Energy Fellows, 2016–2017


The Society of Energy Fellows at MIT welcomed 28 new members in fall 2016.
Twenty-five of the fellows are listed below. Three additional ExxonMobil-MIT Energy Fellows are now being named. The Energy Fellows network now totals more than 375 graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and spans 20 MIT departments and divisions and all five MIT schools. Fellows include incoming graduate students and graduate student researchers, teaching fellows, and postdoctoral associates. This year’s fellowships are made possible through the generous support of eight MITEI member companies.


Eric Fadel, Materials Science and Engineering


Christoph Tries, Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, Assignment in Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change

Nathan Yee, Chemical Engineering


Michela Geri, Mechanical Engineering


Francesca Freyria, PhD Chemistry

Ryan Gillis, Chemical Engineering

Kehang Han, Chemical Engineering

Paul Rekemeyer, Materials Science and Engineering

Yi Song, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Constantin Voll, Chemistry

Sahag Voskian, Chemical Engineering

Zheng Wang, Aeronautics and Astronautics

Ella Wassweiler, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


Josimar Alves da Silva Junior, Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science

Eugene Cho, Materials Science and Engineering

Daisy Hikari Green, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Adeel Jamal, PhD Chemical Engineering

Brent Keller Materials Science and Engineering

Alan Long Chemical Engineering

Youngmin Yoon Chemistry

Lockheed Martin

David Whyte, System Design and Management, Assignment in Civil and Environmental Engineering


Justin Chen, PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering

Qing Liu, Chemistry

David Wang Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science


Rachel Chava Kurchin, Materials Science and Engineering, Assignment in Mechanical Engineering

Fellows as of November 7, 2016

This article appears in the issue of Energy Futures.

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