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Dr. Yeongjun Lee

Yeongjun Lee photo

Years in group: 2021 - 2024         
Current: Faculty, KAIST, Brain and Cognitive Science 
Ph.D. Institution and major: Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), S. Korea; Materials Science and Engineering         
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Tae-Woo Lee         
Research Interests: Stretchable electronics, Organic neuromorphic electronics, Bioelectronics         
Hobbies: Soccer, Running, Movies, Music  
Google Scholar: ‪link


Dr. Kyun Kyu (Richard) Kim

Dr. Kyun Kyu (Richard) Kim

Years in group: 2021 - 2023     
Current: Electrical Engineer, Apple, Cupertino     
Ph. D. Institution and major: Seoul National University, S. Korea; Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering         
Ph. D. Advisor: Prof. Seung Hwan Ko         
Research Interests: Skin electronics, machine intelligence, flexible/stretchable sensors and logic devices, Wearable VR devices         
Hobbies: Movie, workout, music, cooking         
Google Scholar: Link         
Personal Website: Link


Dr. Vanessa Sanchez

Vanessa Sanchez

Years in group: 2022 - 2023

Current: Meta Reality Labs Research Engineer 
Ph. D. Institution and Major: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Materials Science and Mechanical Engineering         
Advisors: Prof. Robert J. Wood         
Research Interests: Robotic Textiles, 3D Knitting, Soft Robotics, Conductive and Responsive Polymers, Wearable Assistive Devices         
Hobbies: Pottery, Fashion, Food, Travel, Dance         
Google Scholar: Link          
Personal Website: Link          
Twitter: Link


Dr. Nathaniel J. Schuster

Dr. Nathaniel J. Schuster

Years in group: 2020 - 2023    

Current: Research Scientist in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Washington   
Ph. D. Institution and Major: Columbia University, NY; Chemistry       
Ph. D. Advisor: Prof. Colin Nuckolls       
Research Interests: New molecular architectures for imparting deformability to semiconductors    

Hobbies: History, art, music, video games


Dr. Yangju Lin

Dr. Yangju Lin

Years in group: 2020 - 2023  

Current: Faculty, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Department of Chemistry    
Ph. D. institution and Major: Duke University, Durham, NC; Chemistry      
Ph. D. Advisor: Prof. Stephen L. Craig      
Research Interests: Dynamic polymer for battery materials, self-healing/degradable electronics      
Hobbies: Music, movie, travelling, running, and workout      
Google Scholar: link


Dr. Jiancheng Lai

Dr. Jiancheng Lai

Years in group: 2019 - 2023

Current: Researcher at the Beijing Institute of Collaborative Innovation (BICI); Co-founder and CTO of Tachin Technology.       
Ph.D. Institution and major: Nanjing University, China; Chemistry.       
Adviser: Prof. Jing-Lin Zuo, Prof. Cheng-Hui Li and Prof. Xiao-Zeng You.      
Research Interests: Self-healing and stretchable materials and electronics, Soft actuators, Haptic interfaces, Polymeric electrolytes for lithium battery.      
Google Scholar: link


Dr. Will Ryan Henderson

Will Henderson photo

Years in group: 2021 - 2023          

Ph.D. Institution and Major: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Chemistry          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Ronald K. Castellano          
Research Interests: Organic electronics, supramolecular chemistry for dynamic materials.          
Hobbies: Skateboarding, mountain biking, music, soccer, surfing

Google Scholar: Link


Dr. Ahmed Elabd

Ahmed Elabd

Years in joining group: 2022 - 2023

Current: Development Battery Engineer, Chemours

Ph.D. institute and major: Chemistry Department, University of Fribourg, Switzerland. (Chemistry)          
Ph. D. advisor: Prof. Ali Coskun          
Research Interests: High energy density batteries, anode/cathode coatings and interfaces, solid polymer electrolytes, and stretchable batteries.          
Hobbies: Soccer, hiking, swimming, and traveling.


Dr. Xiaozhou Ji

Dr. Xiaozhou Ji

Years in group: 2021 - 2023

Current: Process engineer at Applied Materials

Ph.D. Institution and Major: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; Chemistry          
Ph.D. Advisors: Prof. Lei Fang          
Research Interests: Design and synthesis of new semiconducting polymers          
Hobbies: reading, music, video games          

Google Scholar: link


Dr. Jeromy Rech

Jeromy Rech photo

Years in group: 2021 - 2023

Current: Faculty, UNC Asheville

Ph.D. Institution and major: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chemistry          
Advisor: Prof. Wei You          
Research Interests: Synthesis, Organic Electronics, Polymers, Electrochromic Devices, Solar Cells          
Hobbies: Outreach, video games, golfing, fishing, driving, baseball          
Google Scholar: ‪link          
Twitter: link


Dr. Jonathan Tyson

Dr. Jonathan Tyson

Years in group: 2021 - 2023

Current: Staff Scientist at Choate, Hall and Stewart in Boston, MA.

Ph.D. Institution and Major: University of California, Berkeley; Chemistry          
Advisor: Prof. Alanna Schepartz          
Research interests: genetically targeted chemical assembly, organic electronics, photocatalysis, small molecules, bioelectronics, brain-machine interfaces, biosensors          
Hobbies: music, reading, hiking, video games


Dr. Bao-Nguyen Nguyen

Bao Nguyen photo

Years in group: 2021 - 2023

Current: Research Scientist, at Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR, Singapore.          

Ph.D. Institution and major: University of Cambridge, UK          
Advisors: Prof. Jonathan Nitschke          
Research Interests: Stretchable conductive polymers, semiconductors, metal-ligand coordination cages.          
Hobbies: Reading, cooking, gardening, traveling          
Google Scholar: Link


Dr. Hao-Wen Cheng

Dr. Hao-Wen Cheng

Years in group: 2021 - 2023

Current: Account Technologist at Applied Materials

Ph.D. Institution and Major: National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan; Materials Science and Engineering          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Kung-Hwa Wei          
Research Interests: Conjugated polymers and small molecules for organic electronics and organic photovoltaics          
Hobbies: Traveling, Photography          
Google scholar: link          
 


Dr. Song Zhang

Dr. Song Zhang

Years in group: 2021 - 2023

Current: Polymer Scientist at E Ink          

Ph.D. Institution and Major: University of Southern Mississippi, MS; Polymer Science and Engineering          
Advisor: Prof. Xiaodan Gu          
Research Interests: Morphological characterizations of solution printed organic semiconductors, Flexible and stretchable electronics.          
Hobbies: hiking, travelling, food


Dr. Shaoyang Wang

Dr. Shaoyang Wang

Years in group: 2021 - 2023

Current: Senior battery scientist at eLyte Technology Inc.          

