the gomes group @ CMU

chemical {designers | engineers | data scientists} crunching bits into matter since January 2022

our team


Gabe Gomes

Gabe loves music and computers. Computers and chemistry. Sometimes he tries to solve chemistry problems with computers while listening to music.

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Hannah Carroll

Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA Hannah is a former ballet dancer turned administrator, and is serving as Administrative Coordinator to the ChemE Department. Hannah graduated from Mercyhurst University in 2018 with a BA in Ballet and a minor in Exercise Science. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, hiking with her dog, art museums, cooking, and tending to her plants.

phd students

Nick Hattrup

Nick loves music, chemistry, math, and a bunch of outdoor activities. When he's not trying to discover the next breakthrough material with state-of-the-art machine learning models, he can be found biking around Pittsburgh or trying to beat his squat max in the gym.

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Robert MacKnight

Robert hopes to tackle problems in the field of computer-aided reaction engineering. His other interests are music, sports, and video games. Robert is a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan. Above all else, Robert hopes to learn a lot from his peers while hopefully returning the favor along the way.

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Letícia Madureira

Since I was 7, being a scientist was my dream, assuming an eternal compromise with my studies. My hobbies are: read about politics and watch comedy series.

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master students

Mehak Malik

Mehak is doing her M.S. in Artificial Intelligence and Innovation from LTI, School of Computer Science. She’s interested in green and ethical AI. She is a singer and loves to cook in her spare time.

Anchit Singhal

Anchit is a MS student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at CMU. He is working on the development of Molecular Transformers. He completed his B.Tech. at IIT, Dhanbad, India. He wishes to learn further in the field of catalysis and machine learning and hopes that his research can contribute to society. In his free time, he likes reading novels.

Parth Patel

Parth is an M.S student at the Department of Chemical Engineering. He has done his Btech in Chemical Engineering from ICT Mumbai. His interests primarily lie in Bayesian optimization and computational experimentation. He also loves to travel and explore.

undergraduate students

Christina Tavlarakis

Christina is an undergraduate double majoring in Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering with a track in Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology at CMU. She’s interested in coding and it's applications in medicine. In her free time, she enjoys reading, playing with her cat, and volunteering at CMU EMS.

Ethan Kwack

Ethan is an undergraduate majoring in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Materials Science and Engineering at CMU. He is highly interested in nanoparticles and their wide range of applications. In his free time, he enjoys hiphop dance (shameless plug for @helixdancecrew), playing video games, and missing his dog back at home.


Jose Regio

Jose is an undergraduate at the University of Connecticut and a proud Filipino. He does not have any pets but instead a little sister who likes to pretend she is a cat. He enjoys cracking math proofs and learning about space stuff, and in his free time, he likes to photosynthesize.


Thiago Reschützegger

Despite his Austrian surname, Thiago is Brazilian and Uruguayan. He loves science and life. Therefore, his main interest is to push science to improve life. In his free time, he is a Chemical Engineering undergraduate student.

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Augusto Cesar

A Brazilian that loves to learn new things. Saw computer science and artificial intelligence as a way to contribute to collaborating with different types of projects and advance science. Hopes to help the development of an Artificial General Intelligence open and not end with humanity in the process.

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Louise can do weird and useless tricks


Sometimes Pancho pretends to be a plant


Fibi always asks for a cafuné (portuguese word without translation)


People say she fell into a paint can


Clumsy and afraid of moths


He is a loyal one year old maltese with a world famous bark.


She loves attention and will sit on your computer when you're trying to work.


Casey Tsai

Casey is an undergraduate student majoring in Chemistry with a concentration in Computational Chemistry at CMU. She enjoys coding and organic chemistry. In her free time, she likes to read, cook, and listen to Taylor Swift.

the gomes group at CMU
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