Principal Investigator

Dr. Emily M. Ryan (CV)
ryanem@bu.edu
(617) 353 - 7767

Education
Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2008
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Tufts University, 2004

Current Research
Development of meso-scale, device-scale and multi-scale models for energy systems

Graduate Students

Erin Arai
erinarai@bu.edu

Education
M.A. in Astronomy, Wesleyan University, 2010
B.A. in Astronomy and Astrophysics, Harvard University, 2008

Current Research
Smoothed particle hydrodynamics modeling of bubble behavior

Kathy Dupre
kdupre@bu.edu

Education
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Rochester, 2016
B.S. in Applied Mathematics, University of Rochester, 2016

Current Research
Eulerian modeling of cavitation in nozzles

Quang Ha (CV)
qth20@bu.edu

Education
M.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering at University of Cambridge, 2016

Current Research
Uncertainty Quantification in Multi-scale Modeling, Materials Informatics, Data-Driven Models for Materials Design

Undergraduate Students

Alumni

David Wagner
Group Position: M.S. Graduate Student
Research Topic: Modeling of operation and degredation of SOFCs
Current Position:

Sandra Abago
Group Position: M.S. Graduate Student
Research Topic: Thermodynamhttp://www.bu.edu/cwis/webuser/web/c/e/celic modeling of reactions and degredation in SOFCs
Current Position:

Dr. William Lane
Group Position: Ph.D. Graduate Student
Research Topic: Sub-grid filtering models for heat transfer in multiphase flows
Current Position: Product Engineer at Evoqua Water Technologies

Dr. Jinwang Tan
Group Position: Ph.D. Graduate Student
Research Topic: Operation and degradation of advanced battery technologies
Current Position: Shenzhen University, Mechatronics Engineering Department

Carlos H. P. Coutinho
Group Position: Undergraduate Student
Research Topic: Kinetics, charge and mass transport of the cathode in SOFCs
Current Position: Graduate student (M.S.) at Boston University (Boston, MA)

Katie Henshaw
Group Position: High-School Research Intern (RISE)
Research Topic: Modeling degradation of Li-air battery cathodes
Current Position: Undergraduate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)

Luis B. Luque
Group Position: Undergraduate Student
Research Topic: Modeling heat transfer in multiphase flows; Simulating an activated carbon fluidized bed reactor
Current Position: Ph.D. student at UC Berkely and NSF Graduate Fellow

Christopher Moulder
Group Position: M.S. Graduate Student
Research Topic: Uncertainty quantification and analysis of multiphase flows
Current Position: Graduate student (MBA) at University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)

Tatiana Sokolinski
Group Position: M.S. Graduate Student
Research Topic: Materials informatics of liquid crystals for advanced batteries

Emily Broude
http://www.bu.edu/cwis/webuser/web/c/e/cel Group Position: High-School Research Intern (RISE)
Research Topic: Modeling the effects of pore geometry in lithium air batteries
Current Position: Senior at Hastings High School

Benjamin A. Schrage
Group Position: M.S. Graduate Student
Research Topic: Modeling the operation and degradation of solid-oxide fuel cells
Current Position: Support technician at Omni Soft (San Francisco, CA)

Kelsey R. Bilsback
Group Position: Undergraduate Research Assistant
Research Topic: Modeling heat transfer in two-phase fluidized beds
Current Posision: Graduate student (PhD) in Mechanical Engineering at Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)

Adit Namdev
Group Position: High-School Research Intern (RISE)
Research Topic: Modeling the effects of tortuosity in lithium air batteries
Current Position: Undergraduate in Electrical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Bailey
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