Research Team

Gentner Lab, July 2019

Gentner Lab, October 2017

Gentner Lab, July 2017

Gentner Group 3-2016Gentner Lab, Fall 2016

 

Gentner Lab, July 2015


Principal Investigator

Drew R. Gentner

Assistant Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering
Assistant Professor of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Affiliate of Yale Climate & Energy Institute
Visiting Scientist and Research Associate at the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany

 

 

 

 


Postdoctoral Researcher

Junqi Wang

B.S. Chemistry: University of Nebraska at Kearney (2013)
Ph.D. Chemistry: University of Michigan (2019)
Project: Low-cost, portable microGC


Graduate Student Researchers

Colby Buehler

B.S. Chemical Engineering: University of Connecticut (2018)
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (2018-present)
Project: High spatiotemporal measurements and statistical analysis of urban air quality with novel devices and methods

 

Jenna Ditto

B.S. Chemical Engineering: Brown University (2015)
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (2015-present)
Project: New analytical techniques to speciate mid- to high-polarity biogenic organic compounds in the atmosphere

 


Tori Hass-Mitchell

B.S. Chemical Engineering: Yale University (2019)
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (2020-present)
Project: Use of high mass-resolution and time-resolution analytical methods to speciate tobacco smoke and other complex mixtures


Peeyush Khare

B.Tech. Civil Engineering, VIT Vellore, India (2012)
M.S. Civil Engineering (Environmental), Virginia Tech (2014)
PGDip. Liberal Arts and Environmental Policy, Y.I.F (Ashoka U)-Sciences Po Paris (2015)
M.S. Chemical & Environmental Engineering, Yale University (2017)
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (2015-present)
Project: Emerging contaminants in urban atmospheres: Increasing influence of non-combustion sources on urban air quality.
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Jo Machesky

B.S. Environmental Engineering: Northwestern University (2018)
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (2018-present)
Project: Emissions of non-combustion related materials and non-traditional emission pathways


Minguk Seo

B.S. Vanderbilt University (2020)
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (2020-present)
Project: TBD


Roger Sheu

B.A. Chemistry: Pomona College (2014)
B.A. Mathematics: Pomona College (2014)
Ph.D. Environmental Engineering (2014-present)
Project: Gas- and Aerosol-Phase Compounds in Indoor Air: Sources, Concentrations, and Dynamics


Current Undergraduates

  • Ricardo Soto
  • Renee Su
  • Roxanne Trachtenberg
  • Michael McNamara
  • Megan He

Postdoc/Graduate Student Alumni

  • Brian Drollette (in Plata lab 2015-2018, now a Research Scientist at Exponent)
  • Anna Walsh (2017-2018, now at Woods Hole)
  • Jingying Xu (Visiting PhD student 2017-2018 from Tsinghua University via Chinese Scholarship Council Fellowship) (currently finishing PhD at Tsinghua University)
  • Fulizi Xiong (2016-2018, Senior Scientist II at Wuxi Biologics, Shanghai, China)
  • Kate Skog (2016-2018, Research Scientist at Picarro)
  • Aurelie Marcotte (2015-2016, now a Mass Spectrometry Specialist for Waters Corporation)
  • Thiago Nogueira (2014, at University of São Paulo)
  • Rui Chen (2018-2019)

Undergraduate Alumni

  • Sophie Janaskie (2014-2015)
  • Joel Li (2015)
  • Hitoshi Kawashima (2014-2015)
  • Yong Feng (Summer 2014; visiting from Zhejiang University)
  • Sophia Charan (2014-2016)
  • Hannah Nesser (2016)
  • Patrick Wilczynski (2016)
  • Genevieve Fowler (2016)
  • Jonathan Chang (2016)
  • Mieke Scherpbier (2016)
  • Haley Rogers (2015-2016)
  • Kendall Chapin (2016)
  • Chad Small (2016)
  • Vanessa Hansen-Quartney (2017)
  • Emily Barnes (2014-2015, 2017)
  • Evan Doyle (2016-2017)
  • Joseph Kohrman-Glaser (2016-2017)
  • Christian Mendez (2016-2017)
  • Pulith Peiris (2017)
  • Steven Rofrano (2017)
  • Stefan Colton (2017-2018)
  • Katherine Attar (2018)
  • Leah Surratt (2015)
  • Abigail Okazaki (2016)
  • Elle Buellesbach (2016)
  • Coryelle Pondy (2016)
  • Brandon Ortiz (2016)
  • Kevin Moses (2017)
  • Will Drexler (2017)
  • Gladys Fang (2017)
  • Miguel Yuste (2017)
  • Kevin Truong (2017-2018)
  • Bohan Lou (2018)
  • Marissa Hui Ling Foo (2018)
  • Reese Roberts (2018)
  • Christian White (2018)
  • Jinny Van Doorn (2018)
  • Cierra Taylor (2019)
  • Haley Rogers (2018-2019)
  • Christina Chen (2018-2019)
  • Joseph Lybik (2018-2020)

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