Current Members

Research and Teaching

Jason Baker (Ph.D Scholar)

 

Research and Teaching

Brian Light (Ph.D Scholar)

Research and Teaching

Vahe Mkrtchyan (M.S)

Research and Teaching

Howard Yanxon (M.S)

Research and Teaching

Melanie White (B.S)

Research and Teaching

Phuc Tran (B.S)

Research and Teaching

Scott Eirman (B.S)

Research and Teaching

Zane Rietmayer (B.S)

 
 
 
 

Past members  

Research and Teaching

Nirup Bandaru

Research and Teaching

Daniel Antonio

Research and Teaching

Makram A Quader

Research and Teaching

Jorge Reynaga

Research and Teaching

Selva Vennila Raju

  • Nirup Bandaru – Completed Ph.D under my supervision in 2014 and employed as CMP Process Development Engineer at Micron Technology, Idaho                                 

  • Daniel Antonio  – Completed Ph.D in 2015 (Ph.D committee member) and working as a Post Doctoral Associate at Idaho National Laboratory

Undergraduates

Stryder Loveday, Weldu Gabrimichael, Deep Patel, Dustin Calhourn, Anthony Connolly, Vahe Mkrtchyan*

Masters Students

Jason Baker*, Makram Abdel Quader, Fiffi Blankson

REU students supervised

Kristiy Kanady (Fisk University) 2010, Dylan Wood (Fisk University) 2010; Brandon Stewart (College of Southern Nevada) 2011, Justin Carryer (Colarado College) 2011; April Jeffris (State University of New York at Albany) 2011 – currently pursuing M.S at ASU; Brandon Lowe (Whitworth University) 2012, Matt Baldwin (University of Puget Sound) 2012

External Ph.D student completed

Mohan Radheep (BDU, India)

HiPSEC Lab facilities

1. Bruker Discover Powder XRD with Goebel mirror and Hi star detector.
2. Raman system (2 numbers – Jobin-Yuvon U1000 double-gratingspectrometer equipped with a charge coupled device CCD detector ISA SpectrumOne).
3. Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS)
Quantum Design for ACMS, Sp.heat and Thermoelectric experiments.
4. APD and Cryomech closed cycle refrigerators with nanovoltmeter and AC bridge for transport measurements.
5. Diamond anvil cells (Symmetric, Panaromic, Mao-Bell and Merrill-Bassett type).
6. Cu-Be piston cylinder and miniature DACs.
6. High temperature single arc melter.
7. High Temperature muffle furnaces for flux growth.