People

Faculty

Name Title Office Phone and Email
Mahdi Abu-Omar

Mellichamp Cluster Chair, Green Chemistry
Professor, Chemistry and (by courtesy) Chemical Engineering

3241 Chemistry (805) 893-5043
abuomar@chem.ucsb.edu
Christopher M. Bates

Assistant Professor, Materials and (by courtesy) Chemical Engineering

1518 Engineering II (805) 893-5383
bates@engineering.ucsb.edu
Joseph Chada

Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

3334 Engineering II (805) 893-4596
jchada@ucsb.edu
Bradley Chmelka

Professor

3327 Engineering II (805) 893-3673
bradc@engineering.ucsb.edu
Phillip Christopher

Associate Professor
Mellichamp Cluster Chair, Sustainable Manufacturing

3335 Engineering II (805) 893-2610
pchristopher@ucsb.edu
Siddharth Dey

Assistant Professor

3008 BioEngineering Bldg. (805) 893-5387
dey@engineering.ucsb.edu
Michael Doherty

Professor

3323 Engineering II (805) 893-5309
mfd@engineering.ucsb.edu
Glenn Fredrickson

Mitsubishi Chemical Professor

3105 MRL Bldg (805) 893-8308
ghf@mrl.ucsb.edu
Michael Gordon

Associate Professor 
Department Vice Chair

 

3351 Engineering II (805) 893-7346
mjgordon@engineering.ucsb.edu
Songi Han

Professor

4614 PSBN (805) 893-4858
songi@chem.ucsb.edu
Matthew Helgeson

Associate Professor

3337 Engineering II (805) 893-3372
helgeson@engineering.ucsb.edu
Eric McFarland

Professor

3331 Engineering II (805) 893-4343
Arnab Mukherjee

Assistant Professor

3349 Engineering II (805) 893-5137
arnabm@engineering.ucsb.edu
Michelle O'Malley

Associate Professor

3343 Engineering II (805) 893-4769
momalley@engineering.ucsb.edu
Baron Peters

Professor

3339 Engineering II (805) 284-8293
baronp@engineering.ucsb.edu
James B. Rawlings

Mellichamp Process Control Chair

3329 Engineering II (805) 893-3089
jbraw@ucsb.edu
Susannah Scott

Professor
Mellichamp Cluster Chair, Sustainable Catalytic Processing

3325 Engineering II and Building 489, Room 101A (805) 893-5606
sscott@engineering.ucsb.edu
Rachel Segalman

Edward Noble Kramer Professor
Department Chair

3353 and 3333 Engineering II (805) 893-3709
segalman@ucsb.edu
M. Scott Shell

Professor
Department Vice Chair

3321 Engineering II (805) 893-4346
shell@engineering.ucsb.edu
Todd Squires

Professor
 

3347 Engineering II (805) 893-7383
squires@engineering.ucsb.edu
Sho Takatori

Assistant Professor
(Coming Soon)

stakatori@berkeley.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Name Title Office Phone and Email
David Gay

Adjunct Professor
Director of Technology, UCSB Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies

2704 Ellison Hall (805) 893-4675
david.gay@icb.ucsb.edu

Emeriti

Name Title Office Phone and Email
L. Gary Leal

Professor Emeritus
Research Professor

3332 Engineering II (805) 893-8510
lgl20@engineering.ucsb.edu
Gene Lucas

Professor Emeritus

gene@engineering.ucsb.edu
Duncan Mellichamp

Professor Emeritus

3336 Engineering II (805) 893-2821
dmell@engineering.ucsb.edu
Robert Rinker

Professor Emeritus

rinker@ucsb.edu
Orville Sandall

Professor Emeritus

(805) 893-2908
sandall@engineering.ucsb.edu
Dale Seborg

Professor Emeritus
Research Professor

(805) 893-3352
seborg@ucsb.edu
Theo Theofanous

Professor Emeritus
Director, Center for Risk Studies & Safety

(805) 689-1311
theo@theofanous.net

Staff

Name Title Office Phone and Email
Mike Best

Management Services Officer

3355A Engineering II (805) 893-4131
mbest@ucsb.edu
George Crespo

Computer & Network Tech

3328 Engineering II (805) 893-5911
george@engineering.ucsb.edu
Erica Diaz

Student Affairs Manager

3357A Engineering II (805) 893-8671
erica@engineering.ucsb.edu
Michelle FitzGerald

