (co-advised by Gui Bazan)
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Conjugated polymers

 

Alex Zhang

Ph.D. Candidate, 4th year (co-advised by Chris Bates)
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Semiconductor doping

 

Nicole Michenfelder-Schauser

Ph.D. Candidate, 3rd year (co-advised by Ram Seshadri)
Materials / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Polymeric ionic liquids

 

Beihang Yu

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

Research area: Bio-inspired polymers (peptoids)

 

Dakota Hanemann–Rawlings

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

Research area: Thermoelectrics

 

Manny Sanchez Zayas

Ph.D. Candidate, 3rd year (co-advised by Javier Read de Alaniz)
Chemistry / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Polymeric ionic liquids

 

Mikayla Barry

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

Research area: Bio-inspired polymers (peptoids)

 

Seamus Jones

Ph.D. Student, 2nd year (co-advised by by Glenn Fredrickson
Chemical Engineering / UC Santa Barbara

Research area: Polymeric ionic liquids

 

Amanda Matheson

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

Research area: Thermoelectrics

 

Keith Johnson

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

Research area: Polymeric ionic liquids

 

 Undergraduates

  • Ketaki Malaviya, UCSB

  • Josue Morales, UCSB

Alumni

Post Docs

  • Amir Mazaheripour (2018), Neuralink

  • Reika Katsumata (2018), Assistant Professor, Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

  • Colin Bridges (2018)

  • Shubhaditya Majumdar (2017), Apple

  • Josh Bartels (2017), W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.

  • Bhooshan Popere (2016), DowDuPont

  • 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), Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

  • 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), EAG Laboratories

  • Bryan W. Boudouris (2011), Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Purdue University

  • Kasper Moth-Poulsen (2010), 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), Associate Professor, Chemistry, Kookmin University, South Korea


Graduate Students

  • Emily Davidson (Ph.D. 2016), Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard University

  • Gabriel Sanoja (Ph.D. 2016), Postdoctoral Research Fellow, École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles

  • Barbara Ekerdt (Ph.D. 2016), The Clorox Company

  • William Chang (Ph.D. 2015), Apple

  • 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), DowDuPont

  • 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), DowDuPont

  • Robert Wang (Ph.D. 2008) Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Arizona State University

  • Pramod Reddy (Ph.D. 2007) Professor, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering, University of Michigan

  • Brad Olsen (Ph.D. 2007) Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, MIT


Visiting Scholars and Undergraduate Students

  • Linh Le, Mt. Holyoke College

  • Christian Gomez, UCSB

  • Matilde Bengtsson, Chalmers University of Technology

  • Lisa Strover, UC Berkeley

  • Ieva Narkeviciute, UC Berkeley

  • Sasa Antonijevic, UC Berkeley

  • Ron Oren, Cambridge University

  • Chun-Chih Ho, National Taiwan University

  • Jianfeng Liu, UC Berkeley

  • Hoi Ng, UC Berkeley

  • Suchol Savagatrup, UC Berkeley

  • Seokhyoung (Sean) Kim, UC Berkeley

  • Cindy Lee, UC Berkeley

  • Linda Lei, UC Berkeley

  • Cameron Ross, UC Berkeley

  • Brittany Thompson, U. Southern Mississippi

  • Zach Neary, UCSB

  • Max Krötz, Technical University of Munich

  • Jade Won-Golder, UCSB

  • Daisuke Kawaguchi, UC Berkeley

  • Steven Alvarez, UC Berkeley

  • Peter Kazarinoff, University of Washington

  • Will Hudson, Seeo

  • Nathan Ellebracht, UC Berkeley

  • Kristen Colwell, UC Berkeley

  • Robert Hess, UC Berkeley

  • Kevin Ng, UC Berkeley

  • Wendy Gu, CalTech

  • Douglas Ko, UC Berkeley

  • Renee Phillip, UC Berkeley

  • Kevin Lee, UC Berkeley

Other associates

  • Nate Lynd, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin

  • Helen Reese (2005–2008), visiting teacher from Oxnard, CA