PhD Alumni

Dr. Eric R. Meshot
Thesis Title: Dynamics and Limiting Mechanisms of Self-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth
Defended: December 2011
Subsequent Position: BAEF Postdoctoral Fellow at IMEC, Belgium
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Physical and Life Sciences Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Erik Polsen Dr. Erik Polsen
Thesis Title: Robust synthesis and continuous manufacturing of carbon nanotube forests and graphene films
Defended: March 2013
Subsequent Position: Program Manager, Automated Armor Manufacturing ManTech Program, US Army Tank-Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC)
Dr. Sameh Tawfick
Thesis Title: Mechanocapillary Forming of Filamentary Materials

Defended: November 2011
Subsequent Position: Postdoctoral Fellow in Mechanosynthesis
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering, UIUC


Master’s Alumni

justin Justin Beroz
Precision Manipulation of Micro-Scale Liquid Volumes
anna Anna Brieland-Shoultz
Mechanics of Carbon Nanotube Composite Micropillars and Metal Thin Films for Graphene Growth
Anand Anand Nageswaran Barath
Experimental Investigation of Gas Flow through Carbon Nanotube Forests
seijin Sei-Jin Park
Control and Measurement of Capillary Forming of 3-Dimensional Carbon Nanotube Microstructures


PostDoc Alumni

Aaron Aaron Schmidt 2009-2010
Myounggu Park Myounggu Park 2007-2008
Yongyi Yongyi Zhang 2008-2010

Graduate Level Research Alumni

sangwoo Sangwoo Han 2008
Anne Anne Juggernauth 2009-2010
Fabrice Laye Fabrice Laye 2011-2013
Yuki Matsuoka
jong Jong G. Ok 2007-2009
Georges Georges Pavlidis 2012
Tom Serbowicz Tom Serbowicz 2011
Kaushik Subramanian 2008
Masaki Watanabe
NNIN REU intern



NNIN Summer Research Undergraduate Alumni

Michael Bellavia 2012
Alex Hryn 2009
Matthew Diasio 2011
Michael Moebius 2008
Sibu Kuruvilla 2010


Undergraduates and Other Researchers

Abigail Nalbandian Jingjie Hu
Adam Stevens John Taphouse
Bryan Yamasaki Keval Patel
Chris Parmer Kevin Lyons
Daniel Cheng Michael Reinker
Daniel Nees Neil Patel
Danny Vidaud Peter Diehr
David Mui Sheng Jiang
Gary Marx Steve Perkins
Ilias Anagnostopoulos Politis Suraj Jaipalli
Jeremy Ng Thomas Fick