PhD Alumni

 

Dr. Jinjing Li

Thesis Title: Repeatable High-Yield Carbon Nanotube Growth by Moisture-Controlled Decoupled Chemical Vapor Deposition
Awarded: December, 2015. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Research Affiliate, MIT.

Dr. Brittan Farmer

Thesis Title: Modeling and Simulation of Carbon Nanotube Growth
Awarded: April, 2015. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota.

Dr. Ryan Oliver

Thesis Title: High Throughput Photopatterning and Interactive Manipulation of Microparticles and Microorganisms
Awarded: November, 2014. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, University of Michigan.

Dr. Sei Jin Park

Thesis Title: Carbon Nanotube Microarchitectures for Mechanical Metamaterials
Awarded: July, 2014. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, Seoul National University.

Dr. Mostafa Bedewy

Thesis Title: Collective Mechanochemical Growth of Carbon Nanotubes
Awarded: November, 2013. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Davor Copic

Thesis Title: Fabrication of Polymer and Nanocomposite Microstructures and Microactuators by Capillary Infiltration and Replica Molding
Awarded: September, 2013. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Research Associate, University of Cambridge.

Dr. Erik Polsen

Thesis Title: Robust Synthesis and Continuous Manufacturing of Carbon Nanotube Forests and Graphene Films
Awarded: March, 2013. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Program Manager, Automated Armor Manufacturing ManTech Program.

Dr. Eric Meshot

Thesis Title: Dynamics and Limiting Mechanisms of Self-Aligned Carbon Nanotube Growth
Awarded: December, 2011. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Staff Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Dr. Sameh Tawfick

Thesis Title: Mechanocapillary Forming of Filamentary Materials
Defended: November, 2011. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign.

 

Postdoc Alumni

 

Dr. Alvin Orbaek White

Dates: 2014 - 2016
Current Position: Senior Lecturer, Swansea University.

Dr. Scott Schiffres

Dates: 2014 - 2015
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Binghamton University.

Dr. JJ Wie

Dates: 2014 - 2015
Current Position: Assistant Professor, Inha University, Korea.

Dr. Sei Jin Park

Dates: 2014
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, MIT.

Dr. Viswanath Balakrishnan

Dates: 2012 - 2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor, IIT Mandi.

Dr. Dan McNerny

Dates: 2012 - 2014
Current Position: Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan.

Master's Alumni

 

Stuart Baker

Thesis Title: Design and Fabrication of an Open-architecture Selective Laser Melting System.
Awarded: February, 2017. MIT.
Current Position: Research Engineer, United States Air Force.

Crystal Owens

Thesis Title: Modular LEGO Bricks Microfluidics.
Awarded: February, 2017. MIT.
Current Position: Graduate Student, MIT.

Bethany Lettiere

Thesis Title: Synthesis and Electrochemical Characterization of Carbon Nanotube Forests on Metal Foils for Battery Electrodes.
Awarded: February, 2017. MIT.
Current Position: Graduate Student, MIT.

Ron Rosenberg

Thesis Title: Screen-printed Ion Selective Electrodes for Soil Ion Detection.
Awarded: August, 2016. MIT.
Current Position: Mechanical Design Engineer, Tesla.

Abhinav Rao

Thesis Title: Multi-scale Mechanics and Deterministic Design of Carbon Nanotube Yarns.
Awarded: 2013. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Graduate Student, MIT.

Justin Beroz

Thesis Title: Precision Manipulation of Micro-Scale Liquid Volumes.
Awarded: 2013. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Graduate Student, MIT.

Anna Brieland-Shoultz

Thesis Title: Mechanics of Carbon Nanotube Composite Micropillars and Metal Thin Films for Graphene Growth.
Awarded: 2013. University of Michigan.
Current Position: ME Intern, OG Technologies.

Anand Nageswaran Bharath

Thesis Title: Experimental Investigation of Gas Flow through Carbon Nanotube Forests.
Awarded: 2011. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Senior Engineer - Combustion Research, Cummins Inc.

Sei-Jin Park

Thesis Title: Control and Measurement of Capillary Forming of 3-Dimensional Carbon Nanotube Microstructures.
Awarded: 2011. University of Michigan.
Current Position: Postdoctoral Associate, MIT.

 

Graduate Level Research Alumni

 
  • Seungju Seo - 2017
  • Chris Prohoda - 2013 - 2015
  • Megan Roberts - 2009 - 2014
  • Fabrice Laye - 2011 - 2013
  • George Pavlidis - 2012
  • Kendall Teichert - 2011
  • Yuki Matsuoka - 2011
  • Tom Serbowicz - 2011
  • Anne Juggernauth - 2009 - 2010
  • Masaki Watanbe - 2010
  • Jong G. Ok - 2007 - 2009
  • Sangwoo Han - 2008
  • Kaushik Subramanian - 2008
 

Undergraduates and Other Researchers

 

Abigail Nalbandian
Adam Stevens
Anthony Mark
Bryan Yamasaki
Charlene Xia
Chris Parmer
Daniel Cheng
Daniel Nees
Danny Vidaud
David Mui
Gary Marx
Homayoon (Amir) Maghsoodi
Ilias Anagnostopoulos Politis
Nathan Spielberg
David Dellal
Rebecca Kurfess
Jeremy Ng
Jingjie Hu
John Taphouse
Keval Patel
Kevin Lyons
Levon Cimonian
Michael Reinker
Neil Patel
Peter Diehr
Sheng Jiang
Steve Perkins
Suraj Jaipalli
Veronica Skarzewski
Thomas Fick
Jacob Rothman
Helen Xu