Current Doctoral Program Candidates


Displayed on this page are the students currently pursuing the interdisciplinary Materials Science and Engineering PhD degree. Students are listed with their area of research and faculty advisors. Use the filter to highlight students in a particular academic department.
 

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  • On the Synthesis and Plasmonics of Surface-Truncated Noble Metal Nanostructures for On-Chip Nanogap Engineering

    Student:
    Trevor DeMille, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Svetlana Neretina, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

  • Efficient upconversion and superfluorescence in cesium lead halide perovskite nanocrystals

    Student:
    Sushrut Ghonge, Physics

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Boldizsar Janko, Physics
    • Ken Kuno, Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Origin of phase segregation in all-organic mixed halide perovskite nanocrystals

    Student:
    Irina Gushchina, Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Ken Kuno, Chemistry and Biochemistry
    • Alexander Mukasyan, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

  • Organic Networks Fabricated by Molecular Layer-by-Layer

    Student:
    Jizhou Jiang, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Jennifer Schaefer, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    • Haifeng Gao, Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Dispersing perovskite quantum dots in water: Enhancing stability by encapsulation in nanoparticles

    Student:
    Xiuyu Jin, Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Haifeng Gao, Chemistry and Biochemistry
    • Na Wei, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

  • Using infrared photothermal heterodyne imaging to characterize micro- and nano-plastics in complex environmental matrices

    Student:
    Kirill Kniazev, Chemistry and Biochemistry

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Ken Kuno, Chemistry and Biochemistry
    • Kyle Doudrick, Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences

  • Oxide-directed horizontal nanowires

    Student:
    Zachary Lawson, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Svetlana Neretina, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
    • Alan Seabaugh, Electrical Engineering

  • Methacrylate modified nanoparticles for imaging photopolymerized hydrogels and scaffolds

    Student:
    Lan Li, Bioengineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Ryan Roeder, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and Bioengineering
    • Vahid Serpooshan, Georgia Tech

  • Catalytic Reduction of 4-Nitrophenol: The Effect of Capping Ligands and NaBH4 Concentration on 4-NP Reduction and Metallic Nanoparticle Leaching Studied Utilizing 4-NP Reduction

    Student:
    Robert Neal, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Svetlana Neretina, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

  • Student:
    Suporna Paul, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Nosang Myung, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    • Jennifer Schaefer, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  • Synthesis, Shape Control, and Preservation of Noble Metal Plasmonic Nanostructures

    Student:
    Arin Preston, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Svetlana Neretina, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

  • Dynamic Hydrogels for Controlling Lymphatic Differentiation and Morphogenesis

    Student:
    Sanjoy Saha, Bioengineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Donny Hanjaya-Putra, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, and Bioengineering
    • Matt Webber, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  • Electrodeposition of nickel-molybdenum and cobalt phosphide hierarchical nanostructure-based electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution reaction

    Student:
    Dung Thi Hanh To, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Nosang Myung, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    • Casey O'Brien, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

  • Plasmonic nanogaps

    Student:
    Walker Tuff, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Svetlana Neretina, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
    • Jon Camden, Chemistry and Biochemistry

  • Materials informatics of liquidous materials for water desalination applications

    Student:
    Hanfeng Zhang, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering

    Faculty Advisors:
    • Tengfei Luo, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
    • Ed Maginn, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
    • Brandon Ashfeld, Chemistry and Biochemistry