Yong P. Chen Research Group - Quantum Matter and Devices Lab - Purdue University

Members

Yong P. Chen

 

Yong P. Chen (Brief ProfileShort CV,  Long CV)

Professor of Physics and Astronomy (faculty web page)
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (faculty web page)

Offices: Physics 74, Birck 2262 
Phone: (765) 494-0947
Email: yongchen@purdue.edu

Visiting Faculty and Scholars

Prof. Zhigang Shao

Dr. Irek Miotkowski 

Postdocs and Research Scientists

Dr. Jifa Tian
jifa

Education:
PhD. Institute of Physics (IOP), Chinese Academy of Sciences 2008

Project:

  1. Graphene devices and STM
  2. Topological insulator charge & spin transport

Contact Information:
tian5@purdue.edu

Dr. Biddut K. Sarker
biddut

Education:
PhD. University of Central Florida, USA 2012

Project:
Nanodevices and Sensors based on Graphene and other 2D Materials

Contact Information:
bsarker@purdue.edu
Office: 765-494-3011    Cell: 407-227-4029
Physics B42

Graduate Students

David Blasing
David Blasing

Education:
BSc. Wheaton College
MSc. Purdue University

Project:
BEC; cold molecules

Contact Information:
dblasing@purdue.edu
(612) 618-8493
Physics 133

Moreteza Kayyalha
Morteza Kayyalha

Education:
MSc. University of Tehran

Project:
Electronic and Thermal Properties of 2D materials

Contact Information:
mkayyalh@purdue.edu

Chuan-Hsun Li
Chuan-Hsun Li

Education:
MSc, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2009

Project:
B.E.C.

Contact Information:
li841@purdue.edu
Physics G61

Nirajan Mandal (CV)
Nirajan Mandal

Education:
BSc. Kenyon College, OH, USA 2010

Project:
Optics

Contact Information:
nmandal@purdue.edu
Physics G3

Ting-Fung Chung
Ting-Fung Chung

Education:
MSc. City University of Hong Kong

Project:
Graphene and graphene-semiconductor hybrids

Contact Information:
tchung@purdue.edu
Physics

Wonjun Park
Wonjun Park

Education:
BSc. MSc. Info

Project:
Graphene

Contact Information:
park249@purdue.edu
ECE G2

Yang Xu
Yang Xu

Education:
BSc, University of Science and Technology of China 2011

Project:
Topological insulator

Contact Information:
xu319@purdue.edu
(765) 496-3059
Physics G3

QMD-nano shared students desk in BRK: 2230

Alumni

Postdocs

Dr. Liyuan Zhang
Liyuan Zhang

Education:
PhD, Georgia Tech (2007)
Postdoctoral Research Associate (11/2007-07/2008)

Current Affiliation:
Associate Professor of Physics, Renming University, China
(Winner of "Youth 1000 Plan" Award in China) 

Dr. Romaneh Jalilian
Romaneh Jalilian

Education:
PhD, University of Louisville (2008)
Postdoctoral Research Associate (01/2009-01/2010)

Current Affiliation:
Naugle Needles LLC.

Dr. Ping Wang
Ping Wang

Education:
PhD, Chinese Academy of Science (2007)
Postdoctoral Research Associate (03/2008-12/2010)

Current Affiliation:
Chemistry Dept., Purdue University

Dr. Amol Patil
Amol Patil

Education:
PhD, Missouri University of Science and Technology

Project:
Graphene radiation detectors

Current Affiliation:
Canberra 

Dr. Tian Shen
Tian Shen

Education:
PhD, Purdue University (2009)

Project:
Graphene transport and metrology 

Contact Information:
shent@purdue.edu 

Dr. Ozhan Koybasi
Ozhan Koybasi

Education:
Postdoctoral Research Associate 

Current Affiliation:
SINTEF, Norway

Dr. Tailung Wu
tailung wu

Education:
PhD. SUNY Buffalo 2011

Project:
Topological insulators

Contact Information:
wu386@purdue.edu
(765) 496-3059
Physics B87

Graduate students

Luis A. Jauregui
Luis A. Jaregui

PhD ECE, Purdue Univ. (2016)

