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Nanofabrication Research Group Staff


Management


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J. Alexander Liddle, Group Leader
J. Alexander Liddle is the Group Leader of the CNST Nanofabrication Research Group. He received his B.A. and D. Phil. degrees in Materials Science from the University of Oxford. more...



Research Staff

Project Leaders

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Vladimir Aksyuk, Project Leader
Vladimir Aksyuk is a Project Leader in the CNST Nanofabrication Research Group and an Associate Research Scientist at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of the University of Maryland. more...

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Henri Lezec, Project Leader
Henri Lezec is a Project Leader in the CNST Nanofabrication Research Group. He received B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. more...

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Renu Sharma, Project Leader
Dr. Renu Sharma is a Project Leader in the Nanofabrication Research Group. She received a B.S. and B.Ed. in Physics and Chemistry from Panjab University, India, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Solid State Physics from more...

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Kartik Srinivasan, Project Leader
Kartik Srinivasan is a Project Leader in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Applied Physics from the California Institute of Technology. more...

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Samuel M. Stavis, Project Leader
Samuel M. Stavis is a Project Leader in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S.E. in Engineering Physics from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. in Applied Physics more...


Visiting Fellows

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Amit Agrawal, CNST Visiting Fellow
Amit Agrawal is a CNST Visiting Fellow in the Nanofabrication Research Group and John E. and Patricia Breyer Professor in Electrical Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Syracuse University. He received more...

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Brian Dennis, CNST Visiting Fellow
Brian Dennis is a CNST Visiting Fellow in the Nanofabrication Research Group and a Research Associate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers University. He received a B.S. in Physics and Mathematics more...

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Minhua Zhao, CNST Visiting Researcher
Minhua Zhao is a CNST Visiting Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. and an M.S. (with honors) in Materials Science and Engineering from Zhejiang University, China and a Ph.D. more...


Staff Scientists

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Marcelo Davanço, Research Scientist
Marcelo Davanço is a Research Scientist in the Nanofabrication Research Group in the CNST. He received a B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Brazil more...

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Pramod Mathai is a CNST/UMD Research Scientist in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B. Tech. in Aerospace Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering more...
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Jonathan Winterstein, Research Scientist
Jonathan Winterstein is a Research Scientist in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering from Washington State University and Ph.D. in Materials Science more...


Postdoctoral Researchers

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Sangmin An, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Sangmin An is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Korea Maritime University, Korea more... 

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Krishna C. Balram, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Krishna C. Balram is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.E. in Electronics and Instrumentation from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India more...

Photo - C. Copeland Craig Copeland, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Craig Copeland is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Physics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Ph.D. in Physics more...
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Karen Grutter, NRC Postdoctoral Researcher
Karen Grutter is an NRC Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. She received a B.S. in Engineering Physics from Case Western Reserve University and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering more...

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John Kohoutek, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
John Kohoutek is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering more...

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Qing Li, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Qing Li is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.E. in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University, China and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering more...
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Kuo-Tang Liao is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Applied Chemistry from Providence University, Taiwan and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry more...
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Pin Ann Lin, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Pin Ann Lin is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. She received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan more...

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Christian Long, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Christian Long is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Maryland, College Park more...

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Bharath Natarajan, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Bharath Natarajan is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India more...

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Matthieu Picher, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Matthieu Picher is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Chemistry from Paul-Verlaine University, France, and a M.S. in Material Science and Ph.D. in Physics more...

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Brian J. Roxworthy is an NRC Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. (with Honors) in Mechanical Engineering and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois more...
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Iulia Sacui is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. She received a B.S. in Chemistry from Youngstown State University and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Carnegie Mellon University more... 
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Luca Sapienza is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a Laurea degree in Materials Science from the University of Padua, Italy and a Ph.D. in Materials Science more...
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Daniel Schiffels, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Daniel Schiffels is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received an M.S. and a Ph.D. in physics from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany more...
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Alex Smolyanitsky, CNST/CU Boulder Postdoctoral Researcher
Alex (Sasha) Smolyanitsky is a CNST/CU Boulder Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. more...
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Ting Xu, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Ting Xu is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Optical Engineering from Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications more...

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Wenqi Zhu, CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher
Wenqi Zhu is a CNST/UMD Postdoctoral Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Tsinghua University, China and a Ph. D. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard more...

Student Researchers

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Noah Bern, Undergraduate Researcher
Noah (Adam) Bern is a Undergraduate Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group, and an Engineering Physics major at Cornell University. Adam is working with Vladimir Aksyuk conducting finite element modeling, automating experiments, and performing optical and electromechanical measurements on cavity optomechanical nanoscale probe devices.

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Zahra Hussaini, Research Assistant
Zahra Hussaini is a Research Assistant in the Nanofabrication Research Group. She recently received a B.S. in Physics and B.S. in Mathematics (with honors) from Arizona State University. Zahra is working with Renu Sharma on improving data analysis and data collection capabilities to support the CNST NanoLab’s environmental transmission electron microscope (TEM).  
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Thomas Michels, CNST/TUI Graduate Student Researcher
Thomas Michels is a CNST/TUI Graduate Student Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He received a B.S. in Microtechnology from University of Gelsenkirchen, Germany more...

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Paul Patrone, CNST/UMD Graduate Researcher
Paul Patrone is a CNST/UMD Graduate Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research group. He received his B.A. from St. John's College and is currently pursuing his M.S. in Applied Mathematics and Ph.D. in Physics more...

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Julia Sandmaier, CNST/Furtwangen University Graduate Student Researcher
Julia Sandmaier is a CNST/Furtwangen University Graduate Student Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. She received a B.S. in Bio and Process Engineering from Furtwangen University, Germany more...
Photo - W. ZhuWenhui Zhu, Graduate Student Researcher
Wenhui Zhu is a CNST/SUNY Binghamton Graduate Student Researcher in the Nanofabrication Research Group. She received a B.S. and a M.S. in Material Science and Engineering Nanjing University more...

Support Staff

Administrative

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Yeehing Lam is the Administrative Support Assistant for the Nanofabrication Research Group. She has a B.S. in Architecture from the University of Maryland. more...

Technical

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Christopher Ray, Process Engineer
Christopher Ray is a Process Engineer in the Nanofabrication Research Group. He has a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and over 15 years of experience designing and fabricating more...