Alumni

Name Degree / Position Current Position Thesis / Research Project
Hari Katepalli Postdoctoral Associate, 2014-2017 Research Scientist, Dow Chemical Company, Midland MI Understanding the Stability of Emulsions Stabilized by Particles and / or Surfactants
Matthias Oberli Postdoctoral Fellow, 2013-2016 Senior Scientist, Sigilon, Inc., Cambridge, MA Lipid Nanoparticle–Assisted mRNA Delivery for Potent Cancer Immunotherapy
Vishnu Sresht PhD, 2016 Scientist, Infor Dynamic Science Labs, Cambridge, MA Molecular-Thermodynamic and Simulation-Assisted Modeling of Interfacial Energetics
Andreas Reichmuth Visiting Student (University of Basel, Switzerland), 2014-2015 Graduate Student, University of Basel, Switzerland Lipid Nanoparticles for Gene Therapy and Cancer Immunotherapy
Agilio Padua Visiting Professor, 2014-2015 Professor, University Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France Molecular Dynamics Simulations of the Interactions Controlling the Liquid-Phase Exfoliation of Phosphorene and other 2D Materials
Carl Schoellhammer PhD, 2015 Postdoctoral Associate, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Use of Physical Enhancers for Gastrointestinal and Transdermal Drug Delivery
Kathryn Maxwell MSCEP, 2014 Associate Engineer, Advanced Technology, Newell Rubbermaid Surfactant Reagent Selection in Reverse Phosphate Flotation: Experimental Studies and Modeling of Adsorption
Chih-Jen Shih PhD, 2014 Professor, ETH Zürich Understanding and engineering molecular interactions and electronic transport at 2D material interfaces
Matheus Malta de Sa Visiting Student (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), 2012-2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory of Genetics and Molecular Cardiology, Incor, Sao Paulo, Brazil Theoretical Investigation of the Interactions Between Antitumor Alkylphosphocholines and Lipid Bilayers Using Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Simulations
Jaisree Iyer PhD, 2013 Postdoctoral Associate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Modeling the micellization behavior of fluorosurfactants using molecular-thermodynamic theory
Jonathan Mendenhall PhD, 2012 Dow Chemical Company Theoretical and simulations-based modeling of micellization in linear and branched surfactant systems
Shangchao Lin PhD, 2013; S.M., 2008 Professor, Florida State University Carbon nanotubes and graphene in aqueous surfactant solutions : molecular simulations and theoretical modeling
Lingling Zhao Visiting Professor, 2010-2011 Professor, South East University, China Modeling the Interfacial Behavior of Surfactant-Laden Supercritical CO2/Water Interfaces
Jennifer Seto Harper PhD, 2011 Data Scientist, Bloomberg Experimental strategies for investigating passive and ultrasound-enhanced transdermal drug delivery
Baris E. Polat PhD, 2011 Director, Technical Services and Strategic Operations, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Role of cavitation, surfactants, and their synergism in transdermal sonophoresis
Renata Lopez Visiting Professor, 2008-2010 Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Ultrasound-Assisted Transdermal Drug Delivery
Pak K. Yuet Visiting Professor, 2008-2009 Pak-Y Education Molecular Dynamics Simulation Studies of Surfactants at Liquid/Liquid Interfaces
Joseph Kushner PhD, 2007 Pfizer Theoretical and experimental investigations of passive and ultrasound-enhanced transdermal drug delivery
Saswata Ghosh PhD, 2007 Teza Technologies Mechanistic investigation of skin barrier perturbation induced by surfactants in the presence of humectants
Srinivas Nageswaran Moorkanikkara PhD, 2007 Senior Process Engineer, Shell Development of novel methodologies to analyze the adsorption kinetics of nonionic surfactants
Isaac Reif Postdoctoral Associate, 1998-2006 Lecturer, University of Massachusetts Boston Predicting the Solution Behavior of Commercial Surfactants
Arthur Clayton Goldsipe PhD, 2006 Mathworks Molecular-thermodynamic theories of micellization of multicomponent surfactant mixtures and of pH-sensitive surfactants
Brian C. Stephenson PhD, 2006 Director, Investment Banking, Leerink Swann Consulting Complementary use of computer simulations and molecular-thermodynamic theory to model surfactant and solubilizate self-assembly
Priscila Mazzola Visiting Student (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), 2004-2005 Professor, University of Campinas, Brazil Affinity-Tagged Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) Extraction from a Clarified E. coli Cell Lysate Using a Two-Phase Aqueous Micellar System