Thesis: “Electronic transport in nano devices based on graphene and topological insulators”

Awards: Intel PhD Fellowship (2012)

Current affliation:
Postdoc, Harvard University

Isaac Childres
Isaac Childres

PhD Physics, Purdue University (2014)

Thesis: "Effects of energetic irradiation on materials and devices based on graphene and topological insulators"

Current affiliation:
Cephalofair Games Inc. (founder).

Jiuning Hu (CV)
Jiuning Hu

PhD ECE, Purdue University (2015)

Thesis:
“Transport studied in graphene based materials and structures”

Current affiliation:
NIST

Abraham Olson (CV)
Abraham Olson


PhD Physics, Purdue University (2015)

Thesis: "The dynamics of ultracold atoms in light-induced synthetic gauge fields"

Awards: NSF Graduate Fellowship, 2008; NDSEG Graduate Fellowship 2008; Dr. Warner Black Award for practical accomplishments (Purdue Physics), 2014 

Current affiliation:
Beckman Coulter (Indianapolis)

Gabriel Lopez
Gabriel Lopez

Education:
MSEE 2010, Purdue University 

Project:
Graphene nanosensors

Current Affiliation:
Sandia National Lab, CA

Sourav Dutta (CV)
Sourav Dutta


PhD Physics, Purdue University (2013) 

Thesis:
“Experimental studies of LiRb: spectroscopy and ultracold molecule formation by photoassociation”

Awards:

Dr. Warner Black Award for practical accomplishments (Purdue physics), 2012;Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship (Purdue Graduate School), 2013; Karl Lark-Horovitz Award for outstanding research accomplishments (Purdue physics), 2014; Pancharatnam Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship and D.S.Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship, India, 2013; 

Current affiliation:
DST-INSPIRE Faculty,  Raman Research Institute, India (web page)

Helin Cao (CV)
Helin Cao


PhD Physics.Purdue University (2013)

Thesis:

“Transport study in graphene and topological insulator”

Awards:

Karl Lark-Horovitz Award for outstanding research accomplishments (Purdue Physics), 2012

Current Affiliation: Intel

Undergraduate Students/Interns

Over 30 Purdue and non-Purdue undergraduate students have performed research in QMD Lab.

Many of them have gone on to graduate school in places such as Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Cornell, Purdue, etc. and have won NSF and  NDSEG fellowships.

 

Robert Gustafson (Physics)

Alex Cimaroli (Physics)

John Doyle (Physics)

Conrad Hawkins (Physics)

David Blasing (Physics REU from Wheaton College)

Meng Jiao (Physics, Chemistry)

Sarah Alexander (Chemical Engineering)

Krithika Chandra (ECE)

Janam Jhaveri (ECE)

Stephene Wolf (ECE, Physics)

Qianmin Zhang (ME)

Joel Sleppy (REU summer student from Washington University at St. Louis, 2009)

Shian Lee (AAE undergrad, SURF intern, Spring 2009)

Stephene Schiffli (ECE undergrad, SURF intern, Spring 2009)

Elaine Li (ME undergrad, SURF intern, Spring 2009)

Abhisheyk Gaur (CE undergrad, DURI intern, Spring 2009)

Tejas Kulkarni (ECE undergrad, DURI intern, Fall 2008)

Audrey Goral (REU summer student from Calif. State Univ. Fresno, 2008)

Rahul Singh (SURF summer student from Nanyang Technological Univ Singapore, 2008)

Ken Pesyna (ECE undergraduate, DURI intern, spring 2008)

Alex Whiteman (AAE undergraduat, DURI intern, spring 2008)

Todsadol Rungswang (AAE/Physics undergaduate, DURI intern, spring 2008)

Tamanaco Francisque (Physics Undergraduate, Fall 2007)