- NRC Postdoctoral Scholar, NIST, 2014-2016
- Assistant Scientist III, Ames Laboratory, 2013-2014
- Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of California, Davis, 2013
- B.S., Ceramic Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2009
HONORS AND AWARDS
- 2021 NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation
- 2019 Doctoral New Investigator, Petroleum Research Fund
- 2017 Ralph E. Powe Jr. Faculty Award, ORAU
- 2016 Research and Scholarship Award (RASA), University of Maryland
- 2014 NRC Postdoctoral Fellowship
- 2014 NIST MML Accolade award for service
- 2013 Zuhair Munir award for best dissertation in the College of Engineering, University of California, Davis
Nanomaterial assembly, nucleation, protein aggregation, in situ electron microscopy, electrokinetics, nanochemistry
- Formation mechanisms, chemical kinetics, and thermodynamics of nanocrystal formation.
- Directed assembly of colloids, nanoparticles, and proteins with electric fields and chemical reactions.
- Stability of biopharmaceuticals, new microscopy methods for detecting and quantifying sub-visible and sub-micron particles.
- Protein aggregation and gelation.
- New optical and electron microscopy tools for nanomaterials and high order protein strcuture characterization.
- Thermodynamics II (CHBE 302): Fall 2016, 2017
- Mass and Energy Balances (CHBE 101): Spring 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
- Colloid and Interface Science (CHBE470/ENCH648f): Fall 2019, 2020
- Chemical Engineering Seminar (ENCH609): Spring 2019, Fall 2019, Spring 2020, Fall 2021, Spring 2021
- Chemical Processes in Beer Brewing (ENCH469): Fall 2023
- T.J. Woehl and P. Abellan, "Defining the Radiation Chemistry during Liquid Cell Electron Microscopy to Enable Visualization of Nanoparticle Growth and Degradation Dynamics," Journal of Microscopy 265, 2017, 135-147.
Petroleum Research Fund will provide $110K over the next two years.
Understanding Radiation Beam-Damage during Cryo-, ETEM, Gas- and Liquid-Cell Electron Microscopy.