Our team

Principal Investigator

Qian-newProf. Qian Chen

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Office: Materials Research Laboratory 102

Phone: (217) 300-1137

Email: qchen20@illinois.edu

 

Postdocs

Juyeong-newDr. Juyeong Kim

 

Ph.D. Chemistry, Penn State University (2015)

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2015-)

 

Email: jkim0610@illinois.edu

Xiaohui-newDr. Xiaohui Song

 

Ph.D. Chemistry, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2016)

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2016-)

 

Email: xiaohui@illinois.edu

Dr. Wenxiang Chen

 

Ph.D. Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania (2017)

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2017-)

 

Email: wxchen@illinois.edu

 

PhD students

ZihaoZihao Ou

 

B.S. Condensed Matter Physics, School of Gifted Young, USTC, China (2015)

Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2015-)

 

Email: zihaoou2@illinois.edu

Binbin Luo

 

B.S. Materials Chemistry, School of Chemistry and Materials Science, USTC, China (2015)

Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2015-)

 

Email: bluo6@illinois.edu

John Smith

 

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2016)

Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2016-)

 

Email: jwsmith6@illinois.edu

Ahyoung Kim

 

B.S. Energy Engineering and Nanochemistry, UNIST, Korea (2016)

Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2016-)

 

Email: ahyoung2@illinois.edu

Chang Liu

 

B.S. Physics, Kuang Yaming Honors School, Nanjing University. (2017)

Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2017-)

 

Email: changl5@illinois.edu

Cong Xu, co-advised with Prof. Steve Granick

 

B.S. Condensed Matter Physics, Fudan University, China (2013)

Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2013-)

 

Email: congxu4@illinois.edu

 

Undergrad students

BrianBrian Wu

 

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2014-)

 

 

Email: zwu27@illinois.edu

JunliJunli Wu

 

B.S. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UIUC (2016-)

 

 

Email: junliwu2@illinois.edu

 

Alumni

Adelé Poynor     Visiting professor (February, 2017 – July, 2017), currently Assistant Professor of Physics, Allegheny College.

Bonan Shen       Undergrad researcher (September, 2015 – May, 2017), currently a PhD student at Columbia University.

Yuka Wada         Undergrad researcher (September, 2015 – May, 2016), currently Research & Development Scientist at Morton Salt, IL.

Fangfang Chu    Visiting scholar (April – May, 2015), currently Lab Manager at BASF, Germany.

Yuxiao Wu          Undergrad researcher (May – December, 2015), currently a PhD student at University of Minnesota.