Former Sabbatical Visitors

Anders Hellman

Professor in Chemical Physics, Department of Physics, Competence Centre for Catalysis

Chalmers University of Technology
Gothenburg, Sweden
Email: anders.hellman (at) chalmers.se
Professional website

Alfredo Juan (Fulbright Visitor)

Dean and Full Professor, Department of Physics / Senior Researcher CONICET

Universidad Nacional del Sur and National Scientific Research Council (CONICET)
Bahia Blanca, Argentina
Email: cajuan (at) uns.edu.ar

Enrico Smargiassi

Professor, Department of Theoretical Physics

University of Trieste
Trieste, Italy
Email: smargiassi (at) ts.infn.it

Alessandro Fortunelli (S01)

Institute of Chemistry of Organometallic Compounds, CNR

Pisa, Italy
Email: alessandro.fortunelli (at) cnr.it

G. Barney Ellison

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry

University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, CO
Email: barney (at) jila.colorado.edu
Professional website

Christopher R. Anderson

Professor of Mathematics & PIC Director

UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
Email: anderson (at) math.ucla.edu
Professional website

Hsiu-Yao Cheng (S95)

Professor of Chemistry

Tunghai University
Taichung, Taiwan
Email: hycheng (at) thu.edu.tw

Former Postdoctoral Fellows

Lesheng Li (P18)

R&D Principal Engineer

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC)
San Jose, CA
Email: lengthlee (at) gmail.com

Shenzhen Xu (P17)

Assistant Professor, Department of Energy and Resources Engineering

Peking University
Beijing, China
Email: xushenzhen (at) pku.edu.cn
Professional website

Ananth Govind Rajan (P19)

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering

Indian Institute of Science
Bengaluru, India
Email: ananthgr (at) iisc.ac.in
Professional website

Sai Gautam Gopalakrishnan (P17)

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Engineering

Indian Institute of Science
Bengaluru, India
Email: saigautamg (at) iisc.ac.in
Professional website

Junwei Lucas Bao (P18)

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Boston College
Newton, MA
Email: lucas.bao (at) bu.edu
Professional website

Beatriz Gonzalez del Rio (P17)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Email: beatriz.gonzalez (at) mse.gatech.edu
Professional website

Xing Zhang (P16)

Theoretical and Computational Scientist, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
Email: zhangxing.nju (at) gmail.com
Professional website

Mark Martirez (P15)

Assistant Project Scientist, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Email: jmarkm (at) g.ucla.edu
Professional website

Kaili Jiang (P18)

Postdoctoral Associate

Rutgers University, Newark
Edison, NJ
Email: fudanfuzhong (at) hotmail.com
Professional website

Qi Ou (P17)

Shui Mu Scholar postdoctoral research assistant

Tsinghua University
Beijing, CHINA
Email: qiou (at) tsinghua.edu.cn
Professional website

Vincent A. Spata (P16)

Postdoctoral Researcher

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
Email: vspata27 (at) gmail.com
Professional website

Houlong Zhuang (P15)

Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ
Email: zhuanghl (at) gmail.com
Professional website

Thomas Senftle (P15)

Assistant Professor / William Marsh Rice Trustee Chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Rice University
Houston, TX
Email: tsenftle (at) rice.edu
Professional website

Caroline Krauter (P14)

Senior Scientist II

Schrödinger GmbH
Karlsruhe, Germany
Email: krauter.caroline (at) gmail.com

Kuang Yu (P13)

Assistant Professor

Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, Tsinghua University
Shenzhen, China
Email: yu.kuang (at) sz.tsinghua.edu.cn
Professional website

Mohan Chen (P12)

Assistant Professor

Center for Applied Physics and Technology (CAPT), College of Engineering,
Peking University
Beijing, China
Email: mohanchen (at) pku.edu.cn
Professional website

Christoph Riplinger (P13)

Managing Director

FAccTs GmbH
Cologne, Germany
Email: cr (at) faccts.de
Professional website

Youqi Ke (P10)

