University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota: Department of Mechanical Engineering
http://www.me.umn.edu/

Dutcher Lab Alumni

PhD Student Alumni

Name: Dr. Hallie Boyer
Education: PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2017
B.S., Physics, Honors, Macalester College, 2008
Awards: NSF Graduate Research Fellow, 2014 - 2017
Research Interests: Atmospheric aerosol thermodynamic modeling and multiphase flows
Current Position: Dreyfus Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University
LinkedIn Profile, Google Scholar Profile

 

Masters Student Alumni

Name: Peter Ohm
Education: M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2015
B.A., Physics, Mathematics, Saint Olaf College, 2013
Thesis Topic: Atmospheric aerosol thermodynamic modeling
Current Position: Applied Math PhD student, Tufts University

 

Name: Eric Ruud
Position: Mechanical Engineering graduate student
Education: B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 2015
Mechanical Engineering, University of St. Thomas, 2013
Research Interests: Electrohydrodynamic flows and near-surface assembly
Current Position: MEI Research

Former Postdocs and Visiting Scholars

Name: Prof. Andrew Metcalf
Education:Postdoc Fellow, Univeristy of Minnesota, 2013-2017
Ph.D., Environmental Science and Engineering, Caltech, 2012
M.S. & B.S., Meteorology, Penn State, 2005
Awards: NSF-AGS Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014 - 2016
Research Interests: Atmospheric aerosols
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Clemson University
Google Scholar Profile, Metcalf Research Page

 

Name: Dr. Archit Dani
Education:Postdoc Fellow, Univeristy of Minnesota, 2017
PhD, Chemical Engineering, City University of New York, 2016
BS, Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology- Mumbai, India, 2011
Research Interests: Lab on a chip devices, Colloidal Hydrodynamics, Interfacial Phenomena
Current Position: Process Engineer, Intel Corporation
Google Scholar Profile

 

Undergraduate Student Alumni

Name: Harry Barrett
Position: Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Researcher
Education: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2015
Research Interests: Microfluidic multiphase flows

 

Name: Ryan Bell
Position: Undergraduate Research Assistant
Education: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2018
Research Interests: Polyelectrolyte driven flocculation and fluid modeling

 

Name: Raymond Bouchart
Position: Undergraduate Research Assistant
Education: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2016
Research Interests: Flocculation of polymer particles in water treatment

 

Name: Dion Casey
Position: MRSEC REU Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2016
Education: Saint Augustine University, Engineering Mathematics, Class of 2018
Research Interests: Synthesis and dynamics of block copolymers

 

Name: Mitch Gardner
Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2017
Education: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2019
RUE Project: Aerosol droplet dehydration and phase change

 

Name: Kyle Hemmingsen
Position: UROP Undergraduate Research Assistant
Education: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2016
Research Interests: Fluid flow of clay suspensions

 

Name: Patrick McCauley
MRSEC REU Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2017
Education: University of Michigan, Chemical Engineering, Class of 2018
RUE Project: Polyelectrolyte - particle assembly in flow

 

Name: Alex Odom
Position: UROP Undergraduate Research Assistant, Fall 2015
Education: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2016
Research Interests: Aerosol particle morphology and microfluidic multiphase flows

 


Name: Chase Quinney
MRSEC REU Undergraduate Researcher, Summer 2014
Education: College of Menominee Nation, Class of 2015
RUE Project: Polyelectrolyte driven flocculation and water remediation

 

Name: Michael Van Heel
Position: Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Researcher
Education: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2015
BA, Music Performance, St John's University, 2008
MA, Music Performance, University of Iowa, 2011
Research Interests: Microfluidic multiphase flows

 

Name: Andrew Winkels
Position: Undergraduate Research Assistant
Education: University of Minnesota, Mechanical Engineering, Class of 2018
Research Interests: Microfluidic multiphase flows