Ph.D. Alumni

2020

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Mcdevitt, Kyle Mcanulty Principal Chemist, Northrop Grumman Ali Mohraz/Daniel Mumm MITIGATING ELECTRODE DEACTIVATION THROUGH MICROSTRUCTURAL DESIGN  
Rosenzweig, Rachel   Albert Yee INHIBITING MICROBIAL GROWTH, VIRULENCE, AND MOTILITY VIA BIOINSPIRED NANOTOPOGRAPHY  
Umerani, Mehran Jawed Organic Chemist, Thermo Fisher Scientific Alon Gorodetsky THE AZA-DIELS-ALDER REACTION: NOVEL CHEMISTRY FOR THE SYNTHESIS OF QUINOLINE-BASED MATERIALS UC Irvine

 

2019

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Fu, Kan Research Scientist, Aegis Technology Matt Law RATIONAL TUNING OF QUANTUM DOT SOLID ELECTRONIC PROPERTIES THROUGH LIGAND VARIATION  
Gaieck, William ORISE Fellow, Department of Energy Shane Ardo CONTROL OF THE HYDROGEN EVOLUTION REACTION ON METAL OXIDES FOR ENERGY STORAGE  
Garcia, Adrian CEO, RoboCash, Inc. Regina Ragan TOWARDS 3D ARCHITECTURES COMPOSED OF 2D MATERIALS  
Haley, James Cameron   Enrique J. Lavernia LONG AND SHORT TIME SCALE MASS CAPTURE MECHANISMS IN LASER DIRECTED ENERGY DEPOSITION ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING  
Kok, David Director, Materials Sciences, Amorphology Inc Martha Mecartney FLASH SINTERING OF MULTIPHASE COMPOSITES  
Luan, Zhongyue Process Development Engineer, Seer, Inc. Matt Law ALD-FUNCTIONALIZED PLASMONIC NANTENNAS: TOWARDS A PLATFORM FOR SINGLE-MOLECULE STUDIES OF PHOTOCATALYSIS  
Schuler, Jennifer Dolores   Tim Rupert AMORPHOUS INTERGRANULAR FILM DESIGN CRITERIA AND APPLICATION AS DAMAGE TOLERANT FEATURES IN NANOCRYSTALLINE ALLOYS  
Soto Leytan, Kliah Natalia   Daniel Mumm EVALUATION OF TYPE I HOT CORROSION RESISTANCE OF MARINIZED MATERIALS THROUGH LOW VELOCITY BURNER RIG TESTING  
Thrift, William John Artificial Intelligence Engineer, Genentech Regina Ragan UNDERSTANDING THE STATE OF BACTERIAL SYSTEMS WITH MACHINE LEARNING-ENABLED INTERPRETATION OF SURFACE ENHANCED RAMAN SCATTERING SPECTRA PRODUCED BY NOVEL NANOMANUFACTURING UC San Diego
Tkacz, Kevin   Shane Ardo STOCHASTIC MODELS OF PHOTOEXCITATION AND CHARGE ACCUMULATION FOR SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION  
Unangst, Jaclynn Jackie Postdoctoral Researchertoral Appointee, Sandia National Laboratories Mikael Nilsson SALOPHEN SOL-GEL HYBRID SORBENT MATERIAL FOR THE SENSING AND SEQUESTRATION OF ACTINYL IONS University of Arizona
Yoo, Ted Young Tae   Mikael Nilsson MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDIES REGARDING THE ROLE OF DIBUTYL PHOSPHORIC ACID ON SUPRAMOLECULAR ASSEMBLY IN SOLVENT EXTRACTION SYSTEMS  

 

