Alumni

I am always happy to hear updates from alumni of the group at sphil@mse.ufl.edu

Current Locations of Former Group Members

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Research Scientists

  • Prof. Aleksandr Chernatynskiy (2008 – 2015) –  Assistant Professor of Physics, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla MO. Google Scholar.
  • Dr. Tao Liang (2006 – 2015) – Research Scientist, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Postdocs

  • Prof. Alan McGaughey (2004- 2005) – Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA. Google Scholar
  • Dr. Jianguo Yu  (2004 – 2007)– Staff Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory (Idaho National Lab)
  • Dr. Boris Ni (2006 – 2008) – Instructor in Mathematics, Santa Fe College, Gainesville FL
  • Prof. Dundar Yilmaz (2011- 2013) – Research Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, State College PA. Google Scholar.

PhD Students

  • Dr. Taku Watanabe, Ph.D. 2008  – Senior Engineer, Samsung R&D Institute, Japan
  • Prof. Dilpuneet Aidhy, Ph.D. 2009  – Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Wyoming;, Laramiy WY. Google Scholar.
  • Prof. Rakesh Behera, Ph.D. 2009 – Industry Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, New York University, Brooklyn NY. Google Scholar
  • Dr. Peter Barry, Ph.D. 2009 – Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Kansas
  • Prof. Haixuan ‘Stephen’ Xu (徐海譞), Ph.D. 2010 – Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee. Google Scholar
  • Prof. Donghwa Lee (이동화),, Ph.D. 2010 – Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea. Google Scholar
  • Dr. Priyank Shukla, Ph.D. 2010 – MBA student, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Dr. Jasmine Crenshaw (nee Davenport), Ph.D.  2011 – Assistant Director for Diversity, College of Engineering. University of Virginia
  • Dr. Dong-Hyun Kim (김동현), Ph.D. 2011 – Director, Korea Institute of Industrial Technology, Ulsan, Korea
  • Dr. Mark J, Noordhoek, Ph.D. 2014
  • Dr. Bowen Deng, Ph.D 2014 – HPC Application Scientist, Montana Technological University
  • Dr. Tsu-Wu Chiang, Ph.D 2014 – Lam Research, San Jose CA
  • Dr. Yangzhong Li, Ph.D. 2014 – Research Scientist, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
  • Dr. Anuj Goyal, Ph.D 2015 – Postdoctoral Research Associate, Colorado School of Mines/NREL. Google Scholar
  • Dr. Zizhe Lu, Ph.D. 2015 – Display Technology Expert, TLC Coorporation, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China
  • Dr. Jackelyn Martinez, Ph.D. 2016 – Staff Scientist, Corvid Technologies; http://www.corvidtec.com
  • Dr. Brian Demaske, Ph.D. 2017 – Postdoctoral Researcher, Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore CA

MS Students

  • Michael Emokpae M. S. 2007 –Senoir Business Analyst, Axogen, Alachua FL.
  • Brent Steele, M.S. 2008 – Environmental Manager, CEMEX, Brooksville FL
  • Kun-Ta Tsai, M. S. 2010  – Senior Engineer, Merck, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • Guojing Hou, M. S. 2011 (Ph. D. NC State 2017) – Research Physiciast, Weatherford, San Francisco CA.
  • Zhilin Jia, M. S. 2019

Undergraduates

  • Jacob Piper, B. S. 2008 – PRocess Engineerm Bausch + Lomb, Springhill FL
  • Brian Babcox, B. S. 2010 – PhD student, Penn State U.
  • Dr. Sydney Gladman, B. S. 2010  (Ph.D. Harvard, 2016) – Engineering Consultant, Exponent, Cambridge MA
  • Dr. David Kolesky, B. S. 2010 (Ph.D. Harvard 2016) – Associate, Flagship Engineering. Cambridge MA
  • Dr. Anesia Auguste (nee Burns), B. S. 2010 (Ph.D. U. Mass Amherst 2016): NRC Postdoctoral Fellow, AFRL Dayton OH.  Google Scholar.
  • Jon Liddy, B. S. 2011 (M. S. 2013) – Senior Research Scientist-Materials Engineer, Pall Aeropower Corporation, Tampa/St. Pete FL. (Linkedin)
  • Danielle Holton, B. S. 2011
  • Dr. Charles Yang-Flint (ne Flint), B. S. 2011 – Consultant, Boston Clnsulting Group, New York NY
  • Thomas Rudzik, B. S. 2012 (Ph.D. Georgia Tech 2019)
  • Ben DeGlee, B. S.  2012 – PhD student, Georgia Tech
  • Darnel Allen, B. S. 2015
  • Manuel Esparragoza, B. S. 2018 – Materials Application Engineer, Questek Corporation
  • R. Seaton Ullberg, B. S. 2019 – PhD student, University of Florida

Visitors

  • Prof. Man ‘Marina’ Yao (2005 – 2008) – Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, China
  • Prof. Ying Chen (2010)– School of Science, Shandong Jianzhu University, Jinan, Shandong, China
  • Prof. Lili Wu (2015-2016) –  College of Xingzhi, Zhejiang Normal University China; Key  Laboratory of Zhejiang Province for Condensed Physics, China
  • Prof. Peng ‘Penny’ Li (2016-2017)  – Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
  • Dr. Peng Wen (2016- 2017) – Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
  • Dr. Xue Xiong (2017 – 2018), Institute of Engineering Thermophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

High School Students

  • Lauren Mackiewicz (2008)
  • John Phillpot (2008) – B.S. Harvey Mudd College (2016), Site Reliability Engineer, Google, Kirkland WA