Humberto Jaramillo

Ph.D. Student, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University
B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2013


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Humberto joined the Elimelech Lab as a first-year PhD. Student in June 2013. Humberto’s academic career began in Bergen Community College by earning an Associate in Arts in 2007. After studying Natural Resources Conservation for one year at the University of Montana-Missoula, Humberto attended Rutgers The State University of New Jersey, majoring in Civil and Environmental Engineering where he graduated in May 2013.

As an undergraduate student, Humberto researched stormwater management at Rutgers, and biofuels at the University of Illinois- Urbana Champaign. Currently, his research interests are focused in water purification engineering through membrane processes.

Humberto was born in NJ to Colombian immigrants, and lived his childhood and early teenage years in Colombia. Humberto considers himself a citizen of the world, as he enjoys sharing with people from across the world at Yale.


pdfs and supporting information for group publications available on the main publications page.
  1. Vardon, D.R., Sharma B.K., Jaramillo, H., Strathmann, T.J. "Hydrothermal catalytic deoxygenation of fatty acids with in situ hydrogen production." Green Chemistry, 2013, accepted.