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Ali Mohraz Research Group UC Irvine Colloid Science

Principal Investigator

Ali Mohraz UC Irvine
Ali Mohraz, PhD

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2006)
PhD Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, (2004)
ME Chemical Engineering, City University of New York (1999)
BS Chemical Engineering, Azad University (1996)

Postdoctoral Researchers


Todd
Todd Thorson, PhD

Joint affiliation with Professor Elliot Botvinick
BS Chemical and Biological Engineering, Iowa State University (2011)
MS Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, University of Iowa (2013)
PhD Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, UCI (2019)

Graduate Students


Max Kaganyuk
Max Kaganyuk

PhD Candidate
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
BS Chemical Engineering, University of Washington (2013)
Kyle
Kyle McDevitt

PhD Candidate
Materials Science and Engineering
Co-Advised by Professor Daniel Mumm
BS Ceramics Engineering, Alfred University (2013)
MS Ceramics Engineering, Alfred University (2015)

Herman Ching
Herman Ching

PhD Student
Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
BS UC Santa Barbara, Chemical Engineering (2016)

Affiliated Graduate Students


Jonggyu
Jonggyu Lee

PhD Student
Mechanical Engineering
Primary Advisor: Professor Yoonjin Won
Rachel G
Rachel Gurlin

PhD Student
Biomedical Engineering
Primary Affiliation: BEAMS Lab
PI: Professor Elliot Botvinick

Undergraduate Students


Brian Paul
Brian Paul

Chemical Engineering and Materials Science (double major) Student
Sierra Gross
Sierra Gross

Chemical Engineering Student, Materials Science Minor
Zeinab
Zeinab Ali Hatem

Chemical Engineering Student

Group Alumni


Madeline
Madeline Hale Talebi

Chemical Engineering Student

Parastoo Ali Pour

Double BS, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering (2018)
Michael Carson
Michael Carson

BS, Chemical Engineering, UCI (2018)
Saman
Saman Zaryab

MS, Materials Science and Engineering, UCI (2018)
BS Materials Science and Engineering, Iran University of Science and Technology (2015)
Farzaneh Taslimi
Farzaneh Taslimi, PhD

PhD Soft Matter Physics, RWTH Aachen University (2013)
MSc Atomic and Molecular Physics, University of Tehran (2008)
BS Solid State Physics, Isfahan University of Technology (2005)

Jose Paolo Zapanta Ramos

BS Chemical Engineering, UCI (2017)
 

Amanda Lew


BS Chemical Engineering, UCI (2017)
 

Jessica Witt UC Irvine
Dr. Jessica Witt

PhD Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, (2015)
Co-Advised with Professor Daniel Mumm
Current Position: PTD Module & Integration Yield Engineer, The Intel Corporation
Dr.
              Hubert Chan
Dr. Hubert Chan

PhD Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, (2013)
GAANN Fellow
Current Position: Analytical Scientist, The Clorox Company
 
 
Dr. Matt Lee
Dr. Matthew Lee

PhD Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, (2012)
GAANN Fellow
Current Position: Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratories
Dr. Bharath Rajaram
Dr. Bharath Rajaram

PhD Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, (2011)
Current Position: Applications Scientist, Rheology Group, TA Instruments
Dr. Mirsepassi
Dr. Alireza Mirsepassi

PhD Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, (2012)
Co-Advised on a project and collaborated with the CSL
Main Affiliation at UCI: the Lasers, Flames, and Aerosols Research Group
Current Position: Research Scientist, Alcon Laboratories
Kunal
Kunal Choudhuri

MS Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, (2016)
Current Position: PhD Student, University of Toledo
Shannon
Shannon Xu

MS Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, (2014)
Current Position: Engineering Intern, Polymerex Medical Corp.
kaela
Kaela Napolitano

MS Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, (2012)
Current Position: Nutrition Formulation and Design Scientist, Amway Nutrilite
Lina Kuzmenko
Leonora Kuzmenko

BS Chemical Engineering, (2015)
Victor
Victor Vazquez

BS Chemical Engineering, (2015) (UROP Fellow)
Aleks
Aleksander Metulev

BS Chemical Engineering, UCI (2014)
Current Position: Project Engineer, Risk Management Professionals
Junyan
Junyan Peng

BS Chemical Engineering, UCI (2014)
Matieu
Mathieu Gonin

BS Chemical Engineering, UCI (2012)
Current Position: Chemical Engineer, Nichia American Corporation
rodrigo
Rodrigo Azevedo

BS Chemical Engineering, UCI (2009)
Current Position: PhD Student, Todd Squires Group, UC Santa Barbara
jose
Jose Sierra

BS Chemical Engineering, UCI (2009)
Current Position: Process Engineer, Vetsense
katie
Katie Pickrahn

BS Chemical Engineering, UCI (2009)
PhD Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, (2014)