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Jared Abramson

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Payman Arabshahi

Associate Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Karl F. Böhringer

Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering, Bioengineering

Director
Institute for Nano-engineered Systems

Director
Washington Nanofabrication Facility

Ting Cao

Assistant Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Tyson Carr

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Matthew Chang

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Yize Chen

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Yueyang Chen

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Chun-Long Chen

Affiliate Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering

UW-PNNL Faculty Fellow

Yuri Choe

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Jiun-Haw Chu

Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor of Clean Energy and Physics

Corie Cobb

Washington Research Foundation Innovation Professor of Clean Energy & Mechanical Engineering

Hannah Contreras

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Brett Courtright

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Michael Crump

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Neal Dawson-Elli

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Dane deQuilettes

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Jonathan DeStefano

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Physics

James DeYoreo

NW IMPACT Co-Director

Affiliate Professor
Chemistry, Materials Science & Engineering

Alex Ditter

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Orion Dollar

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Chase Dowling

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Andrei Draguicevic

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Megan Duda

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Erica Eggleton

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Ryan Elliott

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Michael Enright

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Ahmad Eshghinejad

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

Monica Esopi

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Zaiyao Fei

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Lucas Flagg

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Kai-Mei Fu

Associate Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering, Physics

Dustin Welch García

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
International Studies

Aaron Gehrke

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Engineering & Computer Engineering

Brian Gerwe

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Kristina Gill

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

David Ginger

CEI Chief Scientist

NW IMPACT Co-Director

Professor
Chemistry

Anthony Gironda

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Material Science and Engineering

Benjamin Glassy

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Seancarlos Gonzalez

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Miguel González

2021-22 Graduate Fellow
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Atchuthan Gopalan

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Yifei He

2021-22 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science and Engineering

Danielle Henckel

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Mercie Hodges

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Hang Hu

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Boyuan Huang

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

Yunping Huang

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Dion Hubble

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Molecular Engineering

Kira Hughes

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Laura Jacoby

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Yuefan Ji

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Peifeng Jing

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Rose Johnson

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Brian Johnson

Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor of Clean Energy and Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nisarg Joshi

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Lauren Kang

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Durmus Karatay

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Ryan Kastilani

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

John Katahara

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Jessica Kong

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Daniel Kroupa

WRF Innovation Fellow
Chemistry

Phuong Le

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Giang Le

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Rose Lee

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Eric Lester

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Patrick Lestrange

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Adelaide Levenson

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Zachary Lewandowski

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

Pan Li

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Yun Li

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Matthew Lim

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Francis Lin

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

David Lingerfelt

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Ben Link

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Hongbin Liu

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Zhipeng Liu

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Yun Liu

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Xiaolin Liu

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Jun Liu

Washington Research Foundation Innovation Chair in Clean Energy

Professor
Chemical Engineering, Materials Science & Engineering

Yao Long

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Xuetao Ma

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science and Engineering

Hong Ma

Research Associate Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

J. Devin MacKenzie

Washington Clean Energy Testbeds Technical Director

Washington Research Foundation Associate Professor of Clean Energy, Materials Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Arka Majumdar

Assistant Professor
Electrical & Computer Engineering, Physics

Moke Mao

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Trevor Martin

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Robert Masse

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Yuhuan Meng

2021-22 Graduate Fellow
Molecular Engineering

Mark Miller

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

Brigit Miller

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Alexis Mills

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Tyler Milstein

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Yohan Min

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Built Environment

Ben Mitchell

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Ian Murphy

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Oliver Nakano-Baker

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Ahlmahz Negash

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Hao Nguyen

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Paul Nguyen

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Andrei Nicolae

2015-16 Graduate Fellow

Emily Nishiwaki

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Igor Novosselov

Research Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Daniel Olsen

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jarred Olson

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Elena Pandres

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Heonjoon Park

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Manan Pathak

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Chintan Pathak

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mike Pegis

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Jim Pfaendtner

DIRECT Principal Investigator and Director

Professor and Department Chair
Chemical Engineering

Samantha Phan

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Maria Politi

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Timothy Pollock

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Meredith Pomfret

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Jeremy Popp

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Justin Pothoof

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Yanbo Qi

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Jiaxu Qin

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Steven Quillin

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Emily Rabe

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Adharsh Rajagopal

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Elizabeth Rasmussen

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

Michael Riehs

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Jaime Rodriguez

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

David Rosser

2020-21 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Brandon Rotondo

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science and Engineering

Griffin Ruehl

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Mushfiqur Sarker

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Abhi Saxena

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sage Scheiwiller

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Alina Schimpf

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Cody Schlenker

Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor of Clean Energy and Chemistry

Charles N. Schmidt

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Kyle Seyler

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Gillian Shen

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Yuanyuan Shi

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Michael De Siena

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Lane Smith

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Thom Snoeren

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

David Sommer

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Breena Sperry

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Jennifer Stein

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Ryan Stoddard

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Melicent Stossel

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Mechanical Engineering

Dan Sturm

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Akshay Subramaniam

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Daniel Tabas

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Minoru Taya

Professor
Mechanical Engineering

Rachel Tenney

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Qiu Ru Linnette Teo

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Chemical  Engineering

Nicole Thompson

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Jim Thomson

Assistant Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jessica Tjalsma

2015-16 Graduate Fellow

Gabriella Tosado

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Duyen Tran

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Chun-Chih Tseng

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Evan Uchaker

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

David Ung

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Ryan Valenza

2015-16 Graduate Fellow

Carolina Vinado

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Sarah Vorpahl

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Xingyi Wang

2021-22 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jian Wang

WRF Innovation Fellow
Chemistry

Sarah West

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Spencer Williams

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Jonathan Witt

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Nicolas Wittstock

2020-21 Graduate Fellow
Political Science

Caitlyn Wolf

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Liam Wrigley

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Sanfeng Wu

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Zachery Wylie

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Yuyin Xi

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Ying Xia

2021-22 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science and Engineering

Kaichen Xie

2020-21 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Liwen Xing

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Molecular Engineering

Bolun Xu

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mengyu Yan

WRF Innovation Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Matthew Yankowitz

Washington Research Foundation Innovation Assistant Professor in Clean Energy and Materials Science & Engineering, Physics

David Zeigler

2013-14 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science & Engineering

Alan Zhan

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Ling Zhang

2019-20 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Shuai Zhang

Research Assistant Professor
Materials Science & Engineering

Wenjin Zhao

2015-16 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Ting Zhao

2016-17 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science and Engineering

Erjin Zheng

2018-19 Graduate Fellow
Chemical Engineering

Daniel Zhou

2021-22 Graduate Fellow
Materials Science and Engineering

Jiayi Zhu

2022-23 Graduate Fellow
Physics

Mark Ziffer

2014-15 Graduate Fellow
Chemistry

Chen Zou

2017-18 Graduate Fellow
Electrical & Computer Engineering