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Research Personnel

Faculty

Nelson Tansu, PhD

Education
*B.S. (highest distinction) in Applied Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, and Physics.
University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 1998

*Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Minors: Physics and Material Science Engineering)
University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 2003

Birthplace & Date
Medan, Sumatra (Indonesia)
October 20, 1977

Contact Information
Nelson Tansu, Ph.D.
Daniel E. '39 and Patricia M. Smith Endowed
Chair Professor in Photonics and Nanoelectronics,
Smith Family Endowed Director,
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN)
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, USA
Email: Tansu@lehigh.edu
Phone: (610) 758-2678, Fax: (610) 758-2605
www.ece.lehigh.edu/~tansu
CPN Web: cpn.lehigh.edu


 Short Biography

Prof. Nelson Tansu is Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI Fellow; elected in 2016). Tansu is the Daniel E. '39 and Patricia M. Smith Endowed Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), and Director for the Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN) at Lehigh University. He had made seminal advances to the invention and innovation, fundamental sciences, and device technologies of III-V and III-Nitride semiconductors. Specifically, his innovations have impacted areas of dilute-nitride diode lasers, and III-nitride semiconductor technologies for energy efficiency. He has more than 16 US patents, and his work is integrated in today’s state-of-the-art solid state lighting technology. He has authored more than 124+ refereed journals and 262+ conference publications. His life story as a professor was published in the form of best-selling children’s book “Nelson the Boy who Loved to Read” in his native country Indonesia. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief for Photonics and Editorial Board Members in 8 other leading journals in applied physics and nanotechnology.

Research Scientist/ Post-Doctoral Research Fellows

Renbo Song, Ph.D

Education
*B.S. in Optics
Shandong University, China, 1998

*M.S. in Condensed Matter Physics,
State Key Laboratory of Crystal Materials,
Shandong University, China, 2001

*Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, 2009

Contact Information
Dr. Renbo Song, Scientific Manager
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: resd@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-2709
 Short Biography

Dr. Renbo Song oversees the facility operation of the Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN). His areas of interest include MOCVD and new epitaxy technologies for wide bandgap semiconductors. He has both the industrial and academic experience, and presently he works closely with other technical staffs within the CPN.

Graduate (PhD/Masters) Students

Mr. Wei Sun

Education
*B.S in Electronic & Information Engineering,
Beijing Institute of Technology,
Beijing, China, July 2009

*Master of Business & Engineering,
Lehigh University, August 2012-present

*Ph.D. student in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, January 2014-Present

Birthplace & Date
Chuzhou, Anhui, China
November 8, 1987

Contact Information
Wei Sun
Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: wes212@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Wei Sun was born in November 1987, and received his B.S. degree of Electronic & Information Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology (China) in 2009. Since January 2014, he has been a PhD student in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN) at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA, USA).

His research is related to III-Nitride semiconductor nanostructures for solid-state lighting technologies, covering variousaspects of the theoretical/experimental physics and device fabrication of III-Nitride Nano-scale semiconductor. His topics include the pursuit of surface plasmon application in LEDs as well as the efficiency-droop suppression process in III-Nitride based semiconductors.

Mr. Ioannis Fragkos

Education
*B.S in Physics
University of Crete
Greece, September 2010

*M.S in Micro-Optoelectronics
University of Crete
Greece, September 2012

*Ph.D candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, January 2014-present

Birthplace & Date
Athens, Greece
February 19th, 1988

Contact Information
Ioannis Fragkos
Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: iof213@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Ioannis Fragkos was born in February 1988 and hereceived his B.S degree from Physics Department of University of Crete, Greece in September 2010 and his M.S degree in the field of Micro-Optoelectronics from the same department in 2012. His M.S thesis was related to the growth and characterization of AZO thin films via sputtering technique. In 2012 he was accepted as a grant holder from the institute of CENIMAT-Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia da Universidade Nova de Lisboa-Portugal. Since January 2014, he has been a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN) at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA). 

