The faculty, associates, and students who comprise The Hrenya Research Group advance new discoveries and solve challenging problems daily. Our outstanding group members dedicate themselves to a thorough understanding of granular mechanics.

Principal Investigator

Prof. Christine Hrenya
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University
B.S. Chemical Engineering, The Ohio State University


Dr. Peiyuan Liu
Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, University of New South Wales (Australia)
B.Eng. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing (China)
Dr. Steven Dahl, Senior Research Associate
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Colorado
B.S. Civil Engineering, University of Idaho


Ph.D. Candidates

Ipsita Mishra
B.S. Chemical Engineering, IIT - BHU

Undergraduate Researchers

Chloe Bruce   
University of Colorado

Raka Ghosh-Dastidar   
University of Colorado


For information on previous group members, please check the alumni list and the group photo album



College of Engineering and Applied Science
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
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