2010-Present
Yu-Han Chu, PhD - 2017
Thesis:  Transition Metal-Containing Carbon Molecular Sieve Membranes for Advanced Olefin/Paraffin Separations
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Current Employer:   INTEL Corp, (Portland, OR.)
Grace Chen, PhD co-supervised with Christopher Jones - 2017
Thesis:  Hybrid Fiber Sorbents for Odorant Removal from Pipeline Natural Gas
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. Case Western Reserve University
Current Employer:   Savannah River National Laboratory
Graham B. Wenz, PhD - 2017
Thesis:  Tuning Carbon Molecular Sieve Membrane Performance for Challenging Gas Separations
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Current Employer:   Mosaic, (San Francisco, CA)
Shilu Fu, PhD - 2015
Thesis:  Carbon Molecular Sieve (CMS) Membranes Structure-Property Relationships
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China
Current Employer:   Air Liquide, (Newark, DE)
Shweta Karwa, PhD - 2015
Thesis:  Effect of Aggressive Gas on Separation Properties of Carbon Molecular Sieve Hollow Fiber Membranes
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India
Current Employer:   Shell Global Solutions (Houston, TX)
Steven Burgess, PhD - 2015
Thesis:  Fundamentals of transport in Poly(ethylene terephthalate) and poly (ethylene furanoate) barrier materials
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - North Carolina State University
Current Employer:   BASF (Wyandotte, MI)
Lu Liu, PhD - 2014
Thesis:  Membranes for Heat Integrated Carbon Dioxide Capture via Cold Conditions Operation
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Dalian University of Technology
Current Employer:   Evonik Industries (Mobile, AL)
Fuyue Stephanie Li, PhD - 2014
Thesis:  Amine-Functionalized Polymeric Hollow Fiber Sorbents for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Purdue University
Current Employer:   Honeywell UOP (Des Plaines, IL)
Xue Ning, PhD - 2014
Thesis:  Carbon Molecular Sieve Membranes for Nitrogen/Methane Separation
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Tianjin University
Current Employer:   Georgia Institute of Technology
Vinod Babu Pandian Babu, PhD - 2014
Thesis:  High-Solids, Mixed-Matrix Hollow Fiber Sorbents for CO2 Capture
Previous Degrees:  B.Tech. - Anna University
Current Employer:   Georgia Institute of Technology
Chen Zhang, PhD - 2014
Thesis:  Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-Based Membranes and Sorbents for Advanced Olefin/Paraffin Separations
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Tianjin University
                            B.Sc. - Nanjing University of Technology
Current Employer:   Georgia Institute of Technology
Nitesh Bhuwania, PhD - 2013
Thesis:  Engineering the Morphology of Carbon Molecular Sieves (CMS) Hollow Fiber Membranes
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                            B.Tech. - Osmania University
Current Employer:   Chevron Energy Technology Company (Richmond, CA)
Brian Kraftschik, PhD - 2013
Thesis:  Advanced Crosslinkable Polyimide Membranes for Aggressive Sour Gas Separations
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                            B.Sc. - University of Rochester
Current Employer:   Praxair (Tonawanda, NY)
Danny Kim, MS - 2013
Thesis:  Molecular Structure-Performance Fundamentals for Crosslinked Polyimide Membrane Materials
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc.Korea Advanced Institute of Technology
                            B.Tech. - KAIST
Current Employer:   United States Patent and Trademark Office
Carine Kuete Achoundong, PhD - 2013
Thesis:  Engineering Dense Film Membrane Materials for Aggressive Sour Gas Separations
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                            B.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology
Current Employer:   BASF (Geismar LA)
Justin Vaughn, PhD - 2013
Thesis:  Development and Evaluation of Aromatic Polyamide-imide Membranes for CO2 and H2S Separations from Natural Gas
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - The Ohio State University
Current Employer:   Georgia Institute of Technology
Canghai Ma, PhD - 2012
Thesis:  Highly Productive Ester Crosslinkable Composite Hollow Fiber Membranes for Aggressive Natural Gas Separations
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                            M.Sc. - Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China)