His research areas are related to III-Nitride semiconductor nanostructures for solid state lighting technologies. His research works cover the theoretical and experimental aspects of the physics in nano-scale semiconductor, MOCVD and device fabrications of III-Nitride semiconductor devices on GaN substrates. His research works cover the theoretical and experimental study of GaN-based light emitting diodes as well as methods for efficiency improvement in III-Nitride based light emitting diodes

Mr. Damir Borovac

Education
*B.S in Electrical Engineering
Lehigh University
Pennsylvania, USA, May 2015

*Ph.D candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, June 2015-present

Birthplace & Date
Makarska, Croatia
August 28th, 1992
Hometown: Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Contact Information
Damir Borovac
Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: dab315@lehigh.edu
phone: (484) 767-7829
 Short Biography

Damir Borovac was born on August 28th, 1992, and received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University in 2015. Since June 2015, he has been a PhD student in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN) at Lehigh University. .

His research areas are related to III-Nitride semiconductor nanostructures for thermoelectric applications. His research works cover the theoretical and experimental aspects of the physics in nano-scale semiconductor, especially in the field of thermoelectricity and energy generation.

Mr. Justin C. Goodrich

Education
*B.S in Physics
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA, May 2013

*B.S in Electrical Engineering
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA, May 2014


*Ph.D candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, August 2016-present

Birthplace & Date
Somerville, New Jersey
August 19th, 1991

Contact Information
Justin C. Goodrich
Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: jcg213@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Justin C. Goodrich was born on August 19th, 1991, in Somerville, New Jersey. He attended high school at Bridgewater-Raritan High School (2009), in Bridgewater, NJ, and pursued undergraduate degrees in physics (2013) and electrical engineering (2014) at Lehigh University, in Bethlehem, PA. During his undergraduate studies, Justin participated in several research projects, including a theoretical investigation of plasmonic enhancement in tandem solar cells, a statistical analysis of the response of a 2D alloy to chaotic motion, and a senior design project successfully demonstrating peer-to-peer communication via visible white light LEDs.

Upon graduation in 2014, Justin worked in industry in the power generation division of POWER Engineers, Inc., as an instrumentation and controls engineer. Here he supported the detail design for several coal-fired and gas-fired power plants, substations, and carbon capture systems. Since the summer of 2016, Justin returned to Lehigh University as a PhD student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Center for Photonics and Nanotechnology (CPN) at Lehigh University.

His research areas are related to III-Nitride semiconductors, theoretical and experimental aspects of the physics of nanoscale semiconductors, and MOCVD and device fabrications of III-Nitride semiconductor devices on GaN substrates. His research interests include: optoelectronic devices, power electronic/MOSFET/HEMT structures, and properties of dilute anion III-nitride semiconductors.

Mr. Onos Ogidi-Ekoko

Education
*B.S in Electrical Engineering
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA, May 2015

*M.S. in Electrical Engineering
Lehigh University
Bethlehem, PA, May 2015

*Ph.D candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, June 2017-present

Birthplace & Date
Benin City, Nigeria

Contact Information
Onos Ogidi-Ekoko
Ph.D. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: ono215@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Onoriode Ogidi-Ekoko received his bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from Lehigh University in 2015. He then obtained his master's degree in Electrical Engineering in 2016, also from Lehigh University. Between 2016 and 2017, he was a visiting scholar at the Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics working with the Tansu Group where he did power electronics research for III-Nitride semiconductors. He started his PhD in the Fall of 2017 and is currently involved in multiple projects with a focus on GaN-based power electronics devices. 

Mr. Austin Slosberg

Education
*B.S in Physics
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, June 2016

*M.S candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, September 2016-present

Birthplace & Date
New York, New York
February 21st, 1994

Contact Information
Austin Slosberg
M. S Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: amsb16@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Austin Slosberg was born on February 21st, 1994 and he received his B.S. degree(Physics) from University of Rochester in June 2016. Since September 2016, he has been a Master's student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and the Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN) at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA). 

