Research Scientists

Aiping Chen, Ph.D.

Research Technician

Research Interests: Catalysis, Analysis, Hydrogen

Ayman Elbaz, Ph.D.

Senior Research Scientist

Research Interests: Laser Diagnostics, Non-premixed flames, Swirling flames, Laminar and Turbulent flame speed, Jet flames in a heated co-flow, Elevated pressure combustion

Daniel Enebeli

Research Consultant

Research Interests: BSF processing

Deoras Prabhudharwadkar, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Carbon capture, Thermal Storage, Advanced Power Cycles, Multi-phase Flows

Felipe Campuzano-Diosa, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Renewable Energy, Thermochemical processes, Chemical kinetics

Francisco Hernández Pérez, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Combustion science and technology, computational science and engineering, computational fluid dynamics, high-performance scientific computing, laminar, turbulent and multiphase flow modelling

Giovanni Vorraro, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Internal Combustion Engines, e-Fuels, Fuel Cells, Numerical Modelling, Experimental Activities

Hassnain Abbas Khan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Heterogeneous Catalysis, Automotive exhaust After-treatments, Sustainable Energy with Low Carbon and Low Pollutant Emissions

Janardhanraj Subburaj, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Experimental fluid dynamics, Shockwave applications, Miniature shock tubes, High-speed flow visualization, Numerical modeling, Detonation dynamics

Junjun Guo, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Numerical simulation, Soot modeling, Radiation, Oxy-fuel combustion

Karl Chatelain, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Experimental, Modeling, Detonation, Spectroscopy, Laser Diagnostics, Chemical kinetics, ​Combustion

Khalil Djebbi

Research Specialist

Madhumitha Dhanasekaran, Ph.D.

Research Assistant

Research Interests: Colloids, Protein Interactions, Polymers, Rheology, Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation (QCM-D), Protein Crystallography, Langmuir Studies, Cell Membranes, Giant Vesicles

Manuel Monge Palacios, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Theoretical kinetic and dynamic studies of gas phase reactions, combustion and atmospheric chemistry​

Minh Bau Luong, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Direct Numerical Simulation (DNS), Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI), Low Temperature Combustion (LTC), Internal Combustion Engine Simulation, Turbulence

Moez Ben Houidi, EngD, PhD

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Sprays and Atomization, Hydrogen ICE, combustion propagation regimes, Sustainable Fuels

Mohammed AlAbbad, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: ​Combustion, Chemical kinetics, Laser Diagnostics

Paolo Guida, Ph.D.

Research Technician

Research Interests: Multi-phase, Heavy Fuels, OpenFOAM, Surrogates, Emulsions

Raghu Vamsi Kodaboina

Research Specialist

Research Interests: Fuel Cell, Blue / Green Hydrogen, Membrane Analysis Collaboration, Reheating & Regeneration, Clean Combustion & Net Zero Emission, LCA

Ramses Snoeckx, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Plasma Chemistry, Energy & Environmental Science, C1 Chemistry, CO2 Conversion, Fuel reforming, Chemical Kinetics Modeling

Sai S. Sreedharan, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Cryogenic Carbon Capture, Aeromechanics, Rotordynamics, Gas Turbine Aerodynamics, Product Development

Saumitra Saxena, Ph.D.

Application Specialist

Research Interests: Fuel Kinetics, Computational Combustion, Emissions, Hot Corrosion, Ash-bearing fuels

Shuixiu Tang

Project Engineer

Sushant Giri

Research Specialist

Research Interests: Black Soldier Flies, Chitin, Bio-fuel

Vitor Borges

Research Engineer