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)


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.

Atefeh Ahmadbeigi
PhD student (Spring 2022 – )
MS: University of Tehran (Chemical Engineering)
BS: University of Semnan (chemical Engineering)
Research: Thermodynamic modeling of solubility of water and impurities in supercritical carbon dioxide conditions with application in carbon sequestration.

Yalda Ramezani
MS: Kashan University (Chemical Engineering)
BS: Zanjan University (Chemical Engineering)


Ramin Mehrani
PhD: Ohio University (Summer 2018 – Summer 2022)
(MS: Khaje Nasir Toosi University of Technology, BS: Azad University)
Research: Protein – protein and protein – ligand interactions. Machine learning modeling
Current: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Merck

Himanshu Singh
Ohio University (Fall 2016 – Spring 2022)
(MS: Ohio University, BS: Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur)
Adsorption, aggregation and transport properties of organic corrosion inhibitors near metal-water interfaces
Current: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Los Alamos National Laboratory

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.
Current: Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Sanofi US Services Inc.

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
Current: PhD student at University of Houston

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

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