His research areas are related to III-Nitride semiconductor nanostructures for solid state lighting technologies. His research works cover the optical properties of Subwavelength Grating mirrors and the potential benefits they have for future III-Nitride blue emitting Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Lasers (VCSELs).

Mr. Syed Ahmed Al Muyeed [co-advised with Prof. Jonathan J. Wierer]

Education
*B.S in Applied Physics, Electronic and Communication Engineering
University of Dhaka
Bangladesh, 2014

*M.S. in Applied Physics and Materials Science
University of Dhaka
Bangladesh, 2016

*Ph.D candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, August 2016-present

Birthplace & Date
Dhaka, Bangladesh
January 27th, 1992

 Short Biography

Syed Ahmed Al Muyeed received his B.S. degree from the department of Applied Physics, Electronics and Communication Engineering of University of Dhaka, Bangladesh in 2014. He received his M.S. degree with a major in Applied Physics and Material Science from the same department (currently known as Electrical and Electronic Engineering) in 2016. His research interest focuses on physics of semiconductor devices, specifically solid state lighting. Currently, he is working on high efficiency light-emitting diodes in the visible range using III-N materials. 

Mr. Hanlin Fu

Education
*B.S in Physics
University of Science and Technology of China
China, June 2015

*M.S. candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, August 2016-present

Birthplace & Date
Dalian, Liaoning, China
February 3rd, 1993

Contact Information
Hanlin Fu
M.S. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: haf216@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Hanlin Fu was born on February 3rd, 1993. He received his B.S. degree in Atomic and Molecular Physics from University of Science and Technology of China in June 2015. Since December 2016, he joined the Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics (CPN), and he is the candidate for an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA, USA). 

His research areas are related to III-Nitride semiconductor nanostructures for solid state lighting technologies. His research works cover the theoretical and experimental aspects of the physics in nano-scale semiconductor, MOCVD and device fabrications of III-Nitride semiconductor devices on GaN substrates. His research works cover the theoretical and experimental study of GaN-based light emitting diodes as well as methods for efficiency improvement in III-Nitride based light emitting diodes

Ms. Qingyang Li

Education
*B.S in Physics
Harbin Institute of Technology
Harbin, China, May 2017

*M.S. candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, August 2017-present

Contact Information
Qingyang Li
M.S. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: qil417@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Qingyang Li’s research work is related to the design of integrated tunable lasers for visible light communications. Li’s material platforms cover III-nitride semiconductor.

Mr. Tianfei Song

Education
*B.S in Physics
Beijing Jiaotong University
Beijing, China, May 2012

*M.S. candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, August 2017-present

Contact Information
Tianfei Song
M.S. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: tis317@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Tianfei’s Song research work is related to the development of visible light communications system by using LED based technologies.

Mr. Jiaheng Wu

Education
*B.S in Physics
Sun Yat Sen University
Guangzhou, China, May 2017

*M.S. candidate in Electrical Engineering,
Lehigh University, August 2017-present

Contact Information
Jiaheng Wu
M.S. Candidate and Research Assistant
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
7 Asa Drive,
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: jiw717@lehigh.edu
phone: (610) 758-4326
 Short Biography

Jiaheng Wu’s research work is related to the growth and fabrication of integrated nanophotonics structure for high-efficiency and tunable lasers. Wu’s material platforms cover GaN, and other new semiconductor alloys.

 

Mr. Ross Zimmerman

Education
*B.S in Electrical Engineering, 2018 Expected

Birthplace & Date
New Jersey, United States
April 12th, 1996

Contact Information
Ross Zimmerman
Center for Photonics and Nanoelectronics
Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Lehigh University
P.O. Box H021,
39 University Drive
Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
email: raz318@lehigh.edu
 Short Biography

Ross Zimmerman in currently an undergraduate student at Lehigh University and is a candidate for a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering (class of 2018). His research work includes the design of nitride based Distributed Bragg Reflectors.


