People

Faculty

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

Ph.D. Students

emmanuel aboagyeEmmanuel Apau Aboagye
Hometown: Akim Aboabo, Eastern Region – Ghana
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: aboagy26@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn)
Research: 1) Solvent Recovery Processes
2) Wastewater Treatment Networks
Hobbies & Interests: Tennis, Music, Playing Piano, Playing Guitar

 

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John D. Chea
Hometown: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: cheaj2@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn) 
Research (co-advised by Prof. Stanzione):
(1) Extraction & Purification of Phytochemicals
(2) Synthesis & Characterization of Bio-based Polymers 
(3) Synthesis of Solvent Recovery Roadmap
Hobbies & 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) 
Research: Purification using polymeric based resins
Hobbies & Interests: Reading and Dining

 

photoSwapana S. Jerpoth
Hometown: Nagpur, India
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: jerpot94@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn)
Research/Project: (1) Pipeline cleaning operations for lube oil blending facilities, (2) Solar energy systems evaluation
Hobbies & Interests: Singing, Cooking, and Painting

 

AustinLehrAustin Lehr
Hometown:
Carneys Point, NJ
Major:
Chemical Engineering
Email: lehra3@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn
Research:
Solvent and Polymer Recovery 
Hobbies & Interests:
Soccer, Music, Cooking, Video games 

M.S. Student

IMG-3645Jake Stengel
Hometown: Freehold, NJ
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: stengelj0@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn) 
Research: (1) Wastewater Treatment and Asset Management, (2) Solvent Recovery Roadmap 
Hobbies & Interests: Running, Weightlifting, Soccer, Hiking

 

Undergraduate Researchers

IMG-6420Name: Joseph D’Intino
Hometown: Medford
Graduation Year: 2022
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: dintin93@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn)
Project: Pipeline cleaning operations
Hobbies & Interests: Riding dirt bikes & mountain bikes, Surfing, Firefighter

 

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Name: Mike Mackley
Hometown: East Greenwich, NJ
Graduation Year: 2022
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: mackle43@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn)
Project: Solvent Recovery Roadmap
Hobbies & Interests: Cooking, Music, Video games

 

CaptureName: Jacob Martin
Hometown:
Ringwood, NJ
Graduation Year:
2022
Major:
Chemical Engineering
Email: martin25@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn)
Project:
Pipeline cleaning operations
Hobbies & Interests: Collecting and appreciating old records

 

unnamed(1)Name: Erik Dunn
Hometown:
Waldwick, NJ
Graduation Year:
2022
Major:
Chemical Engineering
Email: dunner18@students.rowan.edu (LinkedIn)
Project:
Pipeline cleaning operations
Hobbies & Interests:  Golf, Swimming, Video Games, and Movies

 

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Name:  Liela Clarke
Hometown:
Howell, NJ
Graduation Year:
2023
Major:
Chemical Engineering
Email: clarke75@students.rowan.edu(LinkedIn)
Project:
Solvent & Polymer Recovery Roadmap
Hobbies & Interests: tennis, running, renewable energy source research

 

professionalpicture_QuintName:  Quint Kearns
Hometown:
Lacey Township, New Jersey
Graduation Year:
2023
Major:
Chemical Engineering
Email: kearns72@students.rowan.edu
Project:
ACUA/Wastewater Treatment Clinic
Hobbies & Interests: I like to wrestle, go to the gym, and watch anime

 

Nathaniel Nelson Headshot_01Name: Nathaniel Nelson
Hometown:
Woodbridge, New jersey
Graduation Year:
2023
Major:
Chemical Engineering
Email: nelson32@students.rowan.edu  (LinkedIn)
Project:
ACUA/Wastewater Treatment Clinic
Hobbies & Interests: early morning walks, trying new foods, exercising, and hanging out with friends.