Ph.D. institute and major: Texas A&M University, College Station, TX; Chemical Engineering          
Ph.D. advisor: Prof. Jodie Lutkenhaus          
Research Interests: synthesis and characterization of lithium battery materials, flexible and stretchable electronics          
Hobbies: reading, traveling, food


Dr. Yuanwen Jiang

Yuanwen Jiang

Years in group: 2018 - 2022

Current: Faculty, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Ph.D. Institution and Major: The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; Physical Chemistry          
Advisor: Prof. Bozhi Tian          
Research Interests: Flexible and stretchable electronics, bio-interfaces          
Hobbies: Sports, traveling          
Google scholar


Dr. Yusheng Lei

Dr. Yusheng Lei

Years in group: 2020 - 2022

Current: Faculty, Fudan University, institute of optoelectronic, China.

Ph.D. institution and Major: University of California, San Diego, CA; Chemical Engineering          
Ph.D. advisor: Prof. Sheng Xu          
Research Interests: Plastic electronics for robotic and biological          
Hobbies: Music and hiking          
Google Scholar: link


Dr. Razieh Khalifehzadeh

Razieh Khalifehzadeh photo

Years in group: 2019 - 2022

Currently: Faculty, ASU

Ph.D. institution and Major: University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology and Molecular Engineering          
Advisor: Prof. Buddy Ratner          
Research Interests: Wearable and implantable sensors for biomedical applications.          
Hobbies: Hiking, Gardening, Camping          
 


Dr. Alex Abramson

Dr. Alex Abramson

Years in group: 2019 - 2022

Currently: Faculty, Georgia Tech. Link

Ph.D. Institution and Major: MIT, Cambridge, MA; Chemical Engineering          
Advisors: Prof. Robert Langer and Prof. Giovanni Traverso          
Research Interests: Ingestible and implantable biomedical devices          
Hobbies: Biking, Baking, Playing Foosball          
Google Scholar: Link


Dr. Hongping Yan 

Years in group: 2014 - 2022

Currently: Staff Engineer, Apple

Title: FlexTR Program Assistant Director (Flexible electronics translational research program operation, project management)

Ph.D. Institution and major: North Carolina State University, Physics          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Harald W. Ade          

Research interest: Flexible electronics, organic electronics, sensing devices, (synchrotron) x-ray spectroscopy, imaging, reflectivity, scattering, to reveal relationships between materials, processing, morphology, and performance          

Hobbies: Hiking, biking, outdoors, tech, 3D design and modeling


Dr. Zhitao Zhang

Dr. Zhitao Zhang

Years in group: 2017 - 2022

Currently: Faculty, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Chemistry and Chemical engineering, China.

Ph.D. Institution and Major: Fudan University, China; Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics          
Advisor: Prof. Huisheng Peng          
Research Interests: flexible organic light-emitting devices, polymer solar cells and organic thin film transistors          
Hobbies: playing basketball, hiking and travelling          

Google Scholar


Dr. Chenxin Xu

Dr. Chenxin Zhu

Years in group: 2018 - 2021

Title: Electrical Staff Engineer (With Prof Boris Murmann)

Currently: Staff Engineer, Intel          
Ph.D. Institution & Major: Institute of Microelectronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences; Electrical Engineering          
Advisor: Prof. Ming Liu          
Research Interests: Stretchable devices and circuits, Wearable electronics          
Hobbies: Reading, Hiking, Cooking, Yoga


Dr. Aristide Gumyusenge 

Dr. Aristide Gumyusenge

Years in group: 2020 - 2021

Currently: Faculty, MIT. Link

Co-Advisor: Prof. Alberto Salleo (MSE)          
Ph.D Institution and Major: Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN; Chemistry          
Ph.D Advisor: Prof. Jianguo Mei          
Research interests: organic-based artificial synapses for neuromorphic computing          
Hobbies: Basketball, soccer, beach volleyball


Dr. Yasser Khan

Dr. Yasser Khan

Years in group: 2019 - 2021

Currently: Faculty, USC. Link

Ph.D. institution and Major: University of California, Berkeley, CA; Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences          
Advisor: Prof. Ana Claudia Arias          
Research Interests: Wearable and implantable sensors and systems          
Hobbies: Travelling, Cricket          

Google Scholar: link


Dr. Yuqing Zheng

Dr. Yuqing Zheng

Years in group: 2017-2021

Currently: Faculty, Peking University. Link.

Ph.D. Institution and Major: Peking University, China; Chemistry          
Advisor: Prof. Jian Pei          
Research Interests: flexible sensors, organic semiconductors/CNT-based thin film transistors          
Hobbies: singing and fitness


Dr. Min-gu Kim

Dr. Min-gu Kim

Years in group: 2019-2021

Currently: Faculty, Inha University, S. Korea; Faculty of Information and Communication Engineering. Link.          

Ph.D. institution and Major: Georgia Institute of Technology, GA; Electrical and Computer Engineering          
Advisor: Prof. Oliver Brand          
Research Interests: Soft electronic materials, device fabrication and characterization, and integrated system for physical, chemical, and biological applications          
Hobbies: Travelling, Gardening


Dr. Joanna Nassar

Joanna Nassar

Years in group: 2019-2021

Currently: NAND Process Integration Engineer, Micron Technology. Link.          

Advisor: Prof. Barbara Block (Hopkins Marine Station); Co-advisor: Prof. Zhenan Bao          
Previous Postdoc (2018-2019): California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. Medical Engineering, Wei Gao Lab.          
Ph.D. institution and Major: King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia; Electrical Engineering, Integrated Nanotechnology Laboratory (mmh labs)          
Advisor: Prof. Muhammad Mustafa Hussain          
Research Interests: Developing flexible and stretchable Internet of Things (IoT) wearables using a CMOS compatible, affordable and scalable manufacturing approach.          
Currently working on “Skin-like wearable tags for harsh environment marine applications”.          
Hobbies: Drawing, painting, music


Dr. Jayoung Kim

Dr. Jayoung Kim

Years in group: 2018-2021

Currently: Faculty, Yonsei University, S. Korea; Dept of Medical Engineering. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: UC San Diego, CA; Material Science and Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Joseph Wang          
Research Interests: Wearable biosensors for healthcare applications.          
Hobbies: traveling, aerial yoga, coffee tasting


Dr. Xiwen Gong

Dr. Xiwen Gong

Years in group: 2018-2020

Currently: Faculty, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Dept of Chemical Engineering. Link.

