M.S. Alumni

2020

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Pan, Dingjie   Iryna Zenyuk CONTROLLED SYNTHESIS OF NANOPARTICLES USING THE ALTERNATING CURRENT METHOD  


2019

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Anandan, Balaji Process Engineer, Intel Corporation      
Kwak, Minseok   Jered Haun Fluorescent Lifetime Imaging of Silica Nanoparticle Encapsulated Fluorescent Probes for Molecular Targeting  
Satpute, Pratik Ashutosh Assistant Professor in Chemistry, Modern College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Ganeshkhind, Pune 53 Jim Earthman STABILIZATION, SHRINKAGE AND FUTURE APPLICATIONS OF BULK NANOBUBBLES  
Stegamat, Naveed Reza        
Zhang, Zhengyu   Regina Ragan    
Zheng, Hongkui Ph.D. student in MSE, Clemson University Xiaoqing Pan    


2018

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Chan, Hsiang-Yu Senior Research Engineer, Xdias Inc. G.P. Li POROUS ANODIC ALUMINUM OXIDE INTERPOSER: PROCESS INTEGRATION, FABRICATION, CHARACTERIZATION, AND EVALUATION  
Huang, Xu   James Earthman WATER HARVESTING IN AMBIENT AIR  
Middleton, Stoney   Enrique Lavernia EFFECTS OF SPARK PLASMA SINTERING ON BINARY DIFFUSION OF BETA PHASE TI-NB UC Irvine
Nguyen, Cuong Quoc   Regina Ragan MACHINE LEARNING FOR SERS QUANTITATIVE DETECTION OF PYOCYANIN  
Ramesh, Nithya Edison Engineer, GE Julie Schoenung STRUCTURE-PROCESS-PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS FOR LENS AND SLM PROCESSED ALSI10MG ALLOYS AND THE EFFECT OF HEAT TREATMENT  
Shao, Bowen Ph.D. Student, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Yoonjin Won DEALLOYING POROUS COPPER AND ITS APPLICATION  
Smith, Kendall Richard Staff R&D Engineer, JenaValve Technology, Inc.      
Sutanto, Christie   Albert Yee LINEAR POLYETHYLENIMINE SELF-ASSEMBLY POLYMER AS A NANOPATTERNING TEMPLATE TO PREVENT BACTERIA ADHESION AND BIOFILM FORMATION  
Tyagi, Abhishek        
Wong, Evangeline   Regina Ragan    
Zaryab, Saman        
Zhou, Tuo        


2017

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Adesina, Ikeoluwa Kehinde        
Dubey, Pranav Pradip Process TD Engineer, Intel Corporation Yoonjin Won CONTROLLING THE WETTING BEHAVIORS OF COPPER NANOSTRUCTURES THROUGH SOLUTION IMMERSION METHOD  
Gonzalez, Hugo Sr. R&D Engineer, Glidewell Dental Martha Mecartney CHALLENGES IN ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING OF ALUMINA UC Irvine
Hou, Shujian Full Stack Engineer, Zenefits      
Kurakake, Reina Visiting Research Specialist, Sano Lab Germ-Free Facility Alon Gorodetsky AN AZA-DIELS-ALDER APPROACH TO DIQUINOLINEANTHRACENE AND POLYDIQUINOLINEANTHRACENE DERIVATIVES  
Patel, Priyam Materials Engineer, Defense Contract Management Agency      
Qiu, Qiu   Marc Madou SIDE INITIATED CARBON FIBERS VIA ELECTRO-MECHANICAL SPINNING  
Rathi, Anmol Process TD Engineer, Intel Corporation       
Vijaya Kumar, Hemanth Shankar        
Wang, Wang, Ye   Regina Ragan    
Wellmon, Katherine Lorinda        
Wu, Yumeng        