2018

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Bridges, Kara Jeanne-Phillips Senior Materials Engineer, Pratt & Whitney Daniel Mumm DEGRADATION MECHANISMS IN CERAMIC ABRADABLE COATINGS FOR HOT SECTION TURBINE COMPONENTS Clemson University
Ing, Nicole Leilani   Allon Hochbaum ELECTRONIC CONDUCTIVITY IN SUPRAMOLECULAR BIOMATERIALS  
Kim, Joshua CTO and Co-Founder / Assistant Researcher , Vena Vitals, Inc. / UCI (BME) Michelle Khine    
Najdahmadi, Avid Sr Medical Device Engineer, Dexcom Elliot Botvinick TISSUE ENGINEERING AND BIOSENSING, TOWARDS CURE AND CONTROL OF DIABETES  
Ohtaki, Kenta Postdoctoral Researchertoral Researcher, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics and Planetology, University of Hawaii at Manoa Martha Mecartney RADIATION DAMAGE BEHAVIOR IN MULTIPHASE CERAMICS (YSZ, AL2O3 AND MGAL2O4) AND THE EFFECT OF HETEROINTERFACES  
Pham, Phi Process Engineer, Lam Research Peter Burke BROADBAND IMPEDANCE MATCH TO MONOLAYER GRAPHENE IN THE TERAHERTZ DOMAIN  
Scipioni Bertoli, Umberto Process Technology Development Engineer, Intel Corporation Julie Schoenung PROCESS-STRUCTURE-PROPERTIES RELATIONSHIPS IN LASER POWDER BED FUSION ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING  
Wang, Chen Postdoctoral Researchertoral Researcher, Inaugural Jill Hruby Fellow at Sandia National Labs Regina Ragan    
Wang, Xin   Julie M. Schoenung    

 

2017

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Bhattacharjee, Arunima Postdoctoral Researcher, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Allon Hochbaum CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL DETERMINANTS OF BACTERIAL BIOFILM DEVELOPMENT SRM University
Farhi, Nima Process Development Engineer, Western Digital Matt Law SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF PYRITE THIN FILMS AND SINGLE CRYSTALS FOR PV DEVICES AND FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES Amirkabir University of Technology
Mazaheripour, Amir Research Scientist, Neuralink Alon Gorodetsky LENGTH- AND SEQUENCE-CONTROLLED ORGANIC SEMICONDUCTORS  

 

2016

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Ordinario, David Diaz Research Scientist III, Shiseido Co., Ltd. Alon Gorodetsky PROTONIC DEVICES FROM A CEPHALOPOD STRUCTURAL PROTEIN  
Phan, Long Technical Advisor, Oblon Alon Gorodetsky CEPHALOPOD-INSPIRED REFLECTIN-BASED PHOTONIC DEVICES  
Shao, Yue Quality Engineer/ Process Engineer, Cherry Aerospace, a SPS Technologies Company Frank Shi STUDY OF POLYMER-FILLER COMPOSITES BASED HIGH PERFORMANCE DIFFUSE OPTICAL REFLECTORS FOR OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICE APPLICATIONS  
Tao, Yinglei Richard Integration Scientist, Hycor Biomedical, LLC H. Kumar Wickramasinghe NANOPROBE PLATFORM FOR QUANTIFYING GENE EXPRESSION LEVELS IN SINGLE LIVING CELL  

 

2015

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Arnold, Michael Colin   James Earthman CRYOMILLED ALUMINUM WITH DIAMANTANE: THERMAL CHARACTERIZATION BY DSC AND EFFECTS OF MAGNESIUM UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
Cao, Weicai Engineer , Intel Corporation Martha Mecartney PROBING SINGLE MOLECULES WITH A TUNABLE FEMTOSECOND LASER COUPLED RF-STM Huazhong University
Khalaj Hedayati, Amirhossein RD Engineer, Tower Semiconductor Tim Rupert GRAIN BOUNDARY STRUCTURE AND INTERFACIAL COMPLEXIONS FOR THE CREATION OF TOUGH, STABLE NANOSTRUCTURED METALS  
Montalbano, Timothy Tim Mechanical/Materials Engineer Daniel Mumm THE THERMOCHEMICAL DEGRADATION OF HOT SECTION MATERIALS FOR GAS TURBINE ENGINES IN ALTERNATIVE-FUEL COMBUSTION ENVIRONMENT  
Nair, Vineet Vijayakrishnan   Matt Law (Chem)/Daniel Mumm SEMICONDUCTOR PHOTOCHEMISTRY OF BIVO4 PHOTOANODES AND SENSITIZED WIDE BAND GAP P-TYPE OXIDES FOR TANDEM WATER SPLITTING DEVICES UC Irvine
Poveromo, Scott Materials and Processes Engineer, Northrop Grumman James Earthman QUANTITATIVE PERCUSSION DIAGNOSTICS FOR EVALUATING BOND INTEGRITY BETWEEN COMPOSITE LAMINATES University of Virginia
Shih, Yu-Chou Product Development Engineer, Foxconn Frank Shi MATERIALS AND PROCESS OPTIMIZATION FOR PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT AND COST REDUCTION FOR THE PACKAGING OF LED EMITTERS AND SOLAR CELLS  
Tolentino, Jason Cruz Development Engineer, Alta Devices Matthew Law DESIGNING QUANTUM DOT SOLIDS FOR OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES THROUGH MATRIX ENGINEERING Boston University