Ph.D. institution and Major: University of Toronto, Canada; Electrical and Computer Engineering          
Advisor: Prof. Ted Sargent          
Research Interests: Flexible and stretchable electronics          
Hobbies: Tennis, swimming, jogging


Dr. Jinxing Li

Jinxing Li

Years group: 2017-2020

Currently: Faculty, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; Dept of Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Institute for Quantitative Health Science and Engineering. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: UC San Diego, CA; NanoEngineering          
Adviser: Prof. Joseph Wang          
Research Interests: Soft materials for robotics and integrated biosensors.          
Hobbies: Surfing, soccer.


Dr. Helen Tran

Dr. Helen tran

Years in group: 2016-2020          

Currently: Faculty, U. of Toronto, Canada, Dept of Chemistry. Link.

PhD Institution and Major: Columbia University, NY; Chemistry          
PhD Advisor: Prof. Luis M. Campos          
Research Interests: Degradable conductors and piezoelectrics          
Hobbies: rock climbing, projection art, learning about other cultures (especially through their food)


Dr. Snehashis Choudhury

Choudhury Snehashis

Years in group: 2018-2020

Currently: Staff Engineer, Tesla. Link.

Ph.D. Institution, Major: Cornell University, Ithaca; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering          
Advisor: Prof. Lynden A. Archer          
Research Interests: Stretchable and flexible materials, Self-healable polymer coatings          
Hobbies: hiking, fitness, cooking, meditation, dancing


Dr. Hung-Chin Wu

Dr. Hung-Chin Wu

Years in group: 2016-2020

Currently: Staff Engineer, Carbon. Link.          

PhD institution and major: National Taiwan University; Chemical Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Wen-Chang Chen          
Research interests: Stretchable semiconducting polymers for electronic device applications          
Hobbies: Basketball, Baseball, traveling


Dr. Simiao Niu

Dr. Simiao Niu

Years group: 2016-2020

Currently: Faculty, Rutgers. Link.

PhD institution and major: Georgia Institute of Technology, GA; Materials Science & Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Zhong Lin Wang          
Research interests: Stretchable electronics and systems           
Hobbies: Singing, traveling, sports


Dr. Naoji Matsuhisa

Naoji Matsuhisa

Years in group: 2017-2020          

Currently: Faculty, University of Tokyo, Japan; Dept of Electrical Engineering. Link.          

Ph.D. institution and major: The University of Tokyo, Electrical          
Engineering and Information Systems          
Ph.D. adviser: Prof. Takao Someya          
Research interests: Stretchable electronics, Printed electronics,          
Organic semiconductor devices          
Hobbies: Basketball, Beer


Dr. Chibueze V Amanchukwu

Chibueze Amanchukwu

Years in group: 2017-2019

Currently: Faculty, University of Chicago, Dept of Molecular Engineering. Link.

PhD Institution, Major and Year: MIT, MA; Chemical Engineering          
Advisor: Paula T. Hammond          
Research Interests: Batteries, Supramolecular polymers          
Hobbies: Playing basketball/soccer, writing fiction, reading


Dr. Jaemin Kim

Jaemin Kim

Years in group: 2017 - 2018

Currently: Staff Engineer, NASA Ames Research Center, CA. LinkLink.

Ph.D institution and Major: Seoul National University, South Korea; Chemical & Biological Engineering          
Advisor: Prof. Dae-Hyeong Kim          
Research Interests: Deformable and bio-integrated sensors/actuators/display, Device integration          
Hobbies: Squash, playing piano/guitar


Dr. Jiheong (James) Kang

Dr. Jiheong (James) Kang

Years in group: 2017-2019

Currently: Faculty, KAIST, S. Korea, Dept of Material Science. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: The University of Tokyo, Japan; Chemistry and Biotechnology          
Advisor: Prof. Takuzo Aida          
Undergraduate Institution & Major: Seoul National University, Chemistry          
Research Interests: Design of tough self-healing material, Stretchable electronics


Dr. Amir Foudeh

Dr. Amir Foudeh

Year entered group: 2016-2019

Currently: Staff Engineer, Neuralink. Link.          

PhD institution and major: McGill University, Canada; Biomedical Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Maryam Tabrizian          
Research Interests: Biosensors, Wearable & implantable sensors, Microfluidics and Microsystems          
Hobbies: Photography, Hiking, Biking, Basketball, Travelling


Dr. Jihye Park

Dr. Jihye Park

Year entered group: 2016-2019

Currently: Faculty, University of Colorado, Boulder, Chemistry. Link.

PhD Institution and Major: Texas A&M University, TX; Chemistry          
PhD Advisor: Prof. Hong-Cai Zhou          
Research Interests: Design and synthesis of conductive porous materials for electrocatalysis          
Hobbies: skiing, tennis, tasting coffee, travelling


Dr. Tannaz Ebrahimi

Dr. Tannaz Ebrahimi

Years in group: 2018-2019

Currently: Lead Scientist, Powertech, BC, Canada. Link.

Ph.D institution: The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada; Chemical Engineering and Organometallic/Polymer Chemistry          
Advisors: Prof. Hatzikiriakos and Prof. Mehrkhodavandi          
Research Interests: Stretchable and Degradable Electronics          
Hobbies: Cooking,Traveling, Sport


Dr. Levent Beker

Dr. Levent Beker

Years in group: 2017-2019

Currently: Faculty, Koc University, Turkey. Link.          

PhD Institution and Major: UC Berkeley, CA; Mechanical Engineering          
PhD Advisors: Prof. Liwei Lin & Prof. Al Pisano          
Research Interests: Wearable & implantable sensors          
Hobbies: traveling, hiking, basketball


Dr. Ulrike (Uli) Kraft

Dr. Ulrike (Uli) Kraft

Years in group: 2015-2018          

Currently: Group leader, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany. Link.          

