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We strongly believe that a diversity of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity and orientation, nationality, religion, etc. enriches our problem-solving capabilities and fosters an inclusive and supportive group culture. We are a research group that is committed to creating an ecosystem built on the tenets of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Principal Investigator

Qi (Tony) Dong


Assistant Professor

Department of Chemistry

Purdue University

Postdoc, University of Maryland, 2023

Ph.D., Boston College, 2019


Phone: 765-494-3878

Office: 3131D BRWN

Postdoctoral Researcher (Incoming)
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Yao (Neil) Shan

Ph.D., City University of Hong Kong, 2023

M.E., Dalian University of Technology, 2019

B.S., China University of Mining and Technology, 2016

Dr. Shan was born in Anhui, China. He will join us in June 2024. His research interests include energy conversion technologies and devices, functional materials, and electrified material synthesis, recycling and upcycling.

Graduate Students
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Priyam Mondal

M.S., Jadavpur University, 2022

B.S., Jadavpur University, 2020

Priyam came from a small town named Sainthia in India. After completing his B.S. and M.S. in chemistry, he worked at IIT Guwahati as a project assistant. Apart from doing research, I love watching cricket, listening to music and travelling at my spare time.

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Abhirup Sen

B.S.-M.S., Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, 2018-2023

Abhirup loves playing soccer, reading fictions, and capturing moments through photography.

Undergraduate Students
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Ming-Jie (Agnes) Lin

Purdue, Class of 2024

Agnes is currently a senior studying genetics and chemistry. Apart from her studies, she enjoys participating in green energy and sustainable development activities, where she wants to find better solutions for sustainable energy consumption and recycling materials. Agnes is also interested in the entrepreneur and innovation field, such as planning start-ups and generating new business ideas.

Simone Xin Moulton

Purdue, Class of 2026

Simone is an Oregon native pursuing a B.S. in aerospace engineering. She is passionate about the intersection between aviation, space exploration, and sustainability. She is particularly interested in recycling materials to support transportation and life support needs. Outside of school, Simone loves hiking, dancing, tending to her home garden, and baking.

Nachiket Magesh

Purdue, Class of 2027

Nachiket is from Schererville, Indiana and intends to pursue one of Purdue's two environmental engineering majors. He is passionate about sustainable and economical resources as well as endangered species protection. Outside of academics, Nachiket enjoys riding his bike, training in Tang Soo Do martial arts, and playing the piano.

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