 

2014

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Angle, Jesse Philip Technical Program Manager, Google Martha Mecartney CERAMIC COMPOSITES IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS: EXPERIMENTATION AND MODELING UC Irvine
Jaramillo Tran, Sandy Tuyet Senior Process Development Engineer, TowerJazz James Earthman INCORPORATION OF NICOTINE INTO SILICONE COATINGS FOR MARINE APPLICATIONS UC Irvine
Wang, Yu   Lizhi Sun    

 

2013

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Ayvazian, Talin Project Engineer, Aerospace Corporation Reginald Penner ELECTRICAL AND OPTICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF NANOWIRE BASED SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES University of Science and Technology, Tehran
Cho, Soo Kyung   Young Jik Kwon CORE-SHELL NANOPARTICLES FOR ENHANCED, SYNERGISTIC, AND VERSATILE DELIVERY OF NUCLEIC ACID THEAPEUTICS  
Hunt, Matthew Sullivan Senior Quantum Research Scientist / Visiting Scientist, Amazon Web Services / CalTech Daniel Mumm ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF THERMALLY GROWN OXIDE IN HIGH WATER VAPOR ENVIRONMENTS FOR THERMAL BARRIER COATING SYSTEMS UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME
Kim, Jungyun   Martha Mecartney/Reginald Penner GRAIN GROWTH OF GOLD NANOWIRES THROUGH LASER ZONE ANNEALING AND RAPID THERMAL ANNEALING NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY
Qi , Wenjuan   Zhongping Chen PHASE-RESOLVED ACOUSTIC RADIATION FORCE OPTICAL COHERENCE ELASTOGRAPHY  
Sung, Ming-Je Metallurgist, Process Manager, Cherry Aerospace Farghalli Mohamed GRAIN BOUNDARY SLIDING IN ULTRA-FINE GRAINED 5083 ALUMINIUM ALLOY NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
Wang, Xi Seismic Processing Geophysicist, CGG Regina Ragan FUNDAMENTAL STUDIES OF ASSEMBLY AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF LIPID BILAYER MEMBRANES AND UNILAMELLAR VESICLES TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY
Youssefpour, Hamed Adjunct Professor/Instructor of Mathematics, UC Irvine John Lowengrub MATHEMATICAL MODELING OF CANCER STEM CELLS AND THERAPUTIC INTERVENTION METHODS CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, NORTHRIDGE

 

2012

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Adams, Sarah Marie   Regina Ragan NANOPARTICLE ARRAY ASSEMBLY USING CHEMICAL TEMPLATES CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Dheda, Shehreen Saeed   Farghalli A. Mohamed PROCESSING OF NANOCRYSTALLINE TITANIUM FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS UC Irvine
Hoo, Christopher Michael Lecturer, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, UC Irvine Martha Mecartney THE OPTICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF MULTIPHASE CERAMICS UC Irvine
Liu, Xiaoxi Lab Manager, W. L. Gore & Associates James Earthman MECHANICS OF SHARK TESSELLATED CARTILAGE  
Men, Danju Reliability Manager, Apple Martha Mecartney PROCESSING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MULTIPHASE CERAMIC COMPOSITES BEIJING INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Yan, Bohan Sr. Thermal Engineer, Qualcomm Frank Shi THERMAL ANALYSIS OF HIGH POWER WHITE LIGHT-EMITTING DIODES  
Zhang, Chuan Senior Failure Analysis Engineer, NVIDIA Daniel Mumm SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL INTERFACE DYNAMICS: PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION AND STABILIZATION STUDY HUAZHONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECH.