2016

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Cao, Jiayu   Regina Ragan SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF GOLD NANOROD  
Jocson, Jonah-Micah David Process Engineer, Samsung Austin Semiconductor Alon Gorodetsky SYNTHESIS AND PURIFICATION OF DNA-LIKE NANOWIRES: FROM NATURAL TO ARTIFICIAL UC Irvine
Kirby, Shawn Patrick James Physics Teacher, Palm Springs High School      
Leadbetter, Joanne Process Engineer, Roche Diagnostics Seattle Martha Mecartney RARE EARTH SEPARATION USING MONAZITE AND XENOTIME  
Lee, Yangchung   Marc Madou APPLICATION OF FUSED DEPOSITION MODELING AND STEREOLITHOGRAPHY PROCESSES FOR FABRICATION OF POINT-OF-CARE BIOASSAY PLATFORMS  
Lim, Christopher Wenpin   Marc Madou FABRICATION OF ELASTOMER MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES USING ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING METHODS UC Irvine
Love, Keith Michael       UC Irvine
Lu, Michael D.   Martha Mecartney    
Mansouri, Ali Metallurgist, ATI Forged Products - Irvine Operations     UC Irvine
Yang, Chen        
Zhao, Kuangyi        


2015

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Casavant, Eric Head of Product Development, FlexStr8, Inc.      
Dolas, James Peter R&D Test Engineer, Broadcom Limited Regina Ragan ANALYSIS, DESIGN, AND MANUFACTURE OF THIN-FILM PLASMONIC MATERIALS UC Irvine
Goodrick, Joseph William iOS Developer, Apple      
Jamison, Johanna R&D Engineer, Keysight Technologies      
Karshalev, Emil Ph.D. Student Materials Science, UC San Diego     UC Irvine
Pestana, Jill Senior Staff Scientist, Enevate Corporation      
Salama, Merna E. Materials Process & Physics Engineer, Boeing     UC Irvine
Sun, Yimeng   Peter Burke CARBON NANOTUBE THIN FILM DEPOSITION AND AMORPHIZATION FOR TEMPLATE SYNTHESIS OF GRAPHENE NANORIBBONS  
Tong, Ji       UC Irvine
Wu, Diyang        
Yang, Luyun Process Engineer, Takeda Pharmaceutical      
Zhang, Chuandi        


2014

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Fu, Hang Quality Control Supervisor, Bayer (Sichuan) Animal Health Co. Ltd.      
Kamboj, Jaspal Singh   James Earthman FATIGUE BEHAVIOR OF TI-6-4 ALLOY WITH APPLICATION OF CALCIUM PHOSPHATE UC Irvine
Lampa, Charina Angela Torres        
Tsai, Yao-Chih        
Wang, Yibo        
Wu, Susan Christine        
Yan, Wenshuo        
Yu, Ranxu        
Tong, Ji       UC Irvine
Wu, Diyang        
Yang, Luyun Process Engineer, Takeda Pharmaceutical      
Zhang, Cong        


2013

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Cheng, Tianming Customer Engagement Manager, AppsFlyer      
Doxtad, Evan Lamont Materials Engineer, Northrop Grumman Corporation James Earthman    
Dykman, Kyle James Garcia Service Engineer - Payloads/Interiors, Boeing     Service Engineer - Payloads/Interiors, Boeing
Jiang, Tian Research Team Member, Nanostructured Biomaterials Laboratory Szu Wang SYNTHETIC LPS-BINDING POLYMER NANOPARTICLES  
Von Wilpert, Jason   Matthew Law    


2012

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Akbar, Imran        
Chen, Chen-Chun Process Engineer , Crossbar Inc.      
Iyi, Cagan Berker   Daniel Mumm CMAS REACTIVITY WITH CANDIDATE CERAMIC OXIDES APPLICABLE IN THERMAL BARRIER COATINGS  
Tseng, Chien-Hsiung        
Zhai, Min        
Zhang, Xinxin        


2011

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Muzaffery, Omed Shah Finance, Vivreon Biosciences LLC Mikael Nilsson MONITORING PHYSIO-CHEMICAL PARAMETERS AND COMPONENTS THROUGH SPECTROSCOPIC TECHNIQUE IN TREATMENT OF NUCLEAR MATERIAL  


2010

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Chang, Kevin L.        
Draper, Jeffrey Senior Mechanical Engineer, Autonomous Therapeutics, Inc.     UC Irvine
Han, Jung Hun President, Hosung Chemical Co., LTD Farghalli Mohamed QUANTITATIVE MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS OF GRAIN BOUNDARY SLIDING IN ULTRAFINE-GRAINED 5083 AL BY ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY  
Shamblin, John Eric Senior Research Engineer, AVX Corporation     UC Irvine


