People

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Principle Investigator
Christopher Wirth (CVLinkedIn)


Doctoral Students

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Idin Rashidi
Idin is working on the measurement of weak colloidal interactions in systems of anisotropic colloidal particles.

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Selwin Varghese
Selwin is working on developing techniques to measure the transient properties of a drying thin film.

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Jiarui (Gary) Yan
Gary is working to measure the dynamics of active and driven complex colloids with evanescent wave scattering.

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Dustin Bowden (w/ Jessica Bickel)
Dustin is working on fabricating crystals with complex colloidal particles.


Masters Students

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Mohammed Kalil
Mohammed is working on the influence of surface forces on the propulsion of active particles.

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Mike March
Mike is working on developing microfluidic micromodels for studying the transport of foam in porous media.

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Lily Gould
Lily is studying instabilities in drying complex fluids. 


Undergraduate Students

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Marola Issa (w/ Sean Ryan)
Marola is working on the influence of surface forces on the propulsion of active particles.

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Marissa Trivisonno (w/ Emily Pentzer at CWRU)
Marissa is working on non-invasive optical inspection techniques for probing chemical products.

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Sarah Bouchahine (Honors)
Sarah is studying the structure and evolution of convection cells in a drying thin film.

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Camerin McDonald (Honors, w/ Jessica Bickel)
Camerin is working on DFT calculations of polymer adsorption. 


Group Alumni

Naik Yusufi (BS, Spring 2020, expected) – Currently completing his Chemical Engineering BS degree at CSU.

Marissa Kostandaras (BS, Spring 2020, expected) – Currently completing her Chemical Engineering BS degree at CSU.

Jiarui (Gary) Yan (MS, Summer 2018) – Currently completing his Chemical Engineering PhD degree at CSU with Chris Wirth.

Kenneth Gregg (BS, University of Akron, Spring 2020) – Currently completing his BS in Physics and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Akron.

Sri Harsha Nuthalapati (MS, Spring 2018) – Machine learning specialist at Scroller Media.

Nandini Padaraju (BS, Spring 2019, expected) – Intern at Parker Hannifin.

Payton Lewis (BS, Honors, Spring 2018) – Employed at SIFCO Industries.

William Ivancic (BS, Honors & MS, Fall 2017) – Employed at Continental Products.

Selwin Varghese (MS, Fall 2017) – Currently completing his Chemical Engineering PhD degree at CSU with Chris Wirth.

Mehul Gamara (MS, Fall 2017) –

TJ Markiewicz (BS, Rowan University, Spring 2018) – Currently completing his Biomedical Engineering MS degree at Rutgers University.

Nick Turner (MS, Fall 2015) – Employed at GrafTech.

Jason Wolf (BS, Fall 2015) – Employed at AFRL.

Ian Burns – Currently completing his Mechanical Engineering degree at CSU.

Richard Schmitt (BS, Spring 2016) – Completed his Chemical Engineering MS degree at CSU with Nolan Holland. Employed at Rovasis.

Cornelius Obasanjo (MS, Fall 2016) – Canada.

Venkateswara Rao Kode (MS, Spring 2017) – Currently completing his Chemical Engineering PhD degree at CSU with Geyou Ao.

Will Tuttle (MS, Spring 2017) – Employed at BASF.

John Juchnowski (BS, Fall 2016) – Employed at Xellia Pharmaceuticals.


Graduations

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Defenses

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Old Group Photos

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