Category Archives: Students

Alireza Saraeian

Alireza Saraeian
Alireza Saraeian
  • NAME: Alireza Saraeian
  • YEAR ENROLLED: Fall 2015
  • RESEARCH GROUP: Brent Shanks
  • LOCATION: BRL 2nd floor
  • RESEARCH FOCUS: Catalytic Hydrodeoxygenation of pyrolysis vapors
  • INTERESTS/HOBBIES: Soccer, Volleyball, Hiking, Running
  • E-mail: alirezas AT iastate DOT edu
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Toni Pfennig

Toni Pfennig
Toni Pfennig
  • NAME: Toni Pfennig
  • YEAR ENROLLED:Spring 2015
  • RESEARCH GROUP: Shanks group
  • LOCATION: BRL 2nd floor
  • RESEARCH FOCUS: Converting bio-based 2-pyrones to valuable chemicals
  • INTERESTS/HOBBIES: Running, biking, fitness, cooking, foods
  • E-mail: tpfennig AT iastate DOT edu

Benjamin Schlichtmann

Benjamin Schlichtmann
Benjamin Schlichtmann
  • NAME:Benjamin Schlichtmann
  • YEAR ENROLLED: Fall 2015
  • RESEARCH GROUP: Narasimhan group
  • LOCATION:2114 Sweeney
  • RESEARCH FOCUS: My research focuses on using nanotechnology to combat neurotoxicity associated with chemical exposure, most particularly as it relates to the military. The goal of the project is to optimize a nanoadjuvant/drug formulation that will prevent the progression of side affects associated with neurodegeneration.
  • INTERESTS/HOBBIES; Biking, Kayaking, Camping, Play music (Piano and Drums), Video Games, spend quality time with friends and family
  • E-mail: bws AT iastate DOT edu
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Russell Mahmood

Russell Mahmood
Russell Mahmood
  • NAME: Russell Mahmood
  • YEAR ENROLLED: Spring 2015
  • RESEARCH GROUP: Andrew Hillier
  • LOCATION: Sweeney Hall
  • RESEARCH FOCUS: Experimental and modeling aspects of interfacial processes, with a particular interest in the optical and electrochemical properties of thin films and coatings.
  • INTERESTS/HOBBIES: Reading books
  • E-mail:russell7 AT iastate DOT edu
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Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly
Sean Kelly
  • NAME: Sean Kelly
  • YEAR ENROLLED: Fall 2014
  • RESEARCH GROUP: Narasimhan group
  • LOCATION: Sweeney 2153
  • RESEARCH FOCUS:I am currently encapsulating vaccines using polyanhydrides to create combination nanoparticle platforms that provide protection against pneumonic plague and anthrax.
  • INTERESTS/HOBBIES:Exercise, Drumming, TV
  • E-mail:smkelly AT iastate DOT edu

Kirsten Davis

Kirsten Davis
Kirsten Davis
  • NAME: Kirsten Davis
  • YEAR ENROLLED: Fall 2014
  • RESEARCH GROUP: Jarboe Group
  • LOCATION: BRL 4th floor
  • RESEARCH FOCUS: My research uses metabolic engineering techniques to develop      biocatalysts. We are specifically focused on the production of biorenewable fuels        and chemicals.
  • INTERESTS/HOBBIES: Swimming, running, listening to and playing music
  • E-mail:kirstdav AT iastate DOT edu
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M Israel Chavez Santoscoy

M Israel Chavez Santoscoy
M Israel Chavez Santoscoy
  • NAME: M Israel Chavez Santoscoy
  • YEAR ENROLLED: Fall 2014
  • RESEARCH GROUP: Rebecca Cademartiri
  • LOCATION: Sweeney 2129
  • RESEARCH FOCUS: Detection of harmful bacteria in recreational waters using   specific bacteriophages
  • INTERESTS/HOBBIES: Walking, movies
  • E-mail: chavezs AT iastate DOT edu
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