Purchasing Assistant

3357B Engineering II (805) 893-7727
mfitzgerald@engineering.ucsb.edu
David Gragg

Associate Development Engineer

3109 Engineering II (805) 893-3212
tongaroa@engineering.ucsb.edu
Celina Keefer

Contracts & Grants Analyst

3361A Engineering II (805) 893-2950
celinakeefer@engineering.ucsb.edu
Mellichamp Sustainability Cluster Assistant

Assistant for the Mellichamp Sustainability Cluster

Building 489 Room 101 (805) 893-8614
Kai Kristiansen

Associate Project Scientist, Israelachvili Lab

Building 570 (805) 893-5268
kai@engineering.ucsb.edu
Kristy Odermann

Payroll Analyst

3357B Engineering II (805) 893-5146
kodermann@ucsb.edu
Jose Navarrete

Undergraduate Lab Manager

1161 & 1165 Engineering II (805) 893-3251
josenavarrete@ucsb.edu
Cynthia Rojo

Chair's Assistant
Seminar Coordinator

3353 Engineering II (805) 893-5438
crojo@engineering.ucsb.edu
Rachel Souza

Student Affairs Assistant

3357 Engineering II (805) 893-3412
rsouza@ucsb.edu
Vacant

Academic Personnel Analyst

Melissa Walker

Communications Coordinator
Faculty Assistant
Travel & Entertainment 

3350 Engineering II (805) 893-8692
walker@engineering.ucsb.edu
Cristina Wilson

Financial Manager

3361A Engineering II (805) 893-2950
cbwils@ucsb.edu

Visiting Scholars

Name Title Office Phone and Email
Fangwen Cheng

Visiting Scholar, Scott Lab

Building 489 chengfangwen95@gmail.com
Mengkui Cui

Visiting Scholar, Israelachvili Lab

cuimk@shanghaitech.edu.cn
Eyal Dassau

Researcher, Doyle Lab

 

(805) 693-4727
dassau@engr.ucsb.edu
Michaela Dumberger

Visiting Scholar, Gordon Lab

Michaela.dumberger@tum.de
Pauline Gaillard

Visiting Scholar, Gordon Lab

pauline.gaillard@live.fr
Florian Gebhard

Visiting Scholar, Helgeson Lab

3211 Engineering II Flogebhard@web.de
Dongwon Hwang

Visiting Scholar, Scott Lab

dwhwang0427@gmail.com
Praveen Kumar

Visiting Scholar, Scott Lab

3411 ESB (805) 724-9115
praveen@engineering.ucsb.edu
Dean Mastropietro

Visiting Scholar, Israelachvili Lab

djm00@ucsb.edu
Lynne McCusker

Visiting Scholar, Chmelka Lab

mccusker@engineering.ucsb.edu
Susu Ren

Visiting Scholar, Israelachvili Lab

renss@shanghaitech.edu.cn
Simon Smart

Visiting Scholar, McFarland Lab

805 570 9647
sksmart@engineering.ucsb.edu
Yuanyuan Sun

Visiting Scholar, Doherty Lab

sunyyuam@126.com
Na Sun

Visiting Scholar, Israelachvili Lab

Building 570 (805) 893-8407
nsun@bit.edu.cn
Julia Wohland

Visiting Scholar, Scott Lab

3217 ESB julia.wohland@rwth-aachen.de
Maria Yliruka

Visiting Scholar, Doherty Lab

ylirukam@student.ethz.ch
Yongsheng Zhao

Visiting Scholar, Doherty Lab.

