Current Group Members

Brett Helms

Dr. Brett A. Helms

Principal Investigator

Postdoctoral Fellow - Technische Universiteit, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (2006-2007)

Ph.D. in Chemistry - University of California, Berkeley (2006)

B.S. in Chemistry - Harvey Mudd College (2000)

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Peter Christensen

Dr. Peter Christensen

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Chemistry - University of British Columbia (2015)

B.S. in Chemistry – University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh (2010)

Swagat Sahu

Dr. Swagat Sahu

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Chemistry - University of California, San Diego (2017)

M.S. in Chemistry - University of California, San Diego (2013)

B.S. in Chemistry and Biology - University of California, Irvine (2010)

Chengyin Fu

Dr. Chengyin Fu

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering - University of California, Riverside (2017)

M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering - New Jersey Institute of Technology (2012)

B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering - Tongji University (2008)

Michael Plews

Dr. Michael Plews

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry - University of Illinois at Chicago (2018)

MChem - University of Manchester (2013)

Arthur White

Dr. Arthur White

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. - Iowa State University (2018)

B.S. - University of Wisconsin - Madison (2013)

Ankit Agrawal

Dr. Ankit Agrawal

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering - The University of Texas at Austin, USA (2017)

M.S. in Technology in Chemical Engineering - Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. (2013)

B.S. in Technology in Chemical Engineering - Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India (2013)

Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Mark Abubekerov

Dr. Mark Abubekerov

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry - UCLA (2017)

B.S. in Chemistry - UC Berkeley (2012)

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Miranda Baran

Miranda Baran

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry

B.S. in Biochemistry - University of Ottawa (2016)

Mike Barird

Mike Baird

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry

B.S. in Chemistry - UC Riverside (2016)

Layla Ge

Layla Ge

Visting Master's Student from the Technical University of Munich

B.S. in Chemical Engineering - Technical University of Munich

Andres Mariano

Andres Mariano

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Alexander Zapata

Alexander Zapata

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Mechanical Engineering
Chloe Dieu

Nhung (Chloe) Dieu

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering

Group Alumni

Postdoctoral Associates

Wenqian Feng

Dr. Wenqian Feng

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Heidelberg University (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)
Miles Braten

Dr. Miles Braten

Postdoctoral Associate

Dr. Karol Miszta

Postdoctoral Associate
Longjun Li

Dr. Longjun Li

Postdoctoral Associate
Lin Ma

Dr. Lin Ma

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Apple Inc.
Lorenzo Maserati

Dr. Lorenzo Maserati

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently a Postdoctoral Associate in the Molecular Foundry Nanofabrication Facility
Ashleigh Ward

Dr. Ashleigh Ward

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Sila Nanotechnologies
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Peter Frischmann

Dr. Peter Frischmann

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently co-founder of Sepion Technologies, Inc.
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Laura Gerber

Dr. Laura Gerber

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Sila Nanotechnologies
Evelyn Rosen

Dr. Evelyn L. Rosen

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently Senior Chemist at Heliotrope Technologies
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Andrew Wills

Dr. Andrew Wills

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at SBA Materials
April M. Sawvel

Dr. April M. Sawvel

Postdoctoral Associate (co-advised with Dr. Delia Milliron)
Currently at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Georgeta Masson

Dr. Georgeta Masson

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Chevron Oronite
Aaron Albers

Dr. Aaron E. Albers

Postdoctoral Associate
Currently at Plexxikon, Inc.
Rami Hourani

Dr. Rami Hourani

Postdoctoral Associate (co-advised with Prof. Ting Xu)
Currently at Intel
Sang-Min Park

Dr. Sang-Min Park

Postdoctoral Associate (co-advised with Deirdre Olynick)
Currently at Seagate

Doctoral Students

Sean Doris

Dr. Sean E. Doris

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Currently a Member of Research Staff at PARC
Curriculum Vitae
Changyi Li

