Research Group Inano

Visiting Professors and Scientists: 

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Dr. Aly Elrefaie, Visiting Professor

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering,  New York University, NY

Research Interest: Silicon Nano-Optoelectronic devices for data centers optical interconnects. 100G/400G optical systems, free space optical communication systems

 

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Dr. Ruxandra Vidu, Visiting Research Scientist

  • Ph.D., Material Science and Processing, Osaka University, Japan
  • Associate Director, California Solar Energy Collaborative

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ekaterina Ponizovskaya, Visiting Research Scientist

  • Ph.D., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
  • NASA Ames Research Center

 

 

 

Research Scientists and Engineers

 

Dr. Wayesh Qarony, Postdoctoral Research Scientist

• Ph.D. Applied Physics, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
• M.S. Electrical Engineering, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
• M.S. Telecommunication Engineering, University of Trento, Italy
• B.S. Electrical and Electronic Engineering, American International University- Bangladesh

Research Interest: Color image sensor and multispectral imaging, nano-photonics design & fabrication, emerging and textured photovoltaics, synthesis and device applications of perovskites and novel 2D materials.

Graduate Student Researchers

 

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Ahmed Mayet (Surrati)

  • M.S. Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
  • B.Sc in Physics, Taibah University, 2008
  • Email: asmayet at ucdavis dot edu

Research Interest: Optoelectronic devices, Solar Cells, Semiconductor Devices, Nanotechnology.

 

 

Soroush Ghandiparsi

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Electrical Engineering, UC Davis.
  • M.S. 2011, Photonics Engineering
    Institute for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (INST), Sharif University of Technology, Iran.
    School of Engineering- Emerging Technologies, University of Tabriz, Iran.
    • B.S. 2007, Electrical Engineering- Electronics.

Research Interest: Optical Communication Systems, CNOS Photonics Integrated Circuits, High-speed Datacom Interconnects, Biophotonics, Silicon Photonics, Integrated Circuits for Optical Communication, Photonics Design and Fabrication, UV/NIR photodiodes, Photovoltaics for IoT applications, Numerical Simulations and Modeling.

 

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Cesar Bartolo Perez

  • M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Mexico,
  • B.Sc in Technology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico

Research Interest: Nanoelectronics and Nanophotonics for Communications, Energy and Biomedical Applications

 

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Howard Mao

  • M.S. Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
    B.S. Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, UC Berkeley

Research Interest: Photonic devices and nanomaterials

 

 

Xuzhi He

  • M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
  • BS. 2017, Mechanical Engineering, Oakland University

Research Interest: Optoelectronics design, fabrication and characterization, Nano-photonics and 2D material.

 

Ahasan Ahamed

  • D. Student, Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
  • S. 2018, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Research Interest: Design and fabrication of Quenching Circuit for ultrafast SPAD for Quantum communication, Lens-less imaging, Color image sensors.

 

Undergraduate Researchers

Mauricio Tavares

  • B.S. Student in Electrical Engineering, UC Davis

Research Interest: Optoelectronic devices, infrared systems, solar photovoltaics, and energy harvesting devices.

 

 

Nicholas Tesoro

  • S. Electrical Engineering, UC Davis, 2020

Research Interest: Nano-photonics

Past Members

 

danDaniel M. Dryden, LLNL Scholar, PhD 2019

  • B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell Univ
  • M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University

Research Interest: Power sources and sensors for extreme environments.

 

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Badriyah Alhalaili, PhD,2019

  • Now at KISR, Kuwait.
  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis, 2019
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering

Research Interest: Nanomaterial synthesis, nanofabrication, detectors, sensors and photovoltaics

 

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Dr. Yang Gao, Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-18)

  • Now at Silicon Microstructures, Inc.(SMI)
  • PhD, Mechanical Engineering, State of University of New York at Binghamton;
  • MS, BS, Mechanical Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China

 

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Dr. Hilal CansizogluPostdoctoral Fellow (2015-18)

  • Now at Rigetti Computing, CA.
  • Ph.D., Applied Physics, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
  • BS, Physics Education, Middle East Technical University

Research Interest: Nanoscale detectors, textured photovoltaics, nano-fabrication, photon trapping and manipulation, conformal coatings for core/shell nanowires

Dr. Hossein Rabiee Golgir, Postdoctoral Fellow (2018-19)

  • Now at Intel, Folsom CA.
  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Nebraska Lincoln
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran

Research Interest: Nanoscale sensors and detectors for datacom and telecom, photovoltaics, optoelectronic, wide bandgap material and devices

Prof. Jun Gou, Visiting Research Scientist (2018-19)

  • PhD, MS, Optical Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China;
  • BS, Electronic Science and Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

 

 

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Kazim Gurkan Polat, PhD  2018

  • Now at Intel, Oregon
  • Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis, 2019
  • M.S.  and MS: Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

Research Interest: Physical gas sensors, nanowire devices, organic electronics, Schottky photodetectors

 

sicong-yuSicong Yu, MS 2018

  • Now at Omnivision Technology Inc
  • B.S. EE, Iowa State Univ.