yszhao@sjtu.edu.cn
Chunming Zheng

Visiting Scholar, Scott Lab

3328 ESB zhengchunming@tjpu.edu
Peng Zhu

Visiting Scholar, Doherty Lab

peng_zhu@engineering.ucsb.edu

Postdocs

Name Title Office Phone and Email
Huanshu Tan

Postdoctoral Scholar, Squires Lab

ENGR II huanshutan@ucsb.edu
Roberto Andresen Eguiluz

Postdoctoral Scholar, Israelachvili Lab

Building 570 (805) 893-5268
randresen@engineering.ucsb.edu
Segolene Antoine

Postdoctoral Scholar, Segalman Lab

3228 Engineering II segolene@ucsb.edu
Amrita Banerjee

Postdoctoral Scholar, Mitragotri Lab

1229 Elings Hall abanerjee@engineering.ucsb.edu
Joseph Barakat

Postdoctoral Scholar, Squires Lab

3338 Engineering II josephbarakat@ucsb.edu
Amer Hamidi-Sakr

Postdoctoral Scholar, Segalman Lab

3228 Engineering II amer@ucsb.edu
Sheetal Jain

Postdoctoral Scholar, Han Lab

Dohyung Kang

Postdoctoral Scholar – McFarland Lab

3330 Engineering II dohyung_kang@engineering.ucsb.edu
Dongwook Lee

Postdoctoral Scholar, Segalman Lab
– Rachel Segalman and Ram Seshadri groups

3228 Engineering II dongwooklee@ucsb.edu
Christian Leitold

Postdoctoral Scholar, Peters Lab

3218 Engineering II christian.leitold@gmail.com
Harishankar Manikantan

Postdoctoral Scholar, Squires Lab

3332 Engineering II hmanikantan@engineering.ucsb.edu
Harun F. Ozbakir

Postdoctoral Scholar, Mukherjee Lab

3334 Engineering II hfozbakir@engineering.ucsb.edu
Soupitak Pal

Postdoctoral Scholar, Odette Lab

3101 Engineering II (858) 281-8447
soupitak@engineering.ucsb.edu
Hellen Papananou

Postdoctoral Scholar, Segalman Lab

3228 Engineering II hellen@ucsb.edu
Nick Peng

Postdoctoral Scholar, O'Malley Lab

xpeng@engineering.ucsb.edu
Tamás Prileszky

Postdoctoral Scholar, Helgeson Group

3211 Engineering II tamas@ucsb.edu
Nazanin Rahimi

Postdoctoral Scholar, McFarland Group

3330 Engineering II (805) 708-7102
nazrah@engineering.ucsb.edu
G N Manjunatha Reddy

Postdoctoral Scholar, Chmelka Lab

3324 Engineering II gnm.reddy@mrl.ucsb.edu
Joaquin Resasco

Postdoctoral Scholar, Christopher Lab

3222 Engineering II (405) 474-3836
jresasco@ucsb.edu
Insoo Ro

Postdoctoral Scholar, Christopher Lab

Department of Chemical Engineering insoo621@gmail.com
Paul Rottmann

Postdoctoral Scholar, Gordon Lab

Chandi Sasmal

Postdoctoral Scholar, Leal Lab

3235 Engineering II chandisasmal@engineering.ucsb.edu
Bhogeswararao Seemala

Postdoctoral Scholar, Christopher Lab

Nan Shi

Postdoctoral Scholar, Squires Lab

vincentshinan@gmail.com
Shizhao Su

Postdoctoral Scholar, McFarland Lab

3307 Engineering II ssu@engineering.ucsb.edu
Ethan Susca

Postdoctoral Scholar, Segalman Lab
~Rachel Segalman, Chris Bates, & Javier Read de Alaniz groups

3228 Engineering II esusca@ucsb.edu
Xiaoyu Tang

Postdoctoral Scholar - Squires Group

3324 Engineering II 609-937-9181
xiaoyu_tang@ucsb.edu
Behzad Tangeysh

Postdoctoral Scholar - McFarland Group

behzadtangeysh@ucsb.edu
Maryam Tarazkar

Postdoctoral Scholar, Eric McFarland Group

Chem 4314 (267) 608-9226
maryamtarazkar@ucsb.edu
Andrew Therrien

Postdoctoral Scholar, Christopher Lab

Postdoctoral Scholar
(802) 274-9892
atherrien@chemengr.ucsb.edu
Bas van Ravensteijn

Postdoctoral Scholar, Helgeson Lab

3334 Engineering II ravensteijn@engineering.ucsb.edu
Jing Wu

Postdoctoral Scholar, Scott Lab

ESB 3215H jingwu1986@engineering.ucsb.edu
Fan Zhang

Postdoctoral Scholar, Susannah Scott Lab 

(805) 618-5365
frankzhang8506@gmail.com
Yongsheng Zhao

Postdoctoral Scholar, Doherty Lab

 

