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Professional_Photo, Yenkie-KM - CheckDr. Kirti M. Yenkie
Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering
Rowan University
Email: yenkie@rowan.edu
Phone: 856-256-5375
Office: 329 Rowan Hall
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/yenkiekm
Curriculum vitae:CV_Yenkie,KM

Education & Research Experience:
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Delaware (04/2017 to 08/2017)
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2015-03/2017)
Ph.D. in Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA, 2014
M.Tech. in Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, India, 2010
B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering, LIT Nagpur, India, 2008

Graduate Researchers

emmanuel aboagyeEmmanuel Apau Aboagye
Hometown: Akim Aboabo, Eastern Region – Ghana
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: aboagy26@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/emmanuel-apau-aboagye-b670b614a
Research/Project: 1) Sustainabiliy Evaluation of Solvent Recovery Processes in Industries 2) Sustainability evaluation for wastewater treatment networks
Skills: MATLAB/Simulink, GAMS, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio, Python, SuperPro Designer
Experience: (1) Plant and process design, (2) Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Chemical Engineering, KNUST – Ghana, (3) BSc. (Hons) Chemical Engineering, KNUST – Ghana, (4) Process Engineer Intern at Coppon Wood Processing Company, Limited, Akim Oda – Ghana                 
Hobbies and Interests: Tennis, Music, Playing Piano

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John D. Chea
Hometown: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: cheaj2@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-chea-786869105/
Research (co-advised by Prof. Stanzione):
(1) Extraction and Purification of Phytochemicals in Conjunction with Pilot Plant Design and Optimization
(2) Synthesis and Characterization of Bio-based Polymers Derived From Phytochemicals
(3) Synthesis of Solvent Recovery Roadmap
Skills:
(1) Experimental: High-performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Flash Chromatography, Advanced Polymer Chromatography (APC), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR)
(2) Software: MATLAB, GAMS, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio, SuperPro Designer, ASPEN Plus, Polymath, Adobe Photoshop, ChemDraw, STATGRAPHICS®, COMSOL Multiphysics
(3) Engineering: Project Management, Scheduling, Technical Writing, Communication
Experience:
(1) BS in Chemical Engineering, Rowan University at Glassboro, NJ, USA, (2) Research Engineer at Sustainable Materials Research Laboratory, (3) Teaching Fellow at Rowan University, Rowan University, Department of Chemical Engineering, Glassboro, NJ, USA, (4) Engineering Intern at INOLEX, PA
Hobbies and Interests: Tennis, Ping Pong, Kickboxing, Drawing, Cooking, Video Games

Fred GhanemFred Ghanem
Hometown: Mullica Hill, NJ
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: ghanem@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/fred-ghanem-a0779b7
Research/Project: Purification using polymeric based resins
Skills: Strong background in applications of ion exchange resins and adsorbents within the water, chemical, food, and pharma industry
Experience: 19 years experience in purification using chromatography and separation media + 4 years in biocatalysis and synthesis applications + 1 year in food and pharma development (Nestle and Regeneron)
Hobbies and Interests: Reading and Dining

photoSwapana S. Jerpoth
Hometown: Nagpur, India
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: jerpot94@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/swapana-jerpth-94b594117 
Research/Project: (1) Pipeline cleaning operations for lube oil blending facilities, (2) Design of wastewater treatment networks
Skills: Microsoft Office, MATLAB, Polymath
Experience: (1) Research on synthesis of biolubricant from non-edible Mahua Oil and Karania oil as potential substitute for petroleum-derived products, (2) Graduate research assistant at Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur
Hobbies and Interests: Singing and Cooking

Undergraduate Researchers

Maya DesaiMaya Desai
Hometown: Egg Harbor Township, NJ
Graduation Year: 2021
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: desaim3@students.rowan.edu
Skills: Microsoft Office, Teamwork, Organization
Experience: Laboratory Intern at Nipro PharmaPackaging
Hobbies and Interests: Cooking, Baking, Sewing, Music

 

HaileyLynch_PictureHailey Lynch
Hometown: Blackwood, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Mathematics (Minor: Applied Mathematics, Statistics & Operations Research)
Email: lynchh2@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/h-lynch
Research/Project: Cancer Therapeutics and IBS Management
Skills: R, Matlab, JMP, LaTex, MS Office
Experience: (1) Analysis of Metabolomics of Patients with Cardiovascular Diseases, (2) Classifying Poverty Levels in Costa Rica Using Supervised Machine Learning, (3) Machine Learning for Image Processing in Helicopter Digital Gauges, (4) Electrical Engineer Intern at Lockheed Martin
Hobbies and Interests: Dancing, Drawing/Painting, Music

IMG_1438Gabrielle Moskalow
Hometown: Sewell, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: moskalowg0@students.rowan.edu
LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/gabrielle-moskalow
Research/Project: ExxonMobil-Pipeline Flushing Operations
Skills: Polymath, Java, GAMs
Experience: Wastewater Treatment Networks
Hobbies and Interests: Yoga, painting, swimming, surfing

 

vanessa-e1537137582472.jpgVanessa Pierce
Hometown: Pitman, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: pierce56@students.rowan.edu
LinkedInlinkedin.com/in/vanessa-pierce-020875170
Research/Project: Solvent Recovery Roadmap for Industries
Skills: Microsoft Office, Polymath
Experience: Intern-Gloucester County Utilities Authority, Intern-Johnson Matthey, Intern-Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Peer Tutor at Rowan College at Gloucester County
Hobbies and Interests: Reading, Movies, Music

