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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

 

Vinh Diep

  • Materials Science, PhD student
  • NSF Fellow, Viterbi Fellow
  • vdiep@
  • BS: Nanotechnology, University of California, San Diego

 

 

 

Jinghan He

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

 

 

Alexa Hudnut

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

Lauren Lopez
  • Materials Science, PhD student
  • Viterbi Fellow
  • laurendl@
  • BS: Nanotechnology, University of California, San Diego

 

 

Sam McBirney

  • Biomedical Engineering, PhD student
  • Alfred Mann Fellow
  • samantha.mcbirney@
  • BS: Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley

 

 

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

 

 

Rene Zeto
  • Materials Science, PhD student
  • Provost’s Fellow
  • rwzeto@

 

 

 


Undergraduate Students

Joelle Burkhardt

Chemical Engineering (2018)

Chase Choate

Chemical Engineering (2018)

Daniel Cummins

Biomedical Engineering (2019)

 

Teresa Estrella

Chemical Engineering (2019)

 

Arynn Gallegos

Electrical Engineering (2020)

 

Omar Garcia

Chemical Engineering (2018)

 

Spencer Gilbert

Chemical Engineering (2018)

 

Josh Greenberg (2020)

Chemical Engineering

 

Brock Hudnut (2018)

Industrial and Systems Engineering

 

Kristina Kaypaghian (2020)

Biomedical Engineering

 

John Lazzeroni

Electrical Engineering (2018)

 

Josh Neutel

Chemical Engineering (2019)