Assistant Professor, School of Physical Science and Technology

ShanghaiTech University
Shanghai, China
Email: keyq (at) shanghaitech.edu.cn
Professional website

Johannes M. Dieterich (P12, RGM 15-18)

Senior Staff Engineer

Intel Corp.
Austin, TX
Email: dieterich.joh (at) gmail.com

Gbenga Oyedepo (P12)

Email: gbengao (at) gmail.com

Dalal Kanan (Ph.D. ’13, P13)

Adjunct Professor of Natural Sciences

Adjunct Professor of Natural Sciences
Fordham University
New York, NY
Email: dkkanan (at) gmail.com

John A. Keith (P10)

R.K. Mellon Faculty Fellow in Energy / Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Email: jakeith (at) pitt.edu
Professional website

Florian Libisch (P11)

Associate Professor, Institute for Theoretical Physics

Vienna University of Technology
Vienna, Austria
Email: florian.libisch (at) tuwien.ac.at
Professional website

Maytal Caspary Toroker (P09)

Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Haifa, Israel
Email: maytalc (at) technion.ac.il
Professional website

Ana Belen Muñoz-García (P11)

Associate Professor of Physical Chemistry, Department of Physics “Ettore Pancini”

University of Naples “Federico II”
Naples, Italy
Email: anabelen.munozgarcia (at) unina.it
Professional website

Michele Pavone (VG04, P10)

Professor of Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemical Sciences

University of Naples “Federico II”
Naples, Italy
Email: mipavone (at) unina.it
Professional website

Doron Naveh (P08)

Associate Professor / Head of Nanoelectronics Program, Faculty of Engineering

Bar-Ilan University
Ramat-Gan, Israel
Email: doron.naveh (at) biu.ac.il
Professional website

Ashwin Ramasubramaniam (P06)

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA
Email: ashwin (at) engin.umass.edu
Professional website

Ivan Milas (P06)

Senior Research Scientist

Universal Display Corporation
Ewing, NJ
Email: ivanmilas (at) yahoo.com

Nicholas Mosey (P06)

Associate Dean (Research) of Faculty of Arts & Science / Professor in Departments of Chemistry and Physics

Queen’s University
Ontario, Canada
Email: moseyn (at) queensu.ca
Professional website

Patrick Huang (P03)

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

California State University, East Bay
Hayward, CA
Email: patrick.huang (at) csueastbay.edu
Professional website

Berit Hinnemann (P05)

Senior Innovation Project Manager

A.P. Møeller – Maersk
Copenhagen, Denmark
Email: berit (at) berithinnemann.com

Karin M. Carling (VG02, P03)

Senior Physicist

Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant
Email: karin.carling (at) gmail.com

Kyle Caspersen (P02)

Physicist

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA
Email: caspersen3 (at) llnl.gov
Professional website

Arun Venkatnathan (P01)

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
Pune, India
Email: arun (at) iiserpune.ac.in
Professional website

Ashok Arya (P00)

Scientific Officer ‘H’ Professor, Chemical Sciences

Homi Bhabha National Institute
Mumbai, India
Email: aarya (at) barc.gov.in

Yan Alexander Wang (P97)

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

University of British Columbia
Vancouver, Canada
Email: yawang (at) chem.ubc.ca
Professional website

Frank Starrost (P99)

Project Manager, PMP

Head of Team Defense Solutions
T-Systems GEI GmbH
Hamburg, Germany
Email: frank.starrost (at) t-systems.com

Thorsten Klüner (P00)

Professor of Theoretical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Germany
Email: thorsten.kluener (at) uol.de
Professional website

Niranjan Govind (P96)

Chief Scientist

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, WA
Email: niri.govind (at) pnnl.gov
Professional website

Stuart C. Watson (P96)

Email: scw (at) chem.ucla.edu

Asbjørn Christensen (P96)

Senior Researcher, National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Section for Marine Living Resources

DTU Aqua,
Technical University of Denmark,
Kgs. Lyngby,
Denmark
Email: asc (at) aqua.dtu.dk
Professional website

Eyal Fattal (P96)

Head of the Applied Mathematics Department / Senior Research Scientist, Applied Mathematics Department

