Members

Lab Members

Principal Investigator

Rebecca Schulman
Associate Professor and the Kent Gordon Croft Investment Management Faculty Scholar
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering & Computer Science
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Current CV

Postdoctoral Fellows

Dong Woo Kim (9/2023 – present)
B.S.: Applied Chemical Engineering, Chonnam National University (2016)
M.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) (2016 – 2018)
Ph.D.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) (2018 – 2022)
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Byunghwa Kang (09/2023 – present)
B.S.: Materials Science and Engineering, Korea University
B.S.: Life Sciences, Korea University
Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology
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Yan Xiong (6/2022 – present)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University (2016)
Ph.D.: Chemical Engineering, Columbia University (2022)
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PhD scholars

Jie Yi Yea (2024 – present)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, National University of Singapore
Ph.D. candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
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Leandro (Leo) Gonzalo Soto Cordova (11/2022 – present)
B.S.: Bioengineering (Biomaterials and Nanomedicine), George Mason University, 2022
Ph.D. candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
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Emily Helm (05/2022 – present)
B.S.:  Biochemistry, University of Central Arkansas
B.A.:  Spanish, University of Central Arkansas
PhD candidate: Chemistry-Biology, Johns Hopkins University
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Colin Yancey (10/2021 – present)
B.S.:  Physics and Biology, University of Maryland College Park
PhD candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
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Kuan-Lin Chen (11/2018 – present)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 2018
PhD candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
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ChengHung (Jason) Chou (10/2020 – present)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University (2017)
M.S.: Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University (2019)
PhD candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
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Yanqi Jiang (10/2020 – present)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 2020
PhD candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
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Everett (Eli) Kengmana (08/2021 – present)
B.S.: Biology, Chemistry, Brandeis University (2019)
PhD candidate: Chemistry-Biology Interface Program (CBI), Johns Hopkins University
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Heon Joon Lee (12/2020 – present)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University (2018)
M.S.: Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University (2020)
PhD candidate: Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
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Masters students

Undergraduate Research Assistants

Yiwen (Melody) Jin (2023 – present)
B.S. candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Cameron Kolisko (2024 – present)
B.S. Candidate: Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
Damilola Fapohunda (2024 – present)
A.A.S. Candidate: Bioengineering, Harford Community College
Vara Qi Gunananthan (2023 – present)
B.S. Candidate: Molecular and Cellular Biology, Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Mickey Zhang (2023 – present)
B.S. candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Yuhan Wu (2021 – present)
B.S. candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Research Scientist / Writer

Alison Grinthal
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Administrative Support

Amber Foster
Communications Coordinator
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Shannon Karl
 Sr. Administrative Coordinator
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Alumni – Postdoctoral Fellows

Mengying Deng (12/2022 – 05/2024)
B.S.: Applied Chemistry, Shandong Agricultural University
Ph.D.: Inorganic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Current Position: Postdoctorial Fellow,  Rutgers University
Pepijn Moerman (10/2019 – 10/2022)
B.S.: Chemistry, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Ph.D.: Chemistry and Physics, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.
Sisi Jia (11/2016 – 10/2021)
B.S.: Physics, Hebei Normal University, 2009
PhD: Inorganic Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, 2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor at Zhangjiang Laboratory
Deepak Agrawal (11/2013 – 11/2016)
M.S.: Microsystem and Circuit Designing, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, 2007
PhD: Engineering, University of Cambridge, 2013
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Naresh Dhanasekar (03/2017 – 2020)
B.S.: Biochemistry, University of Madras, 2007
M.S.: Biotechnology, University of Madras, 2009
PhD: Biochemistry, Jacobs University Bremen, 2016
Current Position: Editorial Research Associate in Straive, Chennai
Joshua Fern (08/2017-12/2018)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, 2012
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2017
Abdul Majeed Mohammed (11/2016 – 01/2017)
B.T. and M.T.: Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, 2011
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2016
Current Position: Scientist DNA Nanotechnology, Ultivue, Inc.
Michael Pacella (03/2017 – 11/2020)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2010
Ph.D.: Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2017
Current Position: Investigator, Computational Protein Engineering at GSK
Ankur Verma (01/2012 – 01/2014)
B.T.: Chemical Engineering, Bundelkhand University, 2002
M.T.: Materials Science Program, Indian Institute of Technology, 2004
PhD: Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, 2011
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi

