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Dr. Alexander Senichev

Postdoctoral Research Associate PhD in Physics, magna cum laude, Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics (Germany), 2016 Email: senichev@purdue.edu Office: Room 2088 (Birck)   Dr. Senichev obtained his PhD from the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg and the Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics under a joint initiative “International Max Planck Research School for Science […]

Dr. Candice Thomas

Postdoctoral Research Associate PhD, University Grenoble Alpes (France), 2016 E-mail: thoma686@purdue.edu Dr. Thomas received her PhD from the University Grenoble Alpes (France) in 2016, studying three dimensional HgTe/CdTe topological insulator structures. She now joins the group of Professor Manfra to contribute to MBE growth of high spin-orbit coupled arsenide/antimonide semiconductors epitaxially coupled to superconductors and […]

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