Israel Institute for Biological Research
Ness Ziona, Israel
Email: eyalf (at) iibr.gov.il

Antonio J. R. da Silva (P95)

Professor of Physics, Departamento de Materais e Mecanica

Instituto de Fisica – Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Email: ajrsilva (at) macbeth.if.usp.br
Professional website

Irina V. Ionova (P91)

Senior Programmer

Countrywide Home Loans
Westlake Village, CA

Zhihua Liu (P93)

San Diego, CA

Tsun-Mei Chang (P92)

Professor, Department of Chemistry

University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Kenosha, WI
Email: tsun-mei.chang (at) uwp.edu
Professional website

Bernd Hartke (P90)

Professor of Theoretical Chemistry

Institute for Physical Chemistry, Christian Albrechts University in Kiel
Kiel, Germany
Email: hartke (at) pctc.uni-kiel.de
Professional website

Barry C. Bolding (P89)

VP, Storage & Data Management / VP, Marketing

Cray Inc.
Seattle, WA
Email: bbolding (at) cray.com

Former Graduate Students

William Charles Witt (Chuck) (Ph.D. '19)

Postdoctoral Research Associate / Junior Research Fellow / Schmidt Science Fellow

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Email: witt.chuck (at) gmail.edu
Professional website

Alexander J. Tkalych (Ph.D. ’18)

Data Scientist

Washington, DC
Email: ajtkal24 (at) yahoo.com

Martina Lessio (Ph.D. ’17)

Scientia Lecturer, School of Chemistry

University of New South Wales
Sydney, Australia
Email: martina.lessio (at) unsw.edu.au
Professional website

Jin Cheng (Ph.D. ’16)

Software Engineer

ASMLUS LLC
San Jose, CA
Email: chengjin1988 (at) gmail.com

Andrew Ritzmann (Ph.D. ’16)

Chemical Engineer / Postdoctoral Research Associate

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, WA
Email: andrew.ritzmann (at) pnnl.gov
Professional website

Victor Oyeyemi (Ph.D. ’16)

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Bloomberg, L.P.
New York, NY
Email: victor.oyeyemi (at) gmail.com

Ting Tan (Ph.D. ’15)

Professor

National Center for Nanoscience and Technology
Beijing, China
Email: tant @ nanoctr.cn
Professional website

Nima Alidoust (Ph.D. ’15)

CEO, Quantum Simulations division

1QBit
San Francisco, CA
Email: nalidoust (at) gmail.com

Junchao (Steven) Xia (Ph.D. ’15)

Quantitative Researcher

Citadel Securities
Chicago, IL
Email: stevenxiajunchao (at) gmail.com

David B. Krisiloff (Ph.D. ’15)

Senior Research Scientist

FireEye
Reston, Virginia
Email: davidkrisiloff (at) gmail.com

Ilgyou (Isaac) Shin (Ph.D. ’13)

Senior Research Engineer

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Gyeonggi-do, South Korea
Email: ilgyou81 (at) gmail.com

Leah Isseroff Bendavid (Ph.D. ’13)

Assistant Professor in Chemistry

Vassar College
Poughkeepsie, NY
Email: leah.issseroff (at) gmail.com
Professional website

Dalal Kanan (Ph.D. ’13)

Adjunct Professor of Natural Sciences

Fordham University
New York, NY
Email: dkkanan (at) gmail.com

Peilin Liao (Ph.D. ’12)

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Materials Engineering

Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
Email: peilin.lpl (at) gmail.com
Professional website

Chen Huang (Ph.D. ’11)

Associate Professor, Department of Scientific Computing

Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
Email: chuang3 (at) fsu.edu
Professional website

Linda Hung (Ph.D. ’11)

Senior Research Scientist

Accelerated Materials Design and Discovery
Toyota Research Institute
Los Altos, CA
Email: linda.hung (at) tri.global
Professional website

Tsz S. (Jeremy) Chwee (Ph.D. ’10)

Data Scientist

Sopra Steria Asia Private
Singapore
Email: jeremychwee (at) gmail.com

Kristen Marino (Ph.D. ’09)

