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Dr. Sushant Anand

Assistant Professor

Director – Laboratory for Engineering surfAce Dynamics

Society in Science – Branco Weiss Fellow

PhD, University of Cincinnati (2011)
B.Tech & M.Tech, IIT Kharagpur (2005)

Office: 2025 ERF, 842 West Taylor Street, Chicago (IL) – 60607
Tel: 312-996-3427


Navid Saneie

Pursuing PhD (joined Fall 2015)

MS. Washington State University  (2015)
B.S. University of Tehran   (2013)

Sameera Khan

Pursuing MS (joined Fall 2015)

B.Tech, Vishwakarma  Institute of Technology (2015)

Areas: Condensation,   Surface engineering  Areas: Dew collection



Rukmava Chatterjee

Pursuing PhD (joined Spring 2016)

B.Tech, Jadavpur University (2014)

Hassan Bararnia

Pursuing PhD (joined Spring 2016)

PhD, MS (Iran)

Areas: Anti-Icing, Water/Ice  Areas: Soft matter, colloids




Postdoctoral Associates


Dr. Dong Jin Kang

Ph.D. Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), South Korea (2015)

M.S. Kumoh National Institute of Technology (KIT), South Korea  (2009)

B.S. Kumoh National Institute of Technology (KIT), South Korea  (2007)

Varun Kulkarni 2016


Dr. Varun Kulkarni

Ph.D. Purdue University (2013)

M.S. Indian Institute of Science, India (2009)

B.S. People’s Education Society Institute of Technology, India (2006)

Areas: Materials Science, Polymers  Areas: Dew collection



 Patrick Bailey

Daniel Budolak

Areas: Water harvesting Areas: Water harvesting


 Andrew Skoczylas

Shane Taylor

Areas: Water harvesting Areas: Water harvesting


Thomas Roe

Areas: Water harvesting