Program Leadership

Welcome to the VIPER website!

We hope that you find our website to be an informative window into this new and exciting undergraduate dual degree energy research program. We always welcome inquiries from students, potential mentors, high school teachers/counselors, and others interested in energy research.



Professor Andrew M. Rappe

VIPER Faculty Co-Director

Professor of Chemistry

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Professor John M. Vohs

VIPER Faculty Co-Director

Carl V. S. Patterson Professor Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CBE)


Dr. Michelle L. Hutchings

VIPER Managing Director