Group

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Ismaila Dabo

Associate Professor,
Corning Faculty Fellow of Materials Science and Engineering

Education

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, MIT
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique
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Steven Baksa

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • B.S. in Engineering, Pennsylvania State University-Hazleton

Honors and Awards

  • Frank Kostos Award Recipient (2018)
  • Bertrose Kern Engineering Award Recipient (2016-2017)
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Maximiliano Burgess

PH.D. STUDENT, GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Education

  • B.A. in Physics, Carleton College

Honors and Awards

  • John R Hellmann Distinguished Graduate Fellow (2018)
  • PPG Graduate Fellow (2019)
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Quinn Campbell

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • B.S. in Physics, University of Alabama

Honors and Awards

  • 3M Graduate Fellow (2015-2018)
  • Arnulf I. Muan Graduate Fellow (2015-2016)
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Cierra Chandler

PH.D. STUDENT, GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Education

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Syracuse University

Honors and Awards

  • Bunton-Waller Fellow (2020)
  • Ronald E. McNair Scholar (2017)
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Weinan Chen

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida
  • B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology, Beijing

Honors and Awards

  • Admission Achievement Award Recipient, University of Florida (2012)
  • University Scholar, University of Science and Technology, Beijing (2009)
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Julian Fanghanel

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Honors and Awards

  • Thomas and June Beaver Fund Recipient (2019)
  • CONACYT-SENER Energy and Sustainability Scholar (2015-2016)
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James Goff

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • B.S. in Physics, Chemistry, Colorado Mesa University

Honors and Awards

  • Anne C. Wilson Graduate Fellow (2017-2018)
  • Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society Inductee (2016)
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Nicole Kirchner-Hall

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Honors and Awards

  • University Graduate Fellow (2017-2018)
  • College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Commencement Marshal (2017)
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Nathan Keilbart

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Brigham Young University, Idaho

Honors and Awards

  • Robert E. Newnham Award Recipient (2015)
  • Full Scholar at Brigham Young University-Idaho (2013)
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Francisco
Marques dos Santos Vieira

PH.D. STUDENT, GRADUATE ASSISTANT

Education

  • B.A. in Physics, McDaniel College

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society Inductee (2019)
  • Sigma Pi Sigma Physics Honor Society Inductee (2019)
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Jason Munro

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • B.S. in Engineering Physics, McMaster University

Honors and Awards

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council Scholar (2018)
  • Robert E. Newnham Award Recipient (2018)
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Yihuang Xiong

Ph.D. Student, Graduate Assistant

Education

  • B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University

Honors and Awards

  • Matthew J. Wilson Honors Scholar (2013)
  • William and Estelle Turney Scholar (2012)

Past Members

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Stephen Weitzner

Postdoc, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Pennsylvania State University (2013-2018)