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 102

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. Hyosung An

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University (2018)

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2018-)

Email:
hyosung[at]illinois[dot]edu
Personal website

Dr. Shan Zhou

Ph.D. Chemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology (2018)

Postdoc: Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC (2018-)

Email:
shanzhou[at]illinois[dot]edu

Dr. Zhiheng Lyu

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

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

Email:
zlyu[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

Ahyoung Kim

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

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

Email: ahyoung2[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

Undergrad students

JunliJunli Wu

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

Email:
junliwu2[at]illinois[dot]edu

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

Zihao Ou       PhD student (September, 2015 – July, 2020), currently a 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.

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.