Group Picture, January 2020. From left to right: Feng Jiao, Sean Overa, Matt Jouny, Emily Jeng, Haeun Shin, Rong Xia, Yaran Zhao, Brian Ko, and Ken Hansen.

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FENG JIAO

Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director

Robert Grasselli Development Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Director of Center for Catalytic Science & Technology

Office location: 331 Colburn Laboratory, 150 Academy Street, Newark, DE 19716

Email address: jiao@udel.edu

Full CV download here

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BJORN HASA

I graduated from University of Patras (Greece) in 2019 with a PhD in chemical engineering. I am currently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Delaware with research interest in developing advanced characterization techniques for CO2/CO electroreduction. 

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YARAN ZHAO

I obtained my PhD degree in physical chemistry in 2019 from Nankai University in China. Then I joined Dr. Jiao's group from 2019 as a postdoc. My research interest is focused on in situ mechanistic study of electrochemical reactions by using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS).

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BYUNG HEE (BRIAN) KO

I received my B.S. degree in chemical and biomolecular engineering at Cornell University in 2017. I am currently pursuing my Ph.D. in chemical engineering at the University of Delaware with research interest in CO2 reduction.

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SEAN OVERA

I completed my undergraduate degree with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering at the University of South Carolina. I joined the Jiao group to pursue my Ph.D in Chemical Engineering focusing on electrocatalysis.

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HAEUN SHIN

I graduated from Chonnam National University with a BS/MS in chemical engineering. I joined Dr. Jiao’s group to pursue my PhD degree in 2019 with research interest in electrocatalysis.

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KENTARO HANSEN

I graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Chem. Eng. in 2018. I joined the Jiao group in Fall 2019 and I am pursuing a PhD degree in Chem. Eng. with a focus on electrochemistry. My research interests are in the design and optimization of electrochemical devices and their materials.

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LUKE CHERNIACK

I received a B.S. in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2020. I joined the Jiao group in 2020 to pursue my PhD in chemical engineering. My research interest is designing electrochemical devices.

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BRADIE CRANDALL

I graduated with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of South Carolina in 2020 and joined the Jiao group to pursue a PhD in Chemical Engineering. I hope to use the expertise I gain to bridge science and public policy with a focus on energy and climate.

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RONG XIA

I obtained BS in chemical engineering in 2017 from Tianjin University. I joined Dr. Jiao’s group in 2019 as a visiting graduate student from Tianjin University. My research interest focus on electrocatalysis.

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HARRISON CHUMA

TBD

Former Group Members:

Emily Jeng, M.Ch.E., 2016-2020.

Matthew Jouny, Ph.D., 2015-2020.

Wesley Luc, Ph.D., 2014-2019.

Dr. Hongjie Tang, Postdoc fellow, 2017-2019.

Jingjing Lyu, Visiting graduate student, 2017-2018.
Dr. Wenlei Zhu, Postdoc fellow, 2017-2018.

Charles Collins, Undergraduate researcher, 2015-2017.
Andrew Craft, M.Ch.E., 2015-2017.
Jonathan Rosen, Ph.D., 2011-2016.
Dr. Qi Lu, Postdoc fellow, 2012-2016.
Yan Zhang, M.Ch.E., 2012-2015.
Gregory Hutchings, Ph.D., 2010-2015.
Bryan Yonemoto, Ph.D., 2010-2015.
Seif Yusuf, M.Ch.E., 2010-2012.