Senior Scientist

LifeMine Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA
Email: kristen.a.marino (at) gmail.com

Donald Johnson (Ph.D. ’09)

Technical Consultant

Alleman Hall Creasman & Tuttle LLP
Portland, OR
Email: donald.f.johnson (at) gmail.com
Professional website

Sahar Sharifzadeh (Ph.D. ’09)

Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Boston University
Boston, MA
Email: ssharifz (at) bu.edu
Professional website

Vincent Ligneres (Ph.D. ’08)

Email: vligneres (at) gmail.com

Greg Ho (Ph.D. ’08)

Software Engineer

Two Sigma
New York, NY
Email: gregory.ho (at) outlook.com

Andrew Szilva (Ph.D. ’06)

President

FairVote Illinois
Springfield, IL
Email: aszilva (at) gmail.com

Keith Niedfeldt (Ph.D. ’06)

Quant Researcher

Tudor Investment Corporation
Greenwich, CT
Email: keith.niedfeldt (at) tudor.com

De-en Jiang (Ph.D. ’05)

Professor of Chemistry

University of California Riverside
Riverside, CA
Email: de-en.jiang (at) ucr.edu
Professional website

Baojing Zhou (Ph.D. ’04)

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Nanjing University of Science and Technology
Nanjing, China
Email: bzhouster (at) gmail.com

Robin L. Hayes (Ph.D. ’04)

Program Manager

U.S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences
Washington, DC
Email: robin.hayes (at) science.doe.gov
Professional website

Vincent Cocula (Ph.D. ’04)

Vice President of Multi-Asset Strategy LifePath

BlackRock
Email: vcocula (at) gmail.com

Amity Andersen (Ph.D. ’04)

Computational Scientist, Environmental Molecular Sciences Division

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Richland, WA
Email: amity.andersen (at) pnl.gov
Professional website

Derek Walter (Ph.D. ’03)

Partner, Patent Litigation

Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Redwood Shores, CA
Email: derek.walter (at) weil.com
Professional website

Emily Asche Jarvis (Ph.D. ’02)

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry / Co-Director of Ronald E. McNair Program

Loyola Marymount University
Los Angeles, CA
Email: emily.jarvis (at) lmu.edu
Professional website

Claudine C. Tazartes (Ph.D. ’97)

Research Scientist

Raytheon
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Gregg Reynolds (Ph.D. ’97)

Director of Software Development

4MyCommunity
Bellevue, WA
Email: greggr (at) hotmail.com

Doug A. DeMoss (Gibson) (Ph.D. ’96)

Principal System Administrator

Northrop Grumman Corporation
Eagan, MN
Email: demoss (at) stanfordalumni.org

Michelle R. Radeke (Ph.D. ’96)

Associate Application Scientist

Wyatt Technology
Goleta, CA
Email: michelle (at) flexbiz.com

Larry E. Carter (Ph.D. ’95)

Attorney in Intellectual Property

Edmonds & Cmaidalka
Houston, TX
Email: lcarter (at) edmondsiplaw.com
Professional website

Todd J. Martinez (Ph.D. ’94)

Ehrsam and Franklin Professor in Chemistry

Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Professor of Photon Science
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Stanford, CA
Email: todd.martinez (at) stanford.edu
Professional website

Christine J. Wu (Ph.D. ’93)

Physicist, Physics Division

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Livermore, CA
Email: wu5 (at) llnl.gov
Professional website

Paul C. Weakliem (Ph.D. ’92)

Research Computing Director

California NanoSystems Institute,
UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Email: weakliem (at) cnsi.ucsb.edu
Professional website

Hua Wang (MS ’91)

Chemist

Novartis

Harold (Tracy) Wadleigh

Senior Scientist

Compound Eye
Palo Alto, CA

Anne Yu (MS99)

Full-Time Non-Tenure Track Instructor / Lab Coordinator, Department of Chemistry

Occidental College
Los Angeles, CA
Email: ayu (at) oxy.edu
Professional website

Wun Chiou (G99; MS03)

