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Jonathan K. Whitmer.
Assistant Professor
Ph. D. University of Illinois, Physics, 2011
M. S. University of Illinois, Physics, 2009
B. S. Kansas State University, Mathematics and Physics, 2005
Research Interests: Everything
Curriculum Vitae

Postdocs and Graduate Students

Michael Quevillon
Graduate Student

B. S. University of Minnesota, 2015

Research Interests: Colloidal Assembly, Ionic Liquid Crystals, Free Energy Mapping, Dimensionality Reduction Methods

Hythem Sidky
Graduate Student

B. S. University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 2011

Research Interests: Liquid Crystals, General Thermodyanmics, Free Energy Methods, Machine Learning, and more...

2016 NSF Graduate Fellow
2017 CBE Best Candidacy Award
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Vikramjit S. Rathee
Graduate Student

B. S. University of Delaware, 2013

Research Interests: Conformations of Weak Polyelectrolytes, Ion Separation Membranes, Hybrid Monte Carlo Methods

Undergraduate Students

Aristotle J. Zervoudakis
Class of 2018

Research Interests: Coarse-Grained Models of Complex Coacervates

2016 NDNano Undergraduate Research Fellowship (NURF)
2017 NDEnergy Slatt Fellowship

Joseph Sabat
Class of 2018

Research Project: Host--Guest Binding Free Energy Calculations

Group Alumni

Benjamin J. Sikora
Postdoc, 2015-2016

Research Interests: Free Energy Methods, Polymer Physics, Metal-Organic Frameworks, Zeolites, Adsorption

Current: Honeywell
Dhagash Mehta
Research Assistant Professor, 2015-2016

Research Interests: Polynomial Homotopy Methods, Minimum Energy Configurations, Equations of State

Current: United Technologies
Jiahong Shen
iSURE Summer Student (Fudan University)

Research Project: Elastic Properties of Fluctuating Membranes

Current: Ph. D. Student at Northwestern University
Catherine Drummond
Undergraduate Student (Class of 2018), 2016

Research Project: Host-Guest Drug Delivery Complexes

Current: ND Class of 2018
Nishi Kashyap
NDNano Undergraduate Research Fellow (IIT Delhi), 2017

Research Project: Elastic Properties of Fluctuating Biological Membranes

Current: Undergraduate, IIT Delhi
Alisha Agrawal
NDNano Undergraduate Research Fellow (IIT Delhi), 2017

Research Project: Phase Behavior of Ionic Liquid Crystals (co-advised with Jennifer L. Schaefer)

Current: Undergraduate, IIT Delhi
Soren Kyhl
Class of 2018

Research Interests: Free Energy Mapping of Cluster Assemblies