Brandon DeKosky

Research Interests

biotechnology, vaccines, molecular immunology, single cell analysis, antibodies, t cell receptors, immune biomaterials, protein drug development

Education

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2015

B.S., The University of Kansas, 2010

Publications
Google Scholar
PubMed

Honors and Awards

Industrial and Chemical Engineering Research Class of Influential Researchers, 2021

Miller Award for Research Excellence, KU School of Engineering, 2021

AIChE Young Faculty Futures Journal Invited Contributor, 2021

Finalist, PEGS Young Scientist Keynote Award lecture, 2020

Career Development Award, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program, U.S. Department of Defense, 2018

Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Rising Star, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2017

NIH DP5 Early Independence Award, 2016

NIH K99 Pathway to Independence Award (declined), 2016

Intramural Research Training Award, National Institutes of Health, USA, 2015

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 2010

National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 2010

The University of Texas Donald D. Harrington Graduate Fellow, 2010

Carl and Sammie Lock Valedictorian Award, School of Engineering, The University of Kansas, 2010

Nagel Scholarship, Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society, 2009

Qin (Maggie) Qi

Research Interests

biological transport phenomena, biomechanics, microfluidics, complex fluids

Education

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2018
M.S., Stanford University, 2017
B.S., Cornell University, 2013

Publications

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Young Scholars Semi-finalist Honoree, University of Washington, 2019​

Rising Star in ChemE Program, MIT, 2018

Graduate Fellowship in Science and Engineering, Stanford, 2014 – 2017

T.S. Lo Graduate Fellowship, Stanford, 2013

Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Research Award, Cornell, 2013

Engineering Learning Initiatives Research Award, Cornell, 2012

Rockwell Collins Scholarship, Society of Women Engineers (turned down), 2011 – 2012

Connor W. Coley

Research Interests

autonomous discovery, machine learning, laboratory automation, chemical synthesis, molecular design, drug discovery

Education

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019

M.S.CEP., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016

B.S., California Institute of Technology, 2014

Publications

Honors and Awards

CAS Future Leader, 2019

ACS CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence, 2019

Forbes 30 Under 30: Healthcare, 2019

AIChE PD2M Student Award, 2018

C&EN’s “Talented 12”, 2018

DARPA Riser, 2018

William C. Rousseau Award, MIT, 2016

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2014

Robert T. Haslam Presidential Graduate Fellowship, MIT, 2014

Frederic W. Hinrichs, Jr. Memorial Award, Caltech, 2014

Tau Beta Pi, 2013

Kate E. Galloway

Research Interests

Synthetic Biology, Molecular Systems Biology, Stem Cells, Cellular Reprogramming, 3D Genome Organization & Structure, Single-cell Analytics, Genetic Control Systems, Oncogenesis & Metastasis

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2012
M.S., California Institute of Technology, 2007
B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 2005

Publications

Honors and Awards

Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) (R35), 2021

ARCS Maggie McKnight Russell Memorial Postdoctoral Fellow Award, Fall 2017-Fall 2019

NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fall 2015 – Fall 2018

1st Place Winner of Annual USC Postdoctoral Symposium, May 2017

Doerr USC Stem Cell Challenge Award, 2017

Fluidigm USC Single Cell Project Grant, 2016

California Institute of Regenerative Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fall 2013 – Fall 2015

Caltech Everhart Lecturer, May 2011

Graduated with Honors, University of California, Berkeley, College of Chemistry, 2005

Ariel L. Furst

Research Interests

bioelectrochemistry, clinical diagnostics, biotechnology, surface chemistry and self-assembly

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 2015

B.S., University of Chicago, 2010

Publications

Honors and Awards

J-WAFS Seed Grant, 2021

Remsen Bird Lecturer, 2018

Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2016-2019

Gray-Hill Lecturer, 2014

Phi Beta Kappa, 2010

Graduated with Honors, University of Chicago, 2010

Dean’s List University of Chicago, 2009-2010

 

Karthish Manthiram

Research Interests

electrification and decarbonization of chemical synthesis, catalysis, renewable energy, electrochemistry, electrocatalysis, organic electrosynthesis, materials chemistry

Education

Postdoctoral Scholar, California Institute of Technology, 2015-2016

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2015

B.S., Stanford University, 2010

Publications

Honors and Awards

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2021

Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry, 2021

DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Award, 2020

MIT Teaching with Digital Technology Award, 2020

C. Michael Mohr Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2020

ACS Catalysis Early Career Advisory Board, 2020

Theodore T. Miller Career Development Chair, 2020

Young Innovator Award in NanoEnergy, 2019

NSF CAREER Award, 2019

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, 2019

American Chemical Society PRF New Investigator Award, 2019

3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 2019

C. Michael Mohr Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2018

Forbes 30 under 30 for Science, 2017

Electrochemical Society Dan Cubicciotti Award, 2015

Dow Excellence in Teaching Award, UC Berkeley, 2012

Chemical Engineering Teaching Award, UC Berkeley, 2012

Department of Energy Office of Science Graduate Fellowship, 2010

Tau Beta Pi Fellowship, 2010

Mason and Marsden Prize, Stanford University, 2010

Frederick E. Terman Award, Stanford University, 2010

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, 2009

Channing Robertson Award, Stanford University, 2009

Zachary P. Smith

Research Interests

Membrane separations, polymer physics, polymer chemistry, porous materials, and nanotechnology

Education

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Berkeley, 2014 – 2016

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2014

M.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2011

B.S., Pennsylvania State University, 2008

Publications

Honors and Awards

Robert N. Noyce Career Development Chair, 2021

Frank E. Perkins Award for Excellence in Graduate Advising, 2021

Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2021

Department of Energy Early Career Research Program Award, 2018

J-WAFS Seed Grant Award, 2018

ACS Petroleum Research Fund Doctoral New Investigator Award, 2018

U.S. Delegate to the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting on Chemistry, 2013

ACS Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research Award, 2013

DOE Office of Science Graduate Fellowship, 2010

The University of Texas at Austin Thrust Engineering Fellowship, 2008