Research Team

 

 

 

Principal
Investigator
Prof. Can Bayram, (Resume, CV

Ph.D. Degree in: Electrical Engineering

Ph.D. Thesis: III-NITRIDE OPTOELECTRONIC DEVICES: AlGaInN Gap Engineering from Ultraviolet and Visible Wavelengths towards Terahertz Regime

Ph.D. Thesis Sponsors
: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Office of Navy Research, Army Research Office, IBM, Link Foundation.

Ph.D. Degree Institution: Northwestern University, IL, USA

B.S. Degree in: Electrical Engineering
B.S. Degree Institution: Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey

City, Country (of Origin): Izmir, Turkey

Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Muhammad Ali Johar, 

Post-Ph.D. Position Title: Research Professor
Post-Ph.D. Position Institution: Optoelectronic Convergence Research Center, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea

Ph.D. Degree in: Physics
Ph.D. Degree Institution: Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea

M.S. Degree in: Physics
M.S. Degree Institution: Comsats University, Islamabad, Pakistan

B.S. Degree in: Applied Physics
B.S. Degree Institution: Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science, and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.

City, Country (of Origin): Multan, Pakistan

Ph.D.
Candidate
Yi-Chia Tsai,

Research Area: GaN-based Photonics

Awards: UIUC ECE Nick and Katherine Holonyak, Jr. Outstanding Research AwardeeHonorable Mention in the Lighting R&D Student Poster Competition, Shun Lien Chuang Memorial Award for Excellence in Graduate Education , ACS Omega Front Cover Article , UIUC ECE 443 LEDs and Solar Cells Crosslight Best Project Awardee.

M.S. Degree in: Communications Engineering
M.S. Degree Institution: National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

B.S. Degree in: Electrical and Computer Engineering
B.S. Degree Institution: National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

City, Country (of Origin): Taipei, Taiwan

Graduate
Researcher
Yu Chieh Chiu,

Research Area: GaN-based Photonics

Awards: UIUC ECE 443 LEDs and Solar Cells Crosslight Best Project Awardee.

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

City, Country (of Origin): Changhua, Taiwan

Graduate
Researcher
Jaekwon Lee,

Research Area: GaN-based Photonics

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

Graduate
Researcher
Zhuoran Han,

Research Area: (Ultra)Wide-bandgap Electronics

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

City, Country (of Origin): Beijing, China

Graduate
Researcher
Derek Chaw,

Research Area: GaN-based Electronics

B.S. Degree in: Materials Science and Engineering
B.S. Degree Institution: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

City, Country (of Origin): Miaoli, Taiwan

Undergraduate
Researcher
Anna Miller,

Research Area: GaN-based Photonics

Awards: NSF REU Recipient.

Senior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): Illinois, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Alkesh Sumant,

Research Area: (Ultra)Wide-bandgap Electronics

Senior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): Illinois, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Samuel Weiss,

Research Area: (Ultra)Wide-bandgap Electronics

Senior in: Systems Engineering and Design

City, Country (of Origin): Illinois, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Patrick Sear,

Research Area: GaN-based Photonics

Junior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): Illinois, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Ethan White,

Research Area: GaN-based Photonics

Freshman in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): Illinois, USA