Research Interest: memory and logic for extreme conditions.

 

Kaya

Dr. Ahmet Kaya, Postdoctoral Fellow

  • BS in Physics, Harran Univ.
  • MS and PhD in Physics, Gazi Üniversitesi

 

 

kabuliLeyla Kabuli, 2015-17

  • Now at UC Berkeley
  • High School Researcher
  • Davis High School, 8-11 th Grade

Research Interest: Nanoengineering, nanotechnology

 

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Ashwin Ganapathy

  • M.S. Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science, IIT, Bombay
  • B.S.  Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Research Interest: Memristors

 

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Anil Shrestha

  • M.S. Student in Electrical and Computer Engineering, UC Davis
  • B.E. Electrical Engineering, Tribhuwan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2011

Research Interest: Semiconductor devices, nanostructured devices, solar cells.

 

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Xinzhi Zhang

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher, Zhejiang University, China 2016

 

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Yinan Wang

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher, Zhejiang University, China 2016

 

 

 

DongSheng

Dongsheng Lyu

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher, Zhejiang University, China 2016

 

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Yangyang Mao

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher, Zhejiang University, China 2016

 

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Yichuan Wang

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher, Zhejiang University, China 2015

 

 

Runzhou Zhang

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher, Zhejiang University, China 2015

 

 

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Dr. Matthew Monari Ombaba

Currently at P&G

 

 

 

Mustafa

Mustafa Coskun

  • Visiting Researcher from Istanbul Medeniyet University 2014-15
  • M.S. Physics., B.S. Physics.

 

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Dr. Salman B. Inayat

Postdoctoral Researcher 2014-15

 

 

 

 

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Hind Reggad

Visiting Student Researcher 2014

 

 

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 Prof. Il Hwan Cho

Visiting Professor from Myongji University, Republic of Korea 2014-15

 

 

 

Mark Triplett

Ph.D. 2014, Now at Sandia National Labs, CA

 

 

 Jin Yong Oh

Ph.D. 2014, Now at Intel, OR

 

 

Dr. Dewyani Janardan Patil

Postdoctoral Researcher 2013-14

 

 

 Prof. Sadik Bagci

Visiting Prof. from Sakariya University, Turkey 2013-14

 

 

 

Russ Islam

Undergraduate Researcher 2012-14

B.S. Student in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

 

Now at NG

 

 

Weitang Liu

 Weitang Liu

Undergraduate Researcher 2013-14

 

 

Pai Ge

Pai Ge

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher 2013
Zhejiang University, China

 

 

Tianren Fan

Tianren Fan

Visiting Undergraduate Researcher
Zhejiang University, China 2013

 

 

Matthew Yee

Undergraduate Researcher
University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA) 2013-14 (Now at Lockheed Martin)

 

 

 

 Rasheek Noor

Undergrad Researcher 2013

 

 

Hideki Nishimura

Visiting Ph.D. Student from Nara Institute of Science and Technology 2012-13

 

 

Hiroki Kamitake

Hiroki Kamitake

Ph.D. Student, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Japan.

 

 

Ali Qureshi

Ali Qureshi

M.S. 2012
Now with Intel, Beaverton, Oregon.

 

 

Heim Kirin Grewal

MS 2012, now at HRL Labs, Malibu, CA

 

 

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Prof. Won-Ju Cho

Visiting Prof. from Kwangwoon University 2011-13

 

 

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Takayuki Hasegawa

Visiting Scientist, Ryukoku University, Japan, 2011-2012

 

 

 

aaronAaron Katzenmeyer

Ph.D. 2011, Scientist at NIST, MD

 

 

 

Avinash Nayak

MS 2011, Ph.D. UT Austin, TX

Now at AMD

 

 

Matthew Amis

Matthew Amis

Undergraduate Researcher 2010-11, now at Intel Folsom, CA

 

Rui Li

Undergraduate Researcher 2010-11, now at UCLA

 

 

 

Ta-Chu Lin

Ta-Chu Lin

Undergraduate Researcher 2010-11

 

Marion Ore de Boddy

Undergraduate Researcher 2009-11

Now at Project Engineer at Blue Oak Energy

 

 Dr. Emre Yengel

Postdoctoral Scholar 2010-11,

Assistant Professor, Cankaya University, Turkey

 

 

Dr. Hakan Karaaǧaç

Postdoctoral Scholar 2011-13

Now, Assistant Professor, Istanbul Technical  University, Turkey

 

Dr. Logeeswaran VJ

Ph.D. 2010, Postdoctoral Scholar 2011-12, Now at Invensense, Inc

 

 

 

Mohd Adzir Mahdi, Ph.D.

