The Team

Dr. Eric Cochran
Mary Jane Skogen Hagenson and
Randy L. Hagenson
Professor

ecochran@iastate.edu
3133 Sweeney Hall

Education
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2004

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University, 1998

SCIENTISTS & Postdocs

Nacu Hernandez

Nacu Hernandez

Research Scientist

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Tecnológico de Monterrey (2007)

Ph. D. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University (2012)

Madhura Joglekar

Madhura Joglekar

Research Scientist

B.S. Chemistry, University of Pune (2007)

Ph.D. Chemistry, Colorado School of Mines (2015)

Andrew Becker

Andrew Becker

Research Scientist

B.S. Materials Science Engineering, Iowa State University (2005)

Ph. D. Materials Science Engineering, Iowa State University (2010)

Baker Kuehl

Baker Kuehl

Post doc

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University (2017)

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University (2022)

Michael Forrester

Michael Forrester

Research Scientist

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University (2012)

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University (2018)

Tung-ping Wang

Tung-ping Wang

Post doc

B.S. Chemical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University (2010)

M.S. Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University (2015)

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University (2022)

Graduate Students

  • Brittany Hallmark-Haack

    hallmark@iastate.edu
    174 Town Engineering

    Coadvisor: R. Chris Williams

  • Joseph Hadel

    jehadel@iastate.edu
    2122 Biorenewables Lab

    Coadvisor: Brent Shanks, Jean-Philippe Tessonnier

  • Dhananjay Dileep

    djay11@iastate.edu
    2155 Sweeney

  • Peter Meyer

    pmeyer3@iastate.edu
    2155 Sweeney

  • Sharan Raman

    sraman@iastate.edu
    3131 Sweeney Hall

  • Carly Dolgos

    cjdolgos@iastate.edu
    3123 Sweeney Hall

  • Siddhant Bhardwaj

    siddhant@iastate.edu
    3131 Sweeney Hall

  • Thamer Rawah

    trawah@iastate.edu
    3157 Sweeney

  • Vivek Garg

    vgarg@iastate.edu
    3129 Sweeney Hall

  • Shiva Karimidehkordi

    karimi@iastate.edu
    3123 Sweeney Hall

Alumni
  • Nick Chalgren 2021-2022
  • Current Position: Grad Student (Michigan State University)  
  • Tung-ping Wang Ph.D. (2022)
  • Current Position: Post doc, Iowa State University  
  • Ting-Han Lee Ph.D. (2022)
  • Current Position: Chemical Process Engineer, IBM  Co-Advisor: Wenzhen Li
  • Prerana Carter Ph.D. (2022)
  • Current Position: BASF  Co-Advisor: Jean-Phillipe Tessonnier, Brent Shanks
  • Dustin Gansebom M.S. (2022)
  • Co-Advisor: Jean-Phillipe Tessonnier, Brent Shanks
  • Baker Kuehl Ph.D. (2022)
  • Current Position: Post doc, Iowa State University  
  • Austin Hohmann Ph.D. (2022)
  • Current Position: Colorbiotics  
  • Shailja Goyal Ph.D. (2021)
  • Current Position: Advanced Scientist-Polymer Technology, Momentive Performance Materials  
  • Liyang Shen Ph.D. (2021)
  • Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota  
  • Mike McMahon 2017-2021
  • Sanaz Abdolmohammadi Ph.D. (2019)
  • Current Position: R&D Polymer Engineer, Thiele Kaolin  Co-Advisor: Jean Phillipe Tessonnier
  • William Bradley Ph.D. (2019)
  • Co-Advisor: George Kraus
  • Fang-Yi Lin Ph.D. (2019)
  • Current Position: Formulation scientist, Valent BioSciences  
  • Michael Forrester Ph.D. (2018)
  • Current Position: Research Scientist, Iowa State University  
  • Mengguo Yan Ph.D. (2016)
  • Current Position: SIPP Tech, Overland, KS.  
  • Sri Kalluru Ph.D. (2016)
  • Current Position: Polymer Advantage, LLC.  
  • Nacú Hernández Ph.D. (2012)
  • Current Position: Iowa State University.  
  • Ross Behling Ph.D. (2009)
  • Current Position: 3M  
  • Seung-Ha Kim Ph.D. (2011)
  • Current Position: UCSB  Co-Advisor: Monica Lamm.
  • Zahra Hosseinzadeh-Nik M.S. (2018)
