People

A Collaborative & Diverse Group of Innovative, Passionate, and Creative Students

Our people are at the core of what makes the Nance Lab such a unique and fulfilling place to work. We are proud of the diversity of our lab members, with each member contributing their unique skills and experiences to the projects we are working on.  Find out more about our team members below. If you are interested in joining our team, please see our available positions.

Mike McKenna

Graduate Student

Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical Engineering

B.S. in Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Colorado

ARCS Fellow

Jeremy Filteau

Graduate Student

Ph.D. Student in Chemical Engineering

B.S. in Chemical Engineering

ARCS Fellow

2019 ACES Professional Development Chair

Elizabeth Nance, PhD.

Principle Investigator

Clare Booth Luce Assistant Professor

Dr. Rick Liao

Expert-in-residence

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of Washington

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

Mengying Zhang

Graduate Student

Ph.D. Candidate in Molecular Engineering

B.A. in Biology

2019-2020 WChE Secretary

Andrea Joseph

Graduate Student

Ph.D. Candidate in Chemical Engineering

B.S. in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

NIH F31 Fellow

2018-2019 WChE Vice President

2019 ACES President

Chris Nyambura

Graduate Student

Ph.D. Student in Chemical Engineering, with a Data Science Option

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, UC Stanta Barbara

Co-advised with Jim Pfaendtner

Top Scholar

Hawley Helmbrecht

Graduate Student

Ph.D. Student in Chemical Engineering, with a Data Science Option

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Arizona State University

2019 GPSS Senator

2019-2020 WChE Vice President

2020 ACES President

Nam Phuong Nguyen

Graduate Student

Ph.D. Student in Molecular Engineering

M.S. in Materials Science, University of Washington

B.S. in Materials Science, Stanford University

David Shackelford

Graduate Student

M.S. Thesis Candidate in Chemical Engineering, with Advanced Data Science Option

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Colorado State University

Robin Lin

Graduate Student

M.S. Thesis Student in Chemical Engineering, with Advanced Data Science Option

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University

Nuo Xu

Graduate Student

M.S. Thesis Student in Chemical Engineering

B.S. in Pharmacy, East China University of Science and Technology

Qiong July Zhou

Graduate Student

M.S. Thesis Student in Chemical Engineering, with Data Science Option

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, B.S. in Psychology, University of Washington

Undergraduate Researchers

Mikey Chungyoung

Chemical Engineering student

McNair Scholar

Denise Beebout

Chemical Engineering Student

2020-2021 UW SWE Chapter President,

LSAMP Scholar, SWE Scholar

Jimmy Ye

Chemical Engineering student

2020-2021 UW AIChE Chapter President

Kenneth Sluis

Chemical Engineering student

Norah Alhindi

Biochemistry student

KAUST Scholar

Tolu Adebayo

Biochemistry student

GENOM ALVA Scholar

Kaleb Decker

Chemical Engineering student

Brendan Ball

Chemical Engineering student

Mary Gates Scholar

2020-2021 UW  AIChE Chapter Vice President

Ana Rios

Chemical Engineering student

STAR Scholar

Sanjana Janakiraman

Engineering Direct to College student

High School Students

Ali Toghani

Senior High School Student

Mia Onodera

Junior High School Student

Maria Sati

Junior High School Student

Eleanor Wu

Senior High School Student

Phoebe Wilcox

Junior High School Student

The Nance Lab

Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Washington
Box 351750
3781 Okanogan Lane NE 
Seattle, WA, 98195-1750

nancelab@uw.edu

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