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November 2019 - CBEE Alumni Update

Careers in industry, academia and government

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Opeyemi Ajayi

MS Chemical Engineering (2012), PhD Chemical Engineering (2018)

Post-Doc at the FDA working in the New Technologies and Innovations Group of the CDER/Office of Pharmaceutical Quality. 

Sasan Sharee

PhD Chemical Engineering (2016)

Scientist II at NextCure, Inc.

Dalton Hughes

BS Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Bioengineering Track (2014)

MD/PhD Candidate at Duke University

Swarnalatha Balasubramanian

PhD Chemical Engineering (2014)

I am the Director of Business Analysis and Project Management at Acidophil LLC and have been with the company since 2015. Acidophil is an innovation company that uses technical and business information together with synthetic biology and chemistry capabilities to create, manage and co-finance new product opportunities and biotechnology businesses in human health, animal health and agriculture. I have also earned a certification on “Financing Innovation: Valuing Projects and Firms” from Stanford's Center for Professional Development.

Miguel A. Acosta, Ph.D.

PhD Chemical Engineering (2011)

  • Post-doctoral Research Associate; Biochemical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County (2011-2012).
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow; Biomedical Engineering, North Carolina State University (2012-2014).
  • Scientist-Microbial Physiology; Novozymes North America (2014-2016).
  • Fermentation Engineer; Arbiom Inc. (2016-2017).
  • Scientist-Fermentation Development; Synthetic Genomics Inc. (2017-2018).
  • Surface Warfare Officer/Oceanography Officer; United States Navy (2019-present)

Silviya Zustiak

PhD Chemical Engineering (2009)

Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering at Saint Louis University

Posted: November 4, 2019, 9:28 AM