Web Software Manager, Office of Research

University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
Email: wun@utdallas.edu
Professional website

Yi Qin (G89; MS91)

Professor of Chemistry

Phoenix College, Chemistry Department
Phoenix, AZ
Email: qin (at) pc.maricopa.edu

Todd M. Tamura (G88; MS90)

QEP

Tamura Environmental, Inc.
Petaluma, CA
Email: todd (at) tamuraenv.com

Former Visiting Graduate Students

Beatriz Gonzalez del Rio (VG ’13, ’14, ’15, ’16)

Postdoctoral Fellow

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Email: beatriz.gonzalez (at) mse.gatech.edu
Professional website

Karin M. Carling (VG ’02)

Senior Physicist

Ringhals Nuclear Power Plant
Email: karin.carling (at) gmail.com

Rathin Choudhury (VG ’02)

Developer, ION Trading

London, UK

David Garcia-Aldea (VG ’01)

Assistant Professor, Departamento Física Fundamental

Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)
Madrid, Spain
Email: dgaldea (at) fisfun.uned.es
Professional website

Jerome Dabin

Email: dabin.jerome (at) wanadoo.fr

Former Undergraduate Students

Norleakvisoth (Visoth) Lim (UG19)

Graduate Student

UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA
Email: norleakvisoth (at) umail.ucsb.edu
Professional website

Olivia Y. Long (UG19)

Graduate Student

Stanford University
Palo Alto, CA
Email: oliviaylong (at) gmail.com

Samuel Berman (UG18)

Student

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Email: szberman (at) princeton.edu

Emily de Jong (UG18)

Graduate Student

California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA
Email: edejong (at) caltech.edu
Professional website

Jessica Ho (UG17)

Student

Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Email: jh56 (at) princeton.edu
Professional website

Graham Turk (U16)

Innovation Strategist

Green Mountain Power
Colchester, VT
Email: gturk (at) alumni.princeton.edu

Isabella Grabski (U16)

Graduate Student

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Email: ing4 (at) alumni.princeton.edu
Professional website

Joseph Abbate (U16)

Graduate Student

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Princeton, NJ
Email: jabbate (at) alumni.princeton.edu
Professional website

Francis Ricci (U15)

Senior Software Engineer

Facebook
New York, NY
Email: francisjricci (at) gmail.com

Lucy Tang (U15)

Graduate Student

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Email: ltang (at) alumni.princeton.edu

Rajiv Uttamchandani (U07)

General Education instructor (teaching physics, mathematics, and astronomy)

New York Film Academy
Northridge, CA
Actor, Affinity Artists Agency
Email: rawisraj316 (at) hotmail.com

Jason K. Kawasaki (U05, B.S.E.09)

Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, WI
Email: jkawasaki (at) wisc.edu
Professional website

Mitchell Ong (B.S. ’03)

Owner, Research Scientist, and Cybersecurity Consultant

DX JNE Data and Cyber Solutions LLC
Email: ong.mitch (at) gmail.com

Marat Nepomnyashy (U98)

Senior Developer

System Administrator (C++/Java/SQL)
Email: marat07 (at) hotmail.com

Kathy L. Sorge (B.S. ’95)

Ph.D.

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Shervin Khodabandeh (B.S. ’93; Ph.D. Caltech)

Managing Director / Senior Partner

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
Los Angeles, CA
Professional website

Benjamin C. Hitz (U91; BS92)

Director of Genomics Data Resources / Project Manager of ENCODE, Department of Genetics

Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Email: hitz (at) stanford.edu
Professional website

David A. Blank (B.S. ’92; Ph.D. UCB)

3M/Alumni Professor / Distinguished University Teaching Professor / Department Head of Chemistry

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
Email: blank (at) umn.edu
Professional website

Aseem Mehta (B.S. ’91; Ph.D. Caltech)

Morgan Stanley
Boston, MA
Email: aseem.mehta (at) att.net

Former High School Students

Joanna Gubman (HS 00)

Los Angeles, CA

Arel Lidow (HS 99)

David Dickinson (HS 95)

Culver City, CA