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POST-DOCS
Daria

Daria Skuridina - Post-Doc

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Ph.D., Technische Universität Berlin 2014

Gilliard

Gilliard NARDEL Malheiros Silveira - Post-Doc

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Ph.D., Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil, 2014

Saniya

Saniya Deshpande - Post-Doc

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2014



GRADUATE STUDENTS
James

James Ferrara - 7th Year Graduate Student

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

B.S., University of Texas at Austin, 2008

Fanglu

Fanglu "Kevin" Lu - 6th Year Graduate Student

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

B.S., Tsinghua University, China, 2009

Linda

Kun "Linda" Li - 5th Year Graduate Student

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

B.S., Zhejiang University, China, 2010

Andy

Li "Andy" Zhu - 5th Year Graduate Student

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

B.S., Tsinghua University, China, 2010

Tianbo

Tianbo Sun - 5th Year Graduate Student

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

B.S., Peking University, China, 2010

Adair

Adair Gerke - 4th Year Graduate Student

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

M.S., Stanford University, 2011

B.S., Stanford University, 2011

Indrasen

Indrasen Bhattacharya - 3rd Year Graduate Student

Applied Science and Technology

B.Tech., Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, 2012

Franiece

Franiece Bennet - 1st Year Graduate Student

Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

B.S., Norfolk State University, 2014



UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Christina

Christina Thantrakul - 4th Year Undergraduate Student

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Peter

Peter Thaibao Phan - 2nd Year Undergraduate Student

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences



VISITING PROFESSORS / SCHOLARS
ProfLiu

Prof. Fang LIU - Visiting Professor

Tsinghua University

Hailey

Hailey Yoolhee Kim - Research Scholar (post-B.S.)

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

University of California, Berkeley

Michael

Michael Pengfei Qiao - Visiting Scholar

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Johannes

Johannes Beierlein - Visiting Scholar

Technische Universität Würzburg



ALUMNI
  • Wai Son "Wilson" Ko - Thesis: Photonic Integrated Circuits Using III-V Nanopillars Grown on Silicon
    Ph.D., 2014, Infinera

  • Weijian Yang - Thesis: High Contrast Gratings for Integrated Optoelectronics
    Ph.D., 2013, Postdoc, Columbia University

  • Thai Tran - Thesis: II-V Micropillars on Silicon for Large Scale III-V Photovoltaics and On-Chip Optical Communication
    Ph.D., 2013, Boston Consulting Group

  • Billy Ng - Thesis: III-V Nanostructures on Dissimilar Substrates for Optoelectronic Applications
    Ph.D., 2013, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

  • Frank Yi Rao - Thesis: Long Wavelength VCSEL using High Contrast Grating
    Ph.D., 2012

  • Devang Parekh - Thesis: Optical Injection Locking of Vertical Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers: Digital and Analog Applications
    Ph.D., 2011

  • Christopher Chase - Thesis: High Contrast Grating VCSELs: Properties and Implementation on InP-based VCSELs
    Ph.D., 2011

  • Vinay Hampapur
    B.S., 2010, Stanford University

  • Linus Chuang- Thesis: III-V Nanowires and Nanoneedles on Lattice Mismatched Substrates for Optoelectronic Device Applications
    Ph.D., 2009

  • Shanna Crankshaw- Thesis: Spectroscopic Characterization of III-V Semiconductor Nanomaterials
    Ph.D., 2009

  • Michael Moewe- Thesis: Growth and Characterization of III-V Nanowires and Nanoneedles
    Ph.D., 2009, JDS Uniphase

  • Bala Pesala- Thesis: Slow and Fast Light using Nonlinear Processes in Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers
    Ph.D., 2009, Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute, India

  • Ye "Mervin" Zhou- Thesis: Subwavelength High-Contrast Grating (HCG) and its Applications in Optoelectronic Devices
    Ph.D., 2008, McKinsey

  • Steve Wu
    B.S., 2008

  • Matthew Johnson
    B.S., 2008, MIT

  • Xiaoxue "Wendy" Zhao - Thesis: Optical Injection Locking on Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers (VCSELs): Physics and Applications
    Ph.D., 2008, Google

  • Forrest Sedgwick - Thesis: Slow and Fast Light in Semiconductors
    Ph.D., 2008,  Infinera

  • Michael Chung-Yi Huang - Thesis: Nano-Electromechanical Optoelectronic Tunable Lasers
    Ph.D., 2007

  • Jason Lin
    B.S., 2007, Stanford University

  • Karen Lee
    B.S., 2004, MIT

  • Lukas Chrostowski - Thesis: Optical Injection Locking of Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers
    Ph.D., 2004, UBC

  • Carlos Mateus - Thesis: Tunable Optoelectronic Devices
    Ph.D., 2003, Brazil

  • David Messing
    B.S., 2002, MIT

  • Chih-Hao Chang - Thesis: High Speed Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers with Injection Locking
    Ph.D., 2002, Intel

  • Jeff Waite - Thesis: Design and Properties of a Torsional Micromechanical Tunable Optical Filter
    M.S., 2000

  • Steven Chase - Thesis: A Micromechanical Red-shifting Tunable Vertical Cavity Filter
    M.S., 1999, Johns Hopkins Medicine

  • Yae Okuno - Thesis: III-V Compound Epitaxy Using MOCVD
    M.S., 1999, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Wupen Yuen - Thesis: Multiple Wavelength Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser Arrays
    Ph.D., 1999, Bandwidth 9

  • Gabriel Li - Thesis: Wavelength Selective Detectors for Fibre-Optic Communications
    Ph.D., 1998, Bandwidth 9

  • Melissa Li - Thesis: Micro-Mechanical Tunable Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers
    Ph.D., 1998, ONI systems

  • Sui F. Lim - Thesis: VCSEL with an Intracavity Quantum-Well Absorber: Design and Applications,
    Ph.D., 1998, GenOA

  • Kevin Lascola - Thesis: Thermal Modeling of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers
    M.S., 1997, SDL

  • Yongan Wu - Thesis: Single Mode Passive Antiguide Region Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Laser
    Ph. D, 1997, Onetta

  • Giorgio Giaretta - Thesis: Wavelength-Selective Photodetectors and WDM Links
    Ph.D., 1997, Bandwidth9

  • Marianne Wu - Thesis: Micromachined Wavelength Tunable Optoelectronic Devices - Applications in All-Optical Networks
    Ph.D., 1997, ONI systems

  • Ed Vail - Thesis: Micromechanical Tunable Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser
    Ph.D., 1997, SDL

  • Dan Francis -Thesis: Non-Parallel Etched-Facets Diode Laser Arrays: Fabrication, Analysis, and Applications
    Ph.D., 1997, GenOA

  • Michael Kwong
    B.S., 1995

  • Keith Toh
    B.S., 1995, Francisco Partners

Last Updated January 2015