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Prof Andrea Armani

  • Irani Professor of Engineering and Materials Science

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

  • Director, NG-ION2

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

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

  • BA, Physics, University of Chicago.

  • email: armani@

Brief Biosketch

Post-docs, PhD Students, and Visitors

Dongyu Chen

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



Hyungwoo Choi

  • Chemical Engineering, PhD student
  • Provost’s Fellow
  • chyungwo@
  • BS:Chemical Engineering, Hanyang University, Korea
  • MS: Energy Engineering, Hanyang University, Korea



Fan Du

  • Visiting student
  • BS: Physics, Nankai University (in progress)


Jinghan He

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



Holly Huber

  • Mechanical Engineering, MS student
  • BS: Biomedical Engineering, USC




Alexa Hudnut

  • Biomedical Engineering, PhD student
  • Alfred Mann Fellow
  • ahudnut@
  • BS: Biomedical Engineering, USC



Brock Hudnut

  • Materials Engineering, MS student
  • BS: Industrial and Systems Engineering, USC




Dr. Vladan Jankovic
  • Visiting Researcher
  • Northrop Grumman, Aerospace Systems
  • PhD: Chemical Engineering, UCLA



Sang Bum Kim

  • Chemical Engineering, MS student
  • BS: Chemical Engineering, Univ of Mass, Amherst
  • BS: Chemistry, Univ of Mass, Amherst



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



Yasaman Moradi

  • Chemical Engineering, PhD student
  • Viterbi Graduate Fellow
  • BS: Chemical Engineering, Sharif


Dr. Xiaoqin Shen

  • Post-doctorate Scholar
  • xiaoqins@
  • BE: Polymer Materials & Engineering, Hainan University, China
  • MS: Polymer Chemistry & Physics, University of Science of Technology, China
  • PhD: Chemistry, National University of Singapore


Victoria Sun

  • Chemical Engineering, PhD student
  • Rose Hills Doctoral Fellow
  • victoria.sun@
  • BS: Chemical Engineering, Columbia
  • BA: Management Engineering, Scripps College




Kylie Trettner

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


Zeyu Wang

  • Electrical Engineering, PhD student
  • Provost’s Fellow
  • BS: Automation, Tsinghua


Rene Zeto

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



Yixuan Zhou

  • Electrical Engineering, MS Student
  • BS: Communication Engineering, Shanghai University





Undergraduate Students

Daniel Cummins

Biomedical Engineering (2019)

Arynn Gallegos

Electrical Engineering (2020)


Josh Greenberg (2020)

Chemical Engineering


Kristina Kaypaghian (2020)

Biomedical Engineering

Rhys Richmond (2021)

Biomedical Engineering

Goldie Roth (2021)

Chemical Engineering

 To be taken

Sasha Yousefi (2020)

Berkeley, Data Science