2009

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Carreira Ramos, Eva Maria   Daniel Mumm MECHANICAL INVESTIGATION OF A NOVEL BIO-MIMETIC MORPHING STRUCTURE  
Chen, Ling Postdoctoral Scholar, UC San Francisco Albert Yee ULTRA-SHALLOW NANOINDENTATION USING A QUARTZ-CRYSTAL-RESONATOR FORCE SENSOR TONG-JI UNIVERSITY
Deng, Yusheng        
Lin, Chi-Chih        
Yang, Yi        
Yeh, Kuan-Ting        


2008

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Chen, Xiao        
Ge, Yijun       FUDAN UNIVERSITY
Huang, Hsu-Hung Sr. PM Engineer, Applied Optoelectronics Inc.     SOOCHOW UNIVERSITY
Janson, Isaac Andrew Medical Writer, Indiana Hemophilia &Thrombosis Center     PURDUE UNIVERSITY-WEST LAFAYETTE
Leu, James Chien Hua       NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
Lin, Tzu-Yuan       NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY
Liu, Yanan Investment Professional, VantagePoint Venture Partners     FUDAN UNIVERSITY
Su, Heng-Chia        
Williams, Michael   James Earthman    
Wu, Han        
Wu, Wei   James Earthman    
Xiong, Wei   James Earthman    
Yao, Yiying   James Earthman    
Ying, Qian   James Earthman    


2007

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Andrews, Lawrence Douglas Manufacturing Engineer, Agilent Technologies     NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY
Cromar, Catherine Marie       UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SAN DIEGO
Davis, Ryan Paul Shareholder, Polsinelli     VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY
Lee, Tsung-Hua       UC Irvine
Mishra, Rahul Kumar   James Earthman THE SYNTHESIS AND THERMAL STABILITY OF CRYOMILLED ALUMINUM PLUS ONE WEIGHT PERCENT DIAMANTANE INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Olson, Kevin Stewart   Martha Mecartney ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY PROBE GEOMETRIC ENHANCEMENT AND IMAGE RECONSTRUCTION UC Irvine
Young, Grace        


2006

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Chen, Yen-Ting        
Dutta, Deepanshu Senior Director Of Engineering, Western Digital     IIT DELHI, INDIA
Lou, Chengfei Engineer, Du Pont Apollo Szu Wang TWO-DIMENSIONAL CRYSTALLIZATION OF STREPTAVIDIN ON SOLID SUBSTRATES FUDAN UNIVERSITY
Lu, Shu-Yuan   K. Shea AN EVALUATION OF THE TRANSPORT SELECTIITY OF RACEMIC MOLECULES BY MEMBRANES FABRICATED FROM CHIRAL POLYMERS OF INTRINSIC MICROPOROSITY  
Malladi, Kartikeya       BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE
Mallare, Antonio       CALIFORNIA ST. POLYTECHNIC UNIV., POMONA
Niu, Donglin Research Engineer, Yahoo!     NANJING UNIVERSITY


2005

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Choi, Won Seok        
Jones, Stephen C.       UC Irvine
Lee, Ricky Sho   M. Bachman DEVELOPMENT OF THE MEMS MICROFURNACE FOR CARBON NANOTUBE GROWTH  
Lu, Ying-Ting        
Nabet, Amir Founder / President, iPhoenix Trades     SHERAZ UNIVERSITY - IRAN
To, Dang-Khoa Nguyen       BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE


2004

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Angeles, Joel Puno Professional Development, Metrix Learning James Earthman SCATTERED LIGHT SCANNING TECHNIQUE FOR FATIGUE DAMAGE PRECURSOR DETECTION AND MONITORING OF TURBINE BLADE COMPONENTS AND ALUMINUM SAMPLES UC Irvine
Kim, Joshua        


2003

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Hedges, Kathryn Sole Propriator, Splendid Colors     UC Irvine
Li, Stephen Michael       UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Santoso, Katherine   Farghalli Mohamed MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF ELECTRODEPOSITED NANOCRYSTALLINE NICKEL UC Irvine


2002

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Dannenberg, Jon-Michael Senior Engineer and Manager, UC Davis Enrique Lavernia GAS ATOMIZATION OF PD-X ALLOYS UC Irvine
Drenske, Derek Alan   Enrique Lavernia AN INVESTIGATION OF THE FACTORS THAT GOVERN PARTICLE SIZE DISTRIBUTION OF PD-RH DURING ATOMIZATION  
Nguyen, Thanh-Truc Ngoc       UC Irvine


