MFS Team

Arthur Konan, Ph.D.

Dr. Arthur N. Konan is a Research Engineer at West Virginia University Research Corporation. Dr. Konan earned his Ph.D. in Fluid Dynamics from Institut National …

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Avinash Vaidheeswaran, Ph.D.

Dr. Avinash Vaidheeswaran is a Research Engineer at West Virginia University Research Corporation. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of …

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Aytekin Gel, Ph.D.

Dr. Gel is co-founder and managing partner at ALPEMI Consulting, LLC, which is a minority-owned small business specializing on diverse and advanced areas such as …

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Bryan Hughes

Bryan received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University. Mr. Hughes designs and builds small scale systems using 3D printing techniques allowing for …

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Cheng Li, Ph.D.

Dr. Li received his B.E. in Engineering Mechanics and B.S. Mathematics from Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China. He then obtained his M.S. and Ph.D. …

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David Huckaby

David received his Candidate in Philosophy degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of California – Los Angeles and has been at NETL since 2000.  He is …

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Deepthi Chandramouli

Deepthi Chandramouli received her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from National Institute of Technology, India and her master’s degree from Purdue University, West Lafayette. Her …

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Dirk VanEssendelft, Ph.D.

Dirk Van Essendelft obtained a BSE in Chemical Engineering from Calvin College in 2003, a MSE in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from University of California …

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Hyoungkeun Kim, Ph.D.

Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. in 2014 from, SUNY Stony Brook.  Hisprimary research areas are the mathematical modeling, numerical algorithms, scientific computing and magnetohydrodynamics of …

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Janine Galvin, Ph.D.

Dr. Galvin is currently working as a research scientist at NETL.  She obtained her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Idaho, and her …

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Jeff Dietiker, Ph.D.

Jeff Dietiker is a core developer of the open-source multiphase flow solver MFIX. He has recently implemented the Cartesian grid cut-cell technique into MFIX that …

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Jordan Musser, Ph.D.

Dr. Musser is a Physical Research Scientist in the Office of Research and Development’s (ORD) Computational Science and Engineering Division (CSED). His education includes a …

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Justin Weber

Justin Weber received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University in 2009 and has been working at NETL since then.  Justin is …

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Liqiang Lu, Ph.D.

Dr. Lu received his Ph.D. from Institute of Process Engineering, CAS In Jan. 2016 under the supervision of Prof. Wei Ge. He also got two …

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Madhava Syamlal, Ph.D.

Dr. Syamlal is the Research Fellow for Computational Engineering at the National Energy Technology Laboratory. at National Energy Technology Laboratory.  Dr. Syamlal is responsible for …

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Mark Meredith

Mark Meredith is a software engineer working for Aeolus Technologies, with 14 years of experience in software development.  He has a BS in both Physics …

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Mary Ann Clarke, Ph.D.

Mary Ann Clarke is a computational scientist with degrees in Materials Engineering, Pure and Applied Mathematics from Virginia Tech.  She brings both industrial and academic …

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Mehrdad Shahnam, Ph.D.

Dr. Shahnam has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of New Haven, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University. …

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Rupen Panday

Rupen Panday is an Electrical Engineer with a primary focus on process control of fluidized bed systems. He has been active in development of  solids …

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Sathish Sanjeevi, Ph.D.

Dr. Sathish Sanjeevi received his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Amrita University, India and his Masters in Simulation Sciences from RWTH Aachen University, Germany. In …

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Sofiane Benyahia, Ph.D.

Sofiane Benyahia conducts research in fluidization developing physical and numerical models in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes that helps predict these complex flows, better understand …

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Steven Rowan, Ph.D.

Dr. Steven Rowan is a Senior Multiphase Experimental Scientist at Leidos.  He received his Bachelor’s degrees in English (1994) and Aerospace Engineering (2000), Master’s degree …

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Subhodeep Banerjee, Ph.D.

Dr. Subhodeep Banerjee is working as an ORISE Research Fellow at NETL. He earned his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering specializing in Computational Fluid Dynamics from …

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Terry Jordan

Terry Jordan received his Computer Engineering and Computer Science degrees from West Virginia University. He serves as a research computer engineer and software developer for …

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William A. Rogers, Ph.D., P.E.

Dr. Rogers has a B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University.  He has an MBA from West Virginia University and is …

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William D. Fullmer, Ph.D.

William is a research engineer at AECOM. His research interests range from fundamental research of multiphase flow instabilities using high-resolution CFD to the application of …

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Yupeng Xu, Ph.D.

2004.09-2008.06   Bachelor in Pharmaceutical Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China2008.09-2011.06  Master in Chemical Engineering, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China2011.08-2015.08  Ph.D. …

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