Members of the Group

Principal Investigator

  • Efstratios N. (Stratos) Pistikopoulos FREng

    Director, Texas A&M Energy Institute,
    Editor-in-Chief, Computers & Chemical Engineering,
    Dow Chemical Chair,
    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

Assistant Research Scientists

  • Dr. Styliani Avraamidou March 2018–present styliana@tamu.edu
  • Postdoctoral Research Scholars

    • Dr. Burcu Beykal August 2020–present burcubeykal@tamu.edu
    • Doctoral Students

      • Denis Su-Feher Fifth Year denis@tamu.edu
      • Yuhe Tian Fifth Year ytian@tamu.edu
      • Christopher Gordon Fifth Year ckagordon@tamu.edu
      • Iosif Pappas Fourth Year ipappas@tamu.edu
      • Stefanos Baratsas Third Year sbaratsas@tamu.edu
      • Cory Allen Third Year rcallen24@tamu.edu
      • Shayan Sean Niknezhad Second Year sean.niknezhad@tamu.edu
      • Rahul Kakodkar Second Year cacodcar@tamu.edu
      • Dustin Kenefake Second Year dustin.kenefake@tamu.edu
      • Moustafa Ali Second Year moustafa.ali@tamu.edu
      • Marcello Di Martino First Year dimartino@tamu.edu
      • Master's Students

        Postgraduate Researchers

        Undergraduate Students

        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 Chemical Process Engineer, GSK, London, United, Kingdom.
        Ruth Misener 2012 – 2014Professor, Computing, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.
        Eirini Velliou 2012 – 2014Associate Professor, Centre of 3D Models for Health and Disease, University College London, United Kingdom.
        Nikolaos A. Diangelakis 2017 – 2018Numerical Optimisation Engineer, Octeract Ltd, London, United Kingdom.
        Ioana Nascu 2016 – 2019Assistant Lecturer, University of Surrey, United Kingdom.
        Rajib Mukherjee 2018 – 2019Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Texas Permian Basin, USA.
        Gerald S. Ogumerem 2019 – 2020Senior Research Scientist, Dow Chemical Company, Houston, TX.
        Hari S. Ganesh 2019 – 2020Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, India.

        Former Doctoral Students

        NameDegree AwardedCurrent Position
        Marianthi Ierapetritou1995Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Delaware, 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 Post-doctoral research scholar at University of Porto, Portugal.
        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 Chemical Process Engineer, GSK, London, United, Kingdom.
        Alexandros Kiparissides2012Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
        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 Scientific Software Developer, Enthought, 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 Advanced R&D Engineer at Novo Nordisk, Denmark.
        María Fuentes-Garí2015 Process Systems Enterprise Limited (PSE Ltd), London, United Kingdom.
        Ioana Nascu2016 Assistant Lecturer, University of Surrey, United Kingdom.
        Argyro Iro Tsipa2016 Lecturer at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Cyprus, Cyprus.
        Richard Oberdieck2017 Technical Account Manager, Gurobi Optimization LLC, Denmark.
        Maria M. Papathanasiou2017 Lecturer at Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London, United Kingdom.
        Nikolaos A. Diangelakis2017 Numerical Optimisation Engineer, Octeract Ltd, London, United Kingdom.
        Amit Manthanwar2017 Recent graduate.
        Nikiforos Maragkos2017 Recent graduate.
        Muxin Sun2018 Recent graduate.
        Styliani Avraamidou2018 Post-doctoral research scholar at Texas A&M University.
        Melis Onel2019 Advanced Engineer at ExxonMobil Corporation, Spring, TX.
        Gerald S. Ogumerem2019 Senior Research Scientist, Dow Chemical Company, Houston, TX.
        Justin Katz2020 Algorithm and Optimization Expert at Quintiq, Philadephia, PA.
        Burcu Beykal2020 Post-doctoral research scholar at Texas A&M University.
        Pankaj Goel2020 Instrumentation and Control Engineer, ExxonMobil Corporation, Spring, TX.
        William Tso2020 Senior Supply Chain Optimization Engineer, Air Products, Allentown, PA.
        Baris Burnak2020 Technology Staff Engineer, Phillips 66, Tulsa, OK.
        Doga Demirhan2020 Research Scientist, Shell, Houston, TX.

        Former Doctoral Students from Prof. Floudas' Research Group

        NameDegree AwardedCurrent Position
        Alexander M. Niziolek2017Senior Engineer at ExxonMobil Corporation, Houston, TX.
        Onur Onel2017Group Lead at ExxonMobil Corporation, Houston, TX.
        Logan Matthews2018Advanced Engineer at ExxonMobil Corporation, Clinton, NJ.

        Former Master's Students

        NameDegree AwardedCurrent Position
        Utkarsh Shah2017Doctoral student at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
        Iordanis Kesisoglou2017Doctoral student at University of Houston, Houston, TX.
        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.
        Naseem Masoud2020Recent graduate.