(Research Assistant Professor, 2013 - )
Vlad’s primary interest is optical investigation of structures. He is interested in quantum efficiency, carrier recombination rate, heat losses, etc. in light emitting diodes, lasers, and photovoltaic cells -- this is his realm.
(April 2012 - present)
Kazuki works on advanced GaN HEMTs.
(April 2013 - present)
Shudong works on LEAST transistors.
(Postdoc April 2011 - present)
Yuanzheng works on advanced GaN devices and ALD deposition of metals/dielectrics.
(January 2013 - )
Jimy works on RTD-gated plasma-wave THz devices.
(2008 - )
Zongyang has worked on GaAs/GaN wafer fusion, enabled HBTs, currently he is working on InAlN/GaN HEMTs.
(January 2014 - )
Vasily works on 2D crystal growth and devices.
Mingda (Oscar) Li
(2012 - )
Oscar works on TFETs.
(2011 - )
Bo works on advanced GaN HEMTs
(2011 - )
Vishwanath works on 2D crystal growth and applications.
(2010 - )
Rusen works on characterization and applications (primarily optoelectronics) of 2D crystals including graphene, TMDs and others.
(2012 - )
Mingda works on advanced GaN HEMTs.
(Physics, EE, class 2014)
(Physics, class 2015)
(EE, class 2015)
(2010, Ph.D. co-advised with Prof. Jena)
Now with Kopin Corporation (MA).
(2005 - 2010, Ph.D., now with Seagate)
“Advanced Design of Ultra-Thin Barrier AlN/GaN HEMTs: A Study of Device Design, Modeling and Analysis”
(2006 - 2012 ) (co-advised with Professor Debdeep Jena)
“Carrier transport in graphene and GaN high electron mobility transistors.”
Currently he is with First Solar (Ohio).
(2008 - 2012, Ph.D. now with On Semiconductor)
Jia worked on the GaN based High Electron Mobility Transistors (HEMTs) simulation, device fabrication and characterization.
(8/08 - 07/09) jointly with Prof. Debdeep Jena
(2004 - 2009, Ph.D.)
Now with Global Communication Semiconductors (CA)
Chuanxin Lian (01/10 - 06/10) jointly with Prof. Debdeep Jena.
(2011 - 2012, MS) (co-advised with Prof. Michelle Kelly)
Subrina worked on 2D crystal (such as graphene) growth and novel devices (THz, biosensors).
Berardi Sensale Rodriguez
(2009 - 2013 Ph.D.) (Co-advised with Prof. Lei Liu)
"Novel Terahertz Devices Based on Tunable 2DEG Systems"
Berardi's doctoral work dealt with the proposal and development of THz devices and systems based on two-dimensional semiconductors and non-traditional electron transport phenomena.
He is currently a tenure-track Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT). His research is focused on electromagnetics and nanophotonics.
(2008 - 2013, PhD)
Ronghua worked on GaN based HEMTs fabrication and characterization, for high speed and power applications.
(Postdoc since 10/11)
Postdoc at University of California-Berkeley
(2008 - 2012, Ph.D. now with ScanDisk)
Guangle worked on III-V semiconductor based Tunneling Field-Effect-Transistors (TFET).
(Visiting Research Assistant Professor)
Now with Fraunhofer Institute, Duisburg, Germany.
(2006, Visiting Scholar)
Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
(RET, 2011) - Culver Academy, Indiana
•Summer 2008 - Project: Semiconductor ion sensitive field-effect transistors
•Summer 2009 - Project: Graphene preparation and characterization
•Summer 2010 - Project: Comparative study on CVD and epi grapheme using scanning Kelvin probe measurements
(2011) - University of Notre Dame / co-advised with Prof. M. Kelly
•Project - Chemical vapor deposition growth of bilayer graphene
(RET, 2010) - Clay High School, South Bend, IN
•Project: ICP-Reactive ion etching of Al2O3
(RET, 2005) - Clay High School, South Bend
Co-advised with D. Jena
•Project: Nanoscale imaging of semiconductors
Now with University of Notre Dame, PhD candidate in Chemistry
(EE 2011, University of Notre Dame)
Now with Duke University
(B.S. expected in May 2011, Dual Degree Program at St. Mary’s College and University of Notre Dame
Now with CocaCola
(B.S. 2009, currently B.S. in Economics at ND)
Jason Kulick (B.S. 2009, currently President, Co-Founder of Indiana Integrated Circuits, LLC)