Sumit Sharma
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Office: 181 Stocker Center

Academic Training
Post-Doc: Princeton University (Chemical Engineering)
PhD: Columbia University (Chemical Engineering)
MS: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Chemical Engineering)
BS: Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (Chemical Engineering)



Himanshu Singh
PhD student (Fall 2016 – )
MS: Ohio University (Chemical Engineering)
BS: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (Material Science)
Research: Adsorption, aggregation and transport properties of organic corrosion inhibitors near metal-water interfaces

Ramin Mehrani
PhD student (Summer 2018 – )
MS: Khaje Nasir Toosi University of Technology
BS: Azad University
Research: Protein – protein and protein – ligand interactions. Machine learning modeling.

Abolfazl Faeli
PhD student (Fall 2019 – )
BS: Sharif University of Technology (Chemical Engineering)
Research: Adsorption and self-assembly of surfactants on metallic nanoparticles

Hemant Nagar
PhD student (Fall 2021 – )
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (Chemical Engineering)
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (Chemical Engineering)
Protein – protein interactions and microcystin adsorption on surfaces. Applications of machine learning in biological systems.


Xueying Ko
PhD: Ohio University (Fall 2015 – Fall 2021)
(MS: University of Cincinnati, BS: Southwest University)
Research: Adsorption and self-assembly of surfactants on surfaces using coarse-grained models
Current: Scientist at Procter & Gamble

Mohammadreza (Reza) Aghaaminiha
PhD: Ohio University (Fall 2017 – Fall 2021)
(MS: New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, BS: Sharif University of Technology)
Research: Phase behavior of lipid bilayers and lipid-nanoparticle interactions. Machine learning applications in the oil-and-gas industry and biological systems.

Zahra (Athena) Ghiasi
MS: Ohio University (Biomedical Engineering) (Fall 2019 – Fall 2021 )
(BS: Amirkabir University of Technology)
Research: Developed high throughput computational methods to screen drug-like molecules

Patrick Chirdon
MS: Ohio University (Biomedical Engineering) (Fall 2018 – Spring 2020)
(BS: Case Western Reserve University)
Research: Developed a software tool for screening molecules.
Current: MultiCASE Inc.

Mohsen Ghasemi
MS: Ohio University (Mechanical Engineering) (Fall 2015 – Fall 2017)
(BS: University of Tehran)
Current: Scientist at Procter & Gamble

Yathish Kurapati
MS: Ohio University (Fall 2015 – Fall 2017) (with Dr. David Young)
(BS: Indian Institute of Technology Madras)
Current: Data Scientist at HighRadius Corporation (Houston, Texas)

Sara Schulz
BS: Ohio University
Research: Binding energy calculations for protein-ligand docking

Mahmoud Ramadan
BS: Ohio University
Research: Monte Carlo simulations of surfactant adsorption and aggregation
Current: PhD student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology