UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL
Department of Chemical Engineering
One University Avenue
Lowell, MA 01854
Tel: 978-934-3171
Fax: 978-934-3047

Email: sanjeev_manohar@uml.edu

 

 

CURRENT GROUP: UMass Lowell

Priyank Shah

Post-Doctoral Associate, Chemistry ....................................... priyank_shah@uml.edu

Zhengwei Wu

PhD candidate, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Program zhengwei_wu@student.uml.edu

Purnatosh Saha

PhD candidate, Plastics Engineering ..................... ........... purnatosh_sahal@student.uml.edu

Anita Vaidya

PhD candidate, Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Program t of Chemistry anita_vaidya@student.uml.edu

Neha Manohar

BS candidate, Department of Chemical Engineering ................ neha_manohar@student.uml.edu

PERSONNEL: former group members

Dr. Sanjeev Manohar (left) with his former graduate students Mr. Kunjal Parikh and Ms. Neerja Saran in a restaurant in Seoul, S. Korea in April 2006.

 

Srikanth Rao Agnihotra

Srikanthrao received his Ph.D. degree in Organic Chemistry in June 2012. He specilizes in the synthesis and characterization of soft electornic, organic materials. He is currently working as an industrial post-doc in Life Technologies in Bedford, MA (March 2014) srichemist@gmail.com

 

Srikanth Ammu

Srikanth received his Ph.D. degree in Biomedical engineering and Biotechnology Program (multicampus graduate program) in June 2012. He specilizes in biomaterials, biosensors, and in the synthesis and characterization of soft electornic, organic materials. srikanth_ammu@student.uml.edu

 

Sanjaykumar Patel

Sanjay received his Ph.D. degree from the UMass Biomedical engineering and Biotechnology Program (multicampus graduate program) in June 2012. He specializes biosynthesis and biotechnology processes. sanjayhpatel2000@yahoo.com

 

Sumedh P. Surwade


Sumedh received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Chemistry, UMass Lowell, in June 2010. He specializes in synthesis, characterization and sensor properties of electronic organic materials. He went on to do a post-doc with Dr. Haitao Liu at UPitt and published some terrific papers including one in Nature Materials (2013, 12, 925). He is currently at Oak Ridge National Labs (March 2014). sumedhsurwade@yahoo.com

 

Sujit Jain

Sujit received his MS degree Chemical Engineering from UMass Lowell in June 2010. He specializes in green synthesis of conducting polyemrs and in organic surface finish technology. sujit_jain@@student.uml.edu

 

Vineet Dua

Vineet received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Chemistry, UMass Lowell, in June 2010. He is the group's fourth doctoral candidate. He specializes in the synthesis and characterzation of graphene and carbon nanotubes. He went on to work for Ferro Corp in Cleveland (2012-2014) and is is now Research Scientist at Heraeus in Philadelphia (March 2014). vineetdua@hotmail.com

 


Dr. Aimei Wu

Aimei received her Ph.D. degree from Department of Chemistry, UT-Dallas in August 2005 and the group's first Ph.D. (Dr. Manohar's former Dallas group). Expertise in the synthesis and characterization of nanostructured polypyrrole, polyaniline, and surfactant science. Also exploring new opportunities in the science of ammonium amalgams.

Dr. Kyle C. Cattanach

Kyle received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Chemistry, UT-Dallas in August 2005 (Dr. Manohar's former group). He is the group's second doctoral candidate. He specialized chemical vapor detection using carbon nanotubes and is currently a Development Engineer at Baker Hughes. kyle.cattanach@bakerhughes.com


Dr. Xinyu Zhang

Xinyu graduated with a Ph.D. degree from UT-Dallas in 2005 (Dr. Manohar's former group), and is now a tenured Associate Professor in Polymer and Fiber Engineering at Auburn University. His expertise is in the synthesis and characterization of nanostructured organic materials, inorganic oxides, carbon nanotube composites and novel nanocarbons. Xinyu was also a recipient of the Outstanding Overseas Chinese Student Scholarship award.

334-844-5439 (office); xinyu_zhang@auburn.edu

 


Ryan Bouldin

Ryan started in our group as our first chemical engineering graduate student in UMass Lowell and transferred to another group. He graduated from Tufts University with a MS degree in chemical engineering.

ryan_bouldin@student.uml.edu


Sumedh Surwade

Sumedh was a graduate student in the Chemistry Department in UT-Dallas from 2004-2006. He worked on the synthesis and characterization of parent and block copolymers of polyaniline and polypyrrole.

 


Harsha Kolla

Harsha was a Research Associate specializing in conducting polymer synthesis, instrumental analysis. Expertise in static and dynamic laser light scattering measurements and size exclusion chromatography. Instrumental support for the group. He joined SciTech in Connecticut in 04/06. He then worked for Kemira, Cytec Indistries from 2009-2013 and is now Principal Sciientist at Fritz Industries, in Dallas, TX (March 2014).


Xianghui Wang

After graduating from UT-Dallas in 2005, Xianghui decided to pursue a Ph.D. in biomedical devices at UT-SWMC in Dallas. Her research was on developing transparent carbon nanotube coatings on novel organic light emitting diodes, organic field effect transistor, and organic memory storage devices.

wang.xianghui@gmail.com


Rashmi Kulkarni

Rashmi was a graduate student in electrical engineering specializing in electronic devices using carbon nanotubes and conducting polymers. Devices include FETs, vapor sensors, and novel energy storage devices made from nanostructured carbon and inorganic oxides. She has now joined PlasticLogics in Cambridge, UK specializing in the flexible electronics.


Erling Beck

Erling graduated from UT-Dallas with a MS degree in 2009.

 

Copyright 2005 Sanjeev Manohar

Copyright 2005 Sanjeev Manohar