Ph.D. Graduate Students


Kabir Abiose


Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Engineering
Project: Development of membrane electrode assemblies for electrochemical CO2 conversion

E-mail: kabiose@stanford.edu



Ashton Aleman


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of South Carolina, Chemical Engineering
Project: Study of first-row transition metal catalyst stability during the oxygen reduction reaction in acidic media

E-mail: amaleman@stanford.edu



Jaime Aviles Acosta


Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Undergraduate School: Indiana University
Project: Identifying intermediates in carbon dioxide reduction. Experimental cell design

E-mail: jeaviles@stanford.edu


Sarah Blair


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of New Mexico, Chemical Engineering
Project: Electrochemical reduction of nitrates to ammonia

E-mail: sjblair@stanford.edu


Tristan Gilbert


Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University, Mechanical Engineering
Project: Techno-economic analysis and electrochemical CO2 reduction

E-mail: tristang@stanford.edu


Rachel Hermanson


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Project: Studying thermal heterogeneous catalysis

E-mail: rhermans@stanford.edu


Gaurav Kamat


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: UC Berkeley
Project: Electrolyte effects on the oxygen reduction reaction in acidic media

E-mail: gkamat@stanford.edu


Daniela Marin


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: B.S. Columbia University, B.A. William Jewell College
Project: Engineering membrane electrode assemblies to produce renewable hydrogen by seawater electrolysis

E-mail: dhm2121@stanford.edu


Jesse Matthews


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Maryland College Park
Project: Mixed metal oxide catalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction and operando spectroscopy

E-mail: jmatth@stanford.edu


Valerie Niemann


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Drexel University
Project: Electrocatalytic reduction of reactive nitrogen species

E-mail: vniemann@stanford.edu


Lingze Wei


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Zhejiang University, China
Project: Ion effects on two election transfer oxygen reduction reaction via graphitic-carbon nitride

E-mail: lwei14@stanford.edu


Wrayzene Willoughby


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Spelman College, Chemistry
Project: Electrocatalytic microenvironments for the reduction of reactive nitrogen species

E-mail: wwilloug@stanford.edu


Katherine Yan


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Case Western Reserve University
Project: Cu electrode corrosion during CO2 reduction

E-mail: kyan5@stanford.edu


Kyra Yap


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Rutgers University
Project: Photoelectrochemical reduction of CO2 using p-type silicon

E-mail: kyap@stanford.edu


Sihe Zhang


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Project: Electrolytic oxidation of hydrocarbons

E-mail: sihe@stanford.edu