Joan Brennecke, Cockrell Family Chair in Engineering at University of Texas-Austin, visits the Gurkan Lab.
Professor Brennecke also gives The Thomas Bell Lecture at Cleveland State University.
1st PhD grad from Energy Lab
Vivian turned in her PhD dissertation and she officially graduates Spring 2019.
DOE EFRC Breakthrough Electrolytes for Energy Storage (BEES) had its first All-Hands Meeting at CWRU.
Dr Gurkan gave a presentation of Thrust 1: Deep Eutectic Solvents. She serves as the Thrust 1 Leader and Research Integration Officer for the center.
Check out the website for the latest news about the center.
Hongchao Mao joins the group as a postdoc from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Hoda Amani Hamedani joins the group as a Senior Research Associate from Nano Precision Medical Inc.
Welcome to Hongchao and Hoda!
Baby Gurkan #2
Dr Gurkan had a baby girl in February!
Welcome Baby Talya!
Brian Chen joined the group from the City College of New York!
Yun-Yang Lee joined the group from National Tsing-Hua University, Taiwan!
Welcome to Brian and Lee!
We are establishing the new DOE EnergyFrontier Research Center BEES: Breakthrough Electrolytes for Energy Storage. Dr Savinell is the Center's director and Dr Gurkan serves as the Thrust Leader for one of the thrusts and Research Integration Officer for the two thrusts.
Hiring PhD Students
Prospective students should email to email@example.com with their CV and a brief statement of their research interests.
The application deadline for the Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department at CWRU is October 15 for the Fall and January 15 for the Spring enrollment.
Congratulations to Karen and Suchitra for graduating with MS degree!
Dr Gurkan receives the CWRU VPR Catalyst Award for Publication Subvention.
Our paper just got accepted at ACS Materials & Interfaces.
Qianwen and Ningjin are presenting their work at ShowCASE on April 20, 2018.
Dr Gurkan is elected as a director of AIChE Transport and Energy Processes Division.
255th ACS National Meting, New Orleans
Dr Gurkan presents at 2018 ACS New Orleans meeting: Physical Chemistry of Ionic Liquids.
Dr Gurkan gives a seminar talk at the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Clemson University.
NIST Center for Neutron Research
Jeff will be traveling to NIST for neutron measurements to study structure of ionic liquids.
Dr Gurkan gives a seminar talk at Cleveland State University (Nov 16).
Energy Lab participated in the World Science for Peace and Development Day at CWRU showcasing our research (Nov 10).
Dr Gurkan to give a Session Keynote Talk in Rechargeable / Secondary Battery Technologies for Energy Storage at AIChE, Minneapolis.
Joseph Williams from Cleveland Institute of Art joins the group as an animation intern.
Dr Gurkan is the acting Vice Programming Chair for Transport and Energy Processes Division during the 2017 Annual AIChE Fall Meeting. She is also the moderator for the Graduate Student Panel at Women Initiative Committee.
Jeffrey Klein from Colorado School of Mines (BS 2017) joins the group as a PhD student
ENERGY LAB members will be at 232nd ECS National Meeting
Qianwen's (Vivian) abstract got accepted for oral presentation at Symposium L03: Physical and Analytical Electrochemistry of Ionic Liquids 6. She will present her research on October 4, 2017: 8:40-9 am
Dr Gurkan attended the 2017 ASEE Chemical Engineering Summer School in North Carolina.
VeAnn Pham from University of Arizona joins the group as NSF REU participant.
Neil receives SOURCE funding
Neil will be working in the lab during the summer of 2017 on electroreduction processes in ionic liquids. His research support comes from the Centralized Office for Undergraduate Research at CWRU.
Dr. Gurkan chaired the following sessions at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco: Rechargeable / Secondary Battery Technologies for Energy Storage
Battery and Energy Storage Technologies
Energy Lab at Case Western Reserve University is established.