Yale University
225 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06520
phone: 203.432.5215
greenchemistry@yale.edu

Past Center Members

Photo: Megan  Altizer   Megan Altizer
Yale College '12, Environmental Engineering
Currently:
Carbon Recycling International
Reykjavik, Iceland
     
Katalin Barta   Katalin Barta, PhD
Associate Research Scientist 2011-2012
Postdoctoral Associate 2010-2011 
Currently:
Assistant professor in Green Catalysis
 
   

    

Aaron Bloomfield, PhD Doctoral student, 2012-2014; Postdoctoral Associate, 2014-2015 Currently: Postoctoral Associate at Yale Energy Sciences Institute [ESI]

     
  Laura B. Brentner, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate, Environmental Engineering, 2010
Currently: 
Adjunct Faculty and Research Assistant
Clark University
     
 

Evan Beach, PhD Associate Research Scientist, 2006-2015 Currently: Scientist at International Flavors & Fragrances

       
Leah Butler   Leah Butler
Masters, Environmental Management & International Relations '13
     
 

Daniele Cespi, Visiting Assistant in Research 2013-2014, Currently:Research Fellow at Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari” Bologna University, Italy

     
 

Chun-Chi Chen, PhD, Associate Research Scientist 2012-2014, Currently: Green Energy and Environment Research Laboratories, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI)

     
 

Zheng Cui, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemistry, 2009- 2010
Currently:
Scientist
Verutek Technologies, LLC

       
  Katie Dana
PhD Candidate, Environmental Engineering
   
Matt Eckelman   Matthew Eckelman, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 2009-2011
Currently:
Assistant Professor,
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Northeastern University
   
 

Nicolas Eghbali, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate 2007-2009
Currently:
Expert, EHS Product Stewardship and Regulatory Affairs 
Royal HaskoningDHV

     
 Patrick Foley  

Patrick Foley, PhD, Environmental Engineering '11 Currently:Chief Scientific Officer P2 Science

 
     
  Eric Fournier
Masters, Environmental Management '10
Currently: 
PhD Candidate in Environmental Science & Management
University of California at Santa Barbara
   
  Julian Fouquet
Visiting Student, Ecole Nationale de Chemie-Physique-Biologie
Worked with Patrick Foley on C-Glycosides as Renewable Surfactant
 
     

 

Elizabeth Friedlander
Masters of Environmental Studies '11
Currently:
Dow Sustainability Fellow
Architecture Program
University of Michigan 

     
   

Valerie Fuchs, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate 2010-2011
Currently:  
Water Resources Engineer and Planner
MWH Global
Sacramento, CA

 
     
Erik Fyfe   Erik Fyfe
Masters in Environmental Science '12
 
     
 Photo: Bezawit  Getachew  

 

Bezawit Getachew
Yale College '12, Chemical Engineering

     
  Leanne Gilbertson, PhD, Graduate student, 2009-2014; Postdoctoral Associate, 2014-2015
Currently: Assistant Professor at UPitt
     
 

Ken Goeury
Visiting Student, Ecole Nationale de Chemie-Physique-Biologie
Worked with Patrick Foley on C-Glycosides as Renewable Surfactant

 
     
Holly Hajare  

Holly Hajare
Yale College '15, Chemistry 

   
  Thomas Søndergaard Hansen, PhD 
Visiting Research Associate
Currently:
Production Chemist
Novozymes
Kalundborg, Denmark
     
Emily Hong  

Emily Hong
Undergraduate, Chemistry
Yale College '14

   
Photo: Barry  Husowitz PHD   Barry Husowitz, PhD
Associate Research Scientist 2011-2012
   
 

Leah Itagaki
Undergraduate, Chemical Engineering
Yale College '11
Currently: Technical Services,
Epic Systems

       
 

Sarai Itagaki-Meyer
Undergraduate, Chemical Engineering
Davenport College '11
Currently:
PhD Candidate, Bio-molecular Engineering
Cornell University

     
 Azadeh Kermanshahipour   Azadeh Kermanshahipour, PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow 2010-2013
Currently:
Assistant Professor
Department of Process Engineering and Applied Science
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
 
 
     

 

Andrew Klein
Undergraduate Researcher, Yale College '10
Currently:
PhD Candidate in Chemical Engineering, Stanford University

       
 

Alexei Lapkin, PhD
School of Engineering
The University of Warwick, UK
Visiting Sabbatical Professor at Yale - 2009

       
Francisco Lopez   Francisco Lopez
Laboratory Assistant 2012 
     
Lauren Martini  

Lauren Martini, PhD Chemistry '13     Currently: Chemistry Teacher Choate Rosemary Hall

     
 

Kira Matus, PhD
Senior Policy Analyst
Currently:
Assistant Professor in Public Policy and Management 
Department of Government
London School of Economics

     
   

Erin McBurney, Senior Administrative Assistant; Currently: Senior Administrative Assistant at Yale School of Public Health

     
 

Jonathan Mellor, PhD, Associate Reseach Scientist 2013-2014 Currently: Assistant Professor at UCONN

       
 

Shida Miao, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate 2014-2015 Currently: Research Scholar, George Washington University

     
Sarah Miller  

Sarah Miller, PhD
Environmental Engineering, 2011
Currently:
Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Colorado University, Boulder

     
 

Wei Wei Mo, PhD, Associate Research Scientist 2012-2014; Currently: Assistant Professor at University of New Hampshire

     
     
Brent Muller  

Brent Muller Yale College '10 Currently: Associate Consultant, The Lucas Group

   
 

Fuzhan Nasiri, PhD
Postdoctoral Associate 2009-2010
Associate Research Scientist 2010-2011
Currently: 
Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Faculty & Environment Management
Faculty of the Built Environment
University College London

 
     
Anthony Phimphachanh  

Anthony Phimphachanh
Visiting Assistant Researcher Summer 2010
Currently:
M. Sc Student in Polymer and Organic Chemistry and Chemical physics at Pierre and Marie Curie University; Solvay Novecare apprentice in polymer and surfactant's synthesis

     
 

Jon Powell, Graduate student 2013-2015  Currently: Graduate student at Yale’s Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

     
Troy Savage   Troy Savage
Yale School of Divinity '13
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies '13 
     
 

Shyam S. Shukla, PhD
Professor of Chemistry
Lamar University
Visiting Sabbatical Professor at Yale - 2009

     
Lindsay Soh   Lindsay Soh, PhD
Environmental Engineering '13
Currently:
Assistant Professor
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Lafayette College
     
Justin Steinfeld  

Justin Steinfeld
Undergraduate, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale College '11
Currently:
Postgraduate Associate
Dieter Soll Lab in the MB&B Department


Adelina Voutchkova   Adelina Voutchkova, PhD
Associate Research Scientist
Department of Chemistry
Currently:
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
George Washington University
   
Photo: Genoa  Warner
  Genoa Warner
Yale College '12, Chemistry
Currently:
Masters Student
Carnegie Mellon
Institute of Green Science
     
 

Jamila Yamani, PhD Graduate student 2009-2015  Currently: Consultant at Pegasus

     
Brian Weeks  

Brian Weeks
Research Assistant 2011-2012 Currently:Master of Public Health student Tulane University

   

  Kyle W. Williams
Masters Candidate, Environmental Management with a focus on Environmental Design and Urban Ecology '10
Currently:
Graduate Student in Product Design,  Stanford University, School of Engineering
   
Laura Zuluaga  

Laura Zuluaga
Visiting Assistant Researcher 2011
Currently:
MSc. Candidate
Chemical Engineering
National University of Columbia