People

Principal Investigator 
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Dr. Hendrik Heinz, Associate Professor – Bio
PhD ETH Zurich 2003

Office: BIOT Rm. C126
Phone: 303-735-7517
Fax: 303-492-8425
Email: hendrik.heinz@colorado.edu

 Postdocs
Juan Liu Dr. Juan “Luis” Liu, Post-Doc
PhD Soochow U, China
Bioinspired assembly and catalysis

Office: BIOT Rm. D111
Email: juan.liu@colorado.edu

Ph. D. Students
 p_5.png Amanda Garley, Ph.D. Student
B. S. Materials Engineering, Purdue University
Bioinspired and graphitic materials

Office: BIOT Rm. D111
Email: amanda.garley@colorado.edu

 p_7 Tariq Jamil, Ph.D. Student
M. S. Mechanical Engineering, NED University of Technology
Rational design of cement-based building materials

Office: BIOT Rm. D111
Email: tariq.jamil@colorado.edu

 p_8 Krishan Kanhaiya, Ph.D. Student
B. Tech. Chemical Engineering, IIT, India
Corrosion in 4D and bioengineered nanostructures for catalysis

Office: BIOT Rm. D111
Email: krishan.kanhaiya@colorado.edu

 p_9 Lesli Mark, Ph.D. Student
B. S. Chemical & Biological Engineering, U Notre Dame
Catalyst design for biofuel conversion

Office: BIOT Rm. D111
Email: lesli.mark@colorado.edu

 p_10 Shiyi Wang, Ph.D. Student
B. S. Chemical Engineering, U Missouri Columbia
Directed assembly and catalytic activity of metal nanostructures

Office: BIOT Rm. D111
Email: shiyi.wang@colorado.edu

 20170817_170858-e1503012629611.jpg Samuel Hoff, Ph.D. Student
B. S. Chemical Engineering, U Missouri
Biomineralization and bionanomaterials

Office: BIOT Rm. D111
Email: samuel.hoff@colorado.edu

 Michael Michael Nathanson, Ph.D. Student
B. S. Chemical Engineering, U Alabama
Aqueous corrosion of alloys and dynamics of nanostructured materials

Office: BIOT Rm. D111
Email: michael.nathanson@colorado.edu

Visiting Scientists and Guests
 pic1 Prof. Ronald F. Ziolo
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Centro de Investigación en Química Aplicada (CIQA), Mexico
Biological fate of engineered nanomaterials

Email: rziolo@cs.com
 p_11 Dr. Ratan K. Mishra
Postdoc, ETH Zurich
Design of polymeric and cement-based building materials

Email: rkmishra@ifb.baug.ethz.ch

 mahdi Mahdi Tavakol
Ph.D. Student, Sharif University of Technology
Understanding protein-apatite interactions and biomineral formation

Email: mahditavakol90@gmail.com

 jrh_manning Joseph R. H. Manning
Ph.D. Student, University of Sheffield
(RSC Research and Mobility Grantee)
Computationally predicting sustainable routes to porous silicas

Email: jrhmanning1@sheffield.ac.uk

Undergraduate Students
Victor Bader

Raka Ghosh-Dastidar

Darice Guittet

Aron Jessien

Zewei Wang

Jin Zeng

Former Members and Guests
  • Dr. Chandrani Pramanik, Postdoc, 2015-2017, Tata Motors
  • Mr. Marcus Sharp, UROP undergraduate student, Summer 2017
  • Mr. Mohammed M. Almarri, Undergraduate student, Summer 2017
  • Mr. Adam Cronce, Undergraduate student, Spring 2017
  • Mr. Thomas Underwood, Visiting PhD student, 2017, University of Durham
  • Dr. Chamila Dharmawardhana, Postdoc, 2016-2017, Georgetown University
  • Ms. Peiying Li, Visiting PhD student , 2017, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Mr. Christopher Kirby, Undergraduate student, summer 2016, Rochester Inst Tech
  • Dr. Nada Mehio, Postdoc, 2016, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Dr. Nabanita Saikia, Postdoc 2015-2016, Michigan Tech U
  • Dr. Ali Javadi, PhD student 2013-2015, U Akron
  • Dr. Hadi Ramezani-Dakhel, PhD Student 2011-2015, U Chicago
  • Dr. Sanket Deshmukh, Research Asst Prof 2015, U North Carolina
  • Dr. Rajiv Berry, Visiting Scientist 2008-2015, AFRL
  • Mr. Masoud Sobani, PhD student 2014-2015, U Akron
  • Dr. Donald R. Wiff, Visiting Scientist 2010-2015, Western Reserve Micro-and Nano Systems
  • Dr. Han-Xue Hou, Visiting Professor 2014, Shandong Agricultural University, PR China
  • Dr. Fateme Sadat Emami, PhD student 2008-2013, Northwestern U
  • Mr. Mingzhe Li, PhD student 2012-2013, U Akron
  • Dr. Tzu-Jen Lin, PhD student 2010-2013, National Taiwan U
  • Dr. Hua Liu, PhD student 2007-2013, Shanghai
  • Dr. Ratan K. Mishra, PhD student 2007-2012, ETH Zurich
  • Dr. Kshitij Jha, PhD student 2006-2012, U Akron
  • Dr. Amir Vahid, Visiting PhD student 2008-2012, Northwestern U
  • Mr. Sung-Jun Kim, PhD student 2011-2012, U Akron
  • Dr. Yao-Tsung Fu, PhD student 2006-2011, Georgia Tech
  • Dr. Jie Feng, Post-doc 2007-2010, Natl Energy Technology Laboratory
  • Dr. Jian-jie Liang, Sabbatical, 2008, Accelrys, Inc.
  • Mr. Gregory D. Zartman, Undergraduate, 2007-2008, Goodyear
  • Mr. John Repasky, Undergraduate, 2008, Sony DADC
  • Dr. Pratyush Dayal, Visiting scientist, 2007, IIT Gandhinagar, India
  • Dr. Siddarth V. Patwardhan, Visiting Scientist, 2007, U Sheffield, UK