Scientists

Zongsu Wei

Research Scientist

Email: wzongsu@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, Ohio State University, OH, USA (2015)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Hyukmin Kweon

Research Scientist

Email: hyukminkweon@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, University of Utah, UT, USA (2015)
Phone: (801) 819-8505
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Iman Mehdipour

Research Scientist

Email: imehdipour@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, MO, USA (2017)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Erika Callagon La Plante

Research Scientist

Email: ecallagon@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., Earth and Environmental Sciences (Geochemistry), University of Illinois, IL, USA (2016)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Monday Uchenna Okoronkwo

Research Scientist

Email: muokoronkwo@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, U.K. (2014)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Magdalena Balonis

Research Scientist & Lecturer

Email:  mbalonis@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Aberdeen, UK (2010)
Phone: (310) 825-3539
Engineering V, 2121K, 410 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Bu Wang

Research Scientist

Email: wangbu@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., Ceramic Engineering, Alfred University, NY, USA (2012)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Graduate Students

Sara Vallejo Castaño

Ph.D. Candidate co-advised with Prof. Laurent Pilon

Email: saravc@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., ME, UCLA (2020)
Phone: (310) 869-6388
Engineering IV 46-128,
420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Reymar Diwa

Ph.D. Student

Email: reymar.diwa@gmail.com
Education: Ph.D., CEE, UCLA (2023)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Shiqi Dong

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: shiqidong@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., MSE, UCLA (2020)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Benjamin Young

Ph.D. Candidate co-advised with Prof. Laurent Pilon

Email: benyoung17@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., ME, UCLA (2018)
Phone: (310) 869-6388
Engineering IV 46-128,
420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Sabrina Ketel

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: sketelone@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., CEE, UCLA (2020)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Zhenyu She

Ph.D. Candidate co-advised with Prof. Laurent Pilon

Email: shezhenyu@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., ME, UCLA (2020)
Phone: (310) 869-6388
Engineering IV 46-128,
420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Jason Timmons

Email: timmonsjason@ucla.edu
Education: M.S., MSE, UCLA (2018)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Yi-hsuan Hsiao

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: zaqw8522@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., CEE, UCLA (2019)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Tandre Oey

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: tandreoey@gmail.com
Education: Ph.D., CEE, UCLA (2018)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Gabriel Falzone

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: gabefalzone@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., MSE, UCLA (2018)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Peng Guo

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: pengguo@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., CE, UCLA (2017)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Zhenhua Wei

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: zhenhuawei@ucla.edu
Education: Ph.D., CE, UCLA (2017)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 900955

Undergraduate Students

Joseph Gall

Email: jdgall@ucla.edu
Education: BSMSE, UCLA (2018)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Jesse Wong

Email: jessewong1@ucla.edu
Education: BSMSE, UCLA (2017)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Akira Wada

Email: awada@ucla.edu
Education: BSMSE, UCLA (2017)
Phone: (310) 860-6212
Boelter Hall 2517, 420 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095