                            B.Tech. - Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China)
Current Employer:   Air Liquide (Newark, DE)
Meha Rungta, PhD - 2012
Thesis:  Carbon Molecular Sieve Dense Film Membranes for Ethylene/Ethane Separations
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                            B.Tech. - National Institute of Technology - Trichy (Tiruchirappalli, India)
Current Employer:   ExxonMobil Chemical Company (Baytown, TX)
Liren Xu, PhD - 2012
Thesis:  Carbon Molecular Sieve Hollow Fiber Membranes for Olefin/Parrafin Separations
Previous Degrees:  M.Eng. - Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China)
                            B.Eng. - Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China)
Current Employer:   Dow Chemical Company (Freeport, TX)
Ruben Kemmerlin, MS - 2012
Thesis:  Carbon Molecular Sieve Membranes for Aggressive Sour Gas Separations
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
Current Employer:   Schlumberger (Gulf of Mexico)
Omoyen Esekhile, PhD - 2011
Thesis:  Mixed Matrix Membranes for Mixture Gas Separation of Butane Isomers
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Univeristy of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN)
Current Employer:  SABIC Americas (Houston, TX)
Kuang Zhang, PhD - 2011
Thesis:  Removal of Fermentation Inhibitor, Furfural, Using Activated Carbon in Cellulosic-Ethanol Production
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China)
                            B.Sc. - Zhejiang University of Technology (Hangzhou, China)
Current Employer:  Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
Chien-Chiang Chen, PhD - 2011
Thesis:  Thermally Crosslinked Polyimide Hollow Fiber Membranes for Natrual Gas Purification
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - National Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu, Taiwan)
                            B.Sc. - National Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu, Taiwan)
Current Employer:  ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (Houston, TX)
Ryan Lively, PhD - 2011
Thesis:  Hollow Fiber Sorbents for Post-Combustion CO2 Capture
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                            B.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
Current Employer:  Algenol Biofuels (Bonita Springs, FL)
Jong Suk Lee, PhD - 2011
Thesis:  Fundamentals of Transport in Advanced Barrier Materials Based on Engineered Antiplasticization
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, IL)
Current Employer:  Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
Dhaval Bhandari, PhD - 2010
Thesis:  Hollow Fiber Sorbents for the Desulfurization of Pipeline Natural Gas
Previous Degrees:  B.Tech. - Institute of Chemical Technology (Mumbai, India)
Current Employer:  GE Global Research (Niskayuna, NY)
Naoki Bessho, PhD - 2010
Thesis:  Advanced Pressure Swing Adsorption System With Fiber Sorbents for Hydrogen Recovery
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Nagoya University (Nagoya, Japan)
                            B.Sc. - Nagoya University (Nagoya, Japan)
Current Employer:  Lanxess Chemical Company (Tokyo, Japan)
Junqiang Liu, PhD - 2010
Thesis:  Development of Next Generation Mixed Matrix Hollow Fiber Membranes for Butane Isomer Separation
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture & Technolgoy (Tokyo, Japan)
                            B.Sc. - East China University (Shanghai, China)
Current Employer:  Dow Chemical Company (Midland, MI)
J.R. Johnson, PhD - 2010
Thesis:  Scalable Techniques for the Formation of Polymer-Nanoplatelet Hybrid Membranes and Characterization Thereof
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                            B.Sc. - Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, MA)
Current Employer:  SABIC (Thuwal, Saudi Arabia)
Mayumi Kiyono, PhD - 2010
Thesis:  Carbon Molecular Sieve Membranes for Natural Gas Separations
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                            B.Sc. - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
Current Employer:  Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (Tokyo, Japan)
Diana Pacheco-Rodriguez, MSc - 2010
Thesis:  Aminosilane-Functionalized Celluslosic Polymers for Increased Carbon Dioxide Sorption
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Tecnologico de Monterrey (Monterrey, Mexico)
