Research Team

Principal
Investigator
Prof. Can Bayram, LinkedIn icon

Ph.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,

Awards: UIUC ECE Nick and Katherine Holonyak, Jr. Outstanding Research AwardeeApplied 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,

Awards: SPIE Optics and Photonics ScholarshipMavis Future Faculty Fellow ; Siegman School on Lasers Travel Grant ; UIUC ECE Nick and Katherine Holonyak, Jr. Outstanding Research Awardee ; Applied Physics Letters Cover ArticleApplied 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,

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,

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

Ph.D. Student Abdelghany Abouelnagga,

B.S. Degree in: Electrical Engineering
B.S. Degree Institution: Bucknell University

City, Country (of Origin): Alexandria, Egypt

Undergraduate
Researcher
Phuvit Thirasuntrakul,

Senior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): Bangkok, Thailand

Undergraduate
Researcher
Zachary Pouska,

Senior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): IL, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Jason Li,

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

Junior in: Engineering Physics

City, Country (of Origin): NC, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Dhruv Dilbaghi,

Junior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): TX, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Sarah Wilson,

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

Junior in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): NJ, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Sourojit Mazumder,

Awards: GCOE Engineering Scholarship.

Sophomore in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): IL, USA

Undergraduate
Researcher
Sebastian Chamorro,

Sophomore in: Electrical Engineering

City, Country (of Origin): Santiago, Chile