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 & Director of Graduate Studies
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Aerosol Science
  • 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
  • Webpage Google Scholar.  Researchgate

BERNARD OLSON

  • Senior Research Associate
  • 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: frederis.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
  • Google Scholar

NYSSA CAPMAN

  • Ph.D. Candidate 
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Email: capma002.at.umn.edu
  • B.S. 2018 Physics & Math, Augsburg College
  • Co-advised by Professor Steve Koester

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

TOSHISATO ONO

  • Ph.D. Candidate
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Email: onoxx012.at.umn.edu
  • M.S. 2014, Energy Sci. & Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • B.S. 2012, Electrical Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • Co-advised by Professor Uwe Kortshagen

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
  • Google Scholar