Bai research group Zoom meeting on Jan 14, 2022, kicking off another challenging but surely brighter year. From left to right each row: Rajeev, Peng, Penghao, Ethan, He, Youngju, Bingyuan, Shubham, and Poom.

Voices from Bai Group Members

Principal Investigator

Peng Bai

Peng Bai

Associate Professor

Doctoral Students

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Ethan Boutelle

Ethan Boutelle

Co-advised by Prof. Vijay Ramani

Rajeev Gopal

Rajeev Gopal

Critical electrochemical kinetics in ceramic solid electrolytes

Penghao Zhang

Penghao Zhang

Computation and simulation of electrolyte-electrode interfaces

Undergraduate Students

Arden Chen

Bennett Schwartz


  • Youngju Lee. Graduated in 2023. Now a Senior Scientist at SES AI Corp.
  • Bingyuan Ma. Graduated in 2023. Now a Senior Cell Materials Engineer at Tesla.
  • Shubham Agrawal. Graduated in 2022. Now a Battery Modeling Engineer at Ford.
  • Poom Sittisomwong.
  • He Zhou, 09/2021-03/2023. Now enrolled in the PhD program at Virginia Tech.
  • Jiayi Wu, 03/2019-03/2020.
  • Longan Wu, 05/2019-03/2020.
  • Yuancheng Liu, 09/2019-01/2020.
  • Sikuang Wang, 09/2018-05/2020. Now enrolled in the data science master’s program at WashU.
  • Jinzhao Guo, 09/2017-06/2019. Now enrolled in the PhD program at Arizona State University.
  • Yongzhen Liu, 10/2017-02/2018.
  • Jiayuan Ma, 09/2019-12/2019.
  • Nick Matteucci, 05/2019-03/2020. Now enrolled in the PhD program at MIT.
  • Dem Ele III Santiago-Santiago, Universidad de Puerto Rico, 06/2021-08/2021
  • Ge Mu, Beijing Institute of Technology, 10/2019-10/2020.
  • Rochit Sinha, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, 05/2019-07/2019.
  • Amit Choudhary, IIT Delhi, 05/2019-07/2019.
  • Kei Ki, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 05/2019-08/2019.
  • Sri Savya Tanikella, IIT Gandhinagar, 06/2018-08/2018. Now enrolled in the PhD program at University of California Santa Barbara.
  • Winston Chen, 07/2018, 07/2019.
  • Adi Kondepudi, 07/2018, 07/2019.

More group photos

Group lunch at Mandarin House on April 20, 2022. From left to right: Penghao, Shubham, Youngju, Rajeev, Peng, Ethan, He, Poom, and Bingyuan
Group lunch at Red Robin on June 9, 2021. From left to right: Poom, Rajeev, Shubham, Bingyuan, Dem, Youngju, and Peng
Group Zoom meeting on Mar 12, 2021.
ai research group in the Missouri Botanical Garden on Oct 09, 2020. From left to right: Peng Bai, Bingyuan Ma, Ge Mu, Jiayi Wu, Youngju Lee, Rajeev Gopal, Poom Sittisomwong and Shubham Agrawal. This was a wonderful hybrid-mode group outing. Guess who “attended” with the help of Windows Paint  
Bai group in front of the Brauer Hall on June 19, 2019. From left to right: Nick, Amit, Kei, Sikuang, Bingyuan, Youngju, Peng, Longan, Winston, Adi, Jinzhao, Shubham and Rochit.
Group lunch on September 10, 2019. From left to right: Youngju, Bingyuan, Peng, Shubham, Longan, Sikuang, and Jing.
Group lunch on September 20, 2018. From left to right: Sikuang, Bingyuan, Youngju, Shubham, Jinzhao, and Peng.