Personnel

We are always looking for motivated and qualified PhD students and Post-doctoral Associates to join our group!  Interested person should e-mail Chris Hogan directly and attach an up-to-date copy of their C.V.  In addition, as director of graduate studies for the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Minnesota, Chris is also constantly looking for qualified PhD and MSME students to join the mechanical engineering department at Minnesota, where there are more than 40 graduate faculty members and a number of world leading research groups.  Interested prospective students are strongly encouraged to look over the department webpage, and before applying, please read over the application FAQ file.

Chris Hogan

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: hogan108.at.umn.edu
Post-doc, 2008-2009,  Mechanical Engineering, Yale University
Ph.D. 2008, Energy, Environ. & Chem. Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
B.S. 2004, Biol. & Environ. Engineering, Cornell University
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Bernard Olson

Senior Research Associate and Director of the Particle Calibration Laboratory, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Email: olso0209.at.umn.edu
Ph.D. 2000, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
M.S. 1992, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
B.S.1986, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Particle Calibration Laboratory

Steven Fredericks

Post-doctoral Associate (2018 – present)
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: fredris.at.umn.edu
Ph.D. 2018, Mechanical Engineering, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina
B.S. 2009, Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington

Souvik Ghosh

Post-doctoral Associate (2017 – present)
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: sghosh.at.umn.edu
Ph.D. 2017, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
M.Tech. 2011, Materials Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
M.S. 2009, Physics, Bose Institute and University of Calcutta, India
B.S. 2007, Physics, St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta, India
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Xiaoshuang Chen

Ph.D. Candidate 
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Email: chen4014.at.umn.edu
B.S. 2014, Energy, Power System and Automation, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, P. R. China

Jihyeon Lee

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: lee01151.at.umn.edu
M.S. 2016, Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea
B.S. 2014, Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, South Korea

Yuechen Qiao

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: qiaox100.at.umn.edu
B.S. 2017, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
B.S. 2015, Physics, University of Wisconsin-River Falls, USA

Guanyu Song

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: song0312.at.umn.edu
B.S. 2018, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

Huan Yang

Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Email: yang4847.at.umn.edu
B.S. 2015, Energy and Power Systems, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
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