Trainees

*current or former funded fellow. 

Wenjing Li
(Trainee)

PhD student, Mathematical Sciences
Research Interest: Ensemble Learning, Statistical Modeling

Graduated 2021

Dennis Hofmann*
(Trainee)

PhD student, Data Science
Research Interest: Intent recognition and automating data life cycle

Jacob Feinstein*
(Trainee)

PhD student, Physics
Research Interest: Experimental Physics / Solid-State Physics

Maddie Reed*
(Trainee)

PhD student, Chemical Engineering
Research Interest: Sustainable synthesis and recycling of polymers, and biofuel development and applications

Samuel Allen*
(Trainee)

PhD student, Management
Research Interest/Topic of interest: Sustainability, Systems Thinking

Tim Woodard
(Trainee)

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering
Research Interest: Sustainable Energy- Developing technology for converting under-utilized energy resources into fuels and chemicals. 

Paige Kington
(Trainee)

PhD Student, Chemical Engineering
Research Interest: Modeling and data analysis in sustainable engineering from the molecular to system levels.

Eric Warnemunde Vertina
(Trainee)

PhD Student, Data Science
Research Interest: Accelerating Discovery and Characterization of Functional 2D Materials for Catalysis and Solar Energy Conversion Using Data Science Methods.

Kevin Heath*
(Trainee)

PhD student, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Research Interest: Agent-based modeling of bumblebees

Andrew M. Fitzgerald*
(Trainee)

PhD Student, Physics
Research Interest: Terahertz science and technology, nanomaterials for energy conversion, and photonics.

Liz Belden
(Trainee)

PhD student, Chemical Engineering
Research Interest: Renewable/Alternative Fuels, Utilization of waste plastics for fuels

David Kenney
(Trainee)

PhD student, Chemical Engineering
Research Interest: Predicting solute partitioning with minimal knowledge of compound structure.

Matt Rando
(Trainee)

MS student, Chemical Engineering
Research Interest: Molecular Modeling and Sustainability

Xin Zhang
(Trainee)

PhD student, Data Science
Research Interest: Imitation Learning, Meta-Learning and Spatial-temporal Data Mining.

Nicholas Josselyn
(Trainee)

PhD student, Data Science
Research Interest: Deep learning medical image analysis

Peter Van Nostrand
(Trainee)

PhD student, Data Science
Research Interest: Explainable AI, Computational Social Science

Biao Yin
(Trainee)

PhD student, Data Science
Research Interest: Deep-Learning for Scientific Discovery of Materials with Improved Corrosion-Resistance on Small Datasets

Zhuowen Chen
(Trainee)

PhD student, Business
Research Interest: Lithium ion battery supply chain management

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Emily Sutherland
(Trainee)

PhD Student, Physics
Research Interest: Density Functional Theory, quantum mechanics, and solid-state physics

Sarah J. Weintraub
(Trainee)

PhD student, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Research Interest: Leveraging yeast biomass for natural alternative energy