 

2011

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Ajideh, Hossein Engineering Manager, City of Carlsbad James Earthman DEVELOPMENT OF AN ASPHALT DAMAGE CHARACTERIZATION SYSTEM USING LASER SCANNING DETECTION TECHNOLOGY AZAD UNIVERSITY
Chen, Chang-Hsiu Research Specialist, UC Irvine Marc Madou MATERIALS PROPERTIES OF CONDUCTING POLYMERS PEDOT:PSS/PVA NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
Maung, Khin Lay Technical Director, Consolidated Aerospace Manufacturing, LLC Farghalli Mohamed CRYOMILLED ALUMINUM STABILIZED DIAMONDOID NANOPARTICLES MIDDLE EAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
Nikolaenko, Alexei   E. Potma FOCUS ENGINEERING AND MINIATURIZATION IN CARS MICROSCOPY MOSCOW INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY
Weeks, Matthew David Technologist in Analytical & Characterization Engineering, Western Digital Daniel Mumm DESIGN AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE FAILURE OF THERMAL BARRIER COATING SYSTEMS UNIVERSITY OF REDLANDS

 

2010

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Kim, Hyung Joon Faculty Member, University of Nebraska Medical Center Noo Li Jeon INTEGRATED MICROFLUIDIC PLATFORMS FOR INVESTIGATING NEURONAL NETWORKS POHANG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECH
Kong, Yen Peng   Albert Yee REGULATION OF SELF-RENEWAL IN HUMAN EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS BY NANOSTRUCTURED SURFACES: A STUDY INTO THE ROLE OF NANOSCALE ADHESIVE LIGAND PRESENTATION IN DIRECTING STEM CELL FATE NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Ng Pettyjohn, Mai TD Process Engineer, Intel Martha Mecartney GRAIN BOUNDARY EFFECTS IN SOLID OXIDE ELECTROLYTES UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, SEATTLE, WA
Torabi, Solmaz Technical Program Manager, Google Lowengrub, J 6.13.2011 MODELING AND SIMULATIONS OF QUANTUM DOTS AND OTHER NANOSTRUCTURES SHARIF UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
Yang , Hsiao-Wei   Farghalli Mohamed THE EFFECTS OF ANNEALING TREATMENT ON MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR AND MICROSTRUCTURE IN NANOCRYSTALLINE NICKEL  

 

2009

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Chien, Chung-Jen   G. P. Li QUASI-ONE DIMENSIONAL (Q1D) NANOSTRUCTURES: SYNTHESIS, INTEGRATION AND DEVICE APPLICATION TAMKANG UNIVERSITY
Lai, Li-Chung Electron Microscopist, University of Maryland James Earthman FATIGUE BEHAVIOR AND ENCRUSTATION CHARACTERISTICS OF NANOCRYSTALLINE METALS NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
Lee, Sang Yeob Assistant Professor, Hanbat National University Regina Ragan SCANNING PROBE MICROSCOPY STUDIES ON SELF-ASSEMBLED NANOSTRUCTURES KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Liu, Hung-Wei Foundry Account Program Technologist, Applied Materials G. Li TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH-QUALITY SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES USING SOLUTION-PROCESSED CRYSTALLIZATION OF PENTACENE  
Tseng, Wei-Yu Manager, Automation Engineer , Natera - NIPT & cancer diagnostic in Bay Area A. Lee MICROFLUIDIC BASED TACTILE SENSOR ARRAY  
Wang, Pin-Jan   C. Lee FLUXLESS BONDING OF THERMAL EXPANSION MISMATCH MATERIALS NATIONAL TSING HWA UNIVERSITY

 

