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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

John_Chea

John David 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
(2) Software: MATLAB, GAMS, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio, ASPEN Plus, Polymath, Adobe Photoshop, ChemDraw, STATGRAPHICS®,
(3) Engineering: Project Management, Scheduling, Technical Writing, Communication
Experience:
BS in Chemical Engineering, Rowan University at Glassboro, NJ, USA
Research Engineer at Sustainable Materials Research Laboratory (SMRL)
Engineering Intern at INOLEX, PA
Hobbies and Interests: Tennis, Ping Pong, Kickboxing, Drawing, Cooking, Video Games

Undergraduate Researchers

Amanda Christon    Amanda_Christon
Hometown: Hammonton, NJ
Graduation Year: 2019
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: christona5@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-christon-a4479a105/
Research/Project: Roadmap for Solvent Recovery
Skills: Aspen, Polymath, Excel
Experience: Chemical and Synthetic Development Engineering Intern at Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Undergrad Researcher at Rowan University
Hobbies and Interests: Reading, Music, Politics, and Environmental Protection

Sean Burnham      Sean_B
Hometown: East Greenwich, NJ
Graduation Year: 2019
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: burnhams0@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/sean-burnham-211799102
Research/Project: Wastewater Treatment Optimization
Skills: MS Office, Aspen, Polymath, OnShape, Solidworks, Paper/Pulp & Refinery lab testing, Adhesives
Experience: Process Engineer Co-op at Kimberly-Clark Corp.,
EHS Engineering Intern, Paulsboro Refining Company
Hobbies and Interests: Snowboarding, Ice/Roller Hockey, Soccer, Weight-lifting, Xbox, Family, my dog

screenshot_20180915-211125.pngAlex D’Aloia
Hometown: Totowa, New Jersey
Graduation Year: 2019
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: daloiaa8@students.rowan.edu
Research/Project: Optimization in Cancer Therapeutics
Skills: Aspen, Polymath, Excel
Experience: Internship at Harris Corporation in Clifton, New Jersey
Hobbies and Interest: Weightlifting, cooking, baseball and football

 

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

vanessa-e1537137582472.jpgVanessa Pierce
Hometown: Pitman, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: pierce56@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn:  linkedin.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

Matthew RazzeMatthew Razze
Hometown: Sewell, NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering
Email: razzem6@students.rowan.edu
Research/Project: Optimization in Cancer Therapeutics
Skills: Organization, Proficient in Excel
Hobbies and Interests: Guitar, Skiing, Video games

anthony-pace.jpegAnthony Pace
Hometown: Dallas, PA
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering (Minor: Business Administration)
Email: pacea7@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-pace/
Research/Project: IBS Management
Skills: Organization, Efficiency, Teamwork
Experience: Building Manager at Rowan Campus Recreation
Hobbies and Interests: Cooking, Piano, and Fitness

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

profile_pictureJake 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

Katherine Schmidt
Hometown: Brick, NJ
Graduation Year: 2019
Major: Mathematics and Economics
Email: schmidtk6@students.rowan.edu
Research/Project: Predicting Cardiotoxic Effects Using Machine Learning Methods
Skills: STATA, R, Microsoft Office, Mathematica, JMP
Experience: Economics Research Intern at the United States Studies Centre (University of Sydney), Research Intern at Rowan University, Payroll Intern at Comcast Spectacor
Hobbies and Interests: Sports, traveling, and environmental studies

Maxim Russ
Hometown: Roxbury NJ
Graduation Year: 2020
Major: Chemical Engineering (Minor: Chemistry)
Email: russm0@students.rowan.edu
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/max-russ-592131127
Research/Project: Solvent Recovery Roadmap for Industry
Skills: Solidworks, ChemDraw, Microsoft Office, Aspen, Polymath, NMR, GC, TLC
Experience: Engineering Intern at Frazier Industrial
Hobbies and Interests: Sports, lifting, snowboarding, hiking

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Lab Alumni

Amanda McCahill (09/2018 – 12/2018)

Amit Dhundi (09/2018-12/2018)

Gabrielle Moskalow (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)