Current Employer:  Pursuing PhD in Civil Engineering at the Univ. of Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
Ryan Adams, PhD - 2010
Thesis:  High Molecular Sieve Loading Mixed Matrix Membranes for Gas Separations
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
                            B.A. - North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC)
Current Employer:  Algenol Biofuels (Bonita Springs, FL)

2004-2009
Jason Ward, PhD - 2009
Thesis:  Crosslinkable Mixed Matrix Membranes for the Purification of Natural Gas
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS)
Current Employer:  Algenol Biofuels (Bonita Springs, FL)
Mita Das, PhD - 2009
Thesis:  Membranes for Olefin/Paraffin Separations
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Univeristy of Maryland (Baltimore, MD)
                          B.Sc. - Jadavpur University (Kolkata, India)
Current Employer:  ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company (Houston, TX)
Madhava Kosuri, PhD - 2009
Thesis:  Polymeric Membranes for Super Critical Carbon Dioxide (scCO2) Separation
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - University of New Mexico (Albuquerque)
                          B.Sc. - Indian Institute of Technology (Madras, India)
Current Employer:  Air Liquide (Newark, DE)
Imona Omole, PhD - 2008
Thesis:  Crosslinked Polyimide Hollow Fiber Membranes for Aggressive Natural Gas Feed Streams
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA)
Current Employer:  ConocoPhillips (Midland/Odessa, TX)
Adam Kratochvil, PhD - 2008
Thesis:  Thickness Dependent Physical Aging and Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Conditioning Effects on Crosslinkable Polyimide Membranes for Natural Gas Purification
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Univ. of Texas (Austin, TX)
Current Employer:  Air Products (St. Louis, MO)
Shu Shu, PhD - 2007
Thesis:  Engineering the Performance of Mixed Matrix Membranes for Gas Separations
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - East China University (Shanghai, China)
Current Employer:  Shell Projects & Technology (Houston, TX)
Hensley Sejour, PhD - 2007
Thesis:  Functionalized Co-Polypyrrolone-Imide Membrane for Propylene/Propane Separations
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Lafayette College (Easton, PA)
Current Employer:  BP (Houston, TX)
John Perry, PhD - 2007
Thesis:  Formation and Characterization of Hybrid Membranes Utilizing High-Performance Polyimides and Carbon Molecular Sieves
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Clemson University (Clemson, SC)
Current Employer:  MeadWestvacov (Charleston, SC)
Raymond Chafin, PhD - 2006
Thesis:  Torlon?and Silicalite Mixed Matrix Membranes for Xylene Isomer Purfication
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV)
Current Employer:  Shell Projects & Technology (Houston, TX)
Preeti Chandra, PhD - 2006
Thesis:  Multi-Component Transport of Gases and Vapors in Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate)
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - Indian Institute of Technology (Kanpur, India)
Current Employer:  Praxair (Tonawanda, NY)
Shabbir Hussain, PhD - 2006
Thesis:  Formation of Non-Crosslinked Asymmetric Hollow Fiber Mixed Matrix Polymer/Molecular Sieve Membranes
Previous Degrees:  MBA - Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
                          B.Sc. - University of Texas (Austin, TX)
Current Employer:  Chevron Energy Technology Company (Richmond, CA)
P. Jason Williams, PhD - 2006
Thesis:  Synthesis and Study of Homogeneous Carbon Molecular Sieve Membranes
Previous Degrees:  M.Sc. - Tennessee Tech University (Cookeville, TN)
                          B.Sc. - Tennessee Tech University (Cookeville, TN)
Current Employer:  Shell Projects & Technology (Houston, TX)
Bill Madden, PhD - 2005
Thesis:  The Performance of Hollow Fiber Gas Separation Membranes in the Presence of an Aggressive Feed Stream
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - University of Texas (Austin, TX)
Current Employer:  Solvay Advanced Polymers (Alpharetta, GA)
Alexis Hillock, PhD - 2005
Thesis:  Homogeneous Crosslinkable Mixed Matrix Membranes for Natural Gas Purifications
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - University of Maryland (Baltimore, MD)
Current Employer:  U.S. Environmentla Protection Agency (Washington, D.C.)
