Staff Directory

Kristi Pieti

Kristi Pieti

  • Department Coordinator, Chemical Engineering

Specialties

  • General Department Operations
  • Administrative Support to the Chair
  • Human Resources Coordinator
Erika Erkkila

Erika Erkkila

  • Administrative Aide, Chemical Engineering
Shelby Stubenrauch

Shelby Stubenrauch

  • Office Assistant, Chemical Engineering

Katie Torrey

  • Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Chemical Engineering
  • Staff, Chemical Engineering
Steve Wisniewski

Steve Wisniewski

  • Lab Manager, Chemical Engineering

Research Staff

Rehab (Ruby) Alhajjar

Rehab (Ruby) Alhajjar

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical Engineering

Specialties

  • Vaccines Purification
  • Separation Biomolecules
  • Virology and Nanotechnology
  • Environmental Microbiological Controls
Sulihat Aloba

Sulihat Aloba

  • Research Scientist, Chemical Engineering

Specialties

  • Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Medical Devices
  • Process Validation and Optimization
  • Experimental Design
Aamir Bashir

Aamir Bashir

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical Engineering

Research Interests

  • Sustainable energy
  • Reactor design and optimization
  • Solution plasma processing
  • Plastic deconstruction

Robert M. Handler

  • Senior Research Engineer, Chemical Engineering
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Civil, Environmental, and Geospatial Engineering
  • Faculty Advisor, Green Campus Enterprise

Research Interests

  • Sustainable water and energy systems
  • Life-cycle assessment
  • Bioproducts and bioenergy
  • Sustainable materials and manufacturing
  • Aquaponics and hydroponics
  • Ecosystem services
Pratik Joshi

Pratik Joshi

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical Engineering

Specialties

  • Vaccines
  • Viral Processing
  • Physical Virology
Lynn Manchester

Lynn Manchester

  • Laboratory Technician, Chemical Engineering

Specialties

  • Biosafety level 2 human pathogens safely
  • Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) experience
  • Virus purification
  • Viral production and enzyme purification

Andrea Senyk

  • Assistant Research Scientist/Engineer, Chemical Engineering

Specialties

  • health science
  • apiculture
  • fermentation
  • biomass degradation
  • agriculture management
Ruiting Zhan

Ruiting Zhan

  • Postdoctoral Scholar, Chemical Engineering

Specialties

  • Mineral Extraction from Primary Resources
  • Recycling and Repurposing of Minerals from Secondary Resources
  • Material Characterization
Ali Zolghadr

Ali Zolghadr

  • Research Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

Specialties

  • Pyrolysis
  • Reaction Kinetics
  • Interface and Surface Properties
  • Sustainable Energy