ChBE Alumni Profiles

Where can a degree in chemical engineering take you?

We've caught up with some of our alumni to learn more about their experiences at the University of Maryland, their career plans, how they have benefited from earning a degree in chemical engineering, and what they're doing today.

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Meet an alumna or alumnus:

Patricia Castellanos

What is she doing now? Patricia is a postdoctoral researcher in the Netherlands developing instruments and models used to analyze air quality.  Meet Patricia »

Ryan Gill

What is he doing now? Ryan is the Managing Director of the Colorado Center for Biorefining and Biofuels and an professor in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Colorado. Meet Ryan »

Glenn Guglietta II

What is he doing now? Glenn studies semiconductor materials for solar cells and other optoelectronic applications at Drexel University, where he is a Ph.D. student. Meet Glenn »

Andy Hu

What is he doing now? Andy is a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, where he directs the Genetic and Tissue Engineering Laboratory. Meet Andy »

Jaime Jurado

What is he doing now? Jaime is the Brewmaster of the Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston, Pa. Meet Jaime »

Quynh Nguyen

What is he doing now? Quynh works for the United States' Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Meet Quynh »

Oluwatosin Ogunsola

What is she doing now? Tosin works for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Meet Tosin »

Supathorn Phongikaroon

What is he doing now? Supathorn is a professor in University of Idaho's Department of Chemical Engineering. His research group explores ne and better ways to process nuclear waste. Meet Supathorn »

Randall Robinson

What is he doing now? Randall works for the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. Meet Randall »

Jonathan Sindler

What is he doing now? Jonathan works for PK Clean, which pyrolyzes plastic waste into crude petroleum, and is active with several societies that promote recycling and alternative energy. Meet Jonathan »

Kevin Yue

What is he doing now? Kevin works as an environmental engineering at AECOM, and is a member of our department's Advisory Board. Meet Kevin »