Principal Investigator

Suzana Pereira Nunes, PhD, FRSC

​​Professor, Chemical and Environmental Science and Engineering,

Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs

Research Interests: Self-Assembly, Biomimetic Membranes, Polymer science, Thermodynamics of polymer solution, Materials development, Membranes

Postdoctoral Fellow

Livia Mesquita Dias Loiola, PhD


Research Interests: Polymer science, Polymer Membranes, Nanotechnology, Biomimetic Membranes, Biomaterials

Maria Di Vincenzo, PhD


Research Interests: Biomimetic Membranes, Nanofiltration, Water Treatment, Reverse osmosis, Interfacial Polymerization

Radoslaw Gorecki, PhD


Research Interests: Electron Microscopy, Piloting & Upscaling, Block Copolymers, Self-Assembly, Membrane fabrication

Syed Usman Taqui

Postdoctoral Fellows

Research Interests: Membrane-science and engineering, Downstream processing, Membrane emulsification, Polymeric Membranes

PhD Student

Banan Alhazmi

PhD Student

Research Interests: Interfacial Polymerization, Nanofiltration, Reverse osmosis

Eyad Qasem

Phd Student

Research Interests: Gas Separation

Rebecca Esposito

PhD Student

Research Interests: Pervaporation, Organic-organic Separation, Membrane fabrication, Rheology of Polymer Solutions, Membrane characterization

Shanshan Hong

PhD Student

Research Interests: Interfacial Polymerization, Ion Separation, Nanofiltration, Thin Film Composite Membranes

Research Scientist

Lakshmeesha Upadhyaya, PhD

Research Scientist

Research Interests: Membrane Science and Technology, Membrane Dehumidification, Membrane Development, Membrane fabrication, Hollow Fiber Membranes