Group Alumni

PhD Alumni

  1. Dr. Ronald A. Arif (B.S. with 1st class honor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; MS, Lehigh University), Ph.D., Lehigh University (January 2004-July 2008).
    Thesis: Polarization Engineering and Approaches for High-Performance III-Nitride Light Emitters
    Awards: Sherman Fairchild Fellowship on Solid State Studies (2006-2007).
    Current Position: Senior Research Scientist / Member of Technical Staff at VEECO, Inc. (Somerset, NJ); Formerly Member of Technical Staff in Epi R&D Group at Cree, Inc. (Durham, NC)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/ronald-arif-4bb5aa7
  2. Dr. Yik-Khoon Ee (B.S. with 1st class honor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; MS, Lehigh University), Ph.D., Lehigh University (June 2005-November 2009)
    Thesis: Reduced Dislocation Engineering and Enhanced Light Extraction Efficiency of III-Nitride Light Emitting Diodes
    Awards: Sherman Fairchild Fellowship on Solid State Studies (2007-2008).
    Current Position: Engineering Program Manager - Display Hardware Technologies at Apple (Cupertino, CA); Formerly Senior Development Engineer and Engineering Manager at Philips Lumileds (San Jose, CA)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/yik-khoon-brandon-ee-a257a414
  3. Dr. Hua Tong (B.S. with Rank 1st in Class, Tsinghua University, China; MS, Tsinghua University, China); Ph.D., Lehigh University (July 2006-August 2010); Postdoctoral.
    Period in Group: October 2006 – November 2010.
    Thesis: Thermoelectric Characteristics and Measurements of Ternary III-Nitride Semiconductors
    Awards: The Anadigics Fellowship
    Current Position: MOCVD Scientist / Member of Technical Staff at Valence Process Equipment (Malvern, PA)
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/huatong
  4. Prof. (Ms.) Hongping Zhao (B.S. with Rank 2nd / 250, Nanjing Normal University, China; MS with Rank 1st / 135, Southeast University, China); Ph.D., Lehigh University, (Jan 2007-October 2010); Postdoctoral, Lehigh University (November 2010-May 2011).
    Thesis: Enhancement of Internal Quantum Efficiency and Optical Gain for Nitride Light-Emitting Diodes and Laser Diodes
    Awards: The 2008 SPIE Educational Scholarship on Optical Science and Engineering, Sherman Fairchild Fellowship on Solid State Studies (2008-2009), The 2009 SPIE Educational Scholarship on Optical Science and Engineering, Rossin Doctoral Fellowship (2010).
    Current Position: Tenured Associate Professor (August 2017-present), ECE Department, Ohio State University (Columbus, OH).
    Past Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Summer 2011-July 2017), Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH);
    http://engr.case.edu/zhao_hongping/
  5. (Ms.) Guangyu Liu (B.S. with Rank 2nd in Class, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), Ph.D.,Lehigh University, (June 2008 – May 2013); Postdoctoral, Lehigh University (June 2013 – August 2013). Period in Group: June 2008 – August 2013.
    Thesis: Device Engineering for Internal Quantum Efficiency Enhancement and Efficiency Droop Issue in III-Nitride Light-Emitting Diodes
    Awards: Dean’s Assistantship Fellowship (2008-2009), Sherman Fairchild Fellowship on Solid State Studies (2009-2010), Sherman Fairchild Fellowship on Solid State Studies (2012-2013), The 2012 SPIE Educational Scholarship in Optics and Photonics.
