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Email: zheng@austin.utexas.edu; CV; Google Scholar

2019 - Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

2019 - J. Mike Walker Faculty Scholar, The University of Texas at Austin

2013 - 2019 Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

2010 - 2013 Postdoctoral Researcher in Chemistry and Biochemistry (advisor: Prof. Paul S. Weiss), University of California, Los Angeles

                                              2006 - 2010 Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Mechanics (advisor: Prof. Tony Jun Huang), The Pennsylvania State University

                                              (2010 Alumni Association Dissertation Award2014 Graduate School Alumni Society Early Career Award)

     2004 - 2006 Research Fellow, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering, A*STAR, Singapore

     2001 - 2003 M.Sc. in Physics (advisors: Prof. Alfred Huan and Prof. Soo-Jin Chua), National University of Singapore, Singapore

     1997 - 2001 B.Sc. in Physics, Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Postdoctoral Researcher

E-mail: abhay.kotnala@austin.utexas.edu

PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Victoria, Canada

MS in Microwave Engineering, Indian institute of technology, Banaras Hindu University, India

Awards:

2014-15, University of Victoria graduate award, UVic, Canada

                                               2012-13, University of Victoria fellowship, Uvic, Canada

                                               2007-09, Govt. of India Post graduate Research Scholarship, Indian institute of technology, Banaras Hindu University, India

E-mail: kan.yao@austin.utexas.edu

Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
M.E. in Electromagnetic Field & Microwave Technology, Institute of Electronics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
B.E. in Electronic Information Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China

Awards: 
2017 College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Research Award, Northeastern University
2015 Graduate Dissertation Research Grant, Northeastern University

Email: zlwu@utexas.edu

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

M.Sc. in Condensed Matter Physics, Fudan University
B.E. in Microelectronics, Sun Yat-sen University

Awards:

2015 Professional Development Award, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

                                               2015 Graduate Student Conference Grant, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

Graduate Student

Email: aswain@utexas.edu

B.Tech in Materials Science and Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India

 

Email: hongru.ding@utexas.edu

M.S. in Energy and Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.
B.S. in Energy and Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Awards:

2019 Professional Development Award, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

2018 Endeavour Leadership Program – Research Fellowship, Department of Education, Australia

                                                 2017 EDF Climate Corps China fellowship, Environment Defense Fund, USA

 

Email: j_fang@utexas.edu

B.E. in Opto-Electronics Information Science and Engineering, Fudan University

Awards:

2016 National Scholarship, Chinese Ministry of Education

Email: jimiwang@utexas.edu

M.E. in Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University
B.S. in Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University 

Awards:
2017 National Scholarship, China

Email: jingang@utexas.edu

B.Sc. in Applied Physics, University of Science and Technology of China

Email: kpsiddhartha@utexas.edu

M. Tech in Mechanical Engineering (Thermal), Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India
B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

Awards:
2017-19 Provost's International Graduate Excellence Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

Email: rohitunni@utexas.edu

B.A in Physics, Washington University in St. Louis

Awards:

2018 Cockrell School of Engineering Fellowship, UT-Austin
2015 Undergraduate Physics Fellowship, Washington University 

Emailyaoran@utexas.edu 

B.E. in Electronic Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Email: ykim37@utexas.edu

M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Awards:
Kwanjeong Educational Foundation Fellowship (2018)
The 5th Presidential Science Fellowship for Undergraduate Study (2007-2011)

Email: chenzhihansayhello@gmail.com

B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

 

Alumni Research Associate

Email: linlh04@gmail.com

2019 - Associate Professor, Department of Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) 

2018 - 2019 Research Associate, The University of Texas at Austin

2014 - 2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

      B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

    Awards:

    2011 New Treasure First Prize Scholarship, Tsinghua University

                                               2009 The Third Prize Scholarship, Tsinghua University

                                               2007 PetroChina First Prize Scholarship, Tsinghua University

Alumni Postdoctoral Researcher

Email: eric.hill@austin.utexas.edu

2018 -  Leader of an Independent Junior Research Group, Hamburg University of Technology, Germany

2017 - 2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. in Nanoscience and Microsystems Engineering, University of New Mexico

B.S. in Chemistry (ACS accredited), Southern Oregon University

                                                 Awards:

                                                 2017 Langmuir Prize for best oral presentation of a young scientist, European Colloid and Interface Society, Madrid

                                                 2015-17 Juan de la Cierva - Formación Postdoctoral Fellowship, Spain

                                                 2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Sigma Xi 

                                                 2012-14 Excellence Fellowship, Office of Graduate Studies, University of New Mexico

Email: linlh04@gmail.com

2019 - Associate Professor, Department of Precision Instruments, Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) 

2018 - 2019 Research Associate, The University of Texas at Austin

2014 - 2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

                                                 B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University

                                                 Awards:

                                                 2011 New Treasure First Prize Scholarship, Tsinghua University

                                                 2009 The Third Prize Scholarship, Tsinghua University

                                                 2007 PetroChina First Prize Scholarship, Tsinghua University

Emailmswang86@gmail.com

2019 -  Postdoctoral Researcher, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

2018 - 2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Texas at Austin

2013 - 2018 Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

M.E. in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Sichuan University
B.Sc. in Materials Physics, Sichuan University

                                                Awards:

                                                2018 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad

                                                2017 GS University Graduate Continuing Fellowship, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

                                                2015 Warren A. and Alice L. Meyer Endowed Scholarship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

Email: yunlu.sun1986@gmail.com

2019 - Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

2018 Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Texas at Austin

Ph.D. in Physical Electronics, Jilin University
B.S. in Microelectronics, Jilin University

Awards: 
                                               2016 National excellent doctoral dissertation in optical engineering, China 

 

Alumni Graduate

Email: bharath614@gmail.com

2019 -  Process/Device Integration Engineer, Intel 

2014 - 2018 Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

M.Sc. in Chemistry, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
B.E. in Electrical and Electronics, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India

Awards:

                                                Phi Kappa Phi

                                                2016-17 Friends of Alec Graduate Student Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

      2015 Professional Development Award, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

      2015-16 George J. Heuer. Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

      2014-15 Harris L. Marcus Graduate Fellowship in Materials Science and Engineering, UT Austin

Email: mswang86@gmail.com

2019 -  Postdoctoral Researcher, CUNY Advanced Science Research Center

2018 - 2019 Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Texas at Austin

2013 - 2018 Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

M.E. in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Sichuan University
B.Sc. in Materials Physics, Sichuan University

                                                Awards:

                                                2018 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad                                               

                                                2017 GS University Graduate Continuing Fellowship, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

                                                2015 Warren A. and Alice L. Meyer Endowed Scholarship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

Email: pengxiaoleijrr@gmail.com

2014 - 2019 Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

B.Sc. in Physics, Peking University

Awards:

2018-19 GS University Graduate Continuing Fellowship, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

                                                 2017-18 George J. Heuer. Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

                                                 2016-17 George J. Heuer. Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship, Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

                                                 

Email: zlwu@utexas.edu

2018 -  Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Texas at Austin

2014 - 2018 Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin

M.Sc. in Condensed Matter Physics, Fudan University
B.E. in Microelectronics, Sun Yat-sen University

Awards:

                                               2015 Professional Development Award, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

                                               2015 Graduate Student Conference Grant, Office of Graduate Studies, UT Austin

Alumni Undergraduate

Alumni Visiting Scholar

Email: gjy40404@gmail.com

Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen University

B.S. in Chemistry, Sun Yat-Sen University