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Il Rok Choi

Il Rok Choi

Year joined group: 2022

Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Undergraduate School: Seoul National University, S. Korea
Undergraduate Major: Materials Science and Engineering & Technology Management 

Project: Stretchable battery
Hobbies: Tennis, music, movies, reading
Email: rokchoi at stanford.edu


Spencer Zhao

Spencer Zhao

Year joined group: 2022

Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: University of Toronto, Canada
Undergraduate Major: Engineering Science
Project: Trigger-initiated in situ assembly of conductive polymers in the extracellular space.

Hobbies: photography, playing piano

Email: szhao7 at stanford.edu


Eunyoung (Grace) Kim

Eunyoung (Grace) Kim

Year joined group: 2022

Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate and MPhil Degree: Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Undergraduate Major: Mechanical Engineering
Project: Dielectric elastomer actuators, stretchable materials, sensors
Hobbies: Trying new things - ex. travelling, DIY crafting

Email: ekime at stanford.edu


Rachael Kaitlyn Mow

Rachael Kaitlyn Mow

Year joined group: 2022

Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: Columbia University, NY
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
Project: Development and Synthesis of Novel Conjugated Molecules for Stretchable Electronics

Hobbies: Cooking, Baking, Calligraphy, Horse Vaulting

Email: rkm2021 at stanford.edu


Yuran Shi

Yuran Shi

Year joined group: 2022

Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry and Computer Science
Project: Photo-responsive polymer

Hobbies: Cars, Motorcycles, Film Photography, Rock Music, Swimming

Email: yuran at stanford.edu


Max Schrock

Max Shrock

Year joined group: 2022

Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: University of California, Santa Barbara
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
Project: Superlattice Alignment of Conjugated Polymers

Hobbies: Cycling, Cooking, Hiking, Working on Cars

Email: mschrock at stanford.edu


Kelly Liu

Kelly Liu

Year joined group: 2021

Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering
Project: Stretchable polymer semiconductor

Hobbies: Cooking, Running, Skiing, Traveling, Playing Piano

Email: kellyliu at stanford.edu


Arielle Berman

Arielle Berman

Year joined group: 2021

Home Department: Mechanical Engineering
Master’s Degree: Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA; Mechanical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Penn State University – Schreyer Honors College, State College, PA
Undergraduate Major: Mechanical Engineering
Project:

Hobbies: Skiing, Cooking, Baking, Boardgames, Road Biking

Email: aberman7 at stanford.edu


Michal Gala

Michal Gala

Year joined group: 2021

Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering
Project: New architectures of organic semiconductors

Hobbies: Travel, History, Literature, Food

Email: mlgala at stanford.edu


Yuya Nishio

Mr. Yuya Nishio

Year joined group: 2021

Home Department: Electrical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Nagoya University, Japan
Undergraduate Major: Electrical Engineering
Project: Stretchable Electronics, Carbon Nanotubes

Hobbies: Hiking, Tennis, Traveling, Food

Email: yuya at stanford.edu


Jerika Chiong

Jerika Chiong

Year joined group: 2020

Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: University of California, San Diego
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry
Project: Polymer semiconductors

Hobbies: Music, Traveling, Food

Email: jachiong at stanford.edu


Yuelang Chen

Yuelang Chen

Year joined group: 2020

Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: University of Toronto, Canada
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry

Project: Lithium Battery Materials
Hobbies: Sports, Netflix

Email: ylc at stanford.edu


Amnahir Estefania Peña-Alcántara

Amnahir Estefania Peña-Alcántara

Year joined group: 2020

Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Undergraduate School: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA
Undergraduate Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Project:

Hobbies: Volleyball, Eating, Movies, Reading

Email: amnahir at stanford.edu


Chris Brittain Cooper

Chris Brittain Cooper

Year joined group: 2019

Home Department: Chemical Engineering
MPhil Institution & Major: University of Cambridge, UK; Chemical Engineering (Churchill Scholar)
Undergraduate School: NC State University
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering, Economics

Project: Self-Aligning Polymer
Hobbies: Hiking, Swimming, Tennis, Reading

Email: cbcooper at stanford.edu


Huaxin Gong

Huaxin Gong

Year joined group: 2019

Home Department: Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School: Zhejiang University, China
Undergraduate Major: Chemical Engineering

Project: Carbon Flower
Hobbies: League of Legends, Movie, Music, Anime, Hiking

Email: huaxin at stanford.edu


Rachel Zhuojun Huang

Rachel Zhuojun Huang

Year joined group: 2019

Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Undergraduate School: UC Berkeley, CA
Undergraduate Major: Materials Science and Engineering

Project: Polymer battery materials
Hobbies: Ukulele, comedy

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Email: zjhuang at stanford.edu


Weichen Wang

Weichen Wang

Year joined group: 2018

Home Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Undergraduate School: Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
Undergraduate Major: Materials Science and Engineering
Project: Fabrication and applications of intrinsically stretchable electronics
Hobbies: League of Legends

Email: weichenw at stanford.edu


Yu Zheng

Yu Zheng

Year joined group: 2018

Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: Nankai University, China
Undergraduate Major: Chemistry

Project: Stretchable Polymer Semiconductors
Hobbies: Table Tennis, Swimming, Traveling

Email: yzheng3 at stanford.edu

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Zhiao Yu

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Year joined group: 2018

Home Department: Chemistry
Undergraduate School: Peking University, China
Undergraduate Major: Materials Chemistry

Project: Stretchable Semiconductors, Lithium Battery Materials
Hobbies: Basketball, Photography

Email: zhiaoyu at stanford.edu

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