Visiting Professor 2011, Universiti Putra Malaysia

 

 

 

Yang Xie

Yang Xie

Visiting Undergraduate Student from Zhejiang University, China, 2012

 

 

 

 

Miao Zhang

Miao Zhang

Visiting Undergraduate Student from Zhejiang University, China, 2012

 

 

 

Yuqing Xing

Yuqing Xing

Undergraduate Student, visitor from Zhejiang University, China, 2011

 

 

 

Yusuke Yasuda

Yusuke Yasuda

Graduate Researcher, Visiting PhD Student from Nara Institute of science and technology(NAIST), 2011

 

 

 

Emi Sugimura

Emi Sugimura

Graduate Researcher, Visiting PhD Student from Nara Institute of science and technology(NAIST), 2011

 

 

 

Yumi Kawamura

Yumi Kawamura

Visiting PhD Student from Nara Institute of science and technology(NAIST), 2011

 

 

 

Lingli Lu

Lingli Lu

Graduate Researcher, Visiting PhD Student from Nara Institute of science and technology(NAIST), 2011

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ja-Yeon Kim

Research Scientist, 2009-2010
Currently with Korea Photonic Technology Institute,

 

 

 

 

Professor Savas Kaya

Visiting Professor, Ohio University, OH, 2010

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Sonia Grego

Visiting Research Scientist, Center for Materials and Electronic Technologies, RTI International, NC, USA, 2009

 

 

 

 

Hidenori Koketsu

Visiting Ph.D Student, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST) Dept. Materials Science, 2009

 

 

 

 

Hong Lingfei

CSC Doctoral Fellow, Visiting Graduate Student, China , 2009-2011

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Shrake

Currently a graduate student at UC Davis

 

 

 

 

 

Soham Chowdhury

Currently with Tesla Motors

 

 

 

 

Jacquse Wyatt

9th Grade, Bay Area Technology School

 

 

 

 

 

Said Mentese

9th Grade, Bay Area Technology School

 

 

 

 

 

Shyamal Buch, 9th grade student

Currently at Stanford Univ

 

 

 

 

 

Hui-Lin Hsu

Graduate Student

 

 

 

 

 

I-Ju Teng

Visiting Student

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ramin Banan Sadeghian

Research Scientist, 2009-2010
Currently with H2scan Corporation

 

 

 

 

Dr. Min-Ki Kwon

Research Scientist, 2009-2010
Professor at Chosun University, Korea

 

 

 

 

Professor Jong Tae Park

Visiting Professor, University of Incheon, Nam-gu, Incheon, South Korea

 

 

 

 

 

Yavuz Bayam, Ph.D.

Visiting Graduate Student, Sakarya Univ, Turkey

 

 

 

 

Dai Okamoto

Visiting Graduate Student (Jan-April 2009), Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Japan

 

 

 

 

Jacob Goodwin

Sandia National Labs

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Lin

Broadcom

 

 

 

 

 

Professor Bayram Tekin

Visiting Professor 2007-08 Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

 

 

 

 

 

Feiyang Wu

M.S. 2009
OSIsoft Inc, San Leandro, CA.

 

 

 

Christopher Edgar

M.S. 2006
Dryden & LaRue, Inc.

 

 

 

 

 

Chad Johns

M.S. 2006
Materials and Process Development Engineer, Cooper Bussmann, CA

 

 

 

 

Han Huilan, Ph.D.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ibrahim Kimukin, Ph.D.

Research Scientist at Carnegie Mellon University

 

 

 

 

 

Hiromichi Matsumoto, Ph.D.

Tohoku University, Japan

 

 

 

 

 

Jeff Wurz

Department of Energy

 

 

 

 

 

anurag

Anurag Chaudhry

Intel Corporation, OR.

 

 

 

akashAkash Anand

Intel Folsom

 

 

 

jain

Swapnil Jain

Apple

 

 

 

 

 

david

David van Schravendijk

Texas Instrument

 

 

 

 

 

 

bokubaBokuba Nwengela

Winner Best Oral Presentation at the California Alliance for Minority Participation Symposium

Intel, Folsom, CA

 

 

 

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Byunghun Lee

Undergraduate Researcher 2007

 

 

 

 

 

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Erin Fong, Ph.D.

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

 

 

 

 

 

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Alexander Stameroff

Undergraduate Researcher, 2007-2008

Now at Keysight Technologies

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Marrsjonathan

Ph.D. student at UC Davis

 

 

 

 

 

 

Long Dlong92o

Western Digital

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Cmikehen,

Carnegie Mellon University

 

 

 

 

 

nbhat

Natasha Bhat

Intel, Santa Clara, CA

 

 

 

 

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Ravi Karra

Senior Market Specialist, Calypso Technology

 

 

 

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