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Graduate Students

David Gamliel, PhD Student


David David is a graduate researcher in the Valla lab. He graduated from UMass Amherst in 2013 with a B.S. in Chemical engineering, and currently works in the field of biomass conversion to fuels. His current project focuses on removing harmful tars from pyrolysis products via catalytic cracking. David enjoys watching TV and playing sports in his free time.



Kevin X. Lee, PhD Student

IMG_2814 Kevin is a Chemical Engineer graduate student who joined the lab in 2014. Kevin works on the the production of sulfur-free transportation fuels using adsorptive methods.