2008

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Bang, Sung   Martha Mecartney IONIC CONDUCTIVITY AND PHASE STABILITY OF YTTRIA-STABILIZED ZIRCONIA DOPED WITH MONOVALENT AND PENTAVALENT CATIONS FOR SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL ELECTROLYTE APPLICATIONS KOREA UNIVERSITY
Chang, Pai-Chun Deputy Director, AMED Co. Ltd. James Earthman SYNTHESIS AND ENGINEERING OF QUASI-ONE DIMENSIONAL NANO-MATERIALS National Taiwan University
Dillon, Robert Peter   Martha Mecartney STRATEGIES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SUPERPLASTIC CERAMICS  
Lai , Hsuan-Hong     A POLYMERIC MICRO TOTAL ANALYSIS SYSTEM FOR SINGLE-CELL ANALYSIS  
Langhorst, Benjamin Robert Strategic Pathfinder, Ford Motor Company Daniel Mumm THE DEVELOPMENT OF OPTIMAL LIGHTWEIGHT TRUSS-CORE SANDWICH PANELS CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY
Miller, Steve        
Nieves, Ian I. Computational Modeler and Technology Transfer Consultant, Foresight Science and Technology James Earthman DAMPING AND IMPACT PROPERTIES OF LAMINATED SCAFFOLDS AND GLASS COLUMNS EVALUATED THROUGH THE USE OF COMPUTATIONAL METHODS COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY - WILLIAMSBURG, VA
Pai, Jeng-Hao R&D Engineer / ODM Lab Manager, Cree G. Li A NEW PHOTORESIST FOR MEMS AND BIOMEMS APPLICATIONS NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY
Qin, Ya   Daniel Mumm COMPOSITE CATHODE MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT FOR INTERMEDIATE TEMPERATURE SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL SYSTEMS  
Ramirez, Lynher Design for Manufacturability Engineer, GlobalFoundries Martha Mecartney NUCLEATION AND GROWTH OF THIN FILM ZIRCONIA USING PULSED-PRESSURE METAL-ORGANIC CHEMICAL VAPOR DEPOSITION UC Irvine
Tsung, Hsieh        

 

2007

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Hung, Lung-Hsin   A. Lee MICRO/NANOPARTICLE SYNTHESIS BY MICROFLUIDIC DEVICES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS  
Jensen-McMullin, Cynthia President, FEMTO LLC G. Li DISSERTATION FILED - 12/03/07 TITLE - MICROPALLETS FOR CELL AND BIOLOGICAL ASSAY APPLICATIONS  
Kim, Jongsung Business Management Director in Dielectric Deposition Product , Applied Materials Inc. C. Lee FLUXLESS BONDING TECHNOLOGY USING ELECTROPLATED MULTILAYER SOLDER STRUCTURES KOREA UNIVERSITY
Lincoln, John David President, Axiom Materials, Inc. James Earthman NEW MATERIALS FOR ELECTRONIC PRODUCT DESIGN-FOR-THE-ENVIRONMENT: BALANCING PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS, RENEWABLE RESOURCES, AND TOXICITY POTENTIAL FOR PRINTED WIRING BOARDS UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Savas, Terence Paul Engineering Manager - Materials Science, Research & Development, Parker Hannifin Corporation/Aerospace Group James Earthman ELECTROCHEMICAL CORROSION AND MODELING STUDIES OF TYPES 7075 AND 2219 ALUMINUM ALLOYS IN A NITRIC ACIDE + FERRIC SULPHATE DEOXIDIZER SOLUTION CALIF STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIV, SAN LUIS OBISPO
Tsai, Han-Kuan   Marc Madou DEVELOPMENT OF CONDUCTIVE POLYMER ACTUATORS FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS  
Wu , Lily        

 

2006

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Fan, Zhiyong Full Prof. Electronic & Computer Engr, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology J. G. Lu BUILDING NANOSCALE DEVICES WITH SEMICONDUCTING NANOWIRES Fudan University
Kang, Sung-mu   P. Burke DEVICES USING BALLISTIC TRANSPORT OF TWO DIMENSIONAL ELECTRON GAS IN DELTA DOPED G2AS HIGH ELECTRON MOBILITY TRANSISTOR STRUCTURES  
Roy, Indranil Project Manager, Schlumberger Farghalli Mohamed MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, DEFORMATION MECHANISM AND ORIGIN OF CORROSION OF ELECTRODEPOSITED NANOCRYSTALLINE MATERIALS  
Wei, Wei   G. Li ON THE DESIGN AND FABRICATION OF NANOSTRUCTURES AND DEVICES  
Young, Melissa Denton Associate Staff Consultant / Assistant Professor, Mayo Clinic James Earthman THE EFFECTS OF NITINAL PHASES ON CORROSION AND FATIGUE BEHAVIOR CAL. POLY. ST. UNIV., SAN LUIS OBISPO