PhD institution and major: Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart/ Technical University Freiberg, Germany; Chemistry          
Adviser: Dr. Hagen Klauk/ Prof. Edwin Weber          
Research interests: Flexible and stretchable electronics, organic conductors and semiconductors, organic transistors and sensors          
Hobbies: Swing dance, hiking, traveling, sailing on Tall ships


Dr. Min Ah Lee

Min Ah Lee

Years in group: 2015-2018

Currently: Senior Research Scientist, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, S. Korea. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: KAIST, S. Korea; Materials Science & Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Chan Beum Park          
Research Interests:  Design of Soft Materials for Advanced Energy Storage


Dr. Jia Liu

Dr. Jia Liu

Years in group: 2015-2018

Currently: Faculty, Harvard University, Dept of BioEngineering, MA. link.

Ph.D institution and Major: Harvard University, MA; Chemistry and Chemical Biology          
Adviser: Prof. Charles M. Lieber          
Research Interests: Flexible and stretchable electronics and Bioelectronics          
Hobbies: Ski, Golf and Texas Holdem


Dr. Ioulia Tzouvadaki

Dr. Ioulia Tzouvadaki

Year in group: 2018

PhD institution and major: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland; Nano-Bio-Electronics          
Adviser: Prof. Giovanni de Micheli, Dr. MER. Sandro Carrara          
Research Interests: Micro/nano-electronics, Wearable health sensors, Bio-sensing systems, Memristors, Microfluidics, Si/Carbon nanostructures          
Hobbies: Swimming, Painting, Travelling


Dr. Maria Lukatskaya

Dr. Maria Lukatskaya

Years in group: 2016-2018

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland. Link.

PhD institution and major: Drexel University, PA; Materials Science and Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Yury Gogotsi          
Research interests: New nanomaterials and electrochemical system design for energy storage applications          
Hobbies: Photography, Squash, Volleyball


Dr. Sihong (Steven) Wang

Sihong (Steven) Wang

Years in group: 2015-2018          

Currently: Faculty, University of Chicago, Institute of Mol. Engineering, IL. link.

Ph.D institution and Major: Georgia Institute of Technology, GA; Materials Science and Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Zhong Lin (Z.L.) Wang          
Research Interests: Stretchable materials for stretchable electronics; electronic skins


Dr. Dawei Feng

Dr. Dawei Feng

Years in group: 2015-2018          

Currently: Faculty, Mat Sci & Eng, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: Texas A&M University; Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Hong-Cai Zhou          
Research Interests:  Design and synthesis of self-healing polymers


Dr. Xuzhou Yan

Dr. Xuzhou Yan

Years in group: : 2016-2018

Currently: Faculty, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Dept of Chemistry, China. Link.          

PhD institution and major: Zhejiang University, China; Supramolecular Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Feihe Huang          
Research interests: Stretchable polymeric materials; Mechanically interlocked polymers; Electronic skins


Dr. Jie Xu

Dr. Jie Xu

Years in group: 2014-2018

Currently: Staff Scientist, Argonne Natl Lab, IL. link.

Ph.D institution and Major: Nanjing University, China; Polymer chemistry and Physics          
Adviser: Prof. Gi Xue          
Research Interests: Investigate the physical properties of stretchable semiconductor polymer films


Dr. Jukuan Zheng

Dr. Jukuan Zheng

Years in group: 2017-2018

Currently: Staff Engineer, Micron Tech, ID. link.          

PhD Institution and Major: The University of Akron, OH; Polymer Science          
PhD Advisor: Prof. Matthew L. Becker          
Research Interests: Wearable & implantable sensor


Dr. Mark Nikolka

Dr. Mark Nikolka

Years in group: 2017-2018

Currently: Postdoc, University of Cambridge, UK.          

PhD Institution: University of Cambridge, UK          
PhD Advisor: Prof. Henning Sirringhaus          
Research Interests: Sensors, field-effect transistors and charge transport in conjugated polymers          
Hobbies: Skiing, badminton, squash, running, hiking, traveling


Dr. Ting Lei

Dr. Ting Lei

Years in group: 2013-2018

Currently: Faculty, Peking University, Dept of Mat. Science and Engineering, China. Link

Ph.D. Institution, Major and Year: Peking University, China; Chemistry, 2013          
Advisor: Prof. Jian Pei          
Research Interests: Carbon nanotube sorting by conjugated polymers. Thin film transistors based on CNT and organic semiconductors.


Dr. Jin Young Oh

Dr. Jin Young Oh

Years in group: 2015-2018

Currently: Faculty, Kyung Hee University, S. Korea. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: Yonsei University, S.Korea; Materials Science & Engineering.          
Advisers: Prof. Unyong Jeong & Prof. Hong Koo Baik          
Research Interests: Stretchable Electronic Materials & Devices

 


Dr. Francisco Molina Lopez

Dr. Francisco Molina Lopez

Years in group: 2014-2018

Currently: Faculty, Department of Materials Engineering, KU Leuven, Belgium: link          

Ph.D institution and Major: EPFL, Switzerland; Physics & Electrical Engineering          
Advisers: Prof. Nico de Rooij & Dr. Danick Briand          
Research Interests: Printed organic electronic circuits


Dr. Andrea Gasperini

Dr. Andrea Gasperini

Years in group: 2016-2017

Currently: Scientist, TNO, Brightlands Materials Center, Geleen, The Netherlands. Link.          

PhD Institution and Major: EPFL Switzerland; Chemical Engineering          
PhD Advisor: Prof. Kevin Sivula          
Research Interests: Design and synthesis of semiconducting polymers and small molecules for applications in optoelectronics          
Hobbies: Soccer, swimming, surfing and cooking


Dr. John To

Dr. John To

Years in group: 2016-2017

Currently: Staff Engineer, NeuraLink, CA. Link.          

PhD institution and major: Stanford University, CA; 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


Dr. Yue (Jessica) Wang

Dr. Yue (Jessica) Wang

Years in group: 2015-2017

Currently: Faculty, University of California, Merced, CA. Link.          

Ph.D. institute and major: UCLA, CA; Inorganic Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Richard Kaner          
Research Interests: Synthesis and application of stretchable conjugated polymers


Dr. Orestis Vardoulis

Dr. Orestis Vardoulis

Years in group: 2015-2017

Currently: Stanford BioDesign Innovation Fellow. Link.          

