People

Faculty

Michael R. Hoffmann

Michael R. Hoffmann
Theodore Y. Wu Professor of Environmental Science

Research Scientists

Agustin J. Colussi

Agustin J. Colussi
Research Associate

Su Young Ryu

Su Young Ryu
Senior Research Scientist

Research Engineer

Zarui Chikneyan

Zarui Chikneyan
Battery Research and Development Engineer, Global Environmental Center
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Visiting Associate

Janina Bahnemann

Janina Bahnemann
Visiting Associate in Environmental Science and Engineering


Postdoctoral Scholars

Xiao (Eric) Huang

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

Justin Jasper

Justin Jasper
Resnick Sustainability Institute Prize Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science & Engineering
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Leda Ketabian

Leda Ketabian
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

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

Xingyu Lin
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering
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

Xing Xie

Xing Xie
Postdoctoral Scholar in Environmental Science and Engineering
Dr. Xing Xie is currently a postdoc at California Institute of Technology. He will start as an assistant professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Tech in Spring 2017. Dr. Xie received his B.S. (2006) and M.S. (2008) degrees in Environmental Science & Engineering from Tsinghua University. He received his Ph.D. degree (2014) in Civil & Environmental Engineering and his second M.S. degree (2012) in Materials Science & Engineering from Stanford University. His research focuses on applications of environmental biotechnology and materials science at the nexus of water and energy. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals.
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

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]


Graduate Students

Clement Cid

Clement Cid
Graduate Student

Cody Finke

Cody Finke
Graduate Student
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

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