Ph.D. Graduate Students



Mike Boyd


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan
Project: Investigating and developing catalysts for partial methane oxidation.

E-mail: mikeboyd@stanford.edu


Reuben Britto


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School:Caltech, Chemical Engineering
Project: Development and understanding of electrocatalysts for energy conversion and high value chemical production.

E-mail: rbritto@stanford.edu


Bill (Zhihua) Chen


Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: The University of Hong Kong
Project: Electrocatalytic generation of H2O2 for portable low cost water purification in the developing world.

E-mail: zhihua@stanford.edu


Jeremy Feaster


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School:Georgia Institute of Technology, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Project: Electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to fuels and chemicals.

E-mail: jfeaster@stanford.edu


Brenna Gibbons


Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Undergraduate School:Dartmouth College, Dept. of Chemistry & Thayer School of Engineering
Project: Size-selected nanoparticles for the oxygen evolution reaction.

E-mail: brennamg@stanford.edu


Tommy Hellstern


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Princeton University, Chemical Engineering
Project: Development of molybdenum sulfide catalysts for electrochemical hydrogen production.

E-mail: thellste@stanford.edu


Alan Landers


Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: Missouri University of Science and Technology
Project: Investigating ionic compounds for electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to fuels and chemicals.

E-mail: alanders@stanford.edu


John Lin


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: City College of New York, Chemical Engineering
Project: Impacts of cofactors on the electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to fuels and chemicals.

E-mail: jlin9@stanford.edu


Ieva Narkeviciute


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Chemical Engineering
Project: Tantalum nitride photoanodes for photoelectrochemical water oxidation.

E-mail: ieva@stanford.edu


Stephanie Nitopi


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Pennsylvania State University, Chemical Engineering
Project: Impacts of catalyst morphology on the electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to fuels and chemicals.

E-mail: snitopi@stanford.edu


David Palm


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Pittsburgh
Graduate School (MPhil): University of Cambridge
Project: Development of stable photocatalytic arrays for photoelectrochemical water splitting.

E-mail: dpalm@stanford.edu


Joel Sanchez


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of California, Riverside
Project: Development of improved catalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction.

E-mail: joelsan@stanford.edu


Jon Snider


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Texas-Austin, Chemical Engineering
Project: Development of alloy nanoparticle catalysts for CO hydrogenation to higher alcohols.

E-mail: jlsnider@stanford.edu


Alaina Strickler


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University, Chemical Engineering
Project: Development of nanostructured catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction in fuel cells.

E-mail: astrick@stanford.edu


Eduardo Valle


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: UC San Diego
Project: Investigate molybdenum phosphide catalysts for hydrogenation of syngas to higher alcohols.

E-mail: edvalle@stanford.edu


Maha Yusuf


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: School of Chemical and Materials Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Project: Development of nano-structured catalysts for oxygen reduction reaction/oxygen evolution reaction in fuel cells in hybrid cars.

E-mail: myusuf@stanford.edu