PhD institution and major: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland; Biotechnology and Bioengineering          
Adviser: Prof. Nikolaos Stergiopulos          
Research Interests: Wearable & implantable health sensors, Non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring, Pulse wave analysis, Image-based computational fluid dynamics          
Hobbies: Snowboarding, Basketball, Swimming, Arduino hacks, Cooking


Dr. Clementine Boutry

Dr. Clementine Boutry

Years in group: 2014-2017

Currently: Marie-Curie Fellow at EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne), Switzerland.          

Ph.D institution and Major: ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Microtechnologies          
Adviser: Prof. Christofer Hierold          
Research Interests: Development of biodegradable pressure sensors for cardiovascular monitoring and conducting scaffolds for treating peripheral nerve lesions


Dr. Jeremy Feldblyum

Dr. Jeremy Feldblyum

Years in group: 2014-2017

Currently: Faculty, University at Albany, SUNY, NY. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Macromolecular Science and Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Adam Matzger          
Research Interests: 2-D polymer thin-film transistors          
Hobbies: Piano (classical and jazz), literature, table tennis


Dr. Donghee Son

Dr. Donghee Son

Years in group: 2015-2017

Currently: Faculty, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, S. Korea. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: Seoul National University, S.Korea; Chemical & Biological Engineering.          
Advisers: Prof. Dae-Hyeong Kim          
Research Interests: Stretchable Electronic Materials & Devices


Dr. Yingli Rao

Dr. Yingli Rao

Years in group: 2014-2016

Currently: Staff Engineer, Applied Materials. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: Queen's University, Kingston, Canada; Department of Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Suning Wang          
Research Interests: Design and synthesis of stretchable, self-healing polymers for flexible electronics          
Hobbies: hiking, arts, food


Dr. Lihua Jin

Dr. Lihua Jin

Years in group: 2014-2016

Currently: Faculty, UCLA, Dept of Mechanical Engineering. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: Harvard University, MA; Engineering Sciences          
Adviser: Prof. Zhigang Suo          
Research Interests: Mechanics of soft materials          
Hobbies: music, running


Dr. Franziska Lissel

Years in group: 2014-2016

Currently: Professor, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Institute for Polymer Physics

Previous: Faculty, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Germany. Link.          

Ph.D institution: University of Zurich, Switzerland; Department of Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Dr. Heinz Berke          
Research Interests: Materials for sustainable electronics          
Hobbies: Gardening, literature, ethics


Dr. Tadanori Kurosawa

Dr. Tadanori Kurosawa

Years in group: 2013-2016

Currently: UX/LX designer, atama plus inc., Link.          

Ph.D. Institute & Major: Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials          
Advisor: Prof. Mitsuru Ueda          
Research Interest: Design and synthesis of polymer semiconductor


Dr. Xiaodan Gu

Dr. Xiaodan Gu

Years in group: 2014-2016

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Polymer Science, University of Southern Mississippi. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: University of Massachusetts at Amherst, MA; Polymer Science and Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Thomas P. Russell          
Research Interests:  Morphology investigation of solution processed organic semiconductors by real time X-ray characterizations


Dr. Zheng Chen

Dr. Zheng Chen

Years in group: 2013-2016          

Currently: Faculty, UC-San Diego. Dept. of NanoEngineering. Link.

PhD Institution, Major and Year: UCLA, CA; Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering          
Advisor: Prof. Yunfeng Lu          
Research Interests: High-Performance Energy Storage Devices with Novel Structures and Functions.


Dr. Simon Rondeau-Gagné

Dr. Simon Rondeau-Gagné

Years in group: 2014-2016

Currently: Faculty, University of Windsor, Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Canada. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: Université Laval, Québec, Canada; Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Jean-François Morin          
Research Interests: Synthesis of new semiconducting polymers and control of the electronic properties via hydrogen bonding and other supramolecular interactions          
Hobbies: Music, hockey, statistical analysis in sports, food


Dr. Sean Andrews

Dr. Sean Andrews

Years in group: 2013-2016

Currently: Staff Scientist, Qualcomm. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: UC-Berkeley; CA; Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Peidong Yang          
Research Interests: Understanding and Controlling the Unique Interactions between Organic/Inorganic Materials for Application in Energy Conversion Devices          
Hobbies: Baseball, Football, and Statistical Analysis in Sports


Dr. Bob Schroeder

Dr. Bob Schroeder

Years in group: 2014-2016          

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Chemistry, University College, London, UK. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: Imperial College, London, UK; Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Iain McCulloch          
Research Interests:  Synthesis and characterization of self-healing semiconducting polymers


Dr. Desheng Kong

Dr. Desheng Kong

Years in group: 2014-2016          

Currently: Faculty, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nanjing University, China. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: Stanford University, CA; Materials Science and Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Yi Cui          
Research Interests: Functional organic and polymer materials for electronics


Dr. Igor Pochorovski

Dr. Igor Pochorovski

Years in group: 2014-2016

Currently: Scientist, Covestro, Germany. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: ETH Zurich, Switzerland; Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. François Diederich          
Research Interests: Application of supramolecular chemistry to organic electronics


Dr. Yu-Cheng Chiu

Dr. Yu-Cheng Chiu

Years in group: 2014-2016

Currently: Faculty, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: National Taiwan University; Chemical Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Wen-Chang Chen          
Research Interests: stretchable and shearing-printed OFET          
Hobbies: Basketball, Baseball


Dr. Ho-Hsiu Chou

Dr. Ho-Hsiu Chou

Years in Group: 2013-2016

Currently: Faculty, Department of Chemistry, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. Link.

Ph.D. Institution: Center for Photonics Research and Department of Chemistry, Taiwan          
Advisor: Prof. Chien-Hong Cheng          
Research Interests: Advanced Functional Organic and Polymer Materials for Optoelectronics          
Hobbies: Tennis, Traveling, Photography


Dr. Won-Gyu Bae

Dr. Won-Gyu Bae

Years in Group: 2014-2016

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

Ph.D institution and Major: Seoul National University; S. Korea: Mechanical Engineering & Bioengineering          
Advisers: Prof. Kahp-Yang Suh, Prof. Noo Li Jeon          
Research Interests: Skin patch, Skin electronics, Biomimetics          
Hobbies: Picture, Running


Dr. Nan Liu

Dr. Nan Liu

Years in Group: 2011-2016

Currently: Faculty, Beijing Normal University. Link.