2001

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Armster, Sean Quentin   Enrique Lavernia ELECTROHYDRODYNAMIC ATOMIZATION OF LIQUID METAL DROPLETS TULANE UNIVERSITY
Chen, Kailin       UC Irvine
Craft, Benjamin James Chief Technology Officer, NorthStar Group     UC Irvine
Manalac, Joanne May Tolentino       UC Irvine
Vu, Cuong H.        
Yang, Yang        


2000

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Choe, Sunghwa   C. C. Lee LOW TEMPERATURE FLUXLESS BONDING TECHNIQUE USING INDIUM-TIN COMPOSITE MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Ice, Michael Stephen   Enrique Lavernia BULK SYNTHESIS AND PROPERTIES OF NANOCRYSTALLINE MATERIALS UC Irvine
Nguyen, David Quoc       UC Irvine
Trandem, Kirsten        
Voorheis, Michelle Christine        


1999

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Perkins, Julie Marie In-Space Vehicle Propulsion Chief Engineer & Associate Technical Fellow, Boeing     UC Irvine


1998

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Cowan, Rodney Glen        
Harris, Clayton George Director of Business Development, Newport Scientific Inc.     CALIF ST U, LONG BEACH
Zhou, Jingsong        


1997

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Choe, Heeman     THE COEFFICIENT OF THERMAL EXPANSION OF MOSI2-SI3N4 COMPOSITES AND CREEP OF (LA,SR)MN03  
Flanders , Laffite Antoine     MBE TECHNOLOGY AND THE GROWTH AND CHARACTERIZATION OF LT GAAS  
Lee, Joseph Yosuk       UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Lin, Yu-Suan Mixed-Signal Test Development Engineer, Qualcomm      
Lu, I-Ching Tina       UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
Sakamoto, Jeffrey Steven     ALTERNATIVE ANODE MATERIALS FOR USE IN LI-ION BATTERIES CAL. POLY. ST. UNIV., SAN LUIS OBISPO
Valdez, Thomas Issac        


1996

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Churley, William Edward     A DAMAGE MECHANICS APPROACH TO HIGHT TEMPERATURE CRACK GROWTH UNDER MIXED-MADE LOADING CONDITIONS PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV.-UNIVERSITY PARK
Gehrig, Theodore       CAL. POLY. ST. UNIV., SAN LUIS OBISPO
Hagen, Michael J. Corporate Engineer, LinQuest     CALIF. STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIV., POMONA
Hsieh, Tom I-Ping     THE EFFECT OF POWDER PROCESSING ON FRACTURE TOUGHNESS AND CREEP BEHAVIOR OF MOSIZ-SI3N4 COMPOSITES  
Joshi, Mrudula Prashant       UNIVERSITY OF POONA, INDIA
Stanley, Bruce David       UC Irvine
Valdez, Thomas Issac        


1995

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Crawford, Paula Jean     AMORPHOUS TO NANOCRYSTALLINE PHASE TRANSFORMATION OF METGLAS 2605TCA (FE78B13SI9) DURING HIGH ENERGY BALL LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY
Imamura, Philip Sr. Software QA Engineer, KLA - Tencor Martha Mecartney A STUDY OF RECRYSTALLIZED GLASS AND DEBASED ALUMINA LOW TEMPERATURE COFIRED CERAMIC (LTU) SYSTEMS CAL. POLY. ST. UNIV., SAN LUIS OBISPO
Narahari, Sharadamba Bellur       BANGALORE UNIVERSITY - INDIA


1994

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Hu, Shouli     A MICROANALYTICAL STUDY OF IMPURITY PRECIPITATION AND SEGREGATION BEHAVIOR IN IN-22%AI SUPERPLASTIC EUTECTOID ALLOY LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY
Jones, Marian Sr. Software QA Engineer, KLA - Tencor Martha Mecartney A STUDY OF RECRYSTALLIZED GLASS AND DEBASED ALUMINA LOW TEMPERATURE COFIRED CERAMIC (LTU) SYSTEMS CAL. POLY. ST. UNIV., SAN LUIS OBISPO
Wu, Ya-Chiu        
Yang, Tsui-Jung        


1993

Name Current Title and Company Thesis Advisor Thesis Title Undergraduate Institution
Bradley, Martin Glenn     RESONANT MULTI-PHOTON IONIZATION REMPI OF ATOMIC HYDROGEN IN A HEATED HYDROGEN GAS UC Irvine
Su, Sara President, ASL Technologies Inc.      
Takahashi, Tomotaka