Patrick profile

Patrick Ymele Leki

Chair, Department of Chemical Engineering, Howard University
Washington, DC, USA

Graduate Students

Bereket Argaw

Fall 2023 – Present

Sarees Shaikh

Spring 2021 – Present

Tochukwu Uyanne

Spring 2021 – Present

Undergraduate Students

Treylin Lewis

Summer 2022 – Present

Amani Midgette

Fall 2023 – Present

Alumni: Graduate Students

Abiye Mekonnen

Summer 2014 – Spring 2016

Elbethel Damtae

Spring 2017 – Spring 2018

Tafadzwa Chigumira

Summer 2017 – Summer 2019

Mahtab Waseem

Fall 2019 – Summer 2022

Demetria Sims

Spring 2023

Alumni: Undergraduate Students

Kalah Ozimba

Fall 2014 – Spring 2017

Emmanuel Ike

Summer 2015 – Spring 2017

Mahtab Waseem

Fall 2015 – Spring 2018

1st Place award

in the Environmental Division Poster Session at the 2020 Annual AIChE Meeting.

3rd Place award

for her presentation at the 2017 ERN Conference in Washington, DC

2nd Place award

at the Undergraduate Student Poster Competition of the North Central Branch ASM 2016 Meeting held at Iowa State University

1st Place award

at the 2016 Washington Baltimore Hampton Roads-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (WBHR-LSAMP)

3rd Place award

at the Undergraduate Student Poster Competition [Food, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Session IX] of the 2015 AIChE Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, UT

Terinney Haley

Summer 2014 – Spring 2017

Tariq Johnson

Summer 2016 – Fall 2017

Bria Rice

2013 – 2014

Dolce Lawless

Spring 2014

Simone Stanley

Spring 2016 – Spring 2017

1st Place award

at the Undergraduate Student Poster Competition [General Engineering and Engineering Education Session] at the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, LA

Chukukwa Ibecheozor

Summer 2014

Khari Johnson

Summer 2015

Ayomikun Olarinoye

Summer 2017 – Spring 2019

Elan Holston

Summer 2021 – Spring 2022

Laurryn Sells

Fall 2019 – Spring 2022

Olabisi Bello

Spring 2022 – Spring 2023

3rd Place award

at the WE22 Collegiate Poster & Rapid Fire Competitions of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) in Houston, TX


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Courtney Robinson


Department of Biology, Howard University

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Jamel Ali


Department of Chemical & Biomedical Engineering, Florida A&M University – Florida State University

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Patrick Still


Department of Chemistry, California State University, Dominguez Hills

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Michael Lipscomb


Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota

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Kimberly L. Jones


Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Howard University

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Preethi L. Chandran


Department of Chemical Engineering, Howard University