Ph. D. Institution & Major: Peking University, China; Physical chemistry          
Advisor: Professor Zhongfan Liu          
Undergraduate Information: Jilin University, China; Materials chemistry          
Research Interests: Chemical doping of graphene toward its application in solar cell


Dr. Ghada I. Koleilat

Dr. Ghada I. Koleilat

Years in Group: 2013-2015

Currently: Faculty, Dalhousie University, Canada; Dept. of Electrical and Conmputer Engineering. Link.          

Ph.D. Institution, Major and Year: University of Toronto, Electrical Engineering, 2012          
Advisor: Professor Edward H. Sargent          
Research Interests: Designing architectures for electronic and photovoltaic applications employing carbon based materials and new organic polymers.


Dr. Yan Zhou

Dr. Yan Zhou

Years in Group: 2012-2015

Currently: Founder and CEO, Furcifer Inc. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: Peking University (China), Chemistry          
Adviser: Prof. Jian Pei          
Research Interests: Designing and synthesizing new backbones for organic semiconductor; Devices fabrication and testing for solar cells and transistors.           
Hobbies: Classical Music and food.


Dr. Chao Wang

Dr. Chao Wang

Years in group: 2011-2015

Currently: Founder, Furcifer Inc. Link.          

Ph.D. Institution & Major: Tsinghua University, China; Chemistry          
Advisor: Professor Xi Zhang          
Research Interests: Easy processing of graphene for organic devices, stretchable organic devices          
Hobbies etc:  sport, electronic products.


Dr. Chih-Jen Shih

Dr. Chih-Jen Shih

Years in group: 2014-2015

Currently: Faculty, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETH Zürich), Institute for Chemical and Bioengineering. Link.          

Ph.D institution and Major: MIT, MA; Chemical Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Daniel Blankschtein & Prof. Michael Strano          
Undergraduate Institution and Major: National Taiwan University, Chemical Engineering          
Research Interests:  Chemistry and Electronics of Carbon Nanomaterials


Dr. Ying Diao

Dr. Ying Diao

Years in group: 2011-2014

Currently: Faculty, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Dept of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering. Link

Ph.D. Institution & Major: MIT, Chemical Engineering          
Advisors: Professors Bernhardt Trout, T. Alan Hatton, Allan Myerson          
Undergraduate Institution: Tsinghua University, China          
Research Interests: Nucleation and crystal growth of organic semiconductors; in-situ X-ray scattering; self-assembly at interfaces          
Hobbies: classical music, martial arts, traveling


Dr. Jianguo Mei

Dr. Jianguo Mei

Years in Group: 2010-2011, 2012-2014.

Currently: Faculty, Purdue University, IN. Dept of Chemistry. Link.

Dr. Mei spent a year working in Dupont (China) from 2011-2012.          

Ph.D. Institution, Major and Year: University of Florida, Organic and Polymer Chemistry, 2010          
Advisor: Professor John R. Reynolds          
Research Interests: Designing and tailoring organic materials to meet the needs for organic electronics (solar cells, field-effect transistors and bio-sensors) from all aspects


Dr. Wen-Ya Lee

Dr. Wen-Ya Lee

Years in Group: 2012-2014.          

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Chemical Engineering, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: National Taiwan University, Chemical Engineering (2009)          
Advisor: Prof. Wen-Chang Chen          
Research Interests:  Donor-acceptor conjugated organic materials for field-effect transistor, photovoltaic device and memory.          
Hobbies: Baseball, jogging, photography and traveling.


Dr. Melanie Chiu

Dr. Melanie Chiu

Years in Group: 2012-2014

Currently: Faculty, University at Stony Brook, SUNY, NY. Dept of Chemistry. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: University of California, Berkeley; Chemistry          
Advisors: Professors Robert G. Bergman and F. Dean Toste          
Undergraduate Institution & Major: Dartmouth College; Chemistry          
Research interests: n-type organic semiconductors


Dr. Alexander Ayzner

Dr. Alexander Ayzner

Years in Group: 2011-2014

Currently: Faculty, UC-Santa Cruz, CA. Dept of Chemistry. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: UCLA; physical chemistry          
Advisor: Professor Benjamin Schwartz          
Undergraduate Institution: USF          
Research Interests: exciton and polaron migration in organic semiconductors and relation to molecular packing          
Other Info: Co-advise by Dr. Michael Toney, SLAC          
Hobbies etc:  biking, animals, basketball, politics


Dr. Julia Reinspach

Dr. Julia Reinspach

Years in group: 2012-2014

Currently: HGST, Western Digital          

Ph.D. Institution & Major: Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden), Physics (2011)          
Advisor: Prof. Hans Hertz          
Research Interests: Solution processing of organic semiconductors, x-ray characterization of organic thin films


Dr. Kwan-pyo Kim

Dr. Kwan-pyo Kim

Years in group: 2012-2014

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Physics, Yonsei University, S. Korea. Link.          

Ph.D. Institution, Major and Year: UC Berkeley, Physics, 2012          
Advisor: Professor Alex Zettl          
Research Interests: Graphene/organic semiconductor interface and organic electronics


Dr. Myung Gil Kim

Dr. Myung Gil Kim

Years in group: 2013-2014

Currently: Faculty, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, S. Korea. Link.

Ph.D. Institution, Major and Year: Northwestern University, Chemistry, 2012          
Advisors: Professors Tobin J. Marks and Mercouri G. Kanatzidis          
Research Interests: Developing new strechable electronic material and its application.


Dr. Stephanie Benight

Dr. Stephanie Benight

Years in group: 2012-2014

Currently: Founder, President and Principal Scientist at Tactile Materials Solutions. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: University of Washington, Chemistry, 2011          
Advisor: Prof. Larry R. Dalton          
Undergraduate Institution & Major: Stanford University, Chemistry          
Research Interests: Mechanically compliant semiconducting polymers for field-effect transistors          
Hobbies: Working out, hiking


Dr. Guillaume Schweicher

Dr. Guillaume Schweicher

Years in group: 2013-2014

Currently: Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow          
Optoelectronics Group, Cavendish Laboratory University of Cambridge, Prof. Henning Sirringhaus

Ph.D. Institution, Major and Year: Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium), Chemical Engineering, 2012          
Advisor: Prof. Yves Geerts          
Research Interests: Organic single crystal field-effect transistors


Dr. Changhyun Pang

Dr. Changhyun Pang

Years in group: 2013-2014

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Chemical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), S. Korea. Link.

