(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.
(Postdoc January 2015 - present)
Zongyang works on GaN power electronics.
(April 2012 - present)
Kazuki works on advanced GaN HEMTs.
(April 2013 - present)
Shudong works on LEAST transistors.
(January 2013 - )
Jimy works on RTD-gated plasma-wave THz 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
(2008 - 2014, Ph.D., now Postdoc at Cornell)
“GaN HEMTs and MOSHFETs for Power Switching Applications”
(January 2014 - August 2014)
Project: Graphene as heat spreader. Vasily worked on graphene CVD growth, functionalization and XPS.
(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).
(2006-2009, MS) (Co-advised with Masaru Kuno)
"Photon-assisted DEP alignment and optoelectronic properties of CdS(Se) nanowires"
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 April 2011 - October 2011, now with ASU)
Yuanzheng worked on advanced GaN devices and ALD deposition of metals/dielectrics.
(Postdoc, October - November 2011, now with UC-Berkeley)
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).
"Fabrication of AlGaN/GaN HEMTs"
(Postdoc then Visiting Research Assistant Professor, August 2006 - 2010)
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)