Prof. Mark E. Roberts (Primary Investigator)Dr. Roberts received his BS in Chemical Engineering from Montana State University in 2002 and went on to work as a Process Engineer at Semitool, Inc. Roberts received his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University (2009) with Prof. Zhenan Bao, where he was awarded the NASA GSRP Fellowship. He later worked as a Postdoc at Sandia National Lab on various energy-related topics. In 2010, Roberts joined Clemson as an Assistant Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering. His group is investigating conducting polymeric materials and nanostructures and responsive polymer electrolytes for energy storage devices.
Contact: mrober9 at clemson dot edu
Robert (Bobby) EmmettRobert "Bobby" Emmett is entering his third year of his PhD program at Clemson University. During his time at Clemson he has been an active member of the Roberts Research group where he has spent three summers and all four years of school working in this lab as an undergraduate. Along the way Bobby has been awarded acceptance into the Calhoun Honors college, participated in the EUREKA program (summer 2011), the NASA UG Research Program (summer 2012), the NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (summer 2013). Bobby graduate student work is funded by the US Army through the SMART scholarship and upon graduation he will take his job with the US Army creating batteries to protect soldiers while deployed. He currently has 2 first author publications and a patent. In his free time Bobby is an active member of Clemson Wesley, a college ministry, and plays ultimate frisbee, hiking, guitar, and golf.
Han JiangHan is from Hangzhou, China. He received his BS in Polymer Science and Engineering from Shenyang Institute of Technology in 2012 and his MS in Textile Chemistry from North Carolina State University in 2014. In 2011, he was awarded the “Governmental Scholarship” by the Chinese government. He entered Clemson University as a PhD student in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering under the advisement of Dr. Mark Roberts since 2015. His interests lay in the intersectional researches related to polymer science and electrochemical energy storage applications. He has authored or co-authored 7 peer-reviewed academic papers. Originally from Lishui, Zhejiang, Han’s hobbies include hiking, video gaming, military plastic modelling, reading and travelling.
Contact: hangj at g dot clemson dot edu