Principal Investigator:

Sangwoo Lee
Room: Ricketts 131
Phone: 518-276-8676
E-mail: lees27@rpi.edu

Education
Postdoctoral Associate - Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of Minnesota, 2011 - 2013.
Ph.D. - Chemical Engineering, University of Minnestoa, 2011.
B.S. - Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University, South Korea, 2003.

Honors and Awards
2015 American Chemical Society - Petroleum Research Fund, Doctoral New Investigator Grant.
2014 Cozzarelli Prize - Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences.
2013 Finalist, Quadrant Award, Quadrant, Zȕrich, Switzerland.
2011 Best Dissertation Award in Physical Sciences and Engineering, University of Minnesota.

 

 

 

Graduate Students:

 

Liwen Chen
Room: Empire State Hall 1701
Phone: 518-276-6872
E-mail: chenl15@rpi.edu

 

Education
B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, China, 2014.

Award
First prize in Chemical Product Design Competition, Tsinghua University, China, 2013.

Research Project
Polymer composites with high symmetry.

 

Gagan N. Kangovi
Room: Empire State Hall 1701
Phone: 518-276-6872
E-mail: kangog@rpi.edu

 

Education
B.Tech, Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, 2013.
M.Eng, Chemical Engineering, Cornell University, 2014.

Award
Summer Research Fellowship, Indian Academy of Sciences, 2012.
Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, Cornell University, 2014.

Research Project
Phase behavior of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and polymer blends.

 

Carrie Trant
Room: Empire State Hall 1701
Phone: 518-276-6872
E-mail: trantc3@rpi.edu

 

Education
B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2013

Award
Member, Tau Beta Pi.
Take Fiver Scholarship, University of Rochester, 2012-2013

Research Project (co-advised by Prof. Chulsung Bae in the department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology)
Block Copolymer Membrane for Energy Applications

Erik Zimmerman
Room: Empire State Hall 1701
Phone: 518-276-6872
E-mail:zimmee4@rpi.edu

 

Education
B. Ch. E., Chemical Engineering, University of Elaware, 2015.

Award
General Honors Award, University of Delaware.

Research Project
Thermodynamic and dynamic properties of particle-forming block copolymers.

 

 

Former Members and Friends:

David Connor, Class of 2016.
Jennifer Li, Class of 2016.