 

2005

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Chen, Tiandan   Martha Mecartney STUDY AND IMPROVEMENT OF SUPERPLASTICITY IN CERAMIC COMPOSITES.  
Chungpaiboonpatana, Surasit   Frank Shi ADVANCED CU/LOW-K IC DEVICES: PACKAGING PROCESS DEVELOPMENT AND MATERIALS INTEGRATION ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY
Eshraghi, Soheil Alexander New Product Development Manager, RBC -Sonic Industries James Earthman MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF FINE GRAIN 5083 ALUMINUM ALLOY UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
He, Yongzhi   Frank Shi FINITE-DIFFERENCE FULL-VECTORIAL BEAM PROPAGATION METHOD DEVELOPMENT AND MICROLENS DESIGN FOR FIBER TO LASER DIODE COUPLING  
Jung, Sung   H. P. Lee DISSERTATION FILED - 12/02/05 TITLE - INVESTIGATION OF TRANSPARENT ZNO-BASED CONTACTS FOR HIGH PERFORMANCE THREE-NITRIDE LIGHT EMITTING DIODES  
Wang, Dawei Director of Process Integration, RF Nano Co. J. Lu ELECTRICAL TRANSPORT IN NANOSCALE HYBRID STRUCTURES PEKING UNIVERSITY - PRC
Witkin, David Senior Scientist, The Aerospace Corporation Farghalli Mohamed MICROSTRUCTURAL EVOLUTION AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF BULK NANOSTRUCTURED AL AND AL-MG ALLOYS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

 

2004

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Choi, Ju Hyeon Principle Researcher, Buk-gu, Gwangju, Korea Frank Shi A STUDY OF SPECTROSCOPIC, OPTICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF NOVEL FLUOROPHOSPHATE GLASS MATERIALS DOPED WITH RARE EARTH IONS CHONNAM NATIONAL UNIVERSITY
Lin, Yaomin Consultant, Medical Devices, Consulting Frank Shi PROCESS DEVELOPMENT & OPTIMIZATION BY SIMULATIONS FOR THE PACKAGING OF ADVANCED OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM - DONGYING P.R.C.
Todd, Michael George   Frank Shi MODELING AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDY FOR THE TARGETED DESIGN OF DIELECTRIC PROPERTIES OF POLYMER COMPOSITE MATERIALS  

 

2003

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Lee, Shih-Wei   Frank Shi ON-CHIP CU/LOW-K INTERCONNECTS FOR ADVANCED IC DEVICES: MATERIALS INTEGRATION AND PROCESSING OPTIMIZATION STUDIES  
Lin, Yaojun   Enrique Lavernia REACTIVE ATOMIZATION AND DEPOSITION PROCESS: FUNDAMENTAL MECHANISMS  
Martin, Michael Craig   Martha Mecartney GRAIN BOUNDARY ANALYSIS AND IONIC CONDUCTIVITY OF SUPERPLASTIC CUBIC ZIRCONIA FOR SOLID OXIDE FUEL CELL ELECTROLYTES  
Rodriguez, Rodolfo   Enrique Lavernia SYNTHESIS, THERMAL STABILITY AND MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF CRYOMILLED NANOSTRUCTURED AND ULTRA-FINE GRAINED F.C.C. SYSTEMS UC Irvine
Xun, Yuwei Sr. Materials and Process Engineer, Warrior Sports Farghalli Mohamed PROCESSING AND HIGH TEMPERATURE DEFORMATION OF ZN-22 PCT AI EUTECTOID CONTAINING NANOSCALE DISPERSION PARTICLES  

 

2002

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Chiang, Yuh-Min   G. P. Li A FRONT-END WAFER-LEVEL MICROSYSTEM PACKAGING TECHNIQUE WITH MICRO-CAP ARRAY  
Zhou, Hong   Frank Shi CONTROL AND DESIGN OF CRITICAL PROPERTIES OF PECVD CARBON DOPED LOW-K SILICA THIN FILMS BY DEPOSITION METHODS AND FILM THICKNESS  

 

