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Jennifer Lu, MACES Center Director

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Ph.D. in Macromolecular Sci & Eng. - University of Michigan
  • B.S. in Materials Sci & Eng. - Shanghai University

Research Interest: Design and synthesis of new energy conversion platforms.

Tao Ye

Tao Ye

Chemistry

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry - University of Pittsburgh
  • B.S. in Chemistry - Peking University

Research Interest: Measure and control of single biomolecules, biologically inspired nanostructures at interfaces.

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Sayantani Ghosh

Physics

  • Ph.D. in Physics - University of Chicago
  • B.A. in Physics - University of Cambridge

Research Interest: Photonics, nanoplasmonic materials and hybrid photovoltaics.

Vincent Tung

Vincent Tung

Materials Science and Engineering

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry - University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.S. in Chemistry - National Tsing Hua University

Research Interest: Synthesis and assembly of 3D monoliths for solar energy conversion.

min hwwan lee

Min Hwan Lee

Mechanical Engineering

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering - Stanford University
  • B.S. in Mechanical Design & Engineering - Seoul National University

Research Interest: Solid state fuel cells and electrocatalysis.

Ashlie Martini

Ashlie Martini

Mechanical Engineering

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering - Northwestern University
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering - Northwestern University

Research Interest: Tribology for energy saving.

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Boaz Ilan

Applied Math

  • Ph.D. in Applied Math - Tel Aviv University
  • B.S. in Applied Math - Tel Aviv University

Research Interest: Mathematical modeling of solar energy devices.

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Michael Scheibner

Physics

  • Dr. rer. nat. in Physics - University of Wuerzburg
  • Diplom Physiker - University of Wuerzburg

Research Interest: Quantum-enhanced materials and technology, nano- and quantum- optics for sensing.

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Ryan Baxter

Chemistry

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry - University of Michigan
  • B.S. in Chemistry - University of Wisconsin, Madison

Research Interest: Kinetic study of radical reactions to produce useful materials from simple precursors for green energy.

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David Strubbe

Physics

  • Ph.D. in Physics - University of California, Berkeley
  • B.S. in Physics & Chemistry - University of Chicago

Research Interest: New computational methods to study electronic and optical properties of photovoltaic materials.

Jin Zhang

Jin Zhang

Chemistry | UC Santa Cruz

  • Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry - University of Washington
  • B.S. in Chemistry - Fudan University

Research Interest: Synthesize materials and optical spectroscopic characterization.

Yat Li

Yat Li

Chemistry | UC Santa Cruz

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Hong Kong
  • B.S. in Chemistry, University of Hong Kong

Research Interest: Nanomaterials for energy conversion and storage.

shaowei chen

Shaowei Chen

Chemistry | UC Santa Cruz

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry - Cornell University
  • B.S. in Chemistry - University of Science and Technology of China

Research Interest: Interfacial modification of nanoparticles for energy conversion.