    Current Position: Member of Technical Staff at Intel R&D Group (Hillsboro, OR)
    https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=hORCybsAAAAJ&hl=en
  6. Prof. (Ms.) Jing Zhang (B.S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), Ph.D., Lehigh University,(June 2009 – May 2013); Postdoctoral, Lehigh University (June 2013 – August 2013). Period in Group: June 2009 – August 2013.
    Thesis: Ternary III-Nitride Semiconductors for Thermoelectricity and Light Emitters
    Awards: Dean’s Assistantship Fellowship (2009-2010), Sherman Fairchild Fellowship on Solid State Studies (2010-2011), Sherman Fairchild Fellowship on Solid State Studies (2012-2013), The 2012 SPIE Educational Scholarship in Optics and Photonics.
    Past Position: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor (Fall 2013 – Summer 2014), Department of Physics, St. John’s University (New York, NY)
    Current Position: Kate Gleason Endowed (Tenure-Track) Assistant Professor (Fall 2014-present), Department of Electrical and Microelectronics Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)
    http://www.rit.edu/kgcoe/staff/jing-zhang
    https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=FOqP658AAAAJ&hl=en
  7. Prof. (Ms.) Peifen Zhu (B.S., Liaocheng University, China; M.S., Jilin University, China; M.S., Texas Tech University), Ph.D., Lehigh University, (June 2011 – December 2014). Period in Group: June 2011 – December 2014.
    Thesis: Light Extraction and Nanomaterials for White Light-Emitting Diodes
    Awards: Dean’s Assistantship Fellowship (2011-2012), Sherman Fairchild Fellowship on Solid State Studies (2014-2015).
    Current Position: Assistant Professor (Fall 2014 - present), Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, University of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)
    https://faculty.utulsa.edu/~/peifen-zhu
    https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9qEoPVYAAAAJ
  8. Prof. Chee-Keong Tan (B.S. with 1st Class Honor, University of Sheffield, UK), Ph.D. Lehigh University (July 2011-July 2016). Period in Group: July 2011 – July 2016.
    Thesis: Dilute-Anion III-Nitride Semiconductor Materials and Nanostructures
    Awards: Dean’s Assistantship Fellowship (2011-2012). CPN Graduate Fellowship (2014-2015), 2015 SPIE Educational Scholarship on Optical Science and Engineering, 2016 SPIE Educational Scholarship on Optical Science and Engineering
    Current Position: Assistant Professor (Fall 2016 - present), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Clarkson University (Potsdam, NY)
    http://www.clarkson.edu/ece/faculty_staff/faculty/tan.html
    https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Xvu7eSAAAAAJ&hl=en
    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chee-Keong_Tan
  9. Dr. Guosong Zeng (B.S., Tianjin University, China; M.S., Lehigh University), Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University (July 2012-July 2017). Period in Group: Jan 2014 – June 2017.
    Thesis: Investigation of Wear Mechanism of Gallium Nitride
    Awards: 2017 STLE Graduate Fellowship Award
    https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ucvx4yEAAAAJ&hl=en
    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Guosong_Zeng
    https://www.linkedin.com/in/guosong-zeng-4991a941/