2001

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Chuang, Ricky Wenkuei   C. C. Lee DRY SILVER ELECTROMIGRATION PROCESS FOR OPTICAL GLASS WAVEGUIDE FABRICATION AND FLUXLESS BONDING TECHNOLOGY FOR PHOTONICS AND MEMS PACKAGING  
Coleno, Maria Lee   James Earthman DEVELOPMENT OF TWO-PHOTON FLUORESCENCE MICROSCOPY FOR QUANTITATIVE IMAGING IN TURBID TISSUES  
Kim, Hyungkun Principal Engineer, Samsung Electronics Frank Shi CRITICAL PROPERTIES AND RELIABILITY OF LOW-K DIELECTRICS FOR ULSI INTERCONNECT APPLICATIONS: THICKNESS AND TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE  
Tang, Zirong   Frank Shi STUDY OF FIBER-OPTIC ALIGNMENT AUTOMATION FOR PHOTONIC DEVICES PACKAGING  

 

2000

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Chu, Charles Ying-Jie Ye   G. P. Li ON THE INVESTIGATION OF MATERIALS, TECHNOLOGY, AND TESTING OF ELECTROSTATIC DISCHARGE (ESD) PROTECTION FOR INTEGRATED CIRCUITS UC Irvine
Del Castillo, Linda Yvonne   Enrique Lavernia THE INFLUENCE OF SPRAY DEPOSITION PROCESSING ON THE MICROSTRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR OF AL-CU-MG-AG ALLOYS CALIF. STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIV., POMONA
Duong, Kimberly   Farghalli A. Mohamed THE ROLE OF IMPURITY CONTENTS ON BOUNDARY SLIDING BEHAVIOR OF TWO PHASE SUPERPLASTIC ALLOYS UC Irvine
Lau, Maggy Lee-Ho   Enrique Lavernia THERMAL SPRAYING OF NANOCRYSTALLINE MATERIALS CALIF. STATE POLYTECHNIC UNIV., POMONA
Lin, Timothy President, Bioenno Tech, LLC Farghalli Mohamed    
Lin, Zhigang   Farghalli Mohamed THRESHOLD STRESS AND CREEP BEHAVIOR IN REFRACTORY ALLOY AND METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Oral, Ahmet Y.   Martha Mecartney MICROSTRUCTURAL DEVELPMENTS AND PROPERTIES OF SOLUTION CHEMISTRY DERIVED SRX BA1-X N6 2 O6 THIN FILMS AND CERAMICS  
Tellkamp, Victoria Lee Associate Professor - Chemical & Materials Engineering (Retired), California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Enrique Lavernia SYNTHESIS AND BEHAVIOR OF A THERMALLY STABLE BULK NANOSTRUCTURED ALUMINUM ALLOY  
Xu, Qingzhou   Enrique Lavernia FUNDAMENTAL MECHANISMS OF MICROSTRUCTURAL EVOLUTION DURING SPRAY FORMING  

 

1999

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Do, Nhan Thanh   G. Li COLLINEAR ACOUSTO - OPTICAL INTERACTION IN PROTON - EXCHANGED LITHIUM NIOBATE AND SUBMICRON SILICON-ON-INSULATOR METAL-OXIDE-SEMICONDUCTOR FIELD-EFFECT-TRANSISTORS UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
So, William Wilson   C. C. Lee FLUXLESS INDIUM AND SILVER-INDIUM BONDING PROCESSES FOR PHOTONICS AND HIGH TEMPERATURE ELECTRONICS  
Yousefiani, Ahmadali   Farghalli Mohamed THE INFLUENCE OF IMPURITY CONTENT ON CREEP DEFORMATION, CAVITY STRINGER FORMATION, MICROSTRUCTURE EVOLUTION, AND BOUNDARY SEGREGATION IN THE SUPERPLASTIC ZN-22 WT%AL EUTECTOID SHAHID RAJEEI HIGH SCHOOL
Zhou, Yizhang Academic Manager, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, UC Irvine Enrique Lavernia AND INVESTIGATION OF DROPLET BEHAVIOR DURING SPRAY-BASED MANUFACTURING HEFEI UNIVERSITY-PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

 

