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Steve Cronin

Professor Stephen B. Cronin

Professor of Electrical Engineering, Physics, Chemistry
Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering, Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry

Email: scronin@usc.edu, Phone: (213)-740-8787

Brief Biosketch

Current Lab Members

Jihan Chen, Ph.D. Student, Electrical Engineering

B.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, Tianjin University, 2012
M.S. in Materials Science, University of Southern California, 2014
Email: jihanche@usc.edu
Jihan is working on single-walled carbon nanotube optoelectronic devices. His current project right now is on photoluminescence of suspended carbon nanotubes.

Haotian Shi, Ph.D. Student, Chemistry

B.S. in Polymer Science and Engineering, Beijing University of Chemical Technology, 2012
M.S. in Material Science, University of Southern California, 2014
Email: haotians@usc.edu
Haotian is working on photo-catalysis. His current project right now is on photo-catalytic performance of semiconductor materials.

Sisi Yang, Ph.D. Student, Physics

B.S. in Physics, University of Science and Technology of China, 2014
Email:sisiyang@usc.edu
Sisi is currently investigating optical properties of Carbon Nanotubes. Her project involves Carbon Nanotubes'(CNTs’) growth using Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD), chip to chip dry transfer of CNTs, electrical characterization of CNTs, investigating Radial Breathing Modes(RBMs) and photoluminescent properties of nanotubes.

Yu Wang, Ph.D. Student, Materials Science

B.S. in Physics, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, 2012
M.S. in Materislas Science, University of Southern California, 2014
Email: wang233@usc.edu
Yu is currently working on the CO2 reduction in non-aqueous solution and the cross-plane and in-plane thermal-electrical study on 2D materials.

Bo Wang, Ph.D. Student, Physics

B.S. in Physics, Shandong University, 2011
M.S. in Particle Physics, Shandong University, 2014
Email: wang510@usc.edu
Bo’s research focuses in optoelectronics of carbon nanotubes and optical property of 2D material.

Indu AA, Ph.D. Student, Physics

B.S. in Physics, University of Kerala, 2012
M.S. in Physics, Conchin University of Science and Technology, 2014
M. Phil in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, University of Kerala, 2016
Indu is working on Thermoelectric transport in Transition metal dichalcogenides.

Bofan Zhao, Ph.D. Student, Electrical Engineering

B.S. in Materials Physics, Sichuan University, 2016
M.S. in Material Engineering, University of Southern California, 2018
Email: bofanzha@usc.edu
Bofan is working on graphene. His current project right now is on graphene-enhanced Raman spectroscopy.

Zhi Cai, Ph.D. Student, Materials Science

B.S. in Material Science and Engineering, Dalian University of  Technology, 2015
M.S. in Material Engineering, University of Southern California, 2018
Email: zhicai@usc.edu
Zhi is working on FDTD simulation of EELS.

Alumni

Bingya Hou

Omnivision Technologies, Santa Clara, California

Lang Shen

New Degree Technology, Shenzhen, China

Nirakar Poudel

Maxim Integrated, Portland, Oregon

 

Zhen Li

Rubrik Inc, Palo Alto, California

 

 

Jing Qiu

Cardinal IP

 

Adam Bushmaker

The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California

 

Ioannis Chatzakis

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

 

Chia-Chi Chang

Intel, Hillsboro, Oregon

Chun-Chung Chen

Intevac, Santa Clara, California

I-Kai Hsu

PDF Solutions, San Jose, California

 

Jesse Theiss

The Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, California

 

Moh Amer

Center of Excellence for Green Nanotechnologies, Los Angeles, California

Mehmet Aykol

Intel, Hillsboro, Oregon

Prathamesh Pavaskar

Intel, Hillsboro, Oregon

Rajay Kumar

USC Institute for Creative Technologies, Los Angeles, California

 

Wei-Hsuan Hung

Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Shun-Wen Chang

Tavant Technologies, Santa Clara, CA

Wenbo Hou

Intel, Hillsboro, Oregon