Former Post-Doc/Research Scientist

  1. Dr. Ming Han (B.S., Zhejiang University, China; M.S., Beijing University, China; Ph.D., Columbia University; Post-Doctoral at Lehigh University).
    Current Position: Member of Technical Staff at CyOptics, Inc. (Breiningsville, PA, USA).
  2. Dr. Jizhong Li (B.S., Qufu University, China; M.S., Shandong University, China; Ph.D., Kansas State University; Post-Doctoral at North Carolina State University; Research Scientist / Fellow at Lehigh University).
    Current Position: Member of Technical Staff at VEECO, Inc. (Somerset, NJ, USA).
  3. Dr. Muhammad Jamil (B.S., Gordon College Rawalpindi, Pakistan; M.S., University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir; M.Phil., Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan; M.S., State University of New York-Albany; Ph.D., State University of New York-Albany; Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Lehigh University).
    Currently Position: Member of Technical Staff, Crystal IS, Inc., (Troy NY)
  4. Dr. Gensheng Huang (B.S., Shandong University (China); M.S., Shandong University (China); PhD., Chinese Academy of Sciences (Shanghai, China); Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore, 2000-2004); Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at National Chiao Tung University (Taiwan, 2004-2007); Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Lehigh University (USA,2007-2010);).
    Current Position: MOCVD Engineer at Aixtron, Inc (Sunnyvale, CA, USA).
  5. Dr. Juan A. Herbsommer (B.S., Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina; Ph.D., Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Argentina; Postdoctoral, Bell Laboratories - Lucent Technologies), Visiting Scientist at Lehigh University from July 2008 – December 2010.
    Current Position: Senior Engineer at Texas Instruments, Inc. (Bethlehem, PA, USA).
  6. Dr. Marco Mastrapasqua (Ph.D., Politecnico di Milano, Milano Italy; Postdoctoral, Bell Laboratories - Lucent Technologies), Visiting Scientist at Lehigh University from Fall 2009 till Spring 2011.
    Current Position: Senior Engineer at Texas Instruments, Inc. (Bethlehem, PA, USA).
  7. Dr. Benjamin O. Tayo (B.S., University of Bueau, Cameroon; MS, University of Trieste, Italy; Ph.D., Lehigh University, July 2012), Visiting Scientist at Lehigh University from Fall 2012 till Spring 2013.
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Pittsburgh State University (Pittsburgh, KS)
  8. Dr. Renbo Song (B.S., Shandong University, China; MS, Shandong University, China; Ph.D., Lehigh University, July 2009), Visiting Scientist at Lehigh University from April 2010 – June 2011.
    Current Position: MOCVD Scientist / Member of Technical Staff at Valence Process Equipment (Malvern, PA)
  9. Dr. Te Li (Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences, China; Postdoctoral, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Postdoctoral / Visiting Scientist at Lehigh University starting from Fall 2013 – April 2015.
    Current Position: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Changchun University of Science and Technology (CUST), China.

MS/MENG Alumni (by Research)

  1. Ronald A. Arif (B.S. with 1st class honor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; MS, Lehigh University), MS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, January 2004 - December 2005.
  2. Zhian Jin (B.S., Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China), MS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, September 2004 - May 2006.
  3. Jason R. Haas (B.S. with Honors, Lehigh University), M.S. in Electrical Engineering (Presidential Scholar), Lehigh University, June 2005 - August 2006.
  4. Yik-Khoon Ee (B.S. with 1st class honor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; MS, Lehigh University), MS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, June 2005 - May 2007.
  5. Ravi S. Tummidi (B.S. with 1st class distinction, North Maharashtra University, India; MS, Lehigh University), MS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, September 2005 - May 2007.
  6. Tidapan Sursattayawong, (B.S., Chulalongkorn University,Bangkok, Thailand, 1996; M. Eng.,Chulalongkorn University,Bangkok, Thailand, 1999), MS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, July 2008 - May 2010.
  7. Shaofei Zhang, (B.E., Nanjing University of Science and Technology, July 2007), MS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, July 2008 - May 2010.
  8. Joseph B. Mulhern, (B.S., Villanova University, May 2008), M.S. in Energy Systems Engineering, Lehigh University, May 2009-May, 2010.
  9. Vincent Adhi Handara, (B.S., University of Wisconsin - Madison, May 2008 ), MS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, July 2008 - May 2010.
  10. Nan-Lung Wu, (B.S., National Sun-Yat Sen University, 2004), MS in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, 2008 - 2010.
  11. Xiao-Hang Li (B.S. with Rank 1st in Class, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Summer 2008-May 2011.
  12. (Ms.) Guangyu Liu (B.S. with Rank 2nd in Class, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Summer 2008-May 2011.
  13. Takahiro Toma (B.S., Ritsumeikan University, Japan; M.S., Ritsumeikan University, Japan), M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Fall 2009-May 2011.
  14. Nicholas Lacroce (B.S., Shippensburg University), M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Fall 2014-Summer 2016.
  15. Matt Peart (B.S., Villanova University), M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Summer 2015-Summer 2016. [co-advised with Prof. Jonathan J. Wierer]
  16. Xiongliang Wei (B.S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology), M.S. in Photonics, Lehigh University, Summer 2014-Summer 2016. [co-advised with Prof. Jonathan J. Wierer]
  17. Mark J. Dipsey (B.S., Lehigh University), M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Summer 2015-Summer 2016. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-dipsey-24205459
  18. (Ms.) Liangyue Yan (B.S., Zhejiang Normal University), M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Fall 2014-Summer 2016.
  19. (Ms.) Yiming Zhong (B.S., Nanjing University), M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Lehigh University, Fall 2015-May 2017.

