LEARN Research Laboratory 
         

    

   

LEARN Laboratory
Research Team


Members

Principal Investigator: Dr. Carl McIntyre

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Email: Carl.McIntyre@Louisiana.edu
Office Phone
: (337) 482-5052
Fax: (337) 482-1220

131 Rex Street
Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

 


Masters Graduate: Ericson Pereira

Department: Chemical Engineering
Home: Aroor, India
Joined: August 2012
Graduated: May 2014 (2 years)
Undergraduate Degree: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Institution: Pune University (India)
Currently Living In: Lafayette, Louisiana

 


Masters Student: Siddharth Reddy 

Department: Chemical Engineering
Home: Hyderabad, India
Joined: January 2014
Undergraduate Degree: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate Institution: Narayana College
Currently Living In: Lafayette, Louisiana

Projects: Titania nanoparticle suspensions, Coated titania nanoparticle suspensions

 


Research Assistant: Mishaun Sturm

Department: Chemical Engineering
Home: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Joined: May 2013

2013 LEARN Researcher of the Year Award
Projects: Nanopowder Sizing Using Optical Microscopy, SEM, ImageJ, Rheological Testing of Suspensions and Melts Including Linear Viscoelastic Behavior, Electrorheology

 


Masters Student: Varun Perikala

Department: Petroleum Engineering
Home: Guntur, India
Joined: May 2014

Projects: Surfactant emulsion systems

 


Research Assistant: Jessica Pipkins

Department: Child and Family Studies
Home: Arnaudeville, Louisiana
Joined: February 2014

Projects: Assessing and including STEM opportunities for K-12, Increasing technology implementation in underserved communities in Lafayette

 


Research Assistant: Sri Harsha Gunta

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Home: Vizag, India
Undergraduate Degree: Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
Undergraduate Institution: Gitam University
Joined: October 2013
Left: April 2014

Projects: Measuring the dielectric behavior of conductivity standards, chemicals, and nanopowder suspensions

 


Research Assistant: Pranith Thipparthi

Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Home: India
Joined: January 2014
Left: April 2014

Projects: Measuring the dielectric behavior of conductivity standards, solutions. Developed webpage template

  


Research Assistant: Tuan Le

Department: Chemical Engineering
Home: Austin Texas
Joined: May 2014
Finished: December 2014

Projects: Worked with Spartan and Microsoft Access to create a molecular database for the lab.

   


Research Assistant: Cody Wood

Department: Chemical Engineering
Home: Lafayette, Louisiana
Joined: July 2014
Finished: August 2014

Projects: Worked on LONI (Louisiana Optical Network Interface) using GAUSSIAN to perform chemical simulations of silsesquioxanes

   


Research Assistant: Hamsa Marikar

Department: Chemical Engineering
Home: Austin Texas
Joined: December 2013
Finished: January 2013

Projects: Worked on Chemdraw during the winter break

   


PI Assistant: Kimberly McIntyre

Company: Environmental Resource Management
Home: Detroit, Michigan
Current Home: Lafayette, Louisiana
Joined: Immediately
Finished: Never