Giri Group Members

Members of Crystal Engineering Lab


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Gaurav Giri

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University, 2013
B.S. Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 2008

 

 

Graduate Researchers

  • Ashley Conley

    Ashley Conley


    5th year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Chemistry, B.S. Applied Mathematics, The Ohio State University, 2016

    Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

    Research Interests: Optoelectronics, Materials Chemistry, Sustainability

    Email: ac4gt@virginia.edu

  • Sangeun (Steve) Jung

    Sangeun (Steve) Jung


    5th year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, Penn State University, 2017

    Hometown: Seoul, Republic of Korea

    Research Interests: Metal Organic Frameworks based conductive materials and their applications

    Email: sj3kb@virginia.edu

  • Natalie Smith

    Natalie Smith


    4th year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Chemistry-Engineering, Washington and Lee University, 2018

    Hometown: Richmond, VA

    Research Interests: Nanofluidic, Metal-organic Frameworks

    Email: ns7zv@virginia.edu

  • Prince Verma

    Prince Verma


    4th year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.Tech. Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, India, 2017

    Hometown: Uttar Pradesh, India

    Research Interests: Thin films of Zr-based Metal Organic Frameworks

    Email: pkv2eu@virginia.edu

  • Ankit Dhakal

    Ankit Dhakal


    1st year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Chemistry-Engineering, Mississippi State University, 2021

    Hometown: Biratnagar, Nepal

    Research Interests: Metal Organic Framework polymer composite systems and their applications

    Email: wfx7gm@virginia.edu

  • Meagan Phister

    Meagan Phister


    1st year Ph.D. Graduate Student

    B.S. Engineering Science, Sweet Briar College, 2020

    Hometown: Moneta, VA

    Research Interests: Optoelectronics, Sustainability

    Email: hjv7vt@virginia.edu

Undergraduate Researchers

Alumni Researchers

  • Arian Ghorbanpour

    Arian Ghorbanpour


    Former Postdoctoral Research Associate

    Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Houston, 2015

    M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2010

    B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2007

    Hometown: Sari, Iran

  • Stephanie Guthrie

    Stephanie Guthrie


    Former Graduate Student

    Current Workplace & Position: Senior Scientist at Allogene Therapeutics

    Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2020

    B.S.E. Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2015

    Hometown: Grand Haven, Michigan

    Email: smg6fr@virginia.edu

  • Luke Huelsenbeck

    Luke Huelsenbeck


    Former Graduate Student

    Current Workplace & Position: Investigator- Materials Science at GSK

    Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2021

    B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Brown University, 2013

    Hometown: Sparta, New Jersey

    Email: ldh5jd@virginia.edu

  • Lauren Hornsby

    Lauren Hornsby


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2018

  • Priya Shankar

    Priya Shankar


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2018

  • Elizabeth Tonneslan

    Elizabeth Tonneslan


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2018

  • Nicholas Blackwell

    Nicholas Blackwell


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2019

  • Jeongwon John Choi

    Jeongwon John Choi


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2019

  • Zijie Pan

    Zijie Pan


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2019

  • Clayton Burress

    Clayton Burress


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2020

  • Jill Dane

    Jill Dane


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2020

  • Craig Doody

    Craig Doody


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2020

  • Rachel Ho

    Rachel Ho


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2020

  • Nicholas Malmgren

    Nicholas Malmgren


    Former Undergraduate Researcher

    B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia, 2020