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Alumni

Potdoctoral Scientists

Dr. Ryan Loh

PhD. UIUC (Psychology & Neuroscience),

In the group 2017-2020

Topic: In-vivo electrophysiology examining neural circuits underlying complex behavior

Job: Data Scientist , Denver Health

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Dr. Sungho Kim 

PhD. CMU (Electricial Engineering),

In the group 2019-2021

Nano dialysis neural probe with nanoporous silicon membrane G

Job: Engineer, Samsung Electronics

Graduate students

Yan Zhang (ECE)

M.S., Tsinghua (Instrument Science and Technology),

PhD ECE 2017-2021

On-demand droplet generation for on-chip high temporal resolution chemical sensing

Job: Software Engineer, Google

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Colin Graber (CS) (jointly with Prof. Schwing)

B.S., Purdue (Computer Engineering),

PhD (ECE) 2016-2021

Structured graphical models

Job: Software Engineer at Waymo

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Kun Hu (BioEng)

B.S., Lanzhou University (Biology),

MS (BioEng) 2020-2023

Job: Data Engineer at StoneX

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Prasoon Jha (ECE)

B.S., Toronto (Electrical Engineering),

MS ECE 2018-2020

Implantable optogenetics neural probes

Job: FPGA Software Engineer, Intel

Yifei Yan (ECE)

B.S.. Tsinghua (Materials Science and Engineering),

MS, ECE 2017-2019

Design and fabrication of ultra-thin nanoporous membrane used for dialysis.

Job: Machine Learning Engineer at Apple

Ari Esters (ECE)

B.S., Stanford (Chemical Engineering), 

MS, UIUC (Electrical Engineering), 2016-2018

Simulation, fabrication, and testing of silicon nanofluidic channels for chemical transport

First job: Process Engineer, Micron Technology

Oscar Bi (ECE)

B.S., UIUC (Electrical Engineering)

MS, UIUC (Electrcial Engineering), 2016-2018

Silicon process development for surface nanofluidic channels

First job: Process Engineer, Micron Technology

Undergraduate students

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Nur Al-Kodmany (Psychology)

2021-2023 Ethological behavior in tactile virtual reality

Job:  pursuing MS in Physics

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Kathleen Ferreira (MechSE)

2019-2020 Processing development for integrated neuroprobes

 

Job:  Process Engineer, Texas Instruments

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Alyssa Licudine (BioE)

2019-2020 Electrostatic droplet counter

Job: Product Development Engineer, Intel

Summer interns

Xingyu Chen (BioE)

M.S., UIUC (BioEng), 2018

B.S., Shanghai Jiao Tong (BioMedical) 2017

Signal analysis software for texture presentation in mice behavioral experiments

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Yuan Zhu (BioE)

M.S., UIUC (BioEng) 2018

B.S., Shanghai Jiao Tong (BioMedical) 2017

Virtual tactile reality for rodents

Previous group members at IBM Watson Research Center

Postdoctoral scientists

  • Eric Dulkeith (TU Munich) “Optical nonlinearities in silicon photonic crystal waveguides” 2003-2005

                       Currently Sr. Executive at Detecon

  • Fengnian Xia (Princeton) “Slow light in coupled resonators” 2005-2007

                       Currently Assoc. Professor at Yale

  • William Green (Caltech) “Silicon modulator” 2006-2007

                       Currently Senior Manager at IBM Research

  • Joris Van Campenhout (Ghent) “Broadband optical switches” 2007-2009

                       Currently Director at IMEC

  • Jin Hong Park (Stanford) “Dark current reduction in germanium MSM photodetectors” 2009-2010

                       Currently Ass. Professor at Sungkyunkwan University

  • Jessie Rosenberg (Caltech) “Microring silicon modulators” 2010-2011

                       Currently Manager at IBM Research

  • Jon Proesel (CMU) “CMOS analog circuits design for nanophotonics” 2010-2012

                       Currently Research Staff Member at IBM Research

  • Huapu Pan (Virginia Tech) “Photodetectros and integrated nanophotonics receivers” 2010-2012

                       Currently Quant at Citadel LLC

  • Seyoung Kim (UT Austin) “Neuromorphic RRAM devices” 2014-2015

                       Currently Research Staff Member at IBM Research

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