Meet Our Team

The Nanomaterials Group 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

Laura Knoll

Business Manager

Jamie Banks

Operations Project Manager

Research Assistant Professors

Armin VahidMohammadi

Research Assistant Professor

Christopher Shuck

Research Assistant Professor

Research Associates

Mikhail Shekhirev

Research Associate II

Minsoo Kim

Lab Manager

Postdoctoral Researchers

Meikang Han

Postdoctoral Researcher

Mohit Saraf

Postdoctoral Researcher

Robert Lord

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ruocun (John) Wang

Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD Students

Adam Goad

PhD Student

Alex Inman

PhD Student

Benjamin Chacon

PhD Student

Danzhen Zhang

PhD Student

Eliot Precetti

PhD Student

Geetha Valurouthu

PhD Student

Kateryna Shevchuk

PhD Student

Kyle Matthews

PhD Student

Lingyi Bi

PhD Student

Mark Anayee

PhD Student

Roman Rakhmanov

PhD Student

Tetiana Hryhorchuk

PhD Student

Teng Zhang

PhD Student

Masters Students

Joshua Gonzalez

Master Student

Visiting Scholars

Amanda Sfeir

PhD Student

Facundo Barraque

Visiting Researcher

Laura Fusco

Marie Curie Global Fellow

Masanobu Chiku

Professor

Ndeye Maty Ndaiye

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Natalia Noriega Pedraza

PhD Student

Sanghee Nam

PhD Student

Umay Amarq

Visiting Researcher

Xing Meng

Professor

Undergraduate Students

Amanda Luca

Lab Assistant

Deng Kuol

Senior Design Project

Eiara Fajardo

Lab Assistant

Jake McBride

Lab Assistant

James Gravlin

Lab Assistant

Jeffrey Busa

Lab Assistant

Jessica Waite

Lab Assistant

Kaleab MenGesha

Lab Assistant

Kimberly Ventura-Martinez

Senior Design Project

Marley Downes

Lab Assistant

Quinn Khuc

Undergraduate Assistant