Professional Pic_DylanName: Dylan Snyder
Hometown: Wilmington, Delaware
Graduation Year: 2023
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: snyder27@students.rowan.edu  (LinkedIn)
Project: ACUA/Wastewater Treatment Clinic
Hobbies & Interests: Composing piano songs (and playing piano), creating recipes, hiking off-trail, flying

 

Graduation Pics (dragged)_01Name: Gabrielle Powell
Hometown: Mount Laurel, New Jersey
Graduation Year: 2023
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: Powell38@students.rowan.edu  (LinkedIn)
Project: ACUA/Wastewater Treatment Clinic
Hobbies & Interests: Make up, Reading, Drawing, Plant Collecting

 

Professional Picture_BrendonName: Brandon Jarrett
Hometown: Woodbridge, New Jersey
Graduation Year: 2023
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email:  jarret93@students.rowan.edu  (LinkedIn)
Project: Solvent & Polymer Recovery Roadmap
Hobbies & Interests: Running, blacksmithing, chemistry, snowboarding, and rockwall climbing

 

Emily RooneyName: Emily Rooney
Hometown: Cinnaminson, New Jersey
Graduation Year: 2023
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email:  rooney16@students.rowan.edu  (LinkedIn)
Project: Optimization of Pipeline Flushing Operations
Hobbies & Interests: running, climbing, and hiking

 

andy sikora picName: Andrew T. Sikora
Hometown: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Graduation Year: 2022
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: sikora26@students.rowan.edu  (LinkedIn)
Project: Optimization of Pipeline Flushing Operations
Hobbies & Interests: Game Design, Skiing, Music production

LAB ALUMNI

Carley Tran (09/2019 – 05/2021); BioAir Solutions LLC

Maya Desai (09/2019 – 05/2021); Pfizer

Marissa Martine (09/2019 – 12/2020); Edmund Optics

Kiana Ramirez (09/2019 – 05/2021); Ingredion Incorporated

Brianna Acosta (01/2020 – 05/2021); Corning Incorporated

Kayla Heider (06/2020 – 05/2021); Environmental Resources Management

Phuong Le (06/2020 – 07/2021)

Justin York (01/2021 – 05/2021)

Madison Hicks (01/2021 – 05/2021)

Diana Martinez (01/2021 – 05/2021)

Anthony Wylie (06/2020 – 05/2021)

Nicolas Altieri (09/2020 – 05/2021)

James Geier (06/2020 – 05/2021)

Spencer Verdoni (09/2019 – 12/2020)

Evan Vandzura (09/2020 – 12/2020)

Hailey Lynch (06/2019 – 08/2020); GIS Intern at Idaho National Lab

Casey Wagner (09/2019 – 05/2020); Haines Fire & Risk Consulting Corporation

Gabrielle Moskalow (09/2019 – 05/2020); Frontida BioPharm, Inc.

Vanessa Pierce (09/2018 – 12/2019); Johnson Matthey

Samantha Resnick (09/2019 – 12/2019)

Jordan Holman (09/2019 – 12/2019)

Eric Purcell (09/2018 – 08/2019)

Rohan Zia (09/2018 – 08/2019)

Amanda Christon (09/2018 – 05/2019); Associate Scientist at Merck

Sean Burnham (01/2018 – 05/2019) ; Process Engineer at Air Liquide, DE

Alex D’Aloia (09/2018 – 05/2019)

Hannah Work (09/2018 – 05/2019); PhD Student at University of Colorado

Matthew Razze (09/2018 – 05/2019)

Maxim Russ (09/2018 – 05/2018)

Anthony Pace (09/2018 – 05/2019); Materion Corporation

Katherine Schmidt (04/2018 – 05/2019); MS Student at Villanova University

Alexa Lynch (01/2019 – 05/2019); U.S. Army Futures Command

Amanda McCahill (09/2018 – 12/2018); PhD Student at University of Delaware

Amit Dhundi (09/2018-12/2018)

Julia Reilly (09/2018 – 12/2018); Field Engineer at DuPont

Zachary Lubelski (09/2018 – 12/2018)

Ian C. Dunn (09/2017 – 06/2018); Associate Scientist at Pfizer

James Matthew Dailey (09/2017 – 05/2018); Stryker, Mahwah, NJ

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

Sommer M. Vandergrift (09/2017 – 12/2017); Nipro PharmaPackaging

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