Ph.D institution and Major: Seoul National University (S. Korea), Mechanical Engineering          
Adviser: Prof. Kahp-Yang Suh          
Research Interests: Nano-Architecturing, Electrical Nano-Mechanics, Flexible sensors          

Hobbies: Painting, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis.


Dr. Oren Knopfmacher

Dr. Oren Knopfmacher

Years in group: 2011-2014

Currently: Founder, Avails Medical, Inc. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: University of Basel, Switzerland; Department of Physics, Experimental Physics (2011)          
Advisor: Prof. Christian Schönenberger          
PhD thesis: Sensing with Silicon Nanowire Field-Effect Transistors          
Research Interests:  Development of next generation point-of-care (bio-) chemical (nano-)sensors and applications build on organic (and non-organic) semiconductors.          
Hobbies:  Sport: Judo (2. Dan, former high-performance sportsman) and currently national-licensed Judo referee, music


Dr. Brian Worfolk

Dr. Brian Worfolk

Year in Group: 2013

Currently: Staff Scientist, Philips 66

PhD Institution, Major and Year: University of Alberta, Chemistry, 2013          
Advisor: Prof. Jillian Buriak          
Research Interests: Flexible Electronics and In-situ Printing of Highly Efficient Organic Solar Cells


Dr Lei (Leo) Fang

Dr Lei (Leo) Fang

Years in Group: 2011-2013

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Chemistry, University of Texas A&M. Link.

Ph.D. Institution, Major: Northwestern University, Chemistry          
Advisor: Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart          
Undergraduate Information: Wuhan University, China          
Research Interests: Electrical properties of single organic semiconducting molecules or macromolecules. Investigation of organic small molecules and polymers for molecular electronics.


Dr Gregor Schwartz

Dr. Gregor Schwartz

Years in Group: 2011-2013

Currently: Project Leader, Heliatek, GmbH, Germany. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: Universitaet Dresden (Germany), Physics 2008          
Advisor: Professor Karl Leo          
Undergraduate Institution: Universitaet Karlsruhe (Germany)          
Research Interests: Physics of organic electronic devices          
Other Info: Joined Heliatek, Dresden, 2008 - 2010


Dr Anthony Lucas Appleton

Dr. Anthony Lucas Appleton

Years in Group: 2011-2013

Currently: Faculty, Stetson University, Deland, FL. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: Georgia Institute of Technology, Chemistry (2010)          
Advisor: Professor Uwe H.F. Bunz          
Committee: Profs Jean-Luc Bredas, Bernard Kippelen, Seth Marder, Laren Tolbert          
Undergraduate Institution & Major: University of Miami (FL), Marine Sciences and Chemistry (2006)          
Research Interests: Design and synthesis of small molecules for air-stable electron transport, organic electronics in general, and organic photovoltaic device architecture and engineering.

Hobbies:  Cooking (chemistry with immediate benefits), NCAA Football (It’s great to be a Miami Hurricane), traveling, and spending time with family & friends.


Dr Do Hwan Kim

Dr. Do Hwan Kim

Years in Group: 2011-2012

Currently: Faculty, Department of Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University, S. Korea. Link.

Ph.D. Institution, Major: Pohang University of Science and Technology, POSTECH (Korea), Chemical Engineering          
Advisor: Professor Kilwon Cho          
Undergraduate Institution: Hanyang University (Korea)          
Research Interests: Design and application of single-crystalline, nano- or micro-structured building blocks to high-performance organic photovoltaics via self-assembly of pi-conjugated molecules


Dr Darren Lipomi

Dr. Darren Lipomi

Years in Group: 2010-2012

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

Ph.D. Institution, Major: Harvard University, Chemistry          
Advisor: Professor George M. Whitesides          
Research Interests: Transparent, mechanically compliant electrodes          
based on films of carbon nanotubes; organic photovoltaics          
Outside the lab: You can usually find me cooking, running, hiking,          
swimming, reading, or writing.


Dr Fung Ling Yap

Dr Fung Ling Yap

Years in Group: 2010-2012

Currently: Staff Scientist, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering, Singapore. Link.

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: National University of Singapore, Bioengineering, 2008          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Yong Zhang          
Project: DNA templated nanowires for single molecule electronics          
Other Info:          
Research Interest: Micro and nanofabrication via self assembly techniques          
Professional Experience: (2008-present) Research Engineer, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering, Singapore


Dr Guihua Yu

Dr. Guihua Yu

Years in Group: 2009-2012

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, TX. Link.

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Harvard University, Chemistry, 2009          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Charles M. Lieber          
Undergraduate Info: USTC, China, 2003          
Project: Developing novel self-assembled single molecular electronics          
Hobbies: tennis, basketball, hiking, traveling. Joint postdoc fellow with Prof. Zhenan Bao and Prof. Eric Shaqfeh


Dr Pamela Lundin

Dr. Pamela Lundin

Years in group: 2010-2012

Currently: Faculty, Dept of Chemistry, Wake Forest University, NC. Link.

Ph.D. Institution & Major: MIT, Organic Chemistry          
Advisor: Professor Greg Fu          
Undergraduate Institution: UNC-Chapel Hill          
Research Interests: New materials for artificial photosynthesis; mechanistic studies on regioregular polymerization          
Other Info, e.g. hobbies etc: Hobbies include running, hiking, and reading


Dr Peng Wei

Dr. Peng Wei

Years in group: 2008-2012

Currently: Vice President, Royole Corporation. Link.

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; Chemistry, 2007          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Yong Qiu          
Undergraduate Info: Tsinghua University (Beijing, China), Chemistry, 2002          
Project:  n-type organic semiconductors and transistors


Dr Arjan Pieter Zoombelt

Arjan Zoombelt

Years in group: 2009-2012

Currently: DuPont, Delaware.

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Eindhoven University of Technology (Netherlands), Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, 2009          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. R.A.J. Janssen          
Undergraduate Info: University of Utrecht (Netherlands), 2005          
Project: Design and synthesis of small organic semiconductors to tune molecular packing and enhance charge transport.


Dr Marc Ramuz

Dr. Marc Ramuz

Years in Group: 2010-2012

Currently: Postdoc with Prof George Malliaras, Department of Bioelectronics (BEL), Centre Microélectronique de Provence of the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Saint-Étienne. Link.

Ph.D. Institution, Major and Year: IMT Neuchatel / CSEM Basel, Zurich, Switzerland          
Advisor: Professor Peter Seitz          
Research Interests: Sensors based on organic electronic devices, organic solar cells, organic photodiodes.