Fangbin Zhou, PhD - 2005
Thesis:  Novel Membrane Materials and Structures for Water-Organic Mixtures
Previous Degrees:  B.Sc. - ???
Current Employer:  Hercules (Wilmgton, DE)

Wen Xu - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin,
Dissertation: Pervaporative Separation Processes for Aromatic-Saturate Separations
Employer: Hoffman-La Roche, Nutley, NJ
Ted Moore - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2004
Previous Degrees: B.S., Iowa State University
Dissertation: Effects of Materials, Processing, and Operating Conditions on the Morphology and Gas Transport Properties of Mixed Matrix Membranes
Employer: Solvay Advanced Polymers, Alpharetta, GA
Mohammed Al-Juaied - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2004
Previous Degrees: M.S., University of Notre Dame
Dissertation: Characterization And Modeling Of Practical Asymmetric Hollow Fiber Membranes And Membrane Modules Used For High-Pressure Natural Gas Purification In The Presence Of Trace Heavy Hydrocarbon Impurities
Employer: Saudi AARAMCO, Saudi Arabia
Shilpa Damle - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2004
Previous Degrees: B.S., Texas A&M University
Dissertation: Membrane Based Separations of Organic Solutes from Supercritical Carbon Dioxide
Employer: Shell Chemicals, Houston, TX
David Wallace - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2004
Previous Degrees: B.S., Rose Hulman Institute of Technology
Dissertation: Hollow Fiber Membranes for Natural Gas Purification
Employer: Shell Chemicals, Houston, TX
John Wind - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2002
Previous Degrees: B.S., Purdue University
Dissertation: Improving Polyimide Membrane Resistance to Carbon Dioxide Plasticization in Natural Gas Separations
Employer: ChevronTexaco, Richmond, CA
Ryan Burns - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2002
Previous Degrees: B.S., Georgia Institue of Technology
Dissertation: Investigation of Poly(pyrrolone-imide) Materials for the Olefin / Paraffin Separation
Employer: Post Doctoral Researcher at University of Texas - Austin (Advisor: Dr. C. Grant Willson)
Seth Carruthers - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2001
Previous Degrees: B.S., North Carolina State University
Dissertation: Integral Skin Formation in Hollow Fiber Membranes for Gas Separations
Employer: Intel Corp., Portland, OR
De Vu - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2001
Previous Degrees: B.S., University of Oklahoma; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Formation and Characterization of Asymmetric Carbon Molecular Sieve and Mixed Matrix Membranes for Natural Gas Purification
Employer: ChevronTexaco, Richmond, CA
David Punsalan - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2001
Previous Degrees: B.S., Tulane University; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: A Sorption and Dilation Investigation of Amorphous Glassy Polymers and Physical Aging
Employer: TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc., Hillsboro, OR
Maria (Linda) Towidjaja - M.S., University of Texas - Austin, 2001
Previous Degrees: B.S., University of Texas - Austin
Thesis: Utilization of Membrane Dialysis for Solvent Exchange in a Polymeric Solution
Employer: Rudolph Technologies
Rajiv Mahajan - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2000
Previous Degrees: B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Formation, Characterization and Modeling of Mixed Matrix Membrane Materials
Employer: Merck, West Point, PA
Keisha Steel - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 2000
Previous Degrees: B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Carbon Membranes for Challenging Separations
Employer: BP Amoco, Naperville, IL
Gunaidi Djoekita - M.S., University of Texas - Austin, 2000
Previous Degrees: B.S., University of Texas - Austin
Thesis: Characterization and Analysis of Asymmetric Hollow Fiber Membranes for Natural Gas Purification in the Presence of Hydrocarbons
Employer: LSI Logic, San Francisco, CA
Jennifer Qin - M.S., University of Texas - Austin, 1999
Previous Degrees: B.S., East China University of Science and Technology
Thesis: Explorations of Forming and Characterizing Mixed Matrix Gas Separation Membranes
Catherine Zimmerman - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1998
Previous Degrees: B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Advanced Gas Separation Membrane Materials: Hyper Rigid Polymers and Molecular Sieve-Polymer Mixed Matrices