Dr. Changyi Li

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Teresa Williams

Dr. Teresa E. Williams

Principal Scientific Engineering Associate and Graduate Student – Applied Science and Technology
Currently a AAAS Policy Fellow
Stephen Meckler

Dr. Stephen Meckler

Graduate Student - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Currently a Postdoc at PARC

Visiting Scholars

Changfei He

Changfei He

Ph.D. Student Currently at Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Mark Carrington

Mark Carrington

B.S. in Chemical Engineering - Stanford University (2017)
Vincent Voet

Vincent S. D. Voet

Master's Student Currently at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
Rob van der Weegen

Rob van der Weegen

Master's Student Currently at Technische Universiteit, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Martijn Tichelaar

Martijn Tichelaar

Master's Student Currently at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands
Niels Meereboer

Niels Meereboer

Master's Student Currently at Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, The Netherlands

Master's and Undergraduate Students

Andrew Ells

Andrew Ells

Undergraduate - Washington University in St Louis, Chemical Engineering & Systems Engineering

SULI 2018

Lindsey Bear

Lindsey Bear

Undergraduate - Western Washington University, Energy Policy and Management

Mickey Leland Energy Fellowship (MLEF)

Karthik Mayilvahanan

Karthik Mayilvahanan

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering Currently a Graduate Student at Columbia University
Amos Indranada

Amos Indranada

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley
Currently an Assistant Research Scientist at Lilac Solutions, Inc.
Angelique Scheuermann

Angelique Scheuermann

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemistry
Currently a Graduate Student at the University of California, Santa Barbara
Muna Saber

Muna Saber

Undergraduate, SULI Intern
Currently a Graduate Student at the University of California, Santa Barbara
Steve Robinson

Steve Robinson

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley
Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes

Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering
Currently an Engineer at General Motors
Ziyi Zhang

Ziyi Zhang

Undergraduate – UC Berkeley
Currently a Graduate Student at the University of Wisconsin, Madison
Andrea Bayles

Andrea R. Bayles

Master's Student
Elise Goldfine

Elise Goldfine

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2015)
Currently at Northwestern University, Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Program
Don Huynh

Don Huynh

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2015)
Undergraduate - UC Berkeley, Chemical Engineering
Leanne Friedrich

Leanne Friedrich

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2014)
Currently at UC Santa Barbara, Materials Science Graduate Program
PJ Santos

PJ Santos

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2014)
Currently at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Materials Science Graduate Program
Erica Tsai

Erica Tsai

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2014)
Currently at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemistry Graduate Program, Buchwald Group
Rory Runser

Rory Runser

Undergraduate
James Burstein

James Burstein

Undergraduate
John P. Lawrence

John P. Lawrence

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2013)
Currently at Stanford University
Ethan Rosenberg

Ethan Rosenberg

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2013)
Currently at University of California, Los Angeles
Michael Kaiser

Michael Kaiser

Undergraduate
Bradley Williams

Bradley Williams

Undergraduate
SULI Intern
Christina Chang

Christina M. Chang

Undergraduate, SULI Intern (2012)
Currently at Harvard University
Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
Dev Chahal

Dev S. Chahal

Undergraduate
Currently at UCLA Medical School
Harvind Chahal

Harvind S. Chahal

Undergraduate
Currently at Stanford Medical School
Patrick McBride

Patrick M. McBride

Undergraduate
Currently at UC Santa Barbara, Materials Science Graduate Program
Jeffrey Ting

Jeffrey M. Ting

Undergraduate
Currently at University of Minnesota, NSF Chemistry Graduate Fellow
Emma Rudié

Emma N. Rudié

Undergraduate
Currently at Yale, Biostatistics Graduate Program
Lina Zhu

Lina Zhu

Undergraduate
Currently at Kinestral
Mark Bailey

Mark J. Bailey

Undergraduate
Currently at Mount Sinai Hospital, M.D./Ph.D. Program
Jennifer Duong

Jennifer T. Duong

Undergraduate
Currently at Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University