Graduate Students

Sara Arezoomandan

Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1
Email: sara.arezoomandan@utah.edu
Sangita Baniya

Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2
Email: sangitaa.baniya@gmail.com
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Ashish Chanana
Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1
Email: ashish.chanana@utah.edu
Barun Gupta

Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1
Email: barungupta05@gmail.com
Wei Jiang

Materials Science & Engineering
IRG 2
Email: tj.jwei@gmail.com
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Andrew Laroche

Metallurgical Engineering
IRG 1
Email: r.andrewlaroche@gmail.com
David Magginetti

Materials Science & Engineering
IRG 2, MRSEC Student Advisory Council
Email: u0930009@utah.edu
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Jieying (Amaya) Mao

Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1
Email: amaya.8928@gmail.com
Ryan McLaughlin

Physics & Astronomy
IRG 1, IRG 2
Email: ryan.mclaughlin@utah.edu
Danielle Montanari

Chemistry
IRG 1
MRSEC Student Advisory Council, 2015-2016
Email: montanarid@chem.utah.edu
Consoer
Wendy Nimens

Chemistry
IRG 1, MRSEC Student Advisory Council
Email: wendyjeane@aol.com
Shashank Pandey

Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1
Email: shashanksays@gmail.com
Ajara Rahman

Chemistry
IRG 1, IRG 2
Email: ajara.rahman@utah.edu
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Mandefro Teferi

Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2
Email: mandefero2002@yahoo.com
Eddie Thenell

Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2
Email: ethenell@gmail.com
Kun Tian

Materials Science & Engineering
IRG 2, MRSEC Student Advisory Council
Email: tiankunkun@gmail.com
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Yaxin Zhai

Physics & Astronomy
IRG 1
Email: yaxin.zhai.sdu@gmail.com
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Ting Zhang

Physics & Astronomy
IRG 1 (current)
IRG 2, 2013-2014
Email: zhangting0207@gmail.com
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Hui Zhou

Physics & Astronomy
IRG 1 (current)
Seed Program, 2014
Email: pojundijie@gmail.com

Alumni

Mohammadhassan Allami
Physics & Astronomy
Seed Program, 2014-2015
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Utah – Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Dr. Kapildeb Ambal
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2, 2013-2015
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Utah – Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Dr. Kanagasundar Appusamy
Metallurgical Engineering
IRG 1, 2012-2016
Module & Integration Device Yield Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. William Baker
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2, 2011-2012
Utah MRSEC Postdoctoral Researcher

Dr. Tek Basel
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2, 2011-2014
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Utah – Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Dr. Carlos Burga
Chemistry
IRG 1, 2015
Scientist 1, Allergan

Dr. Dayi Chen
Chemistry
IRG 1, 2014-2016
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Utah – Dept. of Chemistry

Dr. Michael Dahlby
Chemistry
IRG 1, 2013-2015
Chief Chemist, Benergy, LLC

Dr. Thaddee Djidjou
Physics & Astronomy
Seed Program, 2012

Dr. Bhoj Gautam
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2, 2011-2013
Postdoctoral Research Associate, North Carolina State University – Dept. of Physics

Erica Green
Chemistry
Seed Program, 2015
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Utah – Dept. of Chemistry

Matthew Groesbeck
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 1, 2014-2015
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Utah – Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Dr. Hao-Chieh Hsieh
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Seed Program, 2014

Dan Jacobs
Materials Science & Engineering
Seed Program, 2013

Devon Jensen
Mechanical Engineering
Seed Program, 2014-2015

Dr. Xiaojin Jiao
Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1, 2012-2015
Process Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. Amir Khabibullin
Chemistry
Seed Program, 2013-2014
Postdoctoral Researcher, Carnegie Mellon University

Nabajit Lahiri
Chemistry
Seed Program, 2014-2015
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Utah – Dept. of Chemistry

Dr. Mark Limes
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2, 2011-2013
Postdoctoral Researcher, Princeton University

Dr. Shuchang Liu
Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1, 2012-2015
Test Engineer, JDSU

Neda Lotfizadeh
Physics & Astronomy
Seed Program, 2015-2016
Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Utah – Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Dr. Wenmei Ming
Materials Science & Engineering
IRG 1, 2012-2015
Postdoctoral Researcher, Oak Ridge National Lab

Andrew Paulsen
Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1, 2012-2015
M.I.T. Ph.D. program

Dr. Spencer Petersen
Mechanical Engineering
Seed Program, 2013
Design Engineer, Orbital ATK

Dr. Megan Prestgard
Materials Science & Engineering
IRG 2 2014-2015
Process Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. Meenakshisundaram Ramanathan
Metallurgical Engineering
IRG 1, 2012
Process Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1, 2012-2015
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Utah – Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dr. Robert Roundy
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2, 2014
Postdoctoral Researcher, Utah MRSEC

Dr. Biswadeep Saha
Metallurgical Engineering
IRG 1, 2011-2012
Process Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. Gene Siegel
Materials Science & Engineering
IRG 2, 2012-2015
Senior Materials Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory 

Dr. Kipp van Schooten
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2, 2012
Postdoctoral Researcher, Utah MRSEC

Dr. Mark Swartz
Chemistry
IRG 1, 2014-2017
Scientist II: Research and Development, Honeywell FM&T – Kansas City National Security Campus

Dr. Jinqi Wang
Electrical & Computer Engineering
IRG 1 2012-2015
Process Engineer, Intel Corporation

Dr. Yuchen Yang
Physics & Astronomy
Seed Program, 2012-2013

Rong (Cassie) Zhang
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 1, 2014-2015
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Utah – Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Dr. Yue Zhang
Physics & Astronomy
IRG 2, 2016
Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Karlsruhe