Employer: BP Amoco, Naperville, IL
Dominic Clausi - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1998
Previous Degrees: B.S., North Carolina State University; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Ladder Polymers: Formation and Characterization of Asymmetric Polyimide Hollow Fiber Membranes for Gas Separations
Employer: Exxon Chemicals, Baton Rouge, LA
Mathews Thundyil - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1998
Previous Degrees: B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology
Dissertation: Characterization, Analysis and Modeling of Non-Ideal Effects in Polymerix Membrane-Based Natural Gas Processing (Membrane Permeation)
Employer: Porous Media, Ltd., Conroe, TX
Vincent Geiszler - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1997
Previous Degrees: B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Polyimide Precursors for Carbon Molecular Sieve Membranes
Employer: Motorola, Austin, TX
Henky Deny Kamaruddin - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1997
Previous Degrees: B.S., Oregon State University; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Analysis of Methanol/Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) Separations Using Pervaporation (Membrane, Permeability, Sorption, Diffusion)
Employer: Medal, L.P., Newport, DE
Anshu (Singh) Ghosal - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1997
Previous Degrees: B.S., University of Roorke; M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Membrane Materials with Enhanced Selectivity: An Entropic Interpretation (Gas Separation, Carbon Molecular Sieves)
Employer: Singh Plasticizers and Resins (I) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi
David Woods - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1997
Previous Degrees: B.S., M.S., University of Texas - Austin
Dissertation: Application and Analysis of Membranes for Membrane-Assisted Reactors (Hollow Fiber Membranes, Polyimide, Polyaramide, Polyetherimide)
Employer: Exxon Chemicals, Baton Rouge, LA
Scott A. McKelvey - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1997
Dissertation: Formation and Characterization of Hollow Fiber Membranes for Gas Separation (Fiber Breaks, Macrovoids)
Employer: Permea Inc., St. Louis, MO
Brian Price - University of Texas - Austin
Employer: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Egbert Jakobs - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1996
Dissertation: Modification and Characterization of Mass-Transfer Properties of Gamma-Alumina Membranes (Ultrafiltration, Ceramic Membranes, Sieving)
Employer: Proctor & Gamble, Belgium
Edward J. Simpson - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1995
Dissertation: Removal of Volatile Organic Compounds From Aqueous and Vapor Streams Using Polymeric Sorbents: Friedel-Crafts Modified Polystyrene (Sorption)
Employer: Shell Development Company, Houston, TX
Maryam Moaddeb - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1995
Dissertation: Formation of Composite Membranes Based on Silica Occlusion of Surface Pores (Permeability)
Employer: Merial Limited, Iselin, NJ
Fred Gadelle - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1995 (Co-advised with R. Schechter)
Dissertation: Solubilization of aromatic solutes in surfactant aggregates: application to micellar-enhanced ultrafiltration (volatile organic compounds)
Employer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA
Peter Pfromm - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1994
Dissertation: Gas transport properties and aging of thin and thick films made from amorphous glassy polymers
Employer: Institute of Paper Science & Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Lora Costello Bonser - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1994
Dissertation: Temperature dependence of gas sorption and transport properties in glassy polymers
Employer: 3M, Austin, TX
Steven C. Pesek - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1994
Dissertation: Aqueous quenched asymmetric polysulfone flat sheet and hollow fiber membranes prepared by dry/wet phase separation
Employer: DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Orange, TX
Mary Rezac - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1993
Dissertation: Polymer-ceramic composite membranes in reactor applications (polyimide)
Employer: School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Luiz Antonio Pessan - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1993