Alumni – PhD scholars

Joshua Cole (08/2018 – 2024)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, Oklahoma State University, 2016
PhD : Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Ruohong (Rachel) Shi (12/2017 – 2024)
B.S.: Materials Chemistry, University of Science and Technology, China, 2017
PhD : Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Mingzhi Zhang (02/2023 – 2024)
B.S.: Chemistry, Hunan University
Ph.D. : Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
Lei Zhang (12/2017 – 2023)
B. Eng. Molecular Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, 2017
PhD Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current position: Postdoctoral Associate at New York University
Misha Rubanov (09/2017 – 2023)
B.S.: Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas, Dallas
M.S.E: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Angelo Cangialosi (11/2013 – 05/2018)
B.S.: Biochemistry, Boston College, 2010
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2018
Current position: Senior Scientist at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
Phillip Dorsey (11/2015 – 2020)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, Princeton University, 2014
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2020
Current Position: M.D. Candidate University of Pittsburg
Yi Li (11/2016 – 8/2021)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, 2016
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Process Development Scientist at Amgen Inc.
Dominic Scalise (07/2012 – 09/2018)
B.S.: Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2018
Current position: Assistant Professor, Washington State University
Samuel Schaffter (11/2015 – 2020)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, Purdue University, 2015
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2020
Current Position: Postdoc Scholar, NIST
John Zenk (11/2012 – 12/2016)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2012
PhD: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2016
Current Position: Software Engineer, Nash

Alumni – Masters students

Sara Ord (10/2020 – 2022)
B.S.: Cell and Developmental Biological Sciences, California State University, Fullerton, CA (2017)
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Sojeong Lee (02/2022 – 2023)
B.S: Bioengineering University of Maryland-College Park.
M.S.E.  Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Tian Xie (01/2022 – 2023)
B.S: Life Science, McMaster University
M.S.E.  Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current: M.D. candidate, University of Queensland, Australia
Ivana Tang (2021 – 2023)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current: Associate Scientist, AstraZeneca 
Yixin Liu (10/2019 – 5/2021)
B.S.: Chemistry, Fudan University – Shanghai, China (2019)
M.S.E. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Zach Chen (10/2019 – 05/2021)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, CA (2019)
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current: Ph.D. student, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Xinyu Cui (10/2016 – 08/2018)
B.S.: Pharmacy, Sun Yat-Sen University, 2014
M. Eng.: Chemical Engineering, Oregon State University, 2016
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current position: Ph.D. Candidate: UMass Amherst
Artun Hoscan (11/2016 – 05/2018)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering and Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Rutgers University, 2016
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2018
Qi Huang (11/2015 – 08/2017)
B.S.: Chemical Engineering, Tianjin University, 2015
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2017
Ruoya Jiang (11/2016 – 05/2018)
B.A.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2018
Ph.D.: University of California, Irvine
Current Position: Scientist, Sana Biotechnology 
Seth Reinhart (09/2016 – 05/2017)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2016
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, 2017
Current – Employed at Merck – vaccine process development
Wenlu Wang (09/2017 – 05/2019)
B.S.: Light Chemical Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current – PhD. candidate: Boston University
Yi Xiao (10/2018 – 05/2020)
B.S.: Applied Chemistry, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China
M.S.: Environmental Technology and Engineering, Ghent University, Belgium
M.S.E.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Alumni – Undergraduate Research Assistants

Santi Cortes (2023 – 20240
B.S./M.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Extreme Artist in Residence
Riley Cox
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Evan Liu (2019 – 2023)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Paul Vallejo (2018 – 2023)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Liwen Xia (2021 – 2023)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Helena Hall-Thomsen (2021 – 2023)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Nithya Badarinath (2021 – 2023)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current Position: Ph.D. Candidate Bioengineering, Georgia Tech
Shavier Small (2021 – 2022)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Keren Sneh (2020 – 2022)
B.S.: Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park
Matthew Billups (2015 – 2016)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Marc Bordui (2018 – 2019)
B.S. candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Allison Chisenhall (2014 – 2015)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Ariana Cruz (2013 – 2016)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
M.S.: Engineering Management, Johns Hopkins University
Nisita Dutta (2015 – 2018)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Jonathan Gunn (2017 – 2020)
B.S. candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Oliver Hickson (2016 – 2018)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Dylan Howie (2014 – 2016)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current: Research staff, Sloan Kettering
Tiffany Hou (2018 – 2020)
B.S. candidate: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Jenna Jacobs (2017 – 2018)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Tyler Jorgenson (2014 – 2016)
Ph.D: University of Washington
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current: Ph.D. Post-Doc University of Chicago
Tanner Liechty (2014)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Jennifer Lu (2014 – 2016)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Current: PhD student: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Ruby Liu (2018 – 2020)
B.S.: Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Anusha Patel (2016 – 2019)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Paroma Mukhopadhay (2018 – 2020)
B.S.: Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Leo Potters (2014 – 2018)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Eric Rothchild (2015 – 2016)
B.S.: Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Joshua Scaralia (2014)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Joanna Schneider (2016 – 2018)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Pragya Singh (2017 – 2019)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Chanon Tuntivate (2013 – 2015)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Shuheng (Kathy) Wang (2015 – 2016)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Jiayao (Katherine) Wu (2014 – 2016)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Jasen Zhang (2017 – 2020)
B.S.: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Alumni – High School Researchers

Elizabeth Jelezniakov (2017 – 2020)
Graduate: Baltimore Polytechnic Institute, Baltimore, MD – 2020
Current: Princeton University