Kerry Kelly
Title: Associate Professor
Email: kerry.kelly@chemeng.utah.edu
I lead the KairLab, and we are looking for talented students to join our team.
Kamaljeet Kaur
Title: Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Email: u1076066@utah.edu
Kamaljeet received the B. Tech. and M. Tech. degrees in chemical engineering from IIT Kanpur, Kanpur, India, in 2015. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Her current research focuses on linking the physicochemical properties such as size, shape, and chemical composition of combustion particles with health effects.
Zheyuan Pei
Title: Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Email: zheyuan.pei@utah.edu
Zheyuan is pursuing his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. He is currently working on the project “Community-Engaged, Sensor Network for Identifying Air Pollution Sources.” His work focuses on the laboratory and field validation of nanofiber sensors, data acquisition, and data analysis.
Reuben Ileanwa Attah
Title: Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Email: reuben.attah@utah.edu
Reuben is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. His research focuses on investigating and characterizing the effect of atmospheric oxidation and aging on aerosol particles and its relationship to human health. This will help to develop better regulations and policies towards secondary organic aerosols.
Tristalee Mangin
Title: Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Email: tristalee.mangin@utah.edu
Tristalee is pursuing a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. She is working on the SmartAir project which intends to reduce local vehicle engine idling pollution using a dynamic, real-time display incorporating air quality, engine idling statistics, and a community crafted message. Her focus is acquiring, testing, and calibrating low-cost sensors and conducting laboratory and field validation of the SmartAir sensor package.
Elaheh Safaei kouchaksaraei
Title: Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Email: elaheh.safaeikouchaksaraei@utah.edu
Elaheh is currently pursuing her Ph.D in Chemical Engineering. Her focus is obtaining and quantifying air emission changes and the associated health and economic benefits of an energy-saving program.
Sarah Silcox
Title: Graduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Email: u0624132@utah.edu
Sarah is getting her M.S. in Chemical Engineering. Her project is a Life Cycle Analysis of the Wasatch Resource Recovery renewable natural gas plant in North Salt Lake.
Ember Chadwick
Title: Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Ember is pursuing a combined B.S./M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering with an emphasis in Energy Engineering. She is currently working on her undergraduate thesis for the Honors College. Her project aims to investigate particle interactions between ammonium nitrate salt and soot and their health effects on pulmonary tissues.
Connor Michael Clay
Title: Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Connor is currently pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He is currently working on two projects. The first project is implementing an efficient emission savings calculator at the Intermountain Industrial Assessment Center and providing consultation on the impact of assessment recommendations on air quality. The second project is developing a cost-effective air quality sensor casing for current air sensors in use to detect particle matter of a diameter of ten micrometers (PM10).
Brandon Juedeman
Title: Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Brandon is currently pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He is working on the SmartAir project which intends to reduce local vehicle engine idling pollution using a dynamic, real-time display incorporating air quality, engine idling statistics, and a community crafted message. His work focuses on testing low-cost sensors and conducting laboratory and field validation of the SmartAir sensor package.
Anna Elizabeth Leonard
Title: Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Anna is currently pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. She is working on the SmartAir project which intends to reduce local vehicle engine idling pollution using a dynamic, real-time display incorporating air quality, engine idling statistics, and a community crafted message. Her work focuses on testing low-cost sensors and conducting laboratory and field validation of the SmartAir sensor package.
Samuel James Partridge
Title: Undergraduate Student, Chemical Engineering
Sammy is pursuing a B.S. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah. He helps quantify emissions and energy savings during energy audits on small to medium manufacturing facilities with the IIAC(Intermountain Industrial Assessment Center).