Research Groups

Our department is committed to nurturing a collaborative environment. Our students have the opportunity to work in small research groups with a faculty advisor and postdoctoral researchers. The following is a list of current research groups in our department, as well as a list of current full-time graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in those groups.

PI: Robert Cammarata

Researchers
  • Su (Ike) Chi, Ph.D. candidate
  • Stephen Farias, Ph.D. candidate
  • Tyler Pounds, Ph.D. candidate
  • Ziyao Wang, M.S.E. candidate
  • Fengyuan Yang, Ph.D. candidate
  • Peng Yi, Postdoctoral fellow (also works with Falk Research Group)
  • Chang-Kyu Yoon, Ph.D. candidate
  • Austin Young, M.S.E. candidate
  • Fan Zhang, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Jonah Erlebacher

Erlebacher Research Group Website

Researchers
  • Ellen Benn, Ph.D. candidate
  • Bernard Gaskey, Ph.D. candidate
  • Ian McCue, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Michael Falk

Researchers
  • Pengfei Guan, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Adam Hinkle, Ph.D. candidate (Website)
  • Tonghu Jiang, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Yansha Jin, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Anindya Roy, Postdoctoral fellow (Website)
  • Darius Williams, Ph.D. candidate
  • Peng Yi, Postdoctoral fellow (also works with Cammarata Research Group)

PI: Margarita Herrera-Alonso

Herrera-Alonso Research Group Website

Researchers
  • Charles Hu, Ph.D. candidate (also works with Mao Research Group)
  • Hanying Luo, Ph.D. candidate
  • Luis Santos, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Suyang Wang, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Kalina Hristova

Hristova Research Group Website

Researchers
  • Fozia Ahmed, Ph.D. candidate
  • Qingqing (Jessica) Cao, M.S.E. candidate
  • Nuala Del Piccolo, Ph.D. candidate
  • Alexander Komin, Ph.D. candidate
  • Sarvenaz Sarabipour, Ph.D. candidate
  • Deo Singh, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Gregory Wiedman, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Todd C. Hufnagel

Researchers
  • Yuxuan Huang, M.S.E. candidate
  • Caleb Hustedt, Ph.D. candidate
  • Felicitee Kertis, Ph.D. candidate
  • Paul Lambert, Ph.D. candidate
  • Stephanie Slaughter, M.S.E. candidate
  • Mantong Zhao, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Howard Katz

Researchers
  • Olivia Alley, Ph.D. candidate
  • Kalpana Besar, Ph.D. candidate
  • Jennifer Dailey, Ph.D. candidate
  • Xin Guo, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Weiguo Huang, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Robert Ireland, Ph.D. candidate
  • Yu Liu, Ph.D. candidate
  • Josue F. Martinez-Hardigree, Ph.D. candidate
  • Jasmine Sinha, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Ming-Ling Yeh, Ph.D. candidate

PI: En (Evan) Ma

Researchers
  • Jun Ding, Ph.D. candidate
  • Qingjie Li, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Hai-Quan Mao

Group Website

Researchers
  • QingQing (Maggie) Chen, Ph.D. candidate
  • Brian Ginn, Ph.D. candidate
  • Charles Hu, Ph.D. candidate (also works with Herrera-Alonso Research Group)
  • Xuesong Jiang, Assistant Research Scientist
  • Xiaowei Li, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Nichole Lu, Ph.D. candidate
  • Shoumyo Majumdar, Ph.D. candidate
  • Russell Martin, Ph.D. candidate
  • Yong Ren, Assistant Research Scientist
  • Markus Tammia, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Tim Mueller

Group Website

Researchers
  • Andre Botelho, Postdoctoral fellow
  • Pandu Wisesa, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Peter Searson

Group Website

Researchers
  • Max Bogorad, Ph.D. candidate
  • Charlene Dawidczyk, Ph.D. candidate
  • Erin Gallagher, Ph.D. candidate
  • Yu-Ja Huang, Ph.D. candidate
  • Chloe Kim, Ph.D. candidate
  • Moriah Knight, Ph.D. candidate
  • Amanda Levy, Ph.D. candidate
  • Jeaho Park, Ph.D. candidate
  • Adam Reinitz, M.S.E. candidate
  • Luisa Russell, Ph.D. candidate
  • Andrew Wong, Ph.D. candidate

PI: James Spicer

Researchers
  • Michael Brupbacher, Ph.D. candidate
  • Lindsey Lindamood, Ph.D. candidate
  • Lauren Olasov, Ph.D. candidate
  • Stephen Ryan, Ph.D. candidate
  • Fan Zeng, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Tim Weihs

Group Website

Researchers
  • Michael Grapes, Ph.D. candidate
  • Alex Kinsey, Ph.D. candidate
  • Nicholas Krywopusk, Ph.D. candidate
  • Kyle Overdeep, Ph.D. candidate
  • Kyle Slusarski, Ph.D. candidate
  • Adam Stover, Ph.D. candidate
  • Longyu Zhao, Ph.D. candidate

PI: Martin Ulmschneider

Researchers
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