1998

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Chou, Kevin Jenn-Chien     MICROSTRUCTURAL DIAGNOSIS USING ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE SCATTERING METHODOLOGIES NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIV - TAIWAN
Johnson, Nancy Louise     EFFECT OF MULTIAXIAL STRESSES ON THE HIGH TEMPERATURE BEHAVIOR AND RUPTURE OF ADVANCED ALLOYS WASHINGTON UNIV - MISSOURI
Li, Bing        
Shapiro, Andrew Asher Manager Technology Formulation, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory   PROCESS - STRUCTURE - PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS IN RECRYSTALLIZING CAO - B2O3 - SIO2 UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
Sharif, Adel Assadi     DESIGN OF SUPERPLASTIC CUBIC YTTRIA-STABALIZED ZIRCONIA CALIF. STATE UNIVERSITY, LOS ANGELES

 

1997

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Chakraborty, Anirban MTS, Syntiant Corp   FINITE ELEMENT MODELS OF CREEP DEFORMATION AND CAVTATION IN TIAL INTERMETALLIC ALLOYS JADAVPUR UNIVERSITY
Nemzer, Vicky        
Perez, Robert James     SYNTHESIS AND STABILITY OF NANOCRYSTALLINE FE ALLOYS PRODUCED BY HIGH ENERGY BALL MILLING UC Irvine
Tong, Hua-Yu     MECHANISM OF CRYSTALLIZATION AND MICROSTRUCTURE EVOLUTION OF AMORPHOUS THIN FILMS, METALLIC GLASSES AND SUPERCOOLED MELTS  

 

1996

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Cai, Weidong Engineering Group Lead, Photronics   POROSITY EVOLUTION DURING DISCRETE DROPLET PROCESSES Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Duong, Hiep Vu     HIGH TEMPORATIRE DEFORMATION OF OXIDES AND ALKALI HALIDES UC Irvine
Gust, Maria Cristina     MICROSTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT AND CRYSTALLIZATION BEHAVIOR OF SOL-GEL DERIVED BARIUM TITAUATE THIN FILMS  
Lawrynowicz, Daniel Eligiusz     PROCESS MODELING, BEHAVIOR AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SPRAY ATOMIZED DEPOSITED NI3A1/A1203 COMPOSITES RENSSELAER POLYTECH INST - NEW YORK
Sato, Darryl Lynn     IN SITU PYROMETRIC INTERFEROMETRY MONITORING AND CONTROL GROWTH AND CARBON DOPING OF GAAS AND ALGAAS IN SOLID SOURCE MBE  
Yan, Souping Engineering Manager, no company listed   INFLUENCE OF IMPURITY ON SUPERPLASTIC FLOORS. BOUNDARY DEFORMATION BEHAVIOR AND MICROSTRUCTURE OF TWO-PHASE SUPERPLASTIC ALLOYS SHANGHAI METALLURGY INSTITUTE

 

1995

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Zeng, Xiaolu     MICROSTRUCTURE AND PROPERTIES OF NI3AL AND SI3N4 PROCESSED USING REACTIVE ATOMIZATION  

 

1994

Name Current Title and Company Advisor Dissertation Title Undergraduate Institution
Derderian, Garo Jacques Process Integration Engineer/Manager, Intel Corporation   MICROSTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN SOL-GEL DERIVED KNBO3 THIN FILMS ON (100) MGO U OF CALIF-LOS ANGELES
Jeng, Yu-Lung Sr. Software QA Engineer, KLA - Tencor   MICROSTRUCTURE AND ELEVATED-TEMPERATURE BEHAVIOR OF MOSI2/SIC AND FE-AL INTERMETALLICS SYNTHESIZED BY POWDER METALLURGY TECHNIQUES NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIV - TAIWAN
Liang, Xin     INTERACTION MECHANISMS BETWEEN CERAMIC PARTICULATES AND METALLIC MATRICES, AND MECHANICAL BEHAVIOR AL-SI-X (X+SIC, TIB2) MMCS SYNTHESIZED USING SPRAY ATOMIZATION, CO-INJECTION AND DEPOSITION  
Wu, Yue        
Zhang, Jinmin     DAMPING BEHAVIOR AND MECHANISMS IN PARTICULATE REINFORCED METAL MATRIX COMPOSITES PROCESSED USING SPRAY ATOMIZATION AND DEPOSITION