The Simon Ensemble

School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering

Assistant Professor

Cory Cory Simon
Cory.Simon [at]
Kelley Engineering Center 2045

Full Curriculum Vitae.


Fellow, Computational Biology Altius Institute for Biomedical Sciences 2017
Ph.D. Chemical Engineering University of California, Berkeley 2012-2016
Ph.D. Mathematics University of British Columbia 2010-2012
B.S. Chemical Engineering The University of Akron 2005-2010

Professional Experience

École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne Visiting Scholar 2016
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory DOE Fellow 2015
Stitch Fix Data Scientist 2014
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Research Intern 2012
Bridgestone Research Chemical Engineering Co-op 2007-2009

Cory digs hiking/backpacking in scenic places (photos on Ello), snowboarding, and wine.

Ph.D. students

Arni Arni Sturluson
B.Sc. Chemistry. University of Iceland. (2012-2015)
Research interests: using machine learning algorithms from computer vision to analyze nanoporous materials

I really like music, and my most played artist in 2017 was MF DOOM. I’m an avid football fan, and my team, Manchester City, is currently in the lead in the Premier League.

Undergraduate students

Mira Mira Khare
Major: Chemical Engineering
Research interests: using machine learning to extract biological insights from large genomic data sets

Rachel Rachel Sousa
Major: Mathematics
Research interests: mathematical modeling of self-organizing vegetation in arid landscapes

I enjoy painting, cooking, and outdoor activities such as hiking, golfing, and wakesurfing.

Arthur Arthur Henry York
Major: Computer Science
Research interests: molecular simulations in flexible, nanoporous materials; software development

My favorite TV show is Battlestar Galactica, and my favorite board game is Hansa Teutonica.

Melanie Melanie Huynh
Major: Chemical Engineering
Research interests: computational modeling and simulations of gas adsorption in MOFs

I enjoy digital and traditional art and electronic music composition.