People

If you’re a Hope College student in engineering, chemistry, or physics, reach out and learn how you can join the group!

Dr. Jeffrey Christians

Assistant Professor of Engineering
A. Paul Schaap Science Center, Room 2106

Email me: christians@hope.edu

EERE Postdoctoral Fellow, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Chemistry and Nanoscience Center
Ph.D. University of Notre Dame, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
B.S. in Engineering with a Chemical Concentration, Chemistry (ACS Accredited), Calvin University

See Dr. Christians’ CV or read more on Hope’s website.

Josephine Surel

Josie is a senior at Hope majoring in Engineering with a Chemical concentration. She has been working to understand the stability differences in various 2D/3D halide perovskite materials.

James Mandeville

James is a senior at Hope majoring in Engineering with a Chemical concentration. He is currently working to understand the interactions between halide perovskites and methylamine.

Jonathan Outen

Jon is a senior at Hope majoring in Engineering with a Chemical concentration. He is working to understand the phase transitions which can occur between perovskite and nonperovskite crystal phases.

Rory Campagna

Rory is a sophomore at Hope majoring in Engineering with a Chemical concentration and Chemistry. He is working to understand the phase transitions which can occur between perovskite and nonperovskite crystal phases.

Elizabeth Cutlip

Liz Cutlip is a senior at Hope majoring in Engineering with a Mechanical concentration. Liz’s work has focused on the interactions between 2D halide perovskites and methylamine.

Group Alumni

Claire Hallock (’20) – Ph.D. Student in Chemistry at UT Austin
Zachery Wylie (’21) – Ph.D. Student in Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington
Cederic Porter (’21) – analyst at Deloitte
Peter Ruffolo (’23)

Photo credit: Steven Herppich Hope College

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