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Ms. Celine S.Y. Liong

Years in group: 2015-2016

Home Department: Bioengineering
Undergraduate School: University of California, San Diego, CA
Undergraduate Major: NanoEngineering
Project: Biosensors
Hobbies: rock climbing, hiking, baking, cooking, reading


Currently: Celine has joined Verily Life Sciences after obtaining her Master's degree

 

 

Dr. Alex Chortos

Years in group: 2011-2016


Home Department: Materials Science & Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Waterloo, Canada
Undergraduate Major: Nanotechnology Engineering
Project: Materials and devices for electronic skin

 

Currently: Postdoc, with Prof. Jennifer Lewis, Harvard University

 

 

Dr. John To

Years in group: 2011-2016

PhD institution and major: Stanford University; Chemical Engineering
Adviser: Prof. Zhenan Bao, Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Current Dept: Chemical Engineering
Current Project: Mesoporous carbon for CO2 capture

Currently: Postdoc in the Bao group, Stanford University

 

Amanda Nguyen

Years group: 2013-2016

Home Department: Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Clemson University, SC
Undergraduate Major: Bioelectrical Engineering
Project: Jugular Venous Pressure Sensor


Currently: Amanda is taking a leave of absence.

 

 

 

Dr. Tae Hoon Lee

Years in group: 2007-2015

Home Department: Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate School: KAIST (Daejeon, Korea), B.S., 2003
Undergraduate Major: Electrical Engineering
Project: Solution Processed Organic Transistors
Interests: basketball, tennis, badminton

Currently: Faculty, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Kwangwoon University, Seoul, S. Korea.

 

 

Dr. Benjamin Naab
Years in group: 2010-2015

Undergrad: Montana State University, Chemistry
Current Dept: Chemical Engineering
Current Project: Design, syntheses and applications of air-stable, solution-processable n-type molecular dopants for organic semiconductors
Interests: I enjoy skiing/snowboarding, hiking, biking, golfng, playing racquetball, listening to music or reading.

Currently: Scientist, Dow Chemical

 

Dr. Huiliang (Evan) Wang

Years in group: 2010-2014

Undergrad: Oxford University, United Kingdom
Home Dept: Materials Science and Engineering
Project: Understanding dispersion of carbon nanotubes by
polymers, with applications in transistors and supercapacitors
Other interests: tennis, hiking, swimming
Website: www.huiliangwang.com

Currently: Postdoc, Prof. Karl Deisseroth, Stanford University

 

 

Dr. Debora Lin
Years in Group: 2008-2014

Undergrad: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Chemical Engineering
Home Dept: Chemical Engineering
Current Project: Developing large area coating methods for carbon nanotubes with controlled alignment, density, and chirality with applications in transparent electrodes and sensors.

Currently: AppVie, Abbott Spinoff

 

Dr. Steve Park

Years in Group: 2008-2014

Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Undergraduate Major: Materials Science and Engineering, Physics
Project: Dip-Pen Nanolithography, Carbon-Nanotube Electronics, Organic Field Effect Transistors

Currently: Faculty, Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, KAIST, Korea

 

Dr. Mallory Hammock

Years in Group: 2009-2014


Undergrad: Northwestern University, Chemical Engineering
Current Dept: Chemical Engineering
Current Project: Developing organic field effect transistor-based sensors for the detection of nucleic acids and proteins.

Currently: AbbVie, Abbott Spinoff

 

 

Dr. Benjamin Tee Chee Keong

Years in Group: 2008-2013

Home Department: Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Undergraduate Major: Electrical Engineering
Project: Flexible Transducers
Other Info: Loves going outdoors, hiking, artistic mumbo jumbo, playing piano, randomly cliche poems, reading financial bytes, website designing, synthesizing delectable food (however simple), and life

Currently: Staff Scientist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE); Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore (NUS); Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) Fellow. Link.

 

Dr. Michael Vosgueritchian

Years in Group: 2008-2013

Undergrad: UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
Current Dept: Chemical Engineering
Current Project: Understanding the electrical properties of carbon nanotube films on different surfaces. Using Carbon nanotube films for transparent conducting electrodes.

Currently: Apple

 

Dr. Gaurav Giri

Years in Group: 2008-2013

Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: California Institute of Technology, CA
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering
Project: Organic Semiconductor Crystallization and Solution Shearing

Currently: Faculty, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University of Virginia

 

Dr. Ranulfo (Randy) Allen

Years in Group: 2008-2013


Home dept: Chemical Engineering
Undergrad: Princeton University, Princenton, NJ
Undergrad major: Chemical Engineering
Project: Forming aligned carbon nanotube films and fibers from anisotropic, polymer-wrapped carbon nanotube gels.
Interests: Weightlifting, playing video games, snowboarding

Currently: Co-founder and CTO, Pascalor

 

Mr. Olasupo (Ade) Johnson
Years in Group: 2007-2012


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Howard University (Washington, DC), 2006
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering
Project: Organic thin film transistor sensors

Currently: Ade has transferred to the Dept. of Electrical Engineering.

