Category Archives: People

Tribute to the legacy of Renato

It is hard to believe that it has been nearly two years since the passing of Renato Chiarizia. Many of us in M-Wing remember him as a dear friend, a colleague wise with separation experience, and a mentor. In the … Read More »

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Welcome Pubudu!

Pubudu Wimalasiri has joined the Separation Science group as a postdoctoral appointee. Pubudu’s previous research focused on generating a library of computational models for amorphous silica slab models that vary in key characteristics that include defect composition, silanol concentration, silanol … Read More »

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Amanda wins poster award!

Amanda won outstanding poster presentation award at 2020 Argonne Postdoctoral Research and Career Symposium. “Research presentations at the symposium gave participants the opportunity to showcase their research to a wider audience and provided an opportunity to practice valuable communication skills. … Read More »

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Welcome Amanda!

Amanda J. Carr has joined Separation Science group as a postdoctoral researcher. Amanda’s previous research focused on characterizing particle concentration during evaporative self assembly and probing graphene-polymer interfaces in nanocomposite materials using synchrotron X-ray scattering and surface sensitive spectroscopic techniques.

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Goodbye Samantha!

Good luck and best wishes to Samantha Stegman in graduate school at UW-Madison.  Sam joined the Heavy Elements group in the Spring of 2019 working on the synthesis of transuranium compounds from alkali metal hydrofluxes.  She was a key contributor … Read More »

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Welcome Michael!

Michael Servis has joined the Separation Science group as a staff scientist. Michael’s previous research focused on  simulation and experimental methods to study organic phase aggregation encountered in liquid/liquid separations processes,  structural and dynamic properties of liquid/liquid interfaces, and applying machine learning … Read More »

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Welcome Raju!

Raju Kumal has joined Separation Science group as a postdoctoral researcher. Raju’s previous research focused on nanomaterials synthesis and characterization for applications in nanomedicines, semiconductors and sensors. He is experienced in the field of Raman spectroscopy, and linear and non-linear … Read More »

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Welcome Marek!

Marek Piechowicz has joined the Separation Science group as a staff scientist. Marek’s previous research focused on studying the fundamental interactions of the transactinide elements with amidoxime functionalized ligands and the development of new porous polymer materials for heavy-metal separations, with a … Read More »

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Kaitlin moving to Vancouver

After a successful postdoctoral experience in Separation Science Group, Kaitlin is moving back to Vancouver to inspire new generation of scientists there. Congratulations! and best of luck in your future career.

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Goodbye Erin!

After spending her summer as a DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) fellow, Erin moves back to Colorado School of Mines to finish her Ph. D. We wish Erin good luck in her future career!

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