Dissertation: Synthesis and gas transport properties of aromatic polyester membrane materials
Employer: Departamento de Engenharia de Materiais, Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, San Carlos, Brazil
David R. B. Walker - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1993
Dissertation: Synthesis and characterization of polypyrrolones for gas separation membranes (membranes, plasticization)
Employer: Westvaco, Charleston, SC
Maria R. Coleman - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1992
Dissertation: Isomers of fluorine-containing polyimides for gas separation membranes (glassy polymers)
Employer: Chemical & Environmental Engr. Dept., University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
James R. Miller - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1992
Dissertation: Transport properties of native and chemically modified gamma-alumina membranes
Employer: Westvaco, Covington, VA
Michael A. Henson - M.S., University of Texas - Austin, 1989
Thesis: The use of bench-scale and pilot-scale testing systems to investigate the effects of carbon dioxide conditioning on the permeation properties of assymetric membranes
Employer: Department of Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
Dave Pope - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1991
Dissertation: The effects of conditioning on sorption and volume dilation in rubbery and glassy polymers (rubbery polymers, penetrant sorption)
Employer: CONDEA Vista Co., Austin, TX
Ingo Pinnau - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1991
Dissertation: Skin formation of integral-asymmetric gas separation membranes made by dry/wet phase inversion (gas separation)
Employer: Membrane Technology & Research, Menlo Park, CA
Mark Hellums - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1990
Dissertation: Gas permeation and sorption in a series of aromatic polycarbonates
Employer: Sachem, Inc., Austin, TX
Brooks James (B. J.) Story - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1989
Dissertation: Sorption and transport of carbon-dioxide and methane in chemically modified poly(phenylene oxide)
Employer: Calcitek, Carlsbad, CA
Susan M. Jordan - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1989
Dissertation: The effects of carbon-dioxide exposure on permeation behavior in silicone rubber and glassy polycarbonates
Employer: Ray Chem, Menlo Park, CA
Maria Gou - M.S., University of Texas - Austin, 1989
Thesis: Characterization of equilibria and kinetic factors controlling the spinning of Lycra
Employer: IT Corporation, Austin, TX
Greg K. Fleming - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1988
Dissertation: Dilation of silicone rubber and glassy polycarbonates due to high pressure gas sorption
Employer: MEDAL, E.I. duPont de Nemours & Co., Newport, DE
Tae-Han Kim - Ph.D., University of Texas - Austin, 1988
Dissertation: Gas sorption and permeation in a series of aromatic polyimides
Employer: Samsung Total Petrochem Co.
Chad J. Segura - M.S., University of Texas - Austin, 1987
Thesis: Development of a gas permeation membrane minimodule testing system
Ronald J. Kuse - M.S., University of Texas - Austin, 1987
Thesis: Vapor sorption and blend miscibility studies of alkyd resin and poly(vinyl chloride)
Employer: Intel K.K., Tsukuba-shi, Ibaraki-ken, Japan
Michael Moe - M.S., University of Texas - Austin, 1987
Thesis: Aromatic glassy polymers

Mark E. Stewart - Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1987
Dissertation: Characterization of physical aging of poly(methyl methacrylate) powders by a novel high pressure soprtion technique
Richard Kollaja - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1985
Thesis: Sorption of low molecular weight organic penetrants in protective polymeric coatings
Lewis R. Iler - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1984
Thesis: Anhydrous ammonia sorption and transport in Kapton polyimide
Dyi-Kang Yang - Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1984
Dissertation: Sorption and transport studies of water in Kapton polyimide
Robert E. Yui - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1984
Thesis: Sorption and transport of various gases in Kapton polyimide
Edgar Sanders - Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1983
Dissertation: High-pressure sorption of pure and mixed gases in glassy polymers (polymethyl methacrylate)
Rey T. Chern - Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1983
Dissertation: Measurement and modeling of mixed gas permeation in glassy polymers