Former Undergraduate Students:

  1. Sean Anderson (B.S., Lehigh University), currently pursuing PhD degree in the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester.
  2. Touhid Choudhury (B.S., Lehigh University), Summer 2004. Touhid had graduated with his MS degree in EE at Lehigh University.
  3. Bilal M. Khan (B. S., Lehigh University), Fall 2004-Spring 2005, currently pursuing PhD in EE at Cornell University.
  4. Rajiv Methora (B.S., Lehigh University), Fall 2004-Spring 2005. Rajiv had graduated with his MS degree in ISE at Lehigh University. Currently, Mr. Methora works as Financial Analyst for Enrst and Young (New York City, NY).
  5. Aziz Iqbal (B.S., Lehigh University), Fall 2004-Spring 2005. Aziz currently works as engineer for Black and Decker.
  6. Brandon R. Davis (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2007) at Lehigh University starting from Fall 2006-Spring 2007. Research Works on: Design and Fabrication of Nitride-Based Distributed Bragg Reflectors. Currently, Mr. Davis is pursuing his MS degree at Lehigh University.
  7. Steven J. Millman (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2007) at Lehigh University starting from Fall 2006-Spring 2007. Research Works on: Design and Fabrication of Nitride-Based Distributed Bragg Reflectors. Currently, Mr. Millman is pursuing his MS degree at Lehigh University.
  8. Yush P. Gupta (B.S., Carnegie Mellon University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2010) at Carnegie Mellon University, from May 2007- Aug 2007. Research Works on: Modeling of Surface Plasmon Devices.
  9. Samuel B. Wechsler (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2008) at Lehigh University, Summer 2007-Fall 2007. Research Works on: Nanopatterning of SiO2 Mask for Selective Area Epitaxy of InGaN-GaN Light Emitting Diodes.
  10. Brian S. Berner (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2010) at Lehigh University, Fall 2007. Research Works on: Modeling of InN-Based Semiconductor Solar Cells.
  11. Ms. Alexandra M. Driscoll (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2009) at Lehigh University, Summer 2008. Research Works on: Characterization of Staggered InGaN Quantum Well Light Emitting Diodes. (co-advised with Prof. V. Dierolf, Physics, Lehigh)
  12. Steven Paro (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2009) at Lehigh University, Spring 2008. Research Works on: Radiative Heat Transfer of Nano-scale Devices.
  13. Jason Tremmel (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2009) at Lehigh University, Fall 2008 - Spring 2009. Research Works on: High Efficiency III-Nitride Solar Cells.
  14. Christopher Spagna (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2009) at Lehigh University, Fall 2008 - Spring 2009. Research Works on: High Efficiency III-Nitride Solar Cells.
  15. Alexander C. Wendt (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2010) at Lehigh University, Summer 2009 – May 2010. Research Works on: Modeling of Single Mode High Power VCSELs.
  16. Greg D. Roberts (B.S., University of California – Berkeley), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2015) at University of California – Berkeley, Summer 2012. Research Works on: Visible Light Communications.
  17. Nicholas J. Stein (B.S., Lafayette College), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2013) at Lafayette College, Summer 2012. Research Works on: Solar Cells Measurements and Characterizations.
  18. Michael H. Wilson (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2014) at Lehigh University, Summer 2012. Research Works on: Visible Light Communications.
  19. Peter O. Wiegel (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2013) at Lehigh University, Fall 2011 - Spring 2013. Research Works on: Light Extraction in III-Nitride Light Emitting Diodes.
  20. Nicholas Lay (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2014) at Lehigh University, Fall 2012. Research Works on: Grating-based LEDs.
  21. Justin C. Goodrich (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2014) at Lehigh University, Fall 2013 - Spring 2014. Research Works on: Visible Light Communications.
  22. Alex Kyritsis (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2014) at Lehigh University, Fall 2013 - Spring 2014. Research Works on: Visible Light Communications.
  23. Brento H. Dantas (B.S., Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE), Brazil), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2016), Summer 2015. Research Works on: Nanostructures for White LEDs
  24. (Ms.) Weihe Chen (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2017) at Lehigh University, Summer 2014 – Summer 2015. Research Works on: Waveguide Engineering in VCSELs
  25. Nicholas Trivelis (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2017) at Lehigh University, Spring 2015 – Summer 2015. Research Works on: Flexible Electronics
  26. Ricardo Alvarez (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2017) at Lehigh University, Summer 2015. Research Works on: Flexible Electronics
  27. Eric J. Harrold (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2018) at Lehigh University, Summer 2016 – Fall 2016. Research Works on: III-nitride semiconductors photoacoustic devices
  28. Eric T. Reid (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2017) at Lehigh University, Summer 2015 – Summer 2017. Research Works on: III-nitride semiconductors electronics
  29. (Ms.) Korey Finn (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2017) at Lehigh University, Summer 2016 – May 2017. Research Works on: Visible light communications
  30. Zachary Brogie (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2017) at Lehigh University, Summer 2016 – May 2017. Research Works on: Visible light communications
  31. (Ms.) Katharine Porfirio (B.S., Lehigh University), B.S. Candidate (Class of 2017) at Lehigh University, Summer 2016 – May 2017. Research Works on: Touchscreen technologies

