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Roya Maboudian
Group Leader
My main research interests are in the areas of surface/interfacial science and engineering of micro-/nanosystems, and thin-film science and technology.


Carlo Carraro
Research Staff
My main research interests are in surface science and atomic beams, mechanical properties of thin films and membranes, and computational nanoscience.

Sinem Ortaboy
Postdoctoral Researcher
My main research interest is in nanostructural semiconductor coatings for electrode applications and photoelectrochemical energy conversion systems.


Chuan-Pei Lee
Postdoctoral Researcher
My current research is to develop potential routes of functional materials based on 2D-layered transition metal dichalcogenides for electrochemical energy applications.

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Won Seok Chi (Lucas) 
Postdoctoral Researcher
I will research on functional materials with high surface area (i.e. using amphiphilic graft copolymer or metal-organic framework) for gas sensors. 



Peter Lobaccaro
Graduate Student

My research is to engineer new catalysts for the renewable conversion of carbon dioxide into liquid and gaseous fuels.

Lunet Luna
Graduate Student

My current research involves the characterization of nickel-catalyzed silicon carbide nanowires.

Anna Harley-Trochimczyk
Graduate Student

My current research is focused on low power combustible gas sensing using novel catalyst supports.

Leslie Chan
Graduate Student

My research is on chemical vapor deposition of transition metal dichalcogenides for sensing applications.

Steven DelaCruz
Graduate Student

My research concerns the development and characterization of electrode materials for thermionic energy converters.



Hu Long
Graduate Student

My research is focused on low power metal oxide gas sensors with high sensitivity, selectivity and reliability.

Arthur Montazeri
Graduate Student

My research focuses on the integration of infrared light-trapping structures with energy storage systems, such as supercapacitors.

Hai Liu
Graduate Student

I am performing parameter optimization for gecko-inspired adhesives and evaluating their potential applications.

Raphael Brechbühler
Master's Student

I work on a Si nanowire solar cell with integrated supercapacitive storage.

Wenjun Yan
Graduate Student

My main research interest is in the field of gas sensors based on nanostructural semiconductors.

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Yuan Gao
Graduate Student

My current research is focused on the development of micro-supercapacitors based on activated carbon materials.


Ameya Rao
Undergraduate Student

I am working on creating a stable and efficient chemical sensor for soot and other particulate matter.

Tianyi He
Undergraduate Student

I am working on accurately depositing metal oxide nanoparticles for sensor applications by using SAM coatings.

Ju Kyung Choi
Undergraduate Student

I am modeling the performance of microheater based combustible gas sensing.






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