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Principal Investigator


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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@che.utexas.edu

Delia’s CV


Administrative Associate


Angie
Angie (Missildine) Villwock

Status: Senior Administrative Associate to Delia Milliron and Tom Truskett [Chemical Engineering], and Richard Crooks, Stephen Martin, Yi Lu, Graeme Henkelman [Department of Chemistry]

Previous Degrees: B.A. Merchandising

Email: angiem@cm.utexas.edu

Interests: Crafts, coloring book designer, fashion design




Postdoctoral Researchers


Benjamin
Benjamin Roman

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: Texas A&M University - Ph.D. in Chemistry (2020); University of North Texas - Bachelor’s in Chemistry (2014)

Email: benjamin.j.roman@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in the unique photophysical and optoelectronic properties of nanoscale materials.

Benjamin's CV


Xing Yee
Xing Yee Gan

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: University of Pittsburgh - Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry (2021); University of Washington - Bachelor’s in Chemistry (2014)

Email: xingyee.gan@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in ways to utilize plasmonic properties of both nanocrystal dispersions and assemblies for downstream photocatalytic applications.

Xing Yee's CV


KihoonKim
Kihoon Kim

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: UT Austin - Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering; Sogang University - M.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering / Integrated Biotechnology

Email: kkim0921@utexas.edu

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

Kihoon's CV


Daniel
Daniel Davies

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Ph.D. in Chemical engineering (2022); University of Iowa - B.S. in Chemical engineering (2016)

Email: dwdavies@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in understanding nanocrystal optoelectronic properties for switchable emissive devices.

Daniel's CV


WooJe
Woo Je Chang

Status: Postdoc, UT Austin, Department of Chemical Engineering

Previous Degrees: Northwestern University - Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering (2022); Seoul National University - M.S. in Bioengineering and B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering

Email: woojechang@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in coupling plasmonic nanomaterials into molecular vibrations and excitonic nanomaterials.

Woo Je's CV



Graduate Students


Allison Green
Allison Green

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

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

Email: allisongreen@utexas.edu

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

Allison's CV


Ben
Benjamin Z. Zydlewski

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

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

Email: zydlewski@utexas.edu

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

Benjamin's CV


Jiho
Jiho Kang

Status: 4th 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@utexas.edu

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

Jiho's CV


Sofia
Sofia Shubert

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

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

Email: sofiashubert@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I’m interested in studying surface depletion in plasmonic metal oxide nanocrystals and what implications this can have for applications such as plasmon-driven catalysis.

Sofia's CV


Jay
Jay T. Bender

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

Previous Degrees: Cornell University – B.S. in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Email: jay.bender@utexas.edu

Research Interests: Using colloidal nanocrystals to develop next generation catalysts.

Jay's CV


Kofi
Charles Kofi Ofosu

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

Previous Degrees: Macalester College - B.A. in Chemistry

Email: kofosu@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I study the interactions between dispersed nanocrystals, with the goal of better understanding the factors that influence their assemblies and morphologies.

Kofi's CV


Tanner
Tanner A Wilcoxson

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

Previous Degrees: Brigham Young University – B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Email: tannerwilcoxson@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in understanding the phase behavior of polymer linked colloidal gels.


Victor
Victor Segui Barragan

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

Previous Degrees: Texas Wesleyan University – B.S. in Chemistry

Email: vseguibarragan@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in understanding and investigating the plasmonic properties of semiconductor doped nanocrystals to design new materials with unique properties.

Victor's CV


Diana
Diana Conrad

Status: 2nd year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemistry, UT Austin.

Previous Degrees: Florida State University B.S. in Chemistry

Email: dianaconrad@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in using dynamic covalent chemistry to control reconfigurable networks made of nanocrystals, and will analyze their application as a functional network.

Diana's CV


Rebecca
Rebecca R Tafoya

Status: 2nd Year Ph.D. student, Department of Chemical Engineering, UT Austin.

Previous Degrees: University of New Mexico – B.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering

Email: rebeccat1@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in understanding electrochromic devices for manufacturing energy-saving smart windows.


Rebecca's CV


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Marina W Berry

Status: 2nd year Ph.D. Student, Department of Chemistry, UT Austin.

Previous Degrees: University of Mary Washington - B.S. in Chemistry

Email: mberry3@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I am interested in researching and utilizing the optical properties of nanocrystals for the investigation and understanding of other nanoscale materials.

Wren's CV


Akshat
Akshat Singh

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

Previous Degrees: Indian Institute of Technology - B.Tech in Chemical Engineering

Email: akshat1799@utexas.edu

Research Interests: I'm interested in understanding how we can control the properties of nanocrystals to improve their performance as catalysts for clean hydrogen production.

Akshat's CV