Principal Investigator

Prof. Coleman Kronawitter, Ph.D.

University of California

Assistant Professor
University of California, Davis
Department of Chemical Engineering
3096 Bainer Hall, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616
Academic Office: (530) 752-5882
Email: ckrona at

Graduate Group affiliations:
Chemical Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Faculty Affiliate
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Advanced Light Source
Office: 2-225
Mailstop: 2R0300
Email: cxkronawitter at

Organizing Committee Member of the 3rd International Symposium on Single-Atom Catalysis (ISSAC-3): Investigations of Atomically Dispersed Supported Metals, a satellite meeting of the 2020 International Congress on Catalysis (ICC 2020) and the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Catalysis Society. (June 10-13, 2020) - recently canceled due to COVID-19.

Co-organizer of CATL Division Symposium at Spring 2020 ACS National Meeting: “Reactions on Surfaces in Liquid Media. (Spring 2021)

2017 Co-Chair of the Pacific Coast Catalysis Society, the west coast chapter of the North American Catalysis Society


Ph.D. Students

Sadi Gurses


Noah Felvey


Leah Filardi


Wenqi Zhou


Postdoctoral Scholars

Dr. Yizhen Chen (co-advised by Bruce Gates and Ambarish Kulkarni)


Group Alumni

Dr. Yulei Wang, postdoctoral researcher, 2019-2021, Chemical Engineering

Patrick Beckett, M.S., 2020 Chemical Engineering

Özge Bayoglu, M.S., 2020 Chemical Engineering

Shiva Murali, M.S., 2020 Chemical Engineering

Zanyar Mansoubi, B.S., 2019 Chemical Engineering

Jose Hernandez, M.S., 2018  Materials Science & Engineering

Brendan Boudreaux, B.S., 2018  Chemical Engineering

Alexander Chen, B.S., 2018  Chemical Engineering

Jason Macnaughton, B.S., 2018  Chemical Engineering