Research Team

Principal
Investigator
Prof. Can Bayram, LinkedIn iconPh.D. Degree in: Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. Degree Institution: Northwestern University, IL, USA

City, Country (of Origin): Izmir, Turkey

Ph.D. Candidate Yu Chieh Chiu,Research Area: Wide Bandgap Materials & Devices

Awards: Applied Physics Letters Editor’s Pick 2022 ; Paper Wings US Champion ; UIUC ECE 443 LEDs and Solar Cells Crosslight Best Project Awardee.

M.S. Thesis: Absolute Internal Quantum Efficiency of Indium-Gallium Nitride Based Light Emitting Diodes (Dec., 2022)

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M.S. Degree in: Electrical Engineering
M.S. Degree Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

B.S. Degree in: Electrical Engineering
B.S. Degree Institution: Purdue University, IN, USA

City, Country (of Origin): Changhua, Taiwan

Ph.D. Candidate Jaekwon Lee,Research Area: Wide Bandgap Materials & Devices

Awards: Applied Physics Letters Cover Article ; Applied Physics Letters Editor’s Pick 2024 ; Journal of the Optical Society of America B Editor’s Pick 2023Applied Physics Letters Editor’s Pick 2022 ; UIUC ECE 443 LEDs and Solar Cells Crosslight Best Project Awardee ; Promise of Excellence Fellowship.

B.S. Degree in: Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S. Degree Institution: Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

City, Country (of Origin): Seoul, South Korea

Ph.D. Candidate Zhuoran Han,Research Area: Ultra-wide Bandgap Materials & Devices

Awards: Andrew T. Yang Research and Entrepreneurship Award in ECE ; ECE Distinguished Research Fellowship ; Promise of Excellence Fellowship.

B.S. Degree in: Electrical Engineering
B.S. Degree Institution: University of Notre Dame, IN, USA

City, Country (of Origin): Beijing, China

Ph.D. Student Archishman Saha,Research Area: Wide Bandgap Materials & Devices

Awards: ECE Distinguished Research Fellowship ; John Bardeen Fellowship ; Promise of Excellence Fellowship.

B.S. Degree in: Electrical Engineering
B.S. Degree Institution: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

M.S. Degree in: Electrical Engineering
M.S. Degree Institution: Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

City, Country (of Origin): Kolkata, India

Undergraduate
Researcher
Aleksai Herrera,Research Area: Ultra-wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Senior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): IL, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Phuvit Thirasuntrakul,Research Area: Wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Junior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): Bangkok, Thailand

Undergraduate
Researcher
Zachary Pouska,Research Area: Ultra-wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Junior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): IL, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Jakob Stavehaug,Research Area: Ultra-wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Junior in: Materials Science and Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): WA, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Jason Li,Research Area: Wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Awards: UIUC Office of Undergraduate Research Research Support GranteeGCOE Engineering Visionary Scholarship.

Sophomore in: Engineering Physics

City, Country (of Origin): NC, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Dhruv Dilbaghi,Research Area: Wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Sophomore in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): TX, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Sarah Wilson,Research Area: Wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Awards: Sandia National Laboratories Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies Summer Research Program.

Sophomore in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): NJ, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Sourojit Mazumder,Research Area: Wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Freshman in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): IL, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
River Chen,Research Area: Wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Freshman in: Materials Science and Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): MD, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Ethan Jiang,Research Area: Wide bandgap Materials & Devices

Freshman in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): OH, USA