Members of the Group

Principal Investigator

  • Efstratios N. (Stratos) Pistikopoulos FREng

    Director, Texas A&M Energy Institute,
    Editor-in-Chief, Computers & Chemical Engineering,
    TEES Eminent Professor,
    Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering
    Texas A&M University



    327 Giesecke Engineering Research Building
    3251 Texas A&M University
    College Station, TX 77843-3251
    +1-979-458-0259
    stratos@tamu.edu

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Current Members

Postdoctoral Research Scholars

  • Dr. Ioana Nascu July 2016–present ioana@tamu.edu
  • Dr. Nikolaos A. Diangelakis March 2017–present nikos@tamu.edu
  • Dr. Rajib Mukherjee January 2018–present rmukhe0@gmail.com
  • Styliani Avraamidou March 2018–present styliana@tamu.edu
  • Doctoral Students

    Undergraduate Students

    Current Visiting Scholars

    • Yaling Nie Ph.D. Student University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing,China ylnie@tamu.edu
    • Zhihao Chen Ph.D. Student Tsinghua University, Beijing, China zh-chen16@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn
    • Alumni

      Former Postdoctoral Associates

      NameAppointmentCurrent Position
      Meihong Wang 1997 – 1999 Professor, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.
      Dimitrios Gerogiorgis 2005 – 2008Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
      Kostas Kouramas 2006 – 2011 Group Leader, United Technologies Research Center Ireland, Ireland.
      Michalis Koutinas 2007 – 2011 Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus.
      H. Chang 2008 – 2010Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea.
      Altannar Chinchuluun 2009 – 2011 Associate Professor, Business School, National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
      Giorgos Kopanos 2011 – 2013Senior Scientist, Optimisation Leader at Flexciton Ltd, London, United Kingdom.
      Christos Panos 2012 – 2013 Senior Process Engineer at INVISTA Performance Technology, United Kingdom.
      Ruth Misener 2012 – 2014Senior Lecturer, Computing, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.
      Eirini Velliou 2012 – 2014Senior Lecturer, Process Engineering, Surrey University, United Kingdom.

      Former Doctoral Students

      NameDegree AwardedCurrent Position
      Marianthi Ierapetritou1995Professor, Chemical Engineering, Rutgers University, USA.
      Katerina Papalexandri1995Global Gas, BP Gas, Marketing Ltd.
      Thomas Thomaidis1995Director of Management Consulting, Greece.
      Joaquin Acevedo1996Professor, Chemical Engineering, Monterrey University, Mexico.
      Stavros Stefanis1996Principal, Strategy & Operations, Deloitte Consulting.
      Jezri Mohideen1996 Partner, Brevan Howard Asset Management LLP, United Kingdom.
      Prasert Pavasant1997Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, Chulalangkorn University, Thailand.
      Nikos Bozinis1998 Independent Software Developer.
      Soraya Rahim Ismail1998Managing Director, Boost Juice Bars.
      Myrian Schenk1999Jacobs Petroleum & Chemicals, London, United Kingdom
      Costas Vassiliadis2000Principal Manager, Consulting, PwC.
      Vivek Dua2000Senior Lecturer, Chemical Engineering, University College London, United Kingdom.
      Vik Bansal2000Partner, Quantitative Portfolio Manager, Tudor Investment Corporation.
      Andrew Buxton2002 IT Vice-President, Credit Suisse, London, United Kingdom.
      Vassilis Sakizlis2003 Consultant Simulation Engineer, Genesis Oils and Gas Consultants, United Kingdom.
      Jun-Hyung Ryu2003Associate Professor, Nuclear/Energy Systems Engineering, Dongguk University, Korea.
      Vassilis Kosmidis2003Volatility Trader, Eni Trading & Shipping SpA - UK Branch, London, United Kingdom.
      Christos Chatzidoukas2004Lecturer, Chemical Engineering, University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
      Petros Proios2004Chemical Engineer, Industrial Operations Management, Greece.
      Andre Hugo2005 Lead Process Engineer - Prelude FLNG, Shell, Perth, Australia.
      Pinky Dua2005 Senior Director, Head of Clinical Pharmacology, Pfizer, United Kingdom.
      Cleo Kontoravdi2006Senior Lecturer, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.
      Milica Folic2007Project Manager, Haldor Haldor Topsøe, Copenhagen, Denmark.
      Nuno Faisca2008 Senior Consultant, Nexant Ltd, London, United Kingdom.
      Carolyn Lam2009 Scientist, Lifeglimmer GmbH, Berlin, Germany.
      Diogo Narciso2009 Consultant, Process Systems Enterprise Ltd, United Kingdom.
      Pei Liu2010Associate Professor, Thermal Engineering, Tsinghua University, China.
      Luis Dominguez2011 Scientist and Project Manager, ABB Corporate Research Center, Switzerland.
      Anna Voelker2011 Associate at Goldman Sachs, United Kingdom.
      Harish Khajuria2011 Head of Global Strategic Marketing, TDI & Polyols, BASF, Germany.
      Christos Panos2012 Senior Process Engineer, INVISTA Performance Technology, United Kingdom.
      Alexandros Kiparissides2012Lecturer, Biochemical Department, University College London, United Kingdom.
      Martina Wittmann-Hohlbein2013 Geophysics Applications Developer, Shell, Netherlands.
      Romain Lambert2013 Post-doctoral research scholar, Imperial College London, United Kindgom.
      Eleni Pefani2013 GlaxoSmithKline, Stevenage, United Kingdom.
      Alexandra Krieger2013 Process Engineer, Jacobs Consultancy, Germany.
      Pedro Rivotti2014 Post-doctoral research scholar, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.
      Jan Marzinek2014 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, A*STAR/National University of Singapore, Singapore.
      David Garcia Munzer2014 Functional Lead - Cell Culture, Novartis, Switzerland.
      Stamatina Zavitsanou2014 Post-doctoral research scholar at SEAS, Harvard University.
      María Fuentes-Garí2015 Process Systems Enterprise Limited (PSE Ltd), London, United Kingdom.
      Ioana Nascu2016 Post-doctoral research scholar at Texas A&M University.
      Argyro Iro Tsipa2016 Post-doctoral research scholar at Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.
      Richard Oberdieck2017 Numerical specialist, DONG Energy, Gentofte, Denmark.
      Maria M. Papathanasiou2017 Research Associate at Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.
      Nikolaos A. Diangelakis2017 Post-doctoral research scholar at Texas A&M University.
      Amit Manthanwar2017 Outreach, membership, and training manager, Texas A&M Energy Institute.
      Nikiforos Maragkos2017 Recent graduate.
      Muxin Sun2018 Recent graduate.
      Styliani Avraamidou2018 Post-doctoral research scholar at Texas A&M University.

      Former Doctoral Students from Prof. Floudas' Research Group

      NameDegree AwardedCurrent Position
      Alexander M. Niziolek2017Advanced engineer at Exxonmobil Corporation, Houston, TX.
      Onur Onel2017Advanced engineer at Exxonmobil Corporation, Houston, TX.
      Logan Matthews2018Senior engineer, Core R&D at The Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI.

      Former Master's Students

      NameDegree AwardedCurrent Position
      Utkarsh Shah2017Doctoral student at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
      Iordanis Kesisoglou2017Recent graduate.
      Changkyu Kim2017Doctoral student at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX.
      Haneol Song2018Hydrogen supply chain engineer at Hyundai Motors Corporation, South Korea.
      Seung Yeon Lee2018Doctoral student at University of Delaware, Newark, DE.