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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


Sandeep
Sandeep Ghosh

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: Ph.D. (Chemistry) - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; M.S. (Chemistry) - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India; B.Sc. (Chemistry) - Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Email: sandeep.ghosh[aT]austin.utexas.edu

Research Interests: Understanding the correlation between internal structure of semiconductor nanocrystals and their optoelectronic properties. Tweaking underlying chemistry of synthesis and processing to arrive at smart functional nano materials.

Sandeep's CV


Molly
Molly Jhong

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin

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


Beth
Beth Lindquist

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin (co-advised w/ Tom Truskett)

Previous Degrees: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Ph.D. in Chemistry; University of Notre Dame - B.S. in Biochemistry

Email: blindqu2[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests:  Proton conduction and inorganic-surface mediated transport of ions in porous nanocrystalline materials.

Beth's CV




Graduate Students


Shin Hum Cho
Shin-Hum Cho

Status: 3rd 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: 2nd 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: 2nd 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: 3rd 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


Sungyeon Heo
Sungyeon Heo

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

Previous Degrees: Yonsei University - South Korea – B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering

Email: sungyeon[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests:  I am interested in the synthesis of nanocrystals with deeper understanding of underlying science. Based on this, I will integrate nanocrystals into the energy devices with efficient method.

Sungyeon's CV


KihoonKim
Kihoon Kim

Status: 1st 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: 1st 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 nanogels for their potential application in energy storage and distribution.

Vikram's CV


Hsin-Che Lu
Hsin-Che Lu

Status: 1st 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


Gary
Gary K. Ong

Status: 6th year Ph.D. student, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley

Previous Degrees: UC Berkeley - B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering

Email: ong.garyk[aT]gmail.com

Research Interests: I am interested in the assembly of nano crystals with emphasis on how interfaces affect the thermodynamics of assembly processes. Specifically, I am exploring multicomponent nanocrystal assemblies.

Gary's CV


Camila
Camila A. Saez Cabezas

Status: 4th 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


Corey Staller
Corey Staller

Status: 4th Year PhD Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Previous Degrees: University of Missouri - B.S. in Chemical Engineering, B.S. in Economics

Email: cstaller[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in how quantum mechanical properties of materials are related to their directly measurable electronic and photoelectric properties.

Corey's CV




Visiting Researchers


Bharat
Bharat Tandon

Status: Visiting Researcher, 5th Year Integrated MS-PhD Student at IISER-Pune

Previous Degrees: Bachelors in Chemistry, Delhi University (2013)

Email: bharat.tandon[aT]students.iiserpune.ac.in

Research Interests:  Integration of plasmonics and magnetism in transition metal doped metal oxide nanocrystals.

Bharat's CV



Undergraduate Researchers


ashley-bird
Ashley Bird

Status: 3rd year Undergraduate Student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin

Email: a.bird[aT]utexas.edu

Research Interests:  

Ashley's CV