Research Staff


Associates


Greg Smith
Greg Smith, Senior Research Chemist, SRI International

Jeffrey A. Sutton
Jeffrey A. Sutton, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University


Combustion Energy Research Fellows


John Alecu
John Alecu, Manager of Research and Development, Hydrotex Partners Ltd.

Previously co-sponsored by Professor William H. Green, MIT and Professor Donald G. Truhlar, University of Minnesota.

Enoch Dames
Enoch Dames, Postdoctoral Associate, MIT

Previously co-sponsored by Professor William H. Green, MIT, Professor Ronald K. Hanson, Stanford, and Professor Hai Wang, University of Southern California.

Shyam Menon
Shyam Menon, Post-Doctoral Scholar, Oregon State University

Previously co-sponsored by Professor Fokion N. Egolofopoulos, University of Southern California, Professor Yiguang Ju, Princeton University.

Gbenga Oyedepo
Gbenga Oyedepo

Co-sponsored by Professor Emily A. Carter, Princeton University and Professor Donald G. Truhlar, University of Minnesota.

Colin Smith
Colin Smith, Thermal Engineer, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Previously co-sponsored by Professor Ronald K. Hanson, Stanford University and Dr. Nils Hansen, Sandia National Laboratories.

Yury Suleymanov
Yury Suleymanov, Senior Postdoctoral Associate, MIT

Previously co-sponsored by Professor William H. Green, MIT and Dr. Stephen J. Klippenstein, Argonne National Laboratory.

Mruthunjaya Uddi
Mruthunjaya Uddi, Postdoc, MIT

Previously co-sponsored by Professor Yiguang Ju, Princeton University and Professor Chih-Jen Sung, University of Connecticut.

Damir Valiev
Damir Valiev, Chief Research Engineer, Umeå University

Previously co-sponsored by Dr. Jacqueline H. Chen, Sandia National Laboratories, and Professor Chung K. Law, Princeton University.

Aäron Vandeputte
Aäron Vandeputte, Scientist, SABIC

Previously co-sponsored by Professor William H. Green, MIT, and Dr. Stephen J. Klippenstein, Argonne National Laboratory.

Bin Yang
Bin Yang, Research Scientist, Tsinghua University

Previously co-sponsored by Dr. Nils Hansen, Sandia National Laboratories and Professor Hai Wang, University of Southern California.

Yue Yang
Yue Yang, Assistant Professor, Peking University

Previously co-sponsored by Dr. Jacqueline H. Chen, Sandia National Laboratories and Professor Stephen B. Pope, Cornell University.

Bret Windom
Bret Windom, Assistant Professor, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Previously co-sponsored by Professor Fokion N. Egolfopoulos, University of Southern California, and Professor Yiguang Ju, Princeton University.

Peng Zhang
Peng Zhang, Assistant Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Previously co-sponsored by Dr. Stephen J. Klippenstein, Argonne National Laboratory; Professor Chung K. Law, Princeton University; Professor Stephen B. Pope, Cornell University; and Professor Hai Wang, University of Southern California.


Research Teams


Professor Emily A. Carter

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Gbenga Oyedepo

Graduate Students:
Victor Oyeyemi
Ting Tan


Dr. Jacqueline H. Chen

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Damir Valiev

Research Associate:
Gaurav Bansal


Professor Frederick L. Dryer

Research Associates:
Peter Veloo

Graduate Students:
Joshua Heyne


Professor Fokion N. Egolfopoulos

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Shyam Menon

Research Associates:
Adam Fincham

Graduate Students:
Yang Lee Wang


Professor William H. Green

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Enoch Dames
Yury Suleymanov
Aaron Vandeputte

Graduate Students:
Geoffrey Oxberry
Shamel Merchant
Josh Middaugh


Professor Ronald K. Hanson

Combustion Energy Rsearch Fellow:
Enoch Dames
Colin Smith

Research Associates:
David Davidson

Graduate Students:
Matthew Campbell: Bio-diesel surrogates such as large methyl esters
Brian Lam: Species time-histories for oxygenates
Genny Pang: OH reactions with oxygenates
Ivo Stranic: Ignition times and species time-histories for butanol isomers


Dr. Nils Hansen

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Colin Smith


Professor Yiguang Ju

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Shyam Menon

Research Associate:
Xueliang Yang

Graduate Student:
Joe Lefkowitz


Dr. Stephen J. Klippenstein

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Yury Suleymanov
Aaron Vandeputte

Research Associate:
Xueliang Yang


Professor Chung K. Law

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Meghdad Saffaripour
Damir Valiev: High-pressure combustion

Research Associates:
Swetaprovo Chaudhuri: High-pressure turbulent flames
Yun Huang: Soot formation in biofuels combustion

Graduate Students:
Peng Zhao: Ignition kinetics in biofuels combustion


Professor Stephen B. Pope

Graduate Students:
Parvez Sukheswalla


Professor Rolf D. Reitz

Graduate Students:
Adam Dempsey
Hu Wang


Professor Chih-Jen Sung

Research Associates:
Kamal Kumar
Yu Zhang

Graduate Students:
Apurba Das
Bryan Weber
Kyle Niemeyer


Professor Donald G. Truhlar

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Gbenga Oyedepo

Research Associates:
Steven L. Mielke
Xuefei Xu
Jingjing Zheng

Graduate Students:
Ewa Papajak
Tao Yu


Professor Hai Wang

Combustion Energy Research Fellow:
Enoch Dames

Graduate Students:
Joaquin Camacho
Saro Memarzadeh
Erik Tolmachoff