Officers

 

Alisyn Greenfield

Alisyn Greenfield
greenfield.89@osu.edu

Social Chair

I am a 2nd year PhD student in Dr. Palmer’s research lab. My research is focused on the development and synthesis of hemoglobin based oxygen carriers to be used in transfusion medicine. I received my bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry from Calvin University in Grand Rapids, MI. In my free time I love to read (favorite genres: mythology and psychological thrillers) and currently dance with the Studio Dance team at OSU.

Kevin Lu

Kevin Lu
lu.2318@osu.edu

Vice President

I am a 3rd year PhD student working in Dr Paulson’s Lab. My projects are focused on process modeling and optimization. In my free time, I like watching anime and playing chess.

Ashin Sunny

Ashin Sunny
sunny.15@osu.edu

Treasurer

I am a 2nd year PhD student in Dr. Fan’s lab. My work focuses on reaction engineering and particle-fluid dynamics to study catalyst properties in different reactor systems. I received my Bachelor’s degree from Institute of Chemical Technology, India. In my leisure time, I like to explore the campus on my bike, listen to music or read books. I love to play any kind of sport!  

Snehal Patil

Snehal Patil
patil.208@osu.edu

Mental Health Officer

I am a 2nd year PhD student in Dr. Ozkan's lab. I am currently working on Catalytic hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) reactions. HDO is an important bio-oil to biofuel up-gradation process.  Apart from research, I am into biking, hiking, badminton. I love cooking and baking as well, especially trying different vegan dishes is always fun. I am a certified wellness workshop facilitator, and I am involved with the SKY Engineering club ( Meditation and Yoga club) at OSU. I believe in striving to be a better version of yourself every day because there is always room to grow.

Farshud Sorourifar

Farshud Sorourifar
sorourifar.1@osu.edu     
Recruiting Officer

I’m a second year graduate student in Professor Paulson’s lab. I am excited for the opportunity to improve the quality of life for chemical engineering graduate students by curating social and professional development opportunities. In my  limited free time, I enjoy doing outdoor activities and playing games. I look forward to an exciting year with all of you!  

Akshay Kudva

Akshay Kudva
kudva.7@osu.edu

President

I’m a second year graduate student in Dr. Paulson’s lab. I received my undergrad and masters from VIT Vellore and UPES, Dehradun respectively. My research presently involves developing robust black-box optimizers for tuning advanced controllers. In my free time, I enjoy lifting weights,  playing online chess and watching anime. My wife and I also create content for our Chemical Engineering related YouTube channel.