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Current Graduate Students


Morgen Smith, 2021 - Present

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Rice University, 2018

Research Interests: Photocatalysis, NOx oxidation, carbon nanotube growth

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Joshua Ighalo, 2022 - Present

B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Benin, Nigeria, 2016

M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Ilorin, Nigeria, 2020

Research Interests: Catalyst design, MXenes, dry reforming of methane

Current Undergraduate Students

Michael Paddock, Class of 2024

Research Project: Photocatalysis

Mentor: Joshua Ighalo

Post-Doctoral Alumni


Dr. Sreeprasad Sreenivasan, 2014

Current Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at El Paso

Ph.D. Alumni

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Brian Everhart, 2016 - 2022

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University

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Ahmed Al Mayyahi, 2018 - 2023

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University


Xu Li, 2014 - 2018

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University


Huan Wang, 2013 - 2017

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University


Haider Almkhelfe, 2013 - 2017

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University

Masters Alumni


Eric Gray, 2017 (Deceased)

M.S. Chemical Engineering, Kansas State University

Thesis Title: Carbon Nanotube Carpet Growth from Nontraditional Substrates


We miss you very much Eric, and treasure the time spent working with you!

Undergraduate Alumni (with current placement)

Eric Banning

Monte Fales

Jenae Tate

Patrick O'Connor

Marissa Follette

Cody Newlun

Nolan Gaede

Tyler Harris

Greif, Inc.

University of Delaware

Chevron Phillips

KU School of Medicine

CNS Pantex​

Iowa State University

Ash Grove Cement

Goodyear Tire & Rubber

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