Our team

Principal Investigator

Qian-newProf. Qian Chen

Associate Professor

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

Office: Materials Research Laboratory , Supercon 1005

Phone: (217) 300-1137

Email: qchen20[at]illinois[dot]edu

 

Postdocs

Dr. Wenxiang Chen

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

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2017-)
Email:
wxchen[at]illinois[dot]edu
Personal website

Dr. Zhiheng Lyu

Ph.D. Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology (2020)

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2020-)

Email:
zlyu[at]illinois[dot]edu

Dr. Xiaoying Lin

Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Maryland, College Park (2021)

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2021-)

Email:
linx[at]illinois[dot]edu

Dr. Zuochen Wang

Ph.D. Chemistry, The University of Hong Kong (2020)

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2022-)

Email:
zcwang[at]illinois[dot]edu

 

PhD students

John Smith

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

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

Email: jwsmith6[at]illinois[dot]edu

Chang Liu

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

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

Email: changl5[at]illinois[dot]edu

Lehan Yao

B.S. Materials science and Engineering, Soochow University, China (2018)

M.S.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2018-2019)
Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2019-)
Email: lehan2[at]illinois[dot]edu

Chang Qian (Chris)

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Peking University, China. (2019)

Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2019-)

Email: changq2[at]illinois[dot]edu

Falon Christina Kalutantirige

B.S. Chemistry, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. (2017)

Ph.D.: Materials Chemistry, UIUC (2019-)

Email:
fck2[at]illinois[dot]edu

Zhichu Tang

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China. (2018)
M.S.: Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University (2020).
Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2020-)
Email: zhichut2[at]illinois[dot]edu

Chansong Kim

B.S. Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea. (2018)
M.S.: Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea. (2020)
Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2020-)
Email: ck32[at]illinois[dot]edu

Jiahui Li

B.S. Chemistry, Statistics, The University of Hong Kong. (2020)

Ph.D.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2020-)

Email: jiahui4[at]illinois[dot]edu

Oliver Lin

B.S. Chemical Physics, UC Davis (2013)
(Transferred) Ph.D. student, Materials Science and Engineering, UCLA (2016-2019)
Ph.D.: Physical Chemistry, UIUC (2019-)
Email: oylin2[at]illinois[dot]edu

Yu-Shen Liu

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan (2021)

M.S.: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2021-)

Email: ysliu2[at]illinois[dot]edu

Undergrad students

Stacey Ni

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2017-)

Email:
staceyn2[at]illinois[dot]edu

Eric Yang

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2019-)

Email:
ericy3[at]illinois[dot]edu

 

Alumni

Ahyoung Kim       PhD student (September, 2016 – July, 2022), currently postdoctoral researcher at University of California, Berkeley.

Shan Zhou       Postdoc (December, 2018 – August, 2022), currently Assistant Professor, Nanoscience & Biomedical Engineering, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Hyosung An       Postdoc (September, 2018 – July, 2021), currently Assistant Professor, Department of Petrochemical Materials Engineering, Chonnam National University, South Korea.

Zihao Ou       PhD student (September, 2015 – July, 2020), currently postdoctoral researcher at Stanford University.

Binbin Luo       PhD student (September, 2015 – May, 2020), currently senior research specialist at Dow chemical company.

Brian Wu           Undergrad researcher (September, 2016 – May, 2018), currently a PhD student at Cornell University.

Juyeong Kim     Postdoc (August, 2015 – February, 2018), currently Assistant professor, Department of Chemistry at Gyeongsang National University, South Korea.

AdelĂ© 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.