People

Group Members:

Principal Investigator:

Sinan Keten, Ph.D., CV
Email: s-keten@northwestern.edu

Associate Professor
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Northwestern University
Tech A133, 2145 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60208-3109
Tel: (847) 491-5282




Post-doctoral Associates:




Dr. Wenjie Xia

Coarse-grained modeling of glassy polymers



Dr. Yao Zhang

Modeling of bacterial adhesins and biofilms




Dr. Marco Alsina

Metal ion detection in aquatic media using peptide nanotube membranes


Doctoral Students:

Bobby Sinko

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanics of cellulose nanocrystals and biomolecular materials


Xin Qin

Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

Mechanics of cellulose polymer nanocomposites


Zhaoxu Meng

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Mechanics of graphene oxide nanocomposites and bioinspired materials


Elizabeth DeBenedictis

Mechanical Engineering

Simulation-based design of peptide-based materials



Danielle Ma

Mechanical Engineering

Self-assembly of peptide nanomaterials


Ridvan Kahraman

Materials Science and Engineering

Nanocellulose-Polymer Interactions: Molecular Simulations and Nanoscale Experiments



Nitin Hansoge

Mechanical Engineering

Systematic multi-scale approaches to modeling polymer and bimolecular systems

Kerim Can Dansuk

Mechanical Engineering

Modeling of bioinspired nanocomposites



Martha Dunbar

Mechanical Engineering

Modeling biomolecular materials


Ao Wang

Mechanical Engineering

Modeling of biomolecular materials





Master's Students

Shizhe Feng

Civil & Environmental Engineering



Undergraduate Researchers:


Jake Song

Materials Science and Engineering

Multi-scale simulation of polymers


Past group members

Post-docs:

Dr. Elham Hamed
Dr. Chen Shao
Dr. Meng Shen

Doctorates:
Luis Ruiz
Brendan Abberton
David Hsu
Wenjie Xia

Masters:
Yunqiao Wu
Ari Benjamin

Group Photo (January 2014):

Left to Right: David Hsu, Danielle Ma, Xin Qin, Elham Hamed, Zhaoxu Meng, Meng Shen, Wenjie Xia, Shawn Caeiro, Brendan Abberton, Luis Ruiz, Katherine Yun, Sinan Keten, Bobby Sinko

Group Photo (March 2012):

Left to Right: Luis Ruiz, Sinan Keten, Wylie Stroberg, Wenjie Xia, Paige VonAchen, Shawn Mishra