ThinkEnergy Distinguished Fellows 2020 - 2021

The Great Lakes Energy Institute at Case Western Reserve University is proud to announce this year’s distinguished ThinkEnergy Fellows for the 2020-2021 cohort.    These students have been selected based on their dedication to their research and enthusiastic participation in their respective fields of interest in the energy sector.  The sponsors of these fellowships are dedicated champions of GLEI and student research and entrepreneurship in energy. Their support is deeply appreciated.


Walt and Sylvia Culver Distinguished Fellow        

Emalyn Delgado RosarioEmalyn is a third-year PhD student from Puerto Rico majoring in Chemistry.   She is interested to learn about entrepreneurship opportunities in the battery industry and especially in battery electrolytes and solutions for improving the safety of Lithium Ion batteries.  She does research on safer materials for Lithium Ion batteries in Dr. John D. Protasiewicz’s research group.



Peter Ranney Distinguished Fellow    

(Natalie) Nuttanit Pramounmat is a fourth-year Ph.D. student from Thailand majoring in Chemical Engineering working in Dr. Julie Renner’s laboratory.  Through the ECS Toyota Young Investigator Fellowship, she worked with Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. in her first two years of her doctoral program to support the development of clean hydrogen fuel production. Her experience in hydrogen technology encouraged her to focus on clean energy systems.

Sheldon and Judy Greene Distinguished Fellow    

(Saba) Syeda Nur-E Saba is a second-year Masters student from Bangladesh majoring in Physics Innovation and Entrepreneurship.  She wants to utilize green energy technologies for underserved countries and improve their socio-economic status. Currently, she is working as an intern in a solar installment company, “Roll-a-Rack”.  She is part of the WISER professional career development mentor-mentee group.