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Dr. Aymeric Tuaz

Email: atuaz@purdue.edu I received my PhD from the University of Grenoble Alpes (France) in 2017, working in collaboration with the CEA-Leti and Inac on the characterization of local strain field inside HgCdTe photodiodes, used for the infrared detection. I joined Professor Manfra’s group as part of Station Q Purdue in 2018 in order to develop […]

Dr. Alex Webster

Research Engineer PhD, Purdue University, 2016 E-mail: jawebste@purdue.edu Dr. Webster received his PhD in Nuclear Engineering from Purdue in December of 2016 with his dissertation entitled “Centrifugally Tensioned Metastable Fluid Detectors for Detection of Alpha, Neutron, and Other Signatures of Special Nuclear Materials in Nuclear Waste Reprocessing Facilities”. His background is in radiation detection, detector […]

Dr. Tailung Wu

E-mail: wu386@purdue.edu Tailung Wu received his PhD from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. He studied the metal-insulator transition in the strongly correlated electron systems. Before joining the Manfra group in 2017, Tailung had a postdoctoral position at Purdue University, studying 2D material, such as topological insulators and graphene, and fractional quantum Hall states in 2DEG system.

Kennard Chng

PhD student, Department of Physics and Astronomy BA Physics, Boston University (2017) BA Pure & Applied Mathematics, Boston University (2017) Email: kchng@purdue.edu Kennard grew up in Singapore. From a tender age, he has had hopes and dreams of becoming a physicist, although his parents wanted him to be a musician. Defiant but determined, he has […]

Brandon Dzuba

Brandon Dzuba obtained his bachelor's degree in Physics from Ripon College in 2015. He is currently a graduate student in the department of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University, and started with the Manfra group in 2017. He works in III-nitride materials, assisting in a collaboration to grow and study near and far-infrared optoelectronic devices.

Saeed Fallahi

PhD student, Department of Physics and Astronomy MSc Condensed Matter Physics, Sharif University of Technology BSc Condensed Matter Physics, Shahid Beheshti University Email: sfallahi@purdue.edu Saeed finished his B.Sc. in Physics at Shahid Beheshti University. He received his M.Sc. degree in condensed matter physics from Sharif University of Technology in Tehran, Iran. He joined MBE group […]

Charlie Guinn

Undergraduate Researcher E-mail: crguinn@purdue.edu Charlie is from Fort Wayne, Indiana. He graduated from Carroll High School in 2015 and enrolled at Purdue in the fall 2015. He is majoring in Physics with a minor in ECE. Save

Shuang Liang

PhD Student, Department of Physics and Astronomy BSc Physics, Nanjing University, China Email: liang255@purdue.edu Shuang Liang finished his undergraduate degree in physics at Nanjing University, China. He joined the Manfra GaAs research group in January 2018, and is studying the high mobility GaAs/AlGaAs heterostructures. He is currently a Ph.D. student in Physics at Purdue University.

Shiva Konakanchi

PhD student, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University Master of Science, University of Minnesota Duluth (2017) Bachelor of Technology, IIT Roorkee (2014) Email: skonakan@purdue.edu Shiva joined the Manfra group in May of 2018 and is currently implementing QCoDeS for the Microsoft project. He is a PhD student in Physics at Purdue.