Meet Our Team

A.J. Nanomaterials Institute is home to a diverse group of people.

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Professor Yury Gogotsi

Distinguished University and Charles T. And Ruth M. Bach Professor Department of Materials Science and Engineering Director, A.J. Drexel Nanomaterials Institute

M.S., Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine Ph.D., Kiev Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine D.Sc., Institute of Materials Science, National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine

Administrative Staff

Jamie Banks

Operations Project Manager

Laura Knoll

Business Manager

Research Assistant Professors

Christopher Shuck

Research Assistant Professor

Research Associates

Mikhail Shekhirev

Research Associate II

Minsoo Kim

Lab Manager

Postdoctoral Researchers

Hyunho Kim

Postdoctoral Researcher

Roslyk Iryna G.

Postdoctoral Researcher

Mohit Saraf

Postdoctoral Researcher

Robert Lord

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ruocun (John) Wang

Postdoctoral Researcher

Stefano Ippolito

Postdoctoral Researcher

Stepan Vorotilo

Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD Students

Adam Goad

PhD Student

Alex Inman

PhD Student

Asaph Lee

PhD Student

Benjamin Chacon

PhD Student

Danzhen Zhang

PhD Student

Eliot Precetti

PhD Student

Geetha Valurouthu

PhD Student

James B. FitzPatrick

PhD Student

Kateryna Shevchuk

PhD Student

Kyle Matthews

PhD Student

Lingyi Bi

PhD Student

Mark Anayee

PhD Student

Roman Rakhmanov

PhD Student

Sokhna Dieng

PhD Student

Tetiana Hryhorchuk

PhD Student

Teng Zhang

PhD Student

Masters Students

Joshua Gonzalez

Master Student

Nastya Morozova

Master Student

Visiting Scholars

Gulnaz Gahramanova

Fulbright Fellow

Kseniia Vorotilo

MS Student

Laura Fusco

Marie Curie Global Fellow

Manav Saxena

Visiting Researcher

Murilo Henrique Moreira Facure

PhD Student

Prisca Viviani

PhD Student

Sevda Saran

Postdoctoral Researcher

Undergraduate Students

Billy Hammill

Undergraduate Co-op

James Gravlin

Lab Assistant

Yan Burets

Undergraduate Co-op

Marley Downes

Lab Assistant