Members

Current Researchers

Principle Investigator

Orlin D. Velev

Postdoctoral Fellows

Wyatt Shields
Dane Grismer
Narendiran Vitchuli
Selver Ahmed*

Graduate Students

Brittany Mertens
Timothy Shay
David Chang
Sangchul Roh
Koohee Han
Sabina Islam
Cathryn Conner
Adam Wallace1
Austin Williams
Natasha Castellanos

Undergraduate Students

Ethan Hicks
Griffin Fiedler
Andrew Murphy
Pritash Patel
Tyler Sturgill

Alumni Researchers

Research Faculty

Bhuvnesh Bharti (Present Site)
Stoyan Smoukov
Bridgette Budhlall

Visiting Researchers

Coralie Suscillon (Present Site)
Yeon Hwang
Hye Young Koo

Postdoctoral Fellows

Marius Rutkeviĉius
Hyung-Ju Kim
Anne-Laure Fameau
Yan Zeng
Etienne Palleau
Elena Blanco (Present Site)
Sejong Kim
Olivier Cayre
Rossitza Alargova
Hartmut Wege
Fuduo Ma

Graduate Students

Alexander Richter
Daniel Morales2
Stephanie Lam
Tian Tian
Qixin Zhong3
Brian Prevo
Ketan Bhatt
Daniel Kuncicky
Shalini Gupta(Present Site) 
Suk Tai Chang (Present Site) 
Lindsey Jerrim
Amit Goyal5
Kristin Price3
Vinayak Rastogi
Sumit Gangwal
Elizabeth Melvin
Hyung Jun Koo
Jessica Jenkins1
Jairus Kleinert
A. Burak Uçar
Rachita Sharma
Shan Zhu

Undergraduate Students

Tierra Knight
Crista Gregg
Aakash U. Kumar
Divya Rao
Samuel Allred
Ryan Fox
Igor Podolsky
John Lee
Jonathan Peters
Rebecca Klimek
Andrew Thapa
Lauren Lownes
Sara Busaileh
Dayne Plemmons
Ian Rogers
Christine Burdett
Andrew Tibbits
Brandon Moore
Detric Robinson
Jeffrey Millman
Ryan Hill
Joseph Fuller
Devdutta Warhadpande
Julian Willoughby
Sabil Huda
Corey Allen
John Petite
Clifford Tse
Emily Hon
Robert Bradley
J. Taylor Loftis
Esmeralda Luna-Ramos
Jessica Lisane
Garrett Swindlehurst
Corinne Rose
Nargess Golafra
Jeffrey Meyer


*On maternity leave
1. Coadvised by Michael Flickinger
2. Coadvised by Michael Dickey
3. Coadvised by Chris Daubert, Department of Food Science
4. Coadvised by Peter Kilpatrick
5. Coadvised by Carol Hall

Velev Group members in November 2016.
Front row: Andrew Murphy, Ugo Ohiri, David Chang, Cathryn Conner, Sabina Islam, Esra Oguztürk, Dane Grismer, Suk Tai Chang, Wyatt Shields..
Back row: Fuduo Ma, Sangchul Roh, Daniel Morales, Koohee Han, Timothy Shay, Adam Wallace, Orlin D. Velev, Burak Uçar, Marius Rutkeviĉius, Ryan Fox, Simeon Stoyanov.
Velev Group members in May 2015.
Bottom row: Bhuvnesh Bharti, Orlin D. Velev, Koohee Han, Tierra Knight, Ryan Fox, David Chang, Brittany Mertens, Alexander Richter.
Top row: Igor Podolsky, Marius Rutkevicius, Daniel Morales, Timothy Shay, Ethan Hicks, Jens Meissner, Sangchul Roh, Samule Allred.

 

Velev Group members in May 2013.
Bottom row: Joseph Brown, Bhuvensh Bharti, Brittany Sedziol, Narendiran Vitchuli, John Lee Middle row: Yan Zeng, Selver Ahmed, Shan Zhu, Stephanie Lam, Anne-Laure Fameau, Divya Rao, Tian Tian, Taylor Thornton, Rachita Sharma
Top row: Andrew Talarico, Joel Boulos, Timothy Shay, Orlin Velev, Alexander Richeter, Ncamisile Maseko, Daniel Morales, Ransom Kochar.
Velev Group members in October 2011.
Bottom row: Narendiran Vitchuli, A. Burak Uçar, Alexander Richter. Middle row: Sara Busaileh, Stephanie Lam, Tian Tian, Christine Burdett, Rachita Sharma, Jessica Jenkins, Elena Blanco.
Top row: Daniel Morales, Orlin Velev, Stoyan Smoukov, Hyung Jun Koo, Etienne Palleau, Ian Rogers.
Velev Group members in June 2010.
Left to right: Sara Busaileh, Jairus Kleinert, Rebecca Klimek, Hyung Jun Koo, Tian Tian, Elizabeth Melvin, Rachita Sharma, Stoyan Smoukov, Jonathan Peters, Elena Blanco, Orlin Velev, Stephanie Lam, Detric Robinson, Jessica Jenkins, Burak Uçar.
Velev Group members in January 2010.
Left to right: Sumit Gangwal, Vinayak Rastogi, Elizabeth Melvin, Jessica Jenkins, Stoyan Smoukov, Tian Tian, Orlin Velev, Rachita Sharma, Hyung Jun Koo, Stephanie Lam, Jairus Kleinert, and Burak Uçar.
Velev Group members in 2008.
Top row: Hyung Jun Koo, Suk Tai Chang, Taylor Loftis, Jairus Kleinert, Garrett Swindlehurst, Elizabeth Melvin, Robert Bradley, Lindsey Jerrim, Orlin Velev, Emily Hon, Stoyan Smoukov, Sejong Kim, Sumit Gangwal.
Bottom row: Vinayak Rastogi, Burak Uçar, Esmeralda Luna-Ramos.
Velev Group members in 2007.
Left to right: Sumit Gangwal, Lindsey Jerrim, Elizabeth Melvin, Suk Tai Chang, Olivier Cayre, Shalini Gupta, Garrett Swindlehurst, Jessica Lisane, Orlin D. Velev, Taylor Loftis, Vinayak Rastogi, Jairus Kleinert, Sejong Kim.
Velev Group members in 2006.
Top row: Daniel Kuncicky, Olivier Cayre, Orlin D. Velev, Ketan Bhatt, Hartmut Wege, Sumit Gangwal, Suk Tai Chang.
Bottom row: Emily Hon, Bridgette Budhlall, Shalini Gupta, Lindsey Jerrim, Vinayak Rastogi, Sabil Huda.
Velev Group members in 2005.
Left to right: Daniel Kuncicky, Julian Willoughby, Shalini Gupta, Brian Prevo, Orlin D. Velev, Ketan Bhatt, Lindsey Jerrim, Vinayak Rastogi, Corey Allen, Suk Tai Chang.
Velev Group members in 2003.
Left to right: Amit Goyal, Orlin D. Velev, Brian Prevo, Rossitza Alargova, Ketan Bhatt, Shalini Gupta, Daniel Kuncicky, Lindsey Jerrim, Suk Tai Chang.