Dr Anatoliy N. Sokolov

Dr Anatoliy N. Sokolov

Years in group: 2008-2012

Currently: Dow Chemicals, Michigan. Link.          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: University of Iowa, Chemistry, 2007          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Leonard R. MacGillivray          
Project: Incorporation of specific analyte detection methods within organic semiconductor-based sensors. Development of stable, high-performance semiconductor materials as active layers for sensors. Stability, and performance of sensors within complex environments.


Dr Daniel Kaefer

Dr. Daniel Kaefer

Years in group: 2010-2012          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany); Physical Chemistry, 2008          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Ch. Wöll          
Undergraduate Info: Ruhr-University Bochum (Germany), Physical Chemistry, B.S.: 2002, M.S.: 2005          
Project: Chemical interface engineering for studies of charge carrier injection process in organic field-effect transistors


Dr Eric Verploegen

Dr. Eric Verploegen

Years in group: 2008-2011

Currently: Senior Research Scientist at Soane Energy. Link.          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemical Engineering, 2008          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Paula Hammond          
Undergraduate Info:     N/A          
Project: Investigating the structure property relationship of organic thin film transistors and organic photovoltaic devices with X-ray scattering and near edge X-ray absorption fine structure (NEXAFS)          
Other Info: Hobbies: basketball, frisbee, snowboarding, and live music


Dr Hanying Li

Dr Hanying Li

Years in group: 2010-2012

Currently: Faculty, Zhejiang University, China. Link.          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Cornell University, NY. Materials Science & Engineering, 2009          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Lara Estroff          
Undergraduate Info: Zhejiang University, China; Polymer Science & Engineering, B.E. 2002, M.E. 2005          
Project: Single-crystals of organic semiconductors and organic electronic devices


Dr. Hylke B. Akkerman

Dr. Hylke B. Akkerman

Years in Group: 2009-2011

Currently: Scientist, Holst Centre, Edinhoven, The Netherlands. Link.          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: University of Groningen (Netherlands), Applied Physics, 2008.          
Ph.D. Advisors:  Prof. Paul Blom, Prof. Dago de Leeuw and Prof. Bert de Boer          
Project: Organic Transistors and Single Molecule Electronics


Dr. Atsushi Tatami

 

Dr. Atsushi Tatami

Years in Group: 2008-2010

Currently: Kaneka Co, Japan. Link.          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, Chemical Engineering, 2004          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Masahiro Hirama          
Undergraduate Info:     N/A          
Project:     Synthesis of Solution-Processed Organic Semiconductor and device fabrication          
Hobbies: Guitar (electric and acoustic), billiards, Travel (Bike, Train), finding good restaurants and sweets

My favorites: Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Queen.

Professional experience: Posdoc, (2004-2006), RIKEN, Researcher (2006-present) Kaneka Co.


Dr. Hector A. Becerril

Dr. Hector A. Becerril

Years in Group: 2007-2009

Currently: Faculty, Chemistry, Brigham Young University - Idaho. Link.

Contact: becerrilh@byui.edu


Dr. Seong-Ho Choi

Dr. Seong-Ho Choi

Years in Group:   2009-2010

Currently: Due to unfortunate circumstances, Dr Choi has passed away in Dec, 2010. Memories of Dr. Choi will always be with us. May he rest in peace.

Link to Stanford's Chem Eng Memorial Wall: http://cheme.stanford.edu/alumni/InMemoriam.html          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: University of Minnesota, Chem Eng & Mat Sci., 2009.          
Ph.D. Advisor:   Prof. Daniel Frisbie          
Undergraduate Info:     N/A          
Project:     Organic Solar Cells and Single Molecule Electronics


Dr. Rajib Mondal

Dr. Rajib Mondal

Years in Group: 2008-2010

Currently: Milliken and Co.

Link: http://www.milliken.com/          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Bowling Green State University, Ohio, Chemistry, 2007          
Ph.D. Advisor: Douglas C. Neckers          
Project: Design and synthesis of low band gap materials for OTFT and organic solar cell


Dr. Melbs LeMieux

Dr. Melbs LeMieux

Years in Group:     2007-2010

Currently: Consultant, Exponent          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Iowa State University, Materials Science and Engineering, 2006          
Ph.D. Advisor:  Vladimir Tsukruk (now at Georgia Tech)              
Project:     My research involves the design and assembly of carbon nanotube and nanotube hybrid films for organic transistors and solar cells.          
Other Info:  I enjoy skiing, surfing, walking my dog, and old vampire books


Dr. Chris Bettinger

Dr. Chris Bettinger

Years in group:  2008-2010

Currently: Faculty, Biomedical Engineering. Carnegie Mellon University

Link: http://biomicrosystems.net/          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, 2008          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Robert Langer          
Undergraduate Info: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, 2003          
Project: I work on developing novel materials for organic thin film transistors          
Other Info: I enjoy cycling, snowboarding, hiking, and watching the Boston Red Sox


Dr. Joon Hak Oh

Dr. Joon Hak Oh

Years in Group: 2006-2010

Currently: Faculty, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea.          
Link: http://ohgroup.snu.ac.kr/          

Ph.D. Institution, Major, Year: Seoul National University, School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, 2004          
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Jyongsik Jang


Dr. Abhijit Basu Mallik

Years in group: 2004-2005

Currently: Applied Materials Inc.

Link: http://www.appliedmaterials.com/


Dr. Ronit Buller

Years in group: 2004-2006

Currently: Attending Law School


Dr. Wei You

Dr. Wei You

Years in group: 2004-2006

Currently: Faculty, Chemistry, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Link.

 


Dr. Mang Mang Ling

Years in group: 2004-2007

Currently: Applied Materials Inc.

Link: http://www.appliedmaterials.com/

Email: mling2006@gmail.com


Dr. Jason Locklin

Dr. Jason Locklin

Years in group: 2005-2007

Currently: Faculty, Chemistry & Engineering, Univ. of Georgia, Athens. Link.


Dr. Toshihiro Okamoto

Dr. Toshihiro Okamoto

Years in group: 2005-2008

Currently: Faculty, University of Tokyo, Japan. Link.

 


Dr. Stefan C. B. Mannsfeld

Dr. Stefan C. B. Mannsfeld

Years in group: 2005-2009

Currently: Faculty, Technical University of Dresden, Germany. Link.