Group Members

 

David Hickey

 

Sofiene Abdellaoui

 

David P. Hickey

Research Assistant Professor

Education:
B.S. Chemistry, University of Oklahoma

PhD Chemistry, University of Oklahoma

Postdoc, University of Utah

Research Interests:

Redox polymer synthesis/characterization; electroorganic synthesis; substrate channeling in artificial metabolons

 

Sofiene Abdellaoui

Post Doc

Education:

BSc Biochemistry - University of Nîmes (FRANCE)

PhD Biochemistry - University of Lyon (FRANCE)

Postdoctoral researcher 2013-2014 in GEMBAS group (University of Lyon 1, France)

Postdoctoral researcher 2014-2015 in Prof Minteer’s research group (University of Utah)

Research Interests:

Biochemistry, molecular biology, enzymatic engineering, bioelectrocatalysis

 

Ross Milton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kamrul Hasan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Krysti Knoche

 

 

 

 

Matteo Grattieri

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michelle Rasmussen

Ross Milton

Post Doc

Education:

BSc Chemistry - University of Surrey (UK)

PhD Chemistry - University of Surrey (UK)

Postdoctoral researcher April 2014-April 2015 in Prof Minteer’s research group (University of Utah) Marie Curie Fellow (Global Fellowship); April 2015 - April 2018: First two years conducted in Prof Minteer’s research lab (University of Utah) with a one year EU return phase conducted in Prof Donal Leech’s research lab (National University of Ireland Galway)

Research Interests:

Glucose/O2 enzymatic BFCs; organic mediators for BFC anodes; alternative enzymes for (alternative) fuel oxidation; alternative oxidants and final electron acceptors for BFCs; enzymatic bioelectrosynthetic cells

Personal Interests:

Brazilian jiu jitsu, sightseeing, movies, V8 cars!

Kamrul Hasan

Post Doc

Education:

BSc Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Khulna University (Bangladesh)

MSc Biotechnology, Lund University (Sweden)

PhD Chemistry, Lund University (Sweden)

Postdoctoral fellow (April 2016-present) in Prof. Minteer’s research group (University of Utah)

Research interests:

Bioelectrochemical Systems, Microbial Biosensors, Microbial Fuel Cells, and Biological Photovoltaics.

Personal interests:

Playing cricket, listening music, writing blog, reading newspapers and magazines.

Krysti L. Knoche Gupta

Post Doc

Education:

BS Biochemistry - University of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)

PhD Chemistry - University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)

Research Interests:

Rechargeable biosupercapacitors (combining redox polymers and enzyme fuel cells), bioelectrocatalytic ammonia production by cyanobacteria (mechanistic studies), nonaqueous redox flow batteries

 

Matteo Grattieri

Post Doc

Education:

BSc Chemistry - University of Milan (ITALY)

MSc Chemistry - University of Milan (ITALY)

PhD Industrial Chemistry and Chemical Engineering - Politecnico di Milano (ITALY)

Postdoctoral researcher March 2016 - March 2018 in Prof Minteer's research group (University of Utah)

Research Interests:

Conductive biofilms, microbial fuel cells, extracellular electron transfer, bio-electrochemical systems, electrode materials development for on-field applications

Personal Interests:

Backpacking trips, travels, motorcycles, ski, music.

Michelle Rasmussen

Post Doc

Education:

BA Chemistry - Lawrence University (Appleton, WI)

PhD Chemistry - Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) 

Research Interests:

Enzymatic and microbial BFCs and biosensors

Florika Macazo

 Wade Horbinski

 

Dayi Chen

 

Xushuang Liu

 

 

Matthew Kummer

Florika C. Macazo

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Education:

Ph.D. Chemistry - University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

B.S. Chemistry - University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

Research Interests:

Bioelectrocatalysis, Bionanomanufacturing, Bioengineering

 

Wade Horbinski

Graduate Student

Education:

BA Chemistry, Reed College (Portland, OR)

Research Interests:

Nonaqueous redox flow batteries and photovoltaics

 

 

Dayi Chen

Graduate Student

Education:

Bachelor degree of science and Bachelor degree of philosophy from Peking University in China in 2007.

Interests: Curious about most things; often have interesting ideas or fantasies; often can't remember the exact details of things, but know where to look them up.

Xushuang Liu (Rachel)

Graduate Student

Education:

BS Chemistry at Wuhan University in China (2016).

Research interests:

Microbial cell and biosensors.

Personal Interests:

Cooking, dancing

 

Matthew Kummer

Graduate Student
Education:
BS Chemistry - Truman State University, Missouri
Research Interests & Background:
Substrate channeling for enzymatic BFC applications; atmospherics/organic synthesis of sulfate ester aerosols; theoretical physical-organic chemistry to determine pathways of amino acid synthesis from molecules in the interstellar medium.
Personal Interests:
Hiking, biking, climbing, sightseeing (especially in the national parks), computer gaming, graphic design.

Lindsey Pelster

Lindsey Pelster

Graduate Student

Education:

BS Biochemistry at Saint Louis University

MS Analytical Chemistry at Saint Louis University

Tao Wang

 

Erika Aoyama

 

Rong Cai

Tao Wang

Graduate Student

Education:
BS Chemistry - Wuhan UniversityMS Physical Chemistry - Wuhan University

Research Interests:

Biosensor, mitochondria

 

 

 

Erika Aoyama

Graduate Student

Education:

BS Chemistry - University of Utah

 

 

Rong Cai

Graduate Student

Education:

BS Chemistry at Yunnan University

MS Organic Chemistry at Chinese Academy of Science.

Research Interests:

Nitrogenase, Carbon dioxide reduction, Nitrogen fixation.

 

Mengwei Yuan

 

 

Fei Wu


Mengwei Yuan

Graduate student

Education:

B.S. degree in Chemistry, Beijing Normal University, China

Research Interests:

Enzymatic biofuel cell, bioelectrocatalysis, polymer chemistry

Fei Wu

Second Year Graduate Student

Education:

B.S. degree in pharmacy, Nankai University, China

Interests: reading, travelling, photography, playing computer games, watching anime and spending time with my family and friends

Previous Group Members

James Davidson

Fabien Giroud

Matthew Meredith

Shannon Meredith

Mike Minson

Joseph Morrison

Tera Nicolo

Braden Ohlsen

Alex Shrier

Kyle Sjoholm

Shuai Xu

(Jiang) Luke Yu

Last Updated: 2/21/17