 

Dr. Jin Jeon
Years in Group: 2007-2012


Home Department: Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea); BS 1997, MS 1999
Undergraduate Major: Electrical Engineering
Project: Organic Electronics, Flexible Circuits

Currently: Samsung Electronics, Korea

 

Dr. Justin Opatkiewicz

Years in Group: 2006-2012


Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA), 2006
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering
Project: Analyzing the origin of the interaction of carbon nanotubes with various organic functional groups confined to surfaces and their application in high performance nanotube network devices
Other Info: Originally from: Chino, CA, USA

Currently: Faculty, Dept. of NanoEngineering, University of California, San Diego

 

Dr. Sondra Hellstrom
Years in Stanford: 2006-2012
Home Department: Applied Physics
Undergraduate School: Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD), 2004
Undergraduate Major: Applied Physics
Project: Development and optimization of flexible transparent conducting electrodes
Other Info: N/A

Currently: Research Engineer, Bosch Research and Technology Center

 

Dr. Soumendra Barman
Years in Stanford: 2005-2012
Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Rice University (Houston, TX)
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering
Project: Solution processing of of carbon nanotubes for electronic and environmental applications.

Currently, Staff Scientist, Applied Materials

 

 

Dr Ying Jiang
Years in Stanford: 2006-2011
Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Cornell University (Ithaca, NY), 2005
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering
Project: Material design and synthesis for organic photovoltaics
Other Info: Hobbies: Erhu, singing

Currently: Staff Scientist, A*STAR, IMRE, Singapore

 

 

Dr Yoonyoung Chung
Years in Stanford: 2006-2011
Home Department: Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate School: POSTECH (Pohang, Korea), 2006
Undergraduate Major: Electronics and Electrical Engineering
Project: Small Molecule-Based Organic Transistors and Their Applications

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Electrical Engineering, POSTECH, S. Korea. Link.

 

Dr Sangwon Ko

Years in Stanford: 2007-2011
Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate/ Graduate School: Ewha Womans University (Seoul, Korea)
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
Project: Design and synthesis of organic semiconductors for photovoltaics

Currently: Korean National Institutes, Korean Railroad Research Institute.

 

Dr Randy Stoltenberg

Years in group: 2005-2011
Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: Brigham Young University (Provo, UT), 2005
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
Project: Block-copolymer templated surface patterning for high-density single molecule fluorescence

Currently: Senior Chemist, Lockhead Martin Space Systems Company, Advanced Technology Center, Palo Alto, CA.

 

Dr. Jungkyu K. Lee

Years in group: 2005-2011
Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: Pusan National University (Pusan, Korea), B.S.: 2002; Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Daejeon, Korea), M.S.: 2004
Undergraduate/ Graduate Major: Chemistry
Project: DNA-assisted single-molecule electronics

Currently: Faculty, Dept. of Chemistry, Kyungpook National University, Bukgu, Daegu, Korea

 

Dr. Hangwoo Lee


Years in group: 2005-2011

Currently: Lam Research, CA.

 

Dr. Ajay Virkar


Years in Stanford: 2005-2010
Home Department: Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign, IL), 2005
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering

Currently: C3 Nano

 

 

Dr. Wechung Maria Wang

Years in group: 2004-2010

Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA), 2004
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering
Thesis: Dip-Pen Nanolithography of Electrical Contacts to Organic Nanostructures
Other Info: Hobbies: hiking, dancing and scientific writing/editing

Currently: Scientist, PPG Industries

 

Dr. Ming Lee Tang


Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: Brandeis University (Waltham, MA), 2004
Years in this Group: 09/2004-12/2008
Ph.D. Project: Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Acenes for OTFTs and OPV


Currently: Faculty, Dept. of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside

 

 

Dr. Zihong (Bill) Liu

Years in Group: 2007-2009


Home Department: Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Tsinghua University (Beijing, China), M.S.(2006), B.S.(2004)
Ph.D. Project: Solution Processed Organic Semiconductor TFTs for Flexible Electronics: Device Physics, Device Modeling, Fabrication Technology, and Interface Engineering


Currently: Founder, Royole Corporation

 

Dr. Shuhong Liu
Years in Stanford: 2003-2008
Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University
Undergraduate School, Major,Year Shanghai Jiaotong University (Shanghai, China), 2003
Years in this Group: 10/2003-09/2008
Ph.D. Project: Single crystal organic transistors

Currently: Intel, Arizona

 

Dr. Colin Reese
Yearw in Stanford: 2003-2008
Home Department: Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
Undergraduate School, Major,Year University of Washington (Seattle, WA), 2003
Years in this Group: 10/2003-09/2008
Ph.D. Project: Single Crystal Organic Transistors

Currently: SpectraWatt

 

 

Dr. Mark Roberts

Years in Stanford: 2003-2008
Home Department: Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
Undergraduate School, Major,Year Montana State University (Bozeman, MT), 2002
Years in this Group: 10/2003-09/2008
Ph.D. Project: The development and characterization of water-stable organic transistor sensors through material design and device engineering.
Other Info: Hobbies: All sports.

Currently: Faculty, Clemson University

 

Dr. Quan Yuan

Years in Stanford: 2005-2008

Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University



Currently: Intel, Arizona