Principle Investigator

Wenzhuo Wu, Ph. D.

Ravi and Eleanor Talwar Rising Star Associate Professor

Education

  • Postdoc. Materials Science & Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2013-2015)
  • Ph. D. Materials Science & Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology (2013)
  • M. E. Electrical Engineering, National University of Singapore (2008)
  • B. S. Electronics Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China (2005)

Current Member

Robert Ccorahua

1st-year Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • M. E. Materials Science and Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru (2017)
  • B. S. Biotechnology, National University of San Marcos, Peru (2013)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Synthesis and holistic integration of 2D materials, Nanomanufacturing of self-powered wearable sensors, Human/plant-machine interfaces, Materials chemistry fundamentals.
  • Hobby Outside Lab: Skiing, football, music.

Jing Jiang

2nd-year Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • M. S. Material Science and Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2020)
  • B. S. Powder Materials Science and Engineering, Central South University (2018)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Design and Nanomanufacturing of self-powered wearable sensors, Hydrothermal Synthesis
  • Hobby Outside Lab: Reading

Meng Hao Lee

2nd-year Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • M. S. Materials, University of California, Santa Barbara (2020)
  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara (2019)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Scalable manufacturing of 2D materials for wearable devices, Synthesis of novel 2D materials for electronic devices
  • Hobby Outside Lab: basketball, badminton, music, mixology, traveling

Manikandan Muthu

Overseas Doctoral Visiting scholar in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • M. E. Manufacturing Engineering, Anna University, Tamilnadu, India (2017)
  • B. E. Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, Tamilnadu, India(2013)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Fabrication of Energy Harvesting Device, Laser Manufacturing Processing, and Fabrication of smart material based actuators
  • Hobby Outside Lab: Cycling, Mountaineering

Don Kavitha Perera

2nd-year Masters in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • B. S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (2020)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Nanomanufacturing of human integrated energy harvesting devices.
  • Hobby Outside Lab: Travelling, Reading

Vignesh Ram

2nd-year Masters. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • B. S. Mechanical Engineering Technology, Indiana University Purdue University (2020)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Wearable Sensors, Printed Wearable Sensors for Monitoring Health/Fitness Status
  • Hobby Outside Lab: Football, Music, Watching TV shows & Movies, Golf

Michael D. Sinanis

4th-year Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • M. A., University of Indianapolis (2010)
  • M. B. A., University of Indianapolis (2006)
  • B. S. Mechanical Engineering, Piraeus University of Applied Sciences (2001)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Micro-manufacturing, RF electronics
  • Hobby Outside Lab: Biking, hiking, table tennis, reading.

Kai Thong Tan

3rd-year undergraduate student in AAE, Purdue University

Education

  • B. S. AAE, Purdue University (Expected 2022)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Designing and testing aircraft
  • Hobby Outside Lab: FPV drone, Games and Youtube

Nofel Tiwana

3rd-year undergraduate student in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • B. S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (Expected 2022)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Design and manufacturing of electrical interface between nanosensors and unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)
  • Hobby Outside Lab: Video games, playing soccer, going to the gym

Nachiket Vatkar

1st-year Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • B. S. Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University (2021)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Design and Nanomanufacturing of self-powered wearable sensors
  • Hobby Outside Lab: Bouldering, Soccer and working on my car

Mingyi Wang

3rd-year Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • B. E. Functional Materials, Donghua University (2019)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Semiconductor physics, Microelectronics, Two-dimensional materials, and Simulations
  • Hobby Outside Lab: YouTube, Netflix, & Table Tennis.

Shujia Xu

3rd-year Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • M. S. Biomedical Engineering, Sun-Yat Sen University (2018)
  • B. S. Mechanical Engineering, South China University of Technology (2015)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Design and Nanomanufacturing of self-powered wearable sensors
  • Hobby Outside Lab: tennis, music

Ruifang Zhang

3rd-year Ph. D. in Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Education

  • M. S. Physical Chemistry, East China Normal University (2018)
  • B. S. Materials Chemistry, China University of Petroleum - Huadong (2015)

About Me

  • Research Interest: Design and Nanomanufacturing of biosensors
  • Hobby Outside Lab: music, travel

Alumni

Shengjie Gao, PhD student (2021)

Ruoxing Wang, PhD student (2021)

Current Position: Postdoc at UCLA

Min Wu, PhD student (2021)

Current Position: Software Engineer at Amazon

Yixiu Wang, PhD student (2020)

Current Position: Principle Investigator at Zhijiang Lab (Hangzhou ,China)

Qiang He, Visiting Graduate Student (2019-2021)

Current Position: Ph. D. Student at Chongqing University

Hongmei Yang, Visiting Graduate Student (2019-2020)

Current Position: Ph. D. Student at Chongqing University

Fengru Fan, Postdoc (2019-2020)

Current Position: Professor at Xiamen University (Xiamen, China)

Nianzu Liu, Visiting Graduate Student (2018-2019)

Current Position: Ph. D. Student at Qingdao University of Technology (Qingdao, China)

Chenxiang Ma, Visiting Graduate Student (2016-2018)

Current Position: Ph. D. Student at Tianjing University (Tianjin, China)

Mo Lv, Master Student (2016-2018)

Shihan Wan, Undergraduate Research Assistant (2017-2018)

Current Position: Engineer at SuperATV

Yihui Ma, Visiting Graduate Student (2018-2019)

Current Position: Ph.D. Student at Qingdao University of Technology (Qingdao, China)

Dr. Seongsu Kim, Postdoc (2018-2019)

Current Position: Samsung Electronics

Xiongchao Chen, Visiting Undergraduate Researcher (2018)

Current Position: Ph. D. Student at Yale University