Assistant Professor,
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Tel: 978-934-6130

Post-Doctoral Associate

Puvikkarasan Jayapragasam 

M.Sc. Thermal Sciences and Energy, Polytech Nantes, 2016 – 2017
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Universitè de Bretagne Sud, 2017 – 2021

Research Interest: Solid Oxide Electrolysis Cell, Modeling, Porous media, Inverse problems

Graduate Students

Xiting Duan

B.S., Material Science and Engineering, Xiangtan University, 09.2013-06.2017

M.S., Material Science and Engineering, Xiangtan University, 09.2017-06.2019

Research interests: investigate thermodynamic and kinetic degradation of lithium-ion batteries through a combined experimental and multi-physics impedance modeling.

Yasser Shoukry

B.Sc., Mechanical Power Engineering, Cairo University, 2009

M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Cairo University, 2015

Research Interests: Solid oxide electrolysis cell, CO2 capture membrane reactor, multiphysics modeling

Majid Ali Wassan

B.E., Mechanical Engineering,  Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro, Pakistan, 2010

M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Seri Iskandar, Malaysia, 2014

Research Interests: Hydrogen as energy storage, system integration, dynamic analysis, techno-economic analysis

Victor Eniola

B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University, 2006 – 2010

M.Sc., Renewable Energy, Naresuan University, 2017 – 2019

Research Interests: Renewable Energy Integration with Hydrogen, PEM Electrolysis/Fuel Cell Modeling

Henning Hoene

A.S., Middlesex Community College, 2019

B.S., University of Massachusetts Lowell, 2021
M.S., University of Massachusetts Lowell, Current
Research Interests: Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries, Multiphysics modeling.

Undergraduate Students

Benjamin Denaro

Research Interests: Hydrogen production, safety, system integration


Korey Cook, Postdoc from 2020 to 2021, currently employed at NREL.

Newton Rufino, an undergraduate research assistant from 2019 to 2020, currently emplyed as a Test Engineer at SolidEnergy Systems.

Lab Address

Perry Hall 406 (Engineering Building)
1 University Ave., LowellMA 01854, USA