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.
Qi (Tony) Dong
Department of Chemistry
Postdoc, University of Maryland, 2023
Ph.D., Boston College, 2019
Office: 3131D BRWN
Postdoctoral Researcher (Incoming)
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.
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.
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.
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.