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Max Zhang, Principle Investigator
max newsDr. Zhang joined the Cornell MAE faculty in 2006. Prior to that, he was a research scientist at the Air Quality Research Center, University of California at Davis. Before that he was a visiting scientist to USEPA National Exposure Research Laboratory in 2000 and 2002. Dr. Zhang teaches Engineering Thermodynamics, Future Energy Systems, and Air Quality classes through the Sibley School.

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Jiangfeng Wang, Visiting Associate Professor
Dr. Wang is visiting us from Xi’an Jiaotong University. He is an expert on energy system engineering.

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Shaojun Zhang, Post-doctoral Associate
Dr. Shaojun Zhang joined EERL in 2017, after working with Ford Motor Company for two years. He received his PhD degree in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University.  Shaojun was a visiting PhD  student to EERL

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Kevin Kircher, PhD Candidate
Kevin on Mount Katahdin.Kevin received an MEng in engineering physics from Cornell (2009) while working at EERL and a BS magna cum laude in applied math and physics from UW-Milwaukee (2008). After graduating with MEng, Kevin interned at the Bangalore headquarters of Infosys, and was a member of the building technologies group at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. Kevin is working on estimation and control algorithms for stochastic systems, with applications at the edge of the power grid and building systems. He is currently developing a microgrid powered by micro-hydro and solar energy.

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Bo Yang, PhD Candidate
Bo joined EERL in 2009 as a visiting scholar, and returned in 2013 as a PhD candidate.  With his expertise in computational fluid dynamics (CFD), Bo has been developing the CTAG model to simulate the evolutions of different types of exhaust plumes, including on-road vehicles, large coal-fired power plants, small natural gas combustion turbines, diesel backup generators and biomass CHP. Bo is also applying computational techniques to improve emission characterizations of combustion sources.

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Jiajun Gu, PhD Candidate
Jiajun joined EERL in 2015 after receiving her M.S. degree in Environmental Engineering at Cornell. Her doctoral research focuses on developing emission source estimation techniques.

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Jeffery Sward, PhD Candidate
Jeff joined EERL in 2016 after receiving his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of New Mexico. His current project is to evaluate the environmental impacts of REV initiatives in New York State.

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Khaled Hashad, PhD Candidate
Khaled joined EERL in 2016 after receiving his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering at University of Connecticut. His current project is to design transportation green infrastructure to mitigate near-road air pollution.

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Dayang Guo, Visiting PhD Student
Danyang joined EERL in 2016 as a visiting PhD student from Harbin Institute of Technology, and is working on environmental dispatch of power systmes.

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Aleshka Carrion-Matta, M.S. Candidate
Aleshka’s M.S. project focuses on source-oriented micro-environmental air quality modeling of nano-cerium fuel additives. She is also working on highway dispersion modeling and mobile measurements of woodsmoke in urban and rural areas. Aleshka will pursue her PhD degree at Harvard University.

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Devang Dave, MENG Student
Devang joined EERL in 2016 as a Mechanical Engineering MENG student, and is working on environmental sensing.

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Kartikay Gupta, MENG Student
Kartikay joined EERL in 2016 as a Mechanical Engineering MENG student. He is working on community energy system modeling.

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Mackenzie Kinard, MENG Student
Mackenzie joined EERL in 2016 as a Mechanical Engineering MENG student, and is working on GIS analysis of renewable energy systems.

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Kaleb Roush, MENG Student
Kaleb joined EERL in 2016 as a Mechanical Engineering MENG student, and is working on GIS analysis of renewable energy systems.

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Qikun Wang, MENG Student
Qikun joined EERL in 2016 as a Mechanical Engineering MENG student, and is working on environmental sensing.

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Yifan Wu, MENG Student
Yifan joined EERL in 2016 as a Mechanical Engineering MENG student. He is working on community energy system modeling.

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David Xu, MENG Student
David joined EERL in 2016 as a Systems Engineering MENG student. David is working on analyzing on-road emission data.

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Tong Zhang, MENG Student
Tong joined EERL in 2016 as a Mechanical Engineering MENG student, and is working on analyzing energy and emissions data from combined heat and power systems.

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Ye Lin Kim, Undergraduate Researcher
Ye Lin joined EERL in 2016 as an undergraduate researcher, and is working on analyzing renewable energy resources.

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