James L. Osborne - Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1983
Dissertation: Fundamentals of small molecule migration in glassy polymers
Haitham Sayed Ahmad Al-Hussaini - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1983
Thesis: Penetrant permeation through fluorinated and untreated polyethylene films
Sam-Heng Chen - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1982
Thesis: High pressure carbon dioxide sorption in a series of methacrylate polymers and kapton polyimide
Charles T. Page - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1982
Thesis: Evaluation of processing alternatives in the production of kappa-carrageenan
Ned R. McCoy, Jr. - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1981
Thesis: Diffusion and relaxation in glassy polymer powders
Danny Henderson - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1981
Thesis: Characterization of phase equilibria and properties of kappa-carrageenan precipitated from aqueous solutions using isopropanol as a nonsolvent
Clyde Jerome Patton - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1980
Thesis: Dual mode sorption and transport of condensable penetrants in glassy polymers
Gary N. Smith - M.S., North Carolina State University, 1980
Thesis: Dual mode sorption of CO2 in poly(methyl methacrylate) and poly(ethyl methacrylate)
Gautam Ranade - Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1980
Dissertation: Sorption, transport, and dilatometric studies in glassy polymers

Gongping, Liu, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2015-2017)
Project Topic(s):  Mixed Matrix Membranes for Gas Separation
Current Employer:  Nanjing University of Technology (China)
Ying Labreche, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2010-2015)
Project Topic(s):  Hollow Fiber Sorbents for Carbon Dioxide Capature, MOF/Polymer Mixed Matrix Hollow Fiber Membranes for CO2/N2 Separations
Current Employer:  Pall Life Science (Pensacola,FL)
J.R. Johnson, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2008-2013)
Project Topic(s):  Hollow Fiber Sorbents for Advanced Gas Separation Technologies, Kinetic Transport Studies in Organic & Inorganic Materials, Membranes for Hydrogen Sulfide Removal, Scale-up Production of Carbon Molecular Sieve Hollow Fiber Membranes, Design & Installation of Custom Membrane & Sorbent Characterization Equipment, Research Laboratory Operations and Management
Current Employer:   SABIC (Thuwal, Saudi Arabia)
Jong Suk Lee, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2011-2012)
Project Topic(s):  Hollow Fiber Sorbents Containing Ionic Liquids for CO2 Capture
Current Employer:   Korean Institute of Science and Technology - KIST (Seoul, South Korea)
Surendar Venna, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2010-2012)
Project Topic(s):  Hollow Fiber Sorbents for Advanced Gas Separation Technologies, Kinetic Transport Studies in Organic & Inorganic Materials
Current Employer:   National Energy Technology Laboratory - NETL (Pittsburgh, PA)
Rachana Singh, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2010-2012)
Project Topic(s):  Carbon Molecular Sieve Hollow Fiber Membranes for O2/N2 Separations
Current Employer:   XXX (XXX, India)
Karkala Reddy, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2011-2012)
Project Topic(s):  Carbon Molecular Sieve Hollow Fiber Membranes for Olefin/Paraffin Separations
Current Employer:   information not available
Oguz Karvan, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2009-2011)
Project Topic(s):  Membranes for Hydrogen Sulfide Removal, Scale-up Production of Carbon Molecular Sieve Hollow Fiber Membranes, Design & Installation of Custom Membrane & Sorbent Characterization Equipment, Research Laboratory Operations and Management
Current Employer:   Tecnalia (San Sebastian, Spain)
Cheng Chen, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2009-2010)
Project Topic(s):  Membranes for Ethanol/Water Separations
Current Employer:   Shell Chemicals (Houston, TX)
Shan Wickramanayake, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2007-2009)
Project Topic(s):  Formation of Hollow Polymeric Micropillows
Current Employer:   National Energy Technology Laboratory - NETL (Pittsburgh, PA)
Shabbir Husain, PhD - Georgia Insitute of Technology (2006-2007)
Project Topic(s):  Hollow Fiber Membranes for Natural Gas, Isomeric and Olefin/Parrafin Separations, Development of Fundamental Hollow Fiber Spinning Knowledge, Mixed Matrix Membranes
Current Employer:   Chevron Energy Technology Company (Richmond, CA)