Former Graduate Students
Tal Sharf, Jan 2010 to Sept 2014
Went on to a postdoc position with Ken Kosik at UCSB to study on-chip neuron networks.
Tristan Deborde, June 2007 - January 2014
Went on to a position at Intel, Hillsboro, OR, developing scanning probe metrology tools for semiconductor manufacturing.
Grant Saltzgaber, Sept 2011 - Sept 2012
Now at medical school, University of Nebraska Medical Center.
Pete Wojcik, Jan 2012 - Aug 2012
Now at University of Idaho, Physics Graduate Program
Landon Prisbrey, Sept 2007 - Nov 2011
Now at Accelerate Diagnostics (Tuscon, AZ)
Matthew Leyden, Mar 2007 - Jun 2011
Went on to a post-doctoral position with Yabing Qi, Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Former Sabbatical Visitors
- Prof. Michael Crosser, Linfield College, OR.
- Prof. Kerstin Blank, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany
- Prof. JiYong Park, Department of Physics, Ajou University, Korea
Former Undergrad Researchers
Zach McKay, Sept 2015 to August 2017
Senior thesis: "Fabrication and Characterization of Nanoscale Devices made from Molybdenum Disulfide"
Tanner Grenz, Sept 2014 to August 2016
Project: Worked with Jay Howard to measure action potential waveforms in snail neurons using the sharp electrode techinque
Jenna Wardini, Sept 2010 - Sept 2013
Project: Graphene synthesis and characterization, 2012 URISC Award
Went on earn a Master in Electron Microscopy at UO, intern at FEI Instruments, Hillsboro, OR, and join the Materials Science PhD Program at UC Irvine.
Heather Wilson, Sept 2011 - August 2013
Project: Real-time monitoring of individual chemical reactions, 2012 URISC Award
Now a radiological control technician for the navy, Seattle, WA.
Caleb Joiner, 2007 - 2008
Project: Carbon nanotube antennas, 2008 URISC Award
Will Gibson, June 2011 - June 2012
Project: Conjugation of proteins to carbon nanotubes
Now at Rockefeller University working in Nina Papavasiliou's lab.
Project: CNT functionalization chemistry
Joined the the Pharmacy PhD Program at OSU
Rachel Burton, Jan 2010 - Aug 2010
Project: Chemical vapor deposition growth of carbon nanotubes
Went on to research berry pathology and small fruit horticulture at Washington State University.
Josh Kevek, Jan 2008 - Aug 2011
Project: Aligned growth and transfer of carbon nanotubes. Photolithography processing. Instrumentation.
Went on to a position at Intel, Hillsboro, OR, managing one of the defect metrology labs.
Michael Paul, Sept 2008 - June 2009
Project: "Scanning laser microscopy for nanometrology"
Went on to earn a Physics PhD at OSU (Lee group) before accepting a science/engineering position at Intel, Hillsboro, OR.
Ramsi Hawkins, Sept 2008 - June 2009
Project: "Development of nanophysics activities for introductory physics"
Jörg Bochterle, Sept 2007 - May 2008
Project: "Fabricating graphene devices by scanning probe lithography"
Went on to eary a Physics PhD at University of Heidelberg, Germany
Daniel Harada, Sept 2007 - Sept 2008
Project: "1/f noise in liquid-gated CNT FET biosensors", URISC 2008 Award.
Went on to earn a Masters in Physics at OSU (Tate group) before accepting a process engineer position at WaferTech, Camas, WA.
Senior Thesis Projects
- Ryan Bailey-Crandell, 2017
- Zach McKay, 2017
- Gregg Stevens, 2016
- Abigail Merkel, 2015
- Heather Wilson, 2013
- Jenna Wardini, 2013
- Reed Coffman, 2013
- Michael Paul, 2009
- Colin Podelnyk, 2009
- Ramsi Hawkins, 2009
- Daniel Harada, 2008