James Dean
Graduate Student
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor: Chemistry (and physics minor), Winthrop University, May 2016

e-mail: JRD101@pitt.edu

Mudit Dixit
Postdoctoral Researcher

e-mail: MUD6@pitt.edu

Carly Nolan
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
Summer 2015
Pavlo Kostetskyy
PhD Candidate
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Master: Chemical Engineering, Rowan University, May 2012
Bachelor: Chemical Engineering, Rowan University, May 2010

e-mail: PAK74@pitt.edu

January 2015 (Ramen bar)

From left to right: Nick, Natalie, Michael, Pavlo, Yanni, Isadora and Peter

Bob Shobayo
Undergraduate
REU student from UMBC
Summer 2014
Jyoti Prakash Maheswari
Undergraduate
Intern from NIT Warangal, India
Summer 2014
Prof. Giannis Mpourmpakis, PhD (Principal Investigator)
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh

e-mail: gmpourmp@pitt.edu

Google Scolar Citations

Full CV

Current Team Members

Zihao Yan
Masters Student
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor: Chemical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley, May 2016

e-mail: ZIY11@pitt.edu

January 2016 (Sichuan Gourmet)

From left to right: Pavlo, Xi, Natalie, Michael, Giannis, Peter, Macy, and Brandon

Dania Faruqui
Undergraduate
Chemical Engineering at Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology (MANIT), Bhopal, India
Summer 2015
Michael Taylor
PhD Candidate
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, May 2013

e-mail: MGT16@pitt.edu

Natalie Austin
PhD Candidate 
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor:Chemical Engineering/ Bioengineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), May 2013

e-mail: NAA64@pitt.edu

Mpourmpakis Group Pictures

CANELA - Mpourmpakis Lab

Mitch Cholewinski
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
John Hoover
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
Fall 2015
Nick Zervoudis
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
Spring 2015 - Summer 2015
Isadora Carnaval
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
Spring 2015
Tybur Casuse
Undergraduate
REU student from UNM
Summer 2014

Summer 2014 (Cathedral of Learning)

From left to right: Jyoti, Pavlo, Yanni, Natalie, Tybur and Bob

Former Team Members

Jonathan Estes
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
Xi Peng
Graduate Student
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Bachelor: Chemical Engineering, University of Mississippi, May 2015

e-mail: XIP13@pitt.edu

Ashley Mascareno 
Undergraduate
REU student from ASU
Summer 2017
Brandon Butina
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
Summer 2015 - Spring 2016
Peter Tancini
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
Spring 2015 - Spring 2017

May 2017 (Mascaro Center)

From left to right: James, Mudit, Michael (first row),  Mitch, Jonathan (second row), Giannis, Peter, Macy (third row), Zihao, Pavlo, Xi, and Natalie (fourth row)

November 2016 (University Club)

From left to right: Pavlo, Peter, Macy, Natalie (first row), Nick, Brandon, Carly (second row), Michael, Zihao, Giannis, James, and Xi (third row)

Macy Divens
Undergraduate
University of Pittsburgh
Fall 2016 - Spring 2017