PEOPLE

WILLIAM MUSTAIN, PH.D.

Professor

Recent Honors and Awards

  • Fulbright Scholar Fellowship

  • Electrochemical Society Supramaniam Srinivasan Young Investigator Award

  • CQIA Platinum Innovation Prize (Shared with R. Maric, C.B. Carter and J. Roller)

  • DOE Early Career Award

  • Illinois Institute of Technology Young Alumni Award

Lyzmarie Irizarry Colon

Ph.D. Student

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of South Florida, 2014

Interests and Activities:

  • Using computational tools to understand and improve water management in AEMFCs

  • Novel cell design of fuel cell components

  • Mixed media art projects

Horie Adabi

Ph.D. Student

M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran 2016

B.S., Chemical Engineering, Petroleum University of Technology, 2013

Interests and Activities:

  • Understanding the behavior of water in anion exchange membrane fuel cells.  

  • Using electrochemical techniques to capture and utilize carbon dioxide

  • Hiking, volunteer work for the environment, reading

EHSAN FAEGH

Ph.D. Student

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran, 2016

Interests and activities:

  • Zn corrosion and gassing in alkaline batteries

  • New ionic liquids for lithium-based batteries

  • Playing soccer, watching movie and traveling

Hanna Soucie

Ph.D. Student

B.S., Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 2017

Interests and Activities:

  • Sustainable reaction pathways for electrochemcial synthesis of chemicals and fuels

  • Decentralized Industrial chemical production

  • Hiking, running, rowing, playing cello

BENJAMIN NG

Ph.D. Student

B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2017

B.S., Environmental Engineering, University of Connecticut, 2017

Interests and Activities:

  • Surface engineering of high capacity transition metal oxide anodes

  • Characterization of Solid-Electrolyte Interphase (SEI)

  • Developing stable nanostructured polymer electrolytes for Li-metal batteries

  • Personal interests: volunteer work (NPO, NGO, animal shelters), soccer, archery, hiking

YIWEI ZHENG

Ph.D. Candidate

B.S, Chemical Engineering, Tianjin Polytechnic University, 2014

MS, Chemical Engineering,  Israel Institute of Technology-Technion, 2017

Interests and activities:

  • Applications of anion exchange membranes in electrochemical devices

  • Management of water within electrode structures in electrochemical devices

  • Reading, cooking, astrology, diving

CONTACT US

Professor William E. Mustain

Department of Chemical Engineering
Swearingen Engineering Center
University of South Carolina
301 Main St.
Columbia, SC 29208

803-576-6393

Noor Ul Hassan

Ph.D. Candidate

M.Sc. Industrial & Systems Engineering, Istanbul Sehir University Turkey, 2015

B.Sc. Mechatronics & Control Engineering, UET Lahore Pakistan, 2006

Interests and Activities:

  • Advanced Catalysts for Hydrogen/Oxygen reactions in Fuel Cells

  • Exploring Fuel Cell electrochemical reactions through modelling and experimentation

  • Personal interests: Swimming, Travelling and Cricket

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