Department of Chemical Engineering yszhao@sjtu.edu.cn

Graduate Students

Name Title Office Phone and Email
Nolan Anderson

Graduate Student, Mukherjee Lab

 

nolananderson@umail.ucsb.edu
Chithra Asokan

Graduate Student, Christopher Lab

casokan@umail.ucsb.edu
Anirudha Banerjee

Graduate Student, Squires Lab

anirudhabanerjee@umail.ucsb.edu
Tsatsral Battsengel

Graduate Student, Chmelka Lab

tsatsral@umail.ucsb.edu
Alexandra Bayles

Gaduate Student, Helgeson and Squires Labs

avbayles@umail.ucsb.edu
Shona Becwar

Graduate Student, Chmelka and Han Labs

sbecwar@umail.ucsb.edu
Maxwell Berkow

Graduate Student, Chmelka Lab

maxwellberkow@umail.ucsb.edu
Zachariah Berkson

Graduate Student, Chmelka and Israelachvili Labs

zberkson@umail.ucsb.edu
Jennifer Brown

Graduate Student, O'Malley Lab

jenniferbrown@umail.ucsb.edu
Michael Burroughs

Graduate Student, Helgeson and Leal Labs

mcburroughs@umail.ucsb.edu
Lesley Chan

Graduate Student, Gordon Lab

lesleychan@umail.ucsb.edu
Chih-Cheng (Peter) Chang

Graduate Student, Squires Lab

chihcheng@umail.ucsb.edu
Szu-Ying (Sandy) Chen

Graduate Student, Israelachvili Lab

szuying@umail.ucsb.edu
Alex Chialastri

Graduate Student, Dey Lab

alexchialastri@umail.ucsb.edu
Patrick Corona

Graduate Student, Helgeson Lab

corona@umail.ucsb.edu
Scott Danielsen

Graduate Student, Segalman and Fredrickson Labs

sdanielsen@mrl.ucsb.edu
George Degen

Graduate Student, Israelachvili and Shea Labs

gdegen@umail.ucsb.edu
Audra Destefano

Graduate Student, Han and Segalman Labs

adestefano@umail.ucsb.edu
Howard Dobbs

Graduate Student, Chmelka and Israelachvili Labs

howarddobbs@umail.ucsb.edu
Chelsea Edwards

Graduate Student, Helgeson Lab

edwardsc@mit.edu
Kang-Ching Fan

Graduate Student, Mukherjee Lab

kangchingfan@umail.ucsb.edu
Scott Fenton

Graduate Student, Helgeson Lab

scottmfenton@umail.ucsb.edu
Jordan Finzel

Graduate Student, Christopher Lab

jordanfinzel@umail.ucsb.edu
Julia Fisher

Graduate Student, Squires Labs

juliafisher@umail.ucsb.edu
Jan Garcia

Graduate Student, Fredrickson Lab

janulric@umail.ucsb.edu
Chung-ta Han

Graduate Student, Han Lab

chungtahan@umail.ucsb.edu
Dakota Hanemann-Rawlings

Graduate Student, Segalman and Chabinyc Labs

dakota00@umail.ucsb.edu
Varun Hegde

Graduate Student, Doherty and Squires Labs

varunhegde@umail.ucsb.edu
Kellie Heom

Graduate Student, Dey and O’Malley Labs

kheom@umail.ucsb.edu
Jun Hee Jang

Graduate Student, Abu-Omar Lab

jjang@umail.ucsb.edu
Sally Jiao

Graduate Student, Shell Lab

sjiao@umail.ucsb.edu
Seamus Jones

Graduate Student, Segalman and Fredrickson Labs

seamusdjones@umail.ucsb.edu
Kartik Kamat

Graduate Student, Peters Lab

kartik_kamat@umail.ucsb.edu
Kimberlee Keithley

Graduate Student, Fredrickson Lab

kimberlee@umail.ucsb.edu
Salman Khan

Graduate Student, Peters and Scott Labs

salman@umail.ucsb.edu
Vikram Khanna

Graduate Student, Doherty Lab

vikram_khanna@umail.ucsb.edu
Pratyush Kumar

Graduate Student, Rawlings Lab

pratyushkumar@umail.ucsb.edu
Christopher Kuo-Leblanc

Graduate Student, Rawlings Lab

ckuo-leblanc@umail.ucsb.edu
Patrick Leggieri

Graduate Student, O’Malley Lab

leggieri@umail.ucsb.edu
Ryan Ley

