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Principal Investigator

Mary Scott

Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley

Faculty Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

 

Has only ever owned a car manufactured in the year 1997. 

 
Email: mary.scott@berkeley.edu

 

Postdoctoral Researchers

Yaqian Zhang

Ph.D, Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Alberta

Project: Electrode materials and interfaces in solid-state Li batteries

 

Xiaohui Song

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ion doping behavior of stober silica-nanosynthesis and applications

Project: Atomic resolution electron tomography to elucidate nanoscale features and properties

Philipp Pelz

Ph.D, Physics, Max Planck Institute for Structure and Dynamics of Matter

Low-dose electron ptychography of biomaterials 

Project: Atomic electron tomography, computational phase contrast methods, optimal experimental design

Xinxing Peng

Ph.D, Physical Chemistry,  Xiamen University

Project: All solid-state batteries

Ph.D Students

Kate Groschner

4th Year, Materials Science and Engineering

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Chancellor’s Fellow, UCB

MPhil Energy Technologies, University of Cambridge

B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

Project: High Throughput HRTEM

Ellis Kennedy

2nd Year, Materials Science and Engineering

B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley

Project: Amorphous Materials

Bengisu Yasar

2nd Year, Materials Science and Engineering

Fulbright Fellowship

M.S., Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University (2018)

B.S., Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Middle East Technical University

Project: Amorphous Materials

 

Alex Bruefach

2nd Year, Materials Science and Engineering

Chancellor’s Fellow, UCB

B.S., Biology and Chemistry, Temple University (2018)

Project: Synthesis and Characterization of Au/Ag Nanowires
 
Does not own a hair dryer

Hannah Devyldere

1st Year, Applied Science and Technology

B.S. Physics, Linfield College

Project: Tomograph alignment and reconstruction

Didn’t know time could dilate or contract until college!

Masters Students

Under Construction

Undergraduate Students

Christina Choi

Materials Science and Engineering

 SRC JUMP

 Project: Particle labelling and UV-VIS Spectroscopy

 

Travelled through 7 countries in one month for less than $2,700

Nic Liang

Materials Science and Engineering

Project: Exit wave alignment and reconstruction in TEM for CdSe quantum wells

Ate 12 chicken breasts in order to secure first place in an eating contest- it was worth it

Adam Satariano

Chemical Engineering, Junior

Project: Control of BCB Au/Ag Nanowire Dimensions

Obsessed with Mandelbrot Set

Audrey Von Raesfeld

Materials Science and Engineering, Sophomore

Project: Synthesis of AuCu and AuPt BCB Nanowires

Has been given at least one Hydro Flask a year for the past 3 years

Yuhao Wang

Materials Science and Engineering, Senior

Project: 3D reconstruction of solid state Li-battery materials through image segmentation using machine learning

 

Alumni

Ruijie Shao

B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, UC Berkeley (2018)

Project: Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for Catalysis