Group Members

Yayoi Takamura
Professor and Chair
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering

2015 Kemper Hall
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA   95616
Lab Phone: 530-754-7124
ytakamura (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Mingzhen Feng
Graduate Student Researcher Since 2019

mzfeng (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Dayne Sasaki
Graduate Student Researcher Since 2019

dysasaki (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Ishmam Nihal
Graduate Student Researcher Since 2021

inihal (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Hudson Shih
Graduate Student Researcher Since 2021

hashih (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Ryan Fillhouer
Graduate Student Researcher Since 2021

rafillhouer (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Andrew Layton
Undergraduate Student Researcher Since 2021

ajlayton (at) ucdavis (dot) edu

Matthew Layiktez
Undergraduate Student Researcher Since 2021

mnlayiktez (at) ucdavis (dot) edu 

Old Group Pictures

Group Alumni

Visiting Professor

Prof. Chuanbin Wang, Wuhan University of Technology, P.R. China

Postdoctoral Researchers

Rajesh Chopdekar, now at Western Digital
Vivek Malik, now Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, IIT Roorkee

Graduate Students

I-Ting Chiu [Ph.D.], graduated December 2021, now at Applied Materials
Yuchen (Jerry) Qu [M.Eng.], graduated December 2020
Jinyun (Arthur) He [M.S.], graduated December 2020
Nolan Ahlm [M.S.], graduated March 2020, Now at Intel
Alex Kane [Ph.D.], graduated December 2019, Now at Intel
Michael Lee [Ph.D.], graduated March 2018, Now at Seagate
Atharva Deshpande [M.S.], graduated in September 2017, Now at Intel
Kyle Hoke [M.S.], graduated in August 2017
Yue Jia [Ph.D.], graduated in March 2017, Now at Amazon
Edmund Mills [Ph.D.], co-advised with Prof. Sangtae Kim, graduated in July 2016, Now at LifeWorks Learning Center
Binzhi Li [Ph.D.], graduated in July 2015, Now at Apple
Thomas Wynn [M.S.], graduated in July 2015, Now at SSRL
Andrew Izumi [M.S.], graduated July 2015, Now at Micron
Nihan Kemik [Ph.D.], graduated in May 2011, Now at ASML, Netherlands
Meng Gu [Ph.D.], graduated in October 2011, Now at Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Fan Yang
John Wall, Now at Aurora Algae, Inc.
Christian Pfretzschner [M.S.]
Alexander Lange [visiting scholar]
J. Paige Byers
Aleksey Ionin

Undergraduate Students

Daniel Jiang
Peter Carlson
Peifen Lyu
Jialin Zhu
Joseph Brown
Jose Andrade
Macklin Boulton
Matthew Han
Alan Wu
Antonio Cruz
Albert Frugoli
Jessica Enos
Chih-Yang (Andy) Chang
Yiwei (David) Song
Bridgette Smith
Chi Hieu (Henry) Vo
Jonathan Shu
Karl Lukes
Nathan Nguyen
Jiawei (Gary) Wu
Junichi Ishii
Max Kam
Brian Chan
Travis Kupp
Jiawei Wu
Roger Lin
Corey Wolin
Jenny Hwang