William P. Mounfield, III, Ph.D.

Building: Bunger-Henry
Office: 306
william.mounfield [at] chbe.gatech.edu (email)



B.S. (Magna Cum Laude), 2012, Chemical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
M.S. 2015, Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
Ph.D. 2016, Chemical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA


William was born in Baton Rouge, LA. He studied at University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. In May 2012 he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida and joined the Walton Group in August 2012. In addition to his research at Florida, William performed research at AMOLF in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; SimulTOF in Sudbury, MA; and 1st Detect in Houston, TX.

Research Interests

William's research focuses on solvent effects on the synthesis of metal-organic frameworks and the effects of acid and base gas adsorption on MOF stability.


2016 1st Place Research Poster, 28th Annual Graduate Research Symposium, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
2012 Best Undergraduate Poster Presentation, American Society for Mass Spectrometry Annual Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2011 NSF Mass Spectrometry Partnership for International Research and Education Recipient, AMOLF, Amsterdam, The Netherlands