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Prof Andrea Armani

  • Irani Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science

  • Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Electrical Engineering-Electrophysics, Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry

  • Director, Keck Photonics Cleanroom and O’Brien Nanofabrication Laboratory

  • PhD, Applied Physics, minor in Biology, California Institute of Technology.

  • BA, Physics, University of Chicago.

  • email: armani@

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Post-docs, PhD Students, and Visitors

Debasmita Banerjee

  • Electrical Engineering, PhD student
  • B Tech: Electronics and Instrumentation, Techno India Salt Lake




Dongyu Chen
  • Electrical Engineering, PhD student
  • dongyuch@
  • BS: Physics, Peking University, China



Jinghan He

  • Chemistry, PhD student
  • jinghanh@
  • BS: Polymer Science & Engineering, Sichuan University
  • ME: Chemistry & Biotech, University of Tokyo



Dr. Feifei Lian
  • Visiting Researcher
  • Northrop Grumman, Aerospace Systems
  • PhD: Electrical Engineering, Stanford




Andre Kovach

  • Chemical Engineering, PhD student
  • Viterbi Graduate Fellow
  • akovach@
  • BS: Chemical Engineering, USC



Yasaman Moradi
  • Chemical Engineering, PhD student
  • Viterbi Graduate Fellow
  • yasamanm@
  • BS: Chemical Engineering, Sharif



Lexie Scholtz
  • Biomedical Engineering, PhD student
  • Viterbi Graduate Fellow
  • @usc
  • BS: Biomedical Engineering, minor Comp Sci, Johns Hopkins



Fakhar Singhera

  • Chemical Engineering, PhD student
  • fsingher@
  • BS: Chemical Engineering, UC Berkeley




Kylie Trettner

  • Chemical Engineering, PhD student
  • Viterbi Graduate Fellow
  • trettner@
  • BS: Chemical Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology



Raymond Yu

  • Electrical Engineering, PhD student
  • rbyu@
  • BS: Optics, University of Rochester




Rene Zeto

  • Materials Science, PhD student
  • Provost’s Fellow
  • zeto@
  • BS: Physics, Oregon State University



Dr. Yingmu Zhang

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • yingmuzh@
  • PhD: Chemistry, Texas A&M
  • BS: Chemistry, Jilin University



Dr. Haijie Zuo

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • haijie@
  • PhD: Australian National University (Optical Engineering)/Xiamen University (Electronic Engineering)
  • BS: Applied Physics, Zhengzhou University

Undergraduate Students

Amber Chow

Chemical Engineering (2022)

Dania Duran

Electrical Engineering (2022)

Brian Hernandez

Chemistry (2021)

Romir Karnik

Chemistry (2022)

Hsin Pan

Electrical Engineering (2021)

Rhys Richmond

Biomedical Engineering


Goldie Roth

Chemical Engineering


Mike Shao

Chemical Engineering


Mark Veksler

Iovine and Young Academy