Former Outreach High School Students:

  1. Yush P. Gupta (10th, 11th, and 12th Grade, Moravian Academy, Bethlehem, PA), Summer 2004, Summer 2005, Summer 2006, currently an undergraduate student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon Univ. Research Works on: Quasi-Guided VCSELs and Q-FDTD Modeling of Quantum Dots Nanostructure.
  2. David M. Schindler (11th Grade, Moravian Academy, Bethlehem, PA), Summer 2005, currently an undergraduate student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Research Works on: Design and Modeling of Quasi-Guided VCSELs.
  3. Nathaniel C. Thomas (12th Grade, Palisades High School, Kintnersville, PA), Fall 2006-Spring 2007, currently an undergraduate student in Physics and Mathematics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Research Works on: Modeling of Electronics Properties of Quantum Dots Nanostructures.
  4. Ms. Kavita Jain-Cocks (12th Grade, Moravian Academy, Bethlehem, PA), Summer 2009. Research Works on: Characterizations of III-Nitride Light-Emitting Diodes.
  5. Ms. Callie Woods (12th Grade, Moravian Academy, Bethlehem, PA), Summer 2009. Research Works on: Characterizations of III-Nitride Light-Emitting Diodes.
  6. Ms. Stephanie Mark (11th Grade, Liberty High School, Bethlehem, PA), Summer 2010. Research Works on: Modeling of Single Mode High Power VCSELs.
  7. Miling Jagota (11th Grade, Liberty High School, Bethlehem, PA), Summer 2014 – Summer 2016. Research Works on: Transparent Conducting Layers via Nanostructures
  8. Awards: Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (4th Place National), Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology (3rd Place National; Top 1st in Regional V), 2016 Intel STS Science Talent Competition (2nd Place National).