People

 


Professor:

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Dr. Steven J. Koester CV

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, CA (1995)

M.S., University of Notre Dame (1991)

B.S., University of Notre Dame (1989)

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Academic Family Tree - (just for fun)

Steven Koester, UC Santa Barbara, 1995

Evelyn L. Hu, Columbia, 1975

Chien-Shiung Wu, UC Berkeley, 1940

Emilio Segrè, University of Rome, 1928

Enrico Fermi, University of Pisa, 1922

 


Postdocs:

 

Dr. Nezhueyotl (Nez) Izquierdo

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2020)

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Dr. Dongjea Seo

Ph.D., Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea (2019)

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Graduate Students:

 

Prafful Golani

B.Eng., Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India (2016)

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Nyssa Capman

B.S., Augsburg University, Minneapolis, MN (2018)

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Jiaxuan Wen

B.S., Xi'an Jiaotong Univeristy, Xi'an, China (2018)

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Prakash Palamedu Sundaram

B.E., University of Madras, Salem, India (2001)

 

 

 

 


 

Lun Jin

 

 

 

 

 


 

Ruixue Li

 

 

 

 

 


 

Chin Hsiang (Shawn) Liao

M.S., Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan (2014)

B.S., Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan (2012)

 

 

 


Alumni:

 

Qun Su

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2020)

B.S., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2015)

(Currently at Micron Technology)

 

 


 

Dr. Rui (Ray) Ma

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2020)

B.S., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2014)

(Currently at Qualcomm)

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Dr. Andrew Stephan

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2020)

B.S., Bethel University, St. Paul, MN (2015)

(Currently a postdoc at the University of Minnesota)

 

 


 

Dr. Saran Kumar Chaganti

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2020)

B.S., Birla institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, India (2011)

(Currently a device engineer at Intel Corporation)

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Dr. Matt Robbins

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2019)

B.S., Bethel University, St. Paul, MN (2013)

(Currently a senior semiconductor engineer at Honeywell)

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Dr. Jiaxi Hu

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2018)

B.S., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2013)

(Currently a panel design engineer at Apple, Inc.)

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Dr. Yao Zhang

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2018)

B.S., Nanjing University, Nanjing, China (2013)

(Currently an applications development engineer at KLA-Tencor)

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Dr. Yang Su

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2017)

B.S., Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China (2010)

(Currently a senior failure analysis engineer at Intel Corporation)

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Dr. Nazila Haratipour

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2017)

B.S., University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran (2011)

(Currently a components research engineer at Intel Corporation)

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Dr. Yulong Li

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2016)

B.S., University of Science and Technology, Hefei, Anhui, China (2010)

(Currently a research staff member at IBM)

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Dr. Yoska Anugrah

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2016)

B.S., M.S., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2011)

(Currently a device engineer at Intel Corporation)

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Dr. Chaitanya Kshirsagar

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2016)

M.S., University of California, Santa Barbara, CA (2010)

B.S., Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad, India (2003)

(Currently a staff engineer at Broadcom)

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Dr. Mona Ebrish

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2015)

M.S., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2011)

B.S., University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya (2007)

(Currently an NRC postdoctoral fellow at the Naval Research Laboratory)

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Dr. Seon Namgung

Postdoc (2015 - 2019)

(Currently an assistant professor at UNIST, Korea)

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Dr. Sandhaya Koirala

Postdoc (2017 - 2018)

(Currently a senior process engineer at Intel Corporation)

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Dr. Mahmoud Atalla

Postdoc (2016 - 2018)

(Currently a postdoc at Polytechnique Montréal)

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Dr. Jing Li

Postdoc (2013 - 2015)

(Currently a postdoc at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville)

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Dr. Eric Olson

Postdoc (2012 - 2014)

(Currently a senior analytical chemist at 3M)

 

 

 


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Dr. David Deen

Postdoc (2012 - 2013)

(Currently a research scientist at Honeywell Quantum Solutions)

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Dr. Brian Olmsted

Postdoc (2011 - 2012)

(Currently a senior scientist at Honeywell)

 

 

 


 

Giri Vaidhyanathan

M.S. student (2010 - 2011)

(Currently a graphics hardware engineer at Intel Corporation)

 

 

 


 

Abhishek Aravalli

Undergraduate researcher (2019)

(Currently an undergraduate student at UM Duluth)

 

 

 


 

Wei Liu

Undergraduate researcher (2016 - 2017)

(Currently a technical development manager at Cryptic Labs)

 

 

 


 

Jake Odom

Undergraduate researcher (2015 - 2016)

(Currently a research and development engineer at 3M)

 

 

 


 

Andrew Arnold

Undergraduate researcher (2012 - 2013)

(Currently a graduate student at Penn State University)

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He Shao

Undergraduate researcher (2011 - 2012)

(Currently a software/hardware engineer at Teradyne)

 

 

 


 

Ivan Roth

Undergraduate researcher (2011)

(Currently an ASIC verification engineer at Micron)

 

 

 


 

Steve Brown

Undergraduate researcher (2010 - 2011)

(Currently a senior data scientist at Intuit)

 

 

 


 

Huilong Zhang

Undergraduate researcher (2010)

(Currently a power system engineer at Apple)

 

 

 


 

Ahmad El Shakoushy

Summer REU student (2018)

(Currently an undergraduate at San Francisco State University)

 

 

 


 

Matthew Stiller

Summer REU student (2017)

(Currently a quality & production data analyst at Loram Maintenance of Way, Inc.)

 

 

 


 

James Outlaw

Summer REU student (2015)

(Currently a graduate student at St. Augustine's University)

 

 

 


 

Chad Auginash

Summer REU student (2014)

(Currently a producet environmental stewardship engineer at IBM)

 

 

 


 

Andrew Stephan

Summer REU student (2013)

(Currently a postdoc at the University of Minnesota)

 

 

 


 

Nate Sheehan

Summer REU student (2011)

(Currently a process engineer at Skorpios Technologies)

 

 

 


 

Bobby Jacobberger

Summer REU student (2010)

(Currently a postdoc at UW-Madison)

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