People

Faculty

Michael R. Hoffmann

Michael R. Hoffmann
John S. and Sherry Chen Professor of Environmental Science

Research Scientists

Clement Cid

Clement Cid
Senior Research Engineer

Agustin J. Colussi

Agustin J. Colussi
Research Associate

Su Young Ryu

Su Young Ryu
Senior Research Scientist

Research Engineers

Hugo Leandri

Hugo Leandri
Assistant Research Engineer

Su Young Ryu
Senior Research Scientist

Postdoctoral Scholars

Xiao (Eric) Huang

Xiao (Eric) Huang
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Jing Li
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering

Sara Li

Lijie (Sara) Li
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering
Dr. Lijie Li received her Ph.D. degree in Chemical & Environmental Engineering from University of California, Riverside in 2016. She earned her M.S in Environmental Engineering from Zhejiang University in 2012 and B.S. in Environmental Engineering from Central South University in 2009. Her research focuses on atmospheric chemistry, physical and chemical properties of air-water interface and the health effects of aerosol. She has published 8 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals. Dr. Li is a member of American Association for Aerosol Research (AAAR), American Geophysical Union (AGU) and European Geosciences Union (EGU), etc. Her project on “Transmission of viruses through fine particles (PM2.5)” has been granted by Weston Havens Foundation from Center for Environmental Microbial Interactions at Caltech in 2016.
Curriculum Vitae
(pdf)

Kai Liu

Kai Liu
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering
Dr. Kai Liu received his B.S. in Chemistry from the Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge and M.S. in the same field from the University of Houston. His early research focused on total synthesis and chemical functionalization/characterization at nano-scale. He shifted his academic focus toward environmental chemistry and received Ph.D. degree from Tsinghua University in 2016. His current research focus on targeted nano-material engineering for environmental functional materials and environmental monitoring. He has 23 publications with 446 total citations (h-index 8). He is a reviewer for the National Science Foundation, Chemosphere, Journal of Hazards Materials
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Katharina Urmann

Katharina Urmann
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering

Yang Yang

Yang Yang
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science & Engineering
Dr. Yang Yang received his PhD (2014) in Environmental Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University. He is specialized in the synthesis and characterization of advanced nanomaterial, and their environmental applications. He has published 14 peer-reviewed papers on subject areas of trace organic pollutant analysis, wastewater treatment, and flue gas purification. [Google scholar citations]

Visiting Student Researcher

Nissim Gore-Datar

Nissim Gore-Datar
Visiting Student Researcher
Nissim is a visiting student from BITS Pilani in Goa, India, working on design and development of the ULTRON system.

Graduate Students

Heng Dong

Heng Dong
Graduate Student

Cody Finke

Cody Finke
Graduate Student
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Alan Y. Gu
Graduate Student

Seungkyeum (Sean) Kim
Graduate Student

Axl LeVan

Axl LeVan
Graduate Student
Axl is a second year PhD student in the department of chemistry and chemical engineering. His current focus is on the application of metal oxide electrocatalysts to water oxidation and wastewater treatment.

Kevin Vu

Kevin Vu
Graduate Student

Siwen Wang

Siwen Wang
Graduate Student
Siwen is currently a PhD student in Department of Environmental Science and Engineering at Caltech. She received her B.S. and M.S. degree in Tsinghua University. She has multidisciplinary background and research experiences in environmental chemistry, environmental analysis and remediation. Her current research interests focus on application of nanotechnology in environmental microbiology.

Xunyi (Alison) Wu

Xunyi (Alison) Wu
Graduate Student

Yanzhe (Yan) Zhu

Yanzhe (Yan) Zhu
Graduate Student