  • Current Position: Mechanical Desgin Engineer, Collins Aerospace, USA   
  • Yuerui Huang M.S. (2017)
  • Current Position: TCS Engineer, Henkel, China  
  • James Bergman 2013-2014
  • Current Position: Polymer Scientist, Solid Power  
  • Manzoor Ahmad 2012-2013
  • Current Position: Bristol University, UK  
  • Brandon Franck M.S. (2011)
  • Current Position: Epic Systems, Inc..  
  • Nicel Estillore 2009-2010
  • Current Position: University of Texas—Houston  
  • Bola Alabi M.S. (2008)
  • Current Position: 3M  Co-Advisor: Kurt Hebert
Undergrad
  • Mackenzie Donald 2022-Present
  • Alexis Anderson 2022-Present
  • Jack Bonde 2021-Present
  • Anna McCaslin 2021-Present
  • Samuel Richardson 2022
  • Emily Smith 2022
  • Chebet Rotich 2022
  • Jacob Davis 2021-2022
  • Cassandra Volpe 2021-2022
  • L. Brianna Burton 2021-2022
  • Victoria Kyveryga 2021-2021
  • Vanessa Hupp 2021-2021
  • Elena Knops 2021-2021
  • Nicholas Carber 2021-2021
  • Robert Downs 2021-2021
  • Will Henrichson 2020-2021
  • Conner Smith 2020
  • Aurelian Le Denmat 2020
  • Charles-Umashankar Egharevba 2020
  • Charles Fields 2020
  • Shawn Husgen 2019-2020
  • Nathan Thomas 2019-2020
  • Liam Herbst 2019-2020
  • Ari Williams 2019
  • Danielle Thompson 2019
  • Matt Hendrickson 2019
  • Peter Meyer 2019
  • Anna Schraufnagel 2019
  • Andy Guce 2018-2019
  • Sarah Busby 2018-2019
  • Hannah Dietrich 2018-2019
  • Hanza Mahmoud 2018-2019
  • Riley Rue 2018-2019
  • Sam Liggett 2018-2019
  • Ali Almadani 2018-2019
  • Helmult Leodarta 2018-2019
  • Benjamin Welte 2018-2019
  • Omer Malik 2018-2019
  • Ben Empric 2018
  • Nathan Thomas 2018
  • James Lanasa 2018
  • Carly Dolgos 2018
  • Zachary Gotto 2018
  • Wilcox Tamunodienye 2017-2019
  • Cullen Raasch 2017-2019
  • Cayla Foltz 2017-2019
  • Connor Feldotto 2017
  • Steven Vitale 2017
  • Andrea Nicole Diugan 2017
  • Nick Vannest 2017
  • Amelia Cantwell 2017
  • Jacob Melookaran 2017-2019
  • Nicholas Van Nest 2017
  • Grant Johnson 2017-2020
  • Laura Snyder 2017-2019
  • Breanna Dykstra 2017-2019
  • Jacob Stewart 2017-2019
  • Josh Kolker 2017-2019
  • Ryan Linnemann 2016
  • Hannah Johnson 2016
  • Sam Hamilton 2016-2018
  • Brandon Pongracz 2016-2018
  • Cole Daly 2016-2018
  • Nicholas Bloome 2016-2018
  • Alan Owusu-Poku 2016-2018
  • Seth Baetzold 2016
  • Chelsea Kaliszewski 2016-2017
  • Kristina Nugent 2016-2017
  • Forrest Cauly 2016-2017
  • Nathan Klein 2016-2018
  • Lily Schimke 2016-2018
  • Drew Smith 2016-2018
  • Nolan Dickson 2016-2017
  • Michelle Wing 2015-2016
  • Barrie Saw 2015-2016
  • David Yang 2015-2017
  • Qi Liu 2015-2016
  • Jessica Pryzbylski 2015-2016
  • Sumaita Azam 2015-2017
  • Baker Kuehl 2015-2016
  • Merrit Harvey 2015
  • Luke Hannenberg 2015-2016
  • Sharan Raman* 2015-2016
  • Xun Ming Chong 2015-2016
  • Kayla Knipping 2015-2016
  • David Lombardo 2015-2017
  • Elizabeth Frank 2015-2017
  • Samuel Grant 2015
  • Keith White 2014
  • Hassan Dahouk 2014-2015
  • Sittinon Nuethong 2014-2015
  • Jin Wong 2014
  • Justin Lox 2014-2015
  • Mingjia Lu 2014-2015
  • Michael R. Traner 2014
  • Stephen Wilson 2014-2015
  • Fengze Sun* 2014-2015
  • Jiong Da Low* 2014-2015
  • Joshua Potvin 2014-2016
  • Sean Spivey 2014
  • Allie Flessner 2014
  • Benjamin Edwards 2014
  • Moises Contreras* 2013-2016
  • Yuerui Huang 2013-2015
  • Todd Anderson-Calderon* 2013-2014
  • Lucas Dunshee 2013-2014
  • Pius Gustiano 2013-2014
  • Jace Dendor 2013-2014
  • Peter Sperry 2013-2016
  • Grady Hugnin 2013
  • Katelyn Dahlke* 2012
  • Leonel Nguyen* 2012
  • Kevin Stoll 2012-2013
  • Ryan Gunkel 2012-2014
  • Chris Isley 2012-2014
  • Yong (Alan) Guo* 2012-2013
  • Calvin Benson 2011-2012
  • Bryant Koons 2010
  • Jessica Kincheloe* 2009
  • Bryce Williams 2008-2009
  • Lee Trask 2008-2009
  • Richard Kienzler 2007-2008
  • Gregory Baker 2007
  • Korin Reid* 2008
  • Brandy Staade* 2007
  • Lynn Wolf* 2006-2008