Hei Ning Henry Lam PhD, 2005 Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Electrostatic and affinity enhancements of protein partitioning in two-phase aqueous micellar systems
Dick van Rossemalen Visiting Student (TU Delft, Netherlands), 2002-2004 Protein Purification Using a Nonionic Micellar-Gel System
Vibha Srinivasan PhD, 2003 Data Scientist, Spiceworks Theoretical modeling of micellization and solubilization in ionic surfactant systems
Carlota Rangel-Yagui Visiting Student (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), 2000-2002 Professor, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil Enzyme Purification Using Two-Phase Aqueous Micellar Systems
Betty Yu PhD, 2002 Managing Director, STA, LLC Elucidation of chemically-induced transdermal transport processes
Peter N. Moore PhD, 2002 Evonik A fundamental investigation of surface-induced skin irritation
Hua Tang PhD, 2002 Experimental and theoretical investigation of the effects of low-frequency sonophoresis on transdermal drug transport
David Cochran S.M., 2001 Adhesion of Polymeric Microparticles to Targeted Surfaces for Fragrance Delivery and Drug Delivery Applications
Michael Mulqueen PhD, 2001 Chief Technology Officer, HRL Laboratories, LLC Theoretical and experimental investigation of the equilibrium and dynamic interfacial behavior of mixed surfactant solutions
Daniel T. Kamei PhD, 2001 Professor, University of California, Los Angeles Protein and viral partitioning in two-phase aqueous micellar systems
Ginger Tse PhD, 1999 Rational design of microparticles for enhanced fragrance delivery
Anat Shiloach PhD, 1998 Unilever Theoretical prediction and experimental measurement of micellar solution properties of surfacant mixtures
Nancy Zoeller Diggs PhD, 1998 Theoretical and experimental investigations of electrostatic effects associated with ionic surfactant micelles
Chia-Li Liu PhD, 1995; Postdoctoral Associate, 1996-1997 Principal Scientist, Global Technical Services, Janssen Supply Chain Partitioning of biomolecules in two-phase aqueous micellar systems
Brian Dye S.B., 1996 Effect of Surfactant Additives on the Electrostatic Stabilization of Coating Processes
Pak K. Yuet PhD, 1996 Pak-Y Education Theoretical and experimental studies of vesicle formation in surfactant mixtures
Mark E. Johnson PhD, 1996 Jovesis Inc. Biophysical aspects of transdermal drug delivery and chemical enhancement
Samir Mitragotri PhD, 1996 Professor, University of California Santa Barbara Ultrasound-mediated transdermal drug delivery : mechanisms and applications
Leo Lue PhD, 1994; Postdoctoral Associate, 1994-1995 Professor, University of Strathclyde, UK Integral equation theories for complex fluids
Yvonne Nikas Postdoctoral Associate, 1990-1994 Phase Behavior and Interfacial Properties of Protein-Surfactant and Polymer-Surfactant Solutions
Ayal Naor S.M., 1993 Garment District, Boston A Complete Analytical Expression for the Free Energy of Micellization, and its Utilization to Predict Micellar Solution Properties
Denise Ciotti S.B., 1993 Application of the Adhesive Hard-Sphere Model to Nonionic Surfactants in Nonpolar Solvents
Leah Abraham S.B., 1993 Phase Behavior and Protein Partitioning in Mixed Surfactant Solutions
Quynh Pham S.B., 1993 Phase Behavior and Viscosity Studies of Aqueous Solutions of Nonionic Surfactants with and without Added Salts
Maria Teresa Reyes Carale PhD, 1993 Salt effects on micellization, micellar growth, and phase behavior of aqueous solutions of nonionic surfactants
Claudia Sarmoria Postdoctoral Associate, 1990-1992 Professor, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Bahia Blanca, Argentina Conformational Properties of Flexible Polymers Free in Solution and End Grafted at Interfaces
Nicholas L. Abbott PhD, 1992 Professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison Interactions of flexible polymers and globular colloids : understanding protein partitioning in two-phase aqueous polymer system
Sudhakar Puvvada PhD, 1992 Ashland Inc. Theoretical and experimental studies of micellization and phase behavior of aqueous solutions of single and mixed surfactants
Tina Srivastava S.B., 1991 Protein Partitioning in Two-Phase Aqueous Nonionic Surfactant Systems
Giuseppe Briganti Postdoctoral Associate, 1989-1990 Professor, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy Effect of Urea on the Micellization of Nonionic Surfactants