Eric_PurcellEric Purcell
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Research/Project: Optimization in Cancer Therapeutics
Skills: Experienced in Matlab and Polymath
Experience: Sophomore Clinic Projects
Hobbies and Interests: Lifting/Physical Fitness and Athletics
Email: purcelle8@students.rowan.edu

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Jake Stengel
Hometown: Freehold, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: stengelj0@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jake-stengel-79597611b/
Research/Project: Roadmap for Solvent Recovery
Skills: MS Office, Aspen, Polymath, Java
Experience: Test Lab Intern at Coperion K-Tron in Sewell, NJ
Hobbies and Interests: Weight-lifting, soccer, Xbox

Casey WagnerCasey Wagner
Hometown: Sicklerville, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: wagnerc9@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/casey-wagner-558407154/
Research/Project: ExxonMobil Pipeline Flushing
Skills: Teamwork, Leadership, Organization
Experience: Pharmacy Technician at CVS
Hobbies and Interests: Field Hockey, Reading

Rohan ZiaRohan Zia
Hometown: Hamilton, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: ziaroh25@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rohan-zia-5a9740165
Research/Project: Efficient wastewater treatment networks
Skills: Python, MS Office, ChemDraw, Nuts (NMR spectrum creator).
Experience: Peer fellow Tutor Program, Mercer County College, Fall 2017-Spring 2018
Hobbies and Interests: Self-improvement

Jodran Holman
Hometown: Stewartsville, NJ
Graduation Year: 2021
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: holmanj2@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn:
Research/Project: Solvent Recovery Roadmap for Industry
Skills: MS Office, AutoCAD, Java
Experience: Process Engineering Intern at Hargrove Life Sciences in Central Philadelphia, PA
Hobbies and Interests: Music, Soccer, Mountain Biking, Video games, Reading

AustinLehrAustin Lehr
Hometown: Carneys Point, NJ
Graduation Year: 2021
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: lehra3@students.rowan.edu
LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/austin-lehr-729701176

Research/Project: Solvent Recovery Roadmap for Industry
Skills: MS Office, ChemDraw, Python, NMR, GAMS
Experience: Undergraduate research assistant at Sustainable Research Materials Laboratory
Hobbies and Interests: Soccer, Music, Cooking, Video games

20181029_172400 (1)Marissa Martine
Hometown: Marlton, NJ
Graduation Year: 2021
Major: Chemical Engineering (Minor: Chemistry, Concentration: Material Science and Honors Studies)
Email: martinem3@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marissa-martine-647210158/
Research/Project: ExxonMobil- Pipline Flushing Operations
Skills: Microsoft Office, Python, Polymath, Organization, Teamwork
Experience: Intern- ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery and Chemical Plant, Intern- Inolex, Inc., Undergraduate Research Assistant at Sustainable Research Material Laboratory, Undergraduate Research Assistant at ExCEED Engineering Entrepreneurship Research Study
Hobbies and Interests: AIChE, Reading, Movies, and Volunteering

Profile (4)Kiana Ramirez
Hometown: Washington Township, NJ
Graduation Year: 2021
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: ramire68@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kiana-ramirez-7549a0193/
Research/Project: IBS Management
Skills: Organization, Communication, Detail-Oriented
Experience: Intern- Wedgewood Pharmacy
Hobbies and Interests: Reading, Drawing

Samantha ResnickSamantha Resnick
Hometown: Marlboro, NJ
Graduation Year: 2021
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: resnicks1@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samantha-resnick
Research/Project: IBS Management
Skills: Microsoft Office, Organization, Time Management
Experience: Freshman and Sophomore Engineering Clinic Projects
Hobbies and Interests: Music, Makeup

CarlyTranCarley Tran
Hometown: Pennsauken, NJ
Graduation Year: 2021
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: trant7@students.rowan.edu
LinkedInhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/carley-tran-29b238178
Research/Projects: Wastewater Treatment Networks
Skills: Microsoft Office
Experience: Intern at PSEG Institute of Sustainable Studies
at Montclair State University
Hobbies and Interests: Gym, Music, Travel

Spencer Verdoni
Hometown: Howell, NJ
Graduation Year: 2021
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: verdonis6@students.rowan.edu
Research/Project: ExxonMobil-Pipeline Flushing Operations
Skills: MS Office, ChemDraw, NMR, TLC, IR Spec
Experience: Undergraduate research assistant for GML Group
Hobbies and Interests: Lacrosse, Cooking, Music, Video games

Lab Alumni

Amanda Christon (09/2018 – 05/2019)

Sean Burnham (01/2018 – 05/2019)

Alex D’Aloia (09/2018 – 05/2019)

Hannah Work (09/2018 – 05/2019)

Matthew Razze (09/2018 – 05/2019)

Maxim Russ (09/2018 – 05/2018)

Anthony Pace (09/2018 – 05/2019)

Katherine Schmidt (04/2018 – 05/2019)

Alexa Lynch (01/2019 – 05/2019)

Amanda McCahill (09/2018 – 12/2018)

Amit Dhundi (09/2018-12/2018)

Julia Reilly (09/2018 – 12/2018)

Zachary Lubelski (09/2018 – 12/2018)

Ian C. Dunn (09/2017 – 06/2018)

James Matthew Dailey (09/2017 – 05/2018); Currently working for Ethicon (part of Johnson & Johnson Companies) in Sommerville, NJ.

Matthew Scott Schwenger (09/2017 – 12/2017); Currently a Ph.D. student at Rowan University

Sommer M. Vandergrift (09/2017 – 12/2017)

Chaun Steven Giddings (09/2017 – 12/2017)