People

Director

Zuyi (Jacky) Huang

Zuyi (Jacky) Huang

Associate Professor
Office: Room 118
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Email: zuyi.huang@villanova.edu
Phone: (610) 519-4848
Bio-Page on Department of Chemical Engineering
CV

Graduate Students

Xianhua Li

Xianhua Li

Ph.D. candidate (joined BESEL in 2014)
B.S., University of Science and Technology of China, China (2014)
Room 117
White Hall
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Email: xli11@villanova.edu

Brittany

Brittany Macshane (co-advised by Dr. William Kelly)

M.S. candidate (joined BESEL in 2017)
B.S., Penn State
Room 117
White Hall
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Email: bmacshan@villanova.edu

Robert Hanes

Robert Hanes

Part-time PhD. (joined BESEL in summer 2016)
Room 117
White Hall
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Email: rhanes01@villanova.edu

Brooks

Brooks Hopkins

Part-time PhD. (joined BESEL in Fall 2017)
Room 117
White Hall
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Email:hopkinsb@centenaryuniversity.edu

James Reynolds

James Reynolds 

Part-time PhD. (joined BESEL in summer 2016)
Room 117
White Hall
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085
Email: jreyno04@villanova.edu

Senior Research Project Students

 

Volunteers

 

Cody Huang

Cody Kangqi Huang

Part-time student. (joined BESEL in Fall 2011)
Room 117
White Hall
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Carlo Huang

Carlo Kangqi Huang

Part-time student. (joined BESEL in Fall 2012)
Room 117
White Hall
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085

Previous Graduate Students

[4] Brett Davis, M.S. (2016)
Thesis: A System’s Systems Level Investigation of the Metabolism of Listeria monocytogenes    
[3] Zhaobin Xu, Ph.D. (2015)
Dissertation: A Systems Level Approach in Studying the Phenotype Transition of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
[2] Xueer Chen, M.S. (2014)
Thesis: Modeling Microbial Fuel Cell in FLUENT with Biofilm Thickness Features
[1] Kilho Lee, M.S. (2014)
Thesis: Systems Biology Approach to Quantify the Metabolism of Escherichia coli for Generating 3-Hydroxypropionic Acid from Glycerol

Previous Undergraduate Students

[10-11] Robert Ferrari and Jaclyn Guglielmi, 2017
(The First-Place Winner of Villanova Sigma Xi CURF Poster Competition 2017)
Thesis: Batch Process Electricity Generation from bacteria using scaled-up Microbial fuel Cells
[9] Nicholas J Ribaudo, 2016
(Recipient of Villanova Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
Thesis: A Genome-Scale Modeling Approach to Study the Biofilm Formation of Salmonella typhimurium 
[8] Kathryn O’Donoghue, 2016
Thesis: A Systems Level Approach to Investigate the Antimicrobial Activity of Oleuropein    
[7] Elpitha Soussou, 2016
Thesis: A Mathematical Model of Process Analytical Technology in a Pharmaceutical L β-L Glutamic Acid Post Crystallization Process
[6] Joseph Piro, 2015
Thesis: Flux Balance Anaysis and Essential Gene Knockout of Geobacter metallireducens
[5] Charlotte Eberle, 2015
(Recipient of Villanova Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
Thesis: Development of a Fluent-based Platform to Study the Dynamics of Microbial Fuel Cells
[4] Chenyao Zhang, 2014
Thesis: A Mathematical Model of Dynamic Behavior of Microbial Desalination Cells
[3] Gerald Bauldock Jr., 2014
Thesis: Simulink Model and Controller Design for a Microbial Fuel Cell
[2] Kyle Brundin, 2013
(Recipient of Villanova Undergraduate Research Fellowship)
Thesis: Production of Hydrogen from Glycerol Using Escherichia Coli
[1] Nicolas Giraldo-Wingler, 2013
Thesis: Modeling the Generation of Haptoglobin under Heat Shock Conditions