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Current Group Members



Principal Investigator


D_Milliron
Delia Milliron

Status: Group Principal Investigator

Degrees: University of California, Berkeley - Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry
Princeton University - A.B., summa cum laude, in Chemistry, Certificate in Materials Science and Engineering

Email: milliron[aT]che.utexas.edu

Delia’s C.V.


Administrative Associate


Mandy
Mandy Barrera

Status: Administrative Associate to Delia Milliron and Grant & Contract Specialist to the UT Dept. of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: B.A. Equine Mgt.

Email: mbarrera[aT]utexas.edu

Interests: Digital restoration of old photos, reading and crafting.



Postdoctoral Researchers


Molly
Molly Jhong

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; M.S. and B.S. in Chemical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University

Email: mollyjhong[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: My research interests are centered on materials design for electrocatalysis and photoelectrocatalysis. Specifically, I am focused on the synthesis of nanocrystals and the assembly of those into mesoscale architectures, which allows for the investigation of structure-property relationships across length scales.

Molly's CV


Jongsik
Jongsik Park

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: Ph.D. in Chemistry, Korea University, Seoul, Korea; B.S. in Chemistry, Korea University, Seoul, Korea

Email: jongsik75[aT]gmail.com

Research Interests: I am interested in the development of complex heteronanostructures toward the electrocatalysis and photocatalysis. Specifically, I am focused on the synthetic methodology to prohibit the unprecedented atomic rearrangement during the catalysis, which could deteriorate the catalytic stability.

Jongsik's CV


Bharat
Bharat Tandon

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: Ph.D. in Chemistry, IISER-Pune (2019); Masters in Chemistry, IISER-Pune (2015); Bachelor's in Chemistry, Delhi University (2013)

Email: bharat.tandon05[aT]gmail.com

Research Interests: Electrochemical Modulation of Plasmonic Metal Oxide Nanocrystals.

Bharat's CV




Graduate Students


Shin Hum Cho
Shin-Hum Cho

Status: 5th Year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) - B.S. Dual Degree Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry

Email: shinhum[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests:  Structure controlled nanocrystal synthesis into fabrication of electrochromic devices. Converging plasmonics and excitionic nanocrystals into multiscale functional materials. Exceeding functional limitations of materials with steady state properties into dynamic controllable units for energy applications.

Shin's CV


Manuel Dominguez
Manuel N. Dominguez

Status: 4th Year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemistry, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: University of South Carolina Aiken – B.S. in Chemistry

Email: mndominguez[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in understanding and exploring the programmability of inorganic nanocrystal networks for their use in tunable inorganic assemblies.

Manuel's CV


Stephen Gibbs
Stephen L. Gibbs

Status: 4th Year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: University of Florida - B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Email: sgibbs93[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: Much is still unknown about the interaction of the plasmon-induced near field of a single metal oxide nanocrystal and its surroundings. I am interested in investigating this area with the ultimate goal of producing novel properties in the bulk material.

Stephen's CV


Lauren Gilbert
Lauren Reimnitz

Status: 5th Year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: University of Oklahoma- joint BS/MS in Chemical Engineering

Email: laurengilbert[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests:  I'm interested in making and understanding novel materials that can be useful in solving problems related to alternative energy.

Lauren's CV


Allison Green
Allison Green

Status: 1st Year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: University of California, Berkeley – B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Email: allisongreen[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in exploring the structure and conductive properties of inorganic nanocrystal assemblies towards gel polymer electrolytes.

Allison's CV


Jiho
Jiho Kang

Status: 1st Year Ph.D. student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: Seoul National University – B.S. and M.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Email: jihokang[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in understanding nanocrystal assembly and integration, and their application in functional assemblies.

Jiho's CV


KihoonKim
Kihoon Kim

Status: 3rd Year Ph.D. student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: Sogang University - M.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Sogang University - B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering / Integrated Biotechnology

Email: kkim0921[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: Extending my understanding on plasmonic semiconductor materials and their application to optics, electronics, and bio materials.

Kihoon's CV


Vikram
Vikram S. Lakhanpal

Status: 3rd Year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: University of Kansas - B.S. in Engineering Physics

Email: vlakhanpal[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in investigating the conductivity properties of composite nanomaterials for their potential application in energy storage and distribution.

Vikram's CV


Hsin-Che Lu
Hsin-Che Lu

Status: 3rd Year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: National Taiwan University – B.S.E. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering

Email: hclu[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: Understanding the synthesis, electrochemical, optical and physical properties of metal-oxide nanocrystals for electrochromism and developing smart windows based on them.

Hsin-Che's CV


Camila
Camila A. Saez Cabezas

Status: 6th Year Ph.D. student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin.

Previous Degrees: University of Maryland- B.S in Chemical Engineering

Email: csaez[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in the assembly of inorganic colloidal networks to create tunable and dynamic nanocrystal materials.

Camila's CV


Sofia
Sofia Shubert

Status: 1st Year Ph.D. student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin.

Previous Degrees: University of Texas at Austin - B.S. in Chemistry

Email: sofia.shubert[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: I’m interested in developing a better understanding of plasmon-driven catalysis in metal oxide nanocrystal systems and how we can tune these systems for selectivity and efficiency.

Sofia's CV


Ben
Benjamin Z. Zydlewski

Status: 1st Year Ph.D. student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin.

Previous Degrees: Virginia Tech – B.S. in Chemistry

Email: zydlewski[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in nanocrystal synthesis for the development of new materials with electronic and energy applications.

Benjamin's CV