People

Principal Investigator

Yuan Yao, PhD

Assistant Professor of Industrial Ecology and Sustainable Systems

Yale School of the Environment

Chemical & Environmental Engineering, School of Engineering & Applied Science

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Postdoctoral Scholars

Kai Lan

Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale School of the Enviroment

Ph.D. in Forest Biomaterials, NC State University, USA

M.S in Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, USA

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China  

Na Wu

Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale School of the Enviroment

Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, USA

M.S in Statistics, University of Florida, USA

B.S. in Economics, Zhejiang University, China

Bingquan Zhang

Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale School of the Enviroment

Ph.D. in Bioenergy System Analysis, University of Groningen, Netherlands 

M.S in Plant Science, China Agricultural University, China

B.S. in Seed Science and Engineering, Shandong Agricultural University, China 

 
Zhengyin Piao
 
Postdoctoral Scholar, Yale School of the Environment
 
Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
M.S in Metallurgical Engineering, RWTH Aachen, Germany
B.E. in Metallurgical Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China

Students

Hannah Wang 

PhD student, Yale School of the Environment

Visiting scholar in Statistics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.S in Forestry & Resource conservation (Biomaterial group), National Taiwan University

B.S in Psychology and Forestry & Resource conservation, National Taiwan University

Jennifer Kroeger
 

PhD Student, Yale School of the Environment

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Baccalaureate Fellow, Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI)

B.A. in Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences from Rice University

Amma Asantewaa, Agyei Boakye

Ph.D. Student, Yale School of the Environment 

MEM, Yale School of the Environment

B.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology 

Mochen Liao

PhD student, Yale School of the Environment

M.S. Forest Biomaterials, North Carolina State University

B.S. Applied Chemistry, South China University of Technology

Tessa Lee

Research Assistant, Yale School of the Environment

Master of Environmental Science (MESc) candidate ‘2023

BA (Hons) (Natural Science - Earth Science), University of Cambridge, UK

Ayushi Khan
 

Master of Environmental Science (MESc) candidate, Yale School of the Environment 

B.Sc. in Environmental Science, North South University, Bangladesh 

Alumni:

Hardik Pokhrel (2020-2021). Reseach Assistant. MEM. Sol Systems. 

Meghana Kharod (2020-2022). Associate Consultant, WSP USA

Group Photos

2022 Welcome new members and fall semester dinner

2022 Summer GRC Conference

GRC Conference 2022   

2022 Summer BBQ

2021 Holiday Dinner