Graduate Student, Gordon Lab

ryanley@umail.ucsb.edu
Stephen Lillington

Graduate Student, O’Malley and Shell Labs

stephenlillington@umail.ucsb.edu
Daniel Mamerow

Graduate Student, Soh Lab

dmamerow@umail.ucsb.edu
Jonathan Martin

Graduate Student, Fredrickson Lab

j_m_m@umail.ucsb.edu
Toby Mazal

Graduate Student, Doherty Lab

tmazal@umail.ucsb.edu
Koty McAllister

Graduate Student, Rawlings Lab

rdmcallister@umail.ucsb.edu
Samantha McCuskey

Graduate Student, Segalman and Bazan Labs

smccuskey@umail.ucsb.edu
Jacob Monroe

Graduate Student, Shell Lab

jimonroe@umail.ucsb.edu
Hyunjin Moon

Graduate Student, Scott Lab

hmoon@umail.ucsb.edu
Tuan Nguyen

Graduate Student, Helgeson Lab

tuan_nguyen@umail.ucsb.edu
My Nguyen

Graduate Student, Fredrickson and Shell Labs

my@umail.ucsb.edu
Clarke Palmer

Graduate Student, McFarland Lab

clarke_palmer@umail.ucsb.edu
Joseph Peterson

Graduate Student, Leal and Fredrickson Labs

jdp@umail.ucsb.edu
Igor Podolsky

Graduate Student, O'Malley Lab

igorpodolsky@umail.ucsb.edu
David Podorefsky

Graduate Student, Dey Lab

dpodorefsky@umail.ucsb.edu
Geoffrey Poon

Graduate Student, Peters Lab

geoffreygpoon@umail.ucsb.edu
Abe Pressman

Graduate Student

abe_pressman@umail.ucsb.edu
Nathan Prisco

Graduate Student, Chmelka Lab

nprisco@umail.ucsb.edu
Ji Qi

Graduate Student, Christopher Lab

qi01@umail.ucsb.edu
Dennis Robinson Brown

Graduate Student, Shell Lab

d_robinsonbrown@umail.ucsb.edu
Muna Saber

Graduate Student, Van der Ven and Shell Labs

munasaber@umail.ucsb.edu
Tanmoy Sanyal

Graduate Student, Shell Lab
 

tanmoy@umail.ucsb.edu
Michael Schmithorst

Graduate Student, Chmelka Lab

mschmithorst@umail.ucsb.edu
Parth Shah

Graduate Student, Squires Lab

parthshah@umail.ucsb.edu
Pavel Shapturenka

Graduate Student, Gordon Lab

pavel@umail.ucsb.edu
Nicholas Sherck

Graduate Student, Shell and Fredrickson Labs

nsherck@umail.ucsb.edu
Tanvi Sheth

Graduate Student, Helgeson Lab

tsheth@umail.ucsb.edu
David Smith

Graduate Student, Mitragotri, Leal and Shell Labs

djs01@umail.ucsb.edu
Michael Spears

Graduate Student, Scott Lab

mspears@umail.ucsb.edu
Emily Sun

Graduate Student, Mukherjee and O’Malley Labs

emilysun@umail.ucsb.edu
Candice Swift

Graduate Student, O'Malley Lab

cswift@umail.ucsb.edu
Craig Vandervelden

Graduate Student, Peters Lab

craigvandervelden@umail.ucsb.edu
Michael Vigers

Graduate Student, Han and O'Malley Labs

mvigers@umail.ucsb.edu
Daniel Vigil

Graduate Student, Fredrickson Lab

dvigil@umail.ucsb.edu
Chatarin Wangsanuwat

Graduate Student, Dey Lab

cwangsanuwat@umail.ucsb.edu
Thomas Webber

Graduate Student, Han and Segalman Labs

thomaswebber@umail.ucsb.edu
St. Elmo Wilken

Graduate Student, O'Malley and Petzold Labs

stelmo@umail.ucsb.edu
Ryan Yappert

Graduate Student, Peters Lab

yappert@umail.ucsb.edu
Justin Yoo

Graduate Student, O'Malley and Daugherty Labs

justin_yoo@umail.ucsb.edu
Beihang Yu

Graduate Students, Segalman Lab

beihang@umail.ucsb.edu
Gregory Zakem

Graduate Student, Christopher Lab

Jiamin Zhang

Graduate Student, Leal and Helgeson Labs

jiamin@umail.ucsb.edu
Yuanyi (Alex) Zhang

Graduate Student, Segalman Lab

zhang00@umail.ucsb.edu