Program Leadership

Meet the VIPER Leadership Team